July 25, 2013

July 25….Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase ConcertThe Center is an exciting and beautiful facility located in the heart of Lubbock’s historic Depot District. Home to the most extensive permanent exhibition on the life and music of Buddy Holly, the Center also features a contemporary Fine Arts Gallery, the Texas Musicians Hall of Fame Gallery and the outdoor Buddy & Maria Elena Holly Plaza. At 5:30 p.m. the Summer Showcase Concert Series will feature Colin Gilmore (Roots Rock). Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Avenue; 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
July 25 - 26….Hub Performing Arts School's Broadway Bound Campers Present Great Broadway Shows - Audiences will be transported to New York City and the buzz of Broadway as they enjoy scenes and songs from such great shows as: Wicked , Fiddler on the Roof, Sound of Music, Wizard of Oz, Annie, CATS, Beauty and the Beast, Lion King and more! Tickets are just $5! ). Beat the heat and have a great evening with the family! Bring money for hotdogs and other concessions. Information about the show and the school can be found at www.hubperformingartsschool.com. Heart of Worship Church 19101 FM 1730 (South Slide Road - 4 miles south of FM 1585); 7 p.m.

July 26 (Repeats Aug 2; 9; 16; 23)….The Magic Moments of the '60s & '70s - Whether these were "your" decades or not - you will love the music these 20 years produced! From exciting rock 'n' roll to the most beautiful ballads ever written there will be something for everyone in this concert. Don, Terri and Dustin invite you to join them and their special guests for a musical glimpse at the 1960's and 70's at the Historic Cactus Theater! Pick a Friday! We'll see you there! Tickets are $20.00. To purchase tickets or to find more information, please call 806.762.3233 or visit www.cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.

July 26 – 27…."Night at the Museum" - Ever wondered what happens when the lights go out at the Science Spectrum? Join us for a night of mysterious and exciting family fun! After the museum closes Friday, arrive and receive your official camp-in all-access badge and exploration guide. Visit the museum while there's still light before heading into an exclusive screening of the film "Night at the Museum" complete with a personal popcorn and drink! After the film is over, experience the museum like you've never seen it before! With lights dimmed, see the exhibits come to life: Meet an astronaut upstairs in Flight, shoot hoops with a basketball player in sports, chat physics with Newton, or hear the giant teeth downstairs talk for the first time! This is one event you and your family will NOT want to miss! The museum will offer two ticketing options this year: Overnight Camping or Event Only. For the adventurous family, stay after the event and camp-out in the museum! You'll be treated to a bedtime story with milk & cookies, breakfast in the morning and exclusive exploring time Saturday before the museum opens to the general public. Can't stay over? You can still join us for EVENT ONLY admission on Friday!


Friday, July 26th:

Check-In: 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Museum Exploring: 6 - 7 p.m.
Night at the Museum Film Screening: 7 - 9 p.m.
Museum "Come To Life" Exploring: 9 - 11 p.m.
Museum Closes to Event ONLY Guests: 11 p.m.
Overnight Guests Camp Set-Up and Bedtime Prep: 11-11:30 p.m.
Special Storytime with Milk & Cookies: 11:30-11:45 p.m.
Lights Out: 12 a.m.

Saturday, July 27th:
Wake-Up Calls: 7 - 7:30 a.m.
Breakfast: 7:30 - 8 a.m.
Museum Exploring & Clean-Up: 8 - 9 a.m.
Museum Closes to Overnight Guests: 9 a.m.

Event & Overnight Camping:
Children (Ages 3-12): Members $20/Non-Members $25
Adults (13 & Up): Members $25/Non-Members $30
Children 2 & Under are FREE!

Event ONLY:
Children (Ages 3-12): Members $13/Non-Members $18
Adults (13 & Up): Members $18/Non-Members $23
Children 2 & Under are FREE!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: All reservations require advance registration and pre-payment of fees.
Tickets are LIMITED, so early registration is recommended to assure availability. Registration forms are required for overnight guests. Call 806-745-2525 ext. 273 or email jacie@sciencespectrum.org for more info. Science Spectrum Museum and OMNI Theater, 2579 S. Loop 289.

July 26 - 27....Terry County Vineyard Festival - On Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. the Wild West Uncorked Event will feature a catered meal by Leah Yancey Wineries including McPhearson, LLano Estacado Winery, Caprock Winery, Bar Z Winery. On Saturday The Vineyard Expo will include many vendors, vineyard tours at 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. , Farmers Market from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. and a Food & Wine Event with Sergio & Out of Luck Band Dance at the Terry County Rodeo Barn (1792 County Rd 430). For more information visit http://www.brownfieldchamber.com or call (806) 637-2564.

July 26 - 28….Discover the Dinosaurs - Discover the Dinosaurs is for the entire family, and especially kids, to explore the mystery of pre-historic life in an environment of learning, discovery, and fun. Discover the Dinosaurs is a unique hands on exhibit that consists of up to 60 museum quality and animatronic dinosaurs that gives you the opportunity to actually get close and touch the dinosaurs! Beyond the exhibit, additional fun activities are available for kids of all ages, which make spending the day with the dinosaurs a great experience for the entire family. For more info or to purchase tickets visit discoverthedinosaurs.com/Events/lubbock.html. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Friday Noon -9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

July 27….West Texas Endurance Presents: White River Triathlon - Sprint/Olympic Distance Triathlon - Triathlons (Les Trois Sports) got their start in France in the 1920s. We may not be in France, but White River Lake is the next best thing! Summertime will be blooming and butterflies are abundant along the beautiful scenery of Crosby County. As you travel approximately 1 hour from Lubbock, it is hard to miss the flat farmland that surrounds you. The last few miles before arriving at White River will have you amazed as the spectacular canyons come into view. The Sprint and Olympic distance courses will have you swimming in White River Lake, a tributary of the Brazos River. The bike course will take you through some rolling hills and you will find yourself running mostly on a peaceful dirt road. Join us at this new venue for a triathlon in West Texas. White River Lake, a short 5,092 miles west of France. 8 – 10 a.m.

July 27….Lubbock Downtown Art and Farmer's Market - Time for the Farmers Market! Through the end of season in October, the market will be open twice every month on the second and fourth Saturdays. That's twice the chances to come see and purchase the finest in local art and the freshest in locally produced foods and produce. There will be lots of vendors including: Sunburst Farms, Crazy Hoe Farms, Harden Farms, Apple Country, Crusty's Wood Fired Pizza Yellow House Coffee. The Market will be selling locally grown basil plants and reusable Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market grocery totes as our fundraisers at each market. All basil plants ($5.00 each) are grown with organic fertilizer and chemical free. All proceeds from basil plant sales and grocery tote sales go back into the market. Visit lubbockdowntownfarmersmarket.com for more information. Come early for the best selection. Depot District, 19th & Buddy Holly; 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. ....or until everyone is sold out!

This Week's Trivia Question....

For the first time in our trivia contests, we didn't have a winner last week. So, t
his week, we'll try it again: 1 winner will be chosen to receive two vouchers to attend any Lubbock Moonlight Musicals performance of their choice this summer!

To win these tickets, answer the trivia question below and email it to us at info@lubbockfunclub.com using the fun phrase "Walkin' in High Cotton" as your subject title.

Question: Which byproduct of our area's cotton industry gives Lubbock the designation of being the top producer in the nation?

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 in your entry.

Good luck to everyone!

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