1 - Have fun at 'your city park'
Oakdale Parks hosts Spring Fling 2014 with an array of free events lined up for hometown fun seekers and visitors to enjoy. The fun begins Saturday with a family scavenger hunt through downtown businesses and includes story times, arts & crafts, live entertainment and more through next Saturday, March 15. Learn more by clicking on the related story "Oakdale, city organize Spring Fling 2014."
2 - Dig up dino remains
Paleontologists, geologists and dinosaur-loving volunteers will gather at Joanna's Dinosaur Track Site, located just off U.S. Highway 67 behind Comfort Inn & Suites, beginning Saturday and continuing through next weekend. Site Director Jerry Jacene is welcoming interested parties of all ages to dig into fun and exploration around the "outdoor classroom."
See related story "Work at Joanna's tracks begins Saturday" for more information.
3 - Explore local attractions
When it comes to attractions, Somervell County has a lot to offer. Explore Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Dinosaur World, Dino Valley State Park, Big Rocks and more.
Check out the Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau Website, glenrosetexas.net, for more information attractions and more.
While there is a chance of showers Saturday and a slight chance Sunday, National Weather Service predicts highs in the 70s and sunshine Monday and Tuesday. Get up. Get out. And enjoy the great outdoors.
4 - Shop the square
Downtown Glen Rose is alive, with several newer businesses brining greater options for shopping locally. Throughout spring break, downtown shop owners are expected to keep their doors a little later.
If you haven't spent sometime in downtown Glen Rose lately, check it out - you won't be disappointed!
5 - Gather under the big top
Elephants, horses, llamas, camels and clowns, oh my! Kelly Miller Brothers Circus brings its old fashioned act to Somervell County Expo Center Friday, March 14. The big top will be raised at around 9 a.m., and performances are scheduled for 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Free tickets for children may be obtained at various businesses across Glen Rose, including the Convention & Visitors Bureau.