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Event 

Title:
Western Week: The Mail Arrives at Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
When:
02.10.2017 12.00PM
Where:
Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West - Scottsdale
Category:
Art Events

Description

The City of Scottsdale brings together the best of Old West traditions and new West style by introducing a host of Western-themed events in and around the City in the days preceding the 64th Annual Scottsdale Parada del Sol Parade and Trail’s End Festival on Feb. 11.

From Feb. 4 to Feb. 11 has been officially proclaimed Western Week by the City of Scottsdale, and is set to include an array of signature festivities throughout the week, inspired by the indigenous cultures and traditions of the Old West. Signature activities and entertainment includes:

The Mail Arrives at Scottsdale’s Museum of the West: At high noon on Friday, Feb. 10, more than two dozen members of the Hashknife Pony Express conclude their 200-mile horseback trek in front of Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West on Marshall Way, at the Passing the Legacy sculpture near the Marshall Way Bridge. The public is invited to witness the riders deliver 20,000 letters specially marked by the U.S. Postal Service in a tradition that dates back to 1958. Following is a brief ceremony, a Hashknife Boot Camp with activities for kids, and a free public meet and greet. For more: hashknifeponyexpress.com