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


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. 


This Week's Totally T-Town 
Fave Foods (TYTL Edition)


"Chicken Fried Rice from Fuji's."

Pleasant Grove High School



"Grilled Fish Sandwich at Ironwood Grill."

Arkansas High School

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