Weekend Planner: Complete guide to Amarillo-area fun through Nov. 15, with WRCA, ALT, live music, more

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By Chip Chandler — Producer

The nights are getting colder, but the entertainment scene is still hot. Check here for all of your options through Nov. 15!

 

Nov. 8

Kayden Burns, left, and Patrick Burns star in Amarillo Little Theatre's "A Skull in Connemara," opening Nov. 8.
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Beautiful Boy: Timothee Chalamet and Steve Carell star in this well-received addiction drama about a father and son. (Previews Nov. 8; opens Nov. 9; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch: Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) lends his dulcet tones to this computer-animated adapation of the popular holiday book. (Previews Nov. 8; opens Nov. 9. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.; Cinergy Amarillo, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Overlord: American soldiers battle Nazi zombies in this new supernatural war thriller. (Previews Nov. 8; opens Nov. 9. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.; Cinergy Amarillo, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

The Girl in the Spider's Web: Claire Foy (The Crown) takes over in this new adventure of Lisbeth Salander. (Previews Nov. 8; opens Nov. 9. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.; Cinergy Amarillo, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Working Ranch Cowboys Association World Championship Ranch Rodeo & Trade Show: Top cowpokes from around the country will compete nightly. A shopping expo also is featured. (1 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 for expo, 7 p.m. Nov. 8 rodeo; continues through Nov. 11. Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St. Expo free; rodeo $27 to $37, plus fees. 806-378-3096)

Dinosaur Club: Kids ages 6 to 10 can enjoy dinosaur stories and crafts. (4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 8, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Harry Potter Book Club: Test your knowledge of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in a trivia competition. (5 p.m. Nov. 8, Amarillo Public Library East Branch, 2232 E. 27th Ave. Free. 806-342-1589)

La Bella's on Olsen Live: Amarillo singer Josh Roberts will perform for the concert series. (5:30 p.m. Nov. 8, La Bella's, 3801 S. Olsen Blvd. No cover. 806-352-5050)

The Great War Centennial: The Friends of Southwestern Art will commemorate the centennial of World War I Armistice Day with a discussion of artistic interpretations of the Great War by American artists, led by Robert Cozzolino of Minneapolis Institute of Art. (6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. Admission free for FOSA members and veterans, $35 others. 806-651-2244)

Savor the Goods: Chef Rose Guzman and Farmer/Entrepreneur Savannah Gates will provide a unique, educational dining experience featuring a salad bar, a salsa bar, a Charcuterie board featuring locally sourced beef and pork sausages and cheeses made from local dairy, tapas bar, tastes of winter comfort foods, and cheesecake and pecan brittle. (6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8; doors open at 5:30 p.m. The Resplendent Garden, 11701 Truman St. Tickets $75. 806-371-5479)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Creative Mind Humanities Lecture Series: This year's Amarillo College lecture series focuses on the the Great Migration of African-Americans in early 20th century America, a notable exodus from the rural south to northern cities like Pittsburgh. Marlin McKay, a jazz performer and artist in residence at Kentucky State University (and Amarillo College alum), will speak on “Something to Live For: Musings from the Illustrated Life of Billy Strayhorn.” (7 p.m. Nov. 8, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5205)

Just 2 Guys: The Amarillo duo will perform. (7 p.m. Nov. 8, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. 806-584-9571)

Velvet Funk: An acoustic trio version of the Amarillo party band will play. (7 p.m. Nov. 8, Off the Hook Seafood, 626 S. Polk St., Suite 200. No cover. 806-350-1400)

Dan Hanson: The Amarillo pianist will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Hymn: Sarah Brightman in Concert: The popular soprano's performance is captured live from the Festspielhaus in the Bavarian Alps. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead: This Tom Stoppard comedy shows the flip side of a certain melancholy Dane's tragedy. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 8; continues through Nov. 18. WT's Branding Iron Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $12 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Saxophone Studio: The student players will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, West Texas A&M University Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

A Skull in Connemara: This dark Irish comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh tells the story of a man hired to disinter skeletons to make room for more bodies. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 8; continues through Nov. 18. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

Nathan Smerage: The Santa Fe, N.M.-based guitarist will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 8, Long Wooden Spoon Brewing, 4098 Business Park Drive. No cover. 806-553-0397)

 

Nov. 9

The Harrington String Quartet will open its season Nov. 9.

Lizzie Mae's Mercantile Open House: The home decor shop will hold holiday shopping hours. (8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 9; continues Nov. 10. Lizzie Mae's Mercantile, 10101 W. Amarillo Blvd. 806-331-1710)

Working Ranch Cowboys Association World Championship Ranch Rodeo & Trade Show: Top cowpokes from around the country will compete nightly. A shopping expo also is featured. (9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 for expo, 7 p.m. Nov. 9 rodeo; continues through Nov. 11. Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St. Expo free; rodeo $27 to $37, plus fees. 806-378-3096)

Urban Giraffe Holiday Open House: Several Amarillo businesses will join forces for this shopping event, with 20 percent discounts with donations of items from the Ronald McDonald House wishlist(10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 9; continues Nov. 10. Urban Giraffe, 4000 S.W. 51st Ave. 806-418-8962)

White Rabbit Holiday Open House: The Amarillo antique store will offer holiday specials, wine tasting and more. (10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10, White Rabbit Antiques, 2717 Stanley St., Suite B. 806-803-9273)

Discover for a Dollar: Explore the Don Harrington Discovery Center, including its exhibition Rescue, Space Theater shows, live science demonstrations and animal encounters. (6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 9, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Admission $1. 806-355-9547)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Stephen St. Clair and Heath Tolleson: The Lubbock musicians will perform. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Hotel Turkey, 201 Third St. in Turkey. No cover. 806-423-1151)

Cory Mangum & The Damn Outlaws: The Amarillo country act will perform. (7​ p.m. Nov. 9, I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-7985)

Creative Mind Humanities Lecture Series: This year's Amarillo College lecture series focuses on the the Great Migration of African-Americans in early 20th century America, a notable exodus from the rural south to northern cities like Pittsburgh. Marlin McKay, a jazz performer and artist in residence at Kentucky State University (and Amarillo College alum), will perform a collection of compositions by Billy Strayhorn. (7 p.m. Nov. 9, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5205)

Hayden Spears: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will play. (7 p.m. Nov. 9, Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub, 626 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-350-1400)

The Austin Brazille Trio: The Amarillo jazz combo will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Harrington String Quartet: The ensemble will open its Harmony Accord season with a quartet by Max Bruch, among other works. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Tickets $20. 806-651-2840)

The Rifters: The New Mexico folk band will give a Living Room Concert for High Plains Public Radio(7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Fibonacci Space, 3306 S.W. Sixth Ave. Suggested donation $15. 806-367-9088)

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead: This Tom Stoppard comedy shows the flip side of a certain melancholy Dane's tragedy. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 9; continues through Nov. 18. WT's Branding Iron Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $12 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Anderson, Flesher & Key: The Amarillo favorites will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 9, Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

A Skull in Connemara: This dark Irish comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh tells the story of a man hired to disinter skeletons to make room for more bodies. (8 p.m. Nov. 9; continues through Nov. 18. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 9, Joe Daddy's, 2108 Paramount Blvd. No cover. 806-463-7900)

Multidimensional Beings: The Broken Belts Collective burlesque troupe will offer a show highlighting the multifaceted sides of the performers' personalities. (9 p.m. Nov. 9, 2740 Art & Apparel, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. Tickets $20. 806-340-9456)

Ashes: The Virginia psychedelic folk singer will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 9, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806)

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

Joe Trevino: The Lubbock country singer will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 9, 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. Cover $5 for guys and free for women. 806-356-0873)

Texas Blues Rangers: The Amarillo band will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 9, 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. 9, Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. 806-379-6555, ext. 2999)

Ambrosia Scheme: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (10 p.m. Nov. 9, Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. 806-803-9063)

Chad Miller & The Good Fortune: The West Texas band will make its Golden Light debut. (10 p.m. Nov. 9, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

The Forty Thieves: The Lubbock rock band will perform with Pampa rock band OddFellas(10 p.m. Nov. 9, Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-367-9840)

 

Nov. 10

Panhandle AIDS Support Organization's Turnabout fundraiser will be held Nov. 10.

Veterans Day activities: The 2018 events will include a Texas Panhandle Honor Flight breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. at Amarillo Senior Citizens Association, 1220 S. Polk St.; the parade from 11th Avenue and Polk Street to Fifth Avenue and Harrison Street at 10 a.m.; and the Welcome Home Event with free burgers and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rex Baxter Building on the Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. (7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10, various locations. Free. 806-433-0864)

Panhandle Cutting Horse Association: Fierce roping action. (8 a.m. Nov. 10; continues Nov. 11. Bill Cody Arena on Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3701 E. 10th Ave. Free. 806-376-7767)

Lizzie Mae's Mercantile Open House: The home decor shop will hold holiday shopping hours. (8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10, Lizzie Mae's Mercantile, 10101 W. Amarillo Blvd. 806-331-1710)

Amarillo College Suzuki: The student musicians will perform throughout the day. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2415 S. Soncy Road. Free. 806-371-5340)

Freedom 5K: Take part in this run/walk held by Knights of Columbus #4621 in honor of military veterans. (9 a.m. Nov. 10, Thompson Park, 2401 Dumas Drive. Registration $25 by Nov. 9, $30 day of race. 806-679-8873)

Route 66 Christmas Extravaganza: Shop early for the holidays at this event for San Jacinto Christian Academy(9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10. San Jacinto Christian Academy, 501 S. Carolina St. Free. 806-372-2285)

Working Ranch Cowboys Association World Championship Ranch Rodeo & Trade Show: Top cowpokes from around the country will compete nightly. A shopping expo also is featured. (9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 for expo, 7 p.m. Nov. 10 rodeo; continues through Nov. 11. Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St. Expo free; rodeo $27 to $37, plus fees. 806-378-3096)

Caffeine & Cars: The monthly car show will feature a canned food drive and an audio system competition. (10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 806 Autoworks, 7527 Canyon Drive. Free. 806-418-6850)

Caprock Van Tour: Get a driving tour of Caprock Canyon with a ranger and learn about its geology, history, flora and fauna. Space is limited; reservations required. (10 a.m. Nov. 10, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Free with park admission of $4 adults, $2 seniors. 806-455-1492)

Celebrate Noel: The holiday season kicks off at The Nat with this annual open house. (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10, The Nat, 2705 S.W. Sixth Ave. 806-367-8908)

Urban Giraffe Holiday Open House: Several Amarillo businesses will join forces for this shopping event, with 20 percent discounts with donations of items from the Ronald McDonald House wishlist(10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10, Urban Giraffe, 4000 S.W. 51st Ave. 806-418-8962)

Women's Book Club: Join the club's reading challenge and read a book that was published the year you were born. (10 a.m. Nov. 10, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Arts in the Sunset Holiday Shopping: The Elf on the Shelf will be available for photos, and Amarillo folk singer-songwriter Mike Fuller and Palo Duro Metro Chorus will perform. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, Arts in the Sunset, 3701 Plains Blvd. Free. 806-352-2706)

Wreaths Across America purchases: Order a memorial wreath for the Dec. 15 ceremony at Llano Cemetery. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10; continues Nov. 11. Bubba's 33, 2813 W. Interstate 40. Wreaths $15. 806-220-6630)

Marnie: The Met: Live in HD series continues with composer Nico Muhly's new opera, a reimagining of the Winston Graham novel and Alfred Hitchcock film that stars Isabel Leonard and Christopher Maltman. (11:55 a.m. Nov. 10; continues Nov. 14. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Canyon Driving Tour: Learn about the flora, fauna, history and geology of Palo Duro Canyon State Park in this guided tour. Seating is limited; sign up at park headquarters. (2 p.m. Nov. 10, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration: Learn how pioneers used the popular stovetop item at Caprock Canyon and sample some of the goods. (2 p.m. Nov. 10, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Free with park admission of $4 adults, $2 seniors. 806-455-1492)

Game Night: Challenge friends to play one of several board games (or bring your own). (3 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10, Bar Z Winery, 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541. No cover. 806-488-2214)

Dutch Oven Demo: Learn about outdoor Dutch oven cooking at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Meet at Lone Star Interpretive Theater. (5 p.m. Nov. 10, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Military Veterans Ball: Bruce Brasington, the West Texas A&M University regents professor of history, will speak on the centennial of the end of World War I at this annual event. (5 p.m. Nov. 10, Jack B. Kelley Center Legacy Hall at WT. Tickets $60 each, $100 couples; $45 each, $80 couples for veterans; $30 each, $50 couples for WT students. 806-651-2070)

Sparky's Garden: The Lubbock band will perform. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Hotel Turkey, 201 Third St. in Turkey. No cover. 806-423-1151)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Viva Las Vegas: This steak dinner and casino night will benefit St. Joseph Catholic Church's renovation fund. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 10, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 4122 S. Bonham St. Tickets $50, $100 VIP. 806-678-8725)

The Fwoops: The Amarillo jazz combo will play. (7 p.m. Nov. 10, Off the Hook Seafood, 626 S. Polk St., Suite 200. No cover. 806-350-1400)

The Derailers: The popular rockabilly band will perform in Dalhart. (7 p.m. Nov. 10, La Rita Theater, 311 Denrock Ave. in Dalhart. Tickets $15. 806-244-5646)

Gabe Marinez: The Boss 420 musician will play. (7 p.m. Nov. 10, Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub, 626 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-350-1400)

Moon Dog: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (7​ p.m. Nov. 10, I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-7985)

One on One: Collaborative art celebrating connections will be on sale at a fundraiser for Panhandle Adult Rebuilding Center, featuring a live auction, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and live music. (7 p.m. Nov. 10, Cerulean Gallery, 814 S. Taylor St. Tickets $40. 806-367-8024)

Yellow City Art: A survey of Amarillo art history will go on view at Contemporary Art Museum of Plainview, curated by Jon Revett. (7 p.m. Nov. 10 opening reception; on view through Feb. 9. Contemporary Art Museum, 219 E. Sixth St. in Plainview. Free. 713-826-9605)

The Jim Laughlin Quartet: The Amarillo jazz combo will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Marine Corps 243rd birthday party: The Amarillo Elks will celebrate the troops at this event with a barbecue dinner, drinks and more. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Amarillo Elks Lodge, 932 Clyde St. Tickets $20 each, $35 couples. 806-335-3311 or 806-679-6532)

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead: This Tom Stoppard comedy shows the flip side of a certain melancholy Dane's tragedy. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 10; continues through Nov. 18. WT's Branding Iron Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $12 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Velvet Funk: An acoustic trio from the band will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 10, Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. 806-242-0117)

A Skull in Connemara: This dark Irish comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh tells the story of a man hired to disinter skeletons to make room for more bodies. (8 p.m. Nov. 9; continues through Nov. 18. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Nov. 10, Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Turnabout: The annual Panhandle AIDS Support Organization fundraiser will feature drag queens and kings show in a "Bomb City Babylon" show. (8 p.m. Nov. 10, The Bowery, 100 S. Lincoln St. Tickets $25 general admission, $40 cabaret seating and table seating from $80 to $125.​ 806-372-1050)

AJ Johnston: The Amarillo country band will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 10, Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-373-9149)

Crüeligans: The Mötley Crüe tribute act will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 10, Skooterz, 4100 Bushland Blvd. Cover $15 advance, $20 day of show. 806-355-6600)

Darsombra: The Baltimore heavy psych rock band will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 10, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806)

Joe Trevino: The Lubbock country singer will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 10, 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. 10, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 from 7 to 11 p.m. 806-584-9571)

Shattered Reality: The Lubbock metal band will bring its Unplug the Reality tour to town. Quiet Riot tribute act Metal Health also will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 10, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Cover. 806-331-7305) 

Strange Saints: The Amarillo country-rock band will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 10, Throwbacks Sports Bar, 7150 S. Bell St. 806-418-4482)

The Buster Bledsoe Band: The Amarillo country band will perform. (9:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. 806-379-6555, ext. 2999)

Jerrod Medulla: The Dallas-based Americana singer will perform in Canadian. (9:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Stumblin' Goat Saloon, 217 S. Second St. in Canadian. No cover. 806-323-9257)

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

The Vandoliers: The Americana band will perform with Amarillo opener Comanche Moon(10 p.m. Nov. 10, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

 

Nov. 11

The Tejas Brothers will perform Nov. 11 at Golden Light Cantina.

Veterans Day at Palo Duro Canyon: Admission is free for veterans all day. (7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 11, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Admission $5. 806-488-2227)

Panhandle Cutting Horse Association: Fierce roping action. (8 a.m. Nov. 11, Bill Cody Arena on Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3701 E. 10th Ave. Free. 806-376-7767)

Veterans Day at the Zoo: Military personal (active and veterans) get free admission. (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 11, Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. Admission $5. 806-381-7911)

Working Ranch Cowboys Association World Championship Ranch Rodeo & Trade Show: Top cowpokes from around the country will compete nightly. A shopping expo also is featured. (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 11 for expo, 2 p.m. Nov. 11 rodeo. Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St. Expo free; rodeo $27 to $37, plus fees. 806-378-3096)

Wreaths Across America purchases: Order a memorial wreath for the Dec. 15 ceremony at Llano Cemetery. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11, Bubba's 33, 2813 W. Interstate 40. Wreaths $15. 806-220-6630)

Hilary Marie: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will perform for the brunch crowd. (11:30 a.m. Nov. 11, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Die Hard: The TCM Big Screen Classics series continues with a 30th anniversary screening of this iconic action film. (2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 11; continues Nov. 14. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

A Skull in Connemara: This dark Irish comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh tells the story of a man hired to disinter skeletons to make room for more bodies. (2:30 p.m. Nov. 11; continues through Nov. 18. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

Trumpet Studio: The student players will perform. (3 p.m. Nov. 11, West Texas A&M University Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

Trombone Studio: The student players will perform. (5 p.m. Nov. 11, West Texas A&M University Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

The Tejas Brothers: The popular Texas band will return for an early show. (6 p.m. Nov. 11, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

Tuba-Euphonium Studio: The student players will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, West Texas A&M University Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

Razor Doves: The San Antonio rock band will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 11, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806)

Black Pussy: The notorious rock band will give its final show (before officially moving forward as Black Magic Flower Power) with openers Loudmouth Lisa(10 p.m. Nov. 11, Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-367-9840)

 

Nov. 12

"Batman: Mask of the Phantasm" will screen Nov. 12 for its 25th anniversary.
Courtesy Fathom

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm: The animated favorite gets a 25th anniversary presentation. (2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 12, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

 

Nov. 13

Eddie Redmayne stars in "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald." A sneak preview will screen Nov. 13 before the film opens Nov. 15.
Courtesy Warner Bros.

Early Explorers: Students from kindergarten to 12th grade can learn about STEM pioneers. (4 p.m. Nov. 13, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Pirate Makeover: This special Story Time will teach kids how to make their own pirate costume. (4 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Dan Johnson: The Americana musician (a former Amarillo resident) will give an intimate concert. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Gallery on 7th, 513 S.W. Seventh Ave. Free. 806-681-0821)

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald sneak preview: Get an early screening of new Harry Potter franchise installment before its Nov. 15 opening. (7 p.m. Nov. 13, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Great Books Series: Katie Foster will lead a discussion of Louise Erdrich's The Round House(7 p.m. Oct. 9, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-651-2486)

Jill Riley Fletcher: The singer-songwriter will be featured on the FireSongs concert series. (7 p.m. Nov. 13, Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 10. No cover. 806-331-2232)

Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities: Cirque du Soleil's stage show will screen. (7 p.m. Nov. 13, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Restoring Tomorrow: This faith-based documentary about engaging younger, disengaged worshipers will screen. (7 p.m. Nov. 13, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Agustin Muriago: The musician will perform for the Amarillo College Piano Series. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5340)

Pop-Som-Ble Concert: A collection of chamber ensembles will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, West Texas A&M University Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

Gen Why: The Texas punk band will perform with Gutter Villain(7 p.m. Nov. 13, T's Bar, 700 S.W. 10th Ave. Cover $5 men, free for women. 806-418-6649)

Gabe Marinez: The Amarillo rocker will give an acoustic show. (9:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Rounders Club, 2801 Virginia Circle. No cover. 806-352-3317)

 

Nov. 14

Zigtebra will perform Nov. 14 at The 806 Coffee + Lounge.

Marnie: The Met: Live in HD series continues with composer Nico Muhly's new opera, a reimagining of the Winston Graham novel and Alfred Hitchcock film that stars Isabel Leonard and Christopher Maltman. (1 and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Die Hard: The TCM Big Screen Classics series continues with a 30th anniversary screening of this iconic action film. (2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Standards: The Los Angeles rock band will perform with Amarillo band Edit Canvas(9 p.m. Nov. 14, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

Zigtebra: The Chicago pop duo will perform. (9 p.m. Nov. 14, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

 

Nov. 15

Townsquare Media's Wine Down and Dessert Wars is Nov. 16 in the Rex Baxter Building.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) teams with Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) to battle the evil wizard Grindelwald (Johnny Depp). (Previews Nov. 15; opens Nov. 16. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.; Cinergy Amarillo, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Instant Family: Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne star as a couple who adopt a trio of siblings. (Previews Nov. 15; opens Nov. 16. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; others may follow)

Widows: Viola Davis stars in this crime drama from director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave). (Previews Nov. 15; opens Nov. 16. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; others may follow)

National Philanthropy Day luncheon: Area benefactors will be honored at this annual event for Texas Plains chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals(11:30 a.m. Nov. 15, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tables $375 to $3,000; individual seats $50. 806-654-2599)

Wolflin Square Open House: Celebrate the arrival of the holidays with shopping specials, Santa Claus, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, carolers and more. (Noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 15, The Shops at Wolflin Square, 1901 S. Georgia St. Free. 806-378-5417)

Downtown Lunchtime Book Club: Join the discussion of any recent book you've read. (12:15 p.m. Nov. 15, Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Harry Potter Book Club: Enjoy a screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them(5 p.m. Nov. 15, Amarillo Public Library East Branch, 2232 E. 27th Ave. Free. 806-342-1589)

Fall Folk Music Festival: Amarillo musicians Hilary MarieYvonne PereaThe Schilling Girls and Josh Paulson will perform. (5 p.m. Nov. 15, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Grey's Anatomy Trivia: Test your knowledge of the soapy medical drama. (6 p.m. Nov. 15, Art Trek Studio, 3701 Plains Blvd., Suite 60. Cost $35. 806-559-7239)

Wine Down & Dessert Wars: Sample an array of wines and desserts at this Townsquare Media event. (6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15, Rex Baxter Building on the Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. Tickets $20 advance, $30 at the door. 806-355-9777)

Eddie Esler: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Festival of Trees Family Night: Get a sneak preview of this annual fundraiser for Panhandle Community Services with a holiday stoy time, kids' crafts, photos with Santa Claus and more. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission $20 for family of four. 806-372-2531)

Rumble: An Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening: A rocking new documentary about the unheralded influence of Native Americans in popular music will get a free screening. Amarillo rock band Mind Plays will perform following the film. (6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5224)

Bandstand: This Broadway musical, filmed live on stage, depicts a group of World War II vets who work through their post-war trauma by forming a swing band. (7 p.m. Nov. 15; continues Nov. 19. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead: This Tom Stoppard comedy shows the flip side of a certain melancholy Dane's tragedy. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 15; continues through Nov. 18. WT's Branding Iron Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $12 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

A Skull in Connemara: This dark Irish comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh tells the story of a man hired to disinter skeletons to make room for more bodies. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 15; continues through Nov. 18. Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

Canned Food Drive: Enjoy music from Amarillo rock act Brian Wynne & The Radio Band for free with one bulk-sized can of food (or pay $10). (8 p.m. Nov. 15, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

Rock Eupora: The one-man rock band will perform with Amarillo band Lake Dads(9 p.m. Nov. 15, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806)

 

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)

Ace Rodriguez and Andy Solano: The Amarillo rockers perform 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

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)

Salsa Night: DJ Javier Chaparro spins. (7 p.m., Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-584-9571)

Ace & Andy: The Solano Project members perform. (7 p.m., Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

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 (Aug. 3, 17 and 31) 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., features free tours conducted on the half hour from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 806-374-5490.
  • Kwahadi Indian Museum: Celebrate the legacy of the Native American population on the Plains and the Kwahadi Dancers at this museum, 9151 E. Interstate 40. Admission $5 adults, $3 children. Hours are noon to 5 pm. Thursdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays in June, July and August, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from September through May. Call 806-335-3175.
  • Lake Meredith National Recreation Area: The park, located 50 miles northeast of Amarillo near Fritch, is open 24 hours a day. The area also includes Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. Admission is free. Call 806-857-3151.
  • Palo Duro 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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