Calendar of Events

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Upcoming Events
Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015
Texas Roots: The Art of Lee Herring
Dec 19, 2014    | Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum (100 Texas Ranger Trail)
The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum presents Texas Roots: The Art of Lee Herring from August 29th to January 11th. The exhibit features over 20 works of art by the 2007 State of Texas Artist. These works are available for purchase and a percentage of the sale price will be donated to the Texas Ranger Museum's Bicentennial Fund to renovate and expand the museum in preparation for the Texas Ranger Bicentennial in 2023. A full list of artworks and prices will be available at the website. For more information call the museum at 254-750-8631.
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Dec 19, 2014 - Dec 20, 2014
Holiday Art Show
Dec 19, 2014    | CAST (605 Austin Ave.)
Beautiful and affordable art, great for holiday gift giving. Layaway available. Thursday and Friday hours 12-6 pm, and Saturday 11-3 pm. Call 254-313-8920.
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Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015
All Aboard the Mayborn Express
Dec 19, 2014    | Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive)
Welcome back the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders to the Mayborn and make this returning favorite part of holiday traditions. The extensive train set-up in the Anding Traveling Exhibit Gallery will include elaborate scenes of bridges and trestles, cities and towns, and depict both the past and present. 10-5 pm.
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Dec 19, 2014
Live Music
Dec 19, 2014    | Rosati's (824 Hewitt Dr.)
TJ Bell Trio perform 7:30-9:30 pm. Call 254-666-6066 for reservations.
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Dec 19, 2014 - Dec 20, 2014
Brazos Theatre Group Presents A Christmas Radio Show
Dec 19, 2014    | CAST (605 Austin Ave.)
Presenting the classic Christmas tales of Miracle on 34th Street and A Christmas Carol. The evening will culminate with dessert and a mulled wine/punch reception. VIP seating includes complimentary champagne. VIP tickets are $33, and general admission tickets are $20, Students, seniors, and military receive a $2 discount off price. 7:30 pm.
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Dec 19, 2014
Live Music
Dec 19, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Scott Lyle Band performs. 10 pm.
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Dec 19, 2014
Live Music
Dec 19, 2014    | Wild West (115 Mary Ave.)
Cody Jinks. Doors open at 8 pm.
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Dec 19, 2014
Bajara de Oro
Dec 19, 2014    | Waco Missions Club (3316 JJ Flewellen Rd.)
Pre-Christmas Dance. $8 or $15 per couple. Call 254-709-1506 for ticket information and reservations. 8 pm-midnight.
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Dec 19, 2014
Live Music
Dec 19, 2014    | C&R Sports Bar (1225 Richland Dr.)
Sloppy Joe Trio perform. 9-1 am.
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Dec 20, 2014
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Dec 20, 2014    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
A variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9-1 pm every Saturday.
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Dec 20, 2014
Mistletoe Market
Dec 20, 2014    | Waco convention Center (100 Washington Ave.)
Mistletoe Market Shopapalooza. A one stop shopping extravaganza. 10-5 pm.
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Dec 20, 2014
Crafty Kids Class
Dec 20, 2014    | Central Library (1717 Austin)
Make a crafty creation each month on the 3rd Saturday. Call 750-5942 for more information or to make a reservation. Space is limited. From 1:30 - 2:30. For ages 6-12.
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Dec 20, 2014
Hopalong Cassidy Presentation
Dec 20, 2014    | Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum (100 Texas Ranger Trail)
Dr. Derham Groves of the University of Melbourne will discuss his research into William Boyd/Hopaling Cassidy's tour of Australia for his upcoming book When Hoppy Met Skippy: Hopalong Cassidy in Ausrtalia . The program will take place at the Texas Ranger Museum and is included in the regular admission fee.
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Dec 20, 2014
Cafe Homestead's Annual Christmas Dinner
Dec 20, 2014    | Homestead Heritage (608 Dry Creek Rd.)
Cafe Homestead's Annual Christmas Dinner. There will be two seatings; 5:30 and 7:30. See web site for menu and registration information. Reservations required. 254-754-9604.
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Dec 20, 2014
The Story of Scrooge
Dec 20, 2014    | Waco Civic Theatre (1517 Lake Air Dr.)
Central Texas actor, composer, musician and worship leader Paul Q-pek brings his own twist to Dicken's classic. In this unique presentation, Paul acts and sings in the voice of over 30 characters. Filled with original songs, Dickens' inimitable words, and complex, interesting characters. Don't miss this one-night, one-of-a-kind musical journey through the world of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and some very persistent ghosts. 7:30 pm.
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Dec 20, 2014
Live Music
Dec 20, 2014    | Valley Mills Vineyards (8532 Hwy 6)
Dave Wild Trio performs "Charlie Brown Christmas Storybook" at 8 pm.
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Dec 20, 2014
Live Music
Dec 20, 2014    | Melody Ranch (2315 Robinson Dr.)
Pat Waters and Chain Link Band perform. 9 pm.
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Dec 20, 2014
Live Music
Dec 20, 2014    | C&R Sports Bar (1225 Richland Dr.)
Guilty Pleazure performs. 9 pm.
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Dec 20, 2014
Live Music
Dec 20, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Matt Wilson's piano bar. 10 pm.
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Dec 22, 2014
Baylor Men's Basketball
Dec 22, 2014    | Ferrell Center (1900 S. University Parks Dr.)
Baylor men's basketball vs Southern. 7 pm.
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Dec 22, 2014
Live Music
Dec 22, 2014    | Rosati's (824 Hewitt Dr.)
Bruce Carbonara's Christmas show. 7:30 pm. Call 254-666-6066 for reservations.
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Dec 23, 2014
Live Music
Dec 23, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Dave Wild Trio performs at 6 pm.
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Dec 23, 2014
Live Music
Dec 23, 2014    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Out of the Blue (country) perform. 7-10 pm. $5.
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Dec 26, 2014
Live Music
Dec 26, 2014    | C&R Sports Bar (1225 Richland Dr.)
Michael Saldana performs. 9 pm.
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Dec 26, 2014
Live Music
Dec 26, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Clean Slate performs. 10 pm.
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Dec 27, 2014
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Dec 27, 2014    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
A variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9-1 pm every Saturday.
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Dec 27, 2014
Live Music
Dec 27, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Matt Wilson's piano bar. 10 pm.
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Dec 27, 2014
Live Music
Dec 27, 2014    | Wild West (115 Mary Ave.)
Roger Creager. Doors open at 8 pm.
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Dec 27, 2014
Live Music
Dec 27, 2014    | Valley Mills Vineyards (8532 Hwy 6)
Bruce Carbonara performs 8-11 pm.
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Dec 27, 2014
Live Music
Dec 27, 2014    | Melody Ranch (2315 Robinson Dr.)
Redneck Rockstar Band perform. 9 pm.
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Dec 27, 2014
Live Music
Dec 27, 2014    | C&R Sports Bar (1225 Richland Dr.)
Pride & Joy performs. 9 pm.
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Dec 28, 2014
Live Music
Dec 28, 2014    | Truelove Bar (414 Franklin Ave.)
Let the Devil Cry. 6:30 pm.
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Dec 29, 2014
Baylor Women's Basketball
Dec 29, 2014    | Ferrell Center (1900 S. University Parks Dr.)
Baylor women's basketball vs Prairie View A&M. 7 pm.
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Dec 29, 2014
Moscow's Ballet, The Nutcracker
Dec 29, 2014    | Midway ISD Performing Arts Center (800 Hewitt Dr.)
Russian folk legends Father Christmas/Ded Moroz and Snow Maiden/Snegurochka who escort Masha and Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Peace and Harmony, life-sized Matrushka Dolls, and whimsical 10ft tall silk puppets. New in 2014 is an authentic Russian Christmas puppet play and Masha's magical Toy Cabinet, The award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet bring Tchaikovsky's master score and the holiday season to life. For VIP and single tickets call E-TIX 800-514-3876. 7 pm.
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Dec 30, 2014
MCC Men's Basketball
Dec 30, 2014    | The Highlands Gym (1300 College Dr.)
Men's basketball vs. Angelina College. 7 pm. Adults $3, students $2 and children under 12 free.
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Dec 30, 2014
Baylor Men's Basketball
Dec 30, 2014    | Ferrell Center (1900 S. University Parks Dr.)
Baylor men's basketball vs Norfolk State. 7 pm.
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Dec 31, 2014
Fuzzy Friends Mardi Growl
Dec 31, 2014    | Extraco Events Center (4601 Bosque Blvd.)
Fuzzy Friends presents Mardi Growl New Year's Eve Barkin' Ball. Catering by Eddie Dean, entertainment by "Blind Date". Advance sales only, buy online at fuzzyfriendsrescue.com For Tickets and underwriting opportunities cal 254-714-2150. 8 pm.
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Dec 31, 2014
2nd Annual Cinemazing NYE Extravaganza
Dec 31, 2014    | Cinema (921 Lake Air Dr.)
Guilty Pleazure and Sloppy Joe Band perform at 9 pm. Doors open at 6 pm. See web site for ticket prices.
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Dec 31, 2014
Skate Country New Year's Eve Party
Dec 31, 2014    | Skate Country (500 N. Loop 340)
Tickets $15. 7 pm.
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Dec 31, 2014
Skate World New Year's Eve Party
Dec 31, 2014    | Skate World (401 Towne Oaks)
Tickets $15. 7 pm.
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Dec 31, 2014
Rewind's Blacklight New Year's Eve Party
Dec 31, 2014    | Hewitt VFW (725 Sun Valley Blvd.)
$25 per person. Door prizes, best 70's and 80's costume contest and best decorated table contest. Doors open at 7 pm.
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Dec 31, 2014
La Fuerza
Dec 31, 2014    | Waco Missions Club (3316 JJ Flewellen Rd.)
New Year's Eve dance. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. 8 pm- midnight.
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Dec 31, 2014
Live Music
Dec 31, 2014    | Rosati's (824 Hewitt Dr.)
Classie Ballou performs a New Year's Eve show 9-midnight.. Call 254-666-6066 for reservations.
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Dec 31, 2014
Live Music
Dec 31, 2014    | C&R Sports Bar (1225 Richland Dr.)
New Year's Eve party with Los Roachez. 9-1 am.
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Dec 31, 2014
New Year's Eve Party: Casino Royale
Dec 31, 2014    | Hotel Indigo (211 Clay Ave.)
Tickets are $150 per person which includes entry to the party, all beverages, light hors d'oeuvres and great entertainment- Pete's Dueling Piano. 9:30 pm - 2 am. RSVP by calling 254-754-7000.
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Dec 31, 2014
Live Music
Dec 31, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Venus Envy (jazz, rock, blues, R & B) performs. 10 pm.
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Jan 1, 2015 - Jan 4, 2015
RAM Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo
Jan 1, 2015    | Extraco Events Center (4601 Bosque Blvd.)
The RAM Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo showcases the competitive skills of the top twelve contestants in the Texas Circuit for all seven rodeo events (bareback riding, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping and barrel racing) 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Extraco Events Center Box Office or by calling 254-224-8282.
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Jan 2, 2015
Live Music
Jan 2, 2015    | Waco Hilton (113 S. University Parks Dr.)
Dave Wild's Jazz at 6 pm then Greg Bashara and Evan Klaras perform at 7 pm.

Jan 2, 2015
First Friday Karaoke
Jan 2, 2015    | CAST (605 Austin Ave.)
First Friday karaoke at the CAST, Sing favorite tunes and hang out with friends at this free BYOB event. 6 pm.
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Jan 2, 2015
Live Music
Jan 2, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Dave Wild's Jazz Band performs at 6 pm and Ransom Rhodes performs at 10 pm.
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Jan 3, 2015
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Jan 3, 2015    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
A variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9-1 pm every Saturday.
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Jan 3, 2015
Baylor Women's Basketball
Jan 3, 2015    | Ferrell Center (1900 S. University Parks Dr.)
Baylor women's basketball vs Oklahoma State. 7 pm.
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Jan 3, 2015
Live Music
Jan 3, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Matt Wilson's Piano Bar. 10 pm.
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Jan 4, 2015
January Free Sunday
Jan 4, 2015    | Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive)
The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission on the first Sunday of every month. 1-5 pm.
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Jan 7, 2015
Baylor Men's Basketball
Jan 7, 2015    | Ferrell Center (1900 S. University Parks Dr.)
Baylor men's basketball vs Kansas. 2 pm.
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Jan 7, 2015
Live Music
Jan 7, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Tim Mauzy performs. 9 pm.
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Jan 8, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015
Art Opening: Moore and Hemrick
Jan 8, 2015    | CAST (605 Austin Ave.)
Ms. Hemrick will be featuring zoo and nature photos. Dr. Moore will be featuring his nature and landscape photos. A percentage of sales will benefit Cameron Park Zoo. Wednesday through Friday 11-6 pm and Saturday 10-2 pm.
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Jan 8, 2015
Stars Over Texas Jamboree
Jan 8, 2015    | Lee Lockwood Library & Museum (2801 W. Waco Dr.)
A monthly, family-friendly musical variety show featuring country, oldies, gospel, bluegrass and more, presented in Lee Lockwood Library and Museum auditorium. Featuring outstanding Central Texas talent of all ages. To see who is on our current show, check out the Access Waco in the Thursday Waco Tribune Herald. Drop by at 6:30 to our rehearsal at Lee Lockwood on the Wednesday prior to the show or contact Johnnie Bradshaw at Central Texas Talent, 254-755-7257. Check out our interview on Red C TV: http://blip.tv/redctv/episode-5912426
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Jan 8, 2015
Live Music
Jan 8, 2015    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Bobby Dean and Timeless Country perform. 7-10 pm.
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Jan 8, 2015
Live Music
Jan 8, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Adam Fears performs. 10 pm.
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Jan 9, 2015 - Jan 11, 2015
Jubilee Gospel Festival
Jan 9, 2015    | Jubilee Theatre (1319 N. 15th St.)
The Jubilee Gospel Festival is a Christian music festival that highlights all types of worship music, from Christian country to Christian Rap. The grand prize is $1000 and will be split between the wining participants and the church or faith based organization of their choice. The registration fee for this competition is $75 and is due upon acceptance into the competition. The competition is limited to solo, duets, or trios, no full choirs. Call 254-753-4900 for more information.
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Jan 9, 2015
Live Music
Jan 9, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Ally Venable Band performs. 9 pm.
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Jan 10, 2015
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Jan 10, 2015    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
A variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9-1 pm every Saturday.
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Jan 10, 2015
Live Music
Jan 10, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Matt Wilson's Piano Bar.10 pm.
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Jan 13, 2015
Baylor Women's Basketball
Jan 13, 2015    | Ferrell Center (1900 S. University Parks Dr.)
Baylor women's basketball vs Iowa State. 6:30 pm.
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Jan 14, 2015
Baylor Men's Basketball
Jan 14, 2015    | Ferrell Center (1900 S. University Parks Dr.)
Baylor men's basketball vs Iowa State. 8 pm.
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Jan 14, 2015
Live Music
Jan 14, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Shane Walker performs.8 pm.
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Jan 15, 2015
Live Music
Jan 15, 2015    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Midnight Mustang performs. 7-10 pm.
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Jan 15, 2015
Live Music
Jan 15, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Teddy Long performs.10 pm.
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Jan 16, 2015
The Music of Billy Joel
Jan 16, 2015    | Waco Hall (Baylor Campus)
Michael Cavanaugh was handpicked by Billy Joel to star as the Piano Man in the Broadway musical Movin' Out. 7:30 pm. Tickets $35 per person.
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Jan 16, 2015
Live Music
Jan 16, 2015    | Wild West (115 Mary Ave.)
JB and the Moonshine Band perform. Doors open at 8 pm. See web site for ticket information.
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Jan 17, 2015
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Jan 17, 2015    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
A variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9-1 pm every Saturday.
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Jan 17, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015
Magic School Bus at the Mayborn
Jan 17, 2015    | Mayborn Museum (1300 S. University Parks Dr.)
The Magic School Bus Kicks up a Storm. Based on the best-selling books and TV show, this exhibit will transport you to the wacky world of weather. See web site for daily schedules.
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Jan 17, 2015
Hottest Ticket in Town
Jan 17, 2015    | Rotan-Dossett House (1503 Columbus Ave.)
"Supper & Sabotage" Solve a mystery in three acts while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and wine, dinner, and dessert at the historic 19th century Rotan-Dossett House. Benefiting the Talitha Koum Institute. 6:30 pm. See web site for reservation and ticket information.
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Jan 17, 2015
Live Music
Jan 17, 2015    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Matt Wilson's Piano Bar.10 pm.
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