This weekend is chocked full of family-friendly things you can do in Texarkana.

1. If you are a fan of the Disney movie 'Encanto' you can see it for free tonight under the stars in Texarkana.

2. Great Live Music In Texarkana. If you are a Blues fan or if you like it more Rock n Roll you can find some great live music in Texarkana.

3. The Crater Of Diamonds 50th anniversary. Makes the short drive to Murfreesboro Arkansas and you can help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the only diamond mine in the United States.

4. The Miller County Red Dirt Gardners plant sale is this Saturday at the Four States Fairgrounds. You can buy plants to help get you in the spring mood.

5. You can experience one of Texarkana's most famous people. Scott Joplin with a bus tour of famous locations in downtown Texarkana.

Bonus:

You can have your picture made with a mermaid at the Shreveport Aquarium. Check out the story to get a peek inside this aquarium that is only a short drive away.

The CASA Colorful 5k is Saturday at Trinity Church. Get covered in color for a great cause the Court Appointed Special Advocates.

The Junior League of Greater Texarkana invites you to the Twin City Meat Up. This event that is going on in downtown Texarkana will have something for the entire family. The Touch a Truck is back and there will be food trucks and a car show.

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