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Events Near Jefferson TX

Gobble Wobble

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 8:00am
Stragent Dog Park (On Paul Boorman Trail)
Longview, TX
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Turkey Trot 5K

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 8:00am
Atlanta, TX
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Texas Gun Show

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 9:00am
Maude Cobb Activity Center
Longview, TX
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EGMS Colos Curre

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 9:00am
Walker Place Park
Bossier City, LA
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2018 National Black Rodeo Finals

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 8:00pm
CenturyLink Center
Bossier City, LA
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Sportspectrum Turkey Trot

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 8:00am
Shreveport, LA
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Rockets Over The Red Fireworks Festival

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 4:00pm
Shreveport, LA
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Ducks Unlimited - Pittsburg Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Pittsburg  Dinner
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Efurd Orchard 4004 US 271 S, Pittsburg
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Bossier Parish Sheriff / Wheeln Hunt

Bossier Parish Sheriff / Wheeln Hunt
Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 12:00am
Plain Dealing, LA
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Hometown Christmas Jingle 5k/10k And Fun Run

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 7:30am
Atlanta High School
Atlanta, TX
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Classic Arms Productions Gun and Knife Show

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 9:00am
Bossier Civic Center
Bossier City, LA
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Benton Christmas on the Square Festival

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 10:00am
Heritage Village Square
Benton, LA
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