Sunday, Feb. 16

Texas Tragedy: Lamp-Lite Theatre hosts its final performance of “A Texas Tragedy” with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee show. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 students. Turn right onto Lamp-Lite Lane from Old Tyler Road just before Loop 224. 936-564-8300. www.lamplitetheatre.com.

Monday, Feb. 17

Lunch and Learn: President’s Day Trivia is the topic of the Angelina College Lunch and Learn program in Community Services 104 on campus, 3500 S. 1st St., Lufkin.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Gumbo contest: Diboll Business Association hosts a Gumbo contest; crockpots and utensils required for entry. Call to participate: 936-556-1909. Trinity Mission, Diboll.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Proper Pruning: SFA Gardens hosts its Lunch Bunch monthly brown bag gardening series on rose pruning. Noon. Brundrett Conservation Building, 2900 Raguet St.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Pointer Sisters: UT Tyler Cowan Center presents “The Pointer Sisters.” 7:30 p.m. $67 and up. 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. 903-566-7424. cowancenter.org.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Adult art series: Nacogdoches Public Library hosts an 18 and up class on Macrame Art as part of its ongoing adult art series. 5:30 p.m. Free, but registration required. 1112 North St. 936-559-2970. www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/library.

Thursday, Feb. 20-22

Nacogdoches Film Festival: The 9th annual event celebrating filmmakers features special guest George Foreman, screenings and discussions panels. $75 all access VIP pass, $20 day passes. Fredonia Hotel, 200 N. Fredonia St. nacogdochesfilmfestival.org.

Friday, Feb. 21

Musical tribute: NHS Students of Color organization will present its annual Black History Month program titled “Stepping Through the Decades: A Musical Tribute.” 7 p.m. Nacogdoches High School auditorium, 4310 Appleby Sand Road.

Friday, Feb. 21-March 1

Our Town: Henderson Civic Theater presents Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. $15 adults, $12 seniors and students. 122 E. Main St. 903-657-2968. Hendersoncivictheatre.org.

Friday, Feb. 21-22

Sultana: Cherokee Civic Theatre in Rusk presents the musical, “Sultana,” based on the 1865 steamboat explosion, the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history. 7:30 p.m. both nights. $13 adults, $10 students in advance; $15 all tickets at the door. 157 West 5th St., Rusk. cherokeetheatre.net. 903-683-2131.

Friday, Feb. 21-23

Mardi Gras: Downtown Beaumont celebrates Mardi Gras Southeast Texas with three stages of concerts, parades and carnival. mardigrastx.com.

Friday, Feb. 21-23

Mardi Gras Upriver: Jefferson hosts a weekend of parades, live bands, food vendors, carnival and more. Downtown Jefferson, mardigrasupriver.com.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Mardi Gras on Main: Palestine hosts a downtown Mardi Gras festival with Cajun music, food, lots and a parade at 5:30 p.m. Main Street, Palestine. Visitpalestine.com.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Gumbo cook-off: Henderson Main Street presents an all-you-can-eat gumbo fest with a beer and wine garden and zydeco band. 2-6 p.m. $10. 100 E. Main St., Henderson. 903-392-8232. hendersontx.us.

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