Frontier Day This Weekend

Frontier Day will be held at Fort Concho on Saturday, April 21, from 7 a.m. to noon.

The event will host an assortment of exhibits, children’s activities and demonstrations.

The Lion’s Club will host a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at $5 a person.

A list of the activities included are below:

  • Houses dedicated to cattle, wool and mohair, Mexican-American heritage and pioneer families.
  • Demonstrations on sheep shearing, sheepdogs, leather working, quilting and 1880s base ball.
  • The Concho Valley Longhorn Riders.
  • Chuckwagon cooking demonstration.
  • Frontier crafts and games.
  • Living history demonstrations, including Chief Broken Eagle and Buffalo Soldiers teaching drills to children.
  • Live entertainment, including trick roper Doug Whitaker.
  • Educational exhibits in the Southwest Dairy Farmers Mobile Classroom and the Texas Farm Bureau Cotton Trailer.

For more information, contact Carol Cummings, the Fort’s special events coordinator, at 325-657-4441.