February

ABILENE: February 23-24 – Abilene Gun & Blade Show – BUY-SELL-TRADE or just browse new, used, & collectible guns – parts & accessories – clips, grips, ammo, mags, & reloading equipment – supplies, holsters, & knives of all kinds – military surplus, collectibles, & Survival Gear – coins, jewelry, purses – GREAT for the whole family. Saturday 9am – 5pm & Sunday 10am – 4pm. www.silverspurtradeshows.com 806-253-1322

ALBANY: Through Feb. 2 “René Trevino: A New Codex” Contemporary Mexican- American artist René Treviño creates an installation comprised of his own work alongside his personal selections from the Old Jail Art Center’s Pre-Columbian collection. Old Jail Art Center, 201 S. Second St. 325-762-2269; theojac.org

ALBANY: Through Feb. 2 “Texas Moderns: Sam Gummelt” This exhibition high- lights one of Texas’ leading nonobjective abstract artists. Since the 1970s, Gummelt has committed himself to modernist investigations. Boarded storefronts, doorways, windows, and other geometric structures are the inspiration for many of his multimedia creations. Old Jail Art Center, 201 S. Second St. 325-762-2269; theojac.org

BIG SPRING: Feb. 9 “Side by Side”
 Rocky Harris brings some of his best Big Spring High School Band Students to play with professional musicians. Municipal Auditorium, 310 E. Third St. 432-816-5196; bigspringsymphony.com

BIG SPRING: Feb. 16 Love2Run2Love 5K Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this annual 5K that has a Valentine-themed costume contest with prizes. Big Spring State Park, 1 State Park Road. 432-213-0409; permianbasinevents.com

LEVELLAND: Feb. 15-17 Ultimate Calf Roping This event is a calf-roping rodeo competition. Mallet Event Center and Arena, 2320 US 385 South. 806-894-4161

LUBBOCK: Feb. 3 Day the Music Died Join in remembering the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, and pilot Roger Peterson. This year marks the 59th anniversary of the tragedy, and the Buddy Holly Center is commemorating the anniversary with a day-long schedule of events. Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Ave. 806-775-3560; buddyhollycenter.org

MIDLAND: February 2 & 3Midland Gun & Blade Show – BUY-SELL-TRADE or just browse new, used, & collectible guns – parts & accessories – clips, grips, ammo, mags, & reloading equipment – supplies, holsters, & knives of all kinds – military surplus, collectibles, & Survival Gear – coins, jewelry, purses – GREAT for the whole family. Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm www.silverspurtradeshows.com 806-253-1322

SAN ANGELO: Through Aug. 18 Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition The fifth biennial juried competition features 12 large outdoor sculptures. Sunken Garden Park, 704 S. David St. 325-653- 3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: Feb. 1-March 30 “Early Texas Ceramics and Furniture” A wide array of early Texas ceramics and furniture are shown. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St. 325-653-3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: Feb. 1-17 Stock Show and Rodeo The rodeo features rough stock events such as bull riding, saddle bronc riding, and bareback riding, as well as timed events like team roping, steer wrestling, and women’s barrel racing. Foster Communications Coliseum, 50 E. 43rd St. 325-653- 7785; sanangelorodeo.com

SAN ANGELO: Feb. 9 Family Day Lunar New Year This free event offers hands-on art activities. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St. 325-653-3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: Feb. 17 Play It Again Con- cert Listen to the West Texas Jazz Orchestra as it performs big band and jazz music. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St. 325-653-3333; samfa.org

SWEETWATER: Feb. 2 Lift Every Voice Music Concert This show features Derrick Amos, Afton Battle, and local gospel choirs. Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium, 400 Locust St. 325-235-1418; sweetwatertexas.org

 

 

January

ALBANY: Through Feb. 2 “René Trevino: A New Codex” Contemporary Mexican-American artist René Treviño creates an installation comprised of his own work alongside his personal selections from the Old Jail Art Center’s Pre-Columbian collection. Old Jail Art Center, 201 S. Second St. 325-762-2269; theojac.org

ALBANY: Through Feb. 2 “Texas Moderns: Sam Gummelt” This fall exhibition highlights one of Texas’ leading nonobjective abstract artists, who in the 1970s began coinciding with the Postmodern trend. Since that time, Gummelt has continued to stay the course and commit himself to modernist investigations. Boarded storefronts, doorways, windows, and other geometric structures are the inspiration for many of his multimedia creations. Old Jail Art Center, 201 S. Second St. 325-762-2269; theojac.org

LUBBOCK: Through Jan. 14 “Work, Fight Give: American Relief Posters of WWII” This traveling exhibition offers a wide-ranging collection of original relief posters and memorabilia that provides an exciting new window on understanding a watershed event in our nation’s history. Silent Wings Museum, 6202 I-27 North. 806-775-3049; silentwingsmuseum.com

LUBBOCK: Dec. 7-Jan. 20 West Texas Watercolor Society Winter Show Enjoy a winter exhibition and sale of water media artworks by members of the West Texas Watercolor Society. This exhibit is supported in part through a grant from the City of Lubbock, as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc. Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Ave. 806-794-4655; wtws.org

SAN ANGELO: Through Aug. 18 Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition The fifth biennial juried competition features 12 large outdoor sculptures. Sunken Garden Park, 704 S. David St. 325-653- 3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: Through Jan. 20 “Inside Out” Learn about women’s status and roles through fashion, from foundation to silhouette. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St. 325-653-3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 Art Thursday Enjoy free art activities for children and their families. San Angelo Muse- um of Fine Arts, 1 Love St. 325-653-3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: Jan. 12 Family Day Mystery at the Museum This free event offers hands-on art activities. San Angelo Muse- um of Fine Arts, 1 Love St. 325-653-3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: January 12-13San Angelo Gun & Blade Show – BUY-SELL-TRADE or just browse new, used, & collectible guns – parts & accessories – clips, grips, ammo, mags, & reloading equipment – supplies, holsters, & knives of all kinds – military surplus, collectibles, & Survival Gear – coins, jewelry, purses – GREAT for the whole family. Adults $6. Kids under 12 FREE. $1 off active military & NRA/TSRA members with ID (only 1 discount per admittance). 2 for 1 during the 1st hour on both days. 2 day pass for $10. Silver Spur Trade Shows, Inc. – PO Box 208 – Ralls, TX 79357 ph: 806-253-1322 – fax: 806-253-1368 – info@silverspurtradeshows.com – www.silverspurtradeshows.com Sat. 9am – 5pm & Sun. 10am – 4pm www.sanangelogunshow.com 8062531322

SAN ANGELO: Jan. 20 Chamber Music Series Concert Hear the Oceana Ensemble and what it has to offer with piano, baritone, and soprano. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St. 325-653-3333; samfa.org

SAN ANGELO: Jan. 29 “Legally Blonde— The Musical” This fabulously fun and internationally award-winning musical is the ultimate Broadway tribute to girl power. The story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be legally blonde and still the smartest person in the room. This contemporary, sassy musical moves at a breakneck pace driven by memorable songs and explosive dances. “Legally Blonde—The Musical” warms the heart by proving that self-discovery can be way too much fun and hilarious to boot. Murphey Performance Hall, 72 W. College Ave. 325-655-4136; sanangelopac.org

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