Texas Rice Festival 2018 September 28 – October 3-6 We have food made with rice and flavors of the Cajun culture. Typical fare includes rice balls, gumbo, ettouffe, pistolettes, blooming onions, crab balls, boudain balls, funnel cakes and many other delicacies. The little kids may come for the rides, the parade and the animals, but the big folks come from far and wide to eat fabulous local food from the best cooks in Southeast Texas. You will find something for the whole family at our event, from Wright’s Amusement Carnival, Livestock & Longhorn Shows, Pageants, 2 Parades, BBQ Cook-Off, Washer & Horseshoe Tournaments, American Cancer Society Auction, to continuous live entertainment on the main stage. We are proud to announce the 49th Annual Texas Rice Festival Entertainment Schedule! Friday Sept. 28 8pm-12 midnight Jimmy & The Jokers Wednesday Oct. 3 5:30-7:00 pm Pea Patch Orchestra 7:30-9:00 pm Honky Tonk Jones 9:30-11:00 pm Kyle Park Thursday Oct. 4 6:00-7:30 pm Bayou Sounds 8:00-9:30 pm Brian Jack & The Zydeco Gamblers 10:00-11:30 pm Lost Bayou Ramblers Friday Oct. 5 5:30-7:30 pm George Dearborn & Branded 8:00-9:30 pm Mike & The Moonpies 10:00-11:30 pm Wade Bowen Saturday Oct. 6 4:30-6:00 pm Sammy Kershaw […]
Southeast Texas Hempfest 2018 Hosted by Corey Daemon Mendes October 5, 10am-9pm As the future of recreational and medical marijuana remains unclear, there is no doubt about the growth of the national hemp industry. Forbes magazine recently reported that the legal CBD hemp market is estimated to grow 700% by 2020 alone — not including hemp oil fuels, plastics, food products, paper, fabric, building materials and other markets that continue to develop as more states allow production of agricultural hemp. Hemp is defined practically as cannabis that has less than .3% of the compound THC, the cannabinoid of the plant showing psychoactive effects. Historically, hemp was a government-mandated crop grown by American settlers (and carried by sailors) and even inspired a phenomenon called chemurgy, the process of transforming agricultural commodities into industrial products. Texas was said to be at the vanguard of the chemurgical movement. On October 23 of 1936 George Trout gave a speech to the Raymondville Kiwanis Club. He spoke on the culture of hemp in the Raymondville area. At a meeting in Dallas in June 1937 industrial leaders discussed making car bumpers out of hemp and all sorts of interesting possibilities. All of this to give money to […]
Fire Prevention and Family Safety Festival at The Fire Museum October 6 , 10am-2pm Join us as we partner with Beaumont Fire Rescue and area businesses for our Annual Fire Prevention and Family Safety Festival, October 6, 2018 from 10am – 2pm! There will be safety tips and demonstrations, free hot dogs, chips, sno-cones, popcorn, cotton candy and a bounce zone for the kids. This is our biggest, best event of the year! More Info Here
Oktoberfest Beaumont 2018 October 13, 3pm-8pm Rogers Park October 13 3:00pm – 8:00pm FREE family event – Entry is FREE Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Beer Garden | Food | Entertainment Polka performance by The Royal Klobasneks The event is free and open to the public. No outside alcohol will be allowed on the premises.