Calendar of Events

Thursday, October 1, 2020

4th Annual Climate Crisis Art Exhibit

Waco Friends of the Climate announces the 4th Annual Climate Crisis Art Exhibit, a virtual gallery, available free Oct 1 through Nov 30. The show contains 85 entries from students of all ages, and from some of Waco's most well known adult artists. Visitors may vote for the Peoples' Choice Award, and become eligible for door prizes, including $100. Go to and follow instructions on the home page. ( If missing art or other irregularity is noticed, simple touch "reload" on your computer controls to correct the issue.)

Saturday, October 3, 2020

DogFest Texas

Join Canine Companions for Independence for our sixth annual DogFest Texas! Celebrate the love of dogs that brings us together as a community and support Canine Companions’ mission to enhance the lives of people with disabilities by providing expertly trained assistance dogs free of charge. This year we are gathering virtually with dogs and families from across the state to celebrate the human-canine bond. Join our free virtual event on Facebook live to hear inspiring stories from our Canine Companions graduate teams and volunteers and participate in fun activities with your family, friends and pups! Another way you can also support the mission of Canine Companions is by helping us fundraise. Learn more at To register for the event and learn more about Canine Companions, please visit

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Oakwood Cemetery's "Walking Tales"; Bringing Historic Stories to Life/Host: Heart of Texas Storytelling Guild

In this self-paced walking tour, Interpreters stationed throughout the cemetery will share stories about the life and times of renowned, legendary and infamous people laid to rest there. 10-1pm Family friendly. Free to the public. Contact 254.717.1763 for more information

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Lunch with the Masters

Master Gardener Robin Liebe, Bees Bees Bees Master Gardener and Waco Beekeeper Robin Liebe has been a Master Gardener since 2017. She started beekeeping in 2011 after she noticed an absence of bees in her orchard. Now, she has six and a half hives and a thriving orchard. Her presentation will introduce Mason Bees and their role in pollination, compare and contrast Honey Bees and Mason Bees, and give Information on taking care of both honey bees and mason bees. Attendees will learn to make a bee feeder from a 5-gallon bucket Bring your lunch and your questions. Join the McLennan County Master Gardeners at The Pavilion at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Woodway. For more info, 254-399-9204, FREE

Monday, October 26, 2020

Autumn Uptown Art Walk

Our August market was such a success, we decided to do it again! Come walk down Washington Avenue and help support local artists and musicians! MC Art Supplies and the Kieran-Sistrunk Gallery will be open for business during the event and practicing social distancing measures. And don’t forget to stop by the Old Dutch Spice House booth to see what new flavors they have cooked up ?? Mini pumpkin painting will be available on the porch! Frank Exum Studio of Guitar has been gracious enough to agree to play at 2120 Washington Avenue during the event. This is going to be a great morning of fun, art and friends! *Overflow parking is available at 2210 Washington Avenue. *Masks are mandatory for attendance and to enter businesses.