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Calendar of Events - Posted January 3, 2014 10:18 a.m.
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Merial AQHA Region Eight Championship

The Merial AQHA Region Eight Championship will provide American Quarter Horse enthusiasts a chance to test their horse-showing skills, and will feature a variety of classes, starting with Working Cow Horse on June 14

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  • dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 8:30 p.m.
    “Texas” Show runs every Tuesday through Sunday through Aug. 19.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre 11450 Park Road 5, 655.2181
  • June 2 5-9 p.m.
    First Friday Art Walk
    The Galleries at Sunset 3701 Plains Blvd., 353.5700
  • 6:30-9:30 p.m.
    The Edge Dance Recital
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 3 2-5 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m.
    The Edge Dance Recital
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 8-9 7:30 p.m.
    Broadway Spotlight Series presents Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 15 5:30-7 p.m.
    FOSA: An Evening with the Permanent Collection Wine and cheese reception along with a seminar led by Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs Michael R. Grauer. The seminar will educate the attendees in the quality, breadth and depth of the museum’s extensive fine art collections. Reservations are required.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon, 651.2244
  • June 2 12-8 p.m.
    Canyon Chamber Annual Golf Classic
    Palo Duro Creek Golf Course 50 Country Club Drive, 655.7815
  • 4 p.m.
    24 Hours in the Canyon Optional day will include packet pick-up from 4-9 p.m., dinner in the Mack Dick Pavilion from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Night Hills Climb Challenge at 10:10 p.m.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 24hoursinthecanyon.org
  • June 3 7 a.m.-11:45 p.m.
    24 Hours in the Canyon Simultaneous 24-hour road and mountain bike first day will include a kids race, adult race and dinner.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 24hoursinthecanyon.org
  • June 4 12 a.m.-1 p.m.
    24 Hours in the Canyon Simultaneous 24-hour road and mountain bike second day will include adult races, Red Eye Rider Challenge, and awards ceremony.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Road 5, 24hoursinthecanyon.org
  • June 10 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Kars4Kids Car Show Fifth annual car show will benefit AAYC. Event is free to the public and will include food and family-friendly games.
    AAYC Community Center 806 S. Van Buren St., 373.2292
  • 10 a.m.
    Panhandle Volunteer Firefighter Benefit Fundraiser will include live music, food and beverages, a raffle, live auction and kid-friendly activities.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Rex Baxter Building 3301 SE 10th Ave., 567.1279
  • 5-11 p.m.
    Blondes vs. Brunettes Organized flag football game will raise funds to benefit the care, support, advocacy and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Victory party will be held at the Piehl Barn.
    Bushland Falcon High School Stadium 999 FM 2381, 372.8693
  • June 11 3-6 p.m.
    47th Annual Beef-a-Thon In partnership with Texas Cattle Feeders Association, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host its annual televised auction in a live broadcast on KCIT FOX14. Featured auction items will include custom-cut quarters of beef, 15-pound boxes of 90 percent lean ground beef, as well as a variety of other items. Funds raised will benefit programs, services and research that directly impact individuals and families affected by MS.
    806.340.7535 or 800.227.5292, nationalmssociety.org
  • June 16 2 p.m.
    BBB Scholarship Golf Scramble
    Comanche Trail Golf Complex 4200 S. Grand St., 378.4281
  • June 17 8 a.m.
    14th Annual Marion McCartt Golf Classic
    Ross Rogers Golf Complex 722 NW 24th Ave., 378.3086
  • June 23 7-11 p.m.
    Rise: A Celebration of Men Event will include key note speakers, dinner, live entertainment, and scholarship presentation.
    Ashmore Inn & Suites 2301 I-40 East, 374.3344
  • June 25 12-6 p.m.
    Panhandle Pride Festival 2017 Community celebration will include a picnic, music, and family-friendly activities.
    Memorial Park 2501 S. Washington St., 414.5704
  • June 1 7 p.m.
    First Thursday Art + Music
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • 10 p.m.
    Andrew Leahey & The Homestead
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • June 2 10 p.m.
    Barnyard Stompers
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Early Morning Reign
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • 10 p.m.
    The Mag 7 with Loudmouth Lisa
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • June 3 8 p.m.
    Michael Player
    The Broken Spoke Lounge 3101 SW Sixth Ave., 373.9149
  • 10 p.m.
    Rich O’Toole
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • 10 p.m.
    Lee Scheetz & Borderline
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • 10 p.m.
    Flobots
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Strange Saints with Ace E. Rodriguez
    The Western Horseman Club 2501 I-40 East, 379.6555, ext. 2999
  • June 6 7-9 p.m.
    Starlight Theater: The Skeleton Krew
    Sam Houston Park 4101 Line Ave., 368.3036
  • 7:30 p.m.
    June Jazz: Polk Street Jazz
    Amarillo College Main Lawn Outdoor Space 2201 S. Washington St., 371.5340
  • June 7 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: Andy Chase Cundiff Free concert series with an $8 lunch catered by Youngblood’s Cafe.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn 501 S. Fillmore St., 372.6744
  • June 8 7-8 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Sadies Rangers
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • 7:30-9 p.m.
    June Jams Hosted by Canyon Main St.; beverages, food and chairs are welcome.
    Historic Randall County Courthouse Historic Randall County Courthouse
  • June 9 10 p.m.
    Corey Hunt Band
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • 10 p.m.
    Skeleton Krew
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • 11 p.m.
    AKA Faceless
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • June 10 8 p.m.
    Jack Nelson
    The Broken Spoke Lounge 3101 SW Sixth Ave., 373.9149
  • 8 p.m.
    Stoney LaRue
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia St., 358.7083
  • 10 p.m.
    The Kirks
    The Kirks 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • June 13 7-9 p.m.
    Starlight Theater: Smokey City Rhythm Revue
    Sam Houston Park 4101 Line Ave., 368.3036
  • 7:30 p.m.
    June Jazz: The Martinis
    Amarillo College Main Lawn Outdoor Space 2201 S. Washington St., 371.5340
  • June 14 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: “Texas” the Musical Drama Free concert series with an $8 lunch catered by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and Texas Tea.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn Potter County Courthouse lawn
  • 11 p.m.
    Greenbeard
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • June 15 7-8 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Polk Street Jazz
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • 7:30-9 p.m.
    June Jams Hosted by Canyon Main St.; beverages, food and chairs are welcome.
    Historic Randall County Courthouse 501 16th St., Canyon, 656.6833
  • 10 p.m.
    Shane Smith & The Saints
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 356.7548
  • June 16 10 p.m.
    Bentwood Rockers
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • June 17 5 p.m.
    HPPR Living Room Concert Series: Nikki Talley & Jason Sharp
    Chalice Abbey 2717 Stanley St., Suite A, 576.2480
  • 10 p.m.
    Ragtown Chiefs
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • 10 p.m.
    Power Move Tour
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • June 18 10 p.m.
    Waymore’s Outlaws
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 356.7548
  • 11 p.m.
    Spencer Ryan
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • June 19 11 p.m.
    Ian Fitzgerald
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • June 20 7-9 p.m.
    Starlight Theater: The Dust Jackets
    Sam Houston Park 4101 Line Ave., 368.3036
  • 7:30 p.m.
    June Jazz: Patrick Swindell
    Amarillo College Main Lawn Outdoor Space 2201 S. Washington St., 371.5340
  • 9 p.m.
    Matthew Frantz
    The 806 2812 SW Sixth Ave., 322.1806
  • June 21 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: Mike Fuller Free concert series with an $8 lunch catered by Crush Wine Bar & Deli.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn 501 S. Fillmore St., 372.6744
  • 7 p.m.
    Kung Fu Vampire Locksmith North American Tour with Special Guests
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • June 22 5 p.m.
    Maury Ave.
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 7-8 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Tennessee Tuckness
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • 7:30-9 p.m.
    June Jams Hosted by Canyon Main St.; beverages, food and chairs are welcome.
    Historic Randall County Courthouse 501 16th St., Canyon, 656.6833
  • June 23 10 p.m.
    Josh Ward Band
    Hoot’s Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 356.7548
  • 10 p.m.
    Hangman
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • 10 p.m.
    The Flying Elbows
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • June 24 6-10 p.m.
    Mike Fuller
    Chalice Abbey 2717 Stanley St., Suite A, 576.2480
  • 8 p.m.
    Hellbilly Homicide
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • 8 p.m.
    Maury Ave.
    Zombiez Bar & Grill 711 SW 10th Ave., 331.7305
  • 10 p.m.
    Tommy Gallagher Band
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • June 27 7-9 p.m.
    Starlight Theater: The Prairie Dogs
    Sam Houston Park 4101 Line Ave., 368.3036
  • 7:30 p.m.
    June Jazz: Jim Laughlin
    Amarillo College Main Lawn Outdoor Space 2201 S. Washington St., 371.5340
  • June 28 12-1 p.m.
    High Noon on the Square: Summer Youth Musical “Fiddler on the Roof” Free concert series with an $8 lunch catered by AQHA cooking team.
    Potter County Courthouse lawn 501 S. Fillmore St., 372.6744
  • June 29 7 p.m.
    Music in the Gardens: Insufficient Funds
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 352.6513
  • 7:30-9 p.m.
    June Jams Hosted by Canyon Main St.; beverages, food and chairs are welcome.
    Historic Randall County Courthouse 501 16th St., Canyon, 656.6833
  • 10 p.m.
    James Cook
    The Golden Light Cantina 2906 SW Sixth Ave., 374.9237
  • 11 p.m.
    Burlesque
    Leftwoods 2511 SW Sixth Ave., 367.9840
  • June 30 8 p.m.
    The RagTown Chiefs
    Zombiez Bar & Grill 711 SW 10th Ave., 331.7305
  • 10 p.m.
    Roger Pressure
    Whiskey River 4001 SW 51st Ave., 367.6163
  • June 2 10-11 a.m.
    Toddler Tracks Program will include storytime and exploration through play and crafting. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy Road, 352.6007
  • June 3 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    First Saturday Hike The hike will be 1.7 miles; bring a snack to eat midway and a water bottle. Binoculars and cameras allowed. Sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate apparel are recommended.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy Road, 352.6007
  • June 14 7 p.m.
    Sunset, Wildflowers and Wine
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy Road, 352.6007
  • June 18 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Father’s Day at the Zoo Free admission for dads and a free snow cone.
    Amarillo Zoo 700 Comanchero Trail, 381.7911
  • June 22 All day.
    Cultural Conversations
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy Road, 352.6007
  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Amarillo Community Market Market runs every Saturday through Oct. 14, and will feature live music and a variety of vendors that sell homemade and handcrafted wares.
    1000 S. Polk St., 335.6360
  • June 1 6-7:30 p.m.
    Coors Cowboy Club Longhorn Cattle Drive Longhorns, along with other non-motorized groups and accompanying riders, will traverse Polk Street downtown toward the Tri-State Fairgrounds. Visitors are welcome to cheer on the cattle and riders from any point along the way. Sponsored by the Amarillo Convention & Visitor Council.
    11th Avenue and Polk Street to the Tri-State Fairgrounds, 374.1497
  • June 2 6-10:30 p.m.
    Pink Carpet Event
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Hospitality Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 3 8 a.m.
    High Plains Ranchers & Breeders Association Horse Sale
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 235.3776
  • June 4 6:30-9:30 p.m.
    Miss and Teen Amarillo Texas Latina 2017
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 7 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
    APD Summer Camp
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 8 5-7 p.m.
    Chamber After Hours
    Nistler’s Lawn & Landscape Inc. 11701 Truman St., 373.7800
  • June 9 8-11 p.m.
    Night at PPHM Role players and storytellers will come to life in all areas of PPHM to show visitors what life was like on the panhandle plains during several decades in history. The event is designed as an opportunity for patrons to explore the museum in the dark and talk to characters within the exhibits. Bring your family and flashlights.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon, 651.2244
  • June 9-10 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Texas Mission of Mercy
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 10 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Letters from Home Learn the importance of letter writing.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 Fourth Ave., Canyon, 651.2244
  • June 14 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Police Academy Graduation
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 15 5-8 p.m.
    Chamber Summer Celebration Networking event includes all you can eat and drink with live music.
    Amarillo Chamber of Commerce 1000 S. Polk St., 373.7800
  • 7 p.m.
    2017 Junefest: Comedy Night Meet ’n Greet Presented by Ashley’s Entertainment. Featuring comedian Kiana Dancie and GEO’s 2017 fashion designs runway preview.
    In This Moment 707 S. Polk St., 640.8184
  • June 16 6:30 p.m.
    “Kicking at the Backstage” Presented by Grown Folk Productions. Free drinks and food for adults ages 21 and older.
    Bones Hooks Park Backstage 2000 N. Hughes St., 640.8184
  • 7 p.m.
    Juneteenth Talent Show Presented by Tee’s Music.
    Palo Duro High School 1400 N. grant St., 640.8184
  • June 17 10:30 a.m.
    Juneteenth Parade Parade route will begin at Ninth Avenue and Hayden Street and proceed to Bones Hooks Park.
    640.8184
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Hamlet/Heights One Community Reunion Picnic opening ceremony; 12:30 p.m. lunch; 12:45 Punt, Pass & Kick Challenge (ages 6 to 12); 1 p.m. keynote address with Dr. Kim J. Nickerson, Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland-College Park; 2 p.m. Le’Andria Johnson performance; 3 p.m. hair show and 2017 GEOs Fashion Designs Runway; 4:30 p.m. volleyball game finals.
    Bones Hooks Park 2000 N. Hughes St., 640.8184
  • 7:30 p.m.
    Hamlet/Heights One Community Reunion Gala
    Location TBA, 640.8184
  • June 18 9:30 a.m.
    Father’s Day Dads get in free all day.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, 355.9547
  • 5 p.m.
    Terrance Johnson Dance Project Reception to follow at 7 p.m. at In This Moment on Polk St.
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan St., 640.8184
  • June 21 12-5:30 p.m.
    Rural Health at the Crossroads
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 22-23 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Rural Health at the Crossroads
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 24-25 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Discover the Dinosaurs Hands-on exhibit will give guests the opportunity to see dinosaurs in a walk-through exhibit designed to bring you back in time to a landscape where dinosaurs lived. Along with the animatronic dinosaurs, dinosaur replicas are featured throughout. Beyond the exhibit, additional activities are available for kids of all ages.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Rex Baxter Building 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • June 29 5:30-7 p.m.
    National Credit Union of the Year Party
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan St., 378.3096
  • June 30 6 p.m.
    Explode! A Star-Spangled Celebration of Science Learn about the science of combustion with family-friendly experiments.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, 355.9547
  • 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Thompson Park Pool every Wednesday through Aug. 9.
    Thompson Park Pool 2400 N. Polk St., 381.7919
  • 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Southeast Pool 7 every Tuesday through Aug. 15.
    every Tuesday through Aug. 15. 3400 S. Osage St., 342.1564
  • 7-9 p.m.
    Family Night at Southwest Pool every Thursday through Aug. 24.
    Southwest Pool 4800 Bell St., 359.2082
  • June 2 12-10 p.m.
    Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo Ticket includes dinner, rodeo and dance to follow.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • June 2-4 9 a.m.
    Miller Lite Open
    Comanche Trail Golf Complex 4200 S. Grand St., 378.4281
  • June 3 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
    Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo Ticket includes dinner, rodeo and dance to follow.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • 7 p.m.
    Amarillo Venom vs. Centex Calvary
    Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan St., 350.7277
  • June 9-11 8 a.m.
    NCHA/PCHA Cutting
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • 8 a.m.
    Michelob Ultra Men’s City Championship
    Ross Rogers Golf Complex 722 NW 24th Ave., 378.3086
  • June 13 7-8:30 p.m.
    Sammy’s Birthday Party Celebrate Sammy the seal’s 11th birthday with family-friendly games.
    Southeast Pool 3400 S. Osage St., 342.1564
  • June 14 7-8:30 p.m.
    Sammy’s Birthday Party Celebrate Sammy the seal’s 11th birthday with family-friendly games.
    Thompson Park Pool 2400 N. Polk St., 381.7919
  • June 14-18 7:30 a.m.
    Merial AQHA Region Eight Championship 2017
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 376.7767
  • June 15 7-8:30 p.m.
    Sammy’s Birthday Party Celebrate Sammy the seal’s 11th birthday with family-friendly games.
    Southwest Pool 4800 Bell St., 359.2082
  • June 23-25 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
    Happy State Bank KVII Tall Tower Open
    Ross Rogers Golf Complex 722 NW 24th Ave., 378.3086
  • June 24 7:30-10:30 a.m.
    Fish Derby Annual fishing event for kids ages 3 to 16 will include prizes for the biggest, smallest, ugliest, and most unique fish, along with a bounce house.
    McDonald Lake 45th Avenue and Coulter Street, 378.9391
  • 8 a.m.
    Panhandle Team Penning & Sorting
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 376.7767
  • June 24-25 9 a.m.
    McCracken Team Roping
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 376.7767