Things To Do

Museum of the Southwest holds ‘Marfa Comes to Midland’ event

Featured at the event will be popular Marfa DJs, raffles, food and cocktails.

Paranormal, thriller fiction author speaks at MC

Just in time for Halloween, the Midland College Fasken Learning Resource Center will host a presentation by a local paranormal and thriller fiction author.

Back the Blue Party returns for 2018

The 2018 Back the Blue Party will be on Saturday, November 3rd from 5-8pm at Rock the Desert.

4th Annual Texas Tech Lacrosse Mini-Camp

West Texas Lacrosse will be hosting its 4th Annual Texas Tech Mini-Camp on Sunday, October 28.

Petroleum Museum holds Building Bots program

The program teaches children STEM foundations through robotic creative design and team building and helps interest children in science.

MC holds all ages engineer workshop

Interested in Becoming an Engineer?

Presidio holds first ever Fall Fest

Food, drinks, games, live music, and more will be present at the first Presidio Fall Fest 2018.

Permian Basin Weekend 10/12-10/14: Events for the whole family

Looking for something to do this weekend? NewsWest 9 has all the fun and exciting stuff for you AND your family to experience October 12 through October 14.

Kirsten’s Korner: Our review of ‘The Giver’ at the Permian Playhouse

Lois Lowry's classic dystopian novel comes to life on the stage of the Permian Playhouse.

Pink the Basin holds sporting clays event to help fight breast cancer

Pink the Basin is holding its 7th annual clay shoot to raise money to help Permian Basin women fight breast cancer.

Old Sorehead Trade Days returns to Stanton

Old Sorehead Trade Days returns to Stanton for a day of fall family fun.

COM Aquatics presents ‘The BIG Show’

COM Aquatics presents a show featuring US Olympic divers and much more.

Lunch-and-learn training sessions teach cyber security

The City of Midland in coordination with Midland County, Midland College and Midland ISD present Lunch-and-learn cybersecurity training sessions.

Midland College hosts Veterans Benefits Fair

MC steps up to help veterans in the Permian Basin.

Texas Tech Physicians Psychiatry offers Mental Munchies

Texas Tech Physicians Psychiatry presents Mental Munchies, a monthly lunch and learn event.

Bean and Grape to hold special wine event

Join Bean & Grape for an exclusive event featuring Duckhorn Wines paired with gourmet dishes.

Petroleum Museum celebrates 43 years with ‘Birthday Bash at the Boomtown Saloon’

The celebration will feature food by the Ranchland Hills Country Club as well as wine and craft beer, gambling and music.

St. Ann’s Catholic Church to host family fair

St. Ann's Catholic Church is hosting their 2018 Family Fair from Sept. 27 to Sept. 30.

Odessa Arts' ArtPocalyse events will continue until Nov. 17

Odessa Arts is presenting The ArtPocalypse, an arts collaborative centered on the novel "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel.

World War II plane making tour stop in Lubbock

A B-25 Mitchell, also called a Maid in the Shade, airplane will make a tour stop at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport near the Silent Wings Museum from Monday to Sept. 30.

‘Kids in the Kitchen’ classes teach children basics of healthy food choices

Participants in the classes will learn the basics of healthy food choices and meal preparation and be eligible to win door prizes and giveaways.

Sibley Nature Center holding bug camp for adults

During the class attendees will learn about insect taxonomy, anatomy, behavior and ecology as well as insect/human relations.

City of Odessa opens Community Art Gallery

The reception, which will be held Tuesday, is free and open to the public and will feature music from harpist Vincent Pierce.

Petroleum Museum welcomes rocket scientist for free lecture

Olympia LePoint is an award-winning rocket scientist and TED speaker who helped launch NASA's Endeavour, Discovery, Columbia and Atlantis

MC brings well-known general to Midland for lecture series

"A Conversation with General David Petraeus" will take place on September 25 at the Al G. Langford Chapparal Center.