Fair kicks off next week

The Webster Parish Fair comes to town once a year, so why not make the most of the occasion?

Here is a list of events for next week.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

5 p.m. Fair parade, downtown Minden

5 p.m. Fair gates open; gate fee $1, all rides $1

5 p.m. Livestock weigh-in

6 p.m. Poultry and rabbit show

6 p.m. Live entertainment: Echota Records

Wednesday, Oct. 5

5 p.m. Fair gates open; “Armband Nite,” gate entrance fee $2/rest week

6 p.m. 4-H Swine Showmanship then Swine Weight Classes (livestock arena)

Thursday, Oct. 6

9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Senior Citizens Day at Minden Civic Center

5 p.m. “Armband Nite”

6 p.m. Goat, Lamb, Beef Showmanship

7 p.m. 4-H Dairy and Doug Sale Showmanship

Friday, Oct. 7

11:30 a.m. Buyers’ Luncheon

1 p.m. Livestock Auction (4-H Show Barn)

5 p.m. Fair gates open

Saturday, Oct. 8

Noon Fair gates open

Live entertainment: Echota Records

1 until 5 p.m. Kids Day. 5 rides for $5.

2 p.m. Pizza Eating Contest, sponsored by Johnny’s Pizza