This week’s best bets on arts, entertainment and more.
Thrive Yoga and Wellness, 2916 Pleasant Grove Rd., Texarkana, Texas presents a Yoga Brunch Crawl every Saturday in July. Event passes cost $15. Complete list of events and locations available on Thrive Facebook. Info: 903-224-5684 or thriveyogatxk.com.
The Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk takes place today and Saturday at 8 p.m. and meets everyone 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: facebook.com/hauntedtexarkana.
Healthcare Express, 4701 W. 7th St., Wake Village, Texas, is hosting Movie Night Under the Stars: Luca today at 8 p.m. Complimentary snacks and drinks while supplies last, guests are welcome to bring their own refreshments. Bring chairs or a blanket. Info: eventbrite.com.
1852 on Austin, 124 E. Austin St., Jefferson, Texas, has FLASHBACK, Louisiana’s premier show band of the ’50s-’60s, with a show “At The Hop,” from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended when ordering dinner. About: 903-601-4457.
Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas hosts a free Teen Resource Fair on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. hosted by Special Health Resources. The first 300 students will receive a backpack full of materials. Kona Ice, live music with DJ HollyGrove, demos from Tonsorial Arts Barber College and Big Slices. ALSO: Temple’s Drawdown and Casino Night take place on Thursdays at 18:00. 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: facebook.com/crosstiestexarkana.
The Sportsplex by Healthcare Express, 5610 Richmond Rd., Texarkana, Texas is hosting XLR8 Family Day on Friday, August 5 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 have Back To School Bingo on Friday, August 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 or four for $100, including 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.
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: hopewatermelonfest.com.
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. Info: 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: facebook.com/NewBostonPioneerDaysFestival.
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 motosho.com. Info: alleevents.in.
Hamiltons Farm Takeover Carnival, an autism awareness extravaganza, will be held on 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: www.richmondroadbaptist.org.
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: facebook.com/colorhypetxk.
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: fourstatesfair.com.
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: eventbrite.com.
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]
TRAHC, 312 West 4th Street, Texarkana, Texas, is hosting a choir and choreography camp for first through eighth graders, with Rebecca Sayadian and Haley Patillo, Monday through Friday, August 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a performance at 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 5. The cost is $135. TRAHC shirts are included in all camps and scholarships are available. About: 903-792-8681 or [email protected]
Historic Washington State Park, Old Washington, Arkansas is home to Community Life of the Past Day Camp for 6-12 year olds Monday through Friday, August 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will participate in the activities of 19th-century peers. The cost is $125 and includes supplies and daily lunch. Registration is due by July 29th. About: 870-983-2684.
Fat Jack’s, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Arkansas has Paul Holder & The Hot Snakes today, Jase Bryant, Paul Holder, Preston Moss & Josh Pinkham on Saturday and PHED, Parson B and the Part Time Sinners during a advantage for Penny Tyrone on Thursday. Info: 870-774-JACK.
Whiskey River Country, 310 E. 49th St., Texarkana, Arkansas, now has Palmer Anthony. Info: www.whiskyrivercountry.com.
The Hideout, 311 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas has Jesse Jenkins from 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. today and Heather Linn & The Deacons on Saturday, August 6 at 9:00 p.m. with an admission of 10 $. Must be 21 years old and have valid ID. Info: 870-330-4165 and facebook.com/thehideouttxk.
67 Landing, 8400 West 7th St., Texarkana, Texas will have Lane Bricker on the patio on Friday, August 5 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Shelton Band from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 6th of August. Info: facebook.com/Hwy67Landing.
Historic Washington State Park, Old Washington, Arkansas, hosts 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 Historicwashingtonstatepark.com.
Museums & History
PJ Ahern Home, 403 Laurel St., Texarkana, Arkansas is hosting a 1940s Murder Mystery Dinner on Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person, $80 for couples, or $40 for TMS members. Tickets must be purchased by July 27th. Info: 903-793-4831 or texarkanamuseums.org/events.
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 texarkanamuseums.org/events.
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 perotmuseum.org. The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas, Texas. Visit perotmuseum.org 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: fwmuseum.org 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 1894gallery.com.
At TRAHC, Anthony Bruce will be speaking on Keeping The Art in an Art Teacher on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The current opening hours of the gallery are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free, guided tours by appointment. Info: trahc.org.
(Deadline is Tuesday 10am. Entries should be emailed to [email protected] or [email protected])