Lone Star Rodeo is coming to Paducah on Sept. 6-7.

Lone Star Rodeo, presented by Pepsi MidAmerica, is a family-run affair that produces more than 40 events per year in 13 states.

The event in Paducah will benefit Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center.

This unique weekend event will be fun for the entire family, featuring eight professional rodeo events: Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, Calf Roping, Cowgirls Breakaway Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Bull Riding and Barrel Racing.

In addition to the professional rodeo events, spectators can enjoy the kids' "Best Dressed Cowboy and Cowgirl" competition (free to enter), food from local vendors, mechanical bull rides, a beer garden, and more.

Haleigh Martin will perform at 5 p.m. Friday and Carson Beyer will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday before the rodeo begins.

All events will be held at Carson Park in Paducah, 300 N. 30th St. Friday and Saturday events will run 5-10 p.m.

Gates open at 4 p.m. Kids' events start at 7 p.m. with rodeo starting at 7:30 p.m. each night.

Tickets are $15 for ages 13 and up, $10 for ages 4-12, and free for children under 3.

Tickets are available at lonestarrodeocompany.com.

Merryman House is the only certified domestic violence program in the Purchase Area Development District and is dedicated to saving the lives of those affected by domestic violence.

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