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Lubbock celebrates 202nd anniversary of Mexican Independence Day

This weekend marks the 202nd anniversary of Mexican Independence Day, to be celebrated with a Fiestas Patrias (patriotic party) Saturday and Sunday in the northwestern (lower) parking lot at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

Fiestas Info

Event: Fiestas Patrias, staged by Fiestas del Llano, Inc.

When: Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Lubbock Memorial Civic Center's northwest lower parking lot, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

Admission charge: Free.

Extra: Big Car Show, more than 200 cars and bikes representing car clubs from Texas and out of state, north side of Mac Davis Lane. Houston's Low Rider Magazine will cover show. 777-9386 for Car Show questions.

Fiestas Information: 781-6277.

Fiestas schedule

Saturday

10 a.m. - Fiestas del Llano Parade, begins at First Baptist Church at Broadway and Avenue W, moves east on Broadway to Avenue M, then north on Ave. M to Lubbock Memorial Civic Center parking lot.

11 a.m. - Food booths open to the public.

11:30 a.m. - Ribboncutting ceremony.

Noon - Mariachi Mi Tierra.

1 p.m. - Presentation of parade awards.

2:30 p.m. - Dano.

3:45 p.m. - Los Iguanas.

5 p.m. - Cyclone.

6:15 p.m. - Ballet Folklorico Aztlan.

7:30 p.m. - Epifanio Ochoa y Los Melodicos.

8:30 p.m. - El Grito de Indepencia," by Bishop Placido Rodriguez.

9:45 p.m. - Atrevido.

11 p.m. - Rudy, Tudy & The Heavy Duties.

Midnight - Fiestas closes.

Sunday

11 a.m. - Food booths open to the public.

1 p.m., TBA.

2:15 p.m. - Sin-igual.

3:30 p.m. - Fiesta Del Sol.

4:45 p.m. - Incepcion.

6 p.m. - Avance.

7:15 p.m. - Pete Morales y Los Centenarios.

8:30 p.m. - Tequila Rhythm Section.

9:45 p.m. - Los Arcos.

11 p.m. - Fiestas closes.

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