Local Music

Dirty Harry’s presents live music on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. For ages 21 and older, no cover. 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 or go to www.inncreek.com.

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. Nolan Pick is Saturday’s featured entertainer 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 Bar-B-Que 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 Texas 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. Wednesdays 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.

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.

Arts & Theater

Missoula Children’s Theater comes to the Cultural Activities Center in Temple on Aug. 11, bringing everything for “Robin Hood” but the cast. Children entering first through 12th grades can audition at 10 a.m. Aug. 11. Preregistration starts at 9:30 a.m. Those cast will pay $65 and rehearse all week. Performances are at 3 and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16. Tickets are $5 for children, 12 and younger, and $10 per adult. Buy tickets or preregister for auditions at cacARTS.org.


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 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 Ice House 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. From 7 to 10 p.m. today, a Touch of Class performs.

Don’t miss live music at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at The Lounge Upstairs at The Range at The Barton House, 101 N. Main St., Salado. Tonight, Kim Lamb performs starting at 7. On Saturday, the Judith Miller Band performs at 7 p.m. Call 254-947-3828.

Family Fun

Learn about archaeology during the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum’s second annual Archaeology Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. This year’s theme is Ancient Rome. The museum is in the Santa Fe Depot at 315 W. Avenue B in downtown Temple. Call 254-298-5172 or go to www.rrhm.org.

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 or 254-698-2009 or go to www.kcag.net.


The fifth annual Geekfest is Aug. 15-17 at the Mayborn Science Theater on the campus of Central Texas College. Wristbands go on sale today. Advance wristband purchases are $10 for a three-day all-inclusive pass or $40 for a VIP pass, which includes a T-shirt, VIP badge, swag bag and reserved seating for dome events. At-the-door purchases are $18 for a three-day all-inclusive pass, $12 for a one-day pass and $50 for the VIP pass. Discounts are available for door purchases for military personnel and family members. Go to www.starsatnight.org/geekfest.

Several films are now showing at the Mayborn Science Theater at Central Texas College, including weekday matinees at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. For show descriptions, full schedule and ticket prices, call 254-526-1800.

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