The Randy Witman Memorial Draft Horse Pulling Competition kicks off at 7 p.m Friday, Oct. 3, at the Northwest Washington Fair & Events Center, 1775 Front St., in Lynden. The event is honors Witman, a Lynden resident who died in 2013, and his lifelong devotion to training and competing with draft horses.
Teams from Washington and surrounding states will compete. The horses are guided only by voice command; no whips or slapping of the lines is allowed. Admission: $5 adults, $3 seniors (62 and up), $3 children 6 to 12, free for kids under 5. Details: 360-366-1477.