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Observations, Reflections and Miscellany from the Wacoan

Top 7 Things to do in Waco

June 10-13

1 year ago

By Essie Klausmeyer

After almost three weeks of rain, it’s time to get out and soak up some sun! Check out the weekend’s best events below and let us know how you’re spending this #WacoWeekend. Follow us on social media (@Wacoan) to keep up with more events, giveaways and stories.




Yappy Hour
Find your new best friend at Southern Roots Brewing Company as they present Yappy Hour in partnership with the Humane Society of Central Texas. Sip on great brews and enjoy even better company on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. A portion of all proceeds will go toward the life-saving efforts of this no-kill shelter. For more information, click here.
March of Dimes Scavenger Hunt
Join March of Dimes for its first downtown Waco scavenger hunt at 12 p.m. on Sunday. Help March of Dimes in its mission to raise critical funds to support families through pregnancy and give hope to every mom and baby. To register for the hunt or donate, click here.
Black Daisy Tea Party
Enjoy a relaxing tea party hosted by Black Daisy with Aolani Tea Company at 6 p.m. this Saturday. Head to Black Daisy in your favorite tea party outfit to try 4 different types of teas and delicious snacks. You’ll also learn the benefits of each tea and receive a free infuser and straw. Tickets are $30. To learn more, visit here.
Flag Day Family Funday
Celebrate Flag Day with Historic Waco Foundation at the McCulloch House. Enjoy fun activities for the whole family this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 per family. To learn more, visit here.
9th Annual Bliss Bridal Bash
Calling all brides-to-be! The 9th Annual Bliss Bridal Bash is this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Meet amazing vendors, learn expert tips and gain inspiration to make your special day perfect. The bridal bash will be held at Extraco Events Center, and tickets are $15 at the door. To learn more, visit here.

Waco Downtown Farmers Market
The farmers market gets better and better each week! Head to the corner of Washington Ave. and 5th Street between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. this Saturday to check out what they’ve got in store. Pick out fresh produce, handmade goods and more! To learn more about our local market, click here.
Improv Comedy
Head out to Slap Stix for a night of improv comedy at 8 p.m. this Friday. Tickets are $20. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit here.

Live Music

Remy Reilly, 8 p.m., Freight Icehouse and Yardbar
Huser Brother Band, 8:30 p.m., The Backyard Bar, Stage and Grill
The Morticians, 7 p.m., Lee Lockwood Library & Museum
Greg Schroeder, 8 p.m., Freight Icehouse and Yardbar
Chris Colston, 8:30 p.m., The Backyard Bar, Stage and Grill

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