Best bets for Monday, October 17, 2022

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


Chambers Home Health & Hospice presents its first annual Singo: Musical Bag Bingo, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday at Redbone Magic Brewing, 1304 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas. Tickets are $50. Proceeds benefit local cancer patients.

Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department presents Movies in the Park at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Spring Lake Park, 4303 N. Park Road, Texarkana, Texas. The movies are “Hocus Pocus” on October 20 and “The Town That Dreaded Sunset” on October 27. Concessions are available, bring your own chairs. COMING SOON: The community yard sale and electronics recycling event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 at Spring Lake Park. Information: 903-798-3978.

Crossties, 324 E. Broad St., Texarkana, Arkansas, is hosting “MicroMania Midget Wrestling” from 8-10 p.m. Friday, October 21. Doors open at 6 p.m. 18 and over. Advance tickets $20, ringside $40, table seating $250 (eight tickets), with a guest referee package of $180, cost more on the day of the show. Info:

TRAHC presents “Mutts Gone Nuts!” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 at the Perot Theater, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Texas. The show features adopted shelter dogs, performing in action, comedy and more. Tickets available from September 29, with VIP tickets available. Information: 903-792-4992 or

ColorHype TXK hosts “I Smell Children” Paint & Sip from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, October 23 at Redbone Magic Brewing, 1304 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, Texas; and “Drink Up Witches” Paint & Sip from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25 at MJ’s Bar & Pizzeria, 14553 FM 3129, Queen City, Texas. Info:

Perot Theater, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Texas, has “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 8 p.m. Friday, October 28. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for standard admission and $20 for the “Virgin Kit” which includes an accessory kit. No external accessories are authorized. Info:

Harvest Regional Food Bank is hosting its annual Taste of Texarkana event from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1 at the Four States Fairgrounds. Proceeds benefit Harvest Hunger Relief Services. Info: 870-774-1398 or

The Silvermoon on Broad, 217 West Broad St., Texarkana, Texas, presents “The Little Mermaid” with performances at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 and Friday, Nov. 4 at 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m. Saturday, November 5 and at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 6. Tickets are available at

Candy Cane Corral is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Four States Fairgrounds. Vendors, dancers, a visit from Santa Claus and other events. Admission is $5, with children 12 and under admitted free. Information:

Texarkana Reptile Expo Show Me Reptile Show is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, November 6 at the Four States Fairgrounds. Admission is 9 a.m. for VIP tickets and 10 a.m. for general admission, and children 12 and under are admitted free. Tickets available at Info:

The Texarkana Area Veterans Council holds its annual Veterans Day Parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, beginning at East Broad and Hazel streets and following the regular parade route. Info: 870-773-8279 or 1-877-824-4862, or [email protected]

Perot Theater, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Texas, presents “Grant Freeman – An R-Rated Magic Show” from 8-9:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 12. Info:


Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department presents The Spring Lake Park Fall Festival from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 20, featuring games, candy, wagon rides, pumpkin painting and a costume contest. Free entry. Information: 903-798-3978.

Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk takes place beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, Friday, October 28, Saturday, October 29, and Monday, October 31, all meeting at Kress Gap, 116 W. Broad Street, Texarkana , Texas. Tickets available on Eventbrite for $15 each, with a discount for groups of 10 or more. Info:

Best Kids, 3494 Summerhill Road, Texarkana, Texas, is hosting a free Halloween Trunk or Treat from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, October 22. Candy, games and prizes available. Information: 903-380-3734.

Fat Jack’s, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Arkansas, is having a Halloween party at 10 p.m. Friday, October 28. Costume contest and music by Paul Holder & The Hot Snakes. Information: 870-774-JACK.

Kiwanis of Texarkana is hosting its annual Trunk or Treat from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 29 at 321 W. 4th St., Texarkana, Texas, hosted by TRAHC. Candy, games, costumes and more.

The Texarkana Police Department and the Texarkana, Texas Department of Parks and Recreation are presenting a Chest or Treat from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, October 29 at Spring Lake Park, 4303 N. Park Road, Texarkana, Texas. Candy, magic shows, scary stories, balloon animals, costume contests for children, parents and pets and more.

PJ Ahern Home, 403 Laurel St., Texarkana, Arkansas, is hosting a Halloween Murder Mystery Party from 6-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 29. Guests assume the role of a character, use clues, and solve the mystery. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Tickets are $45 or $40 for members or $80 for couples. Information: 903-793-4831 or [email protected]

The Northside Church, 5801 Summerhill Road, Texarkana, Texas is hosting its annual Fall Festival from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, October 30. Hay rides, bouncy house, free food, games, candies and gifts. Information: 903-831-7711 or [email protected]

Williams Memorial United Methodist Church, 4000 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas, has a pumpkin patch from noon until dark on Fridays and Sundays and 9 a.m. through Black Saturday through Monday, Oct. 31. Info:

Dancing Ranch Farm, 490 MC 218, Texarkana, Arkansas, has a pumpkin patch/haunted house every Friday and Saturday night from 7-11 p.m. through Monday, October 31. Tickets are $15 per person or children 2 and under free. Corn Maze, Wagon Rides, Rum Dum Clown House, Concessions and more.


Fat Jack’s, 3324 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana, Arkansas, had Joe Jack on Thursday. Information: 870-774-JACK.

67 Landing, 8400 West 7th St., Texarkana, Texas, presents Sons of Bocephus: A Tribute to Hank Jr., performing at 7 p.m. Friday, October 21. Tickets are $15 in general and $20 for reserved seats. Info:

Twisted Fork Grill & Bar, 5522 Summerhill Road, Texarkana, Texas, has The Dirty Rain Revelers at 7 p.m. Friday, October 28. Info:

Perot Theater, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Texas, has “Masterwords II – Metamorphosis” from 7-9:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 5; and “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, with tickets $37-$55 or $15 for students. Info:

Museums & History

The Regional History Museum, 219 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, Texas, is hosting an Archaeological Fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 22 at the museum. Free pinchpot kits for the first 74 registrants. Free entry. ALSO: Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department and Texarkana Museum Systems present A Cycle Through History Downtown Bike Tours every Friday through Nov. 4, meeting at the Regional History Museum and ending with meals at the Pecan Point Brewery for free appetizers. Tours are Historic Buildings today, Murder & Mayhem on October 21 and 28, and Public Art on November 4. Info:

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and closed Tuesday. Access reserved for members available from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. Patrons are strongly encouraged to purchase timed tickets for 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, TX Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Current public health and safety guidelines will be adhered to. All museum systems are open except for the Omni Theater. Information: or 817-255-9300.

Arts & Purposes

The gallery, 105 Olive St., Texarkana, Arkansas, has “Expressions of Africa” ​​by Crystal Johnson through November 5. Info: 870-330-5003 or

TRAHC presents two new exhibitions, including “Daily Moments Through Different Lenses” by Anna Zusman and Rhaelene Lowther, and “Intrinsic Integrity” by Jessica Baldivieso, both through October 29. A closing reception for “Intrinsic Integrity” will be held on Saturday, October 29. Current gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free, with tours available by appointment. Info:

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

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