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    Chisholm Trail 150th: National Day of the Cowboy

    • Date: July 22, 2017
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Admission: Regular admission prices
    • Location: Old Cowtown Museum
      1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203

    It's been 150 years already? The Chisholm Trail's birthday is this year and to celebrate, Cowtown is sharing adventures from the Trail with visitors and locals. Meet descendants of Jesse Chisholm and learn about his life, experience cowboy music, poetry and western art, compete for best dressed cowboy or cowgirl, visit with Ken Weidner about Cheyenne culture, and much more! Activities for the kiddos include the art of cowboy roping, branding, target practice and catching outlaws roaming the streets of Cowtown. Where else can you find an adventure like that?

    Come out to Cowtown for a day of gunfights, dancers, re-enactors and old west fun! We'll be celebrating all that being a cowboy meant, plus saying happy birthday to our fair city! Activities include:
    -kids gun safety demo
    -WPD mounted police demo
    -lots of gunfights
    -Dixie Lee Saloon Girls at 1, 2 and 3
    -Cakes and ice cream for Wichita's birthday at 4

    Regular admission rates apply:
    $6.50/seniors (age 62+)
    $6/youth (ages 12-17)
    $5.50/kids (ages 5-11)
    Children 4 and are free. Prices do not include tax. 
    From Memorial Day to Labor Day, active duty and retired military and their dependents get in free because we are a Blue Star Museum!