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Top 10 Things to Do in Texarkana April 29-May 5, 2019

1. MAMMA MIA! Live on Stage
May 3-5

At Texarkana College’s Stilwell Theatre. Friday & Saturday 7:3 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. The legendary music of ABBA propels this rollicking tale of love, laughter and friendship in a musical theatre experience that will have you literally dancing in the aisles–saying ‘Thank You for the Music’!  A large cast in explosive dance numbers featuring a mother, a daughter, three possible dads–and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!  Presented by Texarkana Repertory Theatre in conjunction with the Texarkana College Department of Drama. Learn more.

2. 5th Annual JIVE FOR FIVE Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival 
Saturday, May 4

11 a.m.-7 p.m., Spring Lake Park. Join the thousands enjoying this one-of-its kind wine, art, music and food festival. FREE for all to enjoy the arts, food and music. Entry into the Wine Garden is $15 and includes a souvenir wine glass and a wine bag – wine tasting $1, glass of wine $5; bottles available for purchase. Benefits Alzheimer’s Alliance. Learn more.

3. 8th Annual Hats and Horses: A Day At The Derby 
Saturday, May 4

4-7 p.m., Texarkana Country Club. Texarkana’s premier Kentucky Derby watch party, featuring Derby-themed food and live music – all while raising funds and awareness to benefit Eagle Impact for Texas A&M University-Texarkana in support of scholarships, athletics, and student life. Learn more.

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4. Tuesday, April 30
Yoga in the Galleries for East Texas Giving Day 

At the Regional Arts Center, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Presented by TRAHC (Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council) with Colleen Narens from 405 Yoga. Free and open to the public. Suggested $10 donation.

5. Friday, May 3
3rd Annual Golf Tournament benefiting For the Sake of One

Texarkana Golf Ranch, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Come out for a great day and support children who can’t speak up for themselves – benefiting this local nonprofit that helps the foster care community! Includes breakfast from Wendy’s and lunch from Big Jakes BBQ. Micah’s Jewelers is donating a watch for the long drive and mulligans and red tees will be available for $5 each. Awards for top 3 teams and raffle prizes. Learn more.

6. Friday, May 3
Randy Rogers Band Concert at Scottie’s Grill

7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Learn more.

7. Saturday, May 4      
Choral Workshop with Dr Wallace Long 

Texarkana College of Liberal and Performing Arts. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with casual public performance at 4 p.m. A learning opportunity for the community at large, as well as chorale members. Long’s one-day workshop will take learners from the fundamentals of great choral sound production to the application of concepts learned in repertoire. Free for TRC Members / $20 for Community Participants. Lunch provided. Learn more.

8. Saturday, May 4
20th Annual Walk/Run for Life 

Spring Lake Park. Events include 5K and 10K races, a Fun Run for kids, and the Walk that is open to all ages and activity levels. Our 5k & 10k races will have chip timing this year, and we have added a Diaper Derby for the little ones! Learn more.

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9. Saturday, May 4
Tug of War Throwdown

11 a.m., EDP Sports Complex (formerly Hobo Jungle Park). Register your team today – and bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun benefiting Jamison Center of Kindness – to help this non-profit lend a hand in the community as well as helping children progress educationally. Learn more.

10. Saturday, May 4
Texarkana’s First Ratha-Yatra Parade for Peace

Chariot pulling, fun activities, food feast (vegetarian), book distribution, parade with chariots and drums/music. Participants from many states and even overseas. Front Street Plaza and utilizing normal parade route. Learn more.


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