• September 29, 2016

Out & About: Activities and entertainment in Killeen

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Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016 1:15 am

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.

Branded Heart 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. Tony Ramey is Saturday’s featured entertainer from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover: $10. Catch karaoke from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. every Thursday, with a DJ until 1:30 a.m. Happy Hour is from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Go to www.bosbarndancehall.com or call 254-939-7131.

Stillhouse Wine Room has live music 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday and Saturday. This week’s guest: Bryan “Whyte Chocolate” Thym. Tuesday is Game Night. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer while playing your favorite game. Thursday Night Trivia is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. with a relaxed version of the game. Topics include music, movies, sports, geography, animals and more. Every 10 questions someone wins a bottle of wine. Stillhouse Wine Room is located at 403 E. Stan Schlueter Loop, Suite 308, Killeen. For information, go to StillhouseWineRoom.com.

Farmers Markets

All-Year Pioneer Farmers Market will be open in front of Tractor Supply Co., on Central Texas Expressway in Killeen from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting. Call Heike at 254-458-8223 or go to www.facebook.com/pioneerfarmersmarket.

Belton Farmers Market is from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Central Avenue and Penelope Street. Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers. For more information, call 254-778-2104.

Green Acres Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. The market is located in front of Lowe’s Home Improvement Store at W.S. Young and U.S. Highway 190. Featured vendors include Lord Farm’s watermelons, Chef Floca’s Salsa, Soyupmtious, Polly Wants a Crafter, Brown Suga’s Pickles, Shut Your Pie Hole, Old McDanel’s Farm and Kettle Cornutopia. For more information, contact Hugh McDanel at 254-813-5177 or go to www.facebook.com/greenacresfs.

The Harker Heights Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, 850 W. Central Texas Expressway.

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 Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission from 1 to 5 p.m. the first Sunday of each month. The museum is at 1300 S. University Parks Drive in Waco. For information, call 254-710-1104.

Dancing

Join In the Mood for dancing at 13 S. Main St., Temple. Today is Flashback Friday with Rockin’ Rick from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets: $10 a person. Come at 7 p.m. for a dance lesson, included with cover. Dance classes are available throughout the week. Call 254-773-7088, email Karen.Gonzales@inthemoodballroom.com or go to inthemoodballroom.com.

Bars, Clubs

Chopstick, 2600 Trimmier Road, Suite 200, Killeen, has karaoke night 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Thursday.

Club Easy Street, 702 W. Elms Road, Killeen, presents the Bombshell Vixens from 9 to 11 p.m. every Friday. Cover: $5.

Longhorn Saloon, 2503 S. General Bruce Drive, Temple, presents Waco’s DJ Loco from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. today and DJ Grito 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday. No cover charge. For more information, call 254-771-1364.

Main Street Tejano Club, 201 S. Main St., Temple, features a DJ from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. today and Saturday. No cover. For information, call 254-541-8329.

For Children

The Cultural Activities Center invites all preschoolers to Tot Spot, an art class for children ages 2-6 every third Monday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3 per child for CAC members and $5 per child for nonmembers. Any siblings under 2 years are free. For more information on membership, go to cacarts.org/personal-membership or call 254-773-9926.

Clubs, Meetings

The Copperas Cove Bass Club meetings are held at the Lil Tex Restaurant in Copperas Cove on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Call 254-661-9274.

The Copperas Cove Writers Forum meets from 6 to 9 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at 502 S. Main St., Copperas Cove (across the street from the Copperas Cove Library). The group is for amateur writers and authors. All genres accepted. Provide and receive feedbacks. Bring 5-10 printed (double-spaced) copies of your work. Please limit submission to 3,000 to 5,000 words. Call Mike at 254-547-2655.

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 Jutta Mack at jmack1@hot.rr.com, call 254-466-4040 or go to www.killeencivicartguild.org.

Festivals, Events

Armed Forces Natural Hair & Health Expo is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 South W.S. Young Drive. The expo will feature workshops, demonstrations and entertainment. Attendees may bring their gently used items and exchange them one for one of products that are available. After the expo, the products will be shipped overseas to military members and their families. A portion of proceeds will be donated to nonprofit organizations that assist military members and their families. Admission: $15 in advance and $20 at the event. For information about the expo, call 254-307-8370 or go to www.afnhhe.com.

Fundraisers

The Friends of the Killeen City Library annual Fall Book Sale is Oct. 1 in conjunction with the Sister Cities International Festival in Osan, Korea. The sale is from 9 to 10 a.m. for members only and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the public. A bag sale will be from 2 to 4 p.m., $3 per bag with bag supplied. Memberships will be available at the door for $10. Items include children’s books, cookbooks, DVDs, CDs, fiction and nonfiction. The sale is at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen. For more information, contact the Main Library at 254-501-8996.

Planetarium

The Mayborn Science Theater at Central Texas College offers an in-depth look at the fall night sky at 7 p.m. Saturday with its monthly star tour. Local astronomer Warren Hart will guide the audience on a tour of the constellations and astronomical events visible in the Northern and Southern hemispheres for the coming month. Weather-permitting, Hart will also offer telescope viewing after the star tour. Tickets for the star tour are $5. Several films are now showing. Matinee shows are $5 per person and the Saturday evening shows are $7 for adults and $6 for children under the age of 12. Discounts are offered to active-duty military, senior citizens and members. For show descriptions and full schedule go to www.starsatnight.org or call 254-526-1800..

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