June 11, 2015


June 11….Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase Concert Series
- The BHC is gearing up for another hot summer of music and fun. This week's featured act is Wendy Colonna performing roots rock. Performances are every Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Meadows Courtyard. Summer Showcase is FREE to the public. There will be a cash bar, beverages and food available for purchase. No outside beverages are allowed. Buddy Holly Meadows Courtyard, 1801 Crickets Ave.

June 11….Junior’s Listening Room
– Music meets wine every Thursday as Junior Vasquez hosts an intimate music experience at Cap*Rock Winery, bringing out some of Lubbock’s talented artists. There will be and local food trucks serving from 6 p.m. onward. Cap*Rock will offer half-off bottles and various cocktails. Guest host this week. Other musical uests will be Cathy Whitten, Craig Elliott and last minute Texas Country star Dalton Domino. Music starts at 7 p.m. For more info visit http://www.junior-vasquez.com/. Cap*Rock Winery, 408 E Woodrow Rd; 6 – 9:30 p.m.

June 11….Cactus Theater Presents Bleu Edmonson - Bleu Edmonson knows how to crank up the amps and throw down hard. From the 'take no prisoners' Springsteen-esque "I'm Still Here" to the unofficial party anthem of Dallas' lower Greenville Avenue, "Riot Night," the hometown-boy roots-rocker is now afraid to show off his chops. His raucous live show has earned him street cred and respect among his fans as well as his musical co-horts throughout Texas. Come see him live at the Cactus Theater! Please contact the box office at (806) 762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 8 p.m.


June 12….Tribute to Guitar Greats: Jimi Hendrix, Santana, and Stevie Ray Vaughan - Since their debut, these three guitarists have set the standard for guitarists around the world. Dustin Garrett is undisputedly one of the finest guitarists, not only in Texas, but in the USA! Dustin's guitar playing in tribute to these greats will BLOW YOU AWAY! West Garza, Sheena Fadeyi, and Dustin's vocal stylings will make this a concert experience of a lifetime. Get your tickets early! (Thanks to Leslie Cranford for suggesting this combination of artists)! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.

June 12….Movie Night at Maxey Park - Bring your picnic, blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a PG-rated movie in the park sponsored by Lubbock KIDS Dental. Concessions available for purchase. Movie viewing located behind Maxey Community Center. All ages are welcome and admission is free. This week’s movie will be BIG HERO 6, (102 Min). Maxey Community Center, 30th and Oxford; Movie begins at 9 p.m.


June 12 - 13
(Repeats June 19 - 20)….CATS Theatre: “God’s Favorite” - Children and Adults Theatrical Studio proudly presents Neil Simon's God's Favorite, directed by Kim Klafka. Successful Long Island businessman Joe Benjamin is a modern-day 'Job' with a demanding wife, ungrateful children and wise-cracking household employees. Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, he is visited by Sidney Lipton, a.k.a. A Messenger from God (and compulsive film buff) with a mission: test Joe's faith and report back to "the Boss". The jokes and tests of faith fly fast and furious as Neil Simon spins a contemporary morality tale like no other in this hilarious comedy. Ticket prices are$14 for adults and $12 for students/seniors. Children and Adults Theatrical Studio, 2257 – 34th Street; Doors will open at 7 p.m. and show time is 7:30 p.m.

June 12 - 13 (Repeats June 19-20; 26-27)….Shrek, The Musical - Lubbock Moonlight Musicals and Lubbock National Bank present "Shrek, The Musical" in the stunning outdoor setting of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre (formerly the Wells Fargo Amphitheatre) in Lubbock's Mackenzie Park. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, "Shrek, The Musical" brings all the beloved film characters you know to life on stage, and tells the tale of an unusual hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short tempered bad guy, a gingerbread man with an attitude, and many other fairy tale misfits, and you've got a musical like none you've ever seen! Making use of Texas Tech and community talent, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals always strives to create high quality, family-friendly entertainment that all ages may enjoy. Picnic suppers welcome, though our newly expanded concession building will be open immediately prior to and during the shows. Tickets are now available through Select-A-Seat by calling 806.770.2000, online at SelectASeatLubbock.com, at all Select-A-Seat locations, and at the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre box office immediately prior to shows. Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre, 413 E. Broadway. Gates open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m..


June 13….Hub Performing Arts School Garage Sale Fundraiser
- A second garage sale will take place to raise money for advanced performance team trip to New York City! Lots of great items! Broadway Bound Advanced Musical Theater camp begins Monday, June 15. It's not too late to get your talented kid registered. See our website at hubperformingartsschool.com for details or email us at hub@hubperformingartsschool.com. Corner of Albany Ave and 82nd; 7 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

June 13….South Plains Kidney Walk 'n Roll - Walk/Run with us (1 mile Walk / 5 K Run) , visit vendor and health screening booths, enjoy our guest speaker, goodie bags, raffle prizes, and more. To register or get more details, Email SPKFDirector@yahoo.com or contact Amie Duemer at 283-7357. Registration Fees: $30 (Donations accepted). This fundraiser helps to bring awareness to chronic kidney disease, encourage early detection and raise funds for education, outreach, and patients’ assistance. McKenzie Park, 601 Municipal; Sign in begins at 7:30 a.m. Walk/Run starts 8:15 a.m.

June 13….Pee Wee Fishing Tournament at Buffalo Springs Lake - Everyone is invited to our Pee Wee Fishing Tournament! It’s a lot of fun for all the kiddos! Register day-of at the Lake. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. and will close at 9 a.m.. The competition will last until 11 a.m. All Registered kiddos will receive a FREE T-shirt! Awards will begin at 12 noon. All kids 10 and under are admitted FREE with a supervising adult. Regular gate fee applies to adults/ children 11 and up. Catch & Release tournament. Age Categories: 3-4 years old. 5-6 years old. 7-8 years old. 9-10 years old. Prize Categories- Biggest fish of tournament. Smallest fish of tournament. Biggest fish in each class. Most fish in each class. Most species of fish in each class. For more information, please call (806)747-3353. Buffalo Springs Lake, 9999 High Meadow Road; 8:30 – Noon.

June 13….7th Annual Peace Love Mud Volleyball Tournament - Communities in Schools in the South Plains would like to invite you to their annual Peace Love Mud Volleyball event at Buffalo Springs Lake! This is a great event to come out with a group of friends and get a little dirty, all to raise money. Register at www.cissouthplains.org/registration. Mud Volleyball Courts at Buffalo Springs Lake, 9999 High Meadow Road; 9 a.m.- 10 p.m.

June 13….1st Annual West Texas Salute to Veterans - Please join the City of Lubbock Veterans Advisory Committee as we express our appreciation to our local area military and veterans with a day of activities, food, and entertainment in honor of their service to our nation. Our goal is to provide this day of recognition and fellowship, free-of-charge, for our military service members, veterans, and their families as we show our gratitude for their role in protecting our many freedoms and way of life. The event will include a veteran resource and information fair, lunch, activities for children to include the Bodyworks Spider Climb and face painting, as well as musical entertainment compliments of 105.7 King FM and Don Caldwell Entertainment. This event is free and open to the public. Fiesta Plaza, Buddy Holly Recreation Area, Cesar Chavez Drive off N. University;10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

June 13….Vendor Market - United We Art, Lion & Owl, ReUse It Thrift Store & Se7en Glassworks have partnered together to host the first of an ongoing series of Vendor Markets. Unlike most major cities, Downtown Lubbock is a veritable ghost town after the clock strikes 5 p.m. It is the goal of the Vendor Market to support/awaken the Lubbock Downtown Community and to spread the mission of United We Art. The fair will host a unique retail experience while also giving Lubbockites a reason to return to the often neglected area of town. The event will feature a number of local artists, crafters, food vendors, and business owners from the Lubbock area. It will give local vendors an opportunity to highlight their creations while at the same time introducing Lubbock to the downtown culture that could be. Future Vendor Markets will be held monthly in and around the United We Art flagship store and are open to vendors throughout the Lubbock Area. Those interested in a booth should contact Nikki Uriegas, the event coordinator, at lionandowlboutique@gmail.com. Come show your support of local business and the revitalization of the downtown community! For more information about the event, please contact Nikki Uriegas at lionandowlboutique@gmail.com or jcgunitedweart@hotmail.com. Event to be held at 1108 Main Street in downtown Lubbock. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 13....The Roundtable presents Lubbock County Sheriff Kelly Rowe talking on Public Safety and Policing in Lubbock Today - Our luncheons are held at Hillcrest Country Club 4011 N Boston Ave, Lubbock. North on University past State Living Facility to Newcomb, left for about 4 blocks and you will come to the entrance of the Hillcrest Country Club at Boston and
Newcomb. We meet from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. with registration and meal selection at 11 along with networking so we are ready to begin the meeting at 11:30. Public is invited. $15 fee per person to cover cost of meal.. Limited menu includes beverage and dessert. There are no membership fees or dues. Any extra proceeds goes to the Dudley E. Faver/Adolph Hanslik endowed scholarship to benefit TTU Honors College students. Our Saturday luncheons are a great way to (1) learn more about current global/US/Texas/Lubbock issues and events, (2) meet other people in area who may become lifetime friends (3) feel more at home in Lubbock. Most wear business or business-casual attire. No RSVP is necessary. Show up whenever your schedule allows, feel free to bring a guest(s) and email this invitation to anyone you think might be interested. Questions: email Marie Evans - Chair: MEvans1398@aol.com.

June 13….6th Annual Butterfly Release - Come join the Arboretum, GAC, & Hodges in the gardens behind the GAC for an evening of arts and crafts, refreshments and entertainment. This fun filled evening will conclude with a butterfly release in the Arboretum wildflower garden. Admission is free. Lubbock Municipal Garden and Arts Center, 4215 University; 5 – 7 p.m.

June 13….Sounds of West Texas - The concert will feature local talent performing classic country, pop nostalgia, classic rock, and rhythm & blues and patriotic music. This will be a night of "Hit Songs" plus there will be a very moving tribute to our military! Featured performers will be: Larry Allen, Kaci Keltz Brice, Steve Burrus, Danny Cadra, Lesley Carraway, Country Club Trio (Betty, Donnetta, Kaci), Danny Dukatnik, Ray Espinoza, Jaylee Gandy, Hannah Jackson, Jessica Kirk, Jimmy Henderson, Brenda Hopkins, Donnetta Lippe, Donnie Martin, Wally Moyers, Johnny Richardson, Betty Smith, Keith Smith, Jonathan Smithers, Riley Solberg, Wendell Sollis, Brian Tate Mark Wallney, Terry Westbrook, and Blake Whitmire. Tickets are $15 for general public, and $7 for children between 4-12. The price is $12 apiece for those who purchase tickets in groups of 10+. There will be a special discount of $10 for veterans with ID. Tickets are on sale at all Select-a-Seat outlets at Amigo's Supermarket, Dollar Western Wear, Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, Market Street, Ralph's Records, Texas Tech Student Union's ticket booth and United Supermarkets. Call 770-2000 or toll free (800)735-1288 for more information. City Bank Auditorium, 2720 Drive of Champions; The concert will begin at 6 p.m. with an acoustic set and the show with the house band will begin at 7 p.m.


June 13 - 14….18th Annual Llano Estacado Wine and Clay Festival - Join us as we celebrating two earth arts – winemaking and ceramics! Admission is free. The Llano Estacado Clay guild will fill the cellars of Llano Estacado Winery with the creations and wares of local artists. Come enjoy wine, live music, food vendors, and a wide array of artisans including ceramics, glass, jewelry, cheese artisans, bread makers, and much more! Also, come enjoy the GRAND OPENING of our new tasting room! Featured musicians will be Kenny Maines on Saturday and Jenni Dale Lord Sunday. Llano Estacado Winery, 3.2 miles East of US 87 South on FM 1585; Saturday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday – 12- 5 p.m.

June 14….Sunday 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 and 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 FREE and everyone welcome. Wagner Park, 26th St. and Flint Ave; 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Summer Camp Opportunities.....

Cookie Camps....

Hey Cookie Connoisseurs and future Bakers! Cookies by Design is hosting our annual summer one-day long Teen COOKIE CAMP! For teens age 13-18....cost $75.00, 10am-5pm, lunch and snack provided! You will learn everything about making and decorating cookies...even design and create your own unique cookie bouquet! You’ll also get a camp apron and chef hat! We will host teen camp any Tuesday or Thursday throughout the summer as long as we have at least 3-4 participants per day. You choose when it will fit your schedule but we need at least two days notice to hold a camp session. Call 794-6992 for more information or stop by 3310-82nd street to pick up a form. Grab a couple friends and join us.....Teen Cookie Camp is gonna be SWEET!

For kids age 8-12...cost $100, two hours a day for a week! Morning or afternoon sessions available. You will learn everything about making and decorating cookies...even design and create your own unique cookie bouquet! You’ll also get a camp t-shirt, apron and chef hat! Snack provided daily. We have morning or afternoon sessions 10-12 or 2-4, July 20-24 or Aug 3-7. Deadline to register is two weeks before camp. (Must have 4 campers for it to make. Sessions with fewer than 4 will be cancelled the Friday before.) Call 794-6992 for more information or stop by 3310-82nd street to pick up a form. Grab a friend and join us.....Cookie Camp is gonna be SWEET!

Photography Camps for Both Kids and Adults....

Savant Photographic Artistry will be hosting a Kid’s Photography Summer Camp and Photography Boot Camp for adults. The kid’s camp will cover the basics of using a digital camera, framing, composition, and lighting and is June 22nd-26th. We will also have an afternoon session about making a video on a mobile device. This will cover finding great content and editing with the Magisto app. This will be a great camp for 2nd-6th graders looking to get started in photography.

The adult’s camp will also cover the basics of using a digital camera, going into more technical aspects as the week progresses and it is July 6th-10th. It will also have an afternoon session about uploading image files onto a computer and organizing them so they are easy to find and use. This will also go into getting files from a mobile device onto a computer. This camp is geared to those who are interested in better capturing family moments and keeping those moments organized.

For more information on these camps and to register either email GETSHOT@SAVANTPHOTOGRAPHY.COM or call 806-239-3227.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

June 20….Ranching Heritage Center Hosts Summer Stampede
June 25, 26, 27….Critterfest ’15

Many more UPCOMING FUN THINGS TO DO are listed on our website...lots further out than the weekly postcard. Click here to go to our CALENDAR OF EVENTS for more info on these activites and MORE>

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