Celebrate Labor Day Weekend!

It’s time to celebrate not having to go to work on Monday! (THANKS LABOR DAY!) Here’s a look at ways you can spend your long weekend in Wichita Falls!


LAKE ARROWHEAD

After heavy rains caused problems this summer, Lake Arrowhead State Park opens back up for overnight stays this week!! Head out to camp, play frisbee golf, cast a line, hike, ride horses and more!

 

FARMERS MARKET

This Saturday is Pepper Day at the Downtown Farmers Market! Stop by and grab some hot peppers (and other delicious locally grown food) to cook up at your Labor Day BBQ!

 

LUCY PARK

Get your kids (or your pets!) out of the house this weekend and head to Lucy Park! Watch the ducks and geese, have a picnic, ride your bike or play disc golf!! 

 

 

CASTAWAY COVE

Monday is the final farewell to summer 2016 at Castaway Cove! It’s the last day for you to make a splash at the park until 2017! Plus you can get in for just $12.99.

Here are hours for end of season:

Saturday 9/3  10:30am-7pm

Sunday 9/4  11:30am-7pm

Monday, Labor Day 11am-6pm

 

 

RIVER BEND NATURE CENTER

River Bend Nature Center is also open for Labor Day! Go check out the turtles, fish, bugs, snakes and more or take a stroll down the nature trail!

Saturday 9/3  10pm-4pm

Sunday 9/4  12pm-4pm

Monday, Labor Day 9am-5pm

  • General Admission: $5.00
  • Seniors (62 and Older): $4.00
  • Military: $4.00
  • Children ages 1 and under: Free
  • Members: Free


 

 

WEEKEND EVENTS

There’s plenty happening to keep you busy this weekend! Here’s a look at the weekend highlights in Wichita Falls:

 

PAINTING WORKSHOP @ THE KEMP: KAYE FRANKLIN

SEPTEMBER 2

Price: $66.00

Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art.

 

AN EVENING OF IMPROV

SEPTEMBER 2

Price: $10

An Evening of Improv on the Dinner Stage at Backdoor Theatre! Bring a date, and come laugh with us, or at us?

  

ROXY ROCA AT THE IRON HORSE PUB

SEPTEMBER 2

Roxy Roca is a sonic shot to the arm of Texas infused, powerhouse-southern soul and funk complete with a certain tightness only achievable after playing an average of more than 220 shows a year.

 

TEXOMA ALL BREED HORSE SHOW ASSOCIATION

SEPTEMBER 3

Price: Free to the public

hosted by the Wichita County Extension Office.

 

BOOKS ON SCREEN: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS

SEPTEMBER 3

Price: Free

Join us the first Saturday of every month as we enjoy a movie based on a well-known children’s book! We’ll have activities and a guided discussion with every movie, FREE TO ALL FAMILIES.

 

WICHITA FALLS ART ASSOCIATION ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBIT OPENING

SEPTEMBER 3

Price: Free

Stop by the Wichita Falls Art Association’s Annual Photographic Exhibit with an opening reception.

 

WICHITA FALLS WILDCATS VS. LONE STAR BRAHMAS EXHIBITION GAME

SEPTEMBER 3

Price: All Tickets $8.00 – Exhibition Game Only

Restore the Roar!

 

KILLDEVIL, FIVEPLAY AT IRON HORSE PUB

SEPTEMBER 3

Don’t miss Killdevil and Fiveplay at The Iron Horse Pub

 

TEXAS OKLAHOMA BARREL RACING ASSOCIATION

SEPTEMBER 4

Price: Free to the public

Fast paced action!