7 fun things for this weekend: Oct 21-23

Plan your weekend here

(Ark-La-Tex Weekend) - This weekend will be great for dogs and the family. If you have an event coming up, post it on our community calendar.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

Film & Food Prize

Various times (Also on Saturday with Comedy Prize)

Watch several short films and vote for your favorite in this annual competition. The winning film could receive up to $50,000. Food Prize and Comedy Prize are also happening this weekend. Find all of the details here.

Location - Several sites in downtown Shreveport

Circus on Ice

4:30pm & 6:30pm

The circus is in town and this time they are on ice. Jugglers, clowns, classic characters and more. For tickets, click here.

Location - 100 Grand Blvd., Longview, Tex

Shreveport Mudbugs vs. New Mexico Ice Wolves

7:11pm (Also on Saturday)

It’s Cancer Awareness weekend and it’s the last weekend to see hockey in the area until December. Tickets are on sale now here.

Location - George’s Pond in Hirsch Coliseum, 3207 Pershing Blvd., Shreveport

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

Arkansas Indie Fest

9:00am - 6:00pm

This event is all about novel ideas in the fields of video games, tabletop games, animated shorts, short films and zines. Click here for more info.

Location - Reynolds Community Center, Southern Arkansas University Campus, Magnolia, Ark

For more festivals in the area this weekend, click here.

Pioneer Day

10:00am - 2:00pm

Tour historical buildings. See demonstrations on basket weaving and blacksmithing. Step back in time to the early 20th century. Read more about this adventure here.

Location - Pioneer Heritage Center at LSU Shreveport

Mutts Gone Nuts

5:00pm

This show highlights some amazing four legged canines. You’ll laugh and be amazed at what these dogs can do. For tickets, click here.

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

For many more concerts this weekend, click here.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

Super Retriever Series Super Dock Competition

10:00am - 4:30pm (Also on Friday and Saturday)

Come watch the best canine retrievers jump high and far. Some may leap as far as thirty feet. Read more about it here.

Location - Behind Bass Pro Shops at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, Bossier City

Highway 80 Sale

Hours vary (Also on Friday and Saturday)

Cruise along US Highway 80. You’ll find lots of vendors along side the road with all sorts of arts, crafts and more. Follow the event on Facebook for more details.

Location - All along US Highway 80 in Texas and Louisiana

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

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