Act I Scene I Theatre Company will present Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap beginning Friday, Oct. 16, at the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, located at 5856 Ninth Ave. Show dates are Oct. 16-18 and Oct. 23-25. Show times are 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets for Friday/Saturday shows are $25, which includes dinner, and Sunday tickets are $15 and include dessert.


Lamar University’s Dishman Art Museum is currently exhibiting large-scale photographs by Eliot Dudik from two recent series, “Broken Land” and “Still Lives.” “Broken Land” offers a series of color landscape photographs of Civil War battlefields in various seasons, while “Still Lives” is a collection of portraits of modern Civil War re-enactors. The exhibition will run through Nov. 6.


‘The Martian’

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Rated: PG-13


Owner John Wilson visits with guests at his new restaurant on the corner of Glad
The Corned Beef Hash at J. Wilson’s is made with succulent chunks of Cajun corne

On the corner of Gladys and Lucas in Beaumont’s West End is a new restaurant unlike any other in the area with an inviting atmosphere and food that is quickly becoming the talk of the town. J. Wilson’s has only been open for a few weeks but is already drawing brunch and dinner crowds many chain restaurants don’t see. The idea is homegrown from one of Beaumont’s own.

Muttnation Foundation logo

Thursday, Oct. 22, at Golden Triangle Power Sports, beginning at 6 p.m., Miranda Lambert’s Muttnation Foundation will be special guests at “Paw-ty For a Purr-pose” And that “purr-pose” is to raise funds for a new animal shelter facility for the Humane Society of Southeast Texas.