The hype and excitement of The Big Game is almost behind us and the Big Day is before us. There are many options in Lubbock for Valentine's week, weekend and Valentines Day which run the gamut for taste, budget and personal preference.

Whether it's a great concert, dinner and dancing for a great cause, laughing for a great cause or getting the bejeezus scared out of you, Valentine's week and weekend in Lubbock holds many options.

  • Photo credit: Henry Chaplin
    Photo credit: Henry Chaplin

    The 8th Annual Susan G. Komen Laugh For The Cure

    Get ready to laugh for a great cause Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Lubbock Civic Center Theater. Comedian John Crist will headline and Derrick Tennant will open.

    Doors open at 5:30 p.m.and show starts at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. The event will benefit the Lubbock area Susan G. Komen Foundation.

  • Photo credit: Justin Massoud
    Photo credit: Justin Massoud

    Night of Angels Benefit with The Rankin Twins

    Alstrom Angels' annual benefit at the 4 Bar K on 82nd St. featuring the music of The Rankin Twins. Tickets include dinner, beer and wine for 21 and over and dancing.  Live and silent auctions.  Two items of note are an electric guitar signed by all of The Eagles, including Glenn Frey and a signed original Star Wars movie poster signed by the original cast.

  • Photo credit: Rick Diamond - Getty Images
    Photo credit: Rick Diamond - Getty Images

    Concert with Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots

    Lonestar 99.5's Bobby Bones is coming to City Bank Auditorium with his Raging Idiots for a show on Saturday, Feb. 13. It's a family-friendly show with Love & Theft opening.

  • Photo credit: Wes Nessman
    Photo credit: Wes Nessman

    Nightmare on 19th Street's 'My Bloody Valentine'

    A great alternative for the usual Valentine's fare, especially if you're single or just want to get the crap scared out of you.

    All four attractions that are normally open on for the month of October will be open Saturday, Feb 13 only. Tickets will be available at the Nightmare on 19th St. ticket office on the night of the event.

  • Photo credit: Geckly
    Photo credit: Geckly

    American Heart Association 2016 Lubbock Heart Ball

    If your tastes run more toward the traditional night of dinner and dancing, then this is the creme de la creme in Lubbock.

    The event benefits the American Heart Association and will feature guest speakers Ron Roberts and Xavier Ramirez. It starts at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Texas Tech Merket Alumni Center.

  • Photo credit: Lubbock Moonlight Musicals
    Photo credit: Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

    Moonlight Musicals Presents Disney's 'The LIttle Mermaid'

    Lubbock Moonlight Musicals' production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" will be running two weekends: Feb. 12 - 14, and Feb. 19-21 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater. Evening and matinee performances are both offered. Moonlight Musicals has proven to be a force to be reckoned with when it comes to the amazing talent and creativity of these performances.

  • Photo credit: Ryan McVay
    Photo credit: Ryan McVay

    Texas Tech Lady Raiders Game Feb. 13

    If nothing says 'I love you' like watching your favorite team in hoops action, then Happy Valentine's Day. The Texas Tech Lady Raiders take on Baylor at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 at United Supermarkets Arena.

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