Tag: Events

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

Celebrate Buddy Holly’s 77th Birthday Bash

The first weekend in September is going to rock! Beginning on Friday, Sept. 6, the Buddy Holly Center invites you and your family to join them as they celebrate what would have been Buddy Holly’s 77th birthday with a weekend full of fun and exciting events! Some of the highlights include a visit from his

Get Your Need for Speed in Lubbock, Texas!

Two words: don’t blink. Beginning on Friday, Aug. 16, the annual Thunder in the Canyon Drag Boat Races 2013 Pro Mod Extreme Shoot-Out will kick-off with a special meet and greet with the racers and their custom boats. If you’re looking for lots of action and affordability, this event has everything you need. “This is

It’s a Cowboy Cake!

Who can resist the smell of home-cooked meals fresh out of the oven? How about fresh from the chuck wagon? This year’s National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration (25th Anniversary) is sure to provide visitors with mouthfuls of homemade goodies, straight from the cowboy days. The celebration, from Thursday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 8 features the

Cowboy Up at the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration

When the chuck wagons start rolling into town, you know you’re in for a treat. Set for September 5 through 8, the 25th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration is an opportunity for cowboys, cowgirls and yes, even us city slickers, to come together and celebrate the simple things in life. Visitors can expect to do

Wines & Vines Galore!

I don’t know about you, but sometimes a glass of wine with a tasty dinner is just what I need after a long day. Thankfully, I’ll get to taste and bring home a variety of wines this weekend at the 2nd Annual Wines & Vines Festival hosted at McPherson Cellars! Guest entry is $20 for

Night at the Museum

Once again, the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater has set out to disprove the traditional stereotype of museums as boring and elitist vaults full of information, and show us that they are, in fact, exciting places full of wonder, entertainment and the possibility of adventure. This Friday, the Night at the Museum is sure to

High Noon Concert Series

It’s mid-week and you’re stomach is growling. Why don’t you head on over to the Lubbock County Courthouse gazebo (904 Broadway) for a relaxing picnic paired with some live West Texas music? Each Wednesday from now until Wednesday, August 28 the High Noon Concert Series will feature live music, food and, most importantly, relaxation. Lubbock’s

Fun on the Fourth of July

Before you pull out everything that’s red, white and blue, read up on all the Fourth of July fun in Lubbock. Mexican Tejano band, Siggno, will headline the opening night of Broadway Festival’s, La Raza on the Plaza, on the 3rd of July. Their rich and flavorful sound will have you dancing well into the

Fly Away at Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

Summer months are perfect for a picnic in the park, an evening out with the family or on a date enjoying the sights and sounds of Lubbock. A perfect way to get all of this in and more is by attending the Lubbock Moonlight Musicals. Nestled in Mackenzie Park at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater, these