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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]

Stars Share Spotlight as Cowboy Festival Turns 25
Sunday, Apr 22, 2018

Veterans of the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival stage were honored Saturday night as the city celebrated the festival’s silver anniversary at William S. Hart Park in Newhall. Highlight of the evening was the presentation of branding irons bearing Hart’s monogram to eight performers, some of whom have...

April 21: Honey County Performs at Cowboy Festival
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased [here].   The Cowboy Festival will host ticketed performances of nationally known Western musicians and cowboy poets located at the Canyon Theatre Guild. This 280 seat theater is furnished with plush comfortable seats to make your viewing enjoyable....

Sons of the San Joaquin Release Final Album Ahead of 2017 Festival
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017

Western music fans shouldn’t be terribly surprised if the 2017 Cowboy Festival marks the last time they can catch the three-part harmonies of Sons of the San Joaquin in Santa Clarita. The Sons released their final album, “One More Ride,” late last year, and they just don’t get around much anymore. “We’ve...

24th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Set for Return this April
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita’s 24th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is set for April 19 through April 23, 2017. The William S. Hart Park event area will once again serve as the setting for the most entertaining festival in the West, with special performances occurring throughout the weekend in Old...

Share Your Cowboy Festival Experience by Taking Survey
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Officials from the annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival are looking for feedback on your experience. Click [here] to take the short survey.

Feb. 20: Poker Tournament Coming to Elks Club
Monday, Jan 4, 2016

You don’t have to leave Santa Clarita to experience playing real Las Vegas style poker. On Saturday Feb. 20, 2016, the annual Santa Clarita Poker Tournament, hosted by the Elks Club, will have real professional poker dealers at all our real high quality green felt poker tables to benefit Canyon Cowboy...

Cowboy Fest to Feature Dozens of Performances

The 2016 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival tickets go on sale today. Click the link to see a list of what attendees can expect this April.   Cowboy Festival at William S. Hart Park Event Area General Admission: * Single Day, Adult – $10 * Single Day, Child (ages 3-12) – $7 * Children under 3 –...

REP Performance Lineup Released for 2016 Cowboy Fest
Wednesday, Dec 30, 2015

Repertory East Playhouse has released its performances lineup for the 2016 Cowboy Festival this April. Cowboy Festival at Repertory East Playhouse Friday, April 22 Ramblin’ Jack Elliot Repertory East Playhouse – 8:00 pm (Ticket: $25) Considered one of the country’s legendary foundations...

Cowboy Festival Releases 2016 Lineup
Monday, Dec 28, 2015

The following Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival performers are booked for the Canyon Theatre Guild from April 22 to April 24: Friday, April 22 The Quebe Sisters / Carin Mari Canyon Theatre Guild – 8:00 pm (Ticket: $30) The Quebe Sisters return to Santa Clarita to deliver their signature fiddle magic...

Cowboy Fest to Return to Newhall in 2016
Monday, Oct 26, 2015

The 2016 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is set to return to Newhall for the second year in a row due to filming scheduled at Melody Ranch Picture Motion Studio, event officials announced Monday. While the most recent event held earlier this year was the first time in the event’s 22-year history the...

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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon