10 Western Art Contest Awards Ceremony, 1 p.m. Participants in the West Art Contest receive recognistion for their effort.  Awards presented by noted Western artist Bob Moline.



No Events Planned



14 Ranch Hosts Spring Meeting, 10 a.m.




11 Ranch Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., FREE ADMISSION Spend some time in the Old West during this educational living history event. Activities for the 45th annual Ranch Day The popular event will include hands-on science and history demonstrations, a ranch horse skills demonstration, a stick horse rodeo, music, dancing, and a magic show at the 6666 Barn. Click here for more information.

18 Quailapalooza!  Junior Rough Riders Spring Corral, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., FREE ADMISSION to Junior Rough Riders, $5 for non-members.  Join us in an exploration fo the Northern Bob White Quail.  This event is intended for children in grades 1-6.  Contact Julie Hodges for more information.



9 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, 6 p.m.


20 Summer Stampede, 5 to 11:30 p.m. The second annual Summer Stampede Art and Gear Show is made possible through the generous support of Capital Farm Credit.  Summer Stampede will feature Western art and gear made by over thirty famous artists and gear makers.  Dance to music by Jake Hooker and the Outsiders.

26 Junior Rough Riders Summer Corral, 1 to 3 p.m.


4 Closed for the Fourth of July

13 - 17 Summer Youth Classes, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students grades K through 5 can choose from a variety of fun heritage education classes at the Annual Summer Youth Classes where they can learn about cowboy life, pioneer living, western art, the legends of the West and more. Advance registration required.


7 Closed for Labor Day



3 Junior Rough Riders Corral, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

17 National Golden Spur Award Dinner, 6 - 9 p.m.  The National Golden Spur Award is given by the ranching and livestock industries in recognition of accomplishments by an individual. Sponsors of the award are the American Quarter Horse Association, National Cattlemen’s Foundation, Ranching Heritage Association, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Cattle Feeders Association and Texas Farm Bureau. Tickets required in advance.



26 - 27 Closed for Thanksgiving Holidays


5 Junior Rough Rider Winter Corral, 1 to 3 p.m.

11 - 12 Candlelight at the Ranch, 6 to 9 p.m., $2 SUGGESTED DONATION. Candlelight at the Ranch captures the traditional spirit of a pioneer Christmas. This annual holiday event offers a glimpse into the past as visitors experience yuletide celebrations that took place on the open prairie more than 100 years ago.

21 - Jan. 1, 2015 Closed for Christmas Holidays

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