Weekend Planner: Complete guide to Amarillo-area fun through Oct. 11, with live music, haunts, theater, Bulls, more

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TheatreAC's "The Good-Night" will run Oct. 4 to 7.
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By Chip Chandler — Producer

October opens with no end of fun! Check here for all of your options through Oct. 11!

 

Oct. 4

Opportunity School's LIPS fundraiser is Oct. 4.
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A Star Is Born: Bradley Cooper (who also directs and co-writes) and Lady Gaga scream new life into this oft-told Hollywood tale. (Previews Oct. 4; opens Oct. 5. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Venom: Tom Hardy stars in this edgy, horror-tinged comic-book tale about a symbiotic alien who causes his host body (that's Hardy) quite a bit of trouble. (Previews Oct. 4; opens Oct. 5. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Digital Photo Retouching: Learn more about the latest technology. (10 a.m. Oct. 4, Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-6022)

Chamber After Hours: Network over food and drinks at this free Amarillo Chamber of Commerce event; chamber membership is not required. (5 p.m. Oct. 4, Casey Carpet One, 3500 W. Interstate 40. Free. 806-373-7800)

The HeArt of CASA: West Texas A&M University graphic design students created pieces inspired by drawings by child clients of Amarillo Area CASA, which will be sold in a silent auction fundraiser. (5:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Rocking OT, 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave. Tickets $75; $25 for WTAMU students, faculty and staff. 806-373-2272)

La Bella's on Olsen Live: Amarillo singer Clarke Paige will perform for the concert series. (5:30 p.m. Oct. 4, La Bella's, 3801 S. Olsen Blvd. No cover. 806-352-5050)

Coming of Age on a Southwest Cultural Borderland: A New Mexico Story: Author David Wallace Adams will discuss this book Three Roads to Magdalena in this event for Center for the Study of the American West(6 p.m. Oct. 4, Jack B. Kelley Legacy Hall at West Texas A&M University. Free. 806-651-5238)

LIPS 2018: The annual Opportunity School fundraiser will move to a lip-sync battle format, pitting groups in head-to-head competitions for celebrity judges. (6 p.m. Oct. 4, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. TIckets $75; sponsorships available. 806-373-4245)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Bloody Disgusting Presents: The three-week film series will continue with a double feature of Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989) and Amityville 1992: It's About Time(7 p.m. Oct. 4; continues Oct. 11. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

First Thursday Art + Music: The monthly party at The 806 Coffee + Lounge will feature Halloween art by Josh Connelly and Courtney Brown and music from DJ Rupert the Duke(7 p.m. Oct. 4, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

Richard Misrach: Border Cantos: The photographer will discuss the Border Cantos | Sonic Border exhibition currently on view at Amarillo Museum of Art(7 p.m. Oct. 4, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5050)

Salsa Night: DJ Javier Chaparro will spin. (7 p.m. Oct. 4, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10. 806-584-9571)

Stoner Dave and Hillbilly Jim: The Clyde Jynkyns Band members will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 4, The Handle Bar & Grill, 3415 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-803-9538)

The Trump Prophecy: This conservative fantasy film follows a firefighter's attempts to live up to an apparently divine edict. (7 p.m. Oct. 4, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

The Good-Night: Amarillo College student playwright Jason Driver explores how a group of people deal with a cataclysmic event in this original play. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 4; continues through Oct. 7. Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Tickets $8 adults, $6 students, AC employees and seniors. 806-371-5359)

The Jim Laughlin Quartet: The Amarillo jazz combo will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!): This fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek West Texas A&M University production pays tribute to the greats of the Great White Way. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 4; continues through Oct. 7. WT's Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $16 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

 

Oct. 5

West Texas A&M University's "The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)" will be staged through Oct. 7.
Photo by Callie Hisek

College Radio Day: Tune into Amarillo College's FM90 to hear memories and favorite songs from past DJs. (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5, 89.9 FM or kacvfm.org)

Coffee & Cuties: Children 5 and younger can enjoy stories, crafts and more with their parents and grandparents. (9:45, 10:45 and 11:45 a.m. Oct. 5, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Free with museum admission of $11 adults, $8 children, students, military and seniors. 806-355-9547)

Canyon Chamber Chow-Down: Dine on ribs, pork butt and brisket at this annual barbecue cook-off, followed by an 8 p.m. concert by Texas country band Shotgun Rider(5 p.m. Oct. 5, First United Bank Center on the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon. Tickets $10; $5 for WT students and children ages 10 and younger. 806-655-7815)

First Friday Art Walk: The monthly stroll through the newly rebranded Arts in the Sunset will feature new works by several of the gallery owners. (5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5, Arts in the Sunset, 3701 Plains Blvd. Free. 806-352-2706)

Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm and Maze: The family attraction opens for its new season, with a new giant corn maze, activities, games and more. (5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5; open weekends through Nov. 4. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $13.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older; seniors $10 plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

Duo Kara: The ensemble, which features Amarillo native and acclaimed pianist Mark Little, will perform. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 after 7 p.m. 806-584-9571)

Eddie Esler: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Shane Rogers: The Lubbock/Amarillo musician will perform. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Hotel Turkey, 201 Third St. in Turkey. No cover. 806-423-1151)

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 5; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27, plus Oct. 28 and 31. 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., Admission $5, $15 or $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

The Buster Bledsoe Band: The Amarillo country act will perform. (7​ p.m. Oct. 5, I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-7985)

Frightmare: The downtown haunt returns for another season of scares. (7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 5; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 to 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. Admission $20. 806-373-2292)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will play. (7 p.m. Oct. 5, Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub, 626 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-350-1400)

Jr Rosales: The Amarillo singer will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 5, The Handle Bar & Grill, 3415 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-803-9538)

Moon Dog: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 5, Teddy Jack's Armadillo Grill, 5080 S. Coulter St. No cover. 806-322-0113)

6th Street Massacre: The Route 66 haunt returns. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 5; continues Fridays and Saturdays through October, plus Oct. 31. 3015 S.W. Sixth Ave. Admission $25. 806-337-0749)

The Good-Night: Amarillo College student playwright Jason Driver explores how a group of people deal with a cataclysmic event in this original play. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 5; continues through Oct. 7. Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Tickets $8 adults, $6 students, AC employees and seniors. 806-371-5359)

Johnny Reverb Holston: The Amarillo blues-rocker will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!): This fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek West Texas A&M University production pays tribute to the greats of the Great White Way. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 5; continues through Oct. 7. WT's Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $16 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

The Austin Brazille Trio: The Amarillo jazz combo will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 5, Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. 806-242-0117)

Jackie Haney & The Geezers Gone Wild: The Amarillo classic rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 5, Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 5, Joe Daddy's, 2108 Paramount Blvd. No cover. 806-463-7900)

Band Kara: The ensemble, which features Amarillo native and acclaimed pianist Mark Little, will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 5, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10. 806-584-9571)

Chase the Comet: This Russian rock band (which now calls Los Angeles home) will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 5, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Cover. 806-331-7305)

Mind Plays: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 5, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163)

Texas Tumbleweed Junction: The Amarillo country band will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 5, 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. Cover $5 for guys and free for women. 806-356-0873)

A.J. Castillo: The Latin music star will perform. (9:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $20 in advance at La Frontera, 1401 S. Arthur St. 806-379-6555, ext. 2999)

First Friday Old School Night: DJ G Money will spin for this monthly dance party. Food available while supplies last, and BYOB encouraged. (10 p.m. Oct. 5, Fresh Start Community Center, 612 N. Polk St. No cover; donations accepted. Tables of eight $25. 806-418-2380)

Jacob McCoy: The folk-Americana musician and Amarillo native will celebrate the release of new album Questions at this hometown show. (10 p.m. Oct. 5, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

Morgan Reatherford: The Texas country singer will perform. (10 p.m. Oct. 5, Skooterz, 4100 Bushland Blvd. Cover. 806-355-6600)

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts: The Denver outlaw country band will perform. (10 p.m. Oct. 5, Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-367-9840)

Slasher Movie Trivia: Test your knowledge of horror films in this adults-only contest. (10 p.m. Oct. 5; sign-up at 9:30 p.m. Recreation, 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 103 in Canyon. No cover. 806-656-0665)

 

Oct. 6

Amarillo Community Market will close for the season on Oct. 6.

Oktoberfest Run: The Lone Star Runners Club will host this seasonal run and party with food, drinks and live music. (8:30 a.m. Oct. 6, Thompson Park Area 17, 2401 Dumas Drive. Entry fee $20 members and students, $25 others; increases $5 on race day. 806-672-4631)

Amarillo Community Market: The outdoor, downtown farmers and artisans market closes out another season. The final day will feature a Create! Kidspace with free activities such as painting with Burn Studio, Center City bean bag toss, kids' karaoke with Katie Eddins, horse jumps with American Quarter Horse Association, rubber stamp art with Amarillo Museum of Art and the Amarillo Fire Department fire safety house. (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6. 1000 S. Polk St. Free. 806-335-6360)

Canyon Walk & Talk: Take a guided tour down the Upper Canyon Trail at Caprock Canyon to learn about the park's history, geology, flora and fauna. (8:30 a.m. Oct. 6, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Free with park admission of $4 adults, $2 seniors. 806-455-1492)

WTAMU Homecoming Free Admission Event: Check out the latest at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum for free. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Free. 806-651-2244)

Whistle Stop Trade Days: The indoor/outdoor farmers/flea market in Clarendon continues its season. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6; continues Oct. 7. 1211 E. Second St., Clarendon. Free admission. 806-206-6815)

Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm and Maze: The family attraction opens for its new season, with a new giant corn maze, activities, games and more. (10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 open weekends through Nov. 4. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $13.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older; seniors $10 plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

Pink Bike Fest, Show & Run for Breast Cancer: This family-friendly event will feature a bike run and show that will benefit Panhandle Cancer Cure Foundation, plus food and drink sales to benefit Christian Motorcyclist Association. (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6, Illustrated Lady Tattoo & Piercing Studio & School, 500 S.W. Sixth Ave. Entry fee $15 per bike for motorcycle show; $15 for single riders and $25 for pairs for bike run; free for festival. 806-373-8707)

Arts & Crafts Festival: The Dumas Noon Lions Club will host its ninth-annual festival. (10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6; continues Oct. 7. Moore County Community Building, 1600 S. Maddox St. in Dumas. Free. 806-922-3451)

Polktoberfest: This downtown party hosted by Six Car Pub & Brewery will be a day dedicated to beer. (11 a.m. to midnight Oct. 6, Six Car Pub & Brewery, 625 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-576-3396)

Aida: The Met: Live in HD series continues with Anna Netrebko's first Met performance of this Egypt-set masterpiece by Giuseppi Verdi. (11:55 a.m. Oct. 6; continues Oct. 10. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Goin' Batty: Kids can learn about Caprock Canyon's bat population with games, a read-aloud and more. (2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 6, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Admission $4. 806-455-1492)

Star Wars Reads Day: Members of the 501st Legion and the Rebel Legion Star Wars cosplayers will be on hand, and Amarillo Competitive Fencing Association will offer fencing demonstrations. (3 p.m. Oct. 6, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Walk for Mental Health 5K: This event for National Alliance on Mental Illness — Texas Panhandle and the Amarillo Area Mental Health Consumers/Agape Center will raise both funds and awareness. (3 p.m. Oct. 6, Memorial Park, 2501 S. Washington St. Registration fee $25. 806-373-7030)

We Can Take It! The CCC in Palo Duro Canyon: Learn about the contribution of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the building of Palo Duro Canyon State Park in a presentation, then take an optional hike down the CCC trail. Dress for the weather, wear good hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Meet at El Coronado Lodge visitor center. (3 p.m. Oct. 6, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Art Hike: Celebrate Texas Archaelogy Month at Palo Duro Canyon State Park with this hike to see hidden Native American rock art. Registration is required. Bring hiking shoes and drinking water. (6 p.m. Oct. 6, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Bar Z Live Music: Amarillo musicians Ray Wilson and Stetson Williams will perform, and J&L Good Grubs food truck will be on site. (6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6, Bar Z Winery, 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541. Cover $10 for non-Wine Club members. 806-488-2214)

Oktoberfest: Down Amarillo craft beers and dine on brats and sauerkraut. (6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 6, Long Wooden Spoon Brewing, 4098 Business Park Drive. 806-553-0397)

Clifton Castle: The regional musician will perform. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Hotel Turkey, 201 Third St. in Turkey. No cover. 806-423-1151)

Duo Kara: The ensemble, which features Amarillo native and acclaimed pianist Mark Little, will perform. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10 after 7 p.m. 806-584-9571)

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

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 6; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27, plus Oct. 28 and 31. 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., Admission $5, $15 or $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

Frightmare: The downtown haunt returns for another season of scares. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 6; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 to 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. Admission $20. 806-373-2292)

Hangman: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (7​ p.m. Oct. 6, I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-7985)

Hayden Spears: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will play. (7 p.m. Oct. 6 Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub, 626 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-350-1400)

Hilary Marie: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 6, Urbana Coffee Works, 5215 Coulter St., Suite 100. No cover. 806-803-9022)

In Our Dying Hour: The New Mexico death metal band will headline a metal fest, also featuring In the Mind of AsterionSpitLifeRed Beard WallHorrid Demise and Ruben Baca. (7 p.m. Oct. 6, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Cover $5. 806-331-7305)

Kenny Brown: The Christian artist will celebrate an album release with openers A-Ron and Rise Judah(7 p.m. Oct. 6, Embassy Suites Amarillo, 550 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $15 with dinner, $10 for show only. 806-690-8532)

Lyndi Mayfield: The Amarillo singer will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 6, The Handle Bar & Grill, 3415 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-803-9538)

Mad Hatter's Ball: The Amarillo Botanical Gardens will transform into Wonderland for this annual fundraiser, featuring jugglers, stilt walkers, food from Pescaraz, drinks, music from The Solano Project and Amarillo College Conservatory Theatre students acting as characters from the play Alice in Wonderland(7 p.m. Oct. 6, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Tickets $50; $1,000 for VIP tables of eight. 806-352-6513)

Michael D. Coon: The Amarillo rocker will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 6, Joe Taco, 7312 Wallace Blvd. No cover. 806-331-8226)

6th Street Massacre: The Route 66 haunt returns. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 6; continues Fridays and Saturdays through October, plus Oct. 31. 3015 S.W. Sixth Ave. Admission $25. 806-337-0749)

Amarillo Bulls: The Bulls will continue their eighth season with a game against the Lone Star Brahmas(7:05 p.m. Oct. 6, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $13 to $23 adults, $9 to $23 children, plus fees. 806-242-1122)

Dirt Storm Drifters: The Americana trio will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Free with park admission of $4 adults, $2 seniors. 806-455-1492)

The Fwoops: The Amarillo jazz band will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

The Good-Night: Amarillo College student playwright Jason Driver explores how a group of people deal with a cataclysmic event in this original play. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 6; continues through Oct. 7. Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Tickets $8 adults, $6 students, AC employees and seniors. 806-371-5359)

Kicker ArenaCross: Rev up for the Summer Series Finale of this racing series(7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. Tickets $21 reserved, $15 general admission; prices increase by $2 on race day; plus fees. 806-378-3096)

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!): This fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek West Texas A&M University production pays tribute to the greats of the Great White Way. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 6; continues through Oct. 7. WT's Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $16 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Rider on the Rim Trail Ride and Concert in the Canyon: County band Shenandoah will headline this fundraiser for Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, which produces the musical TexasThe day will begin with by-reservation-only guided trail rides by horseback or jeep at 2 p.m. in the Elkins Ranch at Palo Duro Canyon, then a VIP cocktail reception and dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Amphitheatre. The separate concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. with The Prairie Dogs, followed by Shenandoah at 9 p.m. and dancing on the patio with The Buster Bledsoe Band after the concert. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 6; trail rides begin at 2 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro Canyon State ParkConcert tickets $45 to $65; trail ride packages vary. 806-655-2181)

Andy Chase: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 6, Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. 806-242-0117)

Coastlands: The Portland sad-rock trio will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 6, Six Car Pub & Brewery, 625 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-576-3396)

Fall Comedy Jam: Comedians Blaq Ron, D. Ellis and Blame the Comic will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 6; doors open at 7 p.m. Fresh Start Community Center, 612 N. Polk St. Tickets $25 advance, $30 at door. 806-517-4618 or 806-584-2581)

Jonathan Tyler: The Texas rocker will perform for a Pawtoberfest benefit for Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society(8 p.m. Oct. 6, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover $15 advance.)

Latin Takeover: Performer Sain't Christopher will headline this event. (8 p.m. Oct. 6, T's Bar, 700 S.W. 10th Ave. Cover $5 men, free for women. 806-418-6649)

Moon Dog: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 6, Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-6698)

Dueling Pianos: The Amarillo Bulls will host this concert to benefit youth hockey and ice skating. (8:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $300 per table of eight; individual tickets on sale a week before the event. 806-670-7577)

Band Kara: The ensemble, which features Amarillo native and acclaimed pianist Mark Little, will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 6, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10. 806-584-9571)

Jack Nelson Band: The Huntsville-based country band will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 6, Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-373-9149)

Ryan Kennedy & The Green River Revival: The touring blues-rock band will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 6, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. 806-367-6163)

Strange Saints: The Amarillo rock band will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 6, Skooterz, 4100 Bushland Blvd. Cover. 806-355-6600)

Texas Tumbleweed Junction: The Amarillo country band will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 6, 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. Cover $5 for guys and free for women. 806-356-0873)

UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor: Watch a free screening of the bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. (9 p.m. Oct. 6, Cinergy Amarillo, 9201 Cinergy Square near Town Square Village. Free. 806-414-3600)

Zane Williams: The Texas country singer will perform in Canadian. (9:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Stumblin' Goat Saloon, 217 S. Second St. in Canadian. No cover. 806-323-9257)

The RagTown Chiefs: The Canyon country band will perform. (10 p.m. Oct. 6, Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-374-9237)

Silent Rumor: The Dallas rock band will perform. (10 p.m. Oct. 6, Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. 806-803-9063)

 

Oct. 7

Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm will be open through Nov. 4.

Whistle Stop Trade Days: The indoor/outdoor farmers/flea market in Clarendon continues its season. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7, 1211 E. Second St., Clarendon. Free admission. 806-206-6815)

Arts & Crafts Festival: The Dumas Noon Lions Club will host its ninth-annual festival. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7, Moore County Community Building, 1600 S. Maddox St. in Dumas. Free. 806-922-3451)

Moses Morin: The Amarillo guitarist will perform for the brunch crowd. (11 a.m. Oct. 7, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm and Maze: The family attraction opens for its new season, with a new giant corn maze, activities, games and more. (1 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7; open weekends through Nov. 4. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $13.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older; seniors $10 plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

Bullitt: Steve McQueen's classic action film will get 50th anniversary screenings. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 7; continues Oct. 9. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Caprock Van Tour: Learn more about Caprock Canyons State Park in this guided vehicle tour. Reservations required. (2 p.m. Oct. 7, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Free with park admission of $4 adults, $2 seniors. 806-455-1492)

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!): This fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek West Texas A&M University production pays tribute to the greats of the Great White Way. (2:30 p.m. Oct. 7, WT's Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. Tickets $16 adults, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

The Good-Night: Amarillo College student playwright Jason Driver explores how a group of people deal with a cataclysmic event in this original play. (3 p.m. Oct. 7, Amarillo College Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Tickets $8 adults, $6 students, AC employees and seniors. 806-371-5359)

Paleos of the Panhandle: Learn more about Caprock Canyon's ancient settlers and their reliance on native bison in this special presentation. Bring a flashlight. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Free with park admission of $4 adults, $2 seniors. 806-455-1492)

Dustin Morris: The singer-songwriter will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 7, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

 

Oct. 8

Matt Bradford will perform Oct. 8 at The 806 Coffee + Lounge.

Crafting: Make a literary jack o'lantern from a recycled book. (7 p.m. Oct. 8, Amarillo Public Library East Branch, 2232 E. 27th Ave. Free. 806-342-1589)

Matt Bradford: The Americana/folk singer-songwriter will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 8, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

 

Oct. 9

Fine & Dandy will perform Oct. 9 on the FireSongs concert series at Fire Slice Pizzeria.

Bullitt: Steve McQueen's classic action film will get 50th anniversary screenings. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 9, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Early Explorers: Students in kindergarten through second grades can take part in this monthly STEM program, this time focusing on harvesting. (4 p.m. Oct. 9, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Amarillo College Choir: The student singers will give a fall concert. (6 p.m. Oct. 9, AC Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5340)

Jazztober: Ruth Ellen Lynch & Jazz Plus will perform for the free Center City outdoor jazz series. (6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9; continues throgh Oct. 23. Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St. Free. 806-372-6744)

Fine & Dandy: The Amarillo-based Americana duo will be featured on the FireSongs concert series. (7 p.m. Oct. 9, Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 10. No cover. 806-331-2232)

Great Books Series: Richard Dillingham will lead a discussion of Sophocles' Oedipus the King(7 p.m. Oct. 9, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-651-2486)

L.A. Edwards: The Los Angeles rocker will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 9, Six Car Pub & Brewery, 625 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-576-3396)

Meet the Artist: The quarterly Amarillo Unitarian Universalist Fellowship discussion will feature Jacob Breeden. (7 p.m. Oct. 9, Amarillo Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4901 Cornell St. Free. 806-355-9351)

Men Next Door Uncovered: The male dance troupe will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 9, Skooterz, 4100 Bushland Blvd. Tickets $12.50 to $50, plus fees; will increase day of show. 806-355-6600)

 

Oct. 10

Gutter Demons will perform Oct. 10 at Leftwoods.

Aida: The Met: Live in HD series continues with Anna Netrebko's first Met performance of this Egypt-set masterpiece by Giuseppi Verdi. (1 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo rocker will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 10, Teddy Jack's Armadillo Grill, 5080 S. Coulter St. No cover. 806-322-0113)

Chawn Cook & Sarah Adams: The Amarillo rockers will give an acoustic show. (7 p.m. Oct. 10, Georgia Street Taphouse, 2001 S. Georgia St. No cover. 806-803-7000)

Doctor Who season premiere: Catch a big-screen encore the new season opener with new doctor Jodie Whittaker. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 10; continues Oct. 11. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Sara Langmead: The pianist will give a guest recital. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, West Texas A&M University Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

Gutter Demons: The Canadian psychobilly band will perform. (10 p.m. Oct. 10, Leftwood's, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. 806-367-9840)

 

Oct. 11

Jenni Lopez will headline the annual Flavors of Amarillo & Mariachi Festival.

First Man: Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong in director Damien Chazelle's anticipated new biopic. (Previews Oct. 11, opens Oct. 12.United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive, should follow.)

Dinosaur Club: Kids ages 6 to 10 can enjoy dinosaur stories and crafts. (4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 11, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Just Between Friends Prime Time Shopping Presale: The consignment sale will return for its fall/winter event. (4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 11; continues through Oct. 14. Amarillo Civic Center Complex South Exhibit Hall, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission $8. 806-674-7858)

Flavors of Amarillo & Mariachi Festival: The annual celebration of Hispanic food and music will return, featuring singer Jenni Lopez(5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 11, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $20 in advance, $30 at door. 806-379-8800)

La Bella's on Olsen Live: Amarillo singer Dannie Lake will perform for the concert series. (5:30 p.m. Oct. 11, La Bella's, 3801 S. Olsen Blvd. No cover. 806-352-5050)

Savor the Goods: Panhandle PBS's next farm-to-table evening will feature Chef Rory Schepisi, who'll provide a dinner featuring Certified Angus Beef and locally sourced produce from the Texas Panhandle region. (5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11, The Piehl Barn, 900 Farm-to-Market Road 2381 in Bushland. Tickets $75. 806-371-5477)

Sip & Spell: Test both your spelling and drinking skills. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Recreation, 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 103 in Canyon. Free. 806-656-0665)

Tracing Light: Landscapes from Maui opening reception: Artist Catherine Prose will discuss an exhibition that focuses on a traumatic vacation to Hawaii in this exhibition. (6 p.m. Oct. 11; exhibition on view through Oct. 27. Dord Fitz Formal Gallery at West Texas A&M University's Mary Moody Northen Hall. Free. 806-651-2799)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter will perform. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Pescaraz, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. No cover. 806-350-5430)

Johnny Reverb Holston: The Amarillo blues-rocker will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 11, The Handle Bar & Grill, 3415 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-803-9538)

Pentley Holmes: The multi-genre singer-songwriter will perform. (7 p.m. Oct. 11, Six Car Pub & Brewery, 625 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-576-3396)

Salsa Night: DJ Javier Chaparro will spin. (7 p.m. Oct. 11, Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. Cover $10. 806-584-9571)

Amarillo College Piano Series: Pianist William Westney will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre. Free. 806-371-5340)

Doctor Who season premiere: Catch a big-screen encore the new season opener with new doctor Jodie Whittaker. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 10; continues Oct. 11. Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Old Dominion: The Nashville-based country act will perform with openers Michael Ray and High Valley(7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $29.50 to $59.50, plus fees. 806-378-3096)

MFKZ: This genre-bending anime film is a collaboration between French comic artist Guillaume “Run” Renard and Japanese animation house Studio 4°C. (7 p.m. Oct. 11 [English-dubbed]; continues Oct. 16. United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Bloody Disgusting Presents: The three-week film series will conclude with a double feature of Sweet Sixteen (1983) and The Convent (2000). (7 p.m. Oct. 11, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

WTAMU Collegiate Rodeo: Cowboys and cowgirls from around the Southwest region of National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association will compete. (7 p.m. Oct. 11; continues through Oct. 13. Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave. Admission $10. 806-376-7767)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer-songwriter will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, The Drunken Oyster, 7606 S.W. 45th Ave. No cover. 806-418-6668)

WTAMU Saxophone Studio: The student musicians will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, West Texas A&M University Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-681-2840)

Erin O'Dowd: The cosmic Americana singer will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 11, The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; donations accepted. 806-322-1806)

Chad Miller: The West Texas singer-songwriter will perform. (9 p.m. Oct. 11, Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-373-9149)

 

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, including West Texas A&M University on Oct. 2, Beetlejuice on Oct. 9, Casper on Oct. 16, Hocus Pocus on Oct. 23 and Halloweentown on Oct. 30. (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)

College and Ladies Night: No cover for either group weekly. (7 p.m., Esquire Jazz Club, 626 S. Polk St. 806-584-9571)

Danny Ruiz: The Amarillo country singer hosts open-mic night. (7 p.m., Cowboy Gelato Smokehouse, 6103 S. Coulter St., Suite 200. No cover. 806-376-5286)

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

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 Lil' Abner's: Sing along. (9 p.m., Lil Abner's, 2813 S.W. Sixth Ave. 806-418-2570) 

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)

 

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)

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 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)

 

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 Cactus Bar: The popular service offers a variety of songs. (9 p.m., Cactus Bar, 4831 S. Western St. No cover. 806-356-6369)

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)

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)

 

 

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 Icons & Symbols of the Borderland through Oct. 14 and Border Cantos | Sonic Border through Dec. 9, plus Burning Ring of Fire beginning Oct. 26. It's open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free. Call 806-371-5050.
  • Amarillo Public Library: Look for daily events for children (and book clubs for adults) throughout the summer at all branches. Call 806-378-3051.
  • Amarillo Railroad Museum: The museum, 3160 I Ave., is open 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Call 806-335-3333.
  • Amarillo Rock Climbing House: The attraction, 500 S. Fannin St., is open 2 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 2 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 8 p.m. Sundays. Call 806-418-2431.
  • Amarillo Suite Escape: Visitors can attempt to escape from three rooms with rotating themes at this attraction, 715 S. Lamar St. Hours are noon to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and noon to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, plus by appointment. Cost is $20, plus tax. Call 806-640-3831.
  • Amarillo Zoo: The zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail, is open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Admission is $4 adults, $3 seniors and $2 children ages 3-12, and free on Monday. Call 806-381-7911.
  • American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: The facility, 2601 E. Interstate 40, is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (closed holidays). It will feature America's Horse in Art through Oct. 13. 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., will feature Common Threads through Oct. 10. It's 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 Michael Amato's Fear Culture, U.S.A. beginning Sept. 17, then Joann Pruitt's Looking Down  beginning Oct. 29. 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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