Harper to host Frontier Day with rodeo, parade and more

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The annual Frontier Day celebration returns to the Harper community on Saturday, Aug. 31.

Beginning at 9 a.m., a full day of activities is planned for the observance, ending with the Lester Meier Open Rodeo at 8 p.m., followed by a dance at 9 p.m., featuring Texas Thunder.

Admission to the rodeo is $10 for adults and $5 children between six to 12 years of age. Kids five and under get in for free.

The calf scramble and mutton busting costs $10 per entrant, while the three-man wild steer saddling event is $30 per team.

Tickets to the dance are $10 for ages 12 and up.

During the day, various vendors will have a variety of items for sale. Other events will include a Domino “42” tournament, washer pitching tournament, a “Little Mr.” and “Little Miss” contest, and the traditional parade down Main Street.

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