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Back to School Spectacular: August 4
Third annual back to school event held at the Civic Center from 5:00 pm to 7:00 p.m.
Free school supplies are distributed at the event by local businesses and citizens to assist families with getting their children ready to return to school.
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AMA-CON: Amarillo's Original Pop Culture Convention:August 5
AMA-CON, Amarillo’s annual pop culture convention, celebrates the best in comics, gaming, anime, sci-fi, and everything else geeky and awesome.
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Amarillo Community Market
The Market hosts live music and a diverse mix of everything the Panhandle has to offer. Come check out what our vendors have for you - herbs & veggies, baked goods, live plants, cut flowers, jellies, jams & pickles, arts & crafts.
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National Day of the Cowboy:  July 22
Amarillo groups join forces to teach, entertain and celebrate the seventh annual National Day of the Cowboy with the public.  The celebration takes place from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum.

Texas Pro Kart Challenge Race at Amarillo Kart Circuit: July 14-15
Amarillo has a new motorsport facility; Amarillo Kart Circuit. AKC will be hosting the Texas ProKart Challenge Regional Go Kart Series July 14-15 for their first ever karting competition. Spectators are welcome and tickets are on sale now.
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The Peddler Show: July 14-16
The Peddler Show returns to the Panhandle July 14th – 16th for a fabulous Summer Market where you can shop from talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from all over the country!
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Seymour / Baylor County

Busted in Baylor County Motorcycle Rally: August 17-20
The annual BIBC Motorcycle Rally is a 4 day weekend of fun, food, bikes, & music held at the Seymour Rodeo Grounds in Seymour TX. The Lonestar BBQ Society Sanctioned Cook-off, Blain Gillispie & No Justice, 25K Bike Ride. Proceeds benefit charities.
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121st Seymour Old Settler's Reunion & Rodeo: July 14 - 15
"Stand United Series Rodeo" Open Rodeo in Seymour TX. Starts at 7:30p nightly with $8 general admission on Friday & $12 Saturday which includes dance admission too. Kids 3-12 $5, 2 and under FREE. Cowboy Church on Sunday.
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Movies in the Park: Moana: July 29
Bring your blanket, pack the kids and a cooler and head to Haggard Park in the Downtown Plano Arts District for movies under the stars.
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Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk: July 13
Get an early start to the weekend by sipping selected wines at your favorite shops throughout the Downtown Plano Arts District while enjoying live music, curated art exhibits and shopping discounts just for wine walkers.
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The Hendersons: July 15
7:00pm at The LOT Downtown- Bring your blankets, chairs and coolers for a performance by The Hendersons.

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Summer Cinema Clubhouse - Movie Feature: Sing: July 18 and August 8
1:00pm at the Farr Best Theater - Join us in historic downtown for a showing Sing on July 18 and Storks on August 8. Cost is $1 per person, and children 2Y and under FREE. Doors open at noon, concessions available for purchase.
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Third Thursdays - Mahalo Mansfield: July 20
5:00pm - 8:00pm in Historic Downtown - This month will feature a giant water balloon fight, hula dancers, specials at local shops & restaurants, food trucks, vendors and more!
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Mainstage Classic Theatre Presents Oklahoma!: July 22-23 and July 29-30
Willie Pigg Auditorium, showtimes vary
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Music Place Mansfield Presents Legally Blond the Musical: July 21 - 22
Performance at Music Place Mansfield showtimes vary
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Mansfield Historical Society Yard Sale: July 22
114 Juniper Street from 8am - 3pm; All proceeds benefit the Historical Society and help fund operations for the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center
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Places I Call Home: Art by Sang Ratu Adil: July 22
MISD Center for the Performing Arts; A special reception July 22 will kick off an art exhibit lasting through August 4. Reception and art exhibit are free and open to the public.
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The LOT Downtown featuring BettySoo: July 22
7:00pm; Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers for this FREE outdoor concert.
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Painting at the Park at Oliver Nature Park: July 29 and August 5
9:00am; Join us for a nature-themed painting class featuring a ladybug (July 29) and a bumblebee (August 4). An artist will guide you step-by-step, and is geared for ages 5Y and up. Registration is required.
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The LOT Downtown featuring Jessie Frye: July 29
7:00pm; Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers for this FREE outdoor concert.
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Adventure Camp with Live Campfire Music at Oliver Nature Park: August 4
7:30pm; Adventure Camp is a week-long program teaching students all about outdoor skills. Friday evening, campers' immediate family will be invited for an evening of fun and s'mores.
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The LOT Downtown featuring Chapter: SOUL: August 5
7:00pm; Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers for this FREE outdoor concert.
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La Grange

Breakfast at Tiffany's Movie & Champagne Brunch: August 5
Join us for a fantastic morning. We’ll have a champagne brunch and show the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany’s in the pleasant, air-conditioned comforts of the Historic Casino Hall. La Grange goody bags will be provided to everyone in attendance.
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Port Arthur

Sea Rim State Park Summer Programs: Throughout the Summer
Park rangers have planned a summer full of programs to learn about creatures in the park, including free shore fishing clinics, a kid fish event and clean ups. July 22, crabbing 101; Aug. 5, cleanup; Aug. 12, shore fishing clinic.
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Windy Winery In Brenham, Harvest Grape Stomp: July and August
It's time for Brenham's annual grape stomps at Windy Winery! Enjoy a hayride, grape picking, barrel stomping, purple feet & T-shirt. Don’t forget the camera! Seven fun weekends for the whole family.
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Pleasant Hill Winery In Brenham, Crush for Fun:  Weekends in July & August
Stomp grapes in Brenham, TX, and personalize a t-shirt with your purple feet to remember the fun. Afterward enjoy wine tasting on the deck. Four weekends of fun for adults & kids! Come stomp & taste the last two weekends in July, first two in August.
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Chappell Hill Lavender Farm, Lavender & Wine Fest: August 12, 2017
Countryside neighborhood festival with Chappell Hill Lavender Farm and Windy Winery. Festival includes tastings, crafts, vendors, music, lavender cuisine & demonstrations. Lavender farm is open 9-4. Windy Winery 11-6. Free parking, free admission!
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Hot Nights Cool Tunes Concerts: July 17 & 24
Have a cool time around historic Downtown Brenham to the sounds of live music. Food, drink, shopping & car show. Bring your chairs & dancing shoes! July 17 features Brown Sugar Band; July 24 features Suede. Free admission, free parking.
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Llano Estacado Winery, Salsa & Sangria Fest: July 15
Llano Estacado Winery presents Salsa & Sangria Fest featuring a salsa competition, taco trucks, live music and of course, Sangria. Entry includes salsa tastings and three glasses of sangria.
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Lubbock Moonlight Musicals:
Sister Act: July 14-15; 21-22; 28-29
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: August 4-5; 11-12; 18-19; 25-26
During the month of July and August, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals will perform Sister Act and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheater.
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Cleburne's Dragon Boat Festival: July 29-30
The event will be held at Lake Pat Cleburne, this family fun event is free to the public offering dragon boat races, food trucks, vendors, entertainment and more.
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BJ's Blanket Bingo Bash: 22
Come out and try your luck at BJ’s Blanket Bingo Bash at the Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway Street. This first time event offers residents and visitors a chance to win great prizes including up to $1,400 in cash!
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