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Events for October 12, 2019
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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.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
A variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. Join the fun every Saturday.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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…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 »
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 »
Stop by the Museum before the Baylor vs. Texas Tech game and get $1 off admission if you’re wearing your team’s colors!Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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