AUGUSTA FUTURITY MAIN COMPETITION: Friday, Jan. 23, through Saturday, Jan. 29, cutting horse competition. Main cutting categories takes place Sunday, Jan. 23, through Wednesday, Jan. 26, at The Hippodrome in North Augusta., and from Thursday, Jan. 27, through Saturday, Jan. 29, in James Brown Arena. Action begins at 9 a.m. each day at the individual locations.
CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDING: Begins 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Jan. 22, in James Brown Arena. Separate ticket required available at the arena box office. Proceeds benefit University of South Carolina Aiken baseball scholarships.
WRANGLER FAMILY FUN FEST: Saturday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fun for kids of all ages on James Brown Arena Plaza on Seventh Street. Music, clogging, etc. Free festival.
VENDORS: James Brown Arena lobby and downstairs, Jan. 21-29; Bell Auditorium Western Expo begins Wednesday, Jan. 26, goes through Saturday, Jan. 29, with western wear and many one-of-a-kind, handcrafted items. Admission is free to the Bell’s Western Expo.
FUTURITY COUNTRY DANCE: Wednesday, Jan. 26, beginning 7 p.m., Coyotes nightclub, 2512 Peach Orchard Road.
AUGUSTA STALLION STAKES BREEDING AUCTION: Friday, Jan. 28, approximately 2 to 6 p.m. (after second go 4-year-old Futurity Non-Pro), James Brown Arena; not a sale of stallions but of donated breedings.
FUTURITY FINALS: Saturday, Jan. 29, James Brown Arena. Opening ceremony, 6:30 p.m.
Find out more on the 2011 Futurity website at http://augustafuturity.com/