Friday, September 22, 2023


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Tickets are now available for Help for Health’s Denim, Diamonds and Disco event, to be held in the gym at Saint Margaret’s on October 14. For more information and to purchase your $50 ticket, call 307-856-1206 or stop by 716 College View Drive in Riverton.

The Eastern Shoshone General Council will meet on December 9. Enrolled members are welcome to stop by the Shoshone Secretary Office, 14 North Fork Road, Fort Washakie, to request a copy of resolutions.

The Wyoming Working Together Conference will be held in Lander, September 20-22. For more information and to register, visit

The Wind River Visitors Council will host a Business After Hours event in Lander’s Centennial Park at 5:30 p.m. on September 21.

There will be a 30th anniversary celebration for the Nature Conservancy’s Red Canyon Ranch, featuring stories from author Bob Budd, at the Pioneer Museum’s Livery Stable on September 21, starting at 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

The Pioneer Museum in Lander will host “DNA Testing for Genealogy,” presented by Jeffery Herbig, at 7 p.m. on September 21. This event is free and open to the public.

At 6:30 p.m. on September 22, Gannett Peak Sports in Lander will be hosting a showing of a short film about trail development in Fremont County; there will be free beer and snacks provided, and the event will also have a raffle. This event is free and open to the public, although there is a suggested donation of $10 per person. All proceeds are to go toward trail development at Johnny Behind the Rocks.

There will be a 40 Days for Life campaign in Lander from September 27 through November 5, starting with a rally in Centennial Park at 6 p.m. on September 22. For more information, visit, or contact Lisa Sheehan at or 561-379-8052.

Saturday, September 23, is Wyoming Public Lands Day.

Run the Red will be held on September 23, starting in South Pass City at 6:30 a.m. Admission to the South Pass City State Historic Site will be free for non-racers that day, and the site will offer associated activities. Awards are scheduled to be handed out starting at 3 p.m. For more information and a full schedule, visit 

A cornhole tournament to benefit the Lander Valley Dance Team will be held at 11 a.m. on September 23, in the Safeway parking lot. There is a $40 team entry fee; lunch will be available and costs $10 per plate.

The Fremont County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held in Lander City Park on September 23. In-person registration opens at 9:30 a.m. the day of the walk; teams and participants can register in advance at For more information, contact Robin McIntyre at or 307-249-4943, or visit

The Shoshoni Senior Center will have a street fair fundraiser at the Shoshoni Town Plaza from 11 a.m. till 5 p.m. on September 23. This event is free and open to the public; meals can be purchased for $10 a plate. If you are interested in a booth at the event, call 307-876-2703.

The Riverton Fall Harvest Festival will take place from 12-6 p.m. on September 23. For more information or to register as a vendor, visit

The Pioneer Museum’s Historic Ed Young Apple Orchard and Ranch Trek will depart from the museum parking lot at 1 p.m. on September 23. Reservations are required and cost $12 per person; for more information and to reserve your spot, call the Pioneer Museum at 307-332-3339.

Abba’s House’s annual fundraising gala will take place on September 23, with guest speaker Steventhen Holland. Doors open at 5 p.m., with dinner and a program starting at 6 p.m.

The first annual Sobriety Ball, presented by White Buffalo, will be held at the Fremont Center in Riverton at 7 p.m. on September 23. Tickets cost $15 per person or $25 for two people; all proceeds will go to transitional housing and sober living. If you are interested in sponsoring tickets for active clients, contact White Buffalo at 307-856-8090.

 The Riverton Wednesday Farmers Market is held at City Park from 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday through September 27.

A cornhole fundraiser to benefit the Riverton High School cheerleading team will be held at 11 a.m. on September 30, in the Sutherland’s parking lot. There is a $40 team entry fee; lunch will be available and costs $10 per plate.

The Wind River Development Fund, in collaboration with CWC, will offer a free Quickbooks class at the Frank B. Wise Business Center in Fort Washakie at noon on October 12. Lunch will be provided. Advanced registration is appreciated; email to register.

The Lander Valley Farmers Market will be held at Third Street in downtown Lander from 9-11:30 a.m. on every Saturday through October 14.

The Riverton Chamber is putting together a dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, for all of Riverton’s first responders: police, fire, sheriff and search and rescue. October 28 is National First Responders Day. 

The Riverton Garden Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.  Message on Facebook for details or call 851-2966. 

Eastern Shoshone Recovery offers Smart Recovery at the Riverton office, 620 Monroe, on Mondays from 4:30-6 p.m. It is an approach to recovery using cognitive behavioral therapeutic interventions. Those interested may call John Oberly at 307-335-1169, extension 365, or email 

The Moby Bookmobile will be at the Fort Washakie Post Office from 2:20-4:00 p.m. on Fridays and at the Ethete IHS clinic from 2:20-4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.  

Wildlife On Tap is held in the Lander Bar’s Coalter Loft at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month.

“Taps” is performed in the Riverton Veterans Park every Monday and Friday at 4 p.m. All are welcome. 

Riverton Artists Guild meets every Wednesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Heritage Center, Fremont County Fairgrounds. All are welcome.

The Riverton Senior Center’s Garden Club meets in the Rendezvous Room at the senior center at 10 a.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month.

Bingo is held at the Riverton Senior Center at 7 p.m. on the first and third Friday of each month, and at 11 a.m. every Wednesday.

The Riverton Senior Center hosts a Friday Night Dance event starting at 7 p.m. on the last Friday of each month.

The Lander Community Veterans Resource Center sponsors free, weekly veterans talking to veterans (VTTV) group coaching sessions on Thursdays at 7 p.m. at 190 Custer Street. For more information, contact Michael Tanner at or 307-330-6634.

The Lander Veterans Center has moral injury peer-to-peer group meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at 190 Custer Street.

The Riverton Senior Center offers a pancake breakfast from 7-8 a.m. every Friday. They suggest a $6 donation for seniors; $8 for non-seniors.

The Lander year-round Farmers’ Market is held at the VFW Post at 11 Tweed Lane on Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. 

Lander First Fridays are held on the first Friday of every month. Various local businesses and organizations offer special events and discounts on First Fridays; see the Lander First Fridays Facebook page for more details.

Fremont County Museums First Fridays are held on the first Friday of every month. Kids accompanied by at least one paying adult enter for free.

The Lander Art Center offers open clay studio every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 5-7 p.m. and every Saturday from 12-2 p.m.

The FREMONT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY meets on the second Saturday of the month at the Pioneer Museum in Lander at 1 p.m. Those with questions may call Tom at 307-330-5414.

Free Power Punch Parkinson’s classes are held every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Teton Therapy’s Lander clinic, 425 Lincoln Street.

RIVERTON LIONS CLUB meets on Mondays at 6 p.m. at the Elks Club, 207 East Main.

The Riverton Senior Center at 303 East Broadway invites seniors 60 and older who are new or haven’t been in a while to The Director’s Table on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch cost is a suggested donation of $6. Call 856-6332 to reserve your spot!

Riverton Rotary meets on Tuesdays at noon at the CWC ITECH Building. For more information, visit

The Rotary Club of Lander meets on Wednesdays at noon at the meeting room of the Oxbow Restaurant.

Riverton Kiwanis meets each Thursday at noon at CWC Intertribal Center.

The Kiwanis Club of Lander meets every Thursday noon at Mamaw’s Kitchen, 260 Grandview Drive.

The Wind River Parkinson’s Education and Support Group meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Lander Senior Center from 2-3:30 p.m. via Zoom and in-person. For more information email or visit the group’s Facebook page.

Riverton Ambassadors meet the first Thursday of the month starting at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

Wind River Back Country Horsemen meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Hudson Town Hall. For more information call 850-2591.

Wyoming Star Quilt Guild meets the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library. For more information call Sharon Ayars at 307-856-4692.

HEALING HEARTS COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS meets on the first Thursday of the month from 6-8 p.m. at the REACH building, 622 North Eighth Street W, Riverton. This is a grief support group for those who have lost children, siblings and grandchildren. For more information call 307-871-1022 or 307-851-6307.

National Family Caregiver and Wyoming home services meet & greet is on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at the Riverton Senior Center located on Broadway. For more information, call 307-856-6880.

WyRiverton Chamber and Visitors Center will continue hosting a monthly general community meeting on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the City Hall Bullpen Room.

Wind River Farmers Market is held at the Frank B. Wise Business Center in Fort Washakie on the first and third Wednesday of each month, from 4-5:30 p.m.

Dubois Farmers’ Market is held at the Headwater, 202 East Rams Horn Street, on the first and third Thursday of each month from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

The Literary Rug is held at the Lander Art Center every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m.

Fremont County Master Gardeners’ Farmers’ Market meets October through April at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, Little Wind Center, on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m.  

Wednesday on a regular basis, Riverton Fremont County Acoustic Music Jam is held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.

Shoshone Rose Casino offers brunch from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sundays.

Lander Library Book Nook is open on Tuesdays from 1-5 p.m., on Fridays from 12-4 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m.

Riverton Lodge No. 26, A.F. & A.M., meets at 7 p.m. in the Lodge Room of the Masonic Temple Building, every second and fourth Tuesday of each month except July and August. 

Fremont County EAA 1020 meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Lander Hunt Field, Larry Hastings Terminal. 

Lander Popo Agie Quilters meet on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Episcopal Church, 860 S. Third Street. 

Improv Acoustic Music Jams meets on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street.

Good Grief Café Bereavement Group meets at the Riverton Library, 1330 W Park Avenue, on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. 

Bootstrap Collaborative meets on Thursday, Sep 28, 2023 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM MDT at 2255 Brunton Court, Riverton  (CWC Business Park)

Riverton City Hall is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 816 North Federal M-F

RIVERTON CITY COUNCIL  meets on the first and third Tuesday’s of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall

LANDER CITY COUNCIL meets on the second and fourth Tuesday at 6 p.m. Regular meetings are on the second Tuesday and work meetings are on the fourth Tuesday. For more information, call 307-332-2870 or visit

Riverton City Planning Commission meets on the first and third Thursdays following the Council meetings. The meetings are at 5:30 pm in City Council Chambers of City Hall, 816 North Federal Boulevard in Riverton.

LANDER PLANNING COMMISSION meets on the first and third Thursdays at 6 p.m. at Lander City Hall, 240 Lincoln Street. For more information, call 307-332-2870 x2 or email

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Year-Round Museums

Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 West Main Street, Lander

Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street, Lander

Evans/Dahl Memorial Museum, 545 Main Street, Lander

Sinks Canyon State Park Visitor Center, Sinks Canyon Road, Lander

Wildlife exhibit at Wyoming Game and Fish Lander Regional Headquarters, 260 Buena Vista Drive, Lander

Riverton Museum, 700 East Park Avenue, Riverton

Wind River Heritage Center, 1075 South Federal Boulevard, Riverton

Dubois Museum, 909 West Rams Horn Street, Dubois

National Museum of Military Vehicles, Highway 287, Dubois

National Bighorn Sheep Center, 10 Bighorn Lane, Dubois

Eastern Shoshone Tribe’s Rupert Weeks Cultural Center, Fort Washakie School, 90 Ethete Road, Fort Washakie

Northern Arapaho Experience, Wind River Hotel and Casino, Highway 789, Riverton