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Oct
3
Mon
2022
Acoustic Open Mic @ Taqueria Mexicano Grill 15
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Michael Saldana hosts this early evening acoustic open mic night.

Directions to the Taqueria Mexicano Grill 15.

Monday Funday with Blue Houdini @ Hemingway's Watering Hole
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

blue-houdiniThis week’s Monday Funday at Hemingway’s features live music by the Blue Houdini from 6 pm to 9 pm and food from Le’s Kitchen.

Directions to Hemingway’s Watering Hole.

Monday Night Lights Mountain Bike Ride @ Bicycle World
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

monday-night-lightsJoin Bicycle World for a night ride from the shop to Cameron Park on Monday nights to experience the night adrenaline from the trails.

Meet at the shop, and roll out at 7:15 pm. Helmets and lights are required.

Bicycle World on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Keep Waco Loud Open Mic Night @ Stay Classy Waco
Oct 3 @ 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
4
Tue
2022
1st Anniversary Celebration @ McDonald's (West)
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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).

Little Learners Music Class @ Waco Civic Theatre
Oct 4 @ 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 4 @ 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.

National Night Out @ Dewey Community Center
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The annual National Night Out celebration will take place in the park outside the Dewey Community Center from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Enjoy free food, music, games, family activities, fitness demonstrations, vendor booths, and more.

National Night Out is an annual campaign designed to strengthen neighborhood and law enforcement relationships while bringing back a true sense of community and neighborhood camaraderie.

Directions to Dewey Community Center.

The Order of the Owl: ‘Legendborn’ @ Fabled Bookshop & Cafe
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Order of the Owl invites you to join them in their reading of Legendborn by Tracy Deonn on Tuesday, September 20, at 6 pm. The group will be discussing Chapter 40–End.

The Order of the Owl is a young adult book club led by Avery Shelburne, one of Fabled’s book-buyers. If you are interested in joining or learning more about the Order of the Owl, email kidsbookbuyer@fabledbookshop.com

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

Women’s DIY Night: Pumpkin Spice @ Salvation Army Corps & Community Center
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy the fellowship of other women as you learn to make fall table decor at this DIY night.

$10 per person includes supplies and light snacks. Pay at the Salvation Army Thrift Store (4721 W. Waco Drive) to reserve your spot.

Directions to the Salvation Army Corps and Community Center.

Beer Garden Yoga @ Brotherwell Brewing
Oct 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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
5
Wed
2022
1 Million Cups Waco @ Hustle Co-Working
Oct 5 @ 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 5 @ 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)

1st Anniversary Celebration @ McDonald's (West)
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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).

Trivia Night @ Bare Arms Brewing
Oct 5 @ 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)

Mack Abernathy’s First Wednesday Fiasco @ Taqueria Mexicano Grill 15
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

mack-abernathyJoin Mack Abernathy on the first Wednesday of each month for some live acoustic music, great food, margaritas, and some crazy good times. If you’ve never been to his First Wednesday Fiasco, you don’t know what you’re missing!

Directions to the Taqueria Mexicano Grill 15.

Trivia Night @ Old Chicago
Oct 5 @ 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)

Dr. Peter Klein: ‘Why Managers Matter’ @ Fabled Bookshop & Cafe
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

why-managers-matterFabled is excited to host Dr. Peter Klein for the release of his new book, Why Managers Matter, on Wednesday, October 5, at 7 pm.

Why Managers Matter is a new, important, and pragmatic vision of what the job of the boss is in an age of lean/flat/agile organizations, self-organizing teams, and mass collaboration when bosses are expected to disappear, countering the conventional wisdom of the media and management gurus.

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

Goddess Grooves Dance Class @ Cultivate 7twelve
Oct 5 @ 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)

Music Bingo Night @ Freight Bar
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

music-bingoJoin Freight every Wednesday for music bingo hosted by Rockstar from 7 pm to 9 pm. Each week features different types of music to listen to while you win awesome prizes.

Freight Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

‘Amélie’ @ Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Oct 5 @ 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.

Wind Ensemble Concert @ McLennan Community College
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This free performance is open to the public.

Directions to the Ball Performing Arts Center on the MCC campus.

Witty Wednesday BuzzTime Trivia @ Hemingway's Watering Hole
Oct 5 @ 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.

’80s Synth Pop Dance Party @ Truelove Bar
Oct 5 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 6 @ 2:00 am

Join Truelove for a night of ’80s music courtesy of DJ Rewound and dancing, so come dressed in your ’80s best.

No cover. 21+ only.

Truelove Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Oct
6
Thu
2022
Introduction to Watercolor Painting @ Art Center Waco
Oct 6 @ 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)

1st Anniversary Celebration @ McDonald's (West)
Oct 6 @ 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).

Intermediate Watercolor Painting @ Art Center Waco
Oct 6 @ 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)