• July 28, 2014

Out & About in Central Texas

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Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014 4:30 am

Local Music

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.

Kenny Orts 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: $10. Pat Waters and The Chainlink Band are 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.

Mercy Me with special guests Jamie Grace and Citizen Way perform at 7 p.m. May 3 at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121, Belton. Tickets or info: 512-477-6060 or www.bellcountyexpo.com.

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. 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.

Arts & Theater

An exhibit featuring the paintings and drawings of Bruce Cunningham is on display through Thursday in the Central Texas College library’s upstairs gallery. Also through Thursday, the Student Art Show is on display in the Fine Arts building (building 112) on the CTC campus.

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 Central Texas’ 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.

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.

Family Fun

The ninth annual SPJST Car Show and Czech Heritage Celebration is May 3 at SPJST Lodge 47, Seaton Star Hall, 10842 State Highway 53, east of Temple. Car show registration opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 10:30 a.m. Judging begins at 11 a.m. in 37 classes. Early registration by Wednesday is $20; late registration is $30. The first 150 entries will receive T-shirts and goodie bags. Vendor booths for arts and crafts, services and auto-related products are $25. Call 254-913-0639 or email lynettet@spjst.com.

The Central Texas Airshow is May 2-4 at the airport in Temple. See formation flying, pyrotechnics and nonstop action all weekend along with static displays. Gates open from 4 to 9:30 p.m. May 2 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 3-4. Weekend and day passes available. Get discounted tickets at H-E-B, Fort Hood ITR or at www.centraltexasairshow.com.

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 on western art is on view until May 31. Call 254-298-5172 or go to www.rrhm.org.

Fundraisers

Register now for the 22nd annual Central Texas College Foundation Golf Tournament. The four-person scramble is May 2 at Stonetree Golf Club in Killeen starting at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $100 per person or $400 per team and includes green fees, cart, food and two mulligans. Entry deadline is today. Call 254-526-1662.

The Killeen Noon Lions Club’s annual golf tournament to raise funds for eye exams and glasses for disadvantaged children and adults is today at Stonetree Golf Course. Registration and lunch starts at noon. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Call David Woodberry at 254-247-5723.

Planetarium

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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