What's going on in East Texas this weekend? October 4-6 | Arts & Culture
We hope you will enjoy this weekend's weather, which is supposedly going to be lovely and cooler after a little rain Saturday morning, by going out and enjoying some good East Texas food, music and fun! (At the very least, you should take a walk in the woods, in our opinion!)
Liberty Hall in Tyler's second annual "Girls Night Out" comedy show on October 5 at 8pm. Show is not for kids, just for adults 18+ who are ready to laugh until their sides hurt! Featured comedian is Monique Marvez from Showtime's "Not Skinny, Not Blonde" special. Opening for Monique will be comedian Sheena Simmons. Sheena is a former Miss Texas USA contestant and holds the titles of Miss East Texas USA, Miss Wood County USA, and Miss Westlake USA, and she turned in her crown for comedy. Tickets on sale now at LibertyTyler.com for $17 or at the door for $23. Call 903-595-7274 for more details.
Stanley's Famous Barbecue: Friday, October 04, 2013 09:00 PM T-Bird and the Breaks - funk and soul music. $10 cover.
Lago del Pino: Direct from Austin, Texas, Buggaboo is an americana/swamp band. The band's style of music is raw, front porch pickin' and grinnin' intertwined with a shot of Texas backwoods boogie. Tickets available at the door or at outhousetickets.com. Music starts at 7:00 p.m. Friday night.
Lago del Pino: When it's time to Take Care of Business, it's time for Graceland Ninjaz. The King of Party Bands delivers the goods, from Flo Rida to Jerry Lee Lewis, with vocals by the King. Their dynamic repertoire encompasses pop, rock, classic, and hip hop favorites that get audiences shaking all night long. Music starts at 8:00 p.m.Saturday.
Our Town by Thornton Wilder at the Jean Brown Theatre, 1530 SSW Loop 323, Tyler. Call 903-510-2212 for more info. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens. October 3-13 at 7:30pm.
Downtown LIVE! is back...Join your neighbors Fridays this Fall for a relaxing time in Heritage Plaza with live music and refreshments. Downtown LIVE! starts at 5 pm with live music. Great entertainment and refreshments are available for purchase.Downtown Market has quality vendors with merchandise for sale. No charge for admission to Heritage Plaza. Music for October 4th - Little Man Zac.
Paint Yourself Wild one-day workshop at ArtsView Children's Theatre. Animals, face paint and ArtsView! Come learn the basics of face painting and design your very own animal face. Workshop includes hands-on painting and a face painting book, just for you! 313 West Tyler. 9am-noon. Call 903-236-7535 for details or click here. $50 fee.
Canton First Monday weekend is here again! Over 300 acres of creativity, antiques, junk, bargains, boutique clothing, and this month, many vendors will debut their Christmas offerings! First Monday Trade Days Grounds in Canton, South of 1-20 on Hwy 19. Call 877-462-7467 for more information.
The Red Velvet Cake Wars! A funny Southern-fried comedy about the Verdeen cousins, Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette and their family reunion. You'll wish your own family reunions were this much fun! At the Texas Theatre, 7:30pm on October 4 and 5, 2pm on Sunday the 6th. $12 for all performances for adults; $8 for children 4-18. Tichets can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce (903)729-6066 or at Education Unlimited at 1917 Crockett Rd. 903-723-8383.
Pumpkin Patch Express: Take a train ride aboard Texas State Railroad's Pumpkin Patch, where kids can pick out their own pumpkin, visit Trick or Treat Street, play games, relax on a hayride, and sing and dance with a live children's entertainer. At the Rusk station. Oct. 5-27 at 11am. Call 903-683-3451 for details. $65 and must call ahead to reserve to ensure there are seats for everyone.
ETBU: Theatre Mainstage Production "Pride and Prejudice" at Mabee Recital Hall. Free with ETBU ID, $5 without. More info: 903 923-2158. 3:30pm Friday.
Second Annual Women in the Arts Exhibit This exhibit will feature the work of over 20 local female artists, musicians, and artisans. Cost: no charge; however, a $3 - $5 donation is suggested. Friday and Saturday from 10am until 2pm. Winnsboro Center for the Arts 200 North Market Street , Winnsboro, TX
55th Annual Autumn Trails - Kicks off on Saturday with the Coronation of the Queen of the Autumn Trails at 7pm. Winnsboro High School auditorium; tickets available from contestants, Autumn Trails office at the Depot or at the door.
At Moore's Store: 10/4 Cody Canada and the Departed (American Southern Rock) • 9:30 p.m. • $15 advance tickets outhoustickets.com or $20 door and on 10/5 Phat Johnny & The Buicks(Country) • 8p.m. • $5 Cover. 1551 FM 279
At The Forge Bistro: 10/4 Heather Little & Matt Bradshaw and on 10/5 Ann Armstrong & Steve Hughes
City-wide rummage sale, raffle and hamburger lunch for Dakota Smith, who is still in the hospital after being hit by a drunk driver in September. Click here for full details about Saturday's events at the Ore City Community Center.
Fright in the Night plays Friday night at Lake Country Playhouse at 7pm. For more information and tickets, call 903-569-2300. (see image below)
Most popular stories from nearby communities
- ETX man jailed for pouring coffee on Longview police officer
- Authorities release identity of man killed in early-morning collision with train
- Saturday Longview Habitat for Humanity build postponed
- “Love Totes: Care Packages for the Homeless”
- Electric providers take new steps for winter weather preparation