Total Wireless Weekend Top 10 Things To Do in Amarillo
In need of something to do in the coming weeks? Well, we have you covered here are a few things to do this weekend including The food Truck Rally at Air U on Sept. 2nd!
Get ready to enjoy an event with the entire family. Food, Fun, Jumping, Live Music and More await you at the Food Truck Rally.
Come enjoy some of the best food from many of Amarillo’s great food trucks (we’ll update as trucks are confirmed):
Golden Light Food Truck
J&L Good Grubs
Purple Flamingo Popsicles
Fun with awesome vendors including:
Amarillo Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Wolfe Prints Airbrush Tattoos
Harris Insurance Agency – Jera Harris – Farmers Insurance
Live Music from the Bud Light Stage from Smooth Condition and The Dope Tones.
Plus, 1/2 an hour of jumping at AirU Trampoline
Friday night lights is here and starts this week, and sometimes its tough to keep up with all our local high schools. Here’s a list of all the Varsity football schedules in the area.
First game is this Saturday!
The Balloon Rally has become a tradition in Amarillo. Each year the Family Care Foundation and Happy State Bank brings the city a fun 3 days of balloons and family fun. Make plans to bring the family out to enjoy the sights of all the amazing hot air balloons.
Up in the Air for Family Care Balloon Rally
Some of the balloons coming this year include “Annie” The Ladybug, Joelly (the baby) Bee, Ham-let, and new this year Yellow Bird, Puddy Cat, and The Lovebirds, and of course a fan favorite, Spyderpig.
Don’t miss this year’s Up in the Air for Family Care Balloon Rally
Relax on Friday evenings with a special sunset ride and happy hour at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West. Enjoy horse rides at beautiful Los Cedros Ranch and Palo Duro Canyon and then relax with a beverage and light hors d’oevres. Rides are on August 25 and September 1, 8 and 15. Cost is $89 per person plus tax. Space is limited so find more information and make reservations at the Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West web site.
Sherlock Holmes In The Panhandle
Coming to the GEM Theater in Claude is the classic Sherlock Holmes mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles. Shows are Saturday, September 9 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, September 10 (2 p.m.) with adult tickets at $10 and a child’s ticket just $5. Tickets are already on sale, just call the Armstrong County Museum at 806-226-2187.
The Cerulean Gallery, at 814 S. Taylor, continues the exhibit Modern West through September 22. It features artists Marsha Clements, Jim Ingham, Pam Sheldon Mayes, Peter Robbins, Patricia Murphy Robitaille, Mason Taylor, Amy Wilmoth Watts and Jerry Glynn Williams. The gallery is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday by appointment only. For more information check the Cerulean web site.
Menopause The Musical, a hilarious celebration of women and the change, stops in Amarillo on Thursday, August 24 at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. Join four women shopping in a department store as they form a silent sisterhood over menopause. We’re told that men will love the show, too! Tickets are available from PanhandleTickets.
It’s always a sell-out when the Harlem Globetrotters visit the Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum. They bring their current World Tour to town on Thursday, October 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets, starting at $23.50, are already on sale through PanhandleTickets or by calling 806-378-3096.
Find The Southern Light Gallery At AC
View From The Edge Of The War Zone: Vietnam 1967-68 is a collection of photos shot by Amarillo philanthropist Mary Emeny that offers insight into the lives of everyday Vietnamese people living in a war-torn country. The exhibit opened Aug. 21 in the Southern Light Gallery on the first floor of the Ware Student Commons on the Washington Street campus of Amarillo College. The exhibition, which also will include excerpts from a journal she kept during that time, will be on view through Sept. 28. For more information about the Emeny photo exhibit or the Southern Light Gallery, please email René West, assistant professor of photography, or call 806-345-5654.
The local Route 66 Association is joining with the Hi-Plains Kiwanis Club and Boy Scout Troop #89 to clean up Cadillac Ranch this Saturday, August 26 starting at 9 a.m. The biggest problem are discarded spray paint cans left by residents and visitors alike. So wear old shoes and bring some gloves to help clear the area. And help keep Cadillac Ranch clean by placing trash in the dumpsters provided alongside the access road. This event is weather permitting. Watch Facebook for last minute announcements on the clean up.