This year’s 47th Annual Bob Wills Day celebration is just around the corner. Volunteers of the Bob Wills Foundation in Turkey, Texas, are busy preparing for the big event. Wednesday, April 25th from 2-4 p.m., a Gospel Music Jubilee will be held at the Gem Theatre, downtown, for $10. Music will be performed by Jimmy Burson, Cecil White, Joel and Sharon Brownlee, and Johnny Woodard. Thursday, April 26th we will be doing an all star . . .
This year we will be doing an all star tribute to the great legends of country music! Dallas Wayne, of Sirius XM's Willie's Roadhouse will be here to host this special night. We will also be featuring Billy Mata, Jason Roberts, and other special guests. This will be a special event, unlike anything we have done before! Come out and join us 7pm-11pm. Dallas Wayne Biography: Dallas Wayne considers himself lucky to be able to . . .
The Old Fiddler's Contest was a success! The following are the results: Billy Ward from Whichita Falls, Texas was the winner of the 22 & over division and the Grand Champion. Dustin Ballard from Denton Texas the Reserve Grand Champion. Mercy Williamson from Amarillo Texas won the 13-21 Division Quan and big Sister Han Ngyuen from Amarillo, Texas won the twin fiddle contest! And Quan won the 12 and under division.
Come check out the Bob Wills Museum while you are in Turkey, Texas. Our museum was remodeled in 2012 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Bob Wills Day. Don't miss our special live "Museum Shows" Thursday and Friday at 1. You can visit the museum, while enjoying Western Swing greats such as, Joe Settlemires, Jason Roberts, Billy Mata and more. Seating is limited, first come first serve! Don't miss out on this unique opportunity.
If you are interested in coming to Turkey, Texas, for Bob Wills Day and looking for lodging, contact Turkey City Hall 806-423-1033. We have various campsites around town with RV hookups. Also, you can view other places to stay by viewing the various tabs on this site. Looking forward to a great Bob Wills weekend.
Unlike a lot of festivals, at Bob Wills Day, it doesn't cost a thing to enjoy many of our popular events, like, the downtown parade, arts and crafts show, lawnmower races, or the FREE Outdoor Concert on Saturday at 2 :30 p.m. Featuring friends of the Texas Playboys, Western Swing Entertainer of the Year--Billy Mata and Texas Fiddle-Man-Jason Roberts. We are happy to have Leon Rausch , Jimmy Burson , and Joe Settlemires performing as well. Dr. Charles Townsend will be the Master of Ceremonies for the free outdoor concert. The outdoor concert will be held on the old football field next to the high school. Thursday dance tickets are $20.00, Friday & Saturday dance tickets are $20 per person. Thursday night 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. 20$ , we will kick off our annual Bob Wills dances with an all star salute to the legends. On Friday, your $20.00 ticket gets you in for both Jake Hooker and the Outsiders and Friefnds of the Texas Playboys . Dancing from 5:30 p.m. to midnight! On Saturday, we welcome back our . . .
The City of Turkey Offices are located in the Bob Wills Center at 602 Lyles Street. For Camp Site information throughout the year and during Bob Wills Day, please call 806-423-1033. Other Businesses throughout Turkey Turkey Medical Clinic ---Please come see Judy from 10am-5pm or call 806-423-1324 Senior Citizens Room --- Available to rent! Call city for more info. Barbwire Hearts ---Personalized T-shirt, caps, mugs, bags with Screen printing, vinyl, sublimation, and rhinestones, Christy Yates 8 . . .
Lacy Dry Goods Lacy Dry Goods is a small store located on Main Street in Turkey, Texas. It is owned and operated by Hubert and Delores Price of Turkey. They are 3rd generation owners of Lacy Dry Goods and it was founded in 1927. They have adapted to the times and sell a variety of goods. This small town country store sells everything from "Stetson" and "Resistol" cowboy hats to Brighton jewelry. Wrangler jeans, coats, Bob Wills Day shirts and caps, as well as an abundance of other apparel, lotions, rows of fabric, and household decor are a few of the . . .
Turkey , Texas is located just 100 miles from Lubbock on the South Plains and 100 miles from Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle. Come join in all the excitement of BOB WILLS DAY Click for directions to Turkey!
The Hotel Turkey is a historic hotel located in Turkey, Texas, United States that originally opened in 1927.The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 24, 1991. The two-story reddish-brown brick prairie school designed structure was built by H. B. Jordan to take advantage of the extension of the Fort Worth and Denver South Plains Railway to the town of Turkey. On June 12, 1927 the building was partially complete when a tornado leveled it. Construction resumed shortly thereafter, and Hotel Turkey opened for business in November 1927. . . .
Galvan's Restaurant Tex-Mex is the perfect fusion of down home cookin' with a Mexican kick! Two of the best things in life come together to create something amazing. Visit Galvan's Restaurant for great Mexican & American Food! Choose from a variety of Mexican dishes from Chili Rellenos, Enchiladas, and Carne Guisada to American Foods like Cheeseburgers, Chicken Fried Steak plus sandwiches & salads. They also have a large selection of kid's meals. The hot sauce is made from scratch and perfect with a basket of seasoned chips. Afterwards, try an order of sopapillas. Galvan's . . .
At Pat Carson Insurance, we strive to help you establish security for your future by protecting your investment today. We specialize in multi-peril and crop-hail insurance, but also offer a full line of farm and ranch liability, auto, property, health and life insurance policies. Our 20 years of experience serving the Rolling Plains community and surrounding area, allows us to take the guesswork out of finding the right coverage for you. Our staff's personal and honest approach reflects our deep commitment to serving your best interest, offering you the convenience . . .
The Lumber Lodge has been an extremely popular housing/RV parking site for many years. Stuart Smith, the Church of Christ preacher, renovated the old lumberyard into an old timey lodge with unique location in the center of Turkey. The lodge has four nicely furnished rooms, multiple RV hookups and an entertainment room. A stay at the Lumber Lodge will give you the feel of home and will give you the wonderful experience of living in a small town. The turkey people are friendly, country folk and will treat any visitor with kindness and hospitality. The lumber lodge is popular for . . .
OvernightShowers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
SundayShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday NightMostly clear, with a low around 65. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.