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01-SOUTHEAST

CENTENNIAL

ONGOING Nici Self Historical Museum: Open 12-4p Thu-Mon all summer through Labor Day weekend. 2734 Snowy Range Rd, free, info 307-742-7763.

CHUGWATER

ONGOING Live Music: Music venue open for Thursday night jam session and weekend performances. Oct 1 Karaoke Finals, Oct 2 Dan Rogers, Oct 8 Kip Attaway (advance tickets), Oct 9 Lo Becker Band, Oct 15 Jim Waite, Oct 16, Will Rogers, Oct 22 Steve Gilmore, Oct 23 Larry Phillips, Oct 29 Dawn Copas, Oct 30 Travis Geile, Nov 5 Karaoke, Nov 6 Ja’net Eastman, Nov 12 Pioneer Road, Nov 13 Thin Smoke. Stampede Saloon & Eatery, info 307-422-3200, [email protected].

ENCAMPMENT

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

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.

SARATOGA

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.

OCTOBER 16-31 Hay Bale Sculpture Contest: Ranchers, businesses and individuals create art predominately from hale bales. Voting will take place through the Platte Valley Arts Council Facebook page and winners will be announced November 12. Information on Facebook.

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

WHEATLAND

SEPTEMBER 30 Oktoberfest: Free food and fun, 5:30p, downtown Wheatland, info Platte County Chamber of Commerce 307-322-2322.

YODER

NOVEMBER 6-7 Pheasant Season Dinner: Fundraiser for Yoder Women’s Club. Coffee and homemade pie 8a, lunch served 11a. Menu Saturday includes cheeseburgers and chili; Sunday chicken and noodles, real mashed potatoes. Yoder Community Building, info 307-534-5673.

02-NORTHEAST

BUFFALO

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

CLEARMONT

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.

GILLETTE

SEPTEMBER 17 Messages from Medicine Wheel Country: Speaker will cover what we can learn about Native people from the materials and formations they left behind on the Northern Plains. 6:30p, Campbell County Rockpile Museum, info 307-682-5723, rockpilemuseum.com.

SEPTEMBER 18 Northeast Wyoming Archeology Fair Celebrate Archaeology Awareness Month. Outdoor event with activity stations including hide painting, beadwork, pottery, basket-making, a flintknapping demonstration and more.  SAT 10A-3:30p, Campbell County Rockpile Museum, info 307-682-5723, rockpilemuseum.com.

THROUGH SEPTEMBER Evelyn J. Cameron, Montana Photographs, 1894-1928: Traveling exhibit shows Cameron’s work. Campbell County Rockpile Museum, info 307-682-5723, rockpilemuseum.com.ONGOING Ava Community Art Center: Info avacenter.org or 307-682-9133.

HULETT

SEPTEMBER 24-26 Quilt Show: Historic and modern quilts from the region will be on exhibit at various locations. Quilts and quilting supplies for sale. 9a-4p, info 307-467-5292, [email protected], hulettmuseum.org.

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.

MANVILLE

OCTOBER 8-9 Manville Fall Festival Craft Show: Almost all food and craft items for sale will be homemade. 4-8p Fri, 8a-3p Sat, Old Manville School gym. Info 307-735-4103, 307-742-8125.

MOORCROFT

ONGOING West Texas Trail Museum: Now open year-round 9a-5p, Mon-Fri. 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.

NEWCASTLE

FRIDAYS Bingo: 7:30p, VFW Hall, free.

NOVEMBER 10 GiGi’s Closet: Providing free gently used clothing for the family. 9a-1p, First United Methodist Church basement entrance, info 307-746-4119, Facebook.

SHERIDAN

OCTOBER 8 Project Trio: Eclectic musical group will perform. 7p, Kinnison Hall in the Whitney Center for the Arts, info 307-675-0360.

OCTOBER 29 Ririe-Woodbury Dance: Contemporary dance performance. 7p, Whitney Center for the Arts, info 307-675-0360.

UPTON

SEPTEMBER 21 Farmers’ Market at Old Town: 5-6:30p, info 307-468-2702.

SEPTEMBER 18-19  Inyan Kara Enduro:  Two-day cross county motorcycle trail ride, age groups vary, fees vary, 6a until completed, info, 307-761-0351 or [email protected]

SEPTEMBER 19 Memorial Gun Shoot: 8a-3p, Upton Outdoor Gun Range, fees vary, info 307-281-9980 or [email protected]

OCTOBER 13 Agape Love Feast: Patty Paschall to speak at Upton Methodist Church. 6p, info 307-746-5419.

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

CODY

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

DUBOIS

OCTOBER 30 Halloween at the museum: Throw on your best Halloween costumes and come to the Dubois Museum to creep around our haunted maze. Not a fan of scares? We’ll have cider, smores and not-so-scary stories happening in our backyard too. 3-5p, Dubois Museum, info 307-455-2284.

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.

LANDER

SEPTEMBER 15-18 One Shot Antelope Hunt: The task of each team member is to harvest a pronghorn with one shot. The public is welcome at the Friday night ceremony. Info 307-332-8190, oneshotpastshooters.com.

SEPTEMBER 18 Louis Lake Lodge Adventure Trek: Meet at the Pioneer Museum to visit historic fishing lodge on the Loop Road. Learn the history of the Loop Road, the water projects and the lodge and have lunch at the Lodge. 10a, Reservations required 307-332-3339, $10.

SEPTEMBER 18 APPLE CITY FESTIVAL: Lander was known as the “Apple City” for its high number of orchards and the apples. A wonderful part of Lander’s history will be explored with speakers, an apple pie contest (cash prizes), local apple cider and apple samples, kids crafts and a petting zoo. Event is free to the public. 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.

OCTOBER 15 Halloween at the museum: The evening is filled with frighteningly cool decorations, spooky stories, crafts, hayrides, hot cocoa, treats and a campfire for roasting. 6-9p, Pioneer Museum, info 307-332-3339.

WEDNESDAYS 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.

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.

MEETEETSE

First place was awarded this year to photograph “Moon Setting over the Hernandez’s” by Barrie Lynn Bryant of Kirby.

THROUGH DECEMBER 11 Art of the Basin: An Artistic Rendering of Northwest Wyoming: Juried art show and sale. Tue-Sat 10a-4p, Meeteetse Museums, info 307-868-2423. First place was awarded this year to photograph “Moon Setting over the Hernandez’s” by Barrie Lynn Bryant of Kirby.

RIVERTON

OCTOBER 6 Fremont Haunts by Alma Law: Local educator and collector of ghost stories presents some of the most eerie, interesting and entertaining stories and urban legends from Riverton and the surrounding areas. 6-7:30p, Riverton Museum, info 307-856-2665.

OCTOBER 16 Pumpkin Trail: Tour around the museum and enjoy the many carved pumpkins donated by businesses in Riverton. 5-8p, Riverton Museum, info 307-856-2665.

OCTOBER 16 Haunted Downtown Walking Trek: If you didn’t get enough Riverton ghost stories, make sure to sign up for this trek. Alma Law will guide us around downtown Riverton and show us where some of his favorite ghost stories occurred. After the walk, we’ll return to the museum and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa. 5:30-7p, Riverton Museum, info 307-856-2665.

SATURDAYS Riverton Saturday Farmers’ Market: Starting Oct 2, shop all winter on Saturdays from 9-11a, Little Wind Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Info 307-851-7562.

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.

SOUTH PASS CITY

SEPTEMBER 25 Run The Red: Trail runs of a half marathon, 50k and 100k races. Must register for race in advance. 4:30a–8p. Info 202-550-5855, [email protected] & runthereddesert.com.

THERMOPOLIS

SEPTEMBER 28 One Room Schoolhouse Grand Reopening: Grand reopening of the renovated 1920s Middleton Schoolhouse, and launch of the museum’s Wyoming Rural School Immersion Experience for Wyoming grade school students. Featured guest, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow. 1p, Hot Springs County Museum Annex, 700 Broadway St, info 307-864-5183, [email protected] 

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

WORLAND

SEPTEMBER 18 Constitution Day Celebration and Carry-in Dinner: Music, silent auction, raffle, guest speaker. 5:30p, Worland Community Center, donations accepted. Info 307-735-4103, [email protected].

OCTOBER 3 Indigenous Peoples Day: Day-long event celebrating the culture, history, contributions and accomplishments of Native Americans. Craft vendors, food trucks. Festivities begin at 10a. Washakie Museum and Cultural Center, info 307-347-4102.

04-SOUTHWEST

LYMAN

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

MOUNTAIN VIEW

OCTOBER 29 Buddy Watch Walk: Event to raise awareness of veteran suicide and the Mission 22 organization. 4p, Benedict’s Ace Hardware, info 307-780-7589, 307-747-7779.

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.

ROCK SPRINGS

OCTOBER 11 Tracy Byrd in Concert: Country star recently added a stop at in downtown Rock Springs to his current tour. He’ll perform an acoustic concert. 7:30p, Broadway Theater, $25-45, info 307-352-1434.