The weekend is here and there are plenty of fun happenings to enjoy around the area. Make it a good one, and TGIF!

1. UBE Wild Game Dinner and Auction

Don’t miss out on the 21st annual Upland Bird Extravaganza Wild Game Dinner and Auction starting at 5 p.m. this afternoon at City Hall at City Limits. The Stephenville Evening Lion’s Club is sponsoring the event and for more information contact the club at 254-965-1963.

2. 15th annual Fish Day in the Park

Bring the kiddos out for a little free fishing and food for the Stephenville Bass Club’s 15th annual Fish Day in the Park from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in Stephenville City Park. There will be lots of activities including a free lunch served up by Tarleton Outdoors. For more information contact Jerry Land at

3. P.A.W.S. Adoption Event

If you’re into seeing adorable pets and supporting local animal organizations, this event is for you. Pets Are Worth Saving (P.A.W.S.) is hosting an adoption event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Pet Supplies Plus. Make a donation, become a member, find out how to volunteer and/or just check out the cute animals looking for their forever homes.

4. SHS theatre 5K Zombie Run

Ready to get your heart pounding? Come out and support the Stephenville High School theatre for its first ever 5K Zombie Run starting at 6 p.m. Saturday at Stephenville City Park. Check-in will begin at 5 p.m. with a registration fee of $30. Get a flag football belt and run the 5K while dodging ‘zombies’ hidden throughout the trail. For more information or to pre-register, visit under news and announcements or

5. Project Graduation 2016 presents the ‘Cinderfella’ pageant

Get over to the Faith Lutheran Church gym at 6 p.m. Saturday for a $5 homemade spaghetti dinner and an evening full of pageant fun for Stephenville High School’s 2016 Project Graduation ‘Cinderfella’ event. Tickets for the show are also $5 and the proceeds will go toward the seniors’ Project Graduation trip.