Month: March 2015

Destination Spotlight – Bayer Museum of Agriculture

When it comes to history and heritage, Lubbock offers up a variety of options for those visiting to become enthralled with the culture of West Texas. The Bayer Museum of Agriculture does just that. This Lubbock gem shares the inspiring story of how agriculture revolutionized the home of Buddy Holly and the surrounding counties, making West Texas the

Relentless 2015 To Feature Soul Surfer and Singer Michelle Williams

Lubbock is in for an incredible treat. Bethany Hamilton and Michelle Williams will be here for Relentless 2015! Bethany Hamilton has become a source of inspiration to millions through her story of determination, faith and hope. In 2003, Bethany lost her left arm to a 14-foot tiger shark. Rather than let her career as a

Don’t Miss Ranch Day!

One of Lubbock’s best annual events is fast approaching, and here’s what you need to know! Ranch Day, hosted annually by the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC), is Saturday, April 11 at the center (3121 4th St.). This Old West celebration will have you and your kids surrounded by education, history and most importantly…fun! More than 100

Top 5 Spring Break Spots in the “Hub City”

Spring break is right around the corner, and “Hub City” activities aren’t slowing down. Here are the top five events you must partake in during your spring break vacation. Buddy Holly Center Spring Break Staycation Crafts Having a staycation in Lubbock for spring break? The legendary Buddy Holly Center invites all children ages nine and up

Color Run Returns to Lubbock

The Happiest 5k on the Planet is back with a new theme — SHINE. You are guaranteed to have a blast at the Color Run Shine Tour. For the chance to win a couple FREE passes to this year’s event – run, walk, or backflip to the finish of our blog. Over the past two

Live Love Lubbock with Andy Wilkinson

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Andy Wilkinson, famed for his traditional cowboy poetry and contemporary folk artistry.  When he’s not writing music or teaching at Texas Tech, you’ll find him at various Thai restaurants, having a brew at Triple J’s or enjoying a blended red wine at Llano Estacado Winery. Grab a

Top 8 Festivals & Events in Lubbock

Buddy Holly Summer Showcase @ The Buddy Holly Center | Lubbock | Texas | United States

Lubbock, Texas, has no shortage of events and festivals throughout the year. No matter when you go, you’ll find fun things to do, from art festivals and family-friendly weekends to numerous wine events for the big kids. Here are the top eight events you must attend in Lubbock. Wine & Chocolate Fantasia (February) The Llano

The Lubbock Arts Festival is Coming

The Lubbock Arts Festival continues for it’s 37th annual run next month! On Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center will host more than 150 booths showcasing the work of artists from around the nation displaying and selling original work in media such as painting, drawing, pottery, fiber, leather, jewelry, glass,