Pioneer Days calendar

Pioneer days continue in Clovis each day this week. This year’s theme is  “Welcome Back to the Homestead.”

A schedule of events:
Monday
5 p.m. — Little Buckaroo Rodeo; Mutton Bustin’ entries deadline at Curry County Events Center and LBR Foot and Horse Events, entry 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday
6 p.m. — Curry County Mounted Patrol Team Roping  at Curry County Events Center. Chris Thomas 575-760-5115

Wednesday
2 p.m. — Reception for Llano Estacado Quilt Guild display, Wheatfield’s Senior Living Center. Exhibit open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 8.

4 p.m. — Miss Rodeo New Mexico Pageant registration at pageant headquarters, Days Inn & Suites.

Thursday
8 a.m. — MRNM Horsemanship Competition at Curry County Events Center.

11:30 a.m. — Rodeo barbeque kick-off at Bender Dodge (open to the public).  Pioneer Days Royalty, Miss Rodeo New Mexico, Miss Rodeo America, Miss Rodeo Arizona and others.

5:15 p.m. — Mayor’s proclamation – City Commission meeting north annex of the library followed by meet and greet of rodeo royalty at Clovis-Curry Chamber of Commerce.

7 p.m. — Miss Rodeo New Mexico Gala silent/live auction and dinner. Doors open at 5 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 2501 North Norris St.

Friday
7 a.m. — 13th annual Pioneer Women Breakfast at the Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd.
All local Pioneer Women are welcome to attend. Vintage fashions from the last century are encouraged.

8 a.m. — Steer roping slack at Curry County Events Center.

9:30 a.m. — Rodeo queens and bullfighter/clowns annual tour of area nursing homes, Wheatfields Senior Living Center and Plains Regional Medical Center.

1 p.m. — Miss Rodeo New Mexico Fashion Show, speech, coronation at the Clovis Community College Town Hall with $10 admission. Open to the public.

6:30 p.m. — Miss Rodeo New Mexico Pageant announcement of royalty 2014 at Curry County Events Center.

7:30 p.m. —  44th annual PRCA Rodeo at the Curry County Events Center.

Saturday
6 a.m. — Registration with 7 a.m. Start Food Bank 5K Run on Main between Seventh and Grand. The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico’s 31st birthday celebration. Donations of canned good encouraged.

10 a.m. — 44th Annual Pioneer Parade on Main Street. Parade Theme: Welcome Back to the Homestead.

12:30 p.m. — Annual Duke of Dutch Ovens Chuck Wagon Cook-Off at Curry County Fairgrounds. Advance tickets $20.

7:30 p.m. — 44th Annual PRCA Rodeo and local team roping bonus round at Curry County Events Center. Wear Pink to support women’s breast cancer awareness. Following Rodeo: Pioneer Days Rodeo Timed Events Slack.

June 8
11:30 a.m. — Cowboy Church at Curry County Events Center.

2 p.m. – 44th Annual PRCA Rodeo Matinee.

Information: 763-3435