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Things to do in Texarkana May 16 – May 24, 2022

1. Clay’s Golf and Guitars
Saturday, May 21
This year will feature the Beach Boys Tribute Band “Sail On!” We’ve also got some great trips for our 2022 Raffle! The winner can choose from one of our four dream vacations to Los Cabos, Canada, Charleston, or The Players Championship. Proceeds for this year’s event will benefit Haven Homes of Texarkana. Sponsorship information, as well as golf, concert, and raffle tickets can all be purchased online at

2. TEXAR Presents…Local Bands, Local Brews, and Local Bites!
Thursday, May 19
TEXAR Presents… Local Bands, Local Brews and Local Bites!  Grab a chair and join us for a free concert in front of the historic Perot Theatre featuring Dave Howe and the Howelers! Learn more.

3. Job Fair
Tuesday, May 17
The Texarkana Recreation Center with Express Employment Professionals and Arkansas Workforce Solutions will host a job fair on Tuesday, May 17th. Please mark your calendars and share the information with your friends and neighbors. Learn more!


4. Art and Wine: The Works of Larry Terrell
Thursday, May 19
Fay J Winery is proud to host another amazing artist as part of the Art and Wine Series. Come and meet the talented nature photographer Larry Terrell. You will love his work – learn more!

5. TRAHC Speaker Series: Tammy Harrington
Thursday, May 19
Printmaker and Paper Cut artist Tammy Harrington will take you through her process and how you an infuse your heritage into the art you create. After 30 minutes of presenting and a 15 minute Q&A opportunity we will all go over to a downtown restaurant for refreshments with the artist. To learn more about Tammy Harrington’s art visit her website.

6. A Cycle Through Public Art
Friday, May 20
Make plans to attend this exciting event! Learn more.

7. Bunco and a Fashion Show
Friday, May 20
The Sportsplex by HealthCARE Express is proud to present a fun new event for a great cause! We will be hosting Bunco and a Fashion show on Friday, May 20th starting at 4:30pm. This poolside party will be benefiting our friends at CASA of Texarkana. CASA has been helping local children since 1990 by advocating on their behalf with amazing volunteers who provide hope and healing to abused and neglected children. Learn more!

8. Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk
Friday, May 20
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!

9. Greater Texarkana Autism Awareness Fun Run
Saturday, May 21
5K and 2 blocks Fun Run in downtown Texarkana supporting The Greater Texarkana Autism Awareness charity. In addition to the 2 runs, we will have a car and truck show, motorcycle show, vendors, and food trucks, as well as a cornhole tournament at 5pm. Race registration starts at 7am at the corner of Olive and Front street. The race starts at 8 – learn more!

10. Downtown Photo Walk
Saturday, May 21
Texarkana Museums System will be hosting this event in honor of National Photography Month in May. Come learn a couple of tips and tricks, then we will walk around Downtown Texarkana and take some photos of prominent buildings and murals. The Scott Joplin mural, the Grim Hotel sign and the Kress murals are a couple of ideas. Must bring your own camera. Be sure to wear your walking shoes as well! Learn more.

See Also

11. Smokey and the Bandit 45th Anniversary Celebration Bandit Run
Sunday, May 22
Make plans to attend this exciting event! Learn more.

Texarkana Farmer’s Markets
Saturday, May 21
The Texarkana Farmers’ Market and Gateway Farmers’ Market are both open this Saturday! #SupportLocal

Sign up for Summer Camps – Texarkana Parent
Keeping kids busy during the summer is practically an art form. In this guide, we’ve compiled all of the summer camps and activities in the Texarkana area that we can get our hands on to help you find ways to keep your kids engaged in fun and learning this summer. Check back for the most up-to-date listings throughout the summer!

Time to Apply for Leadership Texarkana Class of 2023! 
Leadership Texarkana is dedicated to cultivating, connecting and engaging leaders in working together for community excellence, pride and progress. Learn more and apply here!

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

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