Western Cultural Heritage Day

June 4, 2016 from 9am-4pm

Come to the Temecula Valley Museum’s First Annual
Western Cultural Heritage Day!

This FREE special event will take place from 9am to 4pm at Sam Hicks Monument Park. The event celebrates the history and culture of the Valley set against the common backdrop of life in the early West.

Western Cultural Heritage Day begins with a bang as the popular Old Town Temecula Gunfighters will perform their award winning western re-enactments. That’s just the beginning though, as the event includes:

Musical Entertainment
Frank Matthies and the Blacksmith Boys
Nitro Express
Judy Taylor’s Wild Oaks and Wild West Show
Blues Guitarist Bill Magee

Cultural Dance Entertainment
Temecula Valley Grape Stompers
Puahi’s Polynesian
DancersBallet Folklorico

Historical Demonstrations
Frank Matthies – Blacksmith
Gold Panning with Temecula Valley Prospectors
Candle Dipping

More Entertainment
Old Town Temecula Gunfighters
Living History Performances by Code of the West
Pony rides by Nikki’s Painted Ponies
Horse-drawn wagon rides by Temecula Carriage Company
Puppet shows by Queensbury Puppets
Games provided by non-profit vendors with prizes upon completion

Don’t miss this fun-filled day at Sam Hicks Monument Park! Cookies from various cultures, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Enjoy the entertainment, have lunch in Historic Old Town Temecula, then come back to the festival for more fun! Visitors are encouraged to share their own cultural history by wearing traditional clothing.

Parking is limited, so the event is providing a free shuttle bus that will bring guests from the Old Town Parking Garage at 28690 Mercedes to Sam Hicks Monument Park at 28300 Mercedes Street.

Click to download Western Heritage Press Release

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