• September 30, 2014

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Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 4:30 am

Local Music

Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher performs at 7 p.m. today at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library. Free and open to the public. Call 254-953-5491.

Steve & Friends play live jazz from 7 to 9 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 or go to www.inncreek.com.

Pat Waters and The Chainlink Band 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. The Debonairs is Saturday’s featured entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover: $10. 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 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.

Dancing

Join In the Mood for dancing at 13 S. Main St., Temple. Tonight is the Variety 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 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 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.

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.

Book Signings

The Bell County Museum will host a book signing at 2 p.m. Saturday for Carol O’Keefe Wilson’s new book, “In the Governor’s Shadow: The True Story of Ma and Pa Ferguson.” The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. The book sells for $29.95 plus tax; museum members receive a 10 percent discount. Call 254-933-5243.

Fundraisers

The annual Big Bell County Garage Sale is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8 at the Bell County Expo Center to raise funds for the Bell County Museum. A few booth spaces are now available to vendors and area nonprofits. Admission is $3 for adults. Volunteers are needed. Call 254-933-5243.

Clubs, Meetings

The Crossroads To Texas Quilt Guild of Killeen will hold its biennial quilt show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 14-15 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive. Admission is $5, with children 12 and younger admitted free. Today is the deadline to enter the show. Get details at www.cttquiltguild.org or call 254-289-6382.

Festivals, Events

Prepare for a Hair Battle from 3 to 6 p.m. March 9 at the E Center in Harker Heights. Call Demario Lewis at 512-501-0982.

Planetarium

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

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