- Written by TW Editors
- Published August 06, 2012
Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West
& 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
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
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
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
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
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
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. Registration is FREE and takes only a few seconds to complete. If you are already registered on TrueWestMagazine.com, please log in below. Get instant access to subscriber content on TrueWestMagazine.com! When it comes to keeping the lore of the West alive, nobody does it better. True West readers get the no-holds-barred, straight shootin' facts about the West from our staff of experts and historians. After subscribing, just come back here and register with us by clicking on the register link below.
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