'Dinosaur Train' star Buddy to visit the Panhandle

Last Updated by Chip Chandler on
Buddy the Dinosaur will visit the Panhandle in October.
Courtesy Henson Productions

The curious young Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy will stomp into the area for a visit in October.

The star of the PBS Kids series Dinosaur Train, who was adopted by a friendly Pternadon family, will appear in Amarillo and Canyon between Oct. 12 and 17.

Planned events include:

  • Dino Day! at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2401 Fourth Ave. in Canyon, from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Admission is discounted to $5, and activities will include a dinosaur dig site, fossil making and more.
  • Storytelling and photos at Westgate Mall, 7701 W. Interstate 40 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14. Admission is free.
  • Dinosaur Club at Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave., from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 17. Activities will include stories and crafts; admission is free.
  • Family Night at McDonald's, 400 E. Amarillo Blvd., from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17.

Other events may be added to the schedule.

Dinosaur Train airs on Panhandle PBS and our 24/7 PBS Kids channel.

Buddy the Dinosaur’s visit is made possible by Bank of America, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Westgate Mall and McDonald’s of Amarillo.

Call 806-371-5479.

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