Events

Look out, the Rickmobile will be stopping by The Big Texan today

  Llano Cemetery’s Historic Twilight Tour to have hayrides

Discover AfterDark event to electrify guests with live performance

Amarillo Botanical Gardens hosting Pumpkinfest 2019 this weekend

Protect yourself from identity theft at the BBB’s shred event

  Kids Inc. indoor soccer registration underway

Continued Coverage

  Public forum to educate Amarillo voters on proposed amendments in November election

City of Clovis Fire Department Fall Recruitment

  Seliger Town Halls continue annual tour through District 31

  Martha’s Home to launch Martha’s Candles in a group effort with WTAMU

  Potter County Fire and Rescue to break ground on new station in Bushland

  Palo Duro Prairie Palooza set for Friday

  Artists needed for the ‘Let’s Art Amarillo: The Barrio Project’ contest

The City of Amarillo said the Barrio Arts Committee chose 20 people and 20 locations who have a story to tell about the history of the barrio neighborhood for the “Let’s Art Amarillo: The Barrio Project” art contest.

  Glimpse into early stages of ‘The Barfield’ transformation

The Barfield, a Marriot Autograph collection hotel, held a special tour to showcase a sneak peak of what the future holds.

  WTAMU to present research on Hispanic serving institutions and their students

The Office of Campus to Community and Experiential Learning at West Texas A&M University will host a presentation regarding research on Hispanic serving institutions and their students.

  Cerulean Gallery hosting Postcards from the High Plains Art Exhibition

The Cerulean Gallery presents In Tune, featuring the High Plains Public Radio’s Postcards from the High Plains among other artwork.

Amarillo College to host free screening of anxiety documentary this week

Deadline for Habitat for Humanity’s homeowner program is Wednesday

Amarillo Job Fair set for Tuesday

  U.S. Senator Heinrich’s staff to hold mobile office hours in Portales

  Registration open next week for The Salvation Army Angel Tree program

This Weekend in the Panhandle

  Last chance to reserve a seat at Bright Lights of Bra-Way this Saturday

This Saturday, Oct. 12, is the ticket cutoff for a Broadway-themed event to benefit Panhandle Breast Health.

  Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Event set for Saturday

The Modern Day Hannah Support Group is teaming up with the Hope and Health Place this Saturday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Sam Houston park.

  4th Annual Panhandle Great 25 Nurses ceremony set for today

The ceremony is today, Oct. 10, at the Polk Street United Methodist Church at 6:00 p.m.

  Fire crews to offer safety tips at Lowe’s this weekend

The state-wide events, coinciding with Fire Prevention Month in October, is part of a joint effort to spread awareness about fire safety and fire preparation.

Mark your calendars for October FeSSt with Family Support Services

Join Family Support Services for a family friendly event at October FeSSt this weekend.

The Witches’ Ball 2019 to benefit Polaris Project

The Witches’ Ball 2019 will take you to a night of spellbinding entertainment at the Khiva Shrine Ballroom.

Flag run benefiting wounded warriors set for this weekend

The Iwo Jima Flag Run starts at 9:00 a.m. and the one mile trail run/walk begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the parking lot of the Texas Amphitheater, located directly across from the Mack Dick Pavilion.

Deadline approaching for Boo at the Zoo volunteer sign up

The deadline is approaching for volunteers to sign up for Boo at the Zoo.

Amarillo Branch NAACP to host Freedom Fund Banquet

The Amarillo Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host the Freedom Fund Banquet.

Bookworms, get ready for a book sale in Borger this week

The public is invited to the book sale on Thursday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Take a stand against domestic violence with FSS today

The walk begins at the FSS parking lot at 1001 S. Polk St. and will continue onto the Old Potter County Courthouse located at the intersection of 6th Street and Filmore Street.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

Support those with mental illness at 7th Annual Walk for Mental Health 5K

You can support those with mental illness at the 7th Annual Walk for Mental Health 5K this weekend.

  Texas Panhandle Suicide Prevention Coalition to show community members how to cope with loss of a loved one

The training event is Friday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Amarillo College West Campus.

  Award-winning authors to speak at WTAMU’s poetry reading event

Poet’s Vanessa Angelica Villarreal and Jenn Givhan will kick of the reading at 6:00 p.m. in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. They will discuss language, literature and loss.

  National Night Out kicks off at the Charles E. Warford Activity Center

National Night Out is an annual program that encourages people to get out and know their community in hopes of preventing crime.

1st performance of Jazztober moved indoors to the Esquire Jazz Club

As the rain moved through this morning and continues this evening, the first performance of Jazztober is being held indoors.

  AMoA Alliance presents the 14 annual 12x12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction this week

The Amarillo Museum of Art and the AMoA Alliance present the 14 Annual 12X12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction this week.

Mayor Ginger Nelson to host State of the City on Thursday

Mayor Ginger Nelson will host the State of the City on Thursday, October 3.

  Amarillo VA to provide free flu shots for enrolled VA Veterans

The Amarillo VA Health Care System will provide free flu shots for enrolled VA Veterans at the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center and the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC).

  Amarillo Fire Department hosts Safety Town to promote safety among elementary students

Safety Town is a week-long event for elementary students to learn about the importance of safety.

Jazztober begins October 1 with first event at Esquire Jazz Club

The 8th Annual Jazztober begins on Tuesday, October 1.

  Dine out and make a difference during Dine United this October

You can dine out and make a difference during Dine United this October.

Steve Spangler to bring science to Amarillo on Saturday

The Don Harrington Discovery Center said Spangler will speak on his expertise starting at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday, Sep. 28, in the Amarillo Civic Center’s auditorium.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

  APD is looking for volunteers to host National Night Out

The Amarillo Police Department is seeking volunteers to help with annual National Night Out.

Flavors of Amarillo Mariachi Festival returns to the Amarillo Civic Center this October

The Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites you to come to pay tribute to Hispanic Heritage Month with fun, food and music.

Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management to host Prep Expo

The Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management will host a Prep Expo to educate the public on how to be prepared during emergency situations.

  Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument hosting Flintfest 2019 this weekend

The Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will host Flintfest 2019 on Saturday, September 28.

Texas Hemp Growers hosting class to teach farmers hemp cultivation this weekend

The Texas Hemp Growers are hosting a class for farmers this weekend.

  Hope Lives Here hosting fundraiser to honor veterans and service dogs

Hope Lives Here will be hosting a fundraiser dinner and gala to honor veterans and their service dogs.

  You are invited for music and fun at tomorrow’s Sunset and Songwriters event

Residents are invited to attend a special Sunset and Songwriters celebrating the Wildcat Bluff Nature Center.

You’re invited to Family Days at the Kwahadi Museum

“I was shocked and surprised and I was happy,”

  GiRL Power event set for next week

Girls, who are ages 10 to 14 years old, and their mothers will come together for this event on Tuesday, Oct. 8 form 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the regency room in the Amarillo Civic Center.

  Ronald McDonald House hosting Farewell to the House Community Garage Sale and Family Fun Day

The Ronald McDonald House is hosting a Farewell to the House Community Garage Sale and Family Fun Day this weekend.

Amarillo College STEM Lecture series to feature Texas Tech research scientist

A research scientist from Texas Tech University will discuss the impact the swine industry has on the environment as part of Amarillo College’s STEM Lecture series.

  Domestic Violence Coalition hosting Domestic Violence Summit this week

The Amarillo Potter Randall Domestic Violence Coalition will host a Domestic Violence Summit this week.

  Carmageddon fundraiser “wrenching it” for scholarships benefiting Amarillo College

West Texas Region Sports Car Club of America, Autoplex BMW and All-Star Dodge will host the first Carmageddon Car Show.

National Weather Service welcomes Amarillo residents in for an open house

The National Weather Service in Amarillo will conduct an open house on Saturday, Sept. 21. from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

You’re invited to help Keep Amarillo Clean

You’re invited to help Keep Amarillo Clean this Saturday.

League of Women Voters hosting voter registration events ahead of the November elections

The League of Women Voters are hosting several events for the next two weeks to help people register to vote, just ahead of the November elections.

Walmart to host wellness event in stores this weekend

Walmart is hosting Walmart Wellness Day for customers this weekend.

Half marathon to benefit The Bridge this Saturday

The Mayor’s Half Marathon starts at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Get Fit, located at 1911 S. Georgia St.

  Texas Tech Physicians to host Cancer Screening + Information Fair

The Texas Tech Physicians will host a Cancer Screening + Information Fair this weekend.

  BSA Care Fair set for Saturday

The BSA Health System is hosting the BSA Care Fair from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sep. 21, located in the BSA auditorium.

  Local restaurants moving locations, expanding & closing doors

As Amarillo continues to grow, so does the landscape of local restaurants.

  The 18th Annual Buddy Walk to be held on Saturday

The 18th Annual Down Syndrome Guild and Buddy Walk are one of the most significant nationwide walk efforts in the country.

  Live Music and Food benefiting A World for Children Amarillo Sept 20

A World for Children will host a fundraiser September 20 featuring live music, dinner, and dance.

  Painting the Yellow City: HOODOO Mural Festival to bring life to downtown Amarillo Sept. 21

The first-ever HOODOO Mural Festival Reveal Party will be at 4:11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 411 S. Polk St.

  APD selling burgers this Friday to help officers in need

The luncheon will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sep. 20 in the Civic Center Grand Plaza. For $7, people can get a hamburger, hot dog, chips and a soft drink.

City of Borger to conduct prescribed burn on Sept. 18

The City of Borger will be conducting a prescribed burn on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

  Childress teacher selected for National History Day’s World War I program

A Childress High School teacher is one of 114 teachers selected for National History Day program.

Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33 holding fundraiser for Odessa mass shooting victims

Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33 locations across Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma and New Mexico invite residents for a fundraiser to help Odessa mass-shooting victims.

Annual Memorial Softball Tournament taking place this weekend

The Annual Memorial Softball Tournament will take place this weekend.

Refugee Services of Texas to present screening of “The Long Night”

The Refugee Services of Texas will present a screening of “The Long Night” at the Bethesda Outreach Center on Thursday, Sept. 19.

  Governor’s Small Business Forum for Women providing opportunity for entrepreneurs

The Governor’s Small Business Forum For Women aims to provide resources to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

  Veterans on Honor Flight receive warm welcome as they return to Rick Husband

The Honor flight Wrapped up this weekend as veterans received a warm welcome home to Rick Husband International Airport.

  Cinergy Amarillo hosting fundraiser to benefit victims of the mass shooting in Odessa

Cinergy Entertainment will be hosting a fundraiser at all locations starting Wednesday, Sept. 18th to benefit the victims of the mass shooting that happened in Odessa.