Parish fair rodeo kicks off Sept. 24


The Natchitoches Parish Fair Rodeo will be Sept. 24-25 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Admission is $10. Children 3 and under are free. There will be a calf scramble nightly and mutton busting for ages 8 and under. Sign up starts at 5:30, limited to first 30 participants. Opening ceremonies for the fair will be Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

All parish cheer and dance teams are invited to perform. Performers and one coach receive free wristbands. The horse show will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 at the rodeo arena. Registration begins at 1 p.m.

Events include halter classes, showmanship and speed events. Current coggins and registration papers required. For more information on the horse show contact Lynn LaCaze at 332-0419.