2019 Cowboy Festival Program

2019 Cowboy Festival Program

LOWER ARENA DEMONSTRATIONS

  • 10 am – National Anthem and posting of the colors –  B Troop
  • 10:15 am – Charros y Modelos de Tucson
  • 10:50 am – Lanny Leach Horsemanship
  • 11:25 am – Copper State Renegades Drill Team
  • 11:45 am –  Spanish Barb Horses
  • 12:20 pm – Charros y Modelos de Tucson
  • 12:55 pm – Lanny Leach Horsemanship
  • 1:30 pm – Copper State Renegades Drill Team
  • 1:55 pm – Spanish Barb Horses
  • 2:30 pm – Charros y Modelos de Tucson
  • 3:05 pm – Copper State Renegades Drill Team
  • 3:25 pm – Lanny Leach Horsemanship

UPPER ARENA DEMONSTRATIONS

ENTERTAINMENT ON THE MUSIC STAGE

  • 10 am – Way Out West
  • 11 am – The White Mountain Apache “War Dance Warriors” from Fort Apache
  • 12 pmThe Cowboy Way
  • 1 pm – The White Mountain Apache “War Dance Warriors” from Fort Apache
  • 1:45 pm – The Cowboy Way
  • 3 pm – Way Out West

WESTERN SKILLS DEMONSTRATIONS

  • Adobe Brick Making – James Becker
  • Blacksmithing — Casey Abbs
  • Branding – Bill Schock
  • Boot Making — Osuna Boots
  • Leatherworking — Ben Claridge
  • Leatherworking — Phil Parks
  • Reata BraidingDick Schorr
  • SaddlemakingBrad Faulkner
  • SilversmithingByrd Moss

COWBOY CONVERSATIONS

Adobe Haybarn

  • 10:30 am – “The Story of Walter Vail” by Van Fowers
  • 11:30 am –  “In Front & Behind the Camera” by Bunker DeFrance, Marty Freese, Russell True
  • 12:30 pm –  “Life on the Lazy B Ranch as Lived by an American Cowboy” by Alan Day
  • 1:30 pm –  “Photographic Archaeology of Empire Ranch Headquarters” by Robin Pinto
  • 2:30 pm –  “Movies In/Around the Empire” by Marty Freese

Ranch House, Room 1

  • 10:30 am – “Vail Family Vignettes” by Susan Vail Hoffman
  • 1:30 pm – “Tomás & Blás López–two generations of Empire Ranch cowboys” by Eddie Gardner”
  • 2:30 pm – “The Boice Family Legacy” by Faith Boice and Steve Boice

Ranch House, Room 4

  • 10:30 am – “The Buffalo Soldiers” by Charles Hancock
  • 11:30 am – “Tom Turner: The Last Big Cattle Drive” by Gary Turner
  • 1:30 pm – “California Ranching Legacy of the Vail Family” by Tim Vail
  • 2:30 pm – “Dude Ranching in Arizona” by Russell True

WESTERN AUTHORS

ANIMAL DEMONSTRATIONS & WESTERN ENTERTAINMENT

TRAIL RIDES

Take a 45-minute trail ride ($30).  Riders must be age 8 or older.

NON PROFIT DEMONSTRATIONS/BOOTHS

SILENT AUCTION

Stop by the Silent Auction Tent and bid on the special items donated by ERF supporters.

GREAT GRUB

  • Arbuckle Coffee Roasters
  • Black Jack Citrus Infusions
  • Las Vigas Steak Ranch–three options will be available: Mexican, BBQ, and hamburgers/hot dogs.  $10/plate
  • Kettlelicious Kettle Corn
  • Maui-Wowi Smoothies

VENDORS