What's Happening at the FRHM

March 8, 2020 through March 8, 2020

Cowboy Days
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
* Update: Because of the rain, we have moved our craft vendors, children's games and crafts, and our musical performances indoors. The rain might affect some of our other outdoor activities. Please call (575) 522-4100.*

The Museum’s big spring event pays tribute to the state’s ranching traditions. Enjoy two days of cowboy demonstrations, charreada demos and trick roping, horse training, chuck wagon cooking, children’s activities, cowboy music, stagecoach and pony rides, living history, Western authors, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and more. Our family-friendly admission this year is $10 per vehicle. (no discounts or passes, and no pets, please).

Sunday, March 8 - 10 am to 4 pm

Ongoing educational demonstrations: Chuck wagon cooking, children's crafts and games, food and craft vendors, blacksmith, woodcarving, spinning, weaving, quilting, selfie stations, and more.

10 – 10:45 am Western Writers of America in the Theatre
10 am – 12 pm Pony rides near the Horse & Cattle Barn ($5)
10 am – 3 pm Miniature train rides on the South 20 ($3)
10 am – 3 pm Rawhide braider, Dick Schorr, in the Courtyard
10 am – 3:30 pm Stagecoach rides out front (by donation)
10:30 – 11:15 am Singer, Kenny Arroyos, in the Courtyard
11 - 11:45 am Film: On the Trail of Jack Thorp, in the Theatre
11 am - 12 pm Daniel Castro & family (Lienzo Charro El Pedregal) charreada demonstration in the Round Pen
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Ramblin’ Rangers perform in the Courtyard
12 – 12:45 pm How the West was Done! (stories, poetry, trivia, melodrama) in the Theater
12 – 1 pm Parade of Breeds at the Round Pen
12:30 – 1:15 pm Tom Foster Morris & Friends perform in the Courtyard
1 – 2 pm Ralph Estes “Billy and Me” in the Theatre
1:30 – 2:15 pm Singing group, The Muletones, in the Courtyard
1 - 2 pm Josh Armstrong, horse trainer, in the Round Pen
1:30 – 3 pm Pony rides near the Horse & Cattle Barn ($5)
2 – 3 pm Parade of Breeds at the Round Pen
2 – 2:45 pm Singing group, Dusty Boots, under the Pavilion
2:30 – 3:15 pm Live Lively Square Dance demonstration in the Courtyard
2:15 - 3 pm How the West was Done! (stories, poetry, trivia, melodrama) in the Theatre
3 – 3:45 pm Singing group, Dusty Boots, under the Pavilion
3:15 - 3:45 pm Film: On the Trail of Jack Thorp, in the Theatre
3:30 – 4:15 pm Singing group, The Muletones, in the Courtyard

Schedule is subject to change

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