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... financial support to Texas youth is the result of many hours of hard work by committed SALE volunteers. SALE has a rich tradition and history of stewardship to the community, agriculture industry and ...
2. 2014 Tucson Rodeo Parade
(Events/Rodeos)
2014 Tucson Rodeo Parade The Tucson Rodeo Parade is the longest non-motorized parade in the nation. This 89 year old Tucson tradition brings the vibrant history and colors of the Southwest to life each ...
The Arizona Rough Riders (Living History Presentation) Living History Presentation. The Arizona Rough Riders is a commemorative group that brings the Spanish/American War era (1898) to life for audiences. ...
4. Prairie Day 2010
(Events/Festivals)
Prairie Day 2010 Come and celebrate life on the prairie during the 1860s to 1880s. Musical entertainment, nature exhibits and a variety of living history demonstrations are the highlights of the event. ...
... language..." On Saturday, September 18, the National Park Service will relive this history with the site's "Hispanic Heritage Celebration." The event, featuring special talks, ongoing demonstrations, ...
6. Jackson Hole Old West Days
(Events/Festivals)
... with Jackson Hole's rich history, its no wonder Old West Days is a favorite among visitors and locals alike. Visitors from all over the country come to delight in the live music, theatrical entertainment, ...
7. Western Arts Day
(Events/Festivals)
Western Arts Day Western Arts Day, an annual celebration of Grand Canyon National Park's history and culture, will be held at the North Rim Saturday, July 9, 2011. Western Arts Day commemorates the western ...
8. Tubac’s Anza Days Celebration
(Events/Celebrations)
Tubac’s Anza Days Celebration A living history celebration of the Indian, Mexican and Spanish Colonial periods in Tubac. Highlights include a colorful reenactment on horseback of Juan Bautista de Anza's ...
9. Old West Day
(Events/Festivals)
... and architectural history of the Rand Mining District and adjacent histoic sites in the Upper Mojave Desert Region of California. Information about the communites of Randsburg, Johannesburg, Red Mountain ...
10. Toshiba Tall Ships Festival
(Events/Festivals)
... sounds and sights of real working tall ships. Interactive living-history encampments including blacksmiths, scrimshaw artists, and the infamous Port Royal Privateers are sure to entertain and amaze guests ...
11. Battle of New Orleans Returns
(Events/Celebrations)
... 100 living history experts dressed as British and American troops and civilians from 1815 will present military drills, cannon and musket firing, and craft and cooking demonstrations. On Friday at 7 p.m., ...
12. Fort Bridger Rendezvous
(Events/Celebrations)
... Wyoming, and hosts a living history experience for re-enactors and friends. Held annually during the first weekend of September, it's an experience for the whole family. Fort Bridger, Wyoming Fort Bridger ...
13. Anza Day Celebration in Tubac
(Events/Celebrations)
Anza Day Celebration in Tubac A living history celebration of the Indian, Spanish Colonial and Territorial periods in Tubac. Highlights include a colorful re-enactment on horseback of Juan Bautista de ...
14. Sacramento Gold Rush Days
(Events/Celebrations)
... out of the 1850s. Hundreds of costumed performers took on the roles of celebrities, personalities and just plain folks, bringing history to life while bluegrass pickers and old-timey Musicians performed ...
15. Juan Bautista de Anza Day
(Events/Celebrations)
... from Tubac to the Pacific where he founded a settlement that would become San Francisco. Enjoy a colorful re-enactment on horseback of Anza's expedition, living history demonstrations, period costumes, ...
... arts, will share traditional games from American Indian cultures-from the Plains to California. Families will learn about the history and role of games in American Indian life, join together in a game, ...
17. Anza Day
(Events/Celebrations)
Anza Day Arizona's annual cultural event celebrating the 1775 Anza Expedition. Mass is at Tumacacori Mission on Saturday, Anza Ride re-enactment on Saturday, Living History Presentations, Mariachi Music, ...
... videos about World Heritage. National Geographic Fellow Jonathan Tourtellot gives a presentation on the history and importance of World Heritage at 6 p.m. in the Visitor Center. Aztec Ruins National ...
19. San Francisco Maritime Open House
(Events/Outdoors Shows)
... volunteers/docents/living history, and park partners. General's Residence (Historic Officers Club), Fort Mason, San Francisco National Park Service ranger / 415) 561-7049 Website: www.nps.gov/safr ...
20. Christmas at Old Fort Concho
(Events/Celebrations)
Christmas at Old Fort Concho Three days full of Christmas cheer including shopping, living history, a special area for children, ongoing entertainment as well as special scheduled shows, and much, much ...
21. 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 ...
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... Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; Norton Simon Museum; Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits; Paley Center for Media; Pasadena Museum of California Art; Skirball Cultural Center; and USS Battleship ...
... us as Americans,” said Alexander. “I’m pleased to see this key segment of the historic Trail of Tears being preserved, which will allow Tennesseans and visitors to learn about America’s history as they ...
... to visit the Officers’ Club,” said Craig Middleton, Presidio Trust Executive Director. “Stunning exhibits about the Presidio’s history, a new restaurant with Chef Traci Des Jardins, free public programs ...
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 ...
... Kettle, White Antelope, and Left Hand lay in the valley before them. Chaotic, horrific, tumultuous, and bloody, the events of Nov. 29, 1864 changed the course of history. For more information, visit ...
The Fort Museum, located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, is celebrating their 50th Anniversary with a new website, commemorative pin, historic building and exhibit updates and educational programs. History comes ...
... of the West in Cody, Woyming. Eaman's talk will begin at 12:15 p.m. and is free with admission. “Delivered at five critical junctures in American and park history, these speeches reveal a changing ...
... the Scots in the American West exhibition is made possible by the following: Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Naoma Tate and the family of Hal Tate, the Latter Day Saints Church History Museum, Marjorie ...
Historians, collectors and others interested in learning about the history of the American Civil War will have a unique opportunity to do so in Bossier City, Louisiana on March 14-16, 2014, when the Louisiana ...
In celebration of the City of St. Louis' 250th anniversary, on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, the National Park Service will host free special events to recognize the rich history of the city and the deep passion ...
... museums that are part of our history and our past," he added. In 1864, in the midst of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed legislation granting the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree ...
... to go over $5 million in earnings. The 19-time world champion has $5,029,313 in career winnings. The 37-year-old cowboy won $426,011 this season, the second highest in PRCA history behind his 2010 total ...
36. University Presses Stand in the Gap for Authors
(People & Lifestyle/Writing the West / Elise McHugh)
A little history lesson here. John Hopkins University Press was founded by Daniel Coit Gilman in 1878, just two years after he founded the university, and has the distinction of being the oldest continuously ...
... National Finals Rodeo on big screens and a Christmas concert followed by a cowboy dance. Doors open at 5 p.m. with the event beginning at 6:30 p.m. All auction proceeds will benefit Deadwood History, ...
... Maritime Christmas program presented by the costumed Living History players from 6 to 9 p.m. Turn the clock back to Christmas in the year 1901, where you will meet and talk with captains, wives, and crews ...
39. Capitol Reef National Park Reopens Hickman Bridge Trail
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... on the earth) extending almost 100 miles. Capitol Reef's rich cultural history dates back to Archaic hunters and gatherers and more recently Mormon pioneers who settled the area in the 1800s. Winter ...
... History Colorado Center in Denver. The second of three exhibition phases, the Living West exhibit journeys into the deep relationships between Colorado's people and the land through three stories: life ...
... and repair a dilapidated wood shed. "Much of life happens here, young and old come together, new friendships are kindled, and history and traditions are made," said Alice Tenscher-Dunbar, a 20-year visitor ...
... along with Yosemite Valley, are the basis of the Yosemite Grant of 1864," said Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher told OldWestNewWest.com Travel & History Magazine. "This was truly the birth of ...
... of the American West, keeping western experiences alive. The Center, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, weaves the varied threads of the western experience-history and myth, art and Native culture, ...
... tarantula race starting at 5 p.m. The mountain community, located at an elevation of 2,218 feet, has a little bit of everything you might want in a rural town with great Old West history. Coarsegold got ...
45. Robert Hass, Gerald Vizenor and the Japanese Haiku
(People & Lifestyle/Writing the West / Elise McHugh)
... awareness of both the pleasures and pains of being human." Like Hass, Gerald Vizenor is a veteran writer who has received many accolades for his contribution to literature and to the history and cultural ...
... Its Web site can be found at www.lafronterapublishing.com and reached at (307) 778-4752. The company also publishes OldWestNewWest.com Travel & History Magazine (www.oldwestnewwest.com).  ...
47. National Parks Close Due to Federal Budget Impasse
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... who rely on us for help to preserve their history and create healthy outdoor activities for their neighbors. It will also disrupt your lives and that of your families and for that I am sorry. "You are ...
... & History Magazine, and the Crane Flat Campground, gas station, and store are open. As of Friday, there was no smoke impact to the valley or much of the rest of the park. The fire remains in the same ...
49. Taos Summer Writers’ Conference Proves a Magical Time for Writers
(People & Lifestyle/Writing the West / Elise McHugh)
... people not only to experience writing, but to experience the beauty, history, and art of Taos and, by extension, New Mexico. The Taos Summer Writers' Conference offers both weeklong and weekend workshops. ...
... anniversary. One of the most architecturally stunning and historical hotels in the Biltmore Hotel boasts a storied history and has played a role in some of the most important events of our time.  ...
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