1. 20th Annual Party with Picassos
Saturday, March 23
Texarkana Convention Center, 6:30 pm. Enjoy cocktails and art viewings, a live auction, silent auction and music by 2Pianos. Sponsored by Women for the Arts. Tickets available at the Perot Theatre box office: 903-792-4992. Tickets to Annual Party ALSO includes Party with Titos Art Preview Thursday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Regional Arts Center, downtown. Western chic attire. Learn more.
2. Ragtime to Rockabilly
Friday & Saturday, March 29-30
March 29: Performances by Joyce Grant, Three-of-a-Kind and Stephanie Rice at the Silvermoon on Broad. Sponsored by the Regional Music Heritage Center. TicketLeap.com. For details 903-277-4124.
March 30: Rockabilly Returns is a celebration of early rock icons who began careers at the Arkansas Municipal Auditorium. 4-10 p.m. Rafael Espinoza & The Rockabilly Railroad headline the event. Vintage autos, food trucks, hula hoop contest, costume contest in parking lot beside Arkansas City Hall. TicketLeap.com. For details 903-277-4124. Learn more.
3. Lucky Dog Barrel race
Friday-Sunday, March 29-31
At the Four States Fairgrounds. Fun, fast paced event in a family friendly atmosphere. Sanctioned event by Better Barrel Races and the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association. Learn more.
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4. Monday, March 18
Opioid Crisis Awareness to Action
6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church Moores Lane. Free. Doors open at 5:30. To educate our community on the opioid epidemic and provide hope and resources to combat the crisis. Dr. Matt Young. Learn more.
5. Tuesday, March 19
High Tea with Picassos
4-5:30 p.m. at the home of Cathy and Mark Van Herpen. Limited seating. Sponsored by Women for the Arts. Tickets at 903-792-4992. Call 903-276-3559 for information.
6. Thursday-Sunday, March 21-24
Senior World Championship Barrel Race
At the Four States Fairgrounds. For people aged 50 and over. The Open race on Sunday is for all age contestants. Learn more.
7. Saturday, March 23
Celebrate March Music Month at a TMS Student Showcase
Don’t miss this showcase by TMS students who’ve worked all month to learn to play the ukulele and the recorder. By Texarkana Museums System at our Historic P J Ahern home. $5 per person. Refreshments. Register at www.TexarkanaMuseums.org/Events or call 903-793-4831 for details.
8. Thursday, March 28
9th Annual Bi-States CEP Horticulture Conference and Seed Swap
8-5 at Southwest Community Center, Texarkana, Texas. Registration required before March 25, info: 903-628-6702. Topics include Beekeeping 101, grafted tomatoes and watermelons, heirloom vegetables, chemical safety and more.
9. Saturday, March 30
Brother’s Keepers Motorcycle Club Biker Bash and Burn Run
The Texarkana Chapter of Brother’s Keepers Motorcycle Club is excited to announce the First Annual Ark-La-Tex Burn Run will be held on March 30 at Spring Lake Park. Gates open 8:00 a.m. till 5PM. Family oriented event that is free and open to everyone whether you ride a motorcycle or not. Activities for all ages including Bike Games, Bike Show, Poker Run, Kids Area, Vendors, Food, Live Entertainment, Silent and Live Auctions. A Biker Bash will be held the night before on March 29, 2019, from 7-11 p.m. at the Texas Elk’s Lodge. $20 includes dinner plus live entertainment and an auction. For more information, visit https://www.brotherskeepersmc.com/bkmc/chapter/6.
10. Saturday, March 30
Shake – Rattle – Roll and ELECTRIFY!
End March Music Month at Discovery Place Interactive Museum: Celebrate new songs added to our dual coil musical Tesla Machines, watch documentaries about inventor Nikola Tesla. Refreshments. $5/TMS members FREE. Register at www.TexarkanaMuseums.org/Events or 903-793-4831 for details.