8 fun things this weekend: Apr 28-30

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) -


Rock of Ages - Youth Edition

6:30 p.m. (Also on Saturday)

This kid-friendly of the original film features great 80s rock music, laughs and lots of hair.

Location - Memorial City Hall Performance Center, 110 E. Houston St., Marshall

Shreveport Mudbugs vs. Lone Star Brahmas

7:11 p.m.

It’s playoff hockey time! Your Mudbugs will put up a great fight as they try to advance in the NAHL Robertson Cup playoffs.

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


Opening Day of the Texarkana Farmers Market

7 a.m. - Noon

Meet your local farmers on the first day of the season. Find fresh veggies, crafts, organic meats and a kid-friendly play area.

Location - 500 N. Stateline Ave., Texarkana, Tex

Wildflowers & Wine

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sample some of Texas’s finest wines. There’s a canine beauty pageant, parade, raffle and kid’s fishing hole.

Location - Downtown Avinger, Tex

30th Annual Choctaw Apache Tribe of Ebarb Annual Powwow

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Celebrate the Native American culture and the 2,500+ member tribe roots. enjoy traditional dancing, unique craft items, jewelry, and Indian Fellowship.

Location - 217 Gene Knight Rd., Noble, La

Taco Wars

Noon - 8 p.m.

See who is crowned the Best Taco (Golden Taco) and Best Salsa (Golden Molcajete) in Shreveport. Admission is free and so are the samples of chips and salsa. Tickets are available to purchase for other food and drinks.

Location - Parking lot of Shreveport Municipal Auditorium


New Boston Family Day and Bike Night

2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Bring the fam for a day of fun with food, games (including cornhole), bike show and more.

Location - Trail Head Park, New Boston, Tex

Mt. Pleasant Chamber Orchestra

2:30 pm

Relax with the orchestra as they play some amazing classical music.

Location - The Whatley Center for Performing Arts, Mt. Pleasant, Tex

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

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