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35th Annual Vaquero Gala, Show & Sale Benefitting SYV Historical Museum

Start Date:
November 8 @ 5:00 pm
End Date:
November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Venue:
SYV Historical Museum
Address:
3596 Sagunto Street
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Website
http://www.santaynezmuseum.org/

WEEKEND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, November 8, 2019 Vaquero Gala Benefit Dinner and Pre-show Sale
The public is invited to attend the 35th annual Vaquero Gala Benefit Dinner and Pre-Show Sale Friday, November 8, 2019, honoring the unique culture and equine skills of the California “Vaquero” (cowboy). The weekend fundraising event is hosted by the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum (SYVHM). Plans for the celebration include a Sale preview party, cocktails, a fall dinner feast, presentation of the annual “Vaquero of the Year” award to Charles “Tyke” Minetti and live music. The annual Vaquero Show is the Museum’s most critical fundraising event of the year. There will be both live and silent auctions with a wide variety of exclusive items available to bid on including trips to Mexico, Hawaii, fly fishing, dinner parties, wine tours and much more. The paddle raise auction generates funding for the Museum’s growing educational program for school children and adults.

Time: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum (SYVHM) and Parks-Janeway Carriage House, located at 3596 Sagunto Street in Santa Ynez, California
Cost: $150, to purchase tickets, go to santaynezmuseum.org (if not sold out by 11/8; limited availability at door)

Saturday, November 9, 2019 Vaquero Show and Sale
Attendees of all ages will enjoy a shopping experience that features a gathering of noted artisans and collectors from throughout the western United States. The craftspeople will display for sale hand-tooled leather saddles, braided Vaquero-styled riatas, bridles, reins, and other Vaquero inspired horse tack as well as quality Western artwork, apparel, jewelry, memorabilia, house decor and collectables. The day features a variety of fun things to do for the entire family. Cowboy Hall of Fame member and poet-author Dan Hess will have a book signing of his latest work, The Cowboys Gathered ‘Round Him.

Saturday Show Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Special Experiences on Saturday
10:00 -11:00 a.m.: Live Performance by Baile de California Dance Ensemble
11:00 a.m.-Noon: Live Vaquero Equestrian Demonstration by Jeff Mundell and Jason Mercurio
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Vaquero Café Lunch by Kurt Alldredge of the Chef’s Touch in the courtyard
2:00-3:00 p.m.: Live Vaquero Equestrian Demonstration by Jeff Mundell and Jason Mercurio
5:00 p.m.: Exhibits close for today; will reopen on Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum (SYVHM) and Parks-Janeway Carriage House, located at 3596 Sagunto Street in Santa Ynez, California
Cost: $5 per person admission at the gate

Sunday, November 10, 2019 Vaquero Show and Sale
Show Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Special Experiences on Sunday
11:00 a.m.-Noon: Live Vaquero Equestrian Demonstration by Jeff Mundell and Jason Mercurio
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Vaquero Café Lunch by Kurt Alldredge of the Chef’s Touch in Museum courtyard
2:00-3:00 p.m. Live Performance by Baile de California Dance Ensemble
3:00 p.m.: 2019 Show Closes
Location: Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum (SYVHM) and Parks-Janeway Carriage House, located at 3596 Sagunto Street in Santa Ynez, California
Cost: $5 per person admission at the gate

35th Annual Vaquero Gala, Show & Sale Benefitting SYV Historical Museum Location