Texas Independence Day Celebration

Join in for a fun-filled old fashion Texas good time for families of all ages. We will be celebrating Texas Independence Day with hands-on pioneer and frontier inspired activities and crafts such as making your own corn husk dolls, demonstrations, outdoor games, and fun refreshments! $10 per family! Come create your family memories with us!

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Waco Walks: Memorial Tornado Walk

On May 11, 1953, at about 4:30 in the afternoon a terrible tornado swept through downtown Waco with winds so strong almost 200 buildings were either destroyed outright or were damaged to the point that they later had to be torn down. 114 lives were lost. It is still one of the deadliest natural disasters…

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Best-selling author Stephen Harrigan will visit McLennan Community College for Conversation and Book-Signing regarding the vast history of Texas. Harrigan, the author of ten books of both fiction and nonfiction, will sign copies of his latest book, Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas, which will be available for purchase. Big Wonderful Thing has brought rave…

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Waco Walks: Baseball and Beyond

It’s almost time for spring training!  Let’s celebrate with a Baseball themed Waco Walk!  Learn some fun baseball facts and stories from one of Waco’s biggest baseball fans, David Skelton. You’ll also learn about Waco’s historic baseball field, Katy Park, and more Waco history from the neighborhood where Katy Park used to be. Bring some…

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February Story Time & Craft

Bring your littles and join us for a special Story Time & Craft honoring Black History Month! We’ll read a couple of books, sing songs, and make a special craft together. This craft time is ideal for kids ages 3-9, but any and all are welcome and we hope to see you there!⁣⁣ Admission is…

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Gospel Explosion

You’re invited! In honor of Black History Month, the Bledsoe-Miller Community Center will host the annual Black History “Gospel Explosion” Program on Thursday, February 20. The celebration will take place from 7 pm to 9 pm at the center, located at 300 N. M.L.K., Jr. Blvd. Bring the whole family out to enjoy musical performances,…

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Carnival Glass Exhibit

Preview Historic Waco Foundation’s collection of carnival glass from American glasshouses of the 20th century and learn about the rise and fall of this household staple. Carnival glass is known for its vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and an iridescent glow. The exhibit opens to the public on February 22nd and continues to July 5th. It…

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Westfest 2020

Westfest is an annual event held every Labor Day Weekend that salutes the area’s Czech heritage. The festival features continuous live music and entertainment, authentic food & beverages, and non-stop family-oriented activities. The festival kicks off Friday night with a preview party. Friday night festival grounds open from 5:30 pm – 12:30 am. Shop from arts…

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Westfest 2020

Westfest is an annual event held every Labor Day Weekend that salutes the area’s Czech heritage. The festival features continuous live music and entertainment, authentic food & beverages, and non-stop family-oriented activities. The festival kicks off Friday night with a preview party. Friday night festival grounds open from 5:30 pm – 12:30 am. Shop from arts…

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