Annual Western History Symposium and Book Exposition

14th Annual Clanton Days Rendezvous

November 12 – 16, 2008

Tombstone, Arizona

Schedule of Events:
 

Wednesday, November 12, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.        Reservations requested

                Six-Gun City, Corner of Fifth and Toughnut Streets

                Welcome Cocktail Reception

                Sponsored by Talei Publishers, Inc.
 

Thursday, November 13, 7:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.                 Reservations requested

                American Legion Post 24, Corner of Second and Allen Streets

                Group Breakfast Buffet and Symposium

                Richard Lapidus: Master of Ceremonies

                Terry “Ike” Clanton: Sergeant At Arms

                Ben T. Traywick: Chairman Emeritus of AWHSBE

                Speakers hosted by Bill O’Neal

                Gary L. Ledoux; John Clum in Alaska

                Robert F. “Bob” Palmquist; The Earp Brothers and the Tombstone Townsite Struggle

                Massad Ayoob; Follow the Flight of the Magic Bullet

                Bob Alexander; Six Guns, Sermons and Sour Mash

                Marshall Trimble; A Fighting Fool: Commodore Perry Owens and the Shootout at Holbrook
 

Thursday, November 13, 3:00 p.m.

                 Historic Tombstone Firehouse, Fifth and Toughnut Streets

                Ladies Afternoon Tea

                Co-hosted by Mary Dolores Traywick and Jenny Lynn Simpson

Thursday, November 12, 3:00 p.m.

                 Four Deuces Saloon, Third and Allen Streets

                Men’s Caucus, drinks and snacks to sustain the men while the women have tea

                Sponsored by Dr. David de Haas
 

Thursday, November 13, 8:30 p.m.

                Big Nose Kate’s Saloon, Allen Street

                Ike Clanton’s Cowboy Welcome Party and Karaoke

                Costume Contests: Best Dressed Cowboy and Most Elegant Historically Dressed Woman

                (Trophies for the winners) Cash bar.
 

Friday, November 14, 11:00 a.m.

                O.K. Corral, Allen Street

                Filming of The World’s First Live Internet TV Show, The Haunted Saloon,

                with host,Terry “Ike” Clanton
 

Friday, November 14, Noon                        Reservations requested

                Johnny Ringo’s Bar, Tenth and Allen Streets

                Mexican Luncheon, live music.

                Sponsored by Richard and Irise Lapidus
 

Friday, November 14, 2:30 p.m.

                Wyatt Earp House, First and Fremont Streets

                Formal Dedication of the bronze 7-8 foot statue of Wyatt Earp by Tucson sculptor Tim Trask
 
 

Friday, November 14, 7:00 p.m.

                Schieffelin Hall, Corner Fourth and Fremont Streets

                Pat Garret and Billy the Kid Panel Discussion

                Bill O’Neal, Moderator. Panelists: Bob Alexander, James Easterbrook, Drew Gomber, Allen       Hatley, Herb Marsh, Elise McChesney, Bob McCubbin, Mike Tower
 

Friday, November 14, approx. 9:30 p.m.

                Crystal Palace Saloon, Corner Fifth and Allen Streets

                Costume Contests: Best Shady Lady and Best Male Tombstone Historical Character

                (Trophies for the winners) Cash bar.
 

Saturday, November 15, 8:30 a.m.

                Front of Bird Cage Theater, Sixth and Allen Streets

                Annual Tour of Tombstone hosted by Terry “Ike” Clanton.

                The Gunfight from the Cowboy side of the story.
 

Saturday, November 15, 10:30 a.m.

                American Legion Post 24, Second and Allen Streets

                Western Book Exposition.

                Authors, writers, artists and collectors will have booths open to the public.
 

Saturday, November 15, 2:30 p.m.

                Schieffelin Hall, Corner of Fourth and Fremont Streets

                Panel Discussion: The Death of Ike Clanton

                Gary L. Ledoux, Moderator.  Panelists: Rita Ackerman, Terry “Ike” Clanton, Tim Fattig,

                Steve Gatto, Troy Kelley, Lee Silva, Ben Traywick, John Ziegler
 

Saturday, November 15, 6:30 p.m.                           Reservations and payment required: See below

                American Legion Post 24, Second and Allen Streets

                A Western Costume Affair: Cocktail Reception and Final Banquet

                Terry “Ike” Clanton, Sergeant At Arms

                Richard Lapidus, Master of Ceremonies

                Leo Banks, Key Note Speaker, Why We Love the Earp-Cowboy Saga
 

Saturday, November 15, approx. 10:30 p.m.

                Front of Bird Cage Theater, Corner Sixth and Allen Streets

                Ghost Walk Through the Streets of Tombstone

                Co-hosted by Terry “Ike” Clanton and psychic Vickie Flanders

                Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes.
 
 

To Make Reservations and for Information Contact:

ackermanresearch@qwest.net
 

The Banquet is $25.00 per person which includes free-flow bar, prime rib dinner and tip.

Checks or money orders should be made out to Rita Ackerman and sent to:

Rita Ackerman, PO Box 54127, Phoenix, AZ 85078-4127