10 fun things for this weekend: April 22-24

Temperatures are warming up, just like the events!

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) - After a quiet Easter weekend, it’s going to be a busy weekend if you love music, crafts and festivals.

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

Spring Fly-In

9:00am - 4:00pm (Also on Saturday)

Come out for free to watch radio controlled airplanes fly about the sky. Learn about this unique and high flying hobby. For more information, read about it here.

Location - 6865 US Hwy 71, Shreveport

Shreveport Mavericks vs. Beaumont Panthers

8:00pm

Your first place Mavericks hit the hardwood for an exciting basketball game. For tickets, click here.

Location - Centenary Gold Dome, 3482 Dixe Dr., Shreveport

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

28th Annual Zwolle Loggers & Forestry Festival

10:00am

Join the celebration honoring the loggers and the forest of our area. The parade rolls at 10 and there will be lots of fun things going on from a sawing contest to a cornhole tournament, petting zoo, live entertainment and more. For more info, follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Zwolle Festival Grounds

Scottish Tartan Festival

10:00am - 6:00pm

Minden honors Scottish culture. Music this year from Smithfield Fair, Highland Reign, Cleghorn and Emerald Accent. Visit the clans, enjoy the Children’s Area, see the dog show Highland Coos and do a little shopping. For more info, read about it here.

Location - 224 LA-518, Minden

Masterworks IV: Dreaming Together

7:30pm

Gabriela Martinez, an up-and-coming pianist from Venezuela performs with the Texarkana Symphony a selection from Mozart, Mendelssohn and Brahms. For info and tickets, click here.

Location - Perot Theatre, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Tex

Saint-Saëns & Schumann

7:30pm

Violin virtuoso Jennifer Farutschi comes back to the Ark-La-Tex to the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra for a night. For tickets and the show list, click here.

Location - Riverview Theatre, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport

No Limit Tour

7:30pm

Master P, Silkk The Shocker, Mystikal, Fiend, Mia X, Choppa Style, Mr. Serv On, Juvenile, Ying Yang Twins take the stage for this one night of great music. For tickets, click here.

Location - Brookshire Grocery Arena, Bossier City

SUNDAY, APRIL 24

Annual Spring Book Sale

1:00pm - 4:00pm (Also on Saturday)

Over 50,000 books, video games, DVDs and CDs will be on sale with prices ranging from $0.75 to $2.50. Don’t forget to check out the Collector’s Corner. For more info, click here.

Location - Shreve Memorial Library Main Branch, 424 Texas St., Shreveport

Downtown Mercantile Market

10:00am - 2:00pm (Also on Saturday)

Food trucks, artists and musicians, oh my! It’s going to be a party on Texas Avenue with even more than before. For more info, follow the event on Facebook.

Location - C&C Mercantile & Lighting, 1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport

Foreigner: The Greatest Hits

8:00pm

Listen to some of the best sounds from the 70s and 80s at this rock concert. For tickets, click here.

Location - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.