Scheduled events include the opening of a new art exhibition; a concert by featured entertainer Asleep at the Wheel; a chuck wagon cooking contest; mandolin, fiddle, guitar and banjo contests; finals of the Writing Through Art Literary Contest; children’s activities; and a Featured Artist Golf Tournament with Dave McGary.
The events take place at Booth Western Art Museum, the Grand Theatre, and Woodland Hills Golf Club.
The Gathering begins March 7 with a special Home School Gathering from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Available especially for home school groups, the program offers several tours throughout the afternoon, art activities located at different stations throughout the Museum, and free audio tours. For information on pricing or to register, call 770-387-3849.
Thursday’s activities include featured artist Dave McGary and a gallery walk through his exhibition, “Native Expressions: Dave McGary’s Bronze Realism.”
New to the Gathering, March 8, the Museum will host the Featured Artist Golf Tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Club. This four-person team scramble is $100 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, range balls, cart, box lunch, and soft drinks. Each team is guaranteed to play one hole with famed sculptor Dave McGary and Booth Museum Executive Director Seth Hopkins. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, longest drive, closest to the pin, and winner of the putting contest.
Throughout the day on Saturday, there will be a variety of events for the entire family including the Southeastern Chuck Wagon Cook-Off and a Saturday night concert at the Grand Theatre will feature the nine-time Grammy winning “Kings of Texas Swing” Asleep at the Wheel. Tickets for the 7:00 p.m. concert are $25 for Booth Museum members and $30 for not-yet members. Members of Asleep at the Wheel will be available to sign CDs and meet fans in the Encore Room adjacent to the Theatre following The Southeastern Cowboy Gathering is designed to celebrate our rich Western heritage and is a unique
To purchase tickets for any of the weekend’s events, call the Museum at 770-387-1300 or visit the Museum’s front desk.
To learn more about Booth Western Art Museum, visit www.boothmuseum.org.