This reflects 2012's agenda - a Special Sunday!
9:00am - 9:30am "Rancho Inspirational Prayer" in the hillside amphitheater.
Sunday's Artisan Show & Sale, Purchase Tickets for Lunch & Raffle at Door.
Doors Open: 9:30am - 3:30pm Artisan & Exhibitor Show & Sale
Take the opportunity to meet artisans & gear makers, sharing their skills and traditions related to the vaquero techniques of rawhide braiding, silversmithing, weaving. leatherwork. Use the opportunity to ask questions and learn more vaquero history while you experience the event on the historic "Rancho" grounds where early vaqueros worked and lived during the Mission and Rancho era 1797 - 1800's.
Time: 10:45am Outdoors with singer Adrian & Jessica Hedges cowboy poet
Time: 11:00am - 11:45am "Vaquero-Style Stages of Training" and
Featuring well known "riatamen" and vaquero-style horsemen Bruce Sandifer and Richard Caldwell teaming-up with their horses visually showing the traditional stages of hackamore, 2-rein and spade bit finished bridle horse. They will demonstrate the artful use of rawhide braided riatas (the big loop), a necessary tool of early vaqueros in the 1700 - 1800's. This is a special presentation!
Time: 12:00noon - 1:00pm Enjoy a chef-prepared Rancho box-lunch!
Time: 1:45pm Outdoors with Singer Adrian Buckaroogirl & Jessica Hedges poetry
Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm Raffle Prize Drawings on patio
Time: 3:00 pm Beverage bar closes
Time: 3:30pm Event closes. THANK YOU for attending this heritage event!
Event Proceeds Benefit St. Francis Retreat on Historic Rancho San Justo!