Entertainment

Shake off dust out of your bellbottoms and head over to the Grand Event Center inside the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Saturday, Oct. 1, for a concert featuring Jefferson Starship and Foghat. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are $20-$50 for ages 21 years and older. Tickets can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.

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Dionne Fontenot
Sharon Montgomery

The Beaumont Community Players will open its concert season Friday, Sept. 30, in the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts (4155 Laurel St) with a performance by the Jimmy Simmons Orchestra with special guest vocalists and BCP alumni Dionne Fontenot and Sharon Montgomery. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at beaumontcommunityplayers.com. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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The Texas Rice Festival started as a one-day affair in Winnie in 1969 and has since grown into a eight-day harvest celebration, now in its 47th year. The renowned Texas Rice Festival recognizes the significance off rice farming, a major economic activity in the region, especially in the Winnie area. The festival includes a carnival, livestock show, barbeque cook-off, nightly street dances, parades, pageants, music, great food and, of course, rice balls. The final weekend of the event is upon us with gates opening at 5 p.m.

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Bridget Jones’s Baby - imdb.com photo

‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’

Starring: Rene Zellweger, Patrick Dempsey, Colin Firth

Directed by: Sharon Maguire

Rated: R

 

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Although Georgie herself isn’t on the menu, Peggy’s does serve alligator, both f
Catfish and Shrimp Combo with fries, onion rings and hush puppies.

If you’re in the mood for some good Cajun food and bayou scenery to boot, we know just the place for you.

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Chalkline Empire

Rock bands from the surrounding areas are coming together for a cause at Jam Fest Against Cancer on Saturday, Sept. 24, at The Gig in downtown Beaumont on Crockett Street. Tickets are $8, and all proceeds will benefit the Gift of Life Program. Doors open at 2 p.m.

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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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Kirby-Hill House

Now in their 30th season, the Kirby-Hill House is hosting the final weekend of their semi-annual Murder Mystery Dinner Drama called Dedicated to the End on Friday, Sept. 23, and Saturday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m.

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Jazz Innovators

The Greater South Park Neighborhoods Partnership invites residents of South Park and neighboring communities to “A Day in the Park” on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Alice Keith Park at East Lavaca and Highland Avenue in Beaumont. It’s a day to celebrate the community while getting to know your neighbors, enjoy free good and great music. The program will also include activities and information from organizations that support the residents of South Park.

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Generations of people from all over the world have dreamed of true love’s kiss and waited for the moment when they, like Sleeping Beauty, will open their eyes as if from a dream, awakened by a kiss and a promise of a life together.

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