What to Do in Waco: March 21-27

Illustration courtesy of Olivia Havre

By Emma Weidmann | Arts and Life Editor

We’re in the home stretch, as there’s only one more week until a restful Easter break. Whether the week is full of last-minute exams or just some light homework, here’s a list of what to do in Waco to kill the last bit of time.

Friends | March 12-24 | Times differ by date | Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center | $20 | See Baylor Theatre’s production of Kobo Abe’s “Friends,” a post-war Japanese exploration of friendship and isolation. The show counts for Creative Arts Experience credit.

Waco Downtown Farmers Market | March 23 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. | 500 Washington Ave. | This weekly event hosts local vendors, artisans and craftsmen in the heart of downtown Waco, accompanied by live music.

Dr Pepper Paranormal Experience | March 23 | 7 p.m. | Dr Pepper Museum, 300 S Fifth St. | $35 tickets | Experience a guided tour of the Dr Pepper Museum. Some have seen glowing orbs and mysterious figures haunt this Waco landmark.

Monday Night Lights Mountain Bike Ride | March 25 | 7:15 p.m. | Bicycle World Waco, 112 Mary Ave. | Experience Waco’s trails at night on a group ride from Bicycle World Waco to Cameron Park. Helmets and lights are required for safety.

A New Moon Rises | Through April 14 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Mayborn Museum Complex | $10 admission | Landscape images captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera will be on display at the Mayborn, allowing visitors to get an up-close look at the moon.

Journey to Space at the Mayborn Museum | Through April 21 | Mayborn Museum Complex | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | $10 admission | Live like an astronaut at the Mayborn and experience what it’s like to see space up close.

Texas, Your Texas: Celebrating 100 Years of The Texas Collection at Baylor | Starting Aug. 8, 2023 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Carroll Library, 1429 S Fifth St. | Carroll Library is showcasing rare pieces of Texas history and holding special events to celebrate the collection’s centennial year at Baylor.