Soroptimist: Cowboy Chow with Poets Nov 11-12

Cowpoke Fall Gathering dinner tickets available now

Tickets are now on sale for Friday & Saturday dinners, including mealtime entertainment, with cowboy poets who will gather in Loomis on Nov. 10-13 for The Cowpoke Fall Gathering.

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin will be serving up large baked potatoes stacked with hearty beef and a bazoo of tasty toppings, salad and dessert from 4-6 PM on Friday night, Nov. 11, for just $10.

Tri-tip, baked beans, salad, cornbread and dessert are on the menu for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 3-6 PM at $15 per person.

A no host bar will be available both days. Meals will be served at the Loomis Veterans’ Memorial Hall, located at 5945 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Tickets are available by calling (916) 652-6113 or online at The meals are open to the public.

17th Annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering performers will attend the dinners. “All Hat, No Cattle” will be performing on Friday during the meal. The band is known for a very unique cowboy-country style mixed with a little blues and distinctive originals. On Saturday, John Kintz will perform poetry and songs during dinner. Kintz resides in Loomis, raises cows and horses, and performs for trail rides and cowboy gatherings.

Funds from the dinner ticket sale will support Cowpoke Fall Gathering charities: Ride to Walk, Tough Enough to Wear Pink and the South Placer Heritage Foundation as well as Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin community projects.

To learn more Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin, visit a Wednesday 8 AM weekly meeting at ‘The Train Depot’ (Taylor Rd. & Horseshoe Bar Rd.) in Loomis, or contact Nancy Hogan, President at 530-613-1541.

Soroptimist ( is an international volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin is a 501(c)(3) organization. The club supports Loomis LIFE center, women’s transition home and other community projects.