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Events for August 17, 2019
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5K and 10K trail run in Woodway Park trails. This is the third race in the Huaco Cuatro Trail Run Series. There are great running trails throughout the Waco area. The Huaco Cuatro Trail Run Series will feature four of these trails. Three of the trail runs will be in Cameron Park and one in Woodway…Find out more »
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. Talks on select Saturdays are at 10 am and 2 pm in the Hall of Fame. Each presentation will last approximately 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes for Q&A. Presentations…Find out more »
Hikes will begin at 10 am, weather-permitting. Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring water. For more information, call (254) 750-7946. Every Saturday until August 31, 2019.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
The festival will feature authors and athletes from across the state. A limited number of VIP tickets are available and VIP ticket holders are entitled to preferred seating and signed book drawings. The format of the festival will be broken down into 30-minute slots, where each of the authors will have the option to present…Find out more »
Become a Citizen Scientist for the day! Join scientists from the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR) at Baylor University in the Mayborn's historic village to measure the water quality of the Brazos River and discuss what the results mean. The data we collect will be entered into a global database celebrating EarthEcho…Find out more »
Experience weather extremes in space as never before. Fly through the dense atmosphere on Venus, methane storms on Titan and centuries old anti-cyclones on Jupiter. We'll explore the Solar System alongside our specially designed imaginary spacecraft so sophisticated that it can take us into the fiercest of planetary cauldrons -bringing us up close with the…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
We heard your request and we are launching the second round of Whiskey Passports! Come in on the 17th to get your Passport and receive 50% off your second whiskey (2oz)! We will also be launching the expansion backs for those who have completed their passport or those who want a bit more of a…Find out more »
Join us for a few golden hours as we take a stroll through Rock n' Roll Heaven! You'll see and hear artists like Aretha, Elvis, Glen Campbell, David Bowie, Freddy Mercury, Tom Petty, Marvin Gaye, Karen Carpenter, Selena or Richie Valens. Come spend some heavenly moments with songs by your favorite (deceased) rock celebrity!Get tickets…Find out more »
Live music and Gourmet Italian food every Friday and Saturday night.Find out more »
Join us for the Waco Hippodrome’s first celebration of Tejano music, brought to you by Tejano Outlaw Entertainment and the Mas Tejano show! Three-time Grammy Award winner, Sunny Sauceda, is considered the most energetic accordionist on the planet, with a sultry voice and a dynamic show that is cross-generational. Conjunto Prestigio is one of the…Find out more »
Welcome to the largest dancehall in Central Texas! The Darren Morris Band performs. Doors open at 7 pm.Find out more »
Drop by the Backyard and join us outside for some live country music. Doors open at 6. Click here for tickets.Find out more »
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