C?One of the nation’s greatest family friendly festivals returns to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City May 27 and 28. Designated an official Oklahoma Centennial Festival, the 16th Annual Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children’s Cowboy Festival offers mouth-watering food, activities for children, musical entertainment and opportunity to browse the nation’s premier Western heritage museum.
Recognized by the American Bus Association as a 2004 Top 100 Event in North America, the festival also has attracted the attention of the Food Network, which
The food is fantastic! Ten chuck wagon crews cook such delicious fare as stew, brisket, sourdough biscuits, beans, cobblers and rice pudding for visitors to sample. Pace Picante chuck wagon spokesman Tom Perini is returning to share recipes at a cooking demonstration wagon along with award-winning cooks from the C Bar C Ranch.
Children can participate in numerous outdoor activities including pony rides, rope making, bandana designing and leather crafting. Stagecoach and covered wagon rides around the festival oval are popular. There are demonstrations from a wheelwright and wagon master, a blacksmith and a boot maker.
Western musical entertainment is scheduled on two separate stages. Cowboy balladeer, guitarist and composer Don Edwards will be on stage Saturday, May 27. Red Steagall will perform Sunday, May 28. Steagall, who has
Back again for a Saturday-only performance are the delightful and captivating young, Texas fiddlers The Quebe Sisters. The talented trio has added singing to their lively fiddling act.
New this year is Sourdough Slim, a free-wheeling, fast-paced comedian, award-winning yodeler and teller of Western lore. This comical, minstrel-of-the-range performs to a repertoire of catchy tunes on accordion anddraws audiences into his fun-loving antics and musical ingenuity.
Admission covers entrance to the festival and the Museum. Museum members are admitted free. Adults are $10; seniors 62 and over $8.50; and children 6-12 $5. Children ages five and under also are admitted free. Two-day passes are available. Concessions and tasting bowls are additional, with tasting bowls $3 each. Festival hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and the Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Nationally accredited, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is located in Oklahoma City’s Adventure District at the junction of I-44 and I-35. Annual
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