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February 3….The Day the Music Died - February 3, 2016 marks the 57th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) and pilot Roger Peterson . This date has affectionately been given the name “The Day the Music Died” by the Buddy Holly Center, after a lyric in the Don McLean song, “American Pie,” that references the deaths of these rock and roll musicians. Patrons are invited to the BHC to celebrate the life and legacy of Buddy Holly.
Special events include:
Buddy Holly Gallery: Free Admission 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
J.I. Allison House: Free Admission 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Trolley Tours – Weather permitting
Join Museum Curator, Jacqueline Bober, on a guided tour of significant Buddy Holly sites around Lubbock
Cost: $5 Tour Times: 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Seating is limited; patrons are encouraged to reserve their seat by visiting the Gift Shop or calling 806.775.3562.
Origami Crickets, Buddy Holly Glasses & an instrument petting zoo
Free, Hands-on activities for all ages
Time: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Ave.

February 5, 6….Friends of the Library Sale -
Friends of the Library Lubbock will hold a Half-Price Sale on all books, DVDs, Video tapes, computer games & software, magazines, puzzles and grab bags. This sale is open to the public. Cash and checks only. Mahon Library Basement, 1306 9th St; 9 am - 5 pm

February 6….Children’s Dental Health Fair - Join the South Plains District Dental Society for their annual Children’s Dental Health Fair at the Science Spectrum. This annual health awareness fair is always a huge family hit. Not only will families receive invaluable oral health information and lots of free “toothy” giveaways, but will also have a blast doing it! Best of all, the event and regular Science Spectrum Museum admission is totally *FREE to all children up to age 12. This is a great opportunity for families that may not regularly attend the Science Spectrum to try it out and see all the great family fun and learning that awaits them!
Enjoy These *FREE Activities:
Children’s Dental Health Screenings by a Dentist!
Kids Toothbrush & Dental Health Giveaways!
Lots of Booths with Great Oral Health Information!
Tons of Cool Games and Prizes!
Face Painting & Balloons!
Awesome Door Prizes!
Elsa from Frozen and other special guests!
Children up to age 12 will be admitted *FREE to the Science Spectrum Museum from 10:00am until 1:00pm only. (*All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Regular OMNI Theater rates apply to all individuals.) Adult Tickets into the Science Spectrum Museum: $8.00 Science Spectrum Museum, 2579 S. Loop 289; 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

February 9…. Lubbock Symphony Orchestra 2016 Season: Winter Chamber L’Histoire du Soldat -
“The Soldier’s Tale” is a modern re-telling of the classic Faust story that simultaneously takes the tale back to its rustic roots. This mixed-media work uniquely combines dance, narration, and chamber orchestra to depict a young WWI soldier who trades his violin to the devil for a magic book that predicts the future. After learning how to use the book, the young soldier follows the devil’s advice to ‘put the book to good use,’ amassing his fortune. He begins to pine for the simplicity of his soldier’s life and purchases his old violin back from the devil...but finds he can no longer play. He discovers that a princess lays dying and the King has vowed that whomever heals her will become her husband. The devil, disguised as a virtuoso violinist, is also vying for the hand of the princess. After strategically losing his fortune to the devil in a card game, the soldier regains his ability to play. He miraculously heals the princess with his virtuosic power and she begins to dance. The devil tries to destroy the couple, but the soldier enthralls him with his playing and forces him to dance to exhaustion. The devil succumbs, but warns the soldier that if he ever leaves the castle, the devil will take his soul. After many years of happy marriage, the soldier’s mother falls deathly ill. The princess urges him to visit her, and the devil awaits him as he approaches the castle door. For more information and to reserve tickets visit Legacy Event Center, 1500 14th St; 7:30 p.m.

February 11….8th Annual Laugh For the Cure -
Lubbock’s only annual comedy event is back! When’s the last time you had an evening of good, clean, hearty, healthy belly laughs? A month? A year? A decade? Whatever your answer, it’s been too long. National touring comedians John Crist and Derrick Tennant are seriously funny—ab-hardening, cardio-workout, streaming-tears funny. Join us as a VIP for $40 and receive preferred seating, heavy hors d’oeuvres, $10 off 2016 Race for the Cure registration. Eats and general admission are $30, and general admission for those whose stomachs will be growling throughout is $20. Laugh for the Fun. Laugh for the Cause! Laugh for the CURE! Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 5:30 p.m.—doors open for heavy hors d’oeuvres and silent auction 6:30 p.m.—show begins, with live auction at intermission.

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