Jumbo Gumbo sampling at Mardi Gras

Jumbo Gumbo sampling at Mardi Gras

Who will be the big winner at the Mardi Gras Jumbo Gumbo cookoff? No matter what the judges say, samplers can taste for themselves. Judging and public sampling will be at 1 p.m. the Saturday of the festival. What else is going on? Plan to catch concerts and a...
Elite anglers prep for Mardi Gras

Elite anglers prep for Mardi Gras

The Elite Redfish Series will kick off with the Elite Redfish Series Classic as part of Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas. Professional anglers will hit the shores of Port Arthur, Texas from Feb. 24-26. The pros and their marshals will head out each morning from the...
Hands-on Electricty

Hands-on Electricty

Museum of the Gulf Coast will host  “ELECTRICITY,” 16 hands-on electrical experiments on loan from the Franklin Institute, Jan. 21- April 28. Spark your curiosity of the wonders of electricity in this interactive exhibit for all ages.  Use your body to...
Mardi Gras full of concerts

Mardi Gras full of concerts

Plan to catch concerts and a choreographed laser show each night of Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas, Feb. 23-26, in downtown Port Arthur. Graphics, dimensional aerial fans, waves and beam matrix laser effects combine with a musical soundtrack. The Yellowfin Elite...
Paddling Port Arthur by kayak

Paddling Port Arthur by kayak

Dave Roberts, owner of TexasKayakChronicles.com, has provided a guest blog on why he loves paddling Port Arthur waters. He is a contributor to “Texas Saltwater Magazine” and “The Local” at Bolivar Peninsula. Thanks, Dave! * * * Without a doubt Texas is one of the most...
‘Port Arthur’  in ‘Professional Mariner’

‘Port Arthur’ in ‘Professional Mariner’

  Port Arthur has a proud maritime history, and made the cover of a recent Professional Mariner magazine. “The Sabine Pilots took delivery of the 53.5-foot Port Arthur, a Chesapeake-class aluminum pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding of Somerset,...