(Jackson, Wyo.) - Here are 5 free things to do this weekend: *1. Murie Center Ranch Tour: *Starting at 2 p.m. on Friday,* j*oin The Murie Center of the Teton Science Schools staff for a 30-minute to one-hour, docent-led tour in the Muries' home. Learn about the history of the ranch, the Muries' life-long dedication to conservation work, current work at The Murie Center and more. Self-guided tours available on the Muries' front porch provide visitors with historical information to explore the historic trails around the cabins, to the river, and through the woods. To join the tour, please come prepared with appropriate walking shoes, water and sunscreen. The tours are free and open to the public. *2. Artists in the Environment:* Join local artist, Alison Brush, as she demonstrates her acrylic landscape painting on Saturday, June 11 at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park. The free event will be held from 9:00 a.m. - Noon. Alison is also known for her black and white graphite drawings of pets while her abstract landscapes are a departure from the representational graphite art. The event is free and open to the public. 3. * Library's Summer Reading Kick Off: *Kick off Summer Reading 2016 with a Puppet Show, fun youth events and more this Saturday, June 11. Teton County Library invites readers from birth to age 100+ to exercise your mind and keep reading. Librarians will be on hand to help readers sign up and to offer personalized book recommendations. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 5 p.m. Get more details in Buckrail's recent article, "Library to throw a big party this Saturday to kick off summer reading."
*4. Pass Bash:* Saturday is the Teton Freedom Riders first Pass Bash of the
season. Starting at 11 a.m. at the Stagecoach Bar and Grill in Wilson,
there will be music and shuttles up the pass for people to try out the Pass
trail system. Get more details at the event Facebook page
*5. 4th Annual Touch-A-Truck:* On Sunday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., dig, dump,
push, pull, rake, mow, sweep, scoop, reach, rescue for the Jackson Hole
Children’s Museum for the 4th annual Touch-a-Truck. Vehicles of all sorts —
construction, emergency, law enforcement, landscaping, food service,
recreation and more — will line North King Street, available for kids of
all ages to explore in a safe, supervised environment. This event offers a
unique opportunity to touch the levers, switches and gears that make our
favorite rigs whir, as well as meet the vehicle operators who build, serve
and protect our community every day. In addition to the truck extravaganza,
enjoy great music, delicious food from local vendors and interactive new
museum exhibits. The event is free, although there is a $5/person or
$20/family suggested donation.
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*Feature Photo: h/t Teton County Library / Pitchengine Communities*
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