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 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 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 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.

Grand happenings

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 or call 800-821-1894.

Contact Community News Editor Angela Wilson, or 409-683-5239.​

Angela Wilson is the community news editor for The Daily News.

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