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...
Rotary Taste of Gumbo, Etc.

Rotary Taste of Gumbo, Etc.

Port Arthur and gumbo go together. Saturday, Feb. 11,  is the day you can have your fill of both. Rotary Club of Port Arthur assembles gumbo cooks from area restaurants and civic clubs so guests can get a taste for a good cause. The Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center...
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...