Mark Roy Long

Mark Roy Long's various incarnations have included college English instructor, book publisher, freelance writer, editorial content manager, and professional lawn mower. He is a devotee of craft beer, disc golf, and live music. A long-time Waco resident, he was tired of asking, “What’s going on around town?” and decided to answer that for himself... and anyone else who wanted to know.

Welcome to the New Waco Insider

In the spring of 2018, I started working on the first version of Waco Insider: a clunky-looking Google calendar embedded in a single-page, free WordPress…

Today's Events

Recurring Event Skate Skills Camp

Skate Skills Camp

Skate Waco Bellmead 500 N Loop 340, Waco, TX

Want to make more friends, get stronger, lose weight, get out the house, get a new hobby, or maybe learn how to skate or rekindle an old skating passion? Come to skate skills camp with Waco Roller Derby on Monday nights from 6 pm to 8 pm on January 30 through February 20. $50 covers...


Symphonic Band Concert

Glennis McCrary Music Building 110 Baylor Ave, Waco, TX

The Symphonic Band presents a concert under the direction of Dr. Isaiah Odajima. This concert is free and open to the public at Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.


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