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Friends of the (Texarkana) Library has a book sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 320 W. Broad St. All travel and art books half-price.


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


Ouachita County Fair runs through Saturday 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 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 live music with Cajun Blue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in conjunction with the Four States Fair 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 in the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall, admission free; "The Conlon Nancarrow Conference for New Music" opening session is 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; TC Music and Movies "Big Bangs of Music: Notation" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall, admission free; and "Autumn in Paris" choir program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Texas A&M University Center Third Floor Tri-State Iron & Metal Atrium. Admission is free, donations accepted.


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 and Friday, Sept. 20; Naz Edwards on Friday, Sept. 20, and Michael Garvin from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday 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 6-18, and free for children under 6. Info: 318-624-0911, 318-624-1929 or


Magic Springs Theme & Water Park, Hot Springs, Ark., has "Magic Screams" from noon to 11 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 9 p.m. Sundays from Sept. 28 through Oct. 28. Attractions available for all ages. Admission before tax is $29.99 for adults, $24.99 for children and seniors, and season passes are $79.99 plus tax. Info:


Texarkana Moose Lodge, 415 South Robinson Road, hosts a Fall Fest Car and Bike Show from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Pre-registration is $20, and $25 at the gate from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Judging is from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors are wanted. Info: [email protected]


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


Perot Theatre, 221 W. Main St., Texarkana, Texas, hosts "The Rescue Story Tour" featuring Zach Williams with special guest Josh Baldwin at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. Tickets $25 and $45, or $100 VIP. Tickets available at 903-792-4992. Info:


Murphy USA and Main Street El Dorado presents Smoke on the Square Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26, in downtown El Dorado, Ark. There are grilling competitions with $20,000 in prizes, free outdoor concerts featuring White Mustang Band, Anna Benson of Moonshine Mafia, Journey tribute band Escape and Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band The Breeze, with a $25 VIP experience available, as well as a fun zone, children and pets costume contests, pie-eating contests, bake-off and more. Info: 870-862-4747 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 Wes Jeans today, Melissa Hembree & Whiskey Union on Saturday and Blade Petty on Thursday.


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 and guests Sandi Martin, Charlie Causey and Lynn Landry.


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.


Over 30 Dance Club hosts The Edge of Texas Band 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.


The Gas Light Club, 800 N Main St., Hope, Ark., has Fred Searcy's My Kind of Country from 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, to 2 p.m. $6 at the door.


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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