Sunday, September 21, 2008

Fiestas Del Llano - Lubbock style

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Sunday was a day of food, music and cars Chicano-style at the Fiestas Del Llano Festival at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

The event featured a lineup of musicians and activities for patrons of all ages, drawing a crowd of hundreds to celebrate Mexico's independence from Spain more than 180 years ago. "The music's pretty good. Some of it's really good," said Rosa Rocha of Slaton. "There's a lot of good food."

Though she came to the event to see Mexican dancers, Rocha said she also enjoyed the chance to meet old friends. (Continue reading the related article: Fiestas Del Llano features food, slick cars, music)