What to do in Waco this Week: March 13–15

Ryan Barrett | Multimedia Journalist


Ceramics Exhibit: Come at your leisure to enjoy this ceramics exhibit by Carl Block. Free | 10 a.m. -– 5 p.m. through Friday at the Community Services Center at McLennan Community College, 1400 College Drive

Brain Awareness Week: Enjoy daily hands-on activities provided by professors and students from Baylor University’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. This global campaign brings attention to brain science advances and advocates for science funding. Exhibit included in admission price, free for students and faculty | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. through Friday at Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Drive

“Earned History — Houston Astros’ 2017 World Series” exhibit opening: The Texas Sports Hall of Fame will unveil its Houston Astros exhibit, inlcuding a presentation by Authentication Manager of the Houston Astros Mike Acosta. Acosta will discuss the 2017 World Series and how he worked to preserve baseball history as it was happening in real time. Free. RSVP to jay.black@tshof.org | 7 – 8 p.m. at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, 1108 S. University Parks Dr.

Gene Watson: Gene Watson is coming to the Waco Hippodrome Theatre with special guest Jake Penrod. Watson re-recorded his classic hits in a 25-song collection titled “The Best of the Best.” $25-60 | 7:30 – 9 p.m. at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.

Baylor Music Competition: Final round of the Semper Pro Musica Organ Competition, where Baylor students compete for a chance to appear at the Super Pro Music Recital at Carnegie Hall. Free and open to the public | 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave.


Jazz/Funk Night: Dichotomy is bringing back jazz night each second Wednesday this spring for a little live jazz from Sebastian Fotouhi. | 7:00 p.m. at Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits, 508 Austin Ave.


Waco Charity Open Disc Golf Pro Tour: The Waco Charity Open has been around for over 20 years. The Brazos Park course, which meanders along the riverfront, challenges both distance and accuracy in the open nine holes in the tight woods. | 8 a.m. at Cameron Park, 2601 Sturgis Rd.

Spring at the Silos: Artisans from across the country will be gathering at the Silos for a vendor fair. The free Downtown Trolley will have extended hours and a temporary route to and from McLane Stadium. Free / No tickets necessary | Three-day event from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. through Saturday at Magnolia Market, 601 Webster Ave.

Eli Young Band: Live music at the Backyard Bar, Stage & Grill. $25-30 | 7 p.m. at the Backyard Bar, Stage & Grill, 511 S 8th St.each week.

GRIT: Girls Raised in Texas: Adrian Johnston, Jackie Darlene, and Holly Tucker in concert $10 | 7 p.m. at at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.


Art Exhibition: Art exhibit by Texas Fine Artists. | Times vary through April 8 at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Woodway, 9001 Bosque Blvd.