Resort to host axe-throwing contest

BraveHawk Forge will host an axe-throwing tournament Sept. 21 at Lake Striker Resort in Reklaw, with the top contestant receiving a forged axe from the forge. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public, and will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the resort, located at 18560 County Road 4256 South in Reklaw. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners, with a hand-forged axe as the top prize.

Onsite demonstrations will be held, and vendors are invited to set up at the event. Vendors can request an application by contacting Edith Fudge at 281-703-3739 or by emailing edithfudge@eastex.net. Booths are $30, with a limited number set up for electricity that will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Tournament entry is $10 per person. Overnight guests can contact the resort to book lodging, which includes hotel rooms, cabins, RV spots and camping, with rates varying. To learn more, contact Lake Striker Resort, at 903-854-2505.