Nemiah Rodeo this weekend

The second annual gymkhana and 35th annual Nemiah Valley Rodeo and Mountain Race happen Friday, Aug. 3 to Sunday Aug. 5.

The Tsilhqot’in people of Xeni Gwet’in host the second annual gymkhana and 35th annual Nemiah Valley Rodeo and Mountain Race Friday, Aug. 3 to Sunday Aug. 5.

The gymkhana takes place Friday, Aug. 3 starting at 11 a.m.

The rodeo and mountain race events take place Aug. 4 and 5 with James Lulua Sr. as the announcer.

Rodeo performances start each day at 1:30 p.m. and at 9 a.m. if needed.

There will be concessions operating both days with dry goods and hot food, plus a bear garden during the day and a dance at 10 p.m. for adults.

For more information contact Xeni Gwet’in First Nations Government councillor Roger Williams at 250-394-7023 ext. 203 or visit www.xenigwetin.com.