The Hole in the Sock Gang will take you back in time to the old Wild West days!
Enjoy the 1880’s Wild West themed "Hole in the Sock Gang” the last Saturday of the month every month through October. It's all happening in McGregor, Iowa, and shows start at 1:00 P.M. at McGregor’s Landing.
The sock gang will portray a mix of real and fictional roles. The production includes train/bank robberies, fights, a wedding, horse stealing, and lots of rebels. A cast of 15 characters will bring the wild, hilarious and crazy show to stage at Mcgregor Landing. Amongst the characters are tough cowboys, rough outlaws, saloon girls, well-dressed women, and gun slinging ladies. They've really got it all!
The characters are:
- Big Joe: Big Joe “the Boss” Abernathy is the founding member of the gang. No one messes with The Boss.
- Clara Jeppeson: Clara Jeppeson is a quiet lady but keep a close eye on her – she can be crafty when you’re not looking.
- Cactus Jack: Cactus Jack is one tough cowboy that is a quick-witted and a fast draw.
- Wild Jim: Jim has many titles: Lawman, Bounty Hunter, and once in a while-- Outlaw. He is a quick draw with an aim that's dead on.
- Snakebite: Snakebite is one mean cowboy. You'll have to see for yourself.
- Concho: The fastest gun alive.
- Bear Tooth Billy: Billy is the buffalo hide hunter.
- Widow Anna: Anna came from Colorado. She was married happily for years to a banker. Then her husband was shot right before the election for town Sherriff.
- Mini Cricket: She is a young lady. Don’t make her go crazy!
- Texas Jonny Ringo: Jonny tries to walk the straight and narrow but seems to end up on the wrong side of the law. Make sure you stay on his good side. He also has deadly aim.
- Little Joe: Joe is believed to be a little mad, with an itchy trigger finger.
- Pickles: Pickles has many aliases. She may look gentle but she's deadly.
- Backwater Bart: Backwater is mean with a mean aim.
- Jersey Lily: Lily may be a lady/saloon girl, but be careful when she lays on the charm.
What are you waiting for? Come enjoy this unique Northeast Iowa production!
Image credit: Photo by Travel Iowa