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Texas Panhandle Plains Region
2005 Events

Texas Panhandle Plains

Please note that prices, dates, telephone numbers and hours are subject to change. Please call ahead before making plans. Last updated: January 23, 2005 .

 

 

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January

January 10-20, 2005 - SPORTING EVENT - Amarillo: National Cutting Horse Association World Championship Finals. Over 500 of the top riders and cutting horses vie for the title "World Champion" in a week-long event at the Amarillo National Center. It is the largest equestrian event in Amarillo. Time: 8am-8pm. Cost: free. Location: Amarillo National Center--Tri-State Fairgrounds at 10th and Grand Street. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 817-244-6188. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

January 15-16, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Amarillo: 49th Annual Panhandle Boat, Sports & Travel Show. Features boats, camp trailers, booths and craft products. Includes a bass tank with live fish and seminars. Saturday 9am to 8pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm. Admission: Adults $5, Seniors (65+) $3, Kids (6-15) $3, Kids 5 & under FREE. Location: Amarillo, Texas, Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan St., 806-622-1143. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

January 29 - July 10, 2005 - EXHIBIT - Canyon: "Lace & Linen in a Land of Iron & Dust." Euro-American settlers of the American West enjoyed fine things as much as friends and relatives living in more settled parts of the United States. Exhibit includes household textile and clothing items that improved the quality of life on the Texas Panhandle frontier. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Time: Museum Hours. Cost: Museum General Admission. Location: 2503 4th Ave Canyon TX 79015. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-651-2244. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

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February

(January 29) thru July 10, 2005 - EXHIBIT - Canyon: "Lace & Linen in a Land of Iron & Dust." Euro-American settlers of the American West enjoyed fine things as much as friends and relatives living in more settled parts of the United States. Exhibit includes household textile and clothing items that improved the quality of life on the Texas Panhandle frontier. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Time: Museum Hours. Cost: Museum General Admission. Location: 2503 4th Ave Canyon TX 79015. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-651-2244. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

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March

(January 29) thru July 10, 2005 - EXHIBIT - Canyon: "Lace & Linen in a Land of Iron & Dust." Euro-American settlers of the American West enjoyed fine things as much as friends and relatives living in more settled parts of the United States. Exhibit includes household textile and clothing items that improved the quality of life on the Texas Panhandle frontier. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Time: Museum Hours. Cost: Museum General Admission. Location: 2503 4th Ave Canyon TX 79015. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-651-2244. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

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April

April 15-17, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Lubbock: Annual Lubbock Arts Festival. The Lubbock Arts Festival features booths displaying various types of art and international foods, exhibits by the humanities, and several musical performances. Be sure to bring the kids along to visit the children's center, where they can create their own works of art. Location: South Plains Fairgrounds. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-744-2787. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually.

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May

(January 29) thru July 10, 2005 - EXHIBIT - Canyon: "Lace & Linen in a Land of Iron & Dust." Euro-American settlers of the American West enjoyed fine things as much as friends and relatives living in more settled parts of the United States. Exhibit includes household textile and clothing items that improved the quality of life on the Texas Panhandle frontier. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Time: Museum Hours. Cost: Museum General Admission. Location: 2503 4th Ave Canyon TX 79015. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-651-2244. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

May 7-8, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Abilene: 23rd Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration. Dignitary dinner is Friday. Includes softball tournament, food booths, flea market, children's games, horse rides, train rides, ballet folklorico dancers, outdoor dance and more. Time: 10am-11pm Saturday; Noon - 10:30pm Sunday. Location: St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church. Region: Panhandle Plains. For additional information call (325) 676-8975 or visit www.hispanicabilene.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

May 21, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Graham: Art Splash on the Square. Art Splash offers a rich blend of fine art and quality artisanship, whimsy and entertainment. Includes a national art competition, Lake Country Art Show, Jr. Rembrandt Art Show, artisans selling their work and demonstrating their craft, food and musical entertainment. Open to the public free of charge. Time: 10-6. Cost: Free. Location: Downtown Square. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 1-866-549-0401. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 3rd weekend in May.

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June

(January 29) thru July 10, 2005 - EXHIBIT - Canyon: "Lace & Linen in a Land of Iron & Dust." Euro-American settlers of the American West enjoyed fine things as much as friends and relatives living in more settled parts of the United States. Exhibit includes household textile and clothing items that improved the quality of life on the Texas Panhandle frontier. Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Time: Museum Hours. Cost: Museum General Admission. Location: 2503 4th Ave Canyon TX 79015. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-651-2244. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 2-5, 2005 - SPORTING EVENT - Amarillo: Cowboy Roundup USA; Coors Ranch Rodeo & World Championship Chuckwagon Roundup and World's Greatest Horseman Finals. Cowboys from ranches all over the region compete in the ranch rodeo, and chuck wagon cooks guard their recipes carefully to win first prize in the highest-paid chuck wagon cook-off in the country. Location: Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds 10th and Grand Street. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-372-4777. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first of June.

June 2 - August 20, 2005 and July 4th (Nightly Excluding Sundays) - PLAY OR MUSICAL - Canyon: TEXAS LEGACIES, The Adventure of a Lifetime. Outdoor Epic Theatre at its best. Performed summers in the Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX, this production showcases the best in acting, dancing, live music and theatre music that the stage has ever seen. The history of the Panhandle has never been more alive. Time: Production starts at 8:30pm. Cost: $5-$26. Location: Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 877-58TEXAS or visit www.epictexas.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, Summers in the Palo Duro Canyon.

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JULY

Nightly Excluding Sundays, June 2 through August 20, 2005 - PLAY OR MUSICAL - Canyon: TEXAS LEGACIES, The Adventure of a Lifetime. Outdoor Epic Theatre at its best. Performed summers in the Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX, this production showcases the best in acting, dancing, live music and theatre music that the stage has ever seen. The history of the Panhandle has never been more alive. Time: Production starts at 8:30pm. Cost: $5 - $26. Location: Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-655-2181 or visit www.epictexas.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, Summers in the Palo Duro Canyon.

July 4, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Amarillo: July 4th Fireworks. The Texas Panhandle's largest fireworks display, sponsored by the Amarillo Globe-News. More than 50,000 people gather near Thompson Park to view this spectacular event. Time: Sunset. Cost: Free. Location: Ross Rogers Golf Course in Thompson Park (US Highway 287 north). Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. For more information, call 806-376-4488. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

July 4, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Lubbock: Fourth on Broadway. A celebration of the 4th of July with a parade and street fair. The parade begins at 10am, followed by live music, and a wide array of food and craft booths lined up along Broadway. The day ends with a concert and fireworks display. Time: All Day. Cost: Free. Location: Broadway Street. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call (806) 747-5232. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually on July 4th.

July 9, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Levelland: Early Settlers Festival. For nearly 40 years, some 15,000 people come to celebrate country, bluegrass and Tejano music performances, old settler activities, more than 50 food booths, games, horseshoes, activities for kids, and a parade that lasts an hour or more. This year, folks will "Do the Drag" on Friday evening before in cars representing our history. Sponsored by the Levelland Area Chamber of Commerce. Time: All day. Cost: $1 wristband offers discounts on food and activities. Location: Downtown Square, Avenue H. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. For more information, call (806) 894-3157. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, Saturday after July 4th.

July 29-30, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Knox City: 17th Annual Watermelon Festival and 6th Annual Classic Car Show. This event features horseshoe pitching, a sand volleyball tournament, food, free watermelon slices a watermelon-eating contest, parade, music and a classic car show. Location: City Park. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. For more information, call 940-658-3442. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

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August

Nightly Excluding Sundays, June 2 through August 20, 2005 - PLAY OR MUSICAL - Canyon: TEXAS LEGACIES, The Adventure of a Lifetime. Outdoor Epic Theatre at its best. Performed summers in the Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX, this production showcases the best in acting, dancing, live music and theatre music that the stage has ever seen. The history of the Panhandle has never been more alive. Time: Production starts at 8:30pm. Cost: $5 - $26. Location: Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-655-2181 or visit www.epictexas.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, Summers in the Palo Duro Canyon.

August 20, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Amarillo: Polk Street Block Party. One of Amarillo's biggest parties is the Polk Street Block Party. Sponsored by Center City of Amarillo, proceeds help Center City's plans to encourage a re-development and re-birth of downtown Amarillo. Food, drink, music and games highlight this night of celebration. Time: 4pm to midnight. Location: Downtown Amarillo along Polk Street. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. For more information, call 806-372-6744. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually in August.

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September

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October

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November

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December

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