Holly Summer Showcase Series -
This week En
Power & Light
plays Blues/Soul/Folk/Americana. Summer Showcase
2017 is free to the public. There will be a cash
bar, food and beverages available for purchase.
Please, no outside beverages are allowed. Performances
are every Thursday evening 5:30 pm – 7:30
pm in Meadows Courtyard, 1810 Crickets Ave.
Theater Presents: Piano Men: A Cactus Tribute
to Elton John and Billy Joel -
In the history of popular music, both Elton John
and Billy Joel stand out as GIANTS in their field....with
careers spanning nearly 50 years each....and hits
numbering in the dozens. The Cactus celebrates
the music of these two PIANO MEN in this special
production highlighting some of the greatest hits
ever. Featured vocalists on this show are Jeff
Bailey, Steven Shedd and Amber Pennington. You'll
hear the all-time classics from the Elton John
catalog....songs like "Rocket Man",
"Candle in the Wind" and "Your
Song". From the Billy Joel catalog, you'll
hear the songs that defined his greatest successes:
"Piano Man", "We Didn't Start The
Fire" and "You May Be Right". Reserved
floor seats $20; standard balcony $15; limited
box seats $40 - which included concessions with
your ticket. Box office open 3:00-5:30 p.m. daily
or call (806) 762-3233 or order online at cactustheater.com.
Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave.
August 18 - 19
Moonlight Musicals Presents: Seven
Brides for Seven Brothers - This
show finalizes the 12th summer season of Lubbock
Moonlight Musicals in marvelous style! Featuring
many of the stunning songs from the film starring
Howard Keel and Jane Powell, Seven Brides for
Seven Brothers will set your toes to tapping and
have you humming “Bless Your Beautiful Hide”
for days! Set in 1850’s Oregon Territory,
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story
of young newly-wed, Millie, and her husband, Adam.
In trying to convince her six brothers-in-law
to marry (and move out), Millie faces the trials
of teaching them about “goin’ courtin’”.
The plan goes slightly awry when Adam reads to
his brothers from Millie’s book on “sobbin’
women” and they decide to kidnap six young
ladies to be their brides! TICKETS: Adult Premium-
$31; Adult GA- $23; Student GA- $15; Child Premium
(12 and under)- $18; Child GA (12 and under)-
$10 (INCLUDING SERVICE CHARGE). Tickets at all
Select-A-Seat locations and online. Phone 806-770-2000,
or visit www.selectaseatlubbock.com. Moonlight
Musicals Amphitheatre, 413 E. Broadway; Gates
open at 7 p.m., and the performance begins at
19….Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market
for best in local produce, handmade and artisan
products? If the answer is YES...then visit the
Downtown Farmers Market each Saturday at 19th
and Buddy Holly Ave from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for
a taste of downtown Lubbock, and the finest in
local produce, meat, dairy, cheese. baked goods
and arts. The full 2017 market season will be
every Saturday from June 3rd to October 28th from
9 a.m. until vendors sell out. For info, visit
lubbockdowntownfarmersmarket.com/. We look forward
to seeing you every Saturday at the Lubbock Downtown
Farmers Market at 19th Street & Buddy Holly
Many more listings can be
seen by clicking the "Calendar" tab
at the top of this page!
19….Contra Dance at the LHUCA Icehouse
- Contra Dance: "refers to a folk dance, similar
to a Square Dance, except instead of the square
formation, it is danced in lines of couples, with
every other couple facing up or down the hall."
Hub City Contra and LHUCA invite all for our monthly
social dance and Second Anniversary Celebration!
Beginning at 7 p.m. Listen to music, meet new people,
and dance the figures. $5 suggested donation. All
ages and dance experience welcome! LHUCA Icehouse,511
Avenue K; 7 – 9 p.m.
August 19….Lubbock Lake Landmark Night
Hike - Experience the Yellowhouse
Draw at our "Landmark After Dark" night
hike. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed
shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting.
Lubbock Lake Landmark, 2401 Landmark Drive; 8 p.m.
21….Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
- Did you know that a total solar eclipse will be
visible in parts of the United States on Monday?
On an arching diagonal line from South Carolina
to Oregon, many cities will experience a 100%, or
total solar eclipse for a few minutes. Lubbock will
experience a 78% max eclipse, when the Moon passes
between the Earth and the Sun during daylight hours
and partially blocks or shades the Sun’s light
from reaching us. Locally, the eclipse will begin
at 11:30 am, peak with max coverage at 12:57pm,
and then conclude at 2:26pm. The Science Spectrum
will be celebrating this amazing astronomical event
by holding a *Free public Solar Eclipse Viewing
Party on Monday, August 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
on its front lawn and in the lobby.
Free Activities at the Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
• Hands-on space science activities and experiment
• Solar System and eclipse crafts
• **Safe Solar Eclipse viewings with special
helmets and optical projections
• Live streaming of the eclipse from locations
experiencing a total eclipse
• Mini planetarium shows in the Science Spectrum’s
portable digital planetarium, the SpaceBubble
• Refreshments and fun music!
Never look directly at the Sun or a solar eclipse
without approved solar viewing glasses or helmets!
Additionally, the OMNI Theater will be offering
special discounted screenings of the film Solar
Max in the OMNI Theater at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on
this day for only $5.00 per person. Solar Max is
the story of humankind’s journey to understand
the Sun and how we relate to it, from the earliest
civilizations to today. Using modern space exploration
technology, we have just now begun to understand
this closest star to our world. Like how every 11
years it violently erupts in an event know as a
solar maximum. Solar Max is being shown at the OMNI
Theater from Aug. 4th to Oct. 5th, but will be discounted
this one day only. Solar Eclipse Viewing Party activities
on the Science Spectrum front lawn and in the lobby
are Free to the public, but Museum and OMNI Theater
admission ticket rates still apply. Safe Solar Eclipse
viewing glasses are available for purchase now,
and will also be available on the day of the event
in the Science Spectrum’s Gift Shop for $2.15
each including tax. For those not wishing to purchase
their own pair of eclipse viewing glasses, free
options using helmets and optical projections will
be available during the event.
Museum OR OMNI Theater General Admission Ticket
$8.00 Adults; $6.50 Children (ages 3-12)
$6.50 Seniors (60+)
Free for children 2 and under
Science Spectrum, 2579 S. Loop 289