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

Friday Evening

Friday, August 19, 2016

Grand Opening of Artisan Show & Dave Stamey Concert!

Please make sure to click on "Tickets" and purchase early. Tickets NOT available at the door for Friday's Artisan Show & Concert. Advance sales only,tickets $49.

Friday's Ticket includes:

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

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 techniques - 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 Dave Stamey!


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!

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.
( 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.