Calendar of Events

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Upcoming Events
Sep 1, 2014 - Sep 3, 2014
Be the Dinosaur
Sep 1, 2014    | Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive)
Unleash your wild side and Be the Dinosaur at the Mayborn Museum this summer as we celebrate our 10 year anniversary. Be the Dinosaur is a groundbreaking fusion of state-of-the-art video game technology and traditional exhibits, featuring full-size dinosaur bones, a paleontology field station, a Safari Jeep and more. Visitors can experience life as a virtual dinosaur in this innovative exhibit. Be the Dinosaur is a traveling exhibit by Eureka Exhibits.
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Sep 1, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014
Facing the Flames: The History of Waco's Fire Department
Sep 1, 2014    | Historic Waco Foundation: Fort House (503 S. 4th St. )
Come gain an exclusive perspective into the lives and history of the individuals who help keep our community safe! Facing the Flames will spotlight the exciting history of Waco's fire department, from its founding in 1873 to present day. Featuring antique uniforms and tools from area fire departments, this exhibit promises to be an enjoyable experience for both enthusiasts and curious citizens. The exhibition will be on display at the Fort House Museum, at 4th and Webster. Regular admission is $2-3. Visiting hours are Sundays 2:00 - 5:00. Special tours are welcome and can be arranged by calling 753-5166.
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Sep 1, 2014 - Sep 26, 2014
Photographic Art Exhibit
Sep 1, 2014    | The CAST (605 Austin Ave.)
From local iconic images to landscapes; black & whites to natural history; fashion to fine art, this exhibit will offer a wide range of photographic genres and themes. The event is free to the public.Thu - Fri: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Sep 1, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014
Art Exhibition
Sep 1, 2014    | Martin Museum of Art, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, Baylor University (60 Baylor Ave.)
The Martin Museum of Art will host "Henry McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor" and "Roy Hanscom: Containers exhibitions from August 12-September 21. On Saturday, August 30 , Dr. Sam Ratcliffe, Head of Bywaters Special Collections, Hamon Arts Library at Southern Methodist University, will moderate a roundtable discussion with the exhibition lenders and John Wilson, Director, Texas Collection at Baylor University, from 3-4:30pm. There will be a reception with light refreshments to follow. The exhibition and events are free and open to the public. The Martin Museum of Art is located in Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center on Baylor University Campus. For more information, please call 254-710-1867.
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Sep 1, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015
Texas Roots: The Art of Lee Herring
Sep 1, 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. Mr. Herring is a master at capturing the American West. 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. You are invited! Artist Lee Herring and the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum Board and Staff invite you to join us for an opening reception on Friday, August 29th from 6-7:30 pm. Refreshments will be served. For more information call the museum at 254-750-8631.
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Sep 2, 2014
Live Music
Sep 2, 2014    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Heart of Texas (country) at 7 pm. $5.
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Sep 3, 2014
Father, Son & Holy Coach: Waco Civic theatre
Sep 3, 2014    | Texas Sports Hall of Fame (1108 S. University Parks Dr.)
A performance to benefit Waco Civic Theatre and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. 6 pm. Come enjoy food, drink, and a hilarious comedy about America's favorite sport, football. Support the work of the Waco Civic Theatre's children's programs and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame and meet football fans from Greater Waco.
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Sep 3, 2014
Live Music
Sep 3, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Venus Envy performs. Doors open at 9 pm.
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Sep 4, 2014
Live Music
Sep 4, 2014    | Diamond Back's (217 Mary Ave.)
Pat McKee and Trammell Kelly (jazz) perform 6-9 pm.
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Sep 4, 2014
Stars Over Texas Jamboree
Sep 4, 2014    | Lee Lockwood Library & Museum (2801 W. Waco Dr.)
A monthly, family-friendly musical variety show featuring country, oldies, gospel, bluegrass and more, presented in the luxurious Lee Lockwood Library and Museum auditorium. Our fans tell us they don't have to go to Branson anymore. 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, or check us out on Facebook. We will accept audition CDs by mail at P.O. Box 7872, Waco, TX 76714. Or you can 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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Sep 4, 2014
Live Music
Sep 4, 2014    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Three Rivers Band (country) performs 7-10 pm. $5.
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Sep 4, 2014
Live Music
Sep 4, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Brett Hendrix Band performs. Doors open at 10 pm.
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Sep 5, 2014
First Friday
Sep 5, 2014    | Downtown Waco (Downtown)
The First Friday of each month enjoy sips, bites & specials all day. Stay late because businesses will be OPEN LATE! See Facebook page for current sponsors and participants.
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Sep 5, 2014
Live Music
Sep 5, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Pianist Dave Wild and Trumpeter Tim Cates (jazz) perform 5-7 pm. Loose Cannons perform 7-9 pm.
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Sep 5, 2014
Live Music
Sep 5, 2014    | Papillion Antiques (1025 Austin Ave.)
Horton Duo (Broadway hits) performing 5-7 pm.
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Sep 5, 2014
Live Music
Sep 5, 2014    | Waco Hilton (113 S. University Parks Dr.)
Saxophonist Greg Bashara and guitarist Evan Klaras perform 7-9 pm.

Sep 5, 2014
Beyond the Brazos Hip Hop Concert
Sep 5, 2014    | Indian Spring Park (101 S. University Parks Dr)
Beyond the Brazos is very excited to announce that Waco legend and rapper Big Binky will be performing as an opener for Travis Porter. 7-10:30 pm.
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Sep 5, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014
Waco Civic Theatre
Sep 5, 2014    | Waco Civic Theatre (1517 Lake Air Dr.)
WCT opens the season with "Father,Son and Holy Coach", a hilarious comedy about Johnny Sanford, the local Tupelo County, GA, high school football star and his father, Ed Sanford. Ed is totally obsessed with football, and so is Tupelo County: a fan once shot an opposing player's field goal attempt out of the sky with his deer rifle! The annual Easter Egg Hunt is the first stop on the recruiting trail for fans consumed with the game. This comedy raises the question of what exactly is a fan, what is success, and is there Life After Football? Performance times: Thursday through Saturday 7:30 pm. Sundays 2:30 pm.
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Sep 5, 2014
First Friday
Sep 5, 2014    | CAST (605 Austin Ave.)
Join us as we celebrate First Friday Waco with FREE Karaoke at The CAST, followed by an Improv Comedy Show with the Brazos Theatre Group at 9 pm.
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Sep 6, 2014
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 6, 2014    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
Waco Downtown Farmers Market---featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9 am - 1 pm.
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Sep 6, 2014
Waco Doll & Toy Show & Sale
Sep 6, 2014    | Lion's Den (1716 N. 42nd St.)
Doll and toy show and sale. 10-4 pm. Adults $5 and children under 12, $2.
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Sep 6, 2014
Baylor Football
Sep 6, 2014    | McLane Stadium (401 Martin Luther King Jr.)
Baylor vs Northwestern State. Game at 6:30 pm at McLane Stadium. For more information contact Baylor Ticket Office at 254-710-1000.
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Sep 6, 2014
Gameday Downtown
Sep 6, 2014    | Courthouse Parking Lot (Austin Ave. between 5th and 8th streets) (Downtown)
Come downtown before Baylor home games for a destination tailgating experience! There will be 2,500 FREE parking spaces and a FREE shuttle service. Before the game, don't forget to check out all of the great things going on downtown. Maybe grab a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant or at one of the food trucks. Make your way to the stadium along the scenic river-walk or watch the game at a screening downtown. Either way, you don't want to miss the great things happening at Gameday Downtown!
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Sep 6, 2014
Lone Star Tailgating
Sep 6, 2014    | Texas sports Hall of Fame (1108 S. University Parks Dr.)
Lone Star Tailgate will be open to all football fans attending Baylor football games who are walking across campus or being dropped off just outside our grounds by shuttle service. We are just a short walk to the new Brazos footbridge and McLane Stadium. We will have music, food and entertainment for the whole family. The Lone Star Tailgate will open four hours before each kick off and close two hours after each game ends. Music by Mike Ryan with Kimberly Dunn and celebrity host Mel Renfro.
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Sep 6, 2014
Live Music
Sep 6, 2014    | Valley Mills Vineyards (8532 Hwy 6)
Union Revival performs at 8 pm.
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Sep 6, 2014
Live Music
Sep 6, 2014    | Slippery Minnow (3201 Overflow Rd.)
Shane Howard Band performs. 8 pm. Call 254-848-7979.
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Sep 6, 2014
Live Music
Sep 6, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Matt Wilson's Piano Bar. Doors open at 10 pm.
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Sep 7, 2014
Bicycles Outback Blowout
Sep 7, 2014    | Northern Gateway (Cameron Park)
Annual bicycling event hosted by Bicycles Outback. 6 am - 4 pm.
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Sep 7, 2014
September Free Sunday
Sep 7, 2014    | Mayborn Museum (1300 S. University Parks Dr.)
The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission on the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on September 7, 2014 thanks to the support of our sponsor Packaging Corporation of America. For more information, call 254-710-1110.
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Sep 7, 2014
Fire! Fire! Sunday Skadoo
Sep 7, 2014    | Historic Waco Foundation: Fort House (503 S. 4th St.)
Come explore fire trucks, talk with local firefights, learn about safety, and play games with your family and community! This will be a fun day filled with history, education, games, and crafts. Fort House 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. $5 per family. Call 254-753-5166
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Sep 9, 2014
Live Music
Sep 9, 2014    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Texas Heartbeat (country) performs at 7 pm. $5
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Sep 9, 2014
Piano Concert
Sep 9, 2014    | Roxy Hall, Baylor University (1311 S. 5th St.)
Belgian pianist Gilbert De Greeve has performed all over the globe for more than four decades, with numerous concerts, recordings, lectures, and master classes in piano, chamber music, art song accompaniment, and composition. As soloist, in chamber music, or as accompanist, he is known for his striking interpretations. This event is free of charge and open to the public.
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Sep 10, 2014
Live Music
Sep 10, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Union Revival. Doors open at 7 pm.
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Sep 11, 2014
Champions of Christian Service Breakfast
Sep 11, 2014    | McLane Stadium's Baylor Club (1001 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.)
Mission Waco/Mission World's fourth annual Champions of Christian Service Breakfast. 6:45 am-8:10 am. Guest speakers are former Baylor player and ex-Appalachian State quarterback Jerry Moore and Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty. Tables of 8 cost $300. Call 254-753-4900 for more information.
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Sep 11, 2014
Bellmead Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
Sep 11, 2014    | Cottonwood Creek Golf course (5201 Bagby)
12th annual Bellmead Chamber Golf Tournament. Lunch at 11:30. 1 pm shotgun start, four person scramble. $75 per person, $100 hole sponsor, $300 team, $500 scholarship sponsor. Cash prizes. Entry deadline is September 8th. Call 254-799-1552 for more information.
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Sep 11, 2014
Komen Race for the Cure Race Party
Sep 11, 2014    | Don Carlos (4719 S. Jack Kultgen Expy.)
Race Party with Big 95 - come out and enjoy some great prizes, drink specials, discounted race entries and of course fun with the gang of Big 95! 5 pm to 7 pm.
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Sep 11, 2014
Live Music
Sep 11, 2014    | Diamond Back's (217 Mary Ave.)
Pat McKee and Trammell Kelly perform 6-9 pm.
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Sep 11, 2014
Live Music
Sep 11, 2014    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Terry Taylor and Shilo (country) perform 7-10 pm. $5.
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Sep 11, 2014
Live Music
Sep 11, 2014    | Muddle (727 Austin Ave.)
Shane Walker performs at 8 pm.
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Sep 12, 2014
29th Annual Hewitt Express Golf Classic
Sep 12, 2014    | Cottonwood Creek Golf Course (5201 Bagby Ave)
The Greater Hewitt Chamber Express Classic's proceeds go toward the scholarship fund and community events throughout the year. Title sponsor this year is the City of Hewitt. Breakfast and lunch (lunch at noon) will be provided. Drinks provided for all players and volunteers throughout the course. Two lucky golfers (one from each flight) will have a chance at the $1 Million Shootout sponsored by HEB at 1:00 PM. The AM flight will begin at 8 AM. The PM flight will begin at 1:30 PM. Snacks provided at 5:00 PM for all PM players. Call 254-666-1200.
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Sep 12, 2014
Weekend In Waco - Fall Fashion Show & Brunch
Sep 12, 2014    | Waco Convention Center (100 Washington Ave.)
Doors open at 9:00 a.m. for shopping and auction bidding. Fashion show and brunch begin at 10:30 a.m. For sponsorship opportunities and ticket sales, please contact Beth at (254) 202-9500. Proceeds benefit Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center Auxiliary.
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Sep 12, 2014 - Sep 14, 2014
Heart of Texas Comic Con Presents: Con of the Living Dead
Sep 12, 2014    | Extraco Events Center (4601 Bosque Blvd.)
Heart of Texas Comic Con present: Con of the Living Dead. September 12-14. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Extraco Event Center grounds. $40 for a weekend pass, $20 for Saturday admission, $15 for Sunday, $10 for children 10 and younger. Box office hours are 2-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday.
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Sep 12, 2014 - Sep 14, 2014
Waco Civic Theatre
Sep 12, 2014    | Waco Civic Theatre (1517 Lake Air Dr.)
WCT opens the season with "Father,Son and Holy Coach", a hilarious comedy about Johnny Sanford, the local Tupelo County, GA, high school football star and his father, Ed Sanford. Ed is totally obsessed with football, and so is Tupelo County: a fan once shot an opposing player's field goal attempt out of the sky with his deer rifle! The annual Easter Egg Hunt is the first stop on the recruiting trail for fans consumed with the game. This comedy raises the question of what exactly is a fan, what is success, and is there Life After Football? Performance times: Thursday through Saturday 7:30 pm. Sundays 2:30 pm.
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Sep 13, 2014
Great American Corvette & Chevy Day
Sep 13, 2014    | John McLaren Chevy Dealership (1015 E. Hwy 84)
A car show open to owners of Corvettes and Chevy's from throughout Texas and Oklahoma. For the first time in its history, the event will also be open to owners of any Chevy-powered vehicle (hotrods, trucks, low-riders, customs, etc.), regardless of manufacturer. A silent auction will be held in conjunction with the show. The registration fee is $25/vehicle on-line or $30/vehicle payable at the gate. Spectators are admitted free. All proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. 8-3 pm.
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Sep 13, 2014
2nd Annual Waco Wounded Veteran's Run
Sep 13, 2014    | Lake Waco Dam (5790 Airport Rd.)
Welcome! It is our distinct pleasure to announce the 2nd Annual Waco Wounded Veterans Run! Last year's inaugural event, headed by Air Force Staff Sergeant Nicole Powers, was an unprecedented success, seeing over 200 runners participate and nearly $5000 raised, all of which went directly to the Wounded Warrior Project. We aim to build on last year's success, and we're counting on the patriotic spirit of the citizens of Central Texas to do just that! This year's run will take place on Saturday, 13 September 2014, at the beautiful Lake Waco Dam at 8:00 AM. Let's make this year's event another resounding success for those who've given so much to secure our freedom! Call 254-717-8905.
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Sep 13, 2014
The Hungry Games Adventure Race
Sep 13, 2014    | Indian Spring Park (100 N. University Parks Drive)
This photo scavenger hunt race begins at Indian Spring Park and is from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The timed event will feature puzzles, brain teasers, physical challenges and more. Costumed participants will race to follow clues throughout the event. All proceeds benefit Shepherd's Heart. Cash prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. An award will also be given for best costume. There will be a cost of $35.00 per participant. Register online. For group or sponsorship information call 254-855-4844.
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Sep 13, 2014
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 13, 2014    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
Waco Downtown Farmers Market---featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9 am - 1 pm.
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Sep 13, 2014
Second Saturday Artisan Market
Sep 13, 2014    | The CAST (605 Austin Avenue)
Every month on the second Saturday, The CAST, hosts a market featuring amazing art, high-level crafts, unique products and more
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Sep 13, 2014
Dire Complacency: Warnings Of An Ecosystem In Trouble
Sep 13, 2014    | Art Forum of Waco (1826 Morrow Ave.)
Reception for local artist and Waco I.S.D. art teacher Shawn Knuckles' exhibition titled "Dire Complacency: Warnings Of An Ecosystem In Trouble" at the Art Forum of Waco. September 13, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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Sep 13, 2014
Jase Robertson: 2014 Care Net Waco Fundraising Banquet
Sep 13, 2014    | Baylor Ferrell Center (1900 S University Parks Dr)
Duck Commander Jase Robertson of A&E's Duck Dynasty will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Care Net Waco Fundraiser Banquet, sharing his views on Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Ducks. Baylor University's Ferrell Center is hosting the event on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Tickets will be sold for a Pre-dinner VIP Reception to be held at 5:00 pm, doors will open for the featured speech at 6:00 pm, and the program begins at 6:30 pm. General admission reserved seating tickets are $30, and can be ordered at the link below. Care Net's calling is to provide compassionate care, practical help, and accurate information to men and women facing a crisis pregnancy or considering abortion.
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Sep 13, 2014
Down on the Bayou Fundraiser
Sep 13, 2014    | Phoenix Ballroom (401 S. Third St.)
Cajun food, beer and wine will be available. An auction will be held and dancing with music by Classie Ballou and the Family Band. Tickets cost $75 per person or $525 for a table of eight. Youth Connection's annual "Down on the Bayou" fundraising event allows Youth Connection, Inc. to facilitate the development of self worth, educational attainment and positive life choices in youth from all walks of life. By doing so, this will enable them to lead their lives to the fullest potential. Funds raised from "Down on the Bayou" will go directly to Youth Connection, Inc.'s services and educational efforts.
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Sep 13, 2014
Baylor Jazz Ensenble
Sep 13, 2014    | Jones Concert Hall, Glennis McCrary Music Building (Baylor University)
Baylor Jazz Ensemble swing concert - "Moonlight Serenade" is a free event. Call 710-3571 for ticket information.
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Sep 13, 2014
Austin Avenue Ghost Tours
Sep 13, 2014    | Ninfa's Restaurant (Franklin Ave. and 4th St.)
McLennan County Paranormal Investigations will bring to Waco the first ever Historic Ghost Walk down Austin Ave! Tours in October will be held each week. The cost will be $20.00 per person and you must be at least 12 years of age to participate. Minors MUST be accompanied by the parents. We will meet at Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant downtown and proceed to City Hall where we will start the tour. We will be covering the history, legends and lore from the late 1800's to the devastating tornado of 1953 along with tales of spirits and ghosts.For October the weekly tours will start at 8,8:30, 9 and 9:30 pm. To make reservations please call (254) 749-5839.
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Sep 13, 2014
Live Music
Sep 13, 2014    | Valley Mills Vineyards (8532 Hwy 6)
Pat McKee and Trammell Kelly perform at 8 pm.
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Sep 14, 2014
Under the Listening Tree
Sep 14, 2014    | Waco McLennan County Library (1717 Austin Ave.)
Artists of all ages are invited to share poems, stories, spoken-word and more in a round-robin style reading. 2-4 pm. Call 254-750-5941. Free
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Sep 14, 2014 - Oct 17, 2014
Dire Complacency: Warnings of an Ecosystem in Trouble
Sep 14, 2014    | Art Forum of Waco (1826 Morrow Ave.)
An art exhibition featuring local artist and art teacher Shawn Knuckles. Exhibition open from Saturday, September 13, 2014 to October 17, 2014 at the Art Forum of Waco. There will be a reception on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. Entrance is free.
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Sep 14, 2014
Live Music
Sep 14, 2014    | Cinema (921 Lake Air Dr.)
Joe Purdy performs. Doors open at 7 pm.
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Sep 15, 2014
Distinguished Artist Series
Sep 15, 2014    | Roxy Grove Hall (Baylor Campus)
Helene Grimaud is a deeply passionate and committed musical artist whose pianistic accomplishments play a central role in her life. The French pianist has also established herself as a committed wildlife conservationist, compassionate human rights activist, and writer. For ticket information on this Distinguished Artist Series event, call the Baylor University School of Music box office at 254-710-3571
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Sep 16, 2014
Live Music
Sep 16, 2014    | Sul Ross Senior Center (1414 Jefferson Ave.)
Frankly Country performs at 7 pm. $5.
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Sep 16, 2014
Live Music
Sep 16, 2014    | Ball Performing Arts Center (1400 College Dr.)
Saxophonist Rob Page performs 7:30-9:30 pm at the Ball Performing Arts Center on the McLennan Community College campus.
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Sep 17, 2014
Live Music
Sep 17, 2014    | Don Carlos Restaurant (4651 S. Jack Kultgen Expy.)
Smooth Jazz Generation performs 6-9 pm.

Sep 18, 2014
Live Music
Sep 18, 2014    | Diamond Back's (217 Mary Ave.)
Pat McKee and Trammell Kelly (jazz) perform 6-9 pm.
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Sep 18, 2014
Symphonic Band and Wind Orchestra
Sep 18, 2014    | Jones Concert Hall, Glennis McCrary Music Building (Baylor University)
A program of music for winds, brass, and percussion, as conducted by Isaiah Odajima and J. Eric Wilson. This event is free of charge and open to the public.
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Sep 19, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014
Stick Fly: Jubilee Theatre
Sep 19, 2014    | Jubilee Theatre (1319 N. 15th St.)
Jubilee Theatre presents "Stick Fly". The affluent, African-American LeVay family is gathering at their Martha's Vineyard home for the weekend, and brothers Kent and Flip have each brought their respective ladies home to meet the parents for the first time. As the two newcomers butt heads over issues of race and privilege, longstanding family tensions bubble under the surface and reach a boiling point when secrets are revealed.
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Sep 19, 2014
Midway Homecoming Tailgating Party
Sep 19, 2014    | The National Banks (709 N. Hewitt Dr.)
Annual Midway Homecoming Tailgating Party 5-7 PM. Bounce house, hot dogs and games. Free family event.
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Sep 19, 2014
Family Weekend Choral Concert
Sep 19, 2014    | Jones Concert Hall, Glennis McCrary Music Building (Baylor University)
Seven of Baylor University's vocal ensembles present their annual choral concert for Family Weekend (formerly known as Parents' Weekend). Performing will be Bella Voce, Concert Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Choir, A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, and a vocal jazz group called VirtuOSO. This event is free of charge and open to the public.
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Sep 19, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014
World Mandate
Sep 19, 2014    | Baylor University Ferrell Center (1900 South University Parks Drive)
World Mandate is a three-day conference hosted by Antioch Community Church and is for anyone who wants to worship God and change the world. You will experience dynamic worship, compelling teaching and powerful encounters with God that will inspire and equip you to pray, give or go - regardless of your location, vocation or calling. Register at worldmandate.com Call 254-754-0386.
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Sep 19, 2014
Live Music
Sep 19, 2014    | Wild West Bar (115 Mary Ave.)
Sam Riggs and the Night People perform 8 pm. $8 after 10 pm. Call 254-759-1081.
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Sep 20, 2014
Besties for Breasties
Sep 20, 2014    | Waco Convention Center (100 Washington Ave.)
Besties for Breasties Shopapalooza is a FREE one day shopping extravaganza featuring over 32,000 sq. feet of selected merchants showcasing artwork, gourmet foods, jewelry, seasonal decorations, housewares, home decor, adult and children's clothing and your favorite direct sales companies. So grab all your girlfriends and come on out for a day of fun and help us support Central Texas Race for the Cure. 6:30-2:30 pm.
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Sep 20, 2014
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Sep 20, 2014    | Heritage Square (Downtown)
Annual Race for the Cure. Event will start at Heritage Square in downtown Waco. We hope that you will join us and encourage your friends, family and co-workers to register as well. This is a great time to rally behind a breast cancer patient and help support someone who has battled the disease.
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Sep 20, 2014
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 20, 2014    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
Waco Downtown Farmers Market---featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9 am - 1 pm.
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Sep 20, 2014
World Rhino Day
Sep 20, 2014    | Cameron Park Zoo (1701 North 4th Street)
World Rhino Day--From 10 a..m to 2 p.m. For more info call 254-750-8400. Come learn about the different species of rhinos and conservation efforts to protect them in the wild. There will be keeper talks, activities and a behind the scenes raffle to meet our resident rhinos.
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Sep 20, 2014
McGregor's Founder's Day
Sep 20, 2014    | Main Street (Main St.)
Lawnmower races, barbecue cook-off, craft vendors, food vendors, live music, kids area, parade down Main St. at 10 am. Free. Call 254-840-2292.
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Sep 20, 2014
Children's Carnival Extravaganza
Sep 20, 2014    | Brazos Park East (Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.)
Free family fun day hosted by Voice, Inc. Come and enjoy inflatables, free activities and food! 11-3 pm. Call 254-741-9222 for more information.
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Sep 20, 2014
Crafty Kids Class
Sep 20, 2014    | Central Library (1717 Austin)
Make a crafty creation each month on the 3rd Saturday. Presented by Michael's. 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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Sep 20, 2014
Country Blues & Jazz on the Brazos
Sep 20, 2014    | Cameron Park East (Cameron Park East)
"Country Blues & Jazz on the Brazos" SJQ and Smooth Jazz Generation. 5 pm.
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Sep 20, 2014
Live Music
Sep 20, 2014    | Valley Mills Vineyards (8532 Hwy 6)
Evan Klaras performs at 8 pm.
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Sep 21, 2014
Walk for the Homeless
Sep 21, 2014    | Waco
The annual Mission Waco Walk for the Homeless will be held on September 21 with hundreds of community and church folks making the casual 1.5 mile trek through the streets of Waco with educational stops along the way. Before the walk, Waco's homeless folks will receive new shoes that they pre-select and have fitted. Donors are welcome to purchase shoes through the website or by check. No registration required for "walkers". 8-10:30 am. Call 254-753-4900.
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Sep 21, 2014
Texas Road Romp
Sep 21, 2014    | Waco Convention Center for Registration (100 Washington)
LET'S DO THE ROMP! The Texas Road Romp! Join us in downtown Waco on Sunday, September 21 for a Texas Half Marathon and 5k.Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 8:00 am Waco Convention Center. What happens after the run is going to be out of control also! Tech event shirt for half runners Romp Finisher medals for all half participants Liquid, liquids and more liquids. Your name called at the finish line!A post -race party with DJ. Packet Pick up Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10 am to 6 pm. Call 817-706-0368.
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Sep 24, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014
Into The Woods: Baylor Theatre
Sep 24, 2014    | Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center (Baylor University Campus)
This Tony Award-winning musical reimagines classic fairy tales and irreverently intertwines the stories with hilarious and moving results. Familiar fairy tales such as Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Riding Hood are blended with an original story of a childless baker and his wife, who are on a quest to break a curse. With beautiful and witty music and a story that involves wolves, witches and magic beans, it is no wonder that this musical has become a modern classic. See website for show times.
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Sep 25, 2014
Annual WCY Golf Tournament
Sep 25, 2014    | Cottonwood Creek Golf Course (5201 Bagby)
The Volunteer Services Council for Waco Center for Youth presents the 9th Annual "We're Swingin' for Kids" Golf Tournament. Please call 254-745-5173 for more details. Gold sponsorships are $500 your company name on our banner, a 4 player team which includes green fees, cart, range balls, lunch and goody bags. A Silver Sponsorship $250 with a two player team, green fees, cart. range balls, lunch and goody bags. A four player team $340 includes fees, cart, range balls, lunch and goody bags. Individual players $85 or you may sponsor a hole sign featuring your company name. Waco Center for Youth is a Residential Treatment Center for 13 to 17 year old children with emotional and behavioral problems.

Sep 25, 2014
Live Music
Sep 25, 2014    | Diamond Back's (217 Mary Ave.)
Pat McKee and Trammell Kelly perform 6-9 pm.
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Sep 26, 2014
Centex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament
Sep 26, 2014    | Cottonwood Creek Golf Course (5201 Bagby)
Save the date....September 26th, 2014 for our annual Golf Tournament at Cottonwood Creek Golf Course. Sponsorships available, call 254-754-7111 for more information and sign up your team today!
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Sep 26, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Waco Wild West 100 Bicycle Tour
Sep 26, 2014    | Waco
The bicycle tour that has made a tradition of great rest stops and super rider support will return for 2014. This is one event you don't want to miss! There is a tour for everyone and you can enjoy the Waco Cultural Arts Fest before & after the tour. Registration is at the Start / Finish Line: Intersection of University Parks Dr and Washington Ave. Waco. 8:00 a.m. ride starting time. 10-mile family friendly route goes through beautiful Cameron Park and downtown Waco. There are several rest stops to make it a fun ride for all. 25-mile route is also fun for families and recreational riders. This route is quite flat and passes by the Lake Waco Dam and the peaceful surrounding countryside. 50-mile route is relatively flat with a few challenging hills thrown in to keep you from getting bored! 67-mile route follows more of the 100 mile route and takes in some great rural roads. 100-mile route covers picturesque countryside on rural roads in McLennan and Bosque counties. Although relatively flat, there are some challenging hills to keep your heart pumping.
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Sep 26, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014
Cultural Arts Fest
Sep 26, 2014    | Brazos Ballroom & Indian Spring Park
The Waco Cultural Arts Fest is a series of events held Thursday through Sunday, September 26-28, 2014. All activities are located either at Indian Spring Park in downtown Waco, or inside the Waco Convention Center. There is no admission charge to any of the Festival events except for our fundraiser, White Linen Night, on Thursday evening. See event website for overview and details of each day's events.
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Sep 27, 2014
Color Vibe 5K - Waco
Sep 27, 2014    | Central Texas Marketplace (2400 W Loop 340 )
Want to get active, make some awesome memories, take cool pictures, and have the time of your life?! Then come join the Color Vibe party! The Color Vibe 5K is coming to Waco on September 27th at 8 a.m.. Grab your friends and family and come run/walk our 5K course while getting #VIBErant and colorful! After the race, enjoy a giant dance party with some epic beats! You'll come a blank canvas and leave a colorful mural! This summer kids 12 and under run for FREE. A portion of our proceeds will be donated back to a local charity, Pack of Hope! The first 500 people to use code WACO5 will receive $5 off their registration. Teams of 6 or more can sign up together for a 10% discount.
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Sep 27, 2014
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 27, 2014    | Waco Downtown Farmer's Market (400 N. University Parks Drive)
Waco Downtown Farmers Market---featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9 am - 1 pm.
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Sep 27, 2014
Over the Edge
Sep 27, 2014    | McLane Stadium (1001 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.)
Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas empowers children every day to stay in school and achieve in life, while facing obstacles with courage. Now we challenge you to courageously face your fears while supporting at-risk children throughout six counties. Pledge to raise $1000 and rappel from the catwalk, into Baylor's brand new McLane Stadium.Register now, no prior experience is necessary.
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Sep 27, 2014
The Heart Of Texas Airshow
Sep 27, 2014    | TSTC Airport (3801 Campus Drive)
This fun family festival of aviation features an exciting Air Show and fun for all ages! Join us as we bring World Class Air Show performers from across the country to Waco including the exciting Trojan Phlyers Demo Team and a MiG17 along with an array of aerobatic flying feats, warbirds in close formation aerobatics, high flying action and edge of your seat excitement! We proudly honor our military throughout the event. Enjoy a variety of airplanes, jets, helicopters, warbirds, skydivers, RC aircraft and more in flight and display. Flights available to the public in a variety of aircraft including rare historic warbirds. Lots to see & do in the air and on the ground. Exhibits, Food, Vendors, Kid's Activities, live music and more! There is something for all ages at the Heart of Texas Airshow. Early online ticket discounts. Don't miss it! Like us on Facebook and visit our website for latest information and activities. Look Up! Fall in love with aviation.
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Sep 27, 2014
Head of the Brazos Regatta
Sep 27, 2014    | Brazos River (Brazos River)
Head of the Brazos is a 5,000 meter head race hosted by Baylor Crew every fall for collegiate, junior, and master level rowers. With riverfront renovations completed at Cameron Park, and the new McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos, the Head of the Brazos offers a scenic waterway for rowers and spectators alike.
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Sep 27, 2014
Boots & Badges: Celebrating 50 years
Sep 27, 2014    | Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, John Knox Center (100 Texas Ranger Trail)
The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, Museum Board and City of Waco invite you to saddle up and join in the festivities as we celebrate the founding of the TRHFM in 1964. View the new exhibit, Texas Roots: the Art of Lee Herring, have a dinner of prime rib and fixings, presentations and a dance with the Chris Low Band. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning August 1. Call 254-750-8631. Seating is limited. RSVP by September 17th.
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Sep 27, 2014
Live Music
Sep 27, 2014    | Valley Mills Vineyards (8532 Hwy 6)
Tim and Jessica perform at 8 pm.
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Sep 30, 2014
Waco Symphony
Sep 30, 2014    | Waco Hall Baylor Campus (Corner of 7th and Speight)
Steven Lin performs. Steven Lin is an engaging young Taiwanese-American pianist and an Award Winner at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. 7:30 pm. Call 254-754-0851.
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