Forestburg Watermelon Festival this Saturday

This year’s 35th Annual Forestburg Watermelon Festival honors the community center founders starting with the Aug. 8 parade.

Parade participants are asked to line up at the Forestburg School on Highway 455, which rolls through town starting at 10 a.m.

After the parade there are activities for the entire family to enjoy.

The Forestburg Riding Club will have a rodeo Friday and Saturday night’s beginning with Mutton Bustin at 8 p.m. Please see more on the rodeo in today’s sports section.

Three young women are vying for rodeo queen this year and three are running for princess. Read the full story on all the activities in your mid-week News.