Grammy winner and living legend, Smokey Robinson, will perform at Beaumont Civic Center on Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. Get tickets online now. Once pronounced by Bob Dylan as America’s “greatest living poet,” acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson’s career spans over 4 decades of hits. He has received numerous awards including the Grammy Living Legend Award, NARAS Lifetime Achievement Award, Honorary Doctorate (Howard University), Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts Award from the President of the United States. He has also been inducted

The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) hosts two summer exhibitions, Sherry Owens: Fabric of Life and FRESH: Recent Acquisitions. Both will be on display from June 10 – September 10, 2017 in the main galleries. On Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., AMSET will honor the artists and their works at a free and open to the public opening reception. Dallas artist, Sherry Owens, will give a tour and gallery talk. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres catered by Two Magnolias and drinks will be provided throughout the evening.   Sherry Owens Exhibition Native Texan, Sherry Owens,

In addition to its highly popular Classic Movie Nights, the City of Beaumont presents the Foreign Cinema Series at the Jefferson Theatre. The two month series showcases award-winning foreign films in a variety of genres and languages, including Italian, Spanish, Indian, French and more to provide attendees with the ultimate cultural experience. The series begins Monday, June 5 and continues weekly throughout June and July with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. and the show starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 general admission and are on sale now at the Beaumont Civic Center Box Office. Beer, wine

Beaumont—a city with lots of nightlife, lively bars and fun events—is one of the best destinations in Southeast Texas for a trip with friends when there’s an occasion to celebrate. If you want a bachelor or bachelorette party, 40th birthday getaway, or a weekend trip for good music and great barbecue, book a trip to Beaumont. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to plan the perfect weekend with friends in Beaumont, Texas. Step 1: Book a fun and functional hotel.  Beaumont has lots of fun places to stay for a weekend trip with a group of friends. The MCM Elegante

Hot sparks and flames flying…. immense heat radiating…the loud persistent clanking of metal hitting metal, over and over and over again. Creativity along with fire and metal is what makes the age old craft of blacksmithing. It’s an art that is gaining in popularity in Beaumont and beyond. Metalsmith Rob Flurry teaches blacksmithing classes at Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown. “I really like passing on the art, the skill and making sure it doesn’t get lost,” said blacksmith Rob Flurry. Flurry says his curiosity of blacksmithing started young with the

Spring in Beaumont means getting outdoors and enjoying the beautiful weather. Bring your blanket and pack your favorite food for the annual McFaddin-Ward House Spring Picnic. It’s a popular event at the historic mansion that includes live music, games, food trucks and plenty of other family friendly entertainment. The best part... it’s free! “People from all walks of life are now attending our events and I really think we tapped into something important, inspiring and visionary for our city,” said the Director of the McFaddin-Ward House Allen Lea. Lea says hosting

Spring is one of our favorite seasons in Beaumont (and for good reason)! Mild temperatures means two things: It's crawfish season and events are in full swing. From carnival rides and cowboys to art exhibitions and weekly trail runs, April is full of things to do with events the whole family will enjoy. Here are 5 ways to enjoy April in Beaumont, Texas. 1) Things to Do with Kids YMBL South Texas State Fair & Rodeo Through April 9, 2017 5115 Interstate 10 S Beaumont, TX 77705 Cost: $4 - $8 The YMBL South Texas State Fair & Rodeo is held annually at the Ford Park and

Leaving A Legacy Most people don’t know in 1943 Beaumont was part of a movement of hateful race riots across the nation. It’s a fact Gordon Williams first came across from a simple line in a book. Curiosity and creativity turned that one sentence into a project years in the making with Beaumont now getting national attention for a different reason. And how does salsa dancing play into all of this? “Creativity has the power to bring people together to accomplish great deeds,” said filmmaker Gordon Williams. Gordon Williams is the TV studio operations manager at Lamar

We want you to enjoy every single thing Beaumont, Texas has to offer. From festivals to movie nights and plenty of family friendly events, there is so much going on in our great city! Each month we aim to provide you with a packed list of “must do” events and experiences to try out. Check out February’s list of our top 10 things to do in Beaumont:  Events Boomtown Film and Music Festival February 23 - 26, 2017 Various locations around town including: Jefferson Theatre, Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Dishman Art Museum Cost: event

It’s almost 2017! Let’s celebrate! Whether you feel like ringing in the New Year with tuxedo gear and steaks, or in a more laid back way in a pair of comfy jeans and a good ole’ bowl of black eyed peas, we’ve got you covered. Beaumont, Texas has plenty of options to help you make the start of 2017 the best ever! American Legion NYE Party Dorie Miller Post 817 / American Legion 3430 W. Cardinal Dr Beaumont, TX 77705 9:00 pm - 2:00 am Cost $12 - $15 Bring in the new year with live music, people, food and fun! The American Legion in Beaumont is planning a fun