Saturday, September 9, 2017
9:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibits and Western Items for sale inside the Civic Center
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions of poetry, music, stories, history sessions, panels & special presentations inside the Civic Center (click on Saturday Concurrent Sessions Schedule)
10:00 am Parade of the Horse
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
11:00 am – 3 pm NEW YOUTH ACTIVITIES, in Civic Center Pedestrian Mall. Individual youth activities including paper construction of cowboy vests and hats, paint branding, creating a personal brand, and a sheriff’s badge for completing the activities. Come and go as you please - and create these fun item to take home!
11:00 am Horse Training Demonstrations
Noon – 1:00 pm National Championship Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
CHUCK WAGON LUNCH - wagon prepared meals are available to the public!
Meal and Musical entertainment in the park located north of the Civic Center
Noon – 1:30 pm LUNCH - BBQ Brisket Sandwich with beans and Iced Tea
1:00 pm Special Presentations - Quanah Parker Heritage Society, Banquet Room 1 (west)
1:00 pm Youth Contest Awards Presentation in Civic Center South Meeting Room 104
2:00 pm NEW COWBOY'S PANEL in Civic Center Banquet Hall 2 (east)
Everyone is invited to join this session to learn more about the real-life experiences of today's cowboys as they ride the range!
2:00 pm NEW TUB TALK with Washtub Jerry on the Exhibit Hall Stage. Learn how the washtub bass works and see the acclaimed "WNA Instrmentalist of the Year" demonstrate his unique & special talent for making music with the washtub!
3:00 om Horse Training Demos
4:00 om NEW - The Changing Face of Lead Characters in Western Fiction by Karen C. Fitzjerrell, author
4:00 pm National Championship Chuck Wagon Cook-Off Awards, at the Outdoor Stage in the park north of the Civic Center
5:00 pm Fajita Dinner Buffet, in the park north of the Civic Center.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Evening Performance in the Civic Center Theatre
Craig Carter & Zack Casey