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Fort's Frontier Day touts agriculture heritage

Post Date:03/28/2019

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.

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