THIS WEEKEND IN CHEYENNE

Aug 18-19. English High Tea. 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM. Nagle-Warren Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 222 W. 17th Street. (307) 637-3333. Indulge in finely steeped tea and tea sandwiches, and enjoy the company of friends or new acquaintances. Libations are available. Call for reservations. 

Aug 18-20. RX Tea Time Tea. 1605 Pebrican Avenue. Rx Tea Time is a Victorian Tea Room where one will find a prescription for a cup of tea and a relaxing tea experience.  Daily by RESERVATION ONLY.

Aug 18. Union Pacific Steam Shop Tour! 12:30 PM. BY RESERVATION ONLY.  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.   info@cheyenne.org. 

Aug 18 - 20. Cheyenne Arts Festival. Cheyenne Depot Museum and Depot Plaza in downtown Cheyenne, WY., 121 W 15th St. Designed to showcase and celebrate local creativity in all its forms and to provide Cheyenne residents and visitors with a unique arts-related experience, the festival is organized by Arts Cheyenne, with programming and logistics support from the Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority, the Dinneen Family and a host of enthusiastic volunteers.  The three-day festival features dozens of juried visual and performance artists from around the region, workshops for young people to learn about their artistic talents, and activities for the entire family.   

Aug 18. Fridays on the Plaza.  The Steve Thomas Band.  High energy arena rock is what you get with STB! We play music from the 80's like Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison, Loverboy, The Police, Rick Springfield, and many more!Free!  5:30 PM - 10:00 PM. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 121 W 15th St.  NO pets, please.  Food trucks and beer are available.

Aug 18-20. The Outlaw Saloon presents Vince Anthony.   8:30 PM. The Outlaw Saloon, 312 S. Greeley Hwy. $5. (307) 635-7552. Live Music!!  

Aug 19.  Farmer's Market.  7:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  West 15th Street, between Carey Ave & O'Neil. You'll find up to 40 vendors from Wyoming & Colorado with fresh fruits, vegetables, artisan breads, local honey, specialty foods, native trees, flowers, organic produce.

Aug 19. Cheyenne Animal Shelter's Dog Jog 2017. 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM. Holliday Park, 17th Street at Morrie Avenue. $20 for 1 human and 1 dog - PACKAGE $10 for additional dog or human (no one person can lead more than two dogs - no more than 2 people can lead one dog.). (307) 632-6655. Got a Dog? Take your dog for a walk and help raise money for the Cheyenne Animal Shelter! The Wags and Menace Make a Difference Foundation is the premiere sponsor of the event. "Baxter Lee" -- CEO of Wags and Menace encourages you to bring your four-legged friends and enjoy a walk on the 1.5-mile course around Holiday Park. Complete with your Doggy Goody Bag and your dog’s very own "Finisher Medal", you will not want to miss this one! Everyone will meet at the Picnic Pavilion in Holiday Park at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Aug 19. Bit-O-Wyo Horse Barn Dinner Show. 6:00 PM, Dinner at 6:30 PM. Bit-O-Wyo Ranch, 470 Happy Jack Road. $50.00 per person Kids under 7 are free. (307) 638-6924. Your evening begins when the Horse Barn Opens. You will have an opportunity to meet the Bit-O-Wyo Horses, and then a cowboy steak dinner with all the fixings, then enjoy The Blue Water Cowboy Band and some great Cowboy Comedy! Reservations required.  

Aug 19-20.  Live music at Grant Farms Fresh Market. 12 PM - 4 PM.  Free!  Grant Farms Fresh Market, 2120 E Lincolnway.  307-635-2676.

Aug 20. Last Chance Campground Eclipse Event. 5:00 PM. Last Chance Camp, Last Chance Camp 11234 Coonrod Road. $35 to $45 for camp sites. Last Chance Camp will have a NASA Speaker coming from Colorado Springs on Sunday Evening August 20th at 8PM to teach us a few things about the Eclipse and some other Space Guru facts. There will be NASA goodies available for first arrivals. The eclipse will be Monday August 21st.  Right now your price is just $35 per night for TENT or RV under 40FT (if it’s longer, add a guest to make it $45). We have all the amenities that we normally have including the bonfire, hot showers and port a pots. BOOK IT – EASY http://www.lastchancecamp.com/reservation.html 

Cheyenne Steamers.  Come Ride the miniature TRAIN! Cheyenne Steamers will be operating this weekend, Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Cheyenne Ice & Event Center, 1530 W. Lincolnway.  Suggested ride donation is $2.00 per person. Come enjoy the summer weekends by riding the train.

Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley.  Visit Cheyenne, $10.00. (307) 778-3133. Fully narrated historic tours of Cheyenne.  Monday - Friday tours are at 10a, 11:30a, 1p 2:30p & 4p.  Saturday's schedule is 10a & 12p, 2p, and Sunday's is 12p & 2p.  Holiday schedule is 12p, 2p.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 2-12. The trolley plus museum pass is $19 for adults and gives entrance to Cheyenne area museums along with the trolley ride.  Weekday tours are 90 minutes; weekend tours are two hours with a ½ complimentary stop at the Cheyenne Old West Museum (no museum pass tickets sold on the weekends). 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.    

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides. 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Historic Depot Plaza, 121 W. 15th Street. FREE. (307) 778-3133. Enjoy a narrated historic tour of the quaint downtown Cheyenne area on a beautiful horse-drawn carriage. WEATHER PERMITTING.  May and September, there are no Monday or Tuesday tours.  June-August tours run daily. The rides begin in front of the historic Depot building at Lincolnway & Capitol Ave. FREE- donations accepted. The Carriages run May 1-Sep 30. CALL IN ADVANCE FOR SCHEDULE UPDATES, 800-426-5009 or 307-778-3133. 

Big Country Speedway. Every Saturday!  3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Big Country Speedway, 4820 S. Greeley Hwy. $10.00, $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 $10, Children 6-12 $5, 0-5 free. 

Live Music & Dancing.  Every Friday and Saturday!  7:00 PM -11:00 PM.  Bunkhouse Bar & Grill, 1064 Happy Jack Road.  The Y-4 band plays a collection of classic country western music. This is a family friendly atmosphere, so get the kids, grab your boots and head out to the Bunkhouse for a good time!  

Cowgirls of the West Museum.  Tues- Fri, 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM.  Sat, 11:00 AM- 3:00 PM.  Free!  203 & 205 W. 17th Street.  307-638-4994

Nelson Museum of the West.  Mon- Fri.  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  $.  1714 Carey Avenue.  The collection itself was designed by our Founder Robert L. Nelson to show visitors a broad spectrum of our older western cultures.  307-635-7670

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. 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM. Mon-Fri. 307-635-8959

Cheyenne Depot Museum, 121 W. 15th St. A national landmark rich with railroad history exhibits. $. Mon-Fri, 9a-6:30p. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 11a-3p.  307-632-3905

Botanic Gardens and Paul Smith's Children's Village,  710 South Lions Park Drive, Free.  Wed-Sun.  10AM- 6PM.  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