June 7, 2012


June 7….Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase Concert Series: hONEyhoUSe (Blues/Soul/Funk/Americana) - The Buddy Holly Center is gearing up for another hot summer of music and fun with the annual Summer Showcase Concert Series May 31st – August 30th. The Summer Showcase experience is an entertaining and modern environment, where patrons can enjoy original and unique Texas-made music. FREE to the public. There will be a cash bar and beverages available for purchase. Please, no outside beverages are allowed in the venue. Buddy Holly Center Meadows Courtyard, 1801 Crickets Avenue; 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

June 7….Lubbock Fun Club Singles "SOS" Monthly Dinner - Come and enjoy friends and food at On the Border restaurant. There are no reservations required. Come prepared to have a great time and share a meal together! Tell a friend or bring a friend...but whatever you do, come join the fun and meet some new friends! On the Border, 6709 Slide Road.; 6:30 p.m.

June 8….Blues Brothers Tribute
- Covering the best material from the original "Blues Brothers" as well as other classic blues, funk, and soul tunes in a style unique to the "Brotherhood". Featuring the Lubbock Texas Rhythm Machine and Jason Fellers as Ellwood, Dustin Garrett as Jake, Don Caldwell as Ray Charles, Sheena Fadeyi as Aretha Franklin, and Anthony Francis as Cab Calloway and John Lee Hooker. Tickets are $20 and to purchase tickets, call the box office at 806.762.3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.


June 8, 9 (Repeats June 15, 16, 22, 23)….Children and Adults Theatrical Studio: "Mind Over Matt" - This hilarious show, "Mind Over Matt" was written by Scott Hahn the same author of "Insane With Power", and is directed by Rolando "Doc" Rivera. If you saw and liked "Insane With Power," you will love "Mind Over Matt." Ticket prices are $8.00 for students and seniors, and $10.00 for adults. Space is limited so make your reservations ASAP! You may do so by emailing the theatre at: cats_playhouse@hotmail.com, or by calling the theatre at (806) 792-0501. C.A.T.S. Playhouse, 2257 34th Street. House opens at 7 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m.

June 8, 9 (Repeats June 15, 16, 22, 23)….Lubbock Moonlight Musicals: Disney’s "My Son, Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale" -
Have you ever wished upon a star? Then you must come see Disney’s My Son, Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale under Lubbock's stunning night sky at the Wells Fargo Amphitheatre this June! Grammy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz composes vibrant new music for this timeless Disney tale of a wooden puppet who wishes to be a real boy. Disney’s My Son, Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale features classics such as “When You Wish Upon a Star” and “I’ve Got No Strings.” The twist with this stage version of the Pinocchio story is that it is narrated from Geppetto’s point of view! Re-discover this charming tale all over again and share it with those you love. All summer performances will be outdoors in the Wells Fargo Amphitheater in beautiful Mackenzie Park. The audience is encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and personal lawn chairs or blankets. Seating is on grassy terraces. Tickets are $28 for preferred seating (in the center) and $20 for general admission seating on the sides. Tickets for all performances may be purchased online at www.ticketsage.com/_lubbock/ or by calling 806-770-2000. Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Mackenzie Park, 413 E. Broadway. Gates open at 7 p.m.; shows begin promptly at 8 p.m.


June 8-10….The Peddler Show - This shopping experience is designed to be as individual and unique as you! For the past 35 years, The Peddler Show has offered Texas shoppers a truly remarkable and one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Currently operating over 25 shows annually, The Peddler Show Staff is committed to maintaining a contemporary and unique marketplace – offering repeat shoppers something new with each visit. Shoppers will find a vast selection of exclusive items including personalized designs, home décor, hand crafted jewelry, fashionable clothing, gourmet treats, creative gifts and so much more! Admission : $6 Adults. $5 Seniors 65+, $5 Children 5-11, Children under 5 free. One admission good all weekend. Visit the peddlershow.com and receive a buy one $6 admission get one free coupon! Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Friday 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

June 9….Spring Gathering of the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration - The National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration, Inc. announces a brand new Spring Gathering Event that will include a chuck wagon dinner and an evening performance of Bob Wills Texas Swing music. Award-winning chuck wagon cooks will serve authentic fare. The Dutch oven and iron skillet prepared meal will include chicken fried steak, potatoes and gravy, bread, and dessert along with tea or the new NCSC "Chuck Wagon" blend coffee. The evening will continue with the night performance of Bob Wills Texas Swing music inside the Civic Center Theatre. Tickets are $50 and are available at Boot City - one mile outside Loop 289 on West 19th in Lubbock, at RanchCo Saddle Shop - 461 Hwy 62 in Wolfforth or by calling the Cowboy Symposium at 806-798-7825. Proceeds will benefit the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration Silver Anniversary. More information on the organization, the annual event, and Spring Gathering can be found at http://www.cowboy.org. The regularly scheduled 24th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration will be held September 6-9, 2012. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 6 p.m.

June 9….The Flatlanders: 40th Anniversary Tour - The legendary Lubbock trio - Joe Ely, Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, collectively known as The Flatlanders - return home for what promises to be another special concert event in the intimate Cactus Theater. Celebrating 40 years since their formation and landmark 1972 recording that became an underground treasure, this show is one not to be missed for serious Lubbock music fans. Tickets are $35.00, $30.00, VIP seats $70.00. (box seats with free concessions). Call the Cactus Box Office at 806.762.3233 to reserve your tickets! Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


June 9-10….Celebrating Our Heroes at Silent Wings Museum – Included in the celebration will be a fly in of the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team and their vintage C-47 "Boogie Baby", a historical marker dedication, living history groups, the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 9th:
10:00 am: Living History Groups on site, C-47 Fly– In, Educational Make & Take all day
10:30 am: Showing of Documentary "D-Day Remembered" (replays every hour)
11:00 am: Marker Dedication in Patriot Plaza

Sunday, June 10th:
1:00 pm: Living History Groups on-site, Educational Make & Take all day
1:10 pm: Showing of Documentary, "D-Day Remembered" (replays every hour)
4:00 pm: Departure of WWII Airborne Demonstration Team and “Boogie Baby”

For more information, please visit www.silentwingsmuseum.com or call 806.775.3049. Silent Wings Museum, 6202 North I-27.

[Editor's Note: Also, on June 14th there will also be a special Flag Day concert held at the Buddy Holly Center (1801 Crickets Avenue. Specific times were not available at publication time.]

June 9-10….Llano Estacado Wine and Clay Festival
– Come and celebrate 2 great arts of the earth. The Llano Estacado Clay guild will fill the cellars of Llano Estacado Winery with the creations and wares of local artists. Demonstrations of clay techniques will be scheduled throughout the day and features local artists. In addition to the clay art the festival includes invited painters, photographers, sculptors and jewelers. Come out for some fun and enjoy music by Kenny Maines. Wine tasting tables will be set-up throughout Llano Estacado Winery. Admission is free. Llano Estacado Winery, 3.2 miles East of US 87 South on FM 1585. Saturday, the event starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Sunday the event starts at 12 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m.


June 10….Westwinds Brass Band Concert in the Park – Come and enjoy an old fashioned Concert In the Park, performed by the Westwinds Brass Band. Traditional brass band music, marches, overtures, outstanding soloists, and our traditional favorite...the kid's march. Bring your blankets & lawn chairs and enjoy an hour of fun music-- maybe even a picnic supper! Concerts are sponsored by the Tech Terrace Neighborhood Association. Admission is always FREE and everyone is welcome. Wagner Park, 26th St. and Flint Ave; 8 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Last Week's Trivia Winner....

Two-part Question: a) In which city were the summer Olympics first held in the United States?

b) In which year did this event take place?

Correct Answers: a) St. Louis b) 1904

Winner: Marissa C. of Lubbock

This Week's Trivia Contest....

This week, 1 winner will be chosen for 2 vouchers to be used at any of this summer's performances produced by Lubbock Moonlight Musicals.

To win these tickets, answer the trivia question below and email it to us at info@lubbockfunclub.com using the phrase "Jiminy Crickets....I'm Wishing For Tickets!" as your subject title.

The Question: Which longtime summer attraction previously operated in the space now occupied by the Wells Fargo Amphitheater in Mackenzie Park...where current Lubbock Moonlight Musical performances are held?

The deadline for this contest is next Monday at 10 a.m. and the winner will be contacted that day. Please....we ask that you only enter the contest once to be fair to everyone out there : )

Be sure to include your daytime contact info in the body of the email...including your cell phone number or a daytime landline so we may contact you easily if you are the winner. We'd like to know if you live in Lubbock or in the surrounding area, so please include your hometown.

Good luck to everyone!

Looking at Next Week & Beyond
June 11-15….Fairy-Tale Princess Camp
June 15-17….Lubbock Community Theatre: Seussical Jr.
June 16….South Plains Wildlife Rehab Open House
June 21, 22, 23….Science Spectrum CritterFest ’12
June 22….16th Annual Big Wheels Deliver Meals
June 20-23…Tech Summer Rep 2012: The Odd Couple

June 23….Lubbock Garden Tour

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