From festivals to the return of Mudbugs Hockey, there's something for everyone to do this weekend in the Ark-La-Tex!

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    Mudbugs Hockey

    Claws up! The Shreveport Mudbugs return to home ice this Friday and Saturday at 7:11pm at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum to take on the Lonestar Brahmas!

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    Highland Jazz and Blues Festival

    The Highland Jazz and Blues Festival is celebrating it's 14th year this Saturday in Columbia Park from 11am - 6pm with ten musical acts on two stages and over 60 arts and food vendors. This event is free to the public.

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    John Conlee and Wade Reeves

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    Pioneer Heritage Festival

    Greenwood, LA is the place to be this Friday and Saturday for the Pioneer Heritage Festival with tons of activities for all ages including a bass fishing tournament!

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    Bark in the Park

    Does your dog love to swim? Have you ever thought it might be cool to take your best friend with you to Splash Kingdom? This Sunday, it's the chance you've been waiting for from 2-6pm. Admission is $18 plus tax per person and you can bring up to two dogs each with documentation showing your dogs are up to date on their shots. The event also features vendors and area rescue groups with animals available for adoption.

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    Glitz and Grits 2017

    Saturday from 7-11pm, the Friends of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum will hold their biennial fundraiser to help support educational programing and exhibits featuring chef John Folse, potter Bruce Odell and artist Tanya Dischler with an open bar and silent auction! Tickets are $175 per person.

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    2017 Meat Pie Festival

    If you're a fan of meat pies, Natchitoches is the place to be this Friday and Saturday with plenty of famous Natchitoches meat pies, music, art, vendors, hot air balloons, kids activities, fireworks and more!

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    Krewe of Sobek Coronation

    Doors will open at 6pm Friday night at the Agriculture Building at the State Fair of Louisiana with an 8pm presentation of the new royal court for the Krewe of Sobek! The event is game day casual with $10 bottomless cups of beer available!

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    Shop Til You Drop Arts, Craft, & Gift Show / Annual Mistletoe & More Show

    It's your chance to literally shop til you drop this Saturday 10am - 5pm and Sunday 11am - 4:30pm at the Bossier Civic Center. Admission is $4 and kids 10 and under are free. Parking is free as well. Check out over 100 vendors from five states with everything from hand crafted goods to women's clothing, hair bows, home decor and more!

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    Chimp Haven's Chimpanzee Discovery Day

    Head to Keithville, LA this Saturday for your chance to explore Chimp Haven's sanctuary. The event is 9am - 12pm and admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12 years old and free for kids 5 years old and younger.