Cowboy Festival & Symposium
17th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium
October 24 – 27, 2019
The largest Western themed event in the South! Thousands annually attend to experience the West through events such as gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, art-related events.
PASSPORT TO THE WEST – American Indian Focus! BOTH DAYS SOLD OUT!
OCTOBER 24 and 25, 2019 – 9 am – 1 pm/ Outdoor event
Grades 2 – 12
Schedule your visit for this educational program on the American West and American Indian culture (Eastern, Woodlands, Plains tribes) designed especially for school groups.
Event requires registration and is limited to school groups of 10 or more students.
EVENING LECTURE: JAMES WARHOLA
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 7:00 PM
Guests are invited to th eBergman Theatre at 7:00 pm for a lecture with James Warhola the nephew of Andy Warhol. Warhola will share the influence Uncle Andy had on his childhood and career as an artist and illustrator of children’s books.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Guests are invited to a series of four lecture style presentations 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm. A lunch break will begin at 12:30 guests are invited to the Booth cafe’ or take a stroll downtown to one of our local eateries.
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Chalk Art Competition – Warhol Theme
Saturday, October 26, 2019
10 am – 1 pm
The Booth Museum invites high school art club teams to participate in our High School Chalk Art Competition held during the 17th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium. Students will create a 4 x 4’ sidewalk chalk art piece live on Saturday For more details, please contact Kent Mullinax at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Cowboy Festival Concert with Featured Entertainer: Sons of the Pioneer with (Dusty) Roy Rogers Jr.
October 26, 7:00 pm – Grand Theatre
Sons of the Pioneer now featuring Roy Rogers, Jr (Dusty) is a premier western singing group who, for over 80 years, have musically painted unforgettable images and stories of horses, cattle, cowboys, “night herds”, tall timber, cool water, canyons and prairies. Their original songs like “Tumbling Tumbleweeds”, “Cool Water” and “Ghost Riders in the Sky” are classics forever entwined into the lore and mystique of the American West. Both “Tumbleweeds” and “Cool Water” have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Presented by South 93.5.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
17th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival
October 27, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – Museum Festival Grounds
The final day of the Festival & Symposium will begin with Cowboy Church, a non-denominational service featuring cowboy prayers and Western spiritual music, and then continue with another full day of entertainment, children’s activities and the Western marketplace from noon to 5:00 pm on the Festival Grounds.
Adults – $12 plus tax
Seniors (65 and over) – $10 plus tax
Students – $9 plus tax
Children 12 & Under – FREE
Booth Museum Members – FREE
Active Military with I.D. – FREE
1/2 price admission for active duty dependents with ID