John Reischman and the Jaybirds
flew into Elko - and more!
Western Folklife Center Happenings
Wiegand Gallery and ExhibitIONs at the western folklife center
Let's Dance! returns to twice monthly event schedule
Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, join us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, for a fun evening at Let's Dance! The evening begins with dance lessons at 6:00 pm, with open dancing at 7:00 pm. Read more on our Event Calendar.
Basque items in the Western Folklife Center gift shop
Stop by our Gift Shop and check out needful items in stock for Elko's upcoming 55th National Basque Festival ̶ playing cards, kids' accordions, books, botas, panderos and more!
CLOSED FOR INVENTORY July 9-14!
501 Railroad Street - hours:
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm * Elko NV
Read more about the Gift Shop.
The popular Wiegand Gallery exhibitions continue, including:
Basque Aspen Art
of the Sierra Nevada
Featuring a portion of the Jean Moore Earl and Phillip I. Earl collection of Basque aspen wax-on-muslin rubbings, capturing the early 1900s artwork of sheepherders in the Sierra Nevada. Read more about current exhibitions at the Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad Street, Elko.
Please note: July 9-14, access to the Gallery is via the Pioneer Saloon as the Gift Shop will be closed for inventory.
We hope you enjoy this 2008 episode featuring rodeo poet Paul Zarzyski's introduction and original poem, "Butte!" with a little commentary from friend Wylie Gustafson, from our Ranch Rhymes podcast series. The Montana Folklife Festival is July 13-15, 2018. Listen to more Ranch Rhymes.