Participants in last year's watermelon eating contest Saturday.

The annual Roby Fair — which includes a parade and other activities — is slated for Saturday (today).

The day kicks off with a 7-9 a.m. breakfast at the Citizens Center. The parade begins at 9 a.m. with lineup between Walt’s and a café at Highways 17 and 32.

Here is the remaining schedule:

•10 a.m. – Gospel music by the Niebruegge family.

•10:30 a.m. — Turtle races.

•11 a.m. — The band, One.

•11:30 a.m. — Tug of war contest (adult and children’s divisions)

•12:30 a.m. — Watermelon eating contest.

•1 p.m. — Open karaoke.

•2 p.m. — Karaoke contest.

•3 – 5 p.m. — Miles from Nowhere.

•4 p.m. — Greased pig contest

•5 p.m. — Dinner of pulled pork or smoked chicken leg quarters.

•5:30 p.m. — Kevin Lee and Hired Guns with special guests, Brandi Couch, KC Lee and Steve Ritz.

Registration for the events must be 15 minutes prior to start. 

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