Saturday is the pancake breakfast, which is kind of cool, says the fests Deborah Dix. Its the big fundraiser for the Golden Fire Department. Also on Saturday is the parade, which is always a lot of fun. Right after the parade is the Wild West Show, where they clear the street and have some rope tricks and kind of a duel with fake pistols. That all pays tribute to what Buffalo Bill used to do with his Wild West Show.
In other words, its a celebration jam-packed with history and fun; other highlights include a mutton-bustin competition and a special presentation at Clear Creek History Park, where onlookers can enjoy Saturdays parade, sip genuine old-fashioned root beer and watch costumed Civil War soldiers demonstrate a cannon-firing drill. Buffalo Bill Days are free and run through Sunday; visit www.buffalobilldays.com for information and a full schedule of events.