There’s still a lot of time to get a pumpkin and take your outfits for a trial run prior to Halloween weekend. Check out the fall celebrations, family-friendly Halloween occasions, and more occurring today to prepare for the vacation.
Businesses and houses within Harker Heights are welcomed to take part in theHaunted Heights Decorating Contest Registration kinds can be discovered online at https://bit.ly/harkerheightsevents or in-person at the Harker Heights Activities Center or Recreation Center and needs to be sent byOct 20. Judging will happenOct 25 and 26, and winners will be revealedOct 28. Maps of getting involved areas will be readily available onlineOct 25.
The Phantom Warrior Four-Person Golf Scramble will be at middayOct 14 at The Courses of Clear Creek, 52381 Legends Way,Fort Hood Cost is $45 per individual with an optional $5 mulligan. On- website registration and check in starts at 11 a.m. Call 254-287-4130 for additional information.
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers will host its Halloween Party and Haunted House at 7 p.m.Oct 14 at Samuel Adams Brewhouse, 5782 24th St.,Fort Hood There will be an outfit contest, video games, door rewards, music, and food and beverages for sale. This occasion is complimentary and available to everybody 18 and up.Call 254-287-6116 for additional information.
The Harker Heights Brews and Brats 5K Mug Runwill be at 8 a.m.Oct 15 at the Harker Heights Community Park, 1501 E. Farm- to-Market 2410. There will be regional suppliers, live music, craft beer, a kids’ enjoyable run, food, and more at the occasion. Registration is $35 per individual. Go to https://bit.ly/3VaCiSx to sign up online and discover more info.
The 5th yearly Pink Block Party for breast cancer awareness will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Oct 15 at Homebase Lumber, 804 U.S. Business Highway 190,Copperas Cove There will be video games, raffles, efficiencies by regional cheerleaders and dance groups, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Pink Warrior Angels.
Amy’s Attic Self Storage will host its 8th yearly Fall Food Truck Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Oct 15 at 3524 Farm- to-Market 2484,Salado There will be suppliers, shopping, an outfit contest, live music, pony flights, family-friendly video games, and more at this complimentary occasion.
The Sami Show fall shopping occasion will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Oct 15 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Oct 16 at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121,Belton Admission is $6 and kids 12 and under are complimentary. Go to www.samishow.com for additional information.
The Bras for a Cause breast cancer awareness fundraising event will start at 5:30 p.m. Oct 15 at the Copperas Cove Moose Lodge 2029, 2826 S. Farm- to-Market 116. There will be an Italian supper for $7 a plate, an embellished bra auction, and raffle illustration. Proceeds will be contributed to the Pink Warrior Angels.
Harker Heights Parks and Recreation is hosting Outdoor Yoga from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Oct 15 at Carl Levin Park amphitheater, 400 Miller’s Crossing,Harker Heights Cost is $12 and registration is needed by going to https://secure.rec1.com/TX/harker-heights-tx/catalog.
The Rescue Magazine Pet Adoption Extravaganza will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Oct 15 and 16 at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121,Belton Admission is $10 for grownups and $5 for kids. There will be over 400 animals readily available for adoption, suppliers, pet dog demonstrations and efficiencies, and more.
Barrow Brewing Company, 108Royal St in Salado, will host Oktoberfest from midday to 10 p.m. every Saturday throughOct 22. There will be German food, brews, video games, music, and more readily available at this complimentary occasion.
Killeen Animal Services is hosting complimentary animal adoptions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. now up untilOct 15 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Oct 16 at the Killeen Animal Shelter, 3118Commerce Drive Go to www.killeentexas.gov/Animals for additional information.
Harker Heights Parks and Recreation will host its Wednesday Wellness Walks every very first and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 8 to 9 a.m. at Carl Levin Park, 400 Miller’s Crossing,Harker Heights This complimentary walk is for senior citizens ages 50 and up. All physical fitness levels are welcome.
The Mayborn Science Theater at Central Texas College, 6200 W. Central Texas Expressway in Killeen, hosts a range of laser programs, motion pictures, and other occasions based upon astronomy. For reveal descriptions, a complete schedule, and ticket rates go to www.starsatnight.org or call 254-526-1800.
The Temple Civic Theatre’s Fall Fest will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Oct 15 at 2413 S. 13th St.,Temple There will be a petting zoo, pumpkin spot, face painting, live home entertainment, suppliers, food trucks, and more at this complimentary occasion.
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers will host its Children’s Halloween Bingo, Painting andTrunkers Treat at 10 a.m.Oct 15 at the Community Events and Bingo Center, 50012 Clear Creek Road,Fort Hood Painting ceramic products will begin at 10 a.m. and expense is $5 to $20 depending upon products picked. Children’s bingo begins at 11 a.m. and lunch and a gift bag is consisted of in the $5 cost. Candy will be provided in the car park beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Killeen Recreation Services is hosting Friday Night Frenzy from 6 to 9 p.m.Oct 14 at the Family Recreation Center, 1700 E.Stan Schlueter Loop This occasion enables moms and dads to drop off theirchildren, ages 5 to 13, for a couple of hours of enjoyable, video games, and supper. Cost is $10 per kid.Registration can be finished at the front desk of the Family Recreation Center up till the time of the occasion. For more info call 254-501-6390 or see www.killeentexas.gov/REC.
Chick- fil-A Killeen, 1402 E. Central Texas Expressway, will host Breakfast Bingo from 9 to 10:30 a.m.Oct 15. There will be video games, rewards, and breakfast readily available.
The Go Heights Adventure Group will satisfy for a walking at 10 a.m.Oct 15 at Chalk Ridge Falls, 5600 Farm- to-Market 1670,Belton This occasion is complimentary and available to any ages. Registration is needed by registering at https://secure.rec1.com/TX/harker-heights-tx/catalog.
The Zombie Fun 5K Trail Run will be at 7 p.m.Oct 21 at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area’s paintball course. On- website registration begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 per individual and available to any ages. A kid-friendly haunted path train flight will be readily available with entry cost.Volunteer zombies are required to chase after runners throughout the course and interested individuals can call 254-286-5178 to register as a volunteer.
The Texas Pumpkin Fest is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday up untilOct 30 at 8760 Farm- to-Market 2243,Leander Go to https://texaspumpkinfest.com for admission info and a complete list of family-fun tourist attractions.
The ninth yearly Fall Festival at the Robinson Family Farm, 2651 Bob White Road in Temple, will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday throughOct 30. There will be a white wine and biergarten, pumpkin spot, hay flights, corn cannons, food trucks, a petting zoo, axe throwing, live music, and more readily available. Admission is $15.95 beforehand or $19.95 at eviction. Go to www.therobinsonfamilyfarm.com to acquire tickets.
The 2022 Central Texas Fall Festival is open every day throughNov 20 at Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, 14400 E. State Highway 29,Georgetown There is a corn labyrinth, pumpkin spot, pig races, cuddling zoo, live music, apple cannons, wagon flights, food trucks, and far more readily available. Admission varies from $19.95 to $24.95 depending upon the day of the week. Go to https://bit.ly/3QN5XOi for tickets and a complete list of occasions.
Explore, Learning, and Play happens every Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Bronco Youth Center, 6602 Tank Destroyer Blvd.,Fort Hood Parents with kids ages 3 years and more youthful will participate in playgroups that concentrate on age-appropriate activities and workouts that assist construct social abilities together. No registration is needed. Participants need to have a military ID to get involved. Call 254-287-2286 for additional information.
The Harker Heights Public Library, 400 Indian Trail, will host Musical Monsters Family Storytime at 6:30 p.m.Oct 20. The library likewise hosts a range of virtual and in-person livestreams, kids’s programs, story times, crafts, and other activities with information published throughout the week on the library Facebook page, www.facebook.com/harkerheightspubliclibrary/.
The Killeen Public Library hosts its Public Game Day for grownups every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 205 E.Church Ave The library likewise hosts a range of other in-person occasions for kids, teenagers, and grownups each week at the Main Library and theCopper Mountain Branch Library Go to https://www.killeentexas.gov/171/Libraries for a complete schedule.
Schoepf’s barbeque, 702 E.Central Ave in Belton, will host the complimentary Shooter FM Acoustic Lunch with live music by Mike Graham & & Jesse Jennings, with radio hosts Crowman and Nash, at middayOct 14.
Bo’s Barn Dance Hall and Club is hosting live music by Mark Richey from 8 p.m. to midnightOct 14. Cover: $10. Broken Arrow will carry out from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.Oct 15. Cover: $10. The casino is at 4984 W. Farm- to-Market 93,Temple Catch karaoke from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. everyThursday Happy Hour is from 5 to 10 p.m. every Thursday, and 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday andSaturday Check out a totally free dance lesson from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every very first and 3rd Thursday of the month. For more info, go to www.bosbarndancehall.com, or call 254-939-7131.
Fire Street Pizza, 10310 Farm- to-Market 439 in Belton, is hosting complimentary live music by
Scott Taylor from 6 to 9 p.m.Oct 14 and Home at Last from 6 to 9 p.m.Oct 15.
The VFW Post 3892, 201 VFW Drive in Harker Heights, hosts karaoke with a DJ from 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday and a Tejano DJ the very first and 3rd Saturday of the month. Call 254-213-3350 for additional information.
Scores Pizza and Wings, 219 S.East St in Belton, hosts Open Mic Night with Jacob Augustine every Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m.
The 3 Texans Winery, 7536 Farm- to-Market 2409 in Temple, will host complimentary live music by Kyle Mathis from 2 to 5 p.m.Oct 15.
Barrow Brewing Company, 108Royal St in Salado, is hosting complimentary live music by Cara Van Thorn at 7 p.m.Oct 14. Rebecca Jane will carry out at 10 a.m., the Austin Polka Band at 1 p.m., The KCD Band at 7 p.m.Oct 15. Anna Larson will dip into 4 p.m.Oct 16.
Downtown Belton Market Days will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Oct 15 at theDowntown Belton Square There will be regional artists, crafters, suppliers, food, music, and more readily available.
The City of Killeen Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday up until completion of October at Lions Club Park, 1700 E.Stan Schlueter Loop For more info and the supplier application procedure, call 254-501-6390 or see www.killeentexas.gov/REC.
The Harker Heights Farmers Market will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October at Harker Heights City Hall, 305 Miller’sCrossing There will be regional farmers, manufacturers, and craftsmens readily available to offer a range of fresh fruit and vegetables and other items.
The Central Texas Farmers Market occurs every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kempner Farm, 4616 Farm- to-Market 2808,Kempner There are regional growers, craftsmens, suppliers, food trucks, and more readily available. Interested suppliers can go to http://www.kempnerfarm.com to discover more info and an application.
Lampasas Trade Days will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every very first Saturday of the month at 2646 E. Highway 190. There will be suppliers, antiquarians, artisans, artists, and more readily available. Call 512-734-1294 for additional information.
The Temple Farmers Market will be from 7 a.m. to midday every Tuesday and Thursday at West Temple Park, 121Montpark Road For supplier info, call Daniel Lara at 254-624-4718.
The Gatesville Chamber Market Days will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every 2nd Saturday of the month through December at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot, 2307 S. Highway 36,Gatesville There will be regional suppliers will fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, homemade crafts, furnishings, design, and more.
Museums and Exhibits
The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum,315 W. Avenue B, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday throughSaturday Every initially Saturday of the month, the museum hosts a totally free, themedFamily Day Go to www.templerrhm.org for additional information. Admission is $4 for grownups, $3 for senior citizens, $2 for kids ages 5 to 12, and complimentary for kids under 5.
The Bell County Museum, 201 N.Main St in Belton, will host its Fall Lecture from 6 to 8 p.m.Oct 14 with visitor Michael Donahue presenting “The Real Custer,” based upon his book, “When the Rivers Ran Red.” The museum is open from midday to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Mayborn Museum at Baylor University, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m.Sunday View the unique display screen, “DC Super Heroes: Discover Your Superpowers!” for households to play as superheroes in a series of obstacles from now throughJan 29, 2023. Admission is $10 for grownups, $9 for senior citizens, and $8 for kids 12 and under.
The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, 100 Texas Ranger Trail in Waco, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $8 for grownups, $7 for senior citizens and military, $4 for kids 6 to 12, and kids under 6 are complimentary.Go towww.texasranger.org for additional information.
The Lampasas County Museum, 303 S. Western Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays andSaturdays Call 512-556-2224 for additional information.
The Salado Museum and College Park, 423 S. Main St., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.Go towww.saladomuseum.org for additional information.