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LONGVIEW AREA

ATTRACTIONS

Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St., Longview. Hours: 10 am-4 pm Tuesday through Friday; 10 am-2 pm Saturday. Admission: free for members and $5 for nonmembers. Information: 903-753-8103, https://www.lmfa.org/.

“1968: A Folsom Redemption,” Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Johnny Cash concerts at Folsom Prison, on display through May 21, East Texas Oil Museum, 1301 S. Henderson Blvd., Kilgore. Museum hours: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday-Saturday. Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors and military, $7 children ages 3-12. Information: (903) 983-8295, easttexasoilmuseum.kilgore.edu.

Gregg County Historical Museum, 214 N. Fredonia St., Longview. Hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Friday and 10 am to 2 pm Saturday. Cost: $5 adults, $2 seniors and $1 children. Information: 903-753-5840, gregghistorical.org .

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center, 706 W. Cotton St., Longview. Hours: 10 am-5 pm Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 pm Sunday. Cost: Free for members and children 6 and younger, $5 general admission, $3 for seniors, veterans and police officers. Information: http://www.longviewarboretum.org/.

Gladewater Museum, 116 W. Pacific Ave., Gladewater. Hours: 10 am-4 pm Friday and Saturday. Free admission. Social distancing restrictions in place. Information: 903-845-7608.

Texas Broadcast Museum, 416 E. Main St., Kilgore, 10 am-5 pm Friday and Saturday. Cost: $6 adults; $5 seniors, students, military, first responders; $3 children 3-11. Information: texasbroadcastmuseum.com.

London Museum, 10690 S. Main St., New London. Museum and soda fountain hours: 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday (10 am to 3 pm Saturdays, March through August), café hours: 11 am to 2 pm Monday through Friday. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children. Information: 903-895-4602, newlondonschool.org.

Longview World of Wonders, 112 E. Tyler St., Longview. Hours: 2-6 pm Thursday, 10 am to 6 pm Friday and Saturday and 2 to 6 pm Sunday. Cost: $8 general admission, $7 seniors. Information: 903-212-4969, longviewwow.org.

Historic Longview Farmers Market, 7:30 to 11:30 am Saturdays, city parking lot at High and Cotton streets in downtown Longview. Information: historiclongviewfarmersmarket.com.

EVENTS

Skating at Reo Starplex, 4716 W. Loop 281, Longview. 4 pm to 8 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm Wednesdays, 1 pm to 6 pm Fridays and Sundays, 7 pm to 10:30 pm Fridays and Saturdays, 11 am to 5 pm Saturdays. Information: https://www.reostarplex.com/ .

Kilgore Cruise Night, 3 to 6 pm April 30, downtown Kilgore. Admission: free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/KilgoreCruiseNight and https://www.facebook.com/KilgoreMercantile/ .

Downtown Live Spring 2022, 5 pm to 8 pm each Friday, April 1 through May 27, Heritage Plaza, 219 E. Methvin St., Longview. April 29, Word of Mouth; May 6, Down Home; May 13, Clint & the Cosmic Wave; May 20, Wade Skinner; May 27, Jenn Ford & the Wide Eyed Devils. Admission: Free. Information: https://www.longviewtexas.gov/3836/Downtown-Live.

Avalon Fair, April 2-May 1, weekends only, 10 am-7 pm Saturdays, 10 am-6 pm Sundays, 1076 FM 1252 W., Kilgore. Cost: Adults ages 19 and older $15, students ages 13-18 $10, children ages 4-12 $6, children 3 and younger free, season passes available. Information: https://www.avalonfaire.com/, (903) 985-7633.

“Roots in the Garden,” Longview Arboretum and Nature Center Spring Concert Series, 6-8 pm Thursdays, April 14 through May 12, Longview Arboretum and Nature Center, 706 W. Cotton St., Longview. Featuring: Harvest Moon Countrygrass, April 28; Mariachi Nuevo Era, May 5; Low D, May 12. The West gate at Maude Cobb parking lot will open at 5 pm each day. Tickets: $10, adults; $5, children 4-12; free for children 3 and younger. Information: www.longviewarboretum.org/events/current-events.

“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare ABRIDGED,” presented by Kilgore College Theatre, 7:30 pm April 28-30, 2:30 pm May 1, Van Cliburn Auditorium on the college campus. Tickets: $7 Kilgore College students, $10 adults. Information: http://www.kilgore.edu/drama.

Camille Saint-Saens Concert, a celebration of the French composer, presented by Longview Symphony Orchestra, 7 pm April 30, LeTourneau University Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview. Conducted by Gregory Grabowski, the orchestra’s centerpiece in the program will be Saint-Saëns’ “Cello Concerto No. 1 in A” minor featuring Evgeni Rachev, cello. Also included will be St. Saëns’ musical menagerie, “The Carnival of the Animals,” with narrator Patrick Hill. Tickets: $20 to $45. Information: https://longviewsymphony.org/.

NIGHT LIFE

Alex & Liv, 8 pm April 29, Lone Star Ice House, 1016 McCann Road, Longview. Information: https://www.facebook.com/icehouselongview.

Kim Donnette Band, 8:30 pm April 30, Lone Star Ice House, 1016 McCann Road, Longview. Information: https://www.facebook.com/icehouselongview.

Michael Olson Acoustic, 6:30 pm April 28, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Sweet Pain Rocks!, 8 pm April 29, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Loosey Anna, 8 pm April 30, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Josh Mandregan Acoustic, 7 pm May 4, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Owen Tiner Acoustic, 7 pm May 5, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

TYLER AREA

EVENTS

East Texas Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 pm April 30, UT Tyler Cowan Center, 2835 Old Omen Road, Tyler. Season finale concert featuring pianist Jon Kimura Parker performing George Gershwin’s “Concert in F” and the Tyler Legacy Chamber Orchestra in a side-by-side performance with ETSO and conductor Richard Lee. Tickets: $18 to $65. Information: https://etso.org/ .

Ballroom Dance Lessons, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm each Tuesday, TASCA Ranch, 10495 Jim Russell Road off Highway 110 S., between Tyler and Whitehouse. Classes scheduled every Tuesday. Cost: $40 per person for one month. Information: Jim Gehring, (903) 245-9272.

ATTRACTIONS

American Freedom Museum, on the campus of Brook Hill School, Old Jacksonville Highway north of Bullard. Hours: 10 am to 3 pm Wednesday and Saturday. Cost: $6 adults, discounts for seniors and youth, free for veterans and military personnel. The Hall of Presidents, Hall of Freedom and other galleries hold over 600 artifacts. Information: americanfreedommuseum.org.

Caldwell Zoo, 2203 Martin Luther King Blvd. Tyler. Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm daily. Cost: Prices vary, memberships available. The 85-acre zoo has animals from many parts of the world. Reservations required. Information: caldwellzoo.org or 903-593-0121.

Camp Ford Historical Park, 6500 US 271, Tyler. Open: dawn to dusk. Cost: free. Self-guided trail with interpretive signs and information about the Civil War prisoner of war camp.

Cotton Belt Depot Museum, 210 E. Oakwood St., Tyler. Hours: 10 am to 4 pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Admission: free, donations appreciated. The museum displays model trains and railroad memorabilia owned by Cotton Belt Historical Society.

Discovery Science Place, 308 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler. Hours: 10 am to 5 pm Monday-Saturday; 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday. Reservations are required and can be made at discoveryscienceplace.org . Information: 903-533-8011.

Earth and Space Science Center, 1411 E. Lake St. on Tyler Junior College campus. Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Saturday. Day pass: $12 adults. Planetarium shows: $7 adults. Exhibits: $3 all. Children, seniors and students receive discounts. Schedule of shows, information: sciencecenter.tjc.edu , 903-510-2312.

Goodman-LeGrand Museum & Gardens, 624 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler. Hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Cost: free, $2 requested. Once a private home, the city museum features furnishings and memorabilia dating back to the mid-1800s. Information: 903-531-1286.

Historic Aviation Memorial Museum, 150 Airport Drive, the old terminal of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport. Hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Cost: $8 adults, discounts for seniors, youth, active military personnel. Information: tyler hamm.org , 903-526-1945.

Historic Oakwood Cemetery, corner of Palace and Oakwood streets, Tyler. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Cost: free. Self-guided walking tours of Tyler’s oldest cemetery. Learn about Civil War veterans, state & local leaders and other interesting individuals who shaped Tyler’s early history or view many of the monuments on site. Tour brochures located in the kiosk across from the flag pole.

Smith County Historical Society Museum, 125 S. College Ave., Tyler. By appointment only. Appointments for museum visits/tours and archival research are made between 10 am and 4 pm Tuesday through Friday. Admission free, donations are appreciated. SCHS is an independent nonprofit collecting and preserving Smith County history for over 60 years. Information: smithcountyhistoricalsociety.org , 903-592-5993.

Tyler Museum of Art, 1300 S. Mahon Ave. on Tyler Junior College campus. Hours: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday; 1 to 5 pm Cost: $5, adults, $3, seniors; free for TMA members, children, students, TJC employees and city of Tyler employees. See art by regional artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. Information: tylermuseum.org, 903-595-1001.

Tyler Rose Garden, 420 Rose Park Drive, Tyler. Open: Dawn to dusk. Admission: free. The 14-acre garden has 35,000 rose bushes, fountains, ponds and smaller specialty gardens.

Big Sandy Museum, 115 E. Gilmer St., Big Sandy. Hours: 10 am to 2 pm Tuesdays and every second Saturday of the month. Free admission.

NIGHT LIFE

Second Childhood, 7 pm April 28, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Lindale, 55 Miranda Lambert Way, Lindale. No cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/lindale.

Southern Brave, 8 pm April 29, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Lindale, 55 Miranda Lambert Way, Lindale. $7 advance, $10 day of show. Information: texasmusiccity.net/lindale.

Monte Montgomery, 8 pm April 30, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Lindale, 55 Miranda Lambert Way, Lindale. $15 cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/lindale.

Karaoke with Billie Jo, 7 pm May 4, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Lindale, 55 Miranda Lambert Way, Lindale. No cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/lindale.

Billie Jo & Matt Fisher, 7 pm April 28, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Tyler, 5424 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler. No cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/tyler.

bluez boys, 8 pm April 29, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Tyler, 5424 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler. No cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/tyler.

Justin Tipton, 8 pm April 30, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Tyler, 5424 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler. No cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/tyler.

Sunday Brunch with Low D, 12 pm May 1, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Tyler, 5424 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler. No cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/tyler.

Second Childhood, 7 pm May 4, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Tyler, 5424 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler. Information: texasmusiccity.net/tyler.

Randy C Moore, 7 pm May 5, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Tyler, 5424 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler. No cover. Information: texasmusiccity.net/tyler.

MARSHALL/CARTHAGE AREA

ATTRACTIONS

“Decisions” by Sarah Fisher,” on display through April 30, Michelson Museum of Art, 216 N. Bolivar St., Marshall. Featuring paintings, mixed media works, prints and drawings of people and plants. Opening reception, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm March 3, with a gallery talk at 6 pm Museum hours: 10:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday, 12 pm to 4 pm Saturday. Information: https://www.michelsonmuseum.org/ .

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