The Daily Light’s guide to all things family fun and entertainment for this weekend includes:
1. C10s in the Park is taking over Waxahachie this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Getzendaner Park, 400 S. Grand Ave. The fifth annual event hosted by Brothers Trucks is touted as “the largest C10 gathering in the south” and will boast hundreds of classic GM trucks from 1947-1987. The party won’t stop at 4 p.m. — American Racing Custom Wheels will host a “Party on the Square” from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday night. The event will take place downtown and include live music from Jason Cassidy. A “Cruise In” event is also scheduled for Sept. 20 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the parking lot north of Academy, 1700 N Hwy 77.
2. Musician Wynn Wilson will headline the third annual Salsa & Sangria Festival in Milford on Saturday. Festival gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Jonna Mae and Dana Spigener will take the stage at 5 p.m., followed by Tony Byers at 6:30 p.m. At 8 p.m., Williams will steal the show with his infectious energy and captivating showmanship. General admission tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children 15 and under. The festival proceeds will benefit the Milford Park Project.
3. The Waxahachie Washers and Cornhole Tournament will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Ellis County Expo Center, 2300 U.S. Hwy 287. The tournament, hosted by Texas Outlaw Baggers, will benefit the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Boards and washers will be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own bags for double elimnation tournament play. The fee for a two-person team is $100, or you can purchase a $500 sponsorship for free entry (includes a banner with logo). First prize is $1000! Come and enjoy live music, food and some good old fashioned fun. A pistol and shotgun will also be up for auction.
4. The Tough Mudder competition is coming to Midlothian this weekend to host a 5K and classic 8-10 mile run full of awesome obstacles and boot-sucking mud. Get an epic introduction to world of Tough Mudder and challenge your body on 13-25 obstacles. The fun begins at 7 a.m. Saturday. More info is available at http://toughmudder.com.
5. The Ellis County Master Gardener’s Pop-Up Horticulture returns to the Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market Saturday. The featured topic will be Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden. Texas is blessed to have two ideal growing seasons with totally different crops for each. If you love lettuce, garlic, onions, spinach, kale, dark greens, carrots, radishes, potatoes and more, visit the white pop-up tent at the Master Gardener booth to learn how to plant, grow and harvest cool season crops.