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West Texas weekend events calendar, Sept. 9-11

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 San Angelo and Abilene to do with your friends and family. 

BIG COUNTRY

FRIDAY

8 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Breakaway Slack, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St. 

9 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Creative Arts displays, Expo Center of Taylor County Modern Living Mall, 1801 E. South 11th St.

10 a.m. - Learn All About: Fall Gardening, Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St.

1 p.m. -  West Texas Fair & Rodeo limited outside food and outside commercial vendors open, Expo Center of Taylor County Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

2 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo commercial vendors open, Expo Center of Taylor County Capital Farm Credit Display Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

2 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Creative Arts displays, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

2 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Abilene Zoo Butterfly Experience and Doorway to Agriculture, Expo Center of Taylor County Learning Experience Building (Big Country Hall), 1801 E. South 11th St.

4 p.m. West Texas Fair & Rodeo outside food and outside commercial vendors open, Expo Center of Taylor County Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

4:15 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

4:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring H-E-B “My Texas Table” with Chef Darlene, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

5 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Carnival Americana opens, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1801 E. South 11th St.

5 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo 4-H Petting Zoo, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

5:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

5:30 p.m. – West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring H-E-B “My Texas Table” with Chef Darlene, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m.- West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring Texas Roadhouse Sam Holt, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Grant & Randy - The Two Man Band Concert, Expo Center of Taylor County between Modern Living Mall and Big Country Hall, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Magic Jay, Expo Center of Taylor County Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo TTTPA Hot Rod Tractor Pull, Expo Center of Taylor County East Fairgrounds, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6:30 p.m. - Holli Garrett, Lytle Land & Cattle, 1150 E. South 11th St. 

6:30 p.m. - Double Shot, Sharon's Barbeque, 80849 Hwy 80E 

6:30 p.m. - Carrey Thompson, Sharon's Barbecue South, 2050 Antilley Road

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring H-E-B “My Texas Table” with Chef Darlene, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Mariachies Trio, Expo Center of Taylor County West Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7:30 p.m. - Paramount Film Series "Mean Girls", Historic Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St.

7:30 p.m.- West Texas Fair & Rodeo PRCA Rodeo, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

8 p.m. - Dark Waters Project (Adam Hamby), The Ice House at LSDG, 173 Walnut St.

8:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

9:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Shane Terrell & the Stumblers concert, Expo Center of Taylor County H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1801 E. South 11th St.

SATURDAY

8 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Steer Roping Slack, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

8 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Cattle Shows: Jr. Charolais, Jr. Simmental, Jr. Beefmaster Shows (each show will begin 30 min. after the previous), Expo Center of Taylor County First Financial Pavilion Cattle Ring, 1801 E. South 11th St.

9 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Creative Arts displays, Expo Center of Taylor County Modern Living Mall, 1801 E. South 11th St.

10 a.m. - The Downtown Abilene Walking Tour - Westside, Vera Hall Minter Park, 209 Cypress St. 

10 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Jr. Rabbit Show, Expo Center of Taylor County First Financial Pavilion, 1801 E. South 11th St.

10:30 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Parade, downtown Abilene

11 a.m. -  Matera Gardens Fall Vendor Market, Matera Gardens, 101 Oak St. 

11 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Commercial Vendors Building opens, Expo Center of Taylor County Capital Farm Credit Display Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

11 a.m. - Vagabond Brunch Days, Vagabond Pizza, 1056 N. 2nd St. 

11 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo all outside food and outside commercial vendors open, Expo Center of Taylor County Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

11 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Abilene Zoo, Butterfly Experience and Doorway to Agriculture, Expo Center of Taylor County Learning Experience Building (Big Country Hall), 1801 E. South 11th St.

Noon -  West Texas Fair & Rodeo Creative Arts displays, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Carnival Americana opens, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1 p.m. - McMurry University vs. Millsaps College, Wilford Moore Stadium, 1560 Ross Ave.

1 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo 4-H Petting Zoo, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

2 p.m. - Paramount Film Series "Mean Girls", Historic Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. 

2:30 p.m. – West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring H-E-B “My Texas Table” with Chef Darlene, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

3 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

5 p.m. - Clay Walker with Rick Trevino, Potosi Live, 897 FM 1750 

5 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring Torchy’s Taco - John Niblett, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m. - Grant & Randy - The Two Man Band Concert, between Expo Center of Taylor County Modern Living Mall & Big Country Hall, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6:30 p.m. - Double Shot, Sharon's Barbecue South, 2050 Antilley Road

6:30 p.m. - Terri Knight, Sharon's Barbecue 80, 849 Hwy 80E 

6:30 p.m. - Carrey Thompson, Lytle Land & Cattle, 1150 E. South 11th St. 

6:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo TTTPA Hot Rod Tractor Pull, Expo Center of Taylor County East Fairgrounds, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Magic Jay, Expo Center of Taylor County Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7 p.m. - Caleb Sutton, Betty Rose's Little Brisket (South), 3934 Catclaw Drive 

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring H-E-B “My Texas Table” with Chef Darlene, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7 p.m. - ACU's Salute to Heroes, Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium, Oliver Jackson Blvd. 

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Mariachies Trio, Expo Center of Taylor County West Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7:30 p.m. - Paramount Film Series "Mean Girls", Historic Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. 

7:30 p.m.- West Texas Fair & Rodeo PRCA Rodeo, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

8 p.m. - Kidd Callahan, The Ice House at LSDG, 173 Walnut St. 

9:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Jon Stork concert, Expo Center of Taylor County H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1801 E. South 11th St.

9 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

SUNDAY

8 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Team Roping, Tie Down Roping and Steer Wrestling Slack, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

8 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Cattle Shows: Jr. Simbrah, Jr. Limousin, Jr. Brangus, Jr. ORB (each show will begin 30 min. after the previous), Expo Center of Taylor County First Financial Pavilion Cattle Ring, 1801 E. South 11th St.

8 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Open Boer Goat Show, Expo Center of Taylor County First Financial Pavilion West Ring, 1801 E. South 11th St.

9 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Creative Arts displays, Expo Center of Taylor County Modern Living Mall, 1801 E. South 11th St.

11 a.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Abilene Zoo Butterfly Experience and Doorway to Agriculture, Expo Center of Taylor County Learning Experience Building (Big Country Hall), 1801 E. South 11th St.

Noon - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Open Beefmaster Show, Expo Center of Taylor County Guitar Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Commercial Vendors Building opens, Expo Center of Taylor County Capital Farm Credit Display Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Creative Arts displays, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo all outside food and outside commercial vendors open, Expo Center of Taylor County Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo 4-H Petting Zoo, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1 p.m. -  West Texas Fair & Rodeo Carnival Americana opens, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1801 E. South 11th St.

1:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

2:30 p.m. - Spotlight Kitchen featuring H-E-B “My Texas Table” with Chef Darlene - Chips and Dips, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

3 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Magic Jay, Expo Center of Taylor County Midway, 1801 E. South 11th St.

3 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

3 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Mutton Bustin’, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

4:30 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Spotlight Kitchen featuring Ernie’s Spanish Kitchen, Ronnie Calsoncin, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

5 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

5 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo DJ Taz, Expo Center of Taylor County H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1801 E. South 11th St.

6 p.m. - Spotlight Kitchen featuring H-E-B-Bakery with Sheila Marie Lara, Expo Center of Taylor County AEL Round Building, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

7 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Magic Dog Show “THE DOG GONE SHOW” featuring Magic Jay, Expo Center of Taylor County, 1801 E. South 11th St.

9 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Los Palominos concert, Expo Center of Taylor County H-E-B Entertainment Pavilion, 1801 E. South 11th St.

9 p.m. - West Texas Fair & Rodeo Pig Races, Expo Center of Taylor County Taylor Telecom Arena, 1801 E. South 11th St.

CONCHO VALLEY

FRIDAY

10:30 a.m. - Preschool Story Time, Stephens Central Library, 33 W. Beauregard Ave.

2 p.m. - Alzheimer’s Association West Texas Chapter Community Forum - San Angelo, 903 N. Main St.

7 p.m. - Travis Tritt, Elta Joyce Murphey Performance Hall, 72 W. College Ave.

7 p.m. - Star Wars Trivia, Buttercup All Day Café, 1921 Sherwood Way

7 p.m. - Arthur Stillwell's "Dream of Steam", Railway Museum of San Angelo, 703 S. Chadbourne St.

7:30 p.m. - "Beauty and the Beast", Angelo Civic Theatre, 1936 Sherwood Way 

7:30 p.m. - Bri Bagwell with 100 Smokes, The Penny Tap House, 2412 College Hills Blvd.

RELATED: Railway Museum of San Angelo presents 'Arthur Stillwell's Dream of Steam'

SATURDAY

8 a.m. - Miles Cottonfest - MILES

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

10 a.m. - Cassie's Place Tractor Supply Adoption Event, Tractor Supply, 2701 Southwest Blvd.

Noon - Critter Shack Rescue PetSmart Adoption Event and Voucher Sale, PetSmart, 4439 Sunset Drive

2 p.m. - Tom Green County Libraries Teen Republic Draw Together, Stephens Central Library, 33 W. Beauregard Ave.

6 p.m. - Randall King with Bryan Martin, Cooper's Bar-B-Que, 20809 US Hwy 277S - CHRISTOVAL

6 p.m. - 2022 Food Truck Festival, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 609 S. Oakes St.

7 p.m. - Arthur Stillwell's "Dream of Steam", Railway Museum of San Angelo, 703 S. Chadbourne St.

7:30 p.m. - "Beauty and the Beast", Angelo Civic Theatre, 1936 Sherwood Way 

8 p.m. - La Nueva Estrategia, Club El Patron, 1616 S. Chadbourne St.

9 p.m. - Day Workers, The Martial Pint, 19 E. Concho Ave.

9 p.m. - Shaker Hymns, City Limits, 4205 S. Bryant Blvd.

9:30 p.m. - Jay Perez, Koronazz, 4611 S. Jackson St.

10 p.m. - Better Daze, The Deadhorse, 210 S. Chadbourne St.

SUNDAY

8 a.m. - Ballinger Fire Department annual 9/11 Memorial 5K, 106 N. 9th St. - BALLINGER

2 p.m. - "Beauty and the Beast", Angelo Civic Theatre, 1936 Sherwood Way 

2:30 p.m. -  Arthur Stillwell's "Dream of Steam", Railway Museum of San Angelo, 703 S. Chadbourne St. 

6 p.m. - End of Summer Bash, The Crazy Fruit, 426 N. Van Buren St.

To have your event listed, email details to srojas@foxsanangelo.com by noon Wednesdays.

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