Are you looking for something to do in and around Runnels County? Here are three events coming up.

Barbecue brisket meal

LOWAKE - The Annual Barbecue Brisket Meal will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at the Lowake Community Center. The cost is $10 per plate for drive-through or dine in. There will be door prizes and Sweet Bingo during the event. Pre-orders are being taken now for whole briskets, which will be available the day of the barbecue. Call Linda Urbanek at 325-442-4211 or Kay H. at 325-442-3173 or Donnie Schwertner at 325-468-3333.

Lenten lunches

BALLINGER - The First United Methodist Church will be sponsoring lunches throughout Lenten season at various churches in Ballinger. The schedule is as follows: First Baptist Church of Ballinger March 15; Glory Road Church and First Presbyterian Church with lunch served at First Presbyterian Church March 22; Seventh Street Baptist Church, March 29; St. Mary's Catholic Church, April 5 and Jesus Christ Church and Kingdom Streams, with lunch served at Kingdom Streams next to Tractor Supply, April 12.

Visit the local art gallery

BALLINGER - Make plans to come by the Art Gallery located in the lobby of the Cook Professional Building at 804 Hutchins Ave. in downtown Ballinger. Visitors will see a variety of paintings on display by a featured artist of the month plus other art from members of the Mid-West Texas Artist Guild at the Do-Art Studio. The featured artist for March is Jean Smith Hensley. The exhibit and sale times are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and varied times on Friday.