What to do in Waco this week: 10/3 – 10/5

Mason Henry, 4 years old, of China Spring falls off of a sheep during one of the many qualification shows in the Kids Zone at the Heart of Texas Rodeo. The top five winners of the show qualified to proceed into the main arena. Shows are held twice a night every night at both 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Lariat File Art

By Kristina Valdez | A&L Editor

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Baylor’s Concert Jazz Ensemble Performs

Location: Jones Concert Hall | Cost: Free | Time: 7:30 p.m.

October brings fall festivities and jazz concerts. Baylor’s Concert Jazz Ensemble will be performing their first concert of the fall semester in the Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building. The concert will be free.

Wednesday, Oct. 4


Lyceum Lecture Series continues

Location: Cox Lecture Hall | Cost: Free | Time: 4 p.m.

As a part of Baylor’s School of Music’s Lyceum Series, Jeffers Engelhardt, an ethnomusicologist and associate professor of music at Amherst College, will be speaking about his experience with intersections of music and religion. This lecture will be in the Cox Lecture Hall in Armstrong Browning Library.

“Crazy for You”

Location: Jones Concert Hall | Cost: $17 with Baylor ID | Time: 7:30 p.m.

Adapted from the Gershwin musical comedy, “Girl Crazy,” the show will pack tap-dancing numbers and comedic takes in several scenes while the main character attempts to save the town and win the girl. This theatre performance will be a reoccurring event until Oct. 8.

The Hunter Rea Band performs

Location: Common Grounds | Cost: Free | Time: 8:30 p.m.

The Hunter Rea Band will be performing live at Common Grounds. Listen to this country rock band for free on hump day.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Danville Chadbourne: Retrospective Part IV

Location: Martin Museum of Art | Cost: Free | Time: 10 a.m.

Danville Chadbourne: Retrospective Part IV opens at the Martin Museum of Art for free until Nov. 12. This exhibit of small wooden figures will fill up the gallery.

Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo opens

Location: 4601 Bosque Blvd, Waco, TX 76710 | Cost: Free | Time: 6 p.m.

The Heart o’ Texas Fair & Rodeo opens Thursday for guest to have a sneak-peak at all the attractions offered this year. The Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo will be open from Thursday to October 14. Fair admission is $5 and carnival rides are $2. The fair is located at 4601 Bosque Blvd, Waco, TX 76710.

Live Music at Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits

Location: Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits | Cost: Free | Time: 7 a.m.

Rock musicians Vanessa Silberman and Carissa Johnson will be playing separate sets for free at Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits. They are touring through Waco as part of their “Cardinal and Crow Tour.”

“Crazy for You”

Location: Jones Concert Hall | Cost: $17 with Baylor ID | Time: 7:30 p.m.

Adapted from the Gershwin musical comedy, “Girl Crazy,” the show will pack tap-dancing numbers and comedic takes in several scenes while the main character attempts to save the town and win the girl. This theatre performance will be a reoccurring event until Oct. 8.

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