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Best Bets for June 22, 2022

June 21, 2022 at 10:00 p.m.

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


Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk is held beginning at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, all meeting at Kress Gap, 116 W. Broad St., Texarkana, Texas. Tickets available at Eventbrite for $15 each, with a discount for groups of 10 and up. Info:

The 2022 National Junior Santa Gertrudis Show, "Deja Moo All Over Again" is through Saturday at Four States Fairgrounds, 3700 E. 50th St., Texarkana, Arkansas. Info:

The Friends of the Library Texarkana Public Library hosts a moving sale Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Memberships available at the door. Everything is half-price in June.

Whiskey River Country, 310 E. 49th St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has "SlapFest USA" at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets available through Info:

Boy Scouts of America Caddo Area Council presents "Rumble In The Park" car and motorcycle show on Saturday at Spring Lake Park. Registration is $25 open from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., with awards given at 2 p.m. 50/50 pot, food, and more. Info: [email protected] or

Crazy Horse Saloon, 1211 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has "CDX Benefit, Fish Fry, Auction" from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. All you can eat fish for $20 provided by Doc's, auction at 2 p.m.

The 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala by Teachers Support Teachers is 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Garrison Gardens, 370 MC 509, Texarkana, Arkansas. Tickets are $40. Info:

Octavia's Activity Center, 2315 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas, hosts "90's Exotic Nights" from 9 p.m. Friday, July 1 to 1 a.m. Live entertainment, shopping, spoken word, comedy, Paint and Sip, and dancing with DJ Hollygrove. Tickets available at

A Brunch Popup Shop hosted by Kalex & Mariah with catering by Deavyon Ross is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas. Popup admission is $10, general admission with one free drink and plate is $15, and VIP admission with unlimited drinks and one plate plus a door prize is $25. Info:

The Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce, with City of Atlanta, presents SummerFest & Fireworks 2022 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at 606 S. Louise St., Atlanta, Texas. Free parking and admission, vendors, yard games, and live music. Info:

New Boston Freedom Fest is 6 p.m. Monday, July 4, at T&P Trail Head Park, No. 1 Trail Head Park Plaza, New Boston, Texas. Live music, Boy Scouts selling hamburgers, and fireworks at 9 p.m. Bring your own lawn chairs. Info:

ColorHype TXK hosts Acrylic Pour painting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at Redbone Magic Brewery, 1304 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas. Tickets include two 8x10 canvas and your first drink. UPCOMING: Paint and Sip is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at 67 Landing, 8400 West 7th St., Texarkana, Texas. AND: Paint and Sip is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at Redbone Magic Brewery. All supplies include for Paint and Sip events. Info:

Downtown Live is on the second Friday of every month from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Texarkana. Enjoy local entertainment for all ages. Come experience live art from a plethora of mediums on Friday, July 8.

Ross & Shoalmire along with Southern Caregivers to present Senior Summer Ball at the Mall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, July 8, at Central Mall, 2400 Richmond Rd, Texarkana, Texas. Vendors, activities, and Bingo games every hour. Admission is free.

Fat Jack's, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Arkansas, has a Luau Birthday Party for Lisa Houser, Russ McDermott, and Michelle Kvardo at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Info: 870-774-JACK.

Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas, hosts The Texarkana Home Builders Association's Cornhole Tournament at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 17. Two brackets are available for "pro" players and "just for fun" players. Cost is $125 per two person teams. Registration is at or 903-748-9766. Info: or

The D.A.P.P.E.R. at Park Place, 2905 Arkansas Blvd., Texarkana, Arkansas, hosts "Derby Days: Speed Dating" at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Info: 903-306-9273 or 903-949-2676.

Texarkana Texas Ruff Ryders present The Caribbean Connection from Friday, July 22, to Sunday, July 24, at Texarkana Arkansas Convention Center, 5200 Convention Plaza Drive, Texarkana, Arkansas. Wave your flags, rep your island or a place you'd love to go to. Events include a car, truck and bike show, music, vendors, and food trucks. Special rates available at the Holiday Inn.

Holiday Inn Arkansas Convention Center, 5200 Convention Plaza Drive, Texarkana, Arkansas, has "One Night Only: An Evening Of Elegance" starring Calvin Richardson from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Online tickets available at Elite, VIP, Reserve and general admission tickets available. Info: 682-252-2149.

Children's Camps

St. James Day School, 5501 North State Line Avenue, Texarkana, Texas, has Techknow Camps 2022 for ages Kindergarten through 8th Grade with Ms. Kirkland and Mrs. Denise, with weekly sessions Monday through Friday, July 1. Morning and afternoon sessions available, at $75. Children enrolled in both sessions must bring their own lunch. Water and snacks provided. Info: 903-277-5881 or [email protected] and [email protected] ALSO: A Spartan Summer Camp is offered for students ages 3 through completion of eighth grade, with weekly sessions through Friday, July 29. Cost is $150 a week, with half-days available. Cash and check accepted, or MySchoolWallet for St. James students. Info:

TRAHC, 312 West 4th Street, Texarkana, Texas, hosts ArtWall camps with professional artists Lauren Lollies and Darlene Taylor, available from 10 a.m. to noon for ages first grade through fourth grade, and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. for ages fifth grade through eighth grade, from Tuesday, July 5 through Thursday, July 7. AND: Sculptarama with Kay Thomas is available from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22, for ages second grade through sixth grade. Limited spots available, cost is $55, with scholarships available. TRAHC shirts included with all camps, and scholarships available. Info: 903-792-8681 or [email protected]

The Silvermoon on Broad, 217 West Broad Street, Texarkana, Texas, has Children's Theatre Minishows Drama Camps for ages 7-16, with "The Claw: A New Children's Musical" sessions from Monday through Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29; and "Under The Sea: A Pirate Adventure" from Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 15. Cost is $225. Info:


Fat Jack's, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Arkansas, has I've Heard Worse on Friday, Moss Brothers Band on Saturday and Chace Rains on Thursday. Info: 870-774-JACK.

Twisted Fork Grill & Bar, 5522 Summerhill Rd., Texarkana, Texas, has Carol Miles and Friends from 7 p.m. Friday, July 8. Info:

Museums & History

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science operates from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, and is closed Tuesday. Member-only access available from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday. Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase timed-entry tickets on sale 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 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Current public healthy and safety guidelines will be upheld. All museum systems are open except The Omni Theater. Info:

Arts & Ends

The 1894 Gallery, 105 Olive St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has Ashley Autrey's "Searching for Center" exhibit and Feature artist Abigail Elliott's Photography exhibit currently showing. UPCOMING: Local art teachers wishing to participate in the Local Art Teacher Exhibit should contact the gallery and bring work by before 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Info: 870-330-5003 or

TRAHC has Anthony Bruce speaking on Keeping The Art in an Art Teacher from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21. Current gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free, with tours available by appointment. Info:

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