Texarkana gives its visitors the best of both worlds. Located on the Texas/Arkansas state line, Texarkana is a diverse city offering multiple attractions and entertainment venues. Watch a performance at the prestigious Perot Theatre or spend a night out with friends listening to country and bluegrass music at the Oaklawn Opry. Dine at one of Texarkana's numerous restaurants, many of which offer live entertainment on the weekends. Texarkana not only offers many entertainment venues, but also several shopping centers. If you prefer to spend your days enjoying outdoor activities, visit Lake Wright Patman or Bringle Lake for boating, swimming, fishing, and camping. Bring your children to play at lovely Spring Lake Park. Visit historic downtown Texarkana, home to three fascinating museums. Learn a little more about the area at the Museum of Regional History, study the unique architecture of 19th-century Texarkana at the Draughon-Moore Ace of Clubs House Museum, or let your children's imaginations run wild at The Discovery Place Children's Museum. Whether you are learning interesting history about the Upper East Side of Texas, taking part in the active nightlife, or relaxing outdoors, Texarkana is a city that offers a fun opportunity for every member of the family. www.texarkana.org
Join music historian John Tennison for a discussion of early music in the Texarkana area. Seating limited. Call for reservation.