Southeast Texans can take a journey down the Silk Road from India to Istanbul at the Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation’s eighth annual La Soirée on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, inside the Beaumont Civic Center.

The theme is Arabian Nights, and guests will be transported to Royal Sultan’s palace for the party of the year. A profusion of light, color, sights, sounds and dances from around the world will transport those in attendance to another place in time

Tasting on the Terrace

L’Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles will host its annual “Tasting on the Terrace: An Evening in Support of the Children’s Advocacy Center” on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the lush Event Center Terrace. Sample more than 100 unique wines and Louisiana beers and spirits while enjoying delicious food and fun interaction with vendors knowledgeable in their field.

Summer Lydick
Dean Conwell

Jack Brooks Regional Airport unveiled three new paintings Thursday, Oct. 27, that feature Janis Joplin, George Jones, Bubba Smith, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Tex Ritter and Bum Phillips — what the city of Beaumont has called “homegrown luminaries.”

Ryan Pelton

Ryan Pelton is more than just an award winning Elvis tribute artist.

Southern Pacific Train Depot

Friends of the Orange Depot (FOOD) have been working diligently for years to raise funds for the restoration of the historic Southern Pacific Train Depot in Orange and could soon see their efforts come to fruition as planners project an open house likely in the first quarter of 2017.

During this year’s fundraising gala, Denim and Diamonds, FOOD is raising funds for exhibits to display in the new museum at the depot.