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The Longest Running Western Event Keeps Galloping at Record Speed

Amarillo Show
The 33rd Annual Amarillo Western Antiques & Collectibles Show was a great success for the 170 exhibitors and hundreds of attendees that filled the Amarillo Civic Center the weekend of March 10 and 11 this year.

Amarillo, TX – Amarillo has been home to the longest running western antiques and collectible event for 33 years and the March 2017 event proved that it’s still blazing trails with record success. This year’s Amarillo Western Antiques & Collectibles Show & Auction featured 170 exhibitors from across America showcasing everything from fine bits and spurs, saddles, antique firearms, American Indian art and historic artifacts, plus contemporary works from todays master jewelry designers, silversmiths, braiders and boot makers.

Among the many highlights of this rich weekend event were legendary master saddle makers Bob Marrs and Verne Martin. Bob, now 92 and Verne, now 95 years young, still astonish the crowd with their works that are found in special collections and on the backs of horses across the country. On the contemporary side, nationally acclaimed silversmiths David Alderson and Braidie Butters were present with their exquisite works.

On the entertainment side, award winning songwriter and performer, Jean Prescott, Songbird of the Prairie, delighted attendees with several performances Friday and Saturday. 

The 2018 Amarillo Western Antiques & Collectibles Show & Auction will be held March 16-18. For more information, contact event producers Randy, Braidie and Brenda Butters at

—Staff Writer


Amarillo Western Antiques and Collectibles Show and Auction

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Howard Knight Custom Leather

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