Play Here's Activity Roundup for April 12 to 19, with YC3, Founder's Day, 'No Man's Land,' more
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Yellow City Comic Con will run Friday through Sunday.
Photo by Chip Chandler

By Chip Chandler — Producer

It's a packed week ahead, with Yellow City Comic Con, PPHM's Founder's Day, Discover for a Dollar, theater, art, burlesque and more. Check here for all your event options through April 19!

 

Thursday

Amarillo Empty Bowls: This project to feed the hungry comes to Amarillo. Attendees can choose a handmade bowl and enjoy a soup meal and silent auction. (11:30 a.m. Thursday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1601 S. Georgia St. $15. 251-802-7169)

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

Golden Nail Awards: The traditional celebration of Amarillo-area arts supporters will move away from a formal, sit-down dinner and present awards on stage, with a cocktail reception following. Jason Crespin of Amarillo Little Theatre will be master of ceremonies. (6:30 p.m. Thursday, Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $45. 806-342-2023 or kashion@visitamarillo.com)

Skillet and For King & Country: The contemporary Christian bands (see here and here) will bring their double-headliner tour to town. (7 p.m. Thursday, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $20 to $60, plus fees. 806-378-3096) 

AC Concert Choir: The ensemble will give a spring concert. (7:30 p.m. Thursday, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre. Free. 806-371-5340)

No Man's Land: Harold Pinter's classic drama about two poets drinking the night away and who may or may not share a past gets its first-ever staging by Amarillo Little Theatre. I caught it last weekend and found it quite compelling, with stellar turns from cast members Don Washburn, Don Shipman, Patrick Burns and John May. I'd recommend doing some pre-reading before you arrive (starting, naturally, with my preview): It's a complicated piece that isn't going to be entirely clear at first, but strong performances and clear direction by Stephen Crandall help it all come together in the end. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; continues through Sunday. ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

WT Percussion Ensemble: The university drummers will perform. (7:30 p.m. Thursday, West Texas A&M University Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-651-2840)

 

Friday

Yellow City Comic Con: This pop-culture celebration returns for a fourth year, featuring video game tournaments, celebrity panels, vendors, cosplay and more. Among the celebs scheduled: Walter Jones, the original Black Power Ranger; Austin St. John, the original Red Power Ranger; Tom Kane, the cartoon voice of Yoda; Amber Nash, Pam Poovey on Archer; and more. A portion of proceeds benefits Children's Miracle Network. (5 to 10 p.m. Friday; continues through April 15. Amarillo Civic Center Complex North and South Exhibit Halls and Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission $15 daily, $25 for two days, $30 for three days. 806-367-8566)

Discover for a DollarVisit the Discovery Center (and touring exhibition Wild Music) for only $1. (6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Admission $1. 806-355-9547)

Down the Rabbit Hole: Musings of a Red Head: Artist Kelly Palmer will display new works. (6 p.m. Friday, The R Gallery, 2400 S.W. Seventh Ave. Free. 806-640-4308)

Relay for Life of CanyonThe annual overnight walk in Canyon will help raise funds for American Cancer Society. (6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, Buffalo Sports Park on the campus of West Texas A&M University. Registration free. 806-654-1015)

Claude Bourbon: The medieval, Spanish and blues guitarist will perform for a Living Room Concert for High Plains Public Radio(7 p.m. Friday, Chalice Abbey Center for Spirituality and the Arts, 2717 Stanley St. Suggested donation $15. 806-367-9088)

David Berkeley: The New Mexico-based singer-songwriter will perform at the latest Yellow City Sounds Live concert for Panhandle PBS and FM90. Here's my interview(7 p.m. Friday; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Panhandle PBS, 2408 S. Jackson St. Suggested donation $10. 806-371-5224)

Less Than: This documentary about poverty in America, a joint project of United Way of Amarillo & Canyon and ThreeLeaf Creative, will premiere with a panel discussion. (7 p.m. Friday, Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. Free; tickets requested. 806-376-6359)

DateNight DanceNight: Learn country dances, swing tricks and more. (7:30 p.m. Friday, City Studios, Studio 25 at The Galleries at Sunset Center, 3701 Plains Blvd. Admission $25 per couple. 806-282-6573)

Harrington String Quartet: The quartet will close out its season with Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky's Quartet Movement, Hyacinthe Jadin's Quartet Opus 2 No. 1 and Johannes Brahms' String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor. (7:30 p.m. Friday, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Tickets $20 adults, $15 students. 806-651-2840)

Austin Piazzolla Quintet: The Austin-based tango ensemble will perform for the final Jazz on 6th concert of Chamber Music Amarillo's season. (8 p.m. Friday, Fibonacci Space, 3306 S.W. Sixth Ave. Tickets $15 adults, $10 students. 806-236-3545)

No Man's Land: Harold Pinter's classic drama about two poets drinking the night away and who may or may not share a past gets its first-ever staging by Amarillo Little Theatre. Here's my preview(8 p.m. Friday; continues through April 15. ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

Eroticon III: The Stark Night: Amarillo's Galatea Burlesk gets nerdy and raunchy with this two-night show featuring guests Chordella Smash on Friday and Clint Liquor on Saturday. (9 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday. The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $10. 806-322-1806) 

 

Saturday

CASA Warrior ChallengeTackle a custom-designed obstacle course in this new fundraiser activity for Amarillo Area Court Appointed Special Advocates(8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Amarillo Netplex, 4101 Hillside Road. Entry fee $50 adults, and $25 children, or $10 for children with each registered adult. 806-373-2272)

Crown of Texas Stampede Horse Show: The Crown of Texas Arabian Horse Club will bring back this horse show. (8 a.m. Saturday; continues April 15. Bill Cody Arena on Tri-State Fairgrounds, free. 806-376-7767)

Original Team Roping: More fierce roping action. (8 a.m. Saturday, Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds; free. 806-376-7767)

Blue Man Dash 5K / Autism Awareness WalkThe Panhandle ABA Resource Association will host its first timed 5K race and walk; the event also will include a silent auction, kid-friendly activities, entertainment and refreshments. (9 a.m. Saturday, Carter Fitness Center on the Amarillo College Washington Street campus. Entry fee $5 for children ages 11 to 17 and $10 ages 18 and older. 806-681-5518 or info@paraaba.com)

Friends of the Amarillo Public Library Book Sale: Shop for a new favorite read. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; continues April 15. Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Vegetable Gardens: Horticulturist Greg Lusk will discuss how to plant a garden even in drought and windy conditions. (9 a.m. Saturday, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Free for members, $5 for nonmembers. 806-352-6513)

Amarillo Reads: Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Learn gardening fundamentals from High Plains Food Bank. (10 a.m. Saturday, Amarillo Public Library East Branch, 2232 E. 27th Ave. Free. 806-342-1589)

Palo Duro Kite Flite: Meet at Wolfberry Day Use Area at Palo Duro Canyon State Park for this celebration of National Kite Month. Materials will be available to build your own kite, or bring one from home. (10 a.m. Saturday, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Walkin' for WishesThis fundraising event for Make-A-Wish is sponsored by the Upsilon Zeta chapter of Chi Omega(10 a.m. Saturday, pedestrian mall at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. Registration fees $35 ages 12 and older, $25 ages 5 to 11. 806-930-1458 or WTChiOmegaWalkinForWishes@gmail.com)

Women's Book Club: Join the club's reading challenge and read a book with a color in the title. (10 a.m. Saturday, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Yellow City Comic Con: This pop-culture celebration returns for a fourth year, featuring video game tournaments, celebrity panels, vendors, cosplay and more. Among the celebs scheduled: Walter Jones, the original Black Power Ranger; Austin St. John, the original Red Power Ranger; Tom Kane, the cartoon voice of Yoda; Amber Nash, Pam Poovey on Archer; and more. A portion of proceeds benefits Children's Miracle Network. (10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; continues through April 15. Amarillo Civic Center Complex North and South Exhibit Halls and Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission $15 daily, $25 for two days, $30 for three days. 806-367-8566)

Puppy Tales: Kids can practice their skills by reading aloud to therapy dogs. (11 a.m. Saturday, Amarillo Public Library Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Founder's Day: Celebrate the 85th birthday of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in this afternoon event. Make soap like the pioneers, explore how fossils are made, create pop art and more, including a "Storing Memories" quilt show and presentation by Amarillo romance novelist Jodi Thomas. (1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Free. 806-651-2244)

Canyon Driving Tour: Get a guided look at Palo Duro Canyon State Park in this 1.5-hour tour. Tour departs from park headquarters; reservations suggested. (2 p.m. Saturday, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

One Fish, Two Fish, Glow Fish, Blue Fish: Learn about deep-sea glow fish with crafts and stories. (2 p.m. Saturday, Amarillo Public Library Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

Mud & Mochas: Amarillo potters will display and sell new works. (3 to 9 p.m. Saturday; continues Sunday. Urbana Coffee Works, 5215 S. Coulter St., Suite 100. 806-803-9022)

Together with Dia: Take part in a celebration of other cultures. (3 p.m. Saturday, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Boots & Bling GalaCountry band Shenandoah will headline this annual fundraiser for Swisher Memorial Hospital Foundation(6 p.m. Saturday, River Falls Bed and Breakfast, 6901 Wild Horse Trail. Tickets $150; sponsorships available. 806-995-8205)

Friendly Feud GalaThis new Ascension Academy fundraiser will feature corporate and family teams from the Amarillo area facing off in a live game show hosted by Amarillo Little Theatre's Jason Crespin. Attendees also will enjoy dinner, drinks, live and silent auctions, and dancing. (6 p.m. Saturday, West Texas A&M University's Legacy Hall in the Jack B. Kelley Student Center. Tickets $100; sponsorships available. 806-342-0515)

Amarillo Policeman's BallCelebrate men and women in blue with a dinner and dance. (6:30 p.m. Saturday, Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $50, with tables available. 806-378-4252 or martin.birkenfeld@amarillo.gov)

Super Troopers Refresher: Cosplay is encouraged at this screening of the cult comedy ahead of the release of its long-awaited sequel next week. (6:30 p.m. Saturday, Long Wooden Spoon Brewing, 4098 Business Park Drive. No cover. 806-553-0397)

Music Under the Stars: Musicians Cecil White and John Walker will perform at Caprock Canyons State Park(7 p.m. Saturday, Caprock Canyons State Park, 850 Caprock Canyons State Park Road near Quitaque. Admission $4. 806-455-1492)

WT Choir and Orchestra: The university ensembles will perform. (7:30 p.m. Saturday, West Texas A&M University Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-651-2840)

No Man's Land: Harold Pinter's classic drama about two poets drinking the night away and who may or may not share a past gets its first-ever staging by Amarillo Little Theatre. Here's my preview(8 p.m. Saturday; continues through April 15. ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

Dark Night Star Party: Enjoy the heavens above at this after-dark event at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. Wear warm clothes. (8:30 p.m. Saturday, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument near Fritch. Free. 806-857-3151)

YC3 After Party: Enjoy drink specials, games, trivia, karaoke, cosplay, food and more. (8:30 p.m. Saturday, Long Wooden Spoon Brewing, 4098 Business Park Drive. YC3 event badge required. 806-553-0397)

Eroticon III: The Stark Night: Amarillo's Galatea Burlesk gets nerdy and raunchy with this two-night show featuring guests Chordella Smash on Friday and Clint Liquor on Saturday. (9 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday. The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $10. 806-322-1806) 

 

 

Sunday

Crown of Texas Stampede Horse Show: The Crown of Texas Arabian Horse Club will bring back this horse show. (8 a.m. Sunday, Bill Cody Arena on Tri-State Fairgrounds, free. 806-376-7767)

Yellow City Comic Con: This pop-culture celebration returns for a fourth year, featuring video game tournaments, celebrity panels, vendors, cosplay and more. Among the celebs scheduled: Walter Jones, the original Black Power Ranger; Austin St. John, the original Red Power Ranger; Tom Kane, the cartoon voice of Yoda; Amber Nash, Pam Poovey on Archer; and more. A portion of proceeds benefits Children's Miracle Network. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Amarillo Civic Center Complex North and South Exhibit Halls and Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission $15 daily, $25 for two days, $30 for three days. 806-367-8566)

Friends of the Amarillo Public Library Book Sale: Shop for a new favorite read. (2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Free. 806-378-3054)

No Man's Land: Harold Pinter's classic drama about two poets drinking the night away and who may or may not share a past gets its first-ever staging by Amarillo Little Theatre. Here's my preview(2:30 p.m. Sunday, ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991)

Mud & Mochas: Amarillo potters will display and sell new works. (3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Urbana Coffee Works, 5215 S. Coulter St., Suite 100. 806-803-9022)

WT Tuba/Euphonium studio: The low-brass players will perform. (3 p.m. Sunday, WT Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Free. 806-651-2840)

AC Chamber Orchestra and Suzuki: The ensembles will give a joint spring concert. (3 p.m. Sunday, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre. Free. 806-371-5340)

Stream Through Mountain Valley: Baritone Chancelor Barbaree and pianist E.P. Simmons will perform at this recital featuring works by Quilter, Korngold, Copland and more. (3 p.m. Sunday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1601 S. Georgia St. Free; donations accepted.)

Earth Day New Moon Hike: Celebrate Earth Day early at Palo Duro Canyon State Park with a hike from Mack Dick Group Pavilion on one of the darkest nights of the month. (8 p.m. Sunday, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

 

Monday

Amarillo Reads: Miniature Quilt Making: Learn to make a nine-square quilt with materials provided by Friends of the Amarillo Public Library. (6 p.m. Monday, Amarillo Public Library North Branch, 1500 N.E. 24th Ave. Free. 806-381-7931)

Feeding the Birds: Enjoy story time and learn to make a bird feeder. (6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Amarillo Public Library East Branch, 2232 E. 27th Ave. Free. 806-342-1589)

Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky: The latest Indie Lens Pop-Up screening from Panhandle PBS will feature this lyrical documentary about the poet, author and activist and his views about industrial agriculture vs. family farms. (6:30 p.m. Monday, Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. Free. 806-371-5224) 

Amarillo College Community Band: Audience members will attempt to guess titles and composers of nine eclectic pieces at the band's "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me" concert. (7:30 p.m. Monday, AC Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus. Free. kbartley@actx.edu)

 

Tuesday

Week of the Young Child: Activities at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum for kids include Triceratops Tuesday. (9 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; continues through April 20. $3 per student. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. 806-651-2249)

Poetry Workshop: Celebrate National Poetry Month with a workshop and reading for kids and adults. (5 p.m. Tuesday, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

AC Suzuki: The young students will give solo recitals. (7 p.m. Tuesday, Amarillo College Concert Hall Theatre. Free. 806-371-5340)

 

 

Wednesday

Week of the Young Child: Activities at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum for kids include Wiggly Wednesday, with snake activities and a dance party. (9 and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; continues through April 20. $3 per student. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. 806-651-2249)

Puppy Tales: Kids can practice their skills by reading aloud to therapy dogs. (4 p.m. Wednesday, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

 

 

April 19

Pinhole Photographs: Photographers Robin Germany and Kim Brown will display their recent works in a lead-up to Worldwide Pinhole Day celebrations on April 29. (April 19 to May 11, Southern Light Gallery, located on the first floor of Ware Student Commons on Amarillo College's Washington Street campus. 806-345-5654)

Week of the Young Child: Activities at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum for kids include Time Travel Thursday, exploring civilizations from Native Americans to pioneers to modern-day residents. (9 and 10:30 a.m. April 19; continues through April 20. $3 per student. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. 806-651-2249)

Spring Fling — A Celebration of Education: District Attorney James Farren, Amarillo College's 2018 distinguished alumnus, will be recognized at this event. (6 p.m. April 19, Oeschger Family Mall on the AC Washington Street campus. Tickets are $50; sponsorships available. 806-371-5107)

Spring 1918, Over Here: Production and Perceptions on the Eve of Desperate Battle: Historians at West Texas A&M University will discuss how World War I impacted agriculture, immigration, women's rights and more in this panel discussion. (7 p.m. April 19, Hazelwood Lecture Hall at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. 806-651-2430)

9 to 5: The West Texas A&M University theater department will pour a cup of ambition and stage this Dolly Parton-penned musical adaptation of the hit film. (7:30 p.m. April 19; continues through April 29. WT Branding Iron Theatre. Tickets $16 adults, $12 students, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Mo and Charley: Touring comedians Mo Alexander and Charley McMullen will perform with Amarillo comic Skylar Potter at this Yellow City Comedy show. (8 p.m. April 19, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. 806-367-9840)

 

 

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 Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays through April. 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., is featuring AMoA Achievement in Art: The Collection of Mike and Dalia Engler through Saturday and Tibetan Tsakli and Saddle Blankets through Saturday. 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 spring 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 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's featuring Hard Work and Horse Power through July 29. 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. 
  • 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 $4 for ages 12 and older. Call 806-455-1492.
  • Cerulean Gallery: The gallery, 814 S. Taylor St., features Quintessential Amarillo through Wednesday. It's open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment Saturdays. Call 806-576-0063.
  • The Colony Frame & Gallery: The shop, 2606 Wolflin Ave., features its Spring Art Show & Sale through May 26. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Call 806-352-2782.
  • Don Harrington Discovery Center: The center, 1200 Streit Drive, features Wild Music through May 20. It's open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $11 adults, $8 children and students (to age 22), military and seniors. Call 806-355-9547.
  • 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.
  • The Galleries at Sunset Center: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Adventure Park and Zip Line: This attraction, located near the entrance of Palo Duro Canyon State Park, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through Memorial Day, weather permitting. Call 806-488-2260.
  • 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. It's open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays through May. 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, is 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wonderland Park: The park will continue its 67th season. Park hours vary throughout the spring and summer, so check their calendar for the most up-to-date information. Ultimate WOW passes are $31.95 to $39.95; regular WOW passes are $16.95 to $24.95. Spectator passes are $5. Miniature golf is $5; hours are 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 806-383-3344.
  • 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.