Arts & Entertainment

Kids rodeo, adult fun events planned Labor Day weekend

People of all ages will find entertainment during the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County Labor Day Weekend Rodeo set for Saturday and Sunday, September 1 and 2, in Mount Vernon.

Admission at the gate will be $10 for adults, $5 for children ages six to 12, and those five and under are free. The Kid’s Rodeo events for children up to age seven will lead off activities at the rodeo arena each night at 6 p.m. The precision riding team, Cowgirl Congress, will perform prior to the start of the main rodeo. They will then set the pivots for the grand entry at 8 p.m. For more about rodeo activities, see the August 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.