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

1. Tour de Glen Rose

Get those running shoes on and head to the Somervell County Courthouse for the 4th annual Tour de Glen Rose taking place from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. This will feature a timed 5K and one-mile fun run/walk. 

2. Bug Picking

Study small organisms found in and around the river at Dinosaur Valley State Park’s Bug Picking from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at the main track site parking lot. Nets, trays and magnifiers will be provided and come prepared to get your feet a little wet. This event is appropriate for all ages. For more information visit the Facebook event page or call 254-897-4588.

3. American Bucking Bull 9th annual Spring Fling

Catch some rodeo action at the American Bucking Bull 9th annual Spring Fling taking place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Lone Star Arena in Stephenville. 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.