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Best Bets for Wednesday, March 22, 2023

March 21, 2023 at 10:00 p.m.

This week's best bets for arts, entertainment and more.


6K4Water, a 6K run/walk to raise money for, which digs wells for third world communities, is 8 a.m. Saturday, beginning and ending at Fellowship Bible Church, 1601 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas. Registration is $25 at Info: [email protected]

The 2023 Texarkana Home & Garden Show, presented by Texarkana Home Builders Association, is 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas. Admission is free. Info:

Binning Farm, 6277 FM 2149, Maud, Texas, has the third annual spring plant and craft sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, with many vendors. Info:

Poised on Purpose presents "Purse Swap On Purpose" from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, at The Old Church House, Hosston, Louisiana. Bring a gently used, stylish purse, containing a mini manicure set, hand lotion, mints in a tin, Kleenex tissue and a mirror, for the purse swap. Event also features prizes, tea service, crafts, games, make and take, and more. RSVP to 870-899-4490.

Rhea Lana's of Texarkana hosts a family shopping event open to the public at noon Sunday at Central Mall, 2400 Richmond Rd., Texarkana, Texas, in the former men's Dillards. Clothes, shoes, baby equipment, furniture, toys, books, electronics and more. Tickets available for purchase . Info: 501-256-6423, [email protected] or

ColorHype TXK hosts "Jeep Adventure" Paint & Sip at 1 p.m. Sunday; and "Midnight Merlot" Paint & Sip at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Redbone Magic Brewery, 1304 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas. Info:

The 78th Annual Four States Fair & Rodeo runs Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 9, at the Four States Fairgrounds. Events include the 4 States Rodeo. Info:

Harvest Regional Food Bank, 3120 E. 19th St., Texarkana, Arkansas, hosts its 17th annual Wine & Jazz Gala from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 31, at The Silvermoon on Broad, 217 West Broad St., Texarkana, Texas. Live music by Candace Taylor & Trio, live painting, and featuring food and wine pairings by local chefs. Info: 870-774-1398 or [email protected]

Sullivan Performing Arts Center John Thomas Theatre, 3941 Summerhill Rd., Texarkana, Texas, presents "Cinderella" as a part of the World Ballet Series, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31. Tickets are $55 to $89. Info:

The Texarkana, Arkansas, Parks and Recreation Department hosts Breakfast With The Easter Bunny from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 1, at the Texarkana Recreation Center, 1 Legion St., Texarkana, Arkansas. Breakfast, games, gift bags, and pictures with the bunny. Admission is free and open to everyone.

Texarkana Care Clinic presents a children's health and wellness Egg-Stravaganza from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Washington Community Development Center, 1900 Marietta St., Texarkana, Arkansas. Info:

Gifts & Talents Agency presents the 4th annual Rhythm & Blues Fool event on Saturday, April 1, at Texarkana Convention Center, 4610 Cowhorn Creek Rd., Texarkana, Texas. Info:

Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas, hosts the Opportunities, Inc. Angel Guild's 2nd Annual Sunday Funday at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 2. Live entertainment with Chace Rains, barbeque by Naaman's Barbeque, an open bar, and a baggo tournament. Tickets are $100. Info: 903-791-2284 or [email protected]

Farmers Bank Foundation Distinguished Speaker Series presents Terry Bradshaw speaking at the Hilton Garden Inn Texarkana Convention Center, 2910 South Cowhorn Creek Loop, Texarkana, Texas, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6. A private cocktail reception with Terry Bradshaw is at 5 p.m. before the lecture at Farmers Bank & Trust, 2900 St. Michael Dr., Texarkana, Texas. Reservations are $250 for the reception, dinner and lecture, and $125 for the dinner and lecture. Info:

The Texarkana Sesquicentennial Time Capsule/Festival is Friday, April 14, and Saturday, April 15, in downtown Texarkana. Live music and a display of the items in the centennial time capsule buried in Sheppard Park in 1973.

Tree Haven, 1343 County Road 4224, Simms, Texas, hosts a spring market from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 16. Vendor registration available at

Balm and Honey Farm, Hughes Springs, Texas, has a Beekeeping for Beeginers class from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Local Habit, 330 East New Boston Rd., Nash, Texas. Tickets are $75 with all materials and food provided. Discounts available for pairs. Info: or

The 29th annual Literacy Council Spelling Bee is 6 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Silvermoon on Broad, 217 West Broad St., Texarkana, Texas. Info:

The 2023 Fouke Monster Festival begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Fouke Middle School, 403 Panther Dr., Fouke, Arkansas. Bigfoot presentations, tours, vendors, and more. Info:

The second Boomtown Border Steak Cookoff is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Dot's Ace Hardware, 3411 Richmond Rd., Texarkana, Texas. Over $3000 in cash prizes for the best steams and burgers and "Anything With Cheese" as separate categories. Entry fees for separate categories. Info:


Fat Jack's, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Arkansas, has Old Habits Friday; SnakeBone on Saturday, and Alley Heaston on Thursday. UPCOMING: Def Leggend, a Def Leppard tribute band, performs on Friday, April 14. Info: 870-774-JACK.

Hopkins Icehouse, 301 East 3rd St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has Drum and Base Friday and Chase Rains on Saturday. Info:

67 Landing, 8400 West 7th St., Texarkana, Texas, has Tailgate Poets at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Ed Bowman and the Rock City Players at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $5 cover. Info: 903-280-5658, or

The Hideout, 311 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has Hailey Wright & The Wrong at 8 p.m. Saturday. Info: 870-330-4165 and

1923 Banana Club, 223 Front St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has Majestic at 8 p.m. today; and The Smitty G Experience at 8 p.m. Saturday. Info: 903-824-7674 or

Perot Theatre, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Texas, has Brian Dunbar performing "Masterworks IV - Spectacular Stories" is at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 15. Info: 903-792-4992 or

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. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Current public healthy and safety guidelines will be upheld. All museum systems are open except The Omni Theater. Info: or 817-255-9300.

Arts & Ends

The Gallery, 105 Olive St., Texarkana, Arkansas, hosts a Beginner Watercolor Workshop presented by Eileen Stearman from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Registration available. ALSO: The Cassondra Riddle Memorial Exhibit is available Friday through April 8, featuring artwork created by the artist as therapy for herself, sons, and caregivers. Info: 870-330-5003 or

TRAHC African-American Committee hosts the 21st regional celebration of African American Artists showcasing photos by Dr. Ernest C. Withers, through Saturday, at the Regional Arts Center, 321 West 4th St., Texarkana, Texas. The exhibit also features local photographers and a High School Cell Phone Photography competition. Info:


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

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