Aug
1
to Aug 25

TRAHC Juried Exhibition

TRAHC’s 30th annual Juried Exhibition will feature the artwork of 19 local artists and 55 additional artists from all over the United States. The event will be held at the Regional Arts Center, located at 321 Fourth Street. For more information, call 903-792-8681 or visit: www.trahc.org.

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Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Great Texarkana Duck Race

The Friends of the Foundation of CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation will present the Great Texarkana Duck Race at Holiday Springs Water Park, beginning at 10 a.m. Ducks will race their way around the “River Rapids” Lazy River with winners for five prizes announced after the race. The top duck prize will be a 2018 Kia Forte LX from Classic Kia. Second place prize is a $1,000 gift card from Dillard’s. Third place prize is a $1,000 gift certificate from Holiday Cleaners; fourth place prize is a $500 gift card from Super 1 Foods; and fifth place prize is a 65 Tundra Yeti Cooler from Ledwell Machinery. Ducks can be adopted for a donation of $5 each, or if you adopt five ducks, you will receive a sixth duck free for a donation of $25. Call Duck Central at 903-614-7223 for more information. Proceeds will benefit 3D mammography services at the CHRISTUS St. Michael Imaging Center.

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Aug
23
1:00 PM13:00

Grant Training Workshop

Komen Texarkana Race for the Cure® will host a grant training workshop from 1-4 p.m. in the Truman Arnold Center at Texarkana College. This program is open to any 501(c)(3) who plans to apply or is interested in applying for one of the community grants. Call 903-791- 9585 for more information.

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Aug
24
7:30 PM19:30

The Whitney Houston Show

TRAHC will present The Whitney Houston Show starring Belinda Davids for one night only in the historic Perot Theatre. Relive the outstanding vocal power of one of the greatest singers of all time. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m., with a limited number of VIP seats including a special Meet & Greet. For ticket information, call 903-792-4992.

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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Women for A&M-Texarkana Gourmet Brunch

Women for A&M-Texarkana will host its Gourmet Brunch from 10-11:30 a.m. in the TAMU-T University Center Tri-State Iron & Metal Atrium. Featured chef Michael Gulotta will host a cooking demonstration, and New Orleans-inspired cuisine by Silver Spoon will be featured. Tickets are $35 each.

The Gourmet Dinner & Auction will be held that evening at Texarkana Country Club. Michael Gulotta, chef of Mopho andMaypop, will be the featured chef. For more information about either event, contact Courtney Boeckmann at cboeckmann@ tamut.edu or 903-223-3057.

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Sep
8
8:00 AM08:00

(T.R.E.Y.) To Reach Every Youth Golf Tournament

(T.R.E.Y.) To Reach Every Youth will host its fifth annual Golf Tournament at Texarkana Golf Ranch., beginning at 8 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Dinner and entertainment will be provided at Scottie’s Grill, featuring I’ve Heard Worse at 8 p.m. To Reach Every Youth provides support for sarcoma research and young adults with sarcoma cancer. Call 903-293-4771 for more information.

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Sep
8
6:30 PM18:30

Putt for a Purpose

The Angel Fund Foundation, Inc. will host Putt for a Purpose at 6:30 p.m. at Texarkana Country Club. The event features a draw down, fun putt, fish fry and musical entertainment by Danny Maxey & the Barn Kats. For ticket information, call 903-277-8871.

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Sep
14
to Sep 16

2018 Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout

The 2018 Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout, presented by PepsiCo, will be held at Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado. This 54-hole stroke-play format event was recognized as the 2017 Sporting Event of the Year by the Arkansas Festivals & Events Association and features numerous activities throughout the week leading into the tournament. Contact Tournament Director, Courtney Crotty, at: director@eldoradoshootout.com for more information.

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Sep
15
12:00 PM12:00

Doris K. James Memorial Over the Edge

The Doris K. James Memorial Over the Edge event will be held on the campus of Texas A&M University-Texarkana. Support the Alzheimer’s Alliance Tri-State and Our Place Day Respite Center by taking part in the fundraising event of a lifetime by rappelling 60 feet on the side of TAMU-T. Space is limited so reserve a spot soon at https: www.alztristate. org/over-the-edge.

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Sep
22
8:00 AM08:00

CASA Colorful 5K & Family Fun Run

The Amanda Fussell Woodman CASA Colorful 5K & Family Fun Run will be held at Trinity Baptist Church’s Cross Country Track. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with the kids’ run beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the adult run at 9 a.m. Activities will include a bounce house, face painting, snow cones, dress as a Superhero and knockerballs inflatable game. All proceeds will benefit CASA for Children and the services they provide to more than 1,000 abused and neglected children a year. Register at: www.runsignup.com/casacolorful5k.

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Aug
9
to Aug 11

Hope Watermelon Festival

The 42nd annual Hope Watermelon Festival will feature arts & crafts, food, entertainment and other family-oriented activities, including a 5K race, dog show, bike show, and watermelon eating contests. The Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour starring Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee will headline the Friday night concert in the park. Saturday night’s concert will mark the return of gospel music ... Gospel Fest. Pro wrestling will return this year on Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. For general inquiries, email: hopemelonfest@yahoo.com or call 870-777-3640.

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Jul
24
12:00 PM12:00

Mako Robotic Joint Replacement Seminar

Louisiana’s Orthopedic & Spine Center will present a free educational seminar on Mako Robotic Joint Replacement at 12 Noon at the Hilton Garden Inn-Convention Center in Texarkana, featuring Dr. Chase Lobrano. Lunch will be served, and seating is limited. To reserve your spot, email: dware@spechosp. com or call 318-213-3356. 

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Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Texarkana Museum System's Harry Potter Wand Making

In continuing the theme of Harry Potter Month, the Ace of Clubs and the Texarkana Museums System will be creating (and learning about) wands. A quick trip along the lawn of the historic Ace of Clubs home, and you’ll have your base for your wand. Decorations and your own special touches will make your wand your own creation. Activities take place from 1-3 p.m. Call 903- 793-4831 for more information. 

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Jun
30
4:00 PM16:00

Sparks in the Park

Sparks in the Park will be held at the Four States Fairgrounds from 4-10 p.m. Free to the public, this event will feature music, games, food and fireworks for the entire family. Visit: www.fourstatesfair.com for information. 

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Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Texarkana Fallen Bikers Memorial Benefit

Texarkana Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall nonprofit organization will host its third annual benefit fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Front Street Festival Plaza in downtown Texarkana, Arkansas. A day of fun, music and food will include a poker run, car and motorcycle show, live auction, vendors and concession stands, BBQ plats, live music by the Dusty Rose Band and friends, bounce houses and activities, and a 5K/10K Run for the Wall. For more information, call Darlene at 903-293-9037. 

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Jun
20
4:00 PM16:00

LifeNet Air 35th Anniversary Party

LifeNet Air will celebrate their 35th Anniversary with a party from 4- 6 p.m. at Northridge Country Club. The event is free to the public and will feature hors d’oeuvres and a fly-in of the helicopter. The first 200 people to attend will receive a commemorative lapel pin. Former patients who flew on the helicopter are encouraged to RSVP by calling 903-556- 0301. For more information, visit: www.LifeNetEMS.org/LNA35. 

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Jun
16
2:30 PM14:30

Ace of Clubs Scavenger Hunt

A scavenger hunt for everyday objects will be held at the Ace of Clubs House from 2:30-3:30 p.m. You’ll get the chance to hunt for kitchen tools, households items, and other items ranging from the early days of the home. Call 903-793-4831 for more details on tickets. 

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Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Bobbin Lace Workshop

From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., a Bobbin Lace Workshop will be held at the Ace of Clubs House. Beginners and the more advanced are invited to attend. For tickets, visit: www.texarkanamuseums.org. Space is limited so everyone is encouraged to register in advance. 

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Jun
16
9:00 AM09:00

Twin Cities Kids Triathlon

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health & Fitness Center and Team Texarkana will host the third annual Twin Cities Kids Triathlon beginning at 9 a.m. at the Health & Fitness Center. The event includes an outdoor swim in the CHRISTUS St. Michael Health & Fitness Center Pool, a bicycle ride on Galleria Oaks, and a run on the Sister Damian Walking Trail. The race will consist of three different age groups with varying start times and distances. For additional information, please contact Lily Bennett at the CHRISTUS St. Michael Health & Fitness Center at 903-614-4441 or go online to: www.stmichaelfitness.com. 

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Jun
16
to Jun 17

AKC All-Breed Dog Show

The Kennel Club of Texarkana Incorporated will host the 2018 AKC All-Breed Dog Show at the Four States Fairgrounds. Around 1,000 dogs will be shown with over 120 different breeds. Vendors will offer a wide variety of dog products, and a concession stand will be available. Admission is free with $5 parking which covers both days. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. For more information, call: 903-278-8622. 

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Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Flag Day Celebration

A Flag Day celebration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army’s birthday celebration, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Truman Arnold Student Center on the Texarkana College campus. The American Legion will recognize three local residents with the Legion of Honor awards. 

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Jun
11
5:00 PM17:00

Leadership Texarkana Recruitment Social

A Leadership Texarkana Recruitment Social will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. at Twisted Fork. Hosted by the Leadership Texarkana Board, this event is a come and go social for individuals interested in applying for the Leadership Texarkana Class of 2018-19 and offers applicants a time to visit and learn more about the program from LT graduates. Call 903-792-0011 for more information. 

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Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Boredom Buster

Visit Discovery Place Children’s Museum from 2-3 p.m. to discover what powers boats and makes them fast or slow. Watch a Moana wind-powered popsicle boat and a baking soda and vinegar-powered boat race against each other. Call 903-793-4831 for more details on tickets. 

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Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

A Tribute to Dads

For A Tribute to Dads, visit the Museum of Regional History from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to view an exhibit of tools and toys of men in our region from the 19th and 20th centuries. Call 903-793-4831 for more details on tickets. 

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Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Downtown Tinkertown

Tinkering, arts, crafts, rediscovering trades of the past, and exploring technology of today all come together downtown for a one-day hands-on make and take event hosted by Discovery Place Children’s Museum, The Texarkana Museums System, and local businesses and civic organizations. Fun lasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 903-793-4831 for more details on tickets and booths. 

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May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Discovery Place Car Show

Discovery Place Children’s Museum will host its own version of the classic car show from 2-3 p.m. with children making their own cars to exhibit in any shape and color they choose. All contenders are asked to sign up at least one week in advance. Contact Jami Couch at 903-793-4831 for additional information. 

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May
19
12:00 PM12:00

Clay’s Golf and Guitar

The fourth annual Clay’s Golf and Guitar event will be held at Northridge Country Club. This year, the event will benefit The Salvation Army and a new Boys and Girls Club in Texarkana. Featured entertainment is The Fab5, a Beatles tribute band out of Houston, Texas. For information, please contact 903-277-0192. 

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May
12
8:00 AM08:00

Spring Car Show

The Four States Auto Museum will host the 13th annual Spring Car Show at 217 Laurel Street in downtown Texarkana. Registration will take place between 8-11 a.m. and entry fees are $25. There will be over 30 classes with three trophies given in each class. Call 903- 826-1250 for more information. 

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May
5
4:00 PM16:00

Hats & Horses: A Day at the Derby

Eagle Impact for Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host its annual Hats & Horses: A Day at the Derby, from 4-7 p.m. at Northridge Country Club. Tickets will be $50 per person; $40 for Eagle Impact members; and $75 for membership/ticket combo. Proceeds will benefit Eagle Impact scholarships, athletics, and student life. For more information, contact Courtney Boeckmann at 903-223- 3057 or cboeckmann@tamut.edu. 

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May
5
12:00 PM12:00

Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival

The Alzheimer’s Alliance Tri-State Area will host its annual Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival at Spring Lake Park. Art, food, music and wine with selected wineries from across the state of Texas, unique merchants and vendors, a great selection of food vendors and live entertainment will be available for all to enjoy. For more information, visit: www. texarkanawinefestival.com. 

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