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Smashing Satellites

Want to go to a free rock concert? Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin) in downtown Beaumont will host Rockfest 2016 on Friday, Sept. 23, for an all-ages show with doors opening at 7 p.m. Schedule to perform is national touring act Smashing Satellites and local act The Ruxpins. To pick up free tickets, go by the Beaumont Civic Center box office or call (409) 838-3435.

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Lovely little Mercedes is what we call a pocket pitty. She is full-grown and only weighs 39 pounds. As you can see, her previous owners neglected to care for her skin. This condition, called demodex, is not contagious and is very easy to fix. We just know she is going to be a gorgeous young lady once her skin clears up. We think she would do best in a home with children 10 and up. She is a little particular about her doggie friends. She prefers, well ... dogs just like her!

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My Fair Lady

Beaumont Community Players’ My Fair Lady opened on Sept. 9 to a sold out house in the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts (4155 Laurel) but six more evening performances are scheduled from Sept. 16-17 and 22-23 at 7:30 p.m. in addition to one matinee at 2 p.m. on Sept. 24.

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The Symphony of Southeast Texas (SOST) brings the magic of the well-known “Cirque” acrobats and performers front and center to the Julie Rogers Theatre stage, alongside the orchestra as they kick off their 64th season, for a thrilling evening Saturday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m.

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Cody Johnson

Known as the “Alligator Capital of Texas,” Anahuac will host the annual Texas Gator Fest from Friday, Sept. 11 – Sunday, Sept. 13, on the grounds of the historic Fort Anahuac Park (1704 S. Main St). It’s airboats, alligators, carnival rides, vendors, Cajun food and good music. Tickets are $15 (ages 12 and older) each day while seniors (65 and older) and children (5 and under) pay $5. Festival hours are 6:15 p.m.

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