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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

Upcoming Events in Panhandle Plains

Lubbock

"Friends! The Musical Parody"

Feb. 2

The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, 1300 Mac Davis Lane

How You Doin'? Calling all "Friends" enthusiasts: This musical parody recreates fan-favorite moments from all 10 years of America's highest-rated sitcom. A fast-paced, uncensored performance, this show is recommended for audiences ages 13 and up.

buddyhollyhall.com/event/friends-the-musical-parody

San Angelo

Permanent Collection and Orna Feinstein and Otto McKay Exhibits

Feb. 16-April 9

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St.

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts presents a rich exhibit showing a wide array of works from the museum's permanent collection along with pieces by artists Orna Feinstein and Otto McKay.

samfa.org

Buffalo Soldier Heritage Day

Feb. 26

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 S. Oakes St.

Celebrate the contributions of the buffalo soldiers to West Texas and the military frontier with displays, living history, and special talks. Buffalo soldiers were Black soldiers who mainly served on the Western frontier after the Civil War. Their duties included helping with westward expansion, building roads and infrastructure, and guarding the U.S. mail.

fortconcho.com

Amarillo

"These Shining Lives"

March 2-5

Amarillo Little Theatre, Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle

This play, based on the book "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore, hits the stage of the Amarillo Little Theatre, one of the nation's oldest-running community theaters.

amarillolittletheatre.org

Lubbock

"Legally Blonde—The Musical"

March 4

The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, 1300 Mac Davis Lane

Based on the beloved movie, "Legally Blonde," this upbeat musical takes you on a journey of self discovery from the sorority house to the halls of justice.

buddyhollyhall.com/event/legally-blonde-the-musical

Amarillo

Western Antiques and Collectibles Show

March 10-12

Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza, 401 S. Buchanan St.

At the longest-running Western merchandise show and auction in America, visitors and vendors buy, sell, and trade all types of Western items including but not limited to spurs; saddles; chaps; Native American beadwork, baskets, and rugs; antique firearms; gun leather goods; hitched horsehair items; ranch décor; old photos; and fine contemporary pieces.

amarillociviccenter.com

Texas Gun and Knife Show

March 11-12

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

This gun show is held at Amarillo Civic Center and hosted by Texas Gun and Knife Association. All federal and local firearm laws and ordinances must be obeyed.

amarillociviccenter.com

Disney on Ice: "Let's Celebrate"

March 16-19

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Your favorite Disney characters return to Amarillo for Disney On Ice's "Let’s Celebrate," which features 14 classic and modern Disney stories in one production.

amarillociviccenter.com

San Angelo

Texas State Parks 100-Year Celebration

March 18

San Angelo State Park, 362 S. FM 2288

Come to the park and celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Texas State Parks. Events and activities include archery, wildlife viewing, birding, a guided hike, longhorn and bison viewing, canoes for paddling on the lake, fishing with a ranger, biking on the trails, and horseback riding.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/san-angelo

Levelland

ABC Pro Rodeo

March 24-April 1

Mallet Event Center, 2320 US 385 South

Whether it's your first rodeo or not, you'll love watching these rodeo feats including saddle bronc, bareback, steer wrestling, calf roping, team roping, barrel racing, bull riding, mutton bustin', and freestyle bull fighting.

abcrodeo.com

Amarillo

"Carmina Burana"

March 24-25

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts , 500 S. Buchanan St

The Amarillo Symphony presents a performance of "Carmina Burana" featuring the Amarillo Master Chorale. The show also includes performances of Mozart’s "Ave Verum Corpus" and the overture to the composer's famous opera "Marriage of Figaro."

amarillosymphony.org

Jacksboro

Eats and Treats Farmers Market

March 25-Oct. 28

Jack County Courthouse, 100 N. Main St.

Vendors of all makes and kinds set up along the courthouse lawn to sell homemade soaps, fresh vegetables, canned goods, clothing, homemade dog treats, frozen beef and pork, knickknacks, and desserts. The market is held every fourth Saturday from March through October.

jacksborochamber.com

Mineral Wells

Pedal, Paddle, and Trek

March 25

Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway, 100 Park Road 71

This event, hosted by the Friends of Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway, includes guided hikes, bike rides, and horseback rides on various trails in the park and along the trailway. Walk, paddle, or cycle through the Cross Timbers eco-region of Texas.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lake-mineral-wells

Lubbock

Lubbock Uncorked

April 1

American Windmill Museum, 1701 Canyon Lake Drive

With a showcase of more than 20 Texas wineries, guests are invited to taste, purchase bottles, ask winemakers questions, and enjoy the live music, local food trucks, restaurants, and beer garden.

lubbockchamber.com/lubbock-uncorked

Ranch Day

April 2

National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 Fourth St.

Saddle up for a day of activities centered around ranching history, ranch skills, and ranch science. Enjoy the Snake Oil Magic Show, build a log cabin, learn to churn butter, and watch as children have the opportunity to become a ranch hand for the day. Admission is free.

ranchingheritage.org/nrhc-events/ranch-day

Amarillo

"Anastasia"

April 3-4

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Inspired by the beloved film, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical "Anastasia" is on a journey to Amarillo at last.

amarillociviccenter.com

Lubbock

"Dear Evan Hansen"

April 4-9

The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, 1300 Mac Davis Lane

This six-time Tony Award-winning musical has struck a chord with audiences around the world. Join shy high school senior Evan Hansen on his journey to fit in. A deeply personal telling of life from turmoil to triumph, this show contains mature content.

buddyhollyhall.com/events/category/series/dear-evan-hansen-2023/helen-devitt-jones-theater

Amarillo

Eggtastic Friday

April 7

Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive

Join other future scientists at the Discovery Center for a day of exciting experiments and explosive activities. 

activekids.com/amarillo-tx/science/camp/eggtastic-friday-2nd-4th-grade-explorers-2023

Newcastle

Crawfish and Cannons

April 8

Fort Belknap, 114 Fort Circle

Historic Fort Belknap hosts its seventh annual Crawfish and Cannons event featuring a crawfish boil, a live cannon fire, children's activities, vendors, armadillo races, and live music. The Goodnight Loving 5K, 10K, and half marathon takes place in the morning.

crawfishandcannons.com

Goodnight-Loving Run

April 8

Fort Belknap, 114 Fort Circle

The Goodnight-Loving 5K, 10K, and half marathon is an out-and-back run from the entrance gate of Fort Belknap, the historic birthplace of the Goodnight-Loving Cattle Trail.

goodnightlovingrun.com

Amarillo

"The Father"

April 14-20, April 21-23

Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle

Winner of the 2014 Molière Award, France’s most prestigious honor for a new work of theater, Florian Zeller’s "The Father" is a tragi-comic mystery, a sobering and realistic family story, and an unsentimental, emotionally intense look at the world through the eyes of a man experiencing dementia.

amarillolittletheatre.org/current-season

Lubbock

Arts Festival

April 15-16

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane

With over 150 artists and crafters showcasing and selling their work, this festival is an art lover's dream. Listen to live music, browse through galleries, and enjoy local eats at this free, family-friendly event.

lubbockartsfestival.org

San Angelo

Regional Cavalry Competition

April 20

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 South Oakes

Held on the historic Fort Concho Parade Grounds, this three-day competition features riding and horsemanship skills that reflect the drills and training of the U.S. Cavalry in the 1800s.

fortconcho.com

Amarillo

"Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2"

April 21-22

Globe-News Center for the Perfroming Arts , 500 S. Buchanan St

The Amarillo Symphony's final concert of the season is a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by award-winning pianist Joyce Yang.

amarillosymphony.org

San Angelo

Invitational Ceramic Exhibition

April 21-June 25

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St.

See contemporary ceramics by invited artists Brian Molanphy, Bonnie Lynch, and Linda Lynch.

samfa.org

Permanent Collection Exhibit

April 21-June 25

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St.

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts presents a rich exhibit showing a wide array of works from the museum's permanent collection.

samfa.org

Andrews

Wild, Wild West Fest

April 22-23

ACE Arena, 1441 SH 176 East

Live gunfighters, a barbecue cookoff, carnival, car show, vendor market, and petting zoo help bring back the vibes from the Wild West days.

wildwildwestfest.com

San Angelo

Frontier Day

April 22

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 South Oakes

This morning event starts with the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, followed by ongoing entertainment, living history, demonstrations, exhibits, and displays reflecting the region's pioneer, military, agricultural, and ranching heritage.

fortconcho.com

Lubbock

Texas Wine, Hops, and Shops Festival

April 22

McPherson Cellars, 1615 Texas Ave.

Showcasing the best of the Texas beverage industry are wineries, breweries, and vendors from across the state. With a ticket, guests are invited to explore the winery, shop local artisan vendors, grab a bite from local food trucks, and enjoy a beverage tasting. Cap off the night with a celebratory street concert.

texaswinehopsandshops.com

Palo Pinto

Palo Pinto County on Tour

April 29

Various locations, 231 S. Fifth Ave.

Take a self-driving tour of notable and historical sites in Palo Pinto County. Land owners open their gates to areas typically not accessible. Sites include the recently renovated Crazy Hotel and Old Rock Schoolhouse in Mineral Wells, Texas; Worth Scout Ranch, and Lovers Retreat.

palopintohistory.com

Amarillo

"Priscilla, Queen of the Desert"

May 4-7, 11-14

Amarillo Little Theatre Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle

Based on the smash-hit movie, "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette, and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their drag show to the middle of the Australian outback.

amarillolittletheatre.org/current-season

Levelland

Clovis Horse Sales

May 5-6

Mallet Event Center, 2320 US 385 South

Quality horses for all types of riders are up for sale. Each sale has different events featuring various types of horses. Events can include team ropings, cow horse futurities, and ranch horse competitions.

clovishorsesales.com

Graham

Hidden Hills Ultra

May 6

Greagg Ranch

Located near the banks of scenic Possum Kingdom Lake lies a 4,000 acre private ranch that serves as the backdrop for the Hidden Hills Ultra. Settled by one of the original families to the area, this unique ranch hosts lake views, mountains, cedar and oak forests, and rocky terrain. You'll run almost entirely on ranch roads. The loop course follows a route made up of rock, dirt, and rolling terrain. Distances are 5K, 10K, 13.1 miles, 26.2 miles, and 50 miles.

ultraexpeditions.com/hidden-hills-ultra

Quitaque

Experience Caprock

May 6

Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway , 850 Caprock Canyon Road

This event highlights some of the experiences and resources of Caprock Canyons State Park, especially for first-time park users. Join experts familiar with the park in activities such as beginner hikes, beginner fishing clinics, how to visit a park safely and responsibly with presentations titled “Leave No Trace,” “Bison Etiquette,” and “Heat Safety,” and guided ranger vehicle tours. The event ends under the dark skies with a star party.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/caprock-canyons

Amarillo

"Fiddler on the Roof"

May 9-10

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind "South Pacific" and "The King and I" bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.

amarillociviccenter.com

Brownwood

Lake Brownwood Bash

May 13

Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 State Highway Park Road 15

Enjoy a day of learning and fun at Lake Brownwood. Come explore the park and learn about its history, nature, wildlife, and recreational activities, including archery and catch-and-release fishing.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lake-brownwood

Lubbock

"Tootsie"

May 17

The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, 1300 Mac Davis Lane

This laugh-out-loud love letter to the theater tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime.

buddyhollyhall.com/event/tootsie-3/

San Angelo

Armed Forces Day

May 20

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 South Oakes

This daylong celebration honors the nation's military with military history displays and artillery salutes.

fortconcho.com

Amarillo

Muttfest

May 21

Starlight Ranch Event Center, 1415 Sunrise Drive

Voted one of the city's top three festivals, Muttfest is the longest-running fundraiser for the Amarillo SPCA. Festivities include a reduced-cost shot clinic, music, food, vendors, and a silent auction.

amarillospcashelter.com

Quanah

Copper Breaks Day

May 27

Copper Breaks State Park, 777 Park Road 62

Copper Breaks Day has been a community event at the park for years, but has been on hiatus for some time. Now, to celebrate Texas State Parks centennial, the park is hosting a reimagining of that historic event. Enjoy family fun, educational programming, and booths from local organizations.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/copper-breaks

Amarillo

Starlight Theater Free Summer Concert Series

May 30-Aug. 1

Sam Houston Park, 4101 Line Ave.

Starlight Theater Free Summer Concert Series offers free music, local food trucks, vendors, and family-friendly fun Tuesday evenings at Sam Houston Park from the end of May to the end of August.

amarilloparks.org/home-parksrec

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