Weekly live music

Lee Mathis, 8 p.m. Jan. 4, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Last Call Outlaws, 8 p.m. Jan. 5, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. Jan. 5, The Gladewater Opry, 108 E Commerce, Gladewater. Featuring Sara Bryan — Longview; Linda Flesher — Gladewater; Todd Mitchell — Gilmer; Clinton Gandy — Longview; Maeleigh Hendrix — Linden; Kaylynn Backus — Canton; Ro McKnight — Kilgore; Thomas Hutchison — Tatum; and Pam Denmon — Kilgore. Cost: Adults $10, children $5. Information: www.the gladewateropry.com .

Downings Plus, The Hayloft Saturday Night , 6 p.m. Jan. 5, inside The Reo at 4716 W. Loop 281 in Longview. Cost: $10. Information: (903) 576-2182.

Tyler Dudley, 7 p.m. Jan. 9, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Casey Martin, 7 p.m. Jan. 10, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

David Allen & the Drifting Outlaws, 8 p.m. Jan 11, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. Jan. 12, The Gladewater Opry, 108 E Commerce, Gladewater. Featuring Chase Dawson — Carthage; Courtney Taylor — Liberty City; Sid Cox — Palestine; Tamara Mathers — Lindale; Roy Deupree — Hollylake; Presley West — Marshall; Sean Christopher -Jacksonville; Frank Cheek — Dallas; and Hunter Collins — Nacogdoches. Cost: Adults $10, children $5. Information: www.thegladewateropry.com .

The Country Music Hayride, 7 p.m. Jan. 12, The Esquire Theater, 114 W. Sabine St., Carthage. Featuring Dusty Boots and special guests. Cost: $6, $3 children ages 6 to 12 and free for ages six and younger. Information: Facebook.

Tyler Dudley Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 12, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Texas Highway Women, 7 p.m. Jan. 16, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporch kilgore.com .

Blaine Hart, 7 p.m. Jan. 17, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Salvation from Sunday, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporch kilgore.com .

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. Jan. 18, The Gladewater Opry, 108 E Commerce, Gladewater. Josh Davis Tribute to the Stars. Cost: Adults $10. Information: www.thegladewateropry.com .

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. Jan. 19, The Gladewater Opry, 108 E Commerce, Gladewater. Featuring Terry Moore and Dorothy Hinman — Harleton; April Sanders — Longview; Paul Dunnam — Gladewater; Lance Moore — Frankston; Ameri Shaye and Tammy Oropeza — Fort Worth; Linda Edding — Fort Worth. Cost: Adults $10, children $5. Information: www.the gladewateropry.com .

Twisted Whiskey, 8 p.m. Jan. 19, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Blak Box, 7 p.m. Jan. 23, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Lee Mathis, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Dennis Ross & The Axberg Brothers, 8 p.m. Jan. 25, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Post Profit, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Dan Rocha, 7 p.m. Jan. 30, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Matthew Jackson, 7 p.m. Jan. 31, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

The Hayloft Saturday Night, 7 p.m. Saturdays, doors open at 6 p.m., inside The Reo at 4716 W. Loop 281 in Longview. Cost: $10 for adults and $5 for children. Information: (903) 576-2182.

Senior dance at The Reo, 3 to 6 p.m. Sundays, 4716 W. Loop 281 in Longview. Cost: $7. Information: The Reo Building on Facebook.

Children’s activities

Spy School Breakout Test, escape room for ages 10 to 14, Jan. 22 and 24, Kilgore Public Library. Cost: Free. Information: www.cityofkilgore.com/library/ library-events .

Spring 2019 Tots in the Spot; 10 a.m. Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 22, April 26 and May 24; ArtsView Children’s Theatre, 313 W. Tyler St., Longview. Cost: $25. Information: www.artsviewchildrens theatre.com .

Toddler Yoga, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25, Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. Cost: Free. Information: www.longview texas.gov/2163/Library, (903) 237-1345.

Music and Movement, 10:30 a.m. Mondays, resumes after the holidays, Longview Public Library. Children up to age 5 and their caregivers. Singing, dancing, instruments, story. Cost: Free. Information: www.longviewtexas.gov/library , (903) 237-1345.

Family Game Night, 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday, Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. Cost: Free. Information: (903) 237-1345, www.longview texas.gov/library or at www. facebook.com/Longview Public Library .

Legos at the Library, 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday at the Longview Public Library, resumes after the holidays, 222 W. Cotton St. Cost: Free. Information: www.longviewtexas.gov/2894/LEGOs-the-Library .

Art/Museums /History

“2019 Focus on Photography — A Juried Exhibition,” Jan. 12 to Feb. 16, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $5, free for members. Information: www.lmfa.org .

“Deliverance: Rescued and Set Free,” works by Drett Dyer, Jan. 12 to March 23, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $5, free for members. Information: www.lmfa.org .

Dalton Days, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6, Fredonia Street in downtown Longview. Western heritage celebration featuring re-enactments of infamous downtown Longview bank robbery. Cost: Free. Information: www.gregghistorical.org .

Concerts/Theater/ Performing Arts

Sounds & Stacks featuring the band Hungrytown, 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. Cost: Free. Information: www.longviewtexas.gov/2163/Library .

“Close to You” music of the Carpenters tribute concert featuring Trinity Elementary music students, 7 p.m. Jan. 11, Marshall Convention Center, 2501 East End Blvd., Marshall. Cost: $25. Information: www.marshallartscouncil.org .

Travis Powell — Elvis impersonator, with Moses Snow, tribute band Spinout and Shake Rattle & Roll; 7 p.m. Jan. 12, Gilmer Civic Center. Cost: $40 VIP, $30 or $20 reserved. Information: (832) 312-0074, or stevemdxelvis@gmail.com and www.etatraavis powell.com .

John Crist, 6 p.m. Jan. 19, LeTourneau University’s Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave. Comedian. Information: www.belchercenter.com .

“Something Rotten!” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, UT Tyler Cowan Center. Cost: $32 to $72. Information: www.cowancenter.org .

Bach’s Lunch, Jan. 25, Trinity Episcopal Church, 906 Padon St., Longview. Dining area opens at 11:45 a.m., concert begins at 12:20 p.m. Cost: Free. Information: www.longviewsymphony.org .

Marshall Symphony Orchestra: Heroes Monsters & Madmen, 8 p.m. Feb. 9, Marshall Convention Center, 2501 S. East End Blvd. Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Information: marshall symphony.com, (903) 926-4413.

Other

Stars Over Longview, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 10, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center. Keynote speaker Caitlin Crosby, CEO of The Giving Keys. Cost: $30 or $240 for table of eight. Information: (903) 553-7400, www.LongviewRegional.com or marketing@longview regional.com .

Longview Symphony 50th Anniversary Gala, 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7:30 p.m. dinner, Jan. 18, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St. Cost: $75 or $600 for table of eight. Information: www.longviewsymphony.org .

East Texas Boat & RV Show, noon to 7 p.m. Jan. 18, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 20, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview. Cost: $8 for adults and children 13 and older; $5 for seniors, active military and veterans; free for children 12 and younger. Information: www.facebook.com/EastTexasEXPO .

Jefferson Quilt Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26, Jefferson Institute, 120 E. Austin St., Jefferson. Cost: $5 adults, $4 ages 6 to 12. Information: jefferson quiltshow.com .

East Texas Gem and Mineral Society, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 27, Tyler Rose Garden Center, 140 S. Rose Park Drive, Tyler. Cost: $5 for adults, $1 for children and students. Information: www.etgms.com .

Longview Jaycees Trade Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, second weekend of every month except September. Cost: Free admission. Information: (903) 753-4478 or visit www.greggcountyfair.com/Trade_Days .

Riverside Trade Days; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, second and fourth weekend of every month. Cost: Free admission. Information: http:// riversidervpark42.com .

Fundraisers

Go-Giver Gala, 7 p.m. Jan. 12, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center. Cost: $100. Information: www.longviewtexas.gov/GGG .

Texas Bourbon Shootout, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, benefiting Longview World of Wonders, hosted by East Texas Bourbon Society, Hilton Garden Inn in Longview. Jim Murray judges Texas bourbons. Cost: $250. Information: www.texasbourbonshootout.com .

Bourbon & Bowties, benefiting Longview World of Wonders, 7 p.m. Feb. 2, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd. in Longview. Ages 21 and older. Cost: $100 general admission, $175 VIP. Information: www.longview wow.org .

Pasta & Pianos, 6:30 p.m. March 1, Holiday Inn Longview-North. Ticket deadline Feb. 22. Cost: $75 per person. Information: www.longviewsymphony.org .

Kentucky Derby Party benefiting the Gregg County Historical Museum, May 4, Pinecrest Country Club in Longview. Cost: Early bird tickets $60, then $75. Information: www.gregghistorical.org .

Dolly’s Tea, 2 to 4 p.m. June 30, Gregg County Historical Museum, 214 N. Fredonia St. Cost: $40 for one to $225 for table of six, $20 for ages 10 and younger. Information: www.gregghistorical.org .

MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, 10 a.m. Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Longview. Cost: $7 registration fee. Information: Broughton Recreation Center at 801 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. or (903) 237-1276.

Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet, 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 21, Jefferson Community Center, 512 Haywood St. Hosted by Marion County Diversified Civic & Social Concern Organization. Cost: $20 or $200 for table of eight. Tickets at Chamber of Commerce at 120 E. Austin. Information: (903) 665-2672 or (903) 720-78237.