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Things to do in Texarkana May 13 – May 21, 2024

1. Diamonds for Doorways
Friday, May 17
Habitat Texarkana is wasting no time because our community’s need for affordable housing is huge. We have families in the qualifying process for the next build. Join us for “2024 Diamonds for Doorways” at the Silvermoon on Broad Friday, May 17, 2024, at 6:30 pm. Enjoy door prizes, blackjack, catering by Chef on the Run, signature drinks, and beverages from Eagle Distributing. Learn more!

2. Be Like CJ KidsFest
Saturday, May 18

Kids Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Festival Plaza area, downtown Texarkana. Join us for the best family event of the year! Learn more.

3. Spring Car Show – Four States Auto Museum
Saturday, May 18

Mark your calendar for the annual spring car show. Class judging and cash for Best in Show. Learn more! 



4. Fresh Pasta Perfection Class
Tuesday, May 14

Join Chef Tyler and Donna Standridge as they teach you to make fresh handmade pasta, as well as learning the basics of a great sauce plus a gourmet recipe with some fun culinary techniques (can we say flambe?). No experience required. Participants will partner up in class. All supplies are provided, just wear closed toe shoes, bring apron and of course your appetite. Learn more!

5. Silver BINGO
Tuesday, May 14

Come down to the Texarkana Public Library for BINGO with us!  We have lots of fun prizes to try your luck for. We host this event every second Tuesday of the month at 10am in the Nelson Meeting Room in the Library. Learn more!

6. Texarkana Historic Walking Tours
Wednesday, May 15

Sign up for a Summer Adventure Tour or Downtown Historic Walking Tour. Book now: 903-793-4831. Learn more!

7. Food Truck Fridays
Friday, May 17

May 17th, 11:00-2:00 | Good Eats & Geno’s BBQ. Learn more!

8. 2nd Annual Veterans Appreciation Picnic
Friday, May 17
If you served in the military or know someone who did, we would like to honor you at our appreciation picnic on the Hospice of Texarkana Care Center grounds. Please join us for complimentary food, beverages, live entertainment and fellowship. Learn more!

9. Texarkana, TX Farmer’s Market
Saturday, May 18
Come meet your local farmers, bakers, and makers. Every Saturday: May 4th – August 3rd. 8 am – Noon. 500 N. Stateline Ave, Texarkana, TX. Learn more!

See Also

10. Register NOW for the Leading Better Summit – at special discounted price!
Brought to Texarkana USA residents virtually by Leadership Texarkana!  This outstanding program is made possible by a partnership with the amazing Louisville Leadership Center, giving YOU access to their annual event dedicated to producing Better Leaders. Better Results. Better World!  

31st Annual Student Juried Exhibition
Through June 1
169 submissions from area K-12 students. Admission is free Tuesday-Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Learn more!

Sign Up for Summer Camps
It’s that time! Head over to the goTXK calendar and start signing your kiddos up for activities this summer. 

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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