The Museums of New Mexico and
The Friends of Fort Selden, Present

11th Annual Frontier Days

at Fort Selden State Monument

Frontier Days is an annual event, held on the grounds of historic Fort Selden.
Enactments are held with authentic period clothing and equipment.

17 & 18 April 1999

Great Family Fun
Come early and spend the day

Saturday, April 17, 1999

9:00 Doors Open
9:30 Flag Raising Ceremony
9:30-10:00 "A Soldier's Life" Living History in the camps
10:00-10:30 Signal Drill
10:30-11:00 Volly firing
11:00-11:30 Artillery demonstration
11:30-12:00 Lunch
12:00-1:00 Living History, tour of the camps
1:00-1:30 Fashion Show
1:30-2:00 Period Entertainment on the Stage
1:30-2:30 Children's Activities: Sand Painting & Arrow making at the Camp Sites
2:30-3:00 Trouble at the Saloon
3:00-4:00 Popular Dances of the Day (Frontier Day, that is!)
4:00-4:30 Military Skirmish - Watch out for Gunfire!
4:30-4:45 Awards ceremony
4:45 Retreat

Sunday, April 18, 1999

8:30-4:45 Living History Demonstrations throughout the Fort
8:30 Posting of Colors
8:45-9:00 Church Services
9:00-9:30 Ken Dusenbury Artillery Demonstration
9:30-10:00 Flamenco Dancing
10:00-10:30 John Whelan (Mexican Ballads)
10:30-11:00 Buffalo Soldier Presentation (Sarah Addison)
Kids 11:00 Sack Races
11:00-11:30 Trouble at the Saloon
11:30-12:00 Dean Foster (Cowboy Singer)
Kids 12:00 Pinata Break
12:00-12:30 Larry Buchanan & Cory Williams
12:30-1:00 Pie Auction
Kids 1:00 Potato Races
1:15-2:00 Medicine Man Show
2:00-2:45 Los Pistoleros
2:45-3:30 Larry Buchanan & Cory Williams
3:30-4:40 Period Dancing
4:45 Retreat

Saturday - Admission: $2.00 per person. Children 16-under: free

Sunday - New Mexico & Texas Adults $1.00. All others $2.00. 16 yrs. and under free

Pie Contest: Competitors Please Contact Ft. Selden to Preregister - 526-8911

Fort Selden State Monument

Post Office Box 58
Radium Springs, New Mexico 88054
Phone: 505-526-8911
Fax: 505-526-8911
Nathan Stone - Manager
Elva Melendrez - State Monument Ranger

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