What to do in Waco this weekend: 9/15 – 9/17

Baylee Versteeg | Multimedia Journalist

By Kristina Valdez | A&L Editor

Does Mom and Dad want the detailed schedule of events for Family Weekend? Click here.

Do you need a complete Waco visitor’s guide? We’ve got the perfect thing.

Friday, Sept. 15

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Event

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Susan Sistrunk’s “Doreen’s Starling” oil on canvas 16″ x 20″ painting will be at the Murder Mystery Dinner Event.
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Location: Brazos Theatre | Cost: $14.50 – $27.50 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

During this murder mystery dinner party, you will have to put your investigative skills to the test and figure out who killed art critic Libby LaBelle before she published a negative review. Enjoy the paintings by local artist Susan Sistrunk and a catered meal by Patti’s Kitchen.

Kaleidoscope Concert Hall

 

Location: Jones Concert Hall | Cost: Free | Time: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

 

As part of Baylor’s annual Family Weekend, Baylor’s A Capella Choir, Concert Choir, Bella Voce, Men’s Choir, VirtuOSO and Women’s Choir will give a performance worthy of a “Pitch Perfect” movie.

After Dark: First Showing

Location: Waco Hall | Cost: $14 | Time: 8 p.m.

 

 

Laugh at the stand-up comedy acts or groove along with the dance performances, students will be performing in this unique talent show two nights this weekend. Get your ticket here before they sell out.

Saturday, Sept. 16

 

Faculty-Family Coffee

Location: Baylor Club at McLane Stadium | Cost: Free | Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Mom and Dad still want to talk to our teachers and professors. Luckily for them, Baylor faculty will be spending their Saturday mornings talking to students and their families. Coffee and brunch will be served.

Instrumental Kaleidoscope Concert

Location: Jones Concert Hall | Cost: Free | Time: 3 p.m.

On Friday night, we enjoyed Baylor voices, but tonight the Baylor Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will (literally) be playing music to our ears.

“The Fertile River” Show: First Showing

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Location: Mabee Theatre | Cost: $5 | Time: 7:30 p.m.

The Baylor Theatre department is hosting the traveling production, “The Fertile River.” The play follows a family in 1958 who struggle under the mercy of the Eugenics Board of North Carolina, who seek to eradicate their family lineage for the sake of public policy. For more information, go here.

After Dark: Second Showing

Location: Waco Hall | Cost: $14 | Time: 8 p.m.

 

 

It’s the last time to see this Baylor talent show. You may be surprised to find out who is performing their hidden talent. Get your ticket here before they sell out.

Sunday, Sept. 17

 

“The Fertile River” Show: Second Showing

Location: Mabee Theatre | Cost: $5 | Time: 2 p.m.

Did you miss the first showing? Tsk-tsk. The Baylor Theatre department is hosting the traveling production, “The Fertile River.” The play follows a family in 1958 who struggle under the mercy of the Eugenics Board of North Carolina, who seek to eradicate their family lineage for the sake of public policy. For more information, go here.

Ongoing

Climate Change Art Exhibit: “The Art of Survival”

Location: 1121 Speight Ave. | Cost: Free | Time: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Closed Mondays

 

Waco Friends of Peace/ Climate opened the art exhibit, “The Art of Survival,” Sept. 1 at Terry and Jo’s Food for Thought restaurant. Artists submitted art that explored the impact of climate change and pollution on the environment. The art exhibit will be open until Oct. 1.

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