The weekend is approaching with some great family events taking place in the area.

1. Breakfast with Santa

Round up the family and head to Oakdale United Methodist Church in Stephenville to enjoy a free pancake breakfast and pictures with Santa from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday. For more information call 254-968-8870.

2. World Cheetah Day at Fossil Rim

Celebrate cheetahs at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center during its free Family Fun Day taking place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the center’s overlook. The event will feature learning stations with a free craft exercise. For more information visit or call 254-897-2960.

3. FBC Christmas Festival

Get into the holiday spirit and join the First Baptist Church Stephenville when it presents its 13th annual Christmas Festival kicking off at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.  There will be two shows, one at 10:30 a.m. and another at 3:30 p.m. and for more information call 254-965-3187.