E-T Staff Report

Mark your calendars for April 24 and 25! The Cowboy Culture Celebration is coming to town!†

Come celebrate Dublinís rich western heritage - rodeo, ranching and cutting with a weekend full of activities, events and demonstrations.††

The weekend will include a trail ride, parade, chuckwagon dinner, dance, horsemanship demonstrations, bean cook-off, vendors, horse events and activities for all ages.†

Jake Hooker and The Outsiders will headline the dance on Friday evening with local bands kicking off an evening of music while folks enjoy an authentic chuckwagon dinner.

Saturday will include horsemanship clinics with local horse experts, a cattle drive through downtown Dublin, demonstrations from groups like the Dublin Cloverleaf Square Dancing Club and the Mounted Cowboy Shooting Club, horse events like a sanctioned Ranch Horse Association of America competition and a kidsí fun rodeo and fun competitions like the goat team roping!†

Vendors will be set up throughout the downtown area with shopping for everyone.

The event is still in the planning stages, so input from the community is welcome. Community groups or organizations wishing to host or sponsor an activity, booth or event should contact Cowgirl Productions at 254-707-0119 or 254-592-1653.†

The Web site is up with tentative plans and a schedule at www.cowboyculturecelebration.com.