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... at the National Western Complex, it is the world's premier stock, show, horse show and rodeo. Each year is bigger and better than the last, with more than 15,000 animals, rodeo performances, bull riders, ...
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo The Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, contributes nearly $1.5 million annually to the youth of Texas with the help of over 2,000 volunteers, ...
... endowments, auction, calf scramble program and show premiums paid to youth. The success of the event, positive impact on the community, world class rodeo action and entertainment and ability to provide ...
4. Cheyenne Frontier Days
(Events/Rodeos)
... Frontier Days takes place in Cheyenne, Wyoming every year during the last full week in July.   This action-packed, one-of-a-kind event, rich in century-old traditions and old-fashioned hospitality, ...
Tales of Terror and Trickery: Black Hills Storytellers The Black Hills Storytellers will haunt the halls of the Adams Museum in Deadwood, South Dakota for a frightful evening of ghoulish tales on Saturday, ...
6. Festival of the Springs
(Events/Festivals)
... gear, an annual park pass and other souvenirs. Historical characters, Native American dancers and fantastic lasso demonstrations are all part of this daylong celebration. Bring a picnic meal or purchase ...
... Old Fort National Historic Site is located on Colorado Highway 194, eight miles east of La Junta or 13 miles west of Las Animas. For more information, visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/beol or call ...
8. Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
(Events/Festivals)
... of Melody Ranch, Renaud and Andre Veluzet agreed to host the first event and the tradition began. This year marks the 18th Anniversary of the Festival. Still carrying the new name from last year, we will ...
9. Jackson Hole Old West Days
(Events/Festivals)
Jackson Hole Old West Days Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is proud to host the 30th Annual Old West Days Celebration, May 27-30, 2011. Jackson Hole has long been referred to as "The Last of the Old West," and ...
10. Remembrance Day / L.A. Drum Barracks
(Events/Celebrations)
... www.drumbarracks.org The Drum Barracks is the last remaining original Civil War era military facility in the Los Angeles area. The Drum Barracks Civil War Museum is a facility of the City of Los Angeles ...
... whatever amount of time you have available! 1052 Banning Boulevard, Wilmington, CA 90744 Susan Ogle, museum director, at (310) 548-7509 Website: www.drumbarracks.org The Drum Barracks is the last remaining ...
12. Las Posadas / Los Angeles
(Events/Celebrations)
Las Posadas / Los Angeles This nine night presentation of the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem is portrayed with singing, ballet folklorico entertainment, a candlelight procession on Olvera Street ...
Texas Gun Collectors Association / Annual Arms Collectors Show The finest antique, classic and collectible firearms will be on sale and on display t the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Historic Stockyards Diastrict. ...
14. Exploring Fort Vancouver Book Launch
(Events/Celebrations)
... National Historic Site on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Entitled "Exploring Fort Vancouver," the book was edited by Douglas Wilson and Theresa Langford of the National Park Service. The curator will also ...
American Indian Arts Marketplace at the Autry This year's American Indian Arts Marketplace at the Autry promises to be even bigger than last year, with 160 artists representing more than 40 tribes. Don't ...
American Indian Arts Marketplace at the Autry This year's American Indian Arts Marketplace at the Autry promises to be even bigger than last year, with 160 artists representing more than 40 tribes. Don't ...
... along the eight-mile Cactus Forest Drive. Each tour lasts approximately one and a half hours. Cookies and cider will be offered at the park's visitor center all evening. As space is limited, advanced reservations ...
18. Vintage Baseball at the Gateway Arch
(Events/Celebrations)
Vintage Baseball at the Gateway Arch Players and park rangers at the Gateway Arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, Mo. will help visitors learn about vintage baseball, the Great ...
19. The Navajo Code Talkers
(Events/Celebrations)
The Navajo Code Talkers Popular speaker Jack Lasseter shares the history of the famous Navajo Code Talkers in the Pacific during WWII. Their story is told through the eyes of Chester Nez, who like so many ...
20. las vegas
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... said Ernest Wooden Jr., President & CEO of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism). “From Picassos to pop hits, dinosaurs to diamonds, cowboys to classical sculpture, L.A.’s museum ...
... this typically does not last more than a day. For safety, visitors are asked to not cross fire lines or venture beyond barricades and signs. The preserve is also planning to augment the bison herd in ...
... The final transfer and permanent preservation of the remaining 222 acres occurred last week. U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker and U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-3) have supported ...
Alaska Airlines has begun daily nonstop service between Seattle, Washington and Albuquerque, New Mexico, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest. "Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine ...
... be the second annual autumn Volksmarch at Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota.   Due to the popularity of last year's Volksmarch, the experience will be offered twice this ...
... of a new regiment of volunteers. The presentation will begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately two hours. Visitors should expect to walk at least one mile over sandy and uneven terrain. Participants ...
... visits, using each speech as a “looking-glass” into American social and intellectual history, as well as the history of “Wonderland.” Eaman holds a BA from Carleton University, an MA from the University ...
Classic car lovers are revving up for this year’s Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion in Ontario, California and set for Sept. 19-21, which last year drew nearly 140,000 spectators, hundreds of vintage automobiles, ...
... annual parade. The presence of Scots in America began in the late 1600s when Glasgow, Scotland, was the European center for the Virginia tobacco trade, and Scots-Presbyterian dissenters in search of ...
Denali National Park and Preserve and the Denali Borough communities invite all who love winter to come celebrate Alaska's longest season at Winterfest 2014, taking place Feb. 21 to 23, 2014. This long-running ...
... to moderate hike. Programs last approximately two hours. Visitors may call the Montezuma Castle Visitor Center at (928) 567-3322 ext. 221 for more information. The legacy of the Sinagua native culture ...
... that have turned to stone during the last 225 million years. Once a lush landscape of coniferous trees and riverways, the park is now a dynamic laboratory offering unparalleled opportunities for scientific ...
... rider." Casey Colletti claimed his third round win of the week, riding for 86.5 points on Pete Carr's Classic Pro Rodeo's Scarlett's Web. Colletti rode the same horse for 88.5 points at the 2012 WNFR, ...
That gritty, confident cowboy who won a share of Round 9 Friday night at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo being held in Las Vegas, Nevada  is now known as four-time World Champion Bull Rider J.W. Harris. ...
36. University Presses Stand in the Gap for Authors
(People & Lifestyle/Writing the West / Elise McHugh)
... could be bought, sold, and lent; stocked in university, public, and private libraries; and taught in classrooms. Scholars around the world had greater access to new findings, new ideas, upon which further ...
37. Capitol Reef National Park Reopens Hickman Bridge Trail
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... and Navajo Knobs Trail. Caution is advised while hiking and visiting all locations in canyon country, rangers said. Inherent dangers exist including rockfall hazard, flash floods, loose footing, and lightning. ...
... German traditions, and there will be plenty of holiday spirit for guests to enjoy in 2013. New Braunfels' Sophienburg Museum and Archives will have "feather trees," advent wreaths, and Inge-Glas Christmas ...
... a Holiday Classic at the Denver Center for Performing Arts - A Christmas Carol Nov. 29 - Dec. 29 Denver's holiday tradition returns! Based on Charles Dickens' classic novel, this joyous and opulent musical ...
... and snowboarding, and also to keep kids in the sport longer. Additionally, Arapahoe Basin will be offering $10 off all class snowsports lessons from Dec. 1-20, 2013 to incentivize people to transform their ...
... programs and opportunities to volunteer." The seed collection is scheduled to last until about 3 p.m. All ages are welcome, and long pants and long sleeve shirts are suggested along with sturdy shoes, ...
42. National Parks Re-open Across the West
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... being encouraged to return to the region to take advantage of the crisp weather and enjoy the last few weeks of the fall season. All of the entrances to Yellowstone National Park now are open to visitors. ...
... employees to operate the park. "This reopening is critical to ongoing recovery efforts after last month's flooding," Hickenlooper said. "Trail Ridge Road provides a vital access point to Estes Park. Plus, ...
... Oct. 26, 2013. In what serves as a prime example of a unique, small-town event, the annual festival celebrates the tarantulas that come out of their burrows each fall to find a mate, before hunkering ...
... important to the state, representing roughly $7.4billion each year. Roughly 6.6 million visitors come to national park sites in Utah last year. Word of the Utah re-openings was quickly spreading. Forever ...
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