West Texas Live & Local Events and Activities Updated 7-5-2021
Keep up with all events and activities in and around Abilene and the Big Country. Know where to go to find some fun events, activities, and all sorts of entertainment around Abilene and throughout West Texas.
Check back often as this will be updated with all the changes and or additions to the events and activities calendar.
COMING TO POTOSI LIVE JULY 7TH - JULY 11TH
Get ready to hear some awesome live entertainment while enjoying some great meals at Potosi Live (located at 897 FM 1750 south of Abilene). Wednesday, July 7th it's Boone Dugan, Thursday, July 8th it's Clete Bradley, Friday, July 9th it's Jak Creek Band, and Saturday, July 10th it's Tyler McCollum Live. While most shows are free, some are not, check by calling Potosi Live at 325-529-3111.
PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES "REMEMBER THE TITANS" JULY 9TH & 10TH
The Paramount Theatre continues with its classic 'Film Series' presenting "Remember The Titans" a movie about a Virginia, high school football team's way of life. In 1971 high school football was everything to the people of Alexandria. The very foundation of football's great tradition was put to the test back then. To purchase tickets get them online at ParamountAbilene.com or call 325-676-9620.
SECOND CHANCE COWBOY CHURCH HOSTS SUMMER PLAYDAY JULY 10TH
Get ready for some summer riding fun and competition at the Second Chance Cowboy Church in Clyde, America. The church is hosting a Summer Playday on Saturday, July 10th in Clyde. The events will include poles, barrels, and straightaway barrels. The cost is $5 per event.
DACHSHUND RACES AND RESCUED DOG REUNION IS JULY 15TH
The 'Annual Dachshund Races and Rescued Dogs Reunion' is set to run Thursday, July 15th at Festival Gardens across from the Abilene Zoo. The gates open at 4 pm and the reunion begins at 6:30 pm and the races start promptly at 7 pm. The event is free and benefits Rescue the Animals SPCA. Register online at RescueTheAnimals.org or call 325-695-SPCA.
NEXT ON THE PARAMOUNT'S FAMILY FILM SERIES IS "SING" JULY 18TH
The Paramount Theatre continues with its themed classics Summer Family Film Series featuring the 2016 animated comedy musical "Sing". Enjoy over 60 popular hit songs and stars the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, and many more. Tickets are only $2 general and MUST be purchased in advance online at ParamountAbilene.com or by calling 325-676-9620.
GARAGEBAND WOODSTOCK 11 IS SATURDAY JULY 24TH
Get ready to step back in time with Garageband Woodstock. The event that takes you back in time to the '60s and '70s with live music, will benefit the nonprofit New Horizons. Tickets are just $25 in advance and $30 at the door you can buy them online at GaragebandWoodstock.com.
GENE WATSON IS COMING TO THE PARAMOUNT LIVE JULY 30TH
Get ready to hear all your Gene Watson favorites when he appears live at the Paramount Theatre on Friday, July 3oth at 7 PM. Gene's been performing for the last 50 years so don't miss your chance to see Watson live at the Paramount Theatre at 352 Cypress Street. For tickets contact the Paramount Theatre.
FOOD MANAGERS CERTIFICATION TRAINING IS AUGUST 16TH & 17TH
Learn about the major causes of foodborne illness and how to prevent them, increase your food safety knowledge, foodborne illnesses and how they are caused, food safety hazards, and sanitation regulations. Then take the certification exam, and become a state 'Certified Food Manager' from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extention Services in Abilene.