Western Roundup

Chris Stapleton True West
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 • CountryThunder.com.

ART SHOWS & AUCTIONS

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 • ScottsdaleArtAuction.com

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 • WesternMuseum.org

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 • ScottsdaleMuseumWest.org

AWARD SHOW

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 • NationalCowboyMuseum.org

ENCAMPMENTS

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 • Woolaroc.org

HERITAGE FESTIVALS

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 • Tombstone.org   

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 • Fiesta-SA.org

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 • NebraskaCity.com

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 • WildWildWestFest.com

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 • CowboyWayJubilee.com

HISTORY CONFERENCE

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 • ArizonaHistory.org

MUSIC 

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 • LlanoFiddleFest.com

RE-ENACTMENTS

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 • BanderaCowboyCapital.com

RODEOS

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 • SaddleBroncProductions.com

STOCK SHOWS & RODEOS

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 • OKQHA.org

TRADE SHOWS

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 • MuseumoftheBigBend.com

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 • VisitElkCity.com

 

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