In celebration of the 20th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, the City is starting the weekend off with a lively, Western block party paying tribute to legends of the Old West.
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Hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls dressed in western gear will gather in Old Town Newhall this Thursday for the “Saddle Up” SENSES block party to kick off the Cowboy Festival . The block party will feature a mechanical bull, line dancing, live country music, gourmet food trucks, street performers, and Western themed activities.
At 7:30 p.m., the west side of Main Street will hold a ceremony where this year’s honorees - the late Academy Award winning actor Lee Marvin, actor Rodolfo Acosta and cowboy singer Stuart Hamblen - will be inducted in the Walk of Western Stars.
Singer Keesha Scott-Hogan and country rock cover band Dawson’s Gang will also perform.
The Saddle Up block party takes place on Thursday, April 18, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, contact the City’s Arts and Events Office at (661) 250-3787 or visit www.ThursdaysatNewhall.com 
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