Editor’s note: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in our area, events may be postponed or canceled. Please check with the event’s host for updates before attending.
The Addams Family: A New Musical
Multiple performances available Sept. 17-19 & 24-26; see texrep.org for full schedule. Tex*Rep is at it again! In this fun twist on the classic TV show, Wednesday Addams has grown up and is ready to get married—to a normal man from a respectable family. Everything will change for the Addams family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.
Sept. 27, 6 p.m. Get a fun, quick taste of new books you or your older reader might not have discovered otherwise at the Texarkana Public Library’s first Book Tasting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 903-794-2149 to RSVP or learn more.
Wake Village National Night Out
Oct. 5, 5-8:30 p.m., King Park. Bring the whole family to Wake Village’s King Park for games, live entertainment, door prizes, giveaways from local businesses, and more.
De Kalb Oktoberfest
Oct. 2. Enjoy the festival atmosphere in downtown De Kalb, Texas, where you’ll find vendors, games for kids, concessions, a variety show, a parade, and more. Learn more.
Oct. 20, 5:30-7 p.m. at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church. Kids will love the free tailgate-or-treat and hay ride. $1 tickets available for games and food. Plus, stop by the WMUMC Pumpkin Patch, open Oct. 11-31.
Legally Blonde Jr.
Multiple performances available Oct. 28-31; see silvermoonkids.com for full schedule. Presented by the Silvermoon Children’s Theatre, Legally Blonde Jr. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams of becoming a lawyer. Multiple performances available Oct. 28-31; see silvermoonkids.com for full schedule.
Crossties Fall Fest
Oct. 30, 1-5 p.m. Join Crossties downtown for food, local vendors, contests, games, and family-friendly activities. Learn more at crosstiestexarkana.com.
TRAHC’s First Friday
Expose your kids to the arts at TRAHC’s First Fridays held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Regional Arts Center on the first Friday of each month. Each First Friday will feature live entertainment and refreshments. Free for TRAHC members; $10 non-members.
Watch artistry in action on Broad Street the second Friday of each month, 6-9 p.m. Watch more than 15 artists produce unique art live, plus food, drinks and desserts by your favorite downtown restaurants.
Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk
Take older kids along for a guided ghost walk of Downtown Texarkana to experience the city’s past through storytelling and ghost hunting equipment. See dates and times at facebook.com/hauntedtexarkana.