PENDLETON -- The 100th anniversary of the Pendleton Round-Up will kick off with a New Year's Eve celebration, The Let'er Buck Ball, at 7:30 p.m. The 21-and-over event takes place at the Hamley Steak House, 30 S.E. Court St.
Those attending are encouraged to wear their favorite rodeo regalia from the past 100 years. The evening will include live entertainment, food by Hamley Steak House,and a live and silent auction for one-of-a-kind Pendleton Round-Up memorabilia. Auction items will include the first of 100 bronzes titled "Let'er Buck" by Austin Barton, the first of 100 numbered Pendleton Round-Up Centennial blankets by Pendleton Woolen Mills, custom Justin Boots, centennial rodeo contestant numbers and many other items.
Tickets to the event are $150 and can be purchased at the Pendleton Round-Up Office or by calling 1-800-45-RODEO; at Hamley and Co. or on their Web site at hamleyco.com/webstore; or at the Pendleton Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds from the Let'er Buck Ball will go toward the Pendleton Round-Up Centennial Plaza project. For more information please visit www.leterbuckball.com.