Western Events Calender: March

From our Ultimate Western Events Calendar, here are the cowboy events to attend in March!

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Timed Event Championship

Guthrie, Okla.
800-595-7433, lazye.com
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

Cartersville, Ga.
770-387-1300, boothmuseum.org
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.
406-781-0550, westernmastersartshow.com
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.

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The Russell Auction

Great Falls, Mont.
406-727-8787, cmrussell.org
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

Murfreesboro, Tenn.
325-736-5000, roadtothehorse.com
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

Wickenburg, Ariz.
928-684-2272, westernmuseum.org
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
quick draw.

Oakdale Cowboy Museum Testicle Festival

Oakdale, Calif.
209-847-5163, oakdaletesticlefestival.com
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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