November 1

Texas Music Cafe

Special showing of Texas Music Café’s 20th-anniversary special, “Twenty Years of Rising Stars and Lone Star Legends,” at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. Online: texasmusicscafe.com

November 2

Habitat Harvest

Fundraising event for Habitat for Humanity with guest Clint Harp from Harp Design Co., 5 to 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Ballroom, 401 S. Third St. Tickets cost $25; deadline for purchase is Oct. 27. Call 756-7575. Online: wacohabitat.org

Moonlight at the Meyer

This fundraiser for Clifton’s Bosque Museum is at the Meyer Observatory outside Clifton, 5:30 to 9 p.m. The evening includes a barbecue dinner and wine. Cost is$75 person or $135 per couple. Online: bosquemuseum.org

Stars over Texas Jamboree

The family-style musical jamboree will have its “Salute to Veterans” 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

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.

November 2-5

Deck the Halls

Junior League of Waco presents its Deck the Halls holiday gift market with gift shopping and numerous activities for moms and children, including photos with Santa. Proceeds go to Junior League projects. Online: jlwaco.org

Library book sale

Friends of the Waco-McLennan County Library Book Sale will be in the Creative Arts and General Exhibits Building at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd. Admission is free except on Thursday, which costs $10 per person from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and $5 per person from 2 to 8 p.m. Children 12 and younger are free. Online: wacofriendsofthelibrary.org

November 3

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

November 4

Leatherneck Run

This 5K race, sponsored by the Marine Corps League, starts at 8 a.m. at Brazos Park East. Opening ceremony is at 7:45 a.m. Registration costs $35 until Nov. 2. Online: runsignup.com

Donut Dash

84 Runners hosts the Shipley’s 5K Donut Dash, 8 a.m. at the Crossroad West Shopping Center in the Shipley’s Do-Nuts parking lot. Proceeds will to go Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Early registration costs $25; $30 on day of face. Online: firstwoodway.org/dash/

Zombie Run

This 5K run and 1K pet walk benefits Fuzzy Friends Rescue, 4 p.m. at Indian Spring Park. Registration costs $30 for the run and $25 for the pet walk through Nov. 2, then increases. Teams available. Online: runsignup.com, fuzzyfriendsrescue.com

November 5

Christmas open house

McGregor Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas open house, 1 to 5 p.m. at Main Street McGregor, 100 Main St. Restaurants and retail shops will participate. Free. Santa will appear. Call 840-2292. Online: mcgregorchamber.com

November 5-12

Waco Tennis Showdown

The third annual $80,000 Waco Showdownat Baylor's Hurd Tennis Center is a USTA Pro Circuit event with several Top 150 players competing in singles and doubles, including Baylor senior Theresa Van Zyl, a wild-card qualifier. Free admission. Free tennis clinics for children 10 and under are conducted by Baylor and pro players. Online: wacotennisshowdown.com

November 6

Baylor women’s basketball

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

November 7

Renée Fleming concert

International soprano opera star Renée Fleming performs with the Waco Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. in Baylor’s Waco Hall. Online: wacosymphony.com

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.

November 9

RePurpose for a Purpose

Salvation Army event is a competition showcasing discarded items turned into something new, 6 p.m. at The Phoenix Ballroom, 410 S. Third St. Cost is $50 per person to attend and $25 to enter the competition. Call 756-7271 or email repurposewaco@gmail.com. Online: salvationarmytexas.org/Waco

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.

November 10

Veterans Day parade

Waco’s annual Veterans Day Parade will start at 11 a.m. at the intersection of 13th Street and Austin Avenue. The parade will travel down Austin Avenue toward City Hall.

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Central Arkansas, noon in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

Baylor women’s basketball

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

November 11

H-E-B Zoo Stampede

The annual Zoo Stampede will be held at Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N. Fourth St. Family 1K fun run and walk begins at 8 a.m. The 10K starts at 8:30, followed by the 5K at 8:45. Online: cameronparkzoo.com

Gardening info

Master Gardeners will be at the downtown Farmers Market in the 500 block of Washington Avenue to answer questions about winter gardening. Call 718-2452.

Tellabration

HOT Storytelling Guild event features Lake Shore Baptist senior pastor Kendall Rae Rothaus, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Austin Avenue United Methodist Church, 1300 Austin Ave. The event includes dinner. Tickets cost $12 for ages 12 and up and $6 for children ages 4-11. Online: hotstorytellingguild.org

November 12

Flag retirement ceremony

Annual flag retirement and disposal ceremony, 2 to 5 p.m. at the Whitehall Center in the Carleen Bright Arboretum, 9001 Bosque Blvd. It is sponsored by city of Woodway, McLennan County Veterans Association, and the Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. Flags can be dropped off at the Whitehall Center now until the event. Online: woodway-texas.com

Baylor women’s basketball

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

November 13

Quilting group

Sharon Holliday will speak at the meeting of the Waco Homespun Quilters’ Guild, 6:30 p.m. at Lakewood Christian Church, 6509 Bosque Blvd. Her program is titled “SOS -- Save Our Scraps.” The “Meet for the Technique” session will start at 5:30 p.m. Visitors may attend. Online: wacohomespunquiltguild.org

Baylor men’s basketball

The Bears host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center. Online: baylorbears.com

November 14

Philanthropy Day luncheon

The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Central Texas Chapter, recognizes this year’s Philanthropy Day Award recipients, 11 a.m. at the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. Online: centexafp.org

Baylor women’s basketball

The Lady Bears host Central Arkansas, 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.

November 15

GOP Women luncheon

World War II veteran Morris Barker will be the speaker at a meeting honoring veterans 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 Nov. 9. Cost is $15, which includes lunch. Make reservations by calling Rosemary Stovall at 855-3773 or emailing roseandmary57@yahoo.com.

Lunch with the Masters

Master Gardener Pat Goaley will discuss the history of various foods in celebrating the Thanksgiving season and provide a taste of some of the recipes, noon to 2 p.m. at The Pavilion at the Carleen Bright Arboretum. Lunch will be provided. Free. For information, call 399-9204.

November 16

‘Giving Thanks, Giving Hope’

Compassion Ministries has its only fundraising banquet for its programs to help the homeless transition to permanent housing and employment, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Phoenix Ballroom, 401 S. Third St. Cost is $50. Call 755-7640. Online: compassionwaco.com

NARFE meeting

Retired IRS agent Lynn Parent will speak on “If You Get a Letter from the IRS …” at the monthly meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 229, 1 p.m. in the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd.

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.

November 17

Baylor men’s basketball

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

West Over 40 Dance

Texas Heartbeat 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.

November 17-19

‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

The Waco Children's Theatre will perform “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” 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

November 18

Central Texas Turkey Trot

Altrusa International of the Brazos hosts the 12h annual Central Texas Turkey Trot, a 5K and 10K timed race, 9 a.m. at Brazos Park East. Last-minute registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Registration fee is $30. Call 848-5528. Online: runsignup.com

Holiday bake sale

Lakewood Christian Church, 6509 Bosque Blvd., will hold its annual Holiday Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fleece blankets in holiday prints and kid's prints can also be purchased. Raffle tickets are available for a quilt donated by the Waco Quilt Guild. The fundraiser is sponsored by the Christian Women's Fellowship. Call 772-3416.

Baylor football

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

November 21

Climate documentary

Waco Friends of Peace/Climate will host the documentary "The Broken Moon: Climate and the Himalayas" about global warming at 6:30 p.m. at Poppa Rollo's Pizza in Waco. The group's November meeting starts at 6 p.m. with a salad and pizza buffet. Online: friendsofpeace.org

Young at Heart Dance Club

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

November 28

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.

November 30

Baylor women’s basketball

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

Boot Scootin’ Dance

Backroads 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 1

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

December 1-3

‘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

Baylor men’s basketball

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

December 3

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

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 8-10

‘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.


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