The ninth annual Rodeo Nights will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the main event will begin at 7:30 p.m. both days.
This year will feature a new contractor with all new stock and rodeo clown and entertainer Gizmo McCracken. Lauren Terry, Miss Rodeo USA 2013, will also make an appearance.
A children’s area will feature pony rides, inflatables, face painting and stick horse races from 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday.
The Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation provides lodging and meals to families of burn victims who are being treated at the Joseph M. Still Burn Foundation.
Admission is $14 for adults at the gate and $8 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 are free.
Advance tickets are available for $10 for adults and $5 for children and are available at all Georgia Bank & Trust locations, Boots Bridles and Britches, Tractor Supply Co. in Thomson, BP locations is Augusta and Thomson and SOHO Augusta in Surrey Center.
For more information, call (706) 650-2876.