Western Roundup: November 2021

Courtesy Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce

 

42nd Annual Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival

Wickenburg, AZ, November 12-14

The Four Corner States Bluegrass Festival is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce and is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest. At the festival you will find food and drink concessions, arts and crafts and a designated Kids Zone. 

928-684-5479 • WickenburgChamber.com

 

Courtesy Georgetown Loop Railroad

Santa’s Lighted Forest and North Pole Adventure

Georgetown, CO, November 6-December 24

Enjoy hot cocoa, cookies and candy canes from Santa and his helpers aboard decorated train coaches.

888-456-6777 • GeorgetownLoopRR.com

 

ART SHOWS

Artwalk Alpine

Alpine, TX, November 19-20

View historical and contemporary life in West Texas art, while local musicians serenade with live music.

432-837-3067 • ArtwalkAlpine.com

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art Exhibit & Sale

Grand Canyon, AZ, September 3, 2021-January 17, 2022

The 13th Annual Celebration of Art provides a vibrant experience for visitors, a venue for artists inspired by the canyon and a successful fundraiser to benefit a dedicated art venue at the South Rim. Participating artists paint en plein air for a week at Grand Canyon. The works produced during this time are shown alongside studio-produced pieces at the historic Kolb Studio in an exhibition and sale that takes place over four months. 

480-277-0458 • GrandCanyon.org

 

HERITAGE FESTIVALS

Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival

Sonoita, AZ, November 6-7

The Empire Ranch Foundation’s annual public event celebrates land preservation and Arizona’s Western history and culture with demonstrations, arena and livestock exhibits, cowboy cooking and Western entertainment. 

888-364-2829 • EmpireRanchFoundation.org

71st Annual Death Valley ‘49ers Encampment 

Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, CA, November 7-14

This week-long Western heritage festival includes old-time and Western-style music, historic character re-enactments, history presentations, Invitational Western Art Show, craft show, golf tournament, wheelbarrow race, pioneer costume contest, 4X4 tours, wagon train and horse parades.  

866-683-2948 • DeathValley49ers.org

 

HOLIDAY FESTIVALS

The Polar Express

Durango, CO, November 19, 2020-January 1, 2022

This 1879 railroad offers kids a train ride that shares the classic Christmas tale on the way to visit Santa.

970-247-2733 • DurangoSilvertonRailroad.com

Starlight Parade

The Dalles, OR, November 26

This former fur-trade town brings a cowboy Christmas to life with lighted parade floats and merry jingles.

541-296-2231 • TheDallesChamber.com

 

RODEOS

WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo

Amarillo, TX, November 11-14

Top ranch teams compete in the world championship hosted by the Working Ranch Cowboys Association.

806-374-9722 • WRCA.org

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