Texas Tech Homecoming festivities started bright and early Friday morning with a pep rally at 6 a.m. Not even the rain could put a damper on these fans spirit. You can get involved Friday night at the parade that starts at 6:30 p.m. It will travel down Broadway to Urbanovsky Park at Avenue V. You can stay at the park for a concert at 8 p.m., a pep rally at 9 p.m., a bonfire at 10 p.m., and of course, the game is Saturday at 6 p.m.
Dozens of dogs did their best to impress during the dog agility trial Friday at the Caprock Equestrian Center near Upland Avenue and 50th Street. Dogs of all shapes and sizes were out running and jumping, making their way through the obstacle course. The three day event started Friday and is sponsored by the American Kennel Club and the South Plains Obedience Training Club of Lubbock.
After you have seen the game Saturday, you can see a piece of history Sunday. The Silent Wings Museum opens to the public at 1 p.m. You can take a walk through time learning about the role glider pilots played in World War II, many of whom were trained in Lubbock. The cost is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for kids under 12.
A little down the road in Slaton 8500 pounds of sausage will go on sale Saturday and Sunday. It is the 33rd Annual Sausage Festival. It is $3.75 a pound for German and $4 for the jalapeno sausage. Saint Joseph Hall is off the Slaton Highway on Division Street.