We're bringing you your Weekly Fun a day early this week because tomorrow is our 2nd Anniversary, and we'll be presenting our first annual SWi award recipients - stay tuned! For now, here are the fun things happening in the Panhandle this week:
BADGES VS. BADGES
This Saturday, April 27th is the Battle of the Badges where local firefighters will face off against local law enforcement in boxing matches to raise money for the Texas Panhandle 100 Club (an incredible organization that assists first responders in times of crisis). $15-35 per person - purchase tickets here. Doors open at 6pm and matches begin at 7pm in the Civic Center Coliseum. Who's team are you on?
BEER WITH OSKAR
We are huge fans of Crush's beer and wine dinners - the food is always amazing and the drinks are always tasty and plentiful. Whether you're a regular like us or new on the scene, we highly recommend you attend the Oskar Blues Beer Dinner next Wednesday, May 1st at 6:30pm. You'll enjoy 6 beers paired with food and a glass to take home. Good times. $50 per person. Call 418-2011 to make your reservations now.
Amarillo has it's own smart phone app thanks to a group of local high school students! How cool is that? Great for visitors and locals alike, this app provides recommendations for food, hotels, activities and more. Only $1.99 at the itunes or Android app store. Click here for more information.
Join the local YMCA for Healthy Kids Day this Saturday, April 27th. Fun activities, craft vendors, entertainment and a mud run. 10am-2pm at the South YMCA on Hillside Rd. $3 for ages 12 & up. Call 367-8047 for more information.
Enjoy another great show from the Amarillo Symphony this weekend as they present their Dynamic Dance of Strings. Sure to make you happy. Friday & Saturday, April 26th & 27th 8pm at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. Buy tickets here. Also this weekend at the Globe-News Center: the Amarillo Youth Orchestra Spring Concert on Sunday, April 28th at 3pm. Click here for more info.
MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS
Two upcoming events worth reserving a spot:
St. Andrews Episcopal School will host their spring benefit event - A Mediterranean Evening - next Saturday, May 4th at the home of Madeline and Kirk Coury. Enjoy fabulous food, drinks and an extensive auction. Call 576-9173 for reservations.
The Amarillo Symphony Guild presents Vintage Amarillo, Amarillo's premier wine auction. This year's event - Twilight on the Terrazza - will feature fine Italian wines. Preview party Friday, May 3rd and Dinner and Auction on Saturday, May 4th. Call 376-8782 for reservations.
Other fun events this week:
* Aaron Watson will be playing at Midnight Rodeo this Friday, April 26th at 8pm. Click here for more info and tickets. * For the shoppers: Girls Night Out at Semblance tonight, Michael Kors Trunk Show at Raffkind's tomorrow 4-7pm (with cocktails and prizes), and a Liz James Jewelry Trunk Show at Et Cetera next Wednesday, May 1st.
Your fun friends,
Susan and Farrar