Month: December 2020

A Look Back on 2020 Through the Lens of a Local: Lacie Freelen

Hey there! For those who don’t know me, I’m Lacie Freelen. I manage the social media accounts for Visit Lubbock and the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance. Like my fellow marketing team, I’ve spent the last 12 months promoting Lubbock during these “unprecedented times.” Whether that was learning new ways to support the community through social

Ring in the New Year with an At-Home Texas High Plains Wine Tour

Planning a New Year’s Eve party? Rather than relying on various potluck libations, opt instead for making the soiree a memorable one by hosting a wine pairing party featuring local vino. Although champagne is usually the go-to for most New Year’s Eve celebrations, tasting a wide variety of great wines can kick this holiday up

‘Twas a Hub City Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and across the Southern Plains Prairie dogs were heard echoing their joyous strainsThe locals were eating their Evie Mae’s feastAs the sound of laughter began to increase The children were jumping with pure joy and glee As the lights flashed colors on the Christmas treeAnd there we sat, a not so silent

In the Spotlight: Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

There is something about the sound of instruments being tuned that builds a feeling of anticipation for the performance to come. With the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO), we know that what follows the turn of the pegs is the unified sound of over 60 musicians filling an auditorium with the sounds of percussion leading your

Local Holiday Shopping Guide

I am pleased to announce that I have finished all of my holiday gift shopping and if you are anything like me, this is a feat in and of itself. If you are the type that finishes by the end of October, please share with us how you do it. With a year like 2020,

7 Lubbock-Safe Venues for Your Next Event

From cancellations and postponements to venue and event guidelines, planning a socially distant meeting during the COVID-19 pandemic has presented meeting professionals with a unique set of challenges. This is why the team at Visit Lubbock is well-prepared and ready to assist you in planning a successful and safe event, when the time is right.

Family Activities for the Holiday Break

With the holiday break right around the corner, it’s time to plan your itinerary, go outside – safely and responsibly – and breath in the crisp winter air! If you are anything like my mom, you might be in need of some ideas to help entertain the little ones with lots of energy. Between the

Lubbock’s Newest Luxury Dining – The Nicolett

Upon walking into The Nicolett, you are immediately greeted with an intimate, no-fuss atmosphere that is warm and inviting, coaxing you to sit down and unwind your evening with a hand-crafted cocktail. It’s the perfect backdrop for patrons to enjoy palate-pleasing dishes, all cultivated by Texas Tech alum, Chef Finn Walter. Located at 511 Broadway