Say what you want about Garry Marshall’s ensemble movies, but the man was onto something: New Year’s Eve is one of those especially high-pressure holidays, in the stressful company of Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. Maybe it’s the time element that lends to a feeling of needing to find the…

JEFFERSON — East Texans more than ready to say adios to 2020 and welcome in 2021 can rock in the New Year in downtown Jefferson at two different businesses that are set to host New Year’s Eve parties.

This year, you can have “A Christmas Carol” any way you want it. Almost. You’d like to see it in real time on your laptop? You can do that. Want to gather around the radio like in the olden days and listen to the stage adaptation on Christmas Day? Yup, you can do that, too. How about a puppe…

ArtsView Children’s Theatre is planning to give East Texans a chance to ring in the new year with holiday fun.

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The joy of Christmas will resonate through song, Friday, when Annye’s Prayer Garden, located at 1401 Grafton St., in Marshall, hosts its annual “Christmas in the Garden” program, starting at 6 p.m.

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Although COVID-19 sidelined several activities and events this year, it didn’t put a damper on the holiday spirit in East Texas. Some organizers found ways to adapt to the changes brought on by the pandemic and carry on with their Christmas events.

HARLETON - Guests wanting to increase their holiday decorating skills while enjoying delicious wine and desserts in a beautiful East Texas venue can purchase their tickets now for Enoch's Stomp Vineyard and Winery's Christmas "Decorate with Dylan" event set for Sunday.

LeTourneau University’s Fine Arts Department will present a performance of Mozart’s “Requiem” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Belcher Center on the university’s campus.

After shutting down in March this year due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Michelson Museum of Art, located at 216 N. Bolivar St. finally reopened its doors this week.

With Halloween just around the corner, children and adults will be dressing up in their favorite costumes and venturing out to see what scary activities and treats await them.

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The City of Longview is encouraging residents to follow safety guidelines for gatherings and public events as they prepare for Halloween this year. Meanwhile, popular Longview Halloween attractions are taking extra precautions to ensure safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

A reflection of the life and family of Texas settlers — as depicted through historic buildings — is now on exhibit as the Harrison County Historical Museum presents “The Way Things Were”, a traveling exhibition, ending Oct. 24.

JEFFERSON — The Bigfoot Capital of Texas will once again be filled with legend seekers from across the globe as Jefferson is once again the host site of the 19th annual Texas Bigfoot Conference.