This information reflects 2012's event schedule.
Friday's Grand Artisan Preview & Dave Stamey Concert!
(Grand Preview includes early buying privileges from artisans)
Please make sure to click on "Tickets" and purchase early. Tickets NOT available at the door for Friday's Show & Concert. Advance sales only.
Friday's Ticket includes:
Artisan Show & Sale: 4:00 - 7:00pm Hors d'oeuvres & No-Host Beverage Bar
Show & Sale! Buying privileges. Special time to mix and mingle with selected artisans, gear makers, historians exhibiting and selling, sharing their knowledge and skills influenced by early vaquero techniques - saddles, gear, rawhide riatas, bits, spurs, jewelry, books, fine art and more!
Welcome & Concert: 7:00 - 8:30pm Stage Introduction of our Special Guests & Recognition of "Los Sabios Vaqueros" at Vaquero Heritage Days.
Honored Guest: William C. Reynolds, Western Media Writer & Producer
Guest Artist: William Matthews, Western Fine Art Watercolor Paintings
Vaquero Recognition: Ray Ordway, Vaquero & Riataman
J.N. (Jack) Swanson, Artist & Horseman
Ernie Morris, Vaquero, Artist & Author
"Concert Under the Stars" by our Featured Entertainer - Dave Stamey, National award-winning singer, songwriter & Western Music Association Performer of the Year. Concert vaquero-style outdoors, clear August sky, oak trees swaying in the breeze, chairs provided. You won't want to miss this performance!
SPECIAL TREAT! "Concert" includes special introduction of Jessica Hedges, Coyboy Poet and Adrian "Buckaroo" Singer/Songwriter. Both are talented artisans representing vaquero heritage with a "woman's spirit"!
AND.....plan on returning Saturday & Sunday. Spend more time with Artisans at the Show & Sale, see vaquero-style horsemanship demonstrations by Bruce Sandifer and Richard Caldwell along with Jo Johnson vaquero-style trainer & Morgan stock horse breeder. Meet and speak with our special guests & enjoy chef-prepared lunches and no-host beverage bars.
Both Jessica Hedges and Adrian "Buckaroogirl"will be sharing their talents with us throughout the weekend. We hope you make plans to attend each day!
Event Proceeds Benefit St. Francis Retreat on Historic Rancho San Justo!