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1. Dine on the Line – ACT NOW! Ticket sales end at noon today (Monday)!
Friday, Oct. 4

5:30 p.m., State Line Avenue in Downtown Texarkana. Presented by Farmers Bank & Trust, Dine on the Line is a two state, two city event that brings the cities of Texarkana, Arkansas & Texarkana, Texas together to give a toast to our community. Be a part of something truly special and be a part of downtown revitalization! For our FIFTH year, it’s time for a date night. This year’s ticket will include a seated, farm-to-table meal that will be served to you at our unique dining table straddling the state lines. Eat dinner in Texas with a friend in Arkansas! We will also have a beer garden (as well as wine available for purchase), and live musical entertainment by local band Chasing Rita. This event will coincide with the unveiling of the new Dr. Pepper mural being painted on TLC Burgers’ building. TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE TO THIS EVENT. No tickets will be sold at the door. Buy tickets.

2. A New Era Begins: Texarkana Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Oct. 5

7 p.m., Perot Theatre. Join TSO as it opens its 14th season and welcomes newly named music director Philip Mann. Featuring Elisso Bolkvadze on the Piano;  and Composer (and Texarkana-Native) Clint Needham. or 903.792.4992.  See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

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3. National Night Out
Tuesday, Oct. 1

5:30 p.m., multiple locations. This is our chance to gather as a community and stand up against crime! It is a free family event geared toward Police and Community coming together the fight crime in our area. You’ve heard the saying “It takes a Village…”? So mark your calendars! Share this event to let everyone know we are serious about cleaning up our neighborhood! Events held in multiple locations around town. Find the one closest to you!

4. Moves in the Park Secret Life of Pets 2
Thursday, Oct. 3

Movie starts at sunset at Spring Lake Park. Movies every Thursday in October! For more information, contact 903-798-3978. See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

5. Running Home 5K
Saturday, Oct. 5

2 p.m., Spring Lake Park. The Running Home 5K Run/Walk will be held within the 145 acres of Spring Lake Park. The course will take you around the spring fed lake, throughout the park, passing baseball fields and frisbee golf course, all while running under the shadow of the Texarkana “Twice as Nice” Water Tower. After the race, your Texarkana Board of Realtors and its affiliates welcome you to enjoy an area of entertainment and education on buying and selling real estate. See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

6. Opportunities Inc. Brewery Benefit
Sunday, Oct. 6

3 p.m., Pecan Point Brewery. For one day only, Pecan Point is closing its doors for an Opportunities, Inc. exclusive event. With 10 craft beer and food pairings, you better bring a big appetite! The pairings were hand selected for peak enjoyment of our guests. Ticket proceeds will go to support the mission of Opportunities, Inc. which is to empower children and adults with developmental disabilities to live full lives in our community. You MUST be 21+ to attend this event. For more information, contact Rebekah Drennon at or (903)791-2270.  See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

7. Dr Pepper Mural Unveiling
Friday, October 4

10:30 a.m., TLC Burgers. Join us for the unveiling of Downtown Texarkana’s newest mural, located at TLC Burgers on the corner of Olive & Broad, sponsored by Dr Pepper. See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

8. Spooktacular Texarkana Trivia
Saturday, Oct. 5

2 p.m., Museum of Regional History. Join us at the Museum of Regional History Saturday October 5th, 2:00-4:00 for Spooktacular Texarkana Trivia! Winner will win a trophy and bragging rights! All participants will leave with a goody bag full of treats (you don’t even have to share them with the kids)! Ages 16 and up. Costumes encouraged, not required. $8 per person and $5 TMS Members. Space is limited so you must register in advance. See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

9. Showdown After Sundown
Saturday, Oct. 5

6 p.m., Texarkana AR Convention Center. Local and regional MMA talent returns for PF3 Showdown After Sundown, live from Texarkana Arkansas Holiday Inn Convention Center. See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

10. 1st Thursday at the Museum
Thursday, Oct. 3

6 p.m., Lindsey Railroad Museum. You are invited to the first of our 12 month series – “1st Thursday at the Museum”. October is Italian-American Heritage Month and we will offer a program on Anthony L. Ghio, an Italian immigrant who was one of Texarkana’s first mayors. Entry fee is $5 payable at the door. Please RSVP by 9/24 by clicking the “going” button on Facebook or email See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

11. The Art of Journaling with Agnes Tirrito
Saturday, Oct. 5

9:30 a.m., Southwest Center. This is a mixed media and art journaling experience. Bring a word, phrase, verse or quote that appeals to you. This will help you create a focus for your work that day. Most supplies will be provided. A general supply list will be emailed to participants upon enrolling. Contact Jeannie Edwards at 903-824-8152 to register by phone. See more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

HOT TIP: Monday Night is Kids’ Night at Larry’s Pizza! Two kids under 12 eat FREE per paying adult every Monday. Fair left you broke? Larry’s got you covered!

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