November is the time for family, friends and giving. The weather is great, everyone is getting ready for the holidays whether it be decorating, purchasing gifts or preparing to consume a lot of food. When you want to spend time outside of the house and get out in the community, Beaumont has all the events you need. Whether it be music, sports, performing arts or just fun family activities, we have your guide for all things November.
First Thursday’s on Calder takes place in Downtown Beaumont at the Mildred Building and down Calder. With free live music and shopping and dining discounts, First Thursday’s is a great event for everyone. Shop at Ella + Scott for a 25% discount from your entire purchase from 5 – 9 p.m. Enjoy Katharine & Co. for dinner for their special menu and selection of beer and wine. Tacos La Bamba offers great authentic Mexican food just up the road from 6 p.m. to closing. Stop in at Down To Earth for a locally-made organic lotions, soaps, oils teas and more. Don’t forget to support local artisans as they show their works on the sidewalk.
Classic Movie Nights are at the 1927 historic Jefferson Theatre and are fun for the entire family! Enjoy concessions, including beer and wine, which are available for sale.
Star Trek 3 – November 3
Enjoy the 1979 American science-fiction film based on the hit TV series. The film is set in the 23-Century, when a mysterious and immensely powerful alien cloud approaches Earth, destroying everything in its path. Admiral Kirk assumes command of the Starship USS Enterprise to save the planet.
Home Alone – November 17
Get in the Christmas spirit a little early with this classic film. When 8-year-old Kevin McCallister is left behind by his family for their Christmas vacation, he believes his wish to have no family has come true. When two con men think the McCallister’s family home is empty, hilarity ensues as Kevin protects the family home.
LU Bonfire - November 3
Head to Bonfire Field on Jimmy Simmons Blvd. across from the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum. There will be a pep rally led by the LU band, cheerleaders and dance team. The results of the Homecoming Royal Court will be revealed for the finalists for Homecoming King and Queen.
LU Homecoming Car Show, Parade, Fan Fest and Football Game – November 4
Join Lamar University for a full-packed Saturday leading up to the game against Central Arkansas. Big Red’s Ride Classic and Antique Car Show will be held at Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. then watch the cars cruise in the Homecoming Parade from 2 – 3 p.m. down E. Lavaca, MLK and Virginia. Fan Fest is from 3 – 5:30 p.m. at the Alumni Spirit Station leading up to the game at 6 p.m.
Don’t let your children miss out on “The Great Pirate Adventure” at the Ford Park Arena. Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big Pirate Day Celebration in Adventure Bay, when Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern which calls PAW Patrol to the rescue! Follow the pups as they go on an epic adventure to save Cap’n Turbot and make sure the celebration still goes on.
Since bursting to national acclaim after appearing as semi-finalists on America’s Got Talent and winning the top honors on TRU TV’s Fake Off, Lightwire Theater has gone on to enthrall audiences worldwide with their unique combination of skill and grace as told through the technological innovations of moving light characters. Be entranced as they take you on the story of a young bird named Max and his family heading south for the winter at the Lutcher Theatre.
Country artist’s Lorrie Morgan and Bri Bagwell are gracing the Jefferson Theatre stage this November. Lorrie, who has sold more than eight million albums and a trailblazer in the country music scene as the youngest person to become a member of the Grand Old Opry, was the first woman to have three consecutive Platinum albums. Bri, a four-time Texas Female Vocalist of the Year, is a newcomer to the country music scene. Known for her Top 10 finish on CMT’s Next Superstar, Bri has worked hard in the industry and will be a great performer along with Lorrie.
Join the Beaumont Heritage Society at the Texas Coffee Company, which has been in operation since 1926. The company became the first coffee company to vacuum-pack their coffee, which is now the industry standard. Learn how this company came to be while enjoying seasonal craft beer and wine.
Texas-native Cody Johnson has added a performance in Beaumont, TX to his Concerts For The Coast Series at Ford Park. Each of the Concert for the Coast events will donate 100% of the net proceeds to the Cojo Foundation, which will then donate the money directly back into the market that raised the money. Sharing the stage with Cody Johnson will be local country favorite Mark Chesnutt, hoping to help raise money to support his hometown. Get their early for a pre-party and enjoy a night full of great country music.
Waddle your way to the 27th Annual Sea Rim Striders Turkey Trot. Start of your Thanksgiving Day off right with a 5K walk or run or a 10K run. There will also be a Kids 1K and Special Needs 1K. This event will start at The Event Centre and will be ran Downtown. The proceeds will benefit the Beaumont Rainbow Room, an in-house emergency supply center located within the Jefferson County Department of Family Services.
After a full day of feasting and spending time with family, hang out with the Spazmatics for great music and entertainment at the Backyard Dance Hall. The Spazmatics are a "must-see" whenever they make their way down to Beaumont. With their quirky attire and amazing voices, fans get to take it back to the 80's while they belt out all the classics. Whether you have seen them before or not, you do not want to miss out on a fun night.