The city of La Marque and the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce is bringing back Bayou Fest, which will be from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Highland Bayou Park, 1991 Getty Road (take Exit 10 off Interstate 45 S.) in La Marque.

Festivities will begin with a barbecue cook-off Friday, and Saturday’s events will include various arts and crafts vendors, the “Cowboy” Jones children’s fishing tournament for ages 12 and younger, a pumpkin patch, mutton bustin’, live music and a fireworks show, which will close out the festival.

Angela Wilson: 409-683-5239;

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