T-Town Top 10: Week of Feb. 20-26, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana February 20-26

  • Mardi Gras Texarkana! On Front Street Texarkana - February 25. Learn more.

    • Texarkana Mardi Gras parade at 3 p.m. Theme: “A Decade to Remember.”

    • Mardi Gras Kid & Pet Parade. Noon. Ages 0-12 and pets of all kinds. Kids, dress yourself (and maybe your pet!) in your best Mardi Gras costume and create your very own mini float! Decorate a wagon, bicycle, stroller, (or..?) and participate in this fantastic one-of kind event. Parental help and participation is allowed. One prize will be given for Most Creative Entry. Kid’s costume contest contest immediately after the Kid & Pet parade. One lucky boy and girl will be crowned the Prince and Princess of Mardi Gras! Also a prize for Most Creative Pet Costume. Line up at 11:30am, register on-site. No horses, full-sized vehicles or ATVs. All kid and pet entries must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Texarkana Coin Show. Check it out. Family Friendly Event with hourly door prizes, BUY! SELL! TRADE! Texarkana Convention Center. Friday, Feb. 24 from 12-7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 25 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Barefoot in the Park- There’s a reason it’s a beloved comedy classic and that it’s part of Montana Rep’s fiftieth anniversary touring season: Playwright Neil Simon is a comedic genius. Timeless fun. February 25 at 7:30 p.m. Perot Theatre. Buy tickets.

  • MERCY ME Texas Takeover Tour. Award-winning Texas-based Contemporary Christian recording stars perform at the Perot Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. With Gold and platinum albums, Dove Awards, Grammy nominations and #1 songs on Christian music charts, not to be missed! Buy tickets.

  • Murder Mystery Dinner. Enjoy a night of dinner, drinks and deducing at the P. J. Ahern home for a Sherlock Holmes themed murder mystery event! Can you solve the crime before dessert is served? Saturday, Feb. 25, 6-8 p.m. Email [email protected] or call 903-793-4831 for info or for reservations (required). Learn more.

  • Professional Bull Riders Four State SHOOT OUT - Touring Pro Division at the Four States Fairgrounds. February 25 at 7 p.m. Learn more.

  • Bowl a Thon. Join in the fun - or cheer on your team (of up to 5 members) at the College Bowl - Feb. 22 and 24 in support of Junior Achievement; Prizes for winning team, team with the most spirit, and lowest scoring team. Learn more.

  • Regional Celebration of African American Artists Exhibit from TRAHC. Feb 20-25. FREE. Regional Arts Center. Learn more at trahc.org.

This Week's Totally T-Town Fave Foods

Field Walsh
Owner, TXK Today


Blackened Grouper with Remoulade Sauce from Ironwood Grill


Aaron Nix
Vice President
H&N Landscaping/Nursery


Duck & Grits from Pecan Point Brewery



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