Calendar | November 2017

First Fridays
Stay Out Late Downtown
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
First Friday of every month historic downtown Temple is transformed into a giant party. Join us for street music and performances, great drinks, amazing food and after hours shopping. First Friday offers something special for everyone.
Main Street, downtown Temple
Call 254-298-5378 for more information.

Requiem for Steam: The Railroad
Photographs of David Plowden
Now through Dec. 9
“Requiem for Steam: The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden,” on loan from the Center for Railroad Photography and Art in Madison, Wisconsin, features 30 meticulously crafted black and white photographs all taken by Plowden who is widely acknowledged as one of America’s great landscape and industrial photographers. “Requiem for Steam” is his tribute to the end of the steam era on American and Canadian railroads.
Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum
315 W. Avenue B,Temple
Call 254-298-5172 or visit for more information.

Belton Senior Center
Country Western Dances
Nov. 2, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Shorty Grisham & Friends
Nov. 16, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Bobby Dean
Participants are encouraged to bring a snack dish to share.
Potluck Supper
Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m. potluck with Freddie Fuller, the Singing Cowboy performing
842 Mitchell St., Belton
Call 254-939-1170 for more information.

Ladies of Charity of Harker Heights
Annual Holiday Bazaar
Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 7: 30 p.m.
Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
There will be a variety of items for sale including homemade crafts, baked good, books, jewelry, plants, fabric, Christmas items, religious gifts and many other items along with the big holiday raffle.
St. Paul’s Parish Center
2412 Stillhouse Road, Harker Heights
Call Jane Barr at 254-690-8255 for more information.

St. Luke’s Catholic Church
Women’s Society 24th Craft Festival
Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free admission.
Door prizes every 30 minutes.
Browse more than 35 vendors selling holiday gift items, woodcrafts, stain glass, floral, candles, gift baskets, jewelry, kitchenware, fashion accessories, quilts, garden art and wide variety of other items.
Pies, cakes, breads and treats of all varieties available for purchase in the Gourmet Booth along with frozen King Ranch, chicken spaghetti, and Mexican beef casseroles. All food items are homemade by the ladies of St Luke.
Raffle drawing at the close of the craft show at 3 p.m. You do not need to be present to win. Raffle tickets available at the door: $1 each or six for $5.
Lunch of homemade chicken salad sandwiches or a chicken salad plate with fruit, and soup will be available for purchase.
St Luke Church
2807 Oakdale, Temple
Call 254-773-1561 for more information.

Salado United Methodist Church Garden Guild
22nd Annual Style Show and Luncheon
Nov. 4, 12:30 p.m.
Ladies are invited to enjoy food and fashion provided by Salado merchants. Proceeds provide funds to maintain the flower gardens surrounding the historical chapel and to provide funds to other community groups such as Salado Fire Department and Bell County Aware.
Salado United Methodist Church
650 Royal Street, Salado.
Call 254-947-5482 for more information or to make reservations.

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Holiday Craft Bazaar
Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual bazaar of unique holiday gift items from vendors specializing in handmade items, jewelry, paper goods, cards, plants, quilts, blankets, baby items, photographs, decorations and stocking-stuffers.
Enjoy our popular sweet shop of delicious goodies plus soup, sandwiches and drinks. Items from the different vendors will be raffled at the event.
3801 Cunningham Road, Killeen (on the corner of Elms and Cunningham)
Call 254-680-5258 or visit or on Facebook for more information.

Holiday Craft Bazaar
Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join us for the sixth annual Holiday Craft Bazaar. Purchase unique, handmade holiday décor and Christmas gifts. The bazaar is free for shoppers. Door prizes drawn hourly.
Gober Party House
1516 W. Avenue H, Temple
Call 254-298-5733 or visit for more information.

The Contemporaries of the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center
Annual Holiday BOW-tique
Nov. 7 & 8
The Contemporaries kick off the holiday season with their annual craft bazaar benefiting the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center. This holiday event features creative and talented artists, authors, craftsmen, small businesses and specialty food vendors and offers shoppers a fun and unique shopping experience. Door prizes will be given throughout both days, courtesy of the vendors.
Nov. 7, 4 to 8 p.m.
Holiday Bowtique Happy Hour and Shopping
Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Mom’s Morning Out, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Temple Children’s Museum will provide activities for children; Santa makes a visit in the morning; enjoy Christmas music and carols from local choirs.
Lunch and dinner, beer and wine are available for purchase from Nathan Paul’s Rations with 20 percent of food proceeds donated to The Contemporaries.
Holly Jolly Holiday
Nov. 8, 1 to 7 p.m.
Enjoy Christmas music and carols from local choirs; informal modeling throughout afternoon.
Cultural Activities Center’s Strasburger Hall
3011 N. Third St., Temple
Call Ami Hooper at 254-913-5666 or Debbie Potts at 254-913-6675 for more information.

2017 Veterans Ceremony
Nov. 9, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Harker Heights Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing
Call 254-953-5465 or email for more information.

56th Scottish Gathering and Highland Games
Nov. 10 to 12
Salado Civic Center
Heralding all things Scottish, this landmark event is the oldest Scottish festival in Texas and has been sponsored by the Salado Museum continuously since 1961.
The three-day event includes bagpipe bands, Scottish athletics, Highland dancing, Celtic music, Clans ‘n Bands Parade, Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, pet parade, Texas Tattoo, Tartan Dinner, shopping, food and fun. One of the event’s main features is the Clan Village, the largest gathering of Scottish Clan tents in Texas where Clan members share information about Scottish history and family genealogy.
For a full schedule and prices, go to

Get Fit Temple
Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
Nov. 23, 8 a.m.
Preregistration closes Nov. 12
Race day registration available at additional fee
Call 254-298-5582 or visit

Four Winds Intertribal Society
25th Annual Powwow
Nov. 25
Noon and 6 p.m. Gourd Dancing
1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Grand Entry
$4 general admission
$3 students (6 -12 years)
Free for children 5 and under
Assembly Hall
Bell County Expo Center
301 S. Loop 121, Belton
Call 254-493-6326, visit them on Facebook or at for more information.

Main Street Market and Food Truck Frenzy
Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy arts and crafts dealers, vintage finds, nursery and greenhouse booths, live music, food, and free yoga on the lawn.
2 N. Main Street, Temple
Downtown behind the Municipal Building.
Call 254-298-5378 for more information.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Small Business Saturday
Holiday Bazaar
Nov 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
No admission fee
Get all you holiday shopping done in one place!
St. Mary’s Catholic Church Parish Hall
1018 S. Seventh St.,Temple
For more information, email