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9:00 am

Chesley Smith Art Exhibit

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Carleen Bright Arboretum, 9001 Bosque Blvd.
Woodway, TX 76712 United States
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About artist Chesley Smith, "I use my art as a vehicle for expression. It is my hope that my art can bring a spark of light, joy, and happiness into the lives of others. The colors I use are full of life and movement." Born in Central Texas in 1945, Chesley Smith is a life-long…

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10:00 am

SPACEX: This is Rocket Science Exhibit

August 16 @ 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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From Blueprints to Bricks Exhibit Opening

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Free

Our newest exhibit features all three of our Historic Homes: East Terrace, Earle-Napier-Kinnard, and McCulloch, and discusses the character and defining features of the architectural style of each. While you view the homes through this lens, you are also given insight into the smaller, more intricate elements that make up the larger home. Our hope…

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Be the Astronaut

August 16 @ 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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Prepare for lift off and discover what space travel is all about at the Be the Astronaut exhibit at Baylor University's Mayborn Museum! Experience the wonders of space and plan a space mission, learn about technology and math skills required to be an astronaut in this exciting exhibit! The exhibit will feature: Navigation Interactive Stations…

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Not Just Another Pretty Face Exhibit

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, 300 S 5th St
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Check out the newest exhibit at the Dr Pepper Museum, Not Just Another Pretty Face. The exhibit covers what the soda pop industry and science field is like for women as well as how women have been portrayed in advertising throughout history.

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11:00 am

Artist Charles W. Smith Exhibit

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Kieran-Sistrunk Fine Art Gallery, 2120 Washington Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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During the month of August, the Kieran-Sistrunk Fine Art Gallery is proud to host artist Charles Smith. Charles is an amazing landscape painter from the Temple area and will have his work in our gallery for the month of August. Charles has a wonderful and enchanting collection of landscape and wildlife works.

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3:30 pm

Come and Go Book Signing with Sheila Graham Smith

August 16 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cultivate 7Twelve, 712 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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You're invited to join Dr. Sheila Graham Smith at Cultivate 7twelve: Art.Culture.Events to celebrate the release of her book, "To Tell The Truth About Adultery." Come and go from 3:30 to 6:30 pm for light refreshments and door prizes. Bring your own copy of the book for Sheila to sign or purchase one on-site.

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6:00 pm

Heart O’ Texas Speedway

August 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Heart O’ Texas Speedway, 784 N McLennan Dr
Elm Mott, TX 76640 United States
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$5 – $12

Event Classes: Modifieds, Stock Cars, Southern Sport Mods, Factory Stock, Outlaw Street Stocks, Lone Star Dwarf Cars, and Sport Compact. Heart O' Texas Speedway host Friday night stock car racing March through August.

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7:00 pm

Kissing Tree Vineyards

August 16 @ 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 and Gourmet Italian food every Friday and Saturday night.

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Live Music at the Grape Wine Bar & Bistro

August 16 @ 7:00 pm
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The Grape, Wine Bar & Bistro, 2006 N Valley Mills Dr.
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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Live music every Thursday and Friday.

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Friday Night Specialty Dinner

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Barnett’s Public House, 420 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$25

Join us every Friday night for a four course dinner. Only $25. Reservations required - drink pairings available. A different menu every week with special guest chefs. Call, Facebook, or visit our website to make your reservations!

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Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular at the Hippodrome!

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$26 – $34

Celebrating 50 years of Pink Floyd; Paramount’s Laser Spectacular has become a cult classic, presenting the music of Pink Floyd, as you’ve never seen before. The entire show is presented with The Original Master Recordings of Pink Floyd. Surrounded by walls of concert quality sound, Laser Spectacular carries listeners away on a mind-expanding journey driven…

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Live Music at Z’s at the Curry

August 16 @ 7:00 pm
Z’s at the Curry, 611 Washington Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Bruce Carbonara, who entertains with Sinatra-style songs, plays at the Curry. Enjoy the outdoor patio!

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8:00 pm

Waco Winery Rooftop: Live Music

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Waco Winery Tasting Room & Rooftop Patio, 708 Austin Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Eric & Thomas Unplugged live on the rooftop.  

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Full Moon Night Paddle

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Waco Paddle Company, 200 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$30 – $35

Join us for a full-moon night paddle and get a whole new perspective on the outdoors! Book now to secure your spot! Click here for tickets.

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8:30 pm

Live Jazz at Klassy Glass

August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro, 723 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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The Dave Wild Trio with Vince Bryce and Charles Burleson at Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro. Free.

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Bobby Dean at 5J Dance Hall

August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:59 pm
5J Dance Hall, 31727 W Hwy 84
McGregor, TX 76657 United States
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Local favorite Bobby Dean and traditional country music. Doors open at 6 pm.

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9:00 pm

Country Music at the Melody Ranch

August 16 @ 9:00 pm
Melody Ranch, 2315 N. Robinson Dr.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$7 – $10

Welcome to the largest dancehall in Central Texas! Blake Crenshaw performs. Doors open at 7 pm.  

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The BaCKyArD presents Sundae Drivers

August 16 @ 9:00 pm
The Backyard Bar, Stage, and Grill, 511 S. 8th St.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Meet us at the Backyard for some rockin' country music!  

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10:00 pm

Karaoke with Matty at the Backyard Saloon

August 16 @ 10:00 pm
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Backyard Saloon, 500 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Karaoke with Matty every Friday night at 10 pm!

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10:30 pm

Sip N Skate BYOB Every Friday Night!

August 16 @ 10:30 pm - 11:59 pm
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Skate Waco, 401 Towne Oaks Dr
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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$12

Sip N Skate BYOB is the new place to be for college students and young adults! Every Friday night, the lights go dark and the tunes heat up as DJ Memphis hits the 1s & 2s bringing the fun and games.Must be at least 18 to skate and 21+ to drink. $12 admission which includes…

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