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Jul 25 2013

Flying high: Great Texas Balloon Race scheduled, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers to perform

July 26 to 28 will mark the 36th year of the Great Texas Balloon Race, but this year Longview and East Texas is having a full week of high flying balloons in the sky because the Balloon Federation of America’s Hot Air Competition Division holds the United States National Championship race in conjunction with the …

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May 29 2013

Hot dog, it’s the Fourth of July: Fireworks show adds concert, festival, hot dog eating contest

Longview’s annual 4th of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration is expanding this year to include a concert and festival with activities for the whole family throughout the day. The event is scheduled for Thursday, July 4, 2013, at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex. Activities throughout the day include amusement rides, a hot dog …

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May 09 2013

Arts abound: Experience Downtown Longview differently with AlleyFest

AlleyFest 2013, a 3-day street festival, kicks off Friday, May 9 in Downtown Longview and runs through Sunday the 11th. Sponsored by One Hundred Acres of Heritage Main Street, this year’s 3-day street festival is bringing AlleyFest back to its roots featuring all Texas bands as part of MusicFest 2013. This year’s lineup includes Westbound …

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Jul 21 2012

Tyler Film Festival looms

A July 28 launch party for filmmakers and film aficionados will kick off efforts leading toward the second annual Downtown Tyler “Show Us Your Shorts” Film festival. The event is set for 6 to 8 p.m. at Gallery Main Street at 110 W. Erwin. Filmmakers, supporters of independent films, potential volunteers and sponsors are all …

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Jan 11 2012

MLK Citywide celebration slated

In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The MLK Planning Committee, City of Longview, and other community sponsors will present the annual MLK Citywide Celebration with events planned leading up to Monday, January 16. Under the theme “The Dream, From the Community to the World,” several events have been …

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Sep 21 2011

Film festival tickets on sale

Tickets for the inaugural Downtown Tyler “Show Us Your Shorts” Film Festival are now available at www.tylerfilmfest.com. The festival is set for Oct. 12-15 at Liberty Hall, 103 E. Erwin. Prices range from $7.50 to $50, and all nightly tickets provide the holder a full evening’s entertainment, said Beverly Abell, department leader for the City …

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