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T-Town Top 10: Week of Nov. 6-12, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana Nov. 6-12, 2017 

 

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Things to do in Texarkana
Nov. 6-12, 2017
 

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T-Town Top 10: Week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2017 

1. Free Halloween fun for KIDS on Tuesday, Oct. 31!

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T-Town Top 10: Week of Oct. 23-29, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana October 23-29, 2017 

1. Celebrate Fall and Halloween in Texarkana on Saturday, Oct. 28!

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T-Town Top 10: Week of Oct. 16-22, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana October 16-22, 2017 

1. Komen Texarkana Race for the Cure. Saturday, Oct. 21. Join others in the community to raise funds and build awareness for the fight against breast cancer! If you haven’t signed up, no worries—late registration begins at 7 a.m. on race day. 5K run/walk starts at 9 a.m., and family fun stroll begins at 9:30 a.m. Located at Four States Fairgrounds and Bobby Ferguson Park. Learn more.

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T-Town Top 10: Things to Do in Texarkana October 9-15, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana October 9-15, 2017 

1. 8th Annual Jeans & Bling! 
Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Texarkana Convention Center. Benefiting Hospice of Texarkana. At the Texarkana Convention Center. Concert by country music star Lucas Hoge, Texas Barbecue Buffet and the “Battle of the Hair Salons Lip Sync Battle”. Silent Auction, Raffles, games by HealthCare Express and door prizes. Fun for a LOCAL Cause! Tickets: hospiceoftexarkana.org

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T-Town Top 10: Things to Do in Texarkana October 2-8, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana October 2-8, 2017 

Saturday, October 7 is a busy day in Texarkana!

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PROFILE: Bradley Morgan

Stepping Up to Make a Difference

Bradley Morgan

Senior Pastor
Williams Memorial United Methodist
LT Class of 2017

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T-Town Top 10: Week of Sept. 25-Oct. 1

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Things to do in Texarkana Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2017 

1. TONIGHT! TAMUT presents the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music in Concert. Monday, Sept. 25 | 7 p.m. At TAMU-T University Center. Enchanting tones, complimentary to public! More.

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T-Town Top 10: Week of Sept. 18-24, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana September 18-24, 2017 

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T-Town Top 10: Week of Sept. 11-17, 2017

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T-TOWN TOP TEN: Things to do in Texarkana September 11-17, 2017 

1. Anniversary of 9/11. Drive around and enjoy our flag-filled community, honoring first-responders on Patriot’s Day - in remembrance of the heroism of 9/11 on the 16th anniversary.

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T-Town Top 10: Week of Sept. 5-10, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana September 5-10, 2017 

1. 73rd Annual Four States Fair & Rodeo! Opens Friday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. and runs through Sunday, Sept. 17. Ten days of food, fun (and free ice cream available at the Ag Learning Center). Entertainment nightly on the Outdoor Stage, Livestock Shows, and arts and exhibits open daily. Opens weekdays at 4 p.m., Saturdays at noon and Sundays at 1 p.m. Fair Admission: $7 Adults / $5 Children 6-12 yrs / 5 and under FREE! Don’t miss “Moogician” performing nightly in the Ag Learning Center and on the Outdoor Stage—check schedule for times and locations of shows! Plus, make the most of the Midway. Fun Passes are on sale for $75 each.

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T-Town Top 10: Weeks of Aug. 21-Sept. 4, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana Aug. 21-Sept. 4, 2017 

1. TODAY: Lots of Solar Eclipse. 
Relish the glory and mystery of our universe! Get outside with your kids, family, friends and elders and (safely!) view the solar eclipse - FREE. Texarkana will enjoy an 85% magnitude solar eclipse which will begin at 11:45 a.m., reaches its peak (85%) at 1:15 p.m., and ends at 2:44 p.m., for a total duration of 2 hours, 59 minutes.

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T-Town Top 10: Weeks of Aug. 7-20

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Things to do in Texarkana August 7-20, 2017 

The Countdown’s on for BACK TO SCHOOL! 

1. On Saturday, August 12:



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T-Town Top 10: Weeks of July 24-August 6, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana
July 24-Aug. 6, 2017



Get Artsy. Go downtown and check out the newest cool factor on Main Street, at TRAHC’s Arts on Main! While you’re there, ACT FAST to sign up your kids for final classes for the summer. Give your kids the opportunity of making panels for the ArtsPark Artwall at Artwall Camp Sr. - for ages 8–12; OR - sign up for Picasso-rama Sr. for ages 9-12. Both July 24-28. [email protected]www.trahc.org. Then, while you’re downtown, enjoy one of the many wonderful restaurants that have made a home there!



Breakfast with Congressman Bruce Westerman representing Arkansas’ Fourth District. 
Thursday, Aug. 3 | 9-10:30 a.m. Holiday Inn/Texarkana Arkansas Convention Center. https://texarkana.org








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T-Town Top 10: Weeks of July 10-23

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Things to do in Texarkana July 10-23, 2017



Pat Green!
 
Friday, July 14 at Scottie’s Grill. Called “the poster child of Texas music” with over 2 million albums sold and multiple Grammy nominations, Green is back to loving and making music on his own terms following a three-year break, and happier than ever. “The thing about a Pat Green concert is that you know he is having a great time, and it is infectious.” - Houston Press





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T-Town Top 10: Weeks of June 26-July 9, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana June 26-July 9, 2017


4th of July: Celebrate the 4th by giving thanks for our most precious American rights and responsibilities! Americans have no claim to be perfection, but we have opportunities unique in the world. "God bless America, Land that I love... " "...and crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea.”

  • Final Two Moonlight & Movies. Friday, June 30 & July 7 Classic Movies on the lawn of the Ace of Clubs House: MAME on June 30; Imitation of Life on July 7. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. for pre-show games and concession stand with drinks, popcorn and snacks. Bring your own chairs, blankets or BYOB. Prize basket. Movies at sunset (around 8:30). FREE for members; $3 for others. 



  • 2nd An​nual Texarkana Cajun Catfish Festival - Front Street Food Fest. June 30-July 1. Head to downtown Texarkana for contests with prizes, arts and crafts, and a little bit of rhythm and blues from a few bands. Festival runs from June 30 at 5 p.m. to July 1 at noon. Gates open Friday at 5 p.m. Free. To sign on as a vendor or entertainer go to www.txkcatfishfest.com.


  • RECHARGE One Day Summit - Living Every Minute. Thursday, June 29 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. What will it take to get out of the rat race and take your life and business to the next level. Lunch provided. In TAMU-T’s Eagle Hall. Tim Reynolds, MD. For more info, email [email protected].

  • Greater Texarkana Young Professionals Mix and Mingle. Thursday, June 29 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Join the GTYP and join the fun and opportunity of connecting the future of Texarkana... Mix & Mingle at Scottie’s Grill. 

  • Some kind of fun for adults - from 18-80+….

    • Planter Party Workshops. June 29 or July 1. Creative fun for adults ages 18 and over at TRAHC’s Arts on Main. ALSO - register the kids now for coming art classes! More info: [email protected]

    • Sage Summertime Freebies. Armchair Travel on Mondays (6-7:30 p.m. in the Old Town Exhibit meeting space at 202 E. Broad Street in Texarkana, AR) continues June 26 when Alyce Bunting takes the public on a Peru travelogue and July 3 when Beverly Rowe leads the mental trek to Italy. Also tune in for Sage Summer Talks: next up, Mayor Ruth Penney Bell talks “Changes I Have Witnessed in the City of Texarkana, Arkansas” on Thursday, July 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Social Sciences Bldg on TC campus. Bring your friends!

    • Tai Chi for Seniors. Thursday, June 29 | 1-2 p.m. Fun way to increase longevity with balance and fall prevention. At the CHRISTUS St. Michael Senior Health Center. Free but reservations are required.

  • Some kind of fun for kids…


  • “Texarkana has Talent” Auditions. Wednesday, June 28 | 6 p.m. Enjoy a fun-filled evening at the “TEXARKANA HAS TALENT” auditions and cheer your friends on as they compete to become the next “BIG STAR” June 28. Contestant check-in at 6:00 pm Auditions at 7:00 pm. FREE. 

  • LIVE MUSIC



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T-Town Top 10: Week of June 19-25, 2017

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June 19-25, 2017



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T-Town Top 10: Week of June 12-18

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Things to do in Texarkana June 12-18, 2017


  • Bandit Run. June 17-18. The 40th Anniversary of Smokey and the Bandit BANDIT RUN kicks off in Texarkana, Saturday, June 17 at the Texarkana Tex-Ark Antique Auto Museum with a Welcome Car Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., featuring BBQ, Beautiful Cars, Big Rig, Music by the Pines Country Club Reunion Band and an Evening Parade! Bring lawn chairs and enjoy it all. 


    THEN see the escorted departure, Sunday, June 18, starting on North State Line near I-30, heading south on State Line and passing by the museum, at approximately 8:30-9 a.m. The Bandits will then be "eastbound and down!” on their run from Texarkana to their June 24th destination in Atlanta, GA.

  • Stephanie Rice Homecoming Party at Scottie’s Grill! Friday, June 16 | 8-11 p.m.

  • Summer FUN means Baseball:

    • Texarkana Twins Home Games. June 12, 13 & 16. The Twins play three home games this week: June 12 13 and 17. Family fun! Support TCL’s quest to become one of premier collegiate leagues in the country by attending Twins’ games and cheering on the home team. 



    • Texarkana Twins Baseball Camp for Boys ages 6-9. June 13-14. 



    • TAMU-T Baseball Showcase. Saturday, June 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Baseball showcase for 2017 and 2018 high school graduates and two-year college transfer students hosted by Texas A&M University-Texarkana at George Dobson Field at Spring Lake Park. Players can showcase their skills and experience a pro-style workout with A&M-Texarkana baseball coaches. Advance registration required by June 15. Details at [email protected]

  • Elite Soccer Camps. Offered by the Texarkana Soccer Association from 9 a.m.-noon.
    • FUNDAMENTALS for ages 8-16. June 12-16.
    • SCORING GOALS CAMP for ages 11-16. June 19-23.
    • ADVANCED CAMP ages 11-16. June 26-30.
    Go to texarkanasoccer.com for more information and to register.

  • Moonlight and Movies: Rebel Without a Cause. Friday, June 16 | 7:30 p.m. Convene on the Ace of Clubs House Lawn on Fridays this summer for Moonlight and Movies! This week, see the James Dean classic: Rebel Without a Cause. Gates open at 7:30 PM for pre-show games and concession stand with drinks, popcorn and snacks. Bring your own chairs, blankets or BYOB. Prize basket. Movies at sunset (around 8:30). FREE for members. $3 for others.

  • Fun for Kids of All Ages:

  • For kids of other ages:

    • The Historic Art of Bobbin Lace. Saturday, June 17 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All day workshop teaches the basics. For $25 you get everything you need to start bobbin lace - pillow, bobbins, thread, pins etc. Bring a sack lunch; desserts provided. Call 903 793 4831 or email [email protected].

    • SAGE Summer Talks FREE and open to the public on Thursdays. Thursday, June 15 | 6:30-8 p.m. David Mallett “Texarkana: Fountainhead of American Music” 6:30 to 8PM in Social Sciences Bldg. at Texarkana College. 

    • also - check out the Texarkana Public Library for Quilting and Stitching Groups.

  • City of Texarkana, Texas Photo Contest. Get out your camera and PICTURE THE BEST! The City of Texarkana, Texas is hosting a photo contest this month. They’re redesigning the city website this fall and want to gather as many vibrant, beautiful photos of our great city as possible. “We’re looking for all types of photos, including people, community events, nature (bonus for shots taken in our parks!), pets, architecture, detail shots, and artistic photography, as well.” Prizes. Contest ends at 5 p.m. on June 30. 


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T-Town Top 10: Week of June 5-11, 2017

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June 5-11, 2017
 

  • Summer Nights at the Movies (Al Fresco)



    • It Happened One Night. Friday, June 9. Beginning this week on the Ace of Clubs House Lawn: It Happened One Night with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. 

    • Movies in the Park: SING! Thursday, June 8 | Dusk. Last chance Movies in Spring Lake Park - Enjoy SING! June 8 at dusk (around 7:45). You bring the chairs and blanket, they offer concessions.

  • Let’s Put on a SHOW!



    • Tex*Rep Drama Camp. Begins June 12. Tex*Rep’s annual Drama Camp is designed to give young people the opportunity to appreciate theatre arts by learning related skills, techniques and disciplines. The theatre experience also prepares students for life by emphasizing team building, responsibility and self-confidence. Sign up - last chance - begins June 12. 

    • Silvermoon Children’s Theatre. Sign up for Turbo Days ( for ages 4-7) OR a MiniShow (for ages 7-15). Mini-shows offer a fun, fast paced 5 days of all things theatre to put on a show! 

  • Runnin WJ Barrel Race. June 8-10. Runnin WJ Barrel Race is an annual divisional race that benefits the Runnin WJ Therapeutic Riding Center. At the Four States Fairgrounds in air-conditioned comfort. 



  • Wright Patman Lake. Just down the road, Wright Patman is a great place to spend the day on the boat, whether you want to spend some peace and quiet catching fish or go tubing with friends on one of the largest man-made lakes in Texas. Numerous campsites are great for weekend getaways for summer fun. 

  • LEARN something FUN

    • Classes at Arts on Main. Mosaics for ages 12+ and Metal-Smithing for ages 18+; Tuesdays June 6-July 18. Contact [email protected] for more info.

    • GUITAR LESSONS. Offered on the Texarkana campus of the University of AR-Hope/Texarkana. One-on-one lessons for beginner to highly advanced guitarists, taught by Benjamin Munson. To schedule a lesson for Summer I, contact Jan Whatley at 870-722-8236 or [email protected]. To schedule a lesson for Summer II, contact Amanda Maggio at 870-722-8237 or [email protected]

  • Texarkana College’s Sage: Summer Offerings open to the General Public (view full schedule of both)

    • Armchair Traveler. Beginning Monday, June 5. Featuring travelogue presentations on various destinations around the globe. Downtown at 202 E. Broad Street in the meeting room of Old Town Exhibit. Open to the general public at no charge and you are welcome to bring friends. Mondays through the summer - beginning on Monday, June 5.

    • SAGE Summer Talks. Beginning Thursday, June 8. Brian Goesl, “The State of the Arts in Texarkana and the Surrounding Area” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in room 14 of the Social Sciences Building on TC campus.

       
  • Exhibit of Arkansas African American Legislators, 1868-1893. A traveling exhibit on display at the Museum of Regional History for the month of June. From the Arkansas History Commission. 

  • LIVE MUSIC - by local favorites:

    • Twisted Fork - Lounge 7:30 - 11. Chasing Rita - Thursday, June 8; The Committee - Friday, June 9.

    • Moss Bros Band. Saturday, June 10 | Fat Jack’s

    • And make your plans now to hear Voice finalist Stephanie Rice at Scottie’s Grill on June 16, 2017.



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