Western week kicks off all kinds of events

Loads of activities to spend the next two weekends

With spring finally underway, there are plenty of upcoming western activities.

BS &Drive

From May 19 to May 22, the first BS &Drive Weekend of the season is taking place at Huber Farm and Equestrian Centre in 70 Mile House.

Drivers from around the province will meet to take driving lessons, go on country drives, a clinic on “the Grooms Job,” a Jackpot Field Driving Trial and swap stories.

The event will feature potluck suppers each night and spectators are welcome to join in.

Due to insurance reasons rides can’t be given out.

Little Britches Rodeo

On May 20 and 21, the Little Britches Rodeo is taking place at the Outrider Grounds on Wrangler Way in 100 Mile House.

Gate fees are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students and free for children six and under. For more information, see page A16.

150th Clinton Annual Ball

On Saturday, May 20 the 150th Clinton Annual Ball is taking place at the 47 Mile Sports Complex (Clinton Arena).

Tickets were $75 per person but have been sold out.

Cocktails will start at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.

For more information or to put your name on the waiting list, call 250-459-7069, 250-459-2312 or email tickets@clintonannu alball.com.

Tickets for the 151st Clinton Annual Ball are now on sale.

Clinton May Ball Rodeo

On May 27 and 28, the Clinton &District Ag. Association is hosting the BCRA Clinton May Ball Rodeo and Dance.

New this year is a mini pony bareback riding event in addition to exciting BCRA action and performances by the West Coast Thunder Drill team.

The rodeo will be accompanied by the Annual Parade, a 4-H steak dinner and the rodeo dance featuring Appaloosa.