Month: March 2014

Apple Blossom Celebration – You Can’t Miss It!

For more than 20 years Cal and Susan Brints, owners of Apple Country at Hi-Plains Orchards, have been celebrating their spring apple blossoms with the public. Each year, the Apple Blossom Celebration features family fun paired with the beautiful sights and aromas of newly blossomed apple trees. Bring your family to this year’s celebration on

The Art Awaits You at This Year’s Lubbock Arts Festival

Take a walk on the colorful side at this year’s Lubbock Arts Festival. Now in it’s 36th year, the Lubbock Arts Festival will be held from Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane. Visitors will encounter more than 150 visual artists from around the nation

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Jazz, a Louisiana Kitchen

I have some great news for lovers of Cajun food. You do not have to go all the way to New Orleans to experience mouthwatering Cajun cuisine. Jazz, a Louisiana Kitchen, located at 3703 19th St., is truly a taste of Bourbon Street on 19th Street. So you might be asking yourself what makes me

Red Raider Football is Coming Back!

Before we even think about the 2014 Spring Game set for Saturday, April 12 at the Jones, let’s rewind a little. In the spring of 2013, the Red Raider nation was finally reunited after the crowning of our new head coach and former gunslinger, Kliff Kingsbury. 2013 was going to be Texas Tech’s breakout year

A Trip to the Legacy Play Village

I grew up in Lubbock and have always heard about the Legacy Play Village at McAlister Park (off Spur 327 and the Brownfield Highway). While I was too old to “play” at the village when it was constructed, it always had an heir of magic and discovery for children. I decided to test it out

Boot Scootin’ Boogie on to the ABC Rodeo

It’s time for cowboy hats, cowboy boots and cowboy fun for the 72nd Annual ABC Pro Rodeo from Thursday, March 27 through Saturday, March 29 at the City Bank Coliseum (4th Street and Boston Avenue)! This is a perfect family-friendly event or a great night out with your closest friends and is put on by

See Joe Ely LIVE in Concert

Joe Ely is a West Texas musician that many have grown to love over a career that spans close to 50 years. In less than a month, Joe Ely will make his way back to where it all began with his Western Wind Tour. Lubbock is proud to welcome Joe Ely and his band back

Ranch Day Quick Facts

One of the National Ranching Heritage Center’s (NRHC) biggest events is on its way. The 44th annual Ranch Day is Saturday, April 26. Head out to the NRHC (3121 4th St.) for this fun-filled celebration. Here’s a snapshot of what to expect (see our photos below): Ranch Day activities include washing clothes on a washboard,

Celebrate Fat Tuesday in Lubbock, Texas

Happy Fat Tuesday! For those that don’t know, “Mardi Gras” is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday. Popular practices include wearing masks and costumes, dancing, sports competitions and eating King’s Cake. If

The Color Run is Back!

Were you one of the crazy and colorful runners during last year’s Color Run in Lubbock, Texas? If not, you have another chance! The Color Run is back and better than ever with their brand new Kaleidoscope Tour. This year’s race will weave in and out of Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park on March 29, 2014. What