9:00 am – 6:30 pm: Museum open
10:00 am: Cowboy Church with Jason Lyle – a non-denominational service featuring cowboy culture
10:00 am – 4:00 pm: Free Children’s Art Activities
10:30 am: Traditional Western songs performed by Peach Picker Catherine Thompson
11:00 am: Western Writing Rodeo
Write A Novel In 30 Minutes! This is an audience participation program which introduces a writing approach called 7-Point Plotting. This is followed by a bit of controlled mayhem during which audience members create thousands of character/storylines in a matter of minutes and then proceed to actually plot a novel based on one or more of them.
11:00 am – 3:00 pm: The Art Comes to Life throughout the Museum as characters from the Booth Museum Permanent Collection comes to life! We encourage interaction, questions, and photographs!
Noon: Chuck Wagon Lunch, considered one of Georgia’s tastiest food festivals, Chuck Wagon Meal Ticket holders will be served lunch straight off the wagon, just as the cattle drives of the 1800s.
1:00 pm: Western singer/songwriter Shane Queener
2:00 pm: Singer/Songwriter Open Mic
Calling all performers! Take the stage in Bergman Theatre to perform your music! Call 770-387-3849 to sign up.
3:00 pm: Cowboy Poetry Rodeo/Open Mic
The art of cowboy poetry. Recite your own works in Bergman Theatre. Call 770-387-3849 to sign up.
4:00 pm: Presentation of Bullets and Ballads with Jim Dunham and Phil Helton.