The Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute will host a patriotic pop-up event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 300 S. Fifth St.

Visitors can stop by the courtyard to create patriotic artwork or write a note of appreciation to veterans. Works can then be donated to the local Department of Veterans Affairs.

The event is free. Museum admission is free for visitors with a military ID. For more information, call 757-1024.

Zoo Stampede

The H-E-B Cameron Park Zoo Stampede will be held Saturday beginning with a 1K run at 8 a.m. 5K and 10K events begin at 8:30.

Cost is $15-45. Call 405-2518 for registration times and information.

Storytelling event

Tellabration, celebrating the ageless art of storytelling, will be hosted by the Heart of Texas Storytelling Guild from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Austin Avenue Methodist Church, 1300 Austin Ave.

The program will feature local author, pastor and storyteller Kyndall Rothaus. An accompanying meal costs $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 4-11.

Call 717-1763 for more information.

Toastmasters meet

The Baylor Orators Toastmasters club meets at noon Friday in Suite 200 of Clifton Robinson Tower, 700 S. University Parks Drive.

The meeting is an open house to educate prospective members about the club. Call 452-9869 for more information.

Master Gardeners

The McLennan County Master Gardeners will be at the Waco Downtown Farmers Market, 500 Washington Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday to discuss winter gardening.

Call 718-2452 for more information.

Submit items for Briefly in printed or typed form to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco 76702-2588; fax to 757-0302; or email to

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