The Christmas weekend is here and while folks are spending quality time with family, here are some things to enjoy. Happy holidays from the E-T, and TGIF!

1. Timber Ridge’s Rockin’ Christmas

Gather the family and get over to Timber Ridge Church for its Rockin’ Christmas event starting at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. today. The event will feature Christmas treats, pictures with Santa, carols, a campfire and more. For more information visit

2. Cookies and Cocktails

If you’re looking for an adult night out before Christmas, get over to Sweetenville for its Cookies and Cocktails event starting at 7:15 p.m. today at the bakery. Those who attend will get to decorate Christmas cookies while enjoying an adult beverage. Bring your own beverage and for more information call 254-434-4640.

3. College football bowl games

There will be plenty of sports action this weekend with college football bowl games taking place. Louisiana Tech will take on Navy in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth at 4:30 p.m. (ET) today. For a full schedule of games visit