Northwest Wyoming Events

ARAPAHOE

APRIL 20-21 Easter Powwow: 12-10p. Great Plains Hall at Great Plains Rd. & 17 Mile Rd. [email protected].

CASPER

MAY 9-11 Wyoming Outdoor Expo: Wyoming Game and Fish Department hosts event celebrating different ways to get outside and have fun. Casper Events Center, free, info wgfd.wyo.gov/Education/New-Outdoor-Expo.

CODY

MAY 4 Service Academy Information Day: Representatives from the Air Force Academy, Military Academy, Naval Academy and Merchant Marine Academy, will provide information for parents and students.1p, Cody High School, free and open to the public, info 307-261-6413.

THIRD SUNDAYS The Wyoming Fiddler Association District #2 Jam: 1–4p, Cassie’s Supper Club, info 307-754-2687.

ONGOING Cody Country Art League Gallery:9a–5p Mon.­–Fri., 836 Sheridan Ave,info 587-3597.

DUBOIS

REGISTER BY APRIL 30 Camp Bighorn: Five-day Summer Camp focused on bighorn sheep and their habitat for youth 9-12, July 7-11, Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp, $500 , scholarships available. Must apply by April 30. Info 307-455-3429 [email protected]

MAY 10 Deadline to apply for Casting for Recovery July 19-21: Weekend retreat for breast cancer patients and survivors, Absaroka Ranch, free for randomly-selected applicants, must apply by May 10, info 888-553-3500,[email protected], castingforrecovery.org.

WEDNESDAYS MAY 29-AUG 28 Duboiz Jamz: Professionals, amateurs and listeners welcome. 6-8p, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church Community Room, free. Info, 407-718-3880, [email protected].

MAY 31-JUNE 2 Packhorse Races: Calcutta at Outlaw Saloon 8a Fri. Packhorse Race 10a Sat. Ladies’ Race 10a Sun. Dubois Overlook on McKinley Dr., info 307-455-2556, duboiswyoming.org.

JUNE 5 Whiskey Basin Collaborative Meeting: Final public meeting focused on local herd. 6-9p, Headwaters Conference Center, info 307-455-3429.

JUNE 14, 21, 28 Friday Night Rodeos: Events take place at arena just south of town, 5649 Hwy. 287/26. 7:30-10p, $10, $5 age 5-12, info 307-486-2214, duboiswyoming.org.

JUNE 18 Ramshorn Guest Ranch Historic Tour: Craig Pine will lead visitors on a tour of the historic Ramshorn Guest Ranch. 10-3p, $8, advanced registration required, 307-455-2284.

TUESDAYS Square Dancing: All ages and dance levels welcome at Dubois tradition since 1948. 8-9:30p Jun 11 to Aug 20, Rustic Pine Tavern, $4, 12 and under $2, info 307-455-2313.

WEDNESDAYS Children’s Exploration Series: New topic each week in June, the program begins at 9a at the Dubois Museum and will head over to the National Bighorn Sheep Center from 10-11a, info 307-455-3429.

ONGOING Library Activities: Lego Club for grades K-5, 3:30p Tuesdays; Story Time for birth-5 years 10:30a Fridays; and Lego Duplo Club for toddlers and preschoolers 11a Fridays. Dubois Public Library, info 307-455-2992.

ETHETE

APRIL 27 Service Academy Information Day: Representatives from the Air Force Academy, Military Academy, Naval Academy and Merchant Marine Academy, will provide information for parents and students.1p, Wyoming Indian High School, free and open to the public, info 307-261-6413.

MAY 31-JUNE 2 Chief Yellow Calf Feast & Powwow: Blue Sky Hall, 506 Ethete Rd. Info 307-332-5286, [email protected]

FORT WASHAKIE

JUNE 20 Boys and Girls Club Youth Contest Powwow: Grand entry 7p, 19 Old Wind River Hwy. Info 307-349-8031, easternshoshone.org.

HUDSON

JUNE 15 Hudson Daze: Old-fashioned Western games, events, car show, skate boarder demos, BBQ and more. 10a-3p, Gold Star Memorial Park, info 307-335-8125, [email protected].

HYATTVILLE

MAY 26 Cowboy Carnival: Family event with horse races, working dog trials, history lectures, live and silent auctions, kids’ activities, live music and more. 10:30a, various locations in Hyattville, $10, $5 children, $25 immediate family includes a barbecue lunch. Info 307-431-8690.

LANDER

APRIL 26 – JUNE 1 Lander Art Center 10th Annual Members Show:10a-6p Tue-Thu, 10a-4p Fri-Sat, 224 Main Street, free, info 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com.

MAY 4 Historic Plant Day: Learn about some of the important crops from Lander’s early history and plant your own to take home, 1-3p, Pioneer Museum, $4, 12 participants max, registration required. Info 307-332-3339.

MAY 16 Teen-Adult Bead Cleaning Workshop: Join Pioneer Museum Collection Manager Robin Allison for a lesson on cleaning methods for beaded objects. Bring your object and a magnifying glass or reader glasses. 7-9p, Pioneer Museum, info 307-332-3339.

MAY 17-18 Wyoming Outdoor Weekend: Lander Economic Development Association and Wyoming Game and Fish Department event celebrates different ways to get outside and have fun. Lander Community Center, free, wyomingoutdoorweekend.com.

MAY 18 Lander Historic Walking Tour: Learn about historic buildings and building sites on this Wind River Visitors Council Trek. 10a,25 people maximum, free but reservations required, 307-332-3339.

MAY 31–JUNE 1 Wild Horse & Burro Adoption: Silent bidding 12a-5p Fri, 9a-3p Sat. Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary, info307-438-3838, blm.gov/programs/wild-horse-and-burro/adoption-and-sales/events.

JUNE 1 The Rawlins/Ft. Washakie Stage Line/Ferris Mountains: Reid Miller of the BLM will focus on the history of the stage line between Rawlins and Fremont County. 1p, Pioneer Museum, free, info 307-332-3339.

JUNE 7-20 The Garden Party Show Reception: 6-8p June 7, show through July 20. Lander Art Center, free, info 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com

JUNE 8 Gold Panning Day: Pan for gold along Baldwin Creek on the museum grounds. Weigh your treasures and store your gold in your own bag that you design. 1-2:30p, Pioneer Museum, $4, limit 15 participants, register in advance307-332-3339.

JUNE 8 Fremont Area Bicycle Tour: Peddle through colorful vistas before a yoga lead cool-down at Lander City Park, 6:30a-3p, info 307-332-3394, landercyclingevents.org.

JUNE 13 Carol L. Deering, Poet: Local poet Carol L. Deering will present her first published book of poems. 7p, Pioneer Museum, free, info 307-332-3339.

JUNE 15 Atlantic City Cemetery Trek: Barbara Townsend will guide. Participants will meet at the Pioneer Museum in Lander and take a bus to Atlantic City for the trek. 10-2p, $8, maximum 25 people, reservations required, 307-332-3339.

MEETEETSE

TBA- Sip ‘N Paint: Taught by local artists. Join the talented and not-so-talented participants as they create “masterpieces”, while enjoying wine specials or other beverages with the camaraderie of your friends and neighbors. Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

MAY 3-4 Spring Garage-a-Rama: First of two community-wide garage sales with lots of treasures and one-of-a-kind finds. Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

MAY 4-5 May Days in Meeteetse, Open Water Fishing Derby: Fishing on the Upper & Lower Sunshine Reservoirs. 3-person teams compete for cash prizes and Biggest Fish prize on the Upper & Lower Sunshine Reservoirs in Meeteetse. There is also a Small Fry contest for kids 12 & under. Fish from boat or bank. Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

JUNE 1 2019 Party in the Pasture Rodeo: 2nd rodeo in the Big Horn Rodeo Circuit. Full rodeo including event for kids. 4p, Meeteetse Rodeo grounds. Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

JULY 19 2019 Taste of Meeteetse: Taste some of Meeteetse’s local cuisines and vote with money as you stroll our local Boardwalk and visit with locals. Proceeds go to local organizations. 4-6p. Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

JULY 20 2019 National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration: Old-fashioned ranch rodeo followed by a free BBQ and entertainment in the backyard of Oasis Motel. Live band, auction and recognition of local Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees. 1p, Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 2 2019 107th Labor Day Celebration: THIS IS OUR BIG ONE FOLKS! A full weekend of activities including local artisan’s craft faire, music, parade, rodeo, horseshoe and cornhole tournaments, Chatelaine Quilt Display, book signing, kids stick rodeo and much, much more! A not-to-miss Event! Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

SEPTEMBER 2019
Fall Garage-a-Rama:
Community-wide garage sale with lots of treasures and one-of-a-kind finds. This event is in conjunction with the Black-Footed Ferret Celebration above. Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

DECEMBER 14 2019
Christmas in Meeteetse: 
Every year, this event gets bigger and better. A huge Craft Fair with extra-fun activities at Santa’s Workshop for kids, visit with santa, with photos, carriage rides all over town, games, memory tree lighting, outdoor activities including a bonfire, beer garden and good food. Info 307-868-2454, [email protected]

RIVERTON

MAY 11 Spool Knitting: Craft your very own knitting spool and learn how to use it. 2p, Riverton Museum, pre-registration is required, $2 for children, $3 for adults. Limit 12 participants ages 6 and up. Info 307-856-2665.

MAY 17-18 Wild Horse & Burro Adoption: Viewing 8a-4p, competitive bidding at 10a. Wyoming Honor Farm. Info 307-352-0302,blm.gov/programs/wild-horse-and-burro/adoption-and-sales/events.

MAY 25-26 Wyoming Weapons Collectors Memorial Weekend Gun Show: 9a-5p Sat, 9a-3p Sun, Fremont County Fairgrounds, $5, 12 & under free with an adult, info 307-742-4630.

JUNE 1 Trek to the Tie Treating Plant: Walk along the old railroad tracks down to the location where the rail ties were treated before being shipped out. Bring water and good walking shoes. 9a, Pre-registration is required by calling the Riverton Museum at 307-856-2665.

JUNE 13 Kettle & Crackers: Oil Refineries in Wyoming: Robert King will present a great talk on the History of Wyoming Oil Refineries, 6:30p, Riverton Museum, free, info 307-856-2665.

JUNE 12-15 Indian National Finals Qualifying Rodeos & Northern Arapaho Rodeo: June 12: youth rodeo 10a, team roping/barrel racing 1p. June 13: rodeo slack 1p. June 14-15: rodeo 7p, Fremont County Fairgrounds, info 307-349-1168, fremontcountyfair.org. After hours party at the Wind River Casino, info windriverhotelcasino.com.

TUESDAYS STARTING JUNE 4 Native American Song and Dance:6-7p, Wind River Hotel & Casino, info windriverhotelcasino.com.

SHOSHONI

APRIL 27 Cowboy Poetry Gathering: 2p, 104 East 2nd, free, info [email protected]

JUNE 8 Shoshoni Day: Pancake Breakfast at the Community Room 7-10a, Day in the Park at City Park for the kids 2-4 p, Dutch Oven Dinner 5- 7p then a Cobbler Cookoff. Dancing with a DJ 7-11p with adult beverages. Info 307-856-1164,shoshoniwychamber.com.

JUNE 8-9 Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor & Engine Show: Hosted by the Wind River Flyweelers. 9a–5p Sat and until 2p Sun, East Park, free, info 307-856-1164.

SOUTH PASS CITY

RESUMES MAY 2, 2019 South Pass Guided Evening Trail Walks: Reservations recommended. Saturdays at 5:30p. 125 South Pass Main St, $2 WY Residents, $4 visitors, under 18 Free. 307-332-3684, [email protected], southpasscity.com/carissa.html.

TEN SLEEP

FIRST & THIRD THURSDAYS  LIVE MUSIC: Acoustic Open Mic Night on 1stThu; Open JAM Night on 3rdThu, 7p, Ten Sleep Brewing Co., info tensleepbrewingco.com.

THERMOPOLIS

APRIL 25 Soul Street Dance Performance: Hot Springs County High School Auditorium, info thermopolischamber.org.

APRIL 26-27 Friends of the Library Book/Bake Sale: Armory, info thermopolischamber.org.

MAY 3 Acoustic Jam Session: 5:30-7:30p at Exxon Southside, info thermopolischamber.org.

MAY 11 PEO Tour of Tables Luncheon: 11:30a-1:30p at Thermopolis Middle School, info thermopolischamber.org.

MAY 18 WYO Quarterhorse Sale: Hot Springs County Fairgrounds, info thermopolischamber.org.

SECOND FRIDAYS ArtStroll: Stroll on Broadway Street in Historic Downtown Thermopolis. The theme for April 12 is “Birds of a Feather.” 5-8p, info 307-864-3002, [email protected]