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Upcoming Events in Texarkana Arkansas


March

17 - 19 Women's History Month - A month honoring women throughout the world and celebrating their passion for life. "One is not born a woman, one becomes one." -Simone de Beauvoir

Address: Texarkana Museums System , Texarkana, Arkansas
Email: imcdowell@cableone.net
Web: www.texarkanamuseums.org
Fee: Free

22 - 23 Annual Miller Bowie Quilt Show and Sale - This Show features 200+ quilts, demos, vendors, quilt raffle, sewing machine raffle, silent auction and more.

Address: Four States Faiground, 3700 E. 50th St., , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: 903-276-9898 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: qltbaby@aol.com
Web: www.miller-bowiequiltshow.info
Fee: Adults-5.00, Seniors-3.00, Children under 16 free, group rates availiable

16 Monster Truck Show - Monster Truck show.

Address: Four States Fairgrounds , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 773-2941 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@fourstatesfair.com
Web: www.fourstatesfair.com
Fee: $12

May

27 Opportunities Big Bass Classic - Last year, over 600 people fished the annual Big Bass Classic Fishing Tournament, benefitting Opportunities, Inc., and over 30,000 in cash and prizes was awarded. Participants can fish their choice of Lake Wright Patman or Lake Millwood.

Again, over 600 participants are expected to take part in the event, with a guaranteed grand prize of $10,000 cash and a gold championship ring from Crocker's Jewelers; pay out to 10 places. The participant catching the largest fish in an Xpress boat receives $500 cash. Additional cash prizes will be awarded for even weight prizes.

The Big Bass Blast Registration Party & Auction will be held at the Four States Fairgrounds Indoor Arena on Friday at 6pm. The event is fun for the whole family. Face painting and inflatables for the kids plus Rothwell Marine will have boats on display, and a silent and live auction will be held.

Major sponsors of the event are: Cash Express, Rothwell Marine, Domino Federal Credit Union, Road Runner, United Steelworkers Unions, Xpress, Town Square Media, Crocker's Jewelers and Southwest Printers.

Entry forms can be picked up at The Landing, Road Runner, Mil-Way Federal Credit Union or go online at www.oppinc.org. There will be a ONE DAY ONLY registration at Academy on April 30, 2011 from 10 am till 2 pm. For more information, call the tournament hotline at (903) 791.2270.

Opportunities, Inc. provides specialized services to children and adults who have developmental disabilities and the elderly.

Address: Four States Fairgrounds, 6101 N. State Line , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: (903) 791-2270 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: developement@oppinc.org
Web: www.oppinc.org
Fee: Free to spectators. Entry fee: Early Registration-$70; Late-$80

3 - 5 Annual JUMP JIVE & JAM FEST - Music! Food! Fun! Art! A different kind of outdoor celebration for all ages/all interests. Blacksmithing, bladesmithing, pottery throwing, glass bead making & more. Original arts; music of every genre plus stellar headliners. Voted a Best New Festival in Arkansas!

Address: Celebration Square/3rd-4th & Texas Blvd. Downtown , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: (903) 792-4992 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: artsinfo@trahc.org
Web: www.jumpjivejamfest.org

June

1 - 2 AKC Dog Show - Address: Four States Fairgrounds , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 773-2941 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@fourstatesfair.com
Web: www.fourstatesfair.com
Fee: $5

July

25 - 5 Kid's Summer Program - A great way for children to learn and have fun at the same time.

Address: Discovery Place Children's Museum , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: (903) 793-4831 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: imcdowell@cableone.net
Web: www.texarkanamuseums.org
Fee: $6

11 7th Annual Four States Friends of the NRA Banquet & Live Auction - Friends of the NRA Banquet and Live Auction. Great food, better comraderie. Come on out and support your local community. Four States Fair Grounds, 6 pm to 9:30 pm

For tickets please call Robin at 903-223-8000 $20 in advance

Address: 3700 E 50th St (Four States Fair Grounds) , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: 903-223-8000 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 903-223-7100
Email: rcannistraci@ghhres.com
Fee: $20

August

27 - 28 R & K Gun and Knife Show - Hunting and Fishing expo.

Address: Four States Fairgrounds , Texarkana, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 773-2941 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@fourstatesfair.com
Web: www.fourstatesfair.com
Fee: $3

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Garrison-McLain House

Directions: Stateline Avenue Exit off I-30; go south, then turn left on Seventh Street; turn right on Pecan Street; located at 6th and Pecan Streets. Tour this restored 1895 Queen Anne style home; home may be rented for weddings, dinners, special occasions, and meetings;

Texarkana, AR Historic Homes

Perot Theatre

Built in 1924 and originally known as the Saenger Theatre, this fully-restored Italian Renaissance theatre has hosted such performers as Douglas Fairbanks, Will Rogers and Annie Oakley; it now hosts top national/international stars and Broadway touring productions.

Texarkana, AR Theatres

Old Rondo Cemetery

Directions: Near Rondo United Methodist Church The tiny town of Rondo became the repository of some state records in 1864 when Union troops threatened Washington, which was serving as the Confederate capital at the time. Later, more than 80

Texarkana, AR Cemeteries


Texarkana Regional Arts Center

Directions: Take I-30 to State Line South (U.S. 71); go around the Post Office to West 4th then west to Texas Blvd. Housed in the former 1909 U.S. Federal Courthouse; now offers exhibits, lectures, classes, concerts; three galleries feature traveling exhibits

Texarkana, AR Arts

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