Love on the Titanic Valentine’s Mystery Dinner: It may not be an iceberg you have to worry about at this deadly dinner by Amarillo Escape & Mystery. (6 p.m. Tuesday; Cactus Cove Inn, 2501 E. Interstate 40; tickets $60; 806-905-6089)

That’s Amore Valentine’s Day Dinner: Feel the love at this fundraiser dinner for Amarillo Botanical Gardens, featuring food from Pescaraz and music from Patrick Swindell & Esquire Jazz. (6 p.m. Tuesday; 1400 Streit Drive; tickets $110 per couple; 806-352-6513)

Anti-Valentine’s Day Bash: The 806 Coffee + Lounge hosts its annual party for those not swept up in the holiday madness. (8 p.m. Tuesday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Sad Daddy Speed Dating Event: Here’s an event for the singles out there—speed dating plus a lineup of musicians. (9 p.m. Tuesday; Craft Cocktail Bar, 626 S. Polk St.; tickets $50 and up; 806-231-0562)

Jordan World Circus: Big-top action returns when this traveling circus brings gifted animals and humans alike to the Amarillo National Center. (6 p.m. Wednesday; Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave.; tickets $20 adults, $10 children; 806-376-7767)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer heads underground for a show in the Paramount Recreation Club, The Barfield’s speakeasy. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 600 S. Polk St.; no cover; 806-414-2200)

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood & Honey”: Pooh Bear and Piglet get “a taste for blood,” as the hysterically over-the-top description of this new horror film reads. (7 p.m. Wednesday through Feb. 23; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania”: The MCU’s tiniest hero takes on the next big bad, Kang the Conqueror, in this eagerly anticipated new sequel. Also opening: Liam Neeson as the famed detective “Marlow.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

Ordinary Elephant: This touring Americana band marches into Pampa for a show in the Woody Guthrie Folk Music Center. (6 p.m. Thursday; 320 S. Cuyler St.; donations accepted; 806-664-0824)

“Sweeney Todd”: West Texas A&M University Theatre takes a swing at this bloody Sondheim classic. (7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Branding Iron Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex; tickets $16 adults, $12 seniors and students; 806-651-2810)

Tanner Lane: The Lubbock-based singer-songwriter leads a song swap at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Thursday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

St. Andrew’s Cabaret Night: Singer Keralee Clay and a trio featuring pianist Neal Nossaman, bassist Nick Scales and drummer Scott Nall will perform at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in a fundraiser for the Joe Bob McCartt Youth Fund. The event includes dinner and drinks. (6:30 p.m. Friday; St. Andrew’s Parish Hall, 1601 S. Georgia St.; tickets $75 or $600 for table of eight; 806-376-6316)

Critters & Canvases: Artist Melissa Haney leads a couples’ art class during this romantic party at the Amarillo Zoo. (7 p.m. Friday; 700 Comanchero Trail; admission $35; 806-381-7911)

Amarillo Wranglers: The local hockey team goes on the hunt against the New Mexico Ice Wolves (7:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $12 to $23; 806-378-3096)

Harrington String Quartet: The acclaimed ensemble teams with Dr. Nick Flynn, a West Texas A&M University biochemistry professor, for Friday’s “Chemistry of Sound” concert and a 7:30 p.m. Thursday lecture in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall. Both explore the ways sound can impact chemical reactions and vice versa. (7:30 p.m. Friday; AC Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus; tickets $20; 806-371-5340)

Ellis Bullard: The Austin-based honkytonker makes his Golden Light Cantina debut. (9 p.m. Friday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Cooper Mohrmann: The Houston-based country singer hopes to glitter like gold at Hoots Pub. (10 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Three-Star Memorial Roping: Top young ropers compete for big scholarship dollars in this annual event in the Amarillo National Center. (Saturday and Sunday; Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave.; 806-376-7767)

Winter Night Ceremonials: The Kwahadi Dancers revive their long-standing seasonal tradition. (7 p.m. Saturday; 9151 E. Interstate 40; tickets $5; 806-335-3175)

Montez De Durango and Patrulla 81: The Mexican stars team up for a big show at Ocho Segundos nightclub. (9 p.m. Saturday; 5331 E. Amarillo Blvd.; tickets $40 adults, $45 minors; 806-335-9990)

Next Generation Band: The young Amarillo rockers return to the Skooterz stage. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

Joey Green: The burly Texas country singer returns for a show at Hoots Pub. (10 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Jurassic Empire Drive Thru: Hopefully, they keep the raptors under wraps at this pop-up dino display in the Westgate Mall parking lot. (10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 26; 7701 W. Interstate 40; $34 to $55 per car)

WT Choirs: Ahead of a tour to El Paso, a trio of choirs will give this free performance. (2 p.m. Sunday; Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall; 806-651-2840)

Amarillo Bombers: The indoor soccer team continues its home season by tracking down the Kansas Bandits. (6 p.m. Sunday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $10.25; 806-350-2688)

Fat Tuesday Party: Roll into seasonal festivities at RR Bar with music from Dudeman and Silver Bullet. (10 p.m. Tuesday; 701 S. Georgia St.; no cover; 806-342-9000)


Amarillo Museum of Art: The museum’s anniversary celebration continues with its annual Achievement in Art exhibition, the Al and Pat Smith collection of French impressionist works, on view through April 9. Also on view: “Stranger(s) in the Village” by collage master Gary Burnley, through March 26. (2200 S. Van Buren St.; 806-371-5050)

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: Dig into equine history with the museum’s archive collection, on view through July 29. (2601 E. Interstate 40; 806-376-5181)

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: Enjoy fantastical beasts in “Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures” through March 25, along with “Objects of Enchantment” through April 30. (2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon; 806-651-2244)


  • Chip Chandler

    Chip is the senior communications specialist at West Texas A&M University. A Canadian High School graduate and award-winning journalist, he has covered arts and entertainment in Amarillo since 1998 and is a member of the Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council arts committee. He is a 2020 Golden Nail Award winner and a 2017 National Philanthropy Day award winner. He is a member of the national GALECA critics group, has seen every Best Picture Oscar winner and watches way too much television.

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