35th Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering
and Western Music Rendezvous

2nd Oldest Gathering in the Country

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Celebrating 35 Years!

August 13 - August 16, 2020

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Gathering Schedule

Thursday Tentative Schedule

Gathering Registration Desk & Cowboy Gift/Poetry/Music Store
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Fergus High School Lobby
Please check in upon arrival and WELCOME!
Ticket WILL-CALLS can be picked up here. 
They will be moved to the Welcome Chuckwagon at 5:30pm.

Welcome Chuckwagon Supper & Talent Showcase
Pine Meadows Country Club, Country Club Rd 
(south on 1st Avenue So. to Country Club Road…turn left and go up the hill!)

No-host social, 5:30 p.m. Supper served to guests at 6:30, followed by 1 ½
hour cowboy poetry and western music show.

The evening will honor Miss Ruth’s Cookie Jar recipients, and 
2019 American Quarter Horse Association President, Stan Weaver, of Big Sandy, Montana

Tickets $25 online, at The Lewistown Art Center,
323 W. Main St., 406-538-8278, or by calling 406-538-4575.


Friday Tentative Schedule

Gathering Registration Desk & Cowboy Gift/Poetry/Music Store
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fergus High School Lobby
Please check in upon arrival and WELCOME!
Ticket WILL-CALLS found here.

Artist/Vendor Set-up
Western Art & Vendor Show
8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Fergus High School
Please check in at Registration Desk

Food and beverage vendors set-up
(inside and outside)
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Fergus High School

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
9:00 to 10:30 am
Fergus High School
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
10:50 am to 12:20 pm
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

Western Art & Gear Vendor Show
Open & FREE to the Public
12:00 noon to 5:30 pm
Just off the Main Lobby on the gym mezzanine.

"The Back 40"
Visit “The Back 40" FREE music stage 
off the Main Lobby on the gym mezzanine.

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
1:30 to 3:00 pm
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
3:20 pm to 4:50 pm
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

Departure of Charlie Russell Chew Choo Dinner Train, 866-912-3980
3:30 pm Boarding, 4:30 pm Departure
Visit MontanaDinnerTrain.com or call 406-535-5436 for information and tickets,
Voted ‘most unique fine dining experience in the country’ by The Food Channel, 2015!

Jam ‘n Dance
5:30 pm
Pine Meadows Country Club, Country Club Rd 
(south on 1st Avenue So. to Country Club Road…turn left and go up the hill!)
Food and drink available from 5:30 on.
Everyone welcome,...come and strut your stuff!

Saturday Tentative Schedule

Gathering Registration Desk & Cowboy Gift/Book/Music Store
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fergus High School Lobby
Please check in upon arrival and WELCOME!
Ticket WILL-CALLS found here.

Food and beverage vendors set-up
(inside and outside)
Food available all day
Fergus High School

Western Art & Gear Vendor Show
Open & FREE to the Public
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Just off the Main Lobby on the gym mezzanine.

"The Back 40"
Visit “The Back 40" FREE music stage 
off the Main Lobby on the gym mezzanine.

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
9:00 to 10:30 am
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

Judith Mountain Players Live Theater
11:00 am
FREE for your entertainment.
Fergus Center for the Performing Arts Theater

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
10:50 am to 12:20 pm
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
1:30 to 3:00 pm
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

Cowboy Poetry & Western Music Sessions
3:20 pm to 4:50 pm
Performances will be held in each of the four listening venues.
Several cowboy poets & musicians are featured in each session.
Daily schedules are posted next to each venue.
Schedules are also available at the registration desk.
Must have pin pass to enter.

6:00 pm
SATURDAY GRAND STAGE SHOW 
Starring Red Steagall
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.  Show starts at 7:00 p.m. 
Fergus Center for the Performing Arts, 1001 Casino Drive, Lewistown
General Admission Tickets ($25) - click here for tickets

Reserved ($40) and VIP ($60) Tickets available at
Lewistown Art Center in Lewistown
or by calling 406-538-4575
Tickets on sale now!
ALL TICKET SALES FINAL

Sunday Tentative Schedule

Cowboy Poetry Church at
Celebration Community Fellowship Church
10:00 am
361 W Frontage Road, at the top of the hill
across from Snowy Mountain Motors

Pastor Curt Langendorff
Welcome everyone to Cowboy Church!

Note:  Many events at MT Cowboy Poetry SELL OUT IN ADVANCE....SO PLEASE GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY. 

Also, overnight accommodations SELL OUT in advance, so please make your reservations as soon as your plans are confirmed.