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TexRep presents "The Waverly Gallery," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at Texarkana College Stilwell Theatre. Info: 903-831-7827 or [email protected] or

Ouachita County Fair is Wednesday, Sept. 11 through Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Ouachita County Recreational Center, 2708 Mount Holly Road, Camden, Ark. There are exhibits, crafts, tournaments, a ladies night out and more. Admission is $5, with advance armbands for $15, or $20 at the door. Parking is free. Info:

The 2019-2020 Perot Theatre Series begins with "The Magic Flute" on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Regional Arts Center. Info: 903-792-4992 or

1894 City Market, at the corner of Front and Olive streets in downtown Texarkana, has the live music with Cajun Blue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 in conjunction with the Four States Fair and Rodeo Parade. Vendor booths are available for free, $10, or $20 at street level, $20 at the dock, and $40 inside with air conditioning, with $20 for electricity and $25 for a canopy rental. Info: 870-772-5026 or

Texarkana College hosts a Young Artist Winner Concert featuring Alex Hersh on cello and Mary Scott Goode on piano at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall, admission free; "The Conlon Nancarrow Conference for New Music" opening session from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall, $10 suggested donation for both days; and TC Music and Movies "Big Bangs of Music: Notation" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall, admission free.

Centenary College, 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, La., hosts Songbook South Inspiration Weekend Workshops with Russ Kassoff from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, and Friday, Sept. 20; Naz Edwards on Friday, Sept. 20, and Michael Garvin from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, and Friday, Sept. 20. Info:

The 21st Annual Haynesville Celebration of Butterflies is Saturday, Sept. 21, at Claiborne Parish Fair Complex, 1563 Fairgrounds Drive, Haynesville, La. Admission is $4 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 18, and free for children under 6. Info: 318-624-0911, 318-624-1929 or

The first ever HARK Festival, a day-long festival and student competition, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at LSU Shreveport. Held in conjunction with Pioneer Heritage Center's Open Day. All students are eligible to participate for cash prizes in each age group by submitting projects ranging from essays and photographs to recipes, original songs and more. Submissions may be submitted through 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. Info:

Championship Wrestling of Arkansas presents "Lloyd's Rumble" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Hot Springs Convention Center, Hall D. The featured guests include Marcus "Buff" Bagwell, "The LVR Boy" Matt Riviera, "The Pope" Elijah Burke, "The Enforcer" Arn Anderson, "Cowboy" Bob Orton, and several Arkansas native wrestlers. Info and tickets: 479-518-5205 or

Arts and Ends

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

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, Hwy. 71 and Main St., Ashdown, Ark., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free. Museum hosts Civil War and Weapons Exhibits and a carved hearse.

DeKalb Williams House Museum, 303 E. Front St., DeKalb, Texas, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Museum hosts memorabilia and artifacts depicting Bowie County life through the generations.


Fat Jack's, State Line Avenue, Texarkana, hosts Donnie & Dustin Dodson Friday, Sept. 6Relentless on Saturday, and Chance Miller on Thursday.

Maytag Opry, 908 W. 3rd St., Texarkana, Texas, home of live country music and dance, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 will feature the Maytag Opry Band and guests Dorothy Hinman, Frank Ross and Jim Barron.

Texarkana, Arkansas Elks No. 399, 4701 Garland Ave., Texarkana, Ark., has LocaMotion from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. Members and guests, no cover charge. Info: [email protected]

Joe Dale Cleghorn and Friends will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 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.

Over 30 Dance Club hosts Jim Smith and Mass Transit from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at Texarkana, Texas, Elks Lodge 3702 New Boston Road. A pot luck dinner is at 6:30 p.m. 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.

The American Legion Post 488, 1500 U.S. Highway 82, New Boston, Texas, hosts Durango at 8 p.m. Saturday. Cover $7. No smoking. 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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