THIS WEEKEND IN CHEYENNE

Feb 24-25. 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.

Feb 24-25.  Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Wyoming State Museum and Gift Shop, 2301 Central Avenue. Free. (307) 777-7025. The works of 60 Wyoming artists are featured in the 2017 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale on display at the Wyoming State Museum January 7 through March 4. Approximately 70 pieces will be on display. The state’s five elected officials and representatives from other state agencies participating in the program select the Purchase Award winners. 

Feb 24-25. English High Tea. 2:00 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.  

Feb 24-26. Last Weekend!  Hemi Lighted Forest Of Hope. 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM. 6565 Ashley Drive. Admission is by donation. Hay rides are free, but train rides are $1.  (307) 630-6641. 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 Hemispherectomy 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). Hot chocolate is always on for those who do the hay rides. 

Feb 24. Friday Karaoke. 09:00 PM. The Suite Bistro, 1901 Central Ave. (307) 634-1901. In the bar so come early to get a seat!   

Feb 24-26.  The Outlaw Saloon presents Allison Draw.  8:30 PM. The Outlaw Saloon, 312 S. Greeley Hwy. $5. (307) 635-7552. Live Music!! 

Feb 25. The All Night Strut: CLTP's Annual Mardi Gras Cabaret Fundraiser. Doors Open: 5:30 PM: Show Starts: 6:30 PM. Atlas Theatre, 211 West Lincolnway. Tickets are $20 per person, VIP tables available starting at $210. (307) 638-6543. The All Night Strut is a musical celebration featuring music from the 1930's and 40's. Join us to hear some jazz, blues, and hits from the American Songbook!  

Feb 25. Spirits of Mardi Gras. 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; VIP Admission at 6:00 PM. Little America Hotel & Resort, 2800 W. Lincolnway. (307) 632-5872. Join us for the 5th annual spirit tasting event. There will be food, drinks, a silent auction and music by Sean Curtis and the Divide. Tickets: $25 Single: $50 VIP: $65 Table: $600.

Feb 25. SOLD OUT!  Union Pacific Steam Shop Tour!   12:30 PM. Cheyenne Depot Museum, 121 W 15th St, Suite 202. $20. (307) 778-3133. A rare opportunity!  This package event includes: a guided tour of the Union Pacific Steam Shop (where the 4014 is being refurbished), given by Ed Dickens, Senior Manager: Heritage Operations; entrance into the Cheyenne Depot Museum for the day and a Cheyenne Street Railway tour highlighting Cheyenne's railroad history.   Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and sign a liability release before going on the tour. The tours are a joint project of Union Pacific, Visit Cheyenne, and the Cheyenne Depot Museum.  Visit Cheyenne graciously thanks Union Pacific for its generosity in opening up the Steam Shop for these tours. 

Feb 25. Bobby Phillips. 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM. The Suite Bistro, 1901 Central Ave Downstairs in The Speakeasy. (307) 634-1901. Live Music!

Feb 26.  Cheyenne Chamber Singers Present “Emerging Light: A Collection of Mid-Winter Songs.”   2:00 PM.  Ascension Lutheran Church, 712 Storey Blvd.  (307) 433-1141. CCS will be joined by the Laramie County Community College’s Cantorei Singers for two afternoon performances of these evocative compositions.  The performances will feature music that celebrates the cold of winter in the warmth of Cheyenne’s Ascension Lutheran Church.  You won’t want to miss this musical, mid-winter celebration! Tickets are available through the Cheyenne Chamber Singers website.