Things to do. Places to go. People to see.
(Deadline is 10 a.m. Tuesday. Entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.) Events
TexRep presents “The Drowsy
Chaperone,” a madcap delight and love song to musical theater, at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Stilwell Theatre at Texarkana College. Characters include two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not so bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone Tickets: $12, $10 for seniors and TC students. Info: 903-831-7827 or texrep.org. Friends of the New Boston (Texas) Public Library, 127 N. Ellis, will hold a book sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the portable building next to the library. Bag books for $5 a bag. Bags are provided.
Run the Line, a half-marathon in Texarkana, runs Sunday morning. Info and registration: txkruntheline.org.
Jordan Circus will have performances at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Four States Fairgrounds Arena in Texarkana, Ark. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com.
HandsOn Texarkana will hold a Draw Down benefit at 6 p.m. Thursday at Zapata Mexican Grill & Cantina. There will be a silent auction, cash bar and live music from Two Pianos. Tickets are $100 and include dinner for two. Info: 903-798-3211.
Historic Washington State Park,
Washington, Ark., will have a Frontier Day
for Home Schools from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Admission is $5.50 plus tax. There will be a variety of activities for students to experience daily life common for pioneer times. Tour tickets, gift shops, and food concessions will be available. Info: 870-9832684, email@example.com, or historicwashingtonstatepark.com.
Old Washington Vintage Dancers will host
the annual George Washington Birthday
Ball from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the WPA Gym, Washington, Ark. Period dress or Sunday dress attire required. Group dances from the 18th and 19th centuries will be part of the evening. Cost is $10 a person or $18 per couple at the door, children 12 and under are admitted free. Refreshments provided. Info: 870-703-8256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana will host the 11th annual Beads, Bags
and Bangles block party to benefit the
2017 Kid’s College Program, Preparatory Academy, and Camp Save-A-Life programs, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hope Municipal Airport. There will be acoustic music, street performers, acts from Arkansas Circus Arts and various food trucks. Tickets are $35. Info: 722-8516 or 501-580-1214.
Mardi Gras parade in downtown Texarkana is Saturday, Feb. 25.
Hempstead Hall Concert Theater, Hope, Ark., will host The Spinners (Motown) in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Tickets range from $20 to $75. UPCOMING: A Tribute
to Frank Sinatra Dinner and Music event will be held April 7. Ronnie Milsap will perform on April 25. Trace Adkins will perform at 7 p.m. May 6, with tickets on sale beginning today for $85, $65, $40, and $25 plus fees. Tickets for events are available online at hempsteadhall.com. Info: 870-772-8565 or at hempsteadhall.com.
Music City Texas Theater, 108 Legion St., Linden, Texas, will present Hickory Hill with an opening set from Mike Powell, at 8 p.m.
Saturday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. UPCOMING: Asleep At The Wheel will perform at 8 p.m. March 11. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. Info: 903-7569934 or visit musiccitytexas.org.
Mount Vernon Music Hall, Mount Vernon, Texas, presents “Shall We Klezmer?” a concert combining religious melodies from synagogue and dance music from Russian and Eastern European cultures, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday. An intermission reception will feature bagels and toppings. Tickets are $10 for MVM members, $15 for non-members, and $5 for college students with valid ID. Admission is from for children through high school ages, 8th grade and below must be accompanied by an adult ticketholder. Info: 903-563-3780 or mountvernonmusic.org.
Texarkana College and the Ar-Tex Music Connection present pianist Nicholas Susi,
National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist in Piano, 2015, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb.
24, in the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall.
Admission free. Info: 903-823-3371, 903-8233360, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council presents Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in
the Park” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Perot Theatre. Tickets are $42, $36 or $26, with half-price student discounts. Info: 903-792-4992 or trahc.org.
Perot Theatre, 321 W. 4th St., presents “MercyMe” with special guest Micah Tyler, in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 as part of their Texas Takeover Tour. Tickets are $30, $35 or $45 reserved. Info: 903792-4992 or rushconcert.com. Since their debut in 2001, Grammy-nominated, multiple American Music Award and Dove Award winners MercyMe have sold more than 8.5 million units in CD, single and DVD sales, garnered 27 No. 1 multi-format Christian radio singles and four consecutive mainstream radio hits, including “I Can Only Imagine.”
Things to do. Places to go. People to see.
“Elvis Lives” the ultimate Elvis tribute artist event, is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Perot Theatre, 321 W.
4th St. Texarkana, Texas. Tickets are
$77 for VIP seating with meet and greet, $52, $47, and $37 with half-price student discounts available. Info: 903-792-4992 or trahc.org.
“Rockin’ Road to Dublin” Irish dancing program is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Perot Theatre, 321 W. 4th St., Texarkana, Texas. Tickets are $47, $42, and $32. Info 903-792-4992.
Camden (Arkansas) 24th Annual Daffodil Festival will be held March 10 and March 11 in downtown Camden. 5K run/walk, tours, cook-offs, vendors and more. Info: camdendaffodilfestival.com.
Dot’s Ace Hardware and Dot’s Rentals & Sales are hosting a Texarkana EggFest event on March 25 and invite Big Green
Egg cooks and teams to register and demonstrate their cooking skills. The Eggfest will be held outside the hardware store at 3411 Richmond Road. Registration is open to teams from all over the country, but limited space is available. Each team is provided a largesized Big Green Egg demo on which to cook, tents, tables, chairs, trash can, charcoal, fire starter and water, along with a $25 gift card to WalMart to help with supplies. Participants responsible for providing all other cooking necessities, including ingredients. To register, view schedule or learn more: txkeggfest. com.
Arts and Ends
Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council will host a Drop-In
Art Workshop for ages 4 to 11 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Regional
Arts Center basement, 321 W. Fourth
St. in downtown Texarkana. A parent or guardian is required to be present. Admission is free, supplies are provided. Info: 903-792-8681.
Arts on Main, a TRAHC program, will present Spring Break Camps from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 14 through 16 and March 21 through March 23. Camps for ages 5 to 7 (Kay Shirley or Amy Donohoe) and 8 to 12 (Christina Cook or Jenny Stevens). Registration required, payment due at registration. Info: 903792-8681.
Little River Arts Council is inviting local photographers to submit photos for the 2017 Mid-Summer Art Show.
Photographs must be original, framed for hanging, taken within the past three years, and no larger than 16x20 inches. There will be a variety of adult and youth divisions with cash prizes for each. Info: 870-898-5200 or 870-287-5149.
TRAHC African American Committee
will hold its 14th Annual Regional
Celebration of African American Artists and Collectors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturdays through March 4 at the Regional Arts Center. Info: 903-792-4992.
Texas A&M University-Texarkana, will
have an art exhibit, “Four Generations
of Art” through Feb. 24. The artists include Jimmy H. DeMoss, daughter
Lisa Johnson, grandson Kye Johnson and great-granddaughter Olive Watson. ALSO: An exhibit, “Duality” with the art of Joel Wright, will be hosted from March 7 through April 28. A reception will be held 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 7. Info: email@example.com.
A retrospective showing of the works of Spot Daniel of Prescott, Ark., will be featured from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Arts Station in Hope, Ark., through Feb. 24. Presented by the Southwest Arkansas Arts Council, the Arts Station is located at 200 E. Division St. Info: 870777-8200.
Haley-Henman at Gallery 422, 422 Singleton Blvd., Dallas, will hold the exhibit for Cindy Holmes “Thus Spake Derrida” from March 9 through April 1. A free opening reception will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 11. Info: 214532-3225.
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.
Jeannie Knod Edwards teaches beginning and advanced art classes for adults and children ages 9 and up in drawing, painting, watercolor, mixed-media, etc. Reserve space by calling 870-773-8074.
Downtown Gallery/Studio 218, 218 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Ark. Adult and children’s after schoolart with Georgia Hubnik. Jewelry classes with Melissa Sawyer available. Info: 903-826-3219.
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.
The Art Station, 200 E. Division St., Hope, Ark., is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Info: 870-777-8200.
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 in Ashdown, Ark., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Admission is free.
Nevada County Depot and Museum is at 403 West First St. South in Prescott, Ark.
Redhouse Revival will play Saturday at Scottie’s Grill, 8400 W. Seventh St., Texarkana, Texas.
Maytag Opry, 908 W. Third St., Texarkana, Texas, home of live country music and dance, today will feature the Maytag Opry Band, and international performers Leona and Ron Williams,
Marli Humphrey and Jonathan Dill at 7 p.m. A meet and greet with Leona and Ron will begin at 5:30 p.m. for CD sales and autographs. Admission: $15. Info: 903-293-5898.
Tonk and Barbara, guitar and bass, will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at The Cellar by Verona’s, 210 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Ark.
Durango will play at the Billy T.
Norton VFW Post 4562, U.S. Highway 82, Texarkana, Ark., from 8 p.m. today until midnight. Non-smoking. Visitors welcome. Info: 870-772-1772.
The Over 30 Dance Club will have the Twin City Ramblers band tonight at the Texas Elks Lodge, 3702 New Boston Road. Dance from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Admission is $6 for guests and $5 for members. Membership is $5 per year, but not required. For reserved seats, call Janet at 903-832-4496.
Scottie’s Grill, 8400 W. Seventh St., Texarkana, Texas, will have Pub Poll Trivia at 6 p.m. every Sunday.
Moonlight Entertainment and Karaoke
at 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.
Texarkana Moose Lodge, 415 South Robinson Road, hosts karaoke with Luke Kilgore from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Friday night. Members and guests. No cover charge.
Backyard Social Club, Foreman, Ark., has karaoke at 8 p.m. every Friday.
Fat Jack’s Oyster Bar on State Line Ave. in Texarkana will have 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 Saturday. Call 903-832-5405. No cover. Smoke Free. Second Saturday of the month.