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Sept. 26, 2012 at 10 p.m.


<strong>Festivals</strong>

State Fair of Texas, Friday through Oct. 21, Fair Park in Dallas. The fair opens at 7 a.m. with opening day ceremonies at the Hall of State Steps and a parade at noon in downtown Dallas. Main stage entertainers include Kevin Costner and the Modern West band, Elle Varner, Ruthie Foster, Ramon Ayala, Bridgit Mendler, Kevin Fowler, Kansas, Kellie Pickler, The Commodores and Texas Tornados. Schedules of events available at www.bigtex.com/sft

Fort Worth Music Festival, Friday and Saturday, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth. Entertainers include Dr. Dog, Kevin Eubanks, Hayes Carll, Charles Bradley, Soul Track Minds, Hudson Moore, The Orbans and more. Tickets and information at www.fwfest.com.

Red River Revel Arts Festival, Oct. 6-13, downtown Shreveport's Festival Plaza.Entertainers include Adelitas Way, Cowboy Mouth, Trout Fishing in America, Sol Driven Train, The Hunts, Forever Jones, Sanctus Real, Left Arm Tan, Easton Corbin, Cupid, The Farm and Levi Riggs. Over 120 visual artists showcasing ceramics and pottery; computer generated art, drawings, fiber art, glass art, graphics and printmaking; jewelry, metal and mixed media; oils and acrylics; watercolors, photography and sculpture. For entertainment schedule visit www.redriverrevel.com.

FireAnt Festival, Oct. 12-13, Marshall. The festival begins with Boogie Woogie Fireant at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Courthouse Square. Oct. 13: Tour de Fireant registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at W. Houston and N. Franklin streets; race begins at 9 a.m.; 5K registration from 7-7:45 a.m. at N. Wellington and Austin streets; race begins at 8 a.m. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m.; parade at 10 a.m.Visit www.marshall-chamber.com/blog/post.aspx/294/FireAnt_Festival_Schedule for information.

Festival on the Square, gates open at 5 p.m. Oct. 13, music concert on the brick streets of downtown Tyler, tickets: $20 at www.outhoustickets.com. Entertainers include Whiskey Myers, Charlie Robinson, John Wolfe, The Bigsbys.

Yamboree, Oct. 17-20, Gilmer. Festival includes a carnival, beauty pageant, livestock show and sale, barn dance, parades, gospel singing, art and photography shows, food vendors, homecanning contest, quilt show, fiddler's contest and the Yam contest and Yam Pie contest. Information: www.yamboree.com.

Marion County Fair, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Kelleyville Park, Jefferson. Fair food, pig chase, dunking booth, bounce house, live music, working hunting dogs, hog hunting contest, chili cook off, live auctions, cow plop bingo, petting zoo, arts and crafts show, Marion County Fair Pageant and Livestock show. Information (903) 665-2421.

Edom Festival of the Arts, Oct. 20-21, festival grounds just behind the town's block of shops at the traffic light on FM 279, near the intersection with FM 314, Edom. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 20 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21. Featured will be jewelers, wood workers, painters, glass artists, sculptors, potters, photographers, weavers and fiber artists. Admission is free.

Heritage Syrup Festival, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 10, Henderson. Old-time syrup making, folk artists, storytellers, antique tractors, food vendors, carousel rides and live music at the Depot Museum. Arts and crafts, food vendors, live music, antique auto show, melodrama and children's activities at the historic downtown square. Information: (903) 657-4303 or (903) 392-8332.

<strong>Music</strong>

Disney's Imagination Movers, 7 p.m. today, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $15-$115 at (903) 233-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

David Baxter, Friday, Charlie's Back Yard Bar, 303 N. Columbus St., Marshall. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Magnola Brown, 9 p.m. Friday, Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club, 107 W. Austin St., Jefferson. $5 cover.

Nick Thompson, 9 p.m. Saturday, Backstreet Bar & Grill, 214 W. Methvin St., Longview, $5 cover.

Bubba Westly, Saturday, Charlie's Back Yard Bar, 303 N. Columbus St., Marshall. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Rick Springfield, concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, DiamondJacks Bossier Legends Theater, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City, La. Tickets start at $35 at www.diamondjacks.tix.com

Longview Symphony Orchestra, doors open 6 p.m. Saturday, Trinity Episcopal Church, Sixth and Padon streets, downtown Longview. Tickets: $10-$35 available at longviewsymphony.org.

Neal McCoy and Friends in Concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $40-$50 at (903) 233-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

Gospel at the Hayride, 7 p.m. Saturday, Country Music Hayride, 1156 W. Sabine St., Carthage. Performers include Tom Ridgeway, David Lanicek, Chip Stroble, and others. Tickets: $6.

Donnie Dotson and White Trash Wannabees, Saturday, Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club, 107 W. Austin St., Jefferson. $5 cover.

Betty Lewis and Lucky Boyd, Bill Smith, 7 p.m. Saturday, The Texas Music Barn, 301 E. Houston St., Linden. For times and ticket information call (800) 959-5796.

Westbound 21, 5 p.m. Oct. 5, Downtown Live!, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets, downtown Longview.

Eric Craig Band, 9 p.m. Oct. 5, Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club, 107 W. Austin St., Jefferson, $5 cover.

Bluezcatz, 9 p.m. Oct. 6, Backstreet Bar & Grill, 214 W. Methvin St, Longview. $7 cover.

Tullie Brae, 9 p.m. Oct. 6, Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club, 107 W. Austin St., Jefferson, $5 cover.

Boo Benefit bands, Ambush 2-4 p.m.; Revelry 5-8 p.m.; Teasur 9 p.m. Oct. 12, Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club, 107 W. Austin St., Jefferson, $10 cover.

Boo Benefit bands, Doctor Doctor 2-4 p.m.; Donnie Dotson and White Trash Wannabees 5-8 p.m.; Teazur 9 p.m. Oct. 13, Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club, 107 W. Austin St., Jefferson, $10 cover.

Lulu and the Vipers, 5 p.m. Oct. 12, Downtown Live!, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets, downtown Longview.

David Baxter, Jeremy Peyton, Mike Miller, 9 p.m. Oct. 13, Backstreet Bar & Grill, 214 W. Methvin St., Longview. $7 cover.

Melissa Etheridge, concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Majestic Theatre, Dallas. Tickets: $72-$102.50 at www.ticketmaster.com.

Kenny Rogers and the Gatlin Brothers, concert, Oct. 13, Winstar World Casino, 777 Casino Ave., Thackerville, Okla. Tickets: $47 to $74 at www.ticketmaster.com.

Needtobreathe: The Reckoning, concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $25-$35 at (903) 233-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

The Darby Warren Project, 5 p.m. Oct. 19, Downtown Live!, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets, downtown Longview.

Sons of the Republic, 9 p.m. Oct. 20, Backstreet Bar & Grill, 214 W. Methvin St., Longview. $5 cover.

JJ Grey and Mofro, Magnolia Brown, Oct. 23, Riverside Warehouse, 630 Commerce St., Shreveport. Tickets: $15 at www.outhousetickets.com.

Undone, 5 p.m. Oct. 26, Downtown Live!, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets, downtown Longview.

Bob Dylan and His Band, Mark Knopfler, Nov. 1, Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie. tickets available at www.axs.com.

Air Supply, 8 p.m. Nov. 2, Diamond Jacks Casino Resort, Bossier City, La. Tickets start at $35, available at diamondjacks.tix.com or by calling (318) 678-7695.

Olivia Newton-John, concert, Nov. 2, Winstar World Casino, 777 Casino Ave., Thackerville, Okla. Tickets $42 to $63.

Jackson Brown with Sara Watkins, concert, Nov. 5 Music City Theater, 108 Legion St., Linden. Tickets and information: (903) 756-9934.

"A Bluegrass Christmas," with Dailey and Vincent, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, W.M. Turner Auditorium, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Ticket information: www.finearts.sfasu.edu or (888) 240-ARTS.

Michael Bolton, 7 p.m. Dec. 16, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $50-$70 at (903) 233-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

Anton Kuerti, piano concert, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, W.M. Turner Auditorium, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Ticket information: www.finearts.sfasu.edu or (888) 240-ARTS.

Handel's "Messiah," 7:30 p.m. March 23, Kennedy Auditorium, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Ticket information: (888) 240-ARTS. www.finearts.sfasu.edu

<strong>Art</strong>

Jan Statman exhibit, through Oct. 4, "What Is, What Was & What Will Never Be Again," Gregg County Historical Museum Education Building, 214 N. Fredonia St., Longview. Meet the artist, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 4.

ArtWalk, Longview, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 4, downtown Longview. Participating venues include TCC Photo Gallery, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Artist's Gallery at Shannon's Beading Basket, Gregg County Historical Museum and more.

Glenn Downing exhibit, through Oct. 5, University of Texas at Tyler Meadows Gallery.

Ellie Taylor exhibit, through mid-October, Create Art!, 4315 Gilmer Road, Suite 101, Longview.

H.J. Bott and Carol Gebhardt sculpture exhibit, through Oct. 27, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 214 E. Tyler St., Longview.

Chilhuly at the Dallas Arboretum, glass art sculptures throughout the gardens, through Nov. 5. Tickets available at (214) 515-6500 or www.dallasarboretum.org.

"The World of William Joyce," exhibit, Oct. 6, at The Cole Art Center, 329 E. Main St., Nacogdoches, through Dec. 15. Admission is free.

"Contemporary Texas Visions in Hispanic Art," exhibit at The Cole Art Center, 329 E. Main St., Nacogdoches, through Dec. 15. Admission is free.

"Big Skies, Brave People," exhibit of Southwest American art from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon at The Cole Art Center, 329 E. Main St., Nacogdoches, through March 22. Admission is free.

"Linda Ridgway: A Song Only to Herself" art exhibit at The Cole Art Center, 329 E. Main St., Nacogdoches, through March 29. Admission is free.

<strong>Theater</strong>

Auditions, Jefferson Opera House Theatre Players auditions for "Love, Loss and What I Wore" 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 and Oct. 13-14 in the Living Room Theatre, 112 Vale St., downtown Jefferson. Information: (903) 665-2310.

"Knock 'Em Dead," dinner theater, seating begins at 6 p.m., today through Saturday, Panola College Theatre. Tickets: $18 includes dinner. Call (903) 693-2017 or email tickets@panola.edu for reservations.

ArtsView Bravo Players, Performance, 2 p.m. Saturday, Longview Regional Hospital Skilled Rehab Unit, 2901 N. Fourth St., Longview.

"Cinderella Waltz," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4-6 and Oct. 11-13; 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Jean Brown Theatre, Wise Cultural Arts, Tyler Junior College. Tickets: $5. This is not a children's play; it contains mature themes and language inappropriate for children.

"The Man Who Planted Trees," performance 2 p.m. Oct. 6, (for adults and children older than 7), Liberty Hall, 110 W. Erwin, Tyler. Tickets: $20 online at www.libertytyler.com or $25 cash at the door.

"Spiders Web," Oct. 5-7 and Oct 12-14, Henderson Civic Theatre, 122 E. Main St. Henderson. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday shows at 2:30 p.m. Information: www.hendersoncivictheater.com.

"Little Shop of Horrors" 7:30 p.m. performances Oct. 9-13, W.M. Turner Auditorium, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Ticket information: www.finearts.sfasu.edu or (888) 240-ARTS.

"The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare," performance, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $13 at (903) 233-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

"Double Take at Beatrice's Boarding House," melodrama during Syrup Festival, 11 a.m.; 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. November 10, Henderson Civic Theater. Information: www.hendersoncivictheater.com.

"Shrek the Musical," performance 7 p.m. Nov. 14, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $50-$65 at (903) 2337-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

"Annie," performances 7 p.m. Nov. 15-17 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17-18, Longview Community Center, 500 E. Whaley St., downtown Longview. Tickets go on sale Oct. 15: advanced $12; $15 at the door.

"Peter Pan 2: Hook Returns," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7; 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $13-$48 at (903) 233-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

"West Side Story," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 2013, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

"Ed Asner as FDR," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5-6, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

"Broadway's Next Hit Musical, " 7:30 p.m. performance Feb. 7, W.M. Turner Auditorium, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Ticket information: www.finearts.sfasu.edu or (888) 240-ARTS.

"Stage Door," 7:30 p.m. performances Feb. 26-March 2, W.M. Turner Auditorium, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Ticket information: www.finearts.sfasu.edu or (888) 240-ARTS.

Monty Python's "Spamalot," 7:30 p.m. March 21, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

"Dreamgirls," 7:30 p.m. March 26, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

<strong>Dance</strong>

Complexions Contemporary Ballet, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

Ballet Folklórico de México, 7:30 p.m. performance Oct. 18, W.M. Turner Auditorium, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. Ticket information: www.finearts.sfasu.edu or (888) 240-ARTS.

Celtic Fire, 7:30 p.m. March 5, 2013, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

<strong>Other</strong>

St. Matthew's Pumpkin Patch, Sunday through Oct. 28, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 214 College St., Henderson. Hours: Thursdays, 3-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.t o 4 p.m.; Sundays, 2 to 5 p.m. Admission: free.

Tour of Gymnastics Champions 2012, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, American Airlines Center, Dallas. Tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com. Discounted tickets are available at Piney Woods Gymnastics Center, at 106 Village Drive, Longview. For information, call (903) 297-9552.

Miles for Missions, 5K, 10K, 1 mile run, Run Oct. 6, Alpine Church of Christ, 610 E. Loop 281, Longview. Early registration: $8-$22. Race day registration: $15-$30. Information: www.getmeregistered.com.

Sinbad, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 Mobberly Ave., Longview. Tickets: $26 to $44 at (903) 233-3080 or www.belchercenter.com.

Girls Night Out! Comedy Show, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, Liberty Hall, 110 W. Erwin, Tyler. Tickets: $15 online at www.libertytyler.org or $20 cash at the door. Features comediennes Linda Stogner, Sheridi Lester, Angi Ulrich, Laurie Williams, Shelly Alexis and Heroine Addiction.

Texas Christian Writers Conference, Oct. 26-27, East Texas Baptist University. Cost: $80 if registered before Oct. 15. Presenters include writers with experience ranging from published authors to those who write for newspapers, journals, magazines and social media. Registration and speaker/workshop schedules available at www.etbu.edu/news/cwc.

5K for K9s run/walk, 8 a.m. Oct. 27, Fair Park, Henderson. Benefit for Henderson Animal Shelter includes the 5k run/walk, dog costume contest, 1-mile run/walk with dog. Early registration $25; onsite registration $30. Registration online at 5kfork9s.webs.com.

Shaolin Warriors: Voices of the Masters, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

Ambassador Karen Hughes, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Distinguished Lecture Series, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

History Haunts and Legends, Nov. 3, Jefferson's Visitors Center, 305 E. Austin St., Jefferson. Daytime events consist of guest speakers and catered lunch from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; night events consists of ghostly tours and private investigations starting at 8 p.m. Ticketing information available at www.jeffersonghostwalk.com or call (903) 665-6289.

Larry Hagman Confessions, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

Masters of Illusions, Live, 7:30 p.m. April 11, 2013, Cowan Art Center, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. Information and tickets: www.uttyler.edu/cowan.

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