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Go for the Gold
Who doesn’t want $10,000 in gold coins? That’s part of the draw when the Art Museum of Southeast Texas hosts its annual Go for the Gold party and reverse drawing fundraiser. Partygoers will have the opportunity to win a number of prizes, as well as enjoy dinner and an open bar, at this pirate-themed event. All proceeds benefit AMSET’s exhibitions and educational programs.
When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Where: 500 Main St.
Cost: $100 per couple
Information: 409-832-3432, amset.org
Stoney Larue is the headliner at this family friendly celebration in downtown Liberty. Festivities include arts and crafts vendors, a barbecue cook-off, bake sales, a carnival and street dance.
When: noon-midnight Friday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
Where: 1829 Sam Houston St., Liberty
Information: 936-336-3684, cityofliberty.org
Justice is Served
This fundraiser for CASA of Southeast Texas helps local children in foster care. The Casablanca-themed dinner will feature local judges and others serving as celebrity waiters. Other festivities include live and silent auctions and entertainment by Night & Day Orchestra.
When: 6 p.m. Friday
Where Event Centre, 700 Crockett
Information: 409-832-2272; casasetx.org
Spindletop Rod and Classic Car Show
This will be the 35th edition of this annual event that includes door prizes, cash drawings and a $500 grand prize.
When: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Nederland Chamber of Commerce, 1515 Boston Ave., Nederland
Cost: Free for spectators
Information: 409-460-8556, nederlandtx.com
The Search for Missing Treasure
Shangri La Gardens will provide maps and compasses for families to search for treasures hidden in the gardens and nature center. Successful treasure hunters will get to keep what they find!
When: 10-11 a.m. Saturday
Where: 2111 W. Park Ave., Orange
Cost: Free, but registration required
Information: 409-670-0803, shangrilagardens.org
Some of the city’s most unique artisans and tradesmen will gather under one roof to share stories of creating their own space in Beaumont and how their craft has impacted Southeast Texas. Featured speakers include Katharine Carmichael of Katharine & Company, photographer Keith Carter and Rachel Wilson of Wild Earth Texas.
When: 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jefferson Theatre, 345 Fannin
Information: 409-838-3435, discoverbeaumont.com
Against All Odds
This stage play, presented by E.J. Tyler Productions, looks at the ups and downs of life, and reminds audience members to put their faith in God.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Julie Rogers Theatre, 765 Pearl St.
Information: 409-838-3435; discoverbeaumont.com
Festival of the Arts
See demonstrations of spinning, weaving, quilting and working at this two-day festival at Heritage Village in Woodville. Take a tour of the village or just relax and enjoy the musicial entertainment.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Heritage Village, 157 Private Road, Woodville
Cost: $5, $3 for children
Information: 409-283-2272; heritage-village.org
Red Hot Chilli Pipers:
Scotland’s Red Hot Chilli Pipers, which claims to be the most famous bagpipe band on the planet, will take the stage at McNeese State University. Formed in 2002, the Pipers’ sound is a fusion of traditional pipe tunes mixed with sing-along anthems from a wide range of favorite artists such as the White Stripes, Queen, The Who, Coldplay and AC/DC.
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: McNeese’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium, 4205 Ryan St., Lake Charles, La.
Family Portrait Luncheon
Sarah Bearden Smith, author of “Broken Beauty: Piecing Together Lives Shattered by Early-Onset Alzheimer’s,” will be the speaker at this event that benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.
When: 11 a.m. Tuesday
Where: MCM Elegante Hotel, 2355 I-10, Beaumont