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*Reminder – Stay COVID Safe! Don’t forget to wear your mask and watch your distance.

1. Tapas & Wine – Hands on Texarkana
Thursday, October 8

Puttin’ On the Ritz’ is the theme for HandsOn Texarkana’s 12th Annual Wine & TAPAS Event to be held Thursday, October 8 on the beautiful grounds of the Collins Building, 1915 Olive Street, Texarkana, Texas. Call 903-798-3211 for tickets, or email

2. Blood Drive
Tuesday, October 6

Join us for a blood drive presented by Life Share Blood Center! See locations here. 

3. Touchdowns and Tastings
Sunday, October 11

Join Opportunities, Inc. Angel Guild for an afternoon of football, craft beer, and delicious food! For one Sunday only, Pecan Point is opening 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. For more information, contact Rebekah Drennon at or (903)791-2270

4. Second Saturday Trade Days
Saturday, October 10

It’s fall y’all! Make plans to join us for Second Saturday Trade Day! The weather should be cooler and the fun should be hotter. If you are interested in a booth please let us know. Pricing is $10-20, can you imagine a cheaper way to promote your business, non profit or product. Learn more.

5. Bats in the Night
Saturday, October 10

This October, Discovery Place is celebrating Halloween in an artistic way. We will be painting a night sky with 3D bats to bring the picture to life. The painting is simple but fun and kids of all ages will enjoy this activity. We will be painting on October 10th from 2 – 4 PM, and since Discovery Place is still closed this event will take place at the Museum of Regional History. Tickets are $5 per person and FREE for TMS members and children 3 and under. We ask that you register in ADVANCE! You can register at We look forward to seeing you all there!

6. Pumpkin Patch Story Time
Saturday, October 10

Make plans to stop by the Pumpkin Patch at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church! Learn more.

7. Visit the Flying Crow
Have you visited the Flying Crow in Downtown Texarkana, USA? Make plans to visit this week! Check out their promo video here.

8. Live Music at Fat Jacks
Acoustic – Clay Logan and Band – Oct 8
Jake Gathright and Friends – Oct 9 – Learn more!

9. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with TC
The Texarkana College Culinary Arts Department is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by learning the origins and recipes of dishes from a variety of Latin American countries. Watch Chef Lynn and her students break down how to make Elotes here! Stay tuned for more recipes!

10. Friday Night Football
Enjoy local sports in person – or streamed live. Check out Texarkana Game Day for the latest. Watch here!

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