Dust off your boots, don your cowboy hat, and come on down to the Temecula Valley Museum to view a new temporary exhibit called “Temecula and The Old West.”
The exhibit celebrates 19th century American “Wild Western” attire, including the uniquely colorful and interesting clothing worn by people on the frontier in the 1880s.
Historic artifacts on loan from Vail Ranch Restoration Association and the Horace and Leverne Parker Family will be included in the exhibit that was produced in partnership with Old Town Temecula Gunfighters.
The Old Town Temecula Gunfighters will perform at the opening day of the exhibit on June 30.
The Gunfighters will also display a historic survey encampment, have western skits and talk with visitors about the Old West.
Performances are scheduled for 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
The “Temecula and The Old West” exhibit will be on display from June 30 through September 16.
Events to be held in conjunction with the run of the exhibit include:
July 7 @ 2 p.m. – Historic Fashion Show of authentic period clothing. Refreshments will be served.
July 14 @ 10 a.m. — Old Town Walking Tour lets guests take a walk through Temecula’s past.
July 21 @ 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. – Living History with “Wild Bill Hickok’s Last Day.”
August 9 @, 7 p.m. – Gallery Talk with “Kevin Noble: The Old West.”
*Contributed by the Temecula Valley Museum