An Event Packed Summer Weekend coming up in Dubois, WY, including a Chariot Race, Buffalo BBQ, Quilt Show and 5K Run!

Dubois, WY - "What should we do this weekend?" Well, the quaint western town of Dubois has the answer!

Attend the always-popular Never Sweat Needlers Quilt Guild Celebrating 20th Annual Dubois Quilt Festival at the Headwaters Conference Center, 20 Stalnaker Street. Friday, August 7, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday, August 9, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Admission $2. Raffle quilt “Big Red” tickets to benefit Dubois Rural Volunteer Fire Department, Headwaters Center and Warm Valley Lodge available during show hours. Candace Good 307-455-2672 or Pat Corkill 307-455-2813.

Test your grit at the Run4Chance Saturday, August 8th start and finish at Dubois Town Park. KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN (5-10 years old) starts 8 am. Registration is FREE, but parents must register their kid(s).  5th ANNUAL 5K FUN RUN/WALK starts 8:30 am. $20 ($25 day-of registration). 4-Mile Obstacle Course starts 8:40 am. Registration opens at 7 am $25 per person pre registration ($30 per person day-of registration)  pre-registration:

Watch the old-fashioned Chariot Horse Races. These races originated in Star Valley, WY, back in the 1950s and 60s, when chariot races were used to pass the time during the cold winters. Farmers would race down main street in chariots to the "Cheese Factory" for their milk. Today, this event is still organized to pass the time and keep a Wyoming tradition alive, but now it takes place in Dubois, WY, just for fun. Saturday, August 8, 12 – 3 pm at the Scenic Overlook Track. Admission $4. 307-455-3675

After the race fill up on juicy buffalo roast and burgers with plenty of delicious side fixin's at the 58th Annual Buffalo BBQ on Saturday, August 8, 4-7 pm. Load up the family and come support Dubois Volunteer Fire Department at the Dubois Town Park for their annual fundraising BBQ. Tickets available at event. Adult $15, Kids 6 - 12 $10, Kids 5 and under are Free.

Enjoy Dubois summer fun outside this weekend - but don't forget to bring your camera and sunscreen.  

Related Links: Lander Chamber of Commerce, Riverton Chamber of Commerce, Dubois Chamber of CommerceDestination Dubois

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