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The good times will be rolling on Saturday, April 7, at the 2018 Cajun Heritage Fest held at the Carl A. Parker Center on the campus of Lamar State College Port Arthur (1800 Lakeshore Drive) beginning at 11 a.m.

There will be plenty of good music and space to dance to the sounds of Donovan Bourque (noon); Wayne Toups & Royal BluGarou (1:30 p.m.); Travis Matte & The Kingpins (4:30 p.m.); and Jamie Bergeron & Kickin’ Cajuns, who will headline the show at 7:30 p.m.

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The Symphony of Southeast Texas presents the final concert of its 65th season Saturday, April 7, at the Julie Rogers Theatre at 7:30 p.m. This anniversary season will end with a bang as the audience takes in Javelins, Cannons & Glory, a concert that has been characterized as Olympic, glorious and bombastic.

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Ariel Bush is set to perform at this year's Our Tyme Music Festival

The annual Our Tyme Music Festival will be held at the Texas Rose Saloon (2013 South MLK Pkwy) in Beaumont on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. Performance schedule includes Just Butch (7 p.m.), Kaitlyn Ashley Dillon (7:45 p.m.), Matt Furman (8:30 p.m.), Jacob McGreevy (9:15 p.m.), Dirty D & His Deeds (10 p.m.), JP Richards (10:45 p.m.), and Ariel Bush (11:30 p.m.). Our Tyme Music Festival is a singer/songwriter collective featuring very talented musicians from Southeast Texas. Tickets are $6 for ages 21 and up, and $7 for those younger. For more information, call (409) 833-3900.

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Smash Mouth

Take a trip back to the ’90s with Smash Mouth and Spin Doctors at the Grand Event Center inside the Golden Nugget on Saturday, March 31, at 8 p.m. Smash Mouth, from San Jose, consists of original lead singer Steve Harwell. Their debut record Fush Yu Mang in 1997 sold more than 2 million copies thanks to the hits “Walkin’ on the Sun” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends,” which was a remake of War.

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Houston Astros logo

The 2018 Major League Baseball season is upon us and the Houston Astros will begin the season on the road in Arlington for a three-game series at Texas from Thursday, March 29 –Saturday, March 31.

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