For Dec. 6, 2017

Casper Events

Nativity display, to December 16, 118 E. Second St., formerly Ayres Jewelry. Open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Mondays from 5 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by First Christian Church and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day program, 6 p.m., Dec. 7, VFW Post # 9439, located on Bryan Stock Trail. A full spaghetti dinner will be served after the program. All are welcome to never forget. Sponsored by the Natrona County High School Jr. ROTC.

“Holiday on the Homestead,” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 9, National Historic Trails Interpretive Center. The celebration is free and open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to benefit the local non-profit, Wyoming Food for Thought Project. Contingent upon the weather and while supplies last, the following is a list of activities for the event: old time family photos (bring your own camera); ornament making, blacksmith demonstrations, National Pony Express Association, living history, Christmas tree display, live pioneer music, local musicians, handbell choir and Seymour Antelope.

Comedian and armchair philosopher Chad Prather, Star Spangled Banter Tour, Casper Events Center Summit Room at 8 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 29. Eighteen and older are welcome. Tickets are $26 in advance, $29 day of show, with early bird tickets $20. Meet and greet tickets are $76. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets available online at, charge by phone at 577-3030 and (800) 442-2256 or in person at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center or statewide SinclairTix outlets.

Casper Music

Festival Choir & Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. The choir will present a variety of works, including “Four Carols for Christmas,” arranged by Fred Taylor, a setting of “O Little Town of Bethlehem” arranged by Dan Forrest, “Mary, Did You Know” and the Rene Clausen arrangement of “O Holy Night.”

Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold U.S. Tour 2017, Dec. 10, Casper Events Center. Tickets:">, by phone at 1-800-442-2256 or in-person at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Wyoming Symphony Orchestra holiday concert with pianist Rich Ridenour, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 16, Natrona County High School. Tickets on sale over the phone and in the office. Reserve preferred seats by calling 266-1478 or in person at the office, 225 S. David St. Discounts are available for students and seniors (65+). To request transportation to any concert, please give us a call so we can arrange a ride for you through Reveille Rotary of Casper.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 19, Casper Events Center. Discounts available for children ages 2-12; prices $57.60, $62.85, $68.10 & $78.60. Tickets on sale now, by phone at 1-800-442-2256 or in-person at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Judas Priest Firepower 2018, April 10, 2018, Casper Events Center. Tickets on sale now, by phone at 1-800-442-2256 or in-person at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Casper Art

The 12 Days of Christmas, 1743 E. Yellowstone Highway. Hours Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., through Saturday, Dec. 23. Shop the 30 different artisans and crafters displaying this year.

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Christmas Ornament Workshop for children ages 3 and up, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Dec. 16, Nicolaysen Art Museum. Free (members) and $5 (non-members) per child/adult duo. This drop-in activity will make one of kind Christmas ornaments using a variety of art materials.

Werner Wildlife Museum juried show, “Windswept: A Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts and Crafts Celebrating Wyoming’s Wildlife and Wild Places.” Show closes Feb. 8, 2018. For more information, call India Hayford at 235-2108 or

Art 321 hosts open ceramics studio every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost $10 per session, instructor present to assist you. Clay available for purchase or bring your own. All other supplies are provided.

Artists and crafts people, reserve booth space at Art 321 Holiday Art Bazaar Dec. 7-9. Exhibitor guidelines and exhibit times available on line and at the gallery. Booth space $100 for Art 321 members, $150 for non-members.

Casper Theater

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Casper Events Center. Tickets on sale now start at $28., Casper Events Center Box Office, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by phone at 1-800-442-2256.

Miracle on 34th Street, Stage III, 900 N. Center St. 7:30 p.m., Dec. 7-9, 15-16; 2 p.m., Dec. 17. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors and students.

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Sally Ann Shurmur arrived at the Star-Tribune to cover sports two weeks after graduating from the University of Wyoming and now serves as community news editor. She was raised in Laramie and is a passionate fan of Cowboys football, food and family.

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