• August 29, 2014

Out & About in Central Texas

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Posted: Friday, June 6, 2014 4:30 am

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The MECATX fiddlers and cloggers will have an overnight campout Sunday at Union Grove Park, Stillhouse Lake. From 7 to 8:30 p.m., the public is welcome to attend a bluegrass/oldtime jam session and a star gazing party from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Activities will be around campsite 31, 32, 34 and 35. Bring acoustic instruments such as fiddle, guitar, mandolin and join the jam session. Bring lawn chairs, binoculars and telescopes. Another jam session starts at 9 a.m. Monday. Go to www.mecatx.ning.com or email dfkott@aol.com.

Local Music

Dirty Harry’s presents live music on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. For ages 21 and older, no cover. Dirty Harry’s is at 206 W. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Harker Heights (next to Kin Pin Tattoos). Call 254-680-6557.

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.

Dave Jorgenson 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. Billy Holt is Saturday’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.

Farmers Markets

The Pioneer Farmers Market will be open in front of Tractor Supply Company on Central Expressway in Killeen from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call Virginia at 254-423-5277.

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. Go to www.greenavemarket.com. To become 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.

The Harker Heights Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, 850 W. Central Texas Expressway.

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.

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 E Center, 710 Edwards Drive, Harker Heights, 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 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.

Joker’s Icehouse Bar & Grill, 3404 W. Stan Schlueter Loop in Killeen, offers drink and food specials throughout the week. Call 254-245-9944 or go to www.jokersicehousebarandgrill.com.

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.

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.

DJ Ponyboy performs from 9 p.m. today to 2 a.m. Saturday at Club Fuego, 704-B. Edwards Drive, Harker Heights Plaza. Call 254-541-8329.

Family Fun

Sign up for the father-son campout June 14-15 in Killeen. For ages 5 and older, cost is $25 per person. Signup required by today. Call 254-501-8889.

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.

The Railroad and Heritage Museum in Temple’s exhibit “Hell on Wheels: Union Pacific Railroad Towns in Wyoming” is on display until Aug. 2. Call 254-298-5172 or go to www.rrhm.org.

Fundraisers

Friends of the Killeen Public Library plan a fundraiser at Freddy’s on Clear Creek Road in Killeen from 5 to 9 p.m. June 14. Proceeds from purchases benefit Killeen library programs.

Cen-Tex NFL presents Pro Bowl Summer Fun(draiser) from 7 to 10 p.m. July 12 at Summer Fun Water Park, 1410 Waco Road, Belton. Tickets: $20, ages 21 and older. Meet NFL players and party with a purpose. Baila Entertainment will perform. Call 254-319-7033.

For Children

The fifth annual Cen-Tex Pro Football/Cheer Camp & Combine is July 11-12 at Leo Buckley Stadium in Killeen. Ages 8 to 18 can participate in football or cheerleading camp for free. NFL players will lead the camp. Sponsors are needed. Call Veshell Willis at 254-319-7033 or email kidsadvantage@gmail.com. For camp info, go to www.centxfbcamp14.eventbrite.com.

Planetarium

The fifth annual Geekfest is Aug. 15-17 at the Mayborn Science Theater on the campus of Central Texas College. Vendors, sponsors and presenters are needed for the event, which celebrates all things gaming, fantasy, anime, technology and science fiction. Go to www.starsatnight.org/geekfest and sign up by July 18.

Several films are now showing at the Mayborn Science Theater at Central Texas College. For show descriptions, full schedule and ticket prices, go to www.starsatnight.org or call 254-526-1800.

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