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Thursday, Jan 13 – Social Emotional Learning Training on Google Meets – Child Development Services –

Thursday, Jan. 13th, Empty Bowl Fundraiser for Abbas’s House at Fremont County Fairgrounds. 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets at the door: Families $25, Adults $10, Kids $5 and 5 and under free. Filling an Empty Bowl. All proceeds help your friends and neighbors. 
Friday through Sunday, Jan. 14th, 15th and 16th – 11th Annual Raffle and Benefit Ice Fishing Derby, Midvale Store 1550 Missouri Valley Road (WYO 134). Benefit for 3-year-old Paisley who is battling Nephroblastoma “Wilms Tumor” kidney cancer. Tickets $10 each at Midvale Store, The Print Shop, Cedar Bar, the Cove Restaurant. Prizes include a 2008 Chevy Impala, AR-15 firearms, and 1977 Ford 4-Wheel Drive pickup (Good Ranch Truck). 
Friday through Sunday, Jan. 14th, 15th, and 16th – Riverton – 43rd Annual Women’s 5-Shot Rabbit Hunt – Social on 14th at Riverton Elks Club at 6 p.m., Team Calcutta and Live auctions at 7:30 p.m. open to the public; 15th Team hunt at 7:30 a.m. – Awards banquet at 6:30 at Riverton Elks Club,- 16th – Mentor Hunt at 9 a.m. first time hunters and youth. 
Friday, Jan 14 – Lander – 2022 Legislative Session Preview Luncheon – Lander Community & Convention Center – Noon-1 p.m. – $25 for members of Lander, Riverton and Dubois Chambers of Commerce, $35 others, Members table $500, Guests table $600. RSVP no later than Jan. 5th. 
Saturday, Jan. 15th – Help for Hospice Good Grief Cafe – Riverton Branch Library. For information (307) 856-1206

Monday, Jan. 17th- Junior Roller Derby Night with the Fremont County Roller Derby Team. Ages 8-18 are welcome to come try out roller derby at the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, starting at 6pm. 

Tuesday January 18 – 10am-11am – Get Your Side Hustle On: Build Your Dream Job While Keeping Your Day Job. Wyoming Small Business Development Center Webinar – Registration:

Thursday, January 20 – 10am-11am – Wyoming Small Business Development Center Webinar – Capturing Repeat Customers in Store and On Line – Registration:

Thursday, January 20, 5:30-7 pm – Lander Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at State Farm Insurance, 990 Main St.

Saturday, January 29th from 6:00PM to 8:30PM – Riverton Paint and Create – Come and paint with us!  We’ll be painting “Sunset Heart”at The Elks in Riverton- Your $35 ticket includes:
2.5 hours of painting • 16 x 20 stretched canvas to take home • Your own easel to work on • Paint, brushes and aprons • Help from the artist so you can go home loving your new piece!Great Music! • Great Food Options!

 January 21st- March 5th – Lander –  “Red Desert Audubon” show will take place at the Lander Art Center – Tuesday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 22 – Riverton – Cowboy Ethics Certification Training -9-5 – Rendezvous Elementary School, 414 North 4th West – Training for youth service professionals. Registration information at:  This one day training is provided by the John P Ellbogen Foundation and is free of charge to the first 25 participants. Hotel accommodations are also covered for out of town registrants. Sponsored by Boys & Girls Club of Central Wyoming. 

January 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Dubois – “Astronomy of the Winter Sky” Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn

Sunday, Jan. 23 – Riverton – Fremont County Fair Royalty Contest and Clinic – 10-4 – Open riding at 9 a.m., horsemanship at 10 a.m. For more information call Pam Rivers at 856-9704 or [email protected] or Kenna Swegler at 851-2089 or [email protected]

Saturday, Jan. 29 – Lander – Lander Library for the MET Opera live in HD. Rigoletto, 10:55 am, Verdi
Here’s the 2022 schedule:
Ariadne Auf Naxos, Sat., March 12, 10:55 am, R. Strauss
Don Carlos, Sat., March 26, 10 am, Verdi
Turandot, Sat., May 7, 10:55 am, Puccini
Lucia Di Lammermoor, Sat., May 21, 10:55 am, Donizetti
Hamlet, Sat., June 4, 10:55 am, Brett Dean

January 28 – Lander – 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm – $25 – Beer tasting and Food Pairing event at MaMaw’s Kitchen -260 Grandview Drive

Saturday, Jan. 29 – Shoshoni – Prime Rib Dinner at Shoshoni Senior Center – 6:30 p.m. – $20 purchase in advance – 876-2703 for information

Saturday, Jan. 29 – Shoshoni, Cross Country Ski Trip – 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  $15 or $20 with equipment rental – Shoshoni Recreation District – (307) 876-2663 for more information.

Sunday, Jan. 30 – Riverton, Fremont County Fair Royalty Contest – 10-4 – Open riding at 8 a.m., horsemanship at 9 a.m. Interviews and Impromptu speeches to follow. For more information call Pam Rivers at 856-9704 or [email protected] or Kenna Swegler at 851-2089 or [email protected]

Thursday, Feb. 3rd – 6:30 p.m. -Riverton Chamber of Commerce Board meeting and Riverton Ambassadors monthly meeting, Riverton Branch Library.

Saturday, Feb. 5th, 4 p.m., Riverton, Fremont Center  – Wyoming Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Riverton Chapter  We are back! It has been 2 years since we were able to get together. Come enjoy an evening winning raffles, auction and games. It will be a great event with a lot of excitement.
For tickets, visit:

Saturday, Feb. 12th- Fremont County Roller Derby Recruitment Day! The local roller derby team will host co-ed enrollment starting at Noon in the Fremont Center. All are welcome to attend and learn more about roller derby. The event will host a roller derby scrimmage with visiting team members for those interested in joining/learning more about the sport. 

Tuesday, Feb. 22, Riverton – Fremont County Employment Expo – Central Wyoming College Arts Center Gallery – 9-3 – 

Saturday, March 12 – Riverton – Fremont County Fair Barn Bash

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