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Posted: Friday, November 1, 2013 4:30 am

Local Music

Dr. Gleam performs live jazz, pop, funk and standards from 8 to 10 p.m. Sunday at The Crescent Lounge, 2100 E. Elms Road, Killeen. No cover charge, no minimum. Call 254-463-2852.

Catch live jazz every Saturday from 9 to 11 p.m. at the Inn on the Creek in Salado. Call 254-947-5554 | www.inncreek.com.

The Jazz & Blues Series continues Nov. 9 with Joel Guzman & Sarah Fox at the Temple Cultural Activities Center. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 254-773-9926 | www.cacarts.org.

Mark Richey performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today at Bo’s Barn Dancehall at 4984 W. Farm-to-Market 93 in Temple. Cover: $8. Kris Gordon is Saturday night’s featured entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover: $8. Catch karaoke every Thursday night from 8:30 to 11:30 with a DJ until 1:30 a.m. Go to www.bosbarndancehall.com or call 254-939-7131.

The Dead Fish Grill at 2207 Lake Road in Belton presents live music many evenings. Call 254-939-5771 or go to www.deadfishgrill.com.

Schoepf’s BBQ presents live music some nights. Schoepf’s is at 702 E. Central Ave., Belton. Go to www.schoepfsbbq.com.

Catch Rapper’s Delight on the first Friday of every month at 7 p.m. at Rising Star Baptist Church in Waco. There will be live performances, a DJ and an open mic segment. Admission is free. To be on the program, call Dru Bar-jona at 254-717-1479 or email dru@ucwrecords.com.

Florida Georgia Line makes a stop at the Bell County Expo Center on Nov. 30 with opening acts Colt Ford and Dallas Smith. Get tickets at the Expo Center box office, select H-E-Bs, by phone at 512-477-6060 or at texasboxoffice.com. Prices range from $29.75 to $39.75, plus fees.

Farmers Markets

The Green Avenue Farmers Market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 717 N. Second St., downtown Killeen. Halloween fun for children on Saturday. Go to www.greenavemarket.com. To be a vendor, call 254-501-7847.

The Copperas Cove Farmers Market, 1506 Veterans Ave., VFW parking lot, Copperas Cove, is open from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

The Water Street Farmers Market in Belton is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday downtown on Water Street in front of The Gin. Local vendors will have a variety of vegetables, foods and crafts.

Salado Market Days are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at the civic center.

Arts & Theater

The Central Texas College Fine Arts Department presents “Eurydice” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 8-9 in the Fine Arts auditorium (building 112). The play is for mature audiences. Free childcare provided. Tickets: $10 at the door.

The Central Texas College Fine Arts Department presents “Soundwaves,” an exhibit by rock ’n’ roll photographer Koury Angelo in the upstairs art gallery of the campus library through Dec. 5.

“A Call To Arms” at the Visual Arts Complex Gallery at Temple College is curated by Wynona Alexander, Central Texas College art professor, and features wearable jewelry pieces and conceptual bracelet shapes that utilize silver, gold, copper, bronze and gemstones as well as glass ceramics, mixed media and photographs. It’s on view until Monday.

The Temple College Art Department will host the 34th annual Central Texas Art Competition and Exhibition from Nov. 16 to Dec. 2. Entries accepted between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 11-12 at the TC Visual Arts Complex. The juried competition is open to students in ninth grade through college. Accepted works: original paintings, photography, ceramics, sculpture, drawings, prints and jewelry. Call 254-298-8573 | www.templejc.edu.

Dancing

Join In the Mood for dancing at 13 S. Main St., Temple. Tonight is the Ballroom Dance from 8 to 11. Tickets: $5 a person. Come at 7 p.m. for a dance lesson, pay $8 and stay for the dance for free. Attire is dressy casual. Dance classes are available throughout the week. Call 254-773-7088, email itmood@vvm.com or go to inthemoodballroom.com.

Free line dance classes are offered at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Call Brenda Smith at 254-690-5540.

Bars, Clubs

Every Monday “Panic on the Patio” with DJ Blazye at Central Texas’ new Monday social spot Club Rumours, 1507 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. No cover plus $20 all you can drink from 6 to 10:30 p.m. then party until 2. Call (404) 829-4396.

Come out to All Bottoms Up, 1505 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Harker Heights, every Wednesday from 8 p.m. to midnight for Open Mic/Open Jam. Call 254-699-0955 or go to www.facebook.com/allbottomsup.

Enjoy Christian karaoke the second and third Saturday of every month from 7 to 10 p.m. at 103 Avenue D in Copperas Cove. All ages are welcome. Call Sandra Andrews at 254-547-4546.

Catch live music and other events at The Gin, 219 S. East St. in Belton. Go to www.thegin.net or text GINEVENTS to 96362.

Don’t miss live music Fridays and Saturdays at The Lounge Upstairs at The Range Restaurant, 101 N. Main St., Salado, with martinis and manicures on Thursday nights. Call 254-947-3828 or go to www.therangerestaurant.com.

Big O’s Bar and Dancehall, 8420 Airport Road, Temple, presents DJ Samba at 9 tonight until 2 a.m. Saturday. No cover. Los A-T Boyz and DJ Ponyboy perform from 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday. No cover. Call 254-718-7479.

Family Fun

The third annual Guns and Hoses softball game between the Nolanville Police Department and Central Bell County Fire and Rescue is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Nolanville City Park.

Come and celebrate the cooler temperatures and the changing of the leaves with the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum on Saturday for the History Harvest Family Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The museum is in the Santa Fe Depot at 315 W. Avenue B in downtown Temple. Call 254-298-5172 | www.rrhm.org.

Clifton Park Elementary School, 2200 Trimmier Road, Killeen, is hosting its annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Saturday. The public is welcome. Concessions, games and activities for the whole family. Info: cliftonparkpta@yahoo.com | 254-371-8727.

Clubs, Meetings

The Killeen Civic Art Guild has open studio time from 5 to 8 p.m. Mondays and offers various workshops from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center, 802 N. Second St., Suite D 100. Contact Samra Thompson at sunflwr809@hot.rr.com | 254-698-2009 | www.kcag.net.

Planetarium

The following films are now showing at the Mayborn Science Theater at Central Texas College (Building 152):

Today and Saturday:

  • They Might Be Giants at 6 p.m.
  • Fright Light laser show at 7 p.m.
  • Laser Daft Punk at 8 p.m.
  • Halloween Laser at 9 p.m.
  • Midnight Movie at 10:30 p.m.

Saturday’s shows

  • Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes at 11 a.m.
  • Secret of the Cardboard Rocket at noon.
  • In My Backyard at 1 p.m.
  • Nanocam at 2 p.m.
  • Astronaut at 3 p.m.
  • Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda at 4 p.m.

Sunday’s shows

  • Nanocam at 2 p.m.
  • Astronaut at 3 p.m.
  • Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda at 4 p.m.

For a show description, upcoming schedule and ticket prices, go to www.starsatnight.org or call 254-526-1800.

Fundraisers

The Harker Heights Ladies of Charity will have a Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at St. Paul’s Parish Center on Stillhouse Road, Harker Heights. There will be a variety of items for sale, including handmade crafts, baked goods, books, jewelry, fabric, Christmas and religious gifts and a raffle. All proceeds help those in need in the community. Call Jane Barr at 254-690-8255.

Festivals, Events

On Wednesdays through Nov. 20, Danny’s Transmissions, 110 B S. Fort Hood St., Killeen, is offering a free class to ladies from 10 a.m. to noon. “Learn to Know Your Vehicle” will offer a free road test and participants will learn how to check all fluid levels and watch for early warning signs of trouble. Call 254-634-1056.

VFW Post 9191 and Willis Productions are planning a Community Veteran’s Appreciation Day 2013: To Our Vets, From Our Vets at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at the VFW post, 3307 Zephyr Road, Killeen. The event will feature local High School JROTC drill teams, dance/drill teams and local veterans performing. Call 254-319-7033.

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