Weekend Planner: Complete guide to Amarillo-area fun through Dec. 6, with holiday events, live music & more

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The Electric Light Parade will return Nov. 30.
Photo by Ralph Duke

By Chip Chandler — Producer

December arrives with a sleighful of fun. Check here for your complete guide to holiday events, live music, activities and more through Dec. 6.

 

Nov. 30

Center City's Electric Light Parade is set for Nov. 30 in downtown Amarillo.
Photo by Ralph Duke

ColetteThis literary biopic stars Keira Knightley as the rules-breaking French author. (Opens Nov. 30, Premiere Cinemas Westgate Mall 6, 7701 W. Interstate 40.)

Cookies with Santa: The Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast will offer a dozen chances to hang with Kris Kringle and enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and Christmas lights. (5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30; continues weekends through Dec. 23. Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast, 100 Brentwood Road. Admission $10 per car. 806-622-2382)

Final Friday Art Bazaar: This monthly event includes a group holiday art show, bazaar and homemade crafts. (5:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Gallery on 7th, 513 S.W. Seventh Ave. Free. 806-681-0821)

WT Festival of Lights: The West Texas A&M University campus is lit for the season in a party featuring caroling, cookies and hot cocoa. (5:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Buffalo Fountain at WT Vaughan Pedestrian Mall. Free. 806-651-2000)

Christmas in the Gardens: The Amarillo Botanical Gardens' annual holiday display, featuring more than 350,000 lights, will greet visitors Thursdays through Sundays. (6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23. Admission $5 adults,  $2 children ages 6 to 12. 806-352-6513)

Electric Light Parade: The holiday season in Amarillo officially kicks off with this downtown parade, lighting of the city Christmas tree, musical program and visits with Santa Claus. (6 p.m. Nov. 30, downtown Amarillo. Free; parade entry fee $25 nonprofits and $40 businesses. 806-372-6744)

Frozen Wonderland Christmas Party: Celebrate the upcoming holiday season with this party featuring hot cocoa, finger foods and popular winter characters. (6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Make It Special, 2604 Britain Drive, Suite 1. Tickets $25; reservations required. 806-410-7753)

Christmas Open House: The annual Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum holiday event returns with photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, crafts, choirs, cookies and more. (6 p.m. Nov. 30; continues Dec. 1. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Free; $1 or one can donation for High Plains Food Bank requested. 806-651-2244)

City Walls opening reception: Amarillo artist Rene West will display new works from her ongoing art project. (6 p.m. Nov. 30; exhibition on view through Jan. 10. Chalice Abbey Center for Spirituality and the Arts, 2717 Stanley St. 806-367-9088)

Pampa Celebration of Lights: The city of Pampa's recently revived holiday lights tour is open nightly through Dec. 31, with sleigh rides (weather permitting) Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30; continues through Dec. 31. Recreation Park, east of Pampa on Texas Highway 60. Free; donations accepted. 806-669-5750)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 1. (6 p.m. to midnight Nov. 30; continues through Jan. 1. Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Brian Findley and Corie Newton: The Lubbock musicians will perform. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Hotel Turkey, 201 Third St. in Turkey. No cover. 806-423-1151)

Texas Tumbleweed Junction: The Amarillo country band will perform. (7​ p.m. Nov. 30, I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-7985)

The Austin Brazille Trio: The Amarillo jazz combo will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Christmas Cash: Top cowboys will race for some extra holiday dough and bragging rights. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 30; continues through Dec. 2. Amarillo National Center on Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3701 E. 10th Ave. Free. 806-376-7767)

Falling Into Dance: The West Texas A&M University School of Dance will give its fall concert. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 30; continues through Dec. 2. Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $12 adults, $8 seniors, free WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Anderson, Flesher & Key: The Amarillo favorites will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 30, Joe Daddy's, 2108 Paramount Blvd. No cover. 806-463-7900)

The Blue Johnnies: The beloved Amarillo band will reunite for an album release party. (8 p.m. Nov. 30, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

L.A. Guns: The '80s rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 30, XR Downtown, 715 S. Polk St. Tickets $20 to $50, plus fees. 806-437-0223)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 30, Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. 806-242-0117)

Remedy: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 30, Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Cody Blue & The Saddle Tramp Band: The country band will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 30, 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. Cover $5 for guys and free for women. 806-356-0873)

Polk Street Jazz: The Amarillo combo will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 30, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 from 7 to 11 p.m. 806-584-9571)

The Buster Bledsoe Band: The Amarillo country band will perform. (9:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Rounders Club, 2801 Virginia Circle. Cover $5. 806-352-3317)

Eveline Rivers Christmas Project Drag Show: Amarillo's drag elite will give their annual benefit show at The 212 Club(10 p.m. Nov. 30, The 212 Club, 212 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-372-7997)

Loaded Six: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 2, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163)

South Austin Moonlighters: The Americana band will perform. (10 p.m. Nov. 30, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

Uncle Puppy & The Rejects: The Amarillo stoner-rock band will perform. (10 p.m. Nov. 30, Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-367-9840)

 

Dec. 1

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum's annual Christmas Open House will continue Dec. 1.

Bazaar on 58th: Shop among local vendors at this new weekly marketplace. (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1. 3723 S.W. 58th Ave. 806-342-9555)

Breakfast with Santa: Devour goodies with Kris Kringle at this annual Discovery Center party, which also features a photo shoot, a family friendly breakfast, hands-on activities and more. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. $12 members and $17 nonmembers in advance, $14 member and $19 nonmembers at the door. 806-355-9547)

Donuts with Santa Raider Red: The Texas Tech mascot will take donations of unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots and pose for pictures. (9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 1, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1400 S. Coulter St. Free. 806-414-9608)

Swisher County Christmas Arts & Crafts Show: Check out holiday shopping at this expo in Tulia. (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Senior Citizens Center, 619 S.E. Second St. 806-995-2296)

Whistle Stop Trade Days: The indoor/outdoor farmers/flea market in Clarendon continues its season. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 1; continues Dec. 2. 1211 E. Second St., Clarendon. Free admission. 806-206-6815)

Breakfast with Santa: When your belly shakes like a bowl full of jelly, you have room for two breakfasts. Santa will join children ages 1 to 12 for a morning meal at Chick-Fil-A in Westgate Mall's Food Court. (9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1, Chick-Fil-A at Westgate Mall, 7701 W. Interstate 40. 806-358-7221)

Cookies with Santa: Even more food for the holly-jolly gentleman. New, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots are encouraged. (10 a.m. to noon Dec. 1, Pieces — A Design Mercantile, 2740 Duniven Circle. Free. 806-336-3389)

Brunch with Santa: The Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast will offer six mealtime sessions with Father Christmas, including photo sessions. Proceeds at the Dec. 1 event will benefit Ronald McDonald House. (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1; continues through Dec. 16. Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast, 100 Brentwood Road. Cost $19 each; children 2 and younger free. 806-622-2382)

Arts in the Sunset Holiday Shopping: Enjoy live music, food trucks and more as you shop among the artists in the gallery. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Arts in the Sunset, 3701 Plains Blvd. Free. 806-352-2706)

Christmas Open House: Dumas' Window on the Plains Museum and The Art Center will host a holiday get-together with Santa, Christmas music and refreshments. (Noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Window on the Plains Museum, 1820 S. Dumas Ave. in Dumas. 806-935-3113)

Henry Cline book signing: The Oklahoma City author will sign copies of his books The Platinum Briefcase and Too Close for Comfort(noon Dec. 1, Burrowing Owl Books, 419 16th St. in Canyon. Free. 806-282-9888)

The Magic Flute: Director Julie Taymor's (The Lion King on Broadway) reimagining of the classic Mozart fable will get a special encore for The Met: Live in HD season. (12:55 p.m. Dec. 1, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us: An unlikely group of Pokémon masters must work together to save the day. (12:55 p.m. Dec. 1, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Christmas Open House: The annual Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum holiday event returns with photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, crafts, choirs, cookies and more. (1 p.m. Dec. 1, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Free; $1 or one can donation for High Plains Food Bank requested. 806-651-2244)

Fresh Start Community Center's Family Feud: Teams of five can face off in a match to benefit Fresh Start of Monroe's disability scholarship program at Amarillo College. (2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 1, Fresh Start Community Center, 612 N. Polk St. 817-243-9661)

Christmas in Canyon: The annual holiday celebration will include Christmas Open House at PPHM (see above), then a visit with Santa from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Shops on Fifth Avenue; the Canyon Lions Club Christmas Pancake Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Cole Community Center, 300 N. 16th St.; and the Parade of Lights and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on Fourth Avenue. (4 p.m. Dec. 1, various locations in Canyon. Free; $5 for pancake dinner ages 6 and older. 806-655-7815) 

Claude Christmas on the Square: Look for Christmas lights, music, singing, food, family fun of all kinds and a visit from Santa Claus at this event. (4:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1, downtown Claude. Free. 806-206-0841)

Cookies with Santa: The Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast will offer a dozen chances to hang with Kris Kringle and enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and Christmas lights. (5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1; continues weekends through Dec. 23. Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast, 100 Brentwood Road. Admission $10 per car. 806-622-2382)

Christmas in the Gardens: The Amarillo Botanical Gardens' annual holiday display, featuring more than 350,000 lights, will greet visitors Thursdays through Sundays. (6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23. Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Admission $5 adults,  $2 children ages 6 to 12. 806-352-6513)

Clovis Christmas Lights Parade: The Nutcracker-themed parade wil feature photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Railroad Park and a Nutcracker book reading. (6 p.m. MT Dec. 1, Main Street in Clovis, N.M. Free. 575-309-8370)

Pampa Celebration of Lights: The city of Pampa's recently revived holiday lights tour is open nightly through Dec. 31, with sleigh rides (weather permitting) Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 1; continues through Dec. 31. Recreation Park, east of Pampa on Texas Highway 60. Free; donations accepted. 806-669-5750)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 1. (6 p.m. to midnight Dec. 1; continues through Jan. 1. Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Zoo Lights Safari: The Amarillo Zoo's annual holiday celebration returns Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23, with events every Friday and Saturday. Weekend special activities include costumed animal Santa characters, kids games and activities and more. (6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1; continues through Dec. 23. Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children ages 3 to 12. 806-381-7911)

Chris Richburg: The Lubbock singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Hotel Turkey, 201 Third St. in Turkey. No cover. 806-423-1151)

Hilary Marie: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will play. (7 p.m. Dec. 1, Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub, 626 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-350-1400)

Strange Saints: The Amarillo country-rock band will perform. (7​ p.m. Dec. 1, I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-7985)

The Andy Dalman Trio: The jazz combo will perform. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Christmas Cash: Top cowboys will race for some extra holiday dough and bragging rights. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 1; continues through Dec. 2. Amarillo National Center on Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3701 E. 10th Ave. Free. 806-376-7767)

Dana Cooper: The folk singer will return to Amarillo to give a Living Room Concert for High Plains Public Radio(7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Fibonacci Space, 3306 S.W. Sixth Ave. Suggested donation $15. 806-367-9088)

Duo Kara: The ensemble, which features Amarillo native and acclaimed pianist Mark Little, will perform. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 after 7 p.m. 806-584-9571)

Falling Into Dance: The West Texas A&M University School of Dance will give its fall concert. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 1; continues through Dec. 2. Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $12 adults, $8 seniors, free WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Flute Ensemble: The WT ensemble will perform. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, West Texas A&M University Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

Pampa Civic Ballet's The Nutcracker: The Pampa dance company will stage its version of the Tchaikovsky ballet. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 1; continues Dec. 2. M.K. Brown Auditorium, 1100 W. Coronado Drive. Tickets $10. 806-663-9103)

The Fwoops: The Amarillo jazz combo will play. (8 p.m. Dec. 1, Off the Hook Seafood, 626 S. Polk St., Suite 200. No cover. 806-350-1400)

The Jim Laughlin Trio: The Amarillo jazz combo will perform. (8 p.m. Dec. 1, Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. 806-242-0117)

Moon Dog: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Dec. 1, Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Band Kara: The ensemble, which features Amarillo native and acclaimed pianist Mark Little, will perform. (9 p.m. Dec. 1, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 after 7 p.m. 806-584-9571)

51 Junction: The Red Dirt band will perform. (9 p.m. Dec. 1, Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-373-9149)

Ace & Andy: The Solano Project members will perform. (9:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Rounders Club, 2801 Virginia Circle. No cover. 806-352-3317)

American Aquarium: The red-hot Americana band will perform with opener Scott Miller(10 p.m. Dec. 1, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover $15 in advance, $20 at door.)

Cory Mangum & The Damn Outlaws: The Amarillo country band will perform. (10 p.m. Dec. 1, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163)

Hangman: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (10 p.m. Dec. 1, Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. 806-803-9063)

Piles of Potential: The Amarillo stoner-rock band will record a live album with special guest Dave Regal. (10 p.m. Dec. 1, Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-367-9840)

Duo Kara: The ensemble, which features Amarillo native and acclaimed pianist Mark Little, will give a late-night encore. (12:30 a.m. Dec. 2, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. 806-584-9571)

 

Dec. 2

Student dancers rehearse for West Texas A&M University's "Falling Into Dance," to be staged through Dec. 2.
Photo by Chip Chandler

Whistle Stop Trade Days: The indoor/outdoor farmers/flea market in Clarendon continues its season. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2, 1211 E. Second St., Clarendon. Free admission. 806-206-6815)

Brunch with Santa: The Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast will offer six mealtime sessions with Father Christmas, including photo sessions. (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 2; continues through Dec. 16. Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast, 100 Brentwood Road. Cost $19 each; children 2 and younger free. 806-622-2382)

Cookies and Milk with Santa: Father Christmas will make another stop for photos and snacks. (Noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 2, Khiva Shrine, 305 S.E. Fifth Ave. Free. 806-373-2845)

Shelton Rohling: The Lubbock singer will perform for the brunch crowd. (11 a.m. Dec. 2, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Pampa Christmas Tour of Homes: The Twentieth Century Cotillion Study Club will offer its 23rd annual tour of notable homes: The Lukner home at 2565 Beech Lane, the Terry home at 175 Texas Highway 70 and the Williamson home at 1003 Christine. Proceeds benefit the Opportunity Plan. (1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2, various locations in Pampa. Tickets $10. 806-669-3353)

Sleepless in Seattle: Get swept up again in the romance in special screenings for this beloved film's 25th anniversary. (1 and 4 p.m. Dec. 2; continues Dec. 5. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Falling Into Dance: The West Texas A&M University School of Dance will give its fall concert. (2:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $12 adults, $8 seniors, free WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Pampa Civic Ballet's The Nutcracker: The Pampa dance company will stage its version of the Tchaikovsky ballet. (2:30 p.m. Dec. 2, M.K. Brown Auditorium, 1100 W. Coronado Drive. Tickets $10. 806-663-9103)

AC Concert Choir carols concert: The Amarillo College ensemble will give a seasonal performance. (4 p.m. Dec. 2, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1601 S. Georgia St. Free. 806-371-5340)

Christmas at West Texas A&M University: Star of Bethlehem: The WT Symphony Orchestra will give two free concerts with guests Clovis (N.M.) High School Chamber Choir and Harrington String Quartet violist Vesselin Todorov. (4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 2, WT Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free; tickets required. 806-651-2840)

Cookies with Santa: The Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast will offer a dozen chances to hang with Kris Kringle and enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and Christmas lights. (5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2; continues weekends through Dec. 23. Starlight Canyon Bed & Breakfast, 100 Brentwood Road. Admission $10 per car. 806-622-2382)

Christmas in the Gardens: The Amarillo Botanical Gardens' annual holiday display, featuring more than 350,000 lights, will greet visitors Thursdays through Sundays. (6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23. Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Admission $5 adults,  $2 children ages 6 to 12. 806-352-6513)

Pampa Celebration of Lights: The city of Pampa's recently revived holiday lights tour is open nightly through Dec. 31, with sleigh rides (weather permitting) Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 2; continues through Dec. 31. Recreation Park, east of Pampa on Texas Highway 60. Free; donations accepted. 806-669-5750)

Paws & Claus: Dogs and cats can get photos with Santa at Westgate Mall. Pets should be leashed or in a crate. (6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2; continues through Dec. 23. Westgate Mall, 7701 W. Interstate 40. 806-358-7221)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 1. (6 p.m. to midnight Dec. 2; continues through Jan. 1. Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Zoo Lights Safari: The Amarillo Zoo's annual holiday celebration returns Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23, with events every Friday and Saturday. Weekend special activities include costumed animal Santa characters, kids games and activities and more. (6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1; continues through Dec. 23. Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children ages 3 to 12. 806-381-7911)

Christmas Cash: Top cowboys will race for some extra holiday dough and bragging rights. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Amarillo National Center on Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3701 E. 10th Ave. Free. 806-376-7767)

 

Dec. 3

The 1978 "Superman" will be screened Dec. 3 for its 40th anniversary.
Courtesy Fathom

Together We Can Holiday Food & Fund Drive: The High Plains Food Bank will try to raise $200,000 and 150,000 pounds of food. Each day of the drive will focus on different critical warehouse inventory items; this day will focus on peanut butter and jelly donations. (9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 3; continues through Dec. 8. Market Street, 2530 S. Georgia St. 806-374-8562)

Holiday Skits: Youth staff from Amarillo Public Library will stage live adaptations of David Milgrim's Santa's Hat and Julie Sykes and Tim Warnes' Shhh! (9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 3; continues through Dec. 13. Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3089)

Pampa Celebration of Lights: The city of Pampa's recently revived holiday lights tour is open nightly through Dec. 31, with sleigh rides (weather permitting) Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 3; continues through Dec. 31. Recreation Park, east of Pampa on Texas Highway 60. Free; donations accepted. 806-669-5750)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 1. (6 p.m. to midnight Dec. 3; continues through Jan. 1. Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Borger Christmas Parade: Kick off the holidays in Borger with this light parade. (6:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Main Street in Borger. Free. 806-274-2211)

Letters to Santa: Friends of the Amarillo Public Library will provide writing and decorating materials for missives to the big man. (7 p.m. Dec. 3, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Superman: A 40th anniversary screening of the iconic superhero film, starring Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel, will screen. (7 p.m. Dec. 3, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Community Band Christmas Concert: The Amarillo College Community Band will perform holiday tunes at this concert, with cookies and cider to follow. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, AC Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5340)

 

Dec. 4

The Together We Can food and fund drive will run Dec. 3 to 8.

Together We Can Holiday Food & Fund Drive: The High Plains Food Bank will try to raise $200,000 and 150,000 pounds of food. Each day of the drive will focus on different critical warehouse inventory items; this day will focus on rice and beans donations. (9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 4; continues through Dec. 8. Market Street, 2530 S. Georgia St. 806-374-8562)

Holiday Skits: Youth staff from Amarillo Public Library will stage live adaptations of David Milgrim's Santa's Hat and Julie Sykes and Tim Warnes' Shhh! (9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 4; continues through Dec. 13. Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3089)

Poinsettia Luncheon and Style Show: The Amarillo Botanical Gardens and Southwest Amarillo Garden Club will host a second luncheon and style show (featuring Sheryl Anderson Model and Talent Agency). (11:30 a.m. Dec. 4, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Tickets $40, including lunch, show and poinsettia; reservations due Nov. 30. 806-352-6513)

Pampa Celebration of Lights: The city of Pampa's recently revived holiday lights tour is open nightly through Dec. 31, with sleigh rides (weather permitting) Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 4; continues through Dec. 31. Recreation Park, east of Pampa on Texas Highway 60. Free; donations accepted. 806-669-5750)

Toys-Day Run: This special evening run through the Wolflin neighborhood will collect toys or other needed items for The Bridge(6 p.m. Dec. 4, Get Fit, 1911 S. Georgia St. Entry fee $20 donation or cash. 806-350-4262)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 1. (6 p.m. to midnight Dec. 4; continues through Jan. 1. Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will be featured on the FireSongs concert series. (7 p.m. Dec. 4, Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 10. No cover. 806-331-2232)

Allegiance to Broadway: Go behind the scenes to see how the musical about actor George Takei's family's imprisonment in World War II-era internment camps made it to the Great White Way. The musical itself will screen Dec. 11. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Claudio Espejo: The musician will perform for the Amarillo College Piano Series. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5340)

Comedy Open Mic: Try your hand alongside comics from Yellow City Comedy & Productions(9 p.m. Dec. 4, House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-677-6840)

 

Dec. 5

A Yellow City Comedy & Productions Comedy Open Mic is set for Dec. 5 at Whiskey River.

Together We Can Holiday Food & Fund Drive: The High Plains Food Bank will try to raise $200,000 and 150,000 pounds of food. Each day of the drive will focus on different critical warehouse inventory items; this day will focus on canned vegetables, meats and soups. (9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 5; continues through Dec. 8. Market Street, 2530 S. Georgia St. 806-374-8562)

Holiday Skits: Youth staff from Amarillo Public Library will stage live adaptations of David Milgrim's Santa's Hat and Julie Sykes and Tim Warnes' Shhh! (9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 5; continues through Dec. 13. Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3089)

Vibrant Vocab: This biweekly storytime focuses on building vocabularies. (3:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Sleepless in Seattle: Get swept up again in the romance in special screenings for this beloved film's 25th anniversary. (4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 5. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

STEM Lab: This monthly program on Science, Engineering, Technology and Math continues with an exploration of building materials. (4 p.m. Dec. 5, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Pampa Celebration of Lights: The city of Pampa's recently revived holiday lights tour is open nightly through Dec. 31, with sleigh rides (weather permitting) Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 5; continues through Dec. 31. Recreation Park, east of Pampa on Texas Highway 60. Free; donations accepted. 806-669-5750)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 1. (6 p.m. to midnight Dec. 5; continues through Jan. 1. Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

WT Band Concert: The student ensembles will perform. (6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 5, West Texas A&M University Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

Mirai: A young boy is quite unhappy about the arrival of his new baby sister — until her future, teenage self takes him on a journey thorugh time and space. (7 p.m. Dec. 5 [subtitled]; continues Dec. 8. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Comedy Open Mic: Amateur and professional comics can take their turn at the mic at this evening hosted by Amarillo comic Skylar Potter of Yellow City Comedy & Productions(9 p.m. Dec. 5, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163.)

 

Dec. 6

Victory Church's annual "Glo" holiday production will be staged Dec. 6 to 9.
Courtesy Victory Church

Together We Can Holiday Food & Fund Drive: The High Plains Food Bank will try to raise $200,000 and 150,000 pounds of food. Each day of the drive will focus on different critical warehouse inventory items; this day will focus on pasta, sauce and boxed dinners. (9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 6; continues through Dec. 8. Market Street, 2530 S. Georgia St. 806-374-8562)

Holiday Skits: Youth staff from Amarillo Public Library will stage live adaptations of David Milgrim's Santa's Hat and Julie Sykes and Tim Warnes' Shhh! (9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 6; continues through Dec. 13. Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3089)

Chamber After Hours: Network over food and drinks at this free Amarillo Chamber of Commerce event; chamber membership is not required. (5 p.m. Dec. 6, Street Toyota, 4500 S. Soncy Road. Free. 806-373-7800)

La Bella's on Olsen Live: Amarillo singer Josh Roberts will perform for the concert series. (5:30 p.m. Dec. 6, La Bella's, 3801 S. Olsen Blvd. No cover. 806-352-5050)

Christmas in the Gardens: The Amarillo Botanical Gardens' annual holiday display, featuring more than 350,000 lights, will greet visitors Thursdays through Sundays. (6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23. Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Admission $5 adults,  $2 children ages 6 to 12. 806-352-6513)

Jim Gardner: The Amarillo pianist will perform. (6 p.m. Dec. 6, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. 806-584-9571)

Pampa Celebration of Lights: The city of Pampa's recently revived holiday lights tour is open nightly through Dec. 31, with sleigh rides (weather permitting) Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 6; continues through Dec. 31. Recreation Park, east of Pampa on Texas Highway 60. Free; donations accepted. 806-669-5750)

Tascosa Pops: The annual concert and dinner will feature Tascosa High School's orchestra and band, plus saxophonist Carlos Casso and violinist Bryan Gomez. (6 p.m. Dec. 6, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $30 or tables of eight for $275; deadline is Nov. 20. 806-326-2662)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 1. (6 p.m. to midnight Dec. 6; continues through Jan. 1. Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Zoo Lights Safari: The Amarillo Zoo's annual holiday celebration returns Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23, with events every Friday and Saturday. Weekend special activities include costumed animal Santa characters, kids games and activities and more. (6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6; continues through Dec. 23. Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children ages 3 to 12. 806-381-7911)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Antony & Cleopatra: Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo star in this National Theatre production of the Shakespearean drama, filmed live on stage. (7 p.m. Dec. 6, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Eddie Esler: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will play. (7 p.m. Dec. 6, Off the Hook Seafood, 626 S. Polk St., Suite 200. No cover. 806-350-1400)

First Thursday Art + Music: The monthly party at The 806 Coffee + Lounge will feature a collaborative art exhibition by Jason Barrett and Topher Petsch and music from Amarillo indie rockers Mount Ivy(7 p.m. Dec. 6, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

Glo: The annual Victory Church holiday program features pop, rock and hip hop, a light show and more. (7 p.m. Dec. 6; continues through Dec. 9. Victory Church, 6300 Arden Road. Free. 806-359-9463) 

Abigail/1702: Abigail Williams, the main accuser in the Salem Witch Trials, tries to atone for her sins 10 years after the trials in this contemporary drama by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (RiverdaleChilling Adventures of Sabrina). (7:30 p.m. Dec. 6; continues through Dec. 9. Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Tickets $8 adults, $6 seniors and students. 806-371-5359)

A Bad Moms Christmas: Last year's holiday comedy will get an encore screening. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

WTAMU Opera Workshop: Student performers will offer scenes from CarmenL’enfant et les Sortilege, Candide, West Side Story, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Barber of Seville, Otello and Rigoletto(7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, WT Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall. Free. 806-651-2840)

Yvonne Perea and Hillary Smith: The hONEyhoUSe members will perform. (7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

DJ Javier Chaparro: The Amarillo DJ will spin for Salsa Night. (8 p.m. Dec. 6, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. 806-584-9571)

Toke: The stoner-rock band will perform. (10 p.m. Dec. 6, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

 

Weekly entertainment

Sundays

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo rocker performs. (3 p.m., Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Stew Moss: The ​Amarillo bluesman performs. (6 p.m., The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000)

Kilo Road: The Amarillo band hosts an open-mic session. (7 p.m., Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Cover. 806-331-7305)

B-Man's Karaoke at 6th Street Saloon: Sing along. (9 p.m., 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. 806-356-0873)

Tejano Sundays: Amarillo DJ Bert Zuniga hosts this weekly showcase. (9 p.m., Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. 806-379-6555, ext. 2999)

 

Tuesdays

Tuesday Trivia: Weekly contests will test your knowledge in a variety of subjects. (6 p.m.; sign-up at 5 p.m., Recreation, 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 103 in Canyon. Free. 806-656-0665)

El Trio Cortez: The Amarillo ​mariachi band performs weekly. (6 p.m., Acapulco Mexican Restaurant, 727 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-373-8889)

Andy Chase: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter performs weekly. (6:30 p.m., 575 Pizzeria, 2803 Civic Circle. No cover. 806-322-5575)

Colten Wilcher: The Amarillo musician performs weekly. (7 p.m., Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Jason Hodges: The Amarillo singer-songwriter performs weekly. (7 p.m., Bar 3 at Preston West Golf Course, 9101 S. Coulter St. No cover. 806-353-7003)

Trivial Tuesday: Compete in different theme nights weekly. (7 p.m., The Gem, 2203 S. Austin St. Team entry fee $5. 806-355-7838)

B-Man's Karaoke at Buffalo Wild Wings: Sing along weekly. (9 p.m., Buffalo Wild Wings, 5416 S. Coulter Road. No cover. 806-359-4386)

DJ Grice: The Amarillo DJ spins weekly. (9 p.m., Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163)

Love Shine: The Amarillo band hosts a weekly open-mic night. (9 p.m., 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. 806-356-0873)

#TakeMeBack Tuesdays: Amarillo's DJ Element hosts this weekly event. (10 p.m., Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. No cover.)

 

Wednesdays

The Solano Project: The Amarillo classic rock band performs at happy hour. (6 p.m., Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Jackie Haney: The Amarillo classic rock singer performs. (6:30 p.m., Bracero's Mexican Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-2395)

Dana Hubbard: The Amarillo singer-songwriter performs for a weekly blues night. (7 p.m., Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 after 7 p.m. 806-584-9571)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter performs. (7 p.m., Cask & Cork, 5461 McKenna Square, Suite 101. No cover. 806-410-1113)

The Chino Show: The Amarillo musician hosts a weekly karaoke and open jam session. (8 p.m., Throwbacks Sports Bar, 7150 S. Bell St. 806-418-4482)

Buster Bledsoe: The Amarillo country singer host a weekly open-mic night. (8 p.m., Rounders Club, 2801 Virginia Circle. No cover. 806-352-3317)

Wicked Wednesdays: Amarillo DJs Frenzy and Sonny B spin. (8 p.m., Bodegas, 709 S. Polk St. Cover $2 after 11 p.m. 806-378-5790)

Old-School Jam Nights: DJ James Erik McMurry spins. (9 p.m., House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-677-6450)

B-Man's Karaoke at 6th Street Saloon: Sing along. (9 p.m., 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. 806-356-0873)

DJ Element: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Guitars & Cadillacs, 3601 Olsen Blvd. No cover. 806-322-7979)

Duke Tracy's Karaoke: Sing your favorites. (9 p.m., Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. 806-351-0757)

Lil T Karaoke: Belt it out. (Plus 212 Club, 212 S.W. Sixth Ave., on the last Wednesday of every month.) (9 p.m., Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-803-9063)

Open Mic Night: Thomas Thompson hosts this (mostly) weekly showcase. (9 p.m., The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806)

DJ Grice: The Amarillo DJ spins most weeks. (Amarillo country singers Lee Scheetz and Eddie Siegel host occasional open mic nights.) (9 p.m., Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163)

Sticks and Picks: Amarillo musicians Andrew Fox and Jordon McClain host this open jam. (9 p.m., Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. No cover.)

 

Thursdays

Ace & Andy: The Solano Project members perform. (6 p.m., Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Andy Chase: The ​Amarillo folk singer-songwriter performs. (6 p.m., Leal's, 1619 S. Kentucky St. No cover. 806-359-5959)

Tommy the Hacker: The Amarillo DJ spins. (6 p.m., Tacos Garcia, 1100 S. Ross St. No cover. 806-371-0477)

Buster Bledsoe: The Amarillo country singer hosts open-mic night. (7 p.m., Wild Bill's Fillin' Station, 3811 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-372-4500)

Kickshikers: The Amarillo country band performs. (7 p.m., Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. 806-379-6555, ext. 2999)

Bowling Night: Amarillo's DJ RoRo spins. (8 p.m., Eastridge Lanes, 5405 E. Amarillo Blvd. Cover $10. 806-383-9531)

College Night: Amarillo's DJ Oni spins; people with college IDs get in free. (8 p.m., Bodegas, 709 S. Polk St. Cover. 806-378-5790)

Bert Zuniga: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Old Buster's Lounge, 2204 S.E. 24th Ave. No cover. 806-379-8100)

B-Man's Karaoke at Moondoggy's: Sing along. (9 p.m., Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub, 626 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-350-1400)

Karaoke Joe: Sing along. (9 p.m., Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163)

Duke Tracy's Karaoke: Sing your favorites. (9 p.m., Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. 806-351-0757)

Open Mic: Amarillo country singer Tommy Davis hosts this event. (9 p.m., 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. 806-356-0873)

Tejano Thursday: Dance to your favorite cumbia, norteño and other beats. (10 p.m., Throwbacks Sports Bar, 7150 S. Bell St. 806-418-4482)

 

Fridays

Stew Moss: The ​Amarillo bluesman performs. (6 p.m., The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000)

Pete Y Los Releros: The mariachi band performs. (6:30 p.m., Bracero's Mexican Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-2395)

Andy Chase: The ​Amarillo singer-songwriter performs. (7 p.m., Napoli's Italian Restaurant, 700 S. Taylor St. No cover. 806-220-2588)

El Trio Cortez: The Amarillo ​mariachi band performs. (7 p.m., Acapulco Mexican Restaurant, 727 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-373-8889)

John Tice and Eddie C.: The Amarillo musicians perform. (7 p.m., Georgia Street Taphouse, 2001 S. Georgia St. No cover. 806-803-7000)

Bert Zuniga: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Old Buster's Lounge, 2204 S.E. 24th Ave. No cover. 806-379-8100)

B-Man's Karaoke at Broken Spoke: Sing along with the Amarillo karaoke service. (9 p.m., Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-373-9149) 

B-Man's Karaoke at Buckles Lounge: The popular Amarillo karaoke service also is featured here. (9 p.m., Buckles Lounge, 6800 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-379-8064)

DE Entertainment Karaoke: Sing to your heart's content. (9 p.m., The Handle Bar & Grill, 3415 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-803-9538)

DJ Chancho: The Amarillo DJ spins every other week for Ladies Night. (9 p.m., Mulligan's Pub, 2511 Paramount Blvd. Cover $5. 806-367-8428)

DJ RoRo: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Kicked Back, 521 S.E. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-418-8917)

DJ Noah: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., The Gem, 2203 S. Austin St. No cover. 806-355-7838)

DJ Ted: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. 806-379-6555, ext. 2999)

DJ Tino D: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Lupita's Bar & Grill, 316 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-350-7705)

Duke Tracy's Karaoke: Sing your favorites. (9 p.m., Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. 806-351-0757)

Lil T Karaoke at House Bar: Sing along. (9 p.m., House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-677-6450)

Noche Urbana: DJs Tino D and G will spin reggaeton, cumbia, hip hop and more. (9 p.m. Tejano Wild West, 1200 S.E. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-340-3313)

Pine Shed Karaoke: Sing along. (9 p.m., The Pine Shed, 5342 Canyon Dr. No cover. 806-352-2446)

All About Music: The DJ service spins. (10 p.m., Fast Eddie's, 1619 S. Kentucky St. No cover. 806-590-7235)

DJs: Dance to favorite tunes. (10 p.m., Throwbacks Sports Bar, 7150 S. Bell St. 806-418-4482)

 

Saturdays

Stew Moss: The ​Amarillo bluesman performs. (6 p.m., The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer-songwriter performs. (7 p.m., Napoli's Italian Restaurant, 700 S. Taylor St. No cover. 806-220-2588)

Bert Zuniga: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Old Buster's Lounge, 2204 S.E. 24th Ave. No cover. 806-379-8100)

B-Man's Karaoke at Buckles Lounge: The popular service offers a variety of songs. (9 p.m., Buckles Lounge, 6800 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-379-8064)

B-Man's Karaoke at Mudd Rack: The popular service offers a variety of songs here, too. (9 p.m., The Mudd Rack, 500 E. Hastings Ave. No cover. 806-381-2599)

DE Entertainment Karaoke: Sing to your heart's content. (9 p.m., The Handle Bar & Grill, 3415 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-803-9538)

DJ Noah: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., The Gem, 2203 S. Austin St. No cover. 806-355-7838)

DJ Tino D: The Amarillo DJ spins. (9 p.m., Lupita's Bar & Grill, 316 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-350-7705)

Duke Tracy's Karaoke: Sing your favorites. (9 p.m., Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. 806-351-0757)

DJs: Dance to favorite tunes. (10 p.m., Throwbacks Sports Bar, 7150 S. Bell St. 806-418-4482)

 

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., will feature Border Cantos | Sonic Border through Dec. 9 and Burning Ring of Fire through Dec. 30. 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 month 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). 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 of $4 adults, $2 seniors. Call 806-455-1492.
  • Cerulean Gallery: The gallery, 814 S. Taylor St., is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment Saturdays. Call 806-576-0063.
  • The Citadelle Art Museum: The Canadian art museum will feature Sordid & Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings through Dec. 22. The museum is located at 520 Nelson Ave. in Canadian. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors and free children 17 and younger. Call 806-323-8899.
  • Don Harrington Discovery Center: The center currently features Rescue. Located at 1200 Streit Drive, it's is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays throughout the summer. Admission is $11 adults, $8 children and students (to age 22), military and seniors. Call 806-355-9547.
  • Escape the Trap House: This escape-room attraction, 12851 Interstate 27, features rotating rooms in the old home of Chainsaw Massacre haunted house. It's open 5 to 11 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $25. Call 806-337-0749.
  • 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., will feature its holiday exhibition through Dec. 18. Free tours are 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 Canyon State Park: The canyon, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217, is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission $5. Call 806-488-2227.
  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: The museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon, features Pop Culture through Dec. 31 and Native Lifeways of the Plains through May 2019. It's open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays from June through August. Admission is $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 children and free for members and children younger than 4. Call 806-651-2244.
  • River Breaks Ranch: This attraction, 7802 Durrett Drive, offers sporting clays, team roping, horse racing and more. Call 806-374-0357.
  • Southern Light Gallery: The art gallery, located on the first floor of Ware Student Commons on Amarillo College's Washington Street campus, features Joann Pruitt's Looking Down through Jan. 9. It's 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 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 9 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.
  • Xcape Room Warehouse: The escape room attraction, 714 S.E. 10th Ave., is open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays, noon to 11 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 8 p.m. Sundays; other times available by appointment. Admission $25. Call 806-353-6353.

 

 

 

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

 

 

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