1. Sesquicentennial Ball
Saturday, July 8 – Purchase tickets now
Don’t miss the TXK150 party celebrating Texarkana USA’s 150th birthday – Everyone is invited – and it’s going to be a blast! Artists David Freeman, Jes Weiner, and Brody Fincher will be painting live and auctioneer Kevin McDonald will be on hand to auction their pieces. The Texarkana Jazz Band will entertain the crowd, while Pam Elliott and her TCC crew will wow guests with a delicious spread of food. MAKE PLANS TODAY! Learn more!
AND DON’T FORGET
2. Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse
Through August 10
Our Summer Movie Clubhouse for kids runs for eight weeks this summer, from June 19 to August 10, with showtimes every Wednesday. Tickets are only $1.50, with discounts for kid-size snacks during each showtime. We’ll have something for every young movie lover (and their parents). Learn more!
3. Bubbles and Foam Party
Friday, June 30
Get ready for a bubbly and frothy good time at the Plex! Klondike, the lovable Healthcare Express bear, is bringing his signature shenanigans to the pool with a special Bubbles and Foam Party at 2pm! It’s a perfect opportunity for kids (and adults, too!) to jump and play in a sea of bubbles and foam while making new friends and enjoying the summer sun. Learn more!
4. Movie Mania at the Texarkana Public Library
Friday, June 30
Enjoy a movie at the library every Friday at 10am and 2pm. This week – Big Hero 6! Learn more.
5. Tiger Swim
July 5 – July 7
Sign your kids up for Tiger Swim lessons this summer! Learn more.
6. Senior Summer Ball at the Mall
Friday, July 7
Make plans to attend and learn more here!
7. Visit the Four States Auto Museum
Museum Hours: Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm; Sunday: 1:00pm to 4:00pm; No Charge for Admission. Learn more!
8. Farmers Markets
Come meet your farmers. Gateway Farmers Market is open every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday morning! Learn more.
9. Vacation Bible Schools
Head over to the goTXK calendar to take a look at all of the Vacation Bible Schools happening in our community this summer.
10. Visit Holiday Springs Water Park
Open 12-6pm daily – learn more!
goTXK T-Shirt Contest
Deadline to Submit is July 31
This year, we are celebrating 150 years of Texarkana and calling for creative minds to help us celebrate by creating a Texarkana 150th anniversary t-shirt design! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Head over to the goTXK calendar to take a look at all of the live music happening this week!
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!