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Exciting February Events in Fremont County, Wyoming

Fremont County - It's still winter in the west and there's plenty to do in Lander, Riverton, and Dubois! Here are just some of the exciting February events in Fremont County. For a complete listing of events in Wyoming's Wind River Country go to Calendar of Events.

Daily: Northern Arapaho Cultural Insights by tribal Elders including Arapaho language lessons & story telling. Northern Arapaho Experience Room, Wind River Casino, 10269 Hwy 789. 307-851-5394. windriverhotelcasino.com

Feb. 1-21 Lander Art Center presents 3 artists "Semblance; a Multi-media Installation." Admission is always FREE. Show runs thru February 21st. The Lander Art Center is open Tues. - Thurs. from 10-6pm, and Fri. and Sat. from 10-4pm. 224 Main Street. 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com

Feb. 3-4 Lander & Highway 28 Louis Lake Turnout or Lander’s Bruces Bridge International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race. Tuesday: 5pm -6pm Meet n’ Greet on Main St. At 6:30pm showing of 2014 IPSSSDR film at the Gannett Grill. Wednesday: Fremont County Stage 5 leg of race starts at either Bruces Bridge or Louis Lake Highway Turnout Parking lot on Hwy. 28 Check website for location. Dress warm and arrive 8:30am. No pet dogs allowed. FREE. 307-330-5486, wyomingstagestop.org bark@jhsleddog.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/International-Pedigree-Stage-Stop-Sled-Dog-Race/108102679252716

Feb. 6 Riverton Wild West Winter Carnival: Quick Draw Contest at the Riverton Elks Club, 6-8pm. 307-850-5245, wildwestwintercarnival.org

Feb. 7 Lander City of Lander 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off family dinner 5-7pm at the Lander Community & Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista. Tickets $7 adults and $5 kids, which buys you all the chili and cornbread you can eat! No host bar. Cash prizes! 307-332-2870 or 307-332-3892 

Feb. 7 Dubois Ramshorn Inn Liquor & Fine Wine shop, Nostalgia Bistro and Ramshorn Bakery host the 3rd seasonal "Whiskey, Wine, & Craft Beer Tasting," 3-5pm, at 202 East Ramshorn St. Sample whiskeys, wines, beers, appetizers and baked goods with live music. Tickets $5, 307-455-2444

Feb. 7 Lander 2015 February Craft Show from 10am -8pm at the Lander Community & Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista. 307-217-2174, childersdc@gmail.com, 307-349-1770

Feb. 7 Riverton Wild West Winter Carnival: Riverton's Wild West Winter Carnival: Snowman Stampede 5k Race, 10am at the Riverton High School Track.  Contests and prizes!

307-850-5245, wildwestwintercarnival.org

Feb. 7 Riverton Wild West Winter Carnival: Crab Crack – a feast at Saint Margaret’s Church starting at 4-7pm. Cooked by the Riverton Rotary club. Tickets $35 and $45 at the door. 307-850-5245, wildwestwintercarnival.org

Feb. 7 Riverton Wild West Winter Carnival: GALA at the Bar 10 at 7:30 pm. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and music. Public will need to have buttons, which can be purchased for $5 each at the door. 307-850-5245, wildwestwintercarnival.org

Feb. 7 Lander Community Concerts Association presents "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a Broadway Show," 7 pm, at the Lander Valley High School auditorium, 350 Baldwin Creek Rd. Set in Oregon in 1850, it tells the story of Millie, a young bride living in the 1850's Oregon wilderness. landerconcerts.org 

Feb. 7 Riverton CWC BYU Ballroom Dance Co. Championship formation dancing, breath-taking lifts and spins—in shimmering costumes! This variety showcase includes the waltz, samba, foxtrot, and hustle. Presented by Arts in Action.7:30pm. Tickets are available at the CWC Box Office and Mammoth Music and are $10 for students and $15 for adults. Robert A. Peck Arts Center 2660 Peck Ave. 307-855-2217

Feb. 7-8 Riverton Wild West Winter Carnival: QuiltFest Annual Show hosted by the WY Star Quilters Guild held at the Fremont Center/Riverton Armory building. Open Saturday, 12-7pm, and Sunday 11am-3pm! The Quilters will also hold a silent auction at the Crab Crack and announce the winners during the following the Coronation. 307-850-5245, wildwestwintercarnival.org

Feb. 7-8 Riverton Wild West Winter Carnival: Ice Melter Radio Controlled Car Races at the Wind River Casino, starting 10am-3pm both days. Racers from 3 states will compete for prizes and trophies with 1/28th scale race cars. 307-850-5245 wildwestwintercarnival.org

Feb. 11 & 25 Dubois "Pysanky" (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Adult Workshop at the Dubois public library 202 N. First St. 2:00 - 4:00pm. Sign up: 307-455-2992, email lhenery@fclsonline.org or fclsonline.org/pysanky-egg-design/

Feb. 14 Atlantic City Celebrate Valentines Day in style at the "Second Saturday Scotch Sipping at Six" at 7,600 Feet in Wyoming’s Wind River Range. The tastings begin at 6-9pm. Join your hosts, the Townsends, at the historic Miner's Delight Inn Bed and Breakfast "Two-Bit Cowboy Saloon." Tickets $25 307-332-0248, bandb@minersdelightinn.com, minersdelightinn.com

Feb. 21 Dubois "Soupenanny" Homemade Soup and Bread Cook-off! Headwater Arts and Conference Center at 20 Stalnaker. Tentatively 5:30-7pm. Tickets $5. 307- 455-2687 or 307-455-2556. headwaters@wyoming.com, headwaterscenter.org

Feb. 26-March 1 Riverton CWC The King and I, Music by Richard Rodgers, Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. In 1862, East meets West when a British widow becomes governess to the many children of the King of Siam. Show times:

Thursday, Feb. 26, 7:30 pm; Friday, Feb. 27, 7:30 pm; Sat., Feb. 28, 2:30 & 7:30 pm; and Sunday, March 1, 2:30 pm at 2660 Peck Ave.  307-855-2217

Feb. 27 Lander Art Center presents "LVHS and MS Select Art Show."  Meet the talented artists at the Artist Opening on Friday, February 27, from 6-8pm. FREE. Show runs thru April 4th. Open Tues. - Thurs. from 10-6pm, and Fri. and Sat. from 10-4pm. 224 Main Street, 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com

Feb. 28 Riverton Open Mic Night at Mammoth Music, 7-8:30pm at 318 East Main St. in Riverton. FREE admission! 10-minute slots are available on the last Saturday of each month to musicians, bands, and other stage performers for this family friendly evening. 307-856-0258

Feb. 28 Lander Art Center presents "LVHS and MS Select Art Show."  Artist opening 6pm-8pm. Admission is always FREE. Show runs thru April 4th. Open Tues. - Thurs. from 10-6pm, and Fri. and Sat. from 10-4pm. 224 Main Street. 307-332-5772, landerartcenter.com

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