The amazingly nostalgic and popular 40th annual 'Candlelight At The Ranch' takes place at the National Ranching Heritage Center Friday and Saturday, with more sparkle than ever before, according to their website .

It's a an event set to be magically lit by more than 4,000 luminarias. Tread walkways set to transport you back in time. Thousands of guests are expected. for this unique opportunity, perfect for the whole family. Experience Christmas in pioneer times. The Ranch will glow with flickering lanterns, fireplaces and campfires this Friday and Saturday evening from 6:30 pm - 9 pm..

Here is the exciting description from their website:

Visitors to the National Ranching Heritage Center will step into a "living Christmas card" when the 40th Annual Candlelight at the Ranch recreates a frontier holiday similar to those on the open prairie from 1780 to 1950. The event will include more than 4,000 luminaries lining the paths of the historic park as volunteer Ranch Hosts dress in period clothing to recreate holiday scenes from another era. The event is free to the public with a minimum suggested $5 donation per family

Get out to explore the 14 authentic historic structures and imagine what it may have been like to live in the pioneer days. Kettle corn, cowboys, horses, campfires and much more. The National Ranching Heritage Center at Texas Tech University is located at 3121 4th Street. You can follow this link to their website for more information.

Bring the family out to experience an old-fashioned pioneer country cowboy Christmas. Enjoy!