September 3, 2015

THURSDAY Only


September 3 ….Junior’s Listening Room
– Music meets wine every Thursday in an intimate music experience at Cap*Rock Winery, bringing out some of Lubbock’s talented artists. Your host Junior Vasquez will perform along with special guests Craig Elliott, Brian McCrea and Leslie Sawyer. Music starts at 7 p.m. . Cap*Rock Winery, 408 E Woodrow Rd; 6 – 9:30 p.m.

FRIDAY Only


September 4….First Friday Art Trail - See the regular art venues...plus the exciting monthly additions showcasing art and artists downtown and throughout Lubbock. Catch a trolley or bus at many of the locations orpick up a FFAT map at any of the venues to see the art that can be found throughout the community each month during the event. First Friday Art Trail trolleys run continuously in downtown Lubbock during FFAT hours. Trolleys are free and you will find a "trolleyteer" on each trolley who is a treasure trove of info about FFAT and the arts in Lubbock and will help you navigate with ease. For more info and complete schedule click HERE! The trail runs throughout downtown and the Depot District from 6-9 p.m.

September 4.…The Music of Bruce Springsteen, Journey & The Rolling Stones
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This show is TRUE rock and roll at it’s finest…With hits like “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” to “Anyway You Want It”, to the rock anthem “Born In The USA”, you’ll love this tribute to Bruce Springsteen, Journey, and by popular request…THE ROLLING STONES! Join The Lubbock Texas Rhythm Machine featuring Dustin Garrett, Jason Fellers, West Garza, Jeff McCreight, and many more for this TRUE tribute to some of rock’s greatest stars! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m..

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & MONDAY


September 4, 5 and 7….Buddy’s 79th Birthday Bash - The Buddy Holly Center is excited to announce Buddy’s 79th Birthday Bash in honor of Lubbock’s most famous son, Buddy Holly. Patrons are invited to visit the Center on September 4th – 7th to enjoy events and activities for the whole family! Ken Davis: The Landscape Through a Musician’s Eyes will be on display in the Fine Arts Gallery. John Franklin: The Natural Beauty of Wood will be in the Foyer Gallery.

Friday, September 4th at the Buddy Holly Center
Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Regular Admission Rates Apply
First Friday Art Trail
Free Admission: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
THE LANDSCAPE THROUGH A MUSICIAN’S EYES GALLERY TALK
With artist Ken Davis in the Fine Arts Gallery. Time: 4:30 p.m.
ELEMENT - Performing R&B and Funk in the Meadows Courtyard
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5th at the Buddy Holly Center
Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Regular Admission Rates Apply
POODLE SKIRTS WORKSHOP
Kids can take a step back into the 1950s and create their very own poodle skirts! Cost: . Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
HOT RODS WORKSHOP
Kids can rev-up their creativity and turn an unfinished car into a cool hot rod! Cost: . Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Paid pre-registration by Tuesday, September 1st at 5:00 p.m. is required for both workshops as class sizes are limited. For more information or to register please call 806.775.3562. Workshops are for ages 8 & up; ages 7 & under require adult supervision.

Monday, September 7th at the Buddy Holly Center
Open 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Free Admission All Day
The Allison House will be open until 4:30 p.m.
“BUDDY HOLLY GLASSES,” A CRAFT ACTVITY, AND AN “INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO” WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE EDUCATION SPACE UNTIL 4:30 PM.
BUDDY'S BIRTHDAY BASH RECEPTION
Birthday "bundtinis" will be served. Time: 1:30 p.m.
DUSTIN GARRETT BAND Performing Rock & Roll in the Meadows Courtyard. Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

SATURDAY Only


September 5 ....Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market - Held each Saturday, June through October, this unique gathering of area producers, specialty food and beverage providers and select artisans specializing in homegrown or homemade. Held in the Depot District area, this weekly event has become a highlight of the summer months and offers something for everyone. Support your local growers and be part of the "locally produced" movement. Be there at 9:00 am – produce is available until vendors sell out! Tornado Gallery,1822 Buddy Holly Avenue; 9 a.m.

September 5….Horse Whispering at Copper Breaks State Park - Horses are still important and needed in Texas. Even in this modern world, historical techniques and even ancient methods are still in use. Horse trainer and whisperer Larry Hannon will demonstrate how to use an ancient system to understand a horses’ personality to train and work with that horse. “The ancient Chinese had a system which identified behavior traits and linked them to the elements of wood, earth, fire, metal, and water,” Hannon said. “And once you can identify the traits, you can figure out how to work with those traits and work with just about any mammal.” Hannon’s program will begin at the park headquarters. Then he will lead participants in an unusual version of “Meet the Longhorns” as he applies the techniques to the park’s longhorns and helps the visitors understand the different personalities in the herd. Horse Whispering at Copper Breaks is one of an ongoing series of campsite programs which are free with regular park admission of .00 for adults. For more information on Copper Breaks State Park or park programs, call 940-839-4331 during regular business hours. Copper Breaks State Park is located 13 miles south of Quanah and eight miles north of Crowell on State Highway 6; 2 p.m.

Texas Tech Football: Red Raiders vs Sam Houston State - The college football season kicks off with an afternoon home game at Jones AT&T Stadium. The hometown Red Raiders host the visitng Sam Houston State Bearkats. Drive of Champions at 4th and University Avenue. 2:30 p.m.

September 5…Tech Post-Game Patio Music & Cheers at the Cactus
- Join us on the patio after the home Texas Tech football games for free live music and an open concession stand! Music starts immediately after the game! Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7 p.m.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

September 10….4-H 101: Everything You Need to Know
September 11….New Neighbors Luncheon
September 11….Movie in the Park
September 11-13…27th Annual National Cowboy Symposium

September 12…..45th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
September 16….West Texas Roller Dollz Free Recruit Night
September 17….14th Annual Hub City B-B-Q
September 17….2014 West Texas Walk of Fame Inductions
September 17-18….World Premiere Opera: Breath of Life
September 18….Wishing Bowl Event

September 18….Music in the Meadow with Mac Davis
September 19….Water Wise Garden Tour
September 19….Annual Fall Festival
Sept. 19….Inaugural "Mud Pie Festival" Ladies Craft Retreat
September 19….6th Annual Fly & Fling
September 19….Sounds of West Texas Benefit Concert
September 19, 20, 21….Caprock Jazz Festival
September 25….Annual "Card Games Benefit"
September 25….Beats and Eats on the Plaza
September 25 - October 3….Panhandle South Plains Fair

September 26….Funky Junk Roundup
Sept. 27…....3rd Annual Rockin’ Raider Inflatable Retro Run


Many more UPCOMING FUN THINGS TO DO are listed on our website...lots further out than the weekly postcard. Click here to go to our CALENDAR OF EVENTS for more info on these activites and MORE>

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