Fun things happening in the Panhandle this week:
GET FIT FOR THE BRIDGE
Get Fit is hosting their annual Hot Blooded Run benefitting The Bridge Children's Advocacy Center on Saturday, July 26th at 7:30 a.m. The race will begin at Get Fit (now located in Wolflin Square) and will be a timed 10K and 5K run, and a 1 mile walk. The entry fee is $20 and must be reserved in advance.
HEAR THEM ROAR
Join the Amarillo Zoo as they celebrate International Tiger Day on Saturday, July 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is meant to be a fun way to learn about tigers, while also raising awareness of their risk of being extinct. Activities will include face painting, lectures, enrichment activities, and children's crafts. Admission is $4 for adults (13-61), $3 for seniors (62 and up), $2 for children (3-12), and free for those 2 and under.
HOGS FOR A CAUSE
The Original Harley Party benefitting Family Support Services is Saturday, July 26th from 5-9 p.m. in Downtown Amarillo. The event will include food and beverages, a silent auction, several vendors, and live music by Electric Gypsies, Buster Bledsoe Band, and Atteberry Station. Cost is $80 which admits two people. This also puts you in the running to win a 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special. Tickets can be purchased at Tripp's Harley Davidson, Family Support Services, and Hoffbrau Steaks, or by calling 806-342-2500.
HOW TIME FLIES
Celebrate BL Bistro's 15th Anniversary on Saturday, July 26th. In honor of this celebration, Velvet Funk will be performing live at 9 p.m. in the bar. Come ready to dance!
CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey are returning to Amarillo to present Super Circus Heroes July 31st - August 3rd at the Amarillo Civic Center. This show combines superhuman athleticism with amazing animals. Check out Panhandle Tickets for showtimes and ticket prices.
OTHER FUN THINGS HAPPENING...
Check out these other outdoor entertainment events happening this week! Music in the Gardens (7/24), Movies in the Park (7/25), and High Noon on the Square (last one for the season, 7/30).
PLAN AHEAD FUN
*Is there a special woman in your life that you would like to honor? For just $50 you can do just that by submitting her name to the Wall of Women, an installation coinciding with the special exhibition, Her Art, opening at Amarillo Museum of Art on September 12th. The exhibition will showcase the creative and enduring ambition of women artists. In that vein, you also can recognize the woman (or women) in your life that has inspired you. In exchange for your contribution, your honoree will receive a special invitation to the exhibition opening and the donation is completely tax-deductible. To participate, fill out this form and submit by August 1st.
*Check out a live performance by Rodney Branigan on Saturday, August 2nd at 7:30 p.m. This concert welcomes Rodney back to Texas as he is currently embarking on an international tour to promote his critically acclaimed new album, "Sketches." The concert is presented by High Plains Public Radio and Process Art House and hosted by Chamber Music Amarillo at the Fibonacci Building on 6th. Reserve seats by emailing Mike Fuller at email@example.com or by calling 806-367-9088. The cost is free, but $10 donations are suggested.
*Mark your calendars for Thursday, August 14th as Amarillo Magazine hosts Single in the City: A Mixer Just For Singles. The event will be held at Amarillo Museum of Art from 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $35 until Friday, August 1st, and $40 thereafter, and at the door.
Your fun friends,
Susan and Farrar