Pecan Fest in a ‘nutshell’

Pecan Fest in a ‘nutshell’

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Nuts about festivals? “Fun in a Nutshell” is the Groves Pecan Festival theme

where visitors are invited to eat their way through gumbo, curly fries, hamburgers, barbecue, boudain balls, pistollettes and more. Wash it down and freshly-squeezed lemonade.

Groves, Texas, a neighbor to Port Arthur, will host the Pecan Festival Nov. 3-6, 2016, featuring a new carnival at Lions Park, Jackson Street in Groves. There is no charge for admission.

Entertainment is scheduled throughout the weekend. For more information, call the Groves Chamber of Commerce of Commerce at (409) 962-3631.

 

 

Festival Weekend Schedule of Events

 

Thursday, November 3, 2016

5:00 – 11:00 p.m. – Carnival only will be open

 

Friday, November 4, 2016

 

Continuous Entertainment: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Carnival, Food and Craft Booths Open

 

5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Music by Beau Wilson of Electrifying Sounds DJ Service

7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Entertainment by the duo of Curse and the Cure

 

 

Saturday, November 5, 2016

 

Entertainment: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Carnival, Food and Craft Booths Open

 

11:00 a.m. – Festival Kick-off after parade at the Lion’s Park Pavilion. The National Anthem will be sung by Norma Hopson

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Tonalta School of Music

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Music by Beau Wilson of Electrifying Sounds DJ Service

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 pm. Orange Jazz Company

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Armentor’s United Martial Arts

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Debbie’s Dance Etc.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. DANCEWORKS

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Introduction of the 2016 Pecan Festival Pageant Queen & her court.

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Lamar Jazz Band “Section 51”

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Announce the winners of the ‘Cooking with Pecans” contest & Music by Beau Wilson of Electrifying Sounds DJ Service

7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Band to Play, Champagne Room

 

Sunday, November 6, 2016

 

Entertainment & Events:

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Music by Beau Wilson of Electrifying Sounds DJ Service

12:00 – Noon Pet Show Registration at Lee Rodgers Pavilion.

The Groves Pecan Festival Pet Show, sponsored by Wilcox Veterinary Clinic will be Sunday, November 6th, at 1:00 p.m. at the Lee Rodgers Pavilion located in Lion’s Park. The Chairperson is Carol Sigona

 

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PET SHOW

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Music by Beau Wilson of Electrifying Sounds DJ Service

3:30 p.m. Groves Elementary Choir

4:00 p.m. Groves Middle School Choir

4:30 p.m. Port Neches Middle School Choir

5:00 p.m. PN-G High School Indian Singers

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Music by Beau Wilson of Electrifying Sounds DJ Service

 

 

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