Scott Joplin’s Jazzy Birthday Celebration

Come step back in time at the 1923 Banana Club while you celebrate the birthday of Texarkana’s own Scott Joplin. Enjoy cocktails, food, silent auction and live jazz. Put on your best 1920’s costume and grab your dancing shoes for a night of fun and lively entertainment in one of Texarkana’s newest and most unique establishments. Proceeds benefit the Skyscape …

Downtown Live !!!!

Friday May 21st !!!! Don’t go home from work!!!! Head Downtown and spend a few hours enjoying the talented artist of Texarkana along with some great food and fun. Downtown Live is happening on historic Broad Street from 6-9pm on Friday May 21st. Bring the kiddos and eat, dance, paint, draw, support and enjoy!! Featuring local artists, dancers, musicians, food …

“Glory BE” Collection to Open at 1894 Gallery

Stop by the 1894 Gallery during the month of April and take in the “Glory BE” collection. While you’re there, take a walk around the renovated Richie Grocery building and grab a bite to eat at the restored rail car. Don’t miss this chance to spend sometime immersed in the history of downtown. For more information, call the 1894 Gallery …

Weekend Fun at Crossties Downtown

Crossties in the historic Downtown Entertainment District is your stop for weekend fun for the whole family. Movies, food, football, kids events, music and more are on the roster every Friday and Saturday night. Check their Facebook page for current events and concerts. This weekend join Crossties for Ark-La-Tex Burn Run on Saturday, May 8th with music inside and out …

The Frozen Rail

Located in the historic Front Street Caboose, the Frozen Rail offers a variety of beverages to cool off on that hot summer day or, relax during the quiet night. Whether your taste is  frozen margaritas, daiquiri’s or canned beer, it’s on their menu. While visiting them, take your drink and enjoy the rest of the Downtown Entertainment District or, sit …

1894 City Market

Formerly Ritchie Grocery, the 1894 City Market is a historic commercial building at Front and Olive Streets in Texarkana, Arkansas housing apartments, retail and art space. It was built in 1894 by Francis Mullins, owner of the Texas Produce Company, the first major grocery wholesaler in Texarkana, founded in 1884. It was purchased by the Ritchie Grocery Company in 1926. It is …

1894 Second Saturday Trade Days

The weather is warming up and Trade Days is kicking into high gear! Trade Days is an open air market held on the second Saturday of each month at the historic 1894 Building, formerly Richie Grocery. With areas for local handcrafted items, farmers market, health and wellness, food, artist and craftsman demonstration and a pickers paradise, you’re certain to find …