The 35th annual Robstown Cottenfest is coming to town this weekend. The festival has added new attractions this year with helicopter rides and indoor music, food, beer, a petting zoo and pony rides.

Friday night Nov. 22 the gates open at 5:00 p.m. to midnight with a BBQ cook off and music by the Spazmatics.

Saturday Nov. 23. the party starts from noon to midnight with a Tribute to George Straight cover band later that evening with a $5 cover charge.

For more information on the BBQ cook off contact Jason Garcia at (361) 533-4452 and for festival event information contact Wanda Russell at (361) 993-5211.