November 2012 Events


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Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West.

Animal Adoptions

Wild Horse and Burro  Adoptions

Richmond, VA, November 2-4: Wild horses and
burros from Western states are offered up for adoption to folks who will provide long-term care.
866-468-7826 •

Art Shows & Exhibits

Scottsdale Western Artwalk

Scottsdale, AZ, November 8: Tour traditional and contemporary Western and American Indian art in some of Old Town’s many diverse galleries.

480-377-9366 •

Small Works, Great Wonders

Oklahoma City, OK, November 16: Art collectors can purchase smaller Western paintings and sculptures at this annual museum fundraiser.
405-478-2250 •

Tall Tales of the Wild West: The Stories of Karl May

Santa Fe, NM, Opens November 18: The first—and only—U.S. exhibit dedicated to Germany’s favorite author, during this centennial year of his death. Karl May is shown here dressed as his famous Wild West character, Old Shatterhand, from Winnetou.

Alpine Artwalk

Alpine, TX, November 16-17: View artwork from 23 galleries and a wild wheels art car parade, plus enjoy an open air food market and free concerts.

432-837-3067 •


Western Americana

Dallas, TX, November 3: Bid on Wild West collectibles; past sales have included a Buffalo Bill pistol and Annie Oakley cabinet cards.

800-872-6467 •

Fine Firearms

Manchester, New Hampshire, November 17: Historical and collectible firearms could include Winchesters, sporting rifles and flintlock pistols.

603-627-7383 •

Awards show

Western Music Association Showcase & Awards Show

Albuquerque, NM, November 14-18: Starts off with a swing dance and includes Western music workshops, performances, contests and awards.

505-563-0673 •

Frontier Fare

Ranch Hand Breakfast

Kingsville, TX, November 17: Cowboy breakfast
at the 1853 King Ranch includes team roping, camp cooking and cowboy storytelling.

800-333-5032 •

Heritage Festivals

Cave Creek Cowboy Gathering

Cave Creek, AZ, November 3: Ballads and stories shared by five-time Western Music Performer of the Year Dave Stamey, True West’s Bob Boze Bell and more entertainers.

480-488-2764 •

Death Valley ’49ers Encampment

Furnace Creek, CA, November 7-11: Celebrate the spirit of the 1849 Gold Rush with music, an art and crafts show, cowboy poetry and parades.

866-683-2948 •

Holiday Events


Grapevine, TX, Opens November 9: Holiday
ice sculptures and slides showcase DreamWorks’s Merry...

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