Baylor University chairman of museum studies Kenneth Hafertepe will talk about early Texas buildings, including some in Waco, in a Historic Waco Foundation lecture at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hoffmann House, 810 S. Fourth St. Free and open to the public.
The Waco Children’s Theatre gets into the Christmas spirit early with “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” featuring several WCT graduates and teachers in the adult roles, at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive. $5.
VirtuOSO, Baylor’s pop/vocal jazz ensemble, will sing a program of contemporary pop music at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Jones Concert Hall in Baylor’s McCrary Music Building. $5.
The Waco Warp troupe take their shadowcasting powers to Bankston’s and Kings Landing, 1427 S. Valley Mills Drive, where they’ll perform “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 8 p.m. Saturday with a 7 p.m. preshow. $8 show only, $5 prop bag, $12 for show/prop combo.
Texas painter Erika Huddleston shares her views of an often overlooked Waco landmark in “Waco Creek: Works By Erika Huddleston,” on display through December in the Butterfly Hall of the Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive.
Opening this week at Waco first-run movie theaters are “Justice League,” “Wonder” and “The Star.”