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West Texas Weekend calendar of events, Sept. 17-19

Looking for something to do with family and friends this weekend? Here's a list of events happening around the Big Country and the Concho Valley!
Credit: FOX West Texas

TEXAS, USA — You've heard people say, "There's nothing to do in town." Here is a list of events happening in the Big Country and Concho Valley to do with your friends and family.

BIG COUNTRY (Abilene)

FRIDAY

5:30 p.m. - Pops at the Pond, Hardin-Simmons University Anderson Lawn, 2200 Hickory St.

6 p.m. - Live at Lytle with Dusty Moats, Lytle Land & Cattle Co., 1150 E.S. 11th St.

6:30 p.m. - TJ Templeton, Sharon's BBQ South, 2050 Antilley Road

6:30 p.m. - Fire from the Gods, Homer's Bar and Music Venue, 4201 N. 1st St. 

6:30 p.m. - Santa Fe Band, Sharon's Barbeque, 849 US Hwy. 80 E

7 p.m. - Paramount Productions "It's Only a Play," Historic Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. 

7:45 p.m. - Curtis Grimes, West Texas Fair & Rodeo, Taylor County Expo Center Fairgrounds, H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1700 Hwy 36 

9 p.m. - Mike Ryan, West Texas Fair & Rodeo, Taylor County Expo Center Fairgrounds, H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1700 Hwy 36

SATURDAY

10 a.m. - Military Appreciation Day, Taylor County History Center, 133 N. William St. - BUFFALO GAP

10 a.m. - Mall of Abilene Cornhole Tournament, Mall of Abilene, 4310 Buffalo Gap Road

4 p.m. - Oktoberfest, Grain Theory, 202 Pine St.

6 p.m. - Live at Lytle with Holli Garet, Lytle Land & Cattle, 1150 E.S. 11th St. 

6:30 p.m. - Allen Ray, Sharon's BBQ South, 2050 Antilley Road

6:30 p.m. - Matt Stapp, Sharon's Barbeque, 849 US Hwy. 80 E 

7 p.m. - Paramount Productions "It's Only a Play," Historic Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St.

7 p.m. - Ariel Hutchins, West Texas Fair & Rodeo, Taylor County Expo Center Fairgrounds, H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1700 Hwy 36

7:30 p.m. - Abilene Philharmonic Zoo Concert Series: Pops in the Park, 2070 Zoo Lane

9 p.m. - Brandon Rhyder, West Texas Fair & Rodeo, Taylor County Expo Center Fairgrounds, H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1700 Hwy 36

SUNDAY

No events submitted

CONCHO VALLEY (San Angelo)

FRIDAY

6 p.m. - Nathan Lange, The Bearded Barista, 2412 College Hills Blvd.

SATURDAY

7:30 a.m. - Monthly breakfast for veterans and first responders, San Angelo Elks Lodge 1880, 2121 S. Chadbourne St. 

8 a.m. - Keep San Angelo Beautiful tire drop-off, Foster Communications Coliseum parking lot, 50 E. 43rd St.

9 a.m. - Greater San Angelo Craft Guild Colors of Autumn Market, First Financial Pavilion, 50 E. 43rd St.

9 a.m. - Lily Fest, International Waterlily Collection, 2 S. Park St.

10 a.m. - Longhorn and bison viewing, San Angelo State Park, 362 FM 2288 

10 a.m. - Cactus Market Days, 13 E. Twohig Ave. parking lot

11 a.m. - American Legion Smith-Bryant Post 572 ribbon cutting ceremony, 2121 S. Chadbourne St.

1 p.m. - No. 19 Belles soccer vs. New Mexico Highlands, ASU Soccer Field, Victory and Varsity lanes

2 p.m. - Inaugural West Texas Taco, Michelada & Music Fest, Santa Rosa Sports Arena, 3613 E. FM 2105

2 p.m. - No. 2 Belles volleyball vs. Arkansas-Fort Smith, Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

2 p.m. - Texas Legends, San Angelo State Park, 362 FM 2288

3 p.m. - Ram Jam featuring Read Southall Band concert, LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center, 1620 University Ave.

4 p.m. - The Great Beefalo, San Angelo State Park, 362 FM 2288

5 p.m. - Manny Campos, Christoval Vineyards, 5000A Cralle Road

5 p.m. - Fiestas Patrias Mexican Independence Celebration, El Paseo de Santa Angelo, 34 W. Avenue D

6 p.m. - No. 17 Rams football vs. No. 20 Midwestern State, LeGrand Stadium at 1st Community Credit Union Field

6:30 p.m. - Ninth annual Cheeseburger Eating Contest, Lonestar Cheeseburger Company, 333 W. Beauregard Ave.

7 p.m. - Fiestas Patrias Carrera de Grito 5K and 1-mile Run/Walk, El Paseo de Santa Angela, 34 W. Avenue D

7:30 p.m. - Movie night "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World", Geeks Gaming Lounge at Casual Pint, 19 E. Twohig Ave.

8:30 p.m. - The Backyard Boys, Blue Agave Cattle Company, 107 E. Main St.

9 p.m. - Chill AF, SPam's, 2321 Sherwood Way

9:30 p.m. (approximately) - Post-game fireworks show, Angelo State University

10 p.m. - Dozer -TX, Rare Bloom, Rain Check, the Human Fund, The Deadhorse, 210 S. Chadbourne St.

RELATED: Ram Jam and fireworks show planned for Angelo State game day Saturday

SUNDAY

10 a.m. - Archery 101, San Angelo State Park, 362 FM 2288

2 p.m. - Play It Again Series, West Texas Jazz Orchestra, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St.

2 p.m. - Red Shag Paint Party, The House of FiFi DuBois, 123 S. Chadbourne St.

3:30 p.m. - "Forever Young," San Angelo Performing Arts Center, 82 Gillis St.

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If you have a weekend event you would like listed, please email your information to srojas@foxsanangelo.com by noon Wednesdays.