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Buffalo Soldiers on Wheels will be in Temple and Belton this weekend. The tour stops a Horny Toad Harley-Davidson, 7454 S. General Bruce Drive in Temple, with a meet-and-greet, including food and live music, starting at 6 p.m. today. A re-enactment is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Outlook Pavilion near the Belton Lake Dam at Farm-to-Market 439 and FM 2271. Events are planned at the park from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, including a barbecue cookoff, with food for $10 a plate. For more information, go to

Local Music

The Weldon Henson 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 charge is $8.

The Peoples Choice Band is Saturday night's featured entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover charge is $10.

Catch karaoke every Thursday night.

For more information, go to or call (254) 939-7131.

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The Dead Fish Grill at 2207 Lake Road in Belton presents live music many evenings. For more information, call (254) 939-5771 or go to

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Schoepf's BBQ presents live music some nights. Schoepf's is at 702 E. Central Ave. in Belton. For more information, go to

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You're invited to a night of family fun and entertainment at Rapper's Delight on the first Friday of every month at 7 p.m. at Rising Star Baptist Church. There will be live performances, a DJ, and an open mic segment. For more information or to be on the program, call Dru Bar-jona at (254) 717-1479 or email

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KG Entertainment presents The Rance Allen Group in concert June 1 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. The gospel music show starts at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 VIP. Proceeds benefit Kathy's Kids Project. Vendor applications are available. For more information, call (512) 698-3334.

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Six Killer and The Backroads Band perform Saturday at Dave's Sports Bar and Grill, 831 E. U.S. Highway 190, Copperas Cove. Six Killer performs again June 1 during the Dark Side of the Moon Bike Night at Dave's. Bring your own bottle to both events. For more information, call (254) 542-DAVE.

Arts & Theater

The Water Street Farmers Market in Belton is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Local vendors will have a variety of vegetables, foods and crafts. The market is downtown on Water Street in front of The Gin.

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"My Way," a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra is on stage at the Salado Silver Spur Theater, 108 Royal St., through June 9 with shows at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Admission is $25 for adults; $20 for senior citizens, military personnel and students with ID; and $15 for children age 2 and younger. Group rates are available. For reservations, call (254) 947-3456. For directions or more information, go to

Bars, Restaurants, Clubs

Joker's Icehouse Bar & Grill offers drink and food specials throughout the week. For more information, call (254) 245-9944 or go to Joker's Icehouse is at 3404 W. Stan Schlueter Loop in Killeen.

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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. Singers, songwriters, musicians, comedians and poets are welcome. For more information, call (254) 699-0955 or go to

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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. A refreshment stand is open as well. For more information, contact Sandra Andrews at (254) 547-4546.

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Cafe Wannabe's, 220 E. Avenue D in downtown Killeen, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The menu features smoothies, coffees and healthy eats. Get more information at

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Catch live music and other events at The Gin, 219 S. East St. in Belton. The Backroads Band performs from 7 to 10 p.m. today and Frankly Country Band performs from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. For more upcoming events, go to or text GINEVENTS to 96362.

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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. For more information, call (254) 947-3828 or go to


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

Today's shows

The F4 fun starts at 5:30 p.m. Celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer. The school and grade level with the biggest attendance at F4 will get a free grade level field trip next year. We will also feature retro gaming with traditional board games, open Xbox gaming in our exhibit space, trivia games in the lobby every half-hour and a great show lineup exclusively for F4. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children and $6 for planetarium members. Military, student, senior and group discounts are available.

Saturday shows

The Little Star that Could at 11 a.m.

Zula Patrol: Under the Weather at noon.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket at 1 p.m.

Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef at 2 p.m.

Country Laser at 3 p.m.

When Venus Transits the Sun at 4 and 7 p.m.

Wildest Weather in the Solar System at 8 p.m.

Pink Floyd: Through the Prism at 9 p.m.

Sunday shows

Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef at 2 p.m.

Country Laser at 3 p.m.

When Venus Transits the Sun at 4 p.m.

Weekday matinees

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure at 1 p.m. Monday.

We Are Astronomers at 2 p.m. Monday and Thursday.

When Venus Transits the Sun at 3 p.m. Monday.

For a show description, upcoming schedule and ticket prices, go to or call (254) 526-1800.

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 Art and Activity Center, 802 N. Second St., Suite D 100. For more information, contact Samra Thompson at or (254) 698-2009 or go to

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- Compiled by M. Clare Haefner

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