BIG COUNTRY, Texas ( – Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Big Country? Check out this list of events for this upcoming weekend (May 12-14).

Throughout the weekend:

Western Heritage Classic:

The 2023 Western Heritage Classic will take place Thursday through Sunday, showcasing cowboy heritage through the World’s Largest Bit & Spur Show, a Chuckwagon Cookoff, Matched Horse Races and much more. Click the link for the schedule of events and details.

Friday, May 12:

Master Gardeners Series: Rainwater Collection:

From 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., join the Big Country Master Gardeners and the Abilene Public Library to learn about rainwater collection at the main library.

Saturday, May 13:

Mother’s Day Storybook Tea:

From 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., stop by Front Porch Coffee for tea treats and a performance from ‘The Four Seasons’ ballet.

Mommy and Me Princess Pop-up:

From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., drop by The Parlor for princess makeup, hair tinsel, a tiara and more.

Making & Marketing Art:

From 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., stop by The Grace Museum to learn how to strategize and sustain a career as a fine art or commercial photographer, taught by Susan Kae Grant and Mary Virginia Swanson.

Rampage – Rude Awakening:

From 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., visit the Abilene Convention Center for wrestling, featuring Rampage Wrestling and One Guy from Italy. Tickets are $20 for front row seating and $10 for general admission.

Sunday, May 14:

Mother’s Day Pick Your Project Workshop:

From 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., visit Board & Brush to pick out a mother’s day DIY wood sign.

Live music:

  • Friday at 7:30 p.m. – Christy Patton at Potosi Live
  • Friday at 8:00 p.m. – Hired Guns at P.T Event Center
  • Saturday at 7:30 p.m. – Taylor Branch at Potosi Live
  • Saturday at 8:00 p.m. – Eric Logan at Play Faire Park
  • Saturday at 8:00 p.m. – Kirk House at The Ice House
  • Saturday at 8:30 p.m. – Kiss Band at Heff’s Burgers
  • Saturday at 8:00 p.m. – Backroads at VFW Eastland

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