Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series – Fri., April 19th

Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series

April 19, 2019
5:00 – 5:30 pm Wine and Cheese Reception
5:30-6:30 pm Lecture

The Rip-Roaring Rodeo Series is taking place at the Nevada Historical Society January through June 2019 in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Reno Rodeo!

History and Logistics of the Cattle Drive
Tom Cates is a past President of the Reno Rodeo and Greg Torvinen is the current Director, guest speakers.

In this talk we learn about the history of the cattle drive and what it takes to put it on. As described on the Reno Rodeo website: “The Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive celebrates the rich legacy of the “Wild Wild West,” with an unforgettable journey through the High Desert. For five days leading up to the Reno Rodeo up to 60 guests join a team of volunteer cowboys to drive 300 head of rodeo steers from Doyle, Calif. to Reno, Nev. Guests travel from around the world to partake in this authentic slice of buckaroo life, many of whom return year after year.

Both will share their first-hand knowledge and experiences of putting on the cattle drive, it will be an evening to remember!

Admission is $5 for adults; free for children 17 and younger and for Nevada Historical Society members. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as seating is limited in our Events Space. For details, call 688-1190.