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Buffalo Bill Cody Days in Oracle
February 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
One event on February 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm
The 5th Annual Buffalo Bill Cody Days in Oracle is held on Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, Feb. 23 from 1-5pm, when the community of Oracle honors the 174th birthday of William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, the iconic 19th century world entertainer and local Oracle, AZ. mine owner.
Enjoy free entertainment, Native American arts/crafts, free magic show for kids by Ross the Magician, local history displays and presentations, book talk, and free birthday cake to celebrate Cody’s birthday. Cody was born on February 26, 1846. Gerald Cody will be this year’s guest speaker and will share some Cody family stories. Gerald had been President of the International Cody Family for 15 years.
“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 103rd anniversary of the Cody’s passing in 1917.
This year’s event also pays tribute to William “Flint” Carter, Cody Days founder, who passed away in December. Carter spent over four decades prospecting the Santa Catalina Mountains and held over 100 mining claims in the mountains.
Cody Days in Oracle is sponsored by the Santa Catalina Historical Preservation Project, a program of Southwest Alternatives Institute, Inc., a non-profit Arizona corporation since 1977.
The 5th Annual Buffalo Bill Cody Days in Oracle is held on Saturday, February 22nd & Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 • 1:00-5:00pm at the Oracle Inn Steakhouse, 305 E. American Avenue in• Oracle, Arizona.