Calendar of Events

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Margarita & Salsa Festival

Make plans now to attend the biggest, coolest, hottest party of the summer – the 23rd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival happening on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. All proceeds benefit the Scholarship Program at the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo. So if you dig margaritas and great country music (who doesn't, right?), then mark your calendar. For more information, visit our website or call 254-776-1660.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2nd Annual Climate Change Art Exhibit, hosted by the Waco Friends of Peace/Climate

The art exhibit is designed to inform visitors about the global emergency of anthropogenic climate change. The art will address climate change impacts, strategies for mitigation, and methods of adaptation. For artists, there is NO fee to enter the show. Four cash prizes will be awarded, up to $1000. For instructions to artists and an entry form, email: For visitors to the exhibit, NO entrance fee is charged. The artists may also offer the pieces for sale. The artist reception, with awards, music, food, and science will take place September 15, 6pm-8pm.

2nd Annual Climate Change Art Exhibit, hosted by the Waco Friends of Peace/Climate

The art exhibit will emphasize climate science, the impacts of anthropogenic climate change, solutions to mitigate climate change, and adaptation strategies. We welcome all artists to submit hanging art of all media. We also have room for several sculpture pieces. There is no entry fee for artists, and 4 cash prizes will be offered, up to $1000. For artist entry form or questions email: Admission for visitors is also free.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Texas National Night Out News Conference

Please join us as we kick off the 2018 National Night Out for the State of Texas! Meet and greet will begin at 9:30 AM and press conference at 10:00 AM. A huge "Thank You" to our co-sponsors the City of Waco and Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum for generously providing the location for this event! Co-hosted with Texas Crime Prevention Association. Please RSVP by Friday, August 31, 2018: Nora Almanza (254)750-1761 or