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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


Gruesome

Apr 17-19, 2014. Gruesome Playground Injuries. 7:30p. LCCC Playhouse, 1400 E. College Dr. Over 30 years, the lives of Kayleen and Doug intersect at bizarre intervals. They compare scars and the physical calamities that draw them together. $5-10. Reservations at 307-432-1626.


astronmy

Apr 18, 2014. 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.


record store dayApr 19, 2014. Record Store Day. 6p. Atlas Theater, 211 W Lincolnway. Start at Ernie Novembers, 217 W Lincolnway, for great deals on vinyl. Then, at 6 p.m., go to the Atlas for great live music, featuring a full bar. Rat Salad performs at 7p, Pipin Hot Ghost Peppers at 8:15p, Rush Archives at 9:30p. Front room entertainment by Harriman Exit. Free. 

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Gray Rocks Reservoir

Apr 19, 2014. Cheyenne Audubon Field Trip. 7:30a-5:30p. Lions Park, 600 S. Lions Park Dr. Cheyenne–High Plains Audubon Society plans an all-day birding field trip to Gray Rocks Reservoir, near Wheatland, and Guernsey State Park to look for water birds. Birders of every level of expertise are welcome. Participants will leave from Lions Park at 7:30a, returning about 5:30p. Meet at the parking lot between the Children’s Village and the old Community House by following South Lions Park Drive. Please call Mark Gorges, 634-0463, if you plan to go so that you may be contacted in case of changes in plans. Pack lunch, water, binoculars and layers of warm clothing. There will be some walking. 307-634-0463


Earth Day

Apr 19, 2014. Earth Day Celebration. 10a-2p. Children's Village, 616 South Lions Park Dr. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend “Earth Day: Let’s Get Outside.” Besides events throughout the day, including Seed Bombs, Plant Necklaces, Sunflower Planting, Pooh Stick Races and Recycled BugsFree, scheduled activities include:  10-10:05 a.m. Soil and Seed Egg Hunt;  11:00 a.m. Interactive Story Time; 12:00 p.m. Ecosystem Tag; and 1:00 p.m. Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition Judging. Free. 307-777-6560.


Derby

Apr 19, 2014. Cheyenne Capidolls Punishers v. Molly Morbids. Doors open at 6:30p, Bout starts at 7p. Roller City, 5506 Weaver Road. $10 at the door, or get your tickets from brownpapertickets.com or at Ernie November, 217 Lincolnway. Kids under 12 get in free. 


Easter Egg

Easter Egg Hunts

Apr 19, 2014. Traditional Easter Egg Hunt. 10a. Holliday Park, East 17th Street and Morrie Avenue. For children ages 2-6. Free. 307-637-6423

Apr 19, 2014. Underwater Easter Egg Hunt. 5p. Municipal Pool, 4615 Carey Ave. For children ages 2-10 Get tickets at the Neighborhood Facility and Municipal Pool. $5. 307-637-6423

Apr 19, 2014. Historic Easter Egg Hunt. 9a. Historic Governors’ Mansion, 300 E 21st Street. Children ages 2-4 years of age are invited to the Historic Governors’ Mansion Easter Egg Hunt where more than 1,200 eggs will be “hidden” on the grounds of the Mansion for children to gather. Each egg is stuffed with a fun educational fact about the history of the Mansion and Wyoming’s First Families, as well as treats galore! Get here early as the eggs go fast. Free. 307-777-7878.

Apr 19, 2014. Downtown Easter Egg Hunt. 11a-5p. Participating downtown stores. The DDA is holding a downtown Easter Egg Hunt. Hunt for eggs filled with candy, $5 Boot Baubles, and various other goodies. One egg will hold a $100 gift certificate! Eggs will be hidden in participating stores, marked by an Easter egg on the door. Free. 307-433-9730

Apr 19, 2014. Community Easter Egg Hunt. 10a-1p. VA Hospital, 2360 E Pershing Blvd. Egg hunt followed by rides on miniature train in front of the Community Living Center and the circle of flags. Free. 307-701-1703

Apr 20, 2014. ARC Egg Hunt. 1-5p. Community House at Archer Complex, 3967 Archer Parkway. Includes face-painting and arts and crafts. For all ages and abilities. Sponsored by The Arc. Free. 307-633-4670


dance club

Apr 19, 2014. Cheyenne Dance Club. 5:30p cocktails, 6p dinner, 7-10p dancing. Holiday Inn, 204 W. Fox Farm Rd. Music by Dean Beck’s Big Band. $25 a couple; $10 for first-timers. Dinner is $24 a person. 635-0875.


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. Topics: Apr 17 is Living with Autism, and Apr 24 is After the Attack. 307-701-0945 lifetreecafe.com



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. 6:00p. Little America, 2800 W Lincolnway. The competition begins at 6p. 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. 637-5222.

Chocalatiers participating 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.


calc

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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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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