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Jul
1
Fri
2022
Café y Pan Dulce @ Art Center Waco
Jul 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Join the Cen-Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for an hour of networking and connecting with members and community partners at the Michaelis Academic Center (MAC), room 108, at McLennan Community College (MCC).

Art Center Waco on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Mission Waco Creative Arts Summer Camp @ Mission Waco Jubilee Theatre
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Mission Waco Creative Arts Summer Camp features a choice of theatre, dance, or art (or a mix) for community kids/teens this summer. This year the theme is superheroes, and camp runs from 6/27 to 7/8. Classes are from 9 am to 4 pm each day, and lunch is provided. There is no class on 7/4, and class performances are on 7/8.

$40 per child.

Mission Waco Jubilee Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

July Family Fun Fridays @ Hawaiian Falls
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm

family-fun-day-hawaiian-fallsCelebrate the end of a long week and cool off with Hawaiian Falls’ Family Fun Fridays in July. Every Friday features Hawaiian-themed entertainment from hula dancers to steel drum bands. There is no better way to kick off the weekend than enjoying that island vibe and dipping your toes in the water.

Hawaiian Falls on Yelp (includes map and directions)

‘Flowers: A Celebration of Nature’s Most Elegant Beauties’ @ Susan L. Sistrunk Fine Art Gallery
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join the Susan L. Sistrunk Fine Art Gallery and artist Wendy Davis for an inspiring and graceful exhibition of floral works, encompassing the beauty of nature’s wonders. Plus, enjoy live classical music courtesy of Frank Exum.

  • Sangria and light bites will be served by the gallery.
  • Overflow parking is available at 2210 Washington Avenue and on the opposite side of the street.

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

July First Friday Market @ Cultivate 7twelve
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Who’s ready for Cultivate’s First Friday Market? Stop by for this sip and shop to help support small businesses and the local arts community by shopping among local vendors selling all your summertime essentials.

Cultivate 7twelve on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Jayme Wade & Cody Ellinger @ Sunday’s Caribbean Oasis Sports Bar & Grill
Jul 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Everybody loves Jayme Wade and Cody Ellinger, so come out for some awesome country music.

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

‘Legally Blonde Jr.’ @ Waco Civic Theatre
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Legally Blonde Jr.Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde Jr. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show’s instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass — leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!

Brazos Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Clinton Bon Slaughter & Jessica Lewis @ Triple B’s Smokehouse
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

It’s a double dose of country music fun when Clinton Bon Slaughter and Jessica Lewis play Triple B’s.

Directions to Triple B’s Smokehouse (Hewitt).

Eric & Thomas Unplugged @ Bare Arms Brewing
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

eric-and-thomasBring your family and friends for a fun night of live music from Eric and Thomas Unplugged.

Bare Arms Brewing on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Friday Night Dinner @ Lighthouse Coffee & Wine
Jul 1 @ 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.

Menu:

  • Red, white and blue fruit salad, with strawberries, blueberries, bananas and a lime honey glaze, or
  • Red pepper and tomato soup, topped with basil and feta.
  • Choice of beef filet with black garlic whiskey glaze, red snapper with garlic lemon herb sauce, or boneless chicken breast with whiskey barbecue sauce, served with haricot verts and garlic mashed potatoes.
  • Cupcakes

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

Directions to Lighthouse Coffee & Wine.

Greg Bashura & Evan Klaras @ Hilton Waco
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

This month’s First Friday meansgreg-bashura-evan-klaras it’s jazz night at the Hilton with Greg Bashura and Evan Klaras.

Hilton Waco on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Towne Adams @ Twisted Sisters Patio Bar
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Local favorite Towne Adams plays his own brand of Americana at Twisted Sisters Patio Bar from 7 pm to 10 pm.

Directions to Twisted Sisters Patio Bar.

Max, Lynnette, Shawna & Steven @ Blue Dog Wine & Martini Bar
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come spend your Friday with Blue Dog this week and enjoy the music of Max Tooker, Lynnette Hundley Allmon, Shawna, and Steven Scheifley from 8 pm to 11 pm.

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

Aniston Pate @ Freight Bar
Jul 1 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Join Freight for live music by Aniston Pate, starting at 8:30 pm.

Freight Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Joel & Deon Q @ Stay Classy Waco
Jul 1 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

joel-deon-q-stay-classyThis First Friday Joel and Deon Q are back! Starting at 8:30 pm,  they’ll bring down the house with a refreshing sound, sultry vocals, and a musical style inspired by early jazz legends.

It’s a night you won’t want to miss, so save the date.

Directions to Stay Classy Waco.

Karaoke @ Chapter 11
Jul 1 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 2 @ 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.

Jul
2
Sat
2022
Farmers Market @ Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Jul 2 @ 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)

‘Legally Blonde Jr.’ (matinee) @ Waco Civic Theatre
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Legally Blonde Jr.Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde Jr. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show’s instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass — leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!

Brazos Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

‘Exit: Survival Mode’ @ Cultivate 7twelve
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come experience Exit: Survival Mode, Kristen Thompson’s new exhibition at Cultivate. Plus, enjoy drinks, live music from Richard Thompson, popsicles, bubbles, and more.

Cultivate 7twelve on Yelp (includes map and directions)

July 4th Bash with Los Roachez @ Sunday’s Caribbean Oasis Sports Bar & Grill
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get your 4th of July weekend started right with hard rockers Los Roachez.

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

‘Legally Blonde Jr.’ @ Waco Civic Theatre
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Legally Blonde Jr.Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde Jr. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show’s instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass — leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!

Brazos Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

The Bill & Phil Show @ Twisted Sisters Patio Bar
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

bill-and-phil-showDon’t miss The Bill and Phil Show at Twisted Sisters Patio Bar.

Directions to Twisted Sisters Patio Bar.

Trey Stephenson @ Triple B’s Smokehouse
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Trey Stephenson plays Triple B’s Smokehouse this Saturday night, starting at 7 pm.  Enjoy the hot barbecue, cold drinks, and great live music. What’s not to love?

Directions to Triple B’s Smokehouse (Hewitt).

Red, White & IMPROV! @ Brazos Theatre
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Make plans to join Brazos Theatre for the most patriotic improv comedy show ever. Declare your independence from a humdrum weekend, and come laugh about all things patriotic and Americana. BYOB.

Brazos Theatre on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Darrell Ray @ Tradinghouse Bar Grill
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

darrell-rayAcoustic country artist Darrell “D-Rail” Ray, Waco’s own music outlaw, performs at Tradinghouse Bar & Grill.

Tradinghouse Bar & Grill on Yelp (includes map and directions)

 

Pop Evil @ Backyard Bar Stage & Grill
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

pop-evilPop Evil is the bridge between life-affirming hard rock hit-making and the burgeoning new frontier of genre-bending postmodern playlists. A crowd-pleasing band unafraid to embrace the heaviest and most melodic ends of the spectrum, with a seemingly endless stream of No. 1 hit veering between fist-pumping anthems and timeless power ballads.

Doors open at 7 pm.

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

Rude Ant Karaoke with Tony Lee @ Papa Joe's Texas Saloon
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm

Karaoke-NightSing like a rock star, y’all! Karaoke’s a blast every first and third Saturday of the month at Papa Joe’s, thanks to Tony Lee, the best music man around.

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

Strix @ Stay Classy Waco
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come rock out like it’s 1994 with Strix live on stage. (And get there early to save your seat!)

Directions to Stay Classy Waco.

Remy Reilly @ Freight Bar
Jul 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Join Freight for another night of live music by the talented Remy Reilly.

Freight Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Karaoke @ Chapter 11
Jul 2 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 3 @ 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.