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Autumn Fest Returning to Texas Tech Campus Sunday

K’Leigh Sims

October 8, 2015

The festival is free and open to the South Plains community and will include live music, art, food and local vendors.

Autumn Fest 2014
Autumn Fest 2014

WHAT:           Autumn Fest

WHEN:           11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 11)

WHERE:         Memorial Circle, Texas Tech University

After a successful event last year, Texas Tech University's Autumn Fest will return Sunday (Oct. 11) and will include live, local music, food, entertainment, art and local vendors selling their works. Hosted by the Office of the President, it is open to the public and appropriate for all ages.

Some products featured will be art of all different styles – glass, paintings, print, pottery, metal yard art, carvings and photography – handmade crafts, clothing, accessories, jewelry, home décor, household products such as salves, creams, soaps, sprays, lotions and bath blends, local food of all sorts, including organic items, and much more.

Food also will be served at Autumn Fest including:

  • Sandwiches
  • Snow cones
  • Street tacos, burritos and tortas
  • Loaded potatoes
  • Nachos
  • Frito pie
  • French fries
  • Kettle corn
  • Homemade lemonade
Autumn Fest 2014

Activities will be available for kids such as nature-based crafts, science demonstrations, face painting, chess demonstrations, inflatable activities and more.

Open parking will be available to the community, except for the R-08 lot (reserved for vendors) located west of Memorial Circle by the Science, Chemistry and Mathematical Sciences buildings.

For more information about Autumn Fest, visit its website or contact autumnfest@ttu.edu.

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CONTACT: K'Leigh Sims, senior editor, Office of Communications and Marketing, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2136 or kleigh.sims@ttu.edu

Autumn Fest