From monster trucks to movie screenings, the weekend lineup of events is sure to have something to keep everyone entertained.
No Limits Monster Truck Tour
The No Limits Monster Truck Tour will return to the Bell County Expo Center arena this weekend, wowing audiences with monster trucks, tuff truck races and professional wrestling matches.
The show will begin 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets can be purchased online from www.bellcountyexpo.com or by phone at 512-474-5664. Tickets will also be available at the gate.
Lonesome Dove exhibit
The “Lonesome Dove” exhibit at the Bell County Museum in Belton will be open to the public starting tomorrow.
The exhibit features photographs by William D. Wittliff taken on set of the 1989 miniseries, as well as Western Remington-style sculptures from the Texas Baptist Historical Collection and a “Lonesome Dove” sculpture from Salado artist Ronnie Wells.
The exhibit will be on display until April 15.
The experience will be complemented by a free screening of the entire “Lonesome Dove” miniseries at The Beltonian Theatre. The first two episodes will be shown Saturday beginning 6 p.m. Episodes three and four will be shown 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26.
Free film screening
The Central Texas Film Society will begin its 2019 film series with a free screening of the documentary “Love and Other Stunts.” The show will begin 2 p.m. Sunday at the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center in Temple.
“Love and Other Stunts” tells the story of stuntman Gary Kent’s personal life and action-packed acting career. The film was directed and produced by Joe O’Connell, a former film columnist and reporter. O’Connell will be at the screening to give a short talk and answer questions.
The Central Texas Film Society shows classic and best-loved films once a month at the CAC. A complete list of upcoming films is available online on the film society page at cacarts.org, under the “Member Groups” tab.
At each screening, the film society will host a pre-show welcome, and give commentary and historical content about each movie, as well as interesting tidbits after the shows. The film society will also cell popcorn and drinks prior to each film.
A performance by the quartet Fandango! will take place 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the CAC, sponsored by the Central Texas Orchestral Society.
A pre-show reception is included.
Tickets are available online at cacarts.org, and will also be sold at the door.
Fandango! uses a spicy blend of Latin, Spanish, Sephardic, Balkan and classical sounds with flute, guitar, violin and cello. The group is comprised of two married couples with fierce musical talents.
Fandango! will also present the Marty Lundgren Master Class 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday in the Frank W. Mayborn Auditorium at the CAC.
TIHA Winter Powwow
The Texas Indian Hobbyist Association will host its annual Winter Powwow Saturday at the Bell County Expo Center.
Doors will open at 11 a.m. The business meeting will begin 2 p.m. and a covered dish supper will begin at 5 p.m. Gourd Dancing will begin 6:30 p.m. followed by the grand entry at 7:30 p.m.
The Temple Independent School District Wildcat Dash 5K Glow Run/Walk will take place Tuesday at Thorton Elementary School, 2825 Cottonwood Lane in Temple.
Warm up will begin 6:15 p.m. and the race will begin 6:30 p.m. Glow items for runners will be provided. All proceeds from the race will go towards district employee wellness initiatives as part of the Wildcat Wellness program.
Registration can be completed online at runsignup.com/tisdwildcatdash.
Other events on the Weekend Calendar
A country and western dance featuring the band Out of the Blue will be held 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St. in Belton.
DJ Abel will perform 9 p.m. Thursday at the Longhorn Saloon, 2503 S. General Bruce Drive in Temple.
A country and western dance will be held 8 p.m. Friday at in the Mood Ballroom, 13 S. Main St. in Temple.
DJ Tejano Outlaw will perform 9 p.m. Friday at the Longhorn Saloon, 2503 S. General Bruce Drive in Temple.
Mark Richey will perform 9 p.m. Friday at Bo’s Barn Dancehall, 4984 W. FM 93 in Temple.
Marcedes Carroll will perform 7 p.m. Friday at Barrow Brewing Co., 108 Royal St. in Salado.
Art Tigerina and the ATBand will perform 9 p.m. Saturday the Longhorn Saloon, 2503 S. General Bruce Drive in Temple.
The Debonairs will perform 9 p.m. Saturday at Bo’s Barn Dancehall, 4984 W. FM 93 in Temple.
South of Jupiter will perform 7 p.m. Saturday at Barrow Brewing Co., 108 Royal St. in Salado.
Justin Cole will perform 7 p.m. Saturday at Ratibor Country Grill, 11226 FM 2086 in Temple.
The Central Texas Astronomical Society will hold a free public star party starting about 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Overlook Park near Stillhouse Hollow Lake outside Belton. Telescopes will be provided for public viewing or participants may bring their own equipment.
Thursday, Jan. 24
The Old Friends band will perform at a country and western dance 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Sammons Community Center, 2222 W. Ave. D in Temple.
International touring company Jacome Flamenco will perform as part of the Highways & Byways series 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Baugh Performance Hall at the Sue & Frank Mayborn Performing Arts Center, located at the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton.