There are many things to see and experience in Levelland. Sometimes called "The City of Mosaics," Levelland has seven public buildings scattered throughout the city that feature large format mosaics depicting regional and historic themes. Additionally, Levelland is the home of Marjorie Merrieweather Post art collections, housed at South Plains College. Both collections give Levelland a cultural perspective not found in may cities of its size.
The area's good seasonal weather allows Levelland residents to enjoy a wide variety of outdoor sports. For the young athlete, organized leagues are available for boys and girls soccer, basketball, baseball, football, and softball. For the older athlete, organized leagues are available. Private instruction is available in karate, tumbling, gymnastics, and dance. The city also supports a competitive "Little Dribblers" basketball program.
There is much to choose from for those that enjoy sporting events. Levelland has become the home of some of the top high school and junior college basketball teams in the state. Levelland High School Lobos and Loboettes participate in all major interscholastic events including football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, softball, track, and cross-country. South Plains College Texans and Lady Texans compete in basketball, track, and cross-country.
Citizens of Levelland are proud of their cultural roots as evidenced by the world's country and bluegrass music education program at South Plains College. The Creative Arts department at SPC annually hosts a slate of special musical events including a number of country and bluegrass music events that attract visitors to the campus' Tom T. Hall Recording and Production Studio.
Major events include Early Settlers Day, it is held the second Saturday of July which combines good food, music, fellowship, arts, crafts, and a parade that attracts more than 11,000 visitors to the city. The annual Sausage Lovers Festival, hosted by St. Michael's Catholic Church in February, brings a taste of the area's German heritage to the community. The Hockley County Junior Livestock show takes place in February and the Levelland Rotary Clubs Arts and Crafts Festival is another favorite event in November.
Two fine libraries are available to the public. The Hockley County Library offers volumes and the South Plains College Library features 56,000 volumes. The Levelland Public Schools and South Plains College present many theatrical productions and concerts throughout the year.
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