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Celebrating Valentine's Day in Beaumont

Whether you want to dress up for a big night or chill on the sofa with takeout, Valentine’s Day is a great time to show your sweetie you care. You don’t have to spend a lot of money or do some big grand gesture. Sometimes the best gift is just planning something simple and sweet. The Beaumont…

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Spindletop's 119th Anniversary Celebration

Beaumont got its big start more than 150 years ago when the area became a center for cattle raisers and farmers. It was named after Mary Dewburleigh Barlace Warren Beaumont, the wife of businessman Henry Millard. Beaumont officially became a town on December 16, 1838 and became an important lumber…

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Family Entertainment: Southeast Texas

It’s a question that plagues every family. “What are we going to do?!” There are several new family entertainment options in the Beaumont area and exciting updates to a few favorites! From an escape room adventure to an up close and personal experience with animals, we’ve got great ideas for…

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Where to See Holiday Lights in Southeast Texas

One of my family’s favorite holiday traditions is to drive around town looking at holiday lights and decorations. We put on our PJ’s, pile in the car, crank up the Christmas music and head out! But where are the *best* places to see lights in the Beaumont area and beyond? Here is a great list to get…

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Mardi Gras 2020 At a Glance

If you haven’t heard already, Mardi Gras Southeast Texas is coming to Beaumont February 20 -23, 2020 and will take place in Downtown Beaumont at The Event Centre. Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas is a nonprofit volunteer organization with proceeds from the event going back into the community. The event…

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Birdie Around Beaumont

My out-of-town visitors, daughter and granddaughters, ages 8 and 12, had complained that visiting grandma was boring until we discovered the Beaumont Birdie Passport. Packing up water bottles and snacks we spent a delightful day visiting most of the attractions listed and getting our passports…

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