Entertainment events for weekend April 19-21

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Updated: 4/18/2013 12:53 pm


NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE OF LUBBOCK
SPRING FLING 2013
4:30 PM FRIDAY
TICKETS:  $40 per person in advance, $45 at the door, for tickets and additional information please contact 806.741.0459 or
www.neighborhoodhouseoflubbock.org
Spring Fling is an evening of live music, dancing, good food, and a silent auction benefitting Lutheran Social Services programs on the South Plains: Neighborhood House, Health for Friends Clinic, Wedgewood South Assisted Living, and Foster in Texas.
The lives of thousands in and around Lubbock are personally touched each year by LSS programs. Their success depends on the generosity of individuals, organizations, and businesses sharing their time, talents and resources with the community. Spring Fling is the fundraiser for these services. The evening will include the auction of a guitar signed by George Strait and a raffle for a handmade quilt.
Every year a drawing is held for a beautiful handmade quilt. This year’s quilt is queen size and donated and quilted by Slaton Quilters. Tickets for the quilt raffle are $2 each or for a group of 6 $10.
Frazier Alumni Center
17th and University Avenue


DAMN YANKEES
FRIDAY-SATURDAY
6:30 PM (dinner)  7:30 (non-dinner)

TICKETS:  $48, $58, $68.50 price includes dinner and show.  $20 for show only   806.770.2000, any select-a-seat outlet or online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com
Moonlight Dinner Theatre, a sister production company of Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, will present the musical Damn Yankees to wrap up its second season of dinner theatre shows this April.  The blockbuster musical Damn Yankees is a musical comedy based on a book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop. Music and lyrics are by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. The show, originally produced by Harold Prince, opened on Broadway in 1955 and ran for more than 1,000 performances. Bob Fosse was the choreographer. The production starred Ray Walston and Gwen Verdon.
LHUCA
511 Avenue K



ELVIS LIVES-THE ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE
7:30PM FRIDAY
2:30PM AND 730PM SATURDAY
TICKETS:  at all select-a-seat outlets, 806.770.2000 or www.selectaseatlubbock.com
From world renowned Legends In Concert, Elvis Lives is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis’ life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today’s artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. Featuring finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises’ worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, as well as a tribute to Ann-Margret, audiences "Can’t Help Falling In Love" with this phenomenal theatrical concert experience.
City Bank Auditorium
2720 Drive of Champions


McPHERSON CELLARS
UNCORKED CARNIVAL
FRIDAY 7:00 – 10:00 PM
TICKETS:  $10 at the door and will provide you with 10 tickets for wine and games
Join us for our 2nd annual Uncorked Carnival, a fun and casual wine event people of all ages can enjoy. We will have carnival based wine games and live music performed by Music to the Maxx, along with a photo booth, balloon animals, caricature artist, and a magician. Our food vendors include La Diosa Cellars, Chilidog Cafe, and Simply Decadent Bakery, featuring gourmet chilidogs, frito pies, homemade smores, creme brulee, cake pops, and goat cheese brownies paired with McPherson wines and non alcoholic drinks. The $10.00 entrance fee includes 10 tickets per person, with additional tickets available for purchase 5 tickets for $5.00.
1615 Texas Avenue
www.mcphersoncellars.com



TEXAS TECH THETA 
CASA SUPERHERO 5K RUN
8:00 AM check in; 9:00 AM 1K and 5K at 9:30 AM
FEES:  Pre-registration is $25 for the 5K, $15 per child for the 1K, and includes a t-shirt. Pre-registration ends April 1 and the fee will increase $5. Day-of registration begins at 8 a.m. and is $30 for 5K and $20 for 1K. Any registration after April 17 will not be guaranteed a t-shirt. People who donate $100 or more will receive a performance t-shirt.
Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite superhero costume and prizes will be awarded. Runners, walkers, strollers and leashed superdogs are welcome. Registration is available at
www.casaofthesouthplains.org (preferred), or at the CASA offices at 24 Briercroft Office Park.
There will be plenty of activities for the children, including bounce houses, a rock wall, spider climber and face painting. Race packet pickup will be April 15, 16, and 17 from 11:45 a.m.-1:15p.m. and 4:30-6:30p.m. at Bodyworks on 82nd and Slide.
When home is no longer safe for a child, and the child must enter the foster care system, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer called a CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocate®. The volunteer assists in navigating the way for abused and neglected children—out of the complex, overburdened child welfare system and into safe, permanent homes. CASA is a Lubbock Area United Way Community Partner and represents children in Lubbock, Hale, Hockley, Terry, Yoakum and Cochran counties.
MacKenzie Park
601 Municipal Street
www.casaofthesouthplains.org

LUBBOCK GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY
55th ANNUAL GEM AND MINERAL SHOW
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
TICKETS:  Adults $4, Seniors $3, Children 6-12 $2, Children under 6 and scouts in uniform are free.
Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society presents the 55th Annual Gem and Mineral show and sale on April 20th and 21st.
Dealers with rocks, minerals, gems, silver, beads, fossils, and jewelry: a silent auction, junior activities, spin a wheel, door prizes, demonstrations, and personal displays by club members from around the region. There will be a Grand Prize drawing on Sunday, at 5pm.

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center
1501 Mac Davis Lane
www.lubbockgemandmineral.org


NATIONAL RANCHING HERITAGE CENTER
43rd ANNUAL RANCH DAY
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Free Admission
Spend some time in the Old West during this educational living history event. Activities for the 43rd annual Ranch Day include horseback riding, rope making, stick horse rodeo, chuck wagon samples, demonstrations, one-room schoolhouse games and more.
For additional information, contact the National Ranching Heritage Center at 806.742.0498.
3121 4th Street
www.NRHC.ttu.edu


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