Events near Waco Texas

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There is plenty to do in Current Events near Waco Texas, Texas for first-time visitors and long-term residents. Home to Baylor University, the city is rich in culture with a diverse population. Explore the city's naturally heated artesian wells or spend time wandering through its many neighorhoods. However, to make the most of your time in Waco, check out these events and fun activities during your stay in the city where Dr. Pepper was invented.

Events near Waco Texas

The Midsummer Night's Concert Series 2014 kicks off on June 4. Each Wednesday night at the Carleen Bright Arboretum Gazebo, you'll get the chance to listen to music under the stars. Alcohol-free lawn seating is available for at no charge. However, if you'd like to bring a bottle of wine and enjoy some 'Delectable Desserts' during the concert, reservations are available for $10 each night. The music starts at 8 pm, so bring your blankets and settle in for a delightful evening.

The 2014 EOAC Benefit Golf Tournament Pre-Party kicks off at 5:30 pm at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course Pavilion on June 19. Golfers should come prepared to tee off for prizes while enjoying the fine food and live entertainment. The main tournament follows on June 20. Proceeds benefit the Head Start Program, Tenant Based Rental Program, Weatherization, and Utility Assistance.

Fun Things to do in Waco Texas

Kids love the Mayborn Museum on the Baylor University campus. During the summer of 2014, the Museum is hostingthe Be The Dinosaur exhibit featuring video games, paleontology exhibits, and even full sized dinosaur bones. Admission is free on the first Sunday of every month.

Knitters and crocheters have multiple opportunities to socialize in June. Join a Knitting Group on Tuesday, June 10th from 5 to 7 pm at the South Waco Library or bring your knitting needles to the group that meets on Thursday, June 26th from 5 to 7 pm at the West Waco Library. Saturday, June 14th is World Wide Knit in Public Day at the McLennan County Library from 10 am to 5:30 pm.

Recommended Restaurants near Waco Texas

Texas is famous for food and visitors love Uncle Dan's Rib House in Waco. Consistently voted the Best BBQ House in Waco, diners enjoy brisket, pulled pork, and their famous Texas Taters. Don't worry about going away hungry. At Uncle Dan's, they provide Texas-size meals.