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7 fun things to do this weekend Nov 8-11

Scroll down to see what we found for fun things to do.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8: 10:00am

Veterans Day Celebration

Overton Brooks VA Medical Center will kick off Veteran’s Day festivities. Local vets will speak. Commemorative pins and Presidential Proclamations will be a part of the honor ceremony. There will be an open house as well. For more information, click here.

Location – Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, 510 E. Stoner Ave., Shreveport


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Deck the Halls Holiday Bazzar

Over 40 vendors packed to brim with something for everyone on your Christmas list will be at the Mount Pleasant Civic Center. Come out Friday and Saturday for his shopping event. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors & veterans, $3 for kids 6-12. Find out more information here.

Location – Mount Pleasant Civic Center, 1800 N. Jefferson Ave., Mt. Pleasant, TX

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9: 6:00pm

A Night of Jazz

The Marshall Regional Arts Council presents this concert featuring Maryah McHam and Martyn Popey. They are a jazz duo out of Longview. Tickets are $15 and you can get them here.

Location – 105 E. Houston St., Marshall, TX

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9: 7:30pm

West Side Story

A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. See who controls the turf. Tickets can be purchased here. Presented by the Shreveport Opera.

Location – The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10: 9:00am-3:00pm

1894 Second Saturday Trade Days

Christmas in November is the theme this month. Lots of fun things to do here. Browse through the handmade crafts while listening to music and songs. It will be an exciting time since a certain Mr. & Mrs. Claus will be there for photo ops 😉

Location – 105 Olive St., Texarkana, AR

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10: 9:00am-5:00pm

30th Annual Heritage Syrup Festival

Experience old time syrup making, folk art, storytelling and a lot more at the Depot Museum. Then hop on the hayride shuttle to downtown for arts, crafts, food vendors, live music, antique auto show, melodrama, and children’s activities. Family fun that’s so sweet!

Location – Depot Museum, 514 N. High St., Henderson, TX


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11: 10:00am-10:00pm

State Fair of Louisiana

It’s the last day to enjoy the State Fair. Your last chance to see the Sea Lion Splash Show, Wacky Chad, and the competitive exhibits. After tonight, the midway goes away for another year. Today is also Veterans and Military Appreciation Day with special discounts. Find out more events happening this weekend at the fair here. Plus take a look at some of the food here.

Location – 3701 Hudson Ave., Shreveport