Northwest Wyoming Events

CODY

JANUARY 20 Wyoming Fiddler Assoc. District #2 Annual Banquet: Banquet and officer election. 12p, Cassie’s Supper Club, info 307-754-2687.

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.

DUBOIS

DECEMBER 7 High Country Christmas Extravaganza:Vendors, Christmas tree decorating contest, gingerbread house contest, live caroling, warm chili and Santa. 4-7p, 20 Stalnaker St., INFO 307-455-2687, headwaterscenter.org.

DECEMBER 8 Christmas Tree Lighting: 5p, Dennison Lodge, info 307-455-2556, duboiswyomingchamber.org.

DECEMBER 8 Christmas Open Houses:Free celebration at Dubois Museum, 10a-4p, info 307-455-2284. Free celebration at Bighorn Sheep Center 10a-4p, info 307-455-3429, bighorn.org.

DECEMBER 15 Children’s Christmas Crafts:The Dubois Museum will host a McDonald’s Children’s Exploration program with Christmas-themed crafts and games. 3-5p, Dubois Museum, $6, free to children,info 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com.

DECEMBER 15 Breakfast and Trek with the Bighorns:Driving tour and short trek of our local bighorn sheep habitat viewing area. Light breakfast provided. 8-10a. 10 Bighorn Lane. $15, advanced registration required. Info 307-455-3429, bighorn.org.

30 DECEMBER New Year’s Eve “Eve” Party:Live music, bring finger food and beverage, 7-11p, Headwaters Center, donations, info 307-455-2687, headwaterscenter.org.

ONGOING Library Activities: Lego Club for grades K-5, 3:30p Tuesdays; Story Time for birth-5 years 10:30a Fridays; and Lego Duplo Club for toddlers and preschoolers 11a Fridays. Dubois Public Library, info 307-455-2992.

ONGOING – NOVEMBER-MARCH Dubois Wildlife Viewing Tours:See the largest bighorn sheep herd in North America. Binoculars provided. Dress for high altitude. By appointment only, National Bighorn Sheep Center, info 307-455-3429, bighorn.org

LANDER

DECEMBER 8 Old-time Christmas Open House:Enjoy Christmas music, crafts, treats, exhibits and discounts in the museum gift store. 5-7p, Pioneer Museum, free, info 307-332-3339, fremontcountymuseums.com.

DECEMBER 15 Santa’s Workshop:Pose for photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Face painting, hot chocolate and cookies. 10a-2p, Lander Children’s Museum. $3 ages 2 and up, members free, info 307-332-1341, landerchildrensmuseum.org.

DECEMBER 29-31 Handgame Tournament:Third annual, 3-day event. Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel. Free to watch. 5690 Hwy. 287, info 307-349-7805, shoshonerose.com.

DECEMBER 31 New Year’s Eve Party:Ring in 2019 with a midnight fireworks show. 10p-1:30a, Shoshone Rose Casino, info 307-206-7000, shoshonerose.com.

Sinks Canyon Photo by Randy Wise

JANUARY 1 First Day Hikes: Boysen State Park hike begins at 10a at park headquarters, info 307-876-2796. john.bass@wyo.gov.
Sinks Canyon State Park hike begins at 1p at nature trail parking lot in Popo Agie campground, info 307-332-6333, sinkscanyonstatepark.org.

JANUARY 29-30 24th Pedigree® Stage Stop Sled Dog Race:Meet and Greet on Main Street 5:30-6:30p Jan 29. Please no dogs. Race begins 9a Jan 30 at Louis Lake parking lot on South Pass Hwy. 28, Info 307-343-6130, facebook.com/PedigreeStageStopRace.

ONGOING Weekly Family Ice Skating at City Park:Concessions onsite. Mon-Fri 10a-5p, Sat-Sun 12-5p. Night skates on Wed 7-9p and Sat 7-10p. 405 E. Fremont. Skate rentals $2.50, admission $1.50. info 307-332-4647.

RIVERTON

DECEMBER 8 Christmas Open House: Come by and enjoy the museum. Hot cocoa, snacks and discounts in the museum gift store, 9a-5p. Children can make historically-inspired Christmas decorations to take home from 2-4p. Riverton Museum, free, info 307-856-2665, fremontcountymuseums.com.

DECEMBER 31 New Year’s Eve Party: Balloon drop, party favors, 9p-1a, Wind River Hotel Casino, info 307-856-3964, windriverhotelcasino.com.

DECEMBER 31 New Year’s Night Out: DJ, champagne at midnight, hors d’oeuvres, photo booth. 9p-1:30a. Adults only. Tickets $20 at the Fremont County Fair office, info 307-856-6611, fremontcountyfair.org.

ONGOING Weekly Ice Skating: Rink is open during daylight, closed if the temperature is below zero. Thu 3-6p, Fri 3-9p, Sat 12-9p and Sun 12-5p. Tonkin Stadium open-air ice rink. Skate rentals $3, info. rrecreation.com.

SOUTH PASS CITY

JANUARY 1 First Day Hike: Welcome the New Year at South Pass City State Historic Site Park, 11a, meet at the dance hall. Info 307-332-3684, southpasscity.com.

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, info@southpasscity.com, southpasscity.com/carissa.html.

TEN SLEEP

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

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

THERMOPOLIS

DECEMBER 10 Tour of Homes:Hosted by People for People Program, info thermopolischamber.org.

DECEMBER 28-30 Barrel Racing:Hot Springs County Fairgrounds, info thermopolischamber.org.

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