Editor’s Note: Many events in the area have been canceled or rescheduled due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. If you are planning to attend an event, please call before you go. If you are an event organizer, please let us know if you plan to cancel or reschedule your event. Some events have already been omitted from the list but there may be others that weren’t received before press deadline.

GREGG/ UPSHUR/RUSK

NIGHTLIFE

Patrick James, 6:30 p.m. today, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

The Longview SP!NZ: Horsin’ Around, featuring “Raw Power” by the Stooges, 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Oil Horse Brewing Co., 101 W. Tyler St., Longview. Information: Facebook.

Jenn Ford & The Wide Eyed Devils, 10 p.m. Friday, Lonestar Icehouse, 1016 McCann Road, Longview. Information: Lone Star Ice House on Facebook.

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. Friday, 108 E. Commerce St., Gladewater; Friday Night Special featuring Tender Mercies and New Harmony Churchmen. Information: 903-845-3600, www.thegladewateropry.com .

Noon Day, 8 p.m. Friday, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. Saturday, 108 E. Commerce St., Gladewater; Featuring Lance Moore — Frankston; Dorothy Hinman — Harleton; April Sanders — Dallas; Paul Dunnam — Union Grove; Kris Edgeman — Dallas; Avrey Davison and Nora Taylor — Eldorado, Arkansas. Cost: adults $15, children ages 6-12 $5, younger than 6 free. Information: 903-845-3600, www.thegladewateropry.com .

Ambush, 8 p.m. Saturday, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Improv at Oil Horse Brewing Co., 7 p.m. Tuesday, Theatre Longview Improv Comedy Troupe Duck. Duck. Moose! fourth Tuesday of each month, Oil Horse Brewing Co., 101 W. Tyler St. Information: Facebook.

Kelci and Reece, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Lee Mathis, 6:30 p.m. March 26, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. March 27, 108 E. Commerce St., Gladewater; Friday Night Special featuring Shake, Rattle and Roll and Andy King from Germany. Information: 903-845-3600, www.thegladewateropry.com .

The Tuxedo Cats, 8 p.m. March 27, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Wes Jeans, 9 p.m. March 27, Lone Star Icehouse, 1016 McCann Road, Longview. Information: Lone Star Ice House on Facebook.

The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. March 28, 108 E. Commerce St., Gladewater; Featuring Ari Anna, Davey Hamilton, Cathy Windham, Sam Brannan, Tamara Mathers, MCkenzie Jones and Presley West . Cost: adults $15, children ages 6-12 $5, younger than 6 free. Information: 903-845-3600, www.thegladewateropry.com .

FAMILY/CHILDREN

Back in Time Scavenger Hunt 2020, 1-3 p.m. April 18, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets in downtown Longview. Hosted by Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program; teams of four or individuals use smart phones, a series of clues and special challenges to find sites of the past, present and future in downtown Longview. Cost: $10.00 per player. Information: Backintimescavengerhunt.eventzilla.net .

Bill Blagg Magic In Motion, 12:30 p.m. May 5, LeTourneau University Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview. Cost: $10. Information: www.belchercenter.com .

MUSIC/STAGE

“Girls Doo It Too!” starring Kelli Grant, the Queen of Swing, doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m, followed by free movie featuring legendary female actresses each Saturday in March in honor of National Women’s Month; Kokomo Theatre, 2400 W. Marshall, Longview. Cost $20. Information: www.kokomotheatre.com, (903) 918-2132, eventbrite.com.

Downtown Live, 5-8 p.m. Fridays April 3-24 and May 8-29, Heritage Plaza, Downtown Longview. Cost: Free. Information: Longview Main Street on Facebook.

Tunes Day at the Acre with Sheila Small, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 7, World’s Richest Acre, 100 N. Commerce St. Kilgore. Concert series each Tuesday in April and May. Information: Kilgore Main Street on Facebook.

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center – Spring Concert Series – Celebrating Longview’s 150 years of Musical Heritage, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays April 9-May14, Longview Arboretum and Nature Center, 706 W. Cotton St. West gate at Maude Cobb parking lot opens at 5 p.m. April 9 — The Jazz Connection; April 16 — Covie and Co., April 23 — Low D, April 30 — Purple Hulls, May 7 — Dagnabbit, May 14 — Longview String Quartet. Cost: $10 per concert, $5 chlidren ages 12 and younger, free for children ages 3 and younger. Information: www.longviewarboretum.org/events/current-events.

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITS

“Russell Lee Photographs,” through April 4, East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College, 1301 S. Henderson Blvd. Kilgore. Exhibition organized by Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin and presented with Humanities Texas. Includes 10 photos the renowned documentary photographer took in 1939 in Kilgore. Museum hours 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children ages 3-11, free for younger than 3. Information: easttexasoilmuseum.kilgore.edu .

KC Alumni Show, hosted by Kilgore College Visual Arts Department, through March 25, Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery, Kilgore College campus. Featuring artwork by Kilgore College graduates Sam Edwards, Lance Kitchen, Coy Lothrop and Denise Mata. Gallery open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost: Free. Information: Larry Kitchen, gallery director, at 903-983-8166 or lkitchen@kilgore.edu.

Longview 150 Sesquicentennial Art Exhibit, April 4- June 27, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St. Featuring original art by local artists of Longview’s Registered Texas Historic Landmarks; artists interested in participating should visit lmfa.org for more information. On display 5-8 p.m. April 9 during ArtWalk and regular museum hours of 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission: Free during Artwalk; free for members and $5 for non-members.

Celebrating 80 Years of the Rangerettes — Photographic Essay by O. Rufus Lovett, April 11-June 27, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St. ArtWalk 5-8 p.m. April 9, opening reception 6-8 p.m. April 11. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission: Free for members, $5 for non-members, free during ArtWalk. Information: www.lmfa.org.

Gladewater Museum, 116 W. Pacific, Gladewater. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Free admission. Information: 903-845-7608 and gladewatermuseum@gmail.com .

Depot Museum and Children’s Discovery Center, 514 N. High St., Henderson. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost: $3 adults, $2 seniors and $1 children. Information: 903-657-4303, depotmuseum.com .

Rangerette Showcase and Museum, 1100 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore, Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Information: 903-983-8265, kilgore.edu/campus-life/rangerette-showcase-and-museum .

East Texas Oil Museum, 1301 S. Henderson Blvd., Kilgore. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Cost: $8 adults, $5 children. Information: 903-983-8295, easttexasoilmuseum.kilgore.edu .

Texas Broadcast Museum, 416 E. Main St., Kilgore, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Cost: $6 adults; $5 seniors, students, first responders; $3 children 3-11. Information: 903-985-8115, texasbroadcastmuseum.com .

Historic Upshur Museum, 119 Simpson St., Gilmer. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cost: free. Information: 903-843-5483, historicupshurmuseum.com .

Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum, 43 Aviation Drive, Fox Stephens Field, Gilmer. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: 903-790-7435, flightofthephoenix.org .

New London (School Explosion) Museum, 10690 S. Main St., New London, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children. Information: 903-895-4602.

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

Avalon Fair, every weekend in April, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Cost: Adults ages 19 and older $15, students ages 13-18 $10, children ages 4-12 $6, children 3 and younger free, season passes available. Information: avalonfaire.com, (903) 985-7633.

Back in Time Scavenger Hunt 2020, 1-3 p.m. April 18, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets in downtown Longview. Hosted by Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program; teams of four or individuals use smart phones, a series of clues and special challenges to find sites of the past, present and future in downtown Longview. Cost: $10.00 per player. Information: Backintimescavengerhunt.eventzilla.net .

Longview Wine Festival, noon-6 p.m. April 25, benefiting East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance, The Green, Texas 31 entrance to Longview. Cost: General admission $25, VIP $75. Information: etxalz.org/longview-wine-festival or Facebook.

Aloha Pygmy Party, an NPGA sanctioned Pygmy Goat Show hosted by the Southern United Pygmy Goat Club, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 25, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview. Cost: Free admission. Information: Eva Morgan at 832-235-3771, email at morgancrossingtx@gmail.com or Southern United Pygmy Goat Club on Facebook.

Kilgore Geekend, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 2, noon-6 p.m. May 3, Texan Theater — Downtown Kilgore. Cost: $5 one-day pass and $8 two-day pass for ages 13 and older, $3 one-day pass and $5 two-day pass for ages 6-12, free for children ages 5 and younger. Informatio: Kilgore Geekend on Facebook.

32nd Annual Run For The Wall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17, Longview Exhibit Building, 1123 Jaycee Drive. Opportunity to honor veterans on their way to Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Cost: Free. Information: https://rftw.us, Southern Route, or contact Jennifer Cross at 903-918-0633 or at darronsmom@hotmail.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 greggcountyfair.com/Trade_Days .

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

FUNDRAISERS

Third Annual Cookin’ at the Creek BBQ Cook Off, Friday and Saturday, Bear Creek Smokehouse, Marshall, benefiting Greater Longview Untied Way. Cost: Team registration of $150 includes four armbands for cooking team. Information: (903)758-0191, www.longviewunitedway.org/bbq .

A Knight to Remember Gala, 6 p.m. April 25, The Summit Club, 3700 Judson Road, Longview, benefiting St. Mary’s Catholic School. Music by Dabnabbit, silent auction, car raffle, recognizing school supporters. Information: St. Mary’s Catholic School on Facebook.

Longview Wine Festival, noon-6 p.m. April 25, benefiting East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance, The Green, Texas 31 entrance to Longview. Cost: General admission $25, VIP $75. Information: etxalz.org/longview-wine-festival or Facebook.

HARRISON/ MARION/ PANOLA

NIGHTLIFE

Rippin’ Redneck Karaoke, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Panola County VFW, 421 N. Live Oak St. in Carthage. Everyone is welcome.

MUSIC/STAGE

Jam Session, 6 p.m. First Thursday of each month, 205 Venue, downtown Jefferson on North Walnut Street, 6 pm. Informatoin: 318-347-5673.

Celtic Angels, St. Patrick’s Day concert, 7:30 p.m. March 20, Memorial City Hall, 110 E. Houston St., Marshall. Cost: Starting at $40. Information: www.memorialcityhall.com or 903-934-7992.

“1984,” 7:30 p.m. March 28, Memorial City Hall, 110 E. Houston St., Marshall. Presented by Aquila Theatre. Cost: $20, $25, $30. Information: memorialcityhall.com .

“Diamond Bessie’s Murder Trial” — play, 7:30 p.m. April 30 and May 1, 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. May 2, 2 p.m. May 3, Jefferson Playhouse, Cost: 20. Information: 903-665-0737, jeffersonpilgrimage.com

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITS

Women of East Texas History, March 28, Harrison County Historical Museum, 1 Peter Whetstone Square, Marshall. Free symposium exploring role of women in Rosenwald schools. Information: harrisoncountymuseum.org .

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

Farm City Week 2020, March 23-26, Marshall City Arena, Marshall. Information: farmcityweek.org .

Harrison County Master Gardeners Plant Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 28, Marshall City Arena, 3310 Poplar St., Marshall.

73rd Annual Historical Pilgrimage and Tour of Homes, April 30 and May 1-3, Various locations in Jefferson; Cost: $25 for adults, $3 for children ages 12 and younger, during the Pilgrimage at the Excelsior House Hotel, 211 W. Austin St., tickets discounted online. Information: jeffersonpilgrimage.com.

“Civil War Living History”- Day of Learning, May 1, Diamond Don RV Park & Event Center, Jefferson. Cost: $3. Information: www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com

“Great Locomotive Chase” – The Andrews Raid, 11 a.m., 12:30, 2:30, 4 and 5:30 p.m. May 2; and 12:30 p.m. May 3; Jefferson Historic Railway, Jefferson. Cost: $12 Saturday, $10 Sunday, lap children free. Information: 903-742-2041, www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com .

Battle for Jefferson – Civil War Re-enactment, May 2-3, Downtown Jefferson, www.battleforjefferson.com

Jefferson Train Days, May 16-17, three locations in Jefferson; Train Show, 305 E. Austin, $7 admission, free for children younger than 6, includes access to R.D. Moses Model Train Display Jefferson Historic Railway, 400 E. Austin, St. — $12, lap children free . Information: www.HistoricJeffersonTrainShow.com

10th Annual Big Cypress Corvette Weekend, June 4-6, Downtown Jefferson, www.facebook.com/BigCypressCorvetteWeekend.

Car Show at Bear Creek Smokehouse, June 6, 10857 Hwy 154, Marshall, https://opnseo.com/car.

FUNDRAISERS

SMITH/WOOD/CHEROKEE

NIGHTLIFE

Editor’s Note: Due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, some venues are canceling their live music offerings. Those who want to see a performer are advised to check with the venue in advance to see if it is still scheduled.

Gary Patrick, 7 p.m. today, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Tyler, 5424 Old Jacksonville Highway, Tyler. Information: texasmusiccity.net.

Second Childhood, 7 p.m. today, Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse-Lindale, 55 Miranda Lambert Way, Lindale. Information: texasmusiccity.net.

Tyler Dudley Band, 8 p.m. Friday, Rick’s on the Square, 104 W. Erwin St., Tyler. Information: rix.com.

Dustin Becker Duo, 8 p.m. Friday, Dakotas Chophouse, 4803 Old Bullard Road, Tyler. Information: dakotasintyler.com.

Rafael Espinoza and the Rockabilly Railroad, 6 p.m. Friday, Fresh by Brookshire’s, 6991 Old Jacksonville Highway. Information: freshbybrookshires.com.

Blake Evans, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Kiepersol, 21558 Merlot Lane, Tyler. Information: kiepersolcom.

Daniel Rocha, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dakotas Chophouse, 4803 Old Bullard Road, Tyler. Information: dakotasintyler.com.

Aaron Jennings, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, ETX Brewing Company, 221 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler. Information: etxbrew.com.

Nightlife at Lago, 10 p.m. Saturday, Lago del Pino, 14706 County Rd 1134, Tyler. Information: lagodelpino.com.

Matt Raker & the Nearly Brothers, 6 p.m. Saturday, Fresh by Brookshire’s, 6991 Old Jacksonville Highway. Information: freshbybrookshires.com.

Sunday Brunch with Dustin Becker, noon Sunday, Lago del Pino, 14706 County Rd 1134, Tyler. Information: lagodelpino.com.

Lee & Sheila, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dakotas Chophouse, 4803 Old Bullard Road, Tyler. Information: dakotasintyler.com.

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITS

Editor’s Note: Many museums and attractions in the Tyler area are temporarily closed out of concern of the spread of the coronavirus. Those who plan to visit one of these attractions are advised to check with the venue to see if it is open.

Arcadia Show III, through April 3, Martin Walker Law Firm, 121 N. Spring Ave., Tyler. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Free.

“Lone Star Impressions II: Prints by Flatbread Press,” through May 31, Tyler Museum of Art, 1300 S. Mahon Ave., Tyler. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $5 general admission, $3 seniors.

“Art by A.C. Gentry Jr.,” ongoing, Smith County Historical Society Museum, 125 S. College Ave., Tyler. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cost: donations accepted. Information: 903-592-5993, smithcountyhistoricalsociety.org .

“Outreach to Space,” Center for Earth and Space Science Education, 1411 E. Lake St., at Tyler Junior College. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Also: show in the planetarium. Cost: $3 for exhibit only, $7 adults and $5 children and seniors for each show and $12 adults and $9 children and seniors for a day pass. Information: 903-510-3213, sciencecenter.tjc.edu .

Discovery Science Place, 308 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $8 adults and $6 ages 2 to 12 and 65 and older. Information: 903-533-8011, discoveryscienceplace.org .

Tyler Rose Museum, 420 Rose Park Drive, Tyler. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $3.50 adults, $2 children 2-11. Information: 903-597-3130, texasrosefestival.com .

Cotton Belt Depot Museum, 210 E. Oakwood St., Tyler. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Cost: free; donations accepted. Information: 903-595-7232, cottonbeltdepotmuseum.com .

Goodman-LeGrand House & Museum, 624 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler: Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Cost: $2 suggested. Information: 903-531-1286.

Historical Aviation Memorial Museum, 150 Airport Drive, Tyler Pounds Regional Airport: Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Cost: $6 adults, $5 seniors (65 and older), $3 ages 13-17, $2 ages 6-12. Information: 903-526-1945, tylerhamm.com .

American Freedom Museum, 1051 N. Houston St., Bullard, at Brook Hill School. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday. Cost: $6 adults and $5 children; free for veterans, military personnel. Information: 903- 894-5252, americanfreedommuseum.org .

Texas African American Museum, 3000 N. Border Ave., Tyler. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment on Saturday. Information: 903-218-1388.

Old Mill Pond Museum, 2900 S. Main St., Lindale. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Cost: donations accepted. Information: 903- 881-5704, visitlindale.com .

Mineola Historical Museum, 114 N. Pacific St., Mineola. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Cost: free. Information: 903-569-2631, mineolahistoricalmuseum.com .

Heritage Center of Cherokee County, 208 S. Henderson St., Rusk. Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: free. Information: 903-714-8685.

Winnsboro Center for the Arts, 200 Market St. Winnsboro. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Cost: free. Information: 903-342-0686, winnsborocenter forthearts.com.