November 1, 2012


November 1….Lubbock Fun Club Singles "SOS" Monthly Dinner - Come and enjoy friends and food at Logan’s Roadhouse. 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 with our group! Logan’s Roadhouse, 6251 Slide Road; 6:30 p.m.

November 2....Lubbock’s Annual The Day of the Dead, or Dia de Los Muertos - Enjoy traditional holiday refreshments and the folkore with a citywide observance of the Mexican holiday. The holiday traditionally is celebrated by families in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints Day. This year’s procession will coincide with the Nov. 2 First Friday Art Trail and is free to the public.

This year’s Day of the Dead procession will visit:
5:30-6:30 p.m., International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana Ave.
6:30-7:30 p.m., Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech School of Art, 18th Street and Flint Avenue.
7:30-8:30 p.m., LHUCA’s Icehouse, 511 Ave. J.
8:30-9:30 p.m., Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Ave.

November 2….First Friday Art Trail - See the regular art the exciting monthly additions showcasing art and artists downtown and throughout Lubbock. Catch a trolley or bus at many of the locations or pick 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.


November 2-3….Holiday Extravaganza - Community Christian Church will host their 3rd annual Holiday Extravaganza and proceeds will go to Lubbock Meals on Wheels, The Bridge of Lubbock, and Simple Acts Prison Ministry. There will be gifts and gift baskets for all occasions, seasonal decorations, dolls and doll house furniture, an antique's corner, a go green corner, bake sale with jellies and jams, food baskets and a quilt raffle. Community Christian Church, 96th & Indiana; Nov. 2nd, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Nov. 3rd, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

November 2-3 (Repeats Nov. 9-10, 16-17)….Cactus Theater: “Smoke on the Mountain”
- The play takes place in the sanctuary of the Mountain Pleasant Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, located just west of Hickory near the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is Saturday night in June 1938. The united States is in the last years if the Great Depression. Organized religion is at its peak. Mount Pleasant Baptist has a membership if 63-64 when Becca Robinson gets baptized next Sunday. Saturday Night Sings by families of gospel singers have become the much needed and highly appreciated entertainment of the time. Gospel-singing families traditionally sing at one church on Saturday night, then do a few guest appearances on Sunday morning at other churches in the area. The Sanders are appearing tonight after a five-year hiatus from the gospel-singing circuit. They travel in an ancient bus with "The Sanders Family" hand -painted on the side. Original cast members Mike Morgan, Kenny Maines, Jane Prince Jones, Cami Caldwell and Mark Paden will be returning to reprise their roles and Dustin Garrett and Tatum Sheets will be joining the cast playing to roles of the twins! Tickets are $20.00 and can be reserved by calling 806.762.3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.

November 2-3....LOL: An Evening of Dance and Laughter from Flatlands Dance Theatre - Flatlands Dance Theatre will tickle your funny bone with an evening of rip roaring, side splitting good fun! Ticket prices ($3 surcharge included): $20 general admission and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling (806) 770-2000. For more information, please visit LHUCA Firehouse Theatre, 511 Avenue K; 8 p.m.

November 3….Big XII College Football: Texas Tech vs. Texas - The Red Raiders look to regroup in the friendly confines of Jones AT&T Stadium as they tackle the 23rd ranked Texas Longhorns. 4th Street and University; 2:30 p.m.

November 3….Flatland Film Screening of "The Prize (El Premio)" - A political activist’s life-in-hiding on an isolated stretch of Argentina’s coastline is jeopardized after her seven-year old daughter is selected to participate in a local school’s patriotic essay contest. Tickets are $10, Students $5. Fire House Theatre at LHUCA, 511 Avenue K; 7 p.m.

November 4….I am Thankful for Being a Girl Tea Party - Join your favorite princesses and Assistant Coach to the Tech ladies soccer team, Ashley Gordon, as we celebrate being girls. Enjoy tea and cookies, learn the proper etiquette for tea and a craft. Tea Party is a fundraiser for Hub Performing Arts School. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased from members of the Advanced Performance Team or by calling 795-7344 or emailing A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. Broadway Church of Christ, 1924 Broadway Street; 2 p.m.

This Week's Trivia Contest.....

This week, 3 winners will be chosen for a Family 5-pak to The Maize. This includes admission, hayride, cow train and corn cannon for 5! An a-maizing prize package you will thoroughly enjoy!

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

The Question: What is the scientific name for the extreme, irrational fear of Halloween?

The deadline for this contest is Sunday at midnight and the winners will be contacted Monday by mid-afternoon. Please....we ask that you only enter the contest once to be fair to everyone out there : )

Please be sure to include your daytime contact info in the body of the email so we may get the tickets to you easily. We'd like to know if you live in Lubbock or in the surrounding area, so please include your hometown. Good luck to everyone!

Also....Relating to this trivia question, we wanted to share these upcoming activities and special events taking place at The of our longtime sponsors:

October 28….Come out to The Maize in costume and "trick or treat" from 2-5 p.m. Sponsored by Pi Beta Phi sorority.

October 31st....Halloween night. Open 6-10 p.m. - Free Hayride to Pumpkin Hollow with paid maze admission.

Nov 15th - Nov 18th....Calling all Scouts to The Maize! Only $5 maze admission for all scouts in uniform. Scout leaders and parents are also just $5 each. Bonus: Free scout patch while supplies last!

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours:
Wednesday, Nov. 21st: 3 pm - 9 pm;
Thursday, Nov. 22nd (Thanksgiving Day): 3 pm -9 pm;
Friday, Nov. 23rd, 3 pm - 9 p.m.;
Saturday, Nov. 24th (Closing Day), 10 am - 10 p.m.

Looking at Next Week & Beyond...
August 14-15…...Cactus Theater: "Dooley’s Back at Belle’s"
November 9….High Point Village’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser
November 9….TTU Performance Series: Marc Cohn
November 9….Night To Laugh Out Loud
November 9-11….AKC Dog Agility Trials
November 10-11....Take in the Color! Artist Studio Tour
November 12–16…TTU Press Open House & Book Sale
November 15….Pocahontas Fall Harvest Party
November 16…."The Lost Littlefield Murals" Gallery Talk

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