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 pm 

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

Mary Kaye

Pipp Gillette

Craig Carter & Zack Casey

Chris Isaacs