Western Roundup: May 2021

21st Annual Living History Days

Pinedale, WY, May 11-13: Each day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the American Mountain Men show the day-to-day life of the Rendezvous era trappers. The program is mainly created for school groups but, kids and adults of all ages are welcome to join. All programs are free.

877-686-6266 • MuseumoftheMountainMan.com

ART SHOWS

National Fine Art Show & Auction

Ellensburg, WA, May 21-23: The Ellensburg art show and auction exhibits works by new and established Western artists for the benefit of the public.

509-962-2934 • WesternArtAssociation.org

 

GUN SHOWS

Colorado Gun Collectors Association Gun Show

Denver, CO, September 16-19: The show offers more than 1,500 tables of antique and modern firearms and cowboy artifacts.

720-482-0167 • CGCA.com

 

HERITAGE FESTIVALS

Wyatt Earp Days

May 29-30, Tombstone, AZ: In honor of famed Tombstone lawman Wyatt Earp, activities include gunfights, a chili cook-off and an 1880s fashion show.

520-457-3511 • TombstoneChamber.com

 

OUTDOOR & WILDLIFE EXPOS

Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival

May 2021, dates TBD, Cortez, CO: Observe the local bird population with regional wildlife specialists volunteering as tour guides and guest lecturers.

970-565-1151 • CortezCulturalCenter.org

Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo

Kearney, NE, May 8: The expo showcases Nebraska’s vast outdoor activities, including shooting, archery and fishing, through demonstrations and contests.

888-444-1867 • VisitKearney.org

 

RODEOS

Las Vegas Days Rodeo

May 2021, dates TBD, Las Vegas, NV: The PRCA rodeo, formerly known as the Helldorado Days Rodeo, will be held at the Plaza Hotel and hosted by Bar T Rodeo.

702-870-1221 • RodeosUSA.com

 

Western Heritage Classic

Abilene, TX, May 6-9: This working ranch rodeo also offers cowboy music and poetry, a fiddler’s contest, a parade and a trade show.

325-677-4376 • WesternHeritageClassic.com

 

CANCELED OR POSTPONED EVENTS

Friends of Happy Trails Banquet: Canceled for 2021

Victorville, CA: Make plans now to attend this annual banquet dinner next year with the entire family. The event celebrates Roy Rogers and Dale Evans’ Happy Trails Foundation and the work they do to help children. Live entertainment and lots of fun, food, games, raffles, auctions, door prizes and collectibles!

760-240-3330 • HappyTrails.org

John Wayne Birthday Celebration: Postponed Until May 2022

Winterset, IA: Come celebrate the life of John Wayne, this year featuring his classic “Big Jake” and special guest Christopher Mitchum. Musical headliner is Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives.

877-462-1044 • JohnWayneBirthplace.museum

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