Amarillo, Texas is a lively community with events going on all year long. That said, the next three months are going to be full of fun-filled, family-friendly events designed to show every visitor a good time. Here are a few of the upcoming Amarillo community events. Don’t forget to stop by Pollard Used Cars of Amarillo to say hello!
Nacidos Charro: Born Charro
A charro is a skilled horseman who ropes and handles cattle and horses. This daily event takes place at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum and honors the history and culture of the charro. The exhibit is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit concludes its run on July 29th.
Art That Works
Taking place on the first day of every month until October 1st, this exhibit is on display at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. The functional art serves utilitarian purposes and features common household items, like furniture and dishes. Based around the theme Art with a Purpose, the exhibit features works that are both old and new. Ticket prices are $10 for adults while seniors will pay $9 and children cost just $4.
The Great War
Occurring on the first of every month through the end of 2017, this exhibit takes is on display at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. The exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the First World War, otherwise known as The Great War. Three exhibits offer unique looks at life during the time of the war. “The Great and the Panhandle-Plains Region” and “A Picture from Home: Snapshots from the Great War on the Plains” are open to the public until December 30th. “Doughboys and Home Folks” closes on September 22nd.
As anyone can see, there’s quite a lot to do in Amarillo. The tight-knit community, local events, and lively activities will leave any visitor wondering why they didn’t stop by sooner!
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