The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City celebrates the National Day of the American Cowboy with an assortment of activities.
The Museum joins venues across the country in hosting a special event to honor the iconic American Cowboy on Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
In addition to the cowboy culture and Western art in the Museum's galleries and gardens, visitors can expect extra entertainment throughout the day.
Rodeo Opry of Oklahoma City provides musical entertainment on the half-hours beginning at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
An introduction of the Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant contestants takes place at 10 a.m. Fourteen ladies compete for titles in four age divisions ranging from age 4 to 24. The 2013 and 2014 pageant titleholders sign autographs from 2 to 3 p.m.
Additionally, while supplies last, children can participate in a project to make a stick horse in the Museum classrooms. On the plaza, the Ward Family Trick Ropers is on hand to demonstrate roping.
Oklahoma County Mounted Sheriff's Patrol take part of the activities again this year to greet guests as they enter the gates of the Museum.
Visit http://www.nationalcowboymuseum.org/ for additional information.