Buu Mon Garden Festival

Buu Mon Garden Festival

Gulf breezes rustle bamboo into a natural music. It’s not wind chimes. These bamboo stalks are growing toward the sun, and surround a towering figure in the Buu Mon Buddhist Temple gardens. Bring your cameras and your family to experience the tranquility of Garden...
Spring Fling! Groovy!

Spring Fling! Groovy!

Texas Mariners Cruising Association is going Peace, Love, Boats and Groovy for Spring Fling 2017, over Memorial Day weekend, at Pleasure Island in Port Arthur. For the fourth time in a row, TMCA has selected the beautiful Pleasure Island Marina as home base for Spring...
Betting, Booze and Brothels

Betting, Booze and Brothels

From Prohibition to the James Commission of 1961, this region was “wide open” for any activity that would make money, regardless of its legal status. Museum of the Gulf Coast will host “Betting, Booze and Brothels,” May 6-Aug. 26. The exhibit is a silly,...
Spring migration to Port Arthur

Spring migration to Port Arthur

Scarlet tanagers appeared as flames on branches in Sabine Woods while cinnamon-toned American avocets bobbed in the surf for snacks at Sea Rim State Park. Spring migration makes Port Arthur a birding hot spot, as those on a FeatherFest field trip to the area recently...
SpringFest April 14-16

SpringFest April 14-16

Carnival rides, music of all genres, a barbecue cookout and vendors will be part of the inaugural SpringFest, April 14-16 at People’s Park, 500 Main Street in downtown Port Arthur. People’s Park in downtown Port Arthur is looking dressed up for spring with updates...