Cowboys will be in the building and on the streets when the 22nd Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival comes to Newhall starting Wednesday. The festival has expanded to seven venues that will host cowboy poets, Western singers, trick ropers and Old West events through Sunday.
Farnsworth will be honored with a tile at 7 p.m. Thursday on Main Street in Old Town Newhall. The walk started in 1981 and its first honorees were movie cowboys Tom Mix, Gene Autry and William S. Hart, who lived in the area.
Visitors can spend an evening with Buffalo Bill at the William S. Hart Mansion on Saturday night too ($40).
And there are old Westerns being screened, including the 1953 film "Suddenly" starring Frank Sinatra. The movie, shot in Saugus and Old Town Newhall, will be shown Friday night and costs $10.
The outdoor festival runs 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at William S. Hart Park and features 15 bands on four stages, living history characters, booths selling Western gear and food, and more. It costs $10 for adults and $7 for children.