Art/History/Museums

Gallery Night featuring Works of the recently deceased Ruby Floyd, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 27, Newgate Mission, 207 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview. Paintings and craft projects by Newgate artists available for purchase as well as “The Faces of Newgate” books. Cost: Free to attend. Information: Facebook.

“Simon Waranch: Young Maestro;” July 6 to Sept. 21; Longview Museum of Fine Arts; 215 E. Tyler St.. Glass figurative pieces of art. Hours 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: Free for guests, $5 for guests. Information: www.lmfa.org .

“Liz Hickok: Intimate Immensity;” July 6 to Sept. 21; Longview Museum of Fine Arts; 215 E. Tyler St. Hours 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: Free for guests, $5 for guests. Information: www.lmfa.org .

Fashion and Photography: 1860-1900; July 9 to Aug. 31; Gregg County Historical Museum; 214 N. Fredonia, Longview. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m . Saturday. Cost: $5 for adults, $1 for children, free for younger than 4, $2 for senior citizens. Information: www.gregghistorical.org.

ArtWalk, 5 to 8 p.m. July 11, Downtown Longview. Businesses and artists needed to participate. Cost: Free. Information: artwalklongview.com .

Concerts/Theater/ Performing arts

Texas Shakespeare Festival, through July 28; see www.texasshakespeare.com for specific schedule; Van Cliburn Auditorium in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Center at Kilgore College. Cost: Season ticket — $99 (includes one ticket to “As You Like It,” “Born Yesterday,” “Othello,” and “Into the Woods”); individual tickets — $33, padded bench seat — $28, group prices (20 or more) — $27, “The Girl Who Cried Throgmonster” (children’s play) — $8, $6 group price (groups of 20 or more). Information: www.texasshakespeare.com, (903) 983-8601.

“Heart of Flesh,” an original play presented by East Texas Performing Arts and Abundant Life Assembly of God Church; 7:30 p.m. June 28 and 29 and 2:30 p.m. June 30, at Abundant Life, 109 Alice Hope Drive in Marshall. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for students. Information: (903) 634-7665, https://opnseo.com/hf .

“The Marvelous Wonderettes Dream On,” July 5 to 7, Jefferson Playhouse, Jefferson. Information: (903) 926-2760 or (903) 665-2310.

“It’s Rock ‘n Roll at the Kokomo,” Concert under the Stars featuring Kelli Grant, the “Queen of Swing,” on new days, 8 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday in the Kokomo Outdoor Theatre, 2400 W. Marshall Ave., Longview. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Free movie “My Favorite Brunette” June 27 follows concert. Cost: $10, $5 ages 5 to 10, ages 5 and younger free. Information: www.eventbrite.com, www.goldstar.com or (903) 918-2132.

“It’s Rock ‘n Roll at the Kokomo,” Concert under the Stars featuring Kelli Grant, the “Queen of Swing,” 8 p.m. July 2 and 4 in the Kokomo Outdoor Theatre, 2400 W. Marshall Ave., Longview. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. June 27. Free movie “Forbidden Plant” in honor of World UFO Day on July 2. Cost: $10, $5 ages 5 to 10, ages 5 and younger free. Information: www.eventbrite.com, www.goldstar.com or (903) 918-2132.

Children/Families

Summer Reading Club Movie — “Mary Poppins Returns;” 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 27; Longview Public Library, 222. W. Cotton St. Cost: Free admission. Information: (903) 237-1345, www.longviewtexas.gov/library or at www. facebook.com/LongviewPublic Library .

Summer Reading Club Movie — “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation;” 10:30 a.m. July 3, Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St., Longview. Cost: Free admission. Information: (903) 237-1345, www.longviewtexas.gov/library or at www. facebook.com/LongviewPublic Library .

Summer Reading Club Movie — “Robb Holladay Magical Balloon Show;” noon July 4; Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd. Cost: Free admission. Information: (903) 237-1345, www.longviewtexas.gov/library or at www. facebook.com/LongviewPublic Library .

Super Smash Bros.; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through July 22; Longview Public Library, 222. W. Cotton St. Cost: Free admission. Information: (903) 237-1345, www.longviewtexas.gov/library or at www.facebook.com/Longview Public Library .

Story Time; 10:30 a.m. English, 11:30 a.m. Spanish, Tuesdays through July 23; Longview Public Library, 222. W. Cotton St. Cost: Free admission. Information: (903) 237-1345, www.longviewtexas.gov/library or at www. facebook.com/Longview Public Library .

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.longviewtexas.gov/library or at www.facebook.com/Longview Public Library .

Crafty Kids; 10 a.m. to noon Fridays through July 19; Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. Cost: Free. Information: (903) 237-1345, www.longviewtexas.gov/library or at www.facebook.com/LongviewPublic Library .

Legos at the Library, 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays through July 22; Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. Cost: Free. Information: www.longviewtexas.gov/2894/LEGOs-the-Library .

Rec & Roll, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 20, Kidsview Park, 100 Pals Parkway, Longview; Parks van brings free fun and games. Cost: Free. Information: www.facebook.com/events/333509477342161 .

Fundraisers

Dolly’s Tea, 2 to 4 p.m. June 29, 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.

Twentieth Annual Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge Benefiting Buckner; July 12 and 13; Prairie Creek Sporting Clays. 3 p.m. registration, 4 p.m. start July 12; 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. start July 13. Cost: Individual admission $150; youth tickets with adult, Friday only $75; other packages available. Information: (903) 757-9383, buckner.org/longviewclayshoot, email jcrowson@buckner.org

Other

H.E.R.P.S. Exotic Reptile and Pet Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30, Longview Exhibit Building, 1123 Jaycee Drive. Cost: One day pass $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, ages 4 and younger free; two-day pass $15 for adults, $8 for children ages 5 to 12, ages 4 and younger free. Information: www.herpshow.net/longview/tickets,www.herpshow.net or on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/HERPShow .

Drive to Remember Auto Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, Longview. Proceeds donated to the East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance. Cost: Admission $5 per person, car entry $20 per vehicle. Information: Cameron Williams at (903) 445-9921, email drivetoremember@gmail.com or www.drive2remember.org or www.facebook.com/drivetoremember .

Great Texas Balloon Race, July 26 to 28, East Texas Regional Airport. Cost: Advance tickets — $15 Friday and Saturday, gate prices — $15 Friday and $20 Saturday; free Sunday. Weekend passes available online. Information: www.greattexasballoonrace.com and OuthouseTickets.com .

Naples Rodeo and Watermelon Festival; July 26, 27 and 28; Information: www.facebook.com/naplesmelonpatch .

Longview Kennel Club AKC 2019 Licensed All Breed Dog Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27 and 28, Maude Cobb Convention & Activity Center, l00 Grand Blvd., Longview. Cost: $5 for adults, free for ages 12 younger. Information: www.longviewkennelclub.org .

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

Market on the Square, 7 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through mid-November at Telegraph Park, downtown Marshall. Flower market, local produce and more. Second Saturday events — “All About Bees!” on July 13, and “Make Your Own Market Bag!” on Aug. 10. “Best Homemade Pie” and “Best Homemade Cookie” contest on June 8 and July 13, respectively. Information: Vendors contact Market Manager Billy Earl Pool at (254) 722-8778, Market on the Square activities contact Marshall Main Street at (903) 702-7777, or visit Market on the Square on Facebook.

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://river sidervpark42.com .

Run/Bike/Walk

2019 Freedom Fighter 5k and Kids Dash, July 4, Bergfeld Park, Tyler. Kids Dash for children ages 7 and younger. T-shirts available to purchase to benefit Boot Campaign. Cost: Free Kids Dash, $25 for 5K. Information: www.itri365.com .

Fourth of July

Fourth of July Celebration, 6 to 9 p.m. June 30, Macedonia Baptist Church, 4656 Page Road, Longview, games, food, and fireworks. Cost: Free. Information: Facebook.

Fourth of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration, 11 a.m. July 4, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grant Blvd. Outdoor concerts with Dagnabbit and Uncle Kracker, carnival rides, water foam and more, 9:30 p.m. fireworks show. Cost: Free admission and parking. Information: longviewtexas.gov/2394/Fireworks-and-Freedom-Celebration .

Jefferson Salutes America — An Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration, 6 p.m. July 4, Otstott Park, 210 W Lafayette St., Jefferson; children’s parade, Shreveport Metropolitan Concert Band, 9:30 p.m. fireworks. Cost: Free. Information: www.jefferson-texas.com .

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