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60th Annual Penn Valley Rodeo Opens Tonight

It’s a tradition in western Nevada County, and the biggest event of the year in Penn Valley. The annual Penn Valley rodeo gets underway tonight, compete with a parade tomorrow. Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce President Mike Mastrodonato says the rodeo draws between 35-hundred and four thousand people every year…

Listen to Mike Mastrodonato 1

This is also a milestone year for the rodeo–it’s the 60th annual. The rodeo lasts for two nights–tonight and tomorrow, with the annual parade sandwiched in the middle, tomorrow afternoon. Mastrodonato says there can be some unusual entries…

Listen to Mike Mastrodonato 2

The parade starts at Western Gateway Park at 3 o’clock, and meanders over to the rodeo grounds and should be done by 4.

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