*Feature Photo: Aaron Davis from Screen Door Porch performs Friday evening at the Wyoming Outdoor Weekend and Expo in Lander. * *Friday and Saturday, May 20-21* LANDER - The annual Wyoming Outdoor Weekend and Expo
is coming up this weekend on
May 20-21. It's a Consumer Show / Outdoor Field Trip weekend that you won't
want to miss if you Shoot, Fish, Hike, Bike, Climb or generally enjoy the
outdoors. It'll be a weekend destination event that will include field
events to showcase all of the outdoor activities typical of Wyoming. FREE.
Lander Community and Convention Center on Buena Vista. 5-8 p.m. Friday with
Live Entertainment, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. on Saturday.
*Saturday, May 21 *
RIVERTON - 20167 Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day Celebration. The City of
Riverton and the Riverton Tree Board will come together to mark the
celebration of Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day in the “Celebrate our armed
forces and the trees of our urban forest."
Events include: Local boy scout troop #376 acting as our colorguard; Youth
singers led by Pat Lemasters; Arbor day proclamation by City Council Member
Sean Peterson; Tree City USA award for 15 years of Riverton being a tree
city; 2016 K-5 poster contest winners will be announced and prizes awarded;
Attendees can pick up free tree seedlings, and refreshments; Attendees can
get in on a drawing for a free (approx.. $100 value) tree; 2016 donors will
When: Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:00 am
Where: At Veteran’s Park in Riverton (behind City Hall)
LANDER - Emergency Medical Services Open House and BBQ. 3-7 p.m. In honor
of National EMS week, Fremont County EMS is hosting an Open House BBQ.
Guardian Flight and Classic Air Medical will also be participating. There
will be live demonstrations of the latest training tools including a model
of the human body that screams; food; free hands-only CPR classes for the
public, and weather permitting, helicopter fly-ins. Lander EMS station on
North 1st Street two blocks north of Main.
*Thursday, May 26th*
LANDER - "The Wit of Will Rogers and the Woman Behind the Wit, Betty
Rogers" is the program in the Wyoming Community Bank Speaker's series at
the Lander Pioneer Museum Thursday, May 26, at 7 p.m. Free.
*Thursday, June 2*
LANDER - Singing the Good Old Songs Again, a fundraiser for the Riverton
and Lander Friends of the Library Association featuring Buffalo Bill
Boycott and Dr. Joe and Jackie Davidson ad Gary Brandt. At the Lander
Library, Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m. (451 N. 2nd Street) and at the Riverton
Branch Library, Saturday June 4th (1330 W. Park Avenue) at 7 p.m.
*Friday, June 3*
LANDER - The Wind River Wine, Whiskey and Craft Beer Festival will be held
Friday, June 3, 6-9 pm at the Inn at Lander. Featured will be over 75
wines, many of Wyoming's craft brewers and many of Wyoming's craft
distillers. There will also be an art auction from many of Wyoming's most
prominent photographers. $20 per person. Tickets available only at the One
Stop Market, 8116 Hwy 789, Lander. Proceeds benefit Neiman Pick Disease and
the Justin/Courtney Hopkin family
*Saturday, June 4th*
RIVERTON - 5th Annual Fast and Furriest 5k/1k Run/Walk at Central Wyoming
College Circle Drive, 9:30 a.m. There will be Awesome prizes, Educational
Booths, Food and Animals. Also dog classes, a petting zoo, weiner dive,
races and kids event, breakfast and BBQ. For More Information, Brandi
Waheed, DVM, 856-7764. Registration forms available at the Stock Doc and
RED DESERT - Run the Red. WHEN: Saturday, June 4, 2016 – Marathon start 8
a.m., Half marathon start 9 a.m. WHERE: Wyoming’s Red Desert. This year’s
third annual trail race will again include both a long (27-mile) route and
a short (14-mile) route. Check out the route page
for more details.
Bring family and friends to explore the desert before and after the race!
RIVERTON - Singing the Good Old Songs Again, a fundraiser for the Riverton
and Lander Friends of the Library Association featuring Buffalo Bill
Boycott and Dr. Joe and Jackie Davidson ad Gary Brandt. At the Riverton
Branch Library (1330 W. Park Ave.), Saturday June 4th at 7 p.m.
*Friday and Saturday June 10-11*
LANDER - The 2016 Lander Brewfest will be held on June 10th-11th, 2016 at
the Lander City Park. This 14th annual event will feature 20+ of the best
craft breweries in the Rocky Mountain West along with three bands,
excellent food, fun and games for the whole family. Tickets can be bought
at the gates both Friday and Saturday. Rates range from $25-35 for 1-day
passes and $45-$50 for full weekend passes.
The Lander Brewfest is open to all ages, non-drinkers, and families free of
charge. In order to drink alcohol, participants can purchase passes and
souvenir glasses at our Ticket Tent with a valid photo ID indicating that
you are 21 years and older. Tickets can also be pre-purchased
online and picked up at the Will
Call Tent to save money and time. No pets, please!
*Saturday, June 11*
LANDER - Fremont Area Road Tour bicycle tour. For information click here
HUDSON - First Annual Hudson Daze Car Show. All cars and trucks are
*Saturday, June 18*
RIVERTON - The Central Wyoming Skateboard Association's Grand Opening of
the Tyler Apodaca Memorial Skate Park at Riverton City Park. A full day of
activities starts at 11 a.m. with the dedication of the park.
*Saturday, July 9th*
FREMONT COUNTY - Local cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to
join the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Fremont County on July 9
at Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Road.
*Here is a list of Reoccuring local events:*
RIVERTON - First Monday of every month: Free acupuncture for veterans of
any era! on the first Monday of every month from 10am-12 noon at The
Soldiers House, 1201 East Jackson St, Riverton, WY. Completely free to
veterans, VA acupuncture protocol is used by licensed, volunteer
acupuncturists Soleiana Abernathy and Alysha Bynum.
RIVERTON - Inside the Lines, Stress-free Coloring for Adults. Coloring
books are not just for kids! The process of coloring has been shown to be
stress-reducing, calm-inducing, and joy-producing - for people of all ages.
The coloring resurgence has spread across the nation, with adults enjoying
the creative and therapeutic benefits of coloring. Join facilitator
Alejandra Silva for some much needed relaxation and rejuvenation. This is a
wonderful opportunity to unplug from social media and electronic
entertainment and practice mindfulness. The library will provide coloring
books, pencils, gel pens, and crayons. Come and join us on the first and
third Saturday of every month from 1:00 to 2:00pm in the library Community
Room. For more information, call the library at 856-3556. You must be 18 or
older to participate.
LANDER - Through May 28; Lander Art Center Member’s Show: an eclectic mix
of local talent. Free. Tues. - Thurs. 10pm-6pm, Fri. & Sat. 10am-4pm. 224
Main St. -307-332-5772, firstname.lastname@example.org, landerartcenter.com
LANDER - The Fremont County Parkinson Support Group meets on the first
Tuesday of every month (after the Parkinson's Exercise Group, which meets
from 1-2 p.m.) at the Lander Senior Citizens Center. Parkinson's people and
caregivers are encouraged to attend. Call the Senior Center at 332-2746 if
you have questions.
HUDSON - The Fremont County Democrats meet on the third Sunday of each
month at the Hudson Town Hall beginning with a carry-in dinner at 4 p.m.
All are welcome.
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). Join a
community of suicide Loss survivors as we share stories of healing and
hope. Please contact Michelle Widmayer at (307) 349-0439 for additional
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.
RIVERTON: Westword Writers, Fremont County, meets on 2nd Mondays of the
month at 1:30 p.m. and 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the Riverton Public
Library.Visitors are welcome as are all genres. For information, email Teri
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