Play Here's Activity Roundup for June 14 to 21, with JuneFest, Curious George, Susan Gibson, Summer Celebration, more

Last Updated by Chip Chandler on
Curious George will make several stops in the coming week.

By Chip Chandler — Producer

Summer officially arrives on a heat wave of fun activities and events. Here's your full roundup through June 21!

 

June 14

"Texas" continues its season with performances Tuesdays through Sundays through Aug. 18 in Pioneer Amphitheater in Palo Duro Canyon.

Curious George: Panhandle PBS will bring the inquisitive monkey to Canyon for a visit sponsored by Canyon Area Library. (10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 14, Cole Community Center, 300 N. 16th St. in Canyon. Free. 806-371-5479) 

Make Your Own Music: Kids can make musical instruments from found objects. (3 p.m. June 14, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Dinosaur Club: Kids ages 6 to 10 can enjoy dinosaur stories and crafts. (4 to 5 p.m. June 14, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Rock 'n' Reel: This film series will focus on movies about music. Up first: Dreamgirls(6:30 p.m. June 14; doors open at 6 p.m. Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Joshua Rogers: The Sunday Best gospel winner will give a JuneFest concert. (7 p.m. June 14, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 118 S. Van Buren St. 806-640-8184)

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo rock band A-Town Rockers will perform for the summer series. (7 p.m. June 14; 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)

Music in the Park: Canyon country act The RagTown Chiefs will perform in Canadian. (7 p.m. June 14, Canadian Chamber of Commerce lawn, 119 N. Second St. Free. 806-323-6234)

June Jams: Amarillo country singer Lindsey Lane will perform for the Canyon Main Street concert series. (7:30 p.m. June 14, Neblett Park, Sixth Avenue and 16th Street. Free. 806-656-6833)

Carver school reunions and dance: Jazz musician Don Diego for this JuneFest event. (8:30 p.m. June 14, In This Moment, 707 S. Polk St. Free. 806-640-8184)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. June 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)

 

June 15

Robin Downs, Jackie Llewellyn and Stacy Clopton Yates star in Merely Players' "Steel Magnolias," opening Friday.
Photo by Chip Chandler

Curious George: Panhandle PBS' tour with the funky monkey continues. (10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 15, Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Free. 806-371-5479) 

Discover for a Dollar: Visit the Discovery Center (and new exhibition Aviation) for only $1. (6 to 9 p.m. June 15, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Admission $1. 806-355-9547)

Swingin' Into Summer Senior Citizen Dance: Enjoy music from DJ Raymond Renteria, plus food and drinks, at this seniors event for Amarillo Wesley Community Center(6 to 9 p.m. June 15, The Alamo Neighborhood Center, 1502 S. Cleveland St. Tickets $5 in advance and $10 at the door. ​806-372-7960)

Critters Live: Meet snakes, lizards, tarantulas and small mammals at this kids event. (6:30 p.m. June 15, Lake Meredith Aquatic & Wildlife Museum, 104 N. Robey Ave. in Fritch. Admission $3 ages 3 and older. 806- 678-7847)

artafterdark: This Amarillo Museum of Art party will feature music from Susan Gibson and Gary Thomason, live printing by Dirk Fowler of f2design, hands-on art activities, a full bar, food trucks and more. (7 to 10 p.m. June 15, 2200 S. Van Buren St. Tickets $30; AMoA members free. 806-371-5050)

Bat Tour: Take a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations required. (7 to 9:30 p.m. June 15, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Park admission $4. 806-455-1492)

Juneteenth Talent Show: Community members will show off their skills at this JuneFest event. (7 p.m. June 15, Palo Duro High School, 1400 N. Grant St. Free. 806-640-8184)

Kicking at the Backstage: This adults-only party is part of JuneFest. (7 p.m. June 15, Bones Hooks Park, 2000 N. Hughes St. Free. 806-640-8184)

Turnpike Troubadours: The Americana band will return to town with opener Red Shahan(7:30 p.m. June 15, Starlight Ranch Event Center, 1415 Sunrise Drive. Tickets $30 or $80, plus fees. 806-678-7002)

Star Party: Take in the night skies at this Clovis Astronomy Club event. (7:30 p.m. MDT June 15, Ned Houk Memorial Park, New Mexico Highway 209 north of Clovis, N.M. Free. 757-846-7509)

Steel Magnolias: Amarillo acting troupe Merely Players will tackle this beloved dramedy. (7:30 p.m. June 15; continues through June 23. Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Tickets $10 adults, $7 students and seniors. 806-371-5359)

Youth Swim Party: Kids ages 13 to 17 can enjoy this JuneFest event. (7:30 p.m. June 15, Warford Activity Center, 1330 N.W. 18th Ave. Free. 806-640-8184)

Magic Mike Tour: This tribute tour will leave virtually nothing to the imagination. (8:30 p.m. June 15, Kicked Back, 521 S.E. 10th Ave. Tickets $25 to $50, plus fees. 806-331-7305)

Movie on the Lawn: A favorite 1990s dinosaur film will screen at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum (name withheld because publicizing the title would negate the distributor's agreement with the museum to allow for a free screening). Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy retro concessions and popcorn. (8:30 p.m. June 15, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Free. 806-651-2244)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. June 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)

 

June 16

Jonathan Tyler and Jack Ingram will headline the Barks N Brews fundraiser Saturday at Starlight Ranch Event Center.

Pride Tag Party: Help cover the Cadillac Ranch cars in LGBT pride colors in this kick-off event for Panhandle Pride(5 to 7 a.m. June 16, Cadillac Ranch, 13651 W. Interstate 40 Frontage Road. Free. panhandle-pride.org)

Amarillo Community Market: The outdoor, downtown farmers and artisans market returns for another season. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16; continues through Oct. 6. 1000 S. Polk St. Free. 806-335-6360)

Lotus on the Lawn: Take an all-levels yoga class on the lawn at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum(10 a.m. June 16, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Cost $10 members, $15 nonmembers. 806-651-2244)

Prairie Safari: Learn about the prairie ecosystem at Caprock Canyons State Park, including bison, black-tailed prairie dogs and more. Space is limited; reservations required. (2 p.m. June 16, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Park admission $4. 806-455-1492)

Juneteenth Parade and Festivities: Join the celebration with a parade through north Amarillo and day-long party at Bones Hooks Park. (10:30 a.m. June 16, Ninth Avenue and Hayden Street to Bones Hooks Park, 2000 N. Hughes St. Free. 806-640-8184)

Love & Hope Cancer Fair: The event will include a silent auction, survivors' booth, food and non-food vendors, door prizes, games, face painting and bouncers. (10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 16, Rex Baxter Building on the Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. Free; donations accepted. 806-373-0069)

Dogie Days: The 72nd annual community celebration will include a parade at 11 a.m., a carnival, food booths and more. Lead-off events include a midway carnival at 6 p.m. nightly June 13 to 15, a pit barbecue lunch at 11 a.m. June 14 and more. (11 a.m. June 16, McDade Park in Dumas. $11 barbecue luncheon, other events free, except for carnival rides; raffle tickets $5. 806-922-7367)

Goin' Batty: Kids can learn about Caprock Canyon's bat population with games, a read-aloud and more. (2 to 3 p.m. June 16, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Admission $4. 806-455-1492)

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. (3 p.m. June 16, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Yak and Yarn: Bring a skein of yarn and a pair of knitting needles to learn the basics of yarn craft. (3 to 5 p.m. June 16, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Gerb's Tailgate Party: Enjoy music from Las Vegas country singer Scotty Alexander and Amarillo favorites Next to Kin and Young Country, plus food, drinks and more. (4 p.m. to midnight June 16, Gerb's Wurst Bar, 7145 S. Bell St. Tickets $20. 806-398-9991)

Karbach Brewing Co. Pub Crawl: Sample brews at several stops in the hottest block in downtown (between Sixth and Seventh avenues along Polk Street) — Polk Street Eats, Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub, Esquire Jazz Club, Six Car Pub & Brewery and Crush Wine Bar & Deli. (4 to 7 p.m. June 16, various locations. 806-373-1746)

Summer Carnival: Celebrate the release of The Incredibles 2 with a carnival and screening. The movie also will screen at dusk June 14 and 15. (4 p.m. June 16, Sandell Drive-In, 12 S. Center Drive in Clarendon. Tickets $8 for adults, $6 children, free ages 2 and younger. 806-874-0685)

All Things Artful: This festival, benefiting Amarillo Art Institute, will feature food from Sharky's Burrito Co.United Supermarkets and Tyler's Barbecue, plus homemade ice cream in handmade bowls; drinks; music from Denton bluegrass band Boxcar Bandits; and art demonstrations and interactive projects. (5 to 8 p.m. June 16, Amarillo Art Institute, 3701 Plains Blvd., Suite 117. $25. 806-354-8802)

Dog Days of Summer: Adopt a new dog from Texas Panhandle Pet Savers at this evening with Coast to Coast food truck. (5 to 9 p.m. June 16, Bar Z Winery, 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541. Cover $10. 806-488-2214)

Our Colors Run Together: A broad spectrum of cancer patients will be represented in a 5K and one-mile for Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation. Cancer survivors can wear a representative color associated with their particular cancer, and colored bandanas also will be sold. The day also will include live music, food, drinks, a children's area, a pet area and more. (6 p.m. June 16, Medical Center Park, 1100 Wallace Blvd. Entry fee $35 adults and $25 children 11 and younger for the 5K run; $25 for the one-mile walk; fees will increase by $5 each after June 1. 806-331-6936)

Movie & Game Night: Enjoy games and a screening of The Sandlot(7 p.m. June 16, Urbana Coffee Works, 5215 S. Coulter St., Suite 100. No cover. 806-803-9022)

Music Under the Stars: Musicians Cecil White and John Walker will pay tribute to Chet Atkins and Floyd Cramer in an outdoor concert. (7 p.m. June 16, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Admission $4. 806-455-1492)

Song of the Eagle: The Kwahadi Dancers' summer show returns. (7 p.m. June 16; 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)

Barks N Brews: Texas rock favorites Jack Ingram and Jonathan Tyler team for an American Humane Society fundraiser. (7 p.m. June 16, Starlight Ranch Event Center, 1415 Sunrise Drive. Tickets $43 adults and $8 children, plus fees. 806-678-7002)

Steel Magnolias: Amarillo acting troupe Merely Players will tackle this beloved dramedy. (7:30 p.m. June 16; continues through June 23. Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Tickets $10 adults, $7 students and seniors. 806-371-5359)

Magic Mike Tour: This tribute tour continues a two-night stint in Amarillo. (8:30 p.m. June 16, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Tickets $25 to $50, plus fees. 806-331-7305)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. June 16; 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)

 

June 17

Father's Day at the Zoo: Dads get in free and receive a free ice cream cup. (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 17, Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission $4 adults, $3 seniors and $2 children ages 3-12. 806-381-7911)

Discovery Center's Father's Day: Dads get in free for a day of science and exploration. (Noon to 4:30 p.m. June 17, Don Harrington Discovery Center. Admission $11 adults, $8 children, students, military and seniors. 806-355-9547)

Wonderland Park's Father's Day: Dads will ride free with the purchase of a child's WOW pass. Plus, Panhandle PBS will bring Curious George to the park from 7 to 9 p.m. (1 to 10 p.m. June 17, Wonderland Park, 2601 Dumas Drive. Admission fees vary. 806-383-3344)

Father's Day Zipline:Dads zip free with the purchase of one ticket. (4 p.m. June 17, Starlight Ranch Event Center, 1415 Sunrise Drive. Cost $20 per zip, $5 for maze. 806-678-7002

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. June 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)

 

June 18

Musical Science: Join librarians and Don Harrington Discovery Center staff to learn about sound sandwiches and a pickle piano. (2 p.m. June 18, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Yappy Hour: Bring your dog along for a weekly party with live music and margaritas. (6 to 10 p.m. June 18, Starlight Ranch Event Center, 1415 Sunrise Drive. Free. 806-678-7002)

Amarillo Venom: The indoor football team kicks off its playoffs run. Curious George will visit fans during the game. (7 p.m. June 18, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $7 to $30.25, plus fees. 806-350-7277)

Rockin' Tattoos: Create your own temporary tattoo. (7 p.m. June 18, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Richard III: Cast members from Texas will tackle this Shakepearean drama. (8:30 p.m. June 18; continues June 25. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Tickets $10. 806-655-2181)

 

June 19

Yellow City Comedy & Productions' Skylar Potter, seen here, and Matt Villegas will host two open mic nights June 19 at Urbana Coffee Works and Whiskey River.

Early Birds Walk: Meet at Chinaberry Day Use Area at Palo Duro Canyon State Park for an early morning birding walk of less than one mile. Binoculars and bird guides are helpful but not required. (7:30 a.m. June 19, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Driving Tour: Meet at Palo Duro Canyon State Park headquarters for a journey through the canyon, learning about its flora, fauna, history and geology. (10 a.m. June 19, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Instrument Petting Zoo: Try out real musical instruments. (2 p.m. June 19, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Summer Splash: Panhandle PBS will celebrate summer at the Memorial Park Splash Pad. Bring your kids out for an afternoon of popsicles and crafts with special guest Curious George. Enter for a chance to win tickets to Wonderland Park, as well as a PBS tablet. (2 to 4 p.m. June 19, Memorial Park, 2501 S. Jackson St. Free. 806-371-5477)

Comedy Open Mic: Test out your best jokes at this showcase hosted by Amarillo comics Skylar Potter and Matt Villegas of Yellow City Comedy & Productions. (7 p.m. June 20, Urbana Coffee Works, 5215 S. Coulter St., Suite 100. No cover. 806-803-9022)

June Jazz: Amarillo jazz combo The Martinis will perform at the expanded outdoor series. (7 p.m. June 19, mall in front of the Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5345)

Starlight Theater: Amarillo country band Young Country will perform for the summer concert series. (7 p.m. June 19, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free. 806-378-3036)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. June 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)

Comedy Open Mic: Amateur and professional comics also can take their turn at the mic at this late show hosted by Amarillo comics Skylar Potter and Matt Villegas of Yellow City Comedy & Productions(9 p.m. June 20, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163.)

 

June 20

Musical Science: Join librarians and Don Harrington Discovery Center staff to learn about sound sandwiches and a pickle piano. (2 p.m. June 18, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

High Noon on the Square: Cast members of Amarillo College Summer Youth Musical production of The Secret Garden will perform at the Center City concert series. Schlotzsky's will sell sandwiches. (11:45 a.m. June 20, 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. June 20, Amarillo Public Library Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Wind Music: Kids can make their own wind chimes. (4 p.m. June 20, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. June 20; 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)

 

June 21

The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce's Summer Celebration is June 21 in downtown Amarillo.
Photo by Penni Bentley

The Longest Day: Participants can select an activity, then start or join a team or host an event to raise money for and awareness of The Alzheimer's Association on the summer solstice. Activities may include exercise, games, hobbies, sports, parties or the arts. (all day June 21, various locations. 800-272-3900)

Curious George: Panhandle PBS will bring the inquisitive monkey to north Amarillo for a visit sponsored by Amarillo Public Library(10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 21, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-371-5479) 

Sound of Freedom: Teens can work in teams to get out of escape rooms. (3 p.m. June 21, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Amarillo Chamber Summer Celebration: Enjoy food, drinks and networking at this annual Amarillo Chamber of Commerce block party. Velvet Funk will perform. (5 to 8 p.m. June 21, 1000 S. Polk St. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at gate. 806-373-7800)

First Day of Summer Party: Welcome the season with music from Noah Jenda and food from Cowboy Gelato food truck. (5 to 9 p.m. June 21, Bar Z Winery, 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541. Cover $10. 806-488-2214)

Rock 'n' Reel: This film series will focus on movies about music. This week: That Thing You Do(6:30 p.m. June 21; doors open at 6 p.m. Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Chera Hammons poetry reading: Enjoy works by the Amarillo poet(7 p.m. June 21, Burrowing Owl Books, 419 16th St. in Canyon. Free. 806-282-9888)

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo cover band Insufficient Funds will perform for the summer series. (7 p.m. June 21; 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)

Music in the Park: Oklahoma country band Slim Pickins will perform in Canadian. (7 p.m. June 21, Canadian Chamber of Commerce lawn, 119 N. Second St. Free. 806-323-6234)

June Jams: Canyon country band The RagTown Chiefs will perform for the Canyon Main Street concert series. (7:30 p.m. June 21, Neblett Park, Sixth Avenue and 16th Street. Free. 806-656-6833)

Summer Solstice Sunset Hike: Meet at Palo Duro Canyon State Park Chinaberry Day Use Area for a moderately difficult two-mile hike. Wear hiking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight. (8 p.m. June 21, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Comedy Night: Enjoy a free show from Yellow City Comedy & Productions comics Skylar Potter, Matt Villegas, Austin "The Hooligan" Ulen and more. (8:30 p.m. June 21, Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-367-9840)

Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 53rd season. (8:30 p.m. June 21; 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. 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, 1200 Streit Drive, 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. 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.

BG_Donate.png savor the goods TGARHome.png
Now
Primetime
Search TV Schedule
 
Find your favorite episodes, programs or movies Back to the TV Schedule Grid
CURRENT PROVIDER: | Change Provider Print TV Schedule
 
 
 
WATCH PREVIEW
SEE MORE AIRDATES
PROVIDER:
CURRENT CHANNEL:
CHANNEL:
SELECTED TIME: