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Blue Man Group

Have yourself a “Blue” Christmas when the award-winning Blue Man Group comes to the Lutcher Theater in Orange for two shows — Tuesday, Dec. 22 (7:30 p.m.), and Wednesday, Dec. 23 (6:30 p.m.) — with tickets available online at lutcher.org or by calling (409) 886-5535 for $65-$45.

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One of the busiest shopping weekends of the year is upon us. So instead of waiting in long lines for sweaters, socks and gift cards, why not enlighten your bestie with tickets to one, or many, of the great shows coming to the Lutcher Theater in Orange?

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It’s a walk for a cause like no other, and the weather is expected to be nothing short of exceptional. The annual Golden Triangle American Heart Association has put another dime in the jukebox, baby, as its signature fundraiser — the Heart Walk — has this year turned into the 2015 Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K Run/Walk to be held Saturday, Nov. 14, near the Montagne Center on the campus of Lamar University.

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The Alzheimer’s Association of Southeast Texas is hosting its fourth annual Family Portrait Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the MCM Eleganté (2355 Interstate 10 Access Road) in Beaumont with registration and seating at 11 a.m.

The public is invited to purchase tickets to the event that will raise funds to battle Alzheimer’s disease and assist those dealing with the debilitating condition.

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Known as the “fastest athletes on dirt,” thoroughbred horses will return to race at nearby Delta Downs Racetrack & Hotel on Friday, Oct. 16. The 2015-16 season runs through March 12, 2016, and features 86 racing dates with 32 stakes races whose purses total more than $4.6 million.

Racing days are Wednesday-Saturday with a start time of 5:40 p.m. As always, there’s no cost for admission, fans never pay for parking, and the horse track is kid friendly.

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