October 19, 2017


October 19….Museum by Night: Storytelling in the Age of Jazz - Museum by Night: Illuminating Ideas is an exciting new creation of evening events at the Museum of Texas Tech University for the adventurous adult, young and old. Each evening explores thematic experiences of living. Doors will be opened to novel perspectives, discussions, performances, and more, drawing from the community, University, and museum collections. Be inspired by artists, poets, theologians, writers, scientists, historians and each other. Enjoy immersion: create, think and explore! For info, see depts.ttu.edu/museumttu/third-thursday/museumbynight.php. Texas Tech Museum, 3301 4th St; 6 – 9 p.m.

October 19….West Texas Walk of Fame Induction 2017 - The public is invited to attend the iInduction ceremony honoring the 2017 West Texas Walk of Fame Inductees James Braxton, musician/music educator; Thomas Braxton; jazz musician, composer, producer and educator; and Johnny Ray Watson, evangelistic gospel singer. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 7 p.m.


October 19 - 21….Flatland Film Festival - Flatland Film aims to cultivate an appreciation for film, video and the digital moving-image expression and to support artists working in this mode of expression. This year’s festival is once again punctuated with live original music, appearances by directors and filmmakers and, of course, the best in independent filmmaking. Come see your favorite screenings or buy a Festival Pass and enjoy an entire weekend of film, music and parties. For m. ore information and to purchase tickets visit http://www.flatlandfilm.org/


October 19 - 22….9th Annual Pumpkin Trail - Bring your families and friends and walk along a lighted trail of carved jack-o-lanterns in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park. Stroller and wheelchair accessible. Admission is free. Last year, citizens donated 1,524 pumpkins and attendance was 19,608 people. We are excited about a bigger and better trail in 2017. Two entrances: Lubbock Memorial Arboretum at 4111 University and the Lubbock Municipal Garden and Arts Center at 4215 University. For more information, call Aimee Ruel at Maxey Community Center at (806) 767-3796.

EVENINGS – Pumpkin lighting begins at 5:30 pm.
6:00-9:00 pm Thursday, October 19
6:00-10:00 pm Friday, October 20
6:00-10:00 pm Saturday, October 21
6:00-9:00 pm Sunday, October 22

DAYLIGHT – An autumn scene of pumpkins, fall foliage and blue sky!
9:00 am -6:00 pm Friday-Sunday, October 20-22

PUMPKIN TRAIL PARK AND RIDE – Parking available at the following locations with vans available each night:
Hodges Community Center ~ 40th Street and University
Garden and Arts Center ~ 44th Street and University
Safety City/Clapp Pool ~ 46th Street and Avenue U (east side of Clapp Park).


October 20….Fall Festival 2017: "A County Fair" - FREE games, candy, bouncies, a rock wall, petting zoo and more fun for families with children in Preschool through Grade School. Don't miss the fun. For more information call 797-9704 or visit www.iabc.org. Indiana Avenue Baptist Church, 98th & Indiana Ave; 6 – 8 p.m.

October 20….Lubbock Taste Tour - Come and enjoy good food, wine, deserts and live music while doing good for those living with cystic fibrosis. There will be both live and silent auctions. For more information visit lubbocktastetour.eventscff.org. Tickets available at the door. Join in this year to be a CF Superhero. Cocktail attire. Stone Creek Special Events Center, 4907 CR N 1700 Shallowater, Texas; 7-11 p.m.

October 20….EPIC: A Cactus Sing-A-Long to the All-Time Greatest Pop Anthems
- Get ready for one of the most energetic, fun-filled concert experiences as the Cactus presents a hit-filled show featuring some of the biggest fan favorites of all time! The audience is encouraged to sing along with the band on these truly EPIC songs that everybody knows and loves! Just a few of the songs we're bringing to the party....Don’t Stop Believin’, Livin’ On a Prayer, I Love Rock & Roll, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Margaritaville, Sweet Caroline, Hey Jude, You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’, Old Time Rock & Roll, Friends in Low Places, Sweet Home Alabama, I Will Survive, Purple Rain, Free Fallin’, Dancing Queen, You’re the One that I Want, Love Shack...and more! Featured performers on this show include Jeff Bailey, Jason Fellers, Bethany Longoria and Amber Pennington....all backed by The Rhythm Machine! Band members include Tony Garcia on drums; Ross Raedeke on bass; Mark Paden, acoustic and electric guitar, Jacob Nalle on lead guitar and Johannes Bjerregaard, keys. Make it an office party or girls night out....but don't miss this fabulous, fun show...one night only at the historic Cactus Theater! Ticket information: Base price for reserved floor seats, $20; standard balcony $15; balcony box seats $40 (box ticket includes concessions). Box office open 3:00-5:30 p.m. daily or call (806) 762-3233 or order tickets online at cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; Doors 7:00; Show 7:30 p.m.


October 20 - 21 (Repeats Oct. 27, 28)….CATS Playhouse Presents: “The Mousetrap” - This murder mystery play by Agatha Christie opened in London's West End in 1952, and has been running continuously since then. The longest running West End show, it has by far the longest initial run of any play in history, with its 25,000th performance taking place on 18 November 2012. The story centers around a group of strangers trapped by a snowstorm with an unknown killer. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students/seniors. Reservations can be made at www.catsplayhouse.com. Children and Adults Theatrical Studios, 2257 34th; All performances are at 7:30; doors open at 7.


October 20 - 22….Lubbock Holiday Peddler Show - The Peddler Show returns to the South Plains for a unique shopping experience! At this one-of-a-kind Fall Market you can shop from talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from all over the country! Start getting your home ready for Halloween with handmade home décor, and find the latest in fall fashions! Where else can you find anything and everything you need AND get it customized and personalized onsite? Nowhere! Come check out The Perfect Street of Shops, it’s THE Texas Shopping Tradition…It’s The Peddler Show in Lubbock! Admission good all three days (with hand-stamp). Children under 12 are FREE. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane, Fri: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sun: 11a.m. - 4 .p.m.


October 21….Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market
- Looking for the 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 full 2017 market season will be every through October 28th from 9 a.m. until vendors sell out. For more information, visit lubbockdowntownfarmersmarket.com/. We look forward to seeing you every Saturday at the Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market at 19th Street & Buddy Holly Ave.

October 21…."Every Night's A Saturday Night - The Bobby Keys Story" with Q&A + Joe Ely Live in Concert - A once-in-a-lifetime double-bill featuring the long-awaited "Every Night's A Saturday Night - the Bobby Keys Story" starting at 7 pm with short intro, full-length documentary film withQ&A with the director and producer afterwards. Then, after intermission, the one and only Joe Ely takes the stage for an unforgettable evening of music and (no doubt) stories about Bobby Keys and their years together on and off the stage! One ticket price for both events! All standard reserved seats $35; limited balcony box $70 (included concessions). Sell out expected...don't wait! Don't miss this very special evening of music and memories at the historic Cactus Theater! Box office open 3:00-5:30 p.m. daily or call (806) 762-3233 or order online at cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7 pm


tober 22…. Heart of Lubbock Community Garden’s 4th Annual Fall Harvest Festival – Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Featured activities are: BIG Fundraising Raffle, Free Food, Arts & Crafts for kids, Craft Fair, Face painting, Live animals, Games, Prizes. Please wear your Halloween costume and bring CASH to participate in the raffle and craft fair! 2324 – 21st Street; 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

October 26….Building Strong Families Conference
October 26 - 28….Michael Jackson Tribute Show
October 27….Literary Lubbock 2017 - A Night with Authors
October 28....The Roundtable presents: Murvat Musa
October 28….Spooky Science Carnival
October 30....Sarah Jarosz in Concert

October 31 – Silly Science Carnival

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