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Rocketoberfest returns to the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont (345 Fannin) on Friday, Oct. 30 with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. This indoor/outdoor event features live music, food and craft beer for ages 18 years and older. Tickets are $10. Opening the festivities on the outdoor stage will be Austin trio MegaFauna at 6 p.m. Performing at 9 p.m.

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It’s time to “Paint the Town Red” on Thursday, Nov. 5, as the Beaumont Country Club (5355 Pine S.) becomes the Bal du Moulin Rouge Spectacle du Burlesque to benefit the Triangle Area Network (TAN) while honoring Dr. Garrett an Mandie Peel.

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If you want to see the Beaumont Community Productions’ version of Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies, there are two shows left: Friday, Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at McMillan Studio Theatre inside the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts (4155 Laurel). Tickets are $18 (adults), $16 (seniors/students) and $10 for children under the age of 12.

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Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition

I like bargains, and I like to save money while shopping. While the granddaddy of all bargain days, Black Friday, and its younger cousin, Cyber Monday, will be here in the next few weeks, some people might like to take advantage of bargains at other times. For those who might be willing to forgo a little personal vanity, some of the familiar retailers have websites devoted to often deeply discounted items that have been returned, had shipping damage, or had been refurbished to like-new condition, sometimes with the same warranty that the same new, unopened item may have had.

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Kung Pao Shrimp, General Tso’s, and Mongolian Beef

As far as Chinese food goes, the Golden Triangle has options. However, most restaurants have a set menu, a set style – a set way of preparing their food.

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