Reformation 500 Concert, Baylor A Cappella Choir and Chamber Singers, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University’s McCrary Music Building.

Sundance Head with Rodney Pyeatt Trio, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28, The Backyard, 511 S. Eighth St.; $15.

Mike Ryan with Aaron Einhouse, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29, The Backyard, 511 S. Eighth St.; $15.

”Hank and Patsy,” 2 p.m. Sept. 30, Waco Hippodrome. $35 floor seats and $20 balcony.

Chisholm Trail Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, 35th anniversary concert, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N. Third St., Temple; $35 and includes dinner at 6:30 p.m., available online at and

Blackwood Quartet with Lew Smith (The Church House Singers), 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive. $25, $35 VIP, $40 dinner and concert, $50 VIP dinner and concert. Dinner served at 6 p.m. Call 254-754-3942 or 254-709-6410 for ticket information.

The Morticians, “Down on the Bayou” Youth Connection fundraiser, 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Knox Hall, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, 100 Texas Ranger Trail. Call 254-202-8480.

Texas Music Flood benefit concert with Adam Hood, Drew Kennedy, Jason Eady, Courtney Patton, Deryl Dodd, Josh Grider, Drew Kennedy, Jackie Darlene, Mike Stanley, John Dempsy, Clayton Landua, Ryan Turner, Kensie Coppin, Sundae Drivers, Station Creek, Huser Bros. and Cody Sparks, 1 p.m. Oct. 5, The Backyard, 511 S. Eighth St.; $5, with proceeds benefiting Texas flood relief efforts.

The Stars Over Texas Jamboree, Oldies Jukebox with Alan Smith, Royce Montgomery, Rockin Rick Bell and Ken Elliott as Elvis, 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Lee Lockwood Auditorium 2801 W. Waco Dr. $14, $12 for age 65 and over. Advance tickets at Lone Star Music and Lee Lockwood. Call 254-755-7257.

Andy Mineo with Wordsplayed and Social Club Misfits, 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $20.

Vanessa Silberman and Carissa Johnson, “Cardinal and Crow Tour,” 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits, 508 Austin Ave.

Local bands

Branded Heart (country), Sul Ross Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 28, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Mack Abernathy, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 29, Waco Winery & Vineyards, 6828 State Highway 6; free.

Jackson Anderson, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 30, La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, 3815 Franklin Ave.; free.

Texas Heartbeat (country), Sul Ross Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 5, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Stage performances

“Wonderettes: Dream On,” Waco Civic Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 5-7, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and 8, Waco Civic Theatre, 1517 Lake Air Drive. $20 and $18 for Friday and Saturday performances, $18 and $16 for Thursday and Sunday.

Comedian Chonda Pierce,”Getting Back To Funny” tour, 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, 1300 Columbus Ave.; $27, $49.50 VIP, available at or

Chad Prather’s Star Spangled Banter Comedy Tour, 8 p.m. Sept. 30, Waco Hippodrome. $22, $50 VIP.

“All My Sons,” McLennan Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-7, MCC Ball Performing Arts Center; $10, $8 for senior adults and students.

“James and the Giant Peach,” Jubilee Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 14-15, Jubilee Theatre, 1319 N. 15th St.; $12, $10 students, $7 children 7 to 11.

“Schoolhouse Rock Live!,” Waco Christian Youth Theatre, 9:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 6 p.m. Oct. 20, 2 and 6 p.m. Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Oct. 22, Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive; $10-14, available at

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Shadowcast, midnight Oct. 27-28, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.

Art exhibits

Artists Doug and Mike Starn, Allbritton Biennial Artist Conversation, 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Roxy Grove Hall; free, but seating limited to 500.

“Retrospective Part IV: Small Wooden Sculptures — Works by Danville Chadbourne,” Oct. 5-Nov. 12, Baylor University’s Martin Museum of Art, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center. Opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 5.

“This, That, Or The Other: Emerging Trends and Vernacular in Photography,” Oct. 12-29, Art Center of Waco, 1300 College Drive.


Historic Waco Foundation house lecture, 6 p.m. Sept. 28, Fort House, 503 S. Fourth St.

Waco Haunted Houses, Sneak preview, 8 p.m.-midnight Sept. 29-30, 14656 N. Interstate 35, Exit 345, Elm Mott; $5 for both houses. Regular hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays in October and nightly Oct. 26-31; $20.

Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo, Oct. 5-14, Extraco Events Center; $10, $5 for those 3-12 years old, free for 2 and younger. Wade Bowen, Oct. 6; Josh Abbott Band, Oct. 7; Coffee Anderson, Oct. 11; Flatland Cavalry with Koe Wetzel, Oct. 12; Michael Ray, Oct. 13; Kyle Park, Oct. 14.

Waco Cultural Arts Fest, Oct. 6-8, Indian Spring Park and Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave.

Screening of “A Sense of Urgency,” 3 p.m. Oct. 8, Jubilee Theater, 1319 N. 15th St.; free.

Oktoberfest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14, St. Philip Catholic Church, 13095 Old China Spring Highway, China Spring.; $10 for German meal, $5 children.

Children’s Garden Fair, 2-5 p.m. Oct. 15, Carleen Bright Arboretum, 9001 Bosque Blvd.

Oakwood Cemetery’s “Walking Tales,” 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 21, Oakwood Cemetery, 2124 S. Fifth St; free.

“Seaport Cities: Then & Now,” Brazos Forum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25, Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive; $130, $90 for Brazos Forum members, $75 for first-time attendees.

Dark Mirror Film Festival, 3-9 p.m. Oct. 27, Michaelis Academic Center, Room 111, McLennan Community College; free.