The weekend is almost here and we hope you make it a good one. Check out these area happenings. 

1. Texas Health Maternity Orientation

Learn what to expect during pregnancy when Texas Health Stephenville hosts a free maternity orientation from 12-1 p.m. Friday in the lobby. The orientation will inform families about their baby and how the hospital can support them through the journey. To register visit the Stephenville Chamber of Commerce event page or

2. Theatre at Tarleton presents “Plaza Suite”

Don’t miss your last chance to see “Plaza Suite,” presented by Theater at Tarleton starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center. The play is a comedy by Neil Simon and is rated PG-13 for some adult situations. For ticket information call 254-968-9634 or 254-968-9639.

3. Fan Appreciation Night at 281 Speedway

Come catch some high-speed action and join 281 Speedway in celebrating fans with backing the blue at 7 p.m. Saturday at the speedway. Attendees will be able to meet and greet all the Sport Mod drivers and get some free goodies. For more information visit