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
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 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.
Craig Carter & Zack Casey
2017 Volunteer of the Year Award presentation
2017 Cowboy Culture Award presentation
Announcements on the upcoming 30th anniversary event in 2018!