Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium

Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium

COWBOY FESTIVAL AND SYMPOSIUM 2022

 

Mark your calenders! The Cowboy Festival and Symposium will be held Saturday, October 20 – 22, 2022.

The Annual Cowboy Festival Held at the Booth Museum consists of many activities and fun for anyone! Entertainment includes Re-enactments of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Western music, Native American dancing, living history encampments, and more! Shop for Western art, jewelry, clothing, food, and pottery! Free children’s art projects, hay bale calf roping, Western Bouncy House.

COWBOY FESTIVAL AND SYMPOSIUM 2022

 

Mark your calenders! The Cowboy Festival and Symposium will be held Saturday, October 20 – 22, 2022.

The Annual Cowboy Festival held at the Booth Museum consists of many activities and fun for anyone! Entertainment includes
Re-enactments of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Western music, Native American dancing, living history encampments, and more! Shop for Western art, jewelry, clothing, food, and pottery! Free children’s art projects, hay bale calf roping, Western Bouncy House.

Thursday Events 

 

Member Opening
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Plein Air Painters of America: 35 Years Outdoors

Conserving America’s Wildlands: The Vision of Ted Turner — Photography by Rhett Turner

5:00 Gallery Walk for 40 people (Group A) to the Rhett Turner exhibit

5:00 Gallery Walk for 40 people (Group B) to the PAPA exhibit

5:30 Gallery Walk (Group A) flows to the PAPA exhibit

5:30 Gallery Walk (Group B) flows to the Rhett Turner exhibit

6:00 Reception for all

7:00 Panel Discussion for all in the Bergman

8:00 Book Signing in the McNair Store

Passport to the West

Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21, 2022 9:00 am —1:00 pm

Teachers! Bring your students back in time with Passport to the West! Visit a Cree encampment and learn about Plains Indian culture from Katrina Big Mountain Fischer. Attend “East Meets West” a special living history performance featuring American Indian Jim Sawgrass (focus on Eastern Woodland & Plains cultures). University of West Georgia Anthropology students host pottery & gorget making and lead students through the chunky stone game! Students will be able to roam around the festival grounds (with a chaperone of course) and learn about the West, pioneer life, clothing, and more! This is an OUTDOOR event (with a rain plan).

Contact:  scheduling@boothmuseum.org
To register: CLICK HERE 

$8 students/$9 parents/chaperones | PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
100%  REIMBURSEMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL BUSES (not just Title 1)

Thursday Events 

 

Member Opening   

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Plein Air Painters of America: 35 Years Outdoors

Conserving America’s Wildlands: The Vision of Ted Turner — Photography by Rhett Turner

5:00 Gallery Walk for 40 people (Group A) to the
Rhett Turner exhibit

5:00 Gallery Walk for 40 people (Group B) to the
PAPA exhibit

5:30 Gallery Walk (Group A) flows to the
PAPA exhibit

5:30 Gallery Walk (Group B) flows to the
Rhett Turner exhibit

6:00 Reception for all

7:00 Panel Discussion for all in the Bergman

8:00 Book Signing in the McNair Store

Passport to the West

Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21, 2022 9:00 am —1:00 pm

Teachers! Bring your students back in time with Passport to the West! Visit a Cree encampment and learn about Plains Indian culture from Katrina Big Mountain Fischer. Attend “East Meets West” a special living history performance featuring American Indian Jim Sawgrass (focus on Eastern Woodland & Plains cultures). University of West Georgia Anthropology students host pottery & gorget making and lead students through the chunky stone game! Students will be able to roam around the festival grounds (with a chaperone of course) and learn about the West, pioneer life, clothing, and more! This is an OUTDOOR event (with a rain plan).

Contact:  scheduling@boothmuseum.org
To register: CLICK HERE 

$8 students/$9 parents/chaperones | PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
100%  REIMBURSEMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL BUSES (not just Title 1)

Friday Events

 

Passport to the West

 9:00 am —1:00 pm

Western Art History Symposium

Friday, October 21, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm Bergman Theatre

A series of four lecture-style presentations lasting 45 minutes with time
for questions and answers at the end and a break for lunch.
The Western Art History Symposium is included with general admission to the Museum.

10:30 AM – 35 Years of Painting Outdoors
PAPA Artists

11:30 AM – Saving the Planet by Photographing It
Rhett Turner

12:30-2:00 PM – Lunch
Booth Cafe or stroll downtown to one of the local eateries

2:00 PM – Digital Painting Demo
Artist Tom Gilleon

3:00 PM – Making Magic with Digital Art
Marshall Monroe

4:00 PM – Galleries open for viewing & Rhett Turner book signing
in the Candace Alexander McNair Store

5:00 PM – Reception for Donor Dinner attendees

6:00 PM – Donor Dinner
Ballroom

Saturday Events 

 

Cowboy Festival Concert with Featured Entertainer Sons of the Pioneers
October 22,  2:00 And 7:00 pm – Grand Theatre

The Sons of the Pioneers, formed in 1934, forever transformed cowboy music with their thrilling harmonies and poetic images of the West, and they still shoulder the standard for western music to this day. Founded by Roy Rogers (then known as Leonard Slye), Bob Nolan, and Tim Spencer, the band has remained together continuously since then, rotating a total of 47 members over the years. This award-winning, legendary band continues to gain fans young and old, playing original favorites like “Cool Water” and “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” and others rooted deeply in western lore. These six accomplished musicians (including Roy Rogers’ son) bring fresh energy to this classic genre, taking audiences time-traveling into the great American West with them. 

Shows on the Festival Grounds
(Included with Admission)

Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

10:00 am–  Catherine Thompson
Guitar

10:30 am – Native American Dancers

11:00 am – Charreria
Cowboy and Rodeo Traditions of Mexico

Presented by Union de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia

11:45 am–  Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Reenactment

12:15 pm – Animals of the West
Live Animal Encounters with

Bear Creek Nature Preserve and Georgia Reptile Society

1:00 pm –Native American Culture

1:30 pm–  Charreria
Cowboy and Rodeo Traditions of Mexico

Presented by Union de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia

2:15 pm–  Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Reenactment

2:45 pm–  Native American Dancers

3:15 pm – Animals of the West
Live Animal Encounters with

Bear Creek Nature Preserve and Georgia Reptile Society

Friday Events

 

Passport to the West

 9:00 am —1:00 pm

Western Art History Symposium

Friday, October 21, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm Bergman Theatre

A series of four lecture-style presentations lasting 45 minutes with time for questions and answers at the end and a break for lunch. The Western Art History Symposium is included with general admission to the Museum.

10:30 AM – 35 Years of Painting Outdoors
PAPA Artists

11:30 AM – Saving the Planet by Photographing It
Rhett Turner

12:30-2:00 PM – Lunch
Booth Cafe or stroll downtown to one of the local eateries

2:00 PM – Digital Painting Demo
Artist Tom Gilleon

3:00 PM – Making Magic with Digital Art
Marshall Monroe

4:00 PM – Galleries open for viewing & Rhett Turner book signing
in the Candace Alexander McNair Store

5:00 PM – Reception for Donor Dinner attendees

6:00 PM – Donor Dinner
Ballroom

Saturday Events

 

Cowboy Festival Concert with Featured Entertainer Sons of the Pioneers
October 22,  2:00 And 7:00 pm – Grand Theatre

The Sons of the Pioneers, formed in 1934, forever transformed cowboy music with their thrilling harmonies and poetic images of the West, and they still shoulder the standard for western music to this day. Founded by Roy Rogers (then known as Leonard Slye), Bob Nolan, and Tim Spencer, the band has remained together continuously since then, rotating a total of 47 members over the years. This award-winning, legendary band continues to gain fans young and old, playing original favorites like “Cool Water” and “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” and others rooted deeply in western lore. These six accomplished musicians (including Roy Rogers’ son) bring fresh energy to this classic genre, taking audiences time-traveling into the great American West with them.

Shows on Festival Grounds
(Included with Admission)

Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

10:00 am–  Catherine Thompson
Guitar

10:30 am – Native American Dancers

11:00 am – Charreria
Cowboy and Rodeo Traditions of Mexico

Presented by Union de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia

11:45 am–  Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Reenactment

12:15 pm – Animals of the West
Live Animal Encounters with

Bear Creek Nature Preserve and Georgia Reptile Society

1:00 pm –Native American Culture

1:30 pm–  Charreria
Cowboy and Rodeo Traditions of Mexico

Presented by Union de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia

2:15 pm–  Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Reenactment

2:45 pm–  Native American Dancers

3:15 pm – Animals of the West
Live Animal Encounters with

Bear Creek Nature Preserve and Georgia Reptile Society

Museum Admission:

Adults – $13.00
Seniors (65 and over) – $11.00
Students – $10.00 (with ID)
Children 12 & Under – FREE
Booth Museum Members – FREE
Active Military with I.D. – FREE
1/2 price admission for active duty dependents with ID

Museum Admission:

Adults – $13.00
Seniors (65 and over) – $11.00
Students – $10.00 (with ID)
Children 12 & Under – FREE
Booth Museum Members – FREE
Active Military with I.D. – FREE
1/2 price admission for active duty dependents with ID

Thank You To Our Cowboy Festival Sponsors!