Mountain bikers, skate jams, scavenger hunts, and most of all…music! It’s all about sweet beats this weekend…and not to be weird about mentioning it, but it’s the last one before it’s all about buses, backpacks, textbooks, whiteboards, and homework . This should be one big motivation to get out with your family and friends to enjoy all the great things happening in Fremont County!
Both Riverton AND Lander Libraries holding book events today! Check them out if you haven’t already. Use books, DVDs, CDs, LPs and more to dig through. Riverton’s Book Sale runs from 11am to 5pm in the Mezzanine, and Lander’s Book Nook (donations greatly appreciated) runs from 12-4pm in the lower level of the Carnegie Building.
Don’t miss the last one Sugarbeats Summer Concert series starting at 6pm tonight at Riverton’s City Park! Featured performers include local band Crazy Honey, who will open the show, followed by Jay “Crystal Finger” Stiles and the “rare, funky, soulful and fluid” blues guitar of Ryan Delaney “Rydog” Johnson, with special guest Josh. Purdue. Food vendors, ice cream, farmers market, cash bar, tethered balloon rides, skate park jam, bounce house…and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to meet and greet the budding entrepreneurs of Britain’s Business Builders who will have their own stands! Go outside and “feel the beats”…Sugar beats! For more information, visit the Sugarbeats Entertainment Facebook page.
of Lander Bake Shop celebrates the completion of “Power, Life and Healing” mural. painted by Colleen Friday, Talissa Abeyta and Adrienne Vetter. Gather at 5:30pm for drumming and dancing, free pulled pork sandwiches from Chingy’s Smoke & Grub and snow cones from G&J Piccadilly! The mural project was coordinated by The Bossert Collective; there will be a reception and dedication at 6:30 pm with guest speakers Jordan Dresser and Drs. Amanda LeClair.
Lander Cycling Club Jurassic Classic Bike Mountain Bike Festival it’s been a huge hit so far this week with group rides, clinics, demos, a fair… everything you can imagine for the biker and avid mountain enthusiast! Tickets for the Friday and Saturday events are available; tonight is Teton Gravity Research’s Esperanto movie premiere and Saturday, it’s all about Shenanigans in the Park with local art vendors, raffles, face painting, bike races for kids and adults, food, beer and …more live music! For ticket information and a schedule of events and activities this weekend, visit: jurassicclassicfest.com
“It doesn’t mean anything if it doesn’t have that swing… (Made you sing!) Fremont County’s Swing While dancing The club is putting one Swing Dance at the Church of the Rock, 150 Baldwin Creek Road in Lander. These swinging sessions start at 6pm, but you can show up early and there will be a few people around to teach you some basic moves. Get $5 and get your dancing shoes on!
It’s the last one Dubois’ Friday Night Rodeo so better catch it tonight before the dust settles and you all have to wait until next year! Bring money; pay at the gate. Admission $15, Children 6-12 $10, 5 and under are free.
Love a good scavenger hunt? Register for Great South Pass City History Hunt at South Pass City State Historic Site. Win prizes along the way and, at the same time, a great way to learn about the history of the area! Teams 1-10 can start at 10:00am with the latest start time at 2:00pm. A fun activity for the family, group of friends or a team of co-workers for some team building! Put on your hiking boots or sturdy shoes, fill up your water bottles and get ready for some hiking through the South Pass landscape. You can register on the South Pass City website at: southpasscity.com
Skateboarders and scooterists (is that a word?) will be showing off their flips and tricks on The Ultimate Jam Skate Support race today from 12-5pm at Riverton City Park. Food, drinks, vendors and yes…more live music by XxLunacyxX!
World famous blues/rock icon Carvin Jones it’s “Released” on stage tonight at 8pm at the Robert A. Peck Center for the Arts at CWC. The King of Strings has toured and shared the stage with such greats as BB King, Santana, Jeff Beck, Albert King, Albert Collins, The Animals, REO Speedwagon, Jimmy Vaughan, Double Trouble and many more! Click here to get your tickets and get ready for a fantastic show!
Well, third time’s a charm! R-Recreation is hoping the weather will cooperate (and it seems it will) for the last one Movie in the park with the performance of “Raya and the Last Dragon”. Bring your chairs, blankets, popcorn, Twizzlers, Red Vines, M&Ms, Milk Duds, Junior Mints, etc. The film starts at 20:30; for more information, call R-Rec at 307-855-2190 or visit their Facebook page.
Riverton and Lander farmers markets, art exhibits…hey, even a dog wash in Dubois!…plan your week/weekend with District 10 calendar of events. Take a look next week, see what’s happening…and if you have an event you want to share, it’s very easy to do. Visit: https://county10.com/events/#/, click on the gray “+Add Event” in the right sidebar, sign up for CitySpark and post!