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This Week in the Panhandle

High Noon on the Square

Amarillo's annual summer celebration High Noon at the Square lasts through August.

Each week entertainment and lunch will be provided for an $8 cost at the historic Potter County Courthouse, located at 500 S. Fillmore St. 

This will be the first year for the lineup to extend through July and into August. 

July 19, sponsored by Sprouse Shrader Smith, PLLC
Amarillo Symphony
Catered by Pan-Handlers

July 26, sponsored by WTAMU Amarillo Center
Lone Star Ballet
Catered by Crush

August 2, sponsored by Golden Spread Electric Cooperative
Smokey City Rhythm Revue
Catered by Chick-Fil-A

August 9, sponsored by Underwood Law Firm
Insufficient Funds
Catered by Joe Taco

Citadelle Art Exhibit "Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau"

The Citadelle Art Foundation in Canadian will soon be the host to a selection of art from the Dhawan Collection; "Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau."

Come out and see 75 works of art from Mucha, who helped shape the aesthetics of French Art Nouveau at the turn of the twentieth century with rare original lithographs and proofs, books, posters, and portfolios.

The Citadelle is also hosting a French inspired opening night soiree on Thursday, July 13th the celebrate the opening of the exhibit. There, you will be able to learn more about the art and view Mucha's work, as well as enjoy some French Fare, you are also encouraged to bring a bottle of wine to share with your friends.

The cost to take part in the evening is $35 per person.

This exhibit will run until August 27th. For more information, visit

Music In the Gardens

The Amarillo Botanical Gardens will be hosting weekly concerts every Thursday!

Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. starting June 8th, and running until August 10th.

Admission is $5 for members, $10 for non-members, and kids 12 and under get in for free.

For more information on this event, click here.

To learn more about the Botanical Gardens, click here.

Ceta Canyon Camp & Retreat Center: Summer Camps

There is still time to register your kids for summer camp if you haven't already.

Ceta Canyon and Retreat Center will host six different camps this summer for kids in 2nd through 12th grades.

Each camp runs Monday through Friday and several dates are available. They range from June 19th to August 2nd.

Prices vary depending on which camp your student attends. You can expect $168 up to $290.

Your kids can expect to be part of activities like Bible Study, Praise & Worship, a Giant Double Water Slide, archery and of course swimming.

Help them experience Faith, Fun & Friendship this summer.

Registration is going on now. Call 806-488-2268 or log onto

Discovery Center Summer Camps

Registration is now open for the Don Harrington Discovery Center Summer Camps.

They are open to children ages three through sixth grade.

Camps begin the week of June 5th and will repeat weekly through July 28th.

"We have so many camp options, says DHDC Education Director Kyle Hadley, "We have kids who will spend the whole summer here and some that only stay for a week. That is what we encourage just come out and try it. It is a week long and there is all sorts of camps on all sorts of subjects."  

Each week there will be different kids to explore in each age group.

Half day camps for ages 3-5 are 70 dollars per week for DHDC members and 95 dollars for non-members.

Full day camps for 1st through 6th grade are 150 dollars for DHDC members and 195 dollars for non-members.

For more information visit

Wonderland open for the summer

The park opens at 5 p.m. on Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Wonderland Pass is $18.95 on Fridays and 24.95 Saturdays and Sundays.

Children 36 inches and over and everyone up to 21 years old must purchase a Wow Pass.

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