November 13….The Lubbock
Heritage Society Event
– Everyone is welcome to attend a speaking
event entitled “Architectural History of
the Godbold Center” presented by Dr. Hendrika
Buelinckx, professor of architecture at Texas
Tech University, and her students. Everyone interested
in the Godbold Center is encouraged to attend.
Contact Sonja Gotcher at email@example.com.
St. Paul’s on the Plains, next to the Garden
and Arts Center at 44th Street and University
Ave; 6 p.m.
14….New Neighbors Club Annual Live Auction/Book
Sale & Game Day-Fundraiser
- The New Neighbors Club invites the community
to join us for our annual live auction, book sale
and games. Lunch will be served at noon with games
beginning after lunch. The cost for the luncheon
is $15.00. Legendary and lively auctioneer, Floyd
Nesbitt, will help with the auctioning process.
The Auction includes baked goods, crafts, art,
jewelry and other items. Local celebrities will
be present with their special items as well. The
live auction is filled with fun, laughter and
great items to bid on. Most importantly, all proceeds
go toward community programs. In May 2014, New
Neighbors gave $9,900.00 to agencies such as the
South Plains Food Bank, Shelia’s Kitchen,
Meals on Wheels and Family Guidance and Service
Center. You do not need to be a member to participate
in this fundraising event. For reservations or
additional information about New Neighbors, contact
Mary Valentini at 799-4450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave;
The book sale starts at 9 a.m. and Live Auction
begins at 10 a.m.
Pride of West Texas Show Chorus "Home for
the Holidays" - The Pride
of West Texas Show Chorus is a chapter of Sweet
Adelines International, an organization of women
that sing 4-part, a cappella barbershop harmony.
The show will present music from many genres,
all performed in the barbershop style. The entire
second half will be comprised of holiday music.
Tickets are $15 per person. This price includes
dessert at intermission. For ticket information,
call 799- SING (7464). Tickets may also be purchased
at the door. Science Spectrum, located at 2579
S Loop 289; 7 p.m.
on Board: The Butch Avery Soul Train -
Many of you longtime Cactus customers
remember the incredible Apollo nights featuring
the best soul music out there, this one will top
them all! Butch Avery, his gospel choir, and friends
Sheena Fadeyi & The Rhythm Machine will do
it right! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233
to reserve tickets. Reserved seating $20. Cactus
Theater,1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.
14 - 16 (Repeats
Nov. 21 - 23)….Love, Loss,
and What I Wore - Nora Ephron
and Delia Ephron's intimate collection of vignettes
and monologues is based on the best-selling book
of the same name by Ilene Beckerman, as well as
on the recollections of the Ephrons' friends.
Like the book, this theatrical event uses clothing
and accessories and the memories they trigger
to tell stories to which all women can relate.
Winner of the 2010 Drama Desk Award. Winner of
the Broadway.com audience choice award as Favorite
New Play. Nominated for a 2010 Drama League Award.
Written by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. Based
on the Book by Ilene Beckerman. Directed by Jay
C. Brown. Rated PG-13. Ticket Prices: Adults:
$20, Students/Seniors $15. To reserve tickets
visit http://lubbockcommunitytheatre.org/ or call
(806) 749-2416. Lubbock Community Theatre, 4232
Boston Avenue; Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
and Sunday: 2 p.m.
15….2nd Annual Backyard Boutique -
This boutique was created to bring all
of our artistic abilities together and share them
in one event. This is where you create, share, sell
and buy handmade items. You will find: paintings,
quilts, blankets, baby clothing, handmade children's
toys, Christmas decor, refinished furniture, photography
prints, wooden decor, jewelry, bows, bow-ties, knitted
items, decorative items, baked goods and more!!
Visit backyardboutiquelubbock.com for more information.
Maxey Community Center, 4020 30th Street; 9 a.m.
– 6 p.m.
November 15….Texas Tech
Red Raider Big XII Football - The
Red Raiders face off against the Oklahoma Sooners
at Jones AT&T Stadium. The stadium is located
at Marsha Sharp Freeway and University Ave; 2:30
Annual Holiday Happening: Unwrap The Magic
- Hosted by the Junior League of Lubbock, Holiday
Happening is one of the most exciting events in
the Lubbock community, ushering in the Christmas
season each fall. Not only is it the first visit
of Santa Claus, Holiday Happening offers entertainment
and shopping for the whole family. Celebrate the
official start of Holiday Happening 2014 at Sneak
Peek, the exclusive preview shopping night before
we open to the public. Enjoy savory hors d'oeuvres,
a silent auction, and stroller-free shopping. Gather
your girlfriends, sisters, mothers, and daughters
together to enjoy a day of food, fashion, and shopping.
Delight in a delectable brunch, an elegant style
show, a silent auction, and stroller-free shopping
at Ladies Day on Thursday. On Friday Be the first
to see Santa, enjoy breakfast, and play in the snow
inside the Civic Center! It wouldn't be Holiday
Happening without a visit from Jolly Ole St. Nick!
Once again, Breakfast with Santa on Saturday is
sure to delight the child in everyone. Find unique
gifts for everyone on your list with Market Hall
Shopping available every day. You may purchase tickets
by calling 806.445.9637 or at the Holiday Happening
west ticket booth located at the Lubbock Memorial
Civic Center. For more information and for specific
hours visit http://www.jllubbock.com/?nd=holiday.
Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.
November 20 - 23….CATS
- Lubbock Moonlight Musicals will once again bring
professional theatre with a local flavor to Lubbock
audiences with a new production of the musical CATSby
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. The musical will be presented
in its original form—completely staged and
costumed—continuing a new era of cooperation
and collaboration among Lubbock arts groups and
artists. The production will be directed and produced
by Lubbock Moonlight Musicals' General Director,
Gerald Dolter, and choreographed by Ballet Lubbock's
own Yvonne Racz-Key. John Hollins of the Lubbock
Chorale will lead the production musically and will
conduct the professional orchestra in the pit. The
cast of CATS will be headlined by Ken Page, again
filling his former Broadway role of "Old Deuteronomy";
Todrick Hall, an American Idol semi-finalist; Jeff
M. Smith, a Lubbock Moonlight Musicals alumni and
Texas Tech graduate, who recently completed a national
tour of the musical West Wide Story in the leading
role of Tony; and stunning mezzo-soprano, Ann Marie
Nichols. The production will once again be coordinated
to coincide with the Junior League of Lubbock's
annual Holiday Happening expo at the Civic Center,
and one dollar of each ticket sold shall be donated
to a local charity through the Junior League. Tickets
are available through Select-A-Seat at 806-770-2000
or online at http://www.ticketsage.com/_lubbock/.
Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre, 1501 Mac
Davis Lane; Thursday – Saturday; 7:30 p.m.,
and Sunday; 2 p.m.
November 22….Doug Smith: The Journey
- Doug Smith is widely recognized as one of the
finest pianist and composers not only in West Texas,
but throughout the country. His first virtuoso piano
recordings were done when he was only 15 years old
in the late 70's , and continued until his tragic
accident in July 2007. Doug's public appearances
since that time have been few and far between. The
Cactus Theater proudly welcomes Doug to the stage,
to not only play a tune or two, but to discuss his
life's journey, current and future plans. He will
be joined in this concert by many of his favorite
performers throughout the years. It's a wonderful
opportunity for Doug to catch up with his friends
and his fans. Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233
to reserve tickets. Reserved seating $35 First 4
rows, Rest Of Floor $30 Balcony $25. Cactus Theater,1812
Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.