Buddy Holly Center hosting Buddy's 80th Birthday Bash, Sept. 7, - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Buddy Holly Center hosting Buddy's 80th Birthday Bash, Sept. 7, 10

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Provided by Buddy Holly Center

Each year, the Buddy Holly Center Commemorates Buddy's Birthday with a series of special events. 2016 marks Buddy's 80th Birthday. We invite the public to join us for all of our celebratory events throughout the week.

Schedule of events:

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

  • Buddy's 80th Birthday Bash
  • 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Free Admission all day
  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: The J.I. Allison House will be open to the public for tours.
  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: "Make and take" children's crafts in the education space.
  • 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: The Real Buddy Holly Story, narrated by music icon, Paul McCartney, will be shown in the Fine Arts Gallery.
  • 4 p.m.: The Lubbock County Historical Commission will host an historical marker dedication.
  • 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Buddy's 80th Birthday Bash - Cash bar, birthday cake, live music in the Meadows Courtyard
  • 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Live Buddy Holly music and oldies rock & roll will be provided by Jason Fellers

Saturday, September 10, 2016

  • Poodle Skirts and Hot Rods Workshop
  • 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Come enjoy the spirit of the 1950's by participating in our Poodle Skirt and Hot Rod Workshop. Create your own unique poodle skirt that you can wear for any occasion, or build and paint your own model hot rod so that it really rocks! Anyone ages 8 and up can join in our leap back in time. The cost is $15. Paid pre-registration by September 8 at 5 p.m. is required for the workshop, as class sizes are limited. 
  • For more information or to register please call 806.775.3562. Workshops are for ages 8 & up; ages 7 & under require adult supervision.
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