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Lil’ wrangler Cooper Tilley, left, speaks with cowboys Mark Merryfield and Adam Donoghey of the Fire and Ice Rodeo Team druing a past rodeo at the Newport Flea Mall and Event Grounds. The annual event returns this year Friday and Saturday. (Dylan Ray photo)

The rodeo is coming to Newport.

Friday and Saturday, those who visit the Newport Flea Mall and Event Grounds will be able to witness a professional rodeo event.

Participants will be able to see barrel racing, calf roping, cowgirl breakaway, bull riding and more.

Concessions will be available, including hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, nachos, ice cream and popcorn.

Advanced tickets will be sold until 3 p.m. Friday. The price is $13 for adults and $8 for children.

At the gate, tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children.

Those under the age of 5 will be admitted for free.

Those attending may bring small coolers, but no glass containers.

Attendees must bring a printed ticket to enter the event.

There will be no refunds.

There will be bleacher seats and areas marked if you would like to bring your own chair.

For more information, call 252-223-4019.

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