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Things to do in Texarkana October 2 – October 10, 2023

1. TSO – An American in Paris
Saturday, October 7
Mary Scott Smith, pianist, is in frequent demand as both a soloist and accompanist and is recognized for her leadership in the music community. Since her debut at age sixteen with the Spartanburg Symphony she has performed across the United States.  Purchase tickets here to see her live!

2. Hospice of Texarkana Jeans & Bling
Saturday, October 7
Jeans & Bling 2023 is destined to be an awesome event for Hospice of Texarkana. The fun will begin at 7 p.m., Sat., October 7, at the Texarkana Texas Convention Center.  Dress is Texas chic and the 14th annual event features a Celebrity Lip Sync Contest, Live Dance Music featuring Boom Kinetic from Fayetteville, AR, a Silent Auction, plus new Trip and Room Makeover Raffles.  Please call Leigh Davis for more information about sponsorships, silent auction donations, and event or raffle tickets:  903-794-4263.


3. FREE Coffee and Conversation – Artificial Intelligence
Thursday, October 5

Artificial Intelligence: What’s the Impact and Potential Application for Leaders? An informal and timely conversation with tech leaders who will share perspectives worth your time. Bart Upchurch, Director of Instructional Technology @ Texarkana College Facilitated by Mendy Sharp, Executive Director of Community & Business Education @ Texarkana College; (Leadership TXK Class of 2022). TO BE HELD in the McCulloch Building Conference Room at Texarkana College. RSVP here!

4. Lucky Dog Barrel Race
October 6 – 8
Lucky Dog barrel race will be at the Four States Fairgrounds October 6-8. Stay up to date with this event by following our Facebook page and our Four States Fair website. Learn more!

5. Food Truck Fridays
Friday, October 6
This year, Food Truck Fridays will have three lunch days and three date nights for the entire community to enjoy, with multiple food trucks at each event. We invite you to come out and enjoy local cuisine and maybe even find a tasty new favorite! Learn more.

6. Community Health Fair
Saturday, October 7
Join us for a Community Health Fair on Saturday, October 7th from 10am – 2:00 pm. Register here!


7. Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Texarkana College
Monday, October 9

Dance performances, a chips and salsa contest, grito competition, vendor booths, soccer, and more! Happening 11AM-1PM on the TC campus beside the Nelson Administration Building. Learn more!

8. 2nd Annual Singo for a Cause
Monday, October 9

Join us for the 2nd Annual Singo for a Cause event, where we combine the joy of music with the power of giving back! This in-person event will take place on Monday, October 9, 2023 at Redbone Magic Brewery. The doors will open at 6:00 pm with Singo starting at 6:30 pm. Get ready for an evening filled with laughter, music, and friendly competition. Learn more!

See Also

9. From Their Texarkana to Our Texarkana
Through November 25
Visit the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council and see this wonderful exhibit! Learn more.

10. Design Downtown Regional Art Contest
Through November 3

The City of Texarkana, Texas is excited to announce the Design Downtown Regional Art Contest to be held this fall in downtown Texarkana. Residents of Miller, Bowie, and Cass counties will be able to submit renderings of a downtown Texarkana building, public space, or stretch of property in the Arts & Historic District. Learn more!


COUNTDOWN to SOLARBRATION TXK USA: 186 Days!!!!! Have you shared the news today? Learn more.

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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