PENDLETON -- The 100th anniversary of the Pendleton Round-Up will kick-off with the Let'er Buck Ball, New Year's Eve.
The 21-and-over event, will be 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Hamley and Co. Steak House, 30 S.E. Court Ave., and will feature celebrities, dignitaries, public officials and cowboys and cowgirls from around the Northwest, along with multiple entertainment options through the evening as well as a live and silent auction.
Tim Hawkins, Pendleton Round-Up arena director and chairman of the Round-Up centennial committee said the intent is to kick off the year in a style unique to the Pendleton Round-Up.
Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite rodeo regalia from the past 100 years. The evening will include live entertainment, food by Hamley Steakhouse 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 other items.
Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at The Pendleton Round-Up office or by calling 1-800-45-RODEO; at Hamley and Co. or at hamleyco.com/webstore; or at the Pendleton Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds go toward the Pendleton Round-Up Centennial Plaza project. For more information visit www.leterbuckball.com.