What's going on in East Texas this weekend? April 25-28 | Arts & Culture
East Texas has no shortage of fun, entertaining, and even educational things to do. When you have your weekend days off, you can find something great to do locally to save your gas money and support local business!
Living Outdoors Family Expo –Duck Dynasty featuring Jase & Missy Robertson - April 27 Rusk County Expo Center 3303 FM 13 W. 11:00am – 8:00pm - Tickets: Adults $20, Kids 13 & under $10, Kids 5 and under free - Contact: Full Armor Christian Academy @ 903-655-8489 or www.Full-Armor.org.
Bluesman Craig Wallace on Saturday from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm at The Forge - FM 279, Ben Wheeler, TX. (903)833-5970
Moore's Store - Apr 26, 2013 - 8:00 pm - Kimberly Dunn Band. $5 at the door.
Chase and The New South at Moore's Store Saturday, April 27 at 8pm. Country....$7 at the door. (check out their video, above).
Ben Lowery and Wes Hendrix Acoustic.Apr 26, 2013 - 7:00 pm The Forge. Free!
Heather Little and Matt Bradshaw at The Forge. Acoustic set. April 25 at 7:00pm. 903-833-5970. FREE.
Cafe Anastarsia (world/folk/gypsy rock) at The Forge, Saturday, April 27 at 7pm. Free. 903-833-5970.
Two hours of bluegrass gospel music featuring East Mountain Bluegrass, The Reynolds Family Band, and Mike Powell. Gladewater Opry 108 E Commerce St Gladewater, TX Contact 903-232-1718 FREE. http://eastmountainbluegrass.com
Bach's Lunch Series: First Presbyterian Church 301 N. Center St. Longview, TX 12:15 p.m. 903-236-9739.
Downtown LIVE! Final event of the season is Friday, April 26. Double-Back Band will be featured live musical guest, playing classic rock and country music. Free admission. 5-7pm. Downtown Market open, as well.
Linden Wildflower Trails - Regular events include the parade, the art show, the quilt show, the car show, the flower show, the cake walk, arts and crafts vendors, food of all kinds, the 5K Run, live music entertainment, children's activities, the Little Miss Wildflower Trails Pageant. and the rodeo.
Visit the Hospitality Booth on the courthouse lawn at the 43rd Linden Wildflower Trails Festival to pick up a festival brochure, purchase this year’s t-shirt, and receive wildflower seeds and other wildflower information. Complete list of events here.
Annual Cass County Championship Rodeo, 8:00 p.m., Cass County Rodeo Arena, Hwy 8 North. Sanctioned professional rodeo. A portion of proceeds supports scholarships for all seven Cass County high schools. Adult admission $8; children $4. Contact Joe Pat Early, 903.756.7556.
"On Golden Pond" opens Friday at Lindale Community Theater. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151426064948412
“Rebel Yells” at Lake Country Playhouse
April 26, 27, 28th.
Mineola Music on the Streets
Saturday April 27th. & Every Saturday thru Fall
Showing at Liberty Hall Thursday night: Goodfellas - Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Tickets are $5. See LibertyTyler.com for details.
Picasso at the Lapin AgileWed, Apr 24 to Sun.April 28, 2013 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm @ Jean Browne TheatrePicasso at the Lapin Agile
By Steve Martin (yes, the comedian)
Directed by TJC faculty member Jacob Davis
Jean Browne Theatre
April 24-28Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Spring SaleFri, Apr 26 to Sat, Apr 27, 2013 from 9:00am - 3:00pm @ Behind Salvation Army Thrift Store, Bow @ SpringGarage Sale, Marketplace and Clothing Buildings...Junior Achievement Bowl-A-ThonFri, Apr 26, 2013 from 4:00pm - 10:30pm @ Green Acres BowlTeams of 4 bowl 2 games, collect pledges, win door prizes, awarded prizes for amount of money raised....Cancer Survivor Birthday CelebrationFri, Apr 26, 2013 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Center for Earth and Space Science EducationCome and go Planetarium showings-5:15pm; 5:45pm; 6:15pm
Free birthday celebration for cancer survivors and their caregivers. Please RSVPFour Winds Canterbury FaireSat, Apr 27-28, 2013 from 10:00am - 7:00pm
Renaissance Village with handcrafted items, jousting, music, magicians, jugglers and more!
ClubReadTue, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:00am @ Tyler Public LibraryTracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples. Join in the discussion of the book Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner.
Free, no registration is required.
1st Annual Lindsey Baker Paxton 5K & Fun Run in Tatum, Tx on Sat., April 27th. The race will start at Tatum Primary school at 8 am. On site registration will begin at 7 am. Contact Donna Toon @ 903-987-4821 or email@example.com. $20 for 5k & $5 for Fun Run.
Proceeds will benefit the Lindsey Baker Paxton Memorial Scholarship at Tatum High School. Lindsey was a bright, vibrant young lady who lost her life to brain cancer at the age of 21. She attended Tatum schools & was lived by her family & friends! The Tatum Pecan Pie Festival will also be going on downtown.