Any plans this weekend? Here are 7 events taking place in the area

Weekend wrap of events

SAN ANTONIO – The fall season is in full swing, which means more events and fall festivals taking place around the area.

Here's a list of events taking place this weekend.

Peanut Festival: The peanut capital of Texas, Floresville, will be celebrating all things peanut this weekend. The 74th Annual Peanut Festival takes place Friday and Saturday. There will be live music, food, a carnival and two parades. The kiddie parade is Friday at 5 p.m., and the big parade is Saturday at 10 a.m. The festival is free to attend.

Woodlawn Lake 100th Anniversary: This city park is celebrating its 100th birthday Friday evening. There will be mariachis, food trucks, a movie screening and fireworks. All the free fun starts at 6:30 p.m. 

Barktoberfest 2018: A $5 donation gets you in the door, and you and your furry friend can enjoy all the fun. There will be free craft beer and entertainment for the kids, and all proceeds go to San Antonio Pets Alive. The event will take place Saturday at the Hidden Trails Community in Bulverde, starting at noon. 

UTSA vs. LA Tech: The Roadrunners are in action again at the Alamodome. The game is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

Light the Night San Antonio: This yearly event put on by the Leukumia and Lymphoma Society is to raise funds for cancer treatment. It will take place Saturday at Hemisfair Park. Registration starts at 6 p.m. and the walk starts at 7:45 p.m. 

"Nightmare at the Wax Museum:" On Friday, the Wax Museum will open its "Nightmare at the Wax Museum" exhibit. Guests will walk through 16 creepy, themed rooms. This exhibit will be open Friday and Saturdays until Oct. 28.

Abduction Night, UFOs Over Texas Fest: For believers or non-believers this event will take place at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex on Saturday night. It starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free but donations are accepted at the door.

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Erica Hernandez is an Emmy award-winning journalist with more than 12 years of experience in the broadcast news business. Erica has covered a wide array of stories all over Central and South Texas. She's currently the court reporter.