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Things to do in Texarkana October 11 – October 19, 2021

1. Calling all LT Members and Partners: Leadership Texarkana Fall Party
Tuesday, October 12
Join us with the City of Texarkana, Texas as our Signature Sponsor for Leadership Texarkana Fall Party with Split Decision band LIVE! RSVP to

2. An Evening with Steven Curtis Chapman – Special Guest Mac Powell
Tuesday, October 12
Join us for an evening of worship with Steven Curtis Chapman and Special Guest Mac Powell. This performance will be hosted by Trinity Baptist Church located at 3115 Trinity Blvd, Texarkana, AR 71854. You can purchase tickets here!

3. Dr. Shirley Finn Legacy Celebration at Texarkana College
Wednesday, October 13
Join us in person for the Legacy Celebration in Memory of Dr. Shirley Finn, a visionary woman, exemplary nurse, and civic leader who devoted her professional life to the development of skills in nursing students and faculty at Texarkana College. RSVP here. 

4. Johannes Brahms for Violin and Piano
Thursday, October 14
Make plans to attend this exciting event!

5. Gayble Moss Memorial Golf and Tennis Tournament 2021
Friday, October 15
Don’t miss out the the 11th annual Gayble Moss Memorial Golf and Tennis Tournament. Learn more!

6. Death and Dying in the Victorian Era Walking Tour and Exhibit
Friday, October 15
The Texarkana Museums System presents its latest downtown walking tour: “Death and Dying in the Victorian Era.” Join us to learn weird and wild facts about Victorian mourning customs. The tour begins at the Museum of Regional History, 219 N. State Line Avenue and wraps up with a guided tour of the Victorian Mourning Customs exhibit at the P. J. Ahern Home, 403 Laurel. Guests should wear their comfiest shoes and dress for the weather. Tickets are $15 each and are on sale now at For more information, please call 903-793-4831.

7. Heroic Voices – Texarkana Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, October 16
Join the TSO as it open its 16th Season highlighting the resolve, determination, brotherhood and creative spirit of humanity. Learn more!

8. Katina R. Levingston 1st Annual Tough Kookie Breast Cancer Race
Saturday, October 16
Make plans to attend this special event. Learn more!

9. Painting with a Treat
Saturday, October 16
The Texarkana Museums System will be hosting a Painting with a Treat class. Guest Artist, Richard Cramer, will be instructing a Halloween inspired painting for the public to recreate and take home. The event will start at 2 pm in the Carriage House at the Ace of Clubs. We will have a limited number of spots available, so registration ahead of time is required. Tickets will be $25 for Non-members and $20 for Members and the event will be BYOB. We will have light refreshments available. Learn more!

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10. Touchdowns and Tastings
Sunday, October 17
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 delicious craft beer and food pairings, you better bring a big appetite! Pairings were hand-selected for the peak enjoyment of our guests. Ticket proceeds will support the mission of Opportunities, Inc. which is to empower children and adults with developmental disabilities to live full lives in our community. Learn more!

Photo By: Laronda Bailey

Take a Walk on the Beautiful Nix Creek Trail
Our beauty feature this week is the Nix Creek Trail! Enjoy the fall weather and explore outside this week.

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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