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Remington and Russell: The Art of the Trail

July 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - February 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Off the Range: The Art and Architecture of the Trail provides a glimpse into the Wild West of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through Frederic Remington’s bronze sculptures along with historic plans and visuals of the Waco Suspension Bridge. This exhibit was made possible by a generous loan from the Texas Baptist Historical Collection in Waco, Texas.

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Waco 52 Art Exhibit

August 5 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 6:00 pm
712 Austin Ave., Waco, TX United States
Free

This exhibition celebrates Waco and McLennan county and the artists that live, work and thrive here. Waco 52 will be on display. Admission is free. The hours for the exhibit will be Monday through Saturday 10-6 pm. Closed on Sundays.

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7:00 am

Heart of Texas Farmers Market

August 17 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710 United States
Free

The Heart of Texas Farmers Market will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays until the end of August at H.O.T. Extraco Event Center. Farm Fresh Delish Veggies!!  Applications are being accepted for new gardeners and vendors. For more information, call  (254) 652-5572.

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10:00 am

SPEED: Science in Motion

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Developed by Scitech in Perth, Australia and produced by Imagine Exhibitions, SPEED: Science in Motion, replicates the high-octane action of the Formula 1 racetrack, complete with pit lane, workshop and physical testing environments. This immersive experience is designed to unravel the cutting edge science and technology behind professional motor sports. Visitors can challenge themselves through hands-on exhibits and displays, to ...

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5:30 pm

Lost & Found Exhibition Opening Reception

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Center of Waco, 1300 College Dr
Waco, TX 76708 United States
Free

An exhibition by two Waco-area art educators, Lost & Found by John Storm and Cash Teague is a selection of work in pencil, watercolor, acrylic, wood, and more, presented for the first time to central Texas. The title of the exhibition references Thomas Merton’s quote, “Art is the only way you can find yourself and lose yourself at the same ...

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6:00 pm

Pat McKee & Trammell Kelly (Jazz)

August 17 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 28, 2017

Diamond Back’s, 217 Mary Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States

Enjoy smooth jazzy sounds every Thursday night at Diamond Back's.

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6:30 pm

Huser Brothers (Country/Blues)

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
La Fiesta, 3815 Franklin Ave.
Waco, TX 76710 United States
Free

Live music at La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina. Free.

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7:30 pm

Open Mic @ Tea2Go

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tea2Go, 820 S. 7th St. Suite B
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Join us for open mic ever 3rd Thursday evening at Tea2Go . Come out and share a poem, song or story; listen & enjoy our communities talent; and refresh yourself with one of over 150 varieties of loose-leaf tea blends. Sign-ups begin at 7:15pm. Open mic starts at 7:30pm.  

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8:00 pm

Brett Hendrix (Country)

August 17 @ 8:00 pm
Lakeside Tavern, 6605 Airport Rd
Waco, TX 76705 United States
Free

Live music at Lakeside Tavern. Free.

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9:00 pm

Piano Man

August 17 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Backyard Bar, Stage & Grill, 511 S 8th St
Waco, TX 76706 United States

Every Thursday, enjoy the sounds of Piano Man. Free admission with college ID.

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