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8:00 am

The Best 5k on the Brazos

May 11 @ 8:00 am
Indian Spring Park, University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$25 – $35

The race course for the Best 5K on the Brazos is a flat and scenic course that runs along the Brazos River from Indian Spring Park and finishes over the Waco Suspension Bridge. Take this opportunity to possibly set a Personal Record for the 5K. The 5K awards will include medals for the top overall male…

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9:00 am

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Waco Downtown Farmers Market, 500 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Free

Due to rain, market today is under the Motorbank of the old Bank of America building, 514 Austin Avenue. Right next to our usual parking lot location. 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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Junior Ranger Day

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Waco Mammoth National Monument, 6220 Steinbeck Bend
Waco, TX 76708 United States
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Held on the second Saturday of every month. On Junior Ranger Days, there are additional special activities for kids, such as story time, guided hikes, and the chance to earn hard-to-find Junior Ranger badges, like the National Park Service Centennial badge. Junior Rangers help to preserve National Parks; they learn about Waco Mammoth National Monument,…

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CoTown Collab Vendor Market

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Phoenix, 401 South 3rd St
Waco, TX 76711 United States
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So what is this Co-Town Collab? As local business owners, we wanted to create an event truly for local business owners to showcase their products in a collaborative way. On the flip side of that, invite the community to rediscover Waco at an event that is geared toward our locals with a vendor market and…

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10:00 am

SPACEX: This is Rocket Science Exhibit

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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SpaceX has become a vital part of the industrial and social fabric of central Texas. This new exhibit features a rocket model and thruster engine, projection video, vibrant scale representation of our solar system, and some history of the rocket development and test facility in the local community of McGregor, TX. Because, as we like…

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Very Eric Carle

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit.  At this play-and-learn exhibit, visitors step into the pages of Eric Carle’s colorful picture books. His classic “Very” series, all illustrated in his hand-painted tissue paper collage technique, introduces five special insects who take journeys of discovery. Each story is a testament to Eric Carle’s love of nature,…

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The Expanse Between: Alexis Serio and Dewane Hughes

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University Campus, 60 Baylor Ave
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Free

Alexis Serio received her MFA in painting from The University of Pennsylvania in 2000, and her BFA in painting from Syracuse University in 1998. Alexis combines abstraction with a sense of illusion to create an experience of remembrance. Her colors are chosen to suggest the natural elusiveness of ever changing light and constant optical movement. Layers…

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Barbara Haynes & Sandra Sadler Art Exhibit

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Carleen Bright Arboretum, 9001 Bosque Blvd.
Woodway, TX 76712 United States
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Free

Working in acrylics and using mixed media techniques, Haynes creates abstracted landscapes that reflect the vastness and openness of the prairie. Sandra Sadler creates abstract art and landscapes. Exhibit runs from May 7, 2019 through June 8, 2019.

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International Migratory Bird Day

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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May 11th is International Migratory Bird Day! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

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JDH Iron Designs & Jimmy Don’s Sidewalk Sale

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free

This is our biggest sale event of the year! Designs up to 75% off Friday & Saturday. Plus we'll have giveaways both days and a meet & greet with Jimmy Don! Downtown location only.  

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The Most Original Birthday Party Ever!

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, 300 S 5th St
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$2

Celebrate the Museum's 28th birthday with us! On Saturday May 11th from 10 AM to 5:30 PM admission into the Museum will be $2 for everyone!! Come enjoy live music, lawn games, guided tours and more! We are anticipating our 2 millionth visitor to walk through our doors, and that lucky Pepper will receive a…

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Reminisce on This

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Cultivate 7Twelve, 712 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Free

Come indulge in enjoyable recollections and impressions of past and present experiences. “Reminisce on This” showcases the artwork of John Storm. Collecting inspiration from past experiences and a wide range of sources including street art, outsider art, and the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi, Storm’s drawings and paintings seek to find playfulness in the moments of…

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11:00 am

CoTown Collab Floral Design with Flowers + Ink

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Phoenix, 401 South 3rd St
Waco, TX 76711 United States
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$60

Come and create a beautiful floral arrangement for Mother’s Day! This workshop is designed for any skill level! Veronicka, owner of Floral + Ink, will guide you step-by-step through the process of creating a centerpiece that is uniquely yours. Price of workshop is $60 and includes flowers, vase, and all supplies. Click here to purchase…

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12:00 pm

Brotherwell Brewing Tour

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Brotherwell Brewing, 400 E Bridge St
Waco, 76704 United States
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Free

Come see how Brotherwell beers are made and experience the brewery first hand! Open every Saturday from noon - 9 pm, and tours are free and open to the public. Beers will be available for purchase and a rotating food truck will provide lunch options. Feel free to add to our "backyard tailgate" atmosphere by…

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Dutch Oven Cooking at Mother Neff State Park

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mother Neff State Park, 1680 TX-236 Highway
Moody, TX 76557 United States
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Come see a demonstration of cooking in a Dutch oven. A Dutch oven is a cast iron pot with a lid that can be used for cooking outdoors. Samples will be available when the delicious dishes are ready. There is no additional charge for demonstration or samples but regular park entrance fees do apply. $2…

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Fight for Five Kick Off to Summer Festival

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Karem Shrine, 400 Karem Circle
Waco, TX 76712 United States
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$15 – $20

Join us for a BBQ Cook Off and Kick Off to Summer Festival on May 10th-11th. The Bart Crow Band starts at 7pm and Ray Wylie Hubbard starts at 9pm. Tickets are $15 in advance (sold at most Central Texas Cavendars' and Lochridge Priest) & $20 at the gate. Coolers allowed (no glass containers).

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1:00 pm

Coming of Age Exhibit

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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East Terrace House, 100 Mill St
Waco, TX 76704 United States
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The Historic Waco Foundation is excited to announce that its newest exhibition "Coming of Age" opens February 9th at East Terrace. Get an inside look at the history of debutantes and its journey from English traditions to local Waco traditions!

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Balcones Texas Rum Distillery Release

May 11 @ 1:00 pm
Balcones Distilling, 225 South 11th Street
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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We invite you to join us for a first taste of our annual spring special release: Texas Rum. Our Texas Rum is fermented from traditional blackstrap and Barbados molasses before being double distilled in our copper pot stills. A variety of new cooperage imparts heavy wood notes from our rum during its aging, which lends…

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Celebrate Astronomy Day

May 11 @ 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 as we celebrate astronomy! Explore our solar system through themed hands-on activities.

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2:30 pm

Mamma Mia!

May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Waco Civic Theatre, 1517 Lake Air Dr
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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$18 – $20

A daughter with three possible dads and an upcoming wedding conspires to get the prospective fathers on the Greek island where she will tie the knot. The stage show played Broadway and toured the world for over a decade, and the hit movie inspired a sequel. Now it comes to Central Texas in a joyful…

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3:00 pm

Waco Walks: 3rd Annual Tornado Walk

May 11 @ 3:00 pm
Waco Tornado Memorial, 3rd St. & Austin Ave.
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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On May 11, 1953 at about 4:30 in the afternoon a terrible tornado swept through downtown Waco with winds so strong almost 200 buildings were either destroyed outright or were damaged to the point that they later had to be torn down. 114 lives were lost. For this walk, Eric Ames from Baylor University will…

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5:30 pm

Mother’s Day Dinner at Café Homestead

May 11 @ 5:30 pm
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Cafe Homestead, 608 Dry Creek Rd.
Waco, TX 76705 United States
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$52

In celebration of Mother's Day we invite you to join us for a special evening dinner event at Homestead Heritage's Cafe Homestead. The first seating is at 5:30 pm and the second is at 7:30 pm. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. The dinner menu will feature 4 courses, including dessert! We look forward to serving you! Price:…

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6:00 pm

Closing Reception of the Transitions Exhibit

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cultivate 7Twelve, 712 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Come for the last chance to check out the "Transitions" exhibition in the Art Expedition and celebrate with this year's student artists as the school year draws to a close! Transitions, the juried exhibition that has traveled with our Art Expedition mobile gallery, has visited nine schools and several public events during the 2018-19 school…

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7:00 pm

Kissing Tree Vineyards

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kissing Tree Vineyards, 109 W 3rd St
Eddy, TX 76524 United States
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Live music every Friday and Saturday night.

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8:30 pm

Live Jazz at Klassy Glass

May 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro, 723 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Free

Five Dollar Shake at Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro. Free.

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Music at the Backyard

May 11 @ 8:30 pm
The Backyard Bar, Stage and Grill, 511 S. 8th St.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$15 – $20

Join us for an evening with “The Voice” Jay Perez (Tejano). Special guest Johnny Joe Ramos opens.    

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Jazz at Taste – by Kissing Tree Vineyards

May 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Taste – by Kissing Tree Vineyards, 804 S 7th St
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Local favorite Chuck Jennings, solo guitar.

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9:00 pm

Moe Bandy at Melody Ranch

May 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Melody Ranch, 2315 N. Robinson Dr.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$20 – $25

Moe Bandy was most popular during the 1970's, when he had several hit songs, both alone and with his singing partner, Joe Stampley. Songs such as: I Just Started Hatin' Cheatin' Songs Today, It Was Always So Easy, Bandy the Rodeo Clown, Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life , and Here I Am Drunk Again…

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Landon Dodd at 5J Dance Hall

May 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
5J Dance Hall, 31727 W Hwy 84
McGregor, TX 76657 United States
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Traditional country music. 9 pm - 1 am.

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10:00 pm

Gary Kyle Live at Smiley’s Country Club

May 11 @ 10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Smiley’s Country Club, 412 N Valley Mills Dr
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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Yes he is back! Gary Kyle is back at Smileys Country Club May 11th! If you missed out on him last time you have to make this event. See y'all at Smiley's!

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