Entertainment

Classic Movie Night continues at the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont on Thursday, Aug. 6 with the musical-drama Mo Better Blues. Written, produced and directed by Spike Lee, the film debuted in 1990 starring Lee along with Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Joie Lee, Cynda Williams and comedian Robin Harris in his final film, who passed five months before.

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Jake Rowley as Elvis

Nederland native Jake Rowley will perform “Memories of Elvis” at Jerry Nelson’s Backyard Music Hall on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the venue or online at jnhillcountry.com for $35, $25 or $15.

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Three-eleven

National rock/reggae touring act 311 will play at L’Auberge du Lac’s Liquid Society poolside concert series Thursday, July 30, with gates opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the venue.

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Christmas in July

The 15th annual Christmas in July presented by the Beaumont Chamber Foundation will take place Friday, July 31, at the Event Centre (700 Crockett) in downtown Beaumont at 6 p.m. Tickets to the “Spice of the Season” are $75, with all proceeds benefiting the BCF Youth Leadership Program.

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Korus

Korus, the University of the Philippines' Concert Chorus, is on an extraordinary musical tour of America with a show in Beaumont on Friday, July 31, inside the Julie Rogers Theatre at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50-$30 and can be purchased at the venue or at Asian Food Mart (520 S. 11th) in Beaumont.

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Smokey and the Bandit

The next edition of Classic Movie Night in the historic Jefferson Theatre is the 1977 hit film Smokey and the Bandit on Friday, July 31 with doors opening at 6 p.m.

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John James Audubon artwork

It’s the final chance to see two exhibitions at the Stark Museum of Art in Orange as Drawn to Life: Audubon’s Legacy and The Legacy Lives On will be on display through Saturday, July 25.

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National Dance Day

What’s Happening Orange County and the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau are once again teaming up to host a National Dance Day event Saturday, July 25, at the Riverfront Pavilion (5th St and Division Ave) in downtown Orange from 7-9 p.m. Launched in 2010 by So You Think You Can Dance television show co-creator and Dizzy Feet Foundation co-president Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the last Saturday in July.

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John Cena

WWE returns to Beaumont on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. and the greatest show in sports entertainment is bringing its big guns to Ford Arena. Scheduled on the card is WWE world heavyweight champion Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose as well as United States champion John Cena vs. Kevin Owens. The WWE tag team champions are also scheduled to appear — the Prime Time Players take on New Day — plus many more WWE superstars and Divas. Tickets for the event go on sale Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m.

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Candlebox

The Liquid Society summer poolside concert series continues with rock act Candlebox on Thursday, July 23, at L’Auberge du Lac in Lake Charles, La., with gates opening at 7 p.m. Vocalist Kevin Martin is the lone original member from a band that was a part of the Seattle grunge boom along with Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.

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