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Things to do in Texarkana February 13 – February 21, 2023

1. Run the Line
Saturday, February 18
It’s that time of year again – when runners converge from all over the region in Texarkana USA to RUN THE LINE!  Join the fun, get in shape, AND help raise funds for the amazing network of pathways and greenways throughout our community! The Run the Line Half Marathon and Relays is a unique opportunity to run a half marathon in TWO states. It begins on Broad Street downtown and finishes in front of Hopkins Icehouse. Sign up online and come run alongside 700 other runners! Learn more.


2. Texarkana Mardi Gras
Saturday, February 18
It’s Mardi Gras time and downtown T-town is where it’ll be. Bring the family and come have some fun. Can’t wait to see you! Learn more.

3. The Texarkana Repertory Company presents: The Play That Goes Wrong
LAST WEEKEND: February 17 – 19
Part Monty Python, part Sherlock Holmes, part Buster Keaton, and WHOLLY insane, The Play That Goes Wrong has been described as a “riotous explosion of comedy”. This silly slapstick-filled production is sure to be a hit! Join us at the Stilwell Theatre on the Texarkana College campus this February for The Play That Goes Wrong! Visit here for tickets.

4. TRAHC presents: The Magic of Bill Blagg LIVE
Thursday, February 16

The Magic of Bill Blagg LIVE! is a national touring full production show that is filled with grand-scale illusions, jaw-dropping magic, hilarious comedy and audience participation.  It’s best described as a Las Vegas style show that’s fun for the whole family!  You’ll see people will float in mid-air while others vanish in the blink of an eye!  Over 90 minutes of action-packed magic & illusion by the country’s most prominent magical star…Bill Blagg. Join us for this magical production presented by TRAHC, your Regional Arts Center! You can purchase tickets on the Perot Theater website.


5. Noodles and Networking
Thursday, February 16

Come join Greater Texarkana Young Professionals on February 16th at our yearly membership kickoff event sponsored by Monjunis. If you or anyone you know is interested in joining GTYP and learning more about what we have to offer, please join us at Monjunis from 5:30PM-7:00PM. It will be an evening of fun, food, drinks, and door prizes to kickoff our new year! Learn more.

6. Get Into Gardening
Monday, February 13
‘Get Into Gardening’ with the Bowie County Master Gardeners and TAMU – Texarkana in 2023. Monthly seminars focusing on gardening and garden-related topics. These seminars are FREE. Learn more!

7. TAVC Chili Cook-Off
Friday, February 17
Make plans to attend this exciting event and learn more here!

8. Piano Man + Swing Dance Lessons
Thursday, February 16
Members please join us for a great evening at The Banana! 6pm- Piano Man. General Admission no charge. Reservations $10 per seat. Message 903-824-7674 for reserved seats. 7pm- Swing Dance Lessons. $5 per person. Learn more!

9. Postcards from the Past
Saturday, February 18
The Texarkana Museums System invites you to celebrate Postcards from the Past: The Story of African American George Strong in Texarkana’s Most Iconic Postcard at the Ace of Clubs House at 420 Pine St. in historic downtown Texarkana, USA. Join us on February 18th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm for a presentation by Museum Curator, Jamie Simmons on the life of George Strong. Learn more!

See Also

10. 21st Annual Regional Celebration of African American Artists Exhibit: Ernest C. Withers Collection, Good Night, My Love
Through March 25

This photography exhibition features work from the iconic worldwide photojournalist, Ernest C. Withers, who recorded African American history in the segregated South for over sixty years. His vast collection contains some of the most significant Civil Rights Movement activities. Withers’ ever-present three cameras captured moments of change, conflict, classic, community, bravery, courage, determination, innocence, inspiration, and love. With the added local representation from photographer Barbara Pitts Riley, and a High School Cell Phone photography competition, this exhibition details significant history lessons with glimpses of the past, present, and future. Learn more!

Register for Pitch It Texarkana
Do you have an authentic and innovative idea? Pitch It at Texarkana’s Entrepreneurial competition! Learn more.

Celebrate Sesquicentennial All Year Long
Quarterly calendars and details for individual events will be announced on each of the platforms listed. Currently, the list of events planned by the committee include these events!

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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