Eat, Drink, and Hang: Local Events in October

It’s no secret the weather in September and October is about the best anyone could ask for. It’s such a nice reprieve from the Llano Estacado’s dog days of summer. When September rolls around, we’re ready for outdoor activities, and these are a few of the best we found. This is a quick list of events that will take you through mid-October if you’re looking to eat or drink local, outdoors, with fellow estacado dwellers.

1. October 3 at Amarillo’s Wildcat Bluff. Get tickets here.


2. October 3 on the Canyon Square for Blues & Brews. Get tickets here.



This event features handcrafted beers by the Big Texan Brewery.










3. October 10 with Amarillo’s Yellow City Brewpub the Co-op. Craft Amarillo. Get tickets here.


Craft Amarillo 2015 is an arts festival celebrating the handmade. The event takes place on October 10th from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Amarillo National Bank parking lot at 7th and Taylor in downtown Amarillo.

Food, beer, wine, coffee, music and visual arts all come together for a special community experience. Tickets include a commemorative glass and $5 worth of food and beverage tickets. Also for this event we’re offering a special for folks who purchase a membership and ticket together – save $10 off the cost of membership in Yellow City Co-op Brewpub and gain access to a special VIP session prior to the event. Only full pay memberships are eligible.



4. October 16 at Buddy Holly Plaza. Lubbock Food Truck Fest. Details here.

Screen_Shot_2015-09-30_at_3.58.46_PM.pngTempt your taste buds at the Lubbock Food Truck Fest! 

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a great evening of fantastic food and music
beneath a beautiful West Texas sunset.

It all takes place Friday, October 16 from 5-9 p.m. at the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza,
19th & Crickets in downtown Lubbock.

5. October 17 at Llano Estacado Winery. Texas Wine Series. Tickets & info here.


Registered runners receive a commemorative custom tech shirt; registered race finishers receive a custom finisher’s medallion. The Wine & Food event includes your commemorative wine glass, wine flight, and delicious catered food and tasty treats. Non-running guests are welcome to attend and can be registered online for a $45 fee which includes food, wine, and commemorative wine glass.
Custom bib with your name if you register by October 1.

6. October 17 also at Llano Estacado Winery. 22nd Annual Grape Day. Details here.







What are we missing? If you can add to this list in the comments, please do. We know these aren’t the only events, we just know they’re in population centers of the Llano Estacado. Tell us what’s going on in your community if it’s fun, outdoors, and it has to do with local eats.

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