This Weekend in the Panhandle

This Weekend in the Panhandle
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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - If you’re looking for plans this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

From a spooky event to a wing war competition, here’s what’s going on in our area:

Bisonfest 2019

Tickets are available for Bisonfest happening this weekend in Quitaque.

Starting at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, you can enjoy music from artists like Mark Powell and Kevin Fowler.

Tickets are available online here.

General admission is $35.

Proceeds from the event go directly toward the restoration of the Official Bison Herd of the State of Texas.

Maxwell’s Pumpkin Farm 2019 Fall Festival

You can start the weekend early today at Maxwell’s Pumpkin Farm.

Friday, Sep. 27, you can enjoy come country family fun, including a giant maze, a wagon train ride, food and many more fun activities.

The farm will be open this fall season from today through Oct. 27.

The hours for Friday are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday’s hours are 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

You can purchase tickets online for $12.95 or pay $15.95 at the gate. Children two and under get in free.

For more information, visit their website or call (806) 373-9600.

Wing Wars this weekend

Taste buds will get a kick for flavor this Saturday for the 2019 Wing Wars competition.

Saturday, Aug. 28, cooks in the area will square off to fight for the title of the best wings in Amarillo.

The event is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is at the Town Square Village. Tickets are $30, VIP tickets are $60 and a table for eight is $500.

The cooking competition will also have dueling pianos, free beer, a place for children to play and more.

Prep Expo 2019

Amarillo residents can learn some safety tips this weekend at the Prep Expo 2019.

The free event runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management building, located at 601 S. Buchanan St.

There will be giveaways, prizes and tips for creating to-go kits, preparing your home, sheltering your home and more.

There will be police, fire and EMS vehicles as well as fun activities for children.

Children will be able to make free IDs and receive a free Amarillo Area OEM Junior Member hat.

Get your scare on at Amarillo Scaregrounds

Tag a friend and make your plans to join us for the 2019 season of SCREAMS! Tickets on sale now:

Posted by Amarillo Scaregrounds - Amarillo's Largest Haunt on Friday, September 13, 2019

The creeps will come out tomorrow night at the Amarillo Scaregrounds.

Scaregrounds opens at 7 p.m. and will be open Fridays and Saturdays in October. It will also be open the Sunday before Halloween, Halloween Day and Dia De Los Muertos on Nov. 1.

The pepsi pass costs $40, an all night pass is $60 or you can pay individually for the attractions.

Scaregrounds has six different haunted activities family and friends can participate in.

Get your tickets at the gate or online.

Biker Sunday Amarillo

You and your family can enjoy Biker Sunday Amarillo this weekend.

The event kicks off Sunday at the Christian Heritage Church for a biker themed service at 9:45 a.m.

After, the Toys for Tots parade will begin at 1 p.m. on 6th Street in Amarillo. Bikers will drive around the city with toys and will end the parade at the church.

Afterwards, there will be food, music, games, door prize giveaways and more.

For more details, visit their website.

Pancake festival for Amarillo Downtown Lions Club set for Saturday

You’ll need an appetite for the Amarillo Downtown Lions Club All American Pancake Festival tomorrow.

The event begins Saturday, Sep. 28, at the Tascosa high School and runs 7 a.m. to noon.

Tickets are $6 if you buy them in advance or cost $8 at the gate. Children five and under are free.

The car show and the bike-trike show runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

For more information, visit the Lions Club website.

Last day of the Amarillo Community Market for 2019

This season of the Amarillo Community Market will end on Saturday, September 28.

The last market day of this year will be held at the historic Santa Fe Depot located at 401 South Grant Street.

The market opens at 9:00 a.m. and includes more than 70 vendors who sell produce, prepare food, baked good and arts and crafts.

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