Upcoming holiday inspired events for Cheyenne

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - If you're looking for a few upcoming holiday inspired events to invite the whole family to, we have a compiled list of fun days and nights that are family-friendly, including many free events! Upcoming events in Cheyenne: *November 18* The national known Christmas inspired group, Mannheim Steamroller, will be performing at the Cheyenne Civic Center tonight at 7:30 p.m. For tickets to this event, call: (307) 637-6363. Some events may be sold out. *November 21 - December 24* Opening reception for the Historic Governor's Mansion "Decking the Halls," this Saturday will be from 5-9 p.m., and will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays through December 24. *November 21* It's Family Night for the Festival of Trees at the Cheyenne Depot Museum. This event is free and will start at 6 p.m. and go until to 9 p.m. Cheyenne Depot Museum, 121 W. 15th St. *November 22* The Festival of Trees Gala & Auction will be 6-9:30 p.m. this Sunday. Admittance is $50 at the Cheyenne Depot Museum, 121 W. 15th St. Benefits Magic City Enterprises Employment Services. For tickets call (307) 640-4592. *November 24* Every Tuesday, the Art Corner Co-Op at 1726 Capitol Avenue hosts a Figure Drawing Class from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The fee is $15 to join. For more information, call: 307-514-3313. *November 28* Cheyenne's Christmas Parade, next Saturday beginning at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Cheyenne near Capitol & Carey Ave. For more information, visit *December 6* This free event features the Cheyenne Chamber Singers, that will be singing "Wolcum Yole! A Ceremony of Carols," at 2 p.m., at St. Mary’s Cathedral. *NOW - February 28* See over 600 lighted Christmas trees at the Hemi Lighted Forest of Hope at 6565 Ashley Dr. This event is free but donations are requested. Hay rides and train rides most nights, gtom 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Lights will be on until 10:30 p.m. For more information call: 307-630-6641 (no rides when the University of Wyoming Ladies basketball team plays at home). *December 1 - 24* The Children's Village at the Botanic Gardens at 710 South Lions Park Drive hosts A Thousand Faces of Santa. This event is free and runs every Tuesday thru Saturday. Large, rare and unique collection of Santa Clauses from the 20th Century will be on display as part of the Thom Wise Collection featured on HGTV. For more information, call 307-637−6349. #shortgo