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NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY

I, Dave Heineman, Governor of the State of Nebraska, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM the 24th day of July, 2010, as NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY in Nebraska, and I do hereby urge all citizens to take due note of the observance.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand, and cause the Great Seal of the State of Nebraska to be affixed this Twentieth day of January, in the year of our Lord Two Thousand Ten.

Dave Heineman
Governor

07/23/11 – National Day of the American Cowboy – Omaha, NE

Who
National Day of the American Cowboy
When
Saturday, July 23, 2011
11:00am - All Ages
Where
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE, US 68108-3207
Other Info
July 23rd – Omaha, NE Durham Western Heritage Museum 11am – 3 pm, celebrating the National Day of the American Cowboy. 2 shoot outs, 1 living history performance.
Saturday, July 23 has been proclaimed the National Day of the Cowboy by Governor David Heineman. To celebrate, The Durham Museum is teaming up with Wild West Creations to host Wild, Wild West Day. Visitors can take part in some Old West fun throughout the museum!

· Just like in Deadwood, visitors can see old-fashioned gun fights
· See cowboys rein actors portray favorites such as Wyatt Earp, Calamity Jane, Sam McQuade and Curly Bill. Learn about these famous cowboy exploits as they sit around the campfire!
· Enjoy trick roping demonstrations
· Take photos with the Wild West Creation cowboys
· Learn about train robbers from the Old West
· Take part in games such as horseshoes and learn how to lasso
· See leather craft and blacksmith demonstrations
· Explore the museum’s Lives of Tradition exhibition - a series of beautiful photographs by Charles W. Guildner focusing on the lives of people living and working in the heartland of rural America
Click here to download the Durham's brochure!


Mosey on down to The Durham Museum for some old-fashioned fun! Saturday, July 23 has been
proclaimed the National Day of the Cowboy by Governor Dave Heineman. To celebrate, The Durham Museum is teaming up with Wild West Creations to bring back the
Old West!

· Witness old-fashioned gun fi ghts
· Learn about famous cowboys such Wyatt Earp, Pecos Pete, and Curly Bill as portrayed by Wild West Creations’
reenactors
· Watch “An Epic Journey in Bronze” to learn the history
behind First National Bank’s sculpture park
· Enjoy whip cracking demonstrations
· Learn about train robbers from the Old West
· Take part in games and crafts such as horseshoes and
create your own vest
· Learn how to lasso
· See leather craft and blacksmith demonstrations
· Take photos with the cowboys of Wild West Creations
· Purchase old-fashioned favorites such as sarsaparilla and BBQ beef sandwiches in the Soda Fountain
· Receive a FREE bandana compliments of First National Bank, while supplies last

Wild, Wild West Day is sponsored by First National Bank

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