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Country Thunder: Florence, AZ, April 16-19: Eric Church, Luke Combs and Ashley McBryde headline a weekend of country music showcasing more than 20 musical acts. 866-388-0007 •


Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale, AZ, April 4: More than 350 lots of the finest Western paintings and sculptures will be auctioned online.

480-945-0225 •

Cowgirl Up! Exhibition

Wickenburg, AZ, April 1-30: The Desert Caballeros Western Museum presents its annual exhibition of works by contemporary female Western artists.

928-684 2272 •

Maynard Dixon’s American West

Scottsdale, AZ, April 1-30: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West offers a groundbreaking exhibition of the West’s greatest artist, Maynard Dixon.

480-686-9539 •


Western Heritage Awards

Oklahoma City, OK, April 17-18: The awards honor the best in literature, music, film and television that reflect the heritage of the American West

405-478-2250 •


Spring Traders Encampment

Bartlesville, OK, April 17-18: Hosted by Woolaroc’s Mountain Men Wes and Roger Butcher, the camp has quickly become a favorite for re-enactors.

918-336-0307 •


Rose Tree Parade & Festival

Tombstone, AZ, April 11-12: The blooming of the “World’s Largest Rose Tree” planted in 1885, is celebrated with a parade and folklorico dances.

520-457-3326 •   

Fiesta San Antonio

San Antonio, TX, April 16-26: Old San Antonio and Old Mexico celebrations include fandangos, art shows and a pilgrimage to the Alamo mission.

877-273-4378 •

Arbor Day Celebration

Nebraska City, NE, April 24-26: The home of the first Arbor Day, in 1872, celebrates with free trees, a chili cook-off and a parade.

800-514-9113 •

Wild Wild West Fest

Andrews, TX, April 17-18: Western heritage is
celebrated with cowboy mounted shooting demonstrations, a BBQ cook-off, live music and more.

432-523-2695 •

Cowboy Way Jubilee at Fort Concho

San Angelo, TX, April 30-May 3: A cowboy comic-con features Western stars, authors, workshops and demos, with cowboy music all day, every day.

580.768.5559 •


61st Annual Arizona History Convention

Tucson, AZ, April 16-18: Arizona historians, including True West’s Bob Boze Bell, Stuart Rosebrook and Marshall Trimble, gather to share scholarship on Arizona.

520-628-5774 •


Llano Fiddle Fest

Llano, TX, April 3-5: Texas musicians of the past are celebrated with a competition featuring some of the best fiddlers from Texas and beyond.

325-247-5354 •


Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters

Bandera, TX, April 4, 11, 18, 25: Experience the excitement of the Wild West with the award-winning Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters.

830-796-3045 •


8th Annual Wyoming Roughstock Rodeo School

Casper, WY, April 3: Instructors have the experience and knowledge to make novices’ rodeo dreams come true.

307-358-2642 •


Oklahoma Quarter Horse Spring Show

Oklahoma City, OK, April 3-7: The region’s finest quarter horses compete for ribbons and prizes in a wide array of classes.

405-440-0694 •


Trappings of Texas

Alpine, TX, April 16-18: The nation’s second-oldest trappings show offers cowboy gear and Western art at the Museum of the Big Bend.

432-837-8143 •

Southwest Farm & Home Expo

Elk City, OK, April 4-5: Novices and professionals alike can shop and learn about products and services for farm, home, lawn, garden and ranch.

580-225-0207 •


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