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In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5219, setting aside an entire month for celebration of his favorite treat and designating an official day in honor of what he described as “the perfect dessert.”

July has been National Ice Cream Month ever since, and on the third Sunday of July, folks all over the country celebrate National Ice Cream Day. It’s July 19 this year.

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It’s a rock show you don’t want to miss as Podunk headlines Summer Jam on Saturday, July 18, at The Gig on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont. Doors open at 8 p.m. for ages 18 years and older. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door.

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Jo-el Sonnier

The Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, La., presents Crossroads Festival VI on Saturday, July 18, inside the Pavilion. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at the Coushatta box office.

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Geno Delafose

The 28th annual Cajun Music & Food Festival will take place Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19, in Lake Charles, La., inside the Burton Coliseum. Tickets are $8, and children ages 12 and under get in free. The festival aims to preserve the Cajun traditions and heritage through music, dancing, and food while celebrating the past and building toward the future.

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The Lost Boys

The next edition of Classic Movie Night in the historic Jefferson Theatre is the 1987 feature film The Lost Boys starring Corey Feldman, Jami Gertz, Corey Haim

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