August 14, 2008


August 15....1st Annual Vintage Township Kids' Talent Show - Lubbock youth are invited to "Come Strutt Your Stuff" at this first-time event. This family-friendly neighborhood will be hosting a free talent show for area youth. After the show a free movie will be showing in the park. Hamburgers and drinks will be available for purchase, so plan on staying for an entire evening of fun. Awards will be given for the top single contestant (or group) in each of two age groups in the five following categories: vocal/karaoke singing; dramatic monologue (acting out a scene from a favorite movie or book); dance routine; musical instrument; and miscellaneous (for the magicians and such). Each category will break contestants into two age groups: ages 9 and under, and ages 10-17. Registration and try-outs for the event will be held the night prior — Thursday, August 14 on the stage in Founder’s Park from 3 p.m to 8 p.m. All participants must attend the audition and are asked to limit their performance to three minutes. Kids wanting to perform karaoke can bring their own music or use one of our selections. For more info call 771-1117 or visit Vintage Township Founder's Park, 114th and south Quaker Avenue, 6 p.m.

August 15....Home School Educators Beginning of the School Year Kick-Off Picnic -
The Lubbock Home School Association would like to invite all local home educators to this free annual event. We welcome and encourage ALL new and veteran home educators in the Lubbock and surrounding areas to attend. This event has proven to be one of the best ways to meet with members of our association and see what we have to offer you and your family; it is also an excellent opportunity to find out how you can be a part of furthering the home school experience for others on the South Plains. Wagner Park, 28th & Flint Ave.; 6 p.m.

August 15....Billy McClaran’s Tribute to Bob Wills and Hank Williams
- The spectacular Billy McClaran once again brings the top two legends in western swing and country music to life. This show received great reviews in May so this second performance has been added. Joining Billy once again for this concert is the talented Caitlann Wiley. Reserved seat tickets are $25 and $20; Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue, 7:30 p.m.


August 15-16...."Paul the Apostle" - Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. For more info call 1-877-8696; Ragtown Gospel Theater, 870 Ragtown Road, Post Texas, 7:30 p.m.

August 15-16.... Lubbock Moonlight Musicals Presents, "The Music Man" - Based on a story by Franklin Lacey, Professor Harold Hill likes a challenge and when the other salesmen on the train west tell him that Iowa is the biggest test of sales ability, he gets off at River City. Includes favorite songs: "Seventy Six Trombones", "Gary Indiana", and "Trouble in River City". Tickets available at the gate and at all Select-A-Seat outlets, by phone at 800-735-1288 or 806-770-2000 or at The amphitheatre is an outdoor venue with paved paths, nighttime lighting and grassy terraces. Ticketholders are welcome to bring a picnic dinner and lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. A wheelchair ramp, concessions and restrooms are available on-site. Wells Fargo Amphitheatre (413 East Broadway) in Mackenzie Park, near the Broadway Avenue entrance to the South Plains Fairgrounds. Gates open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m.


August 15-17.... Tax Free and Back-to-School Shopping - This weekend, save the tax on most clothing items under $100! Certain exclusions apply. Visit for a complete list of tax-free items. Shop at South Plains Mall on Saturday August 16th during Tax-Free Weekend and you might be a lucky winner of a $25 gas card. Our Pump Patrol will be out in the mall throughout the day giving away gift cards to lucky shoppers. South Plains Mall Extended Weekend Hours: Friday August 15th: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday August 16th: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday August 17th: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m; South Plains Mall, 6002 Slide Road.


August 16….9th Annual John Deer Raffle -
“Planting the Seeds for Change.” All proceeds to benefit Women’s Protective Services. Ticket price includes admission for two adults, dinner for two by J&M BBQ, live entertainment by Penny Lawrence and the Country Mile Band, and silent auction. WPS is giving away 5 Gators. Gators are great for hunting, fishing, land maintenance, and much more. Tickets are $100 and may be purchased in advance by calling 806-748-5292 or by checking with the local Hurst Farm Supply. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 7 p.m.

August 16th....Ranch Dance - The ranch hosts of the National Ranching Heritage Center invite you to experience the Ranch Dance tradition of the " Original West Texas Saturday Night" as they honor the memory of Texas cowboy and legendary fiddler Frankie McWhorter. Dance under the stars to age-old fiddle tunes and a little Western swing, performed live by fiddle band Texas Stardust, as we celebrate McWhorter's musical legacy and other contributions to our Western heritage. General admission is $5 and children 12 and under are free. For additional information, contact the ranch hosts at National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 Fourth Street; 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

August 16....Jason Fellers’ Tribute to Chicago & Creedence Clearwater Revival - Jason is one of the most requested artists in the incredibly talented Cactus Theater lineup and to accommodate the wonderful patrons they are proud to have Jason back to present his marvelous tribute to the unforgettable music of Chicago and CCR. Cash bar. Note: This show is Shane's pick for 2008 "Local Show of the Year" so far...incredibly well-performed. Reserved seat tickets $25 and $20. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


August 17....K-9 Splash Fest -
Dogs love the water and people love their dogs so what better way to celebrate what your dogs mean to you then to give them their own Play Day at Clapp Park City Pool. There will be swimming, booths, and three-four dog contests. Each event will have a TOP. Cost: $2 for Adults Swimming, $1.50 for children under 18 swimming. Dogs get in free; Clapp Park City Pool, 46th and Avenue U - inside Clapp Park; 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.

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Last Week's Ticket Winners...

The winners of the tickets to see The Music Man on August 8 was Marrisa C. while the August 9th winner were Steve and Andrea C.


August 19th....Kraig Parker in Concert - "The King" lives! The world's #1 Elvis tribute starring Kraig Parker and his 10-piece band returns to Lubbock. Tickets are $17-$21-$25 (plus box office fees). By phone at (806) 770-2000, at Select-A-Seat outlets and online at Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater; 7:30 p.m.

August 23....Prairie Winds Chorus' Annual Show - Lubbock: 100 Years of Music Celebration. Prairie Winds Chorus and Quartets, with the Singing Plainsmen and special guest Kenny Maines present a musical tribute to the Lubbock Centennial Celebration. For more info, call 806-799-SING or visit the website at Tickets Available at Select-A-Seat. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane. 7 p.m.

September 8....Classes for Hub Performing Arts School -
Registering now for fall semester. Classes for all ages will begin on September 8 for the Fall 08' twelve week semester. Classes include Theatre Broadway, PlayMakers Workshop, Stage Combat, Private Voice Lessons, Group Voice Lessons, Home School Classes and so much more. Early registration discounts available. Visit for schedule and forms. Call 795-7344 for more information. Hub Performing Arts School, 3833 50th Street.

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