T-Town Top 10: Week of May 8-14, 2017

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Things to do in Texarkana
May 8-14, 2017


  • RailFest 2017. May 12-13. Railfest 2017 will have something for everyone, including a barbecue contest, kids games, entertainment, crafts booths, and vendors, lots of great food and drinks plus a beer garden and more. Although no coolers are allowed, attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for seating. 

    In conjunction with…

  • Four States Auto Museum Spring Car Show. Saturday, May 13. Registration from 8-11am. 

  • Second Saturday Trade Day. Saturday, May 13 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. On Front Street in downtown Texarkana. 

  • Tour Texarkana’s Old Town. Tour during the Grand Opening of this unique interactive look back at the pioneer days of Texarkana’s own Broad Street. 

  • Mother’s Day DIY. Saturday, May 13 | 12-2 p.m. at Discovery Place Children’s Museum. Kids can make a jewelry dish for Mom! 

  • Farmer’s Markets Up and Running... . Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 7am until noon (or sold out).
    • The Gateway Farmer’s Market on Jefferson Avenue
    • The Texarkana Farmer’s Market on Texas Boulevard

  • ONE MORE WEEKEND! Disney’s Little Mermaid. Friday, May 12-Sunday, May 14. Presented by TexRep and TC in the Stilwell Theatre on TC Campus. Make it a special memory for the whole family! 

  • Go LIVE: Bri Bagwell. A girl with a guitar, sometimes a piano... and her brand new band, “Banned”. 


This Week's Totally T-Town Fave Foods

Amanda Horton, Chef & Owner of Flour Child Fine Foods, represents Flour Child at the 3rd Annual Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival


"The Pimiento Cheese from Flour Child Fine Foods!"

Karyn White Design/White's Glenwood House


"The oh-so-spicy Chef Burger from Twisted Fork!"

President, Women for the Arts



Don’t forget to make a reservation now to TREAT MOM to Mother’s Day Brunch at one of Texarkana’s many wonderful restaurants! 

Special Opportunities for Those So Inclined...

LIFT YOUR VOICE. Saturday, May 13. An all-day master Choral Clinic will be held May 13 with Dr. David Rayl of UofMichigan School of Music; Interested participants must attend a special rehearsal of the Texarkana Regional Chorale on Tuesday, May 9. Learn more: [email protected] 

SUBMIT YOUR MASTER ART WORKS. Deadline: Sunday, May 14. Enter TRAHCs 29th Annual Juried Exhibition, opening July 14, celebrating local, regional, and national artists. For artists 18 and older. $3,750 in prizes. Learn more at trahc.org

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