Thousands of books on topics of all sorts will be for sale this weekend at the Longview Library, as the Friends of the Longview Library hold their annual Fall Book Sale. There’s a special preview sale for Friends members only from 6 to 8 pm Friday night; hours for the public are 10 to 4:30 Saturday, 10 to 7:30 on Monday, and 10 to 4:30 on Tuesday.
The annual Smelt Classic Debate Tournament will be going on all day tomorrow at LCC, with speech and debate teams from all over the region coming in to compete. The Rose Center for the Arts will serve as the center of operations for the event.
Celebrating more than 40 years of performance, the Fern Hill Bluegrass Band is holding a special concert at the Fern Hill Grange Hall, located up on Fern Hill Road. At 5 pm, you’ll be able to take part in a baked potato bar, then the music is set to begin at 7. Check the band’s website for additional information.
The Columbia Choral Ensemble will present “A Service to Remember” on Saturday, providing a time for quiet and healing. You’re invited to come to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church at 7 pm on Saturday, light a candle, say a prayer and find some space for quiet and healing. Admission is free, but they will be accepting donations that will be directed to Community Home Health and Hospice.
The “Go&Be&Do,” series continues at the Longview United Methodist Church; this is a 12-week series about going into the community and making a difference, continuing through November 24th. This week, the theme is “House Me,” discussing the teachings from chapter 4 of Colossians. The church is located at 30th and Pacific Way in Longview.
It’s the next-to-last weekend for the Downtown Farmers Market on Sunday, set up in the parking lot at 15th and Broadway, across from the Longview City Hall. Time is running short to pick up your fresh produce and hand-crafted items. Hours are 10 am to 3pm on Sunday.