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8:00 am

Stanton Studios: Blow Your Own Ornament

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Stanton Studios, 318 Rogers Hill Rd.
Waco, TX 76705 United States
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$35

We are now scheduling for our Blow Your Own Ornament Events! This year, the events will be held every Friday and Saturday from November 16th through December 22nd. In these great events, you can choose what colors and designs you like, and then Jordan, our master glassblower, will help you blow out the ornament to…

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Christmas Horse Show – Hunter/Jumper

December 8 @ 8:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until December 9, 2018

Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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5 days of competition featuring the showing of jumping horses, both those useful in the hunting field and those known as open jumpers.

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9:00 am

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

Waco Downtown Farmers Market, 500 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Free

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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Breakfast with Santa

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
McCulloch Historic House, 407 Columbus Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$10

Help us celebrate the Christmas season by joining us at Breakfast with Santa! Start your day with a tour of McCulloch House decorated based on the Roaring Twenties! Join Santa for breakfast treats, Christmas crafts, hear classic Christmas stories, and take a photo with Santa! Don't miss this morning of fun for the whole family…

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Christmas at the Silos

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Magnolia Market, 601 Webster Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$5 – $10

Come ring in the holiday at Christmas at the Silos! This event features family-friendly and holiday-themed festivities and a ticketed, evening Christmas movie on the grounds. The movie It's a Wonderful Life will begin at 7 pm. This is a perfect weekend to cross the last few gifts off of your shopping list, spend time…

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Central’s Market: Vendor Fair, Bake Sale, & More

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central Christian Church, 4901 Lake Shore Dr.
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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Free

Our 12th Annual Central's Market Craft Fair will be on Saturday, December 8, from 9 am-2 pm. Sponsored by the Disciples Women, it's an incredible event filled with the Spirit of Christmas! Pick up lunch from Urban Edibles food truck benefiting Mission Waco and eat inside, stroll through the main hallway and Teel Center to…

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Project Angel Tree Jingle Jam 2018

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Melody Ranch, 2315 N. Robinson Dr.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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The Angel Tree in Richland Mall will be available during normal mall hours and is the best place to select your angel Project Angel Tree Toy Run  starts at Adam Smith’s Harley -Davidson of Waco. Registration starts at 9 am for the ride to the Christmas Tree at Hewitt City Hall. Free breakfast for all…

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Junior Ranger Day

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waco Mammoth National Monument, 6220 Steinbeck Bend
Waco, TX 76708 United States
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Calling all Junior Rangers! Join us Saturday, December 8 for a special day of junior ranger activities. Come earn any or all of these fun badges: WACO Mammoth, Jr. Paleontologist, Boy Scout Ranger, Girl Scout Ranger, Night Explorer, Eclipse Explorer, and Centennial Jr Ranger....some rare and hard to find! Guided tours, story time, nature hike,…

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9:30 am

NPC Texas Cup

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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The NPC Texas Cup last NPC show in the state of Texas for 2018. This event draws health and fitness enthusiast, for a fun family friendly event. Some events that are going to be happening at the show include- NPC Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Olympic powerlifting, grappling, and Krav Maga. There will also be a vendor area…

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10:00 am

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Discover the compelling human stories told through authentic artifacts and recreations of the ship's interior. Exhibit will run through January 6, 2019, closing for major holidays.

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Texas Ranger Talks

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:45 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, 100 Texas Ranger Trail
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Here is your opportunity to meet an active or retired Texas Ranger, learn about their remarkable service and heritage and leave with a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Modeled on the popular Astronaut Encounter at the Kennedy Space Center, we are planning a series of informal Texas Ranger Talks on selected Saturdays. The first two Saturdays will be held on December 8th and 15th with…

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Christmas on the Brazos

December 8 @ 10:00 am
Waco’s Historic Homes Waco, TX United States + Google Map
$20

Walk down memory lane this Christmas with Historic Waco Foundation as we host "Christmas Through the Decades." Come tour our historic houses as they dazzle with decorations and entertainment of Christmas past from the Victorian era, Roaring 1920's, and Rocking 1950's.  Houses will be open for tours on December 8th and 9th with live holiday…

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Santa Claus at the Silos!

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

One event on December 7, 2018 at 10:00am

Magnolia Market, 601 Webster Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Santa Claus is coming...to the Silos! Stop by to say hi to our favorite holly, jolly guy. He'll be located in the garden and is available for photos (and ready to hear what you want for Christmas)! Don't forget your camera!

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Simply Irresistible Open House

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

Simply Irresistible, 1018 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Simply Irresistible cordially invites you to our Annual Christmas Open House. December 7th 10 am to 7 pm. December 8th 10 am - to 6 pm. December 9th 12 noon to 5 pm. Food Tasting, Music, Giveaways and Refreshments will be held all weekend long! Friday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Pajama partygoers this is…

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11:00 am

DeepSea Challenge

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:40 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2019

Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$2 – $3

As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the dramatic fulfillment of that dream. It chronicles Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage…

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Brewery Tour at Brotherwell Brewing

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

Brotherwell Brewing, 400 E. Bridge St.
Waco, 76704
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Free

Visit Brotherwell Brewing in East Waco! Free tours begin at noon and will walk you through the process and equipment involved with brewing beer. See the process from grain to glass and ask our brewers questions along the way. Beers are available for purchase by the pint and the Brotherwell Swag store is the best…

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Pop-Up Saturday at the Dr Pepper Museum

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, 300 S 5th St
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Swing by the Dr Pepper Museum for a neat holiday craft and samples of our homemade holiday sodas!

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Christmas Movies at the Hippodrome

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until December 24, 2018

Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Join the Hippodrome for your Christmas Movie favorites for the month of December. While you're here, drop off letters to Santa in our special mailbox. December 2 - 7 Home Alone, December 8-12 Christmas Vacation, December 14 - 18 Elf, and December 20-25 Polar Express.

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1:00 pm

Christmas in Design Den

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Join us for holiday activities in Design Den! In the front area of Design Den, you can build and create circuits and see how festive holiday lights work! Put your circuit knowledge to the test with our Makey Makey Christmas tree and see if you can make the Christmas tree sing! In Design Den Studio,…

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2:00 pm

Titanic High Tea

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$35 – $45

Step back in time and enjoy a traditional English tea service with finger sandwiches, scones, and desserts. Wear your fanciest hats and period costumes. Tickets are $45 for adults, $40 for children, $40 for adult members and Baylor students and $35 for children members. Admission to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is included in the ticket…

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Highlanders Basketball

December 8 @ 2:00 pm
The Highlands Gym, MCC, 1400 College Dr.
Waco, TX 76708 United States
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$2

The Highlanders vs Concordia JV.  

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Winterfest 2018

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bare Arms Brewing, 2515 La Salle Ave.
Waco, TX United States
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Come help us fight the winter blues as we unleash a tap list full of Balcones Distillery barrel aged delights and other special one-time creations. Half-pours will be available for all tap items and no tickets are required for this event. Kid and dog friendly. Triple B's Smokehouse will be on hand to keep your bellies happy!

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4:00 pm

A Whiskey Christmas

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barnett’s Public House, 420 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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What’s better than A White Christmas... A Whiskey Christmas! Ladies and Gentlemen , wouldn’t drinking whiskey or beer make shopping easier and better? We cannot wait for our Second Annual: A Whiskey Christmas! We will have a raffle for TWO tickets and a private table at a Barnett’s Friday Night Specialty Dinner. Proceeds benefiting the Boys…

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5:00 pm

City of Hewitt Tree Lighting

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hewitt Public Library, 200 Patriot Court
Hewitt, TX 76643 United States
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Free

This fun event for the whole family features the Jubilee Woodwind Quintet, Spring Valley 3rd Grade Choir, crafts, hot chocolate, cookies and pictures with Santa. Folks are also encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots! Cash donations also accepted.

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6:00 pm

McGregor’s Christmas Parade

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City of McGregor, Main Street
McGregor, TX 76657 United States
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Free

McGregor’s Annual Christmas Parade is a fantastic moving light show! The magical event is held on Historic Main Street in downtown McGregor, Texas, just 12 minutes from Waco. The parade route follows Main Street, which is lit up for the holidays and features floats, classic cars, and tractors all decorated for Christmas. (We've even had…

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Fixer Upper VIP Home Tour

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 6:00pm

Waco, TX United States + Google Map
$99

Have you ever wanted to see the inside of a Fixer Upper Home? This is a special holiday tour giving you an inside look at 5 of the homes featured on the show. The owners will guide you through their homes. This tour is a fundraiser to support a Wellness Clinic that is being built…

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7:00 pm

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

December 8 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on December 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 9, 2018 at 2:00pm

Waco Civic Theatre, 1517 Lake Air Dr
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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$8 – $10

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. The Waco Civic Children's Theatre presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever". In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the…

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Saturday Music Series

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

The Hightop at the Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Announcing the Saturday Music Series. Come join us on Saturdays from 7-10 pm for a relaxing evening full of live music, good views, and the Austin Avenue breeze!

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Live Music at La Fiesta

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Fiesta, 3815 Franklin Ave.
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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Jessica Lewis & Rodney Pyeatt  live at La Fiesta restaurant.

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7:30 pm

Baylor Theatre presents CaBEARet

December 8 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 7:30pm

Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Join us for our musical theatre revue on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8. Tickets are only available at the door -- the box office opens at 6:30 pm. Seating will be general admission in Theatre 11. All proceeds benefit the Leta Horan and Jerry MacLauchlin Endowed Scholarship for Musical Theatre. Suggested donations are…

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8:00 pm

The Charlie Brown Christmas Jazz Songbook

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Valley Mills Vineyards, 8532 N State Highway 6
Waco, TX 76712 United States
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Free

The Dave Wild Trio reprises a long-running tradition, revisiting the music of Charlie Brown, as penned by Vince Guaraldi.  Enjoy a glass of Valley Mills Vineyard’s world-class wine and hang out at the Christmas Party in your Christmas attire — be it an ugly sweater or pajamas with a Santa hat. This free event begins at…

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9:00 pm

Live Music at the Backyard

December 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Backyard Bar, Stage and Grill, 511 S. 8th St.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Chris Colston (Country) at the Backyard Bar, Stage, and Grill.

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Live Music at Smiley’s Country Club

December 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Smiley’s Country Club, 412 N Valley Mills Dr
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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Zane Williams (Country) live at Smiley's.

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