This Weekend in Texarkana – June 17 & 18

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Is gonna be a super Father’s Day weekend in Texarkana. Some great events and activities are planned for the Juneteenth weekend along with some fantastic live music that involves the Rolling Stones and Elvis!

Friday, June 17 at Crossties it is the Big Daddy Daughter Dance, the theme for 2022 is “Denim & Diamonds”. Festivities begin at 6:00 pm with dinner, dancing, games, and a huge amount of extreme cuteness as daddies, pawpaws, uncles, big brothers, or the like escort the little princesses into the party. Get more information by contacting Mission Texarkana. This is the big fundraiser of the year for Mission Texarkana. Mission Texarkana ministers to the residents of Texarkana by providing daily meals, food pantry items, vocational assistance, and most importantly, the gospel message of grace found in Christ Jesus.

On Saturday, June 18 the Juneteenth Celebration in downtown Texarkana begins at 2:00 pm with the parade hosted by our young friend, 13-year-old Aiden Howard. Following the parade there will be fun and games for kids at Front Street Plaza and for the big kids, there’s a BBQ Rib Contest, a Sweet Potato Pie Contest, Food Vendors, local speakers, performers, and more.

LIVE MUSIC

Friday, June 17:
Satisfaction – International Rolling Stones Tribute Show w/ Chasing Rita at the Perot Theatre
Phil Osborn & The Living Proof Band
Alex N Liv at Twisted Fork
White Trash Wannabes at The Hideout
The stand Alones at Fat Jack’s
The Shelton Band at Whiskey River
Mo Betta Band at La Fogata
Don Colquitt Trio at the Banana Club

Saturday, June 18:
Teazur at Redbone Magic Brewing
Trophy Husband at 67 Landing
The LaRouxs at The Hideout
EDM Night at Broadway Sports Bar
Captain Joe Band at Fat Jack’s
The Shelton Band at Whiskey River
Travis Matthews at the Banana Club
Richard Cook, an awesome “Elvis” impersonator performs at La Fogata’s

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