Events

September 2012 Events

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Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West

ADVENTURES

Beginner Horsemanship
& Confidence Building Seminar

Gila, NM, September 2-7: This program’s goal is to teach you skills to help improve horse control, such as round pen techniques and trail riding.
575-535-2048 • DoubleERanch.com

Ghosts Of Fort Reno Tour

El Reno, OK, September 15: Researchers share the ghost stories and unsolved mysteries of this historic 1875 Indian Territory post.
405-262-3987 • FortReno.org

Range Creek Archaeology Trip

Green River, UT, September 15-16: Tour Fremont rock art and archaeological sites along remote Range Creek in the Book Cliffs region.
800-860-5262 • CFIMoab.org

Cowgirl Up At The Bar W

Whitefish, MT, September 23-29: Days of cattle work and fly-fishing, plus spa treatments, Montana home cooking and Country dancing.
866-828-2900 • TheBarW.com

ANIMAL ADOPTIONS

Wild Horse And Burro Adoptions

Rock Springs, WY, September 15: Wild horses and burros from Western states are offered up for adoption to folks who will provide long-term care.
866-468-7826 • BLM.gov

ART SHOW

Buffalo Bill Art Show And Sale

Cody, WY, September 21-22: Painter Buckeye Blake is the honored artist for this year’s exhibition and sale of Western-themed fine art.
888-598-8119 • BuffaloBillArtShow.com

AUCTIONS

Premiere Firearms Auction

Rock Island, IL, September 7-9: Bob Dalton’s Army Colt is among the historic Colts, Winchesters and flintlocks up for bid.
800-238-8022 • RockIslandAuction.com

Jackson Hole Art Auction

Jackson Hole, WY, September 15: Bid on Western art by masters such as Oscar Berninghaus and Frank Tenney Johnson.
866-549-9278 • JacksonHoleArtAuction.com

competitions

Miss New Mexico Saloon Girl Contest

Eagle Nest, NM, Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Saloon girl costume competition, hoedown dance and door prizes at the historic 1898 saloon.
800-821-2093 • LagunaVistaLodge.com

Rendezvous Of The Gunfighters

Tombstone, AZ, September 1-3: Gunfighter re-enactment groups from across the nation compete and perform on historic Allen Street.
520-457-3548 • Tombstone.org

FUNDRAISERS

Rendezvous Royale

Cody, WY, September 19-22: Features the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale, Buffalo Bill Historical Center Patrons Ball and Cody High Style show.
888-598-8119 • RendezvousRoyale.org

Cattle Baron’s Ball

Southfork Ranch, Parker, TX, September 29: This fundraiser, with featured artist Blake Shelton, benefits the American Cancer Society.
214-443-9222 • CattleBaronsBall.com

HERITAGE FESTIVALS

Wagon Days

Ketchum, ID, Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Mining heritage events include a Blackjack Ketchum shoot-out and a Big Hitch Parade, with its 16-draft mule jerkline.
208-726-3423 • WagonDays.com

Fort Bridger Rendezvous

Fort Bridger, WY, Aug. 31-Sept. 3: The 1842 fort hosts a living history celebration of the Rocky Mountain fur trade rendezvous held from 1825-40.
435-213-5133 • FortBridgerRendezvous.net

Buffalo Bill Days Festival

Leavenworth, KS, September 7-8: Enjoy historical re-enactors, outhouse races, beard and mustache contest, live music and barbecue.
913-682-3924 • BuffaloBillDaysFestival.com

Hells Canyon Mule Days

Enterprise, OR, September 7-9: Pay tribute to the tough pack animal at the mule clinic, sale, races and living history events.
888-323-3271 •...

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