This weekend in Texarkana is packed full of things you can do so let's get right to all of the great family-friendly events you can check out this weekend.

1. Talimena Rally For St Jude. This great event at the Texarkana Arkansas Convention center has motorcycle rides live bands and more going on this weekend.

2. LIve Music In Texarkana.  Texarkana favorites like Relentless, Taryn, and Jake, and Heather Linn, and Jase are just some of the great music you can see in Texarkana this weekend.

3. A 'Scooby Do-themed Murder Mystery'. You can do your best Shaggy or Velma impersonation and solve a murder mystery at the historic PJ Ahern home downtown.

4. Make a visit to Central Mall in Texarkana and you can add to our list of things we can do to make Central Mall thrive.

5. You can go experience some of the 10 Arkansas foods we cannot live without. Maybe you can have a little lunch with some of the great deserts that are on the list?

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