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The Story of Downtown Live
April 11, 2019, 10:17 a.m.

Downtown Live started approximately 10 years ago as a small, lunchtime concert series in the newly constructed Heritage Plaza. It was a free concert with a local musician, there were a few vendors and it was promoted as a bring your own brown bag event.

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Wine Swirl spins into Downtown
April 4, 2019, 9:28 a.m.

The Longview Main Street Program and the One Hundred Acres of Heritage invite you to join us for our first Downtown Wine Swirl festival.

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Balloon Race Announces 2019 Lineup
April 1, 2019, 9:12 a.m.

The Great Texas Balloon Race announces its musical entertainment lineup for the 2019 event which includes the masterful voice of traditional country music, Gene Watson and the rising star of Texas Red Dirt music, Koe Wetzel.

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Lonesome Dove Drive Thru Safari
March 29, 2019, 8:50 a.m.

Two miles north of Jefferson, on Highway 59, sits a beautiful piece of land that is home to more than 80 animals. Alpaca, bison and red deer graze alongside donkeys, camels and wildebeests.

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Uncle Kracker to headline Fireworks & Freedom Celebration
March 27, 2019, 9:12 a.m.

City of Longview announced the entertainment lineup for the 2019 July 4 Fireworks and Freedom Celebration today.

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6 Spring Events in the Pineywoods of Longview
March 27, 2019, 9:11 a.m.

Spring is that wonderful time of the year when the wildflowers bloom and we feel the urge to take a day trip and experience a change of scenery.

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Jim Brickman is coming to Longview
March 15, 2019, 11:17 a.m.

Jim Brickman will captivate audiences at the LeTourneau University Belcher Center on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m.

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7 Fun Things to do in Downtown
June 22, 2018, 1:29 p.m.

This Spring, pull yourself away from Netflix and try doing something out of the ordinary. Downtown Longview is super walkable and that makes it easy for anyone to explore a museum, see beautiful pieces of art, dine at a new cafe or check out some of our local historical sites. We made a quick list of some of our favorite fun things to do in Downtown.

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8 Best East Texas Lakes
June 1, 2018, 1:36 p.m.

Summertime is here and we know you want to get out and explore all the beautiful lakes that we have in the area. Here's a ...

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The history of Dalton Days
Jan. 25, 2018, 3:38 p.m.

The letter arrived at the bank with the afternoon mail and was quite clear in its instructions:

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7 Fun Facts about LeTourneau University Belcher Center
Nov. 17, 2017, 3:49 p.m.

The LeTourneau University Belcher Center is a wonderful addition to Longview and is enjoyed as a performing arts venue for all kinds of wonderful productions.

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