A 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
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
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
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
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
POETRY & MUSIC FEST
WICKENBURG BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
928-684-5479 • WickenburgChamber.com
WRCA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RANCH RODEO
by Working Ranch Cowboys Association.
806-374-9722 • WRCA.org
CLEM MCSPADDEN NAT’L FINALS STEER ROPING
405-282-7433 • LazyE.com