1. Grab the dogs, the kids or your significant other and enjoy some family-friendly live music at Railport Brewing Company on Saturday. Even though a little rain is in the forecast, the band, Midnight Sun will perform from 12—5 p.m.
Midnight Sun is an acoustic duo that covers classic rock, some hairbands, alternative rock and a touch of red dirt music. Railport Brewing Company is located at 405 W Madison St., Waxahachie, Texas 75165. There will also be opportunities for brewery tours and, of course, a chance to get a taste of the beer brewed at the first-ever microbrewery in Ellis County. — Ashley Ford
2. Are you mad for the mythical mysteries of magic? Merlin Ambrosius the Wise is traveling throughout the lands to come to the Catfish Plantation 4 p.m. this Saturday. Visit the famous eatery to listen to his hymns, narrate amusing stories and dispel magic tricks that marvel the mind. This is one bard you won’t want to miss. Future performances will be on Oct. 20 and 27 at the same time. — David Dunn
3. Sunday is National Dessert Day, celebrate by making your favorite sweet treat or going out to a restaurant and ordering dessert first! Might we suggest one of the HUGE sundaes at Farm Luck Soda Fountain on the downtown Waxahachie square or one of the fresh-made Italian delectables a few paces away at Panza's Tapping Italy? — Hungry Daily Light staff
4. There are several big movies opening this week, “First Man” rated PG-13 is a look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon; “Bad Times at the El Royale” an R-rated mystery-thriller about seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, who meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past; and for the kids is the PG-rated “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween” a sequel to the 2015 film in which Halloween comes to life in a comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine’s 400-million-selling series of books.
5. Teen Read Week ends on Sunday. It’s a week designed to get teens using the library and reading.This year’s theme “It’s Written in the Stars: READ.” encourage teens to think and read outside of the box, as well as seek out fantasy, science fiction and other out-of- this-world reads. Though most libraries are closed on Sundays, you can spend the weekend looking up books that seem interesting, or going to the library on Saturday to stock up. For more information, go to http://teenreadweek.ning.com/.