August 27, 2015


August 27….Junior’s Listening Room
– Music meets wine every Thursday in an intimate music experience at Cap*Rock Winery, bringing out some of Lubbock’s talented artists. Your host Junior Vasquez will perform along with special guests Caled Jude Green and Medicine Mound Duo. There will be local food trucks serving from 6 p.m. onward. Cap*Rock will offer half-off bottles and various cocktails.Music starts at 7 p.m. For more info visit Cap*Rock Winery, 408 E Woodrow Rd; 6 – 9:30 p.m.


August 28….Tribute to The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and The Doobie Brothers
- Voted as the “Audience Favorite” show of 2014, The Cactus Stars are ready to bring back the music of The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and The Doobie Brothers! Come experience incredible Cactus moments and hear all the hits of these 3 iconic bands. Featuring Amber Pennington singing Stevie Nicks…you’ll think you’re hearing the real thing in concert! Come see Amber with Jason Fellers, West Garza, and Dustin Garrett & The Lubbock Texas Rhythm Machine perform your favorite show of 2014 once again! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


August 28, 29. 30….Hub City Comic-Con - Jake Lloyd (Anakin in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace), Nakia Burrise, (the Yellow Ranger in Power Rangers Zeo/Turbo), Catherine Sutherland (the Pink Ranger in Power Rangers: Mighty Morphin, Zeo, and Turbo), and Sam de la Rosa (artist for Marvel and Disney, and best known for Spider-Man and Venom) have all been announced as attending. According to the
convention coordinator other guests are planned. The convention will also host an official Playstation sanctioned tournament. Comic and toy vendor are expected to have wares, while artists and authors are expected to have their own materials for sell as well. Cost for the convention is $20, with a $5 fee for Civic Center use. The $20 dollar cost gets the attendee admission to the convention on both Saturday and Sunday. Access for Friday requires a VIP pass that will be $100. Purchase of the VIP pass will also allow the attendee to enter the convention early on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are available at or 806-770-2000. For more information visit Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Exhibit Hall, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Friday, August 28th VIP only, 6 -9 p.m., Saturday, August 29th VIP from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. regular pass from 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday, August 30th VIP from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. regular pass from 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.


August 29....Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market - Held each Saturday, June through October, this unique gathering of area producers, specialty food and beverage providers and select artisans specializing in homegrown or homemade. Held in the Depot District area, this weekly event has become a highlight of the summer months and offers something for everyone. Support your local growers and be part of the "locally produced" movement. Be there at 9:00 am – produce is available until vendors sell out! Tornado Gallery,1822 Buddy Holly Avenue; 9 a.m.

August 29….Live Roller Derby - West Texas Roller Dollz vs. Albuquerque Roller Derby. Tickets at door: $10 adults, kids 10 and under free with adult purchase. For more information visit Fiesta Center, 1902 E 4th St; Doors open at 6 p.m.; First whistle at 7 p.m.

August 29….Tribute to Bon Jovi, Van Halen, and Poison - Get out the Aqua Net and tights…. time to ROCK to the music of the 80’s bands Bon Jovi, Van Halen, and Poison! The Cactus Stars will show you “Nothin’ But A Good Time” while performing 2 hours of the BEST from these three '80s groups! Featuring Jason Fellers, Dustin Garrett, Amber Pennington, and other Cactus favorites, you’ll “Jump” out of your seats and rock out at The Cactus! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

September 5.Horse Whispering at Copper Breaks State Park
September 18….Wishing Bowl Event

September 18….Music in the Meadow with Mac Davis
Sept. 19….Inaugural "Mud Pie Festival" Ladies Craft Retreat
September 26….Funky Junk Roundup

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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