Whatshappening? Casino talk Wednesday at LEADER; Farm and Ranch days starts in Riverton

Here are your midweek events, and beyond. *Wednesday, February 10th* LANDER - The February meeting of LEADER Corp. will be at 7:00 AM, Wednesday, February 10 in the backroom of the Oxbow Restaurant. This month’s meeting will feature Bob Porkorney, General Manager of Shoshone Rose Casino. Construction for the expanded Shoshone Rose is well underway. Bob will give us more information regarding the plans and how the larger facility will impact the economy of the area. This should be an interesting meeting as the enhanced Shoshone Rose will have a significant impact on Lander’s economy. *Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10-11* RIVERTON - Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days at the Fairground's Fremont County. Both days start at 9 a.m. with the last sessions beginning at 3 p.m. Drones in agriculture and diseases in brew barley are among the 38 sessions offered. The schedule can be found here. Sponsors provide free lunches both days. *Wednesday through Friday, February 10th-12th* RIVERTON - "Be My Valentine Silent Auction" at the Riverton Senior Center February 10th thru 12th. Homemade Cookies, Cakes and Candies, and special Valentines Day items. And come get your bids in before Noon on Friday, Feb 12th. *Thursday, February 11th* PAVILLION - Coffee with a Warden from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at the Lucky Duck Cafe. Wyoming Game and Fish Department Wardens Brad Gibb and Dillon Herman will be in attendance to talk with local residents. FORT WASHAKIE - Third session of the Community Dialogue on Racism, U.S. Department of Justice, 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the Frank B. Wise Business Center, 3 Ethete Rd, Fort Washakie LANDER - Thu, February 11, 8pm – 11pm, 126 Main St, Lander’s Trivia Thursday at the Coulter Loft, hilarious fun with prizes awarded, 7-10pm. 332-8228 *Friday, February 12th* LANDER - The Lander Chamber of Commerce will host the Lander Community Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 12, noon-1 pm, at the Lander Community and Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista Drive. Awards presented at the luncheon will be: Anchor, Spirit of Lander, Beautification, Rookie of the Year, and Lifetime Contribution. RIVERTON & LANDER - The field representatives for Wyoming's Congressional Delegation will be available at Riverton City Hall's Rendezvous Room to meet the public from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The trio will then be at Lander City Hall from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Comments and concerns expressed by the public will then be relayed to the field representative's respective U.S. Senators and Congressman. RIVERTON - Riverton Artist Guild's Quick Draw, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Riverton Elks Club, 207 E Main *Saturday, February 13th* HUDSON - Coffee with a Warden from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Kai Espresso. Lander Game and Fish Department Warden Brady Frude will be available to meet with the public. DUBOIS - Fremont County Search & Rescue Dubois Chapter will hold their Annual Snowmobilers Poker Run. Pubic is welcome. Call for details and to register. Hosted at the Crooked Creek Guest Ranch, 455-2815, 699-4898 LANDER - Jam Sessions at the Lander Bake Shop Saturdays 12-2. All acoustic instruments, all kinds of music, all ages, all abilities. Come! Play! Sing! Listen! Everyone is welcome! LANDER - Fur & Feathers - artwork by Rosie Ratigan. Meet the artist at her opening reception on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 10am-1pm. Show on display at the Lander Bake Shop through Feb. 29, 259 Main St. Open 6:30am-5pm weekdays, and 8am-2pm weekends. 332-6442 RIVERTON - The Riverton Museum will host a Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program on February 13th at 3:00 pm by Walter Geis titled, "Wyoming Brands: History, Use and Relevance". All ages are welcome and this event is free to the public at 700 East Park. LANDER - Art from the Heart, a fundraiser for the Lander Art Center, will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, 7-9 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy readings, music, video art, chocolate and wine. $10 suggested donation. Doors open at 6:30 pm, performance at 7 pm, raffle at 8 pm. Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., 332-5772 *Sunday, February 14* LANDER - Celtic Harp Love Songs, 10:00am – 11:30am, Lander Bake Shop, 259 Main St. Celtic harper Julian Kwasniewski will be performing songs that celebrate the heart. Donations welcomed. *Reoccuring* LANDER - The Lander Art Center presents "It seemed like a good idea a the time" National Juried Show. Free. Open Tues. - Thurs. from 10-6pm, and Fri.-Sat. from 10-4pm. Show runs through Feb. 27. At 224 Main St. 307-332-5772. #county10 #news #whatshappening