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Lighted Forest of Hope

Nov 1-Feb 28. Hemi Lighted Forest Of Hope. 6-10:30p daily. 6565 Ashley Drive. With over 600 lighted Christmas Trees in a wonderful Wyoming setting, this gift of love started out of a desire to bring attention to the Hemisperectomy Foundation, and now also blesses the Cheyenne community. Over 130,000 LED lights! Hay rides from 6:30-9p most every night (no hay rides on nights when the University of Wyoming Ladies Basketball team plays at home). Admission is by donation. Hay rides are free. Hot chocolate is always on for those who do the hay rides. A tree will be lighted for each child who has undergone Hemispherectomy Brain Surgery.  hese trees and lights represent a celebration of each child’s HOPE for a life without seizures. 307-630-6641.


Nov 10-Dec 31. War On Terror Temporary Exhibit. 9a-4:30p Mon-Sat. wyoming state museum, 2301 Central Ave. The traveling exhibit, “War on Terror Fallen Warriors Memorial,” was developed by the Wyoming Veterans Commission to honor the lives of Wyoming servicemen who have lost their lives in the service to their country since September 11, 2001. 307-777-7022.


Nov 12-Dec 18. Artfest Art Show And Sale. 9a-9p daily. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. Painting, photography and sculpture by age 50+ artists. 307-634-3561.


Historic Governors Mansion at Christmas

Nov 21-Dec 24. Historic Governor’s Mansion “Decking the Halls!” 9a-5p Wed-Sat, and 9a-noon Dec 24. Enjoy the glitter, lights and decor that dress the Wyoming Historic Governors’ Mansion during the “Tinsel Through Time: Presents Under the Tree” exhibit. Step back into time to learn about holiday traditions, historic decorations, party wear and fun holiday facts! New to the exhibit are toys, dollhouses and gifts from the collection of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum. Free. 307-777-7878 


winter wonderland

Nov 24, 26 & 29. Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree Display. 6-8p Mon, 5-9p Wed & 3-8:30p Sat. Hynds Building, 1601 Capitol Ave. Enjoy over 30 decorated Christmas trees as you sip hot cocoa, listen to Christmas music and get into the Holiday Spirit. Monday features Princess & Craft night with the princesses. Wednesday night features Santa and Mrs. Claus, an ugly sweater contest and cookies and cocoa. Saturday features Santa and Mrs. Claus until 5 p.m., Christmas carolers and cookies and cocoa. Free.


Nov 26. Art: Pinecone Turkeys. 1p. Children’s Village in Lions Park, 616 S Lions Park Dr. Create a center piece from pinecones, & feathers, $1 per child. 307-637-6349.


winter wonderland

Nov 26 & 29. Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree Display. 6-8p Mon, 5-9p Wed & 3-8:30p Sat. Hynds Building, 1601 Capitol Ave. Enjoy over 30 decorated Christmas trees as you sip hot cocoa, listen to Christmas music and get into the Holiday Spirit. Monday features Princess & Craft night with the princesses. Wednesday night features Santa and Mrs. Claus, an ugly sweater contest and cookies and cocoa. Saturday features Santa and Mrs. Claus until 5 p.m., Christmas carolers and cookies and cocoa. Free.


Nagle warren christmas tea

Nov 28-29, Dec 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 & 26-27 and Jan 2-3. Holiday Afternoon Tea. 1:30p & 3:40p. Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E. 17th St. The historic home is decked out in traditional Victorian fashion with holiday music on the antique concert grand piano. The tea menu fills a 12-foot dining room table and is served by costumed waitresses. You will sit at individual tea tables set with fine English china and silver service. Holiday Tea is served Friday and Saturday with the first seating at 1:30 p.m. and the last seating at 3:40 p.m. The price is $18.95 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and a credit card number will be requested in order to hold the reservation. Make reservations at 307-637-3333.


storytime at the depot

Nov 28. Story Time at the Depot. 1p. Depot Museum, 121 West 15th Street.  Sponsored by Cheyenne Eye Clinic. Each participating child will receive a book. 307-632-3905.


Teacups & Twigs Sale

Nov 28-29, Dec 3-6, 10-13 and 17-20. Teacups & Twigs Sale. 12-6p Wed-Fri, 10a-5p Sat. 11241 Coonrod Rd. The store carries a large selection of teacups, teapots, saucer sets both vintage and new. Custom teacup wreaths made to your specifications. Lots of vintage linens, dolls and florals. Handmade cottage style distressed furniture. Huge inventory sale, refreshments and door prizes. 307-637-7282.


Santa

Nov 29-30. Holiday Mart. 1-5p Fri & 10a-5p Sat. Cheyenne Depot Lobby, 121 W. 15th St. This is a juried craft show, so only the best arts and crafts will be on display. During the craft show enjoy coffee, cocoa and the company of special guest, Santa Claus. 


winter wonderland

Nov 29. Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree Display. 6-8p Mon, 5-9p Wed & 3-8:30p Sat. Hynds Building, 1601 Capitol Ave. Enjoy over 30 decorated Christmas trees as you sip hot cocoa, listen to Christmas music and get into the Holiday Spirit. Monday features Princess & Craft night with the princesses. Wednesday night features Santa and Mrs. Claus, an ugly sweater contest and cookies and cocoa. Saturday features Santa and Mrs. Claus until 5 p.m., Christmas carolers and cookies and cocoa. Free.


Nov 29. Chili and Soup Supper. 3:30-5:30p. Masonic Temple, 19th and Capitol. Oak Leaf Chapter #6 O.E.S. is having a chili and soup supper before the Christmas parade. Feast on chili, chicken noodle and potato soups, cinnamon rolls and either coffee, hot chocolate or water. Adult $6, children under 10 are $3.


wintermart arts and crafts

Nov 29 and Dec 6, 13 & 20. Craft Show. 8a-5p. Comfort Inn, 201 W Fox Farm Rd. Fresh ingrediants for salsa, rice. beans and tortillas, chile, chili. Hand-crafted items, bake sale and Mexican food. 307-514-6051.


wintermart arts and crafts

Nov 29 and Dec 6, 13 & 20. Craft Show. 8a-5p. Comfort Inn, 201 W Fox Farm Rd. Fresh ingrediants for salsa, rice. beans and tortillas, chile, chili. Hand-crafted items, bake sale and Mexican food. 307-514-6051.


Christmas parade

Nov 29. Christmas Parade. 5:30p. Downtown on Capitol and Carey Avenues. The parade features more than 100 brightly illuminated floats, horse drawn wagons, bands, clowns, antique autos, dancers, performers and colorful marching groups. The parade lasts over an hour and is considered one of the finest Christmas Parades in the Rocky Mountain area. 307-638-3388.


Thousand Faces of Santa

Nov 29-Dec 25. 1000 Faces of Santa. 10a-5p. Children’s Village in Lions Park, 616 S Lions Park Dr. One of the largest, rarest, unique collections of Santa Clauses from the 20th Century. The collection belongs to Thom Wise, a world traveler. 307-637-6349.


tuba christmas

Nov 29. A Tuba Christmas. 1p. Historic Depot Lobby, 121 W. 15th Street. Ring in the holidays with a rousing concert of nothing but tubas! 307-632-3905.


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Thousand Faces of Santa

Dec 1-24. A Thousand Faces of Santa. 9a-5:30p Tue-Sat. Children's Village at the Botanic Gardens, 710 South Lions Park Drive. This large, rare and unique collection of Santa Clauses from the 20th Century and from all over the world is displayed in the Discovery Lab at the Children’s Village. It's part of the Thom Wise Collection and has been featured on HGTV. Free. 307-637-6349.


Vanda Edington & Barbara Wolf

Dec 1-31. Exhibit & Sale: Vanda Edington & Barbara Wolf artwork. 8a-9p. Cheyenne Family YMCA, 1426 E. Lincolnway. Vanda Edington’s pieces along with pastel artist Barbara Wolf. They will have a selection of kitchen art at great prices for holiday gifts. Opening reception 5-6p Dec 12. cheyenneymca.org. 307-634-9622.


Lighted Forest of Hope

Dec 1-Feb 28, 2015. Hemi Lighted Forest Of Hope. After dark to 10p. With over 600 lighted Christmas Trees in a wonderful Wyoming setting and a trackless train, this gift of love started out of a desire to bring attention to the Hemisperectomy Foundation, and now also blesses the Cheyenne community. Hay rides, train rides most every night (no train rides and hay rides on nights when the University of Wyoming Ladies Basketball team plays at home). Admission is by donation. Hay rides are free, but train rides are $1. Hot chocolate is always on for those who do the hay rides. 6565 Ashley Drive. 307-630-6641 


Teacups & Twigs Sale

Dec 3-6, 10-13 and 17-20. Teacups & Twigs Sale. 12-6p Wed-Fri, 10a-5p Sat. 11241 Coonrod Rd. The store carries a large selection of teacups, teapots, saucer sets both vintage and new. Custom teacup wreaths made to your specifications. Lots of vintage linens, dolls and florals. Handmade cottage style distressed furniture. Huge inventory sale, refreshments and door prizes. 307-637-7282.


State Museum Bookstore

Dec 3. Wyoming Authors Book Signing. 11a-1:30p. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. If you enjoy Wyoming history or are looking for a great gift (the Museum Store sells unique Wyoming gifts ranging from books to crafts to jewelry), the Wyoming State Museum store will host a special book signing event featuring four authors from the Cowboy State. Nancy Weidel, Starley Talbot, Linda Graves Fabian and Paula Bauman Taylor, authors of five books in the popular series “Images of America” will be available to sign their books and answer questions about their research. The authors and books available at the event are: Weidel, “Cheyenne 1867-1917,” “Wyoming’s Historic Ranches;” Talbott, “Platte County,” and “Fort Laramie;” Graves Fabian, who along with Talbott, authored “Cheyenne Frontier Days;” and Bauman Taylor, “F.E. Warren Air Force Base.” 307-777-5320.


knights of the turntable

Dec 4. Knights of the Turntable. 6:30p. Pheonix Books & Music, 1612 Capitol Ave. Share your favorite vinyl Thursday as you play DJ for 15 minutes during Open Turntable Night at Phoenix Books & Music. This monthly event, called Knights of the Turntable, lets you take over the tunes. The music can be anything, from King Buzzo to the Isley Brothers. If you don't want to play, then just listen to the fantastic variety of cool music. 307-632-3476.


Dec 3-4. Charity Lunch. 11a-1:30p. Texas Roadhouse, 1931 Bluegrass Circle. The Santas Little Helpers Charity Lunch will treat you to a free lunch of pulled pork sandwich complete with two made-from-scratch side items. Donations will be given back to Habitat for Humanity and The Salvation Army.


Cirque Dreams HOLIDAZE

Dec 4. Cirque Dreams HOLIDAZE. 7:30p. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W 20th St. Now in its fifth year, CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE is stuffed with so much holiday cheer and audacious acts, Scrooge would exit with a big ol’ smile on his face” proclaims the Erie Times News about this “Broadway-worthy spectacle.”  307-637-6363.


Stampede v Bison

Dec 5. Cheyenne Stampede v Roughriders (Boulder) 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. 


christmas house

Dec 5-6. Christmas House. 9a–7p Fri & 9a-3p Sat. The 46th Annual Christmas House ill be held at the home of Mike Gill and Michelle Boltz, 900 Lorilynn Pointe. Their residence will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland with magnificent decorations; handmade, unique gift items; artwork; and delicious baked goods, almost all of which will be available for purchase during the Christmas House. $6.           


Nagle warren christmas tea

Dec 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 & 26-27 and Jan 2-3. Holiday Afternoon Tea. 1:30p & 3:40p. Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E. 17th St. The historic home is decked out in traditional Victorian fashion with holiday music on the antique concert grand piano. The tea menu fills a 12-foot dining room table and is served by costumed waitresses. You will sit at individual tea tables set with fine English china and silver service. Holiday Tea is served Friday and Saturday with the first seating at 1:30 p.m. and the last seating at 3:40 p.m. The price is $18.95 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and a credit card number will be requested in order to hold the reservation. Make reservations at 307-637-3333.


miracle on 34th street

Dec 5-7, 11-14, 19-21. Miracle on 34th Street. 7:30p Thu-Sat & 2p Sun. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 East Pershing Blvd. This Christmas Classic tells the story of a kindly old man named Kris Kringle who insists that he is the real Santa Claus. 307-638-6543.


Family Days: Celebrate Winter Holidays

Dec 6. Family Days: Celebrate Winter Holidays. 10a.–2p. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. Join in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to learn about the many winter holidays brought to Wyoming from around the world. Family Days is a FREE program that provides children and their families with fun and educational opportunities to explore Wyoming’s natural and cultural resources. Free. 307-777-7021.


winter farmers market

Dec 6. Winter Farmers’ Market. 10a-2p. Depot Lobby, West 15th Street and Capitol Ave. shop for late-season vegetables and other foods and products cultivated and produced in the region. 632-3905.


Dec 6. Too Busy to Bake Treat and Craft Sale. 8a-3p. Frontier United Methodist Church, Four Mile and Powderhouse Roads. The 13th annual handmade crafts, holiday cookies and treats sale will feature cookies and treats sold by the pound and placed in a free holiday tin of your choosing or you can choose a pre-packaged tray as they are available. There will be more than 80 different types of treats. Crafters will also have their wares available to purchase. Lunch will be served, for a donation, from 10:30a-2p. Proceeds benefit Bethel Outreach Ministries, Boys and Girls Club of Cheyenne and Frontier United Methodist Church. 307-286-4142.


All City Children's Chorus

Dec 6. All-City Children’s Chorus Performance. 4p. South High School, 1213 W. Allison Rd. Presentation of their Christmas music, "Songs of Yore." $8. 307-771-2275.


wintermart arts and crafts

Dec 6, 13 & 20. Craft Show. 8a-5p. Comfort Inn, 201 W Fox Farm Rd. Fresh ingrediants for salsa, rice. beans and tortillas, chile, chili. Hand-crafted items, bake sale and Mexican food. 307-514-6051.


storytime at the depot

Dec 6. Story Time at the Depot. 1p. Depot Museum, 121 West 15th Street.  Sponsored by Cheyenne Eye Clinic. Each participating child will receive a book. 307-632-3905.


Children's Holiday Tea

Dec 6 & 13. Children’s Holiday Tea. 1p. Historic Governors’ Mansion, 300 E 21st St. Children ages 5-10 and their parents enjoy tea in the sunroom. Kids will enjoy storytime with one of Santa's helpers, craft a wish list to send to Santa and enjoy tea, hot chocolate and snacks. Free. RSVP required. 307-777-7878.


LCCC Celtic Ensemble

Dec 6. LCCC Holiday Concert. 7p. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W 20th Ave. Featuring the LCCC vocal and instrumental ensembles. Free and open to the public.


christmas a t the mansion

Dec 7. Adult Holiday Tea. 1p. Historic Governors’ Mansion, 300 E 21st St.  Tour the mansion fully decorated, and enjoy tea in the sunroom. $20. RSVP required. 307-777-7878.


Dec 7. Pine Bluffs Country Dance. 2-5p. Pine Bluffs Historic High School Gym, 607 Elm Street. Dalton Fuller will play, A donation of $5 per person will be accepted at the door for the dance as well as your favorite dish to enjoy a potluck dinner following the dance at 5p. Bring family and friends to enjoy country dancing for all ages.


Capitol Chorale

Dec 7. Yuletide Tapestry Concert. 7:30p. St Mary's Cathedral, 2107 Capitol Ave. The Cheyenne Capitol Chorale will perform "Yuletide Tapestry," which features a wide range of different Christmas songs to celebrate the beauty of the season. Free. 307-637-5044. 


Teacups & Twigs Sale

Dec 10-13 and 17-20. Teacups & Twigs Sale. 12-6p Wed-Fri, 10a-5p Sat. 11241 Coonrod Rd. The store carries a large selection of teacups, teapots, saucer sets both vintage and new. Custom teacup wreaths made to your specifications. Lots of vintage linens, dolls and florals. Handmade cottage style distressed furniture. Huge inventory sale, refreshments and door prizes. 307-637-7282.


geologic history

Dec 11. Thursday Night Lecture Series: Fingerprints on Wyoming’s Rock of Ages: Clues to the Growth of Continents. 7p. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. During this lecture, Professor Frost, Department of Geology and Geophysics at University of Wyoming, explores the geologic history of Wyoming, which spans nearly 4 billion years from the formation of the oldest rocks in the central part of the state to current geologic activity in Yellowstone. Professor Frost will first describe the field and laboratory methods used to decipher this history. Then, using the comparison of a human lifespan, she will make the series of events that created the geologic resources of our state come alive. Free. 307-777-7021.


reindeer monologues

Dec 11-13. The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. 7:30p. LCCC Playhouse, 1400 W College Blvd. For mature audiences. A dark, dark Christmas comedy. Scandal erupts at the North Pole when one of Santa's eight tiny reindeer accuses him of sexual harassment. As mass media descends upon the event, the other members of the sleigh team demand to share their perspectives, and a horrific tale of corruption and perversion emerges, which seems to implicate everyone from the littlest elf to the tainted Saint himself. With each deer's confession, the truth behind the shocking allegations becomes clearer and clearer. ...and murkier and murkier. $10 General Admission / $5 students and seniors. For reservations: boxoffice@lccc.wy.edu or 307-432-1626.


art design and dine

Dec 11. Art, Design & Dine Art Walk. 5-8p. Dee James and Donna Person are the featured artists for the Cheyenne Artists Guild and will be part of a reception at the Carriage House, 1701 Morrie Ave. Other participating galleries include: Artful Hand Studio, 302 E 1st Ave.; Art Corner Co-op; Cheyenne Artists Guild, 1701 Morrie Ave; Clay Paper Scissors Gallery, 1506 Thomes Ave; Deselms Fine Art, 300 E 17th St; Flydragon Studio, 1822 E 16th St; FrameMaster, 137 Kornegay Ct; Iron Sharpens Iron, 5807 Sunset Dr; Nagle Warren Mansion, 222 E 17th St; Rotton Apple Ink, 218 W 17th St; Sierra Hills Assisted Living, 4606 N College Dr; Taste of the Tour, The Paramount Cafe, 1607 Capitol Ave; WYO Art Factory, 1506 Thomes Ave Suite F. Free.


miracle on 34th street

Dec 11-14, 19-21. Miracle on 34th Street. 7:30p Thu-Sat & 2p Sun. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 East Pershing Blvd. This Christmas Classic tells the story of a kindly old man named Kris Kringle who insists that he is the real Santa Claus. 307-638-6543.


Nagle warren christmas tea

Dec 12-13, 19-20 & 26-27 and Jan 2-3. Holiday Afternoon Tea. 1:30p & 3:40p. Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E. 17th St. The historic home is decked out in traditional Victorian fashion with holiday music on the antique concert grand piano. The tea menu fills a 12-foot dining room table and is served by costumed waitresses. You will sit at individual tea tables set with fine English china and silver service. Holiday Tea is served Friday and Saturday with the first seating at 1:30 p.m. and the last seating at 3:40 p.m. The price is $18.95 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and a credit card number will be requested in order to hold the reservation. Make reservations at 307-637-3333.


hockey

Dec 13. Cheyenne Stampede v Denver 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. 


Symphony

Dec 13. Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra “Home For The Holidays.” 7:30p. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 West 20th Street. Join the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, Maestro William Intriligator, the En Avant Dance Studio, the Cheyenne All-City Children’s Chorus, and soloists for this festive and joyous program of holiday music. Nothing rings in the holidays quite like the majesty and grandeur of a full symphony orchestra. For many, this program is their new holiday family tradition. So bring the family and create memories to last a lifetime. 307-778-8561.


Dec 13. Annual Hillsdale Christmas Parade. 5p. Downtown Hillsdale. Experience a Christmas celebration in a small town setting with a parade of lights, horses, alpacas, wagons and more. A chili feed and a visit from Santa will be held afterwards at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 4325 Hills Street in Hillsdale. 307-421-5574.


wintermart arts and crafts

Dec 13 & 20. Craft Show. 8a-5p. Comfort Inn, 201 W Fox Farm Rd. Fresh ingrediants for salsa, rice. beans and tortillas, chile, chili. Hand-crafted items, bake sale and Mexican food. 307-514-6051.


Old West Museum

Dec 13. Holiday Open House At Old West Museum. 9a-5p. CFD Old West Museum, 4610 N. Carey Avenue. Bring a non-perishable food item to receive free admission. We will donate the food to Community Action of Laramie County. 307-778-7290.


Old West Museum

Dec 13. A Homemade Cowboy Christmas At Old West Museum. 9:30-11:30a. CFD Old West Museum, 4610 N. Carey Avenue. Children’s education winter workshop. Children will explore the richness of their American Western heritage with fun projects and activities. Ages 5-12. $5 per student. 307-778-7290.


holiday light tours

Dec 14-24. Street Railway Holiday Light Tours. 6 & 8p. Start at the west end of Frontier Mall, 1400 E Dell Range, and go all around town. The best holiday homes are on display around town, with lots of twinkling lights and lawn decorations (who will win the Clark W Griswold Award?). The $12 (adult) and $6 (child) tickets go on sale December 1 and may be purchased with a credit card at 307-778-3133.  


Teacups & Twigs Sale

Dec 17-20. Teacups & Twigs Sale. 12-6p Wed-Fri, 10a-5p Sat. 11241 Coonrod Rd. The store carries a large selection of teacups, teapots, saucer sets both vintage and new. Custom teacup wreaths made to your specifications. Lots of vintage linens, dolls and florals. Handmade cottage style distressed furniture. Huge inventory sale, refreshments and door prizes. 307-637-7282.


miracle on 34th street

Dec 19-21. Miracle on 34th Street. 7:30p Thu-Sat & 2p Sun. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 East Pershing Blvd. This Christmas Classic tells the story of a kindly old man named Kris Kringle who insists that he is the real Santa Claus. 307-638-6543.


Nagle warren christmas tea

Dec 19-20 & 26-27 and Jan 2-3. Holiday Afternoon Tea. 1:30p & 3:40p. Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E. 17th St. The historic home is decked out in traditional Victorian fashion with holiday music on the antique concert grand piano. The tea menu fills a 12-foot dining room table and is served by costumed waitresses. You will sit at individual tea tables set with fine English china and silver service. Holiday Tea is served Friday and Saturday with the first seating at 1:30 p.m. and the last seating at 3:40 p.m. The price is $18.95 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and a credit card number will be requested in order to hold the reservation. Make reservations at 307-637-3333.


winter farmers market

Dec 20. Winter Farmers’ Market. 10a-2p. Depot Lobby, West 15th Street and Capitol Ave. shop for late-season vegetables and other foods and products cultivated and produced in the region. 307-632-3905.


silver gloves boxing

Dec 20. Wyoming State Silver Gloves Boxing Tournament. 5p. Storey Gym, 2811 House Ave. $12. 307-632-0253.


wintermart arts and crafts

Dec 20. Craft Show. 8a-5p. Comfort Inn, 201 W Fox Farm Rd. Fresh ingrediants for salsa, rice. beans and tortillas, chile, chili. Hand-crafted items, bake sale and Mexican food. 307-514-6051.


Nagle warren christmas tea

Dec 26-27 and Jan 2-3. Holiday Afternoon Tea. 1:30p & 3:40p. Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 E. 17th St. The historic home is decked out in traditional Victorian fashion with holiday music on the antique concert grand piano. The tea menu fills a 12-foot dining room table and is served by costumed waitresses. You will sit at individual tea tables set with fine English china and silver service. Holiday Tea is served Friday and Saturday with the first seating at 1:30 p.m. and the last seating at 3:40 p.m. The price is $18.95 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and a credit card number will be requested in order to hold the reservation. Make reservations at 307-637-3333.


ball drop

Dec 31. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. 9p-1a. Depot Plaza, 121 W 15th St. First a family celebration in the depot lobby from 4p -6p including a mini ball drop at 6pm for the kids. Then beginning at 9p d.j. spins tunes filling the plaza with sounds of Auld Lang Syne, come kick up your heals. Culminating in a ball drop with fireworks at midnight. Depot Lobby and Plaza, 121 W 15th St. A fully lit ball is suspended 75 feet in the air and drops at midnight. While waiting for the New Year, Then, when the ball drops, the plaza fills with sounds and fireworks go off. Downtown businesses and nightlife spots get involved to enhance the experience for all who come. 307-778-3133.


New Years Eve

Dec 31. New Year’s Eve Cowboy Style. 7pm-12a. Little America Hotel, 2800 W. Lincolnway. 7-9p: Chuckwagon buffet and cash bar, 8p: gaming for prizes, 8p to 12:30a: country western dance with the Boom Twang Band, 12a: welcome the new year with a champagne toast and refreshments. $75 per person: buffet, gaming, dancing, champagne toast and refreshments or $40 per person: dancing, champagne toast and refreshments. For tickets or more info: Michael Walden-Newman at 307-777-6704 .



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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

Sloans Lake, Lions Park, 4610 Carey Ave. Open noon to 5 p.m. daily. Free. Lifeguard is on duty. Lake also has paddleboats and canoes for $6 a half hour. 

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.