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If you want to get out of those big box stores and find something more personal for your outdoor spaces, you are on the “Right Side of Texas.” Decorators and gardeners in the know scour our local antique stores for the best and most unique inspirations for their gardens. Just flip through magazines like Architectural Digest or Southern Living and you will see picture perfect areas with personal touches. Free your mind. The trend now is to re-use and re-purpose.

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The Hardin County MusicFest is bringing in some heavy hitters this weekend as Joe Diffie will headline on Friday, May 2 and John Anderson will do the same on Saturday, May 3. Tickets for each day are $20 per person and children 6 and under are free. This year’s event is located at the Big Thicket Trade Days on Highway 69 in Kountze.

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Nutty Jerry’s Entertainment Complex welcomes Grammy Award winning Christian artist MercyMe on Saturday, April 26 with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets to this all ages show are $75 (VIP front chairs), $50 (VIP front table seats), $40 (bleachers) and can be purchased at the venue, online at nuttyjerrys.com or by phone at (877) 643-7508.

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Skylar Thomp­son and Cam­eron Ballantyne

The American Red Cross is holding its 26th annual Hurricane Party on Saturday, May 3, at the Beaumont Civic Center. Individual tickets are $125 each. Sponsorships start at $1,500 for a table of eight.

This year’s “Cocktails & Camo” party will begin at 6 p.m. and feature music by Casey Chesnutt and The Fla­va Band.

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St. Michael Orthodox Christian Church is hosting it’s sixth annual Mediterra­nean Festival in Beaumont on the church grounds, and festi­valgoers have much to look forward to on the big day, Saturday, May 3.

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