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Baylor Track & Field

April 8
Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium, 1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Waco, TX 76704 United States

Baylor Invitational.

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Ongoing

The Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit

January 28 @ 10:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
Mayborn Museum Complex, United States

The Wizard of Oz is a journey of self-discovery that’s fun for the whole family! Children will discover a variety of activities as they travel from the Gale Farm to the colorful Land of Oz. They can also explore Munchkinland, The Crossroads, The Witch’s Castle, and The Emerald City all before heading back over the rainbow.

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Lions, Tigers, and Bears: Through the Lens with National Geographic

February 4 @ 10:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
Mayborn Museum Complex, United States

Photography has been an indispensable tool in National Geographic’s 125-year history of inspiring people to care about the planet. Lions & Tigers & Bears: Through the Lens with National Geographic exemplifies the profound impact of visual storytelling, with stunning images of these three iconic animals. Featuring 50 photos from three of National Geographic’s top wildlife photojournalists — Michael “Nick” Nichols, ... Read More

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FREE

Annual Baylor Art Student Exhibition

March 23 @ 10:00 am - April 13 @ 4:00 pm
Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, 60 Baylor Ave.
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 am – 6 pm Saturday 10 am – 4 – pm Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm Closed on Mondays, Baylor University Holidays, and between exhibitions.

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$16 - $20

Pride & Prejudice

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - April 9 @ 9:30 pm
Waco Civic Theatre, 1517 Lake Air Dr
Waco, TX 76710 United States

Follow the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of the British Regency. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 pm. Sunday's performance will be at 2:30 pm. See web site for ticket information.

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Free

Waco in World War I Exhibit

April 6 @ 11:00 am - April 14 @ 3:00 pm
Fort House Historic Home, 503 S. 4th St.
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Uniting the Homefront. World War I exhibit. The exhibit is free however, there is a fee to tour the house. Exhibit hours are Tuesday through Friday 11-3 pm and Saturday 1-4 pm.    

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Art on Elm Avenue

April 7 @ 10:00 am - April 8 @ 5:00 pm
Art on Elm Ave., Elm Avenue
Waco, 76704 United States

Art on Elm Avenue is a free pop-up art exhibition on historic Elm Avenue featuring local Artists, musicians, Craft and food vendors and children's activities. The weekend begins on Friday night, April 7, with a colorful preview party, Splash on the Color!, and opening of juried Artist Exhibit. On Saturday, April 8, anticipate an abundance of art, handcrafted goods, great music to vibe ... Read More

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Art Exhibit

April 7 @ 10:30 am - April 15 @ 10:30 am
Papillon Antiques, 1025 Austin Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States

"La Musique de Vie: Works by Caroline Camden Lewis."

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$2

37th Annual Waco Coin Show

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - April 8 @ 4:00 pm
Bellmead Civic Center, 3900 Parrish St
Waco, TX 76705 United States

There will be many great coin and currency dealers set up from all around the state. Coins, currency, gold and silver bullion, jewelry, and supplies will all be for sale! Door prizes given away hourly.

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Baylor Opera Theatre

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - April 8 @ 9:30 pm
Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States

Director of Opera Octavio Cárdenas and Assistant Professor of Voice Jeffrey Peterson lead members of Baylor Opera Theater in a concert version of Gilbert and Sullivan's HMS Pinafore, a comic opera from 1878. This is the first of two performances. For ticket information, call (254)227-6723.

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7:00 am

TNT- Toughest N’ Texas Trail Run

April 8 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park, 2601 Sturgis Rd.
Waco, TX 76708 United States

The runs take place in beautiful Cameron Park on the banks of the Brazos and Bosque Rivers. A rocky, hilly, rooty, (but fun) trail. Mostly single track.   50K, 20M, 10M, 10K, 5K trail runs will be available. Breakfast Tacos, Fajitas, Beer,soda, water, Texas Tea post race.

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8:00 am

Gnarathon 7

April 8 @ 8:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm
Cameron Park, 2601 Sturgis Rd.
Waco, TX 76708 United States

Join us on April 8 & 9 for Gnarathon, the 7th annual downhill skateboarding race in Cameron Park! #Gnarathon #Gnarathon7 #RadbourgVentures

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$20

5K Run and Fun Walk for Autism

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brazos Park East, Waco, TX 76704 United States

The Heart of Texas Autism Network (HOTAN) with Collaboration of Waco Striders is presenting our annual walk for Autism and 5k run for Autism. We’re raising funds to support programs and activities that further the goal for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to have the opportunity to reach their full potential, share their talents and skills, and participate fully ... Read More

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9:00 am
Free

11th Annual Waco Family Fun Fest

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710 United States

The most fun event in town will be on April 8, 2017, with games, performances and activities for all ages! The 11th Annual Waco Family Fun Fest will be held at the Extraco Events Center Exhibits Building, in conjunction with the Just Between Friends consignment sale. Door prizes, concessions and hands-on activities. This event will provide tons of fun for ... Read More

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Waco Jr. Ranger Day

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waco Mammoth National Monument, 6220 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708 United States

Join the Junior Rangers! Take part in special Junior Ranger programs, gather for story time, and learn all about the National Park Service.

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Free

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market, 5th St. & Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76706 United States

A variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. Join the fun every Saturday.

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Birds in the Schoolyard

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States

Cameron Park Zoo is excited to announce that we are continuing our Science Action Club. This club is for 5th-8th graders and we will be teaching the Birds in the Schoolyard curriculum! The classes will be held Saturdays, April 8th, 15th and 29th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Cameron Park Zoo. We will NOT be meeting April 22nd. ... Read More

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10:00 am

OZ and L. Frank Baum in Literature

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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On all days Museum is open at regular museum operating hours
Mayborn Museum Complex, United States

In 1900, L. Frank Baum published The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and the rest is history.  The beloved tale of courage and adventure has seen many adaptations in music, film, and popular culture over the last century.  The Mayborn Museum has teamed up with Baylor University Libraries to highlight a few of these great works of imagination in conjunction with ... Read More

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Free

Cabela’s Fishing Classic

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cabelas Outpost, 2700 Marketplace Dr.
Waco, TX 76711 United States

Join us as we celebrate everything fishing, from where to find the most fish, the latest in sonar technology and how to fry up your catch. Classes and demonstrations include: Fish Frying 101 Fishing Electronics Made Easy Fishing Tips and Tactics Targeting Trophy Redfish Home Water Opportunities Texas Parks and Wildlife will also be on-site with their Electrofishing boat on ... Read More

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11:00 am

Sic ‘Em Science Day: Bears Teaching Cubs

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mayborn Museum Complex, United States

Mayborn Museum staff and volunteers will bring the art of science to life through a variety of activities and demonstrations, ending with a Chemistry Magic Show conducted by Baylor University chemistry students that is sure to delight all ages. Admission to the museum includes all activities and events. Baylor University students and museum members receive free admission.

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12:00 pm

Spring Farm Day

April 8 @ 12:00 pm
World Hunger Relief Farm, 356 Spring Lake Rd.
Waco, TX 76705 United States

A day of food and fun for the family. More details to come.

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McLennan Community College Softball

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bosque River Ballpark, 1400 College Dr,
Waco, TX 76708 United States

MCC vs Grayson College. Second game at 2 pm.  

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Easter Egg Hunt

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bledsoe-Miller Community Center, 300 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Waco, TX 76704 United States

Come out and have fun at the Bledsoe Miller community center...free giveaway of baskets...pictures with the Easter bunny...music...egg hunt...Partnering with the Bledsoe Miller community center and Waco Trail riding Community

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Free

Graduate Recital

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - April 10 @ 1:00 pm
Roxy Grove Hall , Baylor University, 60 Baylor Ave.
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Clare Hogan, trumpet. Free.

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12:05 pm

Baylor Women’s Softball

April 8 @ 12:05 pm
Getterman Stadium, S. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX United States

Baylor vs Iowa State.

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1:00 pm

McLennan Community College Baseball

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bosque River Ballpark, 1400 College Dr,
Waco, TX 76708 United States

MCC vs Weatherford College. The first game is at 1 pm and the second will at 4 pm.

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3:00 pm
$35

Painting with a Twist Fundraiser

April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Painting with a Twist, 1621 N. Valley Mills Dr.
Waco, TX 76710 United States

"Guide Dogs for the Blind"  is a non-profit group which raises puppies from the age of two months to eighteen months. They are taught obedience and social behaviors. They have a training process which allows the dogs to have a foundation for their guide work. While we may or may not know someone who has a guide dog, it is ... Read More

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4:00 pm

WSYO and WFYS Joint Concert

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Wichita Falls Youth Symphony join for this special performance.

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5:00 pm
$15

Dancing Bear Crawfish Boil

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dancing Bear Pub, 1117 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Crazy Horse will be serving up all you can eat crawfish and sides for $15. Beer specials all day. Starts at 5pm so get here early before we run out!

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5:30 pm
$20 - $50

Cody Johnson & Roger Creager (Country)

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710 United States

With special guest Mo Pitney and more. Doors open at 5:30 pm. VIP tickets available for $50.

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5:45 pm

Nuestra Voz Open Mic

April 8 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Rufi’s Cocina, 1601 N. 25th Street
Waco , US

Join us every 2nd Saturday @ Rufi's Cocina from 7-9pm (sign-ups open at 6:45pm) for Nuestra Voz/Our Voice Open Mic. Artists of all ages, levels, styles, languages, and genres are invited to share songs, stories, poems, spoken-word, and more! Event is FREE, we encourage purchasing food/drinks to support our local business venue.  Rufi's Cocina has created a special discount menu just ... Read More

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8:00 pm

Sip & Swirl

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Valley Mills Vineyards, 8532 TX-6
Waco, TX 76712 United States

Brian & Jeremy (Country/Rock) perform.

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