A Family Festival and Old-Time Hootenanny at Ekone Ranch
(2016 schedule of events provided here for reference, but please stay tuned for updated and breaking news about the 2017 Ball!)
LIVE AUCTION: With pro auctioneer David Griffith of Griffith Motors
SILENT AUCTION: Packed with handcrafted, beautiful, serviceable goods and experiences for all your shopping and gifting needs.
GUIDED HIKE: Featuring Rock Creek Canyon, ponderosa/oak forest, fire-wise forestry, and Ekone’s wilderness cemetery.
HORSE TRAINING DEMONSTRATION: With pro trainer Matney Cook, showcasing Ekone’s natural horsemanship methods and Paddock Paradise track.
PONY RIDES: A great first horse experience for kiddos, with Ekone’s experienced horses and wranglers.
FACEPAINTING & CRAFT CORNER: For kids of all ages…
CAKEWALK: With rounds for kids and adults, many delectable treats, and the Cakewalk Pickup Band!
BARBEQUE: Showcasing grass-fed beef and from-scratch home cooking from the Yummy Tummy Cafe.
BEER & WINE GARDEN: Featuring a fine selection of local microbrews and wines.
CAMPING: In Ekone’s beautiful meadows (or hotels available in Goldendale, or just come for the day!)
BRUNCH: In the Yummy Tummy Cafe for those staying overnight.
DOVE RELEASE: And gratitude circle to conclude the festivities on Sunday.
Weekend Pass: $40/adult, $20/child aged 6-12 (includes Saturday BBQ, music, camping, Sunday brunch, and a barrel of fun!)
Day Pass: $20/adult, $10/child aged 6-12 (includes Saturday BBQ, music, and a pile of fun!)
Kids 5 and under come for free.
Ticket prices will be 10% higher at the gate–buy in advance! Here are some options, in order of our preference:
- Buy em now on Brown Paper Tickets (this also serves as an RSVP)
- RSVP Here and send us a check or call with a credit card
- RSVP Here and plan to pay at the gate, nevermind the savings
- Decide to come last-minute, show up & pay at the gate and hope we have enough burgers! (Haven’t run out yet!)
The main thing is to get you here!
Volunteers are most welcome, and
Donations of special auction items, event supplies, cakewalk delicacies or funds are gratefully accepted!
Please do not bring dogs–we have enough of our own…
The Ball begins on Saturday at 10am. If you want to arrive early or stay late, please contact us for details about volunteer opportunities.
509-773-4536 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
A few choice pictures from past years to whet your whistle!
Copper and Coal rocking the sweetest stage in the West.
Local Goldendale trainer demonstrates some of the techniques that Ekone is adopting.