The curious young Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy will stomp into the area for a visit in October.
The star of the PBS Kids series Dinosaur Train, who was adopted by a friendly Pternadon family, will appear in Amarillo and Canyon between Oct. 12 and 17.
Planned events include:
- Dino Day! at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2401 Fourth Ave. in Canyon, from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Admission is discounted to $5, and activities will include a dinosaur dig site, fossil making and more.
- Storytelling and photos at Westgate Mall, 7701 W. Interstate 40 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14. Admission is free.
- Dinosaur Club at Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave., from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 17. Activities will include stories and crafts; admission is free.
- Family Night at McDonald's, 400 E. Amarillo Blvd., from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17.
Other events may be added to the schedule.
Dinosaur Train airs on Panhandle PBS and our 24/7 PBS Kids channel.
Buddy the Dinosaur’s visit is made possible by Bank of America, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Westgate Mall and McDonald’s of Amarillo.