October 14, 2010


October 14-16….Just Between Friends Children's Consignment Sale -
Come be a part of a new children's consignment sale in Lubbock, TX. Join as a consignor or just come by and shop. You won’t find a better way to make money on your items by having your own garage sale or using a local consignment store. Once you try Just Between Friends, you'll never go back to the old way of selling your things! Look for great deals on "gently used" children's clothing, name brand maternity wear, toys, outside playground equipment, baby and nursery items, books, videos, and many more unique children's items, furniture, room decor & sporting goods. See http://lubbock.jbfsale.com for times and details. Melanie Square (Ste. A5), 80th & Indiana.


October 15….Hair Donation Drive - Wig Trends and Broadway Barbershop will host a hair donation drive to help victims of cancer. The community is invited to participate in this effort! Donated hair must be a minimum of 8 inches long (measure hair from just above the elastic band of the ponytail to the ends). Wavy/curly hair texture is fine—you may straighten hair to measure. Hair should be freshly washed and completely dry, without any styling products. Hair may be colored with vegetable dyes, rinses and semi-permanent dyes. It cannot be bleached, permanently colored or chemically treated and it may not be more than 5% gray. For more information or if you any questions call 806-777-9071. Wig Trends and Broadway Barbershop, 1012 Broadway; 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

October 15….2010 Harvest Shindig – Everyone is invited to this fun event to enjoy games, silent auction, barn dance, music by Jeff McCreight, pie eating contest, potato sack races, inflatable obstacle course, checkers tourney, and great food including steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage wraps, beans, corn on the cob, coleslaw, pasta salad, potato salad and cobbler. In support of World Hunger Day please bring a can of food to be donated to the South Plains Food Bank. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. All proceeds support The Bridge of Lubbock. American Windpower Museum,1701 Canyon Lake Dr.; 6 p.m.-10 p.m.


October 15-16 (repeats October 22-23, 29-30; November 5-6, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25) “Minnie’s Pearls” - Who could have ever dreamed that a country gal with a $1.98 price tag hanging from her straw hat would become the queen of country comedy? For 50 years, the character Sarah Cannon created in "Minnie Pearl" held her position on the Grand Ole Opry with her countrified comedy routines. In her decades of appearances at the Grand Ole Opry, Minnie crossed paths, befriended and inspired many, many female country artists. The Cactus Theater proudly presents Jane Prince Jones as Minnie Pearl and Terri Caldwell singing the hit songs of Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette and Reba McEntire, in their second production endeavor. Continuing in the tradition of "Always, Patsy Cline" come see this wonderful duo make their magic on stage once more in "Minnie's Pearls." Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling 762.3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.


October 15-17….The Flatland Film Festival - Flatland Film Festival is a short film competition and invitational feature film screening event . Tickets may be purchased through all Select-A-Seat outlets. Prices include a Flatland Festival Pass ($50) and individual screening tickets (Adults $15, Students $10). The 2010 judging committee has chosen over 25 short films from around the world that will vie for over $3000 in cash prizes during the three-day festival. From The 806 kicks off the short film programs Friday night Oct. 15 (7 p.m.), with a selection of films by Lubbock based filmmakers. The rest of the competition screens throughout the day Saturday Oct. 16 (1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.) and awards are revealed later in the evening. All winning films will be screened during an encore performance Sunday Oct. 17 (7 p.m.). Flatland Film Festival will screen eight short films geared for ages 5-12 Saturday October 16 at 10 a.m. These films are entertaining, educational, and fun for the whole family. Tickets given through Select-A-Seat on a first come, first serve basis. This local film festival, now in its sixth year, cultivates an appreciation for independent film for the citizens of our community and encourages regional, national and international filmmakers. For more information about the Flatland Film Festival, check out the official website at www.flatlandfilmfestival.com or contact Chris Caddel, Flatland Film Program Director, at 806.762.8606 or chris.caddel@lhuca.org Firehouse Theatre inside The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, 511 Avenue K.


October 16….6th Annual Dog Day Howl-O-Ween – Come and enjoy this free event that's sure to be a howwwwwling good time for all! There will be a costume contest for dogs with prizes for youth, teen, and adult including costumed owner and pet divisions. Pre-register by calling 767-3796 or register on the day of the event. Maxey Community Center, 4020 30th Street at Oxford; 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

October 16….Pack the Jones in Pink - Texas Tech fans are urged to trade red and black for pink when the Red Raiders square off against Oklahoma State University on Oct. 16 at Jones AT&T Stadium. Covenant Health System, in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Texas Tech University, hope game attendees will Pack the Jones in Pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Covenant has donated 5,000 free pink T-shirts to be placed in the student section prior to the 2:30 p.m. kickoff. “Red Raiders for the Cure” is displayed on the front of the shirt. In addition to the T-shirts, volunteers will pass out pink koozies, breast self-exam shower cards and other breast cancer-related information at the Pink Tailgate in front of the Frazier Pavilion from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Pink tailgaters will also have the opportunity to win pink prizes from Susan G. Komen. Last year marked the first effort to Pack the Jones in Pink and Covenant hopes even more fans will make an effort to wear pink on Oct. 16. “This is an opportunity for Tech fans to not only raise awareness, but to recognize women who have fought and won the battle against breast cancer,” Holly Kennedy, media relations coordinator for Covenant, said. The Frazier Pavilion, south of the Jones AT&T stadium, at the corner of Drive of Champions & Boston Avenue; 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

October 16….Red Raider College Football - Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys at Jones AT&T Stadium. 4th Street and University Avenue; 2:30 p.m.


October 16-17….St. Joseph’s 41st Annual Sausage Festival - Come and enjoy Jalapeno and German sausage by-the-pound, breakfast burritos, homemade breads, and festival t-shirts (this year’s theme is “41st on F.M. 41”). The sausage is made at Klemke’s Sausage Haus, using the original German Bednarz family recipe. On Sunday, October 17th, their famous lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., at St. Joseph’s Hall. Lunch will include regular German sausage, smoked chicken, green beans, warm German potato salad, fresh bread, sauerkraut, dessert, and drinks. Take-out plates will be available on the Ssouth side of the hall, inside the fenced-in area. The proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the St. Joseph Catholic School. Across the street, to the east, on the 17th of October, the festival will include games, horseback rides, barrel train rides, spider climber, inflatable jumpers, a rock climbing wall, bingo, quilt display, silent auction, live auction (starting around 2 p.m.), concession stand, German Country Store (handmade confections and crafts), quilt/TV/United grocery raffles, and the cedar chest and quilt raffles for the Catholic Daughters Assoc. St. Joseph Church Hall, Division and 21st Street; 9 a.m.


ctober 17….The Singing Women of West Texas in Concert – The Singing Women of West Texas is a non-profit choral ministry funded entirely by donations of members and others. For more information about this concert, please visit the group's website: singingwomenofwesttexas.com. Colonial Baptist Church, Plainview, Texas. 910 Kokomo St; 6 p.m.

Last Week's Trivia Winners

The Question: Which comedian/actor/author/banjoist shot to stardom in the 1970s with his "wild and crazy guy" routines?

Answer: Steve Martin
Winners: Brian R. and Debra L....both of Lubbock

The Weekly Trivia Contest....

This week....as before.....2 winners will be chosen for a Family 5-pak to The Maize (prize package includes admission, hayride, cowtrain, corn cannon for 5 and your choice of pumpkin). To win these tickets, answer the trivia question below and email it to us at info@lubbockfunclub.com using the fun phrase “Which Way Through The Maize?” as your subject title.

The Question: What is the largest island on planet Earth? (Keep in mind....continents don't count : )

Please be sure to include your daytime contact info in the body of the email so we may get the tickets to you easily. We'd like to know if you live in Lubbock or in the surrounding area, so please include your hometown info. The deadline is Sunday at midnight and the winner will be contacted Monday morning. Please....we ask that you only enter the contest once to be fair to everyone out there : )

Good luck to everyone!

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October 21-24…...2nd Annual Pumpkin Trail
October 22-24, 29-31, Nov. 5-7….LCT: “The Elephant Man”
October 22- 24….The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
October 23….......Arts & Crafts Fair
October 28….......Silly Science Carnival
October 29….......4th Annual Heritage Halloween

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