How the West Was Fun: The Staked Plains Roundup

September 1 – Hobbs, NM. If you ever wanted to experience the Old West in all its authentic, larger-than-life glory, here’s your chance! The 16th annual Staked Plains Roundup will be held Thursday, September 14, at the Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, just north of the New Mexico Junior College campus.

The Roundup, which brings authentic Western culture to vivid life, will feature famous Texan trick roper Brice Chapman performing an exciting specialty lasso routine both on and off his horse. Visitors will experience music, storytelling, trades, and livelihoods from yesteryear, including blacksmithing, wool spinning, churning, boot-making, woodcarving, clogging and quilting.

Area children will be able to walk among authentic Western artifacts, enjoy a variety of small animals, and watch a talented artist at work. A working chuck wagon will serve hungry hombres an $8 lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, which presents the Stake Plains Roundup in conjunction with New Mexico Junior College, will remain open for the duration of the event.

For more information, call (575) 492-2675.

New Mexico Junior College, 5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: 575.392.4510, 1.800.657.6260

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