Silambam Dance Co. will present “Maya — A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the historic Scottish Rite Cathedral, 2128 Church St., in Galveston.
The production will feature a musical score ranging from excerpts from Felix Mendelssohn’s symphonic score and Indian to contemporary music blending eastern and western influences.
Tickets are $20 per person and are available at http://harmonylodge6.com/maya or at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Harmony Lodge No. 6, based in Galveston.
Las Vegas Night fundraiser
Get ready to gamble the night away — for fun that is — at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo’s annual Las Vegas Night fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Ed Pickett Memorial Hall at the Galveston County Fairgrounds, 10 Jack Brooks Road, in Hitchcock.
The event will have gaming tables, slot machines and a roulette wheel. For $10, you will get $10,000 in chips to play games (sponsor tables also are available for $100 each).
Poker, Texas Hold’em, slots, craps, roulette and black jack will all be in play for the evening. Door prizes also will be given away including a trip to the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles. Beer and wine will be served and set ups will be available too.
For information, visit http://galvestoncountyfair.com or call Barbara Robertson, 281-723-5995.
Valentine’s dinner, jazz affair
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, here are a couple of events to put on your radar:
For those of you who want a night of romance and jazz, renowned saxophonist Dean James will be playing sweet tunes at “A Harlem Night of Sweet Romance at Club Sugar Ray’s” at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at A Brighter Day Arts & Event Center, 8030 FM 1765, Suite A-102, in Texas City.
The night will include a three course dinner prepared by Chef Arthur Thomas, drinks and poetry by Dedrick Johnson and music by Will Stinson as well.
Tickets are $65 per person and are available by visiting buytickets.at/abrighterdayartsandeventcenter or by calling 409-797-4726.
And for those of you who want to celebrate Valentine’s with a night of dancing, the L&G Steppers is inviting you and your sweetheart to its “Love is in the Air” pre-Valentine’s Day Gala from 7 p.m. until Feb. 11 at Mr. Calvin’s Club, 6022 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., in Hitchcock.
Tickets are $15 per person in advance or $20 at the door. Door prizes and drink specials will be available.
For tickets and information, call 281-889-2214 or 409-354-9844.
Make sure you get your tickets to these two upcoming events at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., in Galveston:
The Time Jumpers will be performing at 8 p.m. Feb. 11.
The Nashville-based 10-piece band featuring Vince Gill, “Ranger Doug” Green, Paul Franklin, Brad Albin, Larry Franklin, Andy Reiss, Kenny Sears, Joe Spivey, Jeff Taylor and Billy Thomas, has been nominated for a Grammy and has performed on some of the country’s biggest stages.
Then at 5 p.m. Feb. 12, the Broadway musical “Pump Boys and Dinettes” will take the stage at The Grand.
The Tony-nominated musical will feature ballads, honky-tonk, rock ‘n’ roll, blue grass and country music.
For tickets to both events, visit www.thegrand.com or call 800-821-1894.