Play Here's Weekend Activity Picks for June 3
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By Chip Chandler — Digital Content Producer
Your best bets for weekend activities include the return of a favorite local tradition, area cowboys giving their all in rodeo action, WWE wrestlers battling it out and much more.
Texas opening weekend
They invite you all to come to Texas, to paraphrase the earworm-worthy opening number of this Panhandle tradition.
The Texas outdoor drama returns for its 51st season Friday, with performances at 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through Aug. 20 in the Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Look for more changes and expansions in the firework-and-water-fountain finale, as well as a leading cast drawn from Amarillo and West Texas A&M University actors.
Dinner from Feldman's Wrongway Diner will be served between 6 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $16.95 to $30.95 for adults and $12.95 to $26.95 for children. Meals are an additional $16 for adults and $9 for children.
Call 806-655-2181 or visit www.texas-show.com.
A trio WWE heavyweights will take part in a three-way battle for the belt in Amarillo on Sunday.
Roman Reigns, AJ Styles and Sheamus (who's also starring in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows this weekend) will face off in a World-Heavyweight Championship Triple-Threat Match during the bout, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.
Also on the scheduled bill is a U.S. Championship match between Rusev and Sin Cara, as well as a Women's Championship match between Charlotte and Natalya.
Tickets run $15 to $100, plus fees.
Call 806-378-3096 or visit www.panhandletickets.com.
Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo
Working cowboys and cowgirls from more than a dozen area ranches will compete Friday and Saturday in the annual Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo.
Rodeo action kicks off at 7 p.m. nightly in the Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. But the fun begins at noon Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday with the Cowboy Christmas expo; other activities are scheduled throughout both days, including meals and post-rodeo dances.
Daily admission is $17 for adults or $7 for ages 7 to 12, including that evening's food and dance.
Tickets are available through PanhandleTickets — 806-378-3096 or www.panhandletickets.com.
You Are Here: Maps from the PPHM Collection
Samples from Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum's extensive archives of charts and more will go on view beginning Saturday.
You Are Here: Maps from the PPHM Collection, on view through AUg. 26 in the Alexander Gallery, will show off a range of state and local maps, road maps, land surveys and more.
Call 806-651-22444 or visit www.panhandleplains.org.
First Friday Art Walk
The monthly First Friday Art Walk should attract hundreds of visitors to see what's new at The Galleries at Sunset Center, 3701 Plains Blvd.
Hours for the free walk are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Rockin' for Robin
Several Amarillo musicians will join forces for a Sunday fundraiser for the daughters of a woman killed two years ago on Helium Road.
Rockin' for Robin — which will run from 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. — will raise money for the daughters of Robin Bledsoe Spielbauer, who was killed in April 2014.
Bands on the lineup include Johnny Reverb, Hed Change, Blues Boy Willie, Andy Chase, Vision's Scarred, Mesquite County and Mike Chism.
Cover is $10, including food from Youngblood's Cafe.
Camp Alphie Golf Tournament
A four-person golf scramble Saturday will help raise funds to serve children with cancer.
The Camp Alphie Golf Tournament kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday at Palo Duro Creek Golf Course in Canyon; registration and breakfast begin at 7 a.m.
Entry is $75 per person or $300 per team. The event also includes a silent auction and raffle, as well as prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin.
For information, call Marla Clark at 806-433-2512 or Brent Burrow at 806-236-7461.