GREGG/UPSHUR/RUSK

LIVE MUSIC/NIGHTLIFE

King Trivia in the Taproom, 6 p.m. Thursdays; Oil Horse Brewing Co., 101 W. Tyler St., Longview. Information: 903-220-3414.

Jenn Ford and the Wide Eyed Devils, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Heritage Plaza, Downtown Longview. Downtown Live Concert Series. Information: Longview Main Street on Facebook.

Dennis Ross and the Axberg Brothers, 8 p.m. Friday, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Danny Reichle, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Central Station Brick & Brew, 103 N. Main St., Gladewater. Information: 903-374-4700, Facebook

The Gladewater Opry, Friday Night Special; 7 p.m. Saturday, 108 E. Commerce St., Gladewater. Maryah & Martyn. Cost: adults $10, children $5. Information: 903-845-3600, www.thegladewateropry.com .

Neal McCoy & Friends, 7 p.m. Saturday, Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave. at LeTourneau University, Longview. Cost: $40 to $150. Tickets: 903-233-3080, belchercenter.com. Concert raises money for McCoy’s East Texas Angel Network, which helps families with severe illnesses.

The Gladewater Opry, two-hour country music stage show; 7 p.m. Saturday, 108 E. Commerce St., Gladewater. Sam Brannan — White Oak, Cathy Windham — Timpson, Davey Hamilton — Troup, Tamara Mathers — Linden Hannah Haney — Longview, Rayven Mcknight — Kilgore, and Judson Warren-Longview. Cost: adults $10, children $5. Information: 903-845-3600, www.thegladewateropry.com .

Gracie & Trinity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Central Station Brick & Brew, 103 N. Main St., Gladewater. Information: 903-374-4700, Facebook.

Blackwood Brothers, 6 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church in Gilmer, 304 Buffalo St. Tickets and information: 903- 843-2572.

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

Michael Langren, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Jenn Ford & the Wide Eyed Devils, 8 p.m. Oct. 4, the Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com .

Wade Skinner Band, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4, Heritage Plaza, Downtown Longview. Downtown Live Concert Series. Information: Longview Main Street on Facebook.

Improv at Oil Horse Brewing Co., featuring Duck. Duck. Moose!, Theatre Longview’s improv comedy troupe; 7 to 8:30 p.m., the fourth Tuesday of each month — Oct. 22; 101 W. Tyler St., Longview. Information: Facebook.

Floyd Void: A Tribute to Pink Floyd, 8 p.m. last Friday and Saturday of each month, Big Sandy Music Hall, 100 S. Tyler St., Big Sandy. Cost: $15 advance, $20 (cash) door, reserved seats available. Tickets and information: bigsandymusichall.com .

Black & White Party & Comedy Show; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9; Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, Longview. Presented by Stars Entertainment Group, with radio and TV personality Claudia Jordan as host, starring comedian TK Kirkland, and featuring comedians D’Lai and Mike Shawn. Cost: $40 general admission, $50 for preferred seating, $35 for couples, group discounts. Information: starsonstage.com or on Facebook, or call (972) 521-1044.

Jason Michael Carrol, country music hit-maker and Clay Page, 2019 ‘American Idol’ Top 40 contestant; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 Gilmer Civic Center, 1218 US Hwy 271 N., Gilmer. Cost: $25 reserved, $40 reserved plus meet and greet. Information: frontrowlive.net, 817-438-8800.

FAMILY/CHILDREN

Longview Wow: Spooky Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in October, Longview World of Wonders, 112 E. Tyler St., Longview. Spooky science and crafts. Cost: $8; $7 for seniors and military; $3 EBT/Lonestar Card; free for children younger than 2 and members.

Movie Under the Stars, 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5, Longview Mall, 3500 McCann Road. Games, inflatables, vendors, crafts, food trucks, movie “The Croods.” Cost: Free admission. Information: ongviewmall.com/events-news/event/movie-under-the-stars.

Music and Movement, 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. Featuring new musical instruments provided by anonymous donor, with hand drums, triangles, miniature xylophones, harmonicas, kazoos, digital piano and more. Cost: Free. Information: (903)237-1345 or afmartin@longviewtexas.gov.

Babygarten Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St., Longview. Cost: Free. Information: longviewtexas.gov/library .

Early Learning Journeys Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. For ages 3 to 5. Cost: Free. Information: www.longviewtexas.gov/2896/Story-Times .

Discovery Kids Story Time, 4 p.m. Wednesdays; Broughton Recreation Center; 801 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Cost: Free. Information: www.longviewtexas.gov/2896/Story-Times .

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

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

THEATER/ PERFORMING ARTS

”Nick Dear’s Frankenstein,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Henderson Civic Theatre, 122 E. Main St., Henderson. Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors and 18 and under. Tickets: 903-657-2968, hendersoncivictheatre.org.

Comedy Improv Showcase by Theatre Longview, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Longview Community Center, 500 E. Whaley, Longview. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for students. Information: theatrelongview.com .Michael Jr. In the Moment Comedy Tour, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, LeTourneau University Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave. Longview. No children younger than 5. Cost: $35 to $45. Information: belchercenter.com.

Scott Mulvahill at the Texan Theatre, 201 S. Kilgore St., Kilgore. 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10. Cost: Free. Information: Kilgore Main Street on Facebook.

”1984,” presented by Kilgore College Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10-12, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Van Cliburn Auditorium, Kilgore College, Kilgore. School performances with educational presentation and discussion with cast at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10 and 11. Cost: $7 for Kilgore College students and $10 for adults, younger than age 7 not admitted, discounts for groups of 10 or more. Information: www.kilgore.edu/drama, 903-983-8126 and email boxoffice@kilgore.edu .

Duck. Duck. Moose!, Theatre Longview’s improv comedy troupe; 7 to 8:30 p.m., the fourth Tuesday of each month — Oct. 22, Oil Horse Brewing Co., 101 W. Tyler St., Longview. Information: Facebook.

“Great Russian Nutcracker,” presented by the Moscow Ballet; tickets on sale for 7 p.m. Nov. 18 performance at LeTourneau University Belcher Center. Information: 903-233-3080, www.nutcracker.com, group pricing at 800-320-1733 or email groups@nutcracker.com .

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

Gregg County Master Gardener’s Fall Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to noon ; Gregg County AgriLife Bldg. Parking in the rear of the building. Information: www.facebook.com/greggcountymastergardeners or call (903) 236-8429.

Grassroots @ The Green, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5, The Green at Texas 31 entrance into Longview. Music, food, vendors, artists, hands-on education stations, butterfly release. Cost: Free admission. Information: keeplongviewbeautiful.org/grassroots-vendor-application.

Kilgore Oktoberfest 2019, 1 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5. downtown Kilgore. Cost: Free admission. Information: Kilgore Main Street on Facebook.

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

FUNDRAISERS

Sixth Annual East Texas Burn Run, hosted by Longview and Tyler Chapters of Brothers Keepers MC; opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday; poker run, bike show, bike games, live entertainment, vendors, live and silent auctions, food and a children’s area. Proceeds help send burn survivors to camp each summer. Cost: Free admission. Information: Riley Crocker at 903-746-8305, email at 13pres@brotherskeepersmc.com or www.brotherskeepersmc.com .

Asleep At The Wheel Pasture Party benefiting Hannah House Maternity Home near Longview, Saturday, tickets available the day of the show starting at 4 p.m. at Bear Creek General Store; gates open at 4 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.; Bear Creek Smokehouse, Marshall. Cost: concert $30, concert and dinner $45, VIP package for two $500. Information: tickettailor.com/events/asleepthewheel/277278 .

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4002 Clay Shoot Fundraiser; 9 a.m., 8 a.m. registration, Oct. 5; Prairie Creek Sporting Clays; Gladewater. Sponsors and volunteers needed. Cost: $500 team of four, $125 for individuals. Information: Marc Webb at (903) 649-4198 or DiAnne McGregor at (903) 399-5492 or email gicklegickle@netzero.com .

Mobberly Baptist Church annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 4 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5, Longview Exhibit Building, 1123 Jaycee Drive. Admission: $1 on Friday and free on Saturday (donations accepted). Donated items accepted 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at the Longview Exhibit Building. Funds benefit Mobberly Benevolence Ministry led by the Family Services team. Information: Greg Scobee at 903-918-8801 or email scobeeg@yahoo.com .

2019 Longview Heart & Stroke Walk -5K Run, presented by Johnson & Pace, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 5, Heritage Plaza, downtown Longview. Cost: $40 for 5K race. Information: longviewheartwalk.org .

Boots and BBQ Benefiting Camp Gilmont, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 2, Spur of the Moment Ranch, Longview. Featuring Zane Williams and The Wade Skinner Band. Cost: Individual tickets $50, sponsorships available. Information: www.903bootsandbbq.com .

OUTDOORS

17th Annual Adaptive Sportsfest, hosted by the nonprofit POWER, Inc. (People On Wheels Encouraging Responsibility); 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Lake Gladewater. For people with disabilities and their guests. Activities include archery and air rifle training clinics, hand cycling, fishing and kayaking, water skiing clinic conducted by Metroplex Adaptive Water Sports. Cost: Free for people with disabilities and their guests. Information: (903) 736-9046, judie@powerinc.org, www.powerinc.org .

HARRISON/MARION/PANOLA

LIVE MUSIC/NIGHTLIFE

Rippin’ Redneck Karaoke, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Panola County VFW, 421 N. Live Oak St. in Carthage. Everyone is welcome.Country Music Hayride, 7 p.m., Sept. 28, Esquire Theater, 114 W. Sabine St. in downtown Carthage. The Country Music Hayride presents Southern Impact with special guest Tony Sheffield. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12 and free for kids under 6.FAMILY/CHILDREN

Comedy Magic Show, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Oct. 5, Esquire Theater, 114 W. Sabine St. in downtown Carthage. Magician Eric Eaton performs an interactive show for all ages. Tickets are $20 VIP, $10 general admission and $15 at the door. Purchase tickets online at Eventbrite.com.

SPEAKERS/PRESENTATIONS

Fall Gospel Meeting, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, Carthage Church of Christ, 1309 W. Panola St. in Carthage. The church hosts its Fall 2019 Gospel Meeting with Brother Damian Love, from Kingston, Jamaica. Sunday Bible hour is 9:30 a.m., followed by a 10:30 a.m. service and a 6 p.m. service. Monday through Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. Sermon topics include “The Six R’s When Dealing With Trials,” “The Servitude of the Savior,” “Whose House Are You In?”, “The Judgment of God,” “The Fall of a King,” and “We Wish to See Jesus.”

FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

National Night Out, 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 1, Inter-Community VFD, FM 1186 just off U.S. 79. Join the station for hot dogs, chips, drinks and family fun. Firefighters show off equipment and their station.Grief Support Group, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 3, HeartsWay Hospice, 437 W. Panola St. in Carthage. HeartsWay Hospice hosts a grief support group on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call (903) 690-9924.

Gary Community Trade Day, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 5, Byrd Park in Gary. This community wide sale will have a wide variety of vendors, from crafts to farms to yard sales. Vendor fee is $10 and should be paid to Gary City Hall, 2607 FM 999 in Gary, by Oct. 1. Vendor space is limited. For more information, call (903) 685-2225.