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Volume 28, Number 9

September 2016

In September Texas Tech Football Sept. 3 Stephen F. Austin in Lubbock Sept. 10 Arizona State in Tempe Sept. 17 Louisiana Tech in Lubbock Sept. 29 Kansas in Lubbock

Labor Day — Sept. 5 Buddy Holly’s 80th Birthday Bash Sept. 7 National Cowboy Symposium Sept. 9-11 Fall Arts & Crafts Festival Sept. 10 Grandparents Day — Sept. 11 Hub City BBQ Cook-off — Sept. 22 First day of fall — Sept. 22 Panhandle South Plains Fair Sept. 23 - Oct. 1

Inside ‘Lubbock Music NOW’ ....................... 3 Fall Arts & Crafts Festival ................ 4 Walk of Fame, Sept. 15 ................... 12 Training for Hospice of Lubbock .... 16 Canning & growing vegetables ...... 20 1st Friday Art Trail .......................... 21 BBQ Cookoff, Sept. 22 .................... 24 Texas Tech Football schedule ......... 5 Buddy Holly 80th Birthday Bash ....... 8 ‘Feed Seniors Now’ ........................... 2 Friends of the Library sale ............... 5

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National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration set for Sept. 9-11 The National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration is set for Sept. 9-11 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane (6th Street). New attractions include sessions featuring performances by Dave Stamey, Mike Beck, Craig Carter & Zack Casey along with cowboy poets Chris Isaacs and Ross Knox. History sessions on “The Horse’s Influence on the American West” will be scheduled throughout, a luncheon and program on Friday, and a special session with Texas State Historian, Bill O’Neal. Chuck Wagon Roast Coffee will be on sale during regular show hours in the Exhibit Hall and Chuck Wagon area, and at the Chuck Wagon Breakfast on Sunday of the event. The event celebrates, preserves and passes along the western heritage and cowboy culture.

Many musicians, poets and storytellers from across the nation will gather to perform as well as presentations of Native American demonstrations and dancing, western authors, horse handling demonstrations, farrier demonstrations, the Horse Parade, the National Championship Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, and exhibits of western artworks and merchandise. The event features more than 100 performers and presenters including cowboy and cowgirl poets, musical acts, storytellers, authentic chuck

wagon cooks, authors, special presenters, and exhibit spaces filled with the best in western art and goods. One of the largest events held annually in Lubbock, the symposium draws visitors from many states and multiple nations, and people from more than 30 nations have attended in the previous 27 years. The event has activities for the entire family. Show goers will be able pick and choose from a full schedule of entertainers, western programs, and activities each day of the event. A schedule of events and ticket information may be found on the official web site at www.cowboy. org. All-inclusive, one-price, (See Cowboy Symposium, Page 8)

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