Northwest Wyoming Events

ARAPAHOE

AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 1 Northern Arapaho Indian Powwow: Arapahoe Powwow Grounds. Info 307-840-0844,[email protected], Facebook.

CODY

SEPTEMBER 7 F.O.A.L. Mustang Rendezvous: Friends of a Legacy benefit for the wild horses of McCullough Peaks includes silent and live auctions, live music and food. 5p, Boot’n’Bottle Club $40, $20 under 12, info Cody Chamber of Commerce, FriendsofaLegacy.org.

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

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].

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.

JUNE 21 9 & Dine:5p, Antelope Hills Golf Course.

JUNE 22 5K Trail Color Run: Boys & Girls Club event for adults and children. 10a, Dubois Scenic Overlook, info 307-455-2235, bgcdubois.org/5k-trail-color-run.

JUNE 27-28 Meadow Wildflowers: Learn about meadow wildflowers 7p June 27. Hike in Upper Wind River Valley 8:30a-3p June 28, $8, reservations required. Dubois Museum, info 307-455-2284.

JULY 4 Independence Day Celebration: Kiwanis kid’s games 10:30a at Town Park, events in town all day, fireworks at dusk.

JULY 9 Warm Springs Tie Hack Tour: Trek to the remains of the tie camp on Union Pass. 9-1p, Dubois Museum, $8, reservations required 307-455-2284.

JULY 11-12 POW Camp Talk, Trek: Discover the history of WWII German Prisoner of War Camp west of town, 7p July 11, free. Visit remnants of the camp 9a-2p July 12, $8, reservations required. Dubois Museum, info 307-455-2284.

JULY 11 Lions Club Scramble Golf Tournament: Antelope Hills Golf Course.

JULY 13 Opportunity Shop Silent Auction: 5p, Headwaters Center.

JULY 20 Dubois Museum Day: Friends of the Dubois Museum event with old-fashioned bake sale, pioneer stew and fry bread, blacksmithing, steam engines and music. 11a-2p, Draper Museum Raptor presentation 1p, Dubois Museum, info 307-455-2284.

JULY 20-29 Wind River Valley Artists’ Guild National Art Show and Sale: 9a-6p, Headwaters Center.

JULY 27 National Day of the Cowboy: Parade, rodeo and Western events. Info 307-455-2556, duboiswyoming.org.

JULY 27 B.A.S.S Golf Tournament: Antelope Hills Golf Course. 126 Clubhouse Dr. Info 307-455-2888, [email protected].

JULY 27 How the West Was Sung:Dubois documentary concert, Headwaters Art Center, info 307-455-2687, headwaterscenter.org.

JULY 31 – AUGUST 1 Community Wellness Screenings/Blood Draw:7-10a daily at Headwaters Conference Center, info 307-455-2243.

AUGUST 9-11 Never Sweat Quilt Show: Headwaters Art Center, info 307-455-2687,  headwaterscenter.org.

AUGUST 10 Speed Goats: Cross country motorcycle race with over 50 participants expected to race 6 miles on Dubois Overlook trails. 8a-2p, info 307-438-2156, [email protected]

AUGUST 13 Historic Walking Tour of Dubois: Start at Dubois Museum at 7p and end in front of Rustic Pine Tavern, finish the night square dancing just like the old times. $8, advanced registration of required, 307-455-2284.

AUGUST 20 Mystery Sheep Trap Trek: Educational hike to an area sheep trap, the location won’t be revealed until we’re on the road. Steep climbs and gorgeous scenery, 9a-4p, transportation provided, $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

JULY 26- 28 Celebration and Indian Powwow: Ethete Road and U.S. 132, [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.

JUNE 28-30 Eastern Shoshone Indian Days: Powwow, Indian rodeo & relay races. Games 9a, parade 10a Sun, feast at 12p Sun. 19 Old Wind River Hwy, info 307-349-8031, [email protected], easternshoshone.org.

LANDER

July 4 Pioneer Days: Half marathon, pancake breakfast, parade, barbecue, rodeo, fireworks, little cowpokes and Indian relay races. Locations around Lander, info landerchamber.org.

JULY 10-14 International Climbers Festival:Climbing clinics, competition, trail run, film festival, yoga, live music, writers clinic and more. Lander City Park and locations around Lander. Info 307-332-3892, climbersfestival.org.

JULY 13 McKinney Ranch Trek: Visit ranch that was once the Derby Stage Station and Road Ranch, later the Carmody Sheep Ranch, 10a, Pioneer Museum, $8 reservations required 307-332-3339.

JULY 18, AUGUST 1, 15 LANDER LIVE! Free concert in the park. Jaycee Park, info 307-332-3892, landerlivemusic.com.

JULY 18 History of Uranium Mining in Fremont County: Illustrated talk on the importance of the Uranium Industry. 7p, Pioneer Museum, free, 307-332-3339.

JUNE 26; JULY 5, 10, 17; AUGUST 7,14 Eagle Spirit Dancers: 7-8:30p, Museum of the American West, info museumoftheamericanwest.com.

AUGUST 6–9
Sinks Canyon Kids Extreme Caving
: See the Popo Agie River inside the cave. Helmets and lights provided, gloves, old clothes and sturdy shoes recommended. 9:30a, 12:30p, 2:30p, 3079 Sinks Canyon Road, free but waivers required. Info 307-332-3077, sinkscanyonstatepark.org.

AUGUST 15
Tribal Warrior Art:
Program on the amazing collection of Tribal Warrior Art currently on exhibit. 7p, Pioneer Museum, free, info 307-332-3339. 

AUGUST 17
Historic Ed Young Apple Farm Trek:
Explore one of the largest and oldest orchards in the valley. 1p, Pioneer Museum, $8, transportation provided, advance registration required, 307-332-3339.

SEPTEMBER 14-15 Lander Valley High School Fall Rodeo: Two days of rodeo fun–see 200 contestants compete daily. 12-6p Sat, 9a-3p Sun, Cowboy Church 8:30a Sun. Lander Rodeo Grounds, Free. Info 307-332-4647, [email protected]

SEPTEMBER 20-21 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.

SUNDAYS Swing Dancing at the Coalter Loft: 6-9p, 126 Main St. Free, info 307-332-8228.

LOVELL

JUNE 29 ChocolateTasting: Vote on your favorite new product. 11a-2p, Queen Bee Gardens, free, info 307-548-2818, [email protected].

MEETEETSE

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

JUNE 29 Shoshoni Cemetery Trek: Discover local legends from Shoshoni, Riverton and Fremont County. 9a-12p, Riverton Museum, $6, reservations required 307-856-2665.

JULY 18 The Eagle and the Rabbit: Predator and Prey in the Sagebrush Sea: scientist with the Draper Natural History Museum presenting, 6:30p, Riverton Museum, free, info 307-856-2665.

JULY 19-21 Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Rally: Car cruise and show, balloon glow, fireworks, pancake breakfast. Balloons lift-off behind Central Wyoming College soccer field 7a Sat. Info 801-710-1331, rivertonrendezvous.com.

JULY 27 Castle Gardens Trek: Hike to visit petroglyphs at Castle Gardens. 9a, Riverton Museum, transportation provided, $8, advance registration required, 307-856-2665.

JULY 27–AUGUST 3 Fremont County Fair & Rodeos: 1010 Fairgrounds Dr. Info 307-856-6611, fremontcountyfair.org.

AUGUST 10 Bullriding: Brahm Nettles Youth Miniature Bullriding, 1-3p, free. Timmy Packard Memorial Bullriding, 7-9p, tickets at the gate. 1010 Fairgrounds Dr. Info 307-349-6400, 307-856-6611, fremontcountyfair.org.

AUGUST 10 Super Hero Cuffs: Kids can learn about some of the men and women in the history of Riverton and make super hero cuffs to take home, 2-4p, Riverton Museum, free for children 6 and up, registration required, 307-856-2665.

TUESDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 27 Native American Song and Dance: Event will not take place July 16. 6-7p, Wind River Hotel & Casino, info windriverhotelcasino.com.

SEPTEMBER 13–14 Wild Horse & Burro Adoption: Viewing 12-4p Fri, training demo 1p Sat, viewing 8a-4p, competitive bid 10a. Wyoming Honor Farm, info 307-352-0302,  blm.gov/programs/wild-horse-and-burro/adoption-and-sales/events.

SEPTEMBER 27–29 Rustler Roundup Rodeo: Steer wrestling, barrel racing and more. 1p Fri, 9a Sat, 11a Sun. Fremont County Fair & Rodeo Grounds-Grand arena. Info 307-855-2000.

SHELL

JUNE 22 PEAKS to Conga: Bicyclists’ fundraiser for cancer patients in the Big Horn Basin. Cyclists and non-cyclists may join the post ride Shell-ebration with live music, food, drinks, and silent auction at 7:30p, Community Hall. Register on eventbrite.com, info 307-272-8766.

SHOSHONI

AUGUST 31–SEPTEMBER 1 Labor Day Rodeos: Ranch Rodeo at 5p Sat. Public Labor Day Rodeo at 6:30p Sun. Art Shanley Memorial Arena, $8, info 307-262-6094, Facebook.

SOUTH PASS

JUNE 22, 29 English Tunnel Mine Tour: One-mile hike and candle tour of a real gold mine. 11a-1p, 125 South Pass Main St. Reservations required, $5, $3 WY residents, info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com/tours.

Gold Rush Days at South Pass City

JULY 6-7 South Pass City Gold Rush Days: Pan for gold, see historic exhibits and gold mining demonstrations, Pony Express reenactments, a vintage baseball tournament, live saloon music and the anvil blasting at the Price Street Bridge every hour on the hour. Tours of the Carissa Mine & Mill 1-3p. Grand Opening of the 5-mile Interpretive Trails.  Bake Sale and food. A special fireworks display Sat. July 7 at 10p. Info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com.

AUGUST 3 Paint the Town Red: Historical cocktails and live music. 6:30-8:30p, 125 Main St. $50, reservation required. Info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com.

AUGUST 10 Legacy of Suffrage Talk & Panel:Women leaders from around the state will gather. 1-3p, 125 Main St. Free, info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com.

AUGUST 10  Sequencing: Artist talk on the Carissa Mine Women Artists’ Residency. 10-11:30a, 125 Main St. Free, info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com.

SATURDAYS IN AUGUST English Tunnel Mine Tour:One-mile hike and candle tour of a real gold mine. 11a-1p, 125 South Pass Main St. Reservations recommended, $5, $3 WY residents, info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com/tours.

SATURDAYS IN AUGUST South Pass City Stamp Mill and Arrastra Demos: Self-guided walk on the Flood and Hindle Trail. Reservations recommended. $3 WY residents, $5 visitors, under 18 free. No kids under 8. 125 South Pass Main St. Info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com/tours.

SEPTEMBER 28 Run the Red Desert: Wyoming Wilderness Association race courses include a half-marathon, 45k, and 120k (75 miler) designed to take runners into the most remote and beautiful country in the Northern Red Desert. Info runthereddesert.com.

ONGOING Carissa Gold Mine Tours: Thursday-Sunday, no kids under 8. 2-4p, 125 South Pass Main St. Reservations required $5, $3 WY residents, info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com/tours.

TEN SLEEP

JULY 4 Independence Day Parade:10a, downtown, info 307-366-2748.

JULY 20 Youth Rodeo: Open to competitors 14 & under, prizes and buckles for winners of all events, no entry fee. 9a, Rodeo Grounds, info 405-623-4722.

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

JULY 30-AUGUST 3 Hot Springs County Fair Week: Hot Springs County Fairgrounds, info thermopolischamber.org.

AUGUST 3-4 Gift of the Waters Pageant and Events:Pageant takes place at Big Springs in Hot Springs State Park Aug 3-4, Ranch Rodeo at Hot Springs County Fairgrounds Aug 3-4, Pageant Days 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run at Tepee Fountain in Hot Springs State Park Aug 3, Pageant Parade downtown Aug 3. Info thermopolischamber.org.

AUGUST 17 Thermopolis Demolition Derby:6p, 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]