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Gregg County Historical Museum hosts Dalton Days & Wild West Show

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Burt Hairgrove. Photo Source: Gregg County Historical Museum Burt Hairgrove. Photo Source: Gregg County Historical Museum
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

Released by the Gregg County Historical Museum:

LONGVIEW, TX – The Dalton Gang rides again on April 10th at the Longview Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena, 100 Grand Blvd (off Cotton Street). The Gregg County Historical Museum is proud to present a bigger and better Dalton Days and the Wild West Show, a popular event based on a historical 1894 bank robbery in Longview. A full day of family entertainment is scheduled including A Wild West Show from Mesquite, Wild Thing Calf Roping, a calf scramble for the kids, World of Wild West Children's Activities and much more. Gates open at 11am.

Legendary trick roper, Burt Hairgrove will showcase his roping talents. He is best known for his roping abilities in the Mrs. Baird's Bread commercials. Burt performs at numerous rodeos and events.

Dalton Days & Wild West Schedule:
11:00 Gates open to the public
12:00 The Dalton Gang Rides Again
1:00 Wild Thing Calf Roping (Section I)
2:00 Wild West Show
3:00 Wild Thing Calf Roping (Section II)
4:00 The Dalton Gang Rides Again

Other entertainment includes the Gillette Brothers and their country brand of singing, a Trail ride to the arena, pony rides, lots of vendors and children's activities sponsored by World of Wonders Children's Museum.

Tickets are $6 in advance for adults, $8 at the gate. Children 3 to 12 are $4 and children under 3 get in free. Tickets are available at Cavender's Boot City, Baskins Department Store, Jake's Feed and the Gregg County Historical Museum.

Hours are 11am-5pm

The Dalton Days & Wild West Show is sponsored in part by the City of Longview's Cultural Activities Advisory Commission. All proceeds benefiting the Gregg County Historical Museum.

For more information contact the Gregg County Historical Museum at (903) 753-5840

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