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Events April 28 - May 4

Apr 28, 2017

Fundraisers featuring food with Crawfish for CASA and a street Taco Bar to benefit the Humane Society, plays, walks and runs, Prescription Take Back Day, the Women's Ride Day and more are happening this week in Waco.  


KWBU Listener Meet Up

Apr 7, 2017

KWBU's Advisory Council has the next meet up on the calendar.  It will be this Thursday, April 20th at Buzzard Billy's in Waco.  Stop by after work and hang out with other lovers of NPR.  Meet new people, make new friends and bring some friends too.  

KWBU Meet Up - April 20th - 5pm - 6:30pm - Buzzard Billys  at 100 S. Interstate HWY 35 (Southbound access road near McLane Stadium.  Exit MLK Blvd. off I-35).  

Events: March 3 - 9

Mar 3, 2017

There's plenty to do this week and you can hear about it all on this week's Act Locally Waco.


How The 'Flying W' Became More Than A City Logo

Mar 3, 2017
Carlos Morales / KWBU

Drive throughout Waco and it won’t take long for you to spot some of the city’s iconic imagery. There’s the Alico building in downtown, and the century-old Cotton railroad bridge is a focal point too. But as Juliana Taylor reports, there's another image you should think of: the Flying W. 


Events: February 24 - March 2

Feb 24, 2017

This week there's a score of plays and musicals to keep you entertained, from "Alice in Wonderland Jr." to "Jackie & Me." There's also plenty of music and outdoor events too. Hear about it on this week's Act Locally Waco. 


Events: February 10 - 16

Feb 10, 2017

Waco will soon be awash in the pink-and-red glow of Valentine's Day, and there's plenty of events around town to mark the holiday. Find out about all the happenings on this week's Act Locally Waco.


Events: January 27 - February 2

Jan 27, 2017

You can kick off your weekend with the Waco Civic Theater's latest production Almost Maine, or you can catch the basketball theatrics of the Harlem Globetrotters. But there's plenty more to do this coming week - including concerts and writing workshops. Find out all about it, here on Act Locally Waco. 


Events: January 13 - 19

Jan 13, 2017

This week there's plenty of music to keep your foot tappin' and your hips shakin'. From the Reverend Horton Heat and Dale Watson to Christine Albert and Chris Cage. But there's more than music happening this week in Waco, and you can hear about it on this week's Act Locally Waco. 


Events: January 6 - 12

Jan 6, 2017

On this week's Act Locally Waco, Ashley Bean Thornton breaks down all the happenings in the New Year. From First Friday in Downtown Waco to Bare Arms Brewing's Chili Cook Off, there's plenty to keep you busy, just bundle up! 


Downtown Depot: Kate Duncan

Dec 16, 2016

On this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks with Kate Duncan, the owner of Wildland Supply Company, the clothing boutique that's spearheading the redevelopment of Washington Avenue. You'll also get a look at the Kings Landing, the newest gaming store to hit Wacotown. 


Events: December 9 - 15

Dec 9, 2016

This week you can wrap yourself up in the holiday cheer with events and activities throughout Wacotown, from the Brazos Theatre's Christmas Carol radio show to Waco Wonderland. But there's plenty more to keep  you busy this week. Find out about all the happenings on Act Locally Waco. 


Events: Decemebr 2 - 8

Dec 2, 2016

December is finally here and there's plenty to do in Wacotown this week that reflects the holiday season. From Waco Wonderland and the HEB Feast of Sharing to the Wonderland Race and Christmas Toy Drive. But here's plenty more to do and you can hear all about it on this week's episode of Act Locally Waco. 

Events: November 18 - 25

Nov 18, 2016

As we head into Thanksgiving week, there's plenty to do that's related to our favorite belt-busting holiday. The 11th annual Turkey Trot is Saturday, Stanton Glass is holding sessions to create your own glass ornament, and the annual homestead fair. But that's not all - there's plenty more to do in Wacotown and you can find it all out on this week's episode of Act Locally Waco. 


Events: November 11 - 17

Nov 11, 2016

There's plenty to do in Wacotown in the week ahead. Tonight you can join the Downtown Waco Farmer's Market as they celebrate its 5th anniversary. There's also a wide range  of theatrical performances, from "The Little Mermaid" to "Rapunzel." But that's not all, hear about all the happenings on this week's Act Locally Waco. 


Downtown Depot: Paxton Dove

Nov 4, 2016

On this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek takes a look at recently development news in the area, like soon-to-open Balcones Distillery. He also sits down for a conversation with Paxton Dove, owner of the Dancing Bear Pub. 


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