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The Museum will close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 14 and Saturday April 15 for a private event.

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will host the 28th annual Express Employment Professionals’ Cowboy Christmas Ball featuring American singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey.

Michael Martin Murphey

Entertainment for the Entire Family

This year’s yuletide event will once again feature an evening of entertainment for the entire family. Murphey is a multiple Grammy nominee with six gold albums, including “Cowboy Songs” – the first album of cowboy music to achieve gold status since 1959.

Guests can expect an alcohol-free event including dinner, traditional Western songs and dances dating more than 100 years and a visit from Santa. The event is open to the public; reservations are required in advance. Attire is casual or cowboy. Doors will open at 6:00 pm. For questions contact

Event Schedule

December 3, 2023

5:00 p.m.
Visit Santa and Shop the Museum Store

6:00 p.m.
Doors Open to SEC and Dinner is Served

7:00 p.m.
Michael Martin Murphey Performs

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