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Microtel CouponMicrotel Inn & Suites Winter Promo Deals

During fun winter weekends, you can get great discount deals at Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, 1400 W Lincolnway:

* Double-Queen (Reg. $99.99)- Winter Promo $69.99
* Suite (Reg. $119.99)- Winter Promo $75.99
* Jacuzzi Suite (Reg. $139.99) - Winter Promo $119.99

Simply ask for the "Winter Promo" price when you call to make a reservation: 307-634-3200.


Plains CouponHistoric Plains Hotel Special Weekend Rate

Get 20% off a two-night weekend stay at the Historic Plains Hotel, 1600 Central Ave. Make reservations at (307) 638-3311.

April Events

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Traveling Trout

Apr 1-Sep 19, 2014. 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.


IB Students

Apr 1-30, 2014. Works of IB Students. 10a-4p Mon-Fri. Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E 17th. The Nagle Warren will be showing the works of IB students and their Teachers, Dave Rowswell and Gretchen Neuman.Students exhibiting are Simone Eckhardt ( artwork pictured), Mikala Withers, Kayla Starr, Olivia Wright, Shannon Marks, and Emily Rankl. Free. 


Artists Guild

Apr 1-30. 2014. Cheyenne Artists Guild Easter Exhibit. 12-5p Tue-Fri and 10a-2p Sat. Van Tassell Carriage House, 1701 Morrie Ave. Kevin, Dana and Lydia Condel will show their work at the Cheyenne Artists Guild and leading a free community art project open to the public. Free. 632-2263.


Don Edington

Apr 1-30, 2014.  Don Edington Exhibit. 8a-5p. Cheyenne Family YMCA, 1426 E Lincolnway. Don Edington, a newly minted photographer, has been juried into the Western Spirit, had his photography printed by winning several calendar contests and has won awards in local shows. His genre is anything that captures his imagination with the lens, tuning into a macro flower or the open vistas of our western landscape. His wildlife photography may be a moth, bird or giant bison roaming Yellowstone National Park. The Chihuly Bridge of Glass in Tacoma began his poplar contemporary series. He is a member of the Cheyenne Camera Club the Cheyenne Artist Guild and has completed training with the Rocky Mountain School of Photography. A reception to meet the artist is Friday April 11, 5-6pm. 307-634-9622.


Wyoming State Conservation Stamp Art Exhibit

Apr 11-May 16, 2014. Wyoming State Conservation Stamp Art Exhibit. 8-5p Mon-Fri. Wyoming Game & Fish Department, 5400 Bishop Blvd. This year's competition features 38 entries from artists in 15 states. More than half (20) of the entries are from Wyoming artists. The winning artwork will be reproduced on the 2015 conservation stamp. A conservation stamp is required for most licensed hunters and anglers, and about 100,000 conservation stamps are printed each year. Stamps are also purchased by collectors and purchasers of the Wyoming Conservation Stamp limited edition art prints. Free. 307-777-4600


Great Backyard Bird Count

Apr 24 & 27, 2014. Audubon: Bird Class. 4p Thu and 1p Sun, Botanic Gardens, 610 S Lions Park Dr. Cheyenne High Plains Audubon Society member and outdoor enthusiast, Dennis Saville, will lead a class on birding in your neighborhood. Free. 307-637-6349


Lifetree

Apr 24. Movie at Mort’s: Lifetree Cafe. 7p. Mort's Bagels, 1815 Carey Ave. Lifetree Café is a comfortable place and time to gather weekly to explore life and faith. It looks and feels like the kind of place you'd typically meet a friend for food, drink and fun. Where the atmosphere encourages conversations, questions, and personal stories. Snacks and beverages available. Topic is "After the Attack." 307-701-0945 


Jon Nakamatsa

Apr 25, 2014. Hausmusik with Jon Nakamatsu. 7p. Hale House at Herford Ranch, 1600 Hereford Ranch Drive. The Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra presents their Hausmusik Chamber Concert with guest artist, Jon Nakamatsu. This intimate setting allows every seat to be the best in the house. Interact with the guest artist, enjoy light refreshments and the camaraderie of music lovers in a beautiful private home. $45. Tickets at 307-778-8561. 


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Apr 25, 2014. Classic Conversations. Noon. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. Get an insider’s view from Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor William Intrilligator. He will share details about the April 26th concert, “Rach ‘N Nakamatsu.” Bring your lunch and arrive early for a good seat! Free. 800-522-2293.


Dueling Pianos

Apr 25, 2014. Dueling Pianos. 9:30p. The Outlaw Saloon, 312 S Greeley Highway. Two pianists duel for top spot, but the winner isn't a musician ... it's YOU. Great Music and a lot of fun. $10


Bingo

Apr 25, 2014. Bingo & Libations. 6:30p–9p. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer. Eat, drink and B-I-N-G-O to raise money for the Laramie County Library Foundation. The event is $25 per person and includes two drink tickets, six Bingo games and appetizers. Register 


chocolate indulgence

Apr 25, 2014. Chocolate Indulgence. 6p. Little America, 2800 W Lincolnway. Attendees will judge 12 competitors’ chocolate samplings and will be treated to other chocolate offerings. Silent auction and entertainment throughout the evening. Proceeds of the event benefitting numerous youth programs in Cheyenne. Tickets are available Niemann Music, Bouquets Unlimited, Wyoming Trophy & Engraving and at the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce. $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-10. 307-637-5222.

chocolate indulgence

Participating chocolatiers include:

>> Burri Jewelers
>> Coldstone Creamery
>> Confections by Valeri
>> De's Candy Shop
>> Eileen's Colossal Cookies
>> Epic Edibles
>> Fabric, Frosting and Frills
>> Little America
>> Little Bear Inn
>> Perr Bear Chocolates
>> The Plains Hotel
>> Pointe Frontier


April 26, 2014, Wyoming MS Walk. 9a registration, 10a walk. Bring water and a snack. Lions Park Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive. The one mile route circles scenic Sloan’s Lake and the three mile route takes you through and around more of the picturesque park with its gardens and children’s play area. 307-433-9590.


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Apr 25, 2014.  Community Action Gala. 5:30-9p. Little America, 2800 W Lincolnway. Community Action is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating poverty. This gala is a fundraiser for CALC and will feature a gourmet dinner, entertainment by comedian Sam Adams, and a raffle. $75. 307-635-9291 calc.net


Apr 26, 2014. Country Cool Cowboy Night at the Ranch. 5p. Terry Bison Ranch, 51 I-25 Service Road East. Optimist Club sponsoring this event. Performances by Stars Alive and Rattlesnake Jake. 50/50 auction and silent auction. Proceeds to benefit Special Friends.  $40, cash bar and dinner. 307-634-4171


Rach ‘N Nakamatsu

Apr 26, 2014. Rach ‘N Nakamatsu. 7:30p. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W 20th St. The season ends with the return of Jon Nakamatsu returns to perform one of the greatest piano concertos, Rachmaninoff’s Third. Made famous from the movie Shine, this concerto is grand, romantic, and fiendishly difficult for the soloist. Philadelphia-based Pulitzer-prize winning composer Jennifer Higdon is one of our greatest living American composers. We feature her very short work, Machine, as a concert opener, before settling into the nostalgia and romanticism of Brahms’ rarely heard Third Symphony! $10-$37. 778-8561.


Cosi

Apr 26 & 30, 2014. Cosi Fan Tutte: Met Opera 2014. 11a Sat & 6:30p Wed. Frontier 9 Theaters, Frontier Mall, 1400 Dell Range Blvd. NCM Fathom Events brings the eighth season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD to cinemas nationwide. The broadcast of Mozart’s Così fan tutte will be presented live on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:55 PM ET / 9:55 AM PT. Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina. $18-24. 

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2013 Steam Train Excursion. Buy tickets now for the Sunday, July 21, trip from Denver to Cheyenne (one-way only). Tickets range from $90 to $170, with $30 bus fare added if you need a ride to Denver. Book at 307-632-3905.

May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29. Thankful Thursday. 4:30p. Redwood Lounge, 2105 E Lincolnway. Have fun and help people in need with weekly gatherings to raise money for charity through 50/50 drawings and auctions. 307-635-9096.


May 1. Opening Day of the Nelson Museum of the West. 9a-4:30p Mon-Fri. 1714 Carey Ave. Featuring a beautiful collection of cowboy and Indian collectibles as well as wildlife trophies from around the world. 307-635-7670.


May 1-31. YMCA Artist of the Month. 8-5p Mon-Fri. YMCA, 1426 E Lincolnway. The YMCA artist for the month’s work is displayed in the Pool Lobby and is available for purchase. Meet the artist at the opening reception at 5p May 9. cheyenneymca.org


May 2-4. Southern Wyoming Home and Garden Show. Noon-6p Friday; 10a-6p Sat; & 10a-4p Sun. Frontier Park Exhibit Hall, Eighth & Carey Avenues. More than 90 exhibitors of the latest products and services related to the Home & Garden industry will be featured. Items include garden furniture, home furnishings, garden accessories, gardening equipment, tools and more. Experts will give tips. Free admission & parking. 970−218−5645.


May 3. Free Comic Book Day! 10a–noon. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer, Gryphon Games & Comics, 1710 Central Avenue, and The Loft Collectibles, Comics & Games (inside Haven's Treasures), 312 W 17Th Street. Celebrate Free Comic Book Day and get free comic books while supplies last. 


May 3. Family Days: Pioneer Games. 10a-2p. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. Get ready for summer by playing games that were popular with children over 100 years ago. Family Days gives children and their families fun and educational opportunities to explore Wyoming’s natural and cultural resources. Free. 307-777-7021.


May 3. Cheyenne Winter Farmers' Market. 10a-2p. Depot, 121 W 15th. This is the final winter farmers’ market of the season. Everything on sale is produced within 150 miles of Cheyenne, including honey, tomatillo marmalade from Happy Jack Harvest, local bison from High Point Bison, natural mineral salts from Foxy Herbals, jams, breads, handmade crafts and more! 307-649-2430.


May 3-4, 8-11 & 15-18. Kiss Me, Kate. 7:30p Thu-Sat & 2p Sun. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 E Pershing Blvd. Combine Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" with Porter's music and lyrics to get KISS ME, KATE an instant success with every cast and audience. This is a play-within-a-play where each cast member's on-stage life is complicated by what is happening offstage. $14-24. 307-638-6543.


May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31. Saturday Night Racing. Pit gate opens at noon, hot lapping at 1p, front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6p. 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. Racing has the same schedule every Saturday night through Oct. 


May 4. World Labyrinth Day. 12:30p. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Labyrinth, Lions Park. The goal of the day is to bring people together to celebrate the labyrinth as a symbol, a tool, a passion or a practice. The Garden Labyrinth is always open; however to commemorate the event, a table with information about the labyrinth, books and people associated with the creation of the labyrinth can be found in the Peace Garden before the walk. 


May 4. Finale Concert. 4p. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 West 20th Street. All-City Children’s Chorus choral season, “Viva Voci,” continues with ACCC’s final concert of the season, “Finale.” Free. 307-771-2275.


May 4, 11, 18 & 25. Sunday Lunch Train. Noon. Terry Bison Ranch, 51 I-25 East Service Road. You have a choice between a buffalo burger platter, beef burger platter, or a fried chicken platter. The ranch needs your reservations by Saturday night so they know what your meal choices are going to be. All riders remain on the train until the tour is over. The lunch train goes on the same tour as the Bison Train Tours out to see the buffalo and gives you a history of the ranch. $25. 


May 5 –Sept 30. Historic Trolley Rides. The Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley starts off its season of fully-narrated Historic Tours on the enclosed Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley. The season. Weekdays: 1 1/2 hour tours leaving at 10a, 11:30a, 1p, 2:30p & 4p, with stops at 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. Sat. 10a, noon & 2p AND Sun. noon and 2p, Weekend tours include a 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 museums that charge: Old West Museum, Nelson Museum, and Depot Museum. 778-3133.


May 6. Cowgirls of the West Museum & Emporium Grand Opening. 5:30p. Cowgirls of the West Museum, 205 W. 17th Street. Dedicated to the history & legends of pioneering Western women. Free. 307-638-4994


May 6. Chanticleer performs. 7p. Cheyenne South High School, 1213 W Allison Road. Chanticleer will bring the concert “She Said/He Said” to Cheyenne, with song selections covering a variety of musical styles, ranging from Mendelssohn to Joni Mitchell to Gotye. Chanticleer is known as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature. $15. 307-778-1285.


May 7. Knights Of The Turntable. 6:15-9p. Phoenix Books & Music, 1612 Capitol Ave. Knights of the Turntable meet the first Wednesday of each month for presentations of audio and video around a unique subject. Past topics: The Beatles, British New Wave, British Pub Rock. Trivia contest with prizes, Free Coffee, Free. 307-632-3476.


May 8. Art Design and Dine. 5-8p. The Art Tour takes place on the second Thursday of the month from 5-8p as a fun way to experience food and art in Cheyenne. At each location, you can talk to artists and even try your hand at some art activities. The Art Tour takes you to a mix 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. For locations and addresses, visit artdesigndine.org


May 9-10. Spring Into Art Show & Sale. 4:30-6:30p Fri and 9a-4p Sat. Unitarian Universalist Church, 3005 Thomes Ave. Artists, craftspeople and other vendors of hand-made wares are featured. 


May 10-11. One-Hour Historic Trolley Tours. 10a, 11:30a and 1p Sat & 11:30a, 1p and 3p Sun. To celebrate The Annual Salute to Travel and Tourism in America. The first full week of May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984. $2 per rider. cheyennetrolley.com and 307-778-3133.


May 10. Culinary Cup Cook-Off. 6-10p. Cheyenne Ice & Events Center, 1530 West Lincolnway. STRIDE Learning Center's annual Culinary Cup Cook-Off is their largest fundraiser for the year. Teams will cook delicious dishes for sampling. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, silent auction and item raffles. 307-632-2991.


May 16. Les Tromettes de Lyon Concert. 7:30p. Central High School, 5500 Education Drive. Five masters from Lyon, France , play classical to baroque music with a gamut of trumpets from the piccolo to the bass trumpet, along with the cornet and flugelhorn. $20.  307-635-0833.


May 16. Cheyenne Capital Chorale Concert. 6p. Kiwanis Community House, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. The theme for the concert is “Harmony on the Range,” a series of songs that help you enjoy the culture of Wyoming with lyrics that describe the traditions and view the beauties of Wyoming. The concert will include Western Folk music, artisans, fiddlers, a cowboy poet and dancing. Come enjoy the culture and traditions of Wyoming heritage while enjoying refreshments. Free. 307-433-1141 


May 16. Cheyenne Astronomical Society at the Gardens. 7p. Botanic Gardens gathering room. View and learn about the stars at the meetings, which are open to the public and free Star viewing occurs after each meeting when the skies are clear. Free. 


May 17. Cheyenne Big Day Bird Count. Various times and locations. See how many bird species are present in the Cheyenne area at the peak of spring migration, which is mid-May. A pre-Big-Day potluck is at 5p May 17 at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens greenhouse, 610 S Lions Park Drive. The bird count is on Saturday, May 18. Early risers meet at 6a at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens parking lot to bird Lions Park for about two hours. Late risers join the group at 8a in the parking lot, leaving to bird Wyoming Hereford Ranch and the High Plains Grasslands Research Station until early afternoon. Bring lunch, water and a lawn chair. All Big Day events are free and open to the public. 307-634-0463.


May 17. Old West Museum FREE Admission. 10a-4p. Old West Museum, 4610 North Carey Ave. The museum is free all day as part of the International Museum Day. 307-778-7290.


May 17. Master Gardener Festival. 9a-4p. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, West 15th Street & Capitol Ave. Shop gardening related vendors and choose from vegetables, annuals, herbs, houseplants and hardy perennials, trees, and shrubs. The sale features “Plant Select” plants, which will grow and thrive in the difficult growing conditions of the high plains and mountains of Wyoming. Proceeds benefit educational programs for the community. 307-633-4383.


May 17-18. Cheyenne Depot Days. 9a-5p Sat and 9a-4p Sun. At 4 locations. Historic Cheyenne Depot, West 15th & Capitol Ave; UP Heritage Fleet Steam Shop (accessible by Trolley only); Cheyenne Ice and Events Center, 1530 W Lincolnway; and the Frontier Park Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Carey Avenues. Featuring a food & craft festival, free entertainment, model train displays, railroad art, and vendors. Trolleys will escort people for free to and from all of the locations, with departures scheduled every 20 minutes.

>> View the Union Pacific Round House and Steam Shop, see Steam Engines 844, 3985 and the newly arrived Big Boy 4014!
>> Wasatch RR Contractors will run their new mini train at the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center.
>> Also on display at the Depot is the Amtrak Exhibit Train. Led by a diesel-electric locomotive arrayed in an historic Amtrak paint scheme, the Exhibit Train includes three display cars (former baggage cars) that have been renovated and transformed into exhibit space. At the end of the train, in a reconfigured Amfleet Café car, is a gift shop.

Most Depot Days events are free, however the museum and Sherman Hill event will charge admission. Get a combo ticket to the Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show and the Museum for $10.  307-632-3905.


May 17-18. Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show. 9:30a-5p Sat & 9:30a-4p Sun. Frontier Park Exhibit Hall, Eighth Avenue. Featuring model railroad exhibits, vendors, UP Mini Train, UP Diesel Simulator, Sherman Hill Steam Train Excursion Tickets available. Admission is $6 Adults. Get a combo ticket to the Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show and the Depot Museum for $10. 307-630-3029.


May 17-Aug 1. Railway Art Show & Sale. 9a-5p. Cheyenne Depot Museum, West 15th Street and Capitol Avenue. On display in the museum is the Depot Museum’s Rail Art Show & Sale with artists competing for prize money and the opportunity for their work to become the foundation of the permanent railroad art exhibit in the Cheyenne Depot Museum. All pieces from the show are available for sale. The opening reception will be 6p May 16 at the Cheyenne Depot Museum where you can meet the artists and the announcement of the Art Show Winners. 307-632-3905.


May 17-18. Opening Day of Mini-Train Rides. 9a-5p Sat and 9a-4p Sun. Cheyenne Ice and Events Center, 1530 W Lincolnway. Wasatch RR Contractors open its new attraction, the 1911 Cagney steam locomotive that gives 7-minute rides on a 15” gauge track. Free.


May 17-18. Shrine Circus. 1 & 6p Sat and 1 & 5p Sun. LCCC Arena, 1400 East College Blvd. $15. Tickets at the Arena on the day of the show or at at the arena doors.


May 17-18. Cheyenne Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Rock Show. 9a-6p Sat & 10a-4p Sun. Archer Complex, Building M, Exit 370 on Interstate 80. Free gold panning. Hand-made jewelry from minerals and semi-precious stones. Faceting demo. Superb table and display specimens. Expertly preserved fossils, and grab tray as well. Petrified wood samples. Grab bags for the kids and young at heart. Fascinating fluorescent mineral display. Silent Auction and Gold Nugget to be raffled off. Dozens of presenters and collectors. See Large Dinosaur Models. Adults $3/free 12 & younger. 307-632-2702.


May 18. Yiddish Food Festival. 11a-4p. Mt Sinai Synagogue, 2610 Pioneer Avenue. Come to eat traditional Jewish foods, including Rugelah Strudel, Nut Poofs, Macaroons, Mandelbrot, Cabbage Rolls, Bagel with Lox & Cream Cheese, Corned Beef Sandwich, Matzah Balls, Israeli Salad, Rye Bread, Challah and Kugel. Synagogue tours will be offered at 11:30a and 1:30p. Israeli Folk Dancing at 12:45 and 2:45 p.m. Hal Aqua Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe play nouveau klezmer music at noon and 2p. Free admission, charge for food. 307-634-3052 


May 22-24. Cheyenne International Film Festival. 9:30a-5p daily. Atlas Theater, 211 W Lincolnway . The sixth Cheyenne International Film Festival is May 22 – 24 in Downtown Cheyenne. The CIFF theme this year is “All About Wyoming.” CIFF shows movies made by Wyoming production companies, those about Wyoming or set in Wyoming. Also, CIFF is featuring Wyoming live performers to augment what is on the screen. $50 for the day. Tickets can be purchased at Phoenix Books and Music, 1610 Capitol Ave. 


May 23 & 30. =G Rodeo Company Rodeo Series. 7p. Historic Pine Bluffs, East First Street and Beech Ave. Slack starts at 5 p.m. with team roping. Each rodeo of the =G (Pronounced "Double Bar G") Rodeo Series in historic Pine Bluffs features barrel racing, team roping, goat tying, calf roping, breakaway roping, steer riding and bull riding. Adults $7, students $5, children (6-12) $3, seniors $5. Other dates are June 13, 20, 27, July 13, 20, August 1 307-632 -3626 


May 26. Memorial Day Ceremonies. Noon. Beth El Cemetery, Pershing Blvd. and Seymour Ave. The wreath-laying ceremony is open to the public and run by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1881 and American Legion Post 6. The Avenue of Flags will be flown in the cemetery between 6a-6p Mon.


May 26. Season Opening of Texas Trail Museum. 11a-5p Mon-Sat. Housed in Pine Bluff’s old power plant building, 3rd & Market, Pine Bluffs. On the premises is an early UP caboose, Texas Trail Monument, first schoolhouse in eastern Laramie County & a 1900s Catholic Church. Open through Labor Day. Free. 

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Jun 1, 2014. Summer Hours Begin at the Historic Governor’s Mansion. 9a-5p Mon-Sat and 1-5p Sun. 300 E 21st St. Open to the public. Open Fourth of July and Labor Day holidays. 


Jun 1–Sep 30, 2014. Historic Trolley Rides. Starts at the Cheyenne Depot. The Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley offers fully-narrated historic tours on enclosed, air-conditioned trolleys. Weekdays: 1 1/2 hour tours leaving at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, & 4:00 pm, with stops at 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. Sat. 10:00 am tour & 1:30 pm tour. Sun. 1:30 pm tour (includes free stop at the Old West Museum). Holidays follow Saturday schedule, 10:00 am & 1:30. $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-12) or $15 Trolley Plus Adult Pass, which includes admittance to the Old West Museum, Nelson Museum, and Depot Museum. 778-3133 


Jun 5-7, 2014. Cheyenne Grizzlies Baseball – Grizzlies v Casper Cutthroats. 6:30p Thu-Sat. Pioneer Park, 1331 Talbot Ct. Adults $5, ages 7-14 $3, kids 6 and under are free. 307-631-7337


Jun 6-7, 2014. Hispanic Festival. 6-10p Fri & noon-10p Sat. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Information booths, vendors, children’s activities, food, beer, 50/50 raffle, drawings and car show. Live performances by New Image, Mariachi Vasquez, Mas o Menos, Mood Express and Grupo Dominacion. Dance performances by Grupo Folklorico Sabor Latino, Las Flores de Colores, Colnias de Jalisco and Las Angelitas. See the murals by Stevon Lucero at the Hynds Building and gain free admission to the Cheyenne Depot Museum. Free. 


Jun 7, 2014. Cheyenne Gunslingers Swearing in Performance. High Noon. Gunslingers Square, 15th & Pioneer. Mayor Kayson will swear in the new Sheriff. Held at high noon. Re-enactments of gunfights and other Wild West activities. Free. 638-9495


Jun 7, 2014. Pine Bluffs Community Garage Sale. 8a-4p. City Park, Fifth and Main. Rain or Shine, Bargains Galore, over 30 locations registered. Garage Sale Location Maps available at a participating Pine Bluffs businesses or get a map at City Park during the Pine Bluffs Lions Club Pancake Breakfast. 7-10a. City Park, Fifth and Main. $4 Adults and $2 Children 5-12. 307-245-9375 or 307-245-3301


Jun 7, 2014. Seed and Weed Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. 7:30a-12:30p. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, Lions Park, Eighth & Carey Avenues. Perennials, annuals, Wyoming wildflowers, vegetables, fruits, herbs, indoor plants, xeriscape, trees and shrubs. Prices start at one dollar! Sponsored by the Seed and Weed Garden Club. 634‑2031 or 632‑5308


Jun 7, 2014. State Of Wyoming Free Fishing Day. Residents and nonresidents may fish Wyoming waters (excluding Wind River Indian Reservation and Yellowstone National Park) without a fishing license or conservation stamp. All other fishing regulations and limits apply, so anglers are encouraged to consult the fishing regulations booklet at wgfd.wyo.gov. Family Fishing Day, Curt Gowdy State Park, Granite Reservoir, 10 a.m.


Jun 8, 2014. Rodeo & Cowboy Show. 1-9p. Riata Ranch Event Center, 822 Arena Lane. Free. Rodeo at 1p. Cream can supper at 5p by Kennison’s Katering, following by the Cowboy Show and entertainment. Featuring Gary McMahan and Friends, Bill Larsen and Georgeann Wearin. $25. 308-458-9849 


Jun 8-10, 2014. Cheyenne Grizzlies Baseball – Grizzlies v Sterling Express. 4:30p Sun and 6:30p Mon and Tue. Pioneer Park, 1331 Talbot Ct. Adults $5, ages 7-14 $3, kids 6 and under are free. 307-631-7337


Jun 9-13, 2014. Clay Summer Watercolor Show And Reception. 9a-4p. Esther and John Clay Fine Arts Gallery at LCCC, 1400 E. College Dr. Reception with artist demo at 6:30p Jun 12. Artist John Hulsey will lead this workshop “New Horizons in Watercolor: Mastering Wet into Wet.” The workshop is full, but please attend the reception and gallery exhibit. 307-778-1285.


Jun 13-14, 20-21 & 27-28, 2013. Cheyenne Gunslingers. 6p Thu & Fri, Noon Sat. Gunslingers Square, 15th & Pioneer. Re-enactments of gunfights and other Wild West activities. Free. 638-9495


Jun 14, 2014. 2014 Spring into Green. 7:30a. Holliday Park, 17th and Morrie. This run and walk will let you "Rock and Roll" down the Cheyenne Greenway. Music will make up the heart and "sole" of this year's event. Live entertainment will perform at different locations along the course, setting the tempo for this greenway party! But the party doesn't stop there, join us at the finish line for a post-race party featuring local headliner BANJAXED! Race packets will be made available for early pick-up on Friday, June 13th from 10a-7p at Foot of the Rockies in Cheyenne. 


Jun 14, 2014. Footsteps for Families 5K Run/Walk. 7-11a. Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive. Fundraiser for Wyoming Children's Society, a statewide, non-profit adoption agency with proceeds to benefit children waiting for permanent adoptive homes. Registration forms are available at Foot of the Rockies, 1740 Dell Range Blvd. $25 ($30 on day of event), $15 Students, free fcor children 12 and under. Includes t-shirt, breakfast and drinks.


Jun 15, 2014. Cheyenne Grizzlies Baseball – Grizzlies v Sterling Express. 4:30p Sun. Pioneer Park, 1331 Talbot Ct. Adults $5, ages 7-14 $3, kids 6 and under are free. 307-631-7337


Jun 19-22, 2014. Cheyenne Grizzlies Baseball – Grizzlies v Northern Colorado Toros. 6:30p Thu-Sat and 4:30p Sun. Pioneer Park, 1331 Talbot Ct. Adults $5, ages 7-14 $3, kids 6 and under are free. 307-631-7337


June 20-21, 2014 Wyoming Brewer’s Festival. 5p-Midnight. Depot Plaza, 15th & Capitol Ave. Serving up two days of great fun, good beer and tasty food. More than 75 brews, 30+ regional & national brewers offering specialty beers.

Musical entertainment:

> Fri Nights John Wayne and the Pain- playing 10:30pm to midnight – after the Friday Night on the Plaza band is done
>> Saturdays Bands are: 5-7pm Steel March, 7:30-9pm Muskateer Grip Weed, 9:30-Midnight Calling of the Restless

Friday Night: $40 Individual or $70 per couple -- Complimentary beverages; food available for purchase ~~ Saturday Night: $20 admission per person which includes 5 tokens. Additional tokens are available for $1.50 each. Designated drivers get discounted entry fees (but no beer tokens). Tickets go on sale May 15.            


Jun 24. Cheyenne Grizzlies Baseball – Grizzlies v Gem City Thunder. 6:30p. Pioneer Park, 1331 Talbot Ct. Adults $5, ages 7-14 $3, kids 6 and under are free. 307-631-7337


Jun 28, 2014. Superday. 10a-5p. Lions Park, Eighth and Carey Avenues. This is a fun a day for children and adults of all ages. There will be rides, refreshments, live music, demonstrations, games, contests, exhibits and an arts and crafts show. Events held in conjunction with Superday include Arts & Crafts/Organization/Commercial Booths, HollyFrontier 21st Annual Tour de Prairie, HollyFrontier Superday 5K/10K Run/Walk, HollyFrontier Superday Show & Shine, HollyFrontier Jackson's All-American Grill & Pizza Hut Volleyball Tournament and Special Friends Duck Derby. 307-637-6423.


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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.
Jackson's Sports Grill, 1121 Old Town Lane. 9p Fri.
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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