NFR event schedule

NFR EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

TODAY

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 7 a.m.-4 p.m., 68th Annual PRCA National Convention Registration, South Point Exhibit Hall; 12:30 p.m., JCCF Silent Auction; 3 p.m., JCCF Silent Auction Ends &Check-Out

■ 8 a.m.-10 a.m., Miss Rodeo America Speech Session I, MGM Grand Hollywood Theatre; ticket required. For more information, visit www.missrodeoamerica.com and click on Miss Rodeo America Store or call 719-948-9206

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 6 p.m., PRCA Annual Awards Banquet,South Point Grand Ballroom; ticket required and available through the PRCA. For more information, visit www.prorodeo.com

■ 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Miss Rodeo America 60th Anniversary Gala &Hall of Fame Inductions, MGM Grand Convention Center, rooms 115-120; ticket required. For more information, visit www.missrodeoamerica.com and click on Miss Rodeo America Store or call 719-948-9206

Concerts

■ Susie Dobbs, South Point, free admission

■ Jeff Dunham, Planet Hollywood (866-919-7472)

Thursday

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 8 a.m.-10 a.m., Miss Rodeo America Speech Session II, MGM Grand Hollywood Theatre; ticket required. For more information, visit www.missrodeoamerica.com and click on Miss Rodeo America Store or call 719-948-9206

■ 8 a.m.-noon, 68th annu8al PRCA National Convention registration, South Point Convention Area

■ 9 a.m.-noon, 68th annual PRCA National Convention Contract Personnel Trade Show, South Point Exhibit Hall

■ 9 a.m., 2014 Benny Binion’s World Famous Wrangler NFR Bucking Horse Sale, to benefit the ProRodeo Hall of Fame; South Point Equestrian Center; tickets available at South Point box office, 702-797-8055 or www.southpointcasino.com

■ 9 a.m.-5 p.m., NRS Shopping Experience, MGM Grand Marquee Ballroom; free admmission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls; free admission/open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls; free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Marketplace Gift Show, Mandalay Bay; free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Country Christmas, Sands Expo; free admission, open to the public

■ 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Miss Rodeo America WNFR Luncheon, MGM Grand Convention Center, rooms 121-124; ticket required. For more information, visit www.missrodeoamerica.com and click on Miss Rodeo America Store or call 719-948-9206

■ 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., WPRA Awards Reception, South Point Grand Ballroom; ticket required

■ Noon, PRCA Permit Holder of the Year Challenge, South Point Equestrian Center; tickets at www.southpointarena.com/events.php. For additional Information, contact Julie Jutten at 719-304-1471

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at Cowboy FanFest

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Jordan Mitchell, at Cowboy FanFest

■ 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation Auction, MGM Grand Convention Center, rooms 121-124; no ticket required. For more information, visit www.missrodeoamerica.com and click on Miss Rodeo America Store, or call 719-948-9206

Wrangler NFR In Arena

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening, Thomas &Mack Center

■ 7 p.m., First go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom, free admission

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Casey Donahew &Kevin Fowler, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Hank Williams, Jr., Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866.946.5336

■ Susie Dobbs, South Point. Free admission

■ Old Dominion, Lucas Hoge, MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone. Free admission

Friday

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Miss Rodeo America, Horsemanship Competition, Cowboy FanFest, Wrangler Rodeo Arena presented by Priefert. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Autograph Session, Steer Wrestlers, at Cowboy FanFest. Free admission

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Casey Donahew Band, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Second go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Hank Williams, Jr., Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866-946-5336

■ Burton Cummings, Orleans Showroom, 702-284-7777

■ Heart, House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 702-632-7600

■ Easton Corbin, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Bill Engvall, Treasure Island, 866-712-9308

■ Ron White, The Mirage, Terry Fator Theatre, 800-963-9634

■ Lady Antebellum, Downtown Las Vegas (DLV) Events Center

■ Sammy Kershaw, Westgate Las Vegas

■ Old Dominion, Lucas Hoge, MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone. Free admission

■ Curtis Grimes, South Point. Free admission

Saturday

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 9 a.m., 2014 Benny Binion’s World Famous Wrangler NFR Bucking Horse Sale, South Point Equestrian Center. Tickets available at South Point Box Office, 702-797-8055 or www.southpointcasino.com

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Miss Rodeo America Pageant, Coronation Performance, MGM Grand Hollywood Theatre. Ticket required. For more information, visit www.missrodeoamerica.com and click on Miss Rodeo America Store, or call 719-948-9206

■ 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Bob Tallman Wrangler NFR Charity Bowling Tournament, Gold Coast Hotel and Casino Bowling Center. To support the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund and Speedway Children’s Charities. Bowling, silent auction and more. For more information, contact Paulette Anderson at 702-632-8242.

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Autograph Session, Tie-Down Ropers, at Cowboy FanFest. Free admission

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Curtis Grimes, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Third go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Casey Donahew an Kevin Fowler, The Mirage Race &Sports Book

■ Hank Williams Jr., Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

■ Burton Cummings, Orleans Showroom, 702-284-7777

■ Heart, House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 702-632-7600

■ Ron White, The Mirage, Terry Fator Theatre, 800-963-9634

■ Andrea Bocelli, MGM Grand Garden, 877-880-0880

■ John Prine, The Pearl at the Palms, 702- 892-7575

■ Shania Twain, Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 888-929-7849

■ Sammy Kershaw, Westgate Las Vegas

■ Old Dominion, Clay Walker, MGM Gold Buckle Zone, free admission

■ Curtis Grimes, South Point, free admission

Sunday

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ World Series of Team Roping, South Point Equestrian Center. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ 1:15-2 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Josh Thompson, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Fourth go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Heart, House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 702-632-7600

■ Merle Haggard, Golden Nugget, The Grand 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

■ Josh Thompson, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Rodney Carrington, Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand, 877-880-0880

■ Shania Twain, Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 888-929-7849

■ Lee Greenwood, Westgate Las Vegas

■ Sammy Steele Band and Trick Pony, MGM Gold Buckle Zone, free admission

■ Curtis Grimes, South Point, free admission

Monday

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Wrangler NFR Exceptional Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest Rodeo Arena. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Autograph Session, Team Ropers, Excalibur (Rotunda). Free admission

■ 1: 15 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Kimberly Dunn, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Fifth go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Merle Haggard, Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

■ Rodney Carrington, Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand, 877-880-0880

■ Britt Stokes Band, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Lee Greenwood, Westgate Las Vegas

■ Sammy Steele Band and Trick Pony, MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, free admission

■ Cody Johnson, South Point, free admission

Tuesday, December 9

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Host Hotel Autograph Session, bull riders, Gilley’s at Treasure Island. Free admission

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Cody Johnson, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Sixth go-round, Thomas &Mack Center

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Travis Tritt, The Grand at Golden Nugget, 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

■ Britt Stokes Band, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Rodney Carrington, Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand, 877-880-0880

■ Shania Twain, Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 888-929-7849

■ John Michael Montgomery, Westgate Las Vegas

■ Sammy Steele Band and Swon Brothers, MGM Gold Buckle Zone. Free admission

■ Cody Johnson, South Point. Free admission

Wednesday, December 10

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Autograph Session, Barrel Racers, Golden Nugget Grand Event Center

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m.Rodeo Live Unplugged, 3rd Division Marine Aircraft Wing Band, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Seventh go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Shania Twain, Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 888-929-7849

■ Rodney Carrington, Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand, 877-880-0880

■ Frankie Ballard, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Sara Evans, Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

■ John Michael Montgomery, Westgate Las Vegas

■ Sammy Steele Band, Swon Brothers, MGM Gold Buckle Zone. Free admission

■ Cody Johnson, South Point. Free admission

Thursday, December 11

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 27th Annual Pro Rodeo League of Women Luncheon &Fashion Show, South Point Grand Ballroom. Proceeds to benefit the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. For more information, contact Tracy Hedeman at 817-676-1637 or Cindy Schonholtz at 719-440-7255. Tickets available at The South Point Box Office

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Autograph Session, bareback riders, at Cowboy Fanfest.

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Lucas Hoge, at Cowboy Fanfest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Eighth go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Rodney Carrington, Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand, 877-880-0880

■ John Pardik, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Alabama, Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866.946.5336, goldennugget.com

■ Gary Allan, House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 702-632-7600

■ Andy Velo and Randy Rogers Band, MGM Gold Buckle Zone. Free admission

■ Aaron Watson, South Point. Free admission.

Friday, December 12

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 9 a.m., 28th Annual Spurs &Spikes Golf Tournament, Badlands Golf Club. Shotgun start. To purchase a team, call 719-528-4732

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 11 a.m., Gold Card Round-Up, reception and luncheon, the Palms. Keynote address by Larry Mahan; hosted by Red Steagall. Ticket required; call Larry Jordan at 406-223-6503

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Host Hotel Autograph Session, Saddle Bronc Riders, at Cowboy FanFest

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m., Rodeo Live Unplugged, Morgan Leigh, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Ninth go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen &Randy Corley, South Point Dance Hall. Free admission

Concerts

■ Shania Twain, Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 888-929-7849

■ Ron White, Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage

■ Bill Engvall, Treasure Island

■ Rodney Carrington, Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand, 877-880-0880

■ Alabama, Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

■ Gary Allan, House of Blues, 702-632-7600

■ Gene Watson, Railhead at Boulder Station, 800-683-7777

■ Charlie Daniels Band, Orleans Showroom, 702-284-7777

■ Craig Campbell, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ Andy Velo, Randy Rogers Band, MGM Gold Buckle Zone. Free admission

■ Aaron Watson, South Point. Free admission

■ Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy, Planet Hollywood, 866-919-7472

Saturday, December 13

Wrangler NFR 9-5

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy FanFest, adjacent to Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls. Free admission, open to the public

■ Noon-1 p.m., Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Halls, Rodeo Live Stage. Presented by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, at Cowboy FanFest

■ 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m.Rodeo Live Unplugged, Aaron Watson, at Cowboy FanFest

Wrangler NFR In Arena

Thomas &Mack Center

■ 6:45 p.m., Anthem and Opening

■ 7 p.m., Tenth go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

■ 5 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom. Free admission

■ 5 p.m.-midnight, Fourth Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam’s Town Hotel &Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place. Top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2014, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly from country music’s biggest stars, including Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Casey Donahew Band, Kevin Fowler and more; The Mirage race &sports book; free admission. For more information, visit www.mirage.com/rodeovegas

■ 9 p.m.-3 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, live entertainment nightly, bars, events and giveaways; free admission

■ 9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’n Ball, Gold Coast Hotel &Casino, Arizona Ballroom; live music with Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union. Free admission. For information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

■ 10:30-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver &Dan Miller, Gold Coast Showroom. Re-cap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly. Free admission. For more information, visit www.boydgaming.com/nfr

Concerts

■ Ron White, Terry Fator Theatre at Mirage, 800-963-9634

■ Shania Twain, Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 888-929-7849

■ Rodney Carrington, Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand, 877-880-0880

■ Charlie Daniels Band, Orleans Showroom, 702-284-7777

■ Randy Houser, The Mirage Race &Sports Book, 800-374-9000

■ 3 Dog Night, Eastside events center at Eastside Cannery, 866-999-4899

■ Andy Velo and Randy Rogers Band, MGM Gold Buckle Zone. Free admission

■ Aaron Watson, South Point. Free admission

■ Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy, Planet Hollywood, 866-919-7472

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