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Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014 4:30 am

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The Village of Salado will hold its Gallery Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. The event features tours of Salado’s art galleries as well as wine tastings and more. Get info and tickets at saladoevents.com.

America’s Navy is coming to Killeen at 7 p.m. Tuesday for a performance at the Killeen Amphitheater, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. The band also will perform at 7 p.m. Monday in the Frank Mayborn Auditorium, 3011 N. Third St., Temple. Both shows are free and open to the public.

Auditions

The Killeen Independent School District Fine Arts Department is holding auditions for its annual summer musical this week. This year’s show is “Fiddler on the Roof Junior.” Auditions, open to all first- through eighth-graders who reside in Killeen ISD, are from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Jackson Professional Learning Center at 902 Rev. R.A. Abercrombie Drive in Killeen. Students will learn a portion of a song and dance at the audition. Parents are required to attend the audition with their students. Rehearsals are from 8 a.m. to noon weekdays, June 9-25. Performances are at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 26-27. All rehearsals and performances will take place at Killeen High School.

Local Music

Dirty Harry’s presents live music on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. For ages 21 and older, no cover. This week, catch an acoustic show from Stormy Lee. Don’t miss Monday Mic Madness from 8 to 10 p.m. Monday, open mic hosted by Mallowstone. 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.

Somewhere in Texas 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: $10. People’s Choice is Saturday’s featured entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover: $10. On Wednesday, Lance Wade Thomas performs from 8 to 11 p.m. No cover. 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.

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.

Dancing

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

DJ Tejano Outlaw 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.

Dave’s Sports Bar & Grill presents Jenna McDaniel and Hangar 24 on Saturday night. Dave’s is at 831 E. U.S. Highway 190 in Copperas Cove. Call 254-542-3283.

Family Fun

Mother Neff State Park in Moody will hold an exhibit from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to honor park founder Isabella Eleanor Neff. The exhibit is free, but the $2 park entrance fee applies. Call 254-853-2389.

Clubs, Meetings

The Railroad and Heritage Museum in Temple’s exhibit on western art is on view through May 31. “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.

The Reading History Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Railroad and Heritage Museum in Temple to discuss “Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War” by Tony Horwitz. Call 254-298-5172 or go to www.rrhm.org/book-club/.

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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