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September 11, 2014
Gulch Days will return to downtown Merced this weekend
in the grand finale of Merced's 125th anniversary
The popular Old West-themed event, which dates back
to the 1950s, will kick off at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept.
12, at Bob Hart Square, at Main and Canal streets.
Three days of free, interactive events will include
something for everybody, including live music, cowboy
poetry, mock bank robberies and staged gunfights in
the streets, a chuck wagon breakfast, arts & crafts
demonstrations, a carnival magic show, a wild whisker
contest, pony rides for the kids, authentic silver
dollar giveaways and the Blue Devil Dash fun run.
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