folsom pro rodeo

Never too early to get ready for rodeo

While the 51st annual Folsom Pro Rodeo won’t gallop into town until early July, some locals kicked off the event a few months early at Powerhouse Pub in the Historic District. ...

Cowboys, cowgirls and crowds mark Folsom Pro Rodeo

Weather cooperated, but events sizzled at the Folsom Pro Rodeo’s 50th anniversary. Skydiver Kent Lane fell out of the sky into the arena once more with his giant American flag. H ...

Bullipede run brings out herds of another kind

The crowd was crazy on Sutter Street. Crazy in a good way. Young and old gathered on stairs and balconies – every inch of Sutter Street sidewalks filled with visitors vying for ...

Stampede kicks off Folsom Pro Rodeo

The Folsom Cattle Drive and the Running of the Bullipedes kicked off the 50th Folsom Pro Rodeo weekend Thursday with a full crowd lining both sides of Sutter Street. “I came out ...

Runners ready to sprint before cattle drive

Pamplona may have the Running of the Bulls each July, but Folsom has something to call its own — the Running of the Bullipedes. Back for a second year, the Sacramento Running As ...

Meg Whitman crashes Folsom Rodeo kick-off party

Shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday, about 30 minutes after a meet-and-greet at the Folsom Community Center, Meg Whitman turned up at the Powerhouse Pub for the Folsom Chamber of Commerc ...

Folsom Pro Rodeo turns 50 this July

Dust, dirt, sweat and grit make up the Folsom Pro Rodeo as well as the men and women who started the event 50 years ago. Organizers hope to shed light on the town’s staple event ...

Rodeo gives Folsom opportunity at All-American fun

The 49th Folsom Pro Rodeo offered families a unique way to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend, providing fun for all ages wrapped in a red, white and blue patriotic bow. The ev ...

Community calendar, July 1

Today The Cattle Drive will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Historic Sutter Street in Folsom. The event will feature 55 longhorn steer driven down Sutter joined by cowboys, horse drawn ...

What is your favorite summer community event?

Sue Sipe, Rancho Murieta "I like the Thursday Night Market." Deborah Mette, El Dorado Hills "I like the Concerts in the Park on Friday nights." George Mette, El Dorado Hill ...

Wild West, family style

Throughout five decades, a small unassuming western clothing store has sold countless cowboy hats, boots and belt buckles to generations of area residents -- and made numerous life ...