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Things to do in Texarkana January 10 – January 18, 2022

1. Santa Sprint *Rescheduled*
Saturday, January 15
The Santa Sprint will be January 15th and will begin at the Ace of Clubs House. Late registration will begin at 7:30 am and the race will begin at 8:00 am. Awards will be awarded for the top three in each age group. There will also be snacks and drinks for runners to enjoy after the race – learn more!

2. Vegas Stars – Whiskey River
Saturday, January 15

These wise guys bring the booty-shakes as they belt out dance/rock/rap/pop hits from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and all the way up to today’s chart-topping hits. You’re guaranteed a good time with non-stop, high-energy shows complete with Vegas lights and more action than the craziest night out in Sin City. Learn more!

3. Frank Foster Music + Cody Cooke and the Bayou Outlaws + Crawford & Power at Crossties
Saturday, January 15
Make plans to attend and learn more here!


4. Theatre for Young Audiences – The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare
Wednesday, January 12
Lightwire Theater will stage two performances of “The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare: The Next Gen” on Wednesday at the Perot Theatre downtown. The family-friendly show is an imaginative sequel to the fable by Aesop that taught slow and steady wins the race. Learn more!

5. Down the Rabbit Hole Comedy
Wednesday, January 10
Redbone “Down the rabbit hole” comedy. January 12 after Trivia. Show starts at 9:30. $5 cover. 18 and older only. We have a great lineup. Learn more!

6. Texarkana Home Builders Association Meet & Greet
Thursday, January 13
Current members and companies that are interested in learning more about the Texarkana Home Builders Association are invited to a Meet and Greet at Pecan Point Brewery in historic downtown Texarkana! Come learn about what’s new and upcoming at the TXK HBA. We’ll have Michael Lee, Program Coordinator for the Construction Technology Program at Texarkana College as our guest speaker. Register for door prizes upon arrival!

7. Choose Your Own Path Paint and Sip
Thursday, January 13
Welcome 2022! Join Shea at 67 Landing for the first paint and sip of the year! This class is a fun one to do with the girls. Personalize the saying and even the colors and enjoy your first drink free! We always have a great time so grab your ticket now!

8. David Pinkerton’s “Karamatsah” Artist Reception
Saturday, January 15
Join the 1894 Gallery celebrating the work of David Pinkerton, January 15th, 1-3 p.m. Learn more!

9. Film & Brush
Saturday, January 15
January 15, 2022. @ 4-7pm come join the Tough Kookie Foundation at 1801 N Robinson Rd Suite 10 Forward Events for a fun afternoon of movies, painting and healing. Benefiting the Tough Kookie Foundation and breast and childhood cancer. The class will be taught by local muralist of Darlene Taylor Murals. Tickets are $50 per person. Light drinks and snacks will be provided. Call 1-800-982-4454 to book your spot. Learn more!

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10. #MLK Day of Service
Monday, January 17
The Texarkana Museums System is hosting a public scanning day at the Museum of Regional History. This event is being held all-day during museum hours from 10 am to 5 pm. They are looking for volunteers to help scan documents into their archives. They also invite the community to bring in their historical photos and documents to be scanned into our archives.

Photo By: Laronda Bailey

Take a Walk Down Nix Creek Trail
Start the new year off right in the beautiful outdoors! This trail winds through woods and is a beautiful site especially in the fall. A huge shout out to the City of Texarkana for always keeping this trail clean and well preserved. If you love a beautiful outdoor space to stretch your legs, check out Nix Creek Trail that starts at Arkansas boulevard and heads south to 82.


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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