The Buddy Holly Center, which I must say is a really fun place, will be having a full slate of events next Friday.

You can celebrate Buddy's 82nd Birthday with a full slate of activities.

Friday, September 7th at the Buddy Holly Center you can buddy up to Buddy in a number of ways. Here's the lineup from their press release.

FREE Admission All Day
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: J.I. Allison House tours, Screenings of “Buddy Holly: Rave On”
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: Children’s activities: Origami Crickets, Homemade Maracas and Buddy Glasses
6:00 p.m.: Birthday Bash reception with cupcakes, punch and light refreshments
6:00-8:30 p.m.: Performance by Dustin Garrett in the Meadows Courtyard with cash bar & food trucks
6:00-9:00 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.

The Buddy Holly Center is located at 1801 Crickets Ave. For more information about this event or other events, you call (806) 775-3560 or visit

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