Act Locally Waco

Fridays at 7:45am and 5:45pm

KWBU, Waco Public Radio happily partners with Act Locally Waco for a weekly look at events happening in and around Waco.  You''ll hear about everything from shot clinics to live theatre, concert, runs, walks, live music and more.   

The weekly 4-minute segment is a glimpse of what you'll find on the Act Locally Waco events calendar.

If you have an event you'd like included, visit Act Locally Waco for details on submitting your event.  We can't guarantee it will be on the air, but it most likely will make the web post.  

Act Locally Waco - December 3 - 9

5 hours ago

It's an explosion of holiday events throughout the Greater Waco area. Listen in to find out how to enjoy the many events being offered.

Act Locally Waco - November 18-25

Nov 18, 2021

Hear about Waco area events happening over the next week, including ways to make someone's holiday more special, recycling, health opportunites and more!

Listen here for this week's episode of Act Locally Waco.

Act Locally Waco - November 12 - 18

Nov 12, 2021

It's a busy week in the Heart of Texas! Check out the new Black Gospel Archive and Listening Center on the Baylor Campus, kick up your heels on 7th Street in downtown Waco, enjoy comedy, walks, markets and more!

Act Locally Waco - Nov. 5 - 11th

Nov 5, 2021

First Friday events are happening downtown, the Waco Downtown Farmers Market 10th Anniversary, The Waco Heart Walk at Cameron Park Zoo, Brazos Theatre Improv and the Act Locally Waco Book Club are in the spotlight.  See a full calendar of events at

Act Locally Waco - Events Oct. 29 - 31

Oct 29, 2021

This edition of Act Locally Waco is full of Halloween events happening in and around town.  Don't fright though, you can see a full calendar of events for the week at

It's no surprise there's plenty going on in and around Waco.  On this edition of Act Locally Waco you'll hear about  the Twilight Tour at the Historic Waco Foundation, the 4th Annual "Dogtoberfest" benefitting the Animal Birth Control Clinic.  There is also the "Dr Pupper" event at the, you guessed it - Dr. Pepper Museum.   More Saturday events include  Sic'em Science Day a the Mayborn Museum and the Brazos Theatre celebrates it's 6th anniversary.

Act Locally Waco - October 15 - 21

Oct 15, 2021

It's a weekend full of events, including Baylor Homecoming and the Waco Culture Arts Festival. Find out what else is happening this weekend and into next week with this edition of Act Locally Waco... on the radio!

Act Locally Waco - Events October 8 - 14

Oct 8, 2021

Hear about some community events as KWBU's Beth Richards and Brodie Bashaw host this edition of Act Locally Waco (on the radio).  Ashley Thonton hosts a Saturday Waco Walk - this one is "Eats in the East."  There is a styrofoam recycling event hosted by Waco Friends of the Climate, Art Lab classes at Art Center Waco, the 2nd annual Epiphanies New Work Festival at Cultivate 7twelve downtown, and Woodway's Concerts at the Arboretum sereis for Oktoberfest! 

Act Locally Waco - Events Oct 1 - 7

Oct 1, 2021

Lots of great activities for young and older! Walks, golf tourneys, and galas galore are happening in the Heart of Texas this week!

Act Locally Waco - Events September 24-30

Sep 24, 2021

Get all the information about great ways to get involved in our community - from great fundraisers and theatre shows, to Fall festivals and getting back to the 80's!

Act Locally Waco - Events September 17 - 23

Sep 17, 2021

Find lots of ways to get out and get involved with the community with this week's Act Locally Waco. From Waco walks to Zoo Adventures, and health fairs to pumpkin painting - there's something for people of all ages to get involved with.

COVID-19 cases remain high in the Waco area.  On this edition of Act Locally Waco you'll hear about where you can go to get vaccinated in addition to some local happenings.  If you do get out and about, we encourage you to practice social distancing and to wear a mask.  

There is a September 11th remembrance scheduled for Saturday morning, the Waco Civic Theatre run of Outside Mullingar begins, Pints and Paws, the Luck of the Draw Scholarship Fundraiser and the Act Locally Waco Book Club events are all included in this episode.

From free vaccination clinics to lots of fun stuff, you can get out and Act Locally Waco.

Some of the fun stuff includes comedy at the Brazos, a back to school dance competition and party, Pura Vida Paddle participating in a benefit at Brazos Park East, the annual McLennan County Mud Fest, Lemonade Day and more.  

Act Locally Waco - Events August 13 - 19

Aug 13, 2021

More great Back to School activities, and fun things for the grownups, too! Listen to this episode here, and find the full schedule of events at

Act Locally Waco - Events August 6 - 12

Aug 6, 2021

It's all about Back to School and other fun events for kids! Check out the latest by listening to this episode here, and find even more great events at!