August 31, 2017


September 1….First Friday Art Trail - See the regular art the exciting monthly additions showcasing art and artists downtown and throughout Lubbock. Catch a trolley or bus at many of the locations or pick up a FFAT map at any of the venues to see the art that can be found throughout the community each month during the event. First Friday Art Trail trolleys run continuously in downtown Lubbock during FFAT hours. Trolleys are free and you will find a "trolleyteer" on each trolley who is a treasure trove of info about FFAT and the arts in Lubbock and will help you navigate with ease. The trail runs throughout downtown and the Depot District from 6 to 9 pm.

September 1….Concert on the Plaza: Live music by Showdown Band
These guys have been playing classic rock and C&W music together in Lubbock for over 30 years. The Showdown Band will be playing great music for your listening entertainment at the FFAT. Be sure you mark your calendars to come out and join the musical journey back in time with Showdown. Reagor Dykes Stage on the LHUCA Plaza, 511 Avenue K; 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m.

September 1….The Legendary Song Jammers: A Tribute to the Late, Great Marty Robbins -
The Legendary Song Jammers is a group of seasoned West Texas musicians with a long history of performing with well-known artists from all over the country. The group consists of lead singer and bass player Jerry Brownlow; lead guitarist Steve “Gittar” Williams; pianist, guitarist and vocalist Cary C. Banks; and drummer and vocalist Curtis McBride. Having performed several successful Merle Haggard tribute shows, the group’s most recent endeavor is a tribute to legendary singer and songwriter, Marty Robbins. Tickets for the Friday night concert are $20 for reserved floor seats and $15 for standard balcony. Limited box seats available for $40 (includes concessions with ticket). Box office open 3:00-5:30 p.m. daily or call (806) 762-3233 or order tickets online at Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 pm.


September 1- 2 (Repeats September 8-9)….CATS Playhouse Presents: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” - In August and September, CATS Playhouse will transform into the most enchanted forest in all of theater in Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” When the merry sprite Puck meddles with a magical love potion, young lovers lost in the woods mysteriously find themselves infatuated with the wrong person in this hilarious, fairy tale fantasia that proves the course of true love never did run smooth. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students and seniors - and can be purchased at or at the door. CATS Playhouse, 2257 34th Street. Performance time is at 7:30 pm.

September 2 ….Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market - Looking for best in local produce, handmade and artisan products? If the answer is YES...then visit the Downtown Farmers Market each Saturday at 19th and Buddy Holly Ave from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a taste of downtown Lubbock, and the finest in local produce, meat, dairy, cheese. baked goods and arts. The market will be every Saturday thru October 28th from 9 a.m. until vendors sell out. For more info, visit We look forward to seeing you every Saturday at the Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market at 19th Street and Buddy Holly Ave.


September 2 - 3….Model Airplane Competition - The James Mears Memorial Combat is an annual model airplane competition. It is an air-to-air combat event, free to watch and fun for the whole family. For more info, call Bob at (806) 778 5465. It will be held at the Lt. Col. George Andrew Davis, Jr. Field, 15th Street and Inler Ave (FM 179); 9 am. – 5 pm.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

Sept. 7......Buddy Holly Center: Buddy's Birthday Bash
Sept. 8......Tribute to Songwriters: Taylor, Simon, King & Croce
Sept. 8-10....29th National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration
Sept. 10......The Gathering Band: A Band of Lubbock Legends

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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