One will find several museums displaying the history of Clarksville and Red River County while visiting this city. These museums include the house of Charles DeMorse, the Lennox House, the Old Jail Museum, and Miss Belle's House. Visit the Historic Clarksville Town Square. Many events take place here throughout the year. Admire and purchase beautiful pieces created by local artists while eating tasty food and listening to live music at the Clarksville Fine Arts Festival, held in June. Another event held on the Historic Clarksville Town Square is Music on Main. Enjoy an evening watching the performances of local musicians on the first Saturday of each month. Clarksville is also a great place for those searching for one-of-a-kind antiques. Several antique shops dot the city, each one hiding their own individual secrets about the history of Northeast Texas.

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Clarksville Events

September 9, 2017

Red River Annual Stew Cook-Off

Locals and more gather to earn bragging rights and prizes for the best stew. Followed by auction. All proceeds go to the Annual Red River County...

September 20, 2017

Red River County Fair

Annual county fair featuring live entertainment, local food booths, displays of local crafters, produce exhibits, livestock and a midway with...

September 21, 2017

Red River County Fair

October 7, 2017

Red River County Fall Bazaar

Open 9 to 4.  Sponsored by The Historical Society – Booth Space available – For information contact Jim Clark @ 903-427-2266 or...

October 14, 2017

2015 Gateway to Texas Get-a-Way Tandem Tour

Sponsored by the Historic Red County Chamber of Commerce, cyclists enjoy a taste of Clarksville’s accommodations and dining while cycling...

Annual Wade T. Witmer Memorial Hog Hunt
March 2, 2018

Annual Wade T. Witmer Memorial Hog Hunt

This is a popular annual event, drawing participants from a wide region to compete. Download the forms and registration at

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