Here's What's Coming to the 38th Annual Christmas at Old Fort Concho
SAN ANGELO, TX -- This years Christmas at Old Fort Concho will be packed full of fun activities for you and all of your loved ones.
The event kicks off Friday December 6 with a student only activities until 3 p.m. Then it will be open to the public for the rest of the weekend.
The Christmas Weekend kicks off with the Winter Rendezvous filled with Merchants, Soldiers, and Civilians of past brought to life. Followed by a Historic walk through the fort where you will learn of legacy of Fort Concho and all it has offered San Angelo throughout the years.
Then at 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Santa will be in the Santa House with Candy Canes and Ornaments for the children to build. They will also be offering the kids to write a letter to Santa. '
On Saturday starting at 7:30 a.m., the San Angelo Lions Club will be kicking off the day with a Pancake Breakfast with the Santa himself. A Boot Camp will be held at 10:30 a.m. if you would like to learn what it was like to be a soldier of the 1800's. This will include learning how to drill and march.
A tea party is the next thing planned on Saturday and it will be presented by Miss Birdie. It costs $10 per child and begins at 11:00 a.m. At the same time this is going on, Native Americans will be presenting things of their culture during the "Indian Lore."
The Highlight of the Saturday will be at 11:30 and 2:30 p.m. when Outlaws meet Good Guys at the Gun fight at old Santa Angela. Then at 2:00 p.m. the Fort Concho baseball team will take the field for some an old fashion game.
The night will conclude with "A Musical Night in Another Century" featuring the Frontier ;Brigade Band of Fort Worth and Oklahoma's Sweet Song String Band.
On Sunday the San Angelo Cowboy Chuck Wagon Team will be hosting their annual Cowboy Chuck Wagon Breakfast starting at 9:00 a.m. Then the preacher from San Angelo's Cowboy Church will give a sermon at 10:00 a.m.
The final day will be filled with merchants and history. Santa will be there from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and the Concho Cowboy Company will have a gunfight a 2:30 p.m.
Christmas at Old Fort Concho will end with the Winter Rendezvous Retreat Ceremony at 3:30 p.m.
For the complete list of events click the link here.
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