Summer Entertainment Calendar 2017

Last Updated by Chip Chandler on
Summertime fun is here!

By Chip Chandler — Digital Content Producer

After the Memorial Day holiday, the Amarillo area is lit with fun summertime events. Here's your guide to all of the season's good times.

A few notes: 

  • Click the event title for more information.
  • Except for special events and outdoor concert series, I'm limiting the concert listings to touring bands to make this list somewhat more manageable; check our Friday music listings every week to see where all of your local favorites are playing.
  • This list is fluid. Check back for updates.
  • All listings are subject to change.

 

Ongoing

  • Amarillo Botanical Gardens: The gardens, 1400 Streit Drive, are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays (during Music in the Gardens season) and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. 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., is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Personal to Public: Celebrating Collectors is on view through July 2. 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 Suite Escape: Visitors can attempt to escape from three rooms with rotating themes at this attraction, 715 S. Lamar St. Hours are noon to 11 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 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. 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 featuring Nacidos Charro: Born Charro through July 29. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (closed holidays). 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. 
  • Bill’s Backyard Classics: The classic car and truck museum, 5309 S. Washington St., is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older. Call 806-373-8194.
  • Cerulean Gallery: The gallery, 814 S. Taylor St., is featuring Perceptions of War through July 21. Hours are 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 featuring Physics @ Play and Cubelets Robot Blocks through Sept. 17. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays in the summer. Admission is $11 adults, $8 children and students (to age 22), military and seniors. Call 806-355-9547.
  • The Galleries at Sunset Center: 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.
  • Harrington House: The historic home, 1600 S. Polk St., features a summer exhibition through June 27. Free tours are conducted on the half hour from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 806-374-5490.
  • 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 Area 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. daily in the summer. 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, is featuring The Great War and the Panhandle-Plains Region and A Picture from Home: Snapshots of the Great War on the Plains through Dec. 30. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays 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.
  • Texas Air & Space Museum: The museum, 10001 American Drive, is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Admission is free; donations accepted. Call 806-335-9159.
  • 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 will continue its 66th season. Park hours vary throughout the summer, so check their calendar for the most up-to-date information. Full access passes are $31.95 for Tuesdays through Thursdays, $33.95 for Fridays, and $39.95 for Saturdays and Sundays. Spectator passes are $5. WOW passes are available in any amount. Miniature golf is $5; hours are 5 p.m. to close Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 p.m. to close Saturdays and Sundays. Call 806-383-3344. 

 

 

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June

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June 2

  • Rockabilly on the Route: This June 1-4 festival in Tucumcari, N.M., continues. (June 1 to 4, Tucumcari, N.M. 310-801-2727. $30, plus fees)
  • Alfonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau: Mucha's work will be on view at The Citadelle in Canadian through Aug. 27. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, 520 Nelson Ave., Canadian. $10 adults, $8 seniors. 806-323-8899)
  • Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo: Ranch cowboys compete for bragging rights at this annual event. Activities include Cowboy Christmas shopping expo, dinner, washer pitching competition and rodeo dances. (Noon to midnight June 2, Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. $17 adults, $7 children. 806-376-7767)
  • First Friday Art Walk: Stroll through galleries featuring about 100 artists at this monthly event. Among the shows to be featured include Revettrospective in the CARLA and WT Experimental galleries. (5 to 9 p.m. June 2, The Galleries at Sunset Center, 3701 Plains Blvd., free. 806-353-5700)
  • Summer Celebration: Hereford and Deaf Smith County residents will kick off the season with a free party at the county courthouse, featuring food, games and live music. (5-9 p.m. June 2, Deaf Smith County Courthouse, 235 E. Third St., Hereford. Free. 806-364-3333.)
  • Miami Cow Calling Contest 2017: Activities at the small northeast Panhandle town's biggest annual celebration kick off with the Follies at 7 p.m. at the Miami School, 100 Warrior Lane, and a 7 p.m. poker tournament at the Roberts County Fire Barn, 214 N. Main St. (806-868-4791)
  • Yellow City Sounds Live: Amarillo-based folk band Sadie's Rangers take the stage for the latest live concert broadcast from the Panhandle PBS studios. (7 p.m. June 2, 2408 S. Jackson St. Free; tickets (available here) are required. 806-371-5287)
  • Canyon Movie Night: Canyon Main Street and Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum will team for a screening of Night at the Museum. (7:30 p.m. June 2, Randall County Courthouse lawn, 501 16th St. in Canyon. Free.)
  • Texas: The outdoor musical drama opens its 52nd season, with performances Tuesdays through Sundays through Aug. 19 in Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Showtime is 8:30 p.m., following optional dinner service from 6 to 8 p.m. (Through Aug. 19, Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
  • Flatland Cavalry: The Lubbock-based Americana band returns to town. (9 p.m. June 2, Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. Cover $10 in advance, $15 day of show, $18 ages 18 to 20. 806-358-7083)
  • Locust Grove: The Oklahoma rock band will perform. (9 p.m. June 2, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 
  • The Mag Seven: The Amarillo surf rock band — the side project of Brandon Dion Landelius (A Vulture Wake) and Donivan Blair (The Toadies) — gives a rare show in town. Amarillo band Nuketown Nukkelheads will open. (10 p.m. June 2, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave., cover. 806-374-9237)

 

June 3

  • Rockabilly on the Route: This June 1-4 festival in Tucumcari, N.M., continues its fifth and final year. (June 1 to 4, Tucumcari, N.M. 310-801-2727. $30, plus fees)
  • Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo: Ranch cowboys compete for top honors at this annual event. Activities include Cowboy Christmas shopping expo, dinner, washer pitching competition and rodeo dances. (8 a.m. to midnight June 3, Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. $17 adults, $7 children. 806-376-7767)
  • Miami Cow Calling Contest 2017: Activities at the small northeast Panhandle town's biggest annual celebration continue with an 8 a.m. Color Run, a 10 a.m. parade, an 11 a.m. pickle/jam/jelly canning contest, a noon steak cook-off, the 1 p.m. cow calling contest, a 9 p.m. dance with Hunter Hutchinson and more. (806-868-4791)
  • Jonah: On Stage!: Sight & Sound Theatres in Lancaster, Penn., stages this musical adaptation (encoring from a previous screening) of the biblical tale of the stubborn prophet's misadventure with a giant whale. (11 a.m. June 3, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)
  • 24 Hours in the Canyon: Bicyclists will race through and around Palo Duro Canyon State Park in 24-hour, 12-hour and six-hour races. Riding slots are filled, but donors can still become a virtual "Ghostrider" participant for $24 to help raise funds, or watch for free. (Noon June 3 to noon June 4, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, park admission $5 each.)
  • Amarillo Venom vs. CenTex Cavalry: The indoor football squad again faces this Belton-based team. (7 p.m. June 3 Civic Center Coliseum. $10 to $40, plus fees. 806-350-7277)
  • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
  • Rich O'Toole: The Texas country star returns with his acoustic show to make up for a gig postponed in February after he was in a car accident here. (10 p.m. June 3, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave., cover. 806-374-9237)
  • Cameran Nelson: The Texas country artist returns. (10 p.m. June 3, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)
  • Flobots: Look for an experimental show from this hip-hop act. (10 p.m. June 3, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave., $5. 806-367-9840)

 

    June 4

    • Rockabilly on the Route: This June 1-4 festival in Tucumcari, N.M., concludes its fifth and final year. (June 1 to 4, Tucumcari, N.M. 310-801-2727. $30, plus fees)
    • The Godfather: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics is making you an offer you can't refuse. (2 and 7 p.m. June 4, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
     
     

    June 6

    • Starlight Theatre: Rock band The Skeleton Krew will perform. (7 p.m. June 6, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
    • June Jazz:  Polk Street Jazz will perform. (7:30 p.m. June 6, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre lawn on the Washington Street campus. Free.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 7

    • High Noon on the Square: Folk singer Andy Chase will perform, with hamburgers from Youngblood's. (11:45 a.m. June 7, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
    • The Godfather: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics is making you an offer you can't refuse. (2 and 7 p.m. June 4, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 8

    • Music in the Gardens: Folk band Sadie's Rangers will perform. (7 p.m. June 8, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $5 garden members, $10 ages 13 and older.)
    • Rogers + Hammerstein's Cinderella: Civic Amarillo's Broadway Spotlight Series wraps its season with a touring production of the Tony Award-winning revival of this family classic. (7:30 p.m. June 8, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St., $25 to $60, plus fees. 806-378-3096)
    • June Jams: Country band Next to Kin will perform. (7:30 p.m. June 8, Randall County Courthouse lawn, 501 16th St. in Canyon. Free.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 9

    • Plein-Aire Paint Out: The Amarillo Cultural District will host this outdoor painting competition, where artists must check in with a blank canvas and create a painting anywhere within the district. Early check-in runs 5 to 8 p.m. June 9 at Happy State Bank, 701 S. Taylor St., then again at 8 a.m. June 10. Paintings must be begun after 8 a.m. June 10 and within the boundaries of the district, then turned in at 4 p.m. June 10 in the Happy State Bank lobby. Prizes will be awarded at a public reception at the bank. (June 9-10, Amarillo Cultural District. Entry fee $35 adults and $15 students for first canvas, $10 and $5 for up to two more. 806-372-6744 or 806-690-8911) 
    • The Trials: The DFW-based alt-country band will perform. (6 p.m. June 9, Big Texan Starlight Ranch, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10, plus fees. 806-372-6000)
    • Rogers + Hammerstein's Cinderella: Civic Amarillo's Broadway Spotlight Series wraps its season with a touring production of the Tony Award-winning revival of this family classic. (7:30 p.m. June 8, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St., $25 to $60, plus fees. 806-378-3096)
    • Night at PPHM: Explore Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in an after-hours flashlight tour. (8 to 11 p.m. June 9, PPHM, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. $10 adults and PPHM members, $5 children ages 4 to 12. 806-651-2244) 
    • Two Worlds — One Passion: Chuck Alexander, singer for Insufficient Funds and The Martinis, and Devlon Jones, a popular Amarillo gospel and R&B performer, will join forces for this special fundraising concert for Amarillo Little Theatre. (8 p.m. June 9, ALT Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle. $25. 806-355-9991)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Dogie Days Death Fest: The fourth annual Dumas death metal festival will feature regional bands Closed Casket, Episiotomy, Pitchfork Surgery, Thy Kingdom Denied, Kazual Brutality, In the Mind of Asterion and Blessed Are the Sick. (9 p.m. June 9, Roosters, 802 N. Dumas Ave. in Dumas. $5)
    • The Corey Hunt Band: The Southern folk-rock band will return. (10 p.m. June 9, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave., cover. 806-374-9237)
    • AKA Faceless: The Nashville new-age rockers will perform. (10 p.m. June 9, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave., $5. 806-367-9840)

     

    June 10

    • Plein-Aire Paint Out: The Amarillo Cultural District will host this outdoor painting competition, where artists must check in with a blank canvas and create a painting anywhere within the district. Early check-in runs 5 to 8 p.m. June 9 at Happy State Bank, 701 S. Taylor St., then again at 8 a.m. June 10. Paintings must be begun after 8 a.m. June 10 and within the boundaries of the district, then turned in at 4 p.m. June 10 in the Happy State Bank lobby. Prizes will be awarded at a public reception at the bank. (June 9-10, Amarillo Cultural District. Entry fee $35 adults and $15 students for first canvas, $10 and $5 for up to two more. 806-372-6744 or 806-690-8911) 
    • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 10 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
    • The Cliburn: The six finalists of the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will perform with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and conductor Leonard Slatkin in a live event screening. (11:55 a.m. June 10, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)
    • Kars 4 Kids:  Amarillo Activity Youth Center will host this annual show featuring classics, hotrods, trucks, European models, lowrider and others. (Noon to 4 p.m. June 10, 816 S. Van Buren St. Free; entry fees $20 for cars and trucks and $15 for bikes. 806-410-4430 or 806-373-2292)
    • Blondes vs. Brunettes charity football game: Female footballers will face off in this fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association. (6 p.m. June 10 at Bushland High School football stadium, 999 Farm-to-Market Road 2381. Admission $25. 806-372-8693)
    • Sciencepalooza: The Don Harrington Discovery Center's Science Live team will demonstrate zany experiments for visitors to the Lake Meredith Aquatic & Wildlife Museum in Fritch. (6-9 p.m. June 10, Lake Meredith Aquatic & Wildlife Museum, 104 N. Robey Ave. in Fritch. $3. 806-678-7847; reservations due June 1)
    • Two Worlds — One Passion: Chuck Alexander, singer for Insufficient Funds and The Martinis, and Devlon Jones, a popular Amarillo gospel and R&B performer, will join forces for this special fundraising concert for Amarillo Little Theatre(8 p.m. June 10, ALT Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle. $50. 806-355-9991)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Stoney Larue: The Red Dirt favorite hits town. (9 p.m. June 10, Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. Cover $12 in advance, $15 day of show, $18 ages 18 to 20. 806-358-7083)

     

    June 11

    • Some Like It Hot:: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics will present this perfect screwball comedy. (2 and 7 p.m. June 11, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 13

    • Starlight Theatre: Country-rock band Smokey City Rhythm Revue will perform. (7 p.m. June 13, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
    • The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Top Christian artists, athletes, authors and entertainers will be celebrated in this awards show filming May 28 at the Grand Ole Opry and screened at 7 p.m. June 13 at the Amarillo Star 14. (7 p.m. June 13, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd. $15.16, plus tax)
    • June Jazz: The Martinis will perform. (7:30 p.m. June 13, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre lawn on the Washington Street campus. Free.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 14

    • High Noon on the Square: Cast members of Texas will perform, with barbecue from Dickey's Barbecue Pit(11:45 a.m. June 14, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
    • Dogie Days: The carnival midway opens at Dumas' 71st annual community celebration. (6 p.m. June 14, McDade Park in Dumas. 806-935-2123)
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    • Some Like It Hot:: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics will present this perfect screwball comedy. (2 and 7 p.m. June 14, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen: The Texas country stars bring their acoustic Hold My Beer and Watch This tour back to town. (9 p.m. June 14, Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. Cover $20 in advance, $23 day of show, $25 ages 18 to 20. 806-358-7083)
    • Greenbeard: The Austin stoner-rock band's name is no accident. (10 p.m. June 14, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave., $5. 806-367-9840)

     

    June 15

     

    June 16

    • Dogie Days: Carnival fun continues at Dumas' 71st annual community celebration. (6 p.m. June 14, McDade Park in Dumas. 806-935-2123)
    • Kicking at the Backstage: JuneFest celebrations continue with this adults-only party featuring free food and drinks. (6:30 p.m. June 16, Bones Hooks Park, 2000 N. Hughes St. Free. 806-640-8184) 
    • Twelfth Night: Amarillo acting troupe Merely Players will stage this classic Shakespearean comedy for two weekends. (7:30 p.m. June 16, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. 806-371-5359)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Bart Crow: The longtime Texas country favorite will perform. (10 p.m. June 16, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

     

    June 17

    • Celebration of the Plains Indian Culture: Learn about Native American pottery at the first in a series of cultural weekends at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument visitor center, free. 806-857-3151)
    • Juneteenth Parade: Celebrate the contributions and culture of black Amarillo at this annual parade commemorating the end of slavery in Texas. (10:30 a.m. June 15, Ninth Avenue and Hayden Street to Bones Hooks Park, 2000 N. Hughes St.)
    • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
    • Dogie Days: Dumas' 71st annual community celebration kicks into high gear with a parade at 11 a.m. and festivities throughout the day. (11 a.m. June 17, McDade Park in Dumas. 806-935-2123)
    • Hamlet/Heights One Community Reunion: The JuneFest 2017 celerations continue with this community picnic, featuring free lunch; a punt, pass and kick challenge for ages 6 to 12; a keynote address by Kim J. Nickerson of University of Maryland — College Park; a performance by Le'Andria Johnson; and a hair show and GEO Fashion Design show. The day ends with a gala at a location TBA. (Noon June 17, Bones Hooks Park, 2000 N. Hughes St. Free. 806-640-8184)
    • Great Steak Cook-Off: Grill up some fun at this event sponsored by the Dalhart Chamber of Commerce(Noon to 4 p.m. June 17, Dalhart Chamber of Commerce, 102 E. Seventh St. 806-244-5646)
    • Amarillo Wicked Wine Run: This evening 5K run and 1K walk at Bar Z Winery will raise funds for Ronald McDonald House and will feature food, live music and, of course, wine. The A-Town Rockers will perform. (3:30 p.m. June 17, Bar Z Winery, 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541. Entry fee is $50; spectator tickets are $10. 806-488-2214)
    • Quaker City Night Hawks: The Fort Worth rock band will perform. (6 p.m. June 17, Big Texan Starlight Ranch, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10, plus fees. 806-372-6000)
    • Welcome to Summer Party: Look for food trucks and other festivities at this party at Palace Coffee's Summit location. (6 to 9 p.m. June 17, Palace Coffee, 7304 S.W. 34th Ave. 806-476-0111)
    • Song of the Eagle: The Kwahadi Dancers' summer show returns. (7 p.m. June 17; dinner at 6 p.m. Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian, 9151 E. Interstate 40. $10 adults, $8 seniors and $6 children; optional $12 enchilada dinner. 806-335-3175)
    • Living Room Concert: Folk singers Nikki Talley and Jason Sharp will perform for High Plains Public Radio's concert series. (7:30 p.m. June 17, Chalice Abbey Spiritual Center, 2717 Stanley St. $15 suggested donation. 806-367-9088)
    • Twelfth Night: Amarillo acting troupe Merely Players will stage this classic Shakespearean comedy for two weekends. (7:30 p.m. June 16, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. 806-371-5359)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Power Move Tour: Indie rockers Kurt Travis, Amarionette and GhostPulse, joined by DJ Dez Andres, will power through town. (10 p.m. June 17, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave., cover. 806-374-9237)
    • Randall King: The Amarillo native / Lubbock transplant Texas country singer will perform. (10 p.m. June 17, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

     

    June 18

    • Celebration of the Plains Indian Culture: Learn about Native American pottery at the first in a series of cultural weekends at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument visitor center, free. 806-857-3151)
    • Father's Day at the Zoo: Dads get free admission for the day at Amarillo Zoo. (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18, Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission fee. 806-381-7911)
    • Father's Day at DHDC: Take your dad to the Discovery Center, where he gets in free for the day. (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 18, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Admission fee. 806-355-9547)
    • Cinemark's Classics Series: Catch a Father's Day screening of John Wayne's El Dorado. (2 p.m. June 18. Regular movie admission applies. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • An Evening of Quintessential Elegance: The Terrance M. Johnson Dance Project will perform in a dance concert wrapping up JuneFest celebrations. (5 p.m. June 18, Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. $10. 806-640-8184)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Waymore's Outlaws: This band, comprised of former members of the late Waylon Jennings' band, will perform. (10 p.m. June 18, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)
    • Spencer Ryan: The indie singer-songwriter will perform. (10 p.m. June 18, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave., $5. 806-367-9840)

     

    June 19

    • As You Like It: Cast and crew of Texas will take on this Shakesperean comedy in two stagings on their off-nights. (8:30 p.m. June 19 and 26, Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. $10. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 20

    • Discover for a Dollar: Check out what's new at the Discovery Center and pay only $1 each for admission. (5:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 20, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Admission $1. 806-355-9547)
    • Starlight Theatre: Folk-rock band The DustJackets will perform. (7 p.m. June 20, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
    • June Jazz:  Patrick Swindell & Pizzazz will perform. (7:30 p.m. June 20, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre lawn on the Washington Street campus. Free.)
    • RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party: The RiffTrax crew is joined by guests Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theatre 3000) and comedian Paul F. Tompkins to poke fun at an assortment of crazy summer-themed short films. (7 p.m. June 15 and 7:30 p.m. June 20, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Matthew Frantz: The indie singer-songwriter returns. (9 p.m. June 20, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover, donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

     

    June 21

    • High Noon on the Square: Folk singer Mike Fuller will perform, with jalapeño turkey sandwiches from Crush Wine Bar & Deli(11:45 a.m. June 21, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
    • Cinemark's Classics Series: Catch John Wayne's El Dorado(2 and 7 p.m. June 21. Regular movie admission applies. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 22

    • Music in the Gardens: Folk singer Tennessee Tuckness will perform. (7 p.m. June 22, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $5 garden members, $10 ages 13 and older.)
    • Supper and Songs: Amarillo / Colorado indie rock band Dear Marsha will perform at this potluck dinner event at Wildcat Bluff. (7 p.m. June 22, Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, 2301 N. Soncy Road. $5. 806-352-6007)
    • June Jams: Classic rock band Jackie Haney & Geezers Gone Wild will perform. (7:30 p.m. June 22, Randall County Courthouse lawn, 501 16th St. in Canyon. Free.)
    • Clovis Music Festival: Celebrate 30 years of the festival in honor of Norman and Vi Petty and other pioneers with Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and Richie Valens tribute artists. (7 p.m. MDT June 22, Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way in Clovis, N.M. $20. 575-763-3435)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Jackyl: The '90s rock band brings its 25th anniversary tour to town. (10 p.m. June 22, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

     

    June 23

    • Twelfth Night: Amarillo acting troupe Merely Players will stage this classic Shakespearean comedy for two weekends. (7:30 p.m. June 16, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. 806-371-5359)
    • Paint and Sip:  Spirited Expressions will host a night of painting instruction, while Bar Z provides the wine. (6 to 9 p.m. June 23, Bar Z Winery, 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541. $50. 806-488-2214)
    • Panhandle Pride Film Festival: The Independent Lens documentary Real Boy, a film about a trans teen boy that will debut on Panhandle PBS on June 19, will screen as part of pride festivities. (7 p.m. June 23, Amarillo Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4901 Cornell St. Free; donations accepted. 806-414-5704)
    • Clovis Music Festival: Celebrate 30 years of the festival in honor of Norman and Vi Petty and other pioneers with '80s favorites Winger and Firehouse(7 p.m. MDT June 22, Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way in Clovis, N.M. $30. 575-763-3435)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Summer Solstice Celebration: The Broken Belts Collective burlesque troupe will explore summer stories, myths and legends. (10 p.m. June 23, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. $15. 806-322-1806)
    • Shawn James & The Shapeshifters: The Arkansas soul band will perform. (10 p.m. June 23, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave., $5. 806-367-9840)

     

    June 24

    • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
    • Letters from Home: Learn about the importance of letter writing during World War I and today at this event. (10 a.m. to noon June 24, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon. 806-651-2244)
    • Draggin' Main: Gearheads and others will party at this all-day festival featuring a car show, parade, cruise and music. (9 a.m. to midnight MDT, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis, N.M. 575-763-3435)
    • Dear Marsha: The Amarillo / Colorado indie rock band will give an afternoon concert. (1 to 4 p.m. June 24, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave., cover. 806-374-9237)
    • Song of the Eagle: The Kwahadi Dancers' summer show returns. (7 p.m. June 24; dinner at 6 p.m. Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian, 9151 E. Interstate 40. $10 adults, $8 seniors and $6 children; optional $12 enchilada dinner. 806-335-3175)
    • Twelfth Night: Amarillo acting troupe Merely Players will stage this classic Shakespearean comedy for two weekends. (7:30 p.m. June 16, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. 806-371-5359)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Maury Ave.: The Colorado folk band will perform. (8 p.m. June 24, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 
    • Blue Water Highway Band: The red-hot Americana band floats back to town. (10 p.m. June 24, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)
    • Montu: The Oklahoma electronica act will return. (10 p.m. June 24, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave., $5. 806-367-9840)

     

    June 25

    • Panhande Pride Festival: Celebrate LGTBQ culture and community at this annual fest in Memorial Park from Panhandle Pride. Entertainment includes Dear Marsha, Mike Fuller, Ray Wilson, 212 Club drag queens and more. Activities include Flying Fitness Aerial Arts Studio, belly dancing, photo booth, arts and crafts, bouncy house and more. (Noon to 6 p.m. June 25, Memorial Park, 2600 S. Washington St. Free. 806-414-5704) 
    • Studio Ghibli Fest: Catch anime classic My Neighbor Totoro (dubbed) in this series from Fathom Events and GKids. (12:55 p.m. June 25, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd. $13.53, plus tax.)
    • Cinemark's Classics Series: Catch the camp classic Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? with Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. (2 p.m. June 25. Regular movie admission applies. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 26

    • Panhandle Pride Film Festival: The independent drama Henry Gamble's Birthday Party, a film about a preacher's teen son's struggle to navigate sexual identity, will screen as part of LGBTQ pride celebrations in Amarillo. Co-star Patrick Andrews, an Amarillo native who's now a professional actor in Chicago and New York, is scheduled to appear at a post-screening Q&A. (7 p.m. June 26, Amarillo College downtown campus, 1314 S. Polk St. Free; donations accepted. 806-414-5704)
    • Studio Ghibli Fest: Catch anime classic My Neighbor Totoro (subtitled) in this series from Fathom Events and GKids(7 p.m. June 26, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd. $13.53, plus tax.)
    • As You Like It: Cast and crew of Texas will take on this Shakesperean comedy in two stagings on their off-nights. (8:30 p.m. June 19 and 26, Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. $10. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 27

    • Starlight Theatre: Country-folk band The Prairie Dogs will perform. (7 p.m. June 27, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
    • June Jazz: Jim Laughlin will perform. (7:30 p.m. June 20, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre lawn on the Washington Street campus. Free.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 28

    • High Noon on the Square: Cast members of Amarillo College Summer Youth Musical production of Fiddler on the Roof will perform, with sausage wraps from the American Quarter Horse Association cook team. (11:45 a.m. June 28, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
    • Cinemark's Classics Series: Catch the camp classic Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? with Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. (2 and 7 p.m. June 28. Regular movie admission applies. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    June 29

    • Music in the Gardens: Cover band Insufficient Funds will perform. (7 p.m. June 29, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $5 garden members, $10 ages 13 and older.)
    • June Jams: Cover band Velvet Funk will perform. (7:30 p.m. June 29, Randall County Courthouse lawn, 501 16th St. in Canyon. Free.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • James Cook: The Wichita Falls-based Americana singer-songwriter will perform. (10 p.m. June 29, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave., cover. 806-374-9237)

     

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    July

    July 1

    • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 1 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
    • Route 66: The Heart of Amarillo 2017 Festival: Celebrate the Mother Road at this event along Sixth Avenue, featuring a car show, swap meet, antique market, art show, activities and more. (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 1, Sixth Avenue. Free. amarillo66.com)
    • Amarillo Route 66 Celebration: A day full of activities will highlight AGN Media's annual July 4 celebration (held three days early) Family events — including entertainment, arts and crafts, and other activities — be part of Kids City on the Potter County Courthouse lawn from noon to 7 p.m. A food truck alley and adult beverage booths will be set up along Fifth and Seventh avenues between Fillmore and Taylor streets. The Toot'n Totum Main Stage will feature Jack C'Ryver & The Rock 'n' Roll Cowboys, The A-Town Rockers, Esquire Jazz Big Band and Amarillo Mass Community Choir. Fireworks will go off around 9:45 p.m. (Noon to 10 p.m. July 1, downtown Amarillo. Free. 806-345-3353) 
    • Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo: The 76th annual rodeo continues. (6:30 p.m. July 1, WRRR Arena, 313 W. Loop 335 S. Admission charge. 806-622-5038)
    • Song of the Eagle: The Kwahadi Dancers' summer show returns. (7 p.m. July 1; dinner at 6 p.m. Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian, 9151 E. Interstate 40. $10 adults, $8 seniors and $6 children; optional $12 enchilada dinner. 806-335-3175)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Stone Machine ElectricandBurn Thee Insects: The psych metal and stoner-rock bands will team up. (10 p.m. June 24, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave., $5. 806-367-9840)

     

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    July 4

    • Canyon Independence Day Celebration: Activities include a 7 a.m. pancake breakfast, a 10 a.m. parade, Fair on the Square and a fireworks show. (8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Canyon, free. 806-655-7815)
    • Other major July 4 celebrations are held in Borger, Canadian, Clarendon, Plainview and elsewhere.
    • Secondhand Street Band: The New Orleans-based jazz band will perform. (8 p.m. July 4, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 5

    • High Noon on the Square: Folk-rock band The DustJackets will perform, with box lunches from Chick-Fil-A. (11:45 a.m. July 5, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
    • Cinemark's Classics Series: Get patriotic with Jimmy Stewart's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington(2 and 7 p.m. July 5. Regular movie admission applies. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • The Dirty Rain Revelers: The Americana duo will perform. (9 p.m. July 5, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover, donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

     

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    July 7

    • First Friday Art Walk: Stroll through galleries featuring about 100 artists at this monthly event. (5 to 9 p.m. July 7, The Galleries at Sunset Center, 3701 Plains Blvd., free. 806-353-5700)
    • Fiddler on the Roof: The Amarillo College Summer Youth Musical will cheer "To Life!" in stagings of this classic show through July 9. (7:30 p.m. July 7, Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. $20, plus fees. 806-378-3096)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Drew Fish Band: The rising Texas country stars will perform. (10 p.m. July 7, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

     

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    July 9

    • Cinemark's Classics Series: Stumble out of bed and head to the '80s classic 9 to 5(2 p.m. July 9. Regular movie admission applies. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • Fiddler on the Roof: The Amarillo College Summer Youth Musical will cheer "To Life!" in stagings of this classic show through July 9. (2:30 p.m. July 9, Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. $20, plus fees. 806-378-3096)
    • Summer Full Moon Hafla: Celebrate the season at this belly dancing event. (8 p.m. July 9, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover, donations accepted. 806-322-1806)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 11

    • Starlight Theatre: Texas country act The Buster Bledsoe Band will perform. (7 p.m. July 11, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 12

    • High Noon on the Square: Jazz combo Patrick Swindell & Pizzazz will perform, with chicken-fried steak sandwiches from Youngblood's(11:45 a.m. July 12, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
    • Cinemark's Classics Series: Stumble out of bed and head to this '80s classic. (2 and 7 p.m. July 12. Regular movie admission applies. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 13

    • Music in the Gardens: Jazz combo The Martinis will perform. (7 p.m. July 13, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $5 garden members, $10 ages 13 and older.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Sam Riggs: The Texas country star blows back into town with his new single "Second Hand Smoke." (9 p.m. July 13, Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. Cover $12 in advance, $15 day of show, $17 ages 18 to 20; or two for $20 with Kevin Fowler show on July 14. 806-358-7083)
    • The Chance Anderson Band: The Red Dirt band hits town. (10 p.m. July 13, Golden Light Cantina, cover. 806-374-9237)

     

    July 14

    • AMoA Biennial 600: Architecture: The Amarillo Museum of Art will celebrate works by architects and artists in a 600-mile radius in this show. Associated activities will include an artafterdark party at 7 p.m. July 14. (July 14 to Oct. 1, Amarillo Museum of Art, 2200 S. Van Buren St. Free for exhibition; $25 for party. 806-371-5050)
    • Amarillo Little Theatre Film Festival: Celebrate the films of director John Hughes at this two-day event. Details are still pending. (July 14-15, ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. 806-355-9991)
    • The Peddler Show: The popular shopping expo returns for a three-day weekend. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 14, Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. $7 or $10 for sneak-peek hour.)
    • Amarillo Coin and Currency Show: They'll show you the money at this three-day expo. (2 to 6 p.m. July 14, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room, 401 S. Buchanan St. $3.)
    • Black Dog Friday: The Dallas rock band will perform. (7 p.m. July 14, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Kevin Fowler: The hometown boy returns. (9 p.m. July 14, Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. Cover $15 in advance, $20 day of show, $23 ages 18 to 20; or two for $20 with Sam Riggs show on July 13. 806-358-7083)

     

    July 15

    • Amarillo Little Theatre Film Festival: Celebrate the films of director John Hughes at this two-day event. Details are still pending. (July 14-15, ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. 806-355-9991)
    • Maverick's Amazing Race: Tackle a scavenger hunt through downtown Amarillo in this fundraier for Maverick Boys & Girls Clubs of Amarillo. (8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15, 1923 S. Lincoln St. $35 per person. 806-372-8393)
    • Celebration of the Plains Indian Culture: Learn about Native American weapons building and use at the second in a series of cultural weekends at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument visitor center, free. 806-857-3151)
    • Amarillo Coin and Currency Show: They'll show you the money at this three-day expo. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room, 401 S. Buchanan St. $3.)
    • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
    • The Peddler Show: The popular shopping expo returns for a three-day weekend. (9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 15, Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. $7.)
    • Texas Gun & Knife Show: Check for deals on weapons at this two-day expo. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15, Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission fee.)
    • SSSnake Day: Meet favorite scaly and slimy residents of Amarillo Zoo(1-3 p.m. July 15, Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission fee. 806-381-7911)
    • Crafts & Drafts: Celebrate handmade articles (and make your own) and sample hand-crafted beers at this festival at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. (5:30 to 8 p.m. July 15, PPHM, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. $50. 806-651-2244) 
    • Thomas Wynn & The Believers: The Southern rock band will perform. (6 p.m. July 15, Big Texan Starlight Ranch, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10, plus fees. 806-372-6000)
    • Song of the Eagle: The Kwahadi Dancers' summer show returns. (7 p.m. July 15; dinner at 6 p.m. Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian, 9151 E. Interstate 40. $10 adults, $8 seniors and $6 children; optional $12 enchilada dinner. 806-335-3175)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 16

    • Amarillo Coin and Currency Show: They'll show you the money at this three-day expo. (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 16, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room, 401 S. Buchanan St. $3.)
    • Celebration of the Plains Indian Culture: Learn about Native American weapons building and use at the second in a series of cultural weekends at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument visitor center, free. 806-857-3151)
    • Texas Gun & Knife Show: Check for deals on weapons at this two-day expo. (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16, Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission fee.)
    • The Peddler Show: The popular shopping expo returns for a three-day weekend. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16, Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. $7.)
    • Dog Saw God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead: This unauthorized parody of Peanuts characters by Bert V. Royal imagines Charlie Brown-like characters as teenagers. Productions continue through July 22. (6 p.m. July 16, RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. $10. 806-342-9000)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 18

    • WOWW Wine Tasting: Sample wines and support educational services at this annual event for Window on a Wider World. The party will feature food, craft beer and, naturally wine, as well as a raffle for a trip to New York and other prizes. (5 to 7 p.m. July 18,  Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $35. 806-342-5600)
    • Starlight Theatre: Folk band The DryLand Dreamers will perform. (7 p.m. July 18, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
    • Leighton: The Nebraska rock band will perform. (9 p.m. July 14, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 19

    • High Noon on the Square: An ensemble of Amarillo Symphony musicians will perform, with sandwiches and wraps from Pan-Handlers(11:45 a.m. July 19, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 20

    • Music in the Gardens: Rock band The Solano Project will perform. (7 p.m. July 20, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $5 garden members, $10 ages 13 and older.)
    • Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead: This unauthorized parody of Peanuts characters by Bert V. Royal imagines Charlie Brown-like characters as teenagers. Productions continue through July 22. (7 p.m. July 20, RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. $10. 806-342-9000)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

     

    July 21

    • Curtis Grimes: The Texas country star will perform. (6 p.m. July 21, Big Texan Starlight Ranch, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10, plus fees. 806-372-6000)
    • Discover AfterDark: Game Night: This adults-only event offers lessons in physics through an assortment of games. And drinks. (7 p.m. July 21, Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Tickets $35 members and $45 nonmembers before June 30, $40 and $50 July 1 and later. 806-355-9547)
    • Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead: This unauthorized parody of Peanuts characters by Bert V. Royal imagines Charlie Brown-like characters as teenagers. Productions continue through July 22. (7 p.m. July 21, RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. $10. 806-342-9000)
    • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
    • Mike and The Moonpies: The traditionalist Texas country band will perform. (10 p.m. July 21, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

     

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      July 25

      • Starlight Theatre: Folk band Mike Fuller & The Repeat Offenders will perform. (7 p.m. July 25, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
      • Unmerciful: The Kansas death metal band will perform. (10 p.m. July 25, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 

       

      July 26

      • High Noon on the Square: Performers from Lone Star Ballet and Dance Academy will perform, with pulled-pork sliders from Crush Wine Bar & Deli(11:45 a.m. July 26, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

       

      July 27

      • Music in the Gardens: Rock band Shandy Bandits will perform. (7 p.m. July 27, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $5 garden members, $10 ages 13 and older.)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
      • Whiskey Myers: The Texas country band brings its Mud tour to the city for a show with opener Aaron Einhouse. (9 p.m. July 27, Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. Cover $15 in advance, $20 day of show, $23 ages 18 to 20. 806-358-7083)

       

      July 28

      • Canyon Movie Night: Canyon Main Street will screen a family-friendly movie outdoors. (7:30 p.m. July 28, Randall County Courthouse lawn, 501 16th St. in Canyon. Free.)
      • Stupid F---ing Bird: Students from Amarillo College's Delta Psi Omega organization will stage this Aaron Posner play, a riff on Anton Chekov's The Seagull. (7:30 p.m. July 28, AC Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. 806-371-5359)
      • George Lopez and D.L. Hughley: The nationally known comedians team for an Amarillo show. (8 p.m. July 28, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St. $51 and $71, plus fees. 806-378-3096)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
      • Kimberly Dunn: The Texas country favorite returns. (10 p.m. July 28, Golden Light Cantina, cover. 806-374-9237)
      • The Deltaz: The sibling blues band will perform. (10 p.m. July 28, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)
      • Tribute to Selena: The band Los Chicos del 512 will bring in its show paying homage to the slain Tejano superstar. (9 p.m. July 28, Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. Cover $10 in advance, $25 day of show. 806-358-7083)

       

      July 29

      • Chalk It Up: Amarillo College will host a sidewalk-art competition that's open to the public — professional artists and amateurs alike. Artists will sketch all morning, then judges and spectators will vote for favorites. A total of $900 will be awarded. (8 a.m. to noon July 29, Amarillo College Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5000)
      • Ragin' Cajun Golf Tournament: Hit the links in this annual fundraiser for Special Olympics, featuring two tee times and lunch. (8 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 29, Palo Duro Creek Golf Course, 50 Country Club Drive in Canyon. Entry fee $360 for a four-person team. 806-374-7171)
      • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29 around the Santa Fe building, 900 S. Polk St. Free.)
      • Downtown Amarillo Architecture Trolley Tour: In association with AMoA Biennial 600: Architecture, the Amarillo Museum of Art and Center City of Amarillo will offer free trolley tours of downtown Amarillo. (10 a.m. to noon July 29, beginning from Santa Fe building, 900 S. Polk St. Free. 806-371-5050)
      • Show Your Stripes: Celebrate International Tiger Day at Amarillo Zoo(1-3 p.m. July 29, Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission fee. 806-381-7911)
      • The Original Harley Party: The annual Family Support Services fundraiser roars back for a 23rd year. Loaded Six, Hangman and The Buster Bledsoe Band will perform. (5 to 9 p.m. July 29, 10th Avenue and Polk Street. $80 for two. 806-342-2503)
      • Mariposa Festival of Music: A lineup of to-be-announced gospel, jazz, R&B, rock and soul performers will perform in a fundraiser for Panhandle Promise Project, which offers mentoring for children with incarcerated parents. (6 p.m. July 29, 1501 N. Soncy Road. $10. 806-335-6130)
      • Texas Reunion: Cast and crew from the musical's 52-year history will gather at Pioneer Amphitheatre. (6:30 p.m. July 29, Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
      • Stupid F---ing Bird: Students from Amarillo College's Delta Psi Omega organization will stage this Aaron Posner play, a riff on Anton Chekov's The Seagull(7:30 p.m. July 28, AC Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. 806-371-5359)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

       

      July 30

      • Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics is getting you baked. (2 and 7 p.m. July 30 United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

       

      August

      Aug. 1

      • Starlight Theatre: Country-rock band Just 2 Guys will perform. (7 p.m. Aug. 1, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

       

      Aug. 2

      • High Noon on the Square: Country-rock band Smokey City Rhythm Revue will perform, with box lunches from Chick-Fil-A. (11:45 a.m. Aug. 2, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
      • Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics is getting you baked. (2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 2, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

       

      Aug. 3

      • First Thursday Art Show: See the latest in contemporary works featured at The 806 and the adjacent 806 Art Collective(7 p.m. June 1, The 806, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. free. 806-322-1806)
      • Music in the Gardens: Americana band Comanche Moon will perform. (7 p.m. Aug. 3, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $5 garden members, $10 ages 13 and older.)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

       

      Aug. 4

      • First Friday Art Walk: Stroll through galleries featuring about 100 artists at this monthly event. (5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4, The Galleries at Sunset Center, 3701 Plains Blvd., free. 806-353-5700)
      • Modern West: Seven Texas and New Mexico artists will offer their au courant interpretation of the region. Proceeds from the opening reception will benefit Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation. (Aug. 4 to Sept. 22; opening reception 6-9 p.m. Aug. 4, Cerulean Gallery, 814 S. Taylor St. 806-576-0063)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
      • Caleb Miller: The New Hampshire-based singer-songwriter will perform. (9 p.m. Aug. 4, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 
      • Dale Watson: The pompadoured Ameripolitan favorite returns. (10 p.m. Aug. 4, Golden Light Cantina, cover. 806-374-9237)
      • Tyler Childers: The Americana performer will hit town. (10 p.m. Aug. 4, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

       

      Aug. 5

      • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
      • Ama-Con: Celebrate pop culture of all stripes in this two-day event from Friends of the Amarillo Public Library. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 5, Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan St. $8 for two-day pass, $5 for one-day pass, free ages 6 and younger. 806-378-3089)
      • Koben Puckett Invitational: This bull- and ranch bronc-riding event kicks off for a fourth year; proceeds benefit the Press On Foundation(7:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Will Rogers Range Riders Arena, 313 Texas Loop 335. $15 advance, $20 at gate. 806-622-2102)
      • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
      • Movies at the Lake: A movie will screen at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area(9 p.m. Aug. 5, Fritch Fortress Amphitheater at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, free. 806-857-3151)
      • Genocide Method: The Colorado metal band will perform. (9 p.m. Aug. 5, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 

       

        Aug. 6

        • Ama-Con: Celebrate pop culture of all stripes in this two-day event from Friends of the Amarillo Public Library. (Noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 5, Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan St. $8 for two-day pass, $5 for one-day pass, free ages 6 and younger. 806-378-3089)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 8

        • Starlight Theatre: Country-rock band Windy City will perform. (7 p.m. Aug. 8, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 9

        • High Noon on the Square: Cover band Insufficient Funds will perform, with fajitas from Joe Taco(11:45 a.m. Aug. 9, Potter County Courthouse, Sixth Avenue and Tyler Street. Lunch $8 or $75 for season-long punch card; music is free.)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

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        Aug. 11

        • Canyon Movie Night: Canyon Main Street will screen a family-friendly movie outdoors. (7:30 p.m. July 28, Randall County Courthouse lawn, 501 16th St. in Canyon. Free.)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
        • Black Heart Saints The Austin rock band will perform. (10 p.m. Aug. 11, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305) 

         

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        Aug. 13

        • Bonnie and Clyde: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics is taking aim at this crime drama's 50th anniversary. (2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 13, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 14

        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 15

        • Starlight Theatre: Jazz combo The Martinis will perform. (7 p.m. Aug. 15, Sam Houston Park, Western Street and Line Avenue. Free.)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 16

        • Bonnie and Clyde: Turner Classic Movies' Big Screen Classics is taking aim at this crime drama's 50th anniversary. (2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 16, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; regular admission fees apply.)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 17

        • RiffTrax Live: Doctor Who — The Five Doctors: The 1983 Doctor Who 20th anniversary special featuring Peter Davison, Richard Hurndall (subbing for the late William Hartnell), Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker gets the RiffTrax treatment. (7 p.m. Aug. 17, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive. $13.53, plus tax)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 18

        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama continues its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)

         

        Aug. 19

        • Celebration of the Plains Indian Culture: Learn about Native American bison hide tanning practices at the third in a series of cultural weekends at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 19, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument visitor center, free. 806-857-3151)
        • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 19 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
        • Howdy Neighbor Day: The town of Fritch will welcome folks for a 10 a.m. parade, festival and car show. The Drake Hayes Band will perform for an evening dance. (10 a.m. Aug. 19, Fritch. 806-678-7847)
        • Create! 2017: This indoor/outdoor family arts festival from Center City of Amarillo reurns for a second year. (11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19, Amarillo Public Library downtown branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-372-6744)
        • End of Summer Bullnanza: Bulldogs from around the region will compete for top honors. (11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 19, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room, 401 S. Buchanan St. Free. 806-517-8900)
        • Texas Panhandle Craft Beerfest: Get hopped up for this party featuring local breweries and other favorites. (3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 19, Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets TBA. 806-355-9777)
        • EQTX Summer Soirée: This cocktail and dinner party will raise funds for Equality Texas. (6:30 p.m. Aug. 19, 1201 N. Western St. $75 advance, $85 at the door. 806-570-7889)
        • Texas: The outdoor musical drama closes its 52nd season. (8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre. Adults $16.95 to $30.95, plus fees; children $12.95 to $26.95, plus fees. Dinner: $16 adults, $9 children. 806-655-2181)
        • Café PASO: Enjoy a piano bar atmosphere and cabaret show at this new fundraiser for Panhandle AIDS Support Organization. (9 p.m. Aug. 19, Fibonacci Space, 3306 S.W. Sixth Ave. $50. 806-372-1050)

         

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        Aug. 26

        • Amarillo Community Market: The downtown farmers and crafters market returns for a second year (which runs through Oct. 14). Look for live music and activities weekly. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 26 around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free.)
        • Santa in the Summer: Get chill at this '80s-themed fundraiser for Eveline Rivers Christmas Project. Retro cover band Cassettes will perform. (7 p.m. Aug. 26, 314 S. Jefferson St. $65 single, $120 couple. 806-372-3985)

         

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        September

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        Sept. 3

        • Nitro Circus Live: Travis Pastrana's high-adrenaline show heads to Amarillo, featuring top freestyle motocross, BMX, scooter and inline riders. (6 p.m. Sept. 3, Route 66 Motor Speedway, 4101 Texas Loop 335. $19 to $79, plus fees. 806-383-7223)

         

         

         

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

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