LET’S HAVE SOME FUN NEXT SATURDAY WITH SOME HISTORY TOO!

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American Cowboy Museum 6th Annual Grand Market Place

Houston…The American Cowboy Museum will host the 6th Annual Grand Market Place and Farmer’s Market fundraiser on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the historic Taylor-Stevenson Ranch – 11822 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX. The event will feature C/W & Zydeco music, along with D.J.’s Chris Tucker & Sweet Gee, a petting zoo, pony rides, and face painting. In addition, a variety of delicious food and beverages will be offered by local vendors including turkey legs, fried fish, barbecue, hot dogs, snow cones, and much more. There will be plenty of hand made crafts, jewelry, visual art and books.

Founded by Mollie Taylor Stevenson, Jr., The American Cowboy Museum’s mission is to preserve the western heritage of African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and women through education, entertainment, and entrepreneurship. The American Cowboy Museum showcases an extensive collection of the150 year old Taylor-Stevenson Ranch Area’s historical letters, personal artifacts, newspapers, legal documents, clothing, photographs, and oral histories, along with the Black Cowboy’s experience and history throughout Texas and the American West.

The American Cowboy Museum is also part of a fully functioning, working ranch that showcases ranch equipment, such as tractors, plows, cultivators and planters. The interactive exhibit, which has welcomed visitors from all over Houston, brings to life the 150-year history of farming, ranching and the western way of life.

For more information regarding vending opportunities contact ACM at 713 478-9677 or mollie_stevenson@yahoo.com. The event is free and open to the public. Visit the ACM at
www.americancowboymuseum.org

1 comment

  1. chris acres November 27, 2016 7:24 pm 

    Absolutely awesome is your family’s tradition and sense of sacred responsibility to educate and inspire. I would love to visit your Ranch. Family from NYC and loving Dallas and cherishing dear friends originally from Houston.
    Can you have one of your assistants reach me, please. Love and respect for Land and love of horseback riding is in our family too. …And now I know why Fort Worth was so dear in my heart and I am so attached and visit frequently. Houston is next.. I pray and hope. Thank you for all your family has done to keep knowledge flowing. Your dear Maman is so ever smiling in heaven and her spirit and angel wings wrapped around you. We extend our deepest sense of respect and appreciation for your family and you especially for your immense fortitude and beauty. I have a sculpture which I intended for the Schomburg in Harlem but I would like to gift it to your Ranch for the children to see and be inspired….Voila, thank you so very very much.

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