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Community Events for September 2023

Aug 17, 2023

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Community Events for September 2023

Community Events for September 2023

Colorado State Fair | Pueblo, CO | 8/25 – 9/4

At Pueblo’s start it was just a small fort; however, it was instrumental in bringing the railroad to Colorado. A major part of Colorado is the rich diversification of agriculture. Pueblo has been instrumental in encouraging and rewarding the agricultural history of Colorado through hosting the Colorado State Fair.

Central Texas State Fair | Belton, TX | 8/31 – 9/3

This 4 day fair is a must see event! With music and entertainment, world class performances daily, PBR, exciting rides, games, and attractions, the Central Texas State Fair is truly a place where families make memories and traditions begin. This September, Fair visitors will have the opportunity to discover “The Bulls & Bands” and enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of Central Texas!

Ozark Mule Days | Springfield, MO | 9/1 – 9/3

You are going to see mules Jumping, Racing, Poles, Barrels, Gaited Mules, Western Pleasure, Reining, Halter Mules.. and so MUCH more.

Giddy Up and GO! | Fort Worth, TX | 9/2 – 9/5

Labor Day weekend Stockyards style!

Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Rodeo | Amarillo, TX | 9/2

Guests are welcome at Cal Farley’s historic Boys Ranch campus. We are located at the site of Old Tascosa, a pioneer town where the likes of Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett walked its dusty streets.

Since 1939, though, it has served a much different purpose. On land once known for gun fights and barroom brawls, Cal Farley’s residents learn the value of integrity, perseverance and faith in God.

Bling-O Silver Jubilee | Tyler, TX | 9/6 – 9/7

Bling-O, a ladies-night-out of Bingo played for designer purses, is a fun night of games, food, and fellowship. The event will include a silent auction as well as many additional games, a chance drawing for a Louis Vuitton purse and more fun surprises. Come enjoy the evening and see if you can take home a little bling from Bling-O!

West Texas Fair & Rodeo | Abilene, TX | 9/7 – 9/16

At the West Texas Fair & Rodeo you’ll find a plethora of delicious & unique foods, a carnival with rides for everyone to enjoy, two nights of Tractor Pull thrills, five nights of PRCA Rodeo action, the best livestock from across Texas, musicians, entertainment and much more!

East Montgomery County Fair & Rodeo | New Caney, TX | 9/8 – 9/17

The East Montgomery County Fair is an annual fair that obtains the primary goal to support the youth of our community through college scholarships and organized activities, like the junior livestock show, fair queen & king contests and much more. While participating in these activities the youth of our community learn the training and discipline that comes from participating in FFA and 4-H programs. They help students possess the qualities that will better prepare them for college and/or technical schools. Ultimately gaining the skills that will help them be able to be the best possible future leaders of tomorrow. The East Montgomery Country Fair is held at the Bull Sallas Park in New Caney, TX located of HWY 59.

San Angelo Cowboy Gathering | San Angelo, TX | 9/8 – 9/9

A Gathering to celebrate the cowboy way of life and western swing music, all to benefit HOUSE OF FAITH, a local non profit!

Piney Woods Chute Out | Huntsville, TX | 9/9

Join us for the Piney Woods Chute Out Roughstock Event in Huntsville for bareback, saddle bronc, and bull riding events.

Spencer Miller Tribute Roping | Elbert, CO | 9/9

Come enjoy the day honoring the memory of a wonderful young man while benefiting numerous youth activities at Latigo. Events will include Roping, Barrel Racing, and a Silent Auction.

Houston Cattle Baron’s Ball | Houston, TX | 9/9

The American Cancer Society’s iconic Cattle Baron’s Ball, a western-themed gala founded 50 years ago in Dallas, TX, thrives in 27 different cities across America who will collectively raise over $17 Million this year towards the ongoing pursuit of a cure for cancer. For the last 36 years, Houstonians and beyond have gathered for our own Texas-sized ball to enjoy entertainment from top country artists, night of event fun from gaming to pig races, and most importantly, lifesaving mission moments. We invite you to learn more on how to get involved by reading below!

West Texas WRCA Youth Ranch Rodeo | Amarillo, TX | 9/9

In March of 1995, a group of people from across the western United States created the Working Ranch Cowboys Association. WRCA produces the World Championship Ranch Rodeo as a means to showcase the skills of the working ranch cowboy and to raise funds for the WRCA Foundation.

Los Fresnos Cowboy Cook Off | Los Fresnos, TX | 9/15 – 9/16

In 1990 a small group of forward thinking individuals got together with a dream for the Los Fresnos community. With God’s blessing, hard working people and a great community, the Los Fresnos Rodeo was formed. In 2018 the Rodeo Committee decided to host another event to bring another family-friendly event to the Lower Cameron County area and this is where the Los Fresnos Cowboy Cook Off was born. The Los Fresnos Cowboy Cook Off is a competitive event for cooking teams located all over the state of Texas and is sanctioned by the Champions Barbecue Alliance. We have had over 40 teams compete in this event in years past and we hope to continue hosting this event for many years to come.

Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo | Pasadena, TX | 9/15 – 9/16

We are a group of volunteers with a common goal working as one unit to achieve success through student education. Our vision is to benefit the community, support youth and education, and preserve cowboy heritage. Area businessmen and cowboys & cowgirls work side by side to bring the community together in one working unit.

Tri-State Fair & Rodeo | Amarillo, TX | 9/15 – 9/23

We look forward to having you join us during the 100th anniversary of the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo, Sept. 15-23!

Hannah House Pasture Party with Pat Green | Longview, TX | 9/16

Hannah House Maternity Home is a faith-based ministry that focuses on life. We believe that we are called to help change the lives of the women that come into our home that have chosen life for their child. Our goal is to equip each woman with skills and resources necessary to make the best decision for herself and her child.

Earth Youth Ranch Rodeo | Earth, TX | 9/16

In March of 1995, a group of people from across the western United States created the Working Ranch Cowboys Association. WRCA produces the World Championship Ranch Rodeo as a means to showcase the skills of the working ranch cowboy and to raise funds for the WRCA Foundation.

The Newton County Rodeo | Covington, GA | 9/22 – 9/23

Don Griffin had a dream that would ignite a spark, and through a generation of commitment, manifest itself into the completion of an 6-million-dollar community project. A team of resilient people worked tirelessly for two decades to fulfill the steadfast belief in a vision – a vision to provide local youth with a facility to show livestock. This vision was brought to life in 2019 when “phase one” construction of The TM Mort Ewing Newton County Agricultural Center was completed. Four years later, our team is still committed to upholding/pursuing the original vision that was outlined 20 years ago.

Kansas Professional Rodeo Association Finals | Dodge City, KS | 9/22 – 9/24

The top 12 Cowboys and Cowgirls of the KPRA competing for the Champion title in 10 events.

East Texas State Fair | Tyler, TX | 9/22 – 10/1

The East Texas State Fair is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes through the operation of an annual event promoting education, entertainment and the spirit of competition.

The Fair is committed to agricultural heritage, families and service to the community. Our mission is also to create commerce for Tyler and Smith County by providing venues for others to utilize and by drawing participants to the complex. Since 1992 the East Texas State Fair has awarded over $1.2 million in scholarships.

Medicine Lodge Youth Ranch Rodeo | Medicine Lodge, KS | 9/23

In March of 1995, a group of people from across the western United States created the Working Ranch Cowboys Association. WRCA produces the World Championship Ranch Rodeo as a means to showcase the skills of the working ranch cowboy and to raise funds for the WRCA Foundation.

Carvin’ The Rockies | Colorado Springs, CO | 9/23 – 9/24

The only All Caricature Wood Carving event in the country, held in picturesque Colorado Springs at the foot of Pikes Peak. If you are a caricature carver, or a fan of caricature carving, this is the one event you absolutely won’t want to miss!

Rodeo In The Valley | Bristol, VA | 9/29 – 9/30

Join us for the 2023 season at Rodeo In The Valley for a family-friendly, energy-packed night of fun!

Waller County Fair & Rodeo | Hempstead, TX | 9/29 – 10/7

The Waller County Fair Association is a charitable tax exempt 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The mission of the Waller County Fair Association (WCFA) is to promote a wholesome and productive lifestyle for our youth. The WCFA is a volunteer organization. Each year we appoint our board of directors and work with many members of the community to help produce our programs and events.We want to thank all of those who volunteer their time and resources to make our projects successful. To accomplish this, the WCFA utilizes its available resources to provide many academic and vocational scholarship opportunities. The overall goal is to develop future generations that exhibit strong character, an excellent work ethic, good sportsmanship, and a strong sense of personal responsibility. Since 1945 it has grown and added fun activities, community facilities, and expanded the scholarship opportunities.

San Antonio Cattle Baron’s Gala | San Antonio, TX | 9/30

Join us as we Dazzle with our Sapphire and Saddles! Brand your calendars for the 45th Annual San Antonio Cattle Baron’s Gala showcasing the life-saving mission of the American Cancer Society. This cowboy chic affair features a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, and rip-roaring entertainment. Help promote and support the American Cancer Society as we work to end cancer as we know it, for everyone.

Nicky Wheeler Memorial Bull Riding | Jacksonville, TX | 9/30

Celebrate with us at the Nicky Wheeler Memorial Bull Riding event this September in Jacksonville, TX.