October 13, 2016


October 13….Tami Lee Hughes Guest Artist Violin Recital
- Tami Lee Hughes is a premier concert violinist and recording artist of immense versatility. Since making her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra, she has also performed as soloist with the Monroe, Mississippi, and Pontiac-Oakland Symphony Orchestras, among others. She has extensively toured the United States, Europe, Costa Rica, and Bermuda, championing traditional repertoire and the music of African-American composers. Her debut solo album on Albany Records, "Legacy: Violin Music of African-American Composers," gained critical acclaim and has been featured on radio broadcasts around the world. Free, and open to the public. Talkington Hall at The Legacy,1500 14th St; 8 p.m.


October 13-16….8th Annual Pumpkin Trail - Bring your families and walk along a lighted trail of carved jack-o-lanterns in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum. Stroller and wheelchair accessible. Pumpkin lighting begins at 5:30 pm. Two entrances: Lubbock Memorial Arboretum and the Garden and Arts Center. Free admission for all ages! FREE PARKING available at Hodges Community Center, 40th and University; the Garden and Arts Center, 44th and University; and at Safety City in Clapp Park on 46th and Ave U. Vans will shuttle people from the parking lots to the Arboretum and back during the evening viewing. Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, 4111 University Ave; Evenings: Thu/Sun 6-9 p.m., Fri/Sat 6-10 p.m., Daytime: Fri-Sun 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

October 14…Fall Festival - Don’t miss the Fall Festival hosted by Indiana Ave Baptist Church. There will be free games, bouncies, candy and fun for the family! Costumes welcome, but no scary costumes, please. For more information visit www.iabc.org or call 806-797-9704. Indiana Ave Baptist Church, 98th & Indiana; 6 – 8 p.m.

October 14….The Lubbock Chorale Fall Masterworks Concert - This opening concert of the Chorale's 41st season will offer songs of peace and reconciliation, featuring Randall Thompson's The Peaceable Kingdom, based on Edward Hicks' painting of the same name, which depicts a scene from Isaiah: "And the wolf also shall dwell with the lamb?" The Chorale is also delighted to welcome and collaborate with the West Texas Children's Chorus, under the direction of Susan Brumfield, for this concert. TLC and WTCC are also thrilled to premiere a specially commissioned composition by William Linthicum Blackhorse for children and adult choruses. Tickets are available at http://www.ticketsage.com/lubbock/. Hemmle Recital Hall, Texas Tech University; 7:30 p.m.

October 14….Country Crossovers: Tribute to Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton - Two of the all-time biggest names in the entertainment industry - Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton - forged their early success in the COUNTRY music arena. However, through television and movie appearances, they became so popular that their appeal easily transcended the country genre and made them "pop" stars and international superstars. Separately and later, together as duet partners, these two entertainers sang their way into the hearts of millions of adoring fans worldwide....charting dozens of all-time, classic hits along the way. Join the The Rhythm Machine and vocalists Amber Pennington, Hannah Jackson, Jeff Bailey, Karleigh Porterfield and Sonny Flores for an ALL NEW production paying tribute to these two music icons! Reserved floor seats $20; standard balcony seats $15. Tickets on sale now! Purchase by visiting cactustheater.com or call 762-3233. Doors open at 6:45; show at 7:30 pm. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave.


October 14 - 15 (Repeats Oct. 21-22)….CATS Playhouse Presents "Clue" - Based on the movie based on the popular board game, this comedy begins at a dinner party hosted by Mr. Boddy, where he admits to blackmailing his visitors. These guests, who have been given aliases, are Mrs. Peacock, Miss Scarlet, Mr. Green, Professor Plum, Mrs. White and Col. Mustard. When Boddy turns up murdered, all are suspects, and together they try to figure out who is the killer. By Jonathan Lynn, directed by Mickie Klafka. Ticket prices are $16.00 for adults, $13.00 for students and seniors. Go to www.catsplayhouse.com for reservations. CATS Playhouse, 2257 34th Street; All shows at 7:30 p.m.

October 14 - 16….47th Annual Saint Joseph Sausage Festival and Oktoberfest – For 47 years now, a secret-recipe German sausage has been served in Slaton at Saint Joseph Hall. Those 47 years of German sausage-making will culminate in a feast when the Saint Joseph Sausage Festival and Funfest is held there once again. Dinner is served at Saint Joseph on October 16th – from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The main menu consists of German sausage made by St Joseph parishioners, Knights of Columbus Council 2571 grilled chicken, homemade German potato salad, green beans, and homemade cakes and bread. Adult plates are $10.00 and children’s plates are $6.00. Take-out plates will be available at the south side of the hall. Activities Include: Funfest, Sunday, October 16, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., will be celebrated at Saint Joseph School. The Funfest includes silent and live auctions, bingo, games, music, food, quilt show, rock wall and spider climb, country store, a mini-bazaar, and raffles for quilts, electronics, United groceries, a cedar chest, and more. Sausage (cured and vacuum sealed) will be sold by the pound at Saint Joseph Hall on Saturday, October 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Regular Sausage, $5.00/lb.; Jalapeño Sausage, $6.00/lb.; and, Habanero Sausage, $6.50/lb. All forms of payment accepted! Oktoberfest on Friday, October 14th, from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m.: Ronnie Eaton, Drake Hayes Band, and Dave Martinez will be performing. Bring a chair and an appetite! Beer and wine, soft drinks, and food will be available for purchase. $10 cover. All forms of payment accepted. Saint Joseph Hall – 21st and Division (FM 41) Streets, Slaton.

October 14 - 16 (Repeats Oct 21-23, 28-30)…. LCT Presents: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll’s experiments with exotic “powders and tinctures” have brought forth his other self—Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interest, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments. But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave. With multiple Hyde’s portrayed by members of the cast. From the novella “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Lewis Stevenson. Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. Directed by Jay C. Brown. Classic horror story: Rated: PG-13. You can purchase your tickets online at lubbockcommunitytheatre.org or by calling the office at (806) 749-2416. Lubbock Community Theatre, 4230 Boston Avenue; Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m. and Sunday: 2 p.m.


ber 15….Lubbock Downtown Farmer’s 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 a.m. – produce is available until vendors sell out! Tornado Gallery,1822 Buddy Holly Avenue; 9 a.m.

October 15….Big XII College Football: Texas Tech vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - It's a morning game at Jones AT&T Stadium - featuring the hometown Red Raiders hosting the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers. Drive of Champions at 4th and University Avenue; 11 a.m.

October 15….GIANT Screen Football: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers - Join us for a FREE screening of the Red Raiders game vs. West Virginia Big XII football game this Saturday morning on our new, GIANT screen. For this game, there is no charge for the screening and we invite fans to see the game on the big screen with us. Concession stand will be open. Enjoy the Downtown Farmers Market just outside....then step into the theater for the game! Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; Doors open at 10 am; Tech game scheduled to broadcast at 11 am.

October 15….The Shallowater Lions Club 56th Annual Harvest Festival – Everyone is invited to the Shallowater Lions Club annual fundraising event. All money raised from this event will go back into local charities and Lions charities.
The event Schedule is as follows:
11 a.m. Parade
12 p.m. BBQ Lunch
12 p.m. - 4:30pm Live music
12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Carnival Games and inflatable activities for the kids
5 p.m. Live Auction
9 p.m. Crowning of Shallowater Lions Club Queen and Princess


October 16….Jim Decker Faculty Trombone Recital: “Pairings & Premieres" - This recital by TTU Trombone Professor James T. Decker features works from different eras that are ‘paired’ together, along with two world premieres. Composers featured on this program include Telemann, Villa Lobos, Jack Cooper, Philip Wharton, and University of Hawaii Professor Emeritus Armand Russell. Joining Mr. Decker on this performance will be Susan Wass, piano, and Graduate Students of Professor Christopher M. Smith, horn. Free, and open to the public. Talkington Hall at The Legacy,1500 14th St; 2 p.m.

October 16…."Think Global, Act Local: Get Your Green Up" - The Climate Science Center is partnering with the Museum of Texas Tech University to host an event featuring over 15 local organizations for sustainable living. The event will include a presentation by Katharine Hayhoe and interactive displays from the organizations, which will be highlighting information on water, renewable energy, gardening, recycling, lighting, wildlife, and more. This event is in conjunction with the Museum's new exhibit Green Revolution, open until January 15, 2017. Green Revolution is a multi-platform exhibit that focuses on several major themes: waste, energy, green pioneers, gardening and composting, green construction, and our carbon footprint. After visiting the booths, the audience is encouraged to go see the Green Revolution exhibit. This version of Green Revolution is based on an exhibition originally created by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, and its Black Creativity Council, and is made available by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. Everyone is invited to this community event. Museum of Texas Tech University, 3301 4th Street; 2 - 4 p.m.

Last Week's Trivia Winner....

The Question: "Bubble wrap" was originally designed to serve as what?
Answer: It was originally designed to be used as wallpaper.
Winner: Shona S. and Travis J. both of Lubbock

This Week's Trivia Contest!

The Question:
For this contest, 1 winner will receive a Family 5-pack to the Atl'do Farm Corn Maize. Includes Admission for 5, hayride for 5, Cowtrain for 5 and corn cannon for 5. Valid Sept 17th – Nov 12th.

To win these tickets, correctly answer the trivia question below and email it to us at info@lubbockfunclub.com using the fun phrase "Falling For Fall" as your subject title.

The Question: Which concert pianist scored a monster instrumental hit in 1955 with the song "Autumn Leaves" ???

The deadline for this contest is Friday (tomorrow!) at 10 a.m. and the winner will be contacted shortly thereafter. Please provide a daytime phone number where we may contact you if you are the winner
Community Spotlight:
Shorter season this year - so don't miss out on a trip to The Maize!

Now through November 12….The Maize – Lots of fun awaits you at the Atldo Farms Corn Maize as they celebrate their 16th season. This year’s maize features Quanah Parker. Admission is $10 (4 & under are free) and includes maze or kid maze, hayride to pumpkin patch, hayride to Pumpkin Hollow after dark, cow train, corn cannon (3 shots) and barnyard. With military or college ID - $2 off, senior citizen - $2 off, group rates: $8. The regular maze can be a little overwhelming so they have created a special trail through the corn for families with younger kids. Along the journey you will be reading story boards of "Young Quanah & The Rabbit". It will be a fun adventure! Take a hayride out to the patch, stroll through the vines and pick your perfect pumpkin. Many varieties to choose from. Prices range from $1-$20. Hayride to pick pumpkins stops at dusk. As soon as the sun sets each evening the hayride to Pumpkin Hollow begins! There are over 150 carved pumpkins with designs from Disney characters, Star Wars, Peanut Characters, Famous people, and American theme andmuch more. New pumpkin designs this fall created by Eileen Martha. Come see the illuminated pumpkins by the harvest night sky. The Windmill Grill & Bakery will be open and serving up Maze favorites such as brisket, regular sausage and jalepeno sausage wraps, hamburger/cheeseburger, Frito pie, fresh Apple Blossom, gourmet brownie, homemade pumpkin bread, frozen treats, spiced cider, hot chocolate, refreshing drinks and our famous corn suckers. You can also reserve campfires - $30 (Call for reservation- 763-5594). Horse rides - $5 (Saturday & Sunday until dusk). The At'l Do Farms Corn MAiZE is located 3/4 of a mile west of Frankford Ave (FM 2528) on FM 1294. GPS address: 6323 FM 1294 Lubbock 79415 (you must enter the zip!); Closed Mondays. Open Tuesdays- Fridays 6 – 9 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., Sundays 2 – 9 p.m. and By Reservation: Tuesday- Thursday 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.( school field trips).

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

October 20...Deana Carter in Concert
October 21....The MTV Generation: '80s Rock Vault, Vol. 1
October 22….Funky Junk Roundup
October 28-29…Society Paige: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
October 29….The Roundtable presents: Andy Wilkinson

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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