SpongeBob, his best friend, Patrick, and the other seaworthy residents of Bikini Bottom will make a splash Jan. 23 in Longview as “The SpongeBob Musical” comes to the LeTourneau University Belcher Center.

Holiday decorations, miniature trains, craft activities for the family, exhibits and refreshments will be offered at the downtown Tyler museums and cultural facilities’ 12th annual Holiday Open House 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The cold-hearted Grinch, his poor dog Max and the strange looking residents of Christmas-loving Whoville are ready to bring holiday cheer to Tyler in “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

The Longview Symphony’s “Home for the Holidays” concert Dec. 6 will be packed with guest performers and a theme director Jerry Steichen likes to fulfill with every concert — there’s something for everyone.

ArtsView Children’s Theatre performers will sing and dance their way through a turn-of-the-century labor dispute when they bring Disney’s Broadway musical “Newsies” to the stage Nov. 21-24.