- Written by TW Editors
- Published September 03, 2012
Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West.
WALK THROUGH HISTORY
El Paso, TX, October 20: Learn the Wild West history of some of the 60,000 permanent residents on a walk through an 1872 Texas cemetery.
915-842-8200 • ConcordiaCemetery.org
WILD HORSE AND BURRO ADOPTIONS
866-468-7826 • BLM.gov
BIG BOY ART SHOW
Cody, WY, October 1-31: Buffalo Bill Country hosts this Western art show and sale featuring large format (30 inches by 40 inches) artworks.
307-587-3597 • CodyCountryArtLeague.com
Oklahoma City, OK, October 12-13: Paintings and sculptures by the Cowboy Artists of America, and gear by the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association.
405-478-2250 • NationalCowboyMuseum.org
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: GREATEST PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE AMERICAN WEST
Opens Oct. 27: Roughly 125 years of the American West is captured in this collection of photographs gathered by National Geographic.
Tulsa, OK: 918-596-2700 • Gilcrease.utulsa.edu
Corning, NY: 607-937-5386 • RockwellMuseum.org
Orange, TX: 409-886-2787 • StarkMuseum.org
Jackson, WY: 307-733-5771 • WildlifeArt.org
Cartersville, GA: 770-387-1300 • BoothMuseum.org
Indianapolis, IN: 317-636-9378 • Eiteljorg.org
Great Falls, MT: 406-727-8787 • CMRussell.org
Cody, WY: 307-587-4771 • BBHC.org
Oklahoma City, OK: 405-478-2250 NationalCowboyMuseum.org
Washington, DC: 202-857-7588
WESTERN HERITAGE ART EXHIBITION AND SALE
Kerrville, TX, Opens Oct. 6: Artwork by more than 40 artists will be featured at this exhibit and sale of Western paintings and bronze sculptures.
830-896-2553 • MuseumOfWesternArt.org
AMERICAN INDIAN ART AUCTION
Cincinnati, OH, October 5: Bid on items from a collection of Southwestern jewelry, sculptures, masks, beadwork, pottery and Navajo weavings.
513-871-1670 • Cowans.com
LONE PINE FILM FESTIVAL
Lone Pine, CA, October 5-7: Celebrate the 100th birthdays of Universal Pictures, Paramount and Dale Evans, plus tour John Wayne film locations.
760-876-9103 • LonePineFilmFestival.org
SILVER SPUR AWARDS
Sherman Oaks, CA, October 27: The Reel Cowboys organization presents its awards that honor modern-day Western films, TV shows and music.
800-337-7787 • ReelCowboys.org
A PRAIRIE EXPERIENCE
Goldthwaite, TX, October 13: Dinner honors guests from the Smithsonian Museum to raise support for the Native American Interpretive Center.
325-642-7527 • LegacyPlaza.org
CEDAR LIVESTOCK & HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Cedar City, UT, October 26-28: Celebrates region’s agricultural heritage and cattle and sheep rearing with a dutch oven competition and a sheep parade.
435-586-8132 • CedarLivestockFest.com
CHARLES GOODNIGHT HOUSE GALA DEDICATION
Claude, TX, October 5: Celebration honors the restoration of the 1887 home of the cattle rancher known as the “father of the Texas Panhandle.” 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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