Find out who's the top dog, and more this week in Abilene

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Hundreds of dogs and their owners will compete at the Abilene Kennel Club's annual dog shows and obedience/rally trials this weekend at the Taylor County Expo Center, open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Confirmation events will be in the Coliseum, while obedience and rally events will be in the Display Building.

For information, go to abilenekennelclub.org.

Outdoor bash

An outdoor concert featuring Flatland Cavalry, Jason Boland & The Stragglers and others will begin at 4 p.m. Friday at Mulligans, 1166 Ben Richey Drive.

Tickets are $30 in advance or $40 at the door. For tickets, go to mulligansabilene.com or ticketbud.com, or call 325-691-0909.

Oorah run

In celebration of Armed Forces Day, Surviving Families of Fallen Warriors will conduct its Oorah Warrior 5K Run/Ruck at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, starting at Nelson Park.

Registration is $30, and is available at sffwtexas.org.

Railhead Festival

BAIRD — The annual Railhead Festival in downtown Baird will kick off with a 5K starting at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, with other events including a car show, vendors and barbecue cook-off. Live music will begin 11 a.m., with headliner Jamie Richards at 9 p.m.

'Aladdin'

A showing of the 1992 animated Disney musical "Aladdin" will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St.

Tickets are $2. For tickets or information, go to paramountabilene.com.

Adventure Cove reopens

Adventure Cove Aquatic Center, at 2742 S. Ninth St., will open for its first day of the season at 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 28.

Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for children four feet tall or taller, $4 for children under four feet tall and free for children 2 years old and younger. For information, call 325-676-6217.

AirFest canceled

Big Country AirFest, which was to be held Saturday at Abilene Regional Airport, has been been canceled due to Mesquite Heat Fire near View.

For information, go to bigcountryairfest.org.

Zoolute

The annual Zoolute to Dyess will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane. Entertainment, activities, food and more will be available.

Admission is free for families with military ID. For information, go to abilenezoo.org.

'The Glass Menagerie'

A production of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Ryan Little Theatre at McMurry University.

For tickets, go to academics.mcm.edu/theatre.

'Three Tall Women'

A production of the drama "Three Tall Women" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, at Abilene Community Theatre, 809 Barrow St.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and military. For tickets, go to abilenecommunitytheatre.org.

And more ...

► Abilene Homeschool Choir will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4933 S. Seventh St. Admission is free.

► Ballet Abilene will present its spring recital, "Let's Dance," at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. For information, go to abileneballettheatre.org.

► Grill & Chill, a wine and food tasting with live music, will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Swenson Garden, 1726 Swenson St. Tickets are $60. For tickets, go to swenson-house.org.

► A girls' night featuring spa crafts and a movie will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at Rose Park Recreation Center, 2601 S. Seventh St. Admission is $10. To register, go to abilenetx.gov/signup or call 325-676-6445.

► The Folk Festival featuring local musicians will begin at 6:45 p.m. Saturday at Play Faire Park, 2300 N. Second St. Admission is $10, and includes miniature golf.

► The Big Country Master Naturalists will conduct a star party from 9-11 p.m. Saturday near the pool at Abilene State Park, 150 Park Road 32. Visitors are asked to dim headlights when entering the area.

► The Texas Tornadoes Line Dance Club will conduct a line dancing class for beginners at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1442 N. Second St. Admission is $2. For information, call 325-665-8921.

► TYE — The Wagon Wheel Squares will conduct a square dance workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Wagon Wheel. Tracey Dowell will be the caller.

► A line dancing class for beginners will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Mockingbird Lane branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane.

► Prep Academy Dance Studio will present "Peace, Love, and Dance" at 5 p.m. May 29 at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. Tickets are $12, and are available at paramountabilene.com.

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