October 16 – Fall Pond Care & Build Your Own Filter Class Find out how to prepare your pond and fish for the cold winter months.
Afterwards Lee Duemer will show how he constructed his own filter for his pond, which was featured on the Water Gardens Tour of Lubbock.
Free! 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM.
The Garden Patch, 1311 Alcove Ave., 793-0982 October 18 – Tee Off For Kids: Fall Classic Golf Tournament at the Rawls This is the 2nd Annual tournament to benefit the Guadalupe & Parkway Neighborhood Centers.
Help the kids out and come out to enjoy a day of golf, great prizes and good food! Raffle prizes include airline tickets, Ruidoso get-a-ways and much more.
Format is a 4-person scramble with 8:30 AM shotgun start.
Texas Tech Rawls Golf Course, 763-3963 October 20 – Swing With The Kings Golf Tournament Put together a team of three and each will be designated a Cotton King hockey player or coach to make a total of four! The four-person scramble will take place at Meadowbrook Golf Course to be followed by an awards banquet.
Deadline for entering a team is the 15th.
Cost : $55.00 per person in team and FREE to come out to meet, watch and cheer on your favorite players! Tee time is 1:00 PM, Meadowbrook Golf Course, Contact Jeannie for more info: 747-7825 October 21 – Nostalgia Night Come out to relive the 70’s in song and dance! This is a fundraiser to benefit Women’s Protective Services of Lubbock.
Tickets: $20.00 and showtime is at 7:00 PM.
Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave., 748-5292 October 22 – 31 “Field of Screams” Halloween Maze The Halloween Maze will be open every night and a portion of the proceeds will go to children’s Miracle Network.
There won’t be any gore or evil, just laughter-filled frights guaranteed to put a smile on your face! Tickets: $8.00 all ages, 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
Atldo Farms, Route 2, Box 73, Shallowater 763-5594. October 22 & 29 – Spooky Science Junior Explorers can enjoy learning about bats during Going Batty, and sticky substances at Slime Time! Designed for ages 4 – 6. 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Members: $24.00 series and Non-Members: $30.00 series.
Science Spectrum, 2579 S.
Loop 289, 745-2525 Advance registration required Oct 22, 23 & 24, 29, 30 & 31 – Dancing at Lughnasa – Ireland exists at a wistful – and sometimes mad · crossroads, as experienced by the five unmarried Mundy sisters who live on a rugged farm in Donegal.
The story is set in the 1930·s and is told from the viewpoint of 8 year-old Michael, the son of one of the sisters.
His memories, summon back to the end of a golden summer, on the eve of the celebration to the harvest where events will conspire to irretrievably change the golden season of the Mundy’s.
A wonderful blend of myth, character, humor, and dance.
Directed by Jay C.
Brown and written by Brian Friel.
Fri and Sat 8:00 PM & Sun 2:00 PMTickets: Adults – $12.00 and Seniors/Students – $10.00. 4230 Boston Avenue, There will be a benefit performance for Hospice of Lubbock.
For more info 749-2416 October 22, 23, 29 & 30 – Garza Theater: The Hobbitt One of your children’s favorite stories brought to life on the stage! Directed by Mitchell Britton, president of the Garza Theater Board of Directors.
Time: 8:00 PM.
Tickets: $9.00/Adult & $6.00/6-12 yrs Garza Theater, 226 East Main, Post 495-4005October 23 – Red Raiders Football The Raiders face off against Texas at home, TBA.
Jones SBC Stadium, 742-8324 October 23 – God’s Creation Celebration A Fall Festival Explosion! Fun for all ages including: A 32-foot climbing rock wall, hay rides, pony rides, petting zoo, train rides, children’s drama, inflatables, lots of food items, prizes & games for all ages! 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Cost: $1.00 per person, Calvary Baptist Church, 5301 82nd, 799-0773 October 23 – American Spirit Championships Cheerleading Competition This will be the fourth annual competition here in Lubbock and will showcase 500 plus talented youngsters competing in dance and cheer categories.
Open to any dance or cheer squad from area schools or all-stars.
Tickets: $10.00, 5 yrs and under free.
Times:TBA Exhibit Hall, Civic Auditorium, 1501 6th Street.
To register a team or for more information: 800-636-5272 October 23 – Lil’ Goblins Let your little goblin have the chance to make Fall art, have play time, hear stories, and much more! For ages 3 – 5 from 9:30 AM to Noon.
Cost: $15.00 Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave., 767-3724 October 23 & 24 Celtic Festival & Craft Faire Join the League of Celtic Nations for their 7th annual festival in Amarillo! Live Scottish, Irish and “American Celtic” Music Concerts all day both days! Geneaology workshops, sheep dog demonstrations, Pub Tent, Whisky Tasting, Clan Booths, Kirking of the Tartans, and Workshops on Hurdy Gurdy, Harp, Tinwhistle, Bagpipes, Harmonica, Bodhran (Irish Drum), Irish Dance, & many more! Vendors of all sorts of Celtic items: Clothing, Irish wools & linens, Jewelry, Musical Instruments, Toys, Art, Military Reproductions, Family & Clan Histories & Crests, Celtic figurines, Celtic foods and more! Sat. 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM & Sun.10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Amarillo Tri-state Fairgrounds, 1/2 Mile North of Interstate-40 where Grand Street and 10th Street intersect.
Phone: 806-374-4243 October 24 – University Symphony Orchestra Halloween Concert Featuring Gary Lewis as conductor.
Tickets: $10.00/Public, $8.00/Seniors, $6.00/Students, 3:00 PM.
Hemmle Recital Hall, Akron Ave., Select-A-Seat 770-2000 October 25 to November 26 – Dia de Los Muertos Celebracion 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Lubbock Regional Arts Center, 511 Avenue K, 762-2806 October 26 – Monster Bash! Pumpkins and Witches, Goblins and Ghouls! It’s time to make art! Come on it’s cool! We’ll throw a monster party like you’ve never known! You’ll brew up spooky art to decorate your home! The Garden & Arts Center is “howling” out for kids ages 6 – 12 to join in the “spooktacular” fun 9:30 AM to Noon.
Cost is $15.00 The Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave. 767-3724 October 26 – South Plains Tech Prep Career Expo This unique event, hosted at the Lubbock Civic Center targets over 2,000 regional high school juniors and seniors with interactive activities that allow them to explore careers and talk to college representatives about career pathways.
Time: 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM, Lubbock Civic Center, 1501 6th St., 885-3 October 26 & 27 · Fall Crafts For Kids Bring the kids to the library to put together some Fun Fall Bags.
Tues · 6:00 PM and Wed · 11:00 AM.
Free! Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Dr., 767-3300 October 27 · Annual Halloween Spinning Class Gold·s Gym would like to invite the Lubbock Fun Club members to our annual FREE spinning class.
Ask for Suzi at the front desk and tell her you are with the Fun Club to get into the class to win prizes and have a blast, while sweating to the sounds of Halloween! Listen to fun music, meet special guests, be surprise “scared” , and receive awards for the best head dress (since we are spinning, we only judge head attire) which is always a hoot! 9:45 AM · FREE Golds Gym, 5025 50th St 793-4653 October 27 – Carlos Pons in Concert Don’t miss this world famous classical guitarist! Carlos Pons is a well-known Spanish recording artist and broadcaster, and is head of the guitar program at Irun Conservatory of Music in Spain. 8:00 PM tickets: Adult $9.00 and Student $6.00.
Hemmle Recital Hall October 28, 29 & 30 – Fiddler On The Roof Enjoy a traditional family classic! Lubbock Municipal Auditorium 2720 Drive of Champions.
For tickets call: Select-A-Seat 1-806-770-2000 October 28 – Fall Festival Jump into your Halloween costumes and bring the family to the library for some fall fun! Activities will include: Face Painting, Pumpkin Bowling, Book Walk, Dig For Gummy Worms, and a Pumpkin Decorating Contest (bring the already decorated pumpkin with you).
Free! 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Grove Branch Library, 5520 19th Street, 767-3733 October 29 – Honoring Our Ancestors: Songs of Ancient Mexico Martin Espino of Los Angeles, presents Sounds of Ancient Mexico.
A musical interactive performance of Meso-american instruments and song. 9:00 AM Ramirez Charter Elementary School 2:00 PM Honey Elementary School — April 2-3, 37th Annual Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Band Festival will fill the Music Building with clinics, competitions, and concerts to create a unique experience for all.
The concerts feature internationally celebrated jazz trumpeter, Marvin Stamm.
Tickets for the concerts are sold through Select-A-Seat and are priced at $11-public, $8-seniors/students on Saturday night and $8-public, $6-students/seniors on Friday night.
On both nights, kids are free. April 3 – Women Entrepreneurs of Lubbock is hosting a Wellness Seminar, Saturday, April 3rd at the Lubbock Garden & Arts Center.
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., April 3rd.
Cost of the seminar is $25 per person; proceeds go toward the Women Entrepreneurs of Lubbock Scholarship Fund distributed to area young women looking to become local entrepreneurs. 9:00-10:00 a.m. – Sue Key Sanders will speak on “Soul Food: The Needs of Active 21st Century Women Bordering on Burnout” 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Ann Hatton, Neuromuscular Therapist and Wellness Consultant will discuss “Weight Loss: Why Diets Don’t Work and What Does Work” 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Eddie Perez, Whole Health Manager at United Market Street, will discuss “Organic Foods: Definitions, Misconceptions, Benefits, Diet & Supplements” April 3 – Texas Tech School of Medicine is hosting our seventh annual City Lights Charity Ball on April 3, 2004.
This is an evening of dinner, dancing and silent action with all proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity’s Literacy Program, Turff Therapy, and Early Childhood Intervention. April 3 – Texas Tech University Music Program features Appalachian and Celtic Music with a concert of Appalachian murder ballads and Celtic songs of love and death by Taos legends Chipper Thompson and Mason Brown.
Playing bouzouki, banjo, mandolin, and double-bass, and featuring great harmony singing, Mason and Chipper present a spooky, evocative program from the hills and hollows of Scotland and Appalachia.
Music begins at 8pm, and Lubbock’s premiere Irish traditional band Last Night’s Fun opens the show.Canterbury Student Center (corner of 16th and Y in Lubbock). April 3 – EGGS-ACTLY ART for children.
Florence Lawrence- Instructor.
Your child will decorate and accessorize their own “egg” citing pieces of handmade art.
Ages 6-12, $15.00, 9:30-Noon April 4, Randy Travis Inspirational Journey Tour at United Spirit Arena April 6 – Beauty in the 21st Century: Aesthetics toward Poetics.
Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? Does it reside in the art object? Or somewhere in between? If an artist is to make something beautiful, how will that artist proceed in the 21st century? Joe Arredondo, Director of Landmark Arts: The Galleries of the School of Art, will address these questions and more in a brief lecture with slide show, followed by question and answer on Tuesday, April 6, at 7pm in ENG 106.
Arredondo currently serves as a member of the Visual Arts Grants Review Panel of the Texas Commission on the Arts.All Lubbock artists and writers will want to attend.
Reception to follow.
This lecture is sponsored by the Texas Tech English Department and the College of Art. April 7 – Willliam Westney and Friends: Chamber Musicale William Westney, Professor of Music and Browning Artist-in-Residence at the School of Music will perform, along with faculty members David Dees (saxophone) Jason Sifford (piano), Alex Ezerman (cello), John Gilbert (violin), Ralph Fielding (viola), and Kirsten Yon (violin).
The concert will begin with a piano duo, followed by a piano and saxophone duet.
Westney then performs with all of the strings for the featured work, Dvorak’s Piano Quintet in A Major.
This chamber musicale will be on in Hemmle Hall.
Admission is free at 8 PM . April 7 Lubbock I.S.D.UIL Band Competition Civic Center Call 775-2242 April 8, 15, 22, 29 – MIXED MEDIA ADVENTURES for children. Chelsie Murfee- Instructor.
Increase your artistic abilities by learning new techniques and working with a variety of mediums such as pastels, watercolors, colored pencils, and graphite.
Ages 6-15, $35 (Monthly) 6:30-8:00pm — October 25 Fall Festival Godeke Branch Library, 6601 Quaker 2:00 p.m.
Bring your already carved pumpkin on Friday or Saturday.
Pumpkins must be left at the library until after the judging.
There will be 3 prizes: Scariest Pumpkin, Silliest Pumpkin, and Best of Show.
The public will vote for the winners.
There will also be games, refreshments and crafts.
For more information, please call 792-6566. October 25 – Cotton Kings vs.
Rio Grande Valley Coliseum, 770-2000 October 25 — Red Raider Football: Texas Tech at Missouri, in Columbia, watch them on Fox at 11:30. October 25 – Lubbock Chorale, John Dickson, conductor (Tickets 795-0599), Hemmle Recital Hall, Texas Tech University 8:00 p.m. October 25 – Monster Bash Kids, come make spooky Halloween art to decorate your home. 9:30 am – noon Call 767-3724 for more details. October 26 – The Annual University Symphony Halloween Concert As usual the orchestra will be in costume.
The most entertaining part of the concert is the entry of the orchestra as each section does a little skit with costuming.
Once again the famous Invisible Maestro will make an appearance (well, not really an appearance…more like a disappearance) to start the music portion of the program with excerpts from Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique.
Also Charlie Daniels (or a likeness thereof) will appear to sing his well-known hit Devil Went Down to Georgia.
Other more standard repertoire will include Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain (or our version: Knight of Bald Mountain), Overture to “Barber of Seville” during which we plan to give one of the orchestra members a haircut a la Bugs Bunny, Overture to “Russlan and Ludmilla” of Glinka, and Professor Snape will be here to guest conduct music from the movie Harry Potter.
It should, once again, be a really entertaining concert.
Hemmele Recital Hall, Texas Tech University.
Tickets $10.00 adults $8.00 seniors and $6.00 students.
Tickets available at Select-a-Seat.
For more information call 742-2270 x233. October 25 – Cotton Kings vs.
Rio Grande Valley, 7:05 pm Call 770-2000 Ryan Schmyr, a former Cotton King enforcer, now with Rio Grande Valley comes back to play. October 28 – Symphony for the Schools Lubbock Civic Center Theater Call 775-2242 October 28 – Cotton Kings vs.
Fort Worth at 11:00 a.m.
Coliseum Call 770-2000 October 28 – Monster Movie — 6:15 p.m., Mahon Library, 1206 Ninth St. “Die Monster Die,” directed by George Romero. 775-2835. October 28 – “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” — 7 p.m., Godeke Branch Library, 6601 Quaker Ave.
For teens. 792-6566. October 29 – An Evening of Flamenco Dance 8:00 pm.
The Texas Tech University School of Music and the College of Visual and Performing Arts present “An Evening of Spanish Dance” featuring Ana de Granada, accompanied by graduate student guitarists.
Hemmele Recital Hall, Texas Tech University.
Tickets $10.00 adults $8.00 seniors and students. 742-2270 x233.
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