|December 12, 2015 -- The Annual Christmas Performance, Twas the Night Before Christmas.'' Sunday Matinee December 13, 2:00 PM|
||Rehearsals are under way for the annual Christmas Program at the Gem, ''Twas the Night Before Christmas.'' The play is under the direction of Jimmy Mustion who, along with his wife, Christiana, have become the new owners of the Claude News. Although their daughter, Noelle, has a name that fits in with the story, at eighteen months, she is not quite ready for a major role. We are checking for a visit from Santa on Sunday the 13th along with refreshments.
Showtime on Saturday evening is 7:30 PM. The Sunday Matinee is 2:00 PM. Adults $10.00 Children 12 & under $5.00 Group rate for ten or more on one check. Call 806-226-2187 for reservations.
Check this sight for more information. www.armstrongcountymuseum.org|
|December 16 thru March 15, 2016 -- The Historic Gem Theatre,|
||The historic Gem Theatre opened as a movie theater October 8, 1915. Initially named the Claudia Theatre, it was renamed as the Rialto in the 1920's and it became the Gem Theatre in the 1930's.
Since 1997 the Gem Theatre has been a ''Presenting Theatre'' for the Texas Commission on the Arts. This means that Texas Touring Artists from the Commission on the Arts Touring Artists Roster can have fee support when performing at the Gem Theatre in Claude, Texas. The Gem Theatre is a very family friendly theater and we look forward to having you celebrate the 100th year of the Gem Theatre.|
|December 16 thru March 15, 2016 -- A GREAT EXHIBIT IN THE MUSEUM: THE PALO DURO RANCH|
||The JA Ranch was the first ranch established in the Palo Duro Canyon. Originally created by the Panhandle Plains Museum, this display is now a permanent display in the Armstrong County Museum. While visiting the museum, you can also see the works of photographer George Williams. Visiting hours are Tuesday through Saturday 12:00 to 4:00 PM. Speak to a staff member about the benefits of a museum membership. Call 806-226-2187 for information.|
|December 16 thru March 15, 2016 -- THE CHARLES GOODNIGHT HISTORICAL CENTER|
||The restoration of the Charles Goodnight House has been completed and the new Reception Center is now open. Across the road Buffalo Gold is maintaining a small herd of the Original Charles Goodnight Buffalo herd preserved by Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight. The Quanah Parker Arrow is now standing sentinel over the whole estate. There are many things to see and do. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Call 806-226-2187 or 806-944-5591 for information.|