Tag: Family

A Day at the Museum of Texas Tech University

Any day spent wandering around a museum is a great day in my book. Last week, I got a chance to peruse the permanent and visiting exhibits at the Museum of Texas Tech University. Having gone a few times as a child, it had been many years since my last trip, and this trip didn’t disappoint.

Live Love Lubbock with Caroline Pierce

Meet our youngest Live Love Lubbock interviewee, Caroline Pierce. This Buddy Holly-loving kid came to tell us her favorite spots in town, the best place to get a pie (pizza and dessert) and some of her favorite things about Lubbock. Grab a slice and Live Love Lubbock with our friend, Caroline. Visit our YouTube page for more Live

Cardinal’s Sport Center: The One-Stop Fitness Shop

If you had me describe my perfect place, it would probably sound a little like this: somewhere you can workout, shop for shoes, grab coffee and where Under Armor leggings are always an acceptable form of pants. In Lubbock, it’s possible to do all of the above at Cardinal’s Sport Center, and this month we’re

Destination Spotlight – Buddy Holly Center

Many people hear the word Lubbock and immediately think Buddy Holly. In fact, some might say that Lubbock was the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, and we would agree! Holly is definitely Lubbock’s most famous son, and his music has carried through artist after artist over the years. Did you know that The Beatles named

Top 10 Annual Events and Festivals in Lubbock

Home to the legendary musician Buddy Holly, a rich western heritage and award-winning wineries, Lubbock is a popular destination for travelers to escape their everyday routines. Throughout the year, the city hosts a number of annual events, often celebrating its historical past and creative arts community. While there are many events to choose from, this guide narrows

Come Visit Santa Land

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‘Tis the season for Santa Land in Lubbock, Texas! With the holidays upon us, each year the City of Lubbock transforms Mackenzie Park into a beautiful winter wonderland full of illuminated displays and activities for the entire family. Admission into Santa Land is FREE, and the park is open every evening from December 10-23 from

Lubbock Shopping Spotlight: Mountain Hideaway

From camping at Lake Alan Henry or hiking at Buffalo Springs Lake to navigating the walking trail at Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark, Lubbock’s fall weather is perfect for those outdoor experiences. But before you head out, it’s important to make sure you have all the necessities to make sure your experience is stellar. Luckily, Lubbock has

Lubbock’s 5 Can’t-Miss Holiday Events

When it comes to Santa, nutcrackers, eggnog and Christmas carols, there are plenty of options in Lubbock for yuletide celebrations. Check out our list of Lubbock’s five can’t-miss holiday events! The Polar Express Train Ride Dates: November: 21-22, 27-29; December: 3-6, 9-13, 15-23, 26 The Polar Express™ returns to the West Texas & Lubbock Railway, recreated to match all

Halloweekend Round-Up


The Halloween fever—not to be mistaken for the zombie fever— is in the air. Goblins, ghouls and superheroes are everywhere. Yesterday, we helped you with your last minute costume, so now all you need is some last minute Allhallowstide (“Halloweekend”) plans. You won’t have to get out of your costume all weekend long if you follow this

Did You Know…Lubbock Fun Facts

Whether you’re a tried-and-true Lubbockite, a relatively new citizen or just a visitor, there are many things you might not know about this great city. While there are some facts you should know about Lubbock, (we are home to rock ‘n’ roll legend Buddy Holly) some details might surprise you! Take a look at these