Friday, September 8th, 2017
9:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibits and Western Items for sale inside the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, Lubbock, TX
9:30 am Wild West Youth Day Roundup begins - in the Banquet Room 1(west) with Western music, Chuck Wagon History, Horse Training, Ft. Concho History, Native American Activity.
9:45 am NEW - Horse Training by Justin Stanton, Stanton Performance Horses, LMCC Exhibit Hall
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions of poetry, music, stories, history sessions, panels & special presentations (click for Friday Concurrent Sessions Schedule)
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Quanah Parker Heritage Society Native American Activities in the park north of the Civic Center along Avenue O between Marsha Sharp Freeway and Mac Davis Lane
11:30 am NEW - The Music of Marty Robbins Luncheon - LMCC Banquet Room 2 (east). Take a trip back in time with the traditional and nostalgic western tunes of Marty Robbins performed by Pat Meade, Mary Kaye, Stan Mahler, Doug Figgs, Don Nix, Donnie Poindexter and Washtub Jerry. Limited seating - tickets required.
Noon – 1:30 pm LUNCH - BBQ Brisket Sandwich with beans and Iced Tea
Musical entertainment - located in the park north of the Civic Center. Musical entertianment throughout lunch time.
1:00 pm NEW WYATT EARP: A Life on the Frontier by Wyatt Earp of Phoenix, AZ in the LMCC Theatre. See this acclaimed hisotrical performance by the Great-Grandnephew of the famous lawman & gunslinger. Included in the Day Pass.
2:00 pm NEW - Tub Talk - Washtub Workshop with Washtub Jerry at the LMCC Exhibit Hall Stage. Learn how the washtub works and see the acclaimed "WMA Instrumentalist of the Year" demonstrate his unique & special talent for making music with a washtub!
2:00 pm NEW - OUTLAW HISTORY in LMCC South Meeting Room 107
3:00 pm NEW - Horse Training by Justin Stanton, Stanton Performance Horses in the LMCC Exhibit Hall
3:00 pm NEW - Cow Country Outlaws by Texas State Historian, Bill O'Neal. LMCC Banquet Room 2 (east)
4:00 pm Western Authors Panel – Civic Center, Banquey Hall 2(east). Meet the authors and explore the development of these real-life characters in both fact and fiction. Dusty Richards, Bill O'Neal, Karen Fitzjerrell, Nathan Dahlstrom and others.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Evening Performance in the LMCCTheatre - the Day Pass includes general admission seating to the night show.
Craig Carter & Zack Casey
NEW - DANCE immediately following at 9 pm in the Banquet Hall with
Jimmy Burson & Texas in the Swing!