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Exciting Events in Fremont County for June 2015.

Wind River Country, Wyoming - Exciting June events include Brewfest, Outdoor Expo, Native American Powwow, Rodeos, Art Festival, Bike and Trail Races and more! 

For a complete list of events, www.windriver.org/calendar


This exciting events calendar is provided by the WIND RIVER VISITORS COUNCIL:

Daily: Riverton Northern Arapaho Cultural Insights: Northern Arapaho Experience Room - A cultural treasure of Arapaho artifacts and artwork open every day. Call for a schedule of Arapaho Elders who share Arapaho language lessons and story telling. the Wind River Casino, 10269 Highway 789. 307-851-5394. windriverhotelcasino.com

June 2, 9, 16, 30 Riverton Northern Arapaho Native American Song and Dance: Traditional Native American Indian Dances in full regalia, including the popular hoop dance. 6-7pm every
Tuesday. Free. Wind River Hotel & Casino, 10269 Hwy 789. Call Peggy 307-840-5805, 307-855-2600, windriverhotelcasino.com

June 1-June 30 The Lander Art Center presents the "Wyoming Art Party Show." Free. This eclectic art show runs thru July 4. The art center is open Tues. - Thurs. from 10-6pm, and Fri. -
Sat. from 10-4pm. 224 Main.307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com

June 4 Riverton Museum Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek: J.B. Oakies The Big Teepee” 11:30am, 707 East Park, 307-856-2665, jacksoncrawford@wyoming.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 6-7 Riverton Fremont County Youth Rodeo at the Riverton Fairgrounds Arena. Tentative start times of 8am-9am. 1010 Fairgrounds Drive. Tickets: 307-856-6611 or 307-349-6400,
info@fremontcountyfair.org, fremontcountyfair.org

June 6 Riverton Museum presents: WY Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Paleoexotica: what you don’t know about the Paleoindians, by Marcel Kornfield. 3:30-4:30pm, 707 East Park, 307-856-2665, jacksoncrawford@wyoming.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 6-7 Riverton Fremont County Racing Association’s MotoCross Race, statewide dirt bike rally 7:30am each day at the track - 1 mile off Paradise Rd. and Highway 26, behind the weather station. 307-856-4439, rgilbertson@farmersagent.com, facebook.com/pages/High-Plains-Motocross-Association

June 11 Dubois Museum presents: WY Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Bear Spray 101, by Brian Debolt, 7pm. 909 W. Ramshorn, 307-455- 2284, duboismuseum.org,
duboismuseum@gmail.com

June 12 - 30 Riverton Wind River Hotel & Casino, One-of-a-Kind art festival & show. Art booth displays on June 12-13, with a Quick Draw contest on June 13. Art show on display through August. 307-855-5280, 10269 Highway 789, lcowboy@windriverhotelcasino.com, windriverhotelcasino.com

June 12 -13 Lander Brewfest presented by Fremont Toyota, & Brewers Golf Tournament! Two-day brew tasting and epic taste-bud hop-dueling competition. Day of Tickets $30/one-day or $50/two-day pass; or online specials. Schedule: On Friday June 12, Brewfest is open 5-9pm, located at the Lander City Park, 405 Fremont St. Saturday, June 13, tee-off 9am-noon 2nd Annual Brewers Golf Tournament, Lander Golf and Country Club, 1 Golf Course Dr. 9-hole scramble only $21 per entry. Saturday Brewfest starts again from 2-7pm at City Park. landerbrewfest.com, 307-332-3892

June 13 Lander 6th Annual Fremont Area Road Tour (Cycling Event). All rides begin and end at the City Park at 420 Fremont St. Routes range between 15 and 100 miles around scenic Lander. Tours start at 6:30am–3pm. Registration online. 307-332-3394. landercenter@cwc.edu, landercyclingevents.org

June 13 Lander Fremont County Pioneer Museum presents: WY Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Calamity Jane, by Glenda Bell. 7pm, 1443 Main St., 307-332-3339,
randywisepioneermuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 13 Shoshoni Howl Rodeo Ultimate Miniature Bullriding presents the Brahm Nettles Memorial Rodeo at the Art Shanley Memorial Arena at 250 Maple St. 307-349-6400, howlrodeobulls.com

June 13 Hudson will host their 3rd Annual Hudson Daze Festival & Craft Fair, starting at 10-3pm at the Hudson’s Gold Star Memorial Park. Western games, events, demos, and mouth watering authentic BBQ and more! 307-240-0251, 307-335-8125, 307-240-0251, mikeanderson@wyoming.com

June13 Riverton 4th Annual Fast and the Furriest 5k/1k run/walk. Bring the family and furry kids-don’t forget water bottles, water bowls, and the sunscreen. Starts at 9:30am, 2660 Peck Ave. 307-856-7764, blthuringer@gmail.com, fastnfurry.org, facebook.com/TheFastAndFurriest5k1k

June 13 Atlantic City "Second Saturday Scotch Sipping at Six" at 7,600 Feet in Wyoming’s Wind River Range. Tastings begin at 6-9pm at the historic Miner's Delight Inn Bed and Breakfast "Two-Bit Cowboy Saloon." Tickets $25. 307-332-0248, bandb@minersdelightinn.com, minersdelightinn.com

June 13 Dubois Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek: Byrd Draw Explorations, hosted by the Dubois Museum. Join naturalists Bruce Thompson and Sally Wulbrecht trek up Badlands’s Byrd Draw. Bring lunch/ water. 8:30-2pm. 307-455-2284. 909 W. Ramshorn, duboismuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 13-14 Pavillion Cowboy State Stock Horse Association Working Cow Horse Summer Series Show, Fourth Annual Cow Horse Classic. Arena is at 424 S. Main. 9am. 307-851-1126

June 13-14 Shoshoni Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor & Engine 20th Anniversary Show. Sat. 10-4pm, and Sun. 10-2pm. Hosted by the Wind River Flywheelers. See steam engines, tractor pull, and tractor games. Live old time western tunes, local food and crafts vendors. Held at the intersection of 1st & 2nd Streets. 307-856-1164, edgeta.com

June 17 & June 24 Lander Eagle Spirit Dancers Traditional Native American Indian Dancing at the Museum of the American West every Wednesday 7-8:30pm. Join in the "Friendship" dance. Free. 307-335-8778, 1445 West Main St., bwillhelm@bresnan.net, museumoftheamericanwest.com

June 19, 26 Dubois Friday Night Rodeos, 7:30pm, at the Clarence Allison Memorial Arena, at 5649 Hwy. 287/26. See bullriding, bronc riding on bucking horses, team roping, barrel racing, and calf roping. Tickets $10 and $5, under age 6 Free. 307-851-0951, facebook.com/DuboisWYRodeo

June 19 Riverton Museum presents: McDonald’s Kid Exploration Series-Creatures of the Wind River Valley. 10am. 707 E. Park, 307-856-2665, fremontcountymuseums.com jacksoncrawford@wyoming.com,

June 20 Dubois will be celebrating nearly 70 years of tradition at the annual Swedish Smorgasbord dinner. Headwaters Center, 20 Stalnaker St. Two servings are planned: 5pm and 6pm. 307-455-2313

June 20 South Pass City State Historic Site Catch the Night Shift: Lantern Carissa Gold Mine Tour and Saloon Scotch Tasting in the ghost town’s actual Miners’ Exchange Saloon. Tickets $40 - only 40 visitors per tour. 125 Main St., 307-332-3684 or 307-332-0248, info@southpasscity.com, southpasscity.com

June 20 Riverton Rock your Foundation! Headlining band is. Central WY College scholarship endowment fundraiser concert at the Riverton Fairgrounds, 1010 Fairgrounds
Drive. Tickets $25, $30 at the door. 7pm. 307-855-2035, cwc.edu

June 20 Dubois Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek: Torrey Basin Petroglyphs, hosted by the Dubois Museum. Driving/hiking tour of Dinwoody-tradition rock art is limited to 15 participants. Bring water and sunscreen. Call to register. 9am-noon. Meet at 909 W Ramshorn. 307-455-2284, Duboismuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 20 Lander Pioneer Museum presents the Wind River Visitors Council’s Adventure Trek: Miners Delight historic gold mining town, 10am, meet at 1443 Main St., 307-332-3339,
randywisepioneermuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 20-21 Dubois – Don Scheer Memorial Packhorse Races Old Timers Race starts Sat. at 10am with the Powder Puff Ladies Race starting on Sun. at 10am. Registrations: $65 entry fee, cash prize purse. Dubois overlook chariot track on McKinley Drive. 307-455-3675. facebook.com/DonScheerMemorialPackhorseRace

June 23 Dubois Museum presents: McDonalds’s Kids Exploration Series–On the Wildlife Trail, Part 1, by Bruce Thompson. 10am–2pm. 307-455-2284. 909 W. Ramshorn, duboismuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 23 Riverton Museum presents the Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek: St. Stephens Mission. 8:30am. Meet at 707 E. Park Ave. 307-856- 2665, fremontcountymuseums.com
jacksoncrawford@wyoming.com!"

June 25 Lander Fremont County Pioneer Museum presents: WY Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Living in a Hostile Environment, by Marjane Ambler. 7pm, 1443 Main St., 307-332-3339, randywisepioneermuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 26-27-28 Lander 1st Annual Outdoor Weekend & Expo at the Lander Community & Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista. Check out the climbing wall, outdoor skills clinics (shooting, fishing, etc.) and take local field trips (road mountain biking, Red Desert tour, etc). Hottest new outdoor gear. 307-332-9694, mjones31957@gmail.com, wyomingoutdoorexpo.com

June 26-28 Ft. Washakie 56th Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days, Powwow, & Indian Rodeo and Relay Races. WY’s largest powwow. Over 700 hundred dancers and 15 professional drum groups competing. Voted one of the top 10 powwows. Tentative grand entry times: Friday at 7pm, Sat. at 1pm & 6pm, and Sunday 5 pm. Indian Rodeo and Relay Race on Sat. morning. 19 Old Wind River Highway. 307-349-7089, mcbuck2th@hotmail.com, easternshoshonetribe.org

June 27 Dubois 6th Annual High Country Challenge 5k-10k-15k Trail Runs at 7-11am. New this year: 1k Riverwalk Fun Run at Dubois town park, hosted by the Dubois Boys & Girls Club. $25 entry fee and prizes. 307-455-2235, jeda@dyakids.com, bgcdubois.com

June 27 Dubois Museum presents: McDonalds’s Kids Exploration Series–On the Wildlife Trail Part 2, by Bruce Thompson. 9am-2pm. 307-455-2284. 909 W. Ramshorn, duboismuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

June 27 Riverton Open Mic Night at Mammoth Music. 10-minute slots are available to musicians, bands, and other stage performers for this family friendly evening. Free. 7-8:30pm. 318 East Main St. 307-856-0258

June 27 Riverton Museum presents: WY Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Petroglyphs by Randy Wise, 3:30 pm, at 707 East Park, 307-856-2665, jacksoncrawford@wyoming.com!" fremontcountymuseums.com

June 27-28 Pavillion will host the Fremont County Youth Rodeo. Arena is 424 S. Main. 307-349-6400, howlrodeobulls@yahoo.com, howlrodeobulls.com


ALL LISTINGS USE AREA CODE 307. Please confirm all details in advance.

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

For a complete calendar of events go to www.windriver.org/calendar, or to request a vacation packet, please visit us at Wind River Country or call 800-645-6233.

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