This is an excellent event that showcases western handicrafts, culture and art. Deluxe saddles, knives, jewelry, spurs etc. Check it out. It occurs in conjunction with the Cowboy Poetry Festival at the Museum of the Big Bend from February 27th on. You can find the Museum of the Big Bend at the Sul Ross campus in Alpine.
Here’s a look at some of the handiwork there at the Trappings of Texas:
And finally, the president of Sul Ross cuts in a very long line to eat some shrimp. Rank has its privileges.
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