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Coming Events

Cowboy Festivals, Gatherings, Cowboy Poetry Readings, Cowboy/Western Music Events, Rodeos, and other happenings that we consider Western.

Our objective is to promote Cowboy Heritage.
If you have an event that you would like us to list just send 'er on in - if we feel that it's appropriate then we'll add it.

This Calendar of Coming Events is Sponsored by
Meadow Springs Ranch,
and The BC Cowboy Heritage Society!


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April 11 to 13 - the 11th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering & Western Music Festival
At the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick, WA. Including the Cowboy Idol contest. Contestants will be competing for trophies along with $500.00 for first place and $200.00 for second place in both the poetry and music competition. Headliner shows featuring Nashville legends, TG Sheppard and Rex Allen Jr. will take place at 6:00 pm each evening. The featured performers include: Nevada Slim & Cimarron Sue; Sam DeLeeuw; Zac Grooms and the band "Brewers Grade;" Bodie Dominguez; Susie Knight; Little Joe and Coyote Joe; Rod Erickson; and Les & Nancy Brockus. A cowboy church will be held on Sunday morning following the gathering.

Saturday, April 12 - Benefit:
Proceeds to Crazy Mtn Museum & Big Hearts Under the Big Sky - in the Cici Center - Big Timber Montana. Show Time 7:30, Doors open 6:00, VIP Meet/Greet 6:00 at Grand Hotel. Purchase Tickets:at: Big Timber: Gusts, All Banks, Livingston: Conley’s Books & Music. Advance Tickets: call 406-932-4227 or email:

April 20th - BC Cowboy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
This year's BC Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees Read More and their families are invited to a reception in the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotion before the official induction ceremony at the Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo. See:

April 24th starting at 7pm - The Rooftop Sessions kickoff party
A new country music venue in Kamloops featuring the country stylings of Louis "Big Rig" McIver, Jeremy Willis, Brandon Rose, John Clinch, Amanda and John Noel, Ben Klick, Sabrina Weeks, Angela Heinze and more to come. All these fine singers will be backed by the Rooftop band. "On The Rooftop" at the Ramada hotel at 555 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC. There is no cover but reservations are recommended (Call (250) 374-0358).

May 30th, 31st and June 1st Back Country Horsemen BC Rendezvous 2014
At the Maple Ridge Equestrian Centre. Additional information regarding our event can be found on their website at:

The Louisian Hayride - May and June
May 29th the Vernon BC Performing Arts Centre. Tickets - 1-250-549-7469
May 30th at The Penticton BC Cleland Theatre Tickets - 1-250-276-2170
May 31st at The Chilliwack BC Cultural Centre Tickets - 1-604-391-7469
June 5th at The Eckville AB Community Centre Tickets - 1-403-746-5000
June 6th at The Lloydminster Vic Juba Theatre Tickets - 1-780-872-7400
June 7th at The Unity Sk Community Centre - 1-306-228-2121
June 12th at The Vermilion Ab Alumni Theatre - 1-866-311-1011
June 13th at The North Battleford Sk Dekker Centre Theatre - 1-306-445-7700
June 14th at The Melfort Sk Kerry Vickar Centre Tickets - 1-306-752-4177

June 13th to 15th - The Best of the West Weekend
Horseshoe Pavilion behind the Community Centre, Pincher Creek, Alberta. Best of the West Weekend is a brand new event happening in Pincher Creek. On-site camping will be available for those who want to stay, play, sing and socialize around the campfire. Tickets are now available via our website! Email: Web site:

June 16th - BC 4-H Classic Golf Tournament Fundraiser
BC 4-H is running the first BC 4-H Classic Golf Tournament Fundraiser at Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club, Vernon, BC. We are bringing BC agriculture organizations, suppliers and producers, together to support the next generation. All proceeds go towards BC 4-H youth development programming. Enjoy 18 holes of Texas Scramble golf, cart, dinner and chances to win $5000 cash & a Gator RSX850i Sport! $200 per player (a tax receipt for $100 will be issued). Look forward to prizes for all and a live auction with a PNE package, a ski package for Silver Star, a signed Canucks jersey, an Okanagan wine tour and more! It will be the ideal networking opportunity. Tickets to the tournament would be fantastic perks for your best customers too. Deadline is May 26, 2014. For more details call Karen Fenske at 250-545-0336, or visit: Join us as we celebrate 100 years in BC.

July 18th to 24th - Vilna Cowboy Festival
At Vilna Cultural Center, 5431 - 50th (Main) Street. Enjoy a weekend of classical country music, cowboy poetry, and country comedy. Includes ACPA talent - Doris Daley, Ed Brown, Sue Harris, Randy & Rai Smith, and Jackson Mackenzie, as well as the Louisiana Hayride. More details at or phone 780-260-0222.

July 18th - The Louisian Hayride at The Trans Canada Theatre (Olds College) Tickets at - Rockin'Retro Collectibles 4710 50 ave Olds 403-638-6695 or All Your Pets 403-556-1322

July 19th - The Louisian Hayride at the Vilna Cowboy Festival 780-636-3960

October 5th - PumpkinFest
is an annual community event in West Vancouver, with something for all the family. Come and join us on October 5th at the pumpkin patch, scarecrow building competition, petting farm, pony rides, live music, games and crafts, artisinal market, home and harvest competition, swimming, skating, gymnastics and much much more. Don't forget our annual Family Harvest Dance on Saturday 4th, there's music food and activities for kids! For more information please visit our website at

November 22nd - The Cowboy Christmas Concert in Williams Lake.
In the Gibraltar Room - Trade Show 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with no admission charge. Concert 7:00 pm with tickets only $15 each - available at the museum. Entertainers TBA. See:

December TBA, 2014 - The Cowboy Christmas Concert in Kamloops
At the Calvary Community Church - 6:00 pm FREE photos with Santa (your camera or ours). Please bring a donation for the Kamloops Food Bank. 7:00 pm concert start. Adults $20 per person and kids 16 and under free with an adult. The first half will be concert style sets by the entertainers and after the intermission it'll be an audience driven sing-along! Tickets at the Horse Barn in Kamloops or by phone at 1-888-763-2221

February 14th, 2015 (tentative) - The 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert
in the Martin Exeter Hall, 100 Mile House. 2:00 pm Matinee or 7:00 pm concert. Tickets $15 per person available in 100 Mile at: 100 Mile Feed, the Log House Western Wear, and Work N Play. Phone in ticket orders or information 1-888-763-2221. Performers: TBA.

January 22th to 31st, 2015 - The 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering
The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a week-long celebration of life in the rural West, featuring the contemporary and traditional arts of western ranching culture. Poetry, music, stories, gear, film, photography and food - all contribute to the texture of an jeux casino gratuit event that has become an annual ritual and a place of personal meaning for thousands of people ... Elko, Nevada! National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

March 12th to 15th, 2015 - Kamloops Cowboy Festival
Some of the best cowboy poetry and western music in the World!! Tickets will go on sale November 1st at the Horse Barn in Kamloops or by phone at: 1-888-763-2221. The schedules and information are available on-line on: The Festival Page or call: 1-888-763-2221 or email:

Our objective is to promote Cowboy Heritage. This is a list of Cowboy Festivals, Gatherings, Cowboy Poetry, and Cowboy / Western Music. If you have an event that you would like listed just send 'er on in. Email:

The BC Cowboy Heritage Society
Box 137, Kamloops, BC, Canada, V2C 5K3


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