South and Central Wyoming Events


FIRST & THIRD SATURDAYS Winter Farmer’s Market: Local vegetables, coffee, meat, eggs, crafts and more. Mar 2, Apr 6, May 4. 10a-2p, Cheyenne Train Depot Lobby, info 307-640-2665,

APRIL 26-27 MAY 2-4 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Play based on the novel, 7:30p all dates, Laramie County Community College Playhouse, $10 free for students, info

MAY 5 America! Laramie County Community College Instrumental Ensembles’ Concert, 3p, Central High School, info

MAY 11 Mother’s Day Concert: Laramie County Community College String Ensemble and Collegiate Chorale, 3p, LCCC Clay Pathfinder Building, info


APRIL 5 Karaoke Contest: Take a chance at fame & fortune, and a $500 grand prize. First three contests Jan 4, Feb 8 and Mar 1. Finals will take place Apr 5. Stampede Saloon & Eatery, info 307-422-3200.

JUNE 15 CHUGWATER CHILI COOKOFF: World-class chili cooking and tasting, live music, ranch rodeo, art show, car/tractor show, games and vendors at this family event. Info 307-715-9518.

THURSDAYS Acoustic Jam Session:Come to play an instrument, sing or listen, 6p, Stampede Saloon, 417 1stSt., free, info 307-422-3200.

FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS Live Music: Stampede Saloon & Eatery, info 307-422-3200,


APRIL 12 Health Fair Blood Draws: 6-10a, Grand Encampment Opera House.

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


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


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

THIRD MONDAYS 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.


JUNE 22 Sunrise Mine Tour: Tour Sunrise mine and Powars II archeology site, proceeds benefit Western History Center. Optional lunch at 11:30a, tour at 1p. Meet at Miners and Stockmen’s Steakhouse, $20, $35 family, info 307-575-2010.

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.


MARCH 9 Goose Cook Off: 21st annual event opens to public 5:30p, live auction 7p, Hawk Springs Community Building.


MARCH 9 Service Academy Information Day: Representatives from the Air Force Academy, Military Academy, Naval Academy and Merchant Marine Academy, will provide information for parents and students.1p, Kemmerer High School, free and open to the public, info 307-261-6413.


MARCH 28-29 Wyoming Infrastructure Authority Spring Conference: Industry experts that will provide insight on topics including energy economics, funding, policy and technology. Snow King Resort, free, info

FRIDAYS TO MARCH 29 Feathered Fridays: View live birds such as owls, hawks, eagles, or a falcon. 12-2p, Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, free. School and non-profit groups are encouraged to call 307-739-9322 for a private raptor lesson.

ONGOING THROUGH EARLY APRIL National Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides: Daily 10a-4p through early April. $25, $15 for ages 5-12, under 5 free. Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, info, 307-733-0277.


MARCH 7 Spring to Dance: Concert features new works by UW dance faculty. 7:30p, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage, $14, $11 senior, $7 students, info 307-766-2160.

APRIL 11 Legacy Collegiate Chorale:40 faculty, staff, students and community members will sing. 7:30-8:30p, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts, $12, $8 senior, $6 student, info 307-766-5222,

APRIL 27 Spring Gala Concert:The UW Department of Music presents its inaugural Spring Pops concert, featuring faculty and student soloists, along with The Wyoming Jazz Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. 7:30p, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall, University of Wyoming, $12, $8 senior, $6 student, info 307-766-5222.

APRIL 30-MAY 5 The Robber Bridegroom:Bluegrass musical follows Jamie Lockhart, gentleman by day and rascally robber of the woods by night. 7:30p, 2p May 4, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre, University of Wyoming, $14, $11 senior, $7 student, info 307-766-2160.


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


FOURTH TUESDAYS Bingo: 7p, Community Hall, info 307-710-4045.


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

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, 307-787-6378.


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


APRIL 11 Health Fair Blood Draws: 6-10a, Platte Valley Community Center, info.

APRIL 27 Volunteer Meeting: History-lovers of all ages are invited to find out how they can volunteer during events and long summer hours. 10a, Saratoga Museum, info 307-710-3226.


MARCH 22 Wine Tasting Gala and Silent Auction: 8thannual Rotary Club gala themed “Shamrock the World with Service Above Self.” 5:30-8p, Rendezvous Center at Goshen County Fairgrounds, $30, info 307-532-2111.

APRIL 9 Business Round Table: John Marrin will speak about the New Millennial Community Business Club, Meeting from 12-1p with lunch provided. 2042 Main Street, info 307-532-3879.

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

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