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Acoolstic Happy Hour with 80H Trio @ Backyard Bar Stage & Grill
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Austin’s 80H Trio, featuring Ady Hernandez, plays inside.

No cover.

Backyard Bar Stage & Grill on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Tupps Brewery Pint Night @ Dancing Bear Pub
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

tuppsDrink a Tupps Brewery craft beer and keep the glass… while supplies last.

Dancing Bear Pub on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Last Call Before Football with The Union Revival @ Baylor Club
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

the-union-revivalInterested in membership? This is a great way to experience the Baylor Club: live music, great food, and fun entertainment with a special performance featuring Waco’s own Aaron Konzelman and The Union Revival.

RSVP now. (Existing members should RSVP through Members First or call (254) 710-8080.)

Baylor Club on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Thursday Night Ride: Cameron Park Hills @ Bicycle World Waco
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Bicycle World every Thursday night for hill repeats on the roads of Cameron Park. Leave from the shop at 6 pm for a conversational, no-drop two-mile ride to the park where the pace will transition to personal preference. Ride one lap or ride four, it’s your choice. The Cameron Park out-and-back style road lap is only about four miles, so you’ll see cyclists almost nonstop.

The hills can be challenging so make sure to bring water and your helmet, which is required. Tail lights are a must as the evenings get darker, and headlights are highly encouraged.

Bicycle World on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Eric & Thomas Unplugged @ PeeWee's Crabcakes On The Go
Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

eric-and-thomasYour Thursday night just got a whole lot better as you can enjoy delicious crabcakes and the music of Eric & Thomas Unplugged.

Directions to PeeWee’s Crabcakes On The Go.

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night @ Truelove Bar
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

geeks-who-drinkJoin Geeks Who Drink for a weekly quiz to test your wits and hang out with friends every Thursday starting at 7 p.m. Plus, stick around for karaoke!

Truelove Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Jacob Augustine @ Pivovar
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

jacob-augustineJacob Augustine brings an acoustic Americana set list to the Biergarten at Pivovar.

Pivovar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Stars Over Texas Jamboree: Gospel Edition @ Lee Lockwood Library and Museum
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

stars-over-texas-jamboreeThe Stars Over Texas Jamboree presents its gospel edition with special guests Lew Smith, Ladonna Nelson, and Ann Harder. The Brazos Valley Cloggers will also show off their fancy footwork. This family-friendly music extravaganza is not to be missed!

Directions to Lee Lockwood Library and Museum.

Waco Brew Theology: Zombie Worldview @ Southern Roots Brewing Co.
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

brew-theologyThe Enlightenment resulted in massive improvements to the general condition of humankind but also led to a subtle shift in worldview that in some ways has pulled the metaphysical foundation out from under what was known as “Christendom.” Waco Brew Theology examines how this has created a collective unease that’s emerged in recent popular culture as fear of the zombie.

Southern Roots Brewing Co. on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Waco Famous Trivia Night @ Brotherwell Brewing
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

waco famous trivia nightIt’s time to put beers and brains together for Brotherwell’s Thursday trivia night because every week Waco famous guest hosts bring the freshest facts in town. Teams can win prizes, earn pride points, and enjoy their favorite taproom beers.

Brotherwell Brewing on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Karaoke @ Twisted Sisters Patio Bar
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

karaokeThursday night brings karaoke to Twisted Sisters Patio Bar, so don’t miss your chance to be the star of the show!

Directions to Twisted Sisters Patio Bar.

Dave Wild Trio @ Stay Classy Waco
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

dave-wildThe Dave Wild Trio brings jazz and blues to Stay Classy for a summer night to remember.

Directions to Stay Classy Waco.

Michael Saldana @ Lakeside Bar
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

michael-saldanaThis Thursday, Lakeside brings you local favorite Michael Saldana.

Lakeside Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Venus E @ Old Chicago Pizza
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

venus-eVenus E returns to Old Chicago for another night of cool rockin’ tunes, great food, and good times with all your friends old and new.

Old Chicago on Yelp (includes map and directions)

End of Summer Print Sale @ Susan L. Sistrunk Fine Art Gallery
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come celebrate the end of summer with a huge print sale at the Susan L. Sistrunk Fine Art Gallery as all prints will be 25% off. And if you have not had the opportunity to visit Wendy Davis’ exhibition Flowers: Nature’s Most Elegant Beauties, this is your opportunity before the show closes on August 26. Davis will also be on-hand from 6 pm to 8:30 pm.

  • Sangria will be served by the gallery.
  • Overflow parking is available on the opposite side of the street.

Susan L. Sistrunk Fine Art Gallery on Yelp (includes map and directions)

‘A Glitch in the Gallery’ with Zet Zero @ Cultivate 7twelve
Aug 12 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

zet-zeroIt’s a night of music and art with five local bands at Cultivate’s A Glitch in the Gallery:

  • Cujo & the Wild (6:30 pm)
  • Sunnn (7:15 pm)
  • The Peppermint Kiss (8:15 pm)
  • Midnight Tradesmen (9 pm)
  • Zet Zero (10 pm)

Cultivate 7twelve on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Friday Night Dinner @ Lighthouse Coffee & Wine
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

friday-night-dinnerThis specialty Friday night dinner is available for dine-in at Lighthouse starting at 7 pm, pick-up at Barnett’s Public House starting at 4 pm, or local delivery.


  • Chef’s choice appetizer
  • Choice of summer house salad, with spring mix, cucumber, tomato, red onion, feta, and a house vinaigrette, or taco soup with goat cheese.
  • Choice of beef filet topped with gorgonzola sauce and green onion, or Mahi-mahi, topped with mango habeñero glaze, served with garlic roasted fingerling potatoes and savory cole slaw.
  • Red Velvet Cake

Cost is $25 per person with an optional wine and cocktail pairing sold separately for dine-in customers.

Directions to Lighthouse Coffee & Wine.

Joel Wood @ Pivovar
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Joel Wood

This Friday night, enjoy some locally brewed beer, good food, and acoustic country music by Joel Wood.

Pivovar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Tha Johnny Joes @ Twisted Sisters Patio Bar
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Tha Johnny Joes, your favorite party music duo, perform at Twisted Sisters Patio Bar.

Directions to Twisted Sisters Patio Bar.

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives @ Waco Hippodrome
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives

With legends like George Jones, Johnny Cash, and Merle Haggard all passed on, country music purists often echo the question Jones himself asked: “Who’s going to fill their shoes?” The answer, in part, is Marty Stuart.

While he’s too gracious to admit it himself, the Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and musician is living, breathing, country-music history.

Stuart continues to record and release keenly relevant music, records that honor country’s rich legacy while advancing it into the future.

Waco Hippodrome Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Zachary Burnett @ Sunday’s Caribbean Oasis Sports Bar & Grill
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

zachary-burnettHometown artist Zachary Burnett shares his storytelling music on Sunday’s stage.

Directions to Sunday’s Caribbean Oasis Sports Bar & Grill.

Britt Kerr @ Tokio Store
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

britt-kerrKick off your weekend with this performance by Britt Kerr at the historic Tokio Store starting at 8 pm.

Tokio Store on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Stephany Chavira @ Papa Joe's Texas Saloon
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

stephany-chaviraLocal musician Stephany Chavira takes the stage at Papa Joe’s, Waco’s favorite roadhouse.

Papa Joe’s Texas Saloon on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Twelve12 @ Blue Dog Wine & Martini Bar
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

twelve12Come out for a night of cool acoustic music from the mother-son duo Twelve12 to start your weekend right.

Blue Dog Wine & Martini Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Karaoke @ Chapter 11
Aug 12 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 13 @ 2:00 am

chapter 11 karaokeIf you’ve sung at the rest, now you’re ready for the best: karaoke every Friday and Saturday night from 9 pm to 2 am at the venerable — and venerated! — Chapter 11 club.

Directions to Chapter 11.

Medical Mission at Home @ BASE at Extraco Events Center
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Through the Medical Mission at Home event, Ascension Providence delivers free medical care to those with limited access and who are struggling in local communities. Health services for adults and kids include:

  • Sports physicals
  • Childhood immunizations
  • COVID-19 immunizations (adult/child)
  • Mammograms
  • Diabetes screening and education
  • Connections to community resources

All services are free—no insurance is needed— and provided provide services on a first-come, first-served basis.

Extraco Events Center on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Farmers Market @ Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

farmers marketThe Waco Downtown Farmers Market brings in locally grown and produced goods every Saturday to support local farmers and artisans and to enrich the culture of the community. Come join the fun!

Waco Downtown Farmers Market on Yelp (includes map and directions)

McLennan County Master Gardeners: Propagation @ Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The McLennan County Master Gardeners will be providing guidance and information about propagating Central Texas plants.

Waco Downtown Farmers Market on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Scavenger Hunt: Elephant Day @ Cameron Park Zoo
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tembo, an elephant at Cameron Park Zoo, has been a great animal ambassador for her species in the wild, and today is your day to celebrate and learn more about African elephants with this scavenger hunt. Plus, enjoy a bar with adult beverages in the center of the zoo. Proceeds benefit the Education Department and will go toward the new education building

$20 per team to play. This includes the scavenger hunt and one stuffed animal. Download the Goosechase app and obtain the code and password at purchase. Zoo admission is not included.

Cameron Park Zoo on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Monthly Car Show @ So-Cal Speed Shop
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

car-showIt’s time for So-Cal Speed Shop’s monthly car show. Located right down the road from the Silos, all types and year model vehicles are welcome. Free entry, no need to worry about parking, and trophies will be awarded, so don’t miss out!

Directions to So-Cal Speed Shop.