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8:00 am

CROCtober

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every Saturday in October
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate CROCtober at Cameron Park Zoo with our rare Slender Nose Crocodile! Join us for keeper talks every Saturday in October at 11:30am and 2:00 pm.

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Baylor Homecoming Parade

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Waco Waco, TX 76701 United States + Google Map
Free

From the beginning, the Baylor Homecoming Parade was a first-class extravaganza of color that featured bands, horse-drawn carriages and wagons, student and civic organizations, and a stream of dignitaries. On Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 24, 1909, the Baylor Band, as is still the custom today, headed the first Baylor Homecoming Parade. As the band moved westward…

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Pumpkin Glassblowing at Stanton Studios

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 25, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 am

Stanton Studios, 318 Rogers Hill Rd.
Waco, TX 76705 United States
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Visit Stanton Studios this fall to blow your own glass pumpkin! These special pumpkin blowing events will occur on October 11th, 12th, 25th, & 26th. from 8 am to 6 pm, and you will need to call for an appointment. Each pumpkin is $48. We have a variety of different colors and designs to choose…

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9:00 am

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

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.

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Chupacabra Trail Run

October 12 @ 9:00 am
Redwood Shelter, Cameron Park, 2300 Cameron Park Dr.
Waco, TX 76708 United States
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Both the 5K and 15K race course start and finish at the Redwood Shelter in Cameron Park and run through the trails on the rolling hills in Cameron Park. As you are running on trails with names like Powerline, Slinky, Mix Master, and Vortex, you may discover how they got their names. The Chupacabra Trail…

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Junior Ranger Day

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

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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10:00 am

Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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This year, you'll be able to enjoy one more day of our thrilling rodeo, exciting fairgrounds, and attractions for the whole family!  The Fair will run October 3 - 13. Over the past 64 years, the Fair & Rodeo has offered Central Texas a place to come and support the community while enjoying the sights,…

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2019 Waco Homespun Quilt Guild’s Quilt Show

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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$8

The next Homespun Quilt Guild Quilt Show will be held Oct 11 and 12th, 2019. Finish those quilts and save the date! The Quilt Show will be in conjunction with a Vendor Market sponsored by PhD Quilts. Door prizes, judged quilts, bazaar booths, and silent auction. Free educational opportunities. 10 am - 5 pm Friday…

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From Blueprints to Bricks Exhibit

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 17, 2019

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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Not Just Another Pretty Face Exhibit

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 10, 2019

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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Baylor versus Texas Tech Gameday at Dr Pepper

October 12 @ 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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Stop by the Museum before the Baylor vs. Texas Tech game and get $1 off admission if you’re wearing your team’s colors!

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Hispanic Heritage Art Show & Celebration

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2019

One event on October 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

ART Forum of Waco, 1826 Morrow Ave
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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$5

Join the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. The 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Art Show and Celebration features visual and performing artists. The exhibit runs October 2 through the 5th and October 9 through the 12th. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free.

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12:00 pm

Baylor University Football

October 12 @ 12:00 pm
McLane Stadium, 1001 S Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd
Waco, TX 76704 United States
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The Baylor University Bears vs Texas Tech. Time to be determined.

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6:00 pm

Ragtime at the Vineyard

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kissing Tree Vineyards, 109 W 3rd St
Eddy, TX 76524 United States
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Fine food and toe-tapping music. Drop by 6 - 9 pm or reserve a table with friends. Call (254) 859-8039 to reserve a spot. Monty Suffern will be playing rollicking ragtime, old time favorites, easy listening, show tunes, and a little country. There is level access directly into the dining room from the patio and…

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6:30 pm

Movie Screening at Valley Mills Vineyards

October 12 @ 6:30 pm
Valley Mills Vineyards, 1686 FM 1637
Valley Mills, TX 76689 United States
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$15

Join us for our first-ever movie night at the vineyard as we play "Bottle Shock". Tickets are $15, and this event will be limited to 35 guests. Please call the winery to RSVP at (254) 848-4343.

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Gospel Explosion

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Grand Lodge of Texas, 715 Columbus Ave
Waco, TX 76703 United States
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$25 – $35

With the Waco Community Choir, The Rev. William Murphy III, J.J. Hairston, and Youthful Praise, the Levites and the Rema Choir. A fundraiser for the Doris Miller Centenary Celebration. Tickets available now. Click here for tickets.

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7:00 pm

Kissing Tree Vineyards

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

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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7:30 pm

Baylor Theatre Presents Matilda the Musical

October 12 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until October 12, 2019

Jones Theatre, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97262
Waco, TX 76798 United States
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Enter the magical world of this Tony-winning musical masterpiece that revels in the anarchy of childhood and the power of the imagination. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical tells the story of an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination, who dares to take a stand and change her destiny. Matilda is…

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9:00 pm

The BaCKyArD presents Steve Wariner

October 12 @ 9:00 pm
The Backyard Bar, Stage, and Grill, 511 S. 8th St.
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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$25 – $30

More than twenty albums and five decades into his career, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Steve Wariner has become a modern-day multi-genre icon, earning fourteen #1 hits, over 30 Top 10 singles, three Gold albums, four GRAMMY Awards, three CMA Awards, one ACM Award, a Christian Country Music Association Award, a TNN/Music City News Award, and…

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Rich O’Toole at Smiley’s

October 12 @ 9:00 pm
Smiley’s Country Club, 412 N Valley Mills Dr
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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Houston native and Red Dirt Country singer Rich O'Toole.

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Landon Dodd at 5J Dance Hall

October 12 @ 9:00 pm
5J Dance Hall, 31727 W Hwy 84
McGregor, TX 76657 United States
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Landon Dodd plays traditional country music and western swing. 5J Dance Hall is a classic country music venue designed to preserve the old dance hall feel. Come out & two-step, have a cold beer and enjoy simpler times. Doors open at 6 pm. Concert 9 pm - 1 am.

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Shane Smith & The Saints at the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo

October 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710 United States
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Sing along to all your favorite Shane Smith & the Saints jams on Saturday, October 12! This five-piece band is returning to the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo on the Bud Light Music Stage. Concerts are FREE with paid gate admission.

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