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This week’s best bets on arts, entertainment and more.


Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas hosts Temple’s Drawdown and Casino Night Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $100 for two people with a chance to win $5,000. There will be dinner prepared by Pop’s Place, drinks and casino tables. Tickets are limited. Info:

The Sportsplex by Healthcare Express, 5610 Richmond Rd., Texarkana, Texas is hosting XLR8 Family Day Friday from 12-2pm. The day is free for members and $10 for non-members. About: 903-838-4697 or [email protected]

Mattie Lanier Richey Center, 101 Sportsplex Dr., Atlanta, Texas will be offering Back To School Bingo on Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 or four for $100, and include eight rounds of bingo, ink stamps, and dinner. Raffles, food, prizes and more. Proceeds will benefit FlipNCheer Legacy & T3 Elite. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Info: 903-796-3296.

Silvermoon on Broad, 217 W. Broad St., Texarkana, Texas has “The Drowsy Chaperone” on Fridays and Saturdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Parental guidance is recommended. Info:

The Hope Watermelon Festival, Hope, Arkansas will be held on Thursday, August 11 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., or Saturday, August 13, are open until June 30th. Events include a 5K race, Watermelon Olympics, Watermelon Idol Talent Contest, Talent Show, Kidz Zone and more. Info:

The Women’s Basketball League for 40-60 year olds is accepting applications for players, coaches and umpires at the Southwest Center, 3222 West 7th St., Texarkana, Texas. Register by Friday, August 12th. $25 entry fee. About: 903-559-7560 or [email protected]

The Joel Wright Art Gallery, 125 College Drive, Texarkana, Texas is hosting a Summer Full Moon Drum Circle on Friday, August 12 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Bring a drum or watch, learn to play. Additional drums may be available but not guaranteed.

Myrtle Springs Baptist Church, 555 CR 2111, Hooks, Texas is hosting a David Briggs Memorial Car Show on Saturday, August 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free lunch with a variety of car and truck categories. Proceeds benefit needy families in Hooks. About: 903-701-0271 or [email protected]

The 51st Annual New Boston Pioneer Days Festival will be held Wednesday, August 17 through Saturday, August 20 at T&P Trail Head Park, No. Trail Head Park Plaza, New Boston, Texas. Food, arts and crafts and vendors. Info:

Team Shelby Southern Plains Region Four State Stampede will be held Friday, August 19 through Sunday, August 21 at the Texarkana Convention Center, 4610 Cowhorn Creek Rd., Texarkana, Texas. Registration is done on Info:

Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk will be held starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, Saturday, August 20, Friday, August 26, and Saturday, August 27, all meeting at Kress Gap, 116 W. Broad St., Texarkana, Texas. Tickets are available from Eventbrite for $15 each, with a discount for groups of 10 or more. Info:

Hamiltons Farm Takeover Carnival, an autism awareness extravaganza, will be held Saturday, August 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Hamiltons Farm, 2801 Arkansas Blvd., Texarkana, Arkansas. Nerf wars, laser tag, mobile video games, vendors, food trucks, rides and more. Admission is $10 for children and free for adults. Information is available on Hamiltons Farm Facebook.

Richmond Road Baptist Church, 5805 Richmond Rd., Texarkana, Texas is hosting an outdoor movie night of The Secret Life of Pets 2 on Saturday, August 20 at 8 p.m. The parking lot opens half an hour before the film. Bring blankets and blankets chairs or truck beds. Info:

ColorHype TXK will be hosting Paint and Sip from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 25 at 67 Landing, 8400 West 7th St., Texarkana, Texas. All paint and sip event materials included. ALSO: An Acrylic Pour event will be held Tuesday, August 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Redbone Magic Brewing, 1304 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas. Tickets to Acrylic Pour are $40 and include two 8×10 screens and a first drink. Info:

Hopkins Icehouse, 301 E. 3rd St., Texarkana, Arkansas, is hosting its first annual Hot Dog Eating Contest benefiting the Harvest Regional Food Bank on Friday, August 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Music by Seige starts at 5:00 p.m. Contest starts at 6:30 p.m. $5 entry tickets, $20 individual entry and $50 entry for a team of four. The information: [email protected]

The Jordan World Circus will be held on Monday, August 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Four States Fairground, 3700 E. 50th St., Texarkana, Arkansas. Info:

The Atlanta Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Moonlight Madness Sale on Sunday, September 4 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in downtown Atlanta, Texas. Shops will be open late and there will be live music and vendors. Info:

Friends For A Cause is hosting a kickball tournament on Saturday, September 10th at Karrh Park, 2102 S. Ann St., Texarkana, Texas. The cost is $100 per team, with check-in at 8:30am and first game at 9:30am. Vendors and food trucks will be present. Pre-register with Suki O’Neal at 903-278-8867 or [email protected]

Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas is hosting a car and bike show on Saturday, September 17th. Registration is open from 8am to 11am, with judging at 11:30am and awards ceremony at 1pm $20 per entry. Proceeds go to the Texarkana Out of the Darkness Suicide Walk. About: 903-348-6229.


Fat Jack’s, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Arkansas has Trophy Husband on Friday, Trey Johnson on Saturday and Allan McEneaney on Thursday. Info: 870-774-JACK.

1923 Banana Club, 223 Front St., has the Josh Lawrence Trio on Fridays at 8 p.m. and Phed on Saturdays at 5 p.m. About: 903-824-7674.

67 Landing, 8400 West 7th St., Texarkana, Texas has Lane Bricker on the patio from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Shelton Band from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Info:

The Hideout, 311 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas has Heather Linn & The Deacons Saturday at 9 p.m. with $10 admission. Must be 21 years old and have valid ID. Info: 870-330-4165 and

MJ’s Bar & Pizzeria, 14553 FM 3129, Queen City, Texas has a Runaway Orphan on Saturday, August 13 at 9 p.m. About: 903-796-3445.

Music City Texas Theater, 108 Legion St., Linden, Texas, has Hickory Hill on Saturday, August 20 at 8 p.m. For tickets and information: 903-756-9934 or

Historic Washington State Park, Old Washington, Arkansas, presents the annual Music In The Park summer concert series on Saturday, August 20, featuring Clarke Buehling, banjo player. Shows start at 7:30pm, gift shop is open for refreshments. Guests are asked to bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on. Information: 870-983-2684 or

Museums & History

Ace of Clubs House, 420 Pine St., Texarkana, Texas is hosting Yoga On The Lawn, a fundamentals of yoga class on Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 am. About: 903-793-4831, [email protected]or

Sci-Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, Louisiana has GamePort: An Interactive Gaming Playground through October 2nd. Promoting a variety of science-based career options in the video game industry. Info:

The Perot Nature and Science Museum is open Monday and Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm, Sunday from 11am to 5pm and is closed on Tuesday. Members-only access is available Saturday from 9:00am to 10:00am and Sunday from 10:00am to 11:00am. Guests are strongly advised to purchase timed entry tickets in advance at The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas, Texas. Visit or call 214-428-5555.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth, Texas, hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Current public health and safety guidelines are followed. All museum systems are open except The Omni Theater. Info: or 817-255-9300.

Arts & Ends

The Gallery, 105 Olive St., Texarkana, Arkansas, presents an exhibition by 903 Artisans, a group of artists from the Cass County, Texas area. Information: 870-330-5003 or

The current opening hours of the TRAHC gallery are Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free, guided tours by appointment. Info:

(Deadline is Tuesday 10am. Entries should be emailed to [email protected] or [email protected])

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