2018 Preliminary Program

 2018 Preliminary Program 

As of September 25, 2018

 

MAIN ARENA DEMONSTRATIONS 

ENTERTAINMENT ON THE MUSIC STAGE

FIELD ARENA DEMONSTRATIONS

WESTERN SKILLS DEMONSTRATIONS

  • BlacksmithingCasey Abbs
  • Boot Making – Ozuna Boot Company
  • Cross-Cut SawCoronado National Forest
  • Mule Packing & Ranch Tools Andrada Ranch
  • Reata Braiding – Dick Schorr
  • Saddlemaking – Brad Faulkner
  • Silversmithing – Byrd Moss
  • Yoeme Woodcarving – Louis Valenzuela

 COWBOY CONVERSATIONS

Western Movies, Western Authors

  • “In Front & Behind the Camera” – Marty Freese, Bunker DeFrance,  & Russell True
  •  “History of Old Tucson: 1939-today”Van Fowers
  •  “Movies In/Around the Empire –  Marty Freese
  • “Dude Ranching in Arizona”Russell True
  • “Tom Jeffords, Friend of Cochise”Doug Hocking

 Empire Ranch Family and History

  • “My Working Cowboy Life on the Empire–1940s” – Gerald Korte
  • “Vail Family Vignettes” Susan Vail Hoffman
  •  “The Boice Family Legacy”Steve Boice, Faith Boice
  • “Ranching within the Endangered Species Act” Mac Donaldson
  • “Thomas Jefferson Turner” – Gary Turner
  • “The Total Wreck Mine”Gregg Dowell

History of and Ranching in the Cienega and San Rafael Valleys

  • “The Story of Vail, Arizona”J.J. Lamb
  • “Ranching in Eastern Santa Cruz County”Dick Schorr
  • “Ranching for Generations” – Steve Lindsey
  • “Mexican American Ranching Families in the San Rafael Valley’Patricia Preciado Martin
  • “Vaqueros and the Influence of Spain & Mexico on the Ranching Culture in the North American West” – Michael Brescia

OLD WEST ENTERTAINMENT

ANIMAL DEMONSTRATIONS

HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES & LEARNING

  • Non-profit Partners- Representing land, nature & conservation: Arizona Game and Fish Department; Arizona Historical Society; Boulder Crest Retreat; Bureau of Land Management; BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program; Canelo Cowboy Church; Cochise County Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering; Coronado National Forest; Humane Society of Southern Arizona, Pet VIP Therapy and Visitation Program; Old Pueblo Hall Crafters, Sahuarita 4-H;  Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation; Save the Scenic Santa Ritas;  Sky Island Alliance; Tucson Corral of the Westerners; University of Arizona Poetry Center; Western Music Association, Arizona Chapter
  • Western Authors – Gail Corkill, Doug Hocking, Elle Marlow
  • Statistical Research, Inc.

SILENT AUCTION

The Silent Auction will be held in the Adobe Haybarn.  Plan to stop by and bid on the special items donated by ERF supporters

GREAT GRUB

  • Las Vigas Steak Ranch
  • E-Z Cattle Company–coffee and cobbler
  • Kettle Corn – AJ’s Concessions

VENDORS