Friday, September 9th, 2016

9:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibits and Western Items for sale inside the Civic Center Exhibit Hall

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions of poetry, music, stories, history sessions, panels & special presentations inside the Civic Center and Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (click for Friday Concurrent Sessions Schedule)

10:00 am – 5:00 pm  Quanah Parker Heritage Society Native American Activities in the park north of the Civic Center along Avenue O between Marsha Sharp Freeway and Mac Davis Lane

11:30 am  NEW Gene Autry & Sons of the Pioneers Music Luncheon

Take a trip back in time with the traditional and nostalgic western tunes of Gene Autry and the Sons of the Pioneers performed by Prairie Moon form Wichita Falls, TX.  Limited seating - tickets required.

Noon – 1:30 pm  LUNCH - BBQ Brisket Sandwich with beans and Iced Tea
Musical entertainment - located in the park north of the Civic Center

2:00 pm  NEW - Tub Talk - Washtub Workshop with Washtub Jerry

Learn how the washtub works and see the acclaimed "WMA Instrumentalist of the Year" demonstrated his unique & special talent for making music with a washtub!

3:00 pm NEW - Horse Training Demo

3:00 pm NEW - The Most Infamous Range War in the US

by Texas State Historian,Bill O'Neal - Civic Center Banquet Hall 2 (east).

4:00 Farrier demonstration by Zack Dickens, Exhibit Hall Horse Training area 
4:00 pm  Western Authors Panel – Civic Center,  Banquey Hall 2(east).  Meet the authors and explore the development of these real-life characters in both fact and fiction.
Dusty Richards, Bill O'Neal, Karen Fitzjerrell, Nathan Dahlstrom and others.

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Evening Performance in the Civic Center Theatre

Larry Maurice

Janice Deardorff

Gary Penney

Jim Jones

R. J. Vandygriff

Craig Carter & Zack Casey

Chris Isaacs & Ross Knox

Mike Beck

Dave Stamey