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Oct
6
Thu
2022
Musical Theatre Audition Masterclass @ Waco Civic Theatre
Oct 6 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm

This course offers an exploration of the techniques of lyrical, classical, and belt styles. Students will learn how to successfully select songs, make an audition cut, and adapt their voices for different musical theatre auditions. Also included in this course is a 30-minute private voice lesson.

The teacher of this masterclass, Lexie Rains, is a graduate of Baylor University and Shenandoah University. Her personalized approach to the voice informed by her background in both musical theatre and evidence-based vocal pedagogy creates the perfect environment to learn more about vocal styles and make them work for you in an audition.

Ages 13–18 | 10 weeks | Thursdays from 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm | Private lessons from 7:15 –7:45 pm

Waco Civic Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Waco Famous Trivia Night @ Brotherwell Brewing
Oct 6 @ 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)

‘Amélie’ @ Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Visit the magical streets of Montmartre in Paris, France, for a musical fairytale about community, connection, and kindness. Based on the 2001 movie of the same name, Amélie is a family-friendly story of finding love in serendipitous circumstances.

Directions to the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Oct
7
Fri
2022
1st Anniversary Celebration @ McDonald's (West)
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 pm

mcdonalds-westEnjoy a week of specials, family fun, and a raffle to win a year of free Big Macs to celebrate McDonald’s first anniversary in West, Texas.

Directions to McDonald’s (West).

‘Amélie’ @ Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Visit the magical streets of Montmartre in Paris, France, for a musical fairytale about community, connection, and kindness. Based on the 2001 movie of the same name, Amélie is a family-friendly story of finding love in serendipitous circumstances.

Directions to the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Karaoke @ Chapter 11
Oct 7 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 8 @ 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.

Oct
8
Sat
2022
Farmers Market @ Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Oct 8 @ 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)

‘Amélie’ @ Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Visit the magical streets of Montmartre in Paris, France, for a musical fairytale about community, connection, and kindness. Based on the 2001 movie of the same name, Amélie is a family-friendly story of finding love in serendipitous circumstances.

Directions to the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Stella Fitzgerald @ Stay Classy Waco
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

stella-fitzgeraldStella Fitzgerald, a new jazz duet featuring vocalist Robyn Foster-Baldridge and guitarist Geoffrey Eisenbarth, returns to Stay Classy. From Duke Ellington to Count Basie and Cole Porter, they’re swingin’ the hits of the Great American Songbook. It’s sure to set a vibe and get your toes tappin’, so get hip, turn up, and tune in!

Directions to Stay Classy Waco.

Karaoke @ Chapter 11
Oct 8 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 9 @ 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.

Oct
9
Sun
2022
‘Amélie’ (matinee) @ Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit the magical streets of Montmartre in Paris, France, for a musical fairytale about community, connection, and kindness. Based on the 2001 movie of the same name, Amélie is a family-friendly story of finding love in serendipitous circumstances.

Directions to the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Karaoke & Service Industry Night @ Freight Bar
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 10 @ 12:00 am

Join Freight every Sunday for karaoke and Service Industry Night featuring $3 wells, $1 off beers, and $5 signature cocktails.

Freight Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Oct
10
Mon
2022
Acoustic Open Mic @ Taqueria Mexicano Grill 15
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Michael Saldana hosts this early evening acoustic open mic night.

Directions to the Taqueria Mexicano Grill 15.

Dance for Musical Theatre 101 @ Waco Civic Theatre
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This 8-week session is designed for anyone ages 13 and up who wants to further their dance knowledge. The classes will teach jazz basics, and dance auditioning techniques, and will provide every individual with a ready-to-send dance call video. The vision behind the course is to educate the community in dance within the theatre space, but also to ensure that everyone feels confident dancing! Megan is so excited t spend Monday nights with the civic community and can’t wait to dance with everyone!

Note: please wear clothing you can move in. Sneakers or jazz shoes are awesome. Don’t forget to bring water to stay hydrated.

September 19 – November 14 (no class October 31)

Waco Civic Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Keep Waco Loud Open Mic Night @ Stay Classy Waco
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Calling all standup comedians, musicians, rap artists, and spoken word enthusiasts: Keep Waco’s Loud Weekly Open Mic happens every Monday night at Stay Classy.

Signups start at 7 pm.

Directions to Stay Classy Waco.

Oct
11
Tue
2022
Little Learners Music Class @ Waco Civic Theatre
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Waco Civic Theatre loves little learners! This six-week class is the perfect introduction to music, movement, and theatre. With an emphasis on nursery rhymes and children’s stories, students will learn to identify tempo, match pitch, and the basics of storytelling.

Ages 5-8 | Tuesdays, 4 pm – 5 pm | September 13 – October 18

Waco Civic Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Trekking Tuesday @ Cameron Park Redwood Shelter
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Waco Parks and Recreation is excited to bring back its guided hiking program on Tuesday afternoons in October. Meet at Redwood Shelter, and the hikes will last about an hour. So come hike with a park ranger at Cameron Park!

Free to participate and all ages are welcome. (Please bring water and wear appropriate hiking shoes.)

Directions to Cameron Park Redwood Shelter.

Beer Garden Yoga @ Brotherwell Brewing
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Brooke Garcia in Brotherwell’s beer garden for instructor-led yoga. Bring your own mat.

$10 ticket includes a drink ticket redeemable in the taproom for a beer or non-alcoholic beverage.

Brotherwell Brewing on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Karaoke Time! @ Old Chicago
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Karaoke-NightOld Chicago is bringing karaoke back! Bring your friends and family and have some fun with your OC peeps.

Old Chicago on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Smarty Pints Trivia @ Southern Roots Brewing Co.
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Sure, playing Smarty Pints Trivia on Tuesday night is loads of fun, but it also gives you the chance to have some of the best pizza and locally brewed craft beer in Waco.

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

Towne Tuesday Open Mic @ The Crying Shame
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Head over to the Crying Shame for open mic night at Towne Tuesday to hear original songs by Towne Adams and others.

Directions to The Crying Shame.

Oct
12
Wed
2022
1 Million Cups Waco @ Hustle Co-Working
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1-million-cupsEach month at 1 Million Cups Waco, local startups present their companies to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors.

The culture surrounding 1 Million Cups is that of a supportive, neutral space welcoming entrepreneurs to be open and honest about their businesses and the challenges they face.

Hustle Co-Working on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Fabled Story-Time @ Fabled Bookshop & Cafe
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

fabled-storytimeJoin Fabled for a sweet story-time where your littles will sing songs, use their creativity, and enjoy some truly lovely stories. The beautiful books chosen are perfect for your 2- to 8-year-old children, inspiring them with unique illustrations, lyrical language, and joy-filled stories.

No need to RSVP for these storytimes, just show up and enjoy the wonderful stories read by Fabled’s “Storybook Lady”!

Fabled Bookshop & Cafe on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Trivia Night @ Bare Arms Brewing
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Trivia has returned to Bare Arms every Wednesday night. Do you dare take this challenge?

Bare Arms Brewing on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Trivia Night @ Old Chicago
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Don’t miss the weekly Wednesday night trivia at Old Chicago.

Old Chicago on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Goddess Grooves Dance Class @ Cultivate 7twelve
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Rachel Guest leads this 21+, women-only sensual dance class on Wednesday night.

$20. Pay online.

Cultivate 7twelve on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Witty Wednesday BuzzTime Trivia @ Hemingway's Watering Hole
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

You’ve conquered the rest, now try the latest: Hemingway’s Witty Wednesday BuzzTime trivia. Plus, enjoy drink specials all night.

Directions to Hemingway’s Watering Hole.

Oct
13
Thu
2022
Introduction to Watercolor Painting @ Art Center Waco
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn the art of watercolor painting with instructor Joe Barbieri. He studied drawing and anatomy at Nassau College in New York and Northlake College in Texas. Through his work, Barbieri communicates the vibrancy of the natural world and the simplicity and beauty of creation. Since 1998, he has worked with Stanton Glass Studio where he paints one-of-a-kind stained glass pieces for churches, hotels, museums, and private residences throughout the US.

Art Center Waco on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Intermediate Watercolor Painting @ Art Center Waco
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Take your watercolor skills to the next level with instructor Joe Barbieri. His stained glass, and award-winning watercolor and oil paintings have been purchased by individuals, collectors, and museums across the Southwest and overseas. His work has appeared in numerous prestigious shows and he is represented in galleries throughout the Southwest.

Art Center Waco on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Musical Theatre Audition Masterclass @ Waco Civic Theatre
Oct 13 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm

This course offers an exploration of the techniques of lyrical, classical, and belt styles. Students will learn how to successfully select songs, make an audition cut, and adapt their voices for different musical theatre auditions. Also included in this course is a 30-minute private voice lesson.

The teacher of this masterclass, Lexie Rains, is a graduate of Baylor University and Shenandoah University. Her personalized approach to the voice informed by her background in both musical theatre and evidence-based vocal pedagogy creates the perfect environment to learn more about vocal styles and make them work for you in an audition.

Ages 13–18 | 10 weeks | Thursdays from 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm | Private lessons from 7:15 –7:45 pm

Waco Civic Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)