What to Do In Waco this Week: April 24—26

Ryan Barrett | Multimedia Journalist


OPENING NIGHT FOR BAYLOR THEATRE: “Mr Burns, A Post-Electric Play” tells the story of a group of survivors recalling and retelling “Cape Feare,” an episode of the TV show “The Simpsons.” | Tickets: $20. April 24 – 28 at 7:30 pm and April 28 and 29 at 2 p.m. at the Mabee Theatre in the Hooper–Schafer Fine Arts Center

MEN’S CHOIR CONCERT: The Baylor University Men’s Choir is conducted by C. Randall Bradley. | Free. 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall, 110 Baylor Ave.


THE ALAMO TREASURE ROAD SHOW: The Alamo invites Texans to learn about ongoing preservation work happening at the state’s most well-known historic site and to share their own family stories, documents, and artifacts related to Texas history and the Texas Revolution. | 6 p.m. at the Mayborn Museum, 1300 S University Parks Dr

CULTIVATE SOUND SESSIONS: Chuck Jennings and “Cultivate Jazz Jam” | 7 p.m. at Cultivate 7twelve, 712 Austin Ave.

LIVE MUSIC AT DON CARLOS: Fenix Theory (rock) | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Don Carlos, 4651 I-35 Frontage Road


$6 FASHION FUNDRAISING SALE: Providence Healthcare Waco is hosting a sale of jewelry, accessories, apparel and handbags at 25–75 percent off of retail prices to benefit the Providence Volunteer Services. | First day is Thursday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Providence Health Center Hospital, 6901 Medical Parkway, in Classrooms 1–4

LUNCH WITH A LEGEND: Pat Combs, a former Baylor baseball player, was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies between 1989-1992. He was drafted by the Phillies in the first round (11th overall). | $15. For more information, contact Doug Fertsch, senior director of Baylor Sports Network at Doug_Fertsch@baylor.edu or call (254) 652-5388. Noon at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, 1108 S. University Parks Dr.

LIVE MUSIC AT DIAMOND BACKS: Pat McKee & Trammell Kelly (Jazz) | 6 p.m. at 217 Mary Ave.

THURSDAY NIGHTS AT TRUE LOVE: Trivia and karaoke every Thursday | 6 p.m. at Truelove Bar, 414 Franklin Ave.

LIVE MUSIC AT LA FIESTA: Michael Saldana (Country). | 6:30 p.m. at La Fiesta, 3815 Franklin Ave.

THE TEXAS RANGERS APPROACHING 200: TEXAS LEGEND, AMERICAN HERITAGE: Join Byron A. Johnson, director of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and museum, to explore the place of the Texas Ranger in history, popular culture and modern law enforcement. In his lecture, he’ll discuss treasures in the museum collections and the upcoming Bicentennial of the Texas Rangers. | 6:30 p.m. at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum Education Center, 100 Texas Ranger Trail

SCIENCE THURSDAY: Einstein’s spacetime ripples (gravitational waves) were finally detected in 2015, 100 years after they were first predicted. This week’s Science Thursday talk is a basic review of gravitational waves and explanation for the challenges for their detection. Join the speaker and guests for coffee and cookies prior to the lecture. | Free. Admission to museum not included. Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Mayborn Museum, 1300 S University Parks Dr.

LIVE MUSIC AT COMMON GROUNDS: Jameson McGregor (Alternative/Indie) with Nathanael Mosher | Tickets: $5 day of performance. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. at Common Grounds, 1123 S 8th St.

CONCERT: The Baylor Symphony Orchestra performs under the baton of Stephen Heyde, director of orchestral activities and conductor-in-residence. | Free. 7:30 p.m. at Jones Concert Hall, 110 Baylor Ave.


BFA EXHIBITION: Baylor Bachelor of Fine Art students display their senior portfolios at the Martin Museum of Art in the Hooper Schafer Fine Arts building. | Free, Museum hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m. Sunday.

NORTHERN TRIANGLE ART EXHIBIT: Baylor’s Social Innovation Collaboration Initiative (BAY-SIC) is displaying artifacts and artwork that focus on the current Central American Refugee Crisis. | Free, April 19 through Sept. 16 at the Mayborn Museum. Museum hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Wednesday and Friday – Saturday. 10 a.m. –8 p.m. Thursday. 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday