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January 10th, 2019 in Features

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Second Saturday Trade Days is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1894 City Market, at the corner of Front and Olive streets in downtown Texarkana. Clean out after Christmas event, garage sales, flea market items, art, music, etc. Info: 870-772-5026 or 1894citymarket.com.


Friends of the (Texarkana) Library has a book sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 320 W. Broad St. Trade paperbacks, fitness, diet, and exercise books are half-price.


Marshall Regional Arts Council hosts "Close To You" with Carpenters Tribute band featuring Trinity Episcopal Elementary Students at 7 p.m. today at Marshall Convention Center, 2501 East End Blvd. S., Marshall, Texas. Info: 903-935-4484 or marshallartscouncil.org.


Texarkana Symphony Orchestra and Texas A&M University-Texarkana present the next concert in their 2nd annual Chamber Music Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Tri-State Metal and Ironworks Atrium, 7101 University Ave. The series is free, advance reserved seating is available for $20 per concert or $80 for the full season. Info: texarkanasymphony.org.


Texarkana Regional Chorale presents a great semester of music beginning with vocal placements for new singers from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Music Hall of the Texarkana College Stilwell Humanities Building, with rehearsals through May. Tuition is $120 for the year or $70 per semester. UPCOMING: A concert, "Soul Fest" celebrating Black History Month is at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Guest performers include Grambling State University Concert Choir and Liberty-Eylau Varsity Choir. Admission is free, donations accepted. Info: txkregionalchorale@gmail.com.


Cinemark 14, 4230 St. Michael Drive in Texarkana, presents "BTS World Tour Love Yourself in Seoul" at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Special pricing applies. Info: fathomeventscom.


The Fourth Annual Organ Donation Awareness 5K/10K Run and Family Stroll is at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, beginning at CHRISTUS St. Michael Imaging Center, 2500 St. Michael Drive, Texarkana, Texas. The family stroll begins after the runners start. Race awards will be presented at 10 a.m. Info: 903-319-6537.


Hempstead Hall Concert Theater, Hope, Ark., will host the Ark-La-Tex Outdoor Expo on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2. Vendor space available, 24 slots indoors and unlimited outdoor spaces. Info: 870-772-8565 or at hempsteadhall.com.


Arts and Ends

The Ace of Clubs House, 420 Pine St., Texarkana, Texas, plans to open an exhibit of the impact of African-American servants in the operation of prominent homes in the area. Former servants and relatives are invited to share photos, experiences and family histories. Info: 903-793-4831 or aceofclubs@texarkanamuseums.org.


Texas A&M University-Texarkana, 7101 University Ave., Texarkana, Texas, presents fine art and graphic design exhibits by Krysten Haynes from Tuesday through Feb. 28, with an artist reception on Jan. 15. Info: 870-571-7088.


Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council has drop-in STEAM sessions geared for ages 4-11, with "Magic Drawings!" learning about Op-Art to create anamorphic drawings and illusions, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. An adult must accompany each child. Info: 903-792-8681, bblack@trahc.org, or trahc.org.


TRAHC has various exhibitions, including "Allen Phillips: Liquid Soul" through Jan. 12; "Charlie Cook: The Beauty We Love" through Jan. 26; and "Who is You? Works by Quentin Pace" Jan. 24 through March 19.


Arts on Main will have open mosaic classes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays across from the Perot Theater in downtown Texarkana. Info: 903-792-8681.


Regional Arts Center, 321 W. Fourth St., downtown Texarkana, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Tours are free. Info: 903-792-8681.


Museums & History

Texarkana Museums System hosts a Musical Highlights Tour of Texarkana at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. Tours begin at the Museum of Regional History, 219 State Line Ave., Texarkana, Texas. Tickets are $15, refreshments will be served. Info: 903-793-4831 or texarkanamuseums.org.


Museum of the Red River, Idabel, Okla., has the exhibit "Recent Acquisitions," featuring ethnographic art from around the world, until Jan. 27. Info: museumoftheredriver.org.


Four States Auto Museum, 217 Laurel St., Texarkana, Ark., offers a unique automotive collection. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Tours available by appointment. Admission is free.


The President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site in Hope, Ark., offers exhibits and tours of the home where Clinton spent his first 10 years. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Sunday. Free admission. Info: 870-777-4455.


Two Rivers Museum on Main Street in Ashdown, Ark., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Admission is free. Museum hosts Civil War and Weapons Exhibits.


Nevada County Depot and Museum is at 403 West First St. South in Prescott, Ark.



Scottie's Grill, 8400 W. Seventh St., Texarkana, Texas, has Darrin Morris at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the patio. $10 cover. Info: 903-838-4745.


Maytag Opry, 908 W. 3rd St., Texarkana, Texas, home of live country music and dance, at 7 p.m. today will feature the Maytag Opry Band with special guests Ashley Powell, Leslie Hux and Tyler Timmons.


Over 30 Dance Club hosts Jim Smith and Mass Transit from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at Texarkana, Texas, Elks Lodge, 3702 New Boston Road. No outside drinks allowed. Admission is $5 for members and $6 for guests. Membership is not required. For reserved seating, call Janet at 903-832-4496.


Locked and Loaded will perform at 8 p.m. today at Billy T. Norton VFW Post 4562, U.S. Highway 82 E. Cover is $8. Membership not required. For more information, contact 870-772-1772.


The American Legion Post 488, 1500 U.S. Highway 82, New Boston, Texas, hosts Durango at 8 p.m. Saturday. Cover is $7, membership not required. Info: 903-628-3456.


Other Entertainment

Double R International Room, 6900 N. State Line, has Freddyvon and Vicki hosting karaoke at 9 p.m. Fridays.


Pop's Place, 6701 East Broad St., has Know It All Trivia at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, and Texarkana Jazz Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. every third Thursday.


Fat Jack's Oyster Bar, 3324 N. State Line Ave. in Texarkana, has live action trivia game shows at 8 p.m. every Sunday. Free to play and prizes for winners.


Texarkana Elks Lodge, 3702 New Boston Road, has TNA karaoke on second Saturday of the month. Call 903-832-5405. No cover. Smoke free.


Backyard Social Club, Foreman, Ark., has karaoke at 8 p.m. every Friday.


Moonlight Entertainment and Karaoke, 26 E. Commerce St. in Ashdown, is open at 7 p.m. every Friday and Saturday with Wayne and Shannon. Family environment and alcohol and smoke free.


Ted's Hog Wild Sports Grill, Ashdown, Ark., on Lake Millwood, has karaoke every Friday night. Memberships are available. Info: 870-898-3693.

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