Lone Hand Western - Old West History

Old West Events

Cowboy Events and Re-enactments

Here are some Western events and happenings from around the country for the year 2011.  Send me your event information by the 15th of the preceding month for timely posting.

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Old West Festival
September 8 Thru October 7

Come join us for the fifth annual Old West Festival, the only festival of its kind in Ohio, running weekends from September 8 thru October 7, 2012 just east of Cincinnati. Patrons can enjoy daily gun fight reenactments, saloon shows featuring can can dancers, covered wagon rides, pony rides, bluegrass music on several stages, sing alongs, storytelling, Rodeo Drill Teams and so much more.



Western Heritage Days Chuck Wagon Cookoff Stevensville, MT

Western Heritage Days Chuck Wagon Cook Off
Stevensville, MT
June, 20-21 2014

Youth cook off to be held June 20th -
main cook off will be held June 21st.


National Day of the Cowboy

National Day of the Cowboy
July 27
Sedona Arizona

Sedona Celebration of National Day of the Cowboy is a FREE community event presented by Sedona Main Street Program on July 27th, 2013 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm along SR 89A in Uptown Sedona. Enjoy "a whole lot of cowboy goin’s on", thanks to Title Sponsor Red Rock Western Jeep Tours and other business contributors. You’ll find gunfights and ropin’ by Red Rock Posse, historical reenactments by Boots & Bustles Old West Social Club, plus country music, cowboy storytelling, western performances and trades demonstrations along the sidewalks and plazas. Shop the stores and galleries for western goods from fine art and décor to western wear, and dine on southwestern cuisine at the restaurants and outdoor cafes.

National Day of the Cowboy

Dr. Curall's Medicine Show and
Old West Extravaganza

Yuma, Arizona at the Desert Sun Stadium - November 11, 12, & 13, 2011.
We are currently looking for vendors of old west, Native American and Latino American merchandise (1800s period-style/cowboy/Old west) and food vendors specializing in southwest style cooking/preparation. Artists and artisans are welcome as well. This is not a small-town street fair, this is going to be a large event expected to draw approximately 25,000 to people from Yuma County and surrounding areas, including winter visitors that come to Yuma during that time period. [Vendor setup takes place on 11-10-12, RV spaces are available for $17.00 a night]. If you'd like to know more about this event, please visit our website at http://www.drcurall.com, or email us at drcurall@gmail.com, or Call Two Rivers Entertainment, LLC at (928) 257-2056, ask for Desi or Jim Foster. !
Hope to see you there! Terry Clayton Dr. Curall's Medicine Show and Old West Extravaganza, Yuma, AZ Event Coordinator, Two Rivers Entertainment, LLC

Spirit Of The West

The Mid West's Premier Old West festival.  A festival celebrating western heritage from the 1800's to the present.  Witness the Fur Trade Era - Old West Shootouts  -  Cavalry Re-enactments - Cowboy Mounted Shooting - Fast Draw Contests - World Championship Gun Spinning - Great Western Poets - Singers - Bands - Period Costumes - Chuck Wagon Cooking - Period and Modern vendors.

Contact Jeanne Pattison:  1-615-334-9202

  Great American Adventures

Historic Tours and Cruises - Wild West Adventures - Victorian Era Tours - Western Horseback Rides

~ Chosen by True West magazine as "Best of the West" tour company for 2009 ~

~ Chosen, again, by True West magazine as "Best of the West" tour company for 2010 ~

~ Featured in True West magazine's June 2009 issue ~

SASS Events

End of Trail
The World Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting

Ruger's Winter Range
Single Action Shooting Society's
National Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting

Texas Historical Society
10th Annual Old West Cowboy Action Shooting Competition & Gathering