THIS WEEKEND IN CHEYENNE

Jul 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.

Jul 28-30. Cheyenne Frontier Days. 800-22-RODEO. 12:15 PM.  Known for its fast pace and large number of contestants, the CFD rodeo ensures that visitors see more rodeo action – two sections of bulls, and two sections of saddle and bareback broncs daily – than they can see at any other rodeo. Every rodeo event is performed in each of the nine daily performances, so any day at Cheyenne Frontier Days is a good day to see an exciting, action-packed rodeo.

Jul 28-29. 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. 

Jul 28-30. 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.

Jul 28-30. The 37th Annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show. 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum and Store, 4610 Carey Avenue.  $10. (307) 778-7289. Converging on the CFD Old West Museum like cowboys to the rodeo arena, the artists featured in the CFD Western Art Show celebrate the heritage of the American West.  The artists featured in this show are the county’s top western and wildlife artists, using mediums from painting and etchings, to bronze and wood sculptures.  This show attracts artists from across the nation who share a love for the American West and its traditions.  

Jul 28-30. 61th Old Fashioned Melodrama: Ladies of the Line.  7:00 PM. Atlas Theater, 211 W Lincolnway. Adults $16, seniors $14, students 13 and older $12, child 12 and under $10. (307) 638-6543. July 30 & Aug 3-6 @ 7pm Only, July 27-29 @ 7pm & 9pm. Old Fashioned Melodrama!  Entertainment for the entire family! For tickets during Frontier Days - Atlas Theatre 307-635-0199. 

Jul 28-30. Emma's Old Time Photos. 5:00PM- 11:00PM, Historic Atlas Theatre.  Find your future framed in the past!  Enrich your Western experience.  Emma's Old Time Photos lets you save a memory for your future of the way things were in the past. 

Jul 28. Fridays on the Plaza.  Whiskey's Alibi.  Free!  Whiskey's Alibi is one of the Western Region's most authentic Country music sensations sense Chris LeDoux. Whiskey's Alibi is a truly unique representation of everything Rocky Mountain, Red Dirt, Southern Rock, Classic Country, Bluegrass, and Classic Rock music.  5:30 PM - 10:00 PM. Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 121 W 15th St.  NO pets, please.  Food trucks and beer are available.

July 28-29.  Cheyenne Frontier Days Night Show.  8:00 PM.  Frontier Park, Carey & 8th Avenues.  Well-known radio artists performing live!  1-800-22-RODEO for tickets and information.
July 28 - Jason DeRulo with Flo Rida 
July 29 - Jason Aldean with Casey Donahue

Jul 28-29. The Outlaw Saloon presents Country Artists.  John Berry & Mark Wills, July 28.  Bucky Covington, July 29.  8:30 PM. The Outlaw Saloon, 312 S. Greeley Hwy. $10. (307) 635-7552. Live Music!!  

Jul 29.  Grand Parade.  9:00 AM.  Downtown.  Join us as people from all over the world take in the sights and sounds of some of the top marching bands and horse-drawn vehicles in the country!  The parade starts in front of the Wyoming Capitol and follows the parade route marked in red on the map linked here

Jul 28-29.  Behind The Chutes Tour.  Get a first-hand look at what goes on during the rodeo from behind the scenes… free!  Guests encounter a special experience when they step into the chutes and finish the tour by walking across the arena.  The tours begin in front of the Old West Museum by the “No Looking Back” bronze statue. Look for the chute tour sign at the statue as a gathering point. 9:30a, 10:30a, and 5p.  

Jul 29.  Pickin’ Pear.  The Pickin’ Pear, Tia Martini and Leon Elam branched out from Canyon Collected to create a folk 'n' roll duo. They combine their non-traditional stylings to their traditional instruments and create an original mix of modern American music. Together the Pickin’ Pear take the banjo and ukulele down the road of folk, rock, and bluegrass.  12 PM - 4 PM.  Free!  Grant Farms Fresh Market, 2120 E Lincolnway.

Jul 29. 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 need.  

Jul 30.  Cowboy Church.  9:00 AM.  Frontier Park B Stand.  Come on down and start your Sunday off in true Western style. Services will be held in the B Stand.  The service on July 23 will be held by Susie McEntire and her husband Mark Eaton; and is sponsored by Eaton Leadership Foundation.  It will be a multi-denominational Cowboy Church Service.  Everyone is welcome.  

Jul 30.  Imani Milele Children's Choir.  The choir has been treating audiences to fun-filled, interactive and inspirational concerts since 2013. Expect to experience “True Africa”, which is showcased through culturally unique music, dance and well-crafted drum routines.        Imanis’ vibrant costumes and enthusiastic energy creates a dynamic performance for all to enjoy.  These concerts bring people of all ages the hope of a brighter future through Jesus Christ.  10:30am. Free.  Frontier United Methodist Church, 1888 E Four Mile Rd.

Jul 30.  Josh Vogler.  Josh Vogeler is an upbeat folk songwriter based in Fort Collins, Colorado, inspired by the wisdom of nature and adventurous life experiences.  His vocal style incorporates heart centered melodies and colorful spoken word narrations.  12 PM - 4 PM.  Free!  Grant Farms Fresh Market, 2120 E Lincolnway.  

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 Gunslingers. 6:00 PM Friday, Saturday 12:00 PM. Cheyenne Gunslingers, W. 15th at Pioneer Ave. Free. See gunfights, western skits, and other Wild West activities in Gunslinger Square, 15th & Pioneer, in downtown Cheyenne.  All of the shows are family-oriented. You won't get cussin' and blood in the shows, just a lot of excitement and laughs. Every performance begins with a safety demonstration. 

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 10a, 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.  9:00 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.  Tues-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