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33rd ANNUAL VAQUERO SHOW & SALE

Friday, November 10–Sunday, November 12, 2017

COWBOY CAMPFIRE SATURDAY NIGHT

Events include Friday Evening Preview Party & Gala Dinner,
Full Weekend Show & Live Vaquero Roping Demonstrations

The annual Vaquero Show & Sale is a three day event that honors the lifestyle and renowned horsemanship of the California Vaquero (cowboy). Vaqueros developed on the expansive cattle ranchos of Central California during the Spanish/Mexican Colonial period. They blended classic European horsemanship and the ‘rough and ready’ riding style of early California ranchers which evolved into a distinctive style of apparel, tack, saddles and other unique horse equipment.

Schedule

Friday night will begin with a special "Vaquero Vendor" showcase, complete with appetizers, cocktails and musical entertainment. Guests will then enjoy a special presentation of our "Honored Vaqueros of the Year" with videos & presentations on the Cornelius-Williams Family, Ray Sandoval & Ernie Morris while enjoying salad, rolls & wine donated by the Sandoval Family and Bradley Wines. The presentation will be followed by a delicious carved prime-rib dinner, or rich chicken cordon blu with yes, more wine & cocktails and then a lively auction followed by dessert coffee and musical entertainment by Brad Cooper & friends, with a special presentation by "Cowboy Poet" Dan Hess.

Looking towards the rest of the "Vaquero Weekend", we will have over 40 Vaquero Vendors for guests to visit with & support, as well as lunch each day from Billy Ruiz, Cowboy Flavor & of course "The Bar". Sunday we will have live musical entertainment from Owen Johnston, and Saturday & Sunday, we will have roping demonstrations from Pat Pucket, Boone Cambell, Bruce Sandifer & nationally recognized, Dwight Hill.

Saturday Night, 6:30-8:30 don't miss "Cowboy Campfire". Enjoy a delicious "smokey" beef stew prepared by Cowboy Flavor, while enjoying musical entertainment from local favorite, Art Green, with special guest, Rusty Richards from "Sons of the Pioneers" and his son. This evening's special guest will be cowboy poet Dan Hess, joining us from that far off land, Missouri, with his original poetry.

Tickets

Cowboy Campfire Saturday

Vaquero Show and Sale Day Tickets

 


Vaquero Show - Susie tries on Chaps