Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There is plenty of events for the second weekend of January. You'll find live music, local art, Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations and more.

Live Music

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Cristian Gabriel Kerekes

Enjoy live music this weekend all around Texarkana. From Chris Cagle at Crossties to great local bands. Find out who is playing and where at Live Music in Texarkana this Weekend Jan 13-14  

Texarkana's Downtown Live

Main Street Texarkana
Main Street Texarkana

Downtown Live is held on the second Friday of every month in downtown Texarkana from 6 PM to 9 PM.  You'll see and hear local artists, food and entertainment for all ages.  Experience live art from different mediums. You can stay up to date with more information on Main Street Texarkana's Facebook page.

 An Evening of Performance with Special Moments for Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.

MLK In Chicago
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TRAHC and TAAC are hosting a special night tonight Friday, January 13 from 6:30 PM-8 PM. It's the 20th Annual African American Voice Program: An Evening of Performance with Special Moments for Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. There will be a candlelit ceremony, plus a musical medley performed by Beverly Webb, Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. and a message delivered by Dr. James A. Morris. More details at TRAHC Facebook page.


Living History Training with the Texarkana Museums System

Photo by Rusty Watson on Unsplash
Photo by Rusty Watson on Unsplash

If you are interested in being a part of The Texarkana Museums System Living History events you will enjoy this Living History Training session by Josh Williams who is part of the Certification Committee Chair of the Arkansas Living History Association. The workshop will be held at the J. Ahern Home at 403 Laurel St. in Texarkana, AR. This class is for current, new or anyone interested in the program. Novice and experienced living history volunteers. Saturday, January 14, from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Lunch will be provided. Admission is $10 per person. You will receive the admission fee back when you perform in a 2023 living history program for the Texarkana Museums System. Register online at TexarkanaMuseums.org/Events. For more information, you can call Jamie Simmons at (903) 793-4831 or email Ahern@TexarkanaMuseums.org

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