Travel back to vacation plans in record numbers this Memorial Day | News from local businesses
The Magnolia Market at Silos, Sixth Street and Webster Avenue, has a sale Saturday through Tuesday, with 30% off merchandise “site-wide and in-store,” spokesman John Marsicano said in a th -mail. He said furniture and rugs get a 15% discount, although some exclusions apply.
“All business entities will be open during normal hours on Saturdays and Mondays,” Marsicano said, recalling that the market closes on Sundays. “Traffic has increased dramatically in recent weeks, and we look forward to welcoming locals and residents from outside the towers into the Silos this holiday weekend.”
Attractions such as the Dr Pepper Museum and Waco Mammoth National Monument are open this holiday weekend. Visitors can hike the mammoth site’s trails and park and visit the archaeological dig itself, but the attraction does not offer guided tours at this time, a staff member said.
Topgolf Waco is now open, offering 30 temperature-controlled hitting bays, a 13-foot video wall, a full-service restaurant and bar, and a 9-hole miniature course, which features free games every Monday, including the Memorial Day.
The Valley Rally kicks off at 6:00 p.m. Saturday along Valley Mills Drive, when cars of almost any description will drive through “the valley” as the public pulls into the pavement for people to watch and ogle at the machines. .
It has become a Memorial Day tradition, and Waco Police Department spokesman Garen Bynum said it could be fun. But he also warns that this is not an activity sanctioned by the city and that the agents will be in force to enforce the highway code. Officers will monitor speed and encourage participants to wear seat belts and watch pedestrians, Bynum said in a statement.