October 19, 2006

Good Shopping is at the Peddler Show this Friday through Sunday
A family shopping tradition since 1977, The Peddler Show is a quality marketplace for talented and inventive creators, designers and merchants interested in showcasing unique merchandise to the public. The Peddler Show makes its way to Lubbock this weekend for the big Christmas holiday show! Don't miss your opportunity to find those one of a kind gifts and the latest fasions for your holiday events! Lubbock Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane

Have more fun and save money at the same time!
FUN CLUB MEMBERS get a GROUP RATE for the entire Cotton Kings Season!
It's all the excitement of a competitive sporting event, with the fun and wow of a festival or fair. Kids love it. Moms enjoy it. Dads get it. And the place is filled with a buzz! Let's all support our new (and exhilirated) Cotton Kings team who plans on putting on a good hockey game and a fun time for all at the Lubbock Coliseum. Let's PACK THE HOUSE and show our support with a sell out for the home opener this Saturday! Click here to see how you can save money on your tickets this Saturday and all season long!

Explore our Heritage and Enjoy the Activities at Annual Ranch Day! October 21 is the 36th Annual Ranch Day at the Ranching Heritage Center. Hosts demonstrate period craftsmanship and lifestyles of the ranching history from the 1780’s to the 1930’s. Purchase your barbecue lunch tickets on Saturday for a price of $6.50 each. Activities and Events will include: An All-Day Stick Horse Rodeo, “Campfire in the Classroom” with Children’s Storyteller Dan Gibson, Face Painting and Games with the Junior Rough Riders, Animal Demonstrations, Recess at the One-Room Schoolhouse, Pioneer Chores, Lanny Fiel and the Ranch Dance Fiddle Band, Chuckwagon Food Samples and Stagecoach Rides. No admission charge For information, call Christy Lemons at (806) 742-2498

Empowering Women is next Thursday
It is so nice to come to a lunch with other women, hear an inspirational person share about their life, and encourage us in ways that help us be empowered to live our best life. This speaker on October 26 is Susan Boling, founder/owner of Glazed Honey Ham Company and her message is "Get the Picture." It is held at the Lubbock Club in the Wells Fargo building downtown and cost is $20. You can pay at the door but RSVPs are required in advance so we can get a good count. 11:45 gathering and networking, 12:00-ish speaker, and then back to work right after. Come and bring a friend or client. You can be president of a company or a stay at home mom. Anyone is welcome. more>

CLICK HERE to visit the Calendar of Events for more events of this weekend! Look up the event BY DATE and call for specifics. Events are always subject to change. More details about these events listed above can be found on the Calendar of Events. Plus there are many more upcoming FUN THINGS TO DO as well.

Now through November 25
- THE MAIZE is OPEN for FAMILY FUN! Plan now on visiting the Maize - an "a-maizing place" for outdoor family fun! more>>

October 19 - Signature Chefs at the Lubbock Civic Center

October 19, 20, 21 - I Can't Stop Loving You: The Genius of Ray Charles"

October 20 – 22 - South Plains Obedience Training Club's Agility Match

October 20-22 - “Ten Little Indians” at the Boston Avenue Playhouse

October 20-21 7:30 pm - "Deathtrap" at the CATS Playhouse Theater

October 20-22 - The Peddler Christmas Shopping Show at the Civic Center

October 20 & 21 - "Oliver!" The Musical at the Garza Theatre

October 21 - Lubbock Cotton Kings vs. Odessa Jackalopes HOME OPENER at the Coliseum - 7:05 PM - LET'S SHOW OUR SUPPORT AND PACK THE HOUSE! Click here for "special savings" coupon.

October 21 - Singles Mingles Fall Dance for singles 35+

October 21- Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament supports the Lubbock Arts Alliance

October 21 - 36th Annual Ranch Day at the Ranching Heritage Center

October 21 - Hogs for Hospice Motorcycle Bug Run benefitting Hospice of Lubbock

October 21 - Dog Day Howloween at Maxey Community Center

October 21 - The Humane Society of West Texas 5 K run – or –1 mile fun walk

October 21 – Wolffarth Elementary 2nd Annual Fall Festival

October 21 - Tumbleweed Classic hosted in Post, Texas

October 21/22 - “Company at Mainstage Theatre on TTU Campus.

October 22 - Know Who You're Voting For - Meet & Greet the Candidates

October 22 - Fall Festival at Christ The King Cathedral School

October 26 - Empowering Women Lunch at the Lubbock Club for women

October 26 - Polymer Clay Pen & Frame Class at FauxReal Art Studio

Click here to see details on any of these and what else is coming up! >>>>

WIN A 3 Minute Shopping Spree at
Supermarkets!! (or a gift card.)
Purchase your $5 raffle ticket and help Family Promise provide shelter and support for our homeless families. Family Promise volunteers will be selling tickets at any United Supermarket or Market Street store on October 31 from 3:30—6:30 or November 1 from 4-7 or you can call the Family Promise offce ANY TIME at 744-5035. more>

We've gone to the dogs!

Look closely! That's a dog! Dog Howloween is this Saturday! 10-11 am Maxey Community Center 30th and Oxford

On Stars1043.com site there is a link to this amazing skateboarding bulldog. Click here to see. (Link is in the middle of the page.)

Come watch the dogs race through obstacle courses! It's fun.
October 20 - 22, 8:00 to 5:00 p.m.
South Plains Obedience Training Club's Agility Match is a 3 day event of dog agility at the Lonesome Pine Equestrian Center on Woodrow Road (one mile West of US 87)

Know Who You're Voting For!
Sunday, October 22 - Lubbockites are invited to talk individually with candidates in locally contested races on the November ballot at a Non-Partisan Meet & Greet the Candidates on Sunday, October 22, 3:30-5 p.m. (candidate introductions at 4) at the Mahon Library Community Room.

Come to the "Fun with Polymer Clay"
class! October 26 at FauxReal Art Studio

It's fun, it's easy, and you can make marvelous things with it. Dianne Bridges will lead us through a quick, fun workshop affectionally called Polymer Clay 101 because this is a good starting point, no experience required! Just a willing spirit and a few hours of time. We will learn about the clay and complete two projects ... a fun writing pen and a frame. Class is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and only $15. Reservations are required and class sizes are limited. So reserve your space now. more>

Many more UPCOMING FUN THINGS TO DO are listed on our CALENDAR OF EVENTS even further out than the weekly postcard. Click here to see what other things are happening>>>

October 27 & 28 - The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra ”America At Home”

October 27 & 28 - The Garza Theater Halloween Spook House

October 27 - Western Elementary Fall Festival

October 27-29, November 3-5, 10-12 - “Zombie Prom” at Underwood Center Theatre

October 28 - TTU vs. Texas - Jones AT&T Stadium, game time TBA.

October 28 - 29 - Rawlings Community Center Haunted House

October 28 - Super Halloween Saturday at the Garden and Arts Center

October 28 - Dia de los Muertos Procession of art exhibits, live entertainment, and traditional refreshments.

October 28 - Pun’kin Carving Contest.

October 31 - Lubbock Cotton Kings vs. Arizona Sundogs 11:05 AM at the Coliseum

October 31 - Lady Raider Basketball vs. Houston Jaguars (exhibition), United Spirit Arena, 7pm

October 31 - Halloween Fest! At South Plains Mall

October 31 - Turning Point Church is hosting a Family Fun Fest at Vintage Township

October 31 - Halloween Party features live music at La Diosa Cellars

Click here to see details on any of these and what else is coming up! >>>>

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