Patrons Ball

September 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY 82414
Contact us for information
Rebecca Taggart307-578-4025E-mail
Annie Oakley, aiming with aid of a mirror. Vincent Mercaldo Collection. P.71.809

Annie Oakley, aiming with aid of a mirror. Vincent Mercaldo Collection. P.71.809

38th Annual Patrons Ball

September 20, 2014

Join the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for the 38th Annual Patrons Ball, our major fundraising event of the year—and the premier gala of the Rocky Mountain region. All proceeds benefit the programs and public activities of the Center.

Enjoy the music of the Denny Leroux Orchestra and fine dining prepared by Chef Ryan Boehme and Bravo Catering.

To find out more about our upcoming Patrons Ball fundraiser, please call 307-578-4008 or e-mail


  • $300 per person if purchased by June 30 ($125 tax deductible)
  • $350 per person beginning July 1

Patrons Ball is the culmination of Rendezvous Royale, a weeklong celebration of the arts in Cody. For tickets to other Rendezvous Royale events, please call 888-598-8119. For general information, visit the Rendezvous Royale website.

Car Raffle:

2014 raffle car: 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1

2014 raffle car: 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Win an amazing car—and support the programs and activities of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in the process! How would you like to drive away in this 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1, our 2014 raffle car? Click here to find out more about the car’s features. The drawing takes place September 20 during Patrons Ball.

Click here to purchase raffle car tickets online or call 307-578-4008.

All proceeds benefit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Need not be present to win. Any applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Void where prohibited by law. Must be 18 or older to enter. Car must be collected within 30 days of drawing. Raffle tickets are not tax deductible.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

‘Spirit of the American West’ sponsors: Chevron and Marathon Oil Corporation.

Patrons Ball sponsors Chevron and Marathon Oil Corporation

‘Scout’ sponsors: Fran and Lenox Baker; Denis and Tina Carroll; Barron and Tami Collier; Geraldine W. and Robert J. Dellenback Foundation; Charles and Anne Duncan; Harris Haston and Carlene Lebous; Thomas and Jennifer Hayes; Hirtle, Callaghan & Co. Chief Investment Officers; Ponderosa Advisors, LLC; Naoma Tate & the Family of Hal Tate; and University of Wyoming.

‘Buffalo Bill’ sponsors: Gordon Barrows; Billings Clinic–Cody; Phil Smith, CAPTEL; Jim and Ginger Dager; Bill Garlow; Groathouse Construction Inc.; Jim and Carol Linton; Carol McMurry and Pat Spieles; Candace Alexander McNair; Frederick and Lucy Moreton; J.D. and Elizabeth Radakovich; Rocky Mountain Power; Dick and Maggie Scarlett; Robert Snyder; and Lisa and Bill Wirthlin.

Rocky Mountain Power

‘Pahaska’ sponsors: Frank and Betsy Goodyear; and Jim Taylor/Hall & Hall Inc.; Charlie and Krisit Rabinowitz/Lomalinda Ranch/Red Pole Ranch; and John and Meredith Sullivan.

‘Annie Oakley’ sponsors: Dan and Mary Armour; Fred L. and Linda S. Dowd; Rusty and Deborah Rokita; and Leighton and Lynda Steward.

‘Stagecoach’ sponsors: Joan C. Donner; John Housel; Willis McDonald; and Virgil Shutze.

Underwriting and sponsorship opportunities for this annual event are always available. E-mail Gina Schneider or call her at 307-578-4030.

Rendezvous RoyalePatrons Ball is the finale to Rendezvous Royale, a week of the best of absolutely everything western in Cody, Wyoming! Join us for the excitement of a nationally recognized art show and a spirited auction of the best contemporary western art, and the best in western furniture and fashion with Cody High Style. Visit the Rendezvous Royale Web site for more information.

For information on all events, please visit our Events page.


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