November 13, 2014


November 13….The Lubbock Heritage Society Event – Everyone is welcome to attend a speaking event entitled “Architectural History of the Godbold Center” presented by Dr. Hendrika Buelinckx, professor of architecture at Texas Tech University, and her students. Everyone interested in the Godbold Center is encouraged to attend. Contact Sonja Gotcher at St. Paul’s on the Plains, next to the Garden and Arts Center at 44th Street and University Ave; 6 p.m.


November 14….New Neighbors Club Annual Live Auction/Book Sale & Game Day-Fundraiser - The New Neighbors Club invites the community to join us for our annual live auction, book sale and games. Lunch will be served at noon with games beginning after lunch. The cost for the luncheon is $15.00. Legendary and lively auctioneer, Floyd Nesbitt, will help with the auctioning process. The auction includes baked goods, crafts, art, jewelry and other items. Local celebrities will be present with their special items as well. The live auction is filled with fun, laughter and great items to bid on. Most importantly, all proceeds go toward community programs. In May 2014, New Neighbors gave $9,900.00 to agencies such as the South Plains Food Bank, Shelia’s Kitchen, Meals on Wheels and Family Guidance and Service Center. You do not need to be a member to participate in this fundraising event. For reservations or additional information about New Neighbors, contact Mary Valentini at 799-4450 or email Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave; The book sale starts at 9 a.m. and Live Auction begins at 10 a.m.

November 14….The Pride of West Texas Show Chorus "Home for the Holidays" -
The Pride of West Texas Show Chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an organization of women that sing 4-part, a cappella barbershop harmony. The show will present music from many genres, all performed in the barbershop style. The entire second half will be comprised of holiday music. Tickets are $15 per person. This price includes dessert at intermission. For ticket information, call 799- SING (7464). Tickets may also be purchased at the door. Science Spectrum, 2579 S Loop 289; 7 p.m.

November 14….Get on Board: The Butch Avery Soul Train - Many of you longtime Cactus customers remember the incredible Apollo nights featuring the best soul music out there, this one will top them all! Butch Avery, his gospel choir, and friends Sheena Fadeyi & The Rhythm Machine will do it right! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating $20. Cactus Theater,1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.

November 14 - 16 (Repeats Nov. 21 - 23)….Love, Loss, and What I Wore - Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's intimate collection of vignettes and monologues is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman, as well as on the recollections of the Ephrons' friends. Like the book, this theatrical event uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell stories to which all women can relate. Winner of the 2010 Drama Desk Award. Winner of the audience choice award as Favorite New Play. Nominated for a 2010 Drama League Award. Written by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. Based on the Book by Ilene Beckerman. Directed by Jay C. Brown. Rated PG-13. Ticket Prices: Adults: $20, Students/Seniors $15. To reserve tickets visit or call (806) 749-2416. Lubbock Community Theatre, 4232 Boston Avenue; Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m. and Sunday: 2 p.m.

November 15….2nd Annual Backyard Boutique - This boutique was created to bring all of our artistic abilities together and share them in one event. This is where you create, share, sell and buy handmade items. You will find: paintings, quilts, blankets, baby clothing, handmade children's toys, Christmas decor, refinished furniture, photography prints, wooden decor, jewelry, bows, bow-ties, knitted items, decorative items, baked goods and more! Visit for more information. Maxey Community Center, 4020 30th Street; 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

November 15….Texas Tech Red Raider Big XII Football -
The Red Raiders face off against the Oklahoma Sooners at Jones AT&T Stadium. The stadium is located at Marsha Sharp Freeway and University Ave; 2:30 p.m.

November 16….Merry Marketplace - Everyone is invited to the Merry Marketplace at Encounter at Shadow Hills. This is a gifts and crafts show with 30+ vendors, including local shops such as Stock boutique and Gifts Baskets & More. Admission is FREE. Hot chocolate and cider will be served. Visit for more information. Shadow Hills, 5911 - 4th Street; 2 -5 p.m.
Last Week's Trivia Answer....

The Question: Our current commander in chief is listed as being president number 44...however, only 43 men have actually served in this capacity. How is that possible?

Answer: Grover Cleveland served as president non-consecutive periods...therefore, 43 men have served.

Winner: Lori R. of Lubbock
This Week's Trivia Question....

For this contest, 1 winner will receive a Family 5-pak to The Maize near Shallowater, Texas.
PLEASE NOTE: These vouchers may be used this Friday or Saturday as Nov. 15 is the last day The Maize will be open this season.

To win these tickets, correctly answer the trivia question below and email it to us at using the super fun phrase "A-Maze Your Family" as your subject title.

The Question: The Statue of Liberty, as it came to be called, was created by the French, as many people know. But it was not initially intended to go to the United States. For which country was it created in a slightly different likeness?

The deadline for this contest is Friday (tomorrow!) at 10 a.m. and the winner will be contacted shortly thereafter. Please....we ask that you only enter the contest once to be fair to everyonem.
Maxey Center Seeking New Class Instructors for Winter/Spring

Do you have a talent or special knowledge you would like to share? You may earn some extra money in the process!
Maxey Center is looking for new classes and instructors for its Community Center for our upcoming Winter-Spring Session.
Please call Maxey Center, 806-767-3796 for more information.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

November 19-23...35th Holiday Happening: Unwrap The Magic
November 20 - 23….Moonlight Musicals presents: "CATS"
November 21….Winnebago Whoopie
November 22….Doug Smith: The Journey
November 27.....2014 Turkey Trot
November 28….The Eagles & Bon Jovi Forever: A Tribute

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