Pickens Rescue 7 Rodeo planned this weekend

PICKENS — Heavy rains in the Pickens Area last Friday and Saturday forced the Pickens Rescue 7 Rodeo to be rescheduled. The event will now take place on Aug. 22 and 23.

The Pickens Bargain Exchange Flea Market and Pickens Rescue 7 will host the rodeo.

The event will kick off both days at 8 p.m.

The rodeo will be a fundraiser for Pickens Rescue Squad 7 to help with operating expenses. Many local cowboys and cowgirls will participate in the rodeo..

Rodeo fans will also get the chance to see a special exhibition by nationally renowned roper Jack Fullbright. Fullbright specializes in trick and fancy roping. The Mountain View Baptist Church Youth will be selling concessions.

The rodeo will be produced by the Ernie Treadway Rodeo Company and will be great fun for the entire family.

Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for children 6-12. Children under 6 get in free. For more information, call (864) 608-3807.

The Bargain Exchange Flea Market is located at 1449 Walhalla Highway in Pickens. The rodeo will start at 8 p.m each night.