Moore's Store in Ben Wheeler (Source:mooresstore.com)
Hatti Bridges to perform at Lake Striker this weekend.
Here is your weekly list of fun things to do in our area. Stick around East Texas and support our arts, business, and music! While most events are centered around Independence Day, there are other things going on as well. Check it out!
Paul's Journey will perform in concert at Southside Baptist Church on Sunday at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken. 1801 Old Nacogdoches Road. Rusk:
Piney Woods Train Excursions - Sunday at 11am. This historic railroad offers train excursions that travel 25 miles through the scenic piney woods and hardwood creek bottoms of East Texas amidst a backdrop of rolling hills, nature and wildlife. Roundtrip excursions with one of our historic engines depart from the Palestine and Rusk depots at 11:00am and return at 3:30pm. The trip is 1 hours each way with 1 hours lunch layover at the opposite depot for a total 4 hour experience. Please call 1-877-726-7245 for reservations. Standard fare: Adult $32; Senior $28; Child $20. Texas State Railroad, 2503 W. 6th US/HWY 84
He's Not the Father - Gospel stage play. Longview Community Center, 500 E. Whaley Street. Saturday from 7:30-10pm.
Ann and Wesley have a perfect life until tragedy hits their home and an seemingly buried truth is revealed. As reality would have it, they are not the only ones facing this particular circumstance.
Darkside of Daylight - Merciful Pete - By the Machine - Sunday at 8pm at The Levee, 111 Joplin Drive.
Sweet Pain at Texas Players Club - Friday at 9pm. 300 N. Spur 63.
The Texas Shakespeare Festival at Kilgore College - For complete list of performances through July, visit www.TexasShakespeare.com.
Geocaching at Martin Creek Lake State Park - 9515 CR 2181D. High tech hide and seek! Saturday from 2:30- 4pm. 903-836-4336 or email@example.com.
Nature Hike around Martin Creek Lake State Park - Saturday at 6pm. Take a hike around the island learn about the plants, animals and history of the park. Meet at the foot bridge leading to the island. Wear shoes appropriate for hiking, bring water. 903-836-4336 for more info. Gladewater:
The Gladewater Opry - Saturday from 8-10pm. Country music stage show in the historical Cozy Theater. $10 - 903-845-3600 for more info.
Hatti Bridges will perform Saturday at 7 pm at Lake Striker Restaurant and Marina, 18560 CR 4256 South. Country/Christian/Gospel.
Ben Wheeler: Moore's Store: Friday - Mouse and the Traps - FREE at 9pm. Saturday: Wayland Hicks from 8-11pm
Roxy Roca plays at Lago del Pino Saturday at 9pm. Age limit 21+. Cost is $10. 14706 CR 1134.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion - Sunday from 1-5pm. Celebrated painter, sculptor, musician and engineer Leonardo da Vinci designed creations that never came to fruition. Machines in Motion presents 40 full-scale machines that were inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's designs. The craftsmen are a group of scientists and skilled craftsmen in Florence, Italy. Cost: Included in admission. Discovery Science Place, 308 N. Broadway.
Interstate 20 Band - Sunday at 4pm at Tyler's Ironhorse Saloon, 418 E. Erwin St.