Tag: Cowboys

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

Kick it with the Lady Raiders in 2014

GOALLLLLL! Texas Tech is coming off the most successful season in school history, and I couldn’t be more excited to cheer on the Lady Raiders during their 2014 campaign. Armed with a stifling defense and a goal hungry set of forwards, the Lady Raiders tallied a school record 18 victories and made their second straight

Win BIG with the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration

Hey y’all! It’s that time of year again. Fall in Lubbock means cooler weather, Texas Tech football and, most importantly, the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. If you want to get in on the celebration, we are going to give you a chance to win a two-night stay at the MCM Eleganté Hotel, which is

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

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,

Visit Lubbock’s Top Ten Moments of 2013

Wow! What a year it has been. Although it’s been an amazing 365 days here in the “Hub City” we couldn’t leave out our favorite moments of the year. Here is our complete list of the Top Ten Moments of 2013. Enjoy! # 10 They love us, they really LOVE us! This year, Lubbock received

Visit Lubbock’s Top 10 Moments of 2013 – # 2

The days of herding cattle and roaming the range on the South Plains are long gone, but there are a handful of city slickers and old-fashioned cowboys that celebrate the simpler days during the annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. More importantly, it’s always a party when the largest gathering of western heritage comes to

Cowboy Symposium: It’s a Wrap!

We had a great time this year at the 25th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. There was live music, mouthwatering food, the famous Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, a live horse demonstration, exhibit hall and much more! Here are some of our favorite pictures from the event:

The “Horse Whisperer” is coming to Lubbock, Texas

Craig Cameron believes there is no such thing as an untrainable horse. Luckily for you, Cameron will be in Lubbock, Texas to share his words of wisdom and share a tale or two at this year’s National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. A Texas native, Cameron fell in love with the idea of being a cowboy

Cowboy Poetry in Lubbock, Texas

Cowboy poetry, you ask? It’s not quite Dr. Suess, Robert Frost or Shel Silverstein. The beauty of cowboy poetry is that you don’t need to know about iambic pentameter or carry a thesaurus in your pocket. All you need to do is listen. And if there is anyone you want to listen to it will