The weekend is here with some fun events taking place in the Glen Rose area. Make it a good one, and TGIF!

1. Nolan River Dog Show

Round up the family and head to the Somervell County Expo Center for the Nolan River Kennel Club Dog Show taking place Friday-Sunday. Enjoy the show and shop a variety of dog-related goodies and enter a raffle drawing. For more information visit www.nolanriverkennelclub.com.

2. Moonshiner’s Adventure

Learn the history of Texas moonshine when Dinosaur Valley State Park holds its Moonshiner’s Adventure event from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday starting at the Trailhead/Hike-In Campsite parking lot. Hikers will learn how people made, hid, sold and survived on moonshine during the prohibition era. Those attending are asked to wear good hiking shoes and bring water and sun protection. The hike is recommended for ages 13 and up. Alcohol beverages are prohibited on this hike. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page or call 254-897-4588.

3. Night Hike

Join a ranger and explore Dinosaur Valley State Park after dark on a night hike taking place from 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Those attending will hunt for scorpions, spiders and listen for nocturnal wildlife. Blacklight flashlights will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis and binoculars are recommended. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page or call 254-897-4588.