Texarkana is gearing up for a NEW Festival this weekend in Downtown Texarkana. It's the first annual Railfest at the front street Festival Plaza. This family fun event starts at 10am and there will be activities all day long.Railfest will feature a Championship Rib Cook-Off sponsored by Big Jake's BBQ with the top chef winning $500. There will be arts & crafts, a pet rock shop, kidzone, the magic of Roger Sheppard and tons of live entertainment throughout the day.

The day wraps up with musical performances from Butch Dicus-The King Of Hearts (Elvis Tribute Show) and The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show-"Satisfaction" which features Texarkana native Chris LeGrand as Mick Jagger. This is one performance you do not want to miss! This show has had rave reviews everywhere it has played.

Admission to Railfest is just $5 with kids 12 & under Free...Bring your lawn chairs and cameras and get ready for some family fun.

For scheduled time of events and more information go to railfesttexarkana.com

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