Calico Days 2012

Step back in time and relive Calico’s glory days during our 1880’s mining celebration! Parade,

Live music, Miner’s Triathlon and Burro run!


  • Bringing the vintage cowboy back to life: Tumbleweed Rob & The Southwest Junction 
  • Line dance lessons with Orange County's premier line dance instructor KC Douglas
  • Americana artist Debby Clinkenbeard 
  • Banjo pickin  by BanjerDan 
  • Musical Comedy by: High Desert Boys 
  • Rope makingBlacksmithing,Cowboy encampments, Saloon Piano!
  • Stick around for the Saturday night dance 7-9pm!
  • Gunfight exhibitions featuring old west Reenactment groups : Guns and Garters and Old Town Temecula Gunfighters

Sunday concert

in the Silverbowl, 4pm:


featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson



• Parade
• Stage coach rides (Sat only)
• Donkey rides (Sat only, for children)
• Pan for Gold
• Make  your own candle
• Miner’s Triathlon
• Burro Run
• Book signing with Paige Peyton ( author of CALICO: Images of America)
Games and Contests include:
• Dart toss
• Nickels in a Haystack
• Men’s Button Stringing
• Pudgy Piggy
• Silver Guessing
• Shooting Gallery
• Fry Pan Toss
• Bubblegum blowing contest
• Horse shoe pitch
• Coloring Contest