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Exciting Events this Fall in Fremont County, Wyoming, 2015

Fremont County, WY - Fall is here and there's still plenty of activities in all our Wind River Country communities. Join us at art events, theatre shows, Halloween events, trail rides, a Whiskey, Wine and Craft Beer tasting, and music concerts of all kinds!

To see a complete listing of events www.windriver.org/calendar


Daily Events:

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

OCTOBER

Oct. 6, 10, 13 Lander Always popular summer favorite - Farmers Markets. Fresh produce, craft and local music. Tuesdays 4:30-6pm (2nd/Main St.), & Saturdays 9am-noon (7th & Main St.)

Oct. 2-31 Lander Art Center Assortments, Detours and Volumes" Work by Bronwyn Minton. The Artist’s opening reception is planned for Oct. 2 from 6-8 pm. Show runs through Nov. 7th. Free. Open Tues. - Thurs. 10-6pm, and Fri.-Sat. 10-4pm. 224 Main St. 332-5772, frontdesk@landerartcenter.org landerartcenter.com

Oct. 5 Lander Todd Green: a world music concert. Multi-instrumentalist who layers world rhythms together for a high tech one-man band. Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Rd. 7pm, Tickets $20 adult/$10 student. 332-2509, 332-6824, montyhettich@hotmail.com, landerconcerts.org

Oct. 8 Dubois Museum presents: WY Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Little Scotland, Life of the ranching community up the East Fork River, by John Finley. 7-8pm. 909 West Ramshorn, 455-2284, duboismuseum@gmail.com, fremontcountymuseums.com

Oct. 9-10 Riverton hosts a 2-day Craft Fair at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Open 10am-3pm daily. 1010 Fairgrounds Dr. craftfair@wyoming.com, 851-6443

Oct. 10 Riverton Anniversary Celebration at the Wind River Heritage Center. Enjoy refreshments and games from 10-4pm. 1075 South Federal. 856-0706

Oct. 10 Riverton 1838 Rendezvous Trail Ride –a challenging American Competitive Trail Horse Assoc. (ACTHA) sponsored trail ride with judged obstacles. Rider check-in 9am, ride starts 9:30am-noon. Includes free lunch hosted by Back Country Horseman (BCH). Prizes and award ceremony. Rules and registration at: actha.us/ride/7863/view Ride takes place at East Monroe and Smith Rd on the original site of the 1838 Rendezvous. Can also sign up day of ride. 857-0012, edgewood@wyoming.com

Oct. 12-16 Dubois will host a Tom Lucus Still Life Painting Workshop at the Headwaters Center, 20 Stalnaker St., 9-4am daily. 455-3404, headwaters@wyoming.com

Oct. 14-20 Dubois presents the 16th Annual Miniature Art Show & Sale, Headwaters Center. Enjoy 50-100 art works in oil, bronze, watercolor, pottery, fiber art, pastel, andfine art photography. Open 9-4pm daily, 20 Stalnaker. 455-2687, 455-3404, headwaters@wyoming.com, headwaterscenter.org

Oct. 14-18 Lander 5th Annual LocalFest is a five-day festive event with speakers, workshops, farm tours, films, locally sourced meals, and more. Theme of this year’s LocalFest is Healthy Soils. Lander Community and Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista Dr. Oct. 18 is the 2nd Annual Tour d'Coop - a walking/running/biking tour of Lander's coops, hoops, and hives. Lander Community and Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista Dr.  www.localfest.org/,  wyominglocalfest@gmail.com                    

Oct. 15-18 Riverton The Servant of Two Masters Play. Riverton Central WY College hosts the play Servant of Two Masters. Performances: Thursday 7:30pm GALA reception, Friday 7:30pm, Sat 2:30pm & 7:30pm, & Sun. 2:30pm. Pecks Arts Center, 2660 Peck Ave. 855-2002, 855-2217, tickets@cwc.edu, cwc.edu/what/artscenter

Oct. 17 Riverton 5th Annual Barn Bash Banquet. Games, live and silent auctions, banquet dinner, dancing and live music by Sam Platts & the Kootenai Three band. Fremont County Fairgrounds, 1010 Fairgrounds Rd. 5pm-10:30pm, tickets $50. You can order tickets at 856-1206, Facebook.com/helpforhealth.hospice

Oct. 24 Lander Pioneer Museum presents: McDonald’s Kids Exploration Series: “Spooky Night at the Museum” - crafts, activities and a spooky tour.  Real ghost stories based on real Wyoming history. Halloween costumes encouraged. 6-9pm, 1443 Main St., 332-3373, Facebook page: Pioneer Museum Lander Wyoming, fremontcountymuseums.com/

Oct. 28 Lander Halloween Play - the Story Hour Players are performing "Case of the Frustrated Corpse" at 10am in the Carnegie Room at the Lander Library. Free, 200 Amoretti St. 332-5194 or bpacker@bresnan.net

Oct. 30 Dubois Library has 2 Halloween movies: children’s movie from 3:15 until 5pm, the scary movie from 6-8 pm.  307-455-2992. 202 N First St. fclsonline.org

Oct. 30-31 Riverton CWC Halloween Hall of Horror - fun for ages 6 and up. Come in costume. Friday & Saturday, 7-10pm. Pecks Arts Center, 2660 Peck Ave. 855-2002, 855-2217, $3 admission, tickets@cwc.edu, cwc.edu/what/artscenter

Oct. 31 Riverton Riverton's Wind River Casino hosts a Halloween Monster Mash Creature Feature Costume Dance Contest, 9pm-Midnight, $4000 in prizes! 10269 Hwy. 789. 851-6423. windriverhotelcasino.com

Oct. 31 Riverton Open Mic Night at Mammoth Music. 10-minute slots are available on the last Saturday of each month to musicians, bands, and other stage performers for this family friendly evening. Free. 7-8:30pm. 318 E. Main St. 856-0258

 

NOVEMBER

 

Nov. 6-Dec. 19 Lander Art Center Native American "Around Town" Art exhibits in several locations. Two opening receptions planned for Friday, Nov. 6, at the LAC and Middlefork Restaurant. Free. Open Tues. - Thurs. from 10am-6pm, and Fri.-Sat.  10-4pm. 224 Main 332-5772, frontdesk@landerartcenter.org, landerartcenter.com

Nov. 6-7 Lander The 36th Annual Lander Community Craft Fair will be held on Friday, November 6th and Saturday, November 7th in the Bob Carey Field House at the Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek. 332-6006. 

Nov. 6 Dubois will host the 2015 8th Annual Women’s Expo at the Headwaters Art & Conference Center, 20 Stalnaker St.  Over 30 artists and vendors will be presenting their newest works in this years Expo.  Light refreshments and cash bar.  Free admission.  Open 4-7pm. 455-2764, 455-2763, duboischamber@gmail.com, duboiswyomingchamber.org

Nov. 7 Dubois 22nd Bighorn Sheep Center Banquet Bash at the Headwaters Center, 20 Stalnaker. Social Hour begins at 5:30pm with dinner served at 6:30pm. Huge live auction and raffles. Dinner tickets are $35 per person or $65 per couple. Tickets at Bighorn Sheep Center, 455-3429, bighorn.org

Nov. 9 Lander UW’s Helios Trio in concert. A classical music performance on piano, cello, and violin. Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Rd. 7pm, Tickets $20 adult/$10 student. 332-2509, 332-6824, montyhettich@hotmail.com, landerconcerts.org

Nov. 14 Lander Fremont County Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert, 7-10 pm, Lander Valley High School Auditorium, 350 Baldwin Creek. Tickets are $10 at the door, and $20 for families. tomduncan@bresnan.net

Nov. 19 Lander Art Center Native American "Around Town" Art Film Screening at the Lander Library, 451 N.2nd St. at 6:30pm.  332-5772, frontdesk@landerartcenter.org, landerartcenter.com

Nov. 21 Dubois 3rd Seasonal Whiskey, Wine and Craft Beer hosted by the Ramshorn Inn Liquor & Fine Wine Shop, Nostalgia Bistro, and Ramshorn Bakery. Sample whiskeys, wines, beers, appetizers and baked goods with live music. 3-5pm at 202 East Ramshorn St. Tickets are $5 at the door, 455-2444

Nov. 20-21 Riverton 44th Annual Winter Art Fair, 2 days, at the Riverton Fair Grounds. Come enjoy this local favorite where over 50 regional artists will present their newest artwork.  Held at the Fremont Center, 1010 Fairgrounds Dr. Donation admission $1. All art is handcrafted by artisans. 855-2215 sdalton@cwc.edu

Nov. 21 Riverton will host the WY State Championship Poker Tournament at the Wind River Casino, $60,000 projected cash pot. $300 buy in. 10269 Highway 789. 851-5394. windriverhotelcasino.com

Nov. 23 Lander Community Concert Assoc. presents Crosswinds Trio - a unique chamber music concert. Hear performances of innovative arrangements sprinkled with humor. Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Rd. 7pm, Tickets $20 adult/$10 student. 332-2509, 332-6824, montyhettich@hotmail.com, landerconcerts.org

Nov. 28 Riverton Open Mic Night at Mammoth Music. 10-minute slots are available on the last Saturday of each month to musicians, bands, and other stage performers for this family friendly evening. Free. 7-8:30pm. 318 East Main St. 856-0258

Nov. 29 Dubois Jammin' at the Dennison - an open musical jam session held the last Sunday of the month. Come watch, play along, or just enjoy the music. Light refreshments. Free. 2-6pm, 909 W. Ramshorn, 455-2284    

Nov. 30-Dec. 6 Riverton CWC presents Shakespeare’s Hamlet – a play over 400 years old. Monday 7:30pm GALA reception, Tuesday-Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2:30pm and 7:30pm, Sunday 2:30pm. Audience will be seated on the main stage with the actors. Pecks Arts Center, 2660 Peck Ave. 855-2002, 855-2217, tickets@cwc.edu, cwc.edu/what/artscenter

 

This exciting events calendar is provided by the WIND RIVER VISITORS COUNCIL …your Fremont County Lodging Tax Dollars at Work!

*Don’t forget to use our hashtag to post your Wind River Country memories at:   #windrivercountry

 

Related Links: Lander Chamber of CommerceRiverton 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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