From our Ultimate Western Events Calendar, here are the cowboy events to attend in March!
by the Editors of American Cowboy
Timed Event Championship
Considered the “Ironman” of rodeo events, the Timed Event Championship has cowboys compete in five different timed events over two days. Don’t miss: The Roper’s Cantina, with a full-service bar and live post-event entertainment, that overlooks the arena.
Southeastern Cowboy Gathering
This celebration of cowboy culture takes place at the Booth Western Art Museum, the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country. Don’t miss: Saturday’s chuckwagon cook-off, where teams prepare beans, meat, potatoes, bread, and desserts.
Western Masters Art Show & Sale
Great Falls, Mont.
Many of the country’s premiere Western artists converge at this four-day sale. Don’t miss: Speed art at the Quick Draw event on Friday and Saturday.
The Russell Auction
Great Falls, Mont.
This yearly auction benefits the C.M. Russell Museum. Don’t miss: Art in Action, featuring 26 artists working live in front of a crowd. Pieces are auctioned off at the end of the day.
Road to the Horse
The colt-starting competition has gone international with two teams of two trainers facing off. Don’t miss: Meeting Team
U.S.A., Obbie Schlom and Sarah Winters, at the clinician meet and greet Friday morning.
Cowgirl UP! Art from the Other Half of the West
The best female Western artists show off their work in this unique show and sale. Don’t miss: Sunday’s chuckwagon breakfast and artist’s
Oakdale Cowboy Museum Testicle Festival
The slogan of this rocky mountain oyster fry-up is “30 years and still hangin!” Don’t miss: The nearby Oakdale Cowboy Museum’s exhibits on the ranching heritage of California’s Central Valley.
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