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

1. VIP Team Roping

Catch some high-speed action when the Somervell County Expo Center hosts VIP Team Roping taking place at 9 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the center. For more information call 254-897-4509.

2. FRED Talk: Biological Diversity Day

Take a trip to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and learn about diverse life on Earth at the FRED Talk: Biological Diversity Day event taking place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the center. The event is free and will focus on Fossil Rim’s motto “everything is connected, so everything is affected.”

3. Fossil Diggin’

Round up the kiddos and head to Dinosaur Valley State Park for Fossil Diggin’ taking place from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at the park store. This event is great for young kids and will teach them about the animals that lived in the ocean alongside the beach where dinosaurs roamed. For more information visit the Facebook event page or call 254-897-4588.

4. Reptiles and Amphibians

Learn about reptiles and amphibians that roam Dinosaur Valley at an event taking place from 2-3 p.m. Saturday near the park store. This event is appropriate for all ages and for more information visit the Facebook event page or call 254-897-4588.

5. Last Saturday Gallery Night

Enjoy an evening of the arts when the Granbury Arts Alliance hosts Last Saturday Gallery Night starting at 5 p.m. at the arts alliance, 308 E. Pearl St., in Granbury. The event will feature several artists’ works, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, wine and live music.