Cowboy Round-up is popular despite chilly weather in Oklahoma City

Riding, roping and biscuit-making were offered during Cowboy Round-up at the Oklahoma History Center.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Published: March 26, 2013

Children and their parents endured cold temperatures and intermittent rain Saturday to come to the grounds of the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City for the center's annual Cowboy Round-up.

Cowboys and chuck wagons were on hand to bring the cattle drive era to life.

The event's activities included pony rides, stick-horse races, roping demonstrations, branding, a medicine man show, biscuits cooked in Dutch ovens, and a chance for children to make a braided rope they could take home as a souvenir.

Children were encouraged to dress the part, and many did — wearing boots, vests, bandannas, chaps and cowboy hats.

by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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