Forget about the farm chores and laundry.  It's time to have fun at Houston Hoedown this weekend.  View the schedule at www.houstonhoedown.com but here are a few highlights:
Friday July 29
3 p.m.    Kiddie parade
7 p.m.    Diesel truck and tractor pull
9 p.m.    Music with Jacked Up
10 p.m.   Greg Lemke Memorial fireworks
Saturday July 30
10 a.m.   Soapbox derby
Noon       Horseshoe tourney
1 p.m.      The Reptile Experience
7 p.m.     Modified tractor pull
9 p.m.    Music with The Groove Station
Sunday July 31
7 a.m.    Lions pancake breakfast
10 a.m.  Antique car and tractor display
Noon      GRAND PARADE
2 p.m.    Firefighter's challenge
2 p.m.    Craft beer festival
7 p.m.    Music with The Freezers