The newly formed Galveston County Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will present its inaugural Boots & BBQ fundraiser from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 on the grounds of the beautiful Stringfellow Orchards, owned by Sam and Doris Collins, 7902 state Highway 6, in Hitchcock.

The event, which will honor Chris and Stephanie Doyle, will feature a Texas-sized menu of barbecue prepared by the Lighthouse Charity Team, and country music for you to boogie down to — in your boots, or course!

For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, visit, or contact Holly McDonald, or 409-763-1691, Ext. 75313.

Big Summer Bash

The second annual Big Summer Bash, presented by the L&G Steppers, will be from 7 p.m. until Saturday at Mr. Calvin’s, 6020 N. Martin Luther King, in Hitchcock.

So if you know how to do the Houston 2 Step, line dance, Urban Detroit Ballroom dance, DFW Swing Out, or the infamous Chicago 2 Step styles of dancing, pull out those dancing shoes — and get to steppin’!

DJs Corey and B-eezy will provide the tunes, and there also will be door prizes and a free buffet.

For information and tickets, call 281-889-2214.

Sunday movie nights at Pleasure Pier

Grab the entire family and mosey on down to the historic Pleasure Pier for Sunday Movie Nights at the Pleasure Pier at 8:30 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 13 at 2501 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston.

“Power Rangers,” “Finding Dory” and “Sing” will be shown respectively.

Admission is free and open to the public.

For information, visit or call 409-766-4950.

Bayou Theater at UHCL new season on deck

Single tickets go on sale Tuesday for the 2017-18 season at the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston.

The theater will present 10 performances which will include a mix of classical, blues, bluegrass, South Asian and distinctly Texas music. “Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined” kicks off the season Aug. 31.

Ticket prices vary by performance, but if you want to attend all 10 shows, it’ll cost $150 per person or $100 with a UHCL student ID.

For information, visit or call 281-283-2065.

Free country music concerts

If you love country music, then pencil in the free Texas Country Concert Series, which will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 24 at the historic Pleasure Pier, 2501 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston.

Chance Anderson, Zach Strokes, Kirk Baxley, Chad Ware and Landon Bullard and The Mostly Sober, will perform respectively.

For information, visit or call 409-766-4950.

Angela Wilson: 409-683-5239;

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

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