The Smoky Mountain town of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., will present the 12th annual Saddle Up, Feb. 23-26, 2012. The four-day event is a tribute to the American West and is filled with concerts by cowboy musicians and poets, a chuckwagon cookoff and other activities for the entire family.
Saddle Up is part of Pigeon Forge Winterfest, a four-month season of activities that begins in November and continues through February.
Performers for the 2012 event include R.W. Hampton, Stephanie Davis, Cowboy Celtic, Saddle Cats, Andy Nelson, Ray Doyle, Chuck Pyle and Kent Rollins. Concerts at Tennessee Shindig Theater (3 & 7 p.m. on Feb. 24; 6 p.m. on Feb. 27) are $15 each.