34th Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Western Music Rendezvous

Thursday, August 15th - Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Day Headquarters at Fergus High School, 1001 Casino Creek Road, Lewistown
Directions:  South on 1st Avenue to Brassey, then right to High School

2nd Oldest Gathering in the Country
2015 Inductee to the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame!

Western Art & Gear Show

Show is held at Fergus High, just off the Main Lobby on the gym mezzanine.

Friday, August 16, 2019, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Western Art & Vendor Show Booth Set-up

Friday, August 16, 2019, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Western Art & Gear Vendor Show Open & FREE to the Public

Download Vendor Registration Here

Bitterroot River Designs

Deborah Hamilton, Stevensville
Hand made, “Made in Montana” barnwood earrings and furnishings.   Made with love, celebrating our western life-style.

Montana Threads

Marge Bendickson, Lewistown
Durable but pretty, backpack purses, scarves, Western skirts, essential oil blends, many things to brighten your day!

Wooden Treasure Boxes

Larry Boyd, Lewistown
Handmade wooden treasure boxes of all sizes and themes, perfect for teens, tweens or anyone wanting to secure their keepsakes!   Chests made with multiple woods and adornments.  

Custom Brayclets

K.C. Kirpach, Lewistown
Custom western bracelets and other jewelry, all made in K.C.’s saddle shop with her donkey braying to keep her company.   Kirpach Brayclets have been featured in Cowboy & Indians Magazine.

Lilla Rose Hair Accessories

Mira Anderson, Mosby
Unique & fashionable flexi-hair clips, U-pins, head bands and bobbies…great for styling scarves as well.

Buckaroo Bling

Jelena Louie, Kallispell
Certified “Made in Montana” handcrafted jewelry in American mined turquoise, sterling silver, copper and leather.  Leather fringe cowgirl boot accessories.  BuckarooBling.com

‘My Final Ride'

LeAnn Bednar, Alta, WY (author) 
Award-winning author, LeAnn Bednar, brings her published book about Chuck Christensen’s epic mule-back, Canada to Mexico journey while battling terminal illness and the rigors of the trail. ‘My Final Ride’ is available at Amazon and will be personally autographed for you or a friend at MT Cowboy Poetry.

Carter Creek Mercantile

Clayton & Jeanna Crawford, Cody, WY, Western, rustic and re-purposed furniture and décor….just chic, not “shabby chic”…..FUN and SOoooo Americana!   facebook.com/cartercreekenterprises

Western Bronzes

Steven Lillegard, Stanford, Award-winning bronze artist producing larger-than-life and ranch/home pieces depicting Montana wild life, First Nation people and cowboy/ Western themes.   Permanently exhibited in Montana’s top museums and galleries.   Cherished in private art collections across the Big Sky.   Stop by and chat.  SLillegard.com

Montana Wild Rags

Tracy Traynor, Winnett
Neck scarves for the well-dressed cowboy and cow chix!    Amazing patterns and colors.  Other goodies for the Western enthusiast!  Mtwildrags.com

Barnwood Picture Frames & Town Road Signs

John Moore, Lewistown
Reused barnwood frames and town/road signs to add a ‘touch’ of ‘yester year’ and whimzy to your home and ranch!

Canyon Creek Traders

Monica Drew, Billings
Original designs, hand-crafted Western jewelry with leather accents and lots of ‘sass’.   A ‘must see’ for the Montana woman!

Symbols & Stones

Chris Tremain, Lewistown
Fabulous statement pieces from award-winning designer, Chris Tremain, gems and stones from the world….real show stoppers! ChrisTremain.com

Wild Flower Ranch, Montana All the Way!

Christine Mack, Grass Range
Photo cards, vintage book/journal covers, shirts, hats, tumblers, ‘yester year’ transformed! MackRanch.com

“A Birth of Justice: The Vigilantes of Virginia City”

by Donna McNamara, Roundup
Donna will share her unique sources and research into ‘the vigilantes’ of the Montana Territory.   Stop and chat…..

Slayton’s Original Artwork

Deva Gallagher, Billings
Limited edition giclee prints on archival watercolor paper, handmade jewelry/baubles, silk scarves…FUN ACCESSORIES and ‘day brighteners’…..Facebook: Slayton’s Original Artwork

Rob’s Custom Wagons

Rob Langford, Lewistown
Many different sized replicas of “wheeled miracles” that won the West! Statements for your porch, yard, gate, patio or garden. All hand crafted and beautifully painted….real conversation pieces for your place. Find Rob outside the front entrance to Fergus High School.

Bolitho Custom Guitars

Valerie Bolitho, Belgrade
Acoustic guitars custom made to your specifications.   Each a true piece of art.   Valerie shares decades of her experience crafting fine guitars   for the musician/singer of discriminating taste. Facebook: Bolitho Custom Guitars

Moccasin Mountain Gallery

Debby Shobe, Lewistown
Bringing a stunning collection of world-prized YOGO SAPPHIRES and Montana Sapphires mounted in rings, pendants and earrings.   Every Montana woman should be adorned with at least one YOGO SAPPHIRE……Big Sky Blue in hue….a perfectly beautiful stone. The Sapphire and the agate are the official gem stones of Montana!


Food Vendors

Hoot Dogs & Fry Bread

Rita Hoffer, Hutterite Colony
Irresistible fry bread sprinkled with powdered sugar, HOOT DOGS on a stick…quick, hot and SOoooo tasty!   

Country Kettle Korn & More

Popped hot and fresh at the gathering! Take home a bag as a special treat!