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Top 10 Things to Do in Texarkana October 21-27, 2019

Including opportunities to Learn – to Share – and MORE!

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Spotlight on…

1. Taste of Texarkana
Tuesday, Oct. 22 | 5:00PM

Expand your taste buds and celebrate all of the wonderful eats in TXK! Learn more.

And don’t miss…

2. Zach Williams at the Perot
Friday, Oct. 25 | 7:00PM

Come experience new songs from Zach Williams like his most recent single, “Rescue Story” LIVE for the very first time, as well as some of your favorites like “Chain Breaker”, “Fear Is A Liar”, and “Old Church Choir.” He can’t wait to join you for an inspirational night of music and stories, and he hopes that this tour will help you to have a real encounter with the God who loves you and cares deeply for you. Buy tickets now!

3. Murder at the Masquerade
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 6:00PM

Celebrate Halloween at a Masquerade Ball full of intrigue and MURDER! The investigation begins Saturday, October 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m at the P. J. Ahern Home in Historic Downtown Texarkana, USA. Grab your most mysterious masks and prepare to enjoy great food along with a fun mystery. Will you be the victim? Or maybe the murderer? You’ll find out when you arrive! Tickets are $75 for couples or $40 for individuals. TMS Member tickets are $70 for couples or $35 for individual members. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Deadline is October 22, 2019. Tickets on sale now!

4. Movies in the Park – “The Town that Dreaded Sundown”
Thursday, Oct. 24 | 6:30PM

Don’t miss the show this Thursday, October, 24th beginning at 7 PM at Spring Lake Park. The concession stand will be open and snacks will be available for purchase. So grab a friend and a blanket or chair and we will see you there!

5. Autumn Bike Ride 
Friday, Oct. 25 | 5:15PM

Take a ride through downtown Texarkana and finish at Pecan Point Brewery for free appetizers! (Have you tried their duck fat fries? They’re a must!)

6. Capes and Crowns
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 11:00AM

Calling all princesses, princes, superheroes, and superheroines! Looking for a fun alternative to trick-or-treating this year? Come check out our Capes and Crowns event! The event will take place at Klondike Academy at 5614 Richmond Rd., Texarkana, TX on November 16, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Learn more. 

7. Spookycon
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 10:00AM

Spookycon is a free Halloween based event at Central Mall with candy, contests, video games, and more! See y’all there.

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8. Fall Festivals
Saturday, Oct. 25 | 3:00PM & 4:30PM

We have two local fall festivals happening this Saturday! At 3:30PM, join Circle J Cowboy Church for lots of family fun. Hay Rides, Bounce House, Pony Rides, Food, Face Painting and Fun. Learn more.
Then be sure to join Downtown First Baptist Church for a free community event sponsored by the Children’s Ministry of Downtown First Baptist Church. Fun activities, bounce houses, crafts, food, candy cake walk, music, and more! For Information, contact Mrs. Tommie Bishop, or call the church office @ 903-794-3619. Learn more.

9. Chili Cook Off & Fall Festival
Sunday, Oct. 27 | 4:00PM

Join Cross View Baptist Church for food, games & fellowship! Free hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, lots of games for the kids & more! If you want to enter our chili cook-off please submit your entry in a 1-2 gallon crockpot between 3:30 & 3:45 the day of the festival. Winners will be announced at the festival. Prizes will be awarded for the best overall chili and the hottest. Check it out!

10. Community Yard Sale and Bark at the Park
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 8:00AM – Yard Sale | 10:00AM – Bark at the Park

Community Yard Sale and Electronics Recycling day this October 26, from 8:00 AM-3:00PM at Spring Lake Park. Learn more. 

Come join us at Bark at the Park at Spring Lake Park/Kylee Sullivan Dog Park (under the pavilion) for Free Rabies Vaccinations and City Registration! Veterinarians will be available for additional services and micro-chipping for a small fee. All cats must remain in carriers. Box crates will be available upon request.

11. WFA Halloween Party at Zapatas Party Room
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 8:00AM
Cash prizes for best costumes, dancing to JAWBONE – advance tickets only. 

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