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BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will host a two-part event Aug. 25 to celebrate the music of the American West.
Dr. Ariel Downing will present a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. about the history of popular cowboy songs and ballads from 1879 through the present. She will discuss their Mexican and Irish influences, too.
Following the lecture, at approximately 7:30 p.m., musical entertainment and a chuckwagon dinner will be featured. Tickets for the dinner cost $25 per person for nonmembers and $20 for members. Tickets for children ages 6-12 cost $15; children 5 and younger get in for free.
For additional information, contact The Brinton Museum at 672-3173. The event will take place in the pavilion.
The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.