Remembering Buddy Holly

February 3 is the 58th anniversary of the plane crash that claimed the life of Buddy Holley, Lubbock’s favorite son. The Buddy Holly Center will commemorate the occasion with a special day of events.

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From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., a 90-minute documentary of the music legend will be shown in the Fine Arts Gallery. It tells the story of the man whose songwriting and singing style impacted rock-and-roll and country music. Admission is free.

If weather permits, a museum curator will conduct guided trolley tours of local landmarks that played a role in Holly’s career. Tour times are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and admission is $5.

The day also includes hands-on activities for all ages, including the opportunity for kids to touch musical instruments. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cirque Eloize Saloon

On February 10 and 11, the Civic Center Theatre will present the Cirque Eloize Saloon. This unique tale is a captivating mix of acrobatics, music, theater and comedy. It is Texas entertainment at its finest. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets range from $40 to $60. The address is 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

Stay With Us

In addition to the above entertainment, you can enjoy basketball games at the local colleges during this time of year. To make reservations at Lubbock KOA, call 800-562-8643. For information, call 806-762-8653 or email lubbockkoa@msn.com. Our address is 5502 County Road 6300 in Lubbock, Texas.

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Oaklawn Opry

Saturday nights are special in Texarkana because of the Oaklawn Opry, which provides wholesome family music shows every week.

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While it specializes in traditional country songs, it also includes a little Gospel, old-time rock ‘n roll, bluegrass and comedy. The 25th Anniversary Show will be held on February 11, so you can expect quite a performance.

Admission is $10 for adults and $18 for couples. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the shows start at 7 p.m. It is located at 2729 New Boston Road, Suite 124.

Jordan World Circus

On February 20, the Jordan World Circus will be in town. This fun family event will involve awesome aerial acts and animal performances. Children can even ride or pet some of the critters.

You can choose from the 4:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. show. The address is the Four State Fair at 3700 E 50th Street.

Perot Theatre Events

The Perot Theatre is an absolutely beautiful venue for an array of local entertainment. Built in 1924, the historic building has been restored to its original magnificence. Coming events include a magic show, ragtime concert, play, opera and symphony concert. Attending any event here is a memorable experience.

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Don’t miss our RV park art gallery at Texarkana KOA. Reserve your spot by calling 888-562-5697 or by visiting our website. Call 903-792-5521 for information. We are located at 500 St Micheal Drive in Texarkana, Texas.

Stephens Performing Arts Center

When you visit San Angelo, you can expect great entertainment at Stephens Performing Arts Center, a local venue for concerts and plays.

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The following events are on the calendar for the next couple of months:

  • On January 28, the classic story of The Call of the Wild will enfold on stage. The tale of adventure and survival is heartbreaking and sometimes funny. Showtime is at 2 p.m.
  • The local thespians will present the off-Broadway play Pump Boys and Dinettes on February 11. It combines country and bluegrass music with foot stomping fun. Theatergoers can choose from the 3 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. show.
  • On March 26, the Quebe Sisters will perform. The three women are fiddling champions as well as singers who are pros in an array of genres. The concert starts at 3 p.m.

Get Fit: Healthy You Expo

The New Year’s resolutions people make in January often involve fitness. On January 21, a health expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sunset Mall. It will be a good opportunity to get some health screenings free of charge.

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San Angelo KOA is a good place to stay when exploring the city and visiting attractions such as the ASU Planetarium, Fort Concho, the Nature Center and Goodfellow AFB. You’re sure to have a good time, as you can fish at Lake Nasworthy and golf at one of the local courses.

To make reservations, call 800-562-7519 or visit our website; and to get information, call 325-949-3242 or email sanangelokoa@suddenlinkmail.com. Our address is 6699 Knickerbocker Road.

Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

Like many cities and towns across the country, Bastrop has an art walk on one evening every month.

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The event on the first Friday is an opportunity to browse through galleries and shops, as well as listen to live music and dine. A wide variety of creative works from local and national artists is displayed. The location is the historic downtown area, and admission is free. Hours are from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Karaoke at Old Town Restaurant

Do you like to sing? If so, you’ll want to attend some of the karaoke sessions at the Old Town Restaurant. They are held every Friday night from 8 p.m. to midnight. The eatery is a friendly place that serves delicious burgers, wraps, steak and other typical American fare. They feature a different special on every weekday, and the one on Friday happens to be New York strip steak. The location is 931 Main Street.

Stay With Us

There is nothing like spending time outdoors to help a person relax, so plan a winter stay at our quiet, peaceful campground. You can fish off the riverbank and stroll along the river walk. The nights are cool now, but you’ll be comfortable in one of our cabins.

To reserve your spot at Bastrop / SE Austin / Colorado River KOA, call (800) 562-1620 or visit our website. For information, call (512) 321-7500 or email info@bastropkoa.com. The address is 98 Highway 71 West in Bastrop, Texas.