Grab man’s best friend and head over to the Nelson Park Festival Garden for the City of Abilene Recreation and Animal Services sponsored event,”Mingle with your Mutt,” this Saturday from 630 to 11 pm. ACCO Feeds will provide a free snack and your dog can get microchipped. Both of you can enjoy watching the movie ‘Bolt’. the cost is free, with microchipping running$10. Call Anita Vigil at 325-734-5301to learn more.

View "Bolt" with your furry, four-legged friend in the Abilene Festival Garden's this weekend! Photo found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolt_(2008_film)

View “Bolt” with your furry, four-legged friend in the Abilene Festival Garden’s this weekend! Photo found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolt_(2008_film)

Head in down to the Taylor County Expo Center for the Ward Brothers Senior Team Roping Association Finals this Friday thru Sunday. Calf roping started from the duties of actual working cowboys who needed to catch a calf and tie its legs for branding. Watch as members of this association compete to see who can rope the calves with the greatest speed. Doors Open at 11 a.m and Roping Begins at noon.