Wyoming Events

VIRTUAL

JULY 22 Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout: Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Info on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org, 307-868-2423.

JULY 29 Paleontology of the Big Horn Basin and Absaroka Range: Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Info on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org, 307-868-2423.

AUGUST 5-6 Native American Education Conference: Something for everyone, including building relationships and generating ideas for engaging families and the community in education of the whole child. Info 307-777-3747, eventbrite.com/o/wyoming-department-ofeducation-16663810825.

AUGUST 12 Bison in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Info on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org, 307-868-2423.

01-SOUTHEAST

CENTENNIAL

ONGOING Nici Self Museum Hours: Museum open on Memorial Day weekend, May 23, 24, 25 and 12-4p Thu-Mon to Labor Day weekend, 12-4p Sat-Sun in September. Nici Self Museum, free, info 307-742-7763, niciselfmuseum.org.

CHUGWATER

AUGUST 14-15 Chugwater Music Fest: Showcase musicians in an outdoor tent, food and vendor booths. 10a-5p, Staats Park, $20, $10 kids each day. Info 307-331-9298.

SEPTEMBER 4-5 Acoustic Jam Session: Labor Day Weekend event includes Wyoming Western Music Association. If enough people come the event will be outside – bring your own chair. Stampede Saloon & Eatery, info 307-422-3200, [email protected].

ONGOING Live Music: Buffet closed, music venue open. Stampede Saloon & Eatery, info 307-422-3200, [email protected].

DOUGLAS

AUGUST 11-15 Wyoming State Fair: Agricultural displays and competitions, vendors, entertainment and more. Wyoming State Fairg Park, $5, $3 12 and under, info 307-358-2398.

ENCAMPMENT

JULY 17-19 Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering: All ages can enjoy cowboy music and poetry performances featuring artists from the region and a chance for local talent to participate in campfire jam session. Continental breakfast and cowboy church Sunday morning. Grand View Park, info 307-327-5465, grandencampmentgathering.org.

ONGOING Grand Encampment Museum: Main Gallery and GEM store winter hours most days 10a-4p, info 307-327-5308.

HARTVILLE

JUNE 20, AUGUST 15 Sunrise Mine Tours: Three-hour mine and town tour, barbecue lunch to benefit the Western History Center. Gates open at 11:30, tour leaves at 1p. Meet at Sunrise Mine, $20, $35 family, no credit cards. Info 307-575-2010.

GUERNSEY

FOURTH SUNDAYS American Legion Riders: 2p, Crazy Tony’s Bar & Grill, info 307-575-0838.

MEDICINE BOW

FOURTH TUESDAYS Bingo: 7p, Community Hall, info 307-710-4045.

RAWLINS

AUGUST 1-8 Carbon County Fair & Rodeo: Events include mud volleyball, rodeo and ranch rodeo, mutton busting, dummy roping, wild pony races and demolition derby. Info 307-328-7811, [email protected]

SARATOGA

JULY 7 Pick up the Beet: Farmers Market and craft fair, 3-6p, Saratoga Museum, info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.

AUGUST 1 Dinner Guest Speaker: Candy Moulton, Morman Handcart Migration, 5:30p, LOCATION, reserve your seat by July 18 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.

AUGUST 8 Trek: Meet at Saratoga Museum 8:30a. Suggested donation $20, info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.

AUGUST 14 Gema Pearl Sings the Blues: Benefit concert for Saratoga Museum. Platte Valley Community Center, info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.

AUGUST 15 Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival: 1-5p, Veterans Island Park, $30, free for 12 and under. Info 307-326-8855, saratogachamber.info.

AUGUST 29 Trek: Dick Perue will lead a walk around the east part of the valley and give the history of Frazier Place, sawmill and Saratoga Lake. Meet at Saratoga Museum 8a. Info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.

SEPTEMBER 5 What is Joe doing now? Trivia contest: Joe Pickett returns for seventh annual event. Call for details on which books to read. $400 cash pot for the winning table. Fun for all. info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.

ONGOING Saratoga Museum: 10a-4p, Mon-Sat, 10a-2p Sun, info 307-326-5511, saratoga-museum.com.

SAVERY

JULY 18-19 Ride the Divide: Tractor ride between Savery and Riverside crosses Continental Divide via Battle Pass. $70, Yampa Valley Antique Power Club members $50. Info 970-270-2401, littlesnakerivermuseum.com.

AUGUST 15-16 Sheepwagon Exhibit: Food, crafts, music, tours and demonstrations during Little Snake River Museum event. Free, info 307-383-7262, littlesnakerivermuseum.com/sheepwagon.

TORRINGTON

JULY 18-19 JULY 18-19 Thunder in the Valley: Mud truck race. 5151 Liftstation Road, info 307-575-5720, mudracersassociation.org.

JUNE 20, JULY 18, AUGUST 22, SEPTEMBER 19 Cruise Night: Cruise 6-10p at 21st and East A, poker run 7-8:30p. Info 307-532-3879.

JULY 31-AUGUST 8 Goshen County Fair: Fair begins with Jelmer Johnson Memorial Team Sort, ends with Kiwanis Pig Wrestling. Goshen County Fairgrounds, info 307-532-2525.

 

JULY 16, AUGUST 20, SEPTEMBER 17 THIRD THURSDAY ON MAIN STREET: Live music, food, drinks, crafts and late-night shopping downtown. 5-7p, Main Street, info 307-532-3879.

SECOND WEDNESDAYS Rex Young Rock Club: 7-8p, Senior Friendship Center, info 308-632-5574.

 

02-NORTHEAST

BUFFALO

THURSDAYS  Bluegrass Jam Session: 6:30p, Occidental Saloon, free, info 307-684-0451.

CLEARMONT

ONGOING Historical Center: Center open Thu 2-4p, 1250 Front St, free. Historical Group meets 2p first Mon of the month at Clearmont Library, 1p third Mon of the month at Sheridan Library, info 307-758-4430.

GILLETTE

THROUGH DECEMBER Campbell County Women in World War II: Nearly 350,000 American women served in uniform during the war and the women of northeast Wyoming were no exception. Learn about the unique work of these women, the sacrifices they made, and the impact their service had on the war effort. 9a-5p Mon-Sat, Campbell County Rockpile Museum, free, info 307-682-5723, [email protected].

TUESDAYS Levis and Lace: Square dance club will give modern square dance lessons, 7:30p, Rockpile Community Center, free trial lessons, info 307-660-7207.

SATURDAYS Black & Yellow Theatre: Experience designed to allow guests the opportunity to interact with subject matter, events and people that have shaped the Powder River Basin from pre-history to modern day. 11a-2p, Campbell County Rockpile Museum, free, info 307-682-5723, [email protected], rockpilemuseum.com.

ONGOING Ava Community Art Center: Info avacenter.org or 307-682-9133.

HULETT

ONGOING Hulett Museum and Art Gallery: 8a-4p Mon-Fri, free, info 307-467-5292.

MOORCROFT

ONGOING Library events: Story hour 10a Wed; Book clubs 1p third Thu and 6p fourth Tue. Info 307-756-3232, [email protected].

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.

NEWCASTLE

AUGUST 8-15 Rescue 100: Fundraiser for Weston County Sheriff Search and Rescue will have raffles, food, homemade pies. 10a-7p, corner of US 16 and US 85.

FRIDAYS Bingo: 7:30p, VFW Hall, free.

SECOND & FOURTH WEDNESDAYS GiGi’s Closet: Providing free gently-used clothing for the family. 9a-1p, First United Methodist Church, info 307-746-4119.

PINE HAVEN

SEPTEMBER 5 Pine Haven Days: Parade, picnic, fish fry and other events. 10a–9p, Pine Haven Rd, info 307-756-9807.

SUNDANCE

ONGOING Library Events: Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers 10:30a Wed; Lunch Bunch book discussion group 11a fourth Thu; UFOs (Unfinished Objects) 6-8p last Mon. Crook County Library, info 307-283-1006 or [email protected]

UPTON

AUGUST 15 Golf Triathlon: Food provided. Cedar Pines Golf Association, $150 per team (2  people), info 307-941-1151.

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]

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, 2741 N. Hwy 116, $5, info 307-468-2506.

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.

  

03-NORTHWEST

ARAPAHOE

SEPTEMBER 4-6 Northern Arapaho Powwow: Wyoming’s oldest powwow. Friday; 6p Grand Entry. Saturday; 10a youth games, 1p Grand Entry, 5-6 p gourd dancing, 7p Grand Entry. Sunday; 10a parade, 12p feast, 2p Grand Entry and royalty pageant. Arapahoe Powwow Grounds. Left Hand Ditch Road near the Sharp Nose Road intersection. Tentative dates, please confirm in advance 307-332-8548.

CASPER

NOVEMBER 5-6 Innovations in Learning Conference: Opportunity for educators to share and explore innovative teaching and learning practices for classrooms and distance learning environments, from kindergarten through higher education. Location TBA. Info Wyoming Department of Education, 307-777-7675.

CODY

ONGOING Cody Country Art League Gallery: 9a-5p Mon-Sat, 836 Sheridan Ave, info 307-587-3597.

DUBOIS

THURSDAYS Farmers’ Market: 4-6p, under the awning at Nostalgia Bistro. Info 307-455-2513.

JULY 13-27  National Fine Art Show: 9a-6p, Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, $2/$5 family. Info 307-455-2687, Headwaterscenter.org.

JULY 18 Museum Day: Family fun with an old-fashioned bake sale, pioneer stew and fry bread, blacksmithing, steam engines and live music. 11a-2p, 909 W. Ramshorn, info 307-455-2680, [email protected], fremontcountymuseums.com.

JULY 25 National Day of the Cowboy: Parade at 1p, rodeo, poker run, cowhide race, and Western events. Info 307-455-2556, duboiswyoming.org.

JULY 29, 30 Annual Community Wellness Screening/Blood Draw: 7-10a, Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, info 307-455-2243.

AUGUST 6 More Than Just Yellowstone: Speech about Lava Mountain and other recent volcanism in the Dubois area. 7p, Dubois Museum, free, info 307-455-2284.

AUGUST 7 Volcanic Geology of the Dubois Area Adventure Trek: Experts will lead trel up the Holmes Cave trail to see evidence of volcanic activity around Dubois and the upper Wind River basin. 9a-1p, Dubois Museum, $10 advanced registration required, info 307-455-2284.

AUGUST 7-8 Never Sweat Quilt Show: 10a-6p, Headwaters Art Center, info 307-455-2672, [email protected]headwaterscenter.org.

AUGUST 8 Dirt Bike Scramble: Over 50 participants are expected for six miles of motorcycle racing on the scenic Dubois Overlook trails. 8a-2p, info 307-438-2156, [email protected]

AUGUST 8 Fireman’s Buffalo BBQ: 4-7p in Town Park, $15. Info 307-455-2556, duboiswyomingchamber.org.

AUGUST 11 Historic Dubois Cemetery Trek: Learn the history of the Dubois Cemetery on this Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek program led by Dubois Museum staff. 7p, Dubois Museum, $10 advanced registration required, info 307-455-2284.

AUGUST 18 A Day on the East Fork with John Finley: Fun-filled educational day seeing and hearing the history of the East Fork. 9a-4p, Dubois Museum, $10, advance registration required, info 307-455-2284.

AUGUST 22 Community Aviation Day: Fly-in and educational event includes hot air balloon tethered rides, aircraft on display, kids’ activities, food trucks, Kiwanis Flying Flapjacks Breakfast. Dubois Municipal Airport, free to attend, info 307-455-2557.

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.

FRIDAYS IN JULY Friday Night Rodeos: Favorite family friendly event for all ages. Bull riding, bronc riding, team roping, barrel racing, rodeo clowns and calf roping. 7:30-10p, 5649 Hwy. 287/26, $10, ages 5-12 $5. Info 307-486-2214, Facebook.

ETHETE

JULY 17-19 55th Celebration & Indian Powwow: Grand Entry times: Fri 7p, Sat 1p & 7p, Sun 1p. Ethete Road & US 132. Info 307-438-3706. [email protected]

LANDER

WEDNESDAYS IN JULY Eagle Spirit Dancers: Join in the Friendship Dance against the backdrop of the Wind River Mountains. Benches provided, but lawn chairs and blankets welcome. 7-8:30p, Museum of the American West. Info 307-335-8778, museumoftheamericanwest.com.

AUGUST 6 – 9 Wind River Days: Celebrating the outdoor lifestyle. Outdoor trade fair, beer gardens, food trucks and games, 8a-6p, Wind River Outdoor Company, free, info 307-332-7864, [email protected]windriveroutdoorcompany.com.

JULY 31 – AUGUST 1 Brewfest and Golf Tournament: Vendors, live music, vendors. Brewers Golf Tournament 9a Aug 1 at Lander Golf & Country Club. Festival at City Park. Tickets and info 307-332-3892, landerbrewfest.com, landergolfcourse.com.

AUGUST 3-8 Riverfest Art & Music Festival in the Park: Artist booths and demos, live music, children’s activities, food and spirits. 224 Main St, $5, 12 and under free, info 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com.

AUGUST 13 Sho Rap Firefighters: Wildland firefighter and author will talk about the long history of Native American firefighters in Wyoming and the west. 7p, Pioneer Museum, free, info 307-332-3339.

MOVED TO AUGUST 14-16 International Climbers’ Festival: Climbing clinics, dyno-climbing competition, brewing tour, trade fair, trail run, film festival, yoga, live music, art crawl, writer’s clinic and world-class rock climbing. Lander City Park and locations around Lander. Tickets and packages available. Info 307-349-1561, 307-332-3892.

AUGUST 15 Lander Historic Walking Tour:  Adventure Trek will take a look at some of the historic Lander buildings and building sites that helped shape the community. 10a, Pioneer Museum, free, reservations required, info 307-332-3339.

AUGUST 15 Paper Quilting for Kids: Children will learn about history of Lander while making a group paper quilt that will be displayed in the museum. 1p, Pioneer Museum, $4, registration required, info 307-332-3339.

AUGUST 20–23 Jurassic Classic Mountain Bike Festival: Group ride, Sinks Canyon ride, clinics, demos, trade fair, live music, food and more. Takes place in multiple areas throughout Lander. Info 307-332-2926. PHOTO BY ANN EVAN

SATURDAYS Farmers’ Market: Fresh produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, homemade crafts and live music. 9-11:30a, Lander City Park, info facebook.com/landervalleyfarmersmarket.

ONGOING Art shows: Artists show their work at gallery. “Wild Silence” July 1-11, “Earth and Fire” July 18-31. Tue-Thu 10a-6p, Fri-Sat 10a-4p. Lander Art Center, free. Info 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com.

ONGOING Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary Tour: Mon-Fri 10a-2p, Sat 11a-2p. 8616 Hwy. 287. $35, $15 for ages 13-18, under 12 free. Call to confirm, 307-438-3838, [email protected], windriverwildhorses.com.

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.

MEETEETSE

JULY 8 Tigers and Compensation: Part of Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Information on joining webinar will be on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org, [email protected], 307-868-2423.

JULY 15 Living with Giants: Discussion of elephants and people past, present and future. Part of Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Information on joining webinar will be on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org, [email protected], 307-868-2423.

JULY 18 Double Dee Ranch Tour: Free, masks required. Info meeteetsemuseums.org, [email protected], 307-868-2423.

JULY 22 Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout: Part of Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Information on joining webinar will be on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org,[email protected], 307-868-2423.

JULY 29 Paleontology of the Big Horn Basin and Absaroka Range: Part of Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Information on joining webinar will be on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org, [email protected], 307-868-2423.

AUGUST 8 Kirwin Tour: Free, info meeteetsemuseums.org, [email protected], 307-868-2423.

AUGUST 12 Bison in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Part of Human and Wildlife Interactions seminar series. Zoom and Facebook Live webinar, 6p, free. Information on joining webinar will be on Facebook, meeteetsemuseums.org,[email protected], 307-868-2423.

RIVERTON

CANCELLED Music Jam: Brown Sugar Roastery.

JULY 25 – AUGUST 1 Fremont County Fair: Ranch rodeo, PRCA rodeo, live music, ninja warrior competition, truck pull, demolition derby and more. Info fremontcountyfair.org.

AUGUST 15 J.B. Okie Manor Adventure Trek: Learn about sheep tycoon and tour his home. Attendees are required to ride bus from museum, 9a, Riverton Museum, $20 pre-registration required, info 307-856-2665.

WEDNESDAYS THROUGH SEPT 23 Farmers’ Market: Area producers offer a variety of seasonal vegetables, pickled and preserved foods, raw milk and cheese, eggs, kombucha, baked delicacies, handcrafted art items and more. 5-7p, City Park, info 307-851-4931.

ONGOING Library Events: Summer Reading Program for all ages. Fremont County Library, free, info 307-856-3556.

SOUTH PASS CITY

CANCELED: JULY 11-12 GOLD RUSH DAYS

AUGUST 8 Paint the Town Red: Historical cocktails with Backwards Distilling Company & the Low Water String Band. 6:30-8:30p, 125 Main St. $50, reservation required, info 307-332.3684, southpasscity.com.

ONGOING Carissa Gold Mine Mill Tour: Thu-Sun 2-4p, 125 South Pass Main St. $5, $3 WY residents, under 18 free. No kids under 8. Reservations recommended, 307-332-3684., [email protected], southpasscity.com/tours.

SATURDAYS English Tunnel Mine Tour: One-mile hike and candle tour of a real mine. Reservations required, 11a-1p, 125 South Pass Main St. $3 WY residents, $5 visitors, under 18 free. No kids under 8. Info 307-332-3684. [email protected], southpasscity.com/tours.

TEN SLEEP

JULY 18 Ten Sleep Youth Rodeo: Free youth rodeo with events for everyone up thru age 14. 9a, rodeo grounds, no entry fees. Info 303-507-5720.

THERMOPOLIS

JULY 26 Romancing the West: Music and video, 7:30p Hot Springs State Park pavilion, info thermopolischamber.org.

AUGUST 20 Pack’n the Mail: 7p, Hot Springs State Park pavilion, info thermopolischamber.org.

SECOND FRIDAYS ArtStroll: Stroll on Broadway Street in Historic Downtown Thermopolis. Info 307-864-3002, [email protected].

 

04-SOUTHWEST

EVANSTON

THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 Suffrage Wyoming: Traveling Wyoming State Museum exhibit traces the history and impact of women’s suffrage in Wyoming. Uinta County Library, info 307-783-0484.

FORT BRIDGER

JULY 18 Hands on History: Experience history of the fort by participating in quilting, canvas tents, tomahawk throwing, rope making and more. Lunch available for purchase. 10a-3p, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, $5, $3 residents, 17 and under free, info 307-782-3842.

SEPTEMBER 4-7 Mountain Man Rendezvous: Food, shopping, kids’ activities, music, dancing, marksmanship competitions and more. Visitors dressed pre-1840 head-to-toe attire enter free. 8a-5p, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, $5, 12 and under free, info 307-782-3842.

SEPTEMBER 26 Bike Your Park: Bicycle a 2-mile guided path around the fort. 10a, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, free to participants, info 307-782-3842.

OCTOBER 24 Halloween Trick-or-Treat: Walk a solar lighted path, get spooked by volunteers, receive candy at historic buildings, and end with hot beverages and a hay ride back to your vehicle. 6:30-9p, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, $5, 5 and under free, info 307-782-3842.

DECEMBER 13 Victorian Christmas at the Fort: Visit the Commanding Officer’s Quarters for children’s activities, caroling, pictures with Santa, readings of The Night Before Christmas, historical presentations and refreshments. Sponsored by the Fort Bridger Historical Association. 2-5p, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, $5 or an item for the Bridger Valley Food Pantry per person, 12 and under free, info 307-782-3842.

JANUARY 1, 2021 First Day Hike: Take in history, scenery, and make new friends as you walk one mile around the site with refreshments to follow. 1p, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, free, info 307-782-3842.

TUESDAYS Bingo: 6p, American Legion Hall, info 307-780-5489.

LYMAN

SECOND FRIDAYS Storytime: 11a, Lyman Branch Library, all ages are welcome, free, info 307-787-6556, uintalibrary.org.

MOUNTAIN VIEW

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.