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- Location: Fort Concho
630 S. Oakes
San Angelo, Texas 76903
Fort Concho celebrates San Angelo’s diverse agricultural heritage on Saturday, April 27, with a wide assortment of exhibits, demonstrations and children’s activities at its annual Frontier Day.
Billed as a fun-filled morning for families at America’s best preserved frontier fort, the 2019 edition of Frontier Day will be from 7:30 a.m. until noon at Fort Concho, 630 S. Oakes St. Admission is free.
San Angelo’s Lions Clubs will host a pancake breakfast with sausage and beverages at the event from 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. The cost is $6 per person.
Among Frontier Day’s many exhibits and activities are:
- Houses dedicated to cattle, wool and mohair, Mexican-American heritage and pioneer families.
- Demonstrations on sheep shearing, sheepdogs and 1880s baseball.
- Medicinal, edible and useful plant exhibits.
- Frontier crafts and games.
- Living history demonstrations, including Chief Broken Eagle and Buffalo Soldiers.
- Live entertainment, including trick roper Doug Whitaker and a Concho Cowboy Co. gunfight.
- A knife-maker.
- Historic exhibits.
Frontier Day is Fort Concho’s second-largest event behind its annual Christmas celebration, which will be Dec. 6-8 this year. For more information about Frontier Day, visit fortconcho.com or call 325-657-4441.