February What’s Happening

Pictured above: Thermopolis ArtStroll

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Send complete information for the next issue’s events by February 10!

Please remember that events from the 20th of March to the 20th of April are included in the March issue. Also, be sure to include the date, title, description, time, cost, location, address and contact information for each event. Send a photo for consideration as the Featured Event.

 

Northwest

Cody

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

THIRD SUNDAYS
The Wyoming Fiddler Assoc. District #2 Jam: 1–4p, Cassie’s Supper Club, info 307-754-2687.

 

Dubois

FEBRUARY 24
Soupananny: Needs of Dubois and the Headwaters Center are sponsoring a soup cook-off, followed by a hootenanny. Cash prizes will be awarded. Cookoff from 5:30-7p, tickets $5, 5 and under free. Headwaters Arts and Conference Center in Dubois, info 307-455-2687.

THURSDAYS
Weight loss support group: Join us for ideas, tips and group support. 5:30p, Mountain Sage Family Clinic, 1428 Warm Springs Dr., $5/week, info 307-455-2807.

FRIDAYS
Family Story Time: 10:30a, birth through 5 years, Dubois Public Library, 202 N First St, info 307-455-2992.

 

Jackson
ONGOING THROUGH APRIL 7
ELK REFUGE SLEIGH RIDES:
Passengers routinely see elk, coyotes, bald eagles, trumpeter swans, ravens and other wildlife while riding in a horse-drawn sleigh. Buy tickets at the visitor center and ride the free shuttle to sleigh boarding area. 10a-4p, $23 adults, $15 children 5-12, under 5 free, Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, 532 N. Cache Street, Jackson, info, https://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147509854, 307-733-0277.

FRIDAYS THROUGH MARCH 30
FEATHERED FRIDAYS: Over 2,600 people attended one of the free raptor programs last season, viewing the live birds that are brought weekly to the visitor center. Free, 12-2p. School and non-profit groups are encouraged to sign up for a private Friday group raptor lesson from 11:30a-12p, info 307-739-9322.

TUESDAYS
Talon Tuesdays: Meet Teton Raptor Center’s birds of prey at the National Elk Refuge. 2-3p, Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, 532 N. Cache St., free, info 307-733-9212.

 

Lander

MARCH 3
State Winter Fair: Ultimate Miniature Bull Riding. Sat. 7-9p, 1663 Rodeo Dr., info 307-349-6400, http://www.wyomingstatewinterfair.org.

MARCH 4
State Winter Fair Horse Shows: 9a-3p, LOTRA Arena, 1663 Rodeo Dr., info 307-349-5844.

ONGOING
Wild Horse Sanctuary Tours: See wild horses, learn Native American horse culture & history. Daily by appt. Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary, 8216 Hwy. 287, info wrwhs10@gmail.com or https://www.windriverwildhorses.com.

 

Shell

DAILY
Art Shelter Gallery and Shop: Open 7 days a week, coffee and tea for browsers free.

                            

Ten Sleep

FIRST THURSDAYS
Acoustic Open Mic Night: 7p, Ten Sleep Brewing Co., info tensleepbrewingco.com.

 

Thermopolis

FEBRUARY 24
Boots and Buckle Ball: Fundraiser for Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous PRCA Rodeo, HSC Fairgrounds, info thermopolischamber.org.

FEBRUARY 24-25
Cowboy State Stockhorse: HSC Fairgrounds, info thermopolischamber.org.

 

Smoking-Waters-ArtStroll

SECOND FRIDAYS
ArtStroll: Stroll on Broadway Street in Historic Downtown Thermopolis. Artists displaying and selling, musicians, art activities. 5-8p, info 307-921-4640.

 

Southwest

Bridger Valley

SECOND WEDNESDAYS
Chamber of Commerce Community Luncheon: Topics vary each month and are a great wealth of information for business owners and individuals alike. $15/plate, noon, Mountain View Town Hall, RSVP bvchamber@bvea.net, 307-787-6378.

 

Fort Bridger

MARCH 18
Jim Bridger Birthday Celebration: 23rd annual celebration put on by the Fort Bridger Historical Association includes guest speaker and light dinner, 6p, Fort Bridger Museum, free, info 307-782-3842, fbha1843@gmail.com.

TUESDAYS
Bingo: 6:45p, American Legion Hall, info 307-780-5489.

 

Lyman

SECOND FRIDAYS
Lego Club: 10a–noon, Lyman Branch Library, ages 8 & up, free, info 307-787-6556, uintalibrary.org.

 

Mountain View

WEDNESDAYS
Storytime: 11a, Uinta County Library, info 307-782-3161.

 

Northeast

Buffalo

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

 

Gillette

TUESDAYS
Beginner Square Dance Lessons: 7p, Rockpile Community Center, info 307-660-6318.

THIRD SATURDAY
Winter Farmer’s Market: 9a-12p, Nov.-June, Gillette College Tech Center Building.

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

ONGOING
Roosevelt’s Coal Army Exhibit: Civilian Conservation Corps in Campbell County exhibit showcases CCC in Gillette from 1933 to 1942 to fight coal fires. Rockpile Museum, info 307-682-5723, http://www.rockpilemuseum.com.

 

Hulett

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

 

Moorcroft

THIRD THURSDAYS
Birthday and Anniversary Dinner: Meat provided, bring a side dish. 5p social hour, 6p dinner, Senior Center.

 

Newcastle

FRIDAYS
Bingo: 7:30p, VFW Hall, free.

 

Sundance

FEBRUARY 20
Monthly Chamber Meeting: 6:30-8p, Sundance State Bank Meeting Room, N 2nd Street, Sundance, info Chamber@SundanceWyoming.com.

FEBRUARY 23
Minnesela: The Town the Railroad Missed: Historical program presented by Vern Davis, free, 7p, library meeting room, 414 Main Street, info 307-283-1006 or crookcountylib@rangeweb.net.

WEDNESDAYS THROUGH SCHOOL YEAR
Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: 10:30 a, Crook County Library.

TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS
Sip & Walk Tours: 6 & 7:30p, Crook County Museum.

THIRD THURSDAYS
Lunch Bunch Book Discussion Group: 11a, free, Crook County Library, info 307-283-1006 or crookcountylib@rangeweb.net.

LAST MONDAY OF THE MONTH
Quilting @ The Library: Bring your own quilting project and equipment, library provides space and outlets, 6-8p, free, library meeting room, info, 307-283-1006, crookcountylib@rangeweb.net.

 

Upton Festival of Tables                       Upton Festival of Tables

Upton

MARCH 10
Festival of Tables: Guests enjoy dinner, dessert, silent auction and entertainment while raising money for Main Street Upton, $175 for 8-seat table, Community Center, info uptonchamberofcommerce@gmail.com.

 

Southeast

Centennial

ONGOING
Nici Self Historical Museum: Thurs-Sun, noon-4p, 2734 Hwy 130, info fvseifert@msn.com.

 

Cheyenne

March 16
Wyoming Bee University: Attendees will have the choice of four all-day workshops: The Hive as the Medicine Chest, Advancing your Beekeeping Skills, Queen Raising, and Making Mead, Honey Wine. 9a-5p, $125, Laramie County Community College, info/register at https://2018wyomingbeeuniversitybeecollege.eventbrite.com, 307-633-4480.

March 17-18
Wyoming Bee College Conference: Curious about honeybees, beekeeping, improving your current beekeeping skills or gardening for bees? This conference is open to everyone and every level of interest. $85 includes lunch and snacks, Sat. dinner. Kids 7-15 are free with paying adult. 7a-7p, Laramie County Community College, info/register at https://2018wyomingbeeuniversitybeecollege.eventbrite.com, 307-633-4480.

March 18
Habitat Hero Workshop: Our modern corner-to-corner bluegrass environment does not support our winged friends. Make a difference for birds and native bees with a water-wise and beautiful landscape. Come learn about native plants, bees, birds and how to help them. $25, 9a-5p, Laramie County Community College, info cwissner@uwyo.edu, 307-633-4480.

 

Chugwater

MARCH 2
Karaoke Contest: Winner will receive a $20 gift certificate, and a chance to compete for the $500 grand prize on April 6. Stampede Saloon, 417 First St., info 307-422-3200.

THURSDAYS
Acoustic Jam Session: Come to play an instrument, sing or listen, 6p, Stampede Saloon, 417 First St., free, info 307-422-3200.

FRIDAYS
Farmers’ Market: 8–10:30a, Chugwater Town Park.

 

Encampment

Grand Encampment Museum:
Main Gallery and GEM Store is open most weekdays, Mon-Friday 10a – 4p, info 307-327-5308

 

Guernsey

THIRD MONDAYS
Book Discussion Group: 7p, info 307-575-1384.

Tri-City Arts Guild: 6:30p, info 307-575-1384.

 

SUNDAYS
VFW Bingo: 1p, VFW Hall, info 307-836-2631.

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

 

Hartville

FOURTH SUNDAYS
Hartville Museum & Community Center: Free music jam for musicians and listeners. Everyone is welcome. Bring snacks and have fun! 4–6p, info 307-836-2288.

 

Laramie

FEBRUARY 24
UW Cowgirl Basketball: against Fresno State 2p, tickets http://gowyo.com/sports/2017/8/22/ticket-central.aspx

UW Cowboy Basketball
Feb. 20 against New Mexico 7p, Feb. 28 against Air Force 7p, tickets http://gowyo.com/sports/2017/8/22/ticket-central.aspx

 

Medicine Bow

SECOND TUESDAYS
Bingo: 6:30p, Community Hall, info 307-399-4751.

 

Pine Bluffs

TUESDAYS
Bingo: 7p, Recreation meeting room, 25¢ per card, 14 games, info 307-245-3301.

 

Torrington

JANUARY 27-MARCH 18
The Way We Worked, Smithsonian Exhibit: The exhibit explores how work became a central element in American culture, by tracing the many changes that affected the workforce and work environments over the past 150 years. Free, 9:30a-4p Mon-Fri., Homesteaders Museum, 495 Main St., info 307-532-5612.

SECOND TUESDAYS
Coffee with Local Commissioners: 8-9a, free, Java Jar, info 307-532-5162.

SECOND WEDNESDAYS
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group: 1p, free, chapel at Torrington Community Hospital, info 307-534-7039.

Rex Young Rock Club: 7–8p, Senior Friendship Center.

THURSDAYS
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly): 8–10a, Senior Friendship Center, info 307-334-3358 or 307-532-0728.

 

Wheatland

FEBRUARY 24
Platte County Chamber Casino Night: Door prizes, heavy hors d’oeuvres and money for gambling included in ticket price. All proceeds fund the Chamber Scholarship Program. $25/ticket, info 307-322-2322.

MARCH 15
Platte County Chamber Community Mixer: Platte County Lodging Tax Board is sponsoring the March mixer and will give a year in review and tips on the grant application process. 5 – 7p, Chamber offices, info 307-322-2322.