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By-Gone Days, an eclipse, live music and a fireworks show; there’s no shortage of fun this weekend.

If you and your family are looking for something fun to do this weekend, there is no shortage of great things happening across the area this Saturday (Oct. 14).

Check it out!

BY-GONE DAYS ON THE BOSQUE: This annual event takes place from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday at the Stephenville Historical House Museum.

Enjoy a gospel music festival, cake walk, blacksmith demonstrations, a cake walk and more.

VIEW THE ECLIPSE: Tarleton State University will host a viewing party at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the planetarium of the Lamar Johanson Science Building.

Then head to Hunewell Ranch northeast of Stephenville at 6:30 that evening where a fall star party will take place at the university’s observatory.

Tarleton’s Planetarium will also feature special programming about eclipses, with shows cycling every 30 minutes. The first show will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the last at 1 p.m.

All activities are open to the public.

LIVE MUSIC AT LUCKY VINES: With temperatures in the 70s, it’s the perfect weather for drinking wine and craft beer on a gorgeous patio.

Head to Lucky Vines Vineyard and Winery to catch live music with Andrea Goodman from 4-7 p.m. Saturday.

VOICES OF CHANGE MUSIC FESTIVAL: Restoration Advocates is hosting its inaugural music festival happening from 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday at Stephenville City Park.

The family-friendly event will have an activities section for children.

Tickets at the gate are $25. Admission for children under the age of seven is free.

Bring a blanket or chairs to enjoy the outdoor music, but please note that outside food and beverages will not be permitted. Food will be available for sale.

LONE STAR FIREWORKS FESTIVAL: Pyromusicals, fireballs, a drone show and stunning fireworks displays will light up the sky Saturday night at Stasey Field on the B Bar S Ranch.

Here’s how to get there from Stephenville:

Take US Hwy 67 Stephenville towards Glen Rose for approximately 20 miles

Turn left on County Road 196

Go 2.5 miles to Stasey Field

The cost to enter is $40 per carload. Gates open at 4.


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