'National Day Of The Cowboy' 🤠 23rd July



This CST activities page could be used on 'National Day Of The Cowboy', 23rd July, or on 'International Country Music Day', 17th September.




Ask members if they like the Western movie genre? Do they have a favourite film?


What about Country & Western music? Do they have a favourite song or artist?



As this genre relates to the USA, you could have a wider discussion about places to visit, foods, people etc.







IDIOMS & PHRASES


Ask members to complete these well known phrases, together ...



A Lick and a PROMISE - To do something haphazardly or half-assed.


Bad EGG - A mean or untrustworthy person.


Baker’s DOZEN - Reference to the number thirteen.


Balder-DASH - Senseless; foolish.


Bee In Your BONNET - A good idea.


Best Bib and TUCKER - Nice clothes.


Fair to MIDDLIN’ - To feel pretty good; to be in a good mood.


Gitty-UP - Command used to get a horse moving; to get up and go.


Get A Wiggle ON - To hurry.


Gold DIGGER - Refers to the 'California Gold Rush' in 1848.


Hang FIRE - To procrastinate or delay.


Give him a good Lam-BASTING- To receive a thrashing or beating.


Namby-PAMBY - Someone that lacks strength and energy.


Pull In Your HORNS - A warning to stop and back off.


Rotten APPLE - A bad sort.


Six SHOOTER - Gun.


That little VERMINT - A bad man or wild animal.


Yellow BELLY - A person who lacks courage; a coward.


Cowboys and INDIANS - Children's game.





The folk hero Davey Crockett



SONG. 'The Ballet Of Davey Crockett' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzAwQUwaUYY





OUTLAWS


Ask members to complete the names of these infamous outlaws ...



Calamity JANE


Jesse JAMES


Billy The KID


Wild Bill HICKOK


Buffalo BILL


Davy CROCKETT


Annie OAKLEY


Wyatt EARP


Butch CASSIDY


Doc HOLIDAY






REMINISCENCE


Who remembers 'Milky Bars'? Can you still get them?


('Milky Bars' were discontinued in 2020 due to disappointing sales!)


Who likes white chocolate? Who would prefer milk or dark chocolate? Have members got a favourite chocolate bar?


Here's the 1977 advert - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCbEHHsI3zQ




Who would prefer a 'Wagon Wheel'? Are they smaller now than when we were kids? Have a vote.


(Burton's say they are the same size - our hands just got bigger!)




FIRST SONG



'Three Wheels On My Wagon', The New Christy Minstrels - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vLhcg_FU9g


What is the Native American Indian tribe mentioned in the song? - CHEROKEES




MUSIC & PICTURE QUIZ



Round 1. TV



1. Name the TV show?


What was the hero's real name?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSgbxPtyv1U





2. Name the TV show?


What were the names of his Indian friend and his horse?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9lf76xOA5k&t=8s





3. Name the TV show?


Name the family?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvE9zJgm8OY





4. Name the TV show?


What was the name of the train?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hps6L5vS0sc





5. Name the TV show?


Name the family?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEOGhUBgtAQ





6. Name the TV show?


Name the family?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZC_fCRacm0M





7. Name the TV show?


Name the children?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5LQ5k-bjbE





8. Name the TV show?


Name the family?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt4z16n-3eU





9. Name the TV show?


Name the actors?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nmxLeNd0ck





10. Name the TV show?


Name the family?


Titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sKX3tWaOew





SONG BREAK



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_rHrLHIeyI






Round 2. Movies



11. Name the 1937 movie?


And the actors?


Link to song 'Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia' - https://gardenofeaden.blogspot.com/2012/09/laurel-and-hardy-song-blue-ridge.html





12. Name the 1939 movie?


Name the characters & actors?


Here is a link to the movie trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0X94oZgJis4





13. Name the 1955 musical movie?


Name the two actors?


Here is a link to 'Oh What A Beautiful Morning' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5APc0z49wg





14. Name the 1960 movie?


Name the seven actors?


Here is the theme music - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yulmgTcGLZw&t=18s





15. Name the 1953 musical movie?


Name the actress?


Here's a link to the song 'Deadwood Stage' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_xmujSyxkU





16. Name the 1969 movie?


And the man with the eye patch?


Complete this phrase ; "Get off your horse and ***** **** ****!"


Theme song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qyxA38zsZU





17. Name the 1974 comedy movie?


And the director?


Here is a link to the 'farting sketch' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg7LuaKduoA





18. Name the 1969 musical movie?


Name the two male actors?


Here is a link to the song 'I Was Born Under A Wandering Star' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTymtAbaG08





19. Name the 1969 movie?


And the actors?


Here is a link to the song 'Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head' (with lyrics if you want to singalong) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT1HCQcSHW0





20. Name the 1966 movie?


Name the lead actor?


What genre of movie is this?


Movie theme music - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1PfrmCGFnk





SONG BREAK



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5i_pEYGe1o





Round 3. Bits & Bobs



21. Name the main Native American Indian tribes?


Which tribe taught the English Pilgrims to farm corn in 1621?





22. Name this type of tent?





23. Name this weapon?





24. Name this weapon?





25. Name the round spiky object?





26. Name the rope?





27. Name the wild horse?





28. What is this man doing?





29. Name the cigarette?





30. Name the hat?






Round 4. My Top 10 Country & Western Songs



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ym12hnB7oZo


31. In another hit single, what hours was she working?





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kAU3B9Pi_U


32. In another hit single, which job did he have with the County?





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrhAC0dFis0


33. In this song, what is for sale or rent?





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDlZLsJJkVA


34. Which two actors were navigating the river in this video/movie?





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hx4gdlfamo


35. List some types of gambling?





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRgcwT9X2J8


36. What was his band called?





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrhFH4UTrw0


37. Who wrote this song?





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKwJrLY4nXk


38. What was her other UK top 20 hit?