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SOME PICTURES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF
THE DAY WITH VIDEOS BELOW

 

  Ken the Town Manager in control of the parade to start  the days fun

 

Parade making its way down Main Street


 

 Some of the visitors pick up Cowboy gear from owner Carmen right at Dollys Consignment

Visitors enjoy checking out the Luxury Transportation from the 1800s and taking pictures

 

 Mayor Carole Watson welcomes all to the First Annual  National Day of the Cowboy to Victoria

 

An Artist who came up from North Carolina sports an Oak Ridge Boys Beard and
 does portraits of the same

 This gentleman was playing a variety of songs from some of his CDs of these wonderful Native woodwind flutes

Here comes trouble Claude Otey one of the two folks who helped bring Day of the Cowboy to Victoria and in black Lash Larue star of many westerns and friends

 

  

Cowboys start to gather in front of the Library

The Lawmen line up to size up this outlaw bunch

 

The Lone Ranger and Tonto our Oak Ridge Boys and a fair Lass

 

Lisa from Therapeutc Therapies and a sheepish

Grandbaby

Rebecca Bryant plays a mean Autoharp while being the Singing Cowgirl

 

 

Some of the crowd at the Community Center enjoys the music

The Pair a Dice Saloon features Frog Smiley

These ladies with guide maps and also showing off the wonderful handmade quilt being raffled off

Getting some last minute items for a tribal dance

 Some member from the Monacan  Tribe

 

LET THE DANCES BEGINS

 

 

 

It was a great day for taking pictures

The Park was also home to a Confederate base camp on this day

 

A variety of vendors bring Tack and horse supplies also were  at the park for the day

 

 

Cowboy Day is always Patriot Day too!

 

The music  continues in front of the Library when the shoot outs arenít going on.

 

A new member joins the Posse

 

 

These wide eyed twins dream of their day of being Cowboys

The Fishing here was temporary  but you can find some great angling in nearby Nottoway River and Modest  Lake

 

Part of Railroad Park becomes one hot fishing hole

 

 Even the missionaries were out and about spreading the word on the Day of the Cowboy

 

Horses ,Trailers Trucks Cabooses and more as Rail Road Park was a Beehive of activity .

Take a complete tour here

 

 These interesting characters find a couple of classics to pose with for a picture

 

 The town folks mingle about amongst the carnage of the last shootout



Once again the Law and those who uphold the  order and keep the peace prove crime doesn't pay

 

Bobby and Friend mug for the camera

 This gentleman shows on his shirt a sign of Cowboys from World War Two helped win thanks to the P 51 Mustang 

 

 

The NRA in front of the Antique Gallery reminds us to support Gun Control

Both hands on the weapon .

 

A little on how it all got started


 

 

A little close from the Hoe Saturday Night a week before talking about the event to come

 

   This gentleman that came up  from North Carolina sports an Oak Ridge Boys Beard and does pictures of the same

 

Making and playing Native American Flutes

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A little Native American Flute music from 
Three Crows and Night Eagle

 

A little chat with  the ladies at the Information booth and look the lovely quilt being raffled off that was at the Benchmark Bank

 

 

Getting ready for a showdown in front of the Library as the Day of the cowboy festivities begin

 

 

The rhetoric gets hot ,heavy , and heated and finally boils in eruption of Gunpowder

 

   

 A Little hello and autograph from Frog Smiley of the Tom Mix Rangers at the Pair Dice Saloon

 

 

 

   A little Chat with Guitar Playing helper of the Cowboy Preacher who was the Nazarene Church later in the day

 

A little Catfishing in the Railroad Park at least for a Day

 

 

  

A little chat with Jason from Uptown Coffee on the good job that was done by all  in just over a month to help bring Day of the Cowboy to Victoria

  

Councilman Ken Boyd helping out as Engineer for the Kiddie Train running through Rail road Park

 

 

 

Who will be the fastest gun in the West today ? 
or at least in Railroad Park 

 

Getting Ready for some Monocan Indian Dancing

 

 

Who will stay on that Bull and win a Prize

 

 

Learning  some about the Monacan  Nation Dancing and a big upcoming event

 

In full regalia the Monacan Tribe Dancers  go into into action with different routines

 

 

A little update and great feedback during the event with Claude Otey one of the  organizers of the event

 

 

A little Orange Blossom Special blares out before the next showdown in the street

 

  

The Outlaw Gang meets up with some friends and once again threaten to bring mayhem to the Town,
Will they be stopped once and for all ?

 


 

  

A little getting ready  and tuning up and then time top go to the Mill ,

"Allens Mill" from Appomattox picking and playing

 

 

Allens Mill ,busting out some more great bluegrass music closed out on a very exciting and successful Day of the Cowboy in Victoria

 

 

  

Walking through the Streets that day you never knew some of the characters you might run into

 

   

SEE "YALL" NEXT YEAR