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Upcoming Events in PANHANDLE PLAINS


"Golden Legacy: 80 Years of Original Art from Golden Books

Oct. 14-Dec. 24

The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature exhibits, tours, collects, preserves, and ...

Winter Lightfest

Nov. 26-Dec. 26

Stroll this .75-mile trail and see iconic displays and breathtaking light features in the beautiful ...

Abilene Zoo Christmas Celebration

Dec. 17-23

The zoo is celebrating Christmas with festive lights, real reindeer, hot toddies, Santa, s’more st...

Abilene Philharmonic: Canadian Brass Concert

Jan. 15

The world’s most famous brass group, Canadian Brass, comes to Abilene. With a discography of over ...

Abilene Philharmonic Pops II: "The Wonderfully Wicked Music of Oz"

Feb. 5

Relive all of the wonderful music of Oz in one magical concert. Hear your favorite melodies from "Th...

Texas Farm Ranch and Wildlife Expo

Feb. 23

Hosting more than 120 exhibitors, this premier expo provides an opportunity to showcase the many asp...

"Dog Man, The Musical"

April 3

This hilarious new production is based on the worldwide bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the crea...


Christmas Parade of Lights

Dec. 11

The Anson High School band, several equestrian groups, more than 30 beautifully decorated floats, an...

The Texas Cowboys' Christmas Ball

Dec. 16-18

Originating in 1885, this ball includes dances that are still presented in a frontier atmosphere, wi...

Big Spring

Comanche Trail Festival of Lights

Dec. 5-25

Every night of the festival, over a million lights are on display as visitors drive through festive ...

Big Spring Symphony "Holiday Spectacular"

Dec. 18

Gather your family and friends for an evening of some familiar holiday tunes with the Big Spring Sym...


"Southwest Abstractions of Emil Bisttram"

Sept. 21-March 19

The West Texas A&M University Art Program and the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum jointly present...


"High and Dry Photography Exhibit"

Nov. 23-Jan. 31

Celebrate the unique beauty of the world's arid and semiarid landscapes. Since 2001, the Office of I...

"The Nutcracker"

Dec. 9-12

Ballet Lubbock presents their annual performance of "The Nutcracker." This holiday classic is sure t...

Candlelight at the Ranch

Dec. 10-11

Visitors step into a "living Christmas card" when the annual Candlelight at the Ranch recreates a fr...

KLOVE Christmas Tour

Dec. 16

The Casting Crowns, Mac Powell, Cain, Dante Bowe, and Jordan St. Cyr perform a holly jolly holiday c...

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra: Merry and Bright

Dec. 18

Get into the holiday spirit by listening to classics performed by the talented Lubbock Symphony Orch...

"An Officer and a Gentleman"

Jan. 11-12

Based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger, this stage performance is a ...

Caprock Corvette Show

Jan. 22

The fifth annual indoor car show includes numerous Corvettes that are sure to impress....

JoJo Siwa in Concert

Jan. 27

Boasting over 12.3 million subscribers on YouTube, JoJo Siwa is an artist you don't want to miss. Sh...

Disney Princess Concert

Feb. 2

See your favorite Disney princesses sing movie soundtrack classics and share exclusive behind-the-sc...

San Angelo

"Majesty and Tenderness: The Art of Maurice Schmidt"

Sept. 23-March 20

A rich exhibit of paintings and works on paper by a skilled and prolific South Texas artist whose vi...

Salmon Sculpture Competition in Memory of Pam Salmon

Oct. 15-Aug. 1, 2023

The Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition is a juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture hosted ...

Concho Christmas Celebration

Dec. 4-31

This year, Concho Christmas Celebration proudly hosts the 28th annual Tour of Lights. What began as ...

Artwork by Sedrick and Letitia Huckaby

Dec. 9-March 20

A wide range of artworks are on display by married Texas couple Sedrick and Letitia Huckaby. Sedrick...

Livestock Show

Feb. 3-20

The San Angelo Livestock Show has grown to be one of the largest junior shows in the nation. The eve...

Buffalo Soldier Heritage Day

Feb. 27

Celebrate the contributions of the Buffalo Soldiers to West Texas and the military frontier with dis...


Big Country Christmas Ball

Dec. 11

A night with friends, family, and great entertainment benefit the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. ...


Christmas with Santa

Dec. 11

Come get free pictures with Santa Claus between 2 and 4 p.m....

Applause Series: Lift Every Voice

Feb. 5

The Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium and Henderson Gallery presents Applause, an annual series of con...


Fa La La in the Forest

Dec. 11

Campers adorn their campsites, screened shelters, and yurts with lights and decorations. The public ...

Wichita Falls

Sculpture Garden Exhibit

May 8, 2021-May 5, 2022

Each year, the new pieces in the sculpture garden go on display for a full 12 months on the grounds ...

“A Sense of Place: Texas Landscape Art Quilts”

Nov. 4-Jan. 9

The Arts Council Wichita Falls presents this exhibition from members of Studio Art Quilt Associates,...

Prohibition Party at the Kell House

April 9

This dinner party on the Kell House grounds serves up the fun prohibition-style. A long table is set...

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