JUNE 19 Centennial Valley Volunteer Fire Department 50th Anniversary: Fundraiser and anniversary celebration. Raffle, silent auction, free pig roast. Noon, Valley Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, 4 North Fork Road, free, info 307-745-9322.
JULY 2-4 Library Book Sale: 11a-4p, $2 bag day Sun. Info 307-745-8983.
JULY 3-4 Centennial Valley Art Show and Sale: Works by 30 local and regional artists. 9a-6p Sat, 9a-4p Sun. Nici Self Museum, free, info 307-745-9322, [email protected].
JULY 23-AUGUST 1 Cheyenne Frontier Days: 10-day rodeo will kick off with sold-out Garth Brooks concert. Info 307-778-7200.
JUNE 19 Chugwater Chili Cook-off: Chili cooking and tasting, live music, ranch rodeo, car/tractor show, games, vendors, food and fun for the whole family. All proceeds go to local nonprofit organizations. Info 307-715-9518.
JULY 16-17 Chugwater Music Fest: Live entertainment, vendors. 10a-5p each day. Chugwater Municipal Park, $20 day, $10 children, info 307-331-9298. Lineup: July 16; Rusty Chaps, Barney & Nancy Meisse, Montey Crummer Band, Steve Gilmore & High Plains Tradition, Kevin Ramler & Bonamo, Brad Matthews.
July 17; John Voight & Les Noan Band, Brian David Collins, High Plains Lowlifes, Ain’t From Here, Jim Waite, Songwriter Contest. Larry Phillips-Break Entertainer.
ONGOING Live Music: Buffet closed, music venue open for Thursday night jam session and weekend performances. Jun 4 Larry Phillips, Jun 5 Pioneer Road, Jun 11 Dakota Country, Jun 12 Don Rogers. Stampede Saloon & Eatery, info 307-422-3200, [email protected].
JUNE 12 Tale of Two Cities Disc Golf Tournament: Play nine holes in Encampment, nine holes in Riverside. Registration includes lunch, drinks and live music after the tournament. Tee off at 9a, check in at the Encampment Grand View Park, $50 registration, info 307-710-2626.
JULY 16-18 Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering: Western entertainment, cowboy poetry and music, cowboy church, food, dance and more. Grand View Park, free, info 307-327-5465.
ONGOING Grand Encampment Museum: Main Gallery and GEM store winter hours most days 10a-4p, info 307-327-5308.
FOURTH SUNDAYS American Legion Riders: 2p, Crazy Tony’s Bar & Grill, info 307-575-0838.
JULY 10 Laramie Brewfest: Celebration of local and regional brews, live music and Wyoming’s birthday (Statehood Day is July 10). 1:00p, Depot Park, $45, $40 in advance. Info 307-760-3355, laramiemainstreet.org.
JULY 17 Albany County CattleWomen Ranch Tour: View historic area ranches. Meet at Wyoming Territorial Prison Historic Site 8a. Departure will be promptly 9a. Advance registration required, info 307-760-5590, 307-745-5116.
JUNE 25 Niobrara Alumni golf tournament: Location, Info
JUNE 26 Niobrara Alumni Banquet: Book sale 8a, ice cream social 1p at the library. Free barbecue at Lusk State Bank 11a-1p. Info 307-334-2950.
FOURTH TUESDAYS Bingo: 7p, Community Hall, info 307-710-4045.
JUNE 23 Saratoga Historical & Cultural Association Dinner: Dinner honors founding members, Platte Valley Community Center. Info 307-326-5511.
JULY 3-4 Festival of the Arts: Platte Valley Community Center, info 307-327-8187.
JULY 24 Sleuthing with Joe Pickett: Saratoga Museum event for C.J. Box fans with dinner, raffles, trivia and auction. First prize pays $450. Bottle Bar Art Studio, 110 Bridge Street. $30, info 307-710-3226.
AUGUST 21 Gema Sings the Blues: Band will perform as part of Toga Weekend celebration in Saratoga. 7p, Saratoga Museum, $25, $50 for concert and 5:30p meet and greet. Info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.
OCTOBER 16 Toast to History: Join the Saratoga Museum in must go event with wine paired to hors d’oeuvres prepared by local restaurants and entrepreneurs. Silent auction. Saratoga Museum. Advanced tickets are $25/$45 couples, or $30 at the door. Info 307-326-5511.
ONGOING Saratoga Museum: Tue-Sat 10a-2p info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.
JUNE 11-13 Treasures Along the Platte: Antique, arts and crafts, junk and garage sale extravaganza in Chugwater, Wheatland and Guernsey. Info 307-322-6232.
JULY 9-10 Blue Mountain Car Show: Restored cars and lots of entertainment throughout historic downtown Wheatland. Info 307-322-9838.
THURSDAYS Bluegrass Jam Session: 6:30p, Occidental Saloon, free, info 307-684-0451.
JUNE 12-13 SageRidge Ranch Workshop: Fiber and meditation, info 307-217-2594, sageridge.net.
JULY 17-18 SageRidge Ranch Workshop: Fiber, meditation, food, camping, info 307-217-2594, sageridge.net.
ONGOING Clearmont Historical Center: Open 2-4p Thu year-round, 10a-5p Wed and Sat from June 2 to September 1. Free, info 307-758-4524.
JUNE 19 A Story Nearly Told: Histories of a Wyoming Homestead: Presentation and book signing by Christine Scoggan Gillette, niece of the late Olive Marquiss and Dick and Lucille Dumbrill. Using memoirs and letters, the author gives us a glimpse into this family’s experiences homesteading on the Wyoming prairie. 1p, Campbell County Rockpile Museum, info 307-682-5723, rockpilemuseum.com.
ONGOING Ava Community Art Center: Info avacenter.org or 307-682-9133.
JUNE 12-13 Hulett Rodeo: Parade 10a Sat, slack 10a Sun. NRCA & WRA approved rodeo starts at 1:30p. Kids’ events. Lunch and beer on the grounds. $10, $5 kids 14 and under, 7 and under free. Info 307-467-5668, 307-467-5929, rodeohulettwy.com.
ONGOING Hulett Museum and Art Gallery: 8a-4p Mon-Fri, free, info 307-467-5292.
ONGOING Senior Center Events: Carry-in dinner 12:30p third Sun. Rolls and coffee 9a Thu. 145 Main Street, info 307-467-5743.
JUNE 4-6 Wy Historical Society TREK: Hosted by Crook County Historical Society. Info 307-283-3666.
JUNE 12-13 Crook County Junkin: County-wide yard sale. Start time varies.
JULY 9-10 Jubilee Days: Chuckwagon breakfast, parade, barbecue, street dance, kids’ events. Ranch rodeo 8p Fri. Various locations around town. Info 307-756-9300, 307-761-2700.
AUGUST 11 RibFest: 11a-5p, Diehls parking lot, info 307-756-9300.
SEPTEMBER 11 Heritage Roundup: Fundraiser for West Texas Trail Museum. Chuckwagon supper, silent auction, live music. 4-8p, at the museum, info 307-756-9300.
ONGOING West Texas Trail Museum: Now open year-round 9a-5p, Mon-Fri. Open Sat June to August. Info 307-756-9300.
ONGOING Senior Center Events: Third Thu Birthday and Anniversary Dinner, meat provided, bring a side dish. 5p social hour, 6p dinner; fourth Thu toenail clinic 9a, info 307-756-9550.
FRIDAYS Bingo: 7:30p, VFW Hall, free.
JULY 3 Fireworks over Keyhole Reservoir: Town of Pine Haven and the Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Department host this event to celebrate Independence Day. 9p, To watch drive through Pine Haven to Coulter Bay or to the Keyhole State Park entrance. Donations accepted, info 307-756-9807.
JULY 13-18 Sheridan WYO Rodeo: PRCA rodeo, parade, high-speed bed races, carnival, street dances and more. Info 307-675-9963, sheridanwyorodeo.com.
JUNE 5 Old Stoney Art Auction: Fundraiser to finish renovating 1923 school. Museum open 4p, art auction 5p, hors d’oeuvres from Buffalo Jump Steakhouse. 120 N. 4th St, info 307-281-0568.
JUNE 1-JULY 23 Summer Reading Program: 12-5p Mon-Fri, Upton Branch Library, info 307-468-2324.
JUNE 26 Upton Gun Club Fundraiser: Upton Community Center, $50, $750 for table of eight, info 307-281-9980.
WEDNESDAYS All You Can Eat Buffet: Drinks and desserts included, 5-8p, Upton Golf Course, $10, $7 seniors, info 307-468-2847.
MONDAYS & THURSDAYS Zumba: 4p, Senior Center, $5, info 307-391-0223.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS Indoor Archery: 12-8:30p, Goose Landing, $5, info 307-468-2506.
ONGOING Outdoor Archery: 12-5p, Goose Landing, $5, info 307-468-2506.
ONGOING Upton Gun Club Events: 5-Stand Shotgun Course, 5p $5; Trap Shooting, $5, 5p. 2579 State Hwy 116N, info 307-281-9980, [email protected]
ONGOING Senior Center Activities: Lunch is served at noon Mon-Fri, $4, call for reservation before 9a. 307-468-9267. Stop by Tuesday mornings for coffee and treats, with an exercise program at 9a. Seniors welcome Thu and Fri from 1-4p. Potluck at 5:30p third Mondays. Ask about medical equipment loans. 1113 2nd St., info 307-468-9251.
JULY 9-17 Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo: Pancake breakfast, kid’s activities, carnival, demolition derby, PRCA rodeo starts July 13. Info 307-235-5775.
JULY 1-4 Cody Stampede Rodeo: PRCA rodeo, Stampede Park, info 307-587-5155.
ONGOING Cody Country Art League Gallery: 9a-5p Mon-Sat, 836 Sheridan Ave, info 307-587-3597.
WEDNESDAYS Kid’s Exploration Series: June 2 Mason Draw hike. June 9 ice cream making. June 16 archeology dig. June 23 flint napping with rock candy. Dubois Museum, reservations and info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JUNE 8–30 Learn Traditional Square Dancing: Dubois tradition since 1948. 8-9:30p, Frontier Room of the Rustic Pine Tavern, $4, 12 and under $2. Info 307-455-2313.
JUNE 10 Prisoner of War Camps Across America: Kathy Kirkpatrick to speak. 7-8p, Dubois Museum, info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JUNE 11-13 Dubois Don Scheer Memorial Packhorse Race: Races, Calcuttas, live music, awards ceremony. Various locations. Info 307-450-3009, Facebook.
JUNE 11, 18, 25 Friday Night Rodeos: Family-friendly real Western entertainment. Bulls, broncs, roping, barrel racing, kid’s events, food and drinks. 7:30-10p. 5649 Hwy. 287/26. $10, $5 under age 12, under 5 free. Info 307-710-7080, duboiswyoming.org.
JUNE 13 Dennison Lodge Concert: Wind River Valley Artists Guild sponsor classic American folk music by Jackie Miller Davidson and Gary Brandt. 7p, Dennison Lodge, free, donations accepted. Info 307-455-2414, [email protected]
JUNE 29 Tie Hack, the First Years: Hike the upper Wind River Valley including the Tie Hack history and ruins. 9a-2p, Dubois Museum $10 registration required. Info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 8 Rising and Falling Mountains: Speaker from Kansas State University explains geologic processes in the greater Yellowstone region. 7p, Dubois Muesum, free, info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 17 Museum Day Flint Knapping: Tom Lucas acquired an unmatched working knowledge of the actual methods of ancestral tool making during his life as a cowboy, mountain man, outdoors man, and artist. Tom will set up on the front porch of the Dennison Lodge where visitors can learn firsthand what it takes to create arrowheads and other points out of natural materials like obsidian, antler, and bone. 11a-2p, info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 17 Museum Day Draper Museum Raptor Experience: Experts from the Draper Museum Raptor Experience at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West will be on-site during all of Museum Day 2021 to answer your raptor-related questions. At 2p, they will present a program with some of the live raptors they care for and train for educational programs, info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 17 Museum Day From Soldiers to Rangers, The Unique Assignment in Yellowstone National Park by Brandon Lewis: The U.S. Army played a significant role in the formation and protection of Yellowstone National Park before the National Park Service took over in 1918. Such a “unique assignment” allowed soldiers to protect, preserve, and act as hosts to one of America’s most well-known parks. Come listen to the tales of the lives of soldiers stationed in Yellowstone and how they helped make the Park what it is today. 12p, Dubois Museum, info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 23 History Happy Hour: Learn about gin, the ice-craze of the early 20th century, and how the quest for chilled beverages changed the American cocktail as we know it. Tastings for 21 and older will be provided by the Jackson Hole Still Works. 6p, Dubois Museum, $20, info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 25, Cowboy Church: Celebrate National Day of the Cowboy. Coffee, biscuits and gravy 8a, music and message 9a. Clarence Allison Rodeo Arena, info 307-851-2712, 307-851-2565.
THIRD WEDNESDAYS Wyoming Health Fairs Monthly Wellness Screen/Blood Draw: 7-10a, Dubois Medical Clinic, appointments encouraged, info 307-455-2516, whf.as.me/dubois.
ONGOING Library Activities: Storytime for birth-5 years 10:30a Fri; Lego Duplo Club for toddlers and preschoolers 11a Fri; book fair 2nd Saturdays; Lego Club for grades K-5, 3:30p May 5, 19. Dubois Public Library, info 307-455-2992.
JUNE 25-26-27 Eastern Shoshone Indian Days: Fri 7-10p Grand Entry. Sat 9a Indian games, 10a parade, 1p and 6p Grand Entry. Sun 2p Grand Entry. Info 307-349-6053, [email protected], easternshoshone.org.
JUNE 19 Hudson Daze Festival and Craft Fair: Enjoy old-fashioned Western activities, kid’s activities and much more. 10a-3p, Gold Star Memorial Park, info 307-335-8125, Facebook.
JUNE 4-5 Alchemy Cooperative’s Grand Reopening: Celebrate with local artists. Specials, refreshments. 12-6p, 202 Main St, info 307-349-8638, alchemyartistscoop.com.
JUNE 4-5 Lander Art District Street Fair: Bring the family for artist receptions, live music, food and activities. 4-8p Fri, 12-8p Sat. The 200 block of Lincoln Street will be blocked off. Info 307-421-8760.
JUNE 5, 12 Mini-Garden Expo: Food concessions, arts and crafts and kid’s corner. June 5 Lander Valley farmers tradeshow 9a-1p, Lander City Park. June 12 Barnyard and Backyard Workshops at Alpine Science Institute at Sinks Canyon Center Field Station. Free, info 307-332-3114, popoagie.org.
JUNE 12 Fremont Area Road Tour Cycling Event: A unique biking experience for the whole family. Bike the Lander Clover Leaf or mix and match to suit your level. Social distancing. 405 Fremont St, info fremontarearoadtour.com.
WEDNESDAYS JUNE 23, 30 Eagle Spirit Dancers and Singers: Watch skilled dancers in colorful regalia at outside venue against the Wind River Mountains. Benches provided. Lawn chairs, blankets welcome. 7-8:30p Wed, Museum of the American West, free. Info 307-335-8778, museumoftheamericanwest.com.
JUNE 24 A History of the American West: Author Sam Lightner tells how Wyoming defines the West. 7p, Pioneer Museum, free, info 307-332-3339, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JUNE 26 Atlantic City Cemetery Trek: Meet at the Pioneer Museum and take a bus to Atlantic City for a walk through of the cemetery. 10a, $8, Reservations required. Info 307-332-3339, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 3-4 Pioneer Days Rodeo: Roughstock and timed events, kid’s events, Indian relays and more. Fireworks July 4. Info 307-349-8070.
JULY 24 Riverfest Art & Music Festival in the Park: Artist booths and demos, live music, kid’s activities, food and spirits. $5, 12 and under free. Info 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com.
SATURDAYS Acoustic Music Jam: 11a-1p, Lander Bake Shop, info 307-332-3237.
ONGOING First Friday: New artist and local musician each month. Art show reception 5p, music 6p. Middle Fork Restaurant. Info 307-335-5035, facebook.com/MiddleForkCafe.
THROUGH FALL 2021 Native Americans of Wyoming’s Wind River Country: Paintings by Joseph Scheuerle, include members of the Shoshone and Arapaho from the Wind River Reservation. On loan by the Montana Historical Society. On display through the fall of 2021. Lander Pioneer Museum, info 307-332-3339, fremontcountymuseums.com/the-lander-museum.
JULY 9 Prairie Wildfire Outdoor Concert: Bluegrass band from Buffalo, Wyoming to perform on Meeteetse Museums’ lawn. Bring your own seating and water. 6p, 1947 State St., free, info[email protected].
JULY 31 Double Dee Tour: Meeteetse Museums’ annual tour of historic ranch. Meet at the museums in town before following staff to the ranch. High clearance vehicles are encouraged. 8:30a, info [email protected] or (307) 868-2423.
JUNE 2 Native American Archeology in Yellowstone National Park: Doug MacDonald led an effort to understand the Native American history and prehistory of Yellowstone. 6p, Riverton Museum, free, reservations required. Info 307-856-2665, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JUNE 12 Children’s Archeology Day: Dig box, wall painting, snacks, crafts and more. Fun for the whole family. 2-4p, Riverton Museum, free, reservations required. Info 307-856-2665, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JUNE 26 Castle Gardens Adventure Trek: Craig Bromley points out sacred petroglyphs. 9a-2p, Riverton Museum, $20, reservations required. Info 307-856-2665, fremontcountymuseums.com.
JULY 10 Riverton Happy Days: Rock Riverton 5K Obstacle walk/run, vendors, crafters and artisans, food trucks, games and activities for all, local talent and more. 8a-3p, info GoRiverton.com.
JULY 16-18 Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Rally: Balloon glow, tethered balloon rides, car cruise, fireworks, food and more. Info rivertonrendezvous.com.
JULY 21-25 Fremont County Heritage Festival: Dutch oven cookoff, fiddle contest, games, vendors and more. 1010 Fairgrounds Dr. Info 307-856-6611, fremontcountyfair.org.
WEDNESDAYS Acoustic Music Jam: Join in or listen as musicians and dancers perform. 6:30-8:30p, Holiday Inn Convention Center, free, info 307-856-8100.
WEDNESDAYS MAY 19-SEPTEMBER 29 Farmers Market: 5-7 p.m. at Riverton City Park, info 307-851-8712.
SATURDAYS STARTING TO OCTOBER 2 Fremont County Master Gardeners’ Market: From 9-11a, Riverton City Hall parking lot, info 307-851-7562.
JUNE 26 PEAKS to Conga: Bicyclists ride from Cody to Shell to support non-medical expenses for local cancer patients. Evening event in Shell with live music & silent auction. Info 307 272-8766, Facebook, peakstoconga.org.
JUNE 12-13 Shoshoni Day: The whole town gets involved. pancake breakfast, car show, atv poker run, kid’s activities, cowboy poetry, home-cooked supper and more. Info 307-876-2615, shoshoniwychamberwix.com.
SOUTH PASS CITY
JULY 10-11 Gold Rush Days: Gold panning,, reenactments, live music, bake sale, anvil blasting, tours of the Carissa Mine & Mill and more. Fireworks display 10p Sat. Info 307-332-3684.
JULY 31 Paint the Town Red: Historical cocktails in a historic saloon with Backwards Distilling Company & the Low Water String Band. 6:30-8:30p. Reservation required, $50. Info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com.
ONGOING Carissa Gold Mine Tours: See the pits & shafts where miners labored, then follow the transformation of the ugly grey rock to a gold bar. 2p Thu-Sun. Reservations recommended. $4 Wyo residents, $8 visitors, under 18 free, info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com/tours.
ONGOING English Tunnel Tours: Mile-long hike and candle tour of a real gold mine. 11a Sat. Reservations required. $4 Wyo residents, $8 visitors, under 18 free. Info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com/tours.
SECOND FRIDAYS ArtStroll: Stroll on Broadway Street in Historic Downtown Thermopolis. Info 307-864-3002, [email protected].
TUESDAYS Bingo: 6p, American Legion Hall, info 307-780-5489.
AUGUST 20-21 River Festival and Art on the Green: Art show, Cajun shrimp boil, micro brew garden, live music, Run with the Horses marathon, car show and more. Various locations, info 307-875-5711.
SECOND FRIDAYS Storytime: 11a, Lyman Branch Library, all ages are welcome, free, info 307-787-6556, uintalibrary.org.
WEDNESDAYS Storytime: 11a, Uinta County Library, info 307-782-3161.
SECOND WEDNESDAYS Chamber of Commerce Community Luncheon: For business owners and individuals alike. $15/plate, noon, Mountain View Town Hall, RSVP [email protected], 307-787-6378.
ONGOING Community Classes: Fitness, computer, workforce and kids’ classes are available. Valley Learning Center, times and prices vary. Info valleylearningcenter.coursestorm.com or 307-782-6401.
JULY 30-31 Red Desert Roundup Rodeo: Parade, PRCA rodeo, mutton-busting, cash scrambles, live music. Sweetwater Events Complex, info 307-362-3771, rdrrodeo.com.