Top 10 Things to Do in Texarkana October 7-13, 2019

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1. Jeans & Bling
Saturday, Oct. 12

7 p.m., Texarkana Convention Center. Don’t miss this fall’s biggest party! The 10th Annual “Jeans & Bling” event for Hospice of Texarkana will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, October 12th, at the Texarkana Convention Center. Event Chairs are Stephanie & Shorty Barrett! Put on your chic western duds and join us for a fun evening which includes a Texas BBQ Buffet, Live Music, a Lip Sync Battle, Raffle and Silent Auction. All money raised stays LOCAL and benefits Hospice of Texarkana, a nonprofit agency. Beginning early September, tickets can be purchased for $60 each online: or at 2407 Galleria Oaks, Texarkana, TX, or at 501 East 6th St., Texarkana, Ark. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

2. Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Saturday, Oct. 12

11 a.m., Vero’s Latino Store. Texarkana College, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, and Red River Credit Union are putting on a celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month at Vero’s Latinos Store. Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.


3. Movies in the Park – Aladdin
Thursday, Oct. 10

6:30 p.m., Spring Lake Park. Concession stand will be open and snacks will be available for purchase. So grab a friend and a blanket or chair and we will see you there! Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

4. Bike Tours 
Friday, Oct. 11

5:15 p.m., Museum of Regional History. Take a ride through downtown and finish at Pecan Point Brewery for free apps. Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

5. Michael W Smith
Thursday, Oct. 10

7:30 p.m., Perot Theatre. Celebrate 35 years of friends with Michael W. Smith. Hear the hits…Experience worship! Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

6. Pink Out Day
Friday, Oct. 10, all day.

Pink Out Day is a Community wide celebration that highlights Breast Cancer Awareness Month and involves area schools, businesses, churches, hospitals and YOU! Join us in wearing pink, planning a celebration or any way you wish to help us paint the town PINK! Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

7. Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryout
Sunday, Oct. 13

Join us in Texarkana, Texas for the Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryout, middle school players, ages 11-14 (IVP & Tryout begins at 9 a.m.) & high school players, ages 14-18 (PREP & Tryout begin at 1 p.m.). Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

8. Rhea Lana’s Fall/Winter Event
October 13-19

Elks Lodge. Kids are expensive and life is hectic! Rhea Lana’s is the answer for busy and savvy moms like YOU! Our average consignor at our last Fall event made over $350 and a pass to SHOP EARLY! Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

9. Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing Open House & Ribbon Cutting
Friday, Oct. 11

4:30 p.m., Texarkana College. You are invited to an Open House & Ribbon Cutting for the new location of the Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing on the Texarkana College campus. This event will feature the dedication of the B.R. Hughes Classroom and the ceremonial forging of the first knife. Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

10. 1894 Trade Days
Saturday, Oct. 12

9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1894 City Market. Join us at 1894 Market Trade Days, where there’s always fun for the whole family while shopping with unique local vendors. Dress up for prizes in the GRIMM FAIRYTALE COSTUME CONTEST while enjoying fairytale paintings and meeting 1894 Gallery’s featured artist Amily Miori 1-3pm. Vendors of all sorts can be found at this local vendor fair including artists, artisans, craftspeople, antiquers, collectors, independent consultants, junk or garage sales, pickers, farmers, fundraisers, food vendors, street musicians and more. To reserve a booth, Call Rhonda Maxwell at 870-772-5026. Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

11. FREE “Happiness Advantage” workshop through TAMUT’s Program for Learning and Community Engagement (PLACE) initiative
Monday, October 7

TWO workshops! 8AM – 11AM and 1PM-4PM; both include lunch. This workshop is led by Devin Hughes – based on the work of Shawn Achor, a leading expert on the connection between happiness and success. His Harvard-based research has made the cover of Harvard Business Review; his TED talk is one of the most popular ever, with over 7 million views.   He is the author of New York Times best-selling books The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness. The Workshop, teaches the seven core principles of the science of happiness from The Happiness Advantage, a springboard for people at the individual, team and organization levels; showing people clearly how to infuse positive practices in their personal habits, team work routines and the organization’s culture. Read more on the goTXK Community Calendar.

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