May 14, 2015


May 15….Cactus Theater presents Reckless Kelly
- Grammy nominated Americana and Texas Country group Reckless Kelly comes to the Cactus Stage for the first time! They have been one of the leading Texas-based bands since the early 2000s. In keeping with the Cactus pledge to regularly present outstanding Red Dirt/Texas Country Texas bands, we present to you Reckless Kelly! This year at the Cactus you have seen Robert Earl Keen, Joe Ely, Max Stalling, and Ray Wylie Hubbard, add this one to your calendar next! Get your tickets early, this will be a sellout! Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 8 p.m. .


May 15 - 17….Crimes of the Heart - Hazlehurst, Mississippi “five years after hurricane Camille” is the setting for a reunion of the three MaGrath sisters. They have come together because the youngest of them has just shot her big-wig politico husband in the stomach because, as she said, “I just didn’t like his stinking looks”. Crimes of the Heart is a funhouse of accelerating, rollicking misfortune, suffused with love and South gothic humor. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Drama Critics Circle Award in 1981. Written by Beth Henley. Directed By Amber Langehennig and April Langehennig. 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.

May 16….Hub Performing Arts School's Fundraiser – The Advanced Performance Team is holding a garage sale to raise money for their trip to NYC this summer. Lots of great items!! Can't come but have items you want to donate? Call us at 806-577-2978. Corner of 82nd and Albany Ave; 7 a.m. --12 p.m.

May 16….Funky Junk Roundup
- This one day shopping extravaganza will feature a unique blend of handcrafted art & crafts, vintage finds & inspiration, one of a kind items, antique décor, hand painted furniture, rusty-chippy-shabby-reloved & refunked junk, bling & glam boutiques, sparkly jewels and FABULOUS JUNKTIQUES for your creative soul! Put some JUNK in your trunk™ Y’all! For more info go to Admission is $5 and under 12 is free. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

May 16….Silent Night Village: A Unique Shopping Experience This is a unique shopping experience for all ages. It is a family friendly environment with specialty gift shops for everyone’s taste. Shops include coffee shop, current home décor, gourmet treats, vintage finds, trendy jewelry and current women and children’s fashions. Other shops offer diverse collections of art from woodworking to canvas art. Call 806-990-9907 for inquiries. Silent Night Village, 315 East Main Street, Post, TX; 12 – 5 p.m.

May 16….Radio Play – This workshop is for ages 13+. Learn about the importance of radio during WWII. Kids will put on a radio drama, complete with created sound effects and 1940s commercials. Cost is $7.00. For more info, call 806.775.30491. Silent Wings Museum, 6202 N. I-27; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

May 16….Ballet Lubbock School Performance - The School Performance showcases the students of the Ballet Lubbock School. Levels pre-ballet and up perform for their friends and family while advanced students have the opportunity to set original choreography on fellow students. The performance is a fitting end to a great season of hard work and accomplishment.The performance is free of charge, and all are invited to attend. Monterey High School, 3211 – 47th Street; 3 – 6 p.m.

May 16….Buster Whips the White House - See what happens when a government agency tries to break the West Texas spirit. You can't possibly believe the hilarious antics in this confrontation. Starring Jane Prince Jones and Kurt Kiser; the stars of many sellout Cactus productions. Jane is at her best in her role as Joy and Kurt shines as a shifty undercover agent. There's no better chemistry than Kurt and Jane. If you loved "Smokes on the Mountain," "Heavenly Country," and other productions these two star in, you will leave the Cactus saying this is the best yet from this dynamic duo. Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating . Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.

May 16….International Dark Sky Park Starwalk – Copper Breaks State Park, now an International Dark Sky Park, will continue its 20th year with a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks staff and park friends have been offering the popular StarWalk for twenty years. SkyGuide volunteer Terry Paridon will lead participants in a naked-eye exploration of the night sky beginning at sunset, around 8:20 p.m. in Big Pond Campground. In addition to the after-dark programs, Sky Guide volunteers will again offer Sun Fun at 4 p.m. Sun Fun offers the public rare views of our own star, the Sun, through telescopes fitted with filters for safe viewing. Nighttime observing begins after sunset. Paridon will begin the program with a tour of the darkening sky-the original StarWalk. Blending science with history, legends, and lore, Paridon will take the public on a tour through major constellations, spotlighting bright stars, and introducing the “star-hopping” technique to find other interesting objects. After the StarWalk the public is invited to view these various dark-sky objects through the park’s binoculars and telescopes with the help of knowledgeable Sky Guide volunteers who come from throughout Texas and Oklahoma to assist with the StarWalk. StarWalk and Sun Fun are continuing Campsite Programs offered by Copper Breaks State Park. Park events are free with regular park admission of $2.00 for adults. For more information on park facilities or other programs, call 940-839-4331 during business hours. For more information on the StarWalk or other Copper Breaks programs or facilities, contact the park during business hours at 940-839-4331. Copper Breaks State Park is located 13 miles south of Quanah and 8 miles north of Crowell on State Highway 6.
Program at sunset, or around 8:30 p.m.

May 16….Night Hike at the Lubbock Lake Landmark - Experience the nocturnal nature of Yellowhouse Draw and tour the night sky at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes, bring a bottle of water. No flashlights please. NO SANDALS, NO FLIP-FLOPS. Admission is FREE. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting. Visit register. Lubbock Lake Landmark, 2401 Landmark Drive; 8:10 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

May 19 (Repeats May 26 and June 2)….Cactus Theatre presents: "The Elephant Man" - The Cactus Theater will feature this serious drama based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man, victim of rare skin and bone diseases, he has become the star freak attraction in traveling side shows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to London's prestigious Whitechapel hospital. Under the care of celebrated young physician Frederick Treves, Merrick is introduced to London society and slowly evolves from an object of pity to an urbane and witty favorite of the aristocracy and literati only to be denied his ultimate dream, to become a man like any other. Produced by Don Caldwell and Directed by Tim McIntire. Tickets are $20. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; Doors will open at 7 p.m. and showtime is 7:30 p.m.
This Week's Trivia Question.....

This week, 1 winner will be chosen to receive a Family 5-pack to the Pirates and Treasure Exhibit at the Science Spectrum.

To win these tickets, answer the trivia question below and email it to us using the fun phrase "Shiver Me Timbers" at

Be sure to include your DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER so we may get the tickets to you easily. We'd like to know if you live in Lubbock or the surrounding area so please include your hometown info.

The deadline for this contest is Sunday at midnight and the winner will be contacted Monday by mid-afternoon..

Question: What is the name for the famous pirate flag that is identified by the skull and crossbones?

Good luck to all!

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

May 25….Fun Run

May 29 - 30….4th Annual Wines & Vines Festival
May 30….Fishing for Fun at Copper Breaks
May 31….The Lubbock Heritage Presents: Home Management Program At Texas Technological College

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