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Things to do in Texarkana February 27 – March 7, 2023

1. TSO presents Jurassic Park in Concert
Saturday, March 4
The action-packed adventure pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking special effects, this epic film is sheer movie magic 65 million years in the making. Now audiences can experience Jurassic Park as never before:  projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing John Williams’ iconic score live to picture. Learn more!


2. Nominate Someone for a Wilbur Award
Deadline to Nominate: March 1
NOMINATE exemplary community leaders for 2023 Wilbur Honors – DEADLINE, March 1. Individuals (youth and adult) and organization will be lifted up on Tuesday, April 4th and LT’s annual Lunch with Leaders! Nominate here!


3. “Let it Bee” Paint and Sip 
Tuesday, February 28
Join Shea at ColorHype TXK for an unforgettable night out! Come paint “Let it Bee” with us at Redbone Magic. Your ticket includes all the supplies, instruction, and your first drink*. This is a fun class for beginners so grab a friend and make plans to attend! Check us out out for hundreds of previous class photos! 

4. ART at Washington Community Development Center provided by J.C. Center of Empowerment
Every Thursday
Come earn Washington points while you enjoy yourself learning different types of art. Each class will feature a hands-on arts and crafts project. Could be painting, bowl making, or how to make a friendship bracelet you will have to come to class to find out. All supplies will be provided for class and any age is welcomed. Class is every Thursday from 5:00 to 6:00pm through May. Learn more!

5. From Seeds to Salsa: Grow your own salsa garden in a container
Thursday, March 2
This is the first of a three-part series that will help you grow your own salsa from a container. This first session will cover the basics of container gardening. All supplies will be provided for participants at no charge. Learn more!

6. Lucky Dog Barrel Race
March 3 – March 5
Please visit for all the rules and information. You can call the Four States Fairgrounds office if you have any other question 870-773-2941. Learn more!

7. Archeology Fair
Saturday, March 4
Join the Texarkana Museums System and the Arkansas Archeological Survey (ARAS) at the P. J. Ahern Home on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 10 a.m. for a special Arkansas Archeology Month 2023 event! Guests will learn about different aspects of archeology and there will be archeologists on hand to help you identify and learn about your own artifacts. All booths will be hands-on and family friendly! This is a free event open to the public. Pre-registration is recommended. For more information or to register, please visit or call 903-793-4831. Learn more!

8. Classes at Binning Farm: Herbal Home Remedies
Saturday, March 4
Learn how to support your family’s health and wellbeing with herbal remedies you make yourself. Subjects covered will be Medicinal Teas, Tinctures, Salves, Cough Syrups and much more. We will learn about beneficial herbs growing wild in your yard and how to use them. This will be a hands-on class and you will be taking home a tincture you made yourself. Learn more!

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9. 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! 

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

Register for Pitch It Texarkana – Deadline March 10
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!

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