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Upcoming Events in Lubbock Texas


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First Friday Art Trail - The lights go on in galleries, studios, retail businesses and restaurants in downtown Lubbock and beyond as they open their doors for an evening of art, music and food the first Friday of each month. From 5-8pm for the July 4 FFAT, First Friday Art Trail makes its monthly return to showcase fabulous works of art created locally in the unique and inspiring galleries, studios, and restaurants of downtown Lubbock.

From the Depot District to the Civic Center District, art "trailers" easily follow the trail on their own with a map provided at each location, or hop aboard the First Friday trolleys, which make continuous runs between the downtown stops on the trail. The event is free and open to the public.

First Friday Art Trail dates: July through December

Address: The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 806-762-8606 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ffat.org
Fee: Free

March

16 Annual Lubbock Winter Rodeo Series - Watch pros and amateurs as they try to rope scrambling calfs and race horses around barrels. Saturday nights.

Ph: 806-794-2317 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.c-trodeo.com

9 - 10 Texas Outdoor Adventure - Provides sports and outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to see new equipment and features and to learn more about the latest developments in the sporting industry.

Ph: 806-798-7825 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.texasoutdooradventure.com

April

21 - 24 ABC Pro Rodeo - Includes saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, bull riding, wrangler bullfight, barrel racing, children's calf scramble and other entertaining Western activities. Features 400 to 500 cowboys.

Ph: 806-775-2565 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.abcrodeo.com

23 - 15 Annual Lubbock Winter Rodeo Series - Watch pros and amateurs try to rope scrambling calves and race horses around the barrels. Saturday nights.

Ph: 806-794-2317 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.c-trodeo.com

23 Apple Blossom Celebration at the Orchard - Enjoy fresh apple pancakes and sausage all day, plus hayrides through the orchard. includes live music from noon to 2 p.m.

Address: Apple Country Orchards , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 806-781-1753 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.applecountryorchards.com

5 - 7 Annual Lubbock Arts Festival - This multi-arts, multi-event celebration including visual arts, performing arts and children's arts.

Ph: 806-744-2787 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mail@lubbockarts.org

12 Party on the Prairie - Evening consists of live cowboy music and poetry, delicious barbecue and a campfire with s'mores.

Address: American Museum of Agriculture , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 806-239-5796 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.agriculturehistory.org

September

22 - 25 National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration - The National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration hosts over 100 performers & participants including cowboy and cowgirl poets, western musicians, storytellers, panelists, cooks and special presenters for the 20th Annual event. Its' purpose remains to celebrate, preserve & pass along our western heritage and cowboy culture. Featured nightly artists this year are Sons of the San Joaquin, Don Edwards, and Waddie Mitchell.

In addition to the mentioned "staple" events above, to celebrate the 20th anniversary special new events are planned for the celebration - the Frank Dean-Will Rogers Championship Trick Roping Contest, 100 Years of Western Clothing displays including a celebrity boot collection, Western Authors' Panels and book signings, youth activities & much more. This event also includes the American Cowboy Cultural Awards Banquet and the National Championship Chuck Wagon Cook-Off and Youth Cook-Off Contest.

Address: Lubbock Memorial Civic Center , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: (806)798-7825 office (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: (806)798-1290
Email: cowboysymposium@suddenlink.net
Web: www.cowboy.org
Fee: varies - see web site for details

14 Funky Junk Roundup - FUNKY JUNK ROUNDUP is a one day shopping extravaganza featuring a unique blend of vintage finds & inspiration, one of a kind handcrafted items, antique décor, hand painted furniture, repurposed items, rusty-chippy-shabby-reloved & refunked JUNK, bling & glam boutiques, sparkly jewels and FABuLOUS JUNKTIQUES for your creative soul!

Put some JUNK in your trunk™ Y’all!

Address: Lubbock Civic Center , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 405-596-1687 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: makeitpersonalart@earthlink.net
Web: www.montagefestivals.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lubbock Memorial Arboretum

On 93 acres with trees, shrubs and many other plants. A central lake is home to swimming ducks and many birds frequent the area. The grounds and Hodges Rose Garden open daily. On the second Sat. of the month, gardening programs are held at the Interpretive Center at 9:30 a.m. on 4111

Lubbock, TX Aboretums

Ranching Heritage Center

History of ranching told through 35 authentic structures moved to this 16-acre site: bunkhouse, barn, dugout, windmills, ranch homes, school, blacksmith shop, locomotive, stock cars, depot, Spanish compound and more from the 1700s through the early 1900

Lubbock, TX History

OMNIMAX Theatre

Feel like a part of the action. Featuring a panoramic image on a 58-foot dome screen, as well as a 12,500-watt sound system, this film experience can take you to the most amazing places on Earth (and beyond)-all without leaving your seat!

Lubbock, TX Theatres


Joyland Amusement Park

A west Texas fun filled tradition located in the heart of Lubbock's popular Mackenzie Park recreation area. Joyland has great rides and attractions over 30

Lubbock, TX Amusement Parks

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