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'Dinosaur Train' star Buddy to visit the Panhandle
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Buddy the Dinosaur will visit the Panhandle in October.
Courtesy Henson Productions

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.

Call 806-371-5479.