The weekend is approaching with some great family-friendly events taking place in Stephenville. Make it a good one!

1. Glow in the Dark 5K

Get those running shoes on and head to Stephenville City Park for the Glow in the Dark 5K “Glow Hard or Go Home” event hosted by Tarleton Recreation Sports at 7 p.m. Friday. Entry fee is $20 with a $5 discount for TSU students and military. The event will feature hundreds of lights, glow sticks, glow powder, music and giveaways. To pre-register and get a T-shirt visit or visit the TSU Rec Center Office.

2. Running on Faith 5K and Craft Show

Round up the family and get ready for a fun event at the Running on Faith 5K and Craft Show taking place from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church. The event will feature a 5K, one-mile fun run, indoor/outdoor craft show and a concession area. For questions email and to pre-register visit

3. Wedding Walk on the Square

Browse a variety of wedding vendors and enter to win a “Grand Wedding Package” at the Downtown Stephenville Merchants’ 2nd annualWedding Walk on the Square event taking place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Stephenville. An “altar” will be set up at the courthouse where brochures will be handed out and the drawing will be held at 5 p.m. For more information call 254-967-0587.

4. Let’s Get Shredding event

Need to shred confidential documents? Then head over to H&R Block for the Let’s Get Shredding event taking place from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Stephenville location. This is open to residential customers and will have a five box/bag maximum. For more information call 254-968-7107.

5. American Bucking Bull 9th annual Spring Fling

Catch some rodeo action at the American Bucking Bull 9th annual Spring Fling event taking place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Lone Star Arena. Saturday’s events will feature Junior Futurity, Cowgirls Futurity, regular Futurity and Derby with a 23-pound dummy. Sunday’s events will feature the classic and maturity. Tickets will be available at the door.