West Texas Live & Local Events and Activities Updated 7-26-2021
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 28TH - JULY 31ST
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 28st it's Tatum Cantu & Marcus Valencia, Thursday, July 29th it's Jacob Armitage, Friday, July 30th it's Kirk House, and Saturday, July 31st it's September Moon. While most shows are free, some are not, check-in by calling Potosi Live at 325-529-3111.
DOC'S FEST 2021 AT THE POTOSI PAVILION JULY 29TH & 30TH
Get ready for the very first Doc's Fest a two-day event featuring performances by The Bellamy Brothers, Cody Canada, and The Departed, Kody West, Josh Ward, and Dylan Wheeler on the first day. Then on day two see Parkside, Dexter and The Moonrocks, Krys Camps, The Clueless, and Merkaba live. One ticket gets you in both days. Buy tickets here.
GENE WATSON IS COMING TO THE PARAMOUNT LIVE ON 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.
ABILENE COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS PETER PAN JULY 30TH-AUG 8TH
Abilene Community Theatre (ACT) presents "Peter Pan" the play at the ACT Play House at Rose Park, 809 Barrow St. Come into Neverland where Peter Pan is the leader of the Lost Boys, you'll meet Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily, and the vengeful Captain Hook. Click here for tickets and more info.
PARAMOUNT PRESENTS "CABARET UNDER THE STARS" AUGUST 5TH - 8TH
The Paramount Theatre is proud to present the great music of Berlin, Gershwin and Porter performed by our very own Abilene and Big Country talent. Enjoy Hors-d'oeuvres and complimentary beer and wine. All seating is cabaret style and tickets are available online from the Paramount or call 325-676-9620.
SECOND CHANCE COWBOY CHURCH HOSTS SUMMER PLAYDAY August 14TH
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, August 14th in Clyde. The events will include Poles, Barrels, and Flags. The cost is $5 per event as this is a Church fundraiser.
THE TEXAS GUN & KNIFE SHOW COMES TO ABILENE ON AUGUST 14TH & 15TH
Get the ammo you've been looking for at the Texas Gun and Knife Show at the Abilene Convention Center Saturday show hours are from 9 am until 5 pm and, Sunday show hours are 10 AM until 4 PM. Plus with deer season right around the corner, find that perfect deer rifle and scope. The cost to get in is just $8 and kids under 12 get in free.
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.