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Eiteljorg taking visitors back to the wild west with WestFest

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Get ready to saddle up for the wild west at Eiteljorg’s WestFest this weekend.

On Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. visitors can get a taste of the West with chuck wagon food and enjoy the sounds of strumming guitars. The event if filled with fun activities for all ages.Interactive activities include:

  • Authentic chuckwagon grub
  • Gold panning
  • Hands-on art activities and games for all ages
  • Rides on the Wells Fargo stagecoach
  • An action-packed stick-horse rodeo, including cow milking, barrel racing, bucking broncos and more
  • A chance to ride Cameo the horse and talk to cowboy, Paul Ross
  • Pet an oxen and learn about western animals
  • Test your knowledge about western myths and legends
  • The Eiteljorg’s popular special exhibit, The Grand Canyon; explore the people, history and culture of this extraordinary natural wonder; become a junior ranger; share your favorite Grand Canyon story; plus snap a photo in the gallery and share on social media using #EJGrandCanyon.

The event is free to Eiteljorg members and non-members will get $1 off general admission. For more information, click here.