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Private Couple’s Encounter

Feb 26, 2024Mar 31, 2024 Recurring daily

Looking for the perfect date? Book a private couple’s encounter at Ringtail Ranch! Meet Komet the ruffed lemur, Monkee the marmoset, Charlie the parrot, Sydney the baby kangaroo, and if you’re lucky you might even see a kinkajou or two! Couple’s encounters are $85/couple through the end of March and are available for appointment. Advance reservations required.

Cats & Dogs: The Exhibition

Feb 26, 2024May 27, 2024 Recurring daily

Produced by Imagine Exhibitions, Cats & Dogs The Exhibition, is the first large-scale traveling exhibition dedicated to these animals. The exhibition reviews almost everything we know scientifically, sociologically, and culturally about both canines & felines. Visitors will discover the range of canine and feline body shape types, observe their characteristics and compare their own physical

Valentine’s Day Dinner + Romance Package

Feb 26, 2024Feb 29, 2024 Recurring daily

Travelers and locals alike can celebrate their love in style all month long with Cotton Court’s special Romance Package offering the perfect urban hideaway. Spend your evenings in the spacious courtyard under the magic of a Texas starry night, snuggling by our fire pits. Package Includes: Relaxed overnight accommodations for two Romance amenity upon arrival

Love Locks

Feb 26, 2024Feb 29, 2024 Recurring daily

In light of Valentine’s Day coming up, the entire month of February, we are offering our Love Locks Package. Locks of Love Package includes Photo Opp under the Tunnel of Love, Round of Golf for 2 (Choose the Course), Love Lock to Personalize and Place on the New Enchanted Arbor, plus a Delicious Charcuterie with

Adult Recreation Softball Registration (Session I)

Feb 26, 2024Mar 8, 2024 Recurring daily

Adult Recreation Softball Session I Registration begins February 5 and closes March 8. Games start on March 18. $425 per team to register. Coed, men’s, women’s, and industrial leagues available.

Adult Flag Football Registration (Session I)

Feb 26, 2024Mar 8, 2024 Recurring daily

Our 5v5 Adult Flag Football Registration is open February 5 through March 8. Games begin March 18. $350 per team. Games played at Berl Huffman Turf Complex.

Trivia Night @ Cricket’s!

Feb 26, 2024Feb 23, 2026 Recurring weekly on Monday

Join us every Monday for a THEMED TRIVIA! Chance to win a prize and bragging rights!

Cats & Dogs: The Exhibition

Feb 26, 2024May 27, 2024 Recurring daily

Produced by Imagine Exhibitions, Cats & Dogs The Exhibition, is the first large-scale traveling exhibition dedicated to these animals. The exhibition reviews almost everything we know scientifically, sociologically, and culturally about both canines & felines. Visitors will discover the range of canine and feline body shape types, observe their characteristics and compare their own physical

Trivia Night!

Feb 26, 2024Feb 23, 2026 Recurring weekly on Monday

Join us every Monday 7-9 for Trivia Night with your hosts, Logan and Jade! What to expect: 6 rounds (5 question rounds, 1 picture round) 1-12 people in a team Prizes for 1st and 2nd place, high five for 3rd place Win a trivia night to be entered into “The Tournament of Champions”!

Ballroom Dance

Feb 28, 2024

Apr 24, 2024

LHUCA is excited to have Adam Orozco as the instructor for Ballroom Dance at LHUCA! Attendees will develop skills in several styles of dance over the course of the program. Ballroom Dance is a beginner friendly session, no partner or experience needed. Sessions will take place on Wednesdays from 6- 7 p.m. Registration is $5. Register

The Suffers

Feb 28, 2024

The Suffers are a Gulf Coast Soul band from Houston, Texas who bring elements of classic American Soul and Rock & Roll to crowds that love to dance. The band is Influenced by the environment around them — Cajun, African American, Mexican, Caribbean — and their music has taken them to the late-night TV stages

Velvet Taco Hosts ‘Party on the Patio’ Series in Lubbock, Texas

Feb 29, 2024Feb 26, 2026 Recurring weekly on Thursday

Velvet Taco will host their second annual ‘Party on the Patio’ series in Lubbock, TX as well as continue their exclusive Happy Hour Menu to in Lubbock, TX. PARTY ON THE PATIOStarting Thursday, June 8, 2023, Velvet Taco will host their second annual Party on the Patio series in Lubbock. The Thursday night event will

Legally Blonde Presented by the Wallace Theater

Feb 29, 2024

Mar 2, 2024

Join the Wallace Theatre at LHUCA for Legally Blonde! A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical is so much fun,

Fanny and Felix

Feb 29, 2024

The Lubbock Chamber Orchestra, led by Dr. Eric Allen, guides us through an exciting concert celebrating the works of siblings Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn. Leading into the iconic “Italian Symphony” is Italian composer Domenico Dragonetti’s “Concerto for Double Bass,” featuring Mark Morton.   Fanny Mendelssohn-Overture in C Major  Reinecke-Octet, Op. 216 Dragonetti-Concerto for Double Bass

Mass Appeal – A Tony Award Winning Play

Feb 29, 2024Feb 26, 2026 Recurring weekly on Thursday

Step behind the pulpit and into the intriguing world of Mass Appeal, a thought-provoking play that offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of ministers, while fearlessly delving into the often overlooked struggles they face. The Tony Award-winning play by Bill C. Davis tells the story of an older, complacent priest being challenged to a

HAIRSPRAY

Mar 1, 2024

Mar 3, 2024

“If life were everything it should be, it would be more like HAIRSPRAY. It’s irresistible!” &The New York Times You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon is back on tour! Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show.

First Friday Art Trail

Mar 1, 2024Feb 6, 2026 Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday

Join us for First Friday Art Trail, a program of LHUCA! FFAT is a free, self-guided art tour held in the Lubbock Cultural District held in partnership with a variety of art centers, museums, galleries, and businesses. Come out for live music, food trucks, and art from local, national, and international artists! Musical performance by

BBQ Lunch with Live Music & FREE Beer

Mar 1, 2024Feb 27, 2026 Recurring weekly on Friday

Friday Lunch is a buffet that features two trips through the buffet line featuring smoked brisket, sausage, home-made chicken-n-dumplings, as well as homemade side items. FREE beer and LIVE music by a variety of artists. Visit our Facebook page to see who is playing each week. Cost is $15.00 per person every Friday from 11:30

TTU Symphonic Band: “Silver Lining”

Mar 2, 2024

🎶Don’t miss out on a night of musical magic at Crickets Theater, Buddy Holly Hall! Join us for “Silver Linings” presented by The Symphonic Band, under the masterful direction of Eric Allen, graduate conductor Dillan Francis, and the esteemed guest conductor Ryan Smith! Experience the spellbinding talent of faculty flutist Spencer Hartman as he takes

Adoption Day!

Mar 2, 2024Feb 21, 2026 Recurring weekly on Saturday

Come meet some great dogs!

Opening at The Wolfforth Farmers Market

Mar 2, 2024Feb 21, 2026 Recurring weekly on Saturday

We will be open to the public at the Wolfforth Farmers Market on Saturday January 25th 2020 from 10am to 2pm. Just follow the smell of hot, fresh beef, smoked corn on the cob and our signature, Moore Cajun Smokehouse original, Fais-Do-Do Chili.We will be here every Saturday, from January 25th, in Barn 3. Miss

English Newsom Food & Wine Market

Mar 2, 2024Feb 21, 2026 Recurring weekly on Saturday

The Food & Wine Market is in full swing at English Newsom Cellars! Whether you have a hankering for rosé, an aromatic white, or a bold red…there is an abundance of food & wine to suit any mood. Stop by on Saturdays from 5-8. 

502 Jam Night

Mar 3, 2024Feb 22, 2026 Recurring weekly on Sunday

Join us for 502 Jam Night, every Sunday, 6 – 9 PM! -Open sign-ups -Everyone is welcome!

Peddler Market Days

Mar 3, 2024

Come out to our first Peddler Market Days of 2024 at the Prairie Blossom Marketplace. Our quaint village features 30+ unique vendors climate controlled cottages and well as outdoor pavilions. We have it all… fresh produce, jams, beef jerkey, home decor, tumblers, boutique clothing, jewelry, seasonal decor, and sweet treats. Saturday March 2nd 10am –

Texas Tech University Band Concert: “Sunrise Sunset”

Mar 3, 2024

Join the University Band in their first concert of the semester, under the direction of graduate conductors: Dillan Francis, Kirsten Rivera, and Richard Zec! Program: Boysen: Kirkpatrick FanfareWhitacre: Lux AurumqueSheldon: Southwest SagaBiedenbender: Melodious ThunkBryant: DuskShostakovich/Miller: Galop This event is free and open to the public! 🎶Hope to see you there!

Square Dance Lessons

Mar 4, 2024Mar 18, 2024 Recurring weekly on Monday

Square dancing is friendship set to music. No need to bring a partner because you will be in a square with seven other people weaving, turning, walking, and spinning with each other. Trust me – if you need to get away from the stresses in your life, then square dancing is for you. One literally

Spring SOUND! Chamber

Mar 5, 2024

Our popular SOUND! Chamber series broadens the horizons of chamber music and pushes the boundaries of audience experience. Light, sound, and color collide for an evening of artistry that is sure to astound!   John Clare, curator

Concert Band: “Story Time”

Mar 5, 2024

Join us for an enchanting evening of musical storytelling at Texas Tech University’s Allen Theatre, conducted by Joel Pagán and Richard Zec.🎼 PROGRAMJack Stamp: Gavorkna FanfareZhou Tian/David Thornton: NocturneJulius Fučik/Mayhew Lake: Florentiner MarchAlex Shapiro: Tight SqueezeRoshanne Etezady: AnahitaCamille Saint-Saëns/Arthur Frackenpohl: Pas RedoubléCome and immerse yourself in a captivating narrative woven through the melodies and harmonies

Un(wine)d with the Arts

Mar 7, 2024

Dec 12, 2024

LHUCA is happy to bring you Un(wine)d with the Arts in the LHUCA Galleries! Join us each month the Thursday after First Friday Art Trail for a stroll around the Galleries and a glass of wine! Each month will feature current exhibition, gallery tours, artist talks or meet-and-greets! 

Un(wine)d with the Arts

Mar 7, 2024

Dec 12, 2024

LHUCA is happy to bring you Un(wine)d with the Arts in the LHUCA Galleries! Join us each month the Thursday after First Friday Art Trail for a stroll around the Galleries and a glass of wine! Each month will feature current exhibition, gallery tours, artist talks or meet-and-greets! 

The Big Show

Mar 9, 2024

Our youth from all over Lubbock get the opportunity to take on our local first responders being our 7th year creating this great community engagement event bringing together our community.

KILLER QUEEN: A QUEEN TRIBUTE

Mar 10, 2024

Killer Queen’s first public shows were at London University, following in the footsteps of the real Queen who had played their first shows there decades earlier. Killer Queen’s UK popularity grew to such an extent they soon secured a residency in London’s Strand Theatre attracting nationwide BBC coverage & the first tribute to have a

Painting with Lemurs Workshop

Mar 10, 2024

Join us for a 90-minute wild and unforgettable painting workshop with the lemurs of Ringtail Ranch. Supplies and pre-drawn canvases are included. Space is limited so don’t wait to book your spot! This class is for ages 16+. We don’t have public restrooms, so please plan accordingly! Health Notice: If anyone in your group is sick

KILLER QUEEN: A QUEEN TRIBUTE

Mar 10, 2024

Killer Queen’s first public shows were at London University, following in the footsteps of the real Queen who had played their first shows there decades earlier. Killer Queen’s UK popularity grew to such an extent they soon secured a residency in London’s Strand Theatre attracting nationwide BBC coverage & the first tribute to have a

Severe Weather Awareness Day

Mar 23, 2024

The Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society at Texas Tech University, along with KCBD News Channel 11, the National Weather Service, and the Science Spectrum, will be hosting Lubbock’s annual Severe Weather Awareness Day on Saturday, March 23rd, from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater. Activities will include hands-on weather

Verdi

Mar 23, 2024

Revel in the soaring arias of Verdi and Puccini, sung by the powerful tenor Limmie Pulliam. These Italian composers wrote works considered staples of the operatic repertoire. Whether you’re a longtime opera fan or simply looking for a breathtaking musical experience, this concert promises to be an unforgettable night of music and artistry.   Selection

BurkTech Players Presents Babes in Toyland: An Abridged, Devised Rendition

Mar 23, 2024

The first performance will be held at the LHUCA Firehouse on March 23rd, 2024! The later performances will be held in the Maedgen Theater Building in Room 267, the performance lab on April 12th and 13th at 7:30. This event is a devised piece that will run somewhere between 30-45 minutes long. The world of

West Texas Watercolor Society Spring Show

Apr 5, 2024

May 18, 2024

WEST TEXAS WATERCOLOR SOCIETY SPRING SHOWApril 5 & May 18, 2024Municipal Garden & Arts Center 4215 University Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79413Exhibiting both (Novice/Intermediate) & (Advanced/Professional)Opening Reception is Friday, April 5th at 6:00 pm The WTWS is composed of water media artists from primarily the West Texas area. The show allows member artists to exhibit their

The Lights Fest – Lubbock

Apr 6, 2024

Welcome to The Lights Fest, where dreams take flight and create a spectacle that will leave you breathless. Prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing beauty of our enchanting sky lantern event. It’s time to release your worries and let your aspirations soar high above the horizon. Immerse yourself in a world of wonder as

Lubbock Uncorked

Apr 6, 2024

A celebration of West Texas wine and grapes, Lubbock Uncorked showcases notable Texas wineries. Attendees enjoy a variety of wines as winemakers from throughout the state share their wine wisdom. While the event showcases the grape growing industry of the region, it also includes a welcoming beer garden, popular local food trucks and restaurants, and

BurkTecj Players Presents Babes in Toyland: An Abridged, Devised Rendition

Apr 12, 2024

Apr 13, 2024

The first performance will be held at the LHUCA Firehouse on March 23rd, 2024! The later performances will be held in the Maedgen Theater Building in Room 267, the performance lab. This event is a devised piece that will run somewhere between 30-45 minutes long. The world of the play is set in Toyland and

Lubbock Arts Festival

Apr 13, 2024

Apr 14, 2024

Get ready to experience the festival that has been named the “Best in Texas!” The 46th Annual Lubbock Arts Festival, presented by United Supermarkets, will take place on April 13-14, 2024, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, Texas. With the vibrant theme of “Colorama” the event promises to

Ballet Lubbock Presents The Four Seasons

Apr 13, 2024

You only think the weather changes quickly out here. Experience all four seasons in one night with Ballet Lubbock on April 13 as Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons is brought to life with a live orchestra performance, original choreography, and stunning vignettes!

10th Lubbock Lights: Angela Strehli

Apr 18, 2024

Angela Strehli – The First Lady of Texas Blues Lubbock-born & raised blues singer and composer Angela Strehli has often been called the “first lady of Texas blues”. An avid student of the blues and a blues historian, she helped build the Austin blues scene in the 1980’s with club owner Clifford Antone, Jimmie &

The Resurrection Symphony

Apr 18, 2024

Prepare to be swept away by “The Resurrection Symphony,” a special collaboration with First United Methodist Church of Lubbock as part of their Vesper Concert Series. Mahler’s monumental masterpiece celebrates victory over death with a massive orchestra and choir.   Mahler-Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”

The Resurrection Symphony

Apr 19, 2024

Prepare to be swept away by “The Resurrection Symphony,” a special collaboration with First United Methodist Church of Lubbock as part of their Vesper Concert Series. Mahler’s monumental masterpiece celebrates victory over death with a massive orchestra and choir.   Mahler-Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”

My Hero! Original Musical Melodrama

Apr 19, 2024

Apr 20, 2024

This original musical melodrama with book & lyrics by Whitney Ryan Garrity and music by Aaron Latina, is a whimsical, comedic valentine to good old-fashioned melodramas. Come cheer the hero, hiss the villain, and sigh for the damsel!

Farm To Table(aux): HeART & Soul

May 2, 2024

MAY 2, 20246:00 – 10: 00 PMM U S E U M AT T E X A S T E C H FEAST ON FARM-TO-TABLE CUISINEENTER THE MYSTÈRE BOX RAFFLESIP ON ARTISAN COCKTAILS, CRAFT BEER & FINE WINESENJOY CREATIVE TABLEAUX VIVANTSBID ON ARTFUL AUCTION ITEMS

Legally Blonde Jr

May 3, 2024

May 5, 2024

Legally Blonde JR. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. When Elle’s boyfriend, Warner, dumps her and heads to Harvard, claiming she’s not “serious” enough, Elle takes matters into her own hands, crafting a showy song-and-dance personal essay and charming her way into law

Star Wars: A New Hope on Concert

May 4, 2024

May the 4th be with you! Join us for an unforgettable evening as we bring the iconic music of John Williams to life, accompanied by a screening of the beloved film that started it all. Get ready to travel to a galaxy far, far away with the Lubbock Symphony.

Reckless Kelly Live

May 4, 2024

Americana, Red-Dirt Band Reckless Kelly has been burning up stages with their high-energy blend of rock and country music since 1996. Fronted by central Idaho natives Willy and Cody Braun, the brothers are part of a rich musical legacy that began with their grandfather and continued with their father and uncle’s band The Braun Brothers.

Mother’s Day Market

May 5, 2024

Shop for the mother in your life at the LHUCA Mother’s Day Market with local artists and small businesses!

Youth Artist Guild Lubbock 2023-2024 Season Performances

May 10, 2024

Youth Artist Guild Lubbock 2023-2024 Season PerformancesThis program is made possible in part through a grant from the City of Lubbock, as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc. and Season Sponsors: On The Double! Heating & Cooling and Phillips 66. Seats may be reserved at www.yaglubbock.org Murder On The 518 November 3, 4, 5 and 10,

The Cher Show

Jun 14, 2024

Jun 16, 2024

Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out dominated popular culture – breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries and letting nothing and no one stand in her way. THE CHER SHOW is the Tony Award®-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that

The Prairie Dog Festival

Mar 23, 2025

The first-ever Prairie Dog Festival in the city of Lubbock! Come join the fun with a festive atmosphere. This will be the perfect outing for families. There will be shopping, food trucks, fun activities, and most importantly, an opportunity to enjoy nature and the Prairie dogs around MacKenzie Park!

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