The Western Folklife Center: an Exhibition Destination
Western Folklife Center Happenings
The Western Folklife Center and Great Basin College are pleased to announce a Writing Workshop and a Concert of music and poetry with Alaska's Fiddlin' Poet, Ken Waldman on Saturday, June 24. Read more.
Let's Dance! every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at the Western Folklife Center, 6:00-9:00pm - LearnBasque Dancing June 8 and 22. Check individual events in calendar for more info.
The new Moving Rural Verse - DVD is available in the Gift Shop. Visit us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, or call 775-738-7508, extension 234 (Toll Free at 1-888-880-5885) to order. Read More about Moving Rural Verse.
The Western Folklife Center is now accepting vendor applications for the 2018 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Western Mercantile. Read more and apply.
In this Ranch Rhymes podcast episode from 2008, we share poems from Rodney Nelson, Yvonne Hollenbeck and Randy Rieman, plus a special story from Karen and Ken Dagney of Reno, Nevada, as we celebrate the month of June. Rodney and Yvonne were recorded during the 2007 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, and Randy recites Charles Badger Clark's "The Married Man" in a recording from the 2002 Gathering.