07.20.2011 / Wild, Wild West Day at the Durham!

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 and First National Bank to bring back the Old West!

" Learn about famous cowboys such as Wyatt Earp, Pecos Pete, and Curly Bill."
  • Witness old-fashioned gun fights.
  • 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.

For more information about Wild, Wild West Day, visit This event is proudly sponsored by First National Bank.  Have you been to Wild, Wild West Days in the past?  If so, please post a comment and share your thoughts on this event.

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