Strong City rodeo to return this weekend
The state’s oldest continuous rodeo will continue its 83-year run this weekend after a one-year pause for the coronavirus pandemic.
Flint Hills Rodeo in Strong City will feature performances at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
A trade show and museum tours will open each evening at 5:30 p.m. followed by a “buckaroo/ buckarette” rodeo for kids at 6 p.m.
Thursday will be family night, with children 12 and younger admitted free and the first 200 kids entering through the east gate receiving a free hot dog.
Friday with be military night, with free admittance to anyone with identification indicating he or she has served in the military.
Dances are planned after the Friday and Saturday performances. Braxton Keith and The Contraband will play Friday. Whiskey River Band will play.
A rodeo parade at 2 p.m. Saturday will begin in Cottonwood Falls and end at the rodeo arena in Strong City.
Tickets and more information are available at http://flinthillsrodeo.org,