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AC’S Chalk it Up Contest Entry Time! @ AC'S Chalk it Up Contest
Jun 11 all-day

AC’S Chalk it Up Sidewalk Contest will be held at AC’s Washington Street Campus July 31st. Chalk It Up is an award-winning collaboration between AC and Panhandle PBS and has a history of attracting artwork from artists of all ages.

Entrants will be assigned eight foot squares on which to create their masterpieces (knee pads advisable).

The artists can register as individuals or teams of up to four, will create their works on AC’S Oeschger Family Mall. The competition runs from 8 AM to noon.

Entries accepted until July 20th. To enter:  www.info.actx.edu/chalkitup

Hoffbrau Steaks Honors Veterans Today! @ Hoffbrau Steak House & Grill
Jun 11 all-day

Hoffbrau Steaks Honors Veterans Today! (Check each location’s hours for your convenience)

We honor our Veterans on the 11th of each month:

50% Off lunch or dinner entrée!

(Bring your Military or Veterans’ ID)

7203 I-40 West
Amarillo, TX 79106

National Corn on the Cob Day @ National Corn on the Cob Day
Jun 11 all-day

As we approach the first day of summer, June 11th marks the calendar to celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day each year. Fresh corn on the cob is a summertime treat people from all corners of the United States look forward to as we start the picnic season.
In different regions of the country, corn on the cob is known as pole corn, cornstick, sweet pole, butter-pop, sweet corn, or long maize. Picking the corn when the kernels are tender and in its milk stage serves up sweeter kernels.
Boiling, steaming, roasting, and grilling are the most common ways to prepare corn on the cob. When grilling or roasting sweet corn, the husks may be left on to retain moisture and flavor during the cooking process.
While it might seem rude, proper dinner etiquette for eating corn says holding the cob at each end with your fingers is appropriate. Serving corn on the cob with other seasonings, butter or oils can add even more flavor. On June 10th, we celebrated National Herbs and Spices Day. Anything you learned while celebrating can also be applied while enjoying your corn on the cob! Consider roasting your sweet corn with a little cilantro and chili pepper.

National German Chocolate Cake Day @ National German Chocolate Cake Day
Jun 11 all-day

On June 11th, National German Chocolate Cake Day celebrates a cake with American roots. It also happens to be one of the top 10 favorite cakes in America.
Although the name may sound like the cake originated in Germany, it did not. The cake’s roots can be traced back to 1852 when American, Sam German, made a type of dark baking chocolate for the American Baker’s Chocolate Company. Baker’s German’s Sweet Chocolate’s brand was named in honor of Sam German.
Over 100 years later in 1957, a recipe for “German’s Chocolate Cake” appeared as the Recipe of the Day in the Dallas Morning Star. This recipe, created by Mrs. George Clay, used the Baker’s German’s Sweet Chocolate, and it became quite popular. During this time, General Foods owned the Baker’s brand and distributed Mrs. Clay’s recipe to other newspapers around the country. The current name of German Chocolate Cake, as we know it today, came to be as publications started dropping the ‘s.

Maverick Boys & Girls Club of Amarillo 2021 Summer Camp @ Maverick Boys & Girls Club of Amarillo 2021 Summer Camp
Jun 11 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Maverick Boys & Girls Club of Amarillo 2021 Summer Camp

Register TODAY at maverickclub.org

Only $250 for the WHOLE SUMMER!

June 7th -August 11th

Closed July 5th for Holiday


  • Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Provided
  • Field Trips to Zoo, Swimming, Fishing, Skating, Discovery Center & More
  • Community Service Projects

Who doesn’t love crafts, learning to cook & dancing? We have it all!

Thank You,

Summer McCampbell

Compliance Director

Maverick Boys & Girls Clubs of Amarillo
1923 S. Lincoln / Amarillo, Texas 79109
Office 806.372.8393 / Fax 806.372.1318



Discovery Center: $1 Admission @ Discovery Center: $1 Admission
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Discovery Center News!

There will be $1 admission, Friday June 11th from 5:00-8:00pm. Guests can discover family, fun and science for just $1 per person in the evening!


  • Space Theater shows at 5:30, 6:15 and 7:00.
  • Exhibits, including the newest traveling exhibit, Toys the Inside Story!
  • Science Live! Demonstrations at 5:15 and 6:30.

Admission is only $1 per person, and free for members.

Next up- 

DHDC confirms that Budweiser and Pondaseta Brewing will be featured providers at DHDC’s AfterDark fundraiser, Beerology: Science on Tap, on July 30th from 7:00-10:00pm. In addition, Eddie Esler will perform live and Chef Bud Anderson will be doing cooking with beer demonstrations for guests to sample.

This is an important fundraiser for the Don Harrington Discovery Center and will help them to continue providing science education and inspiration in the Texas Panhandle.

Details on this event are developing and the crew will be adding more featured partners and exciting details in the coming weeks.


Early Bird tickets for Beerology are on sale NOW and will end June 30th. Tickets are $35 for DHDC Members, and $45 for Non-members. Prices increase to $40/$50 respectively on July 1st.


The Fourth of July Celebration, Explode! is happening on July 1st, 5:00-9:00pm. Details are here. 

Sarah Silva

Marketing Specialist

Don Harrington Discovery Center

Mobile: 806-640-2021



Greyhound Gallery Presents ‘Colors of Summer’ Art Exhibition @ Greyhound Gallery Presents 'Colors of Summer' Art Exhibition
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Greyhound Gallery Presents ‘Colors of Summer’ Art Exhibition

Contact: Jesse Melson

June 7, 2021                                                                                                         Gallery Manager                                                                                                                                (806) 318-4119                                                                                                            info@greyhoundgallery.com


Greyhound Gallery presents the Colors of Summer to Downtown Amarillo

AMARILLO, Texas –– The Greyhound Gallery is looking forward to a bright and colorful summer this year by letting light shine through art! The Greyhound Gallery is celebrating the vibrant colors of summer Friday, June 11th with our ‘Colors of Summer’ art exhibition. The event will start at 6 pm and last until 9 pm inside The Derrick at 814 S. Taylor.

The show features local artists as well as artists from Oklahoma City; Denver; Lubbock; Canyon; and the DFW metroplex. The event will have live music by local singer, James Owens and cocktails along with area food trucks with an admission of $5. By attending, you will get your name in the drawing for a piece of art!

We are excited to show off several new artists and numerous new pieces that capture the summer spirit with a lively atmosphere that the whole family can enjoy! “We are excited to have our second art exhibition here at the Greyhound Gallery. Our first exhibition was well received with so much support from the community. We had live music, food trucks, and around 300-350 people – nearly as much art as there were guests!” said gallery manager Jesse Melson, “Currently we have over 30 artists and over 360 pieces of artwork throughout our three floors here at the Derrick.”

The Greyhound Gallery lives in a space that was originally built as a Greyhound Bus Station in 1946 – now called The Derrick. The historic station is now utilized as an event space, art gallery, executive office suites and coworking membership space, and showcases the Tascosa Office Furniture Showroom.

With the historic qualities and architecture of the building, the gallery lives in 13,000 square feet of space and has 600+ feet of linear wall space to work with throughout the three floors of the building.

For more information, please visit the gallery website www.greyhoundgallery.com or contact Jesse Melson at 806-318-4119 for further information.


All the best,

Jesse Melson
Gallery Manager

806-318-4119 main
806-290-3735 mobile


Musical Drama “Texas” @ Musical Drama "Texas"
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
TEXAS Outdoor Musical
Opening May 29th, TEXAS is a family-friendly show set against an authentic tapestry of history, the show’s fictional characters bring to life the stores, struggles, and triumphs of the settlers of the Texas Panhandle in the 1800’s. Song and dance abound – and a generous helping of good ol’ Texas humor too – with spellbinding lighting, special effects, and fireworks.
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Night at PPHM @ Night at PPHM
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Night at PPHM – Welcome to Night at PPHM, the one night only, after hours event where you can explore the museum in the dark! Role players and storytellers will come to life in all areas of PPHM to show visitors what life was like on the Panhandle Plains during several decades in history. The event is not designed to be scary, unless you are afraid of the dark; it’s an opportunity for visitors to explore the museum in the dark and talk to characters within the exhibits. Bring your family and flashlights to enjoy PPHM after dark.

Amarillo Sod Poodles Baseball @ Amarillo Sod Poodles Baseball
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Amarillo Sod Poodles Baseball Vs. Corpus Christi