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July Events

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gunslingers

Jul 1-17. Cheyenne Gunslingers. 6p Mon-Fri & Noon Sat. Gunslingers Square, 15th & Pioneer. Re-enactments of gunfights and other Wild West activities. Free. 307-638-9495.


trolley

Jul 1–31. Wild West Trolley Tours. Starts at the Cheyenne Depot, West 15th Street and Capitol Avenue. The Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley offers fully-narrated historic tours on enclosed, air-conditioned trolleys.

Weekdays: 90-minute tours leaving at 10a, 11:30a, 1p, 2:30p, & 4p. The trolley goes by, but does not stop to allow tours of the Depot Museum, Nelson Museum of the West, Wyoming State Museum, Wyoming State Capitol Building, Botanic Gardens, Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, and the Historic Governors' Mansion.

Weekend: 2-hour tours leaving Sat at 10a, Noon & 2p and Sun at Noon and 2p (weekend tours includes free stop at the Old West Museum).

$10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-12) or $17 Trolley Plus Adult Pass, which includes admittance to the Old West Museum, Nelson Museum, and Depot Museum. 307-778-3133.


Horse drawn carriage

Jul 1-31. Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides. 11a-5p daily. WEATHER PERMITTING. Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue. Enjoy a narrated historic tour of the quaint downtown Cheyenne area on a beautiful horse-drawn carriage. Free. Donations accepted. Call 307-778-3133 to check if they are running if you are only coming to the Depot for the free rides.


Melodrama

Jul 17-Aug 3.  Old-Fashioned Melodrama. 7p Jul 10-13 & Jul 31-Aug 3; 7 & 9p Jul 17-27. Atlas Theater, 211 West Lincolnway. This year’s show celebrates the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare. With olio acts, MC’s Card-Girls, Can-Can Dancers and more, this is guaranteed to be a great night of entertainment, sure to tickle the funnybones of the entire family! Tickets are $10-16.


vision

Jul 25. Friday’s on the Plaza Concert - Mile High Vision. 5:30-8p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, lemonade, soft drinks and beer. 307-633-3145.


Bit O Wyo Horse Barn Dinner

Jul 25-26. Horse Barn Dinner Show. 6p. Bit-O-Wyo Ranch, 470 Happy Jack Road. Drive through winding hills to the ranch, where you can explore and visit with the horses before you go through the “chuckwagon line” for a cowboy steak dinner. Around 7:30 the cowboy show begins at 7:30 with music and comedy. $40 (kids under 7 are free). Reservations required at 307-638-6924.


Big Country Speedway

Jul 26. Saturday Night Racing. Front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Highway. Featuring Super Stock, Mini Stock, Pure stock, Late Model, Grand American Modified, Warrior, High Plain Modified and Super Lite Trucks. Adults $9, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free. 


Farmers Market

Jul 29. Tuesday Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. 1400 Dell Range. Fresh local produce, meats, baked goods & plants. 307-649-2430.


Black Flag

Jul 30. Black Flag performs. 6p. The Drunken Skunk, 1517 Capitol Ave. Black Flag, a hardcore punk band formerly from California, will perform with special guests Greg Ginn, the Royal We and Cinema Cinema. This performance is approved for all ages. $15/$22. 


FE Warren Air Force Base

Jul 31. FE Warren Air Force Base Tour. 1p. Base Main Gate, I-25 and Pershing Blvd. Monthly tours of FE Warren Air Force Base and the ICBM & Heritage feature nformation about the installation and its nuclear deterrence mission. The tour is open to the public and begin at the Main Base Gate. A pre-coordinated bus/van and driver from the 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron will take guests through the historic brick housing and arrive at the museum as a public affairs representative will talk to guests about F.E. Warren's rich history and mission. Free. LOther tour dates are Aug 28, Sep 25 and Oct 30. Reservations are required within two weeks of the tour at 307-773-3381.


Cheyenne Frontier Days Events

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Tickets for PRCA Rodeo and Night Shows are available at 307-778-7200 or http://www.cfdrodeo.com


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


Melodrama

Jul 17-27.  Old-Fashioned Melodrama. 7p Jul 10-13 & Jul 31-Aug 3; 7 & 9p Jul 17-27. Atlas Theater, 211 West Lincolnway. This year’s show celebrates the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare. With olio acts, MC’s Card-Girls, Can-Can Dancers and more, this is guaranteed to be a great night of entertainment, sure to tickle the funnybones of the entire family! Tickets are $10-16.


Fridays on the Plaza

Jul 18-25. Rhythm by the Rails. Various Times. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue. Free music and a chance to shake your groove thing. Vendors offering food, drinks and beer.

Wednesday, July 23
Noon-2p - Core
2:30-4:30p - The HomeSlice Band
5-7 - Archie Funker
7:30-10p - Urban Dance Theory

Friday, July 25
5-8p - Vision
8:30-10p - Hazmat


Western Art Show

Jul 18-27. Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show & Sale. 8a-8p daily. CFD Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Ave. Six of the country's top artists display paintings, sculptures, wood and alabaster carvings and Navajo weavings. 


cowgirl

Jul 21. Cowgirls of the West Brunch and Fashion Show. 9a. Grand Ballroom of Little America Resort Hotel, 2800 West Lincolnway. Honoring Velma Kreuzer, Willow Creek Country Cowgirl. Featuring fashions by Just Dandy, Out West & Outstanding fashions from Cheyenne’s Premier Western Fashion Store. Reservations are required at 307-632-6068. 


HISTORIC


wyoming national guard museum

Jul 23. Open House, Wyoming National Guard Museum. 11a-4p. 624 East Pershing Blvd. Free. 307-632-7566 or 307-630-1676


Governors mansion

Jul 18-27. Extended Hours and Programs at the Historic Governor’s Mansion. 9a-6p. Historic Governors’ Mansion, 300 E 21st St. Guided Mansion Tours will be at 2p Jul 20, 23, 26 and 27. The Around-the-Block Guided Walking Tour will be 9a Jul 22 and 26, and 2p Jul 25. Free. 


Jul 25. Cheyenne Historical Society Cemetery Walk. 9:15 -11:30a. lakeview, 2501 Seymour Ave. Meet some of Cheyenne’s famous and infamous characters during the Cheyenne Genealogical & Historical Society’s annual two-hour narrated walk at the Lakeview Cemetery. $5 per person or $7 per family. 307-630-0924.


FAMILY FUN


air base

Jul 23. WY Air National Guard Open House. 8a-3p. The event takes place at the Air National Guard Air Base, entrance is only via shuttle, which picks up at the north side of the Frontier Mall, 1400 Dell Range Blvd. See a variety of military air craft and an air show of a variety of aircraft, both military and private. The USAF Thunderbirds' jets will be on display after their air show (which starts at 9:30a and ends around 10a). Valid photo id is required. No food or drink allowed on the base. No weapons, even personal pocket knives. 307-772-5025.


Gunslingers

Jul 18-27. Cheyenne Gunslingers. Noon & 6p Mon–Sat and Noon Sun. Gunslingers Square, 15th and Pioneer. Re-enactments of gunfights and other Wild West activities. Free. 307-638-9495.


indian village

Jul 18-27. Indian Village. 10a-7:30p Jul 18-26 & 10a-1p Jul 27. Southeast corner of Frontier Park, Carey and Eighth Avenues. Various Native American vendors with food and arts and crafts. Entertainment includes Little Sun Drum and Dance Group 11:15a, 3p & 6p Jul 21-28 and 11a Jul 29; Native American Flute Player 2p & 5:15p Jul 21-28; Native American Story Telling 1p & 4p Jul 21-28; free crafts for children 11a & 1p Jul 21, 22 & 25; and Pow Wow 7:15p Jul 25. Free.


Wild Horse Gulch

Jul 18-27. Old Frontier Town. 10:30a-8p. Frontier Park between the Old West Museum and the Indian Village, Carey and Eighth Avenues. Take a step back in time and celebrate Cheyenne's western heritage with Western merchants, craftspeople, artisans, and even some special guest characters like Lillie Langtry, Buffalo Bill Cody, Wild Bill Hickock and Wyatt Earp. Stop by and visit the old west town, located between the museum & Indian Village. Free.


carnival

Jul 18-27. Carnival. 11a-midnight Jul 18-26 and 11a-6p Jul 27. Frontier Park Midway, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Armbands are $25 for the morning session (11a-6p) or evening session (6p-12:30a). Cost is $5 less for Laramie County residents on Cheyenne Day, Jul 25. Price does not include midway admission, which is $3 per person.


cowboy church

Jul 37. Cowboy Church. 9a. Frontier Park arena B Stand. Free. Come on down and start your Sunday off in true Western style. Services will be held in the B Stand and provided by Christian Cowboys. The Fellowship of Christian Cowboys is a non-profit interdenominational ministry dedicated to the preservation of faith while embracing Western culture. Their vision is to bring cowboys and all those who enjoy the western lifestyle together and to support them in impacting their communities.


FOR SALE


Twombly Horse Sale

Jul 26. Twombly Horse Sale. 5:30p. Capitol Building, 24th Street & Capitol Ave. Selling 30+ Ranch, Trail, Reining and Roping horses! Catalog at twomblyarena.com


cfd vendors

Jul 18-27. Arts, Crafts and Western Vendors. 11a-midnight Jul 18-26 and 11a-6p Jul 27. Frontier Park Midway, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Midway admission is $3 per person.


depot emporium

Jul 18-27. Emporium Craft Show. 8a-7p daily. Historic Depot Lobby and Plaza, West 15th Street and Capitol Ave. Crafts and handmade items on sale. 307-632-3905.


NIGHT SHOWS


Tim McGraw

All shows begin at 8p at the Frontier Park Arena, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Tickets range from $23-$58 and are available at cfdrodeo.com or 307-778-7200.

>> Wednesday: Florida Georgia Line and Colt Ford
>> Thursday: Brad Paisley and Randy Houser and Leah Turner
>> Friday: Kid Rock and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
>> Saturday: Tim McGraw and Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope


PARADES


parades

Jul 24 & 26. Grand Parade. 9a. Downtown Cheyenne (route starts at East 24th Street and Capitol, south to 18th Street, east to Central, south to Lincolnway, west to Carey and then north to 24th Street). Floats, marching bands, antique carriages, automobiles & riders in period dress. Free.


FOOD


CFD Pancake Breakfast

Jul 25. Pancake Breakfast. 7-9a. Historic Depot Plaza, West 15th Street and Capitol Avenue. Volunteers will serve up more than 100,000 flapjacks made from 5,000 pounds of pancake mix, cook-up 3,000 pounds of ham, serve 9,200 cartons of milk and 520 gallons of coffee, along with 630 pounds of butter and 475 gallons of syrup during the three pancake breakfasts! Free. 307-778-7200.


Chuckwagon cookoff

Jul 23-26. Chuckwagon Cookoff. 11a-8p daily. Frontier Park between the Old West Museum and the Indian Village, Carey and Eighth Avenues. Authentic chuckwagon crews give a glimpse into life on the Goodnight Trail more than a 100 years ago. Demonstration cooking each day of the cookoff and the Championship takes place on the final day. Free.


RODEO


Barrel Racer

Timed Event Slack ... this is PRCA action at its fastest! Competitors who can't make it to the Rodeo at 12:15 p.m. get to take their shots at the title and purse. Many folks don't want to be in the big show or would rather get their events over quickly. The events are free.

Jul 24 & 25. Timed Event Slack - Steer Wrestling. 7a. Frontier Days Arena, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Free.

Jul 24 & 25. Timed Event Slack - Team Roping. 7a. Frontier Days Arena, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Free.


Rodeo Clown

Jul 19-27. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo. 12:15p (preshow at 11:30a). Frontier Days Arena, Eighth and Dey Avenues. The rodeo consists of at least ten rodeo events and track acts in a fast-paced display of athletics, heroics and good-natured fun. $18-$32. 307-778-7222 


Behind the Chutes Tour

Jul 19-27. Behind The Chutes Tour. 9:30a, 10a & 5p Jul 19 & 24-26; 9:30a & 10:30a Jul 20-23; 10a Jul 27. Old West Museum, 4610 N. Carey Ave., by the "No Looking Back" bronze statue. The tour follows the path of the bulls and broncs as the animals are rounded up and threaded through the maze of gates on their way to the chutes and out into the arena with cowboy in tow. Free.


Challenge Rodeo

Jul 23-24. Challenge Rodeo. Noon. Frontier Park Arena, Eighth and Dey Avenues. The Challenge Rodeo pairs special-needs children with the PRCA rodeo contestants in a modified rodeo performance. Must have tickets to PRCA rodeo.


cutting horse

Jul 24-26. Big Daddy Summer Spectacular. 8a-11p daily. Laramie County Community College, 1400 E College. Ranch Sorting pits two riders on horseback to drive the correct cattle to the pen while keeping the wrong cattle back. Free. 970-897-2901.


PARKING & SHUTTLES


CFD Park n Ride

Parking Lots at Frontier Park, Eighth and Carey Avenues, charge $10 per vehicle. No overnight camping is permitted. Lots open at 7a and are locked at 1a. Otherwise, parking is on the street of the neighborhoods south of the park. Be aware that strict parking rules must be followed, otherwise cars will be towed at owner’s expense.

Taxis are available at Eighth & Dey Avenues. 10:30a-12:30a Jul 19-26; and 10:30a-6p Jul 27.

Park and Ride locations are set up for Frontier Days:

CFD Park and Ride lots are just a few minutes from Frontier Park. Both parking lots are located off Interstate 25 on the "Missile Drive/Happy Jack Rd" exit. On southbound I-25 take exit 10D; Northbound take exit 10B. The "Bull" lot is at Happy Jack and I-25, while the "Bronc" lot is at Missile Drive and West 24th Avenue. Once parked, take the blue shuttle bus. For $10 per carload, you get service to the gate and back to your car, and it includes gate admission for everyone in the car. The bus is handicap accessible. It runs from noon to 12:30 am July 18, 10 am to 12:30 am July 19-26 and 10:30 am to 6 pm July 27.

City of Cheyenne Transit Park N Rides – Transportation is provided to Frontier Park with service at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. Parking is free, and the cost to ride is $1 per person each way (price does not include gate admission to Frontier Park). Handicap accessible.

Locations

• Triumph High School, 1250 W College Dr.
• East High School, 2800 E Pershing Blvd (use Windmill Road entrance)
• City of Cheyenne Ice & Events Center, 1530 West Lincolnway
• Bus Transfer Station, 307 W 17th St (parking garage between Carey and Pioneer)

Hours

>> 8 am - 1 am July 21-26
>> 10:30 am - 7 pm July 27

August Events

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Melodrama

Aug 1-3.  Old-Fashioned Melodrama. 7p Jul 10-13 & Jul 31-Aug 3; 7 & 9p Jul 17-27. Atlas Theater, 211 West Lincolnway. This year’s show celebrates the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare. With olio acts, MC’s Card-Girls, Can-Can Dancers and more, this is guaranteed to be a great night of entertainment, sure to tickle the funnybones of the entire family! Tickets are $10-16.


Pine Bluffs Trail Days

Jul 30-Aug 3. Pine Bluffs Trail Days. Street dance, BBQ, melodramas, parade, teenage rodeo, craft fair, mud volleyball tournament. Pine Bluffs, WY. 245-3301 or 245-3746.


Traveling Trout

Aug 1-Sep 19. Traveling Trout Exhibit. 9a-4:30p Mon-Sat. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Avenue. A series of 3-foot-tall trout sculptures decorated by Wyoming high school students as part of a statewide art competition. 307-777-7022.


Harry Jackson

Aug 1-Sep 23. Harry Jackson: Wyoming Influences. 9a-4:30p Mon-Sat. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. Featuring works of the prominent Wyoming artist whose Western sculptures are world renowned. 307-777-7025.


been There Done That

Aug 1. Friday’s on the Plaza Concert - Been There Done That. 5:30-8p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, lemonade, soft drinks and beer. 307-633-3145 fridaysontheplaza.com


Pine Bluffs

Aug 1. =G Rodeo Series. Held in Pine Bluffs, 40 miles east of Cheyenne. 7pm. Prices: Adults $7, students & Srs $5, kids 6 to 12 cost $3, 307-632-3626.


Bit O Wyo Horse Barn Dinner

Aug 1-2. Horse Barn Dinner Show. 6p. Bit-O-Wyo Ranch, 470 Happy Jack Road. Your evening begins at 6p when the Horse Barn Opens. You will have an opportunity to meet the Bit-O-Wyo Horses. Around 6:30p we’ll serve up a cowboy steak dinner with all the fixin’s. Then you will get to sit back and enjoy The Blue Water Cowboy Band and some great Cowboy Comedy! $40/person. Kids under 7 are free. Make reservations at 638-6924 or bitowyoranch.com Also offer Scenic trail rides for all ages and abilities. Runs through Labor Day daily at 10a & 2p or by special request. $40/hour for 1- to 3-hour rides


Fair

Aug 1-9. Laramie County Fair and Rodeo. 9a-10p daily. Laramie County Archer Complex, 3967 Archer Parkway. Exhibition Hall Hours for public viewing from 10a-8p Aug 4-10 and from 10a-3p Aug 11 … the public is invited to view livestock exhibits in the barns. Also, enjoy the exhibits, demonstrations, contests, animals shown by 4-H and FFA members, Blue Water Fishing Promotions, Kids Rodeo, plus many more things to see. Free and open to the public. laramiecountyfair.com 307-637-4534.


Big Country Speedway

Aug 2. Saturday Night Racing. Front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Highway. Featuring Super Stock, Mini Stock, Pure stock, Late Model, Grand American Modified, Warrior, High Plain Modified and Super Lite Trucks. Adults $9, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free. 


Farmers Market

Aug 2-Oct 4. Cheyenne Farmer’s Market. 7a-noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Avenue and Lincolnway. Featuring great tasting and healthy farm fresh foods, including peaches, berries, cantaloupe, sweet corn, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumber, roasted peppers, locally produced honey, candy, fresh baked breads, organic produce, trees, plants and flowers will also be available. Debit and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit the Community Action of Laramie County. calc.net/events


Farmers Market

Aug 5. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. -Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 307-649-2430.


wyoming governors residence

Aug 5-7. Tours of Wyoming Governor’s Residence. 9a-noon. Governor's Residence, 5001 Central Avenue. Free guided tours. 307-777-7398.


Artists Guild

Aug 7. Art Tour (Art Design and Dine). 5-8p. An art walk of galleries, businesses, and dining venues in downtown Cheyenne. Visit local galleries and studios, meet artists, see demonstrations and hear live music. Get your flier stamped for a great deal at local restaurants. Locations: Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E 17th St.; The Ancient Sage, 1726 Capitol Ave.; Artful Hand Studio & Gallery, 302 E 1st Ave.; Clay Paper Scissors Gallery & Studio, 1506 Thomes Ave.; Cheyenne Artists Guild, 1701 Morrie Ave.; Deselms Fine Art, 300 E 17th St.; I.Qlinary, 1900 Thomes Ave.; Glen Garrett Studio, 1623 Capitol Ave.; LightsOn! At the Hynds Building, 1604 Capitol Ave.; Prairie Wind, 1916 House Ave.; and Studio 17, 119 W 17th St. 229-546-5183 


symphonic bands

Aug 7. Civic Concert Band – Symphonic Band Masterworks. 7p. Brimmer Amphitheater in Lions Park. This volunteer band is comprised of music teachers, students, doctors, attorneys, soldiers, mechanics, and community members of all different professions. Themed concerts are performed outdoors, so bring a lawnchair, sunglasses and a blanket (a picnic supper would also be great). Free. 307-771-2105


another perfect circus

Aug 8. Friday’s on the Plaza Concert - Another Perfect Circus. 5:30-8p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, lemonade, soft drinks and beer. 307-633-3145 


Robin Munis

Aug 8. Memorial Concert honoring Robin Munis. 4-10p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue. Robin Munis was singing with a rock and country group at a local restaurant Jul 2007 when a bullet pierced a plate glass door and killed her. The gunman was her estranged husband, who later took his life in the foothills outside of Cheyenne. Bands performing include Avenue, Moe-Diggin' and 6 Grand. Entrance is free but donations are appreciated and benefit Safehouse. 307-634-8655.


Horse Barn Dinner Show

Aug 8-9. Horse Barn Dinner Show. 6p. Bit-O-Wyo Ranch, 470 Happy Jack Road. Your evening begins at 6p when the Horse Barn Opens. You will have an opportunity to meet the Bit-O-Wyo Horses. Around 6:30p we’ll serve up a cowboy steak dinner with all the fixin’s. Then you will get to sit back and enjoy The Blue Water Cowboy Band and some great Cowboy Comedy! $40/person. Kids under 7 are free. Make reservations at 307-638-6924.           


komen race for the cure

Aug 9. The Komen Race for the Cure. 6:30-11a. Northwest corner of the Capitol Building, Carey and 25th Street. All funds from the Komen Race for the Cure go to research, education, screening and treatment programs. The survivor ceremony is at 7 a.m. with the race starting at 7:55 a.m. An awards ceremony, race expo and breakfast will occur at 9 a.m. For information or to pre-register, go to the Wyoming Komen's website.


jay cutler

Aug 9. Jay Cutler Wyoming Classic. 11a pre-judge, 6p event. Cheyenne Civic Center, 500 W 20th St. Jay Cutler won Mr Olympia in 2006, 2007, 2009 and in 2010 and is regularly seen in all of the top body-building events. This body-building contest features Open/National Qualifier/Armed Forces divisions. $45.


Saturday night racing

Aug 9. Saturday Night Racing. Front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Highway. Featuring Super Stock, Mini Stock, Pure stock, Late Model, Grand American Modified, Warrior, High Plain Modified and Super Lite Trucks. Adults $9, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free. 


Farmers marke

Aug 9. Cheyenne Farmers Market. 7a-Noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue. Up to 40 vendors from Wyoming & Colorado selling fresh fruits, vegetables, artisan breads, local honey, specialty foods, native trees, flowers, organic produce. 307-635-9291. 


stamp

Aug 9-10. WYPEX Stamp Show. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Holiday Inn, 204 West Fox Farm Road. Admission is free. The Cheyenne Philatelic Society's show offers a rare opportunity for collectors to view a wide range of stamps from around the world. Several dealers from the Rocky Mountain area who deal in U.S., foreign, topicals, covers and many more related items will be on hand, and exhibits by society members and a childrens table loaded with free stamps are also featured. Cachets for one or both days are available for $2.50 each.


grace for 2 brothers

Aug 10. Grace for 2 Brothers Walk. 11:30a. Lions Park Amphitheater. Lunch is provided. The event will feature speakers, vendors and a short walk to reflect on how suicide has impacted individuals and families. Register at the group's website. Check-in time is at 11 a.m.


Farmers Market

Aug 11. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 307-649-2430.


squirt gun fight

Aug 12. Community Squirt Gun Fight. 1p. Paul Smith Children’s Village, Lions Park, 4610 Carey Ave.  An ineffective way to water our garden but lots of fun for all ages. Bring your own squirtgun or use ours. Rules of play will be outlined at the outset of the event. You will get wet. Free, a “Summer of Power” program sponsored by Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power.


wyoming governors residence

Aug 12-14. Tours Of Wyoming Governor’s Residence. 9a-noon. Governor's Residence, 5001 Central Avenue. Free guided tours. 307-777-7398.


ch quilters

Aug 14-16. Cheyenne Heritage Quilters Show. 4-8p Thu, 10a-4p Fri & Sat. First United Methodist Church, Allison Hall, 108 E. 18th Street. Featuring quilt exhibits, a silent auction, quilt sale, demonstrations, vendors, quilt appraisals and quilt critiques. 307-634-0463 


Calling the Restless

Aug 15. Friday’s on the Plaza Concert - Calling the Restless. 5:30-8p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, lemonade, soft drinks and beer. 307-633-3145 


17th Street Arts

Aug 15-16. 17th Street Art Festival. 17th Street and Pioneer Ave. Cheyenne’s largest art event features Artists from southeast Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado as they introduce their latest work.  There will also be a children’s art workshops section featuring hands-on art and art movement workshops taught by professional artists.


Ribfest

Aug 15-17. Kiwanis Ribfest. 11a-11p Fri & Sat and 11a-4p Sun. Depot Plaza, West 15th Street and Capitol Avenue. The “Big Pigs” are coming back to Cheyenne– The 7th Annual Cheyenne Kiwanis “Rib Fest 2013” will feature professional world champion barbecue teams as they compete for trophies and cash prizes while offering their specially prepared foods to the public.


Atlas Theatre

Aug 16. Cheyenne Building & Homes Sampler - Tour the Legends! 10a-4p starting at the Depot, West 15th Street and Capitol Avenue. This year's tour includes historic homes, the Wyoming Home building, and St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Docents at each property will offer knowledge and assistance, and trolley transportation is included. This fundraiser will support restoration efforts of the Boeing 8th Avenue fountain (built in 1935), a longstanding anchor of the Avenues neighborhood. This is the beginning of a larger project which includes marketing the fountain, the airport terminal and historic hangar as a cultural landmark rich and pivotal in the history of The City of Cheyenne. $20. 


Horse Barn Dinner Show

Aug 16 & 18. Horse Barn Dinner Show. 6p. Bit-O-Wyo Ranch, 470 Happy Jack Road. Your evening begins at 6p when the Horse Barn Opens. You will have an opportunity to meet the Bit-O-Wyo Horses. Around 6:30p we’ll serve up a cowboy steak dinner with all the fixin’s. Then you will get to sit back and enjoy The Blue Water Cowboy Band and some great Cowboy Comedy! $40/person. Kids under 7 are free. Make reservations at 307-638-6924.


Aug 16. Cheyenne Farmers Market. 7a-Noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue. Up to 40 vendors from Wyoming & Colorado selling fresh fruits, vegetables, artisan breads, local honey, specialty foods, native trees, flowers, organic produce. 307-635-9291. 


Aug 16. The Farmers Market 5K Run/Walk. 7:30a. Cheyenne Depot, West 15th Street and Capitol Avenue. Live music by Steff Mahan, games and prizes. Register by calling 307-635-9291. 


 

Nagle Warren

Aug 16. Ice Cream Social. 3-5p. Nagle Warren Mansion, House Avenue & East 17th Street. Featuring music, ice cream, lemonade and down-home fun. Free.


Big Country Speedway

Aug 16. Saturday Night Racing. Front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Highway. Featuring Super Stock, Mini Stock, Pure stock, Late Model, Grand American Modified, Warrior, High Plain Modified and Super Lite Trucks. Adults $9, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free. 


Farmers Market

Aug 18. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 649-2430.


Despicable Me

Aug 19. Movies in the Park - Despicable Me 2.Lions Park amphitheater. Free.


wyoming governors residence

Aug 19-21, 2014. Tours Of Wyoming Governor’s Residence. 9a-noon. Governor's Residence, 5001 Central Avenue. Free guided tours. 307-777-7398.


Horse Barn Dinner Show

Aug 21 & 23. FINAL Horse Barn Dinner Shows of 2014. 6p. Bit-O-Wyo Ranch, 470 Happy Jack Road. Your evening begins at 6p when the Horse Barn Opens. You will have an opportunity to meet the Bit-O-Wyo Horses. Around 6:30p we’ll serve up a cowboy steak dinner with all the fixin’s. Then you will get to sit back and enjoy The Blue Water Cowboy Band and some great Cowboy Comedy! $40/person. Kids under 7 are free. Make reservations at 307-638-6924.


Aug 21. Ice returns for winter season at Cheyenne Ice & Event Center, 1530 W Lincolnway. Noon-9p Mon-Fri; noon-10p Sat; and noon-8p Sun. Ice skating, laser tag, arcade, NHL regulation rink. Call for hockey and ice skating lesson schedules at 307-433-0024.


civic band

Aug 21, 2014. Civic Concert Band – It Don’t Mean a Thing. 7p. Brimmer Amphitheater in Lions Park. This volunteer band is comprised of music teachers, students, doctors, attorneys, soldiers, mechanics, and community members of all different professions. Themed concerts are performed outdoors, so bring a lawnchair, sunglasses and a blanket (a picnic supper would also be great). Free. 307-771-2105


phat daddy

Aug 22. Friday’s on the Plaza Concert - Phat Daddy. 5:30-8p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, lemonade, soft drinks and beer. 307-633-3145.

 

Aug 23. Saturday Night Racing. Front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Highway. Featuring Super Stock, Mini Stock, Pure stock, Late Model, Grand American Modified, Warrior, High Plain Modified and Super Lite Trucks. Adults $9, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free. 

 

Aug 23. Cheyenne Farmers Market. 7a-Noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue. Up to 40 vendors from Wyoming & Colorado selling fresh fruits, vegetables, artisan breads, local honey, specialty foods, native trees, flowers, organic produce. 307-635-9291. 

 

Farmers Market

Aug 25. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 307-649-2430.


Aug 26-28. Tours Of Wyoming Governor’s Residence. 9a-noon. Governor's Residence, 5001 Central Avenue. Free guided tours. 307-777-7398.


joe banamassa

Aug 27. Joe Bonamassa. 8p. Cheyenne Civic Center, 500 W 20th St. Guitar Hero, Joe Bonamassa is set to perform this concert experience by celebrating his blues roots and honoring two legends in the genre, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. It will feature a special "hand-picked" band different from Bonamassa's regular touring band. The material for the show will be sourced from the catalogs of Howlin' Wolf, one of the most influential Chicago bluesmen of all time and Muddy Waters, considered the "father of modern Chicago blues." $79-99.


Aug 28. FE Warren Air Force Base Tour. 1p. Base Main Gate, I-25 and Pershing Blvd. Monthly tours of FE Warren Air Force Base and the ICBM & Heritage feature information about the installation and its nuclear deterrence mission. The tour is open to the public and begin at the Main Base Gate. A pre-coordinated bus/van and driver from the 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron will take guests through the historic brick housing and arrive at the museum as a public affairs representative will talk to guests about F.E. Warren's rich history and mission. Free. Other tour dates are Sep 25 and Oct 30. Reservations are required within two weeks of the tour at 307-773-3381


stereo clone

Aug 29. Friday’s on the Plaza Concert - Stereo Clone. 5:30-8p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, lemonade, soft drinks and beer. 307-633-3145 


Aug 30. Cheyenne Farmers Market. 7a-Noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue. Up to 40 vendors from Wyoming & Colorado selling fresh fruits, vegetables, artisan breads, local honey, specialty foods, native trees, flowers, organic produce. 307-635-9291. 


Aug 30. Saturday Night Racing. Front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Highway. Featuring Super Stock, Mini Stock, Pure stock, Late Model, Grand American Modified, Warrior, High Plain Modified and Super Lite Trucks. Adults $9, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free.


Aug 30-31. AKC Dog Show. 8a-7p. CFD Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Dey Avenues. This AKC event will feature judging of local dogs as they move their way up the doggie-chain to the national event in NYC. Obedience shows are Friday, with All Breed Dog Shows on Saturday and Rocky Mountain Pug Dog Club on Sunday.

September Events

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Farmers Market

Sep 2. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 649-2430.


moe diggin

Sep 5. Friday’s on the Plaza Concert - Moe Diggin. 5:30-8p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Chairs are provided. No pets please. Vendors sell food, lemonade, soft drinks and beer. 307-633-3145.


Sep 6. Cheyenne Farmer’s Market. 7a-noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Avenue and Lincolnway. Featuring great tasting and healthy farm fresh foods, including peaches, berries, cantaloupe, sweet corn, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumber, roasted peppers, locally produced honey, candy, fresh baked breads, organic produce, trees, plants and flowers will also be available. Debit and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit the Community Action of Laramie County.


Sep 6. CFD Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. 5p. Holiday Inn, 204 West Fox Farm Road. The Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame showcases individuals, livestock and organizations whose distinctive contributions to Cheyenne Frontier Days have helped grow a dream into "The Daddy of 'em All." $40 307-778-7290


Sep 6. Children’s Miracle Network Car/Motorcycle Show and Chili Cook-Off. 9a-4p. Frontier Park Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Car/Motorcycle and bicycle show-29 sponsored classes and counting, also including specialty awards. Over 110 trophy and plaques to award. Chili cook-off is open to the public to vote on. 20 teams will compete for your vote. Concession stand, vendors and local animal shelter. Also a drop area for non-perishable food items for Needs Inc. Special guests. Silent auctions and activities for kids. The event opens to the public at 10am with the Chili Cook-off starting at 11am. Over 200 entries and 19 teams for the Chilli Cook-off. Free. 307-274-1433


Farmers Market

Sep 9. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 649-2430.


Sep 11. Art Tour (Art Design and Dine). 5-8p. An art walk of galleries, businesses, and dining venues in downtown Cheyenne. Visit local galleries and studios, meet artists, see demonstrations and hear live music. Get your flier stamped for a great deal at local restaurants. Locations: Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E 17th St.; The Paramount Café, 1607 Capitol Ave.; Rotton Apple Ink, 218 W. 17th St.; Clay Paper Scissors Gallery & Studio, 1506 Thomes Ave.; Cheyenne Artists Guild, 1701 Morrie Ave.; Deselms Fine Art, 300 E 17th St.; and LightsOn! At the Hynds Building, 1604 Capitol Ave. 229-546-5183.


greek festival

Sep 12-13. Greek Festival. 5-10p Fri & 11a-8p Sat. Frontier Days Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Traditional Greek Folk Dance performed in colorful authentic costumes. Performances by the Little Athenians of Cheyenne, and the Cheyenne Greek Dancers. Greek music provided by Chris Dokos Trio, Salt Lake City, Utah. Food and Beverage Booths with an authentic Greek menu to satisfy everyone’s hunger, and don’t forget to stop by the Taverna for authentic Greek beverages! The Pastry Booth has a large assortment of delicious Greek pastries and loaves of sweet bread, packaged and ready for you to purchase and take home to enjoy! Yiayia's Attic has a variety of Greek-inspired items for sell as well as jewelry and religious booths. Entrance is free, but food and items are at cost. 307-635-5929.


Sep 13. Cheyenne Farmer’s Market. 7a-noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Avenue and Lincolnway. Featuring great tasting and healthy farm fresh foods, including peaches, berries, cantaloupe, sweet corn, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumber, roasted peppers, locally produced honey, candy, fresh baked breads, organic produce, trees, plants and flowers will also be available. Debit and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit the Community Action of Laramie County.


Farmers Market

Sep 16. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 649-2430.


blue man group

Sep 16-17. Blue Man Group. 7:30p. Cheyenne Civic Center, 500 W 20th St. The Blue Man Group combines music, technology and comedy to create a form of entertainment that defies categorization and appeals to people of all ages. Blue Man Group’s shows have been described by critics as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining.” But the only way to truly understand Blue Man Group’s global popularity is to see the show for yourself.


hockey

Sep 19. Cheyenne Stampede v University of Northern Colorado hockey game. 7:35p. Ice and Events Center, 1530 West Lincolnway. Cheyenne’s Stampede is junior hockey, which is an amateur league of 16- to 20-year-olds who live with host families in town. $7-10. 


Sep 20. Cheyenne Farmer’s Market. 7a-noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Avenue and Lincolnway. Featuring great tasting and healthy farm fresh foods, including peaches, berries, cantaloupe, sweet corn, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumber, roasted peppers, locally produced honey, candy, fresh baked breads, organic produce, trees, plants and flowers will also be available. Debit and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit the Community Action of Laramie County.


Farmers Market

Sep 23. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 307-649-2430.


Sep 27. Cheyenne Farmer’s Market. 7a-noon. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Avenue and Lincolnway. Featuring great tasting and healthy farm fresh foods, including peaches, berries, cantaloupe, sweet corn, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumber, roasted peppers, locally produced honey, candy, fresh baked breads, organic produce, trees, plants and flowers will also be available. Debit and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit the Community Action of Laramie County.


cheyenne stampede

Sep 27. Cheyenne Stampede v Colorado State University hockey game. 7:35p. Ice and Events Center, 1530 West Lincolnway. Cheyenne’s Stampede is junior hockey, which is an amateur league of 16- to 20-year-olds who live with host families in town. $7-10. 


Farmers Market

Sep 30. Tuesdays Farmer’s Market. 3-6p. Frontier Mall parking lot west of Sears. Fresh local produce, meats, baked good & plants. Every Tuesday through October 7. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. 649-2430.



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Ongoing Events

Music / Dancing

Bunkhouse Bar, 1064 Happy Jack, 632-6184. Y Bar 4 Band plays 7-11p Fri & Sat (no cover). 
Cadillac Ranch, 3307 E Nationway, Rock and electro music starts 9p Wed-Sat.
Crown Bar, 222 W Lincolnway, Live music 7p Fri & Sat, dance music downstairs 9p Wed, Fri & Sat.
Drunken Skunk, 1617 Capitol Ave, Jam Sessions at 7:30p second Thu of month; live bands 9p Fri.
Midtown Tavern, 1303 E Pershing, 638-8703. Live music 8p Fri (no cover).
Outlaw Saloon, 312 S Greeley Hwy, Dancing every night. Line dancing lessons 8p Fri. Live music 8:30p nightly ($5 cover).
Paramount Café, 1607 Capitol Ave. Various performers at 7p Fri.
Redwood Lounge, 2105 E Lincolnway. 4:30-9p Thu. Thankful Thursdays lets you have fun with friends and help people in need with weekly gatherings to raise money for charity through 50/50 drawings and auctions. 635-9096.
Tuskers, 3310 Ridge Road, DJ dance 8p-2a Sat.

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Karaoke

Alf's Pub, 1622 E 19th St. 9p Sat. 
Drunken Skunk, 1617 Capitol, 9p Wed.
Paramount Café, 1607 Capitol Ave. Open Mic at 6p Fri.
Redwood Lounge, 2105 E Lincolnway. 9p Fri.
Suite Bistro, 1901 Central Ave. 8:30p Fri.

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Movies

Frontier Mall, 1400 Dell Range, 634-9499.
Capitol City Stadium, 3410 Concorde Ave, 638-7469.
Lincoln Movie Palace, 1615 Central Ave, 637-7469. 

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Public Golf Courses

Airport Golf Course, 4801 Central Ave, 637-6418. 18 holes. 6a-dark. $22.
Kingham Prairie View Golf Course, 3601 Windmill Rd, 637-6420. 9 holes. 6a-8p. $11. 
Little America Golf Course, 2800 West Lincolnway, 775-8500. 9 holes. 8a-6p. $19.

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Disc Golf

Dry Creek Parkway, Rock Springs and Filmore Ave, 18 holes.
FE Warren AFB, 6709 15th Cavalry Ave. 9 holes.
Mylar Park, 5200 Seminoe Rd, 9 holes.
Romero Park, Ames and Parsley Blvd. 9 holes.

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Outdoor Sports

Vedauwoo, 27 miles west of Cheyenne at exit 329 on I-80. Ancient rock formations perfect for hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, picnicking and camping.

Curt Gowdy State Park, Located on HWY 210 between Cheyenne and Laramie, the Park is open all year and is a favorite destination for campers and anglers. Curt Gowdy also provides one of the best mountain bike trail systems in the region.

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Family/Kid Fun

Cheyenne Ice and Events Center, 1530 W Lincolnway, 433-0024. Laser tag ($6 for 20 minutes), video games arcade and adventure miniature golf (18 holes $5 adults, $4 kids).

Roller City, 5506 Weaver Road, 634-7291. Open skating is 7-10p Fri $6 and 1-3p and 3-5p Sat and 1-4p Sun $5 ($1 off if you bring your own skates). Cheap skate 6p Sun $2. School’s out skating 1-3p Mon & Thu ($4).

Two Bar Bowl, 700 East Carlson Street, 634-7918. Open bowling daily.

Laramie County Public Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave, 634-3561. lclsonline.org. Open 10a-9p Mon-Thu; 10a-6p Fri-Sat; & 1-5p Sun. 

   Baby Lapsit. 10:15a Fridays. Storytime. 
   Lego Challenge. 4:15p Nov 1 & 18; 4p Fridays, Nov 1, 8, 15 & 22; and 3p Saturday, Nov 9. Legos provided. 
   Saturday Storytime. 10:15a Saturdays, birth-5years. 
   Stories on My Own. 10:15a Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 3-5 years.
   Storytime. 11a Tuesdays & Wednesdays for 18 mo-5yr. 
   Tales Together. 10:15a Tuesdays & Wednesdays 18 mo-5 years.
Botanic Gardens, Lions Park, 4600 Carey Ave, 637-6349 botanic.org. Open every day from sunrise to sunset.
   Tropical Conservatory, Open 8a-4:30p Monday-Friday; 11a-3:30p Saturdays; closed Sundays and Holidays.
   Stargazing with the Cheyenne Astronomical Society at 7p Third Friday of the Month. Free.
   Walking Gardens, Open dawn to dusk with a rose garden, a Labyrinth, Centuries Garden & more.
Children’s Village, Open 9a-5:30p Tuesday-Saturday; 11a-4p Sunday; closed Mondays and Holidays. For children, with interactive displays & activities. 
   Storytime & Craft. 11a Fridays. $1. Preschool.

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Trivia

Buffalo Wild Wings, nightly, 1740 Prairie Ave. 635-9968.
Jacksons, nightly, 1121 Old Town Lane.
Shadows Pub & Grill, 7:30p Tue. W 15th St. and Capitol Ave, in the Depot.

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Bingo

Moose Lodge, 7p Mondays 635-9579.
AMVETS Post #10, 6p and 7p Fri-Mon 632-2999.

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Chess

Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer, 4:15p Wed. Beginners and Advanced.
Godfather’s Pizza, 5719 Yellowstone Road, all skill levels welcome, 6:30p Thu.

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Swimming

Municipal Pool 5000 Carey Ave, 637-6455. Open swim 1-4:30p Tue-Sun and 7-9p Mon, Wed and Fri. $1.75-$4.50.

YMCA, 1426 E Lincolnway, 634-9622. Open swim 3:30p and 7:15p Mon-Fri; 1:30p Sat-Sun. Members free, non-members $10 day.  

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Past Events

Visit Cheyenne may not be aware of all the events going on in future months, but many events happen each year during the same time period. So if you are planning a vacation in the distant future, find last year's calendar and figure that pretty much the same things will happen this year.

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