T-Town Top 10: Week of April 2-6, 2018

T-Town Top 10: Things to do in Texarkana April 2-6, 2018 


1. Symphonic Impressions Concert presented by Texarkana Syphony Orchestra. April 7. Celebrate the tenure of founding music director/conductor Marc-Andre Bougie with an evening of impassioned music, featuring TSO’s premiere performance of Listz’s Piano Concerto No.1 performed by Guest Artist, Pianist Luis Sanchez. Also Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite, Gershwin’s An American in Paris and Faure’s Pavane. 7:30 p.m. (Concert Preview at 6:40) at the Historic Perot Theatre. Learn more.

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2. Saturday, April 7
6th Annual Ark-La-Tex Challenge Bike Tour. Launching from Liberty-Eylau High School. A treat for both novice and experienced cyclists featuring three states in one ride, and five different distances to accommodate different cyclist levels. 35 Miles into the 70 mile route you will arrive at 3 states and get to take a victory photo standing in Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana! Just the motivation you need half way through! Learn more. 

3. Tuesday, April 3
Check out the College & Career Fairs!

  • 9:30 a.m. Teacher Career Fair at TAMU-T. Learn more.

  • 5-8 p.m. Career and Technical Open House at Texarkana College. Learn more.

4. Thursday-Saturday, April 5-7
8th Annual “Pink Ride."Texarkana Harley Shop and Spring Lake Park. Live music, food, prizes and fun with funds benefiting cancer patients. Thursday: Pre-Party, 6 p.m.-12 a.m. at Texarkana Harley Shop. Live Music, Finger Food, Door Prizes and Pre-registration. Friday from 8 a.m. at Spring Lake Park. Saturday, Ride leaves at 10 a.m. sharp. Learn more.

5. Thursday-Saturday, April 5-7
Entertainment in the Twisted Fork Lounge

  • Thursday, April 5, 7:30-11 p.m.: Dexter Rowe
  • Friday, April 6, 7:30-11 p.m.: Chasing Rita
  • Trivia at 7 p.m. every Saturday
  • Learn more

6. Friday-Sunday, April 6-8
Start-up Weekend! Eagle Hall - Texas A&M-Texarkana. Pursue your Entrepreneurial Spirit at Startup Weekend which gives innovators the chance for hands on discovery, experience, and interaction from a unique group of the most passionate coaches and startup business entrepreneurs. Publc registrations welcomed! Learn more.

7. Friday, April 6 
Third Annual Paint the Town Purple. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. From decorating your home, business, car, or self- there are SO many ways to be purple and BE PROUD in support of the American Cancer Society. Awards: Overall Winner- Must decorate the outside of their business or home; People’s Choice-Go for most likes by 6 p.m. to pic posted to FB hashtag #paintthetownpurpletxk. Learn more.

8. Saturday, April 7
Plant Sale Fundraiser Benefitting Miller County Red Dirt Master Gardeners. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Four States Fairgrounds – Home Arts Building. (870) 779-3609. Learn more.

9. Saturday, April 7
AMMP Motorsports Monster Truck Madness. 6-10 p.m. Four States Fair Entertainment Center. Featuring Twisted Addiction, Hammer Time, Fatal Attraction, Prime Time, Big Chief and the Punisher Ride Truck! Plus Power Wheels Racing, and Quad Wars. 501-230-7079. Learn more.

Head to one of our many beautiful local ball parks and support a local team.


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