8 great things for this weekend: Aug. 18-20

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



10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Also on Thursday and Saturday) at Northridge Air Park (6865 Highway 71 North) in Shreveport

Come see all sorts of remote control aircraft. You’ll see scale Warbirds aircraft from many periods in world history at this free event.

Pioneer Days

6 p.m. - 10 p.m. in New Boston, Tex (Also on Saturday)

The nine day festival continues with great music and carnival rides.


ArkLaTex Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show

9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Also on Sunday) at the Bossier Civic Center

Wander amongst the vendors showcasing spectacular rocks and gems. See demonstrations of flint knapping and arrow head making.

2nd Annual Texas UFO Con

9:00 am at 305 E. Austin St. in Jefferson, Tex

Come dressed as your favorite alien and listen to lots of speakers and watch a documentary, The Pascagoula UFO Encounter.

Summer Writers Medley

10 a.m. - Noon at Lotus Studio (446 Olive St.) in Shreveport

Here’s your chance to perform some poetry or a short story with the Shreveport Writers Club.

Music in the Park

7:30 p.m. at the 1874 Courthouse lawn in Washington, Ark

Zirconium Quartet is an award-winning barbershop quartet. This is a free concert.


Geek’d Con

11:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Also on Friday and Saturday)

The biggest comic con of the area concludes. Don’t miss the cosplay contest at 1pm. Meet dozens of celebrities from the worlds of movies, wrestling, comics and more.

Stephen King’s Misery

2 p.m. (Also on Friday and Saturday)

The Stephen King story comes to the stage. Romance novelist Paul Sheldon (played by Blayne Weaver) has to deal with a creepy fan (Annie Wilkes portrayed by Heather Peak Hooper) after an accident.

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Robert is no longer an employee of KSLA as of October of 2023.