Interpretive/Nature Trails





East Texas Oil Museum, 1301 S. Henderson Blvd., Kilgore. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors and military, $7 children ages 3-12. Information: 903-983-8295, .

Gregg County Historical Museum, 214 N. Fredonia St., Longview. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $5 adults, $2 seniors and $1 children. Information: 903-753-5840, .

“Longview Museum of Fine Arts Selections from the Permanent Collection,” presented by Kilgore College Visual Arts Department, on display through Dec. 8, Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery on the Kilgore College campus. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission: Free. Information: (903) 983-8166 or .

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center, 706 W. Cotton St., Longview. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: Free for members and children 6 and younger, $5 general admission, $3 for seniors, veterans and police officers. Information: .

Gladewater Museum, 116 W. Pacific Ave., Gladewater. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Free admission. Social distancing restrictions in place. Information: 903-845-7608.

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

London Museum, 10690 S. Main St., New London. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children. Social distancing restrictions in place. Information: 903-895-4602, .

Longview World of Wonders, 112 E. Tyler St., Longview. Hours: 2-6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $8 general admission, $7 seniors. Information: 903-212-4969, .

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

Liberty City Local Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each second and third Saturday, May 8 through Dec. 11, Liberty City Community Building grounds, 5333 Old Highway 135 N. Information: .


“Clue,” presented by Theatre Longview, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22-23; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Grace Crossing United Methodist Church, 1001 W. Hawkins Parkway, Longview. Tickets: $15, adults; $12, students, seniors, military and first responders; $10, Theatre Longview members. Information: .

Food Truck Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, Summer Meadows, 301 Hollybrook Drive, Longview.

Magic of Eric Eaton, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Reo Starplex, 4716 W. Loop 281, Longview. Tickets: $20 general admission, $25 VIP. Adults only. Information: .

Boo and Brew, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 23, Longview Mall. Includes beer and fun for adults and festive activities for children, such as inflatables, a hayride, crafts, face painting.

Skateboard Competition, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Texas Skate Shop, 320 W. Tyler St., Gilmer. Cost: $10 entry fee. Information: .

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24, Longview Exhibit Building, 1123 Jaycee Drive. Tickets: $9 adults, $2 children 6-11, younger than 18 admitted with parent only. Information: 985-624-8577, .

Rusk County Poetry Society’s 50th Anniversary Celebration of Poetry, 2 p.m. Oct. 23, multipurpose building at South Main Church of Christ, 402 S. Main St., Henderson. In honor of the 50th anniversary, the Rusk County Poetry Society and the Tyler Rose Garden Poetry Society have published “Celebration: 50 Years of Poets and Their Poetry,” a book of haiku and other poems. Admission: Free.

“Christmas in October,” presented by LeTourneau University Fine Arts Department, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Trinity Episcopal Church, 906 Padon St., Longview. Directed by Jim Taylor, the LeTourneau Singers and Longview Civic Chorus will be accompanied by chamber orchestra performing lyric carols of John Rutter, Dan Forrest and other composers. Admission: Free. Information: .

“Magic & Mayhem,” 6 p.m. Oct. 30, Summit Club, 3700 Judson Road, Longview. Fundraiser for Longview Museum of Fine Arts. Featuring live music by the Social Club, VIP lounge, silent and live auction. Tickets: $100. Information: .

Kilgore Cruise Night, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30, downtown Kilgore. Admission: Free. Information: and .


Downtown Live, featuring The Jazz Connection, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Heritage Plaza, 219 E. Methvin St., downtown Longview. Cost: Free. Information: .

“Roots in the Garden,” Longview Arboretum and Nature Center Fall Concert Series, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 30 to Oct. 28, Longview Arboretum and Nature Center, 706 W. Cotton St., Longview. Featuring: The Return of Rok Dox, Sept. 30; Matt Coats Band, Oct. 7; The Purple Hulls and Hickory Hill, Oct. 14; Wade Skinner Band, Oct. 21; Zeke Listenbee and the New Beginnings Praise Band, Oct. 28. The West gate at Maude Cobb parking lot will open at 5 p.m. each day. Cost: $10, adults; $5, children 4-12; free for children 3 and younger. Information: .

Jenn Ford, 8 p.m. Oct. 21, Lone Star Ice House, 1016 McCann Road, Longview. Information: .

Lee Mathis & the Brutally Handsome, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Lone Star Ice House, 1016 McCann Road, Longview. Information: .

Phillip Osborne and Living Proof, 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Lone Star Ice House, 1016 McCann Road, Longview. Information: .

Genevieve Allen Acoustic, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, .

The Kid Icarus Project, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, .

Wesley Wood Band featuring Brad Smallwood, 8 p.m. Oct. 23, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, .

Jenn Ford Acoustic, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, .

Gary Patrick Acoustic, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, the Back Porch, 904 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: 903-984-8141, .



“Cruisin for a Cause” seventh annual car show, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 30, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 13590 Highway 110 S., Tyler. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Entry fee: $20. Free admission. Cars and trucks of all makes and models welcome. Preregister at . Information: (903) 561-0445 or .


American Freedom Museum, on the campus of Brook Hill School, Old Jacksonville Highway north of Bullard. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday. Cost: $6 adults, discounts for seniors and youth, free for veterans and military personnel. The Hall of Presidents, Hall of Freedom and other galleries hold over 600 artifacts. Information: .

Caldwell Zoo, 2203 Martin Luther King Blvd. Tyler. Hours: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. Cost: Prices vary, memberships available. The 85-acre zoo has animals from many parts of the world. Reservations required. Information: or 903-593-0121.

Camp Ford Historical Park, 6500 U.S. 271, Tyler. Open: dawn to dusk. Cost: free. Self-guided trail with interpretive signs and information about…


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