The 25th Annual National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration kicks off in downtown Lubbock on Thursday.
The annual event celebrates the western way of life with everything from horses, chuck wagons, music, and story tellers.
The festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a silent auction and awards banquet at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
The symposium will run through Sunday Sept. 8.
Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children, and $9 for seniors.
For more details, check out their website at http://www.cowboy.org/.
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