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• Main Street Dance Saturday

The Fort Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is hosting its Main Street Dance from 6 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Aug. 4. Features bands will be The Resonators and La Sombra. Portions of Main Street will be closed off for the free event, which will also include food and craft vendors, a washer pitching contest and more.

Here’s a look at other events this weekend:

Friday, Aug 3:

• Nic D and the "Don't Wanna Die In This Small Town" tour is at Nunez Park, 405 S. Main St. for a 10:30 p.m. concert. Gates open at 9 p.m. Admission is $10 for all ages. Also appearing are Skat G, Half Breed, Trouble Loc & Ese Twitch, Dog and Nick Loe.

• The Live at Zero Stone is a free concert series held every other Friday at Zero Stone Park, which is adjacent to the Pecos County Courthouse. The Paper Moonshiners will perform from 7 to 9 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 4

• The Iraan-Sheffield Lion’s Club will host a rubber duck race 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 in the Pecos River behind the Roping Area in Iraan.

Tickets are $5 per duck. Each duck will be assigned a number. All ducks entered will race down the river with the winning duck awarded a cash prize.

Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase.

• Fort Stockton Farmer's Market: The Fort Stockton Farmer's Market is back for its second year and will be held every Saturday in the Ace Hardware parking lot at 2100 W. Dickinson Blvd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If interested in having a booth you must bring your own tables and chairs. A canopy is suggested but not required. Vendor fee is $5 for each time you participate, and a form must be filled out describing what you're selling.

If you’re selling food that needs refrigeration, you need a food license. For more information or to see the cottage food laws, visit

Tuesday, Aug. 7

• The Garage Coffee, Music & More, 1110 N. Main St., will host a Trivia night beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 9

• The Summer Off The Patio The Patio free concert series held every other Thursday at the Annie Riggs Memorial Museum, 301 S Main St. Bill Ward will perform beginning at 7:30 p.m.