With the 4th of July holiday fast approaching, many have plans for the big day, but what are you doing for the rest of your three day weekend? This Sunday, why don't you try something new! HOSTS (Highland Open Studio Tour Sundays) is exactly what it sounds like... Your chance to check art from local artists during an event that promotes creativity and community! Read more from Derick Jones below:

HOSTS to hold monthly art crawl July 6

Celebrate art and culture in Shreveport’s historic Highland neighborhood July 6 during the Highland Open Studio Tour Sundays, an event that promotes the artistic creativity of neighbors and friends.

Every first Sunday of the month, start your day around 11 a.m. at the studios of Su Stella and Curt Harville at 436 Topeka. They paint, work with glass, metal and clay, along with a variety of other mediums. Maps can be found at their location for the tour. Each month the tour changes.

Featured this month:

436 TOPEKA

Artists: Nicola Medley Ballard, Qean Ballard, Ron Lowery and Angella Lowery.

Hosted: The studio of Su Stella and Curt Harville.

444 OLIVE

Artists: Mocha Blue Blaze plus featured artists throughout the store.

Hosted: Olive Street Thrift & Vintage, owned by Derick Jones and Evan Stevens.

The event is free and open to the public. The tour will end around 4 p.m.

For questions on how to become involved with HOSTS, email highlandopenstudiotour@gmail.com or contact the group on Facebook.