The weekend is almost here with some great holiday events and fundraisers taking place in the Stephenville area.

1. Adopt an Angel deadline

Don’t forget to help local children this holiday season by adopting an angel from one of the many tree locations. The deadline is Friday and trees are located at Church of the Nazarene, Citizens National Bank, Cowboy Country Title, Faith Lutheran Church, Fibergrate, First Baptist Church, First Financial Bank, FMC, Interbank, Masonic Lodge, Stephenville Association of Realtors, TexasBank, Texstar Ford and Valley Grove Baptist Church. The angels are for families who have applied through Grace Place and H.O.P.E.

2. TSU Holiday Arts & Crafts Showcase

Finish up your Christmas shopping at Tarleton State University’s 24th annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Showcase taking place from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday in the recreation sports center gym located on campus. Vendors will be selling a variety of items including woodcrafts, handmade craft items, food, clothing, jewelry, wreaths, books and fine art. For more information contact Desa Rowe at 254-968-9054.

3. ECUW bake sale

Purchase some holiday goodies and help raise funds for a good cause at the Erath County United Way bake sale taking place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Back at the Ranch. The proceeds will benefit the animals of the Erath County Humane Society.