Entertainment

Barbecue aficionados could be forgiven if they mourned the passing of Caroline’s Quality and Quantity Bar-B-Cue in Kountze. Even Texas Monthly magazine, which listed its barbecue among the best in the state a few years back, refers to it now in the past tense – that is, closed.

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‘Sicario’

Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin

Directed by: Denis Villenueve

Rated: R

 

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classic Cadillac

The first annual Smokin-n-Groves BBQ Cook-off, held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17, and the third annual Pecan Festival Classic Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 31, will have fun for folks of all ages while benefitting the Groves Senior Citizen Center.

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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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Classic Movie Night continues at the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont on Friday, Oct. 2, with the 1984 release Purple Rain. Written and directed by Albert Magnoli, Purple Rain is a rock musical drama starring Prince, who is a young musician tormented by an abusive situation at home. He must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance and his own dissatisfied band as his star begins to rise.

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