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Saturday should be an excellent fall day to take the kids outside. A great place to go would be McKinney Falls State Park. They will have lots of planned activities that day including a bug safari, and a couple of guided hikes. Get out, stretch your legs, and have fun.

Remember if you want to head out to Lost Maples to sell the fall leaves it is a good idea to reserve a spot beforehand. That way you will be sure to get into the park. Have fun.

If you want to take the kids outside this coming weekend, consider heading over to Inks Lake State Park Saturday morning. That is when park staff will be conducting fishing lessons. They will provide the bait and equipment (feel free to bring your own gear), and you don’t even need a fishing license. Should be fun and you will be done in time to watch hours and hours of college football afterwards. Have fun.

There is going to be a big dance at the Anhalt Dance Hall on Saturday night that should be loads of fun. If you live in a big city and are going to head that way you need to know that there will be no Lindy Hopping allowed when the band plays Faded Love. Just sayin.

Be patient, and it will warm up before you know it. If you are looking for something to do outside, think about going to McKinney Falls State Park on Saturday. That is when there will be a guided hike in the afternoon that will tell you everything you would want to know about the folks who lived in the area 10,000 years ago. Should be fun.

Believe it or not, the forecast still is for highs in the mid-60s over the weekend. That would be a good time to head over to Lost Maples to check out the fall foliage. Be sure to make a reservation to make sure you can get in because this is the busy time of year out there. Another option would be to head over to Garner. Wherever you go, have fun.

If you are looking for something to do tomorrow night you could consider heading over to Kendalia Halle. That is when they will be throwing their monthly dance featuring Dale Watson. Remember that the dance starts at 8. Have fun.

This weekend is the last of Wurstfest. Just go, you will have fun. Sausages, carnies, bier, polka, chicken dance, fun, fun, fun.

Saturday morning would be a great time to take the kids to Garner State Park. That is when a Park Ranger will make a presentation on the Leave No Trace Behind way to go camping. Afterwards, visitors will go to a nearby campsite where kids will be asked to identify how to implement the No Trace principles to a messy campground. Should be fun, and a good way to coax the kids into putting down the electronic devices.

The weather should be superb for getting outside this weekend, and that would be a great time to head over to Enchanted Rock for a guided hike. Park staff will tell you everything you want to know about the geology and history of this gorgeous site. Get out, stretch your legs, and have fun.

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