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Calendar of Events - Posted January 3, 2014 10:18 a.m.
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Amarillo Zoo will keep animal and nature lovers busy with activities this month.

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  • Sept. 29-30 7 p.m.
    Disney on Ice presents “Passport to Adventure”
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 30 8-10 p.m.
    Carlos Mencia
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • For a complete listing of this year's arts season, click here.
  • Sept. 1 7:30-10 p.m.
    Friends of Fogelberg VII
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 3 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Eighth Annual Crime Stoppers Car Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex North and South Exhibit Halls 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 5 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
    Fundraiser for Giac Hoa Vietnamese Temple
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 8 1 p.m.
    Walmart Children’s Miracle Network Scramble
    Comanche Trail Golf Complex 4200 S. Grand St., 378.4281
  • 5-8 p.m.
    Good Times Celebration Barbecue Cook-off 100 cooking teams will prepare eight tons of meat for a crowd expected to exceed 6,000.
    Amarillo Chamber of Commerce 1000 S. Polk St., 342.2007
  • Sept. 9 1 p.m.
    Snack Pak 4 Kids Canyon Golf Tournament
    Palo Duro Creek Golf Course 50 Country Club Drive, Canyon, 433.9957
  • Sept. 9-11 6:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. and 7-10 p.m.
    Up in the Air for Family Care Balloon Glow The seventh annual event will include a live band and food vendors. Meal ticket proceeds will benefit the Family Care Foundation.
    John Stiff Memorial Park 4800 Bell St., 622.9473
  • Sept. 10 9-11 a.m.
    CareNet Pregnancy Centers Annual Walk for Life
    1501 S. Taylor St., 206.2008
  • 12-7 p.m.
    Fourth Annual Great Armadillo Hunt & Click
    Tripp’s Harley Davidson 6040 I-40 West, 220.8810
  • 7 p.m.
    Tri-State Fair & Rodeo Gala John Conlee will headline this year’s Tri-State Fair & Rodeo Gala. The Gala not only serves as a kickoff to the annual fair and rodeo, but is a fundraiser for the scholarship endowment. All monies raised through the auction benefit the Amarillo Tri-State Exposition Scholarship Endowment.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 376.7767
  • Sept. 17 8 a.m.
    Fourth Annual CASA Charity Shoot
    Amarillo Gun Club 4521 S. Osage St., 373.2272
  • 9 a.m.
    Third Annual Emilie Yarbrough Love Anchors Suicide Awareness and Prevention Golf Scramble
    Ross Rogers Golf Complex 722 NW 24th Ave., 378.3086
  • 9 a.m.
    Walk to End Alzheimer’s
    Sam Houston Park 4101 Line Ave., 372.8693
  • Sept. 20 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Amarillo and Canyon’s Annual Luncheon
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 22 6 p.m.
    Signature Chefs
    Cornerstone Ranch Event Center 1901 Cement Road, 533.2391
  • 7-9 p.m.
    A Night of Hope Fundraiser will feature Michele Bachman, Dvora Ganani, Rebecca Chavez, Sgt. Benjamin Anthony, and Rafael Anthony.
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 23 10 a.m.
    SAC Golf for Groceries Sponsored by Caprock Home Health Services, Inc. Four-man scramble, shotgun start. Funds raised will benefit the Senior Ambassadors Coalition Relief through Grocery Delivery Program.
    Comanche Trail Golf Complex 4200 S. Grand St., 282.3735
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    APD Benefit Fundraiser
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 24 Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. Survivor breakfast begins at 7 a.m. 5K competitive run begins at 8 a.m. Survivor photo and parade at 8:45 a.m. 5K run/walk and 1-mile run/walk begin at 9:15 a.m.
    Komen Greater Amarillo Race for the Cure
    Fourth Avenue and Polk Street in downtown Amarillo, 354.9706
  • 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Chamber Challenge Clay Shooting Event Event will include 12 stations and 100 target sporting clays with two shooting flights, one at 8 a.m. and the second at 11 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
    Amarillo Gun Club 4521 S. Osage St., 342.2010
  • 2-10 p.m.
    7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center’s “Shoot for the Stars” Sporting Clays Classic
    River Breaks Ranch 7802 Durrett Drive, 355.4773
  • 4-8 p.m.
    Wing Wars Proceeds will benefit Amarillo Montessori Academy.
    Ferguson 5823 Canyon Drive, 353.3871
  • Sept. 2 7 p.m.
    Jarrod Johnson
    The Big Texan Steak Ranch 7701 I-40 East, 372.1000
  • 7:30 p.m.
    David Ramirez
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 358.9560
  • Sept. 3 9 p.m.
    HelluvaNote
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 358.9560
  • 10 p.m.
    Drew Fish Band
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • 10 p.m.
    Roxy Roca
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • Sept. 5 9 p.m.
    WestKing String Band
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • Sept. 6 10 p.m.
    John Fullbright
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • Sept. 8 10 p.m.
    Derek Paul and the Handsome Devils
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • Sept. 9 7 p.m.
    Crystal Yates Part of the High Plains Public Radio Living Room Concerts Series.
    Chalice Abbey 2717 Stanley St., 367.9088
  • 9 p.m.
    David Wayne Broyles with The Chad Todd Band
    6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence St., 356.0873
  • 9 p.m.
    Vandoliers Featuring artist Edward Cavazos.
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Hogg Maulies
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • 10 p.m.
    Dan Patterson
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • 11 p.m.
    Lifeless 2 Life
    Scooterz 6th St. Bar and Grill 4100 Bushland Blvd., 355.6600
  • Sept. 10 9 p.m.
    Vanessa Silberman
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • 9:30 p.m.
    Beat Bodega
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Cameran Nelson
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 358.9560
  • 10 p.m.
    Ronnie Eaton and the Cold, Hard Truth
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • 10 p.m.
    Strange Saints
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • Sept. 11 7 p.m.
    Cash’d Out
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 358.9560
  • 1-3 and 5-8 p.m.
    The Shane Rogers Band
    Joe Taco 7312 Wallace Blvd., 331.8226
  • Sept. 15 10 p.m.
    Shad Blair
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • Sept. 16 8 p.m.
    Patric Johnston
    Palace Coffee Company 420 15th St., Canyon, 476.0111 Ext. 2
  • 9 p.m.
    The Dirty River Boys, Zac Wilkerson and Jimmy Dasher
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 358.9560
  • 9 p.m.
    No Dry County
    Austin’s Texas Pub 3121 SW Sixth Ave., 373.7470
  • 9 p.m.
    Lorin Walker Madsen
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Chad, Lane and Kerry Acoustic Night with Friends
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • Sept. 17 8 p.m.
    Jack Nelson
    Broken Spoke Lounge 3101 SW Sixth Ave., 373.9149
  • 9 p.m.
    Gary Nix and West! Texas
    Western Horseman Club 2501 I-40 East, 379.6555, ext. 2999
  • 10 p.m.
    The Dirty River Boys
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 358.9560
  • 10 p.m.
    Roger Pressure
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • Sept. 21 9 p.m.
    Shaman’s Harvest with Texas Hippie Coalition and Failure Anthem
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia St., 358.7083
  • Sept. 23 8 p.m.
    Tony Holiday and the Velvetones
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • Sept. 24 9 p.m.
    Funk You
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • Sept. 30 8 p.m.
    Big Trouble in Texas
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • 10 p.m.
    Kimberly Dunn
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • Sept. 10 1-3 p.m.
    Monarch Festival Learn more about the Monarch butterfly and what you can do to save this important species.
    Amarillo Zoo 700 Comanchero Trail, 381.7911
  • Sept. 13 7-9 p.m.
    The Buzz about Bees With Dr. Aaron Pan.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy Road, 352.6007
  • Sept. 24 1-3 p.m.
    Black-footed Ferret Day Celebrate the rediscovery of a species once thought to be extinct.
    Amarillo Zoo 700 Comanchero Trail, 381.7911
  • Sept. 3 10 a.m., AdventureFest; 12 p.m., barbeque lunch; 2:30 p.m., rodeo.
    Boys Ranch Rodeo + AdvertureFest
    Cal Farley's Boys Ranch US 385, 36 miles northwest of Amarillo, 687.3722
  • Sept. 9 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    AC General Assembly
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 11 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    Day of Honor Free admission for veterans and members of the armed forces, as well as active and retired police, fire and ambulance personnel and emergency responders.
    Amarillo Zoo 700 Comanchero Trail, 381.7911
  • Sept. 13 12-9 p.m.
    12-9 p.m.
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 15 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Constitution Day Celebrate the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the Constitution with activities relating to the document that formed our nation. Sponsored in part by West Texas A&M University, this program features demonstrations and activities that highlight our Constitution and voting rights. This program will feature activities for children grades 3 to 7. Students will also have the opportunity to hear a lively debate by WTAMU professors.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon, 651.2244
  • Sept. 15-18 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Panhandle Kennel Club of Texas, Inc. Dog Show
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex North and South Exhibit Halls 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 16-24 8 a.m.-12 a.m.
    Tri-State Fair & Rodeo Annual fair includes games, food booths, concerts, free shows, animal exhibits and a rodeo.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds 3301 SE 10th Ave., 376.7767
  • Sept. 17 10 a.m.
    Tri-State Fair & Rodeo Parade The 2016 parade theme will be "Speak Up for America-VOTE." Judging Categories are: Float, JROTC, Youth, Open Category, Equestrian, as well as for those not wishing to be judged. Cash prizes for the top three parade floats.
    Downtown Amarillo 376.7767
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Amarillo Walking Tours Led by Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Art and Western Heritage, Michael Grauer.
    Downtown Amarillo 651.2258
  • Sept. 29 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Senior Fall Festival
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Pastel Poet of the Texas Plains: Film Screening at AMoA Screening will be followed by a roundtable discussion led by Michael Grauer, associate director of curatorial affairs/curator of art and Western heritage, PPHM.
    Amarillo Museum of Art 2200 S. Van Buren St., 651.2244
  • Sept. 1 6 p.m.
    WTAMU Men’s Soccer vs. Wayland Baptist University (Texas) Every Tuesday through Aug. 9.
    The Pitch Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 1-3 8 a.m.
    2016 AQHA Adequan Select World Championship
    Tri-State Fairgrounds 3301 SE 10th Ave., 376.7767
  • Sept. 2 1 p.m.
    WTAMU Volleyball vs. Adams State
    The Box Canyon, 651.4400
  • 7:05 p.m.
    Texas AirHogs vs. Siox City Explorers
    Potter County Memorial Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave., 972.237.7695
  • 7:30 p.m.
    WTAMU Volleyball vs. Northern Michigan
    The Box Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 3 1 p.m.
    WTAMU Volleyball vs. Southwestern Oklahoma State
    The Box Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 3-4 6:05 p.m.
    Texas AirHogs vs. Siox City Explorers
    Potter County Memorial Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave., 972.237.7695
  • Sept. 5 2:05 p.m.
    Texas AirHogs vs. Siox City Explorers
    Potter County Memorial Stadium 3303 E. Third Ave., 972.237.7695
  • Sept. 8 5:30 p.m.
    WTAMU Women’s Soccer vs. New Mexico Highlands University
    The Pitch Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 9 1 p.m.
    WTAMU Men’s Soccer vs. Huston-Tillotson College (Texas)
    The Pitch Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 10 8 a.m.
    2016 Mayor’s Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay and 5K Presented by Xcel Energy and Street Auto Group.
    Medical Center Park 1100 Wallace Blvd., 378.9034
  • 7 p.m.
    Amarillo Bulls vs. Odessa Jackalopes
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 10-11 Open play after 2 p.m.
    Street Toyota Senior Classic
    Ross Rogers Golf Complex 722 NW 24th Ave., 378.3086
  • Sept. 11 12 p.m.
    WTAMU Men’s Soccer vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo
    The Pitch Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 17 3 p.m.
    WTAMU Women’s Soccer vs. Southern Nazarene University
    The Pitch Canyon, 651.4400
  • 7 p.m.
    Amarillo Bulls vs. Lone Star Brahmas
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 19 9 a.m.
    WTAMU Women’s Cross Country Regional Preview (6K)
    The Range Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 23 6 p.m.
    WTAMU Volleyball vs. Tarleton State
    The Box Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 24 8 a.m.
    Punt, Pass and Kick Annual competition will give winners in each age bracket the chance to receive prizes and advance to the regional competition in Lubbock. Boys and girls age 6 to 15 (as of Dec. 31, 2016) may participate. Register online until 5 p.m. on Sept. 22 and onsite from 8-9 a.m.
    Dick Bivins Memorial Stadium 800 S. Marrs St., 326.2001
  • 2 p.m.
    WTAMU Volleyball vs. Angelo State
    The Box Canyon, 651.4400
  • 6 p.m.
    WTAMU Buffs vs. Tarleton State
    Kimbrough Stadium Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 29 7 p.m.
    WTAMU Men’s Soccer vs. Lubbock Christian University (Texas)
    The Pitch Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 30 3 p.m.
    WTAMU Women’s Soccer vs. Angelo State University
    The Pitch Canyon, 651.4400
  • 6 p.m.
    WTAMU Volleyball vs. Western New Mexico
    The Box Canyon, 651.4400
  • Sept. 10 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    The Ruffles and Rust Expo
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • Sept. 29 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Youth Job Fair
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096