Tag: Events

Let There Be Light

Like every event that comes and goes once a year, the anticipation for the 55th Annual Carol of Lights was just as special as it was the first year I enjoyed it during my freshman year of college in 2004. The night was cool, but not wrap-yourself-in several-layers cold. It was the perfect mix for

Lubbock’s Top 5 Holiday Events

The holidays are most definitely the best time of the year. Who could argue with that?! We love celebrating the season out in West Texas and have events everyone in the family will enjoy. Here are our top picks for fun holiday activities this year (in no particular order) : 1. 55th Annual Carol of

TTU Must-Do! 55th Annual Carol of Lights

Texas Tech University is full of traditions. Some old and some new. But arguably one of the most famous traditions at the school is the annual Carol of Lights during the holiday season. The event starts off with the Texas Tech University Combined Choirs performing selections of classic holiday songs at the Science Quadrangle. When

Have a Spooky Good Time in Lubbock

Halloween, All Hallows’ Eve, All Saints Day, the Day of the Dead, or whatever you prefer to call it, is creeping closer and closer! Whether you’re a die-hard scare fan or a little more lighthearted about the upcoming holiday, we have a list of the Halloween Hot Spots for anyone anticipating the start of the

Les Miserables is coming to Lubbock

“Les Miserables” is a tale that many of us have grown to know and love. Like many other captivating stories, Les Mis (Lay-miz) never goes out of style and will attract a crowd no matter where it goes. Luckily for us, Lubbock is in for a treat! For the first time ever, the Lubbock Symphony

Expect the Unexpected at the 2013 Flatland Film Festival

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) is building momentum as they prep for their 9th Annual Flatland Film Festival in Lubbock, Texas. The festival is an international short film competition that received more than 60 entries from five different countries. With such an overwhelming amount of entries, Tonja Hagy, marketing coordinator for LHUCA, is anxiously awaiting

Fun, Food, Fair!

This week, Lubbock’s fairgrounds will be full of families, friends, rides, music (fried) food and much more! We’re gearing up for the Panhandle South Plains Fair from Friday, Sept. 20 to Saturday, Sept. 28! Did you know that the first fair in Lubbock was held in the fall of 1914? In 1921, the Fair brought the

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

2013 Holiday Happening

If you can’t believe it’s already September, then December will more than likely be on the doorstep in what seems like just a week! In my opinion, it’s never too early to start shopping (or planning to shop) for holiday gifts. One of the best ways to do this each year is at the Junior

Our chat with Josh Abbott

Things have really come together for the Idalou native and Texas Tech grad, Josh Abbott. Today, Abbott and his band have climbed up the ranks and into the hearts of country music fans all over the country. Luckily for us, Abbott has always been great to his followers in Lubbock, Texas. We had the opportunity