Now that school is back and the weather for August is really mild it is a good time to get out this weekend and do something outdoors. Here are five cool things you can do in Texarkana.

1. On Saturday night you can see the Disney movie 'Moana' for free outdoors in downtown Texarkana. It is being put on by Crossties Venue on Broad Street.

2. Great live music in Texarkana.  Despite restaurants and bars open in Arkansas and Texas with limited seating, the live music scene in Texarkana is doing well. There are 7 great bands you can check out this weekend.

3. Are you a Harry Potter fan? If so there is an adult Harry Potter Party. The Wizarding World Party is Saturday at the P.J. Ahern house in Texarkana.

4. How can you win a $25 gift card and be in a drawing for a $100 gift card? We have a contest called "Lift Up Local" and the story here lists the three things you need to do to get entered.

5. The Mike Parker Memorial Race at 67 Speedway. If you are a racing fan make sure to check out this huge race Saturday night. With a $5000 payout, you will be able to see a big field take the flag for an awesome night of dirt track racing.