Calendar of Events

Saturday, December 05, 2015

St. Joseph's Christmas Bazaar

Come shop for the unique gift for that special person.

Waco Downtown Farmers Market Handmade Market

The Waco Downtown Farmers Market will host its annual Handmade Market on December 5, 12, 19, featuring several local artisans and their handmade items. For more information, contact Kristi Pereira (WDFM Manager) at

Sunday, December 06, 2015

8th Annual Central's Market

Incredible event filled with the Spirit of Christmas! Our Market Cafe serves a scrumptious, homemade lunch from 11:30am-1pm. Stroll through our marketplace to shop for special keepsakes from amazing vendors.Don't forget the Biggest Bake Sale ever! 254-776-7768

December Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on December 6, 2015 thanks to the support of our sponsor Atmos Energy. Call 254 710-1110 for more details.

All Aboard the Mayborn Express

December 6 , 2015 - January 3, 2016 The Mayborn Museum Complex invites you to hop aboard the Mayborn Express! The extensive train set-up in the Anding Traveling Exhibit Gallery will include elaborate scenes of bridges and trestles, cities and towns, and depict both the past and present. The young and the young-at-heart will enjoy imagining the excitement of being a train engineer!

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Big Texas Christmas Present Donations

Join the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum for a new, bigger and better 'Big Texas Christmas Present', brought to you by Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, benefiting Compassion Ministries. Compassion Ministries helps those who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness into permanent housing and employment. They also provide a transitional housing facility, as well as financial training and other services. Compassion Ministries is accepting gift items including: children's toys, household goods, and gifts for teens and adults. Beginning Thursday, December 10th, join Big 95, Compassion Ministries, and the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum for the Big Patio Party at Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant from 5 to 7pm. Friday the 11th, bring your donations to the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. On Saturday the 12th, come to Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Big 95, Compassion Ministries, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and Mi Familia Car Club will be there from 11am to 1pm, and you can make your donation, win prizes, and learn more about the people you are helping. For each item donated at all three locations, you will receive one free admission pass to the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. Each pass is good for 48 hours. For more information visit:

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Central's Market 2015

9th annual Christmas market hosted by the Disciples Women's Ministry of Central Christian Church featuring over 30 vendors, bake sale and café serving lunch from 11:30a to 1p. For more information call 776-7768 or email

Christmas in the Village

Celebrate the holiday season this year in the Governor Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village. Join staff and friends of the Mayborn Museum Complex for special events and activities relating to life in the 1890s. After a warming cup of apple cider, visitors can make their own Christmas crafts, listen to storytelling, sing Christmas carols, and much more! Families can also take advantage of a holiday inspired photo opportunity. There will also be indoor entertainment with a seasonal themed puppet show at 11:00 am and 2:30 pm. "Santa's Magic Bells" is the story of Santa and his hyper elf, Ringle Dingle. Warehouse Puppets Regular admission to the museum includes all activities, events and admission to All Aboard the Mayborn Express. Museum activities and events are free to all museum members and Baylor University students. Call 254 710-1110 for details.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Dec 17 Waco Knitters & Crocheters Meetup

Join us for knitting, crocheting, socializing. Free. All welcome. Bring a friend.

Friday, December 18, 2015


Big Jingle Talent Show right here in the heart of Texas. I am seeking acts that are clean, yet entertaining. Due to the past high number of participants, I am going to have to limit the acts to 5 acts per category. When: December 18th 2015 @6pm CST Where: Bellmead/Waco *Prizes will be given to the top in each contest and certificates will be given to aLL participants. Most of you already know how we do it and we are going to have some fun and good things going on. Approximate time is 6-9pm...we are starting sharp! Seeking: Steppers, poets, dancers, singers and more In the case of a group mixture, you all will receive the same prize for your group! I am taking individual and group acts. Everyone is encouraged to participate. Please submit your information to me by October 31st as I will be finalizing all participants and focusing on the show!!! Young Adults 19-30 Middle Age Adults-31-50 Seniors 51 plus

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

It's Your Move! Board Games Day at the Library

The Game Closet “Waco’s Place for Games” and the Library present a fun-packed day of games for Teens during the Holidays. Come to play new games like DC Comics Deck-Building Game and the adventure game, Forbidden Island. Some games for the more 'experienced gamers' include Betrayal At House on the Hill and Pandemic. For ages 11-15.