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4th Annual ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody Days in Oracle
February 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - February 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm MST
The 4th Annual ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody Day in Oracle celebrates Buffalo Bill Cody’s Silver & Gold from Mt. Lemmon and a special Tribute to William “Flint” Carter on both Saturday, February 23rd and Sunday, February 24th, 2019 from 1:00-5:00pm at the Oracle Inn Steakhouse & Lounge, 305 E. American Avenue in Oracle, Arizona, 85623
The community of Oracle honors the 173rd birthday of William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, the iconic 19th century world entertainer and local Oracle, AZ. miner. Enjoy free presentations, entertainment, Native American arts/crafts and entertainment, local history displays, book talks, treats, and a treasure hunt.
This year’s event also pays tribute to William “Flint” Carter, Cody Days founder, prospector and author, who passed away in December. Carter spent over four decades prospecting the Santa Catalina Mountains and held over 100 mining claims in the mountains.
“Buffalo Bill” Cody owned several mines at Campo Bonito in the Santa Catalina Mountains, near Oracle, during the last decades of his life. Cody would spend many winters in Oracle managing his mines which produced tungsten, silver and gold. This is also the 102nd anniversary of the Cody’s passing.
Cody Days in Oracle Event Highlights:
• Tribute to William “Flint” Carter
• Magic Show for the kids
• Kid’s Treasure Hunt
• History & Legends of the Santa Catalinas, displays and educational information about Carter, Cody & Oracle.
• Free birthday cake and tea, compliments of the Oracle Inn.
• Author and publisher Robert Zucker discusses the treasures and legends of the Santa Catalina Mountains and Cody’s interest in the Iron Door Mine.
• American Indian handmade arts & crafts available for purchase, including presentations.
Jewelry Give-A-Way– from the Santa Catalinas: Drawings for pieces of local sourced stones that were mined exclusively from Buffalo Bill’s the gold and silver mines in the Santa Catalina. Must sign up at Oracle Inn before drawing and be present to win.
Sponsors sought to promote local history: Tax-deductible donations and sponsorships help fund the costs of the event which is produced by volunteers through SAI, Inc. Banner and vendor spaces are available.
For more information, interviews and press coverage, contact Robert Zucker, Entertainment Magazine, SAI 520-623-3733
email [email protected]
See more at EMOL.org/codydays