The weekend is approaching with some great happenings in Stephenville and the surrounding area. Make it a good one!

1. Cowboy Capital USTRC Team Roping

Catch some high-speed action at the Cowboy Capital Classic USTRC Team Roping kicking off at 9 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Lone Star Arena. For more information visit or call Ben Clements at 432-349-2572.

2. Relay For Life of Erath County

Get ready for fun while helping raise awareness and money for cancer research at Relay For Life of Erath County taking place from 6-11:55 p.m. Friday at the Tarleton State University Sports and Recreation Center. This year’s theme is movies and the event will feature walking laps, games, lip syncing and food. For more information contact Shelley Gilliland at 254-965-3612.

3. Texas Health ShredFest

Looking to shred unwanted documents? Head to Texas Health Stephenville for its ShredFest taking place from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. The community is invited to bring up to five boxes or bags of material to be shredded, which can include paper; fasteners like paper clips, staples, binder clips; and business cards, brochures, banners, fliers and pamphlets. Items that will not be shredded are glass, plastic, aluminum, batteries, wrappers, cans, bottles and food or liquids of any kind.

4. Texas Steak Cook-off and Wine Festival

Round up the family and head to downtown Hico for the 15th annual Texas Steak Cook-off and Wine Festival at 10 a.m. Saturday. The event will feature a steak competition, vendors, wine tasting and live entertainment. For more information call 254-485-7134 or visit

5. Essential Oils 101

Learn the basics and get a starter kit at the Essential Oils 101 event taking place from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at the Stephenville Public Library. Michele Bryant of Young Living Essential Oils will lead the event, which is free and open to the public. For more information call Bryant at 254-485-8420.