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Sept. 14, 2017 at 4 a.m.

Participants of the 2013 East Texas Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimere's make their way down Tyler Street in downtown Longview.

Festivals

Longview Home BierFest 2017, 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 16, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets. Features: live music, food trucks, local craft beer. Must be a member of the East Texas Brewers Guild to attend; registration to the guild open through 8 p.m. Sept. 15. Information: www.etbrewersguild.org.

Gladewater Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17, former Broadway Elementary School grounds, 200 E. Broadway St., Gladewater. Information: (903) 845-5501.

Christ Fest 2017, 1 to 7 p.m. Sept. 23, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets, Longview. Features: Battle of the worship bands. Information: www.christfest.org.

Fairs

Gregg County Fair, Sept. 14-16, Gregg County Fair Grounds and Longview Exhibit Building, 1123 Jaycee Drive, Longview. Cost: $6 per person; free for children 3 and younger, seniors 60 and older, military personnel and their families. Information: www.greggcountyfair.com.

Music

Chris Colston, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. No cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

Longview Symphony's Bach's Lunch, 11:45 a.m. Sept. 15, First Lutheran Church, 3901 Bill Owens Parkway, Longview. Free. Information: www.longviewsymphony.org.

Downtown Live with Shinebox, 5 p.m. Sept. 15, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets, Longview. Free.

Tuxedo Cats, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. $5 cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

Saturday Night Opry, 8 p.m. Sept. 16, Gladewater Opry, 108 E. Commerce St., Gladewater. Tickets: $10, adults; $5, children 6 to 12; free for children younger than 6. Performers: Dorothy Hinman, Lance Moore, Madison Mabry, Kris Edgemon, Ron Johnson, Brittany Ridgeway, Lexie Woodruff, and The Texas Smoke Band. Information: (903) 845-3600 or www.thegladewateropry.com.

Gaither Vocal Band, 6 p.m. Sept. 16, Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview. Cost: $29 to $75. Information: www.belchercenter.com.

Jarrod Sterrett Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 16, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. $5 cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

ABBA-Fabulous, 7 p.m. Sept. 19, Dodson Auditorium, 817 Nolan St., Kilgore. Cost: $30. Information: (903) 988-1591.

Bobby Claire Band, 6 p.m. Sept. 19, Bodacious Bar-B-Q, 7180 Texas 42, Kilgore.

Ryan Dougherty, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. No cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

BlakBoxn, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. No cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

Downtown Live with King Richard and the Bayou Boys, 5 p.m. Sept. 22, Heritage Plaza, Green and Methvin streets, Longview. Free.

Chris Colston Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 22, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. $5 cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

Darrin Morris Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 23, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. $5 cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

Bobby Claire Band, 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Bodacious Bar-B-Q, 7180 Texas 42, Kilgore.

Jimmie Barnes, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. No cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

Cole Allen, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. No cover. Information: (903) 984-8141.

East Texas Angel Network Concert, 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview. Features: Neal McCoy, Jack Hanna, Restless Heart, Wayne Newton and Irlene Mandrell. Cost: $30-$100. Proceeds benefit East Texas Angel Network. Information: www.belchercenter.com.

Art

"East Texas Collects" exhibit, through Sept. 23, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St., Longview. Information: (903) 753-8103 or lmfa.org.

Gallery Night, 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14, P's Gallery, 5576 Judson Road, Longview. Featured artists: Sharon Grimes, Randy Martin, Jimmy Salmon, Jeannie Davis, Frank Herbert and Diedra Camp. Free.

Runs/Walks

East Texas Walk to End Alzheimer's, Sept. 23, Heritage Plaza, downtown Longview. Registration at 7:30 a.m.; opening ceremony at 8:30 a.m.; walk at 9 a.m. Online registration: act.alz.org/easttexas. Free, but donations are encouraged.

LeTourneau Life Lap, 9 a.m. Sept. 23, LeTourneau University, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview. A 3K (1.86 miles) sponsored by Pro-Life LeTourneau, a student group. Cost: $10 in advance; $12 day of. Information: www.letu.edu.

Flash Glow Walk/Run Awareness Event, 5 p.m. Sept. 23, McWhorter Park, 1000 Toler Road, Longview. Features: A DJ, Zumba, face painting, bubble machine, bounce houses, vendors, food trucks. Cost: $25 for the 5K; $15 for students for the 5K; $10 for the 1-mile run; free for children 7 and younger. Information: www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/flash-glow.

Celebrate Life Survivors 5K Walk/Run, 8 a.m. Sept. 30, Texas Oncology-Longview Cancer Center, 1300 Fourth St., Longview. About: A 5K walk/run that benefits patients in East Texas who need financial assistance while undergoing cancer treatments. Cost: 5K is $25 through Sept. 20 and $35 after Sept. 20 for adults and children 13 and older; $15 for children 12 and under; for groups of five or more, registration is $20 per person through Sept. 20 and $30 per person after Sept. 20. Information: www.texasoncologyfoundation.org.

Theater

Henderson Civic Theatre's "Leading Ladies," Sept. 16-17 and Sept. 23-24, Henderson Civic Theatre, 122 E. Main St., Henderson. Cost: $20 adults; $15 seniors and children. Information: hendersoncivictheatre.com.

Theatre Longview's Best of Broadway fundraiser, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Grace Crossing United Methodist Church, 1001 W. Hawkins Parkway, Longview. Information: www.theatrelongview.com.

Other

Food Truck Fridays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays in September, Methvin Street between First and Green streets, Longview. Free. Features: A variety of food trucks each week.

My First Math Series, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Longview Word of Wonders, 112 E. Tyler St., Longview. Information: www.longviewwow.org.

Red Ranch Chili Cook-Off, starts at 10 a.m. and lasts all day Sept. 16, 737 Lonesome Pine Road, Longview. Features: A chili cook-off, music by Sweet Pain and L.O.F. and raffle items. Cost: $10 general admission in advance or at the gate; $50 VIP tickets. Proceeds benefit Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department. To enter a cooking team, buy tickets or get more information, contact Kevin Berry at (903) 806-3939 or kbsolutionslgv@gmail.com.

Landmarks of Longview, 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 16-17, featuring various homes in Longview. Featured homes: 8 Thorntree, 5 Thorntree, 1907 N. 10th St. and 1009 Camellia Lane. Cost: $20 in advance or $25 at the door of any home on the day of the tour. Advance tickets: gregghistorical.org, Gregg County Historical Museum, Barron's, GZ Asian Bistro, Dog Style, Louis Morgan No. 4, The Blue Door Antiques/Pen and Company. Information: gregghistorical.org, (903) 753-5840 or Gregg County Historical Museum, 214 N. Fredonia St.

Kilgore S.A.F.F.E. Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 16, World's Richest Acre, 100 N. Commerce St., Kilgore. Information: saffeday.org.

Designer Purse Bingo, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Gilmer Civic Center, 1218 U.S. 271, Gilmer. Cost: $35. Information: (903) 843-2413.

Yoga and a Pint, 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 16, Oil Horse Brewing Co., 101 W. Tyler St., Longview. Information: (903) 241-4686.

Jeans 'n' Classics, 8 p.m. Sept. 16, downtown Marshall. Information: www.marshallsymphony.com.

Dust Up Dinner and Dance Fundraising Gala, 6 ot 9 p.m. Sept. 16 with check-in starting at 4 p.m., Hollytree Country Club, 6700 Hollytree Drive, Tyler. Features: "jail and bail" fundraiser where people volunteer to be arrested then volunteers must raise the bail money; live music; dancing; dinner; door prizes; raffles; vendors; silent auction; and more. Cost: $50 per person; $75 for VIP admission (includes preferred seating and a goodie bag). Information: (903) 740-2509.

The Good Life Senior Expo, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview. Information: (903) 232-7206.

Mud Volleyball Tournament, 9 a.m. Sept. 23 with check-in starting at 8 a.m., Lear Park (behind the Jack M. Mann Splash Pad), 100 H.G. Mosley Parkway, Longview. Tournament is double elimination; teams must have four to eight members. Registration: $200 per team; includes T-shirts for team members. Proceeds benefit Longview Too Ambucs, which works to provide mobility to people with disabilities. Information/Registration: Call (903) 753-3329 or (903) 241-6866, or email cpa@sydcom.net, or stop by Carmela Davis CPA office at 714 N. High St., Longview.

East Texas Poultry Trades Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Yamboree Livestock Pavilion, U.S. 271, Gilmer. Features: More than 30 vendors with poultry, rabbits, goats, cages, feeders, egg aprons, crafts and other items for sale. Information: (903) 746-1187.

Healthyville Premiere, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 23, Longview Word of Wonders, 112 E. Tyler St., Longview. Information: www.longviewwow.org.

"Letters Aloud," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview. Cost: $23 to $45. Information: www.belchercenter.com.

Longview Teen Court's BBQ Bash and Cookoff, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Flying Feathers Ranch, 3680 Flamingo Road, Gilmer. Features: Music by Leap of Faith, cupcake wars, all-you-can-eat barbecue. Cost: $20 adults; $15 youth; free for children younger than 10. Information: (903) 237-2736.

An Evening of Cakebread Wines (LMFA event), 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 24, The Summit Club, 3700 Judson Road, Longview. Information: lmfa.org.

Longview Ambucs Mobility Bash, 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 30, Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview. Cost: $100, includes two tickets and one draw down ticket. Proceeds benefit Ambucs mission to provide mobility for those with disabilities. Information: www.longviewambucs.com.

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