DECEMBER 1

Waco Wonderland

The Christmas-themed celebration begins from 5 to 10 p.m. with food trucks, a Ferris wheel, market and entertainment. Cocoa Crawl along Austin Avenue is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tree-lighting ceremony and fireworks show is at 7 p.m. Online: wacowonderland.com

DECEMBER 1-3

Christmas on the Brazos

Each of the four Historic Waco Foundation house museums will be decorated to fit this year’s Golden Christmas theme, in honor of its 50th anniversary. HWF’s Brazos Belles and Beaus, in full Victorian dress, will help with the activities and home tours. McCulloch House and Fort House will be open for candlelight tours from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Online: historicwaco.org

‘Baskerville’

Waco Civic Theatre presents “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” at the theater, 1517 Lake Air Drive. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 776-1591. Online: wacocivictheatre.org

DECEMBER 2

Central's Market

The 11th annual Central’s Market Craft Fair and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 4901 Lake Shore Drive. The event, sponsored by Disciples Women, has more than 30 vendors with a variety of goods. Food trucks also are on site. Call 776-7768. Online: cccwaco.org

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Wichita State, 1 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

Wonderland Run

Wonderland Run 10K race starts at 8 a.m.; 5K race at 8:15 a.m.; 1-mile walk at 9 a.m. Race benefits Communities in Schools of the Heart of Texas. Registration is online. Online: cishot.org/wonderlandrun/

Waco Wonderland

The Christmas-themed celebration continues with the gates open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with food trucks, a Ferris wheel, market and entertainment. Snow hill opens at 3 p.m. A holiday movie on the big screen starts at 7 p.m. Online: wacowonderland.com

DECEMBER 3

Waco Wonderland

The Christmas-themed celebration continues with gates open from noon to 6 p.m. for food trucks, a Ferris wheel, market and entertainment. Snow hill will be open. Petting zoo open until 5 p.m. Online: wacowonderland.com

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host Stanford, 1 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

Singing Seniors concert

The Baylor Singing Seniors will perform the concert, “God’s Gifts for All Seasons,” at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Hewitt, 301 S. First St. Online: baylorsingingseniors.org

DECEMBER 4

State of the Nation Luncheon

U.S. Rep. Bill Flores will speak at the State of the Nation Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. The luncheon is sponsored by the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $50. Call 757-5611. Online: wacochamber.com

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Sam Houston State, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

Waco Jazz concert

Waco Jazz Orchestra will perform its Swinging Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m. at the Ball Performing Arts Center on the MCC campus. Online: wacojazzorchestra.com

DECEMBER 5

Feast of Sharing

H-E-B Feast of Sharing holiday dinner, 4 to 8 p.m. at Waco Convention Center. Online: heb.com

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host North Dakota, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

Online: baylorbears.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.

DECEMBER 7

Stars over Texas Jamboree

The family-style musical jamboree will have its Christmas 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.

Boot Scootin’ Dance

Midnight Mustangs will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. All ages are welcome. Admission costs $5.

DECEMBER 8

Night Market

Waco Downtown Farmers Market will have an evening market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Heritage Square in conjunction with Waco Wonderland. Online: wacodowntownfarmersmarket.org

DECEMBER 8-10

Christmas on the Brazos

Each of the four Historic Waco Foundation house museums will be decorated to fit this year’s Golden Christmas theme, in honor of its 50th anniversary. HWF’s Brazos Belles and Beaus, in full Victorian dress, will help with the activities and home tours. McCulloch House will host Breakfast with Santa for children from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 9.

Online: historicwaco.org

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

The Waco Children's Theatre will perform “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $5. Call 776-0707. Online: wacochildrenstheatre.org

Baskerville

Waco Civic Theatre presents “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” at the theater, 1517 Lake Air Drive. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 776-1591.

DECEMBER 10

Youth Chorus concert

Youth Chorus of Central Texas will perform its Christmas concert, 3 p.m. at Austin Avenue United Methodist Church, 1300 Austin Ave. Cost is $5. Call 744-5266. Online: youthchorusofcentraltexas.org

DECEMBER 12

Young at Heart Dance Club

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

DECEMBER 13

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host McNeese State, noon in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

DECEMBER 14

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Texas Southern, 7:30 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

Online: baylorbears.com

Boot Scootin’ Dance

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

DECEMBER 15-17

‘A Christmas Carol’

Jubilee Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol,” 2:30 p.m. at the theater, 1319 N. 15th St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $12 for adults, $10 for students and $7 for children ages 3 to 11. Call 753-4900.

DECEMBER 17

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Savannah State, 2 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

DECEMBER 19

Climate documentary

Waco Friends of Peace/Climate will screen the documentary “Chasing Coral,” 6 p.m. at Poppa Rollo's Pizza in Waco. The film explains the biology and importance of coral reefs and their ongoing destruction by anthropogenic climate change. Free film and pizza/salad buffet. Online: friendsofpeace.org

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.

DECEMBER 20

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Southern, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

DECEMBER 21

Boot Scootin’ Dance

Branded Heart will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. All ages are welcome. Admission costs $5.

DECEMBER 26

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.

DECEMBER 28

Boot Scootin’ Dance

Old Friends will perform, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Center, 15th Street and Waco Drive. All ages are welcome. Admission costs $5.

DECEMBER 28-30

RAM Texas Circuit Finals

Cowboys and cowgirls from the Texas circuit compete in seven rodeo events nightly at the Extraco Events Center, 6901 Bosque Blvd. Online: extracoeventscenter.com

DECEMBER 31

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host Texas Tech, 1 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

Cabaret Dance Club

The Cabaret Dance Club’s New Year’s Eve Dance is from 8:30 p.m. to midnight at the Waco Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St. Ballroom music is by the Jim Sharples Quartet. Dress is semi-formal. Cost is $30 per person at the door. Setups are available; bring own drinks and snack food to share. Email questions to cabaretdanceclub@aol.com

Barkin’ Ball

Fuzzy Friends Rescue’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration begins at 7 p.m. at the Waco Convention Center. The “Black and White Masquerade” will feature entertainment, food, silent and audible auctions, and more. Individual tickets cost $200. Online: fuzzyfriendsrescue.com

JANUARY 2

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host TCU, 6 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

JANUARY 3

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host Iowa State, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

JANUARY 6

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Texas, 1 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

JANUARY 15

MLK Jr. Peace March

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority and Phi Betga Sigma Fraternity host the 22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March, 9 a.m. at Indian Spring Park. Bring a canned good to be entered into a raffle drawing. Lunch is served after the program at the Bledsoe-Miller Center. Email Wacozeta1920@gmail.com.

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

JANUARY 18

‘Dance, Dance, Dance!’

Professional waltz and Argentinian tango dancers perform with the Waco Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. at Baylor's Waco Hall. Online: wacosymphony.com

JANUARY 20

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host Kansas State, 6 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

JANUARY 22

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Kansas State, 8 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

JANUARY 25

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host Texas, 6 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

JANUARY 26-28

‘Hands on a Hardbody’

Waco Civic Theatre presents this play about a contest to be the last person to keep their hand on a brand-new truck to win it. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Online: wacocivictheatre.org


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