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.
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.