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Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 4:30 am

Local Music

Kat Belle will perform Motown and R&B covers from 8 to 11 p.m. March 28 at Hondeaux Southern Kitchen and Bar, 20 E. Avenue A in Temple. Enjoy Cajun/Southern cooking, a full bar and live soul music.

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.

Somewhere in Texas 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. The Nolan Pick Band 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 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

The Brazos Theatre Group presents its next dinner theater, “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney, at 7 p.m. March 21-22 at The CAST at 605 Austin Ave., Waco. Tickets: $35 with discounts for students, seniors and military. Call 254-313-8920 or go to www.facebook.com/brazostheatre.

The Railroad and Heritage Museum in Temple’s exhibit on western art is on view through May 31. A free curator’s reception is from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Call 254-298-5172 or go to www.rrhm.org.

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’ 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.

Big O’s Bar and Dancehall, 8420 Airport Road, Temple, presents DJ Samba from 9 p.m. today until 2 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday. No cover. Call 254-718-7479.

Clubs, Meetings

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

Festivals, Events

Temple Parks and Leisure Services presents the fourth annual Bush’s Spring Chicken 10k Race, a chip-timed event at 8 a.m. March 22 at West Temple Park. Preregistration is $25 and ends Tuesday. Race day registration is $30. Go to www.racetemple.com.

The Copperas Cove Lions Club 26th annual Golf Tournament is at 8:30 a.m. March 29 at the Hills of Cove Golf Course. Sign up as a team or individually for the four-person scramble. Entry fee is $50, which includes a meal, green fees and a cart. Register by 5 p.m. March 25. Call 254-547-2606.

Fundraisers

The Friends of Killeen Public Library book sale is Saturday at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center, 802 N. Second St. Books, CDs and more available at various prices. Members only: 8 to 9 a.m. (membership $10 available at door). Public sale: 9 to 11:45 a.m., $3 bag sale from noon to 2 p.m.

The 19th annual Denver Mills Golf Tournament to benefit the Tablerock Festival of Salado Inc. is Monday at the Mill Creek Golf Course in Salado. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with 1 p.m. shotgun start. To sign up or sponsor a hole, call 254-541-4830 or go to www.tablerock.org.

Planetarium

Several films are now showing at the Mayborn Science Theater at Central Texas College, including matinee doubleheaders at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. today for $4 per person, per show. For show descriptions, full schedule and ticket prices, go to www.starsatnight.org or call 254-526-1800.

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