August 1

Young at Heart Dance Club

Frank Arellano Band will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission costs $5.

August 3

Stars over Texas Jamboree

The family-style musical jamboree will have its gospel show, 7 p.m. at Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2810 W. Waco Drive. Cost is $14 for general admission, $12 for those 65 and older. Call 755-7257. Also on Facebook.

Summer movie at Silos

The movie “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” will be shown free at Magnolia Market at the Silos, 601 Webster Ave. Extended shopping hours until 8:30 p.m. Screening begins at dusk. Call 235-6111. Online: magnoliamarket.com

August 4

First Friday

First Friday in downtown Waco provides special activities, and downtown stores will be open later, offering events, food and drink specials. More details are on the First Friday Waco Facebook page. Online: facebook.com/FirstFridayWaco

August 5

Greater Bohemian Open

This unusual and fun four-person scramble golf tournament (such as putting with a croquet mallet) begins with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at Cottonwood Creek Golf Course, 5200 Bagby Ave. It benefits Special Olympics Texas. Online: sotx.org

Open mic jazz poetry

HOT (Heart of Texas) Poet Society will have an jazz poetry open mic led by word artist Jen Evans and percussionist Keith Sanford from 3 to 5 p.m. upstairs at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. Admission is free. Online: facebook.com/HOTpoetssociety

August 6

Free Sunday at Mayborn

The first Sunday of each month is free admission at the Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Drive. Call 710-1110. Online: Baylor.edu/mayborn

August 8

GOP Women luncheon

Karen Harris, a member of the Governor’s Commission for Women and CEO of her own business, will speak at the McLennan County Republican Women’s meeting, 11:30 a.m. in Brazos Room C of the Waco Hilton, 113 S. University Parks Drive. Reservations are due by Aug. 8. Cost is $15, which includes lunch. Make reservations by calling Rosemary Stovall at 855-3773 or emailing roseandmary57@yahoo.com.

Young at Heart Dance Club

Jus’ Country will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission costs $5.

August 12

Fill a Fiat

Collection drive for food for Pack of Hope, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at nine area locations: H-E-B Plus on Valley Mills Drive and H-E-B on Wooded Acres Drive, Drug Emporium, Brookshire’s in Robinson, Brookshire Brothers in Lorena and McGregor, Walgreens at Estates Drive and U.S. Highway 84, Sam’s Club and Allen Samuels Fiat Alpha Romeo. Check wishlist for food needed. Online: packofhope.org.

‘New Theatre’

Waco Civic Theatre presents “New Theatre for New Audiences,” a cabaret-style performance of newer and/or more obscure works, 7:30 p.m. at the theater, 1517 Lake Air Drive. Call 776-1591. Online: wacocivictheatre.org

August 15

Young at Heart Dance Club

Texas Heartbeat will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission costs $5.

August 15-16

Charity dove hunt

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center's Hillcrest Charity Dove Hunt benefits the McClinton Cancer Center. Dove hunting and clay shoot starts at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Waco Gun Club. Food, drinks and a concert featuring the Sloppy Joe Band begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at Chisholm Hall in the Waco Convention Center. Online: giving.sw.org/dove-hunt

August 16

Lunch with the Masters

Master Gardener Carol Wood will discuss “What to Plant in the Fall,” noon at The Pavilion at the Carleen Bright Arboretum. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. Free. For information, email jscaffer@woodwaymail.org or call 399-9204.

August 18

West Over 40 Dance

Branded Heart will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at Tours Hall, 245 St. Martin’s Church Road in Tours. Those attending should bring finger foods. Admission costs $5.

August 18-19

'La La Land' shadowcast

Waco Civic Theatre performers will dance live alongside the Oscar-winning film "La La Land," 6:30 p.m. at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. Cost is $10. Online: wacocivictheatre.org, wacohippodrometheatre.com

August 19

Dragon Boat Festival

This first-time event (rescheduled from June) has dragon-themed boat races with 21 people on board. It benefits Enrich Seniors, a nonprofit helping the elderly in McLennan and Bosque counties. The event is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Brazos River next to McLane Stadium and Touchdown Alley. Call 339-1651. Online: enrichseniors.org/dragon-boat-festival

August 22

Chamber kickoff luncheon

Former NFL running back Justin Forsett is the guest speaker at the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at the Ferrell Center. Call 757-5611. Online: wacochamber.com

Young at Heart Dance Club

True Grit will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission costs $5.

August 24

Black gospel music lecture

Baylor professor Bob Darden will speak on “Music That Matters: The Enduring Power of Freedom Songs,” 6:30 p.m. at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive. Free. It is hosted by the Historic Waco Foundation. Online: historicwaco.org

August 26

Margarita & Salsa Festival

The 22nd annual event features country music by Cody Jinks, the Randy Rogers Band and Jon Wolfe at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd. Event starts at 5 p.m. Margarita and salsa contests start at 6. Tickets cost $31 in advance and $36 the day of the show. VIP tickets cost $150. Online: extracoeventscenter.com

August 29

Young at Heart Dance Club

Out of the Blue will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission costs $5.

September 1-3

Westfest

The annual celebration of the town’s Czech culture happens at the West Fair and Rodeo grounds during Labor Day weekend. The preview party is Friday night. Miss Westfest will be announced and crowned prior to the 10 a.m. Saturday downtown parade. Online: westfest.com

September 2

Baylor football

The Bears host Liberty University at McLane Stadium at a time to be determined. Online: baylorbears.com

September 7

Stars over Texas Jamboree

The family-style musical jamboree will have its anniversary show, 7 p.m. at Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2810 W. Waco Drive. Cost is $14 for general admission, $12 for those 65 and older. Call 755-7257. Also on Facebook.

September 9

Baylor football

The Bears host the University of Texas at San Antonio at McLane Stadium at a time to be determined. Online: baylorbears.com

September 12

Celebrate Life Banquet

Former college football coach and studio analyst Lou Holtz is the guest speaker at the Celebrate Life Banquet, benefiting Care Net Pregnancy Center of Central Texas. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Waco Convention Center. Call 772-8270. Online: pregnancycare.org

September 21

Waco Symphony concert

Yekwon Sunwoo, gold medalist of the 2017 Van Cliburn Piano Competition, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Waco Hall to open the Waco Symphony Orchestra season. Online: wacosymphony.com

September 23

Baylor football

The Bears host Oklahoma at McLane Stadium at a time to be determined. Online: baylorbears.com

September 25

Beall Russell Lecture

Pulitzer Prize winner and National Humanities Medal winner Isabel Wilkerson will speak at the annual lecture, 3:30 p.m. in Room 510 of the Cashion Building on the Baylor campus. Free. She is the author of "The Warmth of Other Suns." Online: baylor.edu/beall-russell

September 30

Down on the Bayou

This Cajun-themed fundraiser for Youth Connection Inc. is from 7 to 11 p.m. at Knox Center, adjacent to the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. Tickets cost $75 per person. Cajun cuisine will be featured and The Morticians will perform. Call 202-8480 or email Carolyn.Nichols1@BWSHealth.org. Online: youthconnectionwaco.wordpress.com


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