The week is drawing to a close and it's time to figure out how you are going to spend this upcoming fall weekend. Whether you want to spend it outside in the beautiful fall weather, or staying out of the cool and hanging on the inside, we found something for everyone. From the arts to music, sports to haunted houses, you're bound to find something to keep you entertained. Here is a list of things going on around East Texas this weekend.

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    East Texas Yamboree - Gilmer


    It's time for the 74th Annual East Texas Yamboree in Glimer. Go out and experience tons of dancing, shows, food, and musical entertainment. This year hometown boy Curtis Grimes will be hitting the stage, opening for country music star Josh Gracin. Here is the schedule of events for Saturday.

    Saturday, October 22nd

    8:00am Jr. Beef Judging

    8:00am - 10:00am Antique/Classic Car Show @ W. Cass St.

    9:00 am All Exhibits Open (YP)

    Bandstand Opens (CS)

    10:00am Fiddler's Contest Registration @ the Bandstand (CS)

    Carnival Opens (CS)

    10:30am Museum Opens - Queen's Gown Display 11:00am Queen's Parade (CS)

    11:00am - 2:00pm Yamboree Barbeque (YP)

    12:00noon Gospel Stage Opens (CC)

    1:00pm Fiddler's Contest @ Bandstand (CS)

    Marching Contest (HS)

    Bottle Fed Class (YP)

    2:00pm Livestock Sale (YP)

    8:00pm Barn Dance (featuring Curtis Grimes and Josh Gracin) (TSG)

    8:30pm Street Dance @ Bandstand (CS)

    Curtis Grimes, Facebook
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    Friday Night Football


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    Bergfeld Movie In The Park


    The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will continue the 2011 Fall Movies in the Park Series on Saturday, Oct. 22 with a free viewing of “Roman Holiday” in the Bergfeld Park amphitheater at 7:30 p.m.

    Friendswood Library, Flickr
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    Haunted Houses


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    Beauty And The Beast at UT Tyler


    The UT Tyler Cowan Center is bringing the beloved Disney classic 'Beauty and the Beast' to town as part of its Broadway Series. There are two shows this Saturday, October 22- 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

    trixieintokyo, Flickr