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

1. Mammal Talk

Bring the kiddos to Dinosaur Valley State Park and learn about mammals that roam around at an informational talk taking place from 10-11 a.m. Friday at the white tent near the park store. Participants will touch real animal furs and look at skulls. The event is appropriate for all ages and for more information visit the Facebook event page or call 254-897-4588.

2. Beat the Bogeyman Hike

Do you know about hiking mistakes that can turn into nightmares? If not, then head to Dinosaur Valley State Park for its Beat the Bogeyman Hike kicking off at 9 a.m. Saturday starting at the trailhead parking lot. Participants will learn about common hiking mistakes and hazards, and how to deal with them. Those attending the hike are asked to bring water and hiking shoes. For more information visit the Facebook event page or call 254-897-4588.

3. Morgan Mill Ice Cream Freeze Off

Round up the family and head to the Morgan Mill Community Center to enjoy some homemade ice cream, BBQ lunch, live music and door prizes at the annual Morgan Mill Freeze Off taking place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the Harmony, Lingleville and Clairette masonic lodges. For more information contact Johnnie Hutchins 254-396-1243.

4. Girl’s Night Out

Enjoy an afternoon out with the ladies for Girl’s Night Out starting at 4 p.m. in the Historic Glen Rose Square. The event will feature games, prizes, deals, drinks and snacks. For more information visit the Glen Rose Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Facebook page.

5. Third Weekend Bluegrass Concert

Round up the family and head to Oakdale Park for the Third Weekend Bluegrass Concert kicking off at 6 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy live music and bring a non-perishable food item to benefit Somervell County Food Bank, Papa’s Pantry. For more information visit the Facebook event page.