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Waco events calendar: November-December 2021

Waco events calendar: November-December 2021

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NOVEMBER

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Baylor women’s hoops

Baylor hosts West Texas A&M in women’s basketball, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

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Boot Scootin’ Dance

Bobby Dean & Timeless Country will perform at the Sul Ross Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7 to 9:15 p.m. at corner of 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission $5. No tobacco or alcohol.

Online: sulrossdanceclub.org

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Library book sale

Waco-McLennan County Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale at the Base, 4401 Bosque Blvd. Sale is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6:30 p.m. Sunday with Midnight Madness special for $10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission costs $10 Thursday, but other days are free.

Online: wacofriendsofthelibrary.org

Deck the Halls

Christmas-themed shopping event sponsored by Junior League of Waco at Waco Convention Center. Ladies Night Out preview party is 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday. Gift market hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Storytime with Santa and Gingerbread Bash activities for younger kids offered.

Online: jlwaco.org

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Museum trip

Baylor’s Lifelong Learning Program will have a free, docent-led small group tour of special collections and archives at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth. Carpool on your own and be at museum by 10 a.m. Lunch is on own. It is for adults 50 and over. Space limited to first 45 participants. Registration is on the website; deadline to register is Nov. 2.

Online: baylor.edu/mayborn/lifelonglearning

First Friday

First Friday in downtown Waco has special activities, and downtown stores will be open late, offering events and food and drink specials. Details are on the First Friday Waco Facebook page.

Online: Facebook.com/FirstFridayWaco

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Heart Walk

American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, 5:30 p.m. at the Cameron Park Zoo. No entrance fee, but participants encouraged to seek pledges.

Online: www.heart.org

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Baylor women’s hoops

Baylor hosts Texas State in women’s basketball, 7 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.

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Veterans Day parade

A Veterans Day parade, sponsored by the Stan C. Parker Foundation, will begin at 11 a.m. along Austin Avenue from 12th Street to Third St.

Online: stanparkerfoundation.com

Links event

Wally Armstrong, a journeyman on the PGA Tour, will have a golf exhibition and then speak at an event presented by Waco Links Fellowship, a Christian organization, at Bear Ridge Golf Club. The exhibition will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., followed by a meal and then the speech. For information, email Ben Hagins at benhagins3672@gmail.com.

Boot Scootin’ Dance

Backroads Band will perform at the Sul Ross Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7 to 9:15 p.m. at corner of 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission $5. No tobacco or alcohol.

Online: sulrossdanceclub.org

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Baylor men’s hoops

Baylor hosts Incarnate Word in men’s basketball at the Ferrell Center, 7:30 p.m.

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Zoo stampede

The annual H-E-B Zoo Stampede, with 5K and 10K races, will be held at the Cameron Park Zoo. Shirts are guaranteed only with registration by midnight Nov. 1.

Online: cameronparkzoo.com

Baylor football

The Bears host the Oklahoma Sooners in a Big 12 game, time to be announced, at McLane Stadium.

Online: baylorbears.com

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CROP Hunger Walk

The Heart of Texas CROP Hunger Walk, which raises funds to support the mission of Church World Service. Walking route will be at Bledsoe-Miller Park. Email seedseditor1@gmail.com or centexmcc@gmail.com for information.

Online: events.crophungerwalk.org/2021/event/wacotx

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Baylor men’s hoops

Baylor hosts Nicholls State in men’s basketball, 11 a.m. in the Ferrell Center.

Baylor women’s hoops

Baylor hosts New Orleans in women’s basketball, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

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Lunch with the Masters

Master Gardener Carol Wood will present “Growing Healthy Vegetables in Central Texas,” noon to 2 p.m. at MCC Emergency Services Education Center, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Drive (new location). Bring your lunch; the McLennan County Master Gardeners event is free and open to the public.

Online: txmg.org/mclennan

Arboretum concert

Jake Hoot and Sundance Head from “The Voice” will perform at Concerts at the Arboretum, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at The Pavilion in the Carleen Bright Arboretum. Tickets cost $15; seating is limited. Call 254-399-9204.

Online: discoverwoodway.com/events

Baylor men’s hoops

Baylor hosts Central Arkansas in men’s basketball, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

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Leading Waco Women

The Serving Summit is the final part of the 2021 Leading Waco Women series, sponsored by the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Base, 4401 Bosque Blvd. It will include a panel discussion with finalists and presentation of the Athena Leadership Award.

Online: wacochamber.com

Harvest Dinner

Waco Habitat for Humanity’s Harvest Dinner to raise funds for building 182nd Habitat house, 5:30 p.m. at the Baylor Club’s outdoor concourse. Tickets cost $50.

Online: wacohabitat.org

Giving Thanks, Giving Hope

Compassion Ministries’ Giving Thanks, Giving Hope fundraiser this year will have celebrity waiters and board members deliver banquet meals to supporters at their homes on this date. This is the only annual fundraiser for the organization, which helps homeless families find full-time employment and permanent housing. Call 254-755-7640 by Nov. 10 to have the meal delivered to your home as part of your sponsorship.

Online: compassionwaco.com/events

Boot Scootin’ Dance

Midnight Mustangs Band will perform at the Sul Ross Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7 to 9:15 p.m. at corner of 15th Street and Waco Drive. Admission $5. No tobacco or alcohol.

Online: sulrossdanceclub.org

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Turkey Trot

Central Texas Turkey Trot 5K and 10K races sponsored by Altrusa International of the Brazos, 9 a.m. at Brazos Park East. Registration costs $40.

Online: Google Turkey Trot Altrusa Waco.

Baylor men’s hoops

Baylor hosts Stanford in men’s basketball at the Ferrell Center, time to be announced.

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Christmas at the Silos

Photos with Santa, concerts and holiday fun are some of the activities at Magnolia Market's Christmas at the Silos, 601 Webster Ave. Runs through Dec. 23.

Online: magnolia.com

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Baylor football

The Bears host the Texas Tech Red Raiders in a Big 12 game, time to be announced, at McLane Stadium.

Online: baylorbears.com

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Baylor women’s hoops

Baylor hosts Morehead State in women’s basketball at the Ferrell Center, time to be announced.

DECEMBER

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Breakfast with Santa

Historic Waco Foundation hosts a morning of arts, crafts, food and Santa from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Earle-Napier-Kinnard House, 814 S. Fourth St. Activities and pictures with Santa for the family available.

Online: historicwaco.org

Baylor men’s hoops

Baylor hosts the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in men's basketball, 4 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

Baylor women's hoops

Baylor hosts Missouri in a women's Big 12/SEC Challenge game, 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

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Baylor women’s hoops

Baylor hosts Alcorn State in women's basketball, 11 a.m. in the Ferrell Center.

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‘The Nutcracker’

Waco Symphony presents Ballet Frontier of Texas performing “The Nutcracker,” 2 p.m. at Baylor's Waco Hall. Call 2554-754-0851.

Online: wacosymphony.com

Baylor men’s hoops

Baylor hosts Villanova in a men's Big East/Big 12 Battle game, 2 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.


Submissions to Calendar

Items ideally should be emailed to ken.sury@wacotrib.com by the first day of the month prior to the month the event is held. Deadline for events for the December issue is Nov. 5.

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