It's finally here! Memorial Day Weekend. It's the unofficial start of Summer, so who is ready for some fun? Whether you're staying in town or would like a little road trip we have a list of a few events that you should check out.

Master Blade Smiths Jerry Fisk & Ricardo Vilar Demo in Texarkana - Master Blade Smiths Jerry Fisk and Ricardo Vilar are in town doing live demos at Garrett's Sporting Goods on Richmond Rd. Find out more at Garrett's FB Page.

Talimena Rally - 'Cruisin' for St Jude' This Weekend - The Talimena Rally supporting St Jude Children's Hospital. Thursday 5/27 - Saturday 5/29. It all takes place at the Texarkana, Arkansas Convention Center located at 5200 Convention Plaza Dr. in Texarkana, AR

Memorial Weekend Services for Our Fallen Heroes - There will be several memorials dedicated to these military men and women who served our great country. One on Sunday and 2 events on Monday.

If you're ready for a little weekend Road Trip then be sure to check these events below!

See Stunning Fireworks Memorial Day Weekend on Lake Hamilton - It's the Annual Memorial Day Fireworks display going on at Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs Arkansas.

Great Locomotive Chase and Civil War Battle in Jefferson - The Great Locomotive Chase and Civil War Battle will be held this Saturday and Sunday, May 29 and 30. The train will depart from the Historic Jefferson Railway in Downtown Jefferson. The battle of The Andrews Raid & Great Locomotive Chase will be reenacted from the civil war.  You can get your tickets online at Diamonddonempire.com

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