Thanksgiving weekend entertainment roundup: Your guide to music, activities & events through Nov. 30
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Christmas in the Gardens will open for a Sunday sneak peek.

By Chip Chandler — Digital Content Producer

Finish out November strong with this all-inclusive guide to music, event and activity options through Nov. 30!

 

Wednesday

Turkey Trek: Learn about the wild turkey population in Palo Duro Canyon State Park and hike along the canyon floor to find some. Dress for the weather and wear good hiking boots or shoes; no pets allowed, and cameras and binoculars are recommended. Meet at Chinaberry Day Use Area. (2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Amarillo country singer-songwriter Danny Ruiz performs at 5 p.m. at El Patio Mexican Restaurant, 1410 Highway 60 in Canyon. No cover. Call 806-655-4300.

Amarillo classic rock band The Solano Project performs at happy hour around 5:45 p.m. at Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. No cover. Call 806-358-9560.

Amarillo folk singer-songwriter Yvonne Perea performs at 6 p.m. at Cask & Cork, 5461 McKenna Square, Suite 101. No cover. Call 806-410-1113.

Amarillo folk singer Mike Fuller performs at 6 p.m. at Poblano's Grill, 900 S. Tyler St. No cover. Call 806-803-9235.

Giving-of-Thanks Potluck: Celebrate Thanksgiving with this potluck dinner at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center(6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, 2301 N. Soncy Road. 806-352-6007)

Classic rock singer Jackie Haney will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Bracero's Mexican Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-220-2395.

Amarillo country singer Buster Bledsoe hosts an open-mic night at 7 p.m. at Buffalo's Cafe, 2811 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. No cover. Call 806-655-4400.

DJ Kraze hosts karaoke at 9 p.m. at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-803-9063.

Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. Call 806-351-0757.

Thomas Thompson will host an open-mic night at 8 p.m. at The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-322-1806.

DJ James Erik McMurry spins during Beer Pong Night at 9 p.m. at House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. Call 806-677-6450.

DJ Element spins tunes around 9 p.m. at Guitars & Cadillacs, 3601 Olsen Blvd. No cover. Call 806-322-7979.

Amarillo singer-songwriter Maggie Burt hosts a weekly open jam at 9 p.m. at Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. No cover. Call 806-358-9560.

B-Man's Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. Call 806-356-0873.

Amarillo country singer Lee Scheetz hosts an open-mic night at 9 p.m. at Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. Call 806-367-6163.

 

Thursday

DJ Atomic spins at 9 p.m. at Atomic Sports Grill & Bar, 2523 Brittain Drive. No cover. Call 806-355-2100.

Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. Call 806-351-0757.

DJ Bert Zuniga spins at 9 p.m. at Old Buster's Lounge, 2204 S.E. 24th Ave. No cover. Call 806-379-8100.

Tommy Davis hosts an open-mic night at 9 p.m. at 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. Call 806-356-0873.

Angelrey hosts Throwback Thursdays at 10 p.m. at The Spot, 4001 E. Interstate 40.

 

Friday

Green Friday Hike: Avoid the Black Friday crowds with a hike through Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Dress for the weather and wear good hiking boots or shoes; pets are alowed, and cameras and binoculars are recommended. Meet at Chinaberry Day Use Area. (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Canyon Driving Tour: Take a guided tour through Palo Duro Canyon State Park and learn about its flora, fauna, geology and history. Limited to first 14 people; a waiting list will be used, and passengers must be old enough to ride in van without a car or booster seat. Meet at the gatehouse. (11 a.m. Friday, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 12 miles east of Canyon on Texas Highway 217. Free with park admission of $5. 806-488-2227)

Lights at Town Square Holiday Market Celebration: The extensive display of 400,000-plus lights at Town Square Village will be officially lit at an event featuring vendors and food trucks. (5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Town Square Village, 9181 Town Square Blvd. Free. 806-803-8181)

Amarillo bluesman Stew Moss performs at 6 p.m. at The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. Call 806-372-6000.

West Texas singer Chad Miller will perform at 6 p.m. at Polk Street Eats, 614 S. Polk St. No cover. Call 806-376-4700.

Mariachi band Pete Y Los Releros performs at 6:30 p.m. at Bracero's Mexican Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-220-2395.

Nights of Lights at Enchanted Acres: The decked-out horse farm, which boasts more than 300,000 Christmas lights, will open for its second season. (6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 31, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 6505 S. Osage St. Admission $10 per car or $20 per passenger van or limo with more than 10 passengers; season passes available. www.drivethelights.com)

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

Mariachi band El Trio Cortez performs at 7 p.m. at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant, 727 S. Polk St. No cover. Call 806-373-8889.

Amarillo singer-songwriter Andy Chase performs at 7 p.m. at Napoli's Italian Restaurant, 700 S. Taylor St. Call 806-220-2588.

The Killer Dueling Pianos performers Gabriel Pancerzewski and Ingrid Rey will play at 8 p.m. at I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. Call 806-331-7985.

Thanksgiving Comedy Jam: Check out comics from Dallas and Houston at this special event hosted by Blame the Comic(8 p.m. Friday, In This Moment Parties & Events, 707 S. Polk St. Tickets $30 singles, $40 couples. 806-517-4618 or 806-584-2581)

Amarillo favorites Insufficient Funds will play at 8 p.m. at Joe Daddy's, 2108 Paramount Blvd. No cover. Call 806-463-7900.

Amarillo folk singer-songwriter Mike Fuller will perform at 8 p.m. at Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. Call 806-242-0117.

Amarillo rockers Ace Rodriguez and Andy Solano will perform at 8 p.m. at Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-331-6698.

DJ Atomic spins at 9 p.m. at Atomic Sports Grill & Bar, 2523 Brittain Drive. No cover. Call 806-355-2100.

DJ Oni spins for Flashback Fridays at 9 p.m. at Bodega's, 709 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-378-5790. 

B-Man's Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-373-9149.

B-Man's Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Buckles Lounge, 6800 E. Interstate 40. No cover. Call 806-379-8064.

Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. Call 806-351-0757.

Lil T Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. Call 806-677-6450.

DJ Bert Zuniga spins at 9 p.m. at Old Buster's Lounge, 2204 S.E. 24th Ave. No cover. Call 806-379-8100.

Amarillo singer-songwriter James Owens will perform at 9 p.m. at Rain Premiere Sushi Bar & Lounge, 817 S. Polk St. No cover. Call 806-331-1155.

Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at The Pine Shed, 5342 Canyon Dr. No cover. Call 806-352-2446.

Amarillo rock band Mind Plays, featuring Sativa Ro, will perform at 9 p.m. at Rounders Club, 2801 Virginia Circle. Cover $5 for men, free for women. Call 806-352-3317.

DJ G will spin at 9 p.m. at Tejano Wild West, 1200 S.E. 10th Ave. Tickets $15 in advance. Call 806-340-3313.

DJ Ted will spin at 9 p.m. at Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. Call 806-379-6555, ext. 2999.

West Texas singer Chad Miller will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Butler's Martini Bar, 703 S. Polk St. No cover. Call 806-376-8180.

DJ Katie Lynn will spin at 10 p.m. at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. Call 806-803-9063.

Wichita Falls-based Americana singer James Cook will perform at 10 p.m. at Golden Light Cantina, 2906 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. Call 806-374-9237.

Lubbock-based, Amarillo-native Texas country singer Randall King returns for a 10 p.m. show at Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.

Amarillo rock band Jen Williams & The Potty Mouths will perform at 10 p.m. at Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. Call 806-367-9840.

Electronica act Eekerz and electrikDen DJs wil perform at a Blk Friday party at 10 p.m. at RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. No cover.

 

Saturday

Atlatl in the Afternoon: Learn about the atlatl, the main hunting tool in prehistoric times, in this event at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Dress comfortably for the weather, wear hiking boots or shoes, and bring water. Meet at park headquarters. (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)

Sunset Hike: Enjoy the view of the sun seting over Palo Duro Canyon State Park in this hike along the CCC trail. Dress comfortably for the weather, wear hiking boots or shoes, and bring water and a flashlight. Meet at scenic overlook parking, 3/4 of a mile inside the gate. (5 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)

Amarillo bluesman Stew Moss performs at 6 p.m. at The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. Call 806-372-6000.

Nights of Lights at Enchanted Acres: The decked-out horse farm, which boasts more than 300,000 Christmas lights, will open for its second season. (6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 31, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 6505 S. Osage St. Admission $10 per car or $20 per passenger van or limo with more than 10 passengers; season passes available. www.drivethelights.com)

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

We Are the Monks: The Christian duo, featuring Amarillo native Trent Monk and wife Shellie, will give a free concert at Generation Next(7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Generation Next, 3503 S.W. Sixth Ave. Free; offering will be taken. 806-673-1647) 

Amarillo singer-songwriter James Owens performs at 7 p.m. at Napoli's Italian Restaurant, 700 S. Taylor St. No cover. Call 806-220-2588.

Amarillo country act Wild Boomer & The Ghost Rancher Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Cowboy Gelato Smokehouse, 6103 S. Coulter St., Suite 200. No cover. Call 806-376-5286.

The Killer Dueling Pianos performers Gabriel Pancerzewski and Ingrid Rey will play at 8 p.m. at I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. Call 806-331-7985.

Amarillo combo Polk Street Jazz will play at 8 p.m. at Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. Call 806-242-0117.

Amarillo folk singer-songwriter Yvonne Perea will perform at 8 p.m. at Polk Street Eats, 614 S. Polk St. No cover. Call 806-376-4700.

DJ Atomic spins at 9 p.m. at Atomic Sports Grill & Bar, 2523 Brittain Drive. No cover. Call 806-355-2100.

DJ Oni and DJ Frenzy spin at 9 p.m. at Bodega's, 709 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-378-5790. 

Lubbock rock band Early Morning Reign will perform at 9 p.m. at Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-373-9149.

Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. Call 806-351-0757.

B-Man's Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at The Mudd Rack, 500 E. Hastings Ave. No cover. Call 806-381-2599.

DJ Bert Zuniga spins at 9 p.m. at Old Buster's Lounge, 2204 S.E. 24th Ave. No cover. Call 806-379-8100.

Lubbock country act The Joe Trevino Band will play at 9 p.m. at 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. Cover $5 for guys and free for women. Call 806-356-0873.

Amarillo country act The Jack Cryver Band will play at 9 p.m. at Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. Call 806-379-6555, ext. 2999.

B-Man's Karaoke is featured at 9:30 p.m. at Cactus Bar, 4831 S. Western St. No cover. Call 806-356-6369.

Amarillo rock band Hed Change will play at 10 p.m. at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. Call 806-803-9063.

Amarillo stoner rock band Uncle Puppy & The Rejects will team with Maggie Burt at 10 p.m. at Golden Light Cantina, 2906 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover. Call 806-374-9237.

 

Sunday

Christmas in the Gardens preview: Get a sneak peek at this year's glowing gardens at Amarillo Botanical Gardens(6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $10. 806-352-6513)

Amarillo bluesman Stew Moss performs at 6 p.m. at The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. Call 806-372-6000.

Nights of Lights at Enchanted Acres: The decked-out horse farm, which boasts more than 300,000 Christmas lights, will open for its second season. (6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 31, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 6505 S. Osage St. Admission $10 per car or $20 per passenger van or limo with more than 10 passengers; season passes available. www.drivethelights.com)

Amarillo DJ Bert Zuniga hosts Tejano Sundays at 9 p.m. at Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. Call 806-379-6555, ext. 2999.

 

Monday

Waterfield Christmas Walk: This Christmas-lights exhibition at the Citadelle Gardens in Canadian kicks off its season. It runs nightly through Jan. 2. (6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

A 10-week-long open-jam series hosted by Jason Nemoede continues at 8 p.m. at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; performers get their name entered in a drawing for a new guitar. Call 806-803-9063.

 

Tuesday

Fourth Tuesday Book Club: Discuss William Kent Kreuger's Ordinary Grace(11 a.m. Tuesday, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Amarillo country singer Danny Ruiz performs at 5 p.m. at Poblano's Grill, 900 S. Tyler St. No cover. Call 806-803-9235.

Mariachi band El Trio Cortez will perform at 6 p.m. at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant, 727 S. Polk St. No cover. Call 806-373-8889.

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 2. (6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

DJ David Eric spins for Tuesday Bike Night at 6 p.m. at The Handle Bar & Grill, 3415 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-803-9538.

Amarillo College Christmas Lighting Ceremony: The Washington Street campus will be a-glow for the season. Palace Coffee will sell drinks, and the Amarillo College Department of Music will provide entertainment. (6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oeschger Mall on the AC Washington Street campus. Free. 806-371-5000)

Folk singer Andy Chase performs at 6:30 p.m. at 575 Pizzeria, 2803 Civic Circle. No cover. Call 806-322-5575.

FireSongs: This concert series featuring original music will continue with Americana duo The Wide Open(7 p.m. Tuesday, Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 10. 806-331-2232)

Amarillo country singer Buster Bledsoe hosts an open-mic night at 7 p.m. at Rounders Club, 2801 Virginia Circle. No cover. Call 806-352-3317.

AC jazz concert: The instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles will give a joint concert. (7:30 p.m. Tuesday, AC Concert Hall Theatre. Free. 806-371-5340)

Karaoke by Amarillo DJ will be featured at 8:30 p.m. at Applebee's Grill & Bar, 2810 S. Soncy Road. No cover. Call 806-351-2810.

DJ Chancho will spin at 9 p.m. at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave., as part of 6th Street Creepy Crawl. Cover $5. Call 806-803-9063.

Amarillo band Love Shine hosts an open-mic night at 9 p.m. at 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. Call 806-356-0873.

Karaoke by Karaoke Joe is featured at 9 p.m. at Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. Call 806-367-6163.

Amarillo DJ Element hosts #TakeMeBack Tuesdays at 10 p.m. at Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. No cover. Call 806-358-9560.

 

Nov. 29

CASA Christmas Cram: The Amarillo Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will continue its toy drive for its 230 child clients in a four-day toy drive ending Dec. 2. Toys in original packaging and gift cards will be accepted. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 1, WalMart, 4610 S. Coulter St. 806-373-2272)

Amarillo country singer-songwriter Danny Ruiz performs at 5 p.m. at El Patio Mexican Restaurant, 1410 Highway 60 in Canyon. No cover. Call 806-655-4300.

Amarillo classic rock band The Solano Project performs at happy hour around 5:45 p.m. at Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. No cover. Call 806-358-9560.

Amarillo folk singer-songwriter Yvonne Perea performs at 6 p.m. at Cask & Cork, 5461 McKenna Square, Suite 101. No cover. Call 806-410-1113.

Amarillo folk singer Mike Fuller performs at 6 p.m. at Poblano's Grill, 900 S. Tyler St. No cover. Call 806-803-9235.

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 2. (6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 29, Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Classic rock singer Jackie Haney will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Bracero's Mexican Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-220-2395.

Amarillo country singer Buster Bledsoe hosts an open-mic night at 7 p.m. at Buffalo's Cafe, 2811 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. No cover. Call 806-655-4400.

Amarillo singer-songwriter James Owens will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Rain Premiere Sushi Bar & Lounge, 817 S. Polk St. No cover. Call 806-331-1155.

DJ Kraze hosts karaoke at 9 p.m. at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-803-9063.

Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. Call 806-351-0757.

Thomas Thompson will host an open-mic night at 8 p.m. at The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-322-1806.

DJ James Erik McMurry spins during Beer Pong Night at 9 p.m. at House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. Call 806-677-6450.

DJ Element spins tunes around 9 p.m. at Guitars & Cadillacs, 3601 Olsen Blvd. No cover. Call 806-322-7979.

Amarillo singer-songwriter Maggie Burt hosts a weekly open jam at 9 p.m. at Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. No cover. Call 806-358-9560.

B-Man's Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. Call 806-356-0873.

Amarillo country singer Lee Scheetz hosts an open-mic night at 9 p.m. at Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. No cover. Call 806-367-6163.

 

Nov. 30

CASA Christmas Cram: The Amarillo Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will continue its toy drive for its 230 child clients in a four-day toy drive ending Dec. 2. Toys in original packaging and gift cards will be accepted. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 1, WalMart, 4610 S. Coulter St. 806-373-2272)

Christmas in the Gardens: The glowing gardens officially open at Amarillo Botanical Gardens. This year's attraction will open Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 23. (6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30; continues through Dec. 23, Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. Free; donations accepted. 806-352-6513)

Waterfield Christmas Walk: The Citadelle Gardens Christmas-lights exhibition celebrates the season nightly through Jan. 2. (6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30, Citadelle Gardens, 520 Nelson St. in Canadian. Free. 806-323-8899)

Amarillo folk singer-songwriter Andy Chase performs at 6 p.m. at Leal's, 1619 S. Kentucky St. No cover. Call 806-359-5959.

Nights of Lights at Enchanted Acres: The decked-out horse farm, which boasts more than 300,000 Christmas lights, will open for its second season. (6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30; continues Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 31, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 6505 S. Osage St. Admission $10 per car or $20 per passenger van or limo with more than 10 passengers; season passes available. www.drivethelights.com)

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

Amarillo singer-songwriter Danny Dobervich will perform for the Sunset and Songwriters potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, 2301 N. Soncy Road. $5 suggested donation, plus food and drink to share. Call 806-352-6007.

Amarillo country singer Buster Bledsoe will host open-mic night at 7 p.m. at Smokey Joe's, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. Call 806-331-6698.

Amarillo country band Kickshikers play at 7 p.m. at Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. Call 806-379-6555, ext. 2999.

Falling into Dance: The West Texas A&M University dance department will perform. (7:30 p.m. Nov. 30; continues through Dec. 3. WT Happy State Bank Studio Theatre. Tickets $12 adults, $8 students, free for WT students, faculty and staff. 806-651-2804)

Silent Sky: The Amarillo College Theatre Department will continue its season with this fact-based drama by Lauren Gunderson about a young woman, Henrietta Leavitt, as she attempts to find her place in the scientific world while working as an assistant at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s. (7:30 pm. Nov. 30; continues through Dec. 3. AC Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus. $8 adults, $6 AC students, faculty and staff. 806-371-5359)

Amarillo singer-songwriter Ray Wilson plays at 8 p.m. at Long Wooden Spoon Brewing, 4098 Business Park Drive. No cover. Call 806-553-0397.

DJ Atomic spins at 9 p.m. at Atomic Sports Grill & Bar, 2523 Brittain Drive. No cover. Call 806-355-2100.

Amarillo country singer Danny Ruiz hosts open-mic night at 9 p.m. at Cowboy Gelato Smokehouse, 6103 S. Coulter St., Suite 200. No cover. Call 806-376-5286.

Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. Call 806-351-0757.

Popular one-man indie-rock band The March Divide will perform at 9 p.m. at The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover; donations accepted. Call 806-322-1806.

DJ Bert Zuniga spins at 9 p.m. at Old Buster's Lounge, 2204 S.E. 24th Ave. No cover. Call 806-379-8100.

Tommy Davis hosts an open-mic night at 9 p.m. at 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. No cover. Call 806-356-0873.

B-Man's Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at Buffalo's Cafe, 2811 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. No cover. Call 806-655-4400.

Lil T Karaoke is featured at 9 p.m. at House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. Call 806-677-6450.

Texas country act Josh Ward Band will perform at 10 p.m. at Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.

Angelrey hosts Throwback Thursdays at 10 p.m. at The Spot, 4001 E. Interstate 40.

 

Ongoing

NOTE: The Thanksgiving holiday may affect normal hours. Call ahead.

  • 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 beginning Nov. 1. 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., features a trio of Vietnam exhibitions 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 fall 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 11 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 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. 
  • Bill’s Backyard Classics: The classic car and truck museum, 5309 S. Washington St., is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older. Call 806-373-8194.
  • Cerulean Gallery: The gallery, 814 S. Taylor St., features Take It All In through Dec. 21. It's open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment Saturdays. Call 806-576-0063.
  • Don Harrington Discovery Center: The center, 1200 Streit Drive, is featuring Travel Adventures through Jan. 9. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays in the summer. 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. Admission is $13. 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 holiday tours through Dec. 19 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 Area 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 after Labor 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, is featuring The Great War and the Panhandle-Plains Region and A Picture from Home: Snapshots of the Great War on the Plains through Dec. 30. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays 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, 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 9 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.
  • Xcape Room Warehouse: The newest escape room attraction, 714 S.E. 10th Ave., is open from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, 6 to 11:30 p.m. Fridays, 12:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission $25. Call 806-353-6353.

 

 

Chip Chandler is a digital content producer for Panhandle PBS. He can be contacted at Chip.Chandler@actx.edu, at @chipchandler1 on Twitter and on Facebook.