1. Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, May 18.
9 a.m., New Bringle Park. Gather your friends, family, or coworkers and join the fun. www.texarkanadragonboatracefestival.com. All in support of the programs of Hands On Texarkana. Learn more.
2. Clay’s Golf and Guitars
Saturday, May 18
6:30 p.m., Northridge Country Club. Dance the night away with the music from ABBA and help support the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club! It’s the hottest ticket in town. You won’t want to miss it! Learn more.
And don’t miss…
3. May 17-19
50th Anniversary Arkansas Arabian Horse Show
Four States Fairgrounds. The Arkansas Arabian Horse Club is a group of Arabian horse enthusiasts located throughout the state of Arkansas and beyond who are dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of the Arabian horse. Learn more.www.arkansasarabianhorseshow.com
4. Friday, May 17
Making Your Workplace Cardiac Safe – Business to Business Breakfast
JOIN THE CHAMBER so that you can be part of the BUSINESS TO BUSINESS NETWORK advocating for business in every sector of Texarkana USA. 8 a.m., Wadley Regional Medical Center (under the front awning/drive through area). Speakers: include David Baumgardner, LifeNet, AEDs in the work place/demonstration of AED; Sher Fomby, NP, Wadley, how to recognize symptoms of a heart attack/demonstration of hands only CPR; Scott Black, MD, Wadley Cardiologist, importance of workplace education and early intervention.
5. Friday, May 17
Live music in the bar at Twisted Fork. Learn more.
6. Saturday, May 18
Opening Reception – Student Juried Art Show
11 a.m.-12 p.m., Regional Arts Center. Presented by TRAHC. Join TRAHC as we celebrate local K-12 art talent in our annual juried exhibition sponsored by Ken and Elaine Cowling. Through July 6. Learn more.
7. Saturday, May 18
Crawfish for a Cause & Hopkins Icehouse 10th Anniversary Celebration
Come out and celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Hopkins Ice House, and support Friends For A Cause. Entertainment provided by Jawbone! Tickets at $30 for 3lb of crawfish, potatoes and corn. For tickets email email@example.com or available at sponsor locations: Silver Star, Hopkins Ice House, Lagniappe. Celebrate downtown trailblazers whose risky business led the way in proving that downtown is a destination worth business investment – because it is a destination of CHOICE for Texarkanians who value one of our unique assets! From 5 p.m.
8. Saturday, May 18
2-3 p.m., Discovery Place Interactive Museum. Join us as we explore the fun with science. We will be conduction experiments to see how we can blow up a balloon, with out using our mouth. Learn more.
9. Saturday, May 18
Mayhem and Murder Adult Only After Dark Walking Tour
8-9 p.m. Imagine the mishaps, mysteries, MAYHEM and MURDER of Victorian to 1940s Texarkana and the Wider World. Join us at the Ace of Clubs House to start this After Dark walking tour. Learn more.
10. Support students of all ages – as they showcase their talents in every school district for every campus.
Check out your school district – and go!