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Plains Indian Museum Powwow

Fancy-shawl dancer Carol Melting Tallow competes in fancy-shawl dancing at the Plains Indian Museum Powwow in 2013.

Wyoming Events

CHEYENNE: Trolley tours, Monday through Friday, 10 & 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.; Sunday, noon and 2 p.m. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children. Get tickets at the Visitor Center in the historic depot building at 15th and Capitol Avenue. Info: 307.778.3133.

CHEYENNE: Sunday Lunch Train, May 29, noon to 1:30 p.m., Terry Bison Ranch. $25, purchase tickets before 5 p.m. Saturday. Reservations required. 307.634.4171.

FORT LARAMIE: Summer season has begun at Fort Laramie National Historic Site, featuring daily talks, living history demonstrations, and special events throughout the season. The park’s historic grounds and buildings will be open from dawn to dusk each day. The Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The extended hours of operation will continue through Labor Day. Admission to the park and all events is free. Info: or call the park at 307-837-2221; follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

CHEYENNE: Fourth annual Youth Short Film Festival, May 29, Atlas Theatre. Doors open 5:30 p.m., showing at 6 p.m. Awards ceremony and premier event will showcase the top films. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded. Free and open to the public. Details: or Facebook

CHEYENNE: Food truck rallies, presented by United Way of Laramie County, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 3, July 1, Aug. 5 and Sept. 2, Depot Plaza. Participating trucks include Bella Fuoco Wood Fired Pizza, Happy Taco Hut, Nipa Hut, Tasty Bones Barbeque, The Daily Press, Wyoming Kettle Korn,and more. Beverages will be provided by Swire Coca Cola and will be available by donation. Portion of the proceeds will benefit United Way of Laramie County. Info: 307.638.8904.

CHEYENNE: Mrs. Wyoming 2016 pageant, 7 p.m. June 4, Mary Godfrey Theater. Tickets:

GLENROCK: Carson & Barnes Circus, June 5, South Rec Complex, 2 and 5 p.m.; elephants’ daily bath, 11:30 a.m. Tickets $12 adults, $6 children, available at Glenrock Super Foods and Glenrock Chamber of Commerce.

CHEYENNE: Book signing, “Morgue: A Life in Death,” by Casper native Ron Franscell, 1 to 4 p.m., June 12, Barnes & Noble. Free.

DOUGLAS: Book signing, “Morgue: A Life in Death,” by Casper native Ron Franscell, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., June 14, Whistle-Stop Books. Free.

CODY: 35th annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, June 18-19. Grand entry at noon and 6 p.m., Saturday; noon on Sunday. Visitor admission: $10 adult, $6 youth (7 to 17); no charge for children 6 and under, dancers, drummers and Powwow families.

JACKSON: FoundSpace community build, 5 to 8 p.m., June 20, Rendezvous Park. Family-friendly, creat art out of found objects. Local food selections, music by PTO and activities for children. Presented by Jackson Hole Land Trust. Info:; 307.733.4707.

LARAMIE: Jubilee Days Parade, July 9, downtown, featuring the Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps.

GILLETTE: National High School Finals Rodeo, July 14 to 23, at the Cam-Plex needs volunteers in the following areas: horse check-in, contestant check-in, RV check-in, trade show, information center/lost and found, and ticketing and gate security. For more information, visit or call 307.682.0552.

HARTVILLE: Hartville/Sunrise Miners Heritage Reunion and Boot Hill Day, Aug. 5-7, Hartville, located 5 miles from Guernsey in Platte County. $20 for reunion ( registration due July 18); Boot Hill Day open to everyone. Reunion activities include lunch, Sunrise tour, entertainment, history round table discussion, memorial service. Boot Hill Day is August 7 and includes Poker Run, games, costume contest, vendors, and lots of fun. Info: (307) 836-2538.

DUBOIS: All Class Reunion, Aug. 12-14. Registration and buffet, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Aug. 12, Rustic Pine Tavern. $15 includes buffet and one free drink. Weekend activities include buffalo barbecue, rodeo, a mountain market, antique car show, breakfast on Aug. 14 and just enjoying Dubois. Contact Don Schlup, 520.889.0643 or 307.455.2316, or

WILSON: Teton Food Tour, 2 to 5 p.m., Aug. 21, Wilson to Teton Village Pathways. Enjoy a tasting menu and view 22 artists at ork at JHLT’s Snake River Ranch tour stop. Register with Friends of Pathways.

Wyoming Art

LARAMIE: “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators,” noon to 12:30 p.m., June 1, UW Art Museum, an informal gallery walk-through with museum curators and special guests. Free.

BUFFALO: Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts, 1 N. Main in Buffalo, features the work of Brooklyn potter, Claire Weissberg, this summer. The show runs until August 6. Info: 307-684-9406.

BIG HORN: The Brinton Museum, nation’s foremost portrait artist, Everett Raymond Kinstler exhibit open until July 4.

GILLETTE: Exhibit of art teachers’ works in Heritage Center Gallery through May 31, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LANDER: RiverFest Art and Music in the Park applications for artist booths accepted until June 10. Event is Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Lander City Park. Individual: $65 LAC member/$75 non-member; group (2 people or more): $110 LAC Members/$125 non-members. Info:

LANDER: Call for artists, Red Desert Audubon Art Show; artwork and entries due July 15; exhibition July 22 to Sept. 3 at Lander Art Center. Opening reception July 22, 6 to 8 p.m. Visit or call 307.332.5772 for more information or to pick up an entry form.

Wyoming Music

LARAMIE: Wynona Laramie indie rock band, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 1, Simpson Plaza, UW Summer Programs concert series. Free.

GILLETTE: Country star Lee Brice, June 17, Cam-Plex Wyoming Center, doors open 6 p.m. Tickets: general admission $35, day of show $40. Ticket office hours 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Info: 307.682.8418.

GLENROCK: Chancey Williams & the Younger Brothers Band, 6 p.m., June 18, outdoors at Kimball Park. Free.

ROCK SPRINGS: Wyoming’s Big Show, The Sweetwater County Fair, August, Sweetwater Events Complex, The Sweetwater County Fair After Dark Concert Series featuring Josh Turner, A Thousand Horses, The Used, Chris Janson and hard rock leaders All That Remains on Aug. 5. All concerts are free with paid fair admission and begin at 8:30 p.m. Additional attractions for the 2016 Fair include Lanky the Clown, Animal Cracker Specialties, Scales and Tails Reptiles and Birds, Fair Animal Specialties Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, Twinkle Time, Sword Swallower Dan Meyer, country artist Cale Moon, graffiti artist ARCY, Big Show Karaoke Championship, Bubble Tower and nightly in the Pepsi Tent, Beat of Time. Follow all of Wyoming’s Big Show – The Sweetwater County Fair updates on Facebook or online at

Wyoming Theater

LARAMIE: UW summer theatre season: June 14-18, “The Missionary Position;” June 28-July 2, “Godspell;” July 12-16, “I Ought to be in Pictures,” 7:30 p.m., UW Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theater. Tickets: $10, $7 for students, senior citizens and children age 5 and older. Discounts available for groups of 10 or more. Info: (307) 766-6666,, or the Performing Arts box office or the Wyoming Union information desk.

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