Buddy Holly Center to host birthday celebration Sept. 7

Buddy Holly Center to host birthday celebration Sept. 7

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Buddy Holly Center, located at 1801 Crickets Ave., will host Buddy's Birthday Bash throughout the day on Sept. 7 to celebrate what would have been the 82nd birthday of the star.

Events will begin at 10 a.m. and go through 9 p.m. that Friday, according to a City of Lubbock news release. Admission to attend any event is free.

The day's schedule can be found here:

  • 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.: J.I. Allison House tours, Screenings of “Buddy Holly: Rave On”
  • 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.: Children’s activities: Origami Crickets, Homemade Maracas and Buddy Glasses
  • 6 p.m.: Birthday Bash reception with cupcakes, punch and light refreshments
  • 6 -8:30 p.m.: Performance by Dustin Garrett in the Meadows Courtyard with cash bar & food trucks
  • 6 -9 p.m.: First Friday Art Trail, Sky’s the Limit Exhibition in the Fine Arts Gallery, Children’s crafts: Origami Crickets, Homemade Maracas and Buddy Glasses.

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