In Plain Sight: Elko, Nev.It's the 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering! Get the skinny on Elko and this not-to-miss event here.Author:G.R. SchiavinoUpdated:Feb 13, 2017Original:Jan 27, 2015The Event: The 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev., is offering something special this year. Click here to get the whole story. Where to Go: 3 Days in Elko—not sure where to go or what to get into? Click here to find your way around town.The Culture: Not sure what the big deal is? Click here to discover what exactly a Cowboy Gathering is and where else you can find them.The Performers: Ian Tyson was at the first Cowboy Gathering and he's there again. To read about this industry great, click here.The Gear: Elko isn't just pretty words—If you're looking for authentic cowboy gear, click here.