California Vaquero History St. Francis Retreat Old San Juan Bautista Mission
Vaquero Heritage DaysDates

Friday Evening

Friday, August 17, 2018    SOLD OUT

Grand Opening of Artisan Show & Dave Stamey Concert!

(To order: Click on "Tickets" in main menu)

Artisan Show & Sale:  4:00 - 7:00pm   Chef's Delicious Hors d'oeuvres & No-Host Beverage Bar    (Note:  Sorry, no dogs permitted on property)

Be the first at the Artisan Show & Sale! Buying privileges. Special time to mix and mingle with invited artisans, gear makers, iconic vaquero horsemen, historians, all sharing their knowledge and skills influenced by early vaquero lifestyles - saddles, gear, rawhide riatas, bits, spurs, jewelry, books, fine art and more!

Concert Under the Stars:  7:00 - 8:30pm   Introduction of our Special Guests & a memorable evening with Award Winning Singer/Songwriter and Western Music Assoc's Hall of Fame member Dave Stamey!


Welcome back Dave Stamey - "Concert Under the Stars" vaquero style on historic Rancho San Justo. Clear August sky, oak trees swaying in the breeze, and listen just might hear spurs with jingle bobs and catch a glimpse of early California vaqueros. Outdoor chairs provided. You won't want to miss this performance!

AND...plan on returning Saturday & Sunday. Spend more time with Artisans at the Show & Sale, see vaquero-style horsemanship demonstrations. Meet and speak with our special guests & enjoy chef-prepared lunches and no-host beverage bars.
AND...check out our Saturday Rancho Dinner & "Concert on the Veranda".

( dogs permitted at the Retreat Center or Event)


Event Proceeds Benefit St. Francis Retreat on Historic Rancho San Justo!  Your support helps maintain this significant property.