Drinking/dining events

Taste of the Holidays: A Culinary Journey by Rising Stars: The Panhandle Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association shines a spotlight on some of Amarillo’s on-the-rise chefs in this special event at Reed Beverage. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 2; 3701 S.E. 25th Ave.; tickets $80 to $100; 512-457-4100)

Pondaseta Fifth Anniversary Weekend: The brewing company celebrates its first half-decade with a weekend full of festivities, including five new beers to sample, eight bands and more. (Nov. 10 to 12; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; VIP passes $40 to $100; 806-418-6282)

Moffett Wine Dinner: Public House hosts its final wine dinner of 2023, offering five wines paired with plates inspired by the first Thanksgiving. (6:30 p.m. Nov. 14; 3333 S. Coulter St.; reservations $125; 806-398-7777)

Live music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 9 and 16; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer offers a chill night at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 2; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer kicks off the weekend on Smokey Joe’s patio. (7 p.m. Nov. 2; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Miranda Pjesky: The New Generation Band singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. Nov. 2; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo singer sings for her (and your!) dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 3; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Andy Chase: The Amarillo favorite slings songs every Friday at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant. (7 p.m. Nov. 3 and 10; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Christopher Erin: The Amarillo country singer smokes up a good show at Robinson’s Time Out BBQ. (7 p.m. Nov. 3; 3723 S.W. 58th Ave.; 806-418-7214)

Bomb City Groove: The Amarillo band brings the party to the beach at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. Nov. 3; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Sirkiss: The Amarillo rock band brings the fun to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Nov. 3; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer cooks up some tunes for a two-night stand at Tokyo Steakhouse. (8:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4; 5807 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-358-8888)

Sax and Guitar: Enjoy some sultry tunes over Italian delights at Joe’s Pizza and Pasta. (5 p.m. Nov. 4; 19151 W. Interstate 40 in Bushland; 806-356-8191)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 4; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Jackie Haney & Geezers Gone Wild: Enjoy tunes from the oldies band over dinner at Drunken Oyster. (6 p.m. Nov. 4; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress brings along her friends for a show at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Nov. 4; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo rock guitarist offers tunes every Sunday at Smokey Joe’s. (3 p.m. Nov. 5 and 12; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights back against the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Nov. 6; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. Nov. 8 and 15; 3333 S. Coulter St., Suite A; 806-398-7777)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band offers midweek fun every Wednesday at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. Nov. 8 and 15; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer offers tunes with your tacos every Wednesday at Fuzzy’s. (7 p.m. Nov. 8 and 15; 7408 S.W. 34th Ave.; 806-352-8226)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer offers tasty tunes at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 9; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Bryan Robertson: The Amarillo country singer kicks off the weekend on Smokey Joe’s patio. (7 p.m. Nov. 9; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer fires it up at a show at Wesley’s BBQ. (5 p.m. Nov. 10; 6406 River Road; 806-381-2893)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress offers favorites at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 10; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer fires up a good time at Robinson’s Time Out BBQ. (7 p.m. Nov. 10; 3723 S.W. 58th Ave.; 806-418-7214)

New Generation Band: The Amarillo rock band offers an acoustic night at Mickey’s Place. (7 p.m. Nov. 10; 1512 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band brings the fun to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Nov. 10; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer cooks up some tunes for a two-night stand at Tokyo Steakhouse. (8:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11; 5807 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-358-8888)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 11; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band will bring the noise to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Nov. 11; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Gabe Marinez: The Amarillo rocker battles the Monday blues every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Nov. 13; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Alicia Morgan: Enjoy tunes underground at The Barfield’s speakeasy with the country singer. (7 p.m. Nov. 15; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer offers a chill night at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 16; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Day of the Dead: Amarillo artist Delores Maldonado hosts this annual celebration of those we’ve lost, featuring food specials, face painting, an exhibition and more. (6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 2; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Strata Stride: The coffee shop hosts this half-marathon to benefit AniMeals on Wheels. (7:45 a.m. Nov. 4; 7560 Outlook Drive; registration $65 and above; 806-350-8385) 

“The Office” Trivia Night: Bone up on your Dunder-Mifflin miscellany for this game night at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. Nov. 13; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

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  • 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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