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THIS WEEKEND IN CHEYENNE

Sep 30.  Last Day!  Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Visit Cheyenne, $10.00. (307) 778-3133. Fully narrated historic tours of Cheyenne. 10a, 11:30a, 1p 2:30p & 4p.  Tickets may be purchased at the Visitor Center (Historic Depot, 15th and Capitol Ave), or over the phone with a credit card at 307-778-3133 or 800-426-5009. 

Sep 30.  Horse-drawn Carriage Rides. 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. (307) 778-3133.  Rides are free & dependent on weather and downtown activities/events. Loading is on 15th St. & Capitol Ave. Call 307-778-3133 for daily updates. 

Sep 30-Oct 1.  Wyoming 125th Anniversary Exhibit. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. Free. (307) 777-7025. This special exhibit will chronicle significant events in the state's history through the decades.  Monday-Saturday.

Sep 30– Oct 1. First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Avenue. Free. (307) 777-7021. “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library,” is a national traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to commemorate the 400th anniversary in 2016 of Shakespeare’s death. Closed Sundays.

Sep 30– Oct 2. Manifest Destiny: Real & Imagined.  Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum and Store, 4610 Carey Avenue. Included in museum admission. (307) 778-7290. Throughout the nineteenth century as Americans pushed west toward the Pacific, they were fascinated by westward expansion in North America. Printed imagery—lithographs and engravings—played an important role in the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the West and its inhabitants. Now visitors to this new exhibition can see 48 hand-colored engravings and lithographs that explore these depictions and the influence the artists had on the perception of the wild west.  Through Oct. 20. 

Sep 30-Oct 1. English High Tea. 2:00- 4:00 PM. Nagle-Warren Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 222 W. 17th Street. (307) 637-3333. Indulge in finely steeped tea and tea sandwiches; you can enjoy the company of friends or new acquaintances. Libations are available. Call for reservations. 

Sep 30.  John Warburton.  Midtown Tavern, 1303 E Pershing Blvd.  Live Music!  8:00 PM.  No cover!  (307) 638-8703.

Sep 30.  Friday Karaoke. 9:00 PM. The Suite Bistro, 1901 Central Ave. (307) 634-1901. In the bar so come early to get a seat! 

Sep 30– Oct 2. The Drowsy Chaperone. 7:30 PM. Cheyenne Little Theatre, 2706 E Pershing Blvd. (307) 638–6543. Directed by Keith Neville.  Sept. 29 – Oct. 2 & Oct. 7–9, 2016 Thursday – Saturday @ 7:30pm Sunday @ 2pm.  With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not so bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight.

Oct 1.  Last One!  Downtown Farmer’s Market. 7:00 AM- 1:00PM. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Avenue and Lincolnway. Featuring great tasting and healthy farm fresh foods, locally produced honey, 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.

Oct 1. Annual Fall Historic Homes Walk. 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Donation. The Wyoming State Museum Historic Homes Walk begins at 432 W. 6th Avenue, and features homes in the Moore Haven Historic District known as The Avenues.  Walkers may pick up a brochure with descriptions of the 26 included homes. Donations will be accepted for supporting volunteers activities at the Wyoming State Museum.

Oct 1 -2.  2016 Spiritual Awakening Holistic Fair. Sat 9a-5p, Sun 10a-5p . Cheyenne Radisson, 204 W Fox Farm Rd. (307) 220-2015. Entry into the fair is 3 cans of UNEXPIRED food or $5. Children 12 years of age and under are free.  All types of vendors...face painting, jewelry, swords, pendulums, dream catchers and other various items. Participate in the healing energy of Reiki masters, Energy workers and healers of many modalities. Would you like your aura photo taken? Judy Lekic so she can tell you all about your Aura. We also have Tarot readers, Angel readers, Palm Readers, Mediums and much more.

Oct 1. Really Cool Raptors: Family Day. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Wyoming State Museum and Gift Shop, 2301 Central Avenue. Free. (307) 777-7021. Families will enjoy raptor activities and are also encouraged to take part in a very special raptor program at 11 a.m. where they’ll get to meet some of the raptors from the Draper Natural History Museum’s Raptor Experience at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. During the program, participants will get an up-close-and-personal view of some of Wyoming’s most recognized predators, the birds of prey. Family Days is a FREE program of the Wyoming State Museum, sponsored by the Walmart Foundation, which provides children and their families with fun and educational opportunities to explore Wyoming’s natural and cultural resources. The program is held the first Saturday of the month, September through May, at the Wyoming State Museum. Each month’s program has a different theme.

Oct 1. Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show. 10:00 PM. Outlaw Saloon, 312 S Greeley Hwy. $10 Cover. (307) 635-7552. "The World's Greatest Rock & Roll Ban's+ 50th Anniversary Tribute Show. Tickets available at any King Soopers, The Outlaw Saloon and ticketswest.com.

Oct 1.  Big Country Speedway. 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Hwy. $7.00, $5.00. (405) 615-9697. Saturday Night Racing. Pit gate opens at noon, hot lapping begins at 1p, front gate opens at 3p, racing at 6p.  Adults $7, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free.  

Oct 1. Bobby Phillips. 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM. The Suite Bistro, 1901 Central Ave. Downstairs in The Speakeasy. (307) 634-1901. Live Music!

Oct 2. Sunday Lunch Train. 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM. Terry Bison Ranch, 51 I-25 Frontage Rd. $25.00. (307) 634-4171. Noon. Purchase tickets before 5p Sat. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. $25 per person must have meal choices when you make reservation. Choices are buffalo burger platter, beef burger platter, or fried chicken platter. Designed from an old fashioned dining car.  

Sherman Hill Model Railroad Club Display. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Movie theater wing of Frontier Mall, 1400 Dell Range Blvd. Free. (307) 996-7645. See a model railroad layout and learn about the club.

Re-Ride Me Cheyenne!  Grab a bike and ride around town for free!  Just bring it back when you’re done.  Bike stations are at Paramount Cafe, Freedom's Edge Brewery/Mid Mod, Laramie County Library, Lions Park, Holliday Park, and The Comea Shelter.

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Avenue. $.  9-5p Mon-Fri, Sat & Sun 10a-5p.  307-778-7290

Messenger Museum, Nationway and Crook Ave. Western displays of carriages to cavalry. Free. 8a- 5p Mon-Fri. 307-635-8959

Cheyenne Depot Museum, 121 W. 15th St. A national landmark rich with railroad history exhibits. $. Mon-Sat, 9a-5p. Sun 18a-3p.  307-632-3905

Botanic Gardens,  710 South Lions Park Drive, Free.  Conservatory open weekdays 8a -4:30 p, grounds dawn till dusk.  307-637-6458

NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research).   Free, self-guided tour that offers an informative view of weather.  M-F 9a-5p.  Sat 10a-4p.  8120 Veta Drive.  307-996-4321

Cowgirls of the West Museum & Emporium, 205 W. 17th Street. Dedicated to the history & legends of pioneering Western women. Tue-Sat, 11a-4p.  Free. 307-638-4994

Nelson Museum of the West, 1714 Carey Ave. 9a-4:30p M-F. Featuring a beautiful collection of cowboy and Indian collectibles as well as wildlife trophies from around the world. 307-635-7670. $