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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013 4:30 am

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The Central Texas Astronomical Society plans its next Bell County Star Party at 7:45 p.m. Saturday at Overlook Park, near Stillhouse Hollow Lake outside Belton. The event is free and open to the public. Go to www.centexastronomy.org.

Local Music

Swingtime Big Band will perform at The Crescent Lounge, 2100 E. Elms Road, Killeen, from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday. No cover charge, no minimum. Call 254-213-1697. (ONCE A MONTH)

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 Sept. 14 with Ruthie Foster at the Temple Cultural Activities Center. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 254-773-9926 | www.cacarts.org.

Last Call 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. Ron Shumate Band 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 opens today 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 is 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.

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.

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 and Lady B at 9 tonight until 2 a.m. Saturday. No cover. Grupo Conjunto Prestigio performs from 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday. Cover: $10. Call 254-718-7479.

Dave’s Sports Bar presents Michael Carubelli at 9 p.m. Saturday. Dave’s is at 831 E. U.S. Highway 190 in Copperas Cove. Call 254-542-3283.

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 Science 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.

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure at noon.

In My Backyard at 1 p.m.

Wildest Weather in the Solar System at 2 p.m.

Legends of the Night Sky 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

Wildest Weather in the Solar System at 2 p.m.

Legends of the Night Sky at 4 p.m.

For a show description and ticket prices, go to www.starsatnight.org or call 254-526-1800.

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