Whatshappening: Museum update Wednesday morning; Senior Citizen Banquet in P'ville; Art in the Afternoon on Sunday

*Wednesday, Dec. 9th* LANDER - Scott Goetz, the director of Fremont County Museums, will be the speaker at the December LEADER meeting, Wednesday morning, Dec. 9, 700am at the Oxbow. Scott has done a great job of calming the storms involving county museums and has an exciting plan for the future for the three museums in Fremont County and how they can affect economic development in Lander, Riverton and Dubois. Everyone is welcome to attend and bring a guest. *Friday, Dec. 11th* PAVILLION - The Wind River Student Council and Pro Start Classes are serving their annual Senior Citizen Banquet on Friday, Dec. 11th, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the student commons. Enjoy a complimentary brunch. The high school choir will entertain. *Saturday, Dec.12th* LANDER – Book sale at the Book Nook, corner of Couth 3rd and Main streets upstairs in the Bank of the West building and at the Carnegie Book Nook downstairs at the Lander Library. RIVERTON – Last Chance Craft Fair, 9 am – 3 pm, Fremont Center at the Fairgrounds. Free Admission. *Sunday, Dec. 13th* LANDER – The always popular Art in the Afternoon Holiday Art Fair, 10-4 pm at the Lander Community and Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista Drive. *Saturday, Dec. 19th* LANDER – Santa’s Workshop at Lander Children’s Museum. 10 am to 2 pm. Santa will visit, Children’s activities, hot chocolate and cookies will be served. DUBOIS – Western Chariot Horse Races, noon – 3 pm, Dubois Scenic Overlook Chariot Track on McKinley Drive. $4 admission. RIVERTON - Riverton's Open Mic Night at Mammoth Music. 10-minute slots are available to musicians, bands, and other stage performers for this family friendly evening. FREE admission. 7-8:30pm. 318 East Main St. 307-856-0258. *Sunday, Dec. 20* DUBOIS - Dubois Real old fashioned western Chariot Horse Races - horse and buggy style. Starts at high noon-3pm. Dubois Town Overlook, McKinley Dr. $4 admission. *Saturday, Dec. 31st* RIVERTON – New Year’s Eve Formal sponsored by the Riverton Splash Pad Group. Splash into 2016 at the Riverton Holiday Inn. Live auction, photo booth, dancing, cash bar, DJ and a countdown to New Years. All proceeds go toward the project costs of building Fremont County’s first community splash pad in Riverton. Must be 18 and up to attend. Tickets at Global Arts in Lander, or call 843-368-5744, Rebecca Jones. RIVERTON – Friends of the Fremont County Fair present a New Years Night Out at the Fremont Center. Tickets $25 available at the Fair Office. Live band, champagne at midnight, hor ‘oeuvres, party favors cash bar, coffee bar, candy bar, games with headlamps, Must be 21 to attend. *Reoccurring:* LANDER - Saturday Jam sessions at the Lander Bake Shop from 12 – 2. All acoustic instruments, all kinds of music, all ages, all abilities. Come, play, sing, listen! Everyone is welcome. LANDER – Trivia everyThursday at the Coulter Loft, 126 Main Street, 7-10 pm LANDER & RIVERTON Survivor of Suicide Loss Support Groups - First Tuesday of each month at Riverton Branch Library, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (1330 West Park) and Third Tuesday of each month at Lander Library, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (451 North 2nd). Join with a community of suicide Loss survivors as we share stories of healing and hope. Please contact Sue Rector at (307) 840-0311 or Tauna GroomSmith at (307) 349-4495 for additional details LANDER – Around Town: A Native American Art Show is now on at the Lander Art Center, Middle Fork Cafe and Fremont County Library – Lander Through December 19th. The only show of its kind, this show gives important visibility to Native American artists in Wyoming. Around Town features traditional and contemporary work from over 30 artists in multiple disciplines including film, mixed media, photography, sculpture, beadwork and paint. LANDER – Narcotics Anonymous. 7 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 860 South 3rd Street, Lander (meets every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.) RIVERTON – On Monday each week: Gambler’s Anonymous. Many thousands of people throughout the world who have created problems due to excessive gambling have found the strength to quit by joining Gamblers Anonymous. If gambling is destroying you or someone you care about, you are welcome to attend: 6 p.m., Church of Christ, 39 Gas Hills Road, Riverton. #county10 #news #whatshappening