Including opportunities to Learn – to Share – and MORE!

Build the calendar as Texarkana USA’s go to source for all that’s going on!

*Reminder – Don’t forget to wear your mask and watch your distance!

1. There is Still Time to Register
Lean into learning! Register for great opportunities at our outstanding higher education institutions Texas A&M University – TexarkanaTexarkana College, and University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana. All offering virtual classes to broaden your horizons!

2. Visit the Texarkana Public Library
Check out all the movies, books and other treasures avail through the Texarkana Public Library! Go online – reserve your choices. Drive through and pick up!

3. Cinemark Re-Opening
Friday, August 21

Texarkana Cinemark Theater will reopen on Friday, August 21! According to Cinemark certain areas of the facility will be cleaned every 30 minutes. Any seat that is occupied will be sanitized again before the next showtime, as well as adjacent seats, handrails and children’s booster seats. Read more here. 

4. Mike Parker Memorial Race
August 20-22

Mark your calendars for the Mike Parker Memorial Race! Learn more here. 

5. Harry Potter Month – Wizarding World Party
Saturday, August 22

Join us at the P. J. Ahern Home for a fun adult party celebrating Harry Potter Month! Grab your house gear and dress in your best costume for a fun night of Hogwarts inspired cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Guests can paint their own goblet to take home! Tickets are $35 each for non-TMS member, $30 each for TMS Members, and $60 for couples. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Space is limited so get your ticket today! The fun starts at 6 p.m. on August 22 at the P. J. Ahern Home, 403 Laurel Street, Texarkana, USA. Remember: this is a party for grown-ups with a love for Harry Potter.

6. Locomotion at Redbone
Friday, August 21

Make plans to see Locomotion LIVE at Redbone Magic Brewery!

7. Rewind at Fat Jacks Oyster & Sports Bar
August 22-23

Rewind is performing LIVE this weekend at Fat Jacks Oyster & Sports Bar!

8. Bootcamps
Focus on your fitness! Head over to our community calendar to see numerous fitness bootcamps happening in our community. 

9. Shop Local at Julie’s Deli
Shop amazing meats, cheese, and more at Julie’s Deli! Also, beginning August 18 Julie’s will be starting a senior shopping hours Tuesday – Friday from 9AM-10PM. Just another way Julie’s is helping our local community feel safe! 

10. Farmers Markets
Tis the season for Farmers Bounty!  Visit Gateway Farmers Market – and also take advantage of ordering boxes from the Texarkana Farmers Market – A win for everyone.

And Don’t Forget

Submit YOUR events – virtual or real – to the GOTXK Calendar
Help us all to stay connected and submit your virtual events here!

Go to to check out ALL of the events being held this week in Texarkana USA!

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