Events Calendar

Using the events calendar:

Or, sign up for The Waco Insider’s free weekly newsletter that delivers upcoming events and useful info to your inbox every Thursday afternoon.

Jul
1
Fri
2022
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.

Jul
3
Sun
2022
Knife Marathon League @ Waco Axe Company
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Waco Axe Co is hosting a knife marathon league with prizes for first and second place.

$75 per thrower.

Directions to Waco Axe Company.

‘Legally Blonde Jr.’ (matinee) @ Waco Civic Theatre
Jul 3 @ 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)

Eastside Evening Market @ Brotherwell Brewing
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Eastside-MarketThat’s right! Eastside Market is switching it up for the summer with its first of our Summer Eastside Evenings from 4 pm to 8 pm.

Enjoy over 50 local vendors, music, food trucks, a graffiti wall, and Brotherwell’s best craft beer brews. Come support Waco’s community of creatives and entrepreneurs.

If you’ve ever wanted to meet and connect with fellow local creatives or just make new friends and hang out over a pitcher of good brews, then mark the date because that’s what the Eastside Market is all about!

Brotherwell Brewing on Yelp (includes map and directions)

2nd Annual Landon Heights Birthday Bash @ Backyard Bar Stage & Grill
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

landon-heightsLandon Heights is a country music artist born and raised on living the small town life in Central Texas. At a young age He grew up in church and started out playing music there at just six years old.  Wade Bowen, Stoney Larue, and Cross Canadian Ragweed are just some of the Texas artists that inspired him.

Now in 2022, Landon is reaching for bigger dreams by releasing his first national country radio single, “When The Devil Walks In.” The Brazos Brothers and The Sul Ross Band open.

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

Karaoke & Service Industry Night @ Freight Bar
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 4 @ 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)

Taylor Branch @ Twisted Sisters Patio Bar
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Keep your 4th of July weekend party rolling at Twisted Sisters Patio Bar from 7 pm to 10 pm with live acoustic music by Taylor Branch.

Directions to Twisted Sisters Patio Bar.

Jul
4
Mon
2022
Military Appreciation Day @ Hawaiian Falls
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm

celebrate-our-military-hawaiian-fallsIn honor of the men and women of the US military, all active and retired military personnel receive one free ticket with a valid military ID.

Hawaiian Falls on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Fourth on the Brazos with The Commodores @ McLane Stadium
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Mark your calendars and head to McLane Stadium’s Touchdown Alley for food trucks, fireworks, and live music from one of the greatest Motown and R&B/funk artists of all time: The Commodores!

Schedule:

  • 6 pm – Event opens
  • 7:30 pm – The Commodores
  • 9:10 pm –  Waco Community Band
  • 9:15 pm – Fireworks

Admission is free.

McLane Stadium on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Jul
5
Tue
2022
Mission Waco Creative Arts Summer Camp @ Mission Waco Jubilee Theatre
Jul 5 @ 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)

Bob Scott @ Blue Dog Wine & Martini Bar
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

bob-scottTake a mid-week break with the musical stylings of Bob Scott at Blue Dog, y’all!

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

Beer Garden Yoga @ Brotherwell Brewing
Jul 5 @ 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)

Smarty Pints Trivia @ Southern Roots Brewing Co.
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul 5 @ 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.

Trivia Tuesday @ Freight Bar
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

stage-time-trivia-nightStage Time Trivia hosts trivia night every Tuesday at Freight from 7 pm to 10 pm. Come enjoy cold beer, great drink specials, and fun trivia topics every week.

Freight Bar on Yelp (includes map and directions)

Beer For Brains Trivia Night @ Dancing Bear Pub
Jul 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

beer-for-brainsThe trivia goes on forever — and the craft beer never ends! — at the Bear’s Tuesday night trivia. Earn points, prizes, and the undying respect/enmity of your peers.

Dancing Bear Pub on Yelp (includes map and directions)