February

Carthage February 27: East Texas Wrestlefest This will be one of the biggest professional wrestling events in East Texas in many years. See WWE Hall of Fame members Teddy Long and Mark Henry, as well as legends Terry Funk and Kevin Sullivan lead SWE Fury to East Texas. You will also see the the debuts and returns on of 2nd and 3rd generations wrestlers including Lacey Von Erich (daughter of Kerry Von Erich), Miranda Gordy (daughter of Freebird Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy, Shaul Guerrero (daughter of Eddie Guerrerro), Teal Piper (daughter of Rowdy Roddy Piper), and Davey Boy Smith, Jr. (son of The British Bulldog). We will also have former WWE Women’s Champions Jazz and Melina, as well as former WWE superstars Boogey man and Rodney Mack. 2:00 pm www.swefury.com 9723336994

 

Jefferson Feb. 5-7: Mardi Gras The Krewe of Hebe presents this year’s Mardi Gras themed “Steampunk on the Bayou.” The festivities last an entire weekend and feature parades, bands, food, vendors, a carnival, frosty beverages, and, of course, beads. When: Feb. 5-7 Where: Downtown Jefferson JEFFERSON, Texas More Information: Phone: Website: mardigrasupriver.com

 

Lufkin Feb. 12: “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Live” The Off-Broadway hit comedy is a one-man fusion of theater and stand-up and is a light-hearted theatrical show based on the best-selling book by John Gray. When: Feb. 12 Where: Temple Theater LUFKIN, Texas More Information: Phone: 936-633-5454 Website: angelinaarts.org


Lufkin Feb. 20: Ruthie Foster in Concert Combining Texas blues and folk, Ruthis Foster is a three-time Grammy nominee. Her latest album, “Joy Comes Back,” has been described as “some folk, some blues, some soul, some rock, some gospel” and illustrates her genre-spanning talent. When: Feb. 20 Where: Pines Theater LUFKIN, Texas More Information: Phone: 936-633-5454 Website: angelinaarts.org

January

Jefferson Jan. 23: Queen Mab Ball Featuring live music by Identity Crisis, the ball also includes food, dancing, costumes, beads, and the crowning of the 202​1 Mardi Gras King and Queen. When: Jan. 23 Where: Jefferson Visitor Center JEFFERSON, Texas More Information: Phone: Website: mardigrasupriver.com

 

Lufkin Jan. 23: Rhonda Vincent and the Rage in Concert Named the “Queen of Bluegrass Music” by “The Wall Street Journal,” Rhonda Vincent is a Grammy-winning bluegrass artist and the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry. When: Jan. 23 Where: PINES THEATER LUFKIN, Texas More Information: Phone: 936-633-5454 Website: angelinaarts.org

 

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