Wrangle up the posse and head on over to the Fort Worth Stockyards for Frontier Forts Days taking place Friday and Saturday. The event will transfer the historic Stockyard district into a real life representation of what it was like to live in the Texas frontier with interpreters on-sight to tell the story. The stretch of Exchange Avenue will be lined with encampments representing historic fort sites along the Texas Forts Trail and will also feature period wagons, music and military artifacts from Texas landmarks. Re-enactors will headline the festivities with military demonstrations, parades and discuss ions of the reality of frontier life. The event is free and open to the public. Frontier Forts Days last from 9:55 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 817-625-9715 or visit fortworthstockyards.org.
Fri., May 13, 9:55 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., May 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 2011
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