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.

Here’s what’s going on in our area:

Lion Day at the Amarillo Zoo

You and your family are invited to the Amarillo Zoo for Lion Day!

The event takes place on Saturday, July 20.

The Amarillo Zoo will have special keeper chats, children’s crafts and information on how you can help save the remaining wild lions in Africa.

Bring the family to the Zoo this Saturday for Lion Day! We will have special keeper chats, children's crafts along with...

Posted by Amarillo Zoo on Thursday, July 18, 2019

5th Annual Hot Rods and Hamburgers

Brookdale Senior Living Solutions is giving you an opportunity to check out some cool cars, get a meal and help an Alzheimer’s fundraiser all at once.

This Saturday, the group will hold the 5th Annual Hot Rods and Hamburgers fundraiser.

It will be happening at 10:00 a.m. at 7404 Wallace Boulevard on Saturday.

There will be hamburgers, chips and a drink for $5, as well as vendors, door prizes and fun for the whole family.

All proceeds will go to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

Tex Randall Birthday Bash

One of the largest statues in the Panhandle is getting a big birthday celebration.

The City of Canyon will host the Tex Randall Birthday Bash on Saturday, July 20 to recognize the statues 60th year along Highway 60.

Young Country kicks the party off at 7:30 p.m., followed by Randall King.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the party. You can purchase a ticket online here.

The statue was built in 1959 and restored in 2016. Proceeds from the event will go toward the statue’s upkeep.

Amarillo Little Theatre Academy presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame

All weekend, the Amarillo Little Theatre Academy is presenting showings of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The showtimes are July 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and July 20 and 21 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets at $18 for ages 12 and up and $15 for those under 12.

You can reserve your tickets by calling (806) 355-9991

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