|Cadet Program Civil Air Patrol
Cadet Program Civil Air Patrol meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Texarkana Regional Airport Building 13, for ages 12 to 18 years. Call 870-773-2992.
1/31/2013 to 12/31/2015 | | Community
Tonk and Barbara Edwards
Italian Cafe Restaurant, corner of State Line Avenue and Texas Boulevard, will have Tonk and Barbara Edwards performing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night. Info: 903-791-0811.
11/08/2013 to 12/31/2013 | Italian Cafe Restaurant | Arts/Entertainment
The Holiday on Ice Skating Rink
The Holiday on Ice Skating Rink will operate today through Sunday, Jan. 5 at Little Creek Park, Mount Vernon, Texas. Hours of operation are 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 per person. The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. Info: 903-537-4365 or visit mt-vernon.com.
11/15/2013 to 1/05/2014 | Little Creek Park, Mount Vernon, Texas | Arts/Entertainment
Rail of Lights Christmas and New Year's Train
Historic Jefferson Railway, Jefferson, Texas, will present its annual Rail of Lights Christmas and New Year’s Train. The Christmas Train opens Thursday, Nov. 28 and runs Thursdays-Sundays through Saturday, Dec. 22 (Closed Dec. 1). The Rail of Lights New Year’s Train runs Dec. 26-29 and Dec. 31 featuring the dropping of the ball in Times Square, beverages, noisemakers and fireworks. Times vary for train rides. Tickets are available at railoflights.com. For more information visit jeffersonrailway.com.
11/28/2013 to 12/31/2013 | Historic Jefferson Railway | Arts/Entertainment
professional screenwriting workshop
A professional screenwriting workshop will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays beginning Nov. 30 through Dec. 14 at Washington, Ark., Fire Department conference room with former Hollywood screenplay executive, Claude Brickell. Cost: $45 and includes a copy of Claude’s primer on screenwriting.
11/30/2013 to 12/14/2013 | Washington, Ark., Fire Department | Arts/Entertainment
Women for the Arts Open House and Arts Market
Women for the Arts and For Arts’ Sake Gift Shop present “Open House and Arts Market” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Regional Arts Center, 321 W. Fourth St. in downtown Texarkana. Event features local and regional artists offering original works for sale just in time for the holidays. Light refreshments served. Info: 903-792-8681.
12/06/2013 to 12/07/2013 | Regional Arts Center | Arts/Entertainment
Texarkana Community Ballet will present “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6; 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Perot Theatre. Tickets are $8-$12. Info: 903-792-4992.
12/06/2013 to 12/08/2013 | Perot Theatre | Arts/Entertainment
Homes for the Holidays
New Boston, Texas, United Fund will present “Homes for the Holidays”, a Christmas tour of homes, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Tickets are $5 and available at New Boston Chamber of Commerce. Info: 903-278-3090.
12/07/2013 to 12/07/2013 | New Boston, Texas | Arts/Entertainment
Christmas on Main
Christmas on Main will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 in downtown Hooks, Texas, featuring vendors, games and activities for kids. Breakfast with Santa will be 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Downtowner restaurant; the Hopping Hornets will perform at 10:30 a.m.; and the Christmas parade will begin at noon. The Hooks Fire Department will serve barbecue and stuffed baked potatoes until 2 p.m.
12/07/2013 to 12/07/2013 | Hooks, Texas | Arts/Entertainment
Foreman, Ark., Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7.
12/07/2013 to 12/07/2013 | Foreman, Ark. | Arts/Entertainment
27th annual Christmas and Candelight
Historic Washington State Park will present its 27th annual Christmas and Candlelight from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 14 featuring thousands of luminaries and special music while enjoying a tour of locations and homes in 19th century style decorations. Evening programming and tours begin at 1 p.m. and music at 5 p.m. Tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for children (6-12) plus tax. Info: 870-983-2684 or visit historicwashingtonstatepark.com.
12/07/2013 to 12/14/2013 | Historic Washington State Park | Arts/Entertainment
chili supper fundraiser and Christmas parade (Avery, Texas)
Avery, Texas, Volunteer Fire Department will host a chili supper fundraiser at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the fire station, 135 N. Austin St. Avery has received a grant for a new brush truck. It is a ten percent matching grant. Donations will be taken. The Avery Christmas parade will begin at 5 p.m. with the line up starting at 4:30 p.m. at the school. Info: 903-684-5131.
12/07/2013 to 12/07/2013 | Avery, Texas, Fire Station | Arts/Entertainment
Christmas on the Caddo Fireworks Festival
Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival will kick off at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Earl G. Williamson Park, Oil City, La., with over 40 acres of shopping, food and family fun. A performance by Travis Whitehead will take place followed by a grand fireworks show at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Info: 318-631-0182 or visit christmasoncaddofireworks.com.
12/07/2013 to 12/07/2013 | Earl G. Williamson Park | Arts/Entertainment
Christmas concert with Carol Collins-Miles
Former Top Model, Carol Collins-Miles (Carol Miles) will perform a Christmas concert from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Central Mall next to Dillard’s.
12/08/2013 to 12/08/2013 | Central Mall next to Dillards | Arts/Entertainment
Toys for Tots Motorcycle Ride
Toys for Tots Motorcycle Ride will be held Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. leaving Dwight’s Bikers Dream, Texas 98, New Boston, Texas, and 10 a.m. leaving Central Mall from the parking lot of Capital One and Sears. A toy auction will take place at noon at the Elk’s Lodge, 3702 New Boston Rd. Admission is $5 or a new toy.
12/08/2013 to 12/08/2013 | Dwight's Bikers Dream and Central Mall | Arts/Entertainment