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Calendar of Events - Posted January 3, 2014 9:27 a.m.
photo Image courtesy of Amarillo Little Theatre

“Avenue Q”

Music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. Book by Jeff Whitty.

Enjoy the timeless story of a recent college graduate, Princeton, and his shabby apartment on Avenue Q.
Show runs Aug. 14 through 31.

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  • Dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 8:30 p.m.
    “Texas” Show runs Tuesday through Sunday through Aug. 16.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre 11450 Park Road 5, 655.2181
  • 7 p.m.
    “Song of the Eagle” Every Friday and Saturday through July 26
    Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian 9151 I-40 East, 335.3175
  • July 3 7 p.m.
    First Thursday Art Show
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 4 5-9 p.m.
    First Friday Art Walk
    The Galleries at Sunset 3701 Plains Blvd., 353.5700
  • July 10-12 7:30 p.m.
    “Oliver” Presented by Amarillo Opera’s Summer Youth Musical.
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • July 13 2:30 p.m.
    “Oliver” Presented by Amarillo Opera’s Summer Youth Musical.
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • July 18 7 p.m.
    Amarillo Little Theatre’s Dog Days Film Festival Features three Alfred Hitchcock classics, opening-night gala and question-and-answer session.
    Amarillo Little Theatre 2019 Civic Circle, 355.9991
  • July 19 1 and 4 p.m.
    Amarillo Little Theatre’s Dog Days Film Festival Features three Alfred Hitchcock classics and question-and-answer session.
    Amarillo Little Theatre 2019 Civic Circle, 355.9991
  • 8-10 p.m.
    “One Night with Elvis” starring Kraig Parker
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • July 21-28 8:30 p.m.
    “The Comedy of Errors”
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre 11450 Park Road 5, 655.2181
  • July 12 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
    Ama-Con Convention Hosted by Friends of the Amarillo Public Library, the convention will raise funds to support library projects and many educational projects for kids, teens and adults.
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Room and North Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • July 18 6-10 p.m.
    North American Limousin Junior Association Banquet
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • July 19 6-9 p.m.
    UV Splash 5K Benefitting Amarillo Area Casa.
    Medi Park 1100 Wallace Blvd., 373.2272
  • 7 p.m.
    Friends of PASO
    2116 S. Van Buren St., 372.1150
  • July 24 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Chamber Open Golf Tournament
    Ross Rogers Golf Course 722 NW 24th St., 373.7800
  • July 26 5-9 p.m.
    Harley Party Presented by Family Support Services, this year’s event will include a reverse drawing for a 2014 Street Glide Special, $1,000 second chance, live music by The Electric Gypsies, Buster Bledsoe Band, and Atteberry Station.
    Downtown Amarillo, 342.2503
  • Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2-4 p.m.
    Education Summer Program People of the Plains will be the featured exhibit on Monday, Art on Wednesday and Paleontology/Geology on Friday. Programs will last about 15 minutes. Visitors will have the opportunity to complete an activity or craft to take home.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon, 651.2258
  • Every Monday and Tuesday at 10 a.m.
    Books and Boogie
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • Every Monday and Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
    Words of Wonder
    Amarillo Public Library East Branch 2232 SE 27th, 342.1589
  • Every Monday from 6:30-9 p.m.
    Open Studio
    Amarillo Art Institute 3701 Plains Blvd., 354.8802
  • Every Monday at 7 p.m.
    Evening Story Time
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
    Songs and Stories
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. Fourth Ave., 378.3054
  • Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
    Tiny Tales
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. 9th, 359.2035
  • Every Thursday and Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
    Laugh and Learn
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. Ninth Ave., 359.2035
  • Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
    Laugh and Learn
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. Fourth Ave., 378.3054
  • Every Friday from 7-10 p.m.
    Fun Painting Workshop for Everyone
    Amarillo Art Institute 3701 Plains Blvd., 354.8802
  • July 1 7-8 p.m.
    Science Fiction Forward Learn about the hottest new Sci-Fi titles and authors. Open to those who have completed fifth grade.
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. Ninth Ave., 359.2035
  • July 2 11 a.m.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center presents: Science Below Zero Explore some of the chilliest science on the planet. Open to all ages.
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th Ave., 359.2094
  • July 3 2:30 p.m.
    Rebel with a Cause … and Effect Explore the lives of scandalous scientists throughout history, and prove the theory of gravity by playing water balloon volleyball. Open to those who have completed fifth grade.
    Amarillo Public Library North Branch 1500 NE 24th St., 381.7931
  • July 8 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    Toddler Tuesdays While this program will be primarily for children ages 2 to 5, families with children of all ages are encouraged to participate. Event is free with museum admission.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon, 651.2244
  • July 10 5:30-7 p.m.
    Backyard Chickens
    High Plains Food Bank 815 Ross St., 374.8562
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Introduction to Cabinet Making Two-part series involves constructing a simple and functional book shelf in the first course of the cabinetry series.
    The Shop 2401 Hobbs Road, 373.5950
  • July 15 6-9 p.m.
    Six-Pack Carrier In this two-part series, learn to make a wooden six pack carrier to tote summer beverages.
    The Shop 2401 Hobbs Road, 373.5950
  • July 17 6-9 p.m.
    Introduction to Cabinet Making Two-part series involves constructing a simple and functional book shelf in the first course of the cabinetry series.
    The Shop 2401 Hobbs Road, 373.5950
  • July 19 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Fashion Passion Join PPHM Education staff and make paper dresses inspired by those in PPHM’s current textile exhibit, “High Fashion on the High Plains.” Program is free with museum admission.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon, 651.2244
  • July 21-25 9:30 a.m.
    National Zookeepers Week
    Amarillo Zoo 2401 Dumas Drive, 381.7911
  • July 22 6-9 p.m.
    Six-Pack Carrier In this two-part series, learn to make a wooden six pack carrier to tote summer beverages.
    The Shop 2401 Hobbs Road, 373.5950
  • July 28 6-9 p.m.
    Outdoor Bench Three-part series (continues in August) will teach how to make a comfortable outdoor cedar bench.
    The Shop 2401 Hobbs Road, 373.5950
  • July 29 10 a.m.
    Harrington House Centennial Combined Collection Connoisseur Lecture
    Harrington House 1600 S. Polk St., 374.5490
  • Every Monday at 7 p.m.
    Jim Bean
    6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence, 467.8500
  • Every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
    Yvonne Perea
    Fire Slice Brick Oven Pizzeria 7306 SW 34th, 331.2232
  • Every Tuesday at 6 p.m.
    Andy Chase Cundiff
    575 Pizzeria 2803 Civic Circle, 331.3627
  • Every Tuesday at 8 p.m.
    Open Acoustic Jam hosted by Casey Berry
    Skooterz 4100 Bushland Blvd., 355.6600
  • Every Wednesday at 6 p.m.
    Andy Chase Cundiff
    575 Pizzeria 7710 Hillside, 331.3672
  • Every Wednesday at 9 p.m.
    Karaoke King
    6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence, 467.8500
  • Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
    Mike Fuller
    Fire Slice Brick Oven Pizzeria 7306 SW 34th, 331.2232
  • Every Thursday at 7 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Bracero’s Mexican Grill 2822 SW 6th, 220.2395
  • Every Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Los Cuatro Compadres Mariachi Band
    La Frontera Mexican Food Restaurant 1401 S. Arthur, 372.4593
  • Every Friday at 8 p.m.
    Mariachi Music
    Bracero’s Mexican Grill 2822 SW 6th, 220.2395
  • Every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
    Diamond D Band
    6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence, 467.8500
  • Every Friday and Saturday from 7-11 p.m.
    Stew Moss
    Big Texan Steak Ranch 7701 I-40 East, 372.1000
  • Every Saturday at 7 p.m.
    The Sum
    Bracero’s Mexican Grill 2822 SW 6th, 220.2395
  • July 1 7 p.m.
    Starlight Theater: Patrick Swindell & Pizzazz
    Sam Houston Park picnic area 4101 Line Ave., 378.3036
  • July 2 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: Amarillo Symphony Free concert series sponsored by Sprouse Law firm with lunch catered by the Sprouse Cooking Team for $7.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn Sixth Avenue and Taylor Street, 372.6744
  • 6-9 p.m.
    4 Blood
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia St., 358.7829
  • July 3 6-9 p.m.
    Tony Touch Trio
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 7 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Insufficient Funds
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • July 4 12 p.m.
    Canyon Main Street’s Tunes at Noon: The Prairie Dogs $6 lunch from Domino’s Pizza.
    Randall County Courthouse 501 16th St., Canyon, 656.6833
  • 7 p.m.
    Independence Day Bash Features Minds & Machines, Legacy at Dawn and more.
    The Wreck Room inside Vientiane Nights 6007 E. Amarillo Blvd.
  • 8 p.m.
    Twice on Tuesday
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • July 5 6 p.m.
    Mike Fuller
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Pat Pruitt
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Ave., 467.9463
  • 8-11 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • 9 p.m.
    Eddie Elser
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • 9 p.m.
    Santa Fe Station
    Hoots Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 358.9560
  • 9:30 p.m.
    Benefit for Caleb Hudson
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • July 6 5 p.m.
    Sunday Sound Check with The Tejas Brothers
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Anthony Gonce
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 8-11 p.m.
    Vic & Joy
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • 9 p.m.
    Little Tybee
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 7 9 p.m.
    Sister Lip and Oh, Jeremiah
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 8 7 p.m.
    Starlight Theater: The Buster Bledsoe Band
    Sam Houston Park picnic area 4101 Line Ave., 378.9391
  • July 9 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: Amarillo Opera Artists in Training and Summer Youth Musical “Oliver” Free concert series with a Chick-fil-A lunch for $7.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn Sixth Avenue and Taylor Street, 372.6744
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Solano
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia St., 358.7829
  • June 8 9 p.m.
    Open Mic
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 10 6 p.m.
    Yvonne Perea
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Mike Chisholm
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 7 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Lonesome Goat
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • 9 p.m.
    Eunuch and the Gorilla and Nite Nites
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • 9 p.m.
    Alaskan Dan
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Quaker City Night Hawks
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • July 11 6 p.m.
    Jason Patrick
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7-10 p.m.
    Tony Touch Trio
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 7:30 p.m.
    James Owens
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Ave., 467.9463
  • 8 p.m.
    Kilo Road
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • 8-11 p.m.
    Lonesome Goat
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • 9:30 p.m.
    Flip Coggins
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Hogg Maulies
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia St., 358.7083
  • 10 p.m.
    Boxcar Bandits
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • July 12 6 p.m.
    Mike Fuller
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7-10 p.m.
    AFK
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 7:30 p.m.
    The Neighbors
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Ave., 467.9463
  • 9 p.m.
    Calahan Divide
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • 9 p.m.
    Ma & God and Faux Reality
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • 9:30 p.m.
    The Whippoorwills
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Joe King Carrasco
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • July 13 6-9 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 8-11 p.m.
    Tennessee Tuckness
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • 9 p.m.
    The Oxford Coma
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 14 8-10:30 p.m.
    Old Crow Medicine Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • July 15 7 p.m.
    Starlight Theater: Two Dog Day
    Sam Houston Park picnic area 4101 Line Ave., 378.9391
  • July 16 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: Yvonne Perea Free concert series with catering from Desperado’s for $7.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn Sixth Avenue and Taylor Street, 372.6744
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia St., 358.7829
  • 7 p.m.
    Let the Empire Fall Also features Third Coast, Ethica Gray, Tiger/Coast and Ellis Islez.
    The Wreck Room inside Vientiane Nights 6007 E. Amarillo Blvd.
  • July 17 6-9 p.m.
    Anthony Gonce
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 7 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: hONEyhoUSe
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • 9 p.m.
    Not in the Face
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • July 18 6 p.m.
    Jason Patrick
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Yesterday Road
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Ave., 467.9463
  • 8 p.m.
    Dan Lesperance
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • 8 p.m.
    Michael Van
    Smokey Joe’s Texas Cafe 2903 SW Sixth Ave., 331.6698
  • 8-11 p.m.
    AFK
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • 9 p.m.
    Mark McKinney
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia St., 358.7083
  • 9:30 p.m.
    Sol Tribe, Bomb City Sound
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Atteberry Station
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • 10 p.m.
    The Bobby Dale Band
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • July 19 6 p.m.
    Mike Fuller
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7 p.m.
    Ancient Elm Also features Dischordia and more.
    The Wreck Room inside Vientiane Nights 6007 E. Amarillo Blvd.
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Bentwood Rockers
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Ave., 467.9463
  • 9 p.m.
    Randal King Band
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m.
    hONEyhoUSe CD release Part of High Plains Public Radio Living Room Concerts series.
    HPPR 104 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9088
  • 9:30 p.m.
    Black Pussy, Mothership, Splode and more
    Leftwood’s 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Jason Eady
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • July 20 6-9 p.m.
    Tony Touch Trio
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 8-11 p.m.
    Vic & Joy
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • July 22 9 p.m.
    Andy Dale Petty
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 23 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: Lone Star Ballet Free concert series with a Steak Express lunch for $7.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn Sixth Avenue and Taylor Street, 372.6744
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Sativa
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia St., 358.7829
  • 7 p.m.
    Corcid with Meth Dealer
    The Wreck Room inside Vientiane Nights 6007 E. Amarillo Blvd.
  • 9 p.m.
    Open Mic
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 24 7 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Blues Boy Willie
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • July 25 6 p.m.
    Jason Patrick
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Patrick Daniel
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Ave., 467.9463
  • 8 p.m.
    Alex Henderson
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • 8-11 p.m.
    Average Joes
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • 9:30 p.m.
    The Larry Mitchell Band, Johnny Reverb
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    The Randall King Band
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • July 26 6 p.m.
    Mike Fuller
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7-10 p.m.
    Tony Touch Trio
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • 7:30 p.m.
    James Owens
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Ave., 467.9463
  • 9 p.m.
    Jen Williams Band
    I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill 1301 SW Sixth Ave., 331.7985
  • 9 p.m.
    I Am the Albatross
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • 9 p.m.
    The Cody Bryan Band
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia St., 358.7083
  • 10 p.m.
    Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reward
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.0097
  • 10 p.m.
    Greg Maldo
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • July 27 7-10 p.m.
    Lisa Lindsley
    Cowboy Gelato 2806 SW Sixth Ave., 376.5286
  • 8-11 p.m.
    Alex Henderson
    Joe Daddy’s 2108 Paramount Blvd., 463.7900
  • 9 p.m.
    The Oxford Coma
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • July 29 7 p.m.
    Gods of Death Screw Also features Dysmetria, Nephilim Terror and more.
    The Wreck Room inside Vientiane Nights 6007 E. Amarillo Blvd.
  • July 30 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: The Smediums Free concert series sponsored by Underwood Law Firm with lunch by Joe Taco for $7.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn Sixth Avenue and Taylor Street, 372.6744
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Solano
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia St., 358.7829
  • July 31 6 p.m.
    Yvonne Perea
    Pescaraz Italian Restaurant 3415-K Bell St., 350.5430
  • 7 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Tennessee Tuckness
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • Every Saturday at 10 a.m.
    Wise Women Walking A hiking/walking group specifically for women older than 60 years of age. Meet at the Visitors Center before 10 a.m. for an hour hike; there will be refreshments available. Bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, a hat and water.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy, 352.6007
  • July 3 7:30-8:30 p.m.
    Children’s Nature Program Learn about animal tracks and how to identify various animals in the park. Appropriate for children in grades 1 through 5. Meet at covered area at Old West Stables.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 488.2227
  • July 4 Every Friday at 4 p.m.
    Learn about the Longhorns Meet at the Longhorn pasture across from the Headquarters office.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 488.2227
  • July 9 8:30-10 a.m.
    Bird Walks and Talks Meet at the Lone Star Interpretive Theater Bring binoculars and a camera. No pets, please.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Rd. 5, 488.2227
  • July 12 2-3 p.m.
    Canyon Driving Tour Meet the Park Interpreter at the Headquarters parking lot for a van tour of the canyon. Reservations required.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 488.2227
  • 8:30-9:30 p.m.
    Full Moon Hike Meet at the dirt parking lot on Alternate Road 5. No pets, please.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 488.2227
  • July 17 7:30-8:30 p.m.
    Children’s Nature Program Learn about snakes in the park. Appropriate for children in grades 1 through 5. Meet at covered area at Old West Stables.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 488.2227
  • July 19 10-11 a.m.
    Canyon Driving Tour Meet in the parking lot by the entrance office for a tour through the canyon with the park interpreter. A 13-passenger park van is provided for your drive.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 488.2227
  • July 22 7-10 p.m.
    Lecture and Mothing Event In conjunction with National Moth Week, the Don Harrington Discovery Center will host Chris Grinter, entomologist at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center; Wild Cat Bluff Nature Center 1200 Streit Drive, 355.9547; 2301 N. Soncy Road, 352.6007
  • July 23 8:30-10 a.m.
    Bird Walks and Talks Meet at the Lone Star Interpretive Theater. Bring binoculars and a camera. No pets, please.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 488.2227
  • July 26 9:30 a.m.
    Global Wildlife Day
    Amarillo Zoo 2401 Dumas Drive, 381.7911
  • July 3 6-10 p.m.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center’s Explode! Free with paid admission.
    Amarillo Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, 355.9547
  • July 4 All day.
    Canyon’s Independence Day Celebration Activities include a fair, parade, party, Restless Heart concert and more.
    Downtown Canyon and Connor Park 655.7815
  • 6 p.m.
    AGN Media Fireworks Festival The largest annual event in the Panhandle, held since 1954, this year’s lineup will include, food, games, live music from Zac Wilkerson, Vic Fontana & the Automatics, and a custom-designed fireworks show. Onsite pay-to-park funds will benefit AMBUCS.
    John S. Stiff Memorial Park 345.3363
  • July 7 8 p.m.
    Atomic Piledriver Comedy Show of Doom
    Friendz Bar & Grill 711 SW 10th Ave., 331.7305
  • July 9 6 p.m.
    “Big Miracle”
    Kingswood United Methodist Church 4801 S. Austin St., 358.7095
  • July 13 2-4 p.m.
    Milan Institute Graduation
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • July 13-18 8 a.m.
    National Junior Limousin Cattle Show
    Amarillo National Center and Vance Reed Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 376.7767
  • July 19 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Las Fiestas de Amarillo
    Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church 1210 E. 11th Ave., 372.1128
  • July 20 12-3 p.m.
    Las Fiestas de Amarillo
    Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church 1210 E. 11th Ave., 372.1128
  • July 25 9:15 p.m.
    “Despicable Me 2” Part of Canyon Main Street’s Movie Night on the Square series.
    Randall County Courthouse 501 16th St., Canyon, 656.6833
  • July 26 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    National Day of the Cowboy
    American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum 2601 I-40 East, 376.5181
  • July 30 6 p.m.
    “Dolphin Tale”
    Kingswood United Methodist Church 4801 S. Austin St., 358.7095
  • July 1 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Southeast
    Southeast Pool 3400 S. Osage St., 342.1564
  • July 2 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Thompson
    Thompson Pool 2400 N. Polk St., 381.7919
  • July 3 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Southwest
    Southwest Pool 48th and Bell, 359.2082
  • July 3-5 7:30 p.m.
    Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo
    Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo outdoor arena 313 Texas Loop 335, 622.2102
  • July 4-5 7:05 p.m.
    Amarillo Sox vs. Laredo Lemurs
    Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave., 242.4653
  • July 5 8 a.m.
    Panhandle Team Penning
    Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
    July 6 6:05 p.m.
    Amarillo Sox vs. Laredo Lemurs
    Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave., 242.4653
  • July 8 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Southeast
    Southeast Pool 3400 S. Osage St., 342.1564
  • July 9 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Thompson
    Thompson Pool 2400 N. Polk St., 381.7919
  • July 10 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Southwest
    Southwest Pool 48th and Bell, 359.2082
  • July 14-16 7:05 p.m.
    Amarillo Sox vs. Quebec Capitales
    Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave., 242.4653
  • July 15 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Southeast
    Southeast Pool 3400 S. Osage St., 342.1564
  • July 16 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Thompson
    Thompson Pool 2400 N. Polk St., 381.7919
  • July 17 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Southwest
    Southwest Pool 48th and Bell, 359.2082
  • July 22 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Southeast
    Southeast Pool 3400 S. Osage St., 342.1564
  • July 23 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Thompson
    Thompson Pool 2400 N. Polk St., 381.7919
  • July 24 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Southwest
    Southwest Pool 48th and Bell, 359.2082
  • July 24-27 8 a.m.
    Panhandle Golden Spread Quarter Horse Show
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • July 25 6-10 p.m.
    Matthews Land & Cattle World Series Team Roping
    Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • July 25-26 7:05 p.m.
    Amarillo Sox vs. Wichita Wingnuts
    Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave. 242.4653
  • July 26-27 8 a.m.
    Matthews Land & Cattle World Series Team Roping
    Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • July 27 6:05 p.m.
    Amarillo Sox vs. Wichita Wingnuts
    Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave., 242.4653
  • July 29 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Southeast
    Southeast Pool 3400 S. Osage St., 342.1564
  • July 30 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Thompson
    Thompson Pool 2400 N. Polk St., 381.7919
  • July 31 7-8:30 p.m.
    Family Night at Southwest
    Southwest Pool 48th and Bell, 359.2082
  • July 12 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
    Catwalk Women’s Expo
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • July 19 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Texas Gun & Knife Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 1-5:30 p.m.
    Kids in Business
    Westgate Mall 7701 I-40 West, 358.7221
  • July 20 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Texas Gun & Knife Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • July 25-26 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
    Just Between Friends
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • July 25 12-7 p.m.
    The Peddler Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • July 26 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    The Peddler Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Outdoor Expo
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • July 27 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Just Between Friends
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    The Peddler Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    The Peddler Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Outdoor Expo
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096