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8:00 am

Duel on the Brazos

August 24 @ 8:00 am
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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.  Weekend pass $40. Friday only pass $15. Saturday only pass $15. Sunday only pass $20. Cooler pass $20. VIP pass $100 and includes a weekend pass, preferred…

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8:15 am

Weekly Mountain Bike Rides

August 24 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am
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Cameron Park, 2601 Sturgis Rd
Waco, TX 76708 United States
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We will be starting a weekly mountain bike ride from Bicycle World to Cameron Park on Saturday mornings. We'll ride down to the trails and ride for about an hour. Weather permitting - please call to verify.

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9:00 am

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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. July and August hours are 9-12 pm.

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Southwest Association of Turners Symposium

August 24 @ 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

Nature Hike at Waco Mammoth National Monument

August 24 @ 10:00 am
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Waco Mammoth National Monument, 6220 Steinbeck Bend
Waco, TX 76708 United States
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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.    

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SPACEX: This is Rocket Science Exhibit

August 24 @ 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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Chesley Smith Art Exhibit

August 24 @ 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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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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From Blueprints to Bricks Exhibit Opening

August 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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

Wildest Weather in the Solar System

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:40 pm
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Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$2 – $3

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…

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Artist Charles W. Smith Exhibit

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 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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1:00 pm

Meet the Bears

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McLane Stadium, 1001 S Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd
Waco, TX 76704 United States
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Baylor Athletics invites members of the Waco community and the Baylor family to visit with all their favorite Baylor student-athletes at the annual "Meet the Bears" fan appreciation event. Student-athletes from Baylor football and various Baylor sports teams will be in attendance to interact with fans and sign autographs. Exclusive "Meet the Bears" posters for…

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6:00 pm

24th Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Extraco Events Center 4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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$30 – $89

Get ready for one of the hottest parties in Central Texas! The 24th Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival will take place on August 24 at the Extraco Events Center. Dance and sing the night away with four of the hottest acts in Texas country music: Shinyribs, William Clark Green, Wade Bowen and Josh Abbott Band.…

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Jason Fletcher

August 24 @ 6:00 pm
Austin’s on the Avenue, 719 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Jason Fletcher (Acoustic/Rock/Country) live on the patio.

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7:00 pm

Kissing Tree Vineyards

August 24 @ 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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Pacific, Feeves at Common Grounds

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Common Grounds, 1123 S 8th St
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Pacific is coming back to Common Grounds, and will also be joined by Feeves! Get your tickets now for this summer-ending party! Click here for tickets.

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The Greatest Showman – Shadowcast

August 24 @ 7:00 pm
Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$10

The Waco Hippodrome and the Waco Civic Theatre present The Greatest Showman- Shadowcast. Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.Watch this classic…

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7:30 pm

All Aboard for Murder!

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brazos Theatre, 7524 Bosque Blvd, Ste Q
Waco, TX 76712 United States
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$28.50 – $32.50

​Don't miss this actor-led murder mystery dinner event. Betrayal and intrigue abound aboard the Royal Atlantic Cruise Line! Dinner provided by the Hilton Waco. The owner of the cruise line has invited you to a special celebration. But that celebration is about to be marred by... murder! Who did it, and why? That's for you…

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8:00 pm

Star Party in the Park

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lake Whitney State Park, 433 FM 1244
Whitney, TX 76692 United States
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$5

Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park! Meet at the picnic area across from our Recreation Hall to see the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service. This program is free but applicable park entry fees are required (13+…

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8:30 pm

Live Jazz at Klassy Glass

August 24 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro, 723 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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The Chuck Jennings Band at Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro. Free.

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Marc Anthony Tribute

August 24 @ 8:30 pm
The Backyard Bar, Stage, and Grill, 511 S. 8th St.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$15 – $20

The Marc Anthony Experience featuring Anthony Alvarez is as close as you can get to see Marc Anthony live in concert. Get ready to sing and dance to all of your favorite songs. Doors open at 6 pm. Click here for tickets.

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9:00 pm

Country Music at the Melody Ranch

August 24 @ 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! The Steve Dansby Band performs. Doors open at 7 pm.  

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Dale Watson at 5J Dancehall

August 24 @ 9:00 pm
5J Dance Hall, 31727 W Hwy 84
McGregor, TX 76657 United States
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Dale Watson is an American country/Texas country singer, guitarist, songwriter, and self-published author based in Austin, Texas. Doors open at 5 pm. Enter through the doors of 5J Dancehall to find a reinvented establishment with a dedication to tradition, a flare for nostalgia, and an unsurpassed love of country music. The 5J's over 1500 sq…

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