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What's going on in East Texas this weekend? February 7-9

At Stanley's Famous BBQ on Friday night At Stanley's Famous BBQ on Friday night
Texas Rebellion at Moore's Store in Ben Wheeler Texas Rebellion at Moore's Store in Ben Wheeler
Curtis Grimes (Source: Facebook) Curtis Grimes (Source: Facebook)
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Here we are with another weekend ahead of us in East Texas! We're happy and hope you are too; check out this list to find something great to do right here in our area.

Weekend weather forecast is here.

Carthage:

Esquire Theater: The Country Music Hayride presents Heinz 57 (traditional country) - Saturday at 7 p.m. - 903-622-4390 /4391. 116 W. Sabine Street $6 per person. Visit hayridecarthage.com for more details.

Longview:

2014 Home and Garden Show, Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, and Sunday from noon to 4pm. Door prizes and free gifts. Tickets are $5 per person, under 12 free. Maude Cobb Convention Center, 100 Grand Boulevard.

ArtsView Children's Theatre - Saturday from 10am-noon - Ages:  8 - Adult- Improv is a fundamental skill for actors. It encourages creativity, thinking on the spot, social skills, confidence, and fun. Come be a part of this FREE workshop and learn to think on your feet! (Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent/adult who is encouraged to participate!) FREE. 313 West Tyler Street, Longview 903-236-7535.

Ben Wheeler:

Moore's Store - 5135 FM 279 - 903-833-5100 - Friday at 8:30pm - Moot Davis - $5

Saturday - Texas Rebellion at 8pm - $10. Tickets at the door at 7pm or visit website to purchase online.

The Forge Bistro:

Friday night at 7pm - John E. Dosher - 1610 FM 279.

Saturday at 7pm - Ann Armstrong and Steve Hughes -blues/folk -  Call 903-833-5970 for more information.

Edom:

Beyond The Pale at The Old Firehouse. There *may* be back row tickets still available; check by calling 903-852-2781. Celtic-Americana-Roots music.

Athens:

Join the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Saturday from 9am-11am for a Bird and Nature Walk! The monthly bird watching outings take place the second Saturday of every month. Explore the TFFC interpretive wetland trail and other areas of the hatchery.These outings are perfect for both beginning and advanced birdwatchers. Free with paid admission, no reservation needed. Admission to the center is $5.50 adults, $4.50 seniors 65 and older, $3.50 for children ages 4 through 12.

Tyler:

Curtis Grimes CD pre-release show at Coach's and Cowboys - 10 p.m. Friday - 8374 Paluxy Drive. Get your tickets online now on www.wildtexastickets.com for $8 over 21 and $13 under 21. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10 over 21 and $15 under 21. 903-787-7520.

Stanley's Famous BBQ -Buggaboo - Friday at 9pm

Lago del Pino - Thieving Birds on Friday night at 8. Rock, country, roots and blues roots.

Eric Tessmer Band - Saturday at 8pm - rock/blues evolution.

Quilt-a-thon at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church - 4900 Kinsey Drive. Saturday from 9am-3pm. Quilts will be donated to the Tyler Fire Department and other orgs. Call 903-561-1865 for more details. Free to the public.

Jefferson:

Queen Mab Ball - 8pm to midnight - featuring side FX - $40 single and $325/table for eight people. Call Eddy at 903-796-4378 or 903-277-2418 or Robin at 903-665-7738 for tickets or info.

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