The weekend is here with some great area happenings going on. Make it a good one, and TGIF!

1. F&M Bank luncheon benefiting ECUW

Enjoy a sausage wrap, chips, drink and cookie - all for $5 - and support Erath County United Way at the F&M Bank luncheon from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. For more information contact F&M at 254-918-5487.

2. 51st annual Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show

Get a jump on your holiday shopping by attending the Stephenville Parks and Recreation Department and Zonta Club’s 51st annual Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Stephenville Recreation Hall and Pavilion. The event will feature a variety of vendors to help complete your holiday gift buying. For more information contact Hannah Hancock at 254-9181295.

3. Cars and Coffee at the Courthouse

If you’re an auto enthusiast don’t miss this month’s Cars and Coffee at the Courthouse from 7-10 a.m. at the Erath County Courthouse. Attendees can enjoy free coffee and donuts all while checking out the classic vehicles of Stephenville. For more information contact Daniel Brock at 254-485-0577.

4. SHS theatre presents Singin’ in the Rain Jr.

Show your support for the Stephenville High School theatre department and enjoy a spin on the classic musical as they present Singin’ in the Rain Jr. at 2 p.m. Saturday in the SHS auditorium. Tickets are $7 at the door. 

5. Veterans Day Parade

Honor our veterans by coming out to the Veterans Day parade at 5 p.m. Saturday. The parade is sponsored by American Legion Turnbow-Higgs 240 and the route will begin at Ranger College, turn south on Harbin and end in the field behind the old Fiddle Creek building. For more information contact Burton Smith at 817-366-3362 or David Guthrie at 254-977-2694.