February 21, 2008


February 21....The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions - Come see the dancing white stallions and their "airs above the ground" in the "wonderful world of horses", Tickets $30.50, $28.50, $26.50, $24.50, $23.50, $21.50 at Select-A-Seat, 770-2000; City Bank Coliseum, at 4th Street and Drive of Champions, 7:30 p.m.

February 21....Thursday Night Arts Underground Film Operative Planet Celluloid - LHUCA is celebrating Black History Month with the very first feature film made by an African-America director - Oscar Michaux’s "Within Our Gates" (1920). This historical showing will enlighten and inspire all who attend. Oscar Micheaux directed and wrote this powerful story about racial prejudice and its consequences. This film was put in the national registry in 1992. Admission is free, call 762-8606 for more info. Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts Firehouse Theater, 511 Avenue K; 7 p.m.


February 22....Spaghetti & Bingo Nite - This food, fun, and prizes event will benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5.00 for children. Sponsored by a women's service sorority, Epsilon Sigma Alpha. Call Sarah at (806) 778-5180 or Pearl at (806) 777-0821 for reservations and tickets. Event held at the Oakwood United Methodist Church, 2215 58th Street, Lubbock, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

February 22...."Tea At Five" - Back by popular demand, Jane Prince-Jones returns in Matthew Lombardo’s intimate biographical production about one of the silver screen’s most unique and enduring personalities, Katharine Hepburn. The play, based on Ms. Hepburn’s book, Me: Stories of My LIfe, takes place at Hepburn’s family home in Connecticut at two distinctive time periods. This two-act, one-woman play, offers an up-close and personal look at the winner of four Oscars and undeniably one of the world’s most admired actresses. Don’t miss out on this rare encore performance! The Cactus Theatre,1812 Buddy Holly Avenue. Ticket $16.50; show at 8:00 p.m. One show only in February.


February 22 - 23...."Hello, Dolly" - Produced by First United Methodist Church. Starring Kim Ansolabehere as Mrs. Dolly Gallagher , Tickets $20, $15, $10 available from FUMC Music Office, 1411 Broadway (entrance at 13th and N). Contact the FUMC office at (806) 763-0781; Performances at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater, 1501 Mac Davis Lane, February 22 at 7:30 p.m; Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.


February 23....Flippin' to Make a Difference: Lubbock Lions Club 56th Annual Pancake Festival Fundraiser
- A Lubbock tradition of an ‘all you can eat’ menu of light, fluffy pancakes, sausage, orange drink, milk and coffee. Tickets are $4.50 in advance; $5.00 at the door. No charge for children under two years of age. Tickets may be purchased from any Lubbock Lions Club member, or by calling the Lubbock Lions Club at 806-763-4789. Tickets are also available at all Bolton Locations. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center,1501 Mac Davis Lane, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

February 23....Big XII Men's Basketball - Texas Tech Red Raiders vs.Iowa State; United Spirit Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave, 12:30 p.m.

February 23....Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue? Book Signing - The inspiration for Buddy Holly's classic '50s hit "Peggy Sue", local native Peggy Sue Gerron will join Glenda Cameron to sign copies of their recently published book entitled Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue. For questions or more info, contact Terry Handley at 806-798-8990; Barnes and Noble, 6707 Slide, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

February 23....Steve Holy in Concert - Country hitmaker Steve Holy joins the Lubbock Texas Rhythm Machine to perform his #1 chart-toppers “Good Morning Beautiful” and “Brand New Girlfriend” along with the music that’s made him one of the most loved newcomers to the country music scene. Reserved seats $20.00; Cactus Theatre,1812 Buddy Holly Avenue. 7:00 p.m. early show; 9:00 p.m. late show.

February 23....Silver Screen Ball Envelope Dinner -
Dine in a glamorous setting befitting the biggest stars and honoring a local star in our performing arts community as the recipient for the annual William D. Kerns award is feted. A short limousine ride to LHUCA’s main facility will transport you to your very own walk on the red carpet and into a fabulous after-party, where Lubbock’s own version of ‘Joan and Melissa,’ Don Armstead and Elysse West, will announce your arrival to the Red Carpet Event. Event takes place (adjacent to LHUAC center) at The Christine DeVitt Icehouse. Tickets $150/person or $1,200/table for 8; 6:45 p.m.

February 23....Silver Screen Ball Red Carpet Event - Follows the previously listed dinner...at LHUCA’s main facility. Enjoy an arts extravaganza evening in LHUCA’s exhibition spaces and theatre! Dance the night away in the Helen DeVitt Jones Studio Gallery, see two art exhibitions opening for the occasion and enjoy live bands 'The Shock' and ' Cyrus' in our Firehouse Theatre; all while mingling with fellow arts patrons and dining on hors d’oeuvres provided by First Friday Art Trail venues and Lubbock arts organizations. Tickets $25/person; held at Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, 511 Ave. K.. 8 p.m.


February 24....Big XII Women's Basketball -
Texas Tech Lady Raiders vs. Nebrsaka; United Spirit Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave, 2 p.m.

The Ticket Winners for Tonight's Lipizzaner Stallions Show are....

C. Stanley, D. Dowd, D.Owens and C. Bruffey. Congrats to you all and have fun at the show!

This Weeks Contest? We'll draw for a pair of David Gaschen tickets!

This Lubbock native returns home for a concert benefitting LCU on February 29. To enter the contest (random drawing), simply email us with the words "GASCHEN CONTEST" in the subject line of your email, along with your contact info in the main body of the email. We'll draw the winner around midnight this Sunday night....so get your entry in now! Send your
entry to us at info@lubbockfunclub.com

Wanna CRUISE ALASKA in July?

We're looking for persons interested in cruising with the Lubbock Fun Club as a group this summer...and we'd like you to be part of the fun! If you've always wanted to make the trek to experience the serene beauty of America's "last frontier"...this may well be the PERFECT opportunity. Click the graphic to the left for more info and plan to join the fun. A great way to make new friends and enjoy a great time traveling together!

Got an idea especially for the ladies?

Got an idea to promote something just for the guys? shane@lubbockfunclub.com

Special event coming up? Send us the details! info@lubbockfunclub.com

Go to CALENDAR OF EVENTS for more on these events and MORE


February 28....Lubbock Fun Club Singles (SOS) Bowling Night - Come join our fun-loving singles group (generally the attendeeds are mid-40s plus) for an evening out at the lanes. Last time out, over 30 people made it out for the bowling fun! Cost is only $7.60 per person (correct change please). Reservations required by the bowling alley to accomondate the group, so RSVP to: info@lubbockfunclub.com right away. South Plains Lanes, 5150 - 69th Street. 7:00 p.m.

March 2....Lubbock Centennial Opening Ceremonies - Concourse exhibits begin at 5 p.m., and later, local legends including Mac Davis, Joe Ely and Barry Corbin will perform. For more info visit the official website. Event takes place in City Bank Coliseum, 4th Street and Drive of Champions, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

March 6 - 8...Cradles 2 Crayons Bi-Annual Children's Consignment Sale - Come see the best in "gently used" children's clothing - Newborn to Pre-teen size, maternity wear, shoes, baby swings, bouncers, feeding/diapering supplies, nursery furniture and decor, outdoor playground equipment, books, videos, bicycles, toys and more. Admission is free; Raintree Christian Church, 3601 82nd Street (on 82nd between Indiana Ave and Quaker Ave.). Check out LubbockFunClub.com a week before the sale to learn how to shop early. Public sale - 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; March 8, Half off most items 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

March 7-9, 15-17, 22-24...."Wonder of the World" - Staged by Lubbock Community Theatre. This wacky but genuine black comedy follows Cass, a disillusioned wife but determined believer in destiny, as she flees to Niagara Falls in a frantic search for the life she fears she missed out on. This hilarious but moving journey of self-discovery has Cass crossing paths with a variety of eccentric characters as she successfully checks items off her ludicrous list of “things to do in life” but still somehow leads her treacherously close to the water’s edge; The Boston Avenue Playhouse, 4230 Boston Avenue, 8 p.m.Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

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 information on these activites and MORE>> 

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