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8:00 am

Duel on the Brazos

August 23 @ 8:00 am
Brazos Park East, Cameron Park 3516 N MLK Jr Blvd
Waco, TX 76702 United States
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Come experience the excitement and thrills of the SBDA Drag Boat races on the Brazos River! Gates open at 8 am each day and racing starts at 9. General Admission tickets can only be purchased at the gate. Weekend pass $40. Friday only pass $15. Saturday only pass $15. Sunday only pass $20. Cooler pass…

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9:00 am

Chesley Smith Art Exhibit

August 23 @ 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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Free

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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Southwest Association of Turners Symposium

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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SWAT is the largest and one of the oldest regional wood-turning symposiums. We will have a total of 25 well known wood-turners giving demonstrations for the paid attendees and the general public is invited to enjoy the gallery and vendor area free of charge. The gallery will have several hundred pieces of wood turned art…

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10:00 am

SPACEX: This is Rocket Science Exhibit

August 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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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Free

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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12:00 pm

12 Year Anniversary Party

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Dancing Bear Pub, 1117 Speight Ave
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Enjoy rare beers, Firkins and specials. Visit with brewery reps and savor the food from Guess Family BBQ and Koko Ramen.    

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6:00 pm

Heart O’ Texas Speedway

August 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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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Mickey Gilley: Live at the Waco Hippodrome

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$29 – $89

Mickey Gilley is an American country music singer and musician. Although he started out singing straight-up country and western material in the 1970s, he move towards a more pop-friendly sound in the 1980s, bringing him further success on not just the country charts, but the pop charts as well. Around the early seventies Gilley and…

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7:30 pm

Waco Report at Cultivate 7Twelve

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cultivate 7Twelve, 712 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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An evening of Jazz/Rock Fusion. We're back with another great night of instrumental music. This time we tackle some great pop hits and give them the Waco Report treatment.

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8:00 pm

Darrell Ray and Isaac MTZ at Waco Winery

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Waco Winery Tasting Room & Rooftop Patio, 708 Austin Ave.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Come check out our friends Darrell Ray and Isaac Martinez as they bring us an evening of entertainment on our rooftop patio.  

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Sweet Spawn

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Free

The Cameron Park Zoo is an active supporter of Ocean Exploration. On August 23rd from 8 pm to 10 pm we will be sharing live footage of Coral Spawning from the Ocean Exploration’s vessel! This will be a FREE event that will focus on Coral Spawning. The zoo will only be partially open. During the…

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Jarrod Dickenson at Dichotomy

August 23 @ 8:00 pm
Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits, 508 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Our friend Jarrod Dickenson (Alternative/Indie) is returning for an intimate night of music. We’ll also be knocking 15% off of Balcones pours and cocktails from 7 to 11 p.m. Join us for good whiskey and good tunes.

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8:30 pm

Live Jazz at Klassy Glass

August 23 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro, 723 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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The Byron Swann Band at Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro. Free.

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Jason Roberts at 5J Dancehall

August 23 @ 8:30 pm
5J Dance Hall, 31727 W Hwy 84
McGregor, TX 76657 United States
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Grammy Award-winning, fiddle player Jason Roberts brings his signature style the Jason Roberts Band, delighting fans the world over. Building on a lifetime blessed by musical genes and work alongside Western Swing giants, Jason Roberts leads world-class talents as front man of the Jason Roberts Band. Doors open at 5 pm. Enter through the doors…

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10:00 pm

Karaoke with Matty at the Backyard Saloon

August 23 @ 10:00 pm
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One event on August 23, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 10:00 pm

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 23 @ 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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