Boots ’N Diamonds

At the log house we’d just started thinking about how our New Years Eve might look this year when a grand idea came across my desk – The Boots ‘N Diamonds New Years Eve Gatherin’.

This semi-formal evening of western and cowboy art, food and entertainment is set to happen just southwest of Calgary and features some of our favourite artists, artisans and live entertainment.

shannon'sartworkBest of all the evening ends with a live auction featuring some unique western art such as this original Shannon Lawlor painting.

gina'sbronzeA sweet and collectable vintage Gina Cohoe bronze.

karen'sartworkA gorgeous original from a southern Alberta western artist whose work we’ve been keenly attuned to lately, Karen Coe.

holly'sphotoAnd, finally, a framed print of the photo which won the Western Horse Review 2013 photo contest, captured by amateur photographer, Holly Nicholl. How gorgeous would this look in your home?

These and a few other select pieces will all be auctioned off in the first few minutes of 2015 to benefit the Shannon Burwash Memorial Award. If you aren’t familiar with this scholarship check out http://www.eslvet.ca/info.html for more information. Succinctly, the award is for students in any field of study with emphasis on the horse, agriculture, business, or equine veterinary medicine at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution.

Each piece of art, western gear and donated item will sell with 100% of the proceeds going to the scholarship.

And, because we want to get the word out about this event, and put bums in those last few seats still available, we’re giving away two tickets to the event.

Of course, you might want to secure your seats to this unique western-styled evening and that can be done by contacting organizer Ryan Smith at (403) 897-3787, or visit the event’s Facebook page.

But, be sure to enter the contest too! All you have to do is let us know what your New Year’s Eve plans are below in the comment section and we’ll enter you in a draw to win two tickets. Even if you already have plans, I bet you can come up with two special people to gift these tickets to!

Good luck and perhaps we’ll see you there!

Comments

  1. Mary Deiter says

    Merry Christmas!!! Great blog! I would love to win tickets. So far, my only New Year’s Eve plan is to spend it at home with loved ones. Would be awesome to win some tickets and change those plans! :)

  2. I have yet to have any plans and I always feel like a new year should be celebrated and enjoyed instead of just sitting at home. Thus, id love to win tickets – this would be quite a nice treat!

  3. So far I have zero plans for New Year’s Eve!! I have followed the event posts with envy! If I won Id just have to find a date!!

  4. Would I love to win tickets to the Boots & Diamonds New Year’s Eve event? Does a horse roll after his bath?! Thanks Western Horse Review for posting this opportunity up. Merry Christmas to all and a happy 2015!

  5. No plans… But I’d like some :)

  6. April Nicholet says

    My plans are simple, time with family.

    but this would be fun too.

  7. Madison Sereda says

    Boots N Diamonds! Would love to bring another couple along with these tickets

  8. Julie Yaskiw says

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!
    We are looking for something fun to do for New Years but also would love to give these tickets to my parents. They would love a night out.

  9. Pearl Kersey says

    No plans for New Year’s Eve as of yet. Would love to be able to go to this event though! If not happy New Years to everyone at Western Horse Review!

  10. Was gonna do family stuff with the kids now they’ve ditched us!! All my friends are going to Boots n Diamonds. Please pick us!!

  11. Natasha Larsen says

    Got no plans except to sleep, but I sure could move that to go to this!

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