3101 W.Dickinson Blvd
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Phone: (432) 336-3224
Fax: (432) 336-6288
The Gallego Center at the Sul Ross State University is the best venue to host various events like meets, gatherings, graduation parties, sports events, concerts and more. Students and faculty members enjoy various cultural and major events at this flexible venue. Featuring a gymnasium and other sports facilities, the center is well-equipped with all modern amenities. Call ahead for more details.
Formerly known as Penwell Raceway and Penwell Knights Raceway, the Caprock Motorplex is a motor racing track. This is the only independent drag strip in the city and features exciting races. And, while watching the cars speeding up, you can eat munchies like hotdogs, chillidogs and nachos. For race schedule and other information, call ahead.
Opened in 1951, the Ector Theater is a one-screen theater upon which all the glitz and glamour, heartache and heartbreak of the big screen took place. The building itself is a beautiful piece of architecture made from dark orange bricks with a marquee wrapping around the front. In 2001, under new ownership by the city of Odessa, it reopened and brings back the glory days of cinema. Often playing old classics, the theater also has live concerts impersonating some of hottest bands from decades ago.
The brainchild of a high school teacher, the Globe of the Great Southwest is a replica of the theater in London at which Shakespeare's masterpieces were performed. An octagonal building with 418 seats, the intimate theater helps one to appreciate plays just like they were seen so many hundreds of years ago. On the same ground is a writer's garden including a labyrinth and a replica of Anne Hathaway's cottage which may be rented out for various purposes. Each month, the Brand New Opree presents a live country show at the Globe and a yearly Shakespeare Festival is held as well.
Located on the Odessa College campus, the Deaderick Auditorium is home to the Odessa College Music Department. This local auditorium seats 750 and is an excellent venue to catch a music or theater performance.