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Possum Festival, which will feature performances by Clay Walker and the Charlie Daniels Band, will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, at Ford Arena with doors opening at 4 p.m. and concert beginning at 5 p.m. Tickets are $53 or $38 and can be purchased at the Ford Park box office, H-E-B on Dowlen Road, or Ticketmaster locations including ticketmaster.com.

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The Mexican Heritage Society will host its 47th annual Fiesta on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Bob Bowers Civic Center (3401 Cultural Drive) in Port Arthur. For 47 years, Fiesta, which commemorates Mexico’s independence from Spain, has celebrated Mexican culture in Southeast Texas by sharing the beauty and history of Mexican heritage.

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The W.H. Stark House will offer Second Saturday Specialty Tours on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon.

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Now is the time to kick off some excellent fishing on Sabine Lake, Sam Rayburn a

September is the month of opportunity for anglers and hunters here in Southeast Texas. It’s got a little bit of everything to offer. On the hunting menu, we’ve got doves, teal, gators and as of Oct. 3, bow hunting for deer comes. On the fishing menu, we’ve got bass, crappie and catfish on Sam Rayburn and Toledo Bend. Along the coast, trout, reds and flounder are never easier to catch than what you’ll find during September and into October.

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Don’t pack away that shovel and trowel. Fall is a great time to plant a few new additions in the landscape. Here are just a few ideas for adding immediate and long-term beauty to your garden.

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