Buddy Holly’s 80th Birthday Bash Is September 7th at The Buddy Holly Center
In celebration of what would have been Buddy Holly's 80th birthday (September 7), the Buddy Holly Center is hosting an all-day bash to celebrate.
Things will kick off Wednesday, September 7 at 10 a.m. and conclude at 7 p.m.
Attendees will be able to tour Holly's childhood home, view the Real Buddy Holly Story (narrated by Sir Paul McCartney) and make and take crafts for the kids.
There will also be live music, a historical marker dedication ceremony and of course birthday cake and a cash bar.
Here's a rundown of the day's events from the City of Lubbock:
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: The J.I. Allison House will be open to the public for tours.
10 a.m. - 3 p.m: "Make and take" children's crafts in the education space.
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: The Real Buddy Holly Story, narrated by music icon, Paul McCartney, will be shown in the Fine Arts Gallery.
4 p.m.: The Lubbock County Historical Commission will host an historical marker dedication.
4:30 - 7 p.m.: Buddy's 80th Birthday Bash - Cash bar, birthday cake, live music in the Meadows Courtyard
5 - 7 p.m. - Live Buddy Holly music and oldies rock & roll will be provided by Jason Fellers
More information can be found at the City of Lubbock's website.