THIS WEEKEND IN CHEYENNE
Apr 28-29. Wyoming 125th Anniversary Exhibit. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Wyoming State Museum and Gift Shop, 2301 Central Avenue. Free. (307) 777-7025. This special exhibit will chronicle significant events in the state's history. Monday through Saturday.
Apr 28. Fridays in the Asher: Gipsy Moon and Dirty Revival. 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Asher Building, 500 W. 15th Street. $5.00. Get ready for...A SHOW SO EXCITING, THERE'S NOT EVEN AN OPENER. Gipsy Moon is a five-piece group of folk musicians out of Nederland, Colorado. In February, they SOLD OUT the Aggie in Fort Collins, performing with the California Honeydrops. Comments from people who were there include: "holy cow, that was magical" and "I have NEVER seen a band have that much fun before..." You've gotta see it to believe it folks! Dirty Revival is a dynamic seven-piece soul group out of Portland, Oregon. Their exciting and unique sound includes soul, jazz, funk, and hip hop influences. All ages admitted. Beer and wine spirits will be available for those 21+ with ID.
Apr 29. 1st UMC Sesquicentennial 5K. 7:15 AM. 17th & Pioneer. $25 advance/$30 door. Our 5K Run/Fun Walk starts on the north side of the Dinneen Building (17th and Pioneer Street) site of the Cheyenne City Hall in 1867 where the first Wyoming congregation was organized; and ends in the church parking lot (19th and Central Avenue), north of our Historic Sanctuary building. Refreshments will be provided runners at the Finish Line. Lively music, compliments of the 1st UMC Praise Team, will welcome participants and add to the excitement of a race well run. Prizes will be given to the 1st and 2nd place runners in the Men's and Women's Divisions. Plan now to take part in this "Once In a Lifetime" activity.
Apr 29 - Apr 30. Cheyenne Spring Yoga and Meditation Retreat. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM. 315 W 18th St, 1530 W. Lincolnway. $85 one day or $150 both days. (307) 399-4054. Two days of learning, guidance and discussion to deepen your yoga and meditation practices. We will discuss yogic philosophy and history, explore some of the mythology associated with the asanas, breathe together in pranayama, experience different types of meditation, practice a variety of styles of yoga, and become familiar with or dive deeper into Ayurveda and the energetic realm. Led by Miguel Chen, Jill Lovato and Jana Stone.
Apr 30. Cheyenne Capitol Chorale – “Music Through the Ages” Spring Concert. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. King of Glory Lutheran Church, 8806 Yellowstone Rd. (307) 637-5044. Cheyenne Capital Chorale will perform a selection of chorale works from throughout the ages – from the Gregorian era to modern times. Of special interest will be the performance of Requiem, Opus 48, one of Gabriel Fauré’s most celebrated works.
Apr 30. Frank & Vinny. 2:00 PM. Central High School Auditorium, 5500 Education Drive. Students - $5 Adults - $20 Family - $50. (307) 635-0833. Lead guitarist Frank Vignola's first Allied tour w/ Travelin' Light in 1995-96 and toured in 2006–07 and 2007–08. Frank met Vinny Raniolo (marvelous rhythm guitarist) in an NYC jam session in 2006 and formed this duo in 2010; played over 1,000 shows together. Individually, they have played with Ringo Starr, Madonna, Wynton Marsalis, Bucky Pizzarelli, Tommy Emmanuel, The Boston Pops & The NY Pops. Featured on NPR regularly and on the PBS Special "Tommy Emmanuel and Friends", and will have their own special in the summer/fall of 2015---"Four Generations of Guitar." Tickets are available for purchase at the door firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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-3p. Sun 11a-3p. 307-632-3905
Botanic Gardens and Pauls Smith's Children's Village, 710 South Lions Park Drive, Free. T-Sat. Conservatory under construction. Children's Village open Tues- Sun. Grounds open 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