What to do in Waco this week: 10/7 – 10/9

The Baylor Theatre cast is performing "This Random World" Nov. 7-12. William Barksdale | Multimedia Journalist

By Kristina Valdez | Arts & Life Editor

Tuesday, Nov. 7

“This Random World” play opens

Location: Mabee Theatre | Time: 7:30 p.m. | Cost: $20

Opening night of Baylor Theater’s new play, “This Random World,” pulls open the curtains at Mabee Theatre. Tickets start at $20.

World-renowned opera star performs

Location:Waco Hall | Time: 8 p.m. | Cost:Free

World-renowned soprano opera star Renee Fleming will perform in Waco Hall, guaranteeing an enlightening performance for free.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Waco Wednesday at the Backyard

Location: The Backyard Bar, Stage & Grill | Time: 8 p.m. | Cost: Free

Country rock band Armadillo Mudflaps performs for free at Backyard Bar, Stage & Grill as part of its Waco Wednesdays.

Thursday, Nov. 9

Contemporary Christian artists perform

Location:Common Grounds | Time:1 – 4 p.m. | Cost: Starting at $10

Contemporary Christian artists KB X Trip Lee & Hometeam Tour will be performing at Common Grounds. Ticket prices begin at $10.

Baylor Jazz Ensemble performs

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

Baylor Concert Jazz Ensemble will fill the Jones Concert Hall with sounds from the 18-member group.

Rock artist to perform

Location:Backyard Bar Stage & Grill| Time:8:30 p.m. | Cost: Starting at $20

Rock artist Sebastian Bach will perform live at the Backyard Bar, Stage & Grill. Ticket prices begin at $20.


Oct. 5 – Nov. 12 — Danville Chadbourne: Retrospective Part IV is open at the Martin Museum of Art for free until Nov. 12. This exhibit of small wooden figures will fill up the gallery.

Nov. 4 – Nov. 30 — “Ekphrasis : An Exploration of the Mind Body Soul,” the month-long display of artwork from Sixth to Eighth Street, will bring awareness to mental health challenges. The exhibit will be along Austin Avenue and Washington Avenue.

Nov. 7 – Nov. 12 — Baylor Theatre’s new play, “This Random World,” will be pulling open the curtains of Mabee Theater at Baylor until Nov. 12. Tickets start at $20.