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Things to do in Texarkana April 18 – April 26, 2022

1. CASA Colorful 5K & Family Fun Run
Saturday, April 23
Join us for our CASA Colorful 5K & Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 23rd, at Trinity Baptist Church. Registration is $10 for ages 5-18 and $30 for ages 19 and up. Visit for details and registration. All proceeds benefit CASA for Children and the Texarkana Children’s Advocacy Center.

2. TRAHC Speaker Series – Julie Coker-Tidwell
Thursday, April 21
This wildlife photographer will share tips and techniques of photographing animals in the wild.  Photographers of all skill levels and any nature lover will enjoy listening to her many adventures in the field. Come join local and regional animal enthusiasts and artists. Learn more!

3. TexRep Annual Season Reveal Party
Thursday, April 21
We are delighted to announce that our annual Season Reveal Party is back, and YOU’RE INVITED! This beloved tradition is a wonderful opportunity to meet the awesome people behind our organization, as well as other friends of TexRep, in a fun and casual setting. Learn more!

4. TSO Concert – Dreaming Together
Saturday, April 23
Versatile, daring and insightful, Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez is establishing a reputation on both the national and international stages for the lyricism of her playing, her compelling interpretations, and her elegant stage presence. Learn more!

5. Four States Jazz Festival
Saturday, April 23
The 2022 Four States Jazz Festival is happening April 23rd at the Texarkana Central Mall, host by the TASD Band Boosters and the Texarkana Jazz Orchestra. Be sure to come out and support your favorite jazz groups from all over the four states area, including a concert by the Texarkana Jazz Orchestra in the evening. Learn more!

6. Scott Joplin Bus Tour
Saturday, April 23
Join the Texarkana Museums System for a drive through history featuring Texarkana’s own, Scott Joplin. This living history bus tour begins at the P. J. Ahern Home, 403 Laurel Street, and visits the sites and neighborhoods where young Scott Joplin developed his extraordinary musical talent. Participants will have a chance to meet Scott Joplin along the way! First tour at 11:00 a.m. Tickets are $10 each or $5 for TMS Members. Learn more!

7. Twin City Meat Up
Saturday, April 23
Calling all grill masters, avid shoppers, antique car owners, and families! Please join the Junior League of Texarkana for the Inaugural Twin City Meat Up. Whether you’re coming to compete, shop, or eat, there will be something for everyone! Learn more. 


8. 1894 Gallery – Sunflower Ceramic Tile Trivets
Wednesday, April 20
Join us and create Sunflower Tile Trivets to help feed the people of Ukraine. Learn more!


9. The Book Corner
Wednesday, April 20
Join USA Today Bestselling Author, D. C. Gomez, as she interviews authors with brand new book releases. Each week a brand new book that’s been released within the last 90 days. Find your new favorite book Wednesdays at 6:30pm here.

See Also

10. Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk
Friday, April 22
Tours run Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm the last 2 weeks of each month. Private tours available all year round. Groups 10 or more qualify for a discount. Learn more!

Reminder: Lunch with Leaders this Tuesday!
With Rob Sitterley and special guest Michael Preston. Texarkana, AR Secretary of Commerce on Community Leadership for Economic Advantage. Sponsored by Texarkana Emergency Center and Hospital. Learn more!

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Head over to the goTXK calendar to take a look at all of the live music happening this week! 

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