9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum hosts its 20th Cowboy Days on March 2-3.
The Museum's biggest event of the year celebrates our state's ranching heritage and traditions while providing fun for the entire family. The fun is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 3.
Admission is $5 for everyone 5 and older. Children age 4 and under are free.
Saturday, March 2
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ongoing activities: Chuck wagon cooking, the CASI Chili Cook-Off, children’s activities, food & craft vendors, plant sale, blacksmith demonstrations, wood-carving demonstrations, Western Writers of America, and the Back Country Horsemen of America.
9-10 a.m.: Pony rides on the South 20 ($5).
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Miniature train rides on the South 20 ($3).
9:30-10:30 a.m.: Western Writers of America in the Theater.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Sheep to Shawl program in the Sheep & Goat Barn.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Mechanical bull rides at the Pavilion on the South 20 ($3).
10-11 a.m.: Musician Kenny Arroyos performs in the Courtyard.
10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Cowboy Mounted Shooting in the Roping Arena.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Stagecoach rides in front of the Bruce King Building (donations).
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Old West Melodramas in the Theater.
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Ramblin’ Rangers sing in the Courtyard.
11-11:30 a.m.: Horseshoeing demonstration near the Horse & Cattle Barn.
12-12:30 p.m.: Old West Thunder gunfight re-enactment in the Heritage Garden.
12-1 p.m.: Parade of Breeds in the Round Pen.
12-2 p.m.: Musician Tom Foster Morris & Friends in the Courtyard.
12-3 p.m.: Pony rides on the South 20 ($5).
12:30-1:30 p.m.: The American Fashion Show in the Theater.
1:45-2:45 p.m.: Western Writers of America in the Theater.
2-3 p.m.: Parade of Breeds in the Round Pen.
2-3 p.m.: CASI Chili Cook-Off tasting for the public ($5).
2-3 p.m.: Voz Vaqueros singers in the Courtyard.
3-5 p.m.: Cowboy Mounted Shooting in the Roping Arena.
3-4 p.m.: Old West Melodramas in the Theater.
3-4 p.m.: Musician Kenny Arroyos in the Courtyard.
3:30-4 p.m.: Horseshoeing demonstration near the Horse & Cattle Barn.
4-5 p.m.: Big Camp Revival in the Theater.
4-5 p.m.: Live Lively Square Dance demonstration in the Courtyard.
Schedule is subject to change
Sponsors and supporters include Friends of the Museum, the Museum's volunteers, Whataburger, Mayberry Farms, T-4 Cattle Company, Tharp Farms, Beasley Mitchell & Co., and Citizens Bank of Las Cruces.