Trappings of Texas 2019 Schedule of Events

Trappings of Texas 2019 Opening Weekend

April 11-13, 2019

Thursday, April 11

PREVIEW 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Museum of the Big Bend

Enjoy this exclusive and intimate opportunity to view Trappings first! This is the only opportunity to pre-register as a buyer, obtain your Buyer’s Ballot Book and begin dropping ballots in advance.

AFTER PREVIEW PARTY 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Hosted by the Century Bar & Grill in the Historic Holland Hotel

209 West Holland Avenue

The Century Bar & Grill is hosting you in their hacienda style courtyard under the high desert West Texas skies. A generous array of appetizers will be served with a cash bar available. If you are interested in a seated dinner afterwards, reservations are recommended. Call the Century Bar & Grill at 432-837-1922.

Tickets to enjoy both the PREVIEW & AFTER PREVIEW PARTY: $50 per person  Click here to purchase online

All Trappings of Texas 2019 Sponsorship Levels include access to the Preview & After Preview Party. Click here to find out more about Trappings of Texas 2019 Sponsorship Levels.

Friday, April 12

NEW! MEET THE ARTISTS LUNCHEON
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Come & Take It BBQ

2612 West Highway 90

Want to meet the artists whose works you wish to purchase? Want to enjoy an authentic Texas BBQ lunch with all the fixings? Then the Meet the Artists Luncheon is where you should be! Owners Jenny and Scott Turner have created a special luncheon menu featuring a variety of hand-crafted smoked meats along with a selection of sides and dessert. A cash bar will be available.

Tickets: $35 per person (limited seating)  Click here to purchase online

Tickets for the Meet the Artists Luncheon are included in the Cattle Baron, Gold Cattle Baron and Diamond Cattle Baron Sponsorship Levels. Click here to find out more about Trappings of Texas 2019 Sponsorship Levels.

GRAND OPENING EXHIBIT, SALE & RECEPTION
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Museum of the Big Bend

Register to become a buyer and receive a Buyer’s Ballot Book. Find the works you want to purchase and drop your ballot before 7:45 pm. All evening long, enjoy great food and drinks while visiting with Trappings artists along with new and old friends alike. Listen for the sound of a gong as the sale closes and find out if your ballot has been drawn!

Tickets: $50 per person  Click here to purchase online

All Trappings of Texas 2019 Sponsorship Levels include access to the Grand Opening Exhibit, Sale & Reception. Click here to learn more about Trappings of Texas 2019 Sponsorship Levels.

Saturday, April 13

CHUCK WAGON BREAKFAST  8:00 am
Big Bend Saddlery

2701 East Highway 90

Admission is free, reservations are requested. Sponsored by Gary Dunshee, Big Bend Saddlery.
Click here to make reservations online.

CALF FRY LUNCH
Noon– 1:30 pm or “until we run out, whichever comes first!”
Spradley Hats
2701 East Highway 90 (next to Big Bend Saddlery)

Admission is free, reservations are requested. Sponsored by Trappings artist Brooks Atwood.
Click here to make reservations online.

TRAPPINGS OF TEXAS RANCH ROUND UP PARTY
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Que Dice/Stringfellow Ranch

Photograph of man and woman seated on stairs

Wind down your Trappings weekend under the stars with cocktails, dinner and live music. Compete with your friends and come out the winner in West Texas’ finest Silent Auction.

Hosted by Jeff and Erin Williams (photo at left) and their daughter Alexandra. The Williams call the ranch Enchanted Bull Ranch, but Big Bend folks know it as the Que Dice/Stringfellow Ranch.

Tickets for the Trappings of Texas Ranch Round Up Party are included in the Gold Cattle Baron and Diamond Cattle Baron Sponsorship Levels. Click here to find out more about Trappings of Texas 2019 Sponsorship Levels.

Individual tickets for the Ranch Round Up Party will be available in mid-March.