Saturday, September 9, 2017

9:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibits and Western Items for sale inside the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, Lubbock, TX

9:30 am NEW - Sure 'Nuf Cowboy in LMCC S0uth Meeting Room 104. Real Cowboys tell interesting stories about their real-world experiences.  

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 NEW - HARMONICA WORKSHOP for Beginners by Gary Penney, LMCC South Meeting Room 107

11:00 am NEW - Horse Training Demonstration by Justin Stanton, Stanton Performance Horses, LMCC Exhibit Hall

11:00 am NEW - OUTLAW HISTORY in LMCC South Meeting Room 104

- 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 NEW - WYATT EARP: A Life on the Frontier by Wyatt Earp pf Phoenix, AZ. See this acllaimed historical performance by the Great-Grandnephew of the famous lawman & gunslinger.

1:00 pm  Special Presentations - Quanah Parker Heritage Society, LMCC Banquet Room 1 (west)

1:00 pm  Youth Contest Awards Presentation in LMCC South Meeting Room 104-105

2:00 pm NEW - COW COUNTRY OUTLAWS by Texas State Historian, Bill O'Neal. LMCC Banquet Room 2 (east).

2:00 pm Youth Book Reading by western author Nathan Dahlstrom - LMCC South Meeting Room 104-105

2:00 pm "TUB TALK" with Washtub Jerry on the Exhibit Hall Stage. Learn how the washtub bass works and see the acclaimed "WMA Instrmentalist of the Year" demonstrate his unique & special talent for making music with the washtub!

2:00 pm Dance - Ballet Folklorico Nuestra Henericia in the par north of the LMCC 

3:00 pm NEW - Horse Training Demonstration by Justin Stanton, Stanton Performance Horses in the LMCC Exhibit Hall

4:00 om NEW - Considering Writing a Western Book? by award-winning author Karen C. Fitzjerrell 

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.

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Evening Performance in the Civic Center Theatre - the Day Pass includes general admission seating to the night show.

Mary Kaye

Pipp Gillette

Craig Carter & Zack Casey

Chris Isaacs

Jimmy Burson

Andy Hedges

Jim WIlson

Stan Mahler

Washtub Jerry

Mike Querner

2017 Volunteer of the Year Award presentation

2017 Cowboy Culture Award presentation

Announcements on the upcoming 30th anniversary event in 2018!