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Top 10 Things to Do in Texarkana 8/16/2021-8/24/2021

1. Public Workshop
Monday, August 16
Chime in: on Monday, Aug 16 3:30 –  the city Board of Directors will hold a public workshop meeting on how to spend more than $7.9 million in federal Amer​i​can Rescue Plan Act funding. City staff will brief the Board on the allowed uses for the money, awarded to the city in the multi-billion dollar COVID relief act signed into law by Pres​i​dent Joe Biden in March.
The workshop is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall.

2. Friday Night Lights – Texas High Scrimmage
Friday, August 20
The Texas High Tigers are playing a scrimmage game against Longview at Tiger Stadium. Learn more here!

3. Josh Ward with Jon Stork at Whiskey River
Friday, August 20
All Grit and No Quit Josh brings his music and his friend Jon Stork to bring a night of Texas country to Whiskey River. Learn more!

4. Moonlight and Movies: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Friday, August 20
The Texarkana Museums System is showing To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar at the Ace of Clubs House sponsored by Chaplewood Nash United Methodist Church. Everyone who attends gets entered in the drawing on August 27th. We will be giving away a pearl bracelet and earrings at our August 27th movie. For more information, go to to sign up. Please make sure to like and share our pages!


5. TAMU-T Eagle Soccer
Saturday, August 21
Eagle Men’s Soccer vs Central Baptist College this Saturday! Make plans to attend here.

6. PF 15 Live Mixed Martial Arts
Saturday, August 21
Peak Fighting live mixed martial arts. Come watch UFCs future step in the Peak Fighting cage. Learn more!

7. Paint Your Pet at Redbone Magic
Sunday, August 22
Paint Your Pet is back in 2021 by popular demand! Join us at the famous Redbone Magic to paint your very own pet! After you register, send Shea your pet photo at She will sketch out your pet and provide step by step instructions for painting your fur baby. 

8. TRAHC’s 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition
Exhibit open Wed-Sat, noon 4pm. Admission is always free! Exhibit closes September 25th. Art pieces from Canada, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, and Washington all in the same building! 100 pieces ranging from stained glass, fiber art, metal installations, and sculptures to traditional paintings hanging in the first-third floor. Learn more!

See Also

9. Gateway Farmers Market
Support our local farmers this Saturday! Learn more. 

10. Holiday Springs Water Park
Still time to enjoy the cooling waters and have late summer fun – open weekends Saturdays and Sundays to beat the heat. Park features water slides, lazy river, wave pool, two children’s pools including a mega play structure, adult pool, and cabanas. Learn more!

Live Local Music
Head over to the goTXK Community Calendar to take a look at all of the live music happening around Texarkana, USA this week! 

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