Events

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On going throughout the summer:   Dubois Famers’ Market, 202 E Rams Horn St. on Thursday 4pm-6pm.  Lander Valley Farmers’ Market at Lander City Park, 405 Fremont June 4-October 8 on Saturdays 9-11:30am.  Riverton Farmers’ Market at Riverton City Park 901 E. Fremont  runs from May 4-Sept 28, Wednesday 5-7pm, Shoshoni Farmers’ Market at the Shoshoni Park 108 Main St, July-October 5pm-7pm.  Fremont County Master Gardeners’ Farmers’ Market  May-Sept at Riverton City Hall Saturday 9am-11am.  Wind River Farmers’ Market, FRank Wise Business Center  June-October Thursdah 4:30-6:40pm,  Thermopolis Farmers’ Market, South 5th St & Broadway, June 11-Oct1, Saturdays 8-12noon

Wednesday on a regular basis, Riverton  Fremont County Acoustic Music Jam  6:30-9:30pm, Holiday Inn Convention Center.   Wed May  3rd meeting at Riverton Senior Center

Thursdays through May 26, Hudson Town Hall  Fremont Co. Master Gardener Course.  Tuition $85 RSVP at 332-2363 or rfisk1uwyo.edu

Saturday, May 7th – Lander – 10:55 a.m. Metropolitan Opera Broadcast live in HD at the Fremont County Library

Friday, May 20 – Saturday May 21  Wyoming Outdoor Expo Weekend –  Lander Community and Convention Center.  4pm-8pm Friday and 9am-4pm Saturday.  BBQ on Saturday from 5-8.  Free admission.  Live music, free food and drink, vendors wyomingoutdoorweekend.com/

Saturday, May 28th – Dubois – Grand Opening at the National Museum of Military Vehicles , Free Museum access this day!  6419 US 26, Dubois

Friday, Saturday, Sunday June 3-5, Riverton, Fremont County Fair Spring Spectacular, Fremont County Fairgrounds

Saturday, June 4th –  Lander,   Lander Art district,  Street Fair.   Music, food, art, downtown Lander

Sunday, June 5th, Riverton Fremont County ATV Rails to Trails Poker Run.   Starting at 9:00 a.m. behind the Holiday Inn.  Food available for purchase on site by RJ’s smokin’ BBQ

Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 11th, – Lander Brewfest   Lander Brewfest brings together more than twenty breweries from across Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain West for two days of craft beer sampling and festivities. Brewfest ’22 will be held once again at Lander’s beautiful riverside City Park. Brewers and attendees come from all around the state and beyond for the “The Best Little Brewfest in the West.” ALL AGES, BUT NO PETS So bring your kids, non-drinking friends, and designated drivers. The park fills with people, and we’ve seen many a paw trodden on. We love our dogs, but for this reason, please leave all dogs and other pets at home!    Event Highlights:  Craft Beer.  The best brews from incredible breweries around the Mountain West. Check ’em out here!   Food:  High quality vendors from Fremont County and around the Cowboy State.   Live Music:  Fremont County’s Lost Springs Band will be playing an eclectic mix of blues and country to classic rock and pop on Friday, and 10 Cent Stranger from Laramie will be playing their windswept landscape inspired high plains country on Saturday.

Saturday, June 11, Fremont County Homemade Bazaar at the Shoshoni Recreation District  Building, 97 South Maple St    9am-2pm

Saturday & Sunday June 11th and 12th  Wind River Flywheeler Antique Tractor and Engine Show  East Park Rest Area (1st and 2nd St, Shoshoni.   Starting 10am each day.  Music at noon.  Craft and food booths, Pedal tractor raffle.

Monday, June 20,   Hot Notes/Cool Nites     7 pm  Riverton City Park: 67th Army Band Rock & Country group.

Wednesday – Friday June 22-24,  Water, Wildlife and Wyoming Summer Camp,   Sinks Canyon State Park.   Day camp from 9am-2pm for campers 9-12 years old.   Adventure in the park with Wyoming State Park Interpretive Rangers.

Thursday, June 23 Lander, Lander summer concert, featuring ‘The Lil Smokies”, Lander City Park, time not given

Saturday, June 25 9am-11am Riverwalk Clean-up, kicked off by a pancake breakfast fundraiser for the Legion baseball team at the Armory.

Monday, June 27,   Hot Notes/Cool Nites    7 pm Lander City Park: Prairie Wildfire

Wednesday – Sunday, June 29-July 3  Riverton 1838 Rendezvous Days – More info as it becomes available at https://www.1838rendezvous.com/

Saturday, July 2 – Lander   The 2022 Lander Wings ‘n Wheels event will be held on Saturday, July 2, at Hunt Field Airport (LND).  Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Everyone is invited!   The event brings together enthusiasts from the automotive and aviation worlds to a great family-oriented show. This year, aircraft from the National Guard and Warbird T-6 and S-2 Trackers will show off their skills!   A children’s area will host events, and food will be available benefiting local service clubs. Other activities to enjoy will include an airplane parade and the popular flour bombing contest.

Sunday July 3-Monday July 4  – Lander  – Lander Old Time Rodeo Association hosts the oldest paid rodeo in the world, the Lander Pioneer Days Rodeo July 3 & 4. Lander’s Pioneer Days Rodeo pre-dates Cheyenne Frontier Days by three years, beginning in 1894.   Now days, the Lander Fremont Toyota Pioneer Days celebration means a half-marathon, parade, buffalo bbq, rodeo, fireworks, little cowpokes, and Indian relay races and more.

Monday, July 4th –  Lander 4th of July parade, Main St. downtown Lander – 9 a.m.

Monday, July 4th – Lander – Rotary Club Buffalo BBQ at Lander City park – 11 a.m.

Saturday, July 9th – Riverton Happy Days, Riverton City Park,   9am – 3pm  Bring your family, invite your friends…Happy Days are here again!   Tethered Balloon Rides,  Cornhole Tournament,  Hatchet-Throwing, Craft and Food Vendors,  Bouncy Houses,  Games and Activities,  EARLY BIRD VENDOR REGISTRATION is now open…sign up before June 3!   www.RivertonHappyDays.com

Saturday, July 9th – Sunday July 10th  –  South Pass City Gold Rush Days.    www.southpasscity.com    Pan for gold, see historic exhibits and gold mining demonstrations, Pony Express reenactments, a vintage base ball tournament, live saloon music and the anvil blasting at the Price Street Bridge every hour on the hour. Tours of the Carissa Mine & Mill. 5-mile Interpretive Trails. Bake Sale and food. A fireworks display on Saturday.   More information to come!

Monday, July 11  – Hot Notes/Cool Nites – 7 pm Riverton City Park: Lights Along the Shore

Monday, July 11–August 10  Boys and Girls club Youth Basketball.  Check with Boys and Girls club.

Thursday-Saturday July 14th-16th  – Lander –  International Climber Festival  www.climbersfestival.org/   Three day festival in Lander, see website for daily event listings.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday  July 15 – 17th  Riverton – Riverton Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally –  Friday, July 15:  6pm: Evening Car Cruise begins from Kmart to downtown Main St. Parade and Street Party on Main Street.  8:30pm: Candlesticks on Main St.   Saturday, July 16:    6am: Balloons lift-off behind Central Wyoming College (CWC) soccer field (next to the white water tower).   8am-4pm: Car & Bike Swap Meet    11am-4pm: Autocross timed trials and the Rocky Mountain Rebels Car & Bike Show is held on the south lawn at 2660 Peck Ave.   8pm:  balloon glow on the launch field, 2660 Peck Ave.   10pm: See amazing fireworks on top of Airport Hill.   Sunday, July 17:   6am: Balloons lift-off behind Central Wyoming College (CWC) soccer field.

Saturday, July 16, Lander.  Summer Stories with Wyoming State Parks Interpretive Rangers 10am at Sinks Canyon

Monday, July 18th  – Lander – Hot Notes/Cool Nites –  7pm  Lander City Park: WyoJazz with Jeff Troxel

Thursday, July 21th  –  Lander,  Lander summer concert  featuring “Thee Sacred Souls”, Lander City Park, time not given

Friday, July 22nd – Saturday July 23rd, Riverton.  Starting  at 7am    Horse Show Schedule for the 2022 Fremont County Fair.

Saturday, July 23nd – Lander   – The City of Lander’s sponsored  Pig Roast.   You are invited to the Second Annual Lander Community Pig Roast!  EVERYONE is invited to this FREE pig roast. There will be live music, games and an opportunity to celebrate this wonderful community and the people that make Lander such a special place to live.

Monday, July 25th – Riverton –  Hot Notes/Cool Nites   7pm  Riverton City Park: Buffalo Bill Boycott

Saturday July 30- Saturday August 6  Fremont County Fair in Riverton at the Fremont County Fair Grounds.   Details coming.   website  www.fremontcountyfair.org

Monday, August 1 – Lander –  Hot Notes/Cool Nites  7pm  Lander City Park: TBA

Thursday, August 4 – Lander,  Lander summer concert featuring Liz Cooper  Lander City park  time not given

Wednesday & Thursday, August 17 & 18th, Lander,   Lander summer concert featuring “Futurebirds”

Saturday, August 27th, Riverton.  Get Lost Banquet at the Fremont Center benefiting Riverton Search and Rescue.   http://facebooklcom/rivertonsar

On going: Carnegie Book Nook at Lander Library, Tuesday’s 1-5 p.m., Friday’s 12-4 p.m.

 

Year Around Museums:

Lander – Fremont County Pioneer Museum – Hurrah for the Cowboy, Men of the Open Range Exhibit. On going exhibition.

Museum of the American West, Lander

Lander Art District – Lander Art Center – The Art of Home, A Native American Art Show featuring Wind River. On going exhibition.

One Shot Hunt Club Museum, Lander

Sinks Canyon State Park Visitors Center, Lander

Wyoming Game and Fish Lander Regional Headquarters, wildlife exhibit

Fremont County Museum – Riverton

Wind River Heritage Center, Wyoming Wildlife exhibit, Historic Settlement Wax Museum, Riverton

Fremont County Museum – Dubois, Wind River Historical Center

National Museum of Military Vehicles, Dubois

National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center, Dubois

Eastern Shoshone Tribe’s Rupert Weeks Cultural Center – Fort Washakie School

Northern Arapaho Experience – Wind River Hotel and Casino – Riverton