May 1 – Friends of the Weatherford Public Library Spring Luncheon – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Julie Ziglar Norman shared the Get Motivated platform with her legendary father, motivational icon Zig Ziglar, for several years before becoming the dynamic, disarming and refreshingly inspirational speaker and author she is today. Julie was her father’s editor for almost 20 years and is a winner of the coveted Guideposts Writers Workshop contest. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity! E-mail: or Contact: 817-594-4473. Held at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Drive.

May 1-2 - PINK Impact Simulcast at New River Fellowship – 6:00 pm
Ladies - Come join us as we simulcast the PINK Impact 2015 conference. Featuring Missy Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" fame, Dr. Caroline Leaf, Jimmy Evans and Dove award winner Kari Jobe with the Gateway Worship Band. For the full schedule and to register, click on the website below. Contact: Cortney Newman, 817-341-7970, , www.newriver.tv/PINK New River Fellowship, 3252 I-20 Frontage Rd., Hudson Oaks.

May 1-2 – Mary Martin Elementary presents “Dr. Doolittle” – 7:00 pm and 2:00 pm
Join us for our Spring musical!
Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School. Contact: Tamra Gutierrez, 817-304-2933 or .

May 1-3 – 20th Anniversary Greenwood Farm Horse Trials – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Free to spectators! This horse triathalon consists of dressage, stadium jumping, and cross-country jumping. Horses compete for international and national points. Food & tack vendors on grounds. Title sponsor: Charlie Gilchrest’s Southwest Ford. Contact: Christie Tull at 817-599-8159 or For more info. visit: www.greenwoodfarmonline.com Greenwood Farm is located only 5 miles west of the Courthouse at 2390 Greenwood Road.

May 1-3 – First Monday Trade Days – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

May 2 - 10th Annual North Texas Gospel Grass Festival – 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Join us for the 10th Annual North Texas Gospel Grass Festival! Musical performers to be announced soon. Free admission and breakfast. For more info. call:817-901-7100 or e-mail: Harmony Baptist Church, 242 Harmony Rd., Weatherford

May 3 – Dr. Grote Welcome Home Reception– 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Central Christian Church. 1602 S. Main Street.

May 5 – Parker Paws Yappy Hour at Fish Creek – 4:00 to 7:00 pm
Kick off National Pet Week at the Parker Paws 4th Annual Cinco de Mayo Yappy Hour fundraiser. Bring your dog and join us for a fun filled evening on the patio @ Fish Creek Restaurant with drink and appetizer specials. Enter the raffle for a chance to win a Margarita machine! Don’t have a dog? Come anyway! Adoptable dogs will be at the event. Fish Creek is located at exit 418 on the I-20 West bound Service Road in Willow Park. For directions, please call 817-441-1746.

May 8 – Chamber Event– Membership Luncheon: Heart of a Leader –11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to all Chamber Members. Speaker Kent Hutchison: The Heart of a Leader, Leadership Weatherford Graduation Ceremony to follow. Cost per person: $15.00. Please RSVP to the Chamber by May 6. To be held at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse. 2201 Mineral Wells Hwy.

May 9 – 3rd Annual Blooming Car Show – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sponsored by the Parker County Cruisers. Cars, trucks and motorcycles! First Monday Trade Days grounds, free admission and parking. Food vendors, bounce house, and face painting. There is a $25.00 per vehicle entry fee. Contact: Morris Stewart 817-341-7356 www.parkercountycruisers.com

May 9 – Chamber Event – Parker County Cruisers Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at Heritage Park.

May 9 – Chamber Event - Antebellum Ale House Ribbon Cutting – 11:30 am
321 E. Oak Street

May 9 - Walk to End Lupus Now – Registration at 9:00 am, Walk begins at 10:00 am
Short walk around the Pythian Castle. Bounce house for the kids. Drinks and snacks for registered walkers. Face painting & castle tours available.Lupus Foundation of America gear for sale. Contact: Debbie Nathan, 866-205-2369, www.lupuswalk2015.kintera.org
Pythian Home located at 1825 E. Bankhead Drive.

May 11 – Chamber Event – Chamber 101 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Chamber 101 is an orientation of Chamber benefits for our members. Lunch is provided but an RSVP is required. Held at Mader-Bagley State Farm Insurance located at 1916 Martin Drive.

May 12 – Chamber Event – Business Development – 8:30 am
at Short Chef Creations, 120 College Avenue.

May 13 – Chamber Event – Twentieth Century Club Ribbon Cutting – 2:00 pm
321 S. Main.

May 14 – Chamber Event – Chris’ Service Muffler Shop Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
1102 Fort Worth Hwy. Celebrating 25 years!

May 14 – Taste of Parker County – 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Presented by Weatherford College. This annual event will be held at Canyon West Golf Club. Tickets are $35 in advance, or $40 at the door. Tickets available in advance at the College and the Weatherford Chamber. Contact: Brent Baker, 817-598-6275,

May 15-16 – Weatherford Antique Fair – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Don’t miss this popular event! $3.00 Admission to benefit the Pythian Home. www.weatherfordantiquefair.com Contact: 817-680-7420 or 817-269-7443, or . Event to be held at the Pythian Home located at 1825 E. Bankhead Drive.

May 16 – 14th Annual Ms. Senior Parker County Pageant – 7:00 pm
Join us for a fun evening with beautiful and talented ladies, each competing for the title of Ms. Senior Parker County. This year’s proceeds will go towards a matching challenge grant for the Senior Center. Our goal is $10,000. Tickets are $10 each. Or contact Donna Tillman or Terri Smith at Holland Lake at 817-598-0160 or Tammy Black at Weatherford Healthcare at 817-594-8713. You can also e-mail for more info: Alkek Auditorium, Weatherford College, 225 College Park Drive.

May 19 – Chamber Event - Jeri's Bakery Ribbon Cutting – 10:30 am
316 Santa Fe

May 21 to July 9 – A Matter of Balance – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
A program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Held each Thursday for 8 weeks. There is no program fee, but class size is limited. Register now! Call 1—877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Classes. Texas Health Outpatient Center, 101 Crown Pointe Blvd. Willow Park.

May 22 – Chamber Event – Young Business Leaders Lunch – 11:30am - 1:00pm
Our guest speaker this month will be Timothy Palus, he will be sharing effective strategies to reduce the amount of worry in your life. Anyone working in the Parker County area and ranging from age 20-40 is welcome. The Young Business Leaders Committee looks to learn the ins and outs of business and get insight into becoming leaders in our community. If you feel you fit in this group, you are encouraged to attend the events to be held each month. Lunch will be catered by Baker's Ribs and will cost $10 for members and $15 for non members. Reservations and payment are required in advance. Held at Mader Bagley State Farm,1916 Martin Drive.

May 22 – Chamber Event – Imperial Construction Ribbon Cutting – 4:00 pm
400 I-20 West, Ste. 200.

May 22 – 2nd Annual Greg Welch Summer Classic Concert & Car Show – 5:00 pm
This event will once again include incredible, live country music with headliner & Nashville recording artist Jason Cassidy, a classic car exhibit, vendor booths, a kids area for family fun & snacks, a raffle for a 1953 Chevrolet 2-Door Bel Air, and much more. All proceeds help to further construction projects at the Greg Welch Gymnasium in remembrance of Staci Lee, Mandi McWhorter, Lacey Osina & Whitney Welch. Gates open at 4:00 pm with the first entertainer taking the stage at 5:00 pm. Presented by Trinity Country Real Estate. Sponsorships and volunteer opportunities are available. Contact: Leslie Chalmers at 817-596-7807 or    Weatherford Christian School Secondary Campus, 2300 Ranger Hwy.

May 25 – Memorial Day – Chamber Closed 

May 26 – Chamber Event – Tourism Committee Meeting – 8:30 am
Fairfield Inn and Suites, 175 Alford Drive.

May 29-31– First Monday Trade Days – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

May 31 – 2nd Annual Memorial Butterfly Release – 3:00 pm
Please join us for our release ceremony to honor loved ones lost. We will provide one butterfly to represent your loved one and offer additional butterflies at an additional cost. We will have entertainment and refreshments. Held at Chandor Gardens. RSVP to: Misty Engle: 817-304-1135

More Upcoming Events…

June 10-13 – Frontier Days PRCA Rodeo – 7:30 pm
Four evening performances. www.parkercountysheriffsposse.com Early ticket sales at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. Parade will be held on June 10, line-up at 4:00 pm at the Ninth Grade Center and begin at 5:00 pm. Rodeo held at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse, 2201 Mineral Wells Hwy. Contact Will Batten: 817-301-3369 or Brent Terrell: 817-454-4586.

July 11 – Chamber Event – 31st Annual Parker County Peach Festival
Don’t miss this Peachy event in Historic Downtown Weatherford! Sponsorships are now available. Contact: Landace Ortiz 817-596-3801