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

1. A Walk Through History
Wednesday, October 12
The City of Texarkana, TX Parks and Recreation Department received a grant in 2019 to develop a history walk around the pond at Spring Lake Park. While this is often a self guided tour, we are starting a guided version of this walking tour! Each Wednesday at 9:30 AM from October 12th to November 2nd, we invite anyone that would like to join, A Walk Through History at Spring Lake Park. We will limit participants to 20 per tour, so please register soon, at this link!

2. Movies in the Park
Thursday, October 13
Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department presents Movies in the Park, sponsored by Healthcare Express!  All movies begin around 7:00 PM in Spring Lake Park.  Concessions are available, bring your own chair.  The movie schedule is as follows: October 13th – The Lost City. Learn more!

3. A Cycle Through History – Downtown Bike Tours
Friday, October 14
The Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department and Texarkana Museum System present A Cycle Through History – Downtown Bike Tours.  The Tours will be each Friday from October 14th to November 4th at 5:30 PM.  The tours will begin at the Museum of Regional History, 219 N. Stateline Ave., Texarkana, TX 75501, and end at Pecan Point Brewery for free appetizers!  The Tour is free for those with bicycles, and $5.00 if a participant needs to rent a bicycle. Learn more!

4. Al Fresco – Music of the Night
Friday, October 14
Join us for an evening of music al fresco in historic downtown Texarkana. Learn more!

5. Main Street Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 15
The inaugural Oktoberfest on the Line, presented by Farmers Bank & Trust, is an event you won’t want to miss! Exclusive biergarten with premium tasting flights. Gourmet hot dogs, sauerkrauts, and mustards. “Kindergarten” with bouncy house, face painting, and other kids’ activities. Local vendors. German car show. . . and more! Entertainment lineup of local performers, including the Texarkana Regional Chorale and Grammy Award-Winning polka band, Brave Combo Kids 12 & under are FREE! Learn more.

6. Edge of Texas Golf Tournament & After Party
Saturday, October 15
Join us for the 17th Annual Edge of Texas Golf Tournament and After Party benefitting CASA for Children and the Texarkana Children’s Advocacy Center. Golf registration opens at 8:00 am with tee off at 9:00. After party, featuring Austin-based 90’s cover band, ZooDust, starts at 6:30 pm. For more information or to purchase tickets to the after party, visit here!

7. Texarkana Sunrise Rotary 1st Annual Car Show
Saturday, October 15
Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club’s 1st Annual Car Show will be held behind On the Borden and Reggies Burgers Parking Lot, October 15, 2022 starting at 8am. The public is invited to see the over 80 cars on display. Set-up and registration will begin at 7:30am. Door prizes for the entrants throughout the day and Awards will be given at 2:00pm. Contact Jimmy Norwood to enter your ride 903-824-4619.

8. Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Saturday, October 15

Registration & Vendor Fair opens 8am. Opening Ceremony & Promise Garden 9am – don’t miss this! Walk START is 9:30am! The event is not related to our local Alzheimer’s Alliance. Learn more.

9. 2nd Annual Katina R. Levingston Breast Cancer Race
Saturday, October 15

Register for the race at You can walk a 1 mile fun walk for $25, sleep-in for $25, walk a 5k for $25 or 5k run for $35. We would love for you, your family, and the community to come out and support this great cause.

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10. Texarkana Food Truck Festival & Hot Air Balloon Glow-Show
Saturday, October 15

𝗕𝗼𝗯𝗯𝘆 𝗙𝗲𝗿𝗴𝘂𝘀𝗼𝗻 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗸 – Free Admission. Hours: 11am-8pm. Food Trucks:11am-8pm. Art & Craft Vendors: 11pm – 8pm. Hot Air Balloon Tethered Ride and Glow-Show 5pm – till. Hot Air Balloon Rides $20. Shopping! Music! Dance! Learn more.

Sign up for October Classes at TC
All month
The Community and Business Education Center at Texarkana College has several exciting classes being offered this month! Learn more.

Williams UMC Pumpkin Patch
All Month
The pumpkins are BACK! Be sure to stop by Williams Memorial United Methodist Church to take your fall photos and pick out some pumpkins. 

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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