The Lubbock Memorial Arboretum and The Garden Patch are having their annual Water Garden Tour Saturday, August 20, 9:00am to 3:00 pm.
All proceeds will benefit the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum.
Proud pond owners will once again open their properties for the public to experience the beauty and ambiance of a backyard filled with the sound of water, splash of fish and beautiful flower beds and see plants that thrive in West Texas.
A ticket for the entire tour is just $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 12 years and over. August 20 – Storytime: Costumed Character at Barnes & Noble, at 11:00 AM.
Have your picture taken with Cookie Mouse when we read If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Take a Mouse to School. August 20 – Women’s Protective Services will host the 6th Annual John Deere Tractor Raffle at 7 p.m.
August 20 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
A reverse drawing will determine the winner of the 2005- John Deere Tractor provided by Hurst Farm Supply.
Tickets are priced at $100 which includes: one raffle entry for a 7820-John Deere 155-hp Tractor, admission for two adults, dinner provided by J&M Barbecue, live music from Blue Neon and a silent auction.
Only 2000 tickets will be sold.
Tickets will be on sale at various locations.
For more information on where to find your ticket check with Hurst Farm Supply or call 748-5292. August 20 – Gospel Fest 2005 featuring The Jackson Southernaires and The Gospel Four! Dinner will be served, and formal attire is required.
Holiday Inn, 801 Ave Q., Lubbock Texas 79401 Tickets are $38.00 and can be purchased at SelectASeat. August 20 – Christian Music Festival 2005 featuring Third Day, Jonah33, and The LADS.
Also a local showcase from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Featuring seven local and statewide bands including: Daze of David, Clean Addiction, Someday Heros, Swingletrees.
Tickets are $25.00 and are available at Select a Seat and at the lake.
The concert ticket gets you into Buffalo Springs Lake all day. August 20 – The Lubbock Mustang Club is having their Twenty Third Annual Roundup & Car Show.
Featuring Mustangs (Modified and Restored.) Professionally Judged.
There will be food and merchandise vendors, games and rides.
Free admission and fun for everyone, 8am until 3pm at the Carillon Senior Living Campus located at 1717 Norfolk Ave, Lubbock. August 20 – 21 – Guns Up Ride – N – Slide at Texas Tech Equestrian Center August 21 – Living With History is a series of talks at Lubbock Lake Landmark designed to explore local and regional history.Join Captain Ken Pollard of Texas Parks and Wildlife as he guides us on a personal journey through an interpreter’s day in the persona of a Buffalo Soldier in the late 1800s.2401 Landmark Drive, Lubbock, TX 79415 August 21 – Concert in the Park, Overton Park, 14th Street and Ave U August 22: Lubbock Chorale Auditions – One of the most richly diverse seasons is currently being planned for the 2005-06 season of “The Lubbock Chorale”.
The conductor, Dr.
John Dickson, who is also the Director of Choral Activities at Texas Tech, gifts both the community and the university with his international conducting experience.
Watch for more information regarding opportunities to purchase season tickets as well as audition for this great organization. August 23 – Writing Group: Write Right at Barnes and Noble at 7:00 p.m.
Writers of all genres are invited to attend this fun and friendly critique group.
Bring your original works for group review.
And, be one of the first to read the drafts of the next Great American Writers! Arrive a few minutes early for food and fellowship with this great group of folks. August 24-27 – Lubbock Senior Games – Track & Field, Tennis, Swimming, Sports Age 55 & Over- Registration begins in June Call 767-2710 for more information! August 25 – Thrift Store Cowboys, alternative country group, will be featured at the Summer Showcase – a weekly concert series held in the Meadows Courtyard of the Buddy Holly Center every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30pm.
Concerts feature regional musicians, and provide songwriters a forum to present their original music to the community.
Concerts are FREE and a cash bar and food are available. August 26 – Panache on the Prairie, An Evening with Doug Smith at the American Wind Power Center, 1701 Canyon Lake Drive, $ 50.00 Per Person General Admission, Doors open at 7:30 P.M., Concert begins at 8:00 P.M.
No tickets will be purchased at the door.
Call 747-8734 to purchase ahead of time. — Hoel Park Click here for a map to Lubbock Parks! July 29 – “Aliens of the Deep,” opens at the OMNI Theater.
Marine biologists and NASA researchers that share his interests and excitement as they consider the correlation between life under water and the life we may one day find in outer space. July 29, 30 & August 5, 6, & 7 – Annual Tribute to the Harley Sadler Show at the Garza Theater in Post: Taming the Wild, Wild West in a Dress (…or Let’s Give the Villain the Slip) This Western comedy, set in 1895, provides loads of laughter and fun.
Vaudeville Acts: Singers, Dancers, & Comedy.
Fridays & Saturdays @ 8 pm; Sunday Matinee @ 2:30 pm (Aug. 7 only) July 29-31-Meals on Wheels Tennis Tournament is being hosted by all area country clubs (Hillcrest, LakeRidge, Lubbock, & The Falls).
A new location, the McLeod Tennis Center at Texas Tech, is being added this year.
The events include men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles.
Once again, there is a junior tournament for players age 18 and under.
For more information, call Lisa 792-7971. July 30 – Family Fun Festival for parents and children, featuring merchants, pageant, diaper derby …
CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THE NEAT THINGS GOING ON! July 30 – Play Day at The Lubbock Dragway.
Lubbock Mustang Club members and other club members wanting to cruise with us will meet at 3:00 at The American Wind Power Center 3:30pm to 4pm — Road trip to Idalou, 4pm to 8pm — followed by Fun, Food, Fellowship and Photos. July 30 – An “Evening of Broadway Favorites” will be July 30 at 8 pm at Cactus Theater.
Tickets are $25.
For more information please call 762. 3233. July 30th – A Hoppin good time with FLUMPA and Friends Live! at the Science Spectrum – 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
The Science Spectrum and Fun Reading On the Go (FROG) will be hosting a frog day event to promote children’s literacy.
This event will have something for the whole family, plus all children that attend will receive a free book from FROG.
The event is FREE to the community.
Show times for Saturday, July 30th: 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM and 4:00 PM July 31 – Concert in the Park, Waters Elementary, Christie Clanton 6:00 pm, 3006 78th Street JUNE 2005 Through June – Second Annual Photography Competition and Exhibition cosponsored by the Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department and the Lubbock Fun Club.
There are two classifications: youth (18 or younger) and adults.
There are three categories: Nature, People, and Places.
Drop off entries at the Garden and Arts Center on Thursday, June 30th from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Or Friday, July 1 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Prizes and awards by Lubbock Fun Club.
Awarded at judges’ discretion. Through June 3 – “Franklin D.
Roosevelt: A Pictorial History” This historical exhibit from the Franklin D.
Roosevelt Library in New York consists of over 30 photographs of the well-loved president.
The photographs cover his life from childhood to his funeral and are accompanied by text explaining the president’s political and family background when the photo was taken.
Lubbock Christian University, Pioneer Gallery LCU Library, 5601 19th St, 720-7991 or 928-0187. Through June 5 – From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America Contemporary realist and impressionist artists from 23 states present their individual perspectives on the natural beauty of rural, urban, and natural scenes, stretching from one coast to the other.
These works were designed as a positive response to the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
The masterful paintings showcase the splendor and magnificence of this great land.organized by the Haggin Museum of Art, Stockton, CA, this show features 50 participating artists who represent various ethnic and racial backgrounds, as well as different regions of the country.
Each artist supplies two works reflecting life in their home communities.
TTU Museum, 4th & Indiana, 742-2432 — March 4 & 5 – Lubbock Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 4 Featuring Caitlin Tully, violinist.
Program will include: Strauss Jr., Tales from the Vienna Woods, Chausson, Poeme, Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Respighi, Pines of Rome.
The last movement will be side-by-side with the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Sponsored by the Lubbock Symphony Guild sound bites at 6:30 PM & Concert at 8:00 PM.
Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 6th St., 762-1688 March 4 & 6 – Lubbock Cotton Kings Ice Hockey The Cotton Kings vs.
The Amarillo Gorillas and New Mexico Scorpions at home! 7:05 PM Fri & 5:05 PM Sun.
Lubbock Municipal Coliseum, 4th & Dr.
Of Champions, 747-7825 March 4, 5 & 6 – West Texas Home Builders Home & Garden Show “Imagination.
Creation.” That is the theme this years show and suggests that if you can dream it, you will find a way to do it at the Home & Garden Show.
It provides a “one-stop shopping” venue for everything consumers need in order to become aware of the latest trends and ideas on gardening and home improvement.
A portion of the proceeds will also benefit Children’s Miracle Network.
Admission: Adults/$5 & Children/$2, no charge for ages under 2.
Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 6th, 798-1616 March 4, 5 & 6 – “The Importance of Being Earnest” This is a classic comedy about social manners and the etiquette of “courting” by Oscar Wilde.
Presented by the Lubbock Christian University Dept of Fine Arts and directed by Dr.
Tickets: $7.50/Adults & $5.00/Students.
Fri & Sat: 8:00 PM and Sun: 2:00 PM.
CDC Theatre, LCU campus, 720-7428 or 720-7726 March 4, 11, 18 & 25 – The CCQ Jazz Quartet Get out and hear some smooth grooves in a laid back atmosphere while sipping a good cup of brew.
Every Friday this month, CCQ will be performing free with no cover charge for your listening enjoyment! 8:00 to 11:00 PM.
Aroma’s Coffeehouse, 5109 82nd St, 784-7662 March 5 – Lubbock Mustang Club Display LMC sponsor and fellow ford enthusiast Steve Peterson of Outer Wear USA will be holding the grand opening of his new showroom and manufacturing facilities and LMC members will be out to display their beautiful vehicles.
Meet some LMC members and also take advantage of 25% off sales prices on Texas Tech gear! 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Free! Outer Wear USA, 726 Donald Preston Drive in Wolfforth, 792-8891 March 5 – 54th Regional Spelling Bee Regional school winners will be facing off to move on to the state competition. 1:00 PM, International Cultural Center, 601 N.
Indiana Ave, 742-0431 March 5 – Allison Krauss & Union Station The band that became nationally known with their hits from the movie “Oh Brother Where Art Thou” and who have gone on to bring bluegrass back into the spotlight with their award winning songs.
Concert begins at 8:00 PM.
Municipal Auditorium, Select-A-Seat 770-2000 March 5 – “A Night On Broadway” Spend an evening with a date, dining and dancing to favorite Broadway tunes! Proceeds are to benefit the Holy Spirit Catholic Church Building Fund.
Attire: Coat & Tie.
Cocktails begin at 6:30, PM Dinner at 7:00 PM and dancing till Midnight. $50.00 Donation per person.
McInturff Conference Center at University Medical Center.
Tickets: 698-6400 or 798-8294 March 5 to April 2 – TTU 18th Annual Student Art Show Juror will be Kate Bonansinga, Director at the University of El Paso Center for the Visual Arts.
Opening reception: Saturday, March 5, 6:00-8:00 PM.
TTU Landmark Arts Gallery, 742-1947 March 5 -Red Raiders Basketball The Raiders take on the Oklahoma Sooners in their final home game of the season! 5:00 PM.
United Spirit Arena, 742-8324 March 5 – Search Across Lubbock Search Across Lubbock is a talent show featuring students from the area high schools such as Levelland, LaMesa, Lubbock High & Odessa.
It will be a great night of entertainment and fun and all proceeds benefit the local Red Cross Chapter.
Tickets can be purchased at the Student Conference Office this week or at the door. 7:30 PM, Admission is $5 per person.
Lubbock High School Auditorium, 2004 19th St, 766-1444 March 6 – Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Sponsored by Bob & Karen Knight and George Robinson Violins.
The annual spring concert will feature the LYSO Symphony Orchestra, LYSO Concert Orchestra and the LYSO Strings.
Featured soloist will be violinist Zachary Saathoff who will play Symphony Espagnole.
Program will include: Symphony #3 by Tchaikovsky, Slavonic Dance by Davorchaz, Schuman’s 4th Symphony and Ballet Parisienne by Offenboch. 3:00 PM tickets: Adults/$8.00 and Students/$6.00.
Theatre at Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 6th St. 762-1688 — October 16 – Make a Difference Day In honor of National Service Day, meet for a Volunteer Rally at the Meadows Courtyard of the Buddy Holly Center from 9:00am- 9:30am.
After the Rally, volunteer at the Buddy Holly Center from 10:00am- 2:00pm and assist with painting the theatre, inventorying and organizing education supplies, sorting and boxing exhibition catalogs, and enjoy lunch with some of the Center staff.
To volunteer contact Brooke Witcher, Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Ave.
G 767-2686 Call ahead to register. October 16 – Prairie Winds Sweet Adelines Show This year the chorus will be Rockin’ the Luv Boat! Performing quartets include: Astound Sound, Crystal collection, Rendition, Sound Trax and Vocality.
Guests will include: The Singing Plainsmen, Sun Country Gentlemen and golden Spread. 7:00 PM Tickets: Adults $12.00, Seniors and 12 & under $8.00.
Civic Center Auditoreum, 1501 6th St. October 16 – Famous Opera Choruses Presented by the Lubbock Chorale and featuring Gerald Dolter. 8:00 PM.
Tickets: Adult $17.00, Senior $14.50 and Student $12.00.
Hemmle Recital Hall, 795-0599 or Select-A-Seat 1-806-770-2000 October 16 – Big Fat Baby Shower and Fall Fashion Show Hosted by the March of Dimes, today’s shower will benefit many infant and children programs around the city.
Please bring your gift of a new baby item that will be donated to families and babies in need.
A children’s fashion show will featured during the event followed by the Fall Fashion show hosted by Naturalizer Shoes and featuring fashions from Pepper Nine, Eddie Bauer, and many others. 11am – 4pm.
Grand Court, South Plains Mall 792-4653 October 16 – Grape Day Experience the art of winemaking first hand.
From the vine to the wine, everyone will have a ball! The 11thAnnual Grape Day is a celebration of the grape harvest and the conclusion of the crush, which continues from late July to early October.
This celebration will include wine tasting, gourmet food tasting, informational seminars, Nifty Fifties Auto Exhibit, live music by Andy Wilkenson , Kenny Maines, and more! 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Admission: $3.00 Llano Estacado Winery, 745-2258. October 16 – Mira Vista Car Show & Shine The Lubbock Mustang Club is holding a benefit show to help with medical expenses for Mailani Martin (Club Sec/Treasurer) for a needed operation.
There is no entry fee, but each car will have a bucket in front of it to solicit donations.
The top 3 moneymakers will win a trophy.
There will also be a silent auction with several cool & rare items. 10:00AM till 2:00PM, The Mira Vista Shopping Center, 82nd & Frankford Ave. 798-8535 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 — Aug 19, 20, 21 & 22 – Shakespeare In The Park “As You Like It” A classic must see! Performances held in McKenzie Park, East Broadway entrance, thanks to Lubbock Community Theater.
Shows start at 7:00 P.M.
City of Lubbock Parks & Recreation 775-2685 August 19 – Summer Showcase Concert Series The series of concerts at the Buddy Holly Center continues with Mariachi Amistad, a local favorite! Come enjoy an evening of traditional mariachi tunes from 5:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Concert is free to the public.
The Meadow Courtyard of the Buddy Holly Center 767-2686 August 20 – Hilary Duff in Concert Mix 100 continues a summer line-up of female song-birds.
Hilary Duff will perform at the United Spirit Arena.
For ticket info 770-2000 August 20 & 21, 27 & 28 A Tribute to the Music of the Bee Gees G Boren Personnel brings you the long-awaited production of the music of the Bee Gees, spanning literally decades of hit music.
With their harmonies, the Bee Gees are one of the world’s most loved groups.come hear the Stars of the Cactus Theater pay their tribute to this iconic band.
Also playing on Sept 10 & 11. 8:00 PM Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave, 762-3233 August 21 – Lone Stars vs.
El Paso Rumble The theme is “Jungle Night” and there is also a back to school promotion for the kids.
Kick-off is at 7:05 P.M.
Lubbock Municipal Coliseum 771-7277 August 21 – Twenty Second Annual Roundup & Car Show of the Lubbock Mustang Club at the American Wind Power Center 1:30pm to 8:30pm.
Plus a 50’s & 60’s Rock & Roll Concert 9:00pm to 11:30pm.
Car show is free to the public, there will be an admission charge for the dance.
The car show is not limited to Mustang’s there are 25 different classes.
Vendors wishing information must contact the American Wind Power Center at 747-8734.
For additional car show information pick up an entry form at the American Wind Power Center 1701 Canyon Lake Drive or contact Jerry at email@example.com. August 21 – 5th Annual Tractor Raffle Women’s Protective Services will raffle off a 2004 – 7820 John Deere tractor! During the fundraising event, which will be held at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, attendees will be served a dinner catered by J & M Barbeque and enjoy the dancing tunes of the Music of the Blue Neon Band.
Only 2,000 raffle tickets will be sold and there will be a “reverse drawing” held throughout the evening to win the tractor. 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Tickets must be purchased in advance: 748-5292 or contact your local Hurst Supply Store. August 21 – Water Garden Tour 2004, a benefit for the Arboretum, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, 797-4520, Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, 4111 University Ave August 21 – Golf Fore Kid’s Sake 2004 This event will be to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock.
This will be a 4-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8:00 AM cost is $55.00 per person and lunch will be provided by Chili’s Grill.
Meadowbrook Golf Course 763-6131 August 21, 28 & Sept 4 – StART (Stars + Art) Explore the world of astronomy and art.
Learn the science behind astronomical concepts and create your own artistic masterpieces.
Wrap up on the final day with a Pizza Party.
For students in grades 7 – 10.
On Sat 21 & 28 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM; Thurs the 4th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free of charge Call 742-2432 for Reservations.
Museum of Texas Tech, 3301 4th St. August 21 – The 2004 Lubbock Cattle Baron’s Ball The Lubbock Chapter of the American Cancer Society and the Ball Committee cordially invite you to Moonlight on the Llano! This year’s headlining entertainer is country great, Marty Stuart.
Other entertainers include, Riverwind, Blue Prairie, Andy Wilkenson, Amanda Spires and Mariachi Amistad.
Dinner will be catered by Don Strange of San Antonio.
Since 1983 the ball has become the premier and largest single event fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
The Lubbock Cattle Baron’s Ball has raised more than $2.3 million dollars to fund cancer research. 7:00 PM -1:00 AM The V-8 Ranch For reservations/ticketing, call 806-792-7126 August 21 & 22 – 1st Annual Prairie Festival This is the event of the year for all the nature lovers of West Texas on Saturday at the Municipal Garden & Arts Center, to promote awareness for the importance of a prairie and its associated species.
On Sunday there are three field trips with noted experts to local native habitat sites.
There will be 25 booths with representatives from organizations such as the Llano Estacado Audobon Society, The Nature Conservancy, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Native Prairies Association of Texas, South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, and Science Spectrum.
Featured speakers will give presentations on wildflower identification, prairie conservation, burrowing owls and prairie dogs and more.
Merchandise such as native seeds, wildlife photos, regional trail maps, toys, books, etc will be available for sale.
Live animals, live music, hands-on activities for kids, and lots of educational material.
The festival is free and field trips are $10 per person (includes snack & water.) Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 767-3724, Garden & Arts Center, 44th St and University Av
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