Northwest Wyoming Events


SEPTEMBER 23 Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Honoring the newly-selected Class of 2018. Doors open at 9a, ceremony at 11a, Casper Events Center, $30, info

SEPTEMBER 28-29 Farmer’s Market Conference: 12th annual event with oppurtunities to learn and network with other market gardeners. 8a-5p, Ag Resource and Learning Center, $50. Info



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

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



OCTOBER 20 Halloween Crafts and Games: The Dubois Museum will host a McDonald’s Children’s Exploration program with Halloween-themed crafts and games 3-5p, Dubois Museum, $6, free for children, info 307-455-2284.

NOVEMBER 3 Bighorn Bash: Fun and fund-raising, including fine dining, live and silent auctions and games. 5-10p, Headwaters Center, must register in advance, 307-455-2687,

Photo by Mark Gocke

NOVEMBER 17 Breakfast and Trek with Bighorns:Driving tour and short trek to a local bighorn sheep viewing area and light breakfast. 8-10a, National Bighorn Sheep Center, reservations $15. Info 307-455-3429,

ONGOING Library Activities: Tuesdays Lego Club for grades K-5, 3:30-4:30p; Fridays Story Time for birth-5 years, 10:30a and Lego Duplo Club for toddlers and preschoolers, 11a. Dubois Public Library, 202 N First St, info 455-2992.




OCTOBER 26-27 Halloween Night at the Museum:The evening is filled with frighteningly cool decoration, spooky stories, crafts, hay rides, hot cocoa, treats and a campfire for roasting. Costumes are encouraged, children of all ages are welcome. 6-9p, Pioneer Museum, $3, info 307-332-3339,

NOVEMBER 2–30 Around Town – Native American Exhibition:Opening Nov. 2 at 6p. Tue-Thu 10-6p, Fri & Sat 10-4p. Lander Art Center, free, info 307-332-5772,

UPCOMING Native American Ledger Art:Fine Art Opening with more than 55 pieces of Ledger Art created by Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribal artists.  A haunting glimpse into a little-known part of Native American history. Pioneer Museum, info 307-332-3339,



SEPTEMBER 25 She Works Hard for No Money: NWC Professor Amy McKinney discusses working life of rural women in the west. 4p, NWC Intercultural House, info 307-754-9481.

OCTOBER 2 I’ve Been Workin’ On the Railroad:Retired NWC Professor Ken Fulton discusses building the Wyoming Railroad System. 11:30a-1p, Homesteader Museum, info 307-754-9481.

OCTOBER 9 Positively Postal: Retired U.S.P.S. Supervisor Tony Velez will be discussing life of a U.S. Postal Service employee. Bring your lunch. 11:30a-1p, Homesteader Museum, info 307-754-9481.

OCTOBER 16 Wyoming Water: Irrigation and the Bureau of Reclamation. Retired Shoshone Irrigation District Manager Bryant Startin discusses government involvement in water management. Bring your lunch. 11:30a-1p, Homesteader Museum, info 307-754-9481.

OCTOBER 31 Haunted Homesteader: Info 307-754-9481.



SEPTEMBER 28-29 Rustler Roundup College Rodeo: Steer wrestling, barrel racing and more. Fri 12p, Sat 2:30p, Riverton Fairgrounds, info 307-856-6611,

OCTOBER 6 Ghost Stories, Urban Myths and Legends: Riverton teacher Alma Law will read from Fremont Haunts, a book he wrote with English honor students, as part of this presentation. 3p, Riverton Museum, info 307-856-2665.

OCTOBER 13 Fall Fest for Kids: 4th annual festival sponsored by the Riverton Museum Association. Crafts, face painting, pumpkin bowling and other autumn-inspired games with the museum staff and volunteers. 10a-12p, Riverton Museum, free, info 307-856-2665.

OCTOBER 26 Haunted Downtown Walking Tour:Museum staff share some of the haunted myths and legends that surround some of the historical Riverton structures. 6:30p, Riverton Museum, $6 registration required 307-856-2665.

NOVEMBER 3 Walking on Ice:UW archeology professor will talk about the first Americans to travel the Pleistocene glaciation. 3p, Riverton Museum, free, info 307-332-3339,

TUESDAYS Northern Arapaho Native American Song and Dance: Traditional dances in full regalia, including the popular hoop dance, performed at 6-7p. Wind River Hotel & Casino, 10269 Hwy 789. Free, info 307-840-5805,




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



RESUMES MAY 2, 2019 South Pass Guided Evening Trail Walks: Reservations recommended. Saturdays at 5:30p. 125 South Pass Main St, $2 WY Residents, $4 visitors, under 18 Free. 307-332-3684,,



SEPTEMBER 29 Apple Festival: Circle J’s largest annual fundraiser takes place during the apple harvest. Home-cooked lunch with never-ending apple pie, and activities including apple bobbing, vendors/crafters, chili, s’mores at the campfire, outdoor games, face painting, pumpkin painting and more. 11a-4p, 3338 Hwy 16 E Ten Sleep, free, info 307-366-2241.

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

THIRD THURSDAYS Open JAM Night:7p, Ten Sleep Brewing Co., info



SEPTEMBER 29 Homecoming: Hot Springs County School District #1, info

OCTOBER 6 Oktobrewfest: Family-friendly event with food, brews, live music, corn hole tournament and tours of buildings in historic downtown Thermopolis. 11a-7p, downtown Thermopolis, free, info 307-864-3002.

OCTOBER 8 Meet the Candidate Forum: 6:30p, Middle School Commons, info

OCTOBER 25 Moonlight Madness:6-8p, downtown, info

NOVEMBER 2, 16 Acoustic Jam Session:5:30-7:30p, Champs Chicken at Exxon Southside, info

NOVEMBER 10 Harvest Moon Ball:Hot Springs County Fairgrounds, info

SECOND FRIDAYS ArtStroll: Stroll on Broadway Street in Historic Downtown Thermopolis. Artists, live music and art activities. 5-8p, info 307-864-3002,