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What's going on in East Texas this weekend? May 9-11

Little Big Town in Quitman Saturday. (Source: Facebook) Little Big Town in Quitman Saturday. (Source: Facebook)
Stevie Jo from The Voice at Jul's Saturday at 8pm. (Source: Facebook) Stevie Jo from The Voice at Jul's Saturday at 8pm. (Source: Facebook)
EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Another busy weekend is kicking off today in beautiful East Texas, and we have a list of as many events as we can find for you right here! Stay in the area and support East Texas music, arts, business and restaurants! You'll have fun while you help your neighbors.

(Check out our Farmer's Market list here and go support your local farmers Saturday!)


Stevie Jo at Jul's at 8 p.m. Saturday - 7212 Old Jacksonville Highway

Free movie in Bergfeld Park: Willie Wonka, 8-10 pm. Saturday.

Kid Icarus Project at Cork Food & Drink, Saturday from 7-10 p.m. - 5201 S. Broadway Ave. Acoustic Americana jam band from East Texas playing both originals and covers.

3rd annual Strikeout Cancer 4 Collin Boyd concert - Friday night from 8-10pm. 410 W. Cumberland Rd. - Featuring the Chris Wayne Band. Park will open at 6:30pm, and tickets are only $5 each. Purchase tickets at D--BAT and Tyler Athletics. All proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Cheaper by the Dozen - Tyler Civic Theatre, 400 Rose Park Drive. Call 903-592-0561 for more details or visit www.tylercivictheatre.com

Breastfeeding support Group Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon. Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum on Old Jacksonville Hwy. Join us at the park at meet up with other breastfeeding moms.

Tyler Lenius Band at XL'N on 5th Street. Saturday from 9pm-1am. No cover charge; 21+ with proper ID is required after 7pm.

Todd Freeman and Bullet Proof at Ironhorse Saloon, 418 E. Erwin St. Cold beer, good friends and great country music. Saturday from 9pm-1am.

Cody Johnson Band at Coach's and Cowboys - Friday from 9:45pm-12:45am.

Rafael Espinoza at What About Kabob - Saturday Noon - 3pm - Espinoza is an amazing guitarist, a Wood Co. native and graduate of the Berklee School of Music. Come check him out at WAK, located at 713 WSW Loop 323 in River Oaks Plaza - 903-581-7971

Shinyribs, The Bigsbys and Tijuana TrainWreck at Stanley's Famous BBQ - Friday from 8-11pm - 525 S. Beckham Avenue - 8 pm - 903-593-0311

Music & Madness Tour - New Life Worship Center - Mark Lowry The Martins, and more - Doors open at 6pm - music from 7-10pm Friday - Tickets via website here or charge by phone at 855-223-1008. Also available at the church, 18535 Hwy 69 South. 903-871-8700.


Saturday is National Train Day! Be sure and stop by our Mineola Depot, Downtown on Front St. and enjoy the refreshments and children swag give aways compliments of the City of Mineola Main Street and Amtrak/Texas Eagle!

Mineola Music on the Streets: This Saturday, May 10, musicians will meet at the gazebo at 6p.m. (this is a NEW time). Come join in and bring your instruments! Call Dewey for more info: 903-569-9845.


Little Big Town

Toyota Texas Bass Classic Concert - performers to include Pat Green Friday night, Little Big Town on Saturday and Justin Moore Sunday. Check out the website for complete details:


AlleyFest & Depot Days -The two-day festival will be held from Noon – 11 p.m., Friday, May 9, and 10 a.m. – 11 p.m., Saturday, May 10, 2014 in Downtown Longview. KidsFest activities and Historic Depot Days tours will be held from Noon – 6 p.m. on Friday, and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday. Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles, Jr., will be on the Bud Light music stage Saturday at 9pm. AlleyFest tickets are $10 per person, but are available for half price before 5:00 p.m. AlleyFest tickets are free for children 12 and under. Visit AlleyFest.org for more information. 

Longview Area Youth Orchestras in concert Sunday at 4pm at the Mickey Melton Performing Arts Center on the Longview High School campus.Music of Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Debussy, Gould and more. Concert is free and open to the public. All are welcome!!


Free Health and Family Fun Day Saturday from 10am-2pm at the Sabine Volunteer Fire Dept. 4589 FM 1252 - Bounce house, kiddie train rides, meet your firefighters, tour the trucks, test skills with fire hose and much more. Visit SabineFireDept.com for more info.


Mother's Day Tea at Walker Manor, 10am-12:30pm.

Bring your mom and come to TheGladewater Opry for two hours of great entertainment. Peforming will be Hunter Collins, Linda Flesher, Gerald Keen, Brittany Ridgeway, Derrick Byrum, and Madison Mabry. Dalton Baker will be doing a tribute to The Old West Songs. The show starts at 8 P.M. Concession available. Saturday from 8-10pm. 108 E. Commerce. 903-845-3600.


Brook Hill School presents this year's spring musical, Hello Dolly! Show dates are May 2, 3, 9, and 10. 7:30 p.m. - Call 903-894-5000 to reserve tickets. 1051 North Houston.

Pittsburg/Avinger/Daingerfield/Lone Star/Mount Pleasant/Omaha/Hughes Springs:

"Treasure Trails" multi-city garage sale Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Maps are available in each town's Chamber of Commerce office. In Avinger, call 903-562-2151 or 903-601-1370; in Daingerfield call 903-645-2646; in Lone Star call 903-656-2272; Mount Pleasant call 903-572-8567; Omaha call 903-884-3080; and in Hughes Springs call 903-639-7519.

Hughes Springs:

Free movies in Spring Park: Mrs. Doubtfire Friday night, Goonies, Saturday night, both at 8:15 p.m.


Pittsburg Rodeo - Thursday through Saturday - call the arena at 903-856-3440 for more information or visit the city's website.


First Sabine Shootout: May 9-10 - IBCA sanctioned event showcasing local cooking and talent, live music, vendors and fun for the whole family.  Edgewood City Park, 400 E. Pine (Hwy 80) - 214-450-2743 for more info.  Andie Kay from blacktopGYPSY will perform Friday night.

Ben Wheeler:
Moore's Store - Captain Legendary $5 on Friday.  On Saturday, Aaron Einhouse plays. $7 - Music starts at 8pm. 5135 Hwy 279, 903-833-5100.

The Forge - John Thomas Cleveland on Friday at 8.
Saturday, Craig Wallace from 3-6, and at 7pm, Heather Little and Matt Bradshaw play. 903-833-5970. 1610 FM 279.

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