This week’s best bets for art, entertainment and more

This week’s best bets for art, entertainment and more.


ColorHype TXK is hosting a Paint and Sip from 6-8pm on Tuesdays at Redbone Magic Brewery; 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 21, at 67 Landing; and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 24 at Redbone Magic Brewery. All supplies are included for Paint and Sip events, prices available online. Info:

For The Sake Of One, 422 Hickory St., Texarkana, Arkansas, is having a used book sale from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16. All proceeds benefit the local foster/adopt community. Info:

Fat Jack’s, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, AR, is having a Luau Birthday Party for Lisa Houser, Russ McDermott and Michelle Quardo at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 16. Info: 870-774-JACK.

Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, AR, is hosting the Texarkana Home Builders Association Cornhole Tournament at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 17. Two brackets are available for “professional” players and “just for fun” players. The cost is $125 per team of two. Registration is at or 903-748-9766. Info: or

Texarkana Texas Ruff Ryders presents the Caribbean Connection Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24 at the Texarkana Arkansas Convention Center, 5200 Convention Plaza Drive, Texarkana, Arkansas. Wave flags, represent your island or a place you would like to go. Events include a car, truck and motorcycle show, music, vendors and food trucks. Special rates are available at the Holiday Inn.

Whiskey River Country, 310 E. 49th St., Texarkana, AR, has “SlapFest USA” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 22. Tickets and info:

The Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk runs from 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, Saturday, July 23, Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30, all meeting at Kress Gap, 116 W. Broad St., Texarkana, TX . Tickets are available on Eventbrite for $15 each, with a discount for groups of 10 or more. Info:

Hypecon presents Dreaded Showdown, a wrestling show for 21 and up, at Whiskey River Country, 310 E. 49th St., Texarkana, AR, at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, July 23. Doors open at 6pm, admission is $10. Info:

The 2nd Annual Junior Auxiliary 5K Glow Run & Walker is 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturday, July 23rd at Nashville City Park, Nashville, AR. Registration is $30. Info:

DAPPER at Park Place, 2905 Arkansas Blvd., Texarkana, Arkansas, is hosting “Derby Days: Speed ​​Dating” at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, July 23. Info: 903-306-9273 or 903-949-2676.

The Holiday Inn Arkansas Convention Center, 5200 Convention Plaza Drive, Texarkana, AR, has “One Night Only: An Evening of Elegance” featuring Calvin Richardson from 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm Saturday, July 23. Online tickets are available at Elite, VIP, reserve and general tickets are available. Info: 682-252-2149.

Hope Melon Festival, Hope, AR, runs noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, August 12, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. .or the concert ends on Saturday, August 13. are open until June 30. Events include a 5K race, Watermelon Olympics, Watermelon Idol talent contest, talent show, Kidz Zone and more. Info:

Myrtle Springs Baptist Church, 555 CR 2111, Hooks, TX is hosting a David Briggs Memorial Car Show from 8am to 1pm, Saturday, August 13th. A free lunch is provided with a variety of car and truck categories. Proceeds go to raise money for families in need at Hooks. Info: 903-701-0271 or [email protected]

Children’s camps

St. James Day School, 5501 North State Line Avenue, Texarkana, Texas, has a Spartan Summer Camp offered for students ages 3 through eighth grade, with weekly sessions through Friday, July 29. Cost is $150 per week, with half days available. Cash and check accepted, or MySchoolWallet for St. Louis students. James. Info:

TRAHC, 312 West 4th St., Texarkana, Texas, hosts Sculptarama with Kay Thomas from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22, for ages second through sixth grade. Limited seats available, cost is $55, with scholarships available. UPCOMING: Choir and Choreography Camp, best for first through eighth graders, with Rebecca Sayadian and Haley Patillo is 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5 with a performance at 5:30 p.m., Friday, August 5. Cost is $135. TRAHC shirts included at all camps and scholarships available. Info: 903-792-8681 or [email protected]

Silvermoon on Broad, 217 West Broad Street, Texarkana, Texas, has children’s theater drama camps for children ages 7-16, with “The Claw: A New Children’s Musical” sessions Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29; and “Under the Sea: A Pirate Adventure” from Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15. The price is $225. Info:


Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, AR, hosts Giovanni and the Hired Guns and Cody Cooke & the Bayou Outlaws at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 21. Info:

The Hideout, 311 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has Aces and 8s at 9 p.m. Friday, July 22. You must be 21 years of age and have a valid ID. Info: 870-330-4165 and

LaFogata Bar & Grill, 3401 Genoa Road, Texarkana, AR, has Charlie Cope live and acoustic from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Saturday, July 23rd. Info:

Whiskey River Country, 310 E. 49th St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has Heather Linn And The Deacons today; and Palmer Anthony on Friday, July 29. Info:

Museums and history

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, and closed on Tuesdays. Members-only access is available from 9am to 10am on Saturdays and from 10am to 11am on Sundays. Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase advance admission tickets on sale 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, TX, hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Current public health and safety guidelines will be followed. All museum systems are open except for The Omni Theater. Info:

Arts and purposes

The gallery, 105 Olive St., Texarkana, Arkansas, presents an exhibition by 903 Artisans, a group of artists from the Cass County, Texas area. Info: 870-330-5003 or

TRAHC has Anthony Bruce speaking on ‘Preserving Art in the Art Teacher’ from 6.30pm to 7.30pm Thursday 21st July. Current gallery hours are 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free, and tours are available by appointment. Information:

(Deadline is 10am on Tuesday. Entries must be emailed to [email protected] or [email protected])

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