Play Here's Activity Roundup for July 12 to 19, with Route 66 Festival, Barrio Bash, Suds N Sounds, 'Into the Woods,' more

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The Texas Route 66 Festival kicks off this weekend.

By Chip Chandler — Producer

A celebration of the Mother Road tops your activity and event options in coming days. Check here for all your fun choices through July 19!

Up first: The inaugural Texas Route 66 Festival, running July 12 to 15 in Shamrock and McLean.

The new fest will include a welcome party July 12 in McLean. Day 2 activities include the "Back in the Day" display, Vendors Welcome the World shopping expo, Route 66 art show, Route 66 cruises, a ranch rodeo and a concert featuring Cody Canada & The Departed and Dalton Domino.

Day 3 activities include the "Back in the Day" display, Vendors Welcome the World shopping expo, Route 66 art show, Route 66 cruises, car show, music from The Road Crew, a rodeo and a concert featuring Jason Boland & The Stragglers and Bri Bagwell.

The final day's activities include an attempt to set a world record for the largest human image of a three-leaf clover.

Most events are free, but tickets to the July 14 banquet are $25, and tickets to either rodeo performance and concert are $20 each, or $125 for VIP seating.

Call 806-373-1427 or email txivy@arn.net.

And here are more options:

 

July 12

Texas Route 66 Festival: Celebrate the Mother Road in a big way in this new festival in Shamrock and McLean. Opening-day activities include a welcome party in McLean. (10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 12; continues through July 15. Various locations in McLean. Free. 806-373-1427 or txivy@arn.net)

Video Games: Teens can enjoy an afternoon of gaming. (2 p.m. July 12, Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Dinosaur Club: Kids ages 6 to 10 can enjoy dinosaur stories and crafts. (4 to 5 p.m. July 12, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Chamber After Hours: Network over food and drinks at this free Amarillo Chamber of Commerce event; chamber membership is not required. (5 p.m. July 12, Midwest Machine, 661 S. Washington St. Free. 806-373-7800)

Savor the Goods: A Farm-to-Table Experience: Panhandle PBS will host its second dining event, this time featuring Chef/Owner Jessica Higgins of Girasol Cafe & Bakery. Higgins will demonstrate a recipe and serve an Italian menu showcasing fresh meats, vegetables and dairy ingredients from ranchers and farmers in the Texas Panhandle and South Plains. (6 p.m. July 12, The Venue, 7200 Canyon Drive. Tickets $75. 806-371-5479 or corby.fails@actx.edu)

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo rock band Noah Jenda will perform for the summer series. (7 p.m. July 12; gates open at 6:30 p.m. Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Admission $10 for ages 6 and older, $5 for garden members. 806-352-6513)

Amarillo Opera: The opera company's artists in residence will perform. (8:30 p.m. July 12, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 after 7 p.m. 806-584-9571)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. July 12; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $15.95 adults, $8.49 children. 806-655-2181)

 

July 13

"Texas Inspired" features artwork influenced by the musical drama "Texas." The exhibition opens July 13 at Cerulean Gallery.
Courtesy Cerulean Gallery

Texas Route 66 Festival: Celebrate the Mother Road in a big way in this new festival in Shamrock and McLean.  (8 a.m. to midnight July 13; continues through July 15. Various locations in Shamrock. Free. 806-373-1427 or txivy@arn.net)

Fireside Stories: Teens can enjoy an afternoon of scary stories. (2 p.m. July 13, Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Red Dirt Rendezvous & Derby: Watch riding exhibitions from Panhandle Reined Cow Horse Association and American Quarter Horse Cow Horse & Reined Riding(6 p.m. July 13; continues through July 15. Bill Cody Arena on Tri-State Fairgrounds. Free. 806-376-7767)

The Science of Magic: Learn what goes into eating fire and laying on a bed of nails in this educational event. (6 p.m. July 13, Lake Meredith Aquatic & Wildlife Museum, 101 N. Robey Ave. Admission $3, free for ages 2 and younger. 806-679-7847)

Texas Inspired: A collection of 19 artists will offer contemporary takes on the Lone Star State in association with Texas outdoor musical drama. (6 p.m. July 13 opening reception; on view through July 24. Cerulean Gallery, 814 S. Taylor St. Free. 806-576-0063)

Bat Tour: Take a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations required. (7 to 9:30 p.m. July 13, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Park admission $4; $10 fee per seat. 806-455-1492)

Into the Woods: In its first summer theatrical production, Amarillo Little Theatre Academy will tackle the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine deconstruction of fairy tales, starring five young men and five young women in an intimate production. (7:30 p.m. July 13; continues through July 22. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Tickets $18 ages 12 and older, $15 ages 11 and younger. 806-355-9991)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. July 13; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $15.95 adults, $8.49 children. 806-655-2181)

Freedom & Spanks for All: Burlesque troupe Broken Belts Collective will celebrate the season at its monthly show, featuring headliner Bunny Galore from Denver. (9 p.m. July 13, The Party Suite, 4400 S. Washington St. Tickets $15 general admission, $25 VIP. 806-340-9456)

Stand-Up Comedy Night: Six comedians from Yellow City Comedy & Productions will perform. (9 p.m. July 13, T's Bar, 700 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6649)

 

July 14

The Baker and his Wife (Charles Turner, middle, and Socorra Carrillo) are surprised by the appearance of The Witch (Rebecca Hartman) in Amarillo Little Theatre Academy's production of "Into the Woods."
Courtesy ALT Academy

Caprock Roundup Rodeo & Reunion: The 87th annual event in Claude includes a parade, barbecue, shopping, fiddlers contest and pageants on the downtown square, plus a rodeo. (All day July 14, various locations in Claude. 806-226-6102)

Paul and Mike's Excellent Mile 2018: Three heats — masters (ages 40 and older), open (ages 14 to 39) and children's (ages 13 and younger) — will compete in this race to benefit the Ronald McDonald House(8 a.m. July 14, Thompson Park, 2401 Dumas Drive. Entry fee $20 ages 14 and older, $15 ages 13 and younger until July 7; then $25 and $20. 806-674-5516)

Red Dirt Rendezvous & Derby: Watch riding exhibitions from Panhandle Reined Cow Horse Association and American Quarter Horse Cow Horse & Reined Riding(8 a.m. July 14; continues through July 15. Bill Cody Arena on Tri-State Fairgrounds. Free. 806-376-7767)

Road to USTRC Finals: Check out top ropers competing for the big time in United States Team Roping Championships(8 a.m. July 14; continues July 15. Amarillo National Center on Tri-State Fairgrounds. Free. 806-376-7767)

Texas Route 66 Festival: Celebrate the Mother Road in a big way in this new festival in Shamrock and McLean. (8 a.m. to midnight July 14; continues through July 15. Various locations in Shamrock. Free. 806-373-1427 or txivy@arn.net)

Amarillo Community Market: The outdoor, downtown farmers and artisans market returns for another season. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 14; continues through Oct. 6. 1000 S. Polk St. Free. 806-335-6360)

We Can Take It! The CCC in Palo Duro Canyon: Learn about the contribution of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the building of Palo Duro Canyon State Park in a presentation and hike down the CCC trail. Dress for the weather, wear good hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Meet at El Coronado Lodge visitor center. (9:30 a.m. July 14, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Natalie Bright book singing: The Amarillo author will sign Taz & The Big Flappy Thing and Flash: The Story of Me, and the rescue horses that inspired the books will be in attendance, too. (10 a.m. July 14, Coolhorse, 6951 S. Bell St. Free. 806-468-9121)

Suds N Sounds: Americana favorites Shane Smith & The Saints will headline the annual party, held in conjunction with the day-long Nazareth German Festival. Also performing are Agave PosseNext to KinMason Kleman and Cody Sparks Band. (11 a.m. to midnight July 14, Nazareth Community Ball Park and throughout Nazareth. Concert admission $30. 806-943-5843 or nazchall@gmail.com)

Amarillo Opera: The opera company's artists in residence will perform. (2 p.m. July 14, Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Barrio Bash: The Amarillo Barrio Community Development group will host its fifth-annual block party and nonprofit festival, featuring free hamburgers and hot dogs, bounce houses, the Amarillo Fire Department Smokehouse and more. Javier Galvan, formerly of Fama; Cacy Briseño; and Amarillo band Velvet Funk will perform. (4 to 8 p.m. July 14, Roberts Street between 10th and 12th avenues. Free. 806-337-2091)

Movie Night in the Square: Watch an outdoor evening screening of recent hit musical The Greatest Showman and enjoy food trucks, performances by Amarillo Opera and vendor sales. (7 p.m. July 14, The Shops at Wolflin Square, 1932 Civic Circle. Free. 806-355-6131)

Song of the Eagle: The Kwahadi Dancers' summer show continues. (7 p.m. July 14; dinner at 6 p.m. Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian, 9151 E. Interstate 40. $9 adults, $8 seniors and $7 children; optional dinner additional charge. 806-335-3175)

Into the Woods: In its first summer theatrical production, Amarillo Little Theatre Academy will tackle the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine deconstruction of fairy tales, starring five young men and five young women in an intimate production. (7:30 p.m. July 14; continues through July 22. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Tickets $18 ages 12 and older, $15 ages 11 and younger. 806-355-9991)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. July 14; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $15.95 adults, $8.49 children. 806-655-2181)

Love and Confection: This joint Bomb City Pretties and Galatea Burlesk show will celebrate "all things edible and delectable," according to Galatea leader Nox Falls. (9 p.m. July 14, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. Tickets $10. 806-322-1806)

 

July 15

Red Dirt Rendezvous & Derby: Watch riding exhibitions from Panhandle Reined Cow Horse Association and American Quarter Horse Cow Horse & Reined Riding(8 a.m. July 15, Bill Cody Arena on Tri-State Fairgrounds. Free. 806-376-7767)

Road to USTRC Finals: Check out top ropers competing for the big time in United States Team Roping Championships(8 a.m. July 15, Amarillo National Center on Tri-State Fairgrounds. Free. 806-376-7767)

Texas Route 66 Festival: Celebrate the Mother Road in a big way in this new festival in Shamrock and McLean. (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15. Various locations in Shamrock. Free. 806-373-1427 or txivy@arn.net)

African Children's Choir: The young ensemble will perform children's songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites. (11 a.m. July 15, Eastridge Baptist Church, 1300 Evergreen St. Free. 806-383-9521)

Ride for the Cure: Hop on your motorcycle and take part in this breast cancer fundraiser, starting and stopping at XR Downtown, 715 S. Polk St., with other stops at Cedar ShackBailey's ShedBubba's 33Broken Spoke LoungeHandle Bar & Grill and Wild Bill's Fillin' Station. Amarillo rock band Lifeless 2 Life will perform at XR following the ride. (1 p.m. July 15, various stops. 806-673-4230)

Into the Woods: In its first summer theatrical production, Amarillo Little Theatre Academy will tackle the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine deconstruction of fairy tales, starring five young men and five young women in an intimate production. (2:30 p.m. July 15; continues through July 22. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Tickets $18 ages 12 and older, $15 ages 11 and younger. 806-355-9991)

 

Hip Hop Hooray: This new festival features a live graffiti contest, a tournament-style MC battle, a break battle and food, followed by a perfomance by hip-hop star Chino XL and others. The fun begins at 3 p.m. at Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. Call 806-367-9840.  

Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat auditions: Roles are available for 12 to 15 men ages 16 and older, 12 to 15 women ages 16 and older, 10 to 15 boys ages 7 to 15, and 10 to 15 girls ages 10 to 15 in this Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical that kicks off the Amarillo Little Theatre Mainstage season. Auditions this night are for ages 7 to 15. (7:30 p.m. July 15; continues through July 17. Amarillo Little Theatre Mainstage Terk Lobby, 2019 Civic Circle. 806-355-9991)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. July 15; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $15.95 adults, $8.49 children. 806-655-2181)

 

July 16

Improv Comedy Night: A lineup of improv performers will make it up as they go along. (7 p.m. July 16, Urbana Coffee Works, 5215 Coulter St., Suite 100. 806-803-9022)

Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat auditions: Roles are available for 12 to 15 men ages 16 and older, 12 to 15 women ages 16 and older, 10 to 15 boys ages 7 to 15, and 10 to 15 girls ages 10 to 15 in this Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical that kicks off the Amarillo Little Theatre Mainstage season. Auditions this night are for ages 16 and older. (7:30 p.m. July 16; continues through July 17. Amarillo Little Theatre Mainstage Terk Lobby, 2019 Civic Circle. 806-355-9991)

 

July 17

Performances of "Texas" continue Tuesdays through Saturdays through Aug. 18.
Courtesy "Texas"

WoWW Wine Tasting: Sample wine and craft beers in an annual fundraiser for Window on a Wider World. Macaroni Joes will provide food, and singer Chuck Alexander will perform. (5 to 7 p.m. July 17, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Tickets $35. 806-342-5600)

Starlight Theater: Folk band Mike Fuller & The Repeat Offenders will perform for the summer concert series. (7 p.m. July 17, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free. 806-378-3036)

Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat auditions: Roles are available for 12 to 15 men ages 16 and older, 12 to 15 women ages 16 and older, 10 to 15 boys ages 7 to 15, and 10 to 15 girls ages 10 to 15 in this Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical that kicks off the Amarillo Little Theatre Mainstage season. This is callback night. (7:30 p.m. July 17, Amarillo Little Theatre Mainstage Terk Lobby, 2019 Civic Circle. 806-355-9991)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. July 17; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $15.95 adults, $8.49 children. 806-655-2181)

 

July 18

High Noon on the Square: Amarillo combo Esquire Jazz Band will perform at the Center City concert series. Bubba's 33 will sell hamburgers. (11:45 a.m. July 18, Potter County Courthouse lawn, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8; $75 for season-long punch card. 806-372-6744)

Puppy Tales: Kids can practice their skills by reading aloud to therapy dogs. (4 p.m. July 18, Amarillo Public Library Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. July 18; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $15.95 adults, $8.49 children. 806-655-2181)

Comedy Open Mic: Amateur and professional comics can take their turn at the mic at this evening hosted by Amarillo comics Skylar Potter and Matt Villegas of Yellow City Comedy & Productions(9 p.m. July 18, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163.)

 

July 19

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo/Colorado indie rock band Dear Marsha will perform for the summer series. (7 p.m. July 19; gates open at 6:30 p.m. Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Admission $10 for ages 6 and older, $5 for garden members. 806-352-6513)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. July 19; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $15.95 adults, $8.49 children. 806-655-2181)

 

 

Ongoing

  • Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument: The monument, about 35 miles north of Amarillo near Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Daily hikes with rangers are offered from 10 a.m. to noon; reservations requested. Admission is free. Call 806-857-6680.
  • Amarillo Botanical Gardens: The gardens, 1400 Streit Drive, are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through September, including Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children through eighth grade. Call 806-352-6513.
  • Amarillo Escape and Mystery: Attempt to escape a variety of themed locked rooms in 60 minutes at this attraction, 12208 Canyon Drive. It's open daily by reservation; games must be booked two hours in advance. Cost is $20, plus tax. Call 806-414-2382.
  • Amarillo Museum of Art: The museum, 2200 S. Van Buren St., features Works on Paper through July 29. It's open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free. Call 806-371-5050.
  • Amarillo Public Library: Look for daily events for children (and book clubs for adults) throughout the summer at all branches. Call 806-378-3051.
  • Amarillo Railroad Museum: The museum, 3160 I Ave., is open 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Call 806-335-3333.
  • Amarillo Rock Climbing House: The attraction, 500 S. Fannin St., is open 2 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 2 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 8 p.m. Sundays. Call 806-418-2431.
  • Amarillo Suite Escape: Visitors can attempt to escape from three rooms with rotating themes at this attraction, 715 S. Lamar St. Hours are noon to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and noon to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, plus by appointment. Cost is $20, plus tax. Call 806-640-3831.
  • Amarillo Zoo: The zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail, is open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Admission is $4 adults, $3 seniors and $2 children ages 3-12, and free on Monday. Call 806-381-7911.
  • American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: The facility, 2601 E. Interstate 40, is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (closed holidays). It's featuring Hard Work and Horse Power through July 29. Admission is $7 adults, $5 seniors, $4 veterans, $3 children ages 6 to 18 and free for active-duty military and children 5 and younger. Call 806-376-4811. 
  • Arts in the Sunset: The galleries, 3701 Plains Blvd., are generally open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Admission is free. Call 806-353-5700.
  • Bill’s Backyard Classics: The classic car and truck museum, 5309 S. Washington St., is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older. Call 806-373-8194.
  • Caprock Canyons State Park: The canyon, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque, is open daily. Park admission $4 for ages 12 and older. Call 806-455-1492.
  • Cerulean Gallery: The gallery, 814 S. Taylor St., features Populous through July 6 and Texas Inspired from July 13 to 24. It's open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment Saturdays. Call 806-576-0063.
  • Don Harrington Discovery Center: The center currently features the Aviation exhibition. Located at 1200 Streit Drive, it's is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays throughout the summer. Admission is $11 adults, $8 children and students (to age 22), military and seniors. Call 806-355-9547.
  • Extreme Laser Tag: Take aim at this indoor attraction, 2503 S.W. 45th Ave. Hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 2 to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 2 to 7 p.m. Sundays, or by appointment. Admission is $6, plus tax, per person per game; group rates available. Call 806-367-8954.
  • Harrington House: The historic home, 1600 S. Polk St., features free tours conducted on the half hour from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 806-374-5490.
  • Kwahadi Indian Museum: Celebrate the legacy of the Native American population on the Plains and the Kwahadi Dancers at this museum, 9151 E. Interstate 40. Admission $5 adults, $3 children. Hours are noon to 5 pm. Thursdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays in June, July and August, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from September through May. Call 806-335-3175.
  • Lake Meredith National Recreation Area: The park, located 50 miles northeast of Amarillo near Fritch, is open 24 hours a day. The area also includes Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. Admission is free. Call 806-857-3151.
  • Palo Duro Adventure Park and Zip Line: This attraction, located near the entrance of Palo Duro Canyon State Park, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays (plus Labor Day) through Labor Day, weather permitting. Call 806-488-2260.
  • Palo Duro Canyon State Park: The canyon, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217, is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission $5. Call 806-488-2227.
  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: The museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon, features Pop Culture through Dec. 31 and Native Lifeways of the Plains through May 2019. It's open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays from June through August. Admission is $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 children and free for members and children younger than 4. Call 806-651-2244.
  • River Breaks Ranch: This attraction, 7802 Durrett Drive, offers sporting clays, team roping, horse racing and more. Call 806-374-0357.
  • Southern Light Gallery: The art gallery, located on the first floor of Ware Student Commons on Amarillo College's Washington Street campus, is open 7:30 a.m. to 8:50 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. Fridays and 2 to 5:50 p.m. Sundays. Call 806-345-5654.
  • Sports World: This attraction, 9400 Canyon Drive, offers miniature golf and a go-kart track. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays, noon to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 8 p.m. Sundays. Call 806-331-7223. 
  • Starlight Ranch Event Center: The event center's zip lines, a 10,000-square-foot maze, miniature golf and more are open 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. It's located at 1415 Sunrise Drive. Zip line prices are $25 for first ride, $7 for additional rides. Maze price is $5 per walkthrough. Day passes are $50; night passes (7 p.m. to midnight) are $40. Call 806-683-7883.
  • Texas Air & Space Museum: The museum, 10001 American Drive, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Admission is free; donations accepted. Call 806-335-9159.
  • Texas Panhandle War Memorial: The memorial, 4101 S. Georgia St., is open 24 hours a day year-round. Admission is free. Call 806-353-3300 or 806-674-0495.
  • Wildcat Bluff Nature Center: The center, 2301 N. Soncy Road, is open daily from sunrise to sunset. Admission $4 adults, $3 seniors and children. Call 806-352-6007.
  • Wonderland Park: The park, 2601 Dumas Drive, will continue its 67th season. Park hours vary throughout the spring and summer, so check their calendar for the most up-to-date information. Ultimate WOW passes are $31.95 to $39.95; regular WOW passes are $16.95 to $24.95. Spectator passes are $5. Miniature golf is $5; hours are 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 806-383-3344.
  • Xcape Room Warehouse: The escape room attraction, 714 S.E. 10th Ave., is open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays, noon to 11 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 8 p.m. Sundays; other times available by appointment. Admission $25. Call 806-353-6353.

 

 

 

Chip Chandler is a producer for Panhandle PBS. He can be contacted at Chip.Chandler@actx.edu, at @chipchandler1 on Twitter and on Facebook.

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