November 2013 Events

november-2013-western-eventsA Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West.

ANIMAL ADOPTIONS & FESTIVAL

WILD HORSE AND BURRO ADOPTIONS

Henderson, TX, November 7-9: Wild horses and burros from Western states are offered for adoption to folks who will provide long-term care.

866-468-7826 • BLM.gov

ALASKA BALD EAGLE FESTIVAL

Haines, AK, November 11-17: Witness the “Gathering of the Eagles” when up to 4,000 eagles can be seen feeding on a late run of salmon.

907-766-3094 • BaldEagles.org/Festival

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ART SHOWS & AUCTION

FALL FOR THE ARTS ARTWALK

Scottsdale, AZ, November 7: Artists’ receptions showcase original art in 50 galleries in Old Town Scottsdale, one of the country’s top art destinations.

480-998-4323 • ScottsdaleGalleries.com

DEATH VALLEY INVITATIONAL

Furnace Creek, CA, November 7-10: View Western art and support the efforts of the ’49ers to expand public awareness of Death Valley.

866-683-2948 • DeathValley49ers.org

AUTUMN IN THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER VALLEY

Billings, MT, Opens November 7: See fall-themed Western art scenes by Clyde Aspevig, Bob Barlow, Mike Aske, James Poulson and Joe Trakimas.

406-256-6804 • ArtMuseum.org

AMERICAN INDIAN ART SIGNATURE AUCTION

Dallas, TX, November 15: Bid on Crow parfleches, Cheyenne moccasins, Santa Clara pottery, Sioux hide shirts and more historical collectibles.

877-437-4824 • HA.com

NATIONAL COWBOY AND WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM WINTER ART SALE

Oklahoma City, OK, November 15: Art available for purchase from Prix de West and other selected artists, plus smaller Western pieces will be featured.

405-478-2250 • NationalCowboyMuseum.org

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HERITAGE FESTIVALS

WILL ROGERS DAYS

Claremore, OK, November 1-3: The 75th anniversary celebration of Will Rogers Days offers a range of activities  that include guided motorcoach tours.

918-343-8113 • WillRogers.com

HEARD MUSEUM SPANISH MARKET

Phoenix, AZ, November 9-10: Celebrate Hispanic culture with strolling mariachis, folklorico dancers and artwork by Southwestern artists.

602-252-8848 • Heard.org/SpanishMarket

RANCH HAND BREAKFAST

Kingsville, TX, November 17: Old-time camp cooking, team roping and more create a taste of the cowboy life at the 1853 King Ranch.

800-333-5032 • King-Ranch.com

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HOLIDAY EVENTS

HASTINGS CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS

Hastings, NE, November 21: This traditional community gathering fills the streets of downtown with family-friendly entertainment.

402-461-8413 • VisitHastingsNebraska.com

CHRISTMAS AT UNION STATION

Omaha, NE, November 23: The region’s largest indoor Christmas tree is the highlight of the line-up of family-friendly holiday events.

402-444-5071 • DurhamMuseum.org

FAROLITA LIGHTING

Morrison, CO, November 24: Celebrate the Southwestern tradition of lighting farolitos (paper lanterns) at the Tesoro Cultural Center.

303-839-1671 • TesoroCulturalCenter.org

JINGLE THROUGH JOSEPH

Joseph, OR, November 29-30: Bring the family for the community’s lighted parade, late night shopping, an appearance by Santa and more.

541-432-4321 • WallowaCountyChamber.com

WINTER WITH PRAIRIE CULTURES

Beatrice, NE, Nov. 29-Dec. 31: Celebrate the holidays with all the ethnic groups who lived on the Great Plains during the homesteading era.

402-223-3514 • NPS.gov/Home

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POETRY & MUSIC FEST

WICKENBURG BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

Wickenburg, AZ, November 8-10: Bluegrass classics and hits from High Plains Tradition, Run Boy Run Band and Kody Norris.

928-684-5479 • WickenburgChamber.com

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RODEOS

WRCA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RANCH RODEO

Amarillo, TX, November 7-10: Top ranch teams compete in the world championship hosted

by Working Ranch Cowboys Association.

806-374-9722 • WRCA.org

CLEM MCSPADDEN NAT’L FINALS STEER ROPING

Guthrie, OK, November 8-9: Held since 1984, this tribute to Clem McSpadden celebrates his contributions to the sport of rodeo.

405-282-7433 • LazyE.com



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