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Richard Lee will lead East Texas Symphony Orchestra during concert Saturday in Tyler. (Courtesy) 

East Texas Symphony Orchestra's concert on Saturday will feature both music and imagery. 

Under direction of Richard Lee, the orchestra will perform while visuals of solar flares, the Northern Lights and other natural phenomena are projected on a big screen. 

The concert, "A Little Night Music," is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the University of Texas at Tyler's Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd. 

Tickets are available in advance at 903-566-7424 and

'Bandstand' musical tonight in Tyler

A performance by the national tour of the Broadway musical "Bandstand" is set for 7:30 p.m. today at the University of Texas at Tyler's Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd.

Set in 1945, the play is the story of six men who form a band after fighting in World War II and use music to help with issues of adjusting to post-war life.

Tickets are available by calling the box office at 903-566-7424 or going to

Tyler Chorale concert inspired by Bible

Tyler Civic Chorale performs at 7 p.m. today in First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Rusk St. in Tyler.

The concert, "Oh Sing Unto the Lord a New Song," features music inspired by the Book of Psalms, said Weston Jennings, the chorale's director.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. There is no charge for children and students. Tickets are available  at

Wine Fest, bazaar in Winnsboro 

The Winnsboro Art & Wine Festival and Christmas in the Park take place in Winnsboro this weekend.

The annual Art & Wine Festival is set for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday downtown. Attractions will include 50 artists, Texas wineries and craft breweries and specialty food products. 

Christmas in the Park, a holiday bazaar with vendors selling items and baked goods, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Winnsboro Civic Center, 900 Wheeler Drive.

Center features stand-up comedy

Henderson County Performing Arts Center in Athens will present a night of comedy on Saturday as its fall fundraiser. 

The show will feature Wes Corwin, Robin Haney, Josh Irick and Jared Jordan. 

The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the center, 400 Gibson Road. Tickets are $15 or $25 for two and can be purchased at or by calling call 903-675-3908.

Cart races Saturday in Tyler

ETX Brewing  Co. will sponsor billy cart races Saturday morning on the hill on South Broadway Avenue at Erwin Street in Tyler.

Races will begin at 9 a.m., said information from the sponsor. Broadway from Erwin to Elm will be closed until about noon for the competition.

Races will take place in youth (7-14) and adult categories.

Information for those who want to compete is available on the ETX Brewing Co.'s Facebook page. 

Junior League sets Gala 

The Junior League of Tyler will hold its Mistletoe & Magic Gala from 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 16 at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler. 

The formal event includes dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions. Tickets cost $125 and are available at

The event serves as prelude to the Mistletoe & Magic holiday market Dec. 4 to 7 in Harvey Convention Center in Tyler. 

The Junior League is an organization of women that promotes community service and leadership development.

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