The weekend is approaching and there are some great events taking place in the area. Show your support and make it a good one!

1. Soldier Drop Box at Grumps

Show your support for the military and donate care package items through Nov. 15 at all Grumps locations as the restaurant hosts a Soldier Drop Box program in partnership with Support Our Soldiers. Items needed include jerky, small packages of nuts, two-ply toilet paper, cookies, microwave meals, dried fruits, protein bars and peanut butter crackers. The supplies will be sent to soldiers deployed overseas. For more information visit

2. Youth Rodeo

Come out to Lone Star Arena and cheer on area kids at the American Junior Rodeo Association Youth Rodeo taking place Friday-Sunday. Events will include calf, steer and bull riding; barrels; goat tying; poles; team roping; tie-down; breakaway; and more. A schedule of events can be found by visiting

3. Toys “Fore” Kids

Purchase a toy and get ready for some golf at Legends Country Club’s Toys “Fore” Kids tournament and fundraiser hosted by the Stephenville Men’s Gold Association and sponsored by Tejas Tubular at 9 a.m. Saturday. The tournament is a four-person scramble and all proceeds will go to Toys for Kids of Erath County. Entry is one unwrapped toy valued at $25 per person. For more information call Legends at 254-968-2200.