SAN ANGELO, Texas — Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 S. Oakes St., is celebrating San Angelo’s diverse agricultural heritage  April 27, with exhibits, demonstrations and children’s activities at its annual Frontier Day.

Billed for families at America’s best preserved frontier fort, Frontier Day will be from 7:30 a.m. until noon. Admission is free.

San Angelo’s Lions Clubs will host a pancake breakfast with sausage and beverages at the event from 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. The cost is $6 per person.

Among Frontier Day’s many exhibits and activities are:

  • Houses dedicated to cattle, wool and mohair, Mexican-American heritage and pioneer families;
  • Demonstrations on sheep shearing, sheepdogs and 1880s baseball.
  • Medicinal, edible and useful plant exhibits;
  • Frontier crafts and games;
  • Living history demonstrations including Chief Broken Eagle and Buffalo Soldiers;
  • Live entertainment including trick roper Doug Whitaker and a Concho Cowboy Co. gunfight;
  • A knife-maker;
  • Historic exhibits.

For more information about Frontier Day, visit or call 325-657-4441.