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Crosby Rodeo Cook-Off opens the party

CROSBY – This very week is the time for the largest party in northeast Harris County, that party is the Crosby Fair & Rodeo Cook-off.

The weekend’s party features Charlie Montague opening for Roger Creager on Friday, June 14. Local favorites Devin Sharp and Alice Doskocil open on Saturday, June 15 for Stoney La Rue on stage within the Crosby Fair & Rodeo Fairgrounds.

A parade on Saturday morning lines up at 9:00 a.m., starts at 10:00 a.m. and will go out from the fairgrounds west on Church St. turning right to First Street, then right on Kernohan (east) to Crosby-Dayton Road left (north,) then right again onto Pecan Street (southbound) leading back to the Fairgrounds on Church St.

This year’s theme is “It’s All About the Youth.” In keeping with that theme, Dr. Keith Moore, CISD Superintendent and family will play Grand Marshal.There are six awards to be won in the parade based on the theme “It’s All About The Youth,” a Best in Show first through third place is awarded and first to third in Best Wagon or Trail Ride is awarded.

The Cook-Off starts Friday, June 14th, gates open at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 15th admission begins at 3:00 p.m. lasting until all is done. A total of 60 teams is signed up.

The Crosby Fair & Rodeo Livestock Auction begins Wednesday with a special fete for auction buyers at 4:00 p.m. After the aAuction Buyers Dinner, the auction begins at 6:00 p.m. This even raises the most funds that go directly to the livestock participants from the auction process. The best place to meet most of the community is at the Livestock Auction.

The 67th Annual Crosby Fair & Rodeo’s Rodeo 2013 begins Thursday, June 20th featuring Colt Ford and opened by the Crooked River Band. June 21 Texas native sky-rocketing to the top of the charts, Sarabeth opens for Season 2 X-factor winner Tate Stevens.

Saturday, June 22 is Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night featuring Kevin Fowler and opened by local sensation Breelan Angel. Tough Enough To Wear Pink asks all participants and fans to wear pink that night so that sponsors will donate matching funds for each person wearing pink to the Crosby Fair & Rodeo’s American Cancer Society drive that last year send $5,000 to the San Jacinto Methodist Pink Heals Endowment. Rodeo events start at 7:30 PM.

Musical entertainment for each night of the Cook-Off and Rodeo starts at about 9:00 PM. after two full hours of exciting P.R.C.A Rodeo.