The Willow Creek Gathering is not necessarily endorsing or promoting these websites:
Charlie Ewing - A cattle rancher in southern Alberta Canada whose hobby is playing music and writing songs. charlieewing.com
Larry Krause - Singer Songwriter (Saskachewan) www.larrykrause.ca
Mitchell Brothers Singers and Songwriters (Saskachewan) www.burningsun.ca
Code of the West Entertainment, LLC Celebrating Cowboy Poets & Musicians of the American West
www.codeofthewestentertainment.com featuring Horse Crazy, Cowboy Celtic, and Others.
The Alberta Cowboy Poetry Association was established in 1987 to promote and preserve our rich western heritage through cowboy poetry, western music, and story telling. If you're looking for good clean Western / Cowboy Entertainment for a private function, gathering or festival, or any kind of event, then you'll find it here. You'll also find a good selection of CDs, books and DVDs in the General Store and a list of events on the Gatherings Page ... all at: www.albertacowboypoetry.com
Friends of the Bar U Ranch Historic Association, Longview, Alberta Canada. The role of the "Friends of the Bar U" is one of stewardship of the Bar U ranch; promoting understanding of the history of ranching, and demonstrating historical ranching practises. www.friendsofthebaru.ca
The BC Cowboy Heritage Society - www.bcchs.com - has a mandate to preserve and promote cowboy heritage in BC. The Society also puts on the Kamloops Cowboy Festival and they started and run the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame!
A BC Cowboy, Ranching, and Rodeo Museum! One of the few museums that is dedicated to featuring cowboys, ranching, and rodeo. It also has sections on Williams Lake, BC. www.cowboy-museum.com.
Hugh McLennan - the voice of "The Spirit of the West" radio show! Hugh delivers keynote addresses, speeches, and inspirational messages to audiences all over North America! You can hear the radio show on-line, read about Hugh, and/or find out how you can join him and his wife Billie on a Cruise! Here's where you'll find his web site: www.hugh-mclennan.com.
The XH Buffalo Ranch - www.xhbuffaloranch.com Imagine a trip back in time - to when the Canadian Plains Bison roamed the untamed prairie. Imagine the photos that you could take from the ranch wagon when it tours so close to these huge animals that you can almost touch them! You can purchase souvenirs at the Ranch Store such as a buffalo skull, a buffalo hide, or something small like a buffalo hide pillow, a hoof, or a dew claw!
Oil Painting, Sculpturing, and Drawing by Western Artist Faye Gustafson - www.fayegustafson.com. Faye has spent many years of her life living, working and painting on ranches! Her subject matter is a reflection of her life long passion for the western way of life and her love for wildlife. Her creative energies go into interpreting the spirit and life of the west.
Looking for some great humourous entertainment to liven up a party or an event? Then have a look at www.country-comedian.com - That's Ol' Ugly's web site! He entertains with good clean comedy.....well, sometimes naughty! Ol' Ugly is an entertaining and extremely funny storyteller, that will have you in stitches, with tears rolling down your face from laughter!
North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo - www.fallfair-rodeo.com "A celebration of agriculture, livestock, western country living and community spirit"
Stone Mountain Safaris Ltd - specializing in Stone Sheep Hunts! They have been operating an exclusive guide area for over twenty-six years. The 5,000 square mile guide area in Northern British Columbia offers some of the best big game range and hunting in North America. They have been extensively involved with predator management and range burning to enhance the wildlife populations. It is not just a coincidence nor a matter of luck when a client takes a trophy. Their reputation is a result of proper game management. www.stonemountainsafaris.com
www.acehighresort.com - Ace High Resort is a rustic lakeside getaway, just 4-1/2 hours from the Fraser Valley. They are located on the southern shore of Watch Lake, a popular South Cariboo lake well known for its great rainbow trout fishing and natural beauty. The resort is quiet, friendly and family oriented. The property is nicely treed, mainly grassed and on 1400 feet of west-facing level shoreline.
Freddie Pelletier is an extraordinary guitar instrumentalist who loves to pick bluegrass tunes and traditional fiddle tunes on guitar. You'll find information on him and the CD's and teaching video's he has produced as well as a page dedicated to the Pelletier Guitar and Music Camp at: www.freddiepelletier.com.
The Provincial Winter Fair has a goal to continue educating and entertaining the public about the diverse nature of local agriculture and its importance to our economy. Celebrating our agriculture industry and rural lifestyle is what BC's provincial fairs and exhibitions are all about. The Provincial Winter Fair proudly supports the 4H!! Their web site is: www.provincialwinterfair.com
Alan Moberg is a true entertainer - He is country. He is cowboy. He is folk. He is gospel. He is Western roots. This musician writes wonderful originals and also sings cover songs by heroes like Johnny Cash and Guy Clark. He has released 15 recordings over three decades of music and song. www.alanmoberg.com
Watch Lake Lodge and Guest Ranch - more than just a Dude Ranch. They rent original log cabins, have great rainbow trout fishing available, and do Trail Rides and Horseback Riding. Located at Watch Lake in the beautiful South Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada! www.watchlake.com
Clarke's Trophy Whitetail Deer Hunting in Alberta, Canada. Canadian Guide Outfitter Ken Clarke has a lifetime of experience. For a big bodied, heavy antlered, Whitetail Buck you've found the place to hunt. Grizzly Bear, Black Bear, and Moose Hunts are also available. See: www.albertatrophywhitetails.com
The Cariboo Cowgirls Precision Drill Team are Razzle, Dazzle, and all that Glitters. These cowgirls and their horses safely perform high-speed patterns and maneuvers to the rhythm of music. They ride hard and they ride fast. They are colorful, exciting and give a performance that makes you want to see them do it over and over again! Watch for them at the next rodeo or stampede! www.cowgirlsdrillteam.com
Willis Entertainment offers three great brands of entertainment: DJ Service, Live Music, and MC (emcee) Service. Jeremy Willis offers a lifetime of experience in music, entertainment, & public speaking. Book Willis Entertainment for weddings, parties, rodeos, dances, and pretty much any event you need entertainment for! www.willisentertainment.com
Quality Cedar items and lumber can be found at Fawn Lake Lumber. Their most popular products are boat wharves, swim docks, cabins, garden sheds, outhouses, doghouses, picnic tables, pumphouses, wood sheds, lean-tos, bird houses, picket fences, ladder trellis or lattice panels. www.fawnlakelumber.com
Pelletier Guitar and Music Camp is a family operated business that offers lessons on guitar, bass, piano, fiddle, mandolin and drums in a four day camp atmosphere. They attract musicians from the ages of eight to eighty and have classes for beginners that have never picked up an instrument to advanced musicians. Accommodation and meals are available. www.guitar-camp.com
Morand Industries makes everything you'll need to make livestock handling easier and safer. From Round Bale Feeders to complete handling systems which include the famous Morand Squeeze Chute with the Original Shoulder Holder! Horse round pens and stalls, and Bison handling equipment, are also on their list of products. www.morandindustries.com
Horseshoe Creek Outfitters will take you to the trophy animals - Canadian big game hunting at its best. Many trophy animals are taken every year and Horseshoe Creek Outfitters receives many awards every year! Mule deer, elk, whitetail deer, black bear, moose, grizzly, and wolf are all available in Horseshoe Creek's hunt area of Northern British Columbia, Canada. www.horseshoecreekoutfitters.com
Tracksall Industries has, for over 20 years, been providing new and used parts, as well as used equipment, to the logging and construction industries. Heavy equipment, construction, logging, and forestry new and used parts. www.tracksallindustries.com
The Gordie West Band plays memorable country & western music - good old cowboy songs from the past. Gordie West and Mike Dygert are a delightful dual that make the music come alive! They are performers and entertainers, not just singers, and when they are on stage their audience will be entertained! www.gordiewestband.com
BC South Peace River Stockmen's Association was incorporated in 1953 to serve the livestock producers of the South Peace River area. The Association joined the BC Beef Growers Association (now the British Columbia Cattlemen's Association) and is the South Peace member local of the Peace River Regional Cattlemen's Association. www.spstockmen.com