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Posted: Friday, September 13, 2013 4:30 am

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Navy Federal Credit Union plans a free family movie night Saturday at the Killeen Community Center park, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. “Here Comes the Boom” screens around dusk, but family-friendly activities start at 5:30 p.m., including music by a DJ.

Flying Vikings plans a vintage plane and car show from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Temple Airport, 7720-F Airport Road, Temple. There will be food, fun and live music. Admission is $1 or a canned good for the Salvation Army. Proceeds benefit children with special needs. Call Paul at 254-458-7055 or Joseph at 254-220-1562. Rain date is Sept. 21.

Catch Up 4 Autism plans a car, truck, motorcycle and jeep show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Killeen Special Events Center. Trophies in several categories. Admission: Canned goods or toiletries for soldiers overseas. Vendors and food available, plus activities for children, door prizes and raffles. Register a vehicle to compete for $15 by today at Ace Tire and Rims, 405 W. Rancier, or Rimco, 1702 E. Central Texas Expressway, Killeen. Call Michelle at 740-818-7676 or Fefee at 254-535-0738.

Local Music

Steve & Friends live jazz and jam session from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday at The Crescent Lounge, 2100 E. Elms Road, Killeen. No cover, no minimum. Singers and instrumentalists welcome. 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 Texas Singer-Songwriters Series continues Saturday with Ruthie Foster at the Temple Cultural Activities Center. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 254-773-9926 | www.cacarts.org.

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 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.

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.

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.

Arts & Theater

The first art exhibit of the semester is on display in the upstairs art gallery of the campus library at Central Texas College in Killeen. “Sky Boats” features the paintings of local artist Hugo Shi and will be open through Oct. 3.

Dancing

Join In the Mood for dancing at 13 S. Main St., Temple. Tonight is a Variety Dance from 8 to 11 p.m. 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.

The next Stardust Ballroom Dance is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Strasburger Hall, Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N. Third St., Temple. The cost is $18 per person or $5 for students younger than 24. Attire is dressy casual with tropical flare, but no shorts, no tank tops, no T-shirts, no bare feet. Food provided. BYOB. Ken Frazier will perform. Call 254-773-8983.

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.

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. DJ Samba also performs from 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday. No cover. Call 254-718-7479.

The Legend Club in Salado presents live music on Fridays and Saturdays. The club is at 11333 1670 Lane in Salado. Call 254-947-2582 or go to www.saladolegendclub.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.

Planetarium

The following films are now showing at the Mayborn Planetarium and Space Theater at Central Texas College:

Today’s shows

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity at 7 p.m.

Super Volcanoes at 8 p.m.

Cosmic Collisions at 9 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.

IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Universe at 2 p.m.

Astronaut at 3 p.m.

Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda at 4 p.m.

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity at 7 p.m.

Super Volcanoes at 8 p.m.

Cosmic Collisions at 9 p.m.

Sunday’s shows

IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Universe 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.

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