New Blizzard of ’49 Book Taking the State by Storm (pun intended)
James Fuller, historian & owner of Discovering History and Heritage in Cheyenne, has just released his new book, The Wyoming Blizzard of 1949: Surviving the Storm, and is traversing the state over the next two months. Follow the schedule below to find a location near you – this is a fascinating story of survival captured in a book that will be a wonderful addition to any Wyoming lover’s library. About the book… A Frozen Frontier Snow, wind and frigid temperatures devastated parts of Wyoming and neighboring states in 1949. For nearly two months, towns and ranches were marooned by enormous drifts, some reportedly eighty feet tall. The storm stranded hundreds…
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Check out the Dayton Art Loop Studio Tour
Check out the Dayton Art Loop Studio Tour — Saturday, November 19, from 10-4 in beautiful Dayton, WY. An annual showcase of the many artists and artisans in beautiful & quaint Dayton, Wyoming! Raffle for a basket of items donated by participants (proceeds benefit our local art scholarship), as well as a door price drawn from people who visit each stop on the map. New to this year’s tour will be David & Donna McDougall’s new gallery — Painted Skull Studio — located at the historical Hans Kleiber residence in Dayton. Noted local artist Alice Fuller is also back in the tour. She’ll be showing in her studio just outside…
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3rd Thursday Sheridan for July is Coming! JULY 21
Downtown Sheridan Association’s Third Thursday Street Festival ! JULY 21 ON SHERIDAN’S MAIN STREET from 5pm to 9pm featuring on the Main stage GARY SMALL & ONE EARTH at the Bank of the West stage Doug Andrews Thanks you to these sponsors! Funded in part by Sheridan Travel & Tourism and the City of Sheridan.
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Big Horn Basin Folk Festival – Catch it this August 6-7 in Thermopolis!
click on the image above for a full list of Big Horn Basin Folk Festival Events & Details! “Hear Me Now” — Wyoming Storytellers Take Spotlight By Ellen Sue Blakely Images provided by Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation For a full schedule of presenters during “Hear Me Now” Storytelling Circle, August 6-7, see www.wyomingfolkfestival.com. Other weekend events include the Gift of the Waters Pageant Days, Kiwanis Craft Fair and the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival, with music performances all day, demonstrators, workshops, food vendors, juried art show & sale and kid-friendly activities. When we were kids and all the cousins gathered for the annual Fourth of July ice cream and…
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Bent & Rusty Barn Sale South of Laramie
THE BENT & RUSTY COTTON COMPANY of Laramie has lots happening! Out & About around Southeast Wyoming today (July 16)? Check out Laramie’s The Bent & Rusty Cotton Company‘s Barn Sale! “The Bent & Rusty Barn Sale is open early. 10% OFF your entire purchase. Located at 4733 West End Road. Head South out of Laramie on US HWY 287 for 1.5 miles and follow the colorful flags and Barn Sale signs. Call 307-760-4139 for questions.” They have really fun & unique items & decor! The Bent & Rusty Cotton Company has regular barn sales like this one – stay tuned to their website & Facebook page for information on…
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WYO AG: National Ag Day Shout Out to Sims Sheep Company, Evanston
Sims Sheep Company — Evanston & Lyman Leather-n-Lace Photography, Evanston Lacee & Shaun Sims are good, kind people that are part of the family owned & operated Sims Sheep Company of Evanston & Lyman — Lacee is also a photographer who owns Leather-n-Lace Photography in Evanston. For a National Ag Day shout out (which we just barely missed on March 15!), we wanted to share a few glimpses into their everyday life …. About the Sims Sheep Company … Within this company, you’ll find the most prolific and hardy range sheep in North America. Among the breeds found on the ranch are Purebred Targhee and Targhee-Fin Cross Rams. Sims Sheep…
SHERIDAN: Sagebrush Community Art Center Invitational Print Exhibition
Invitational Print exhibition March 15th-April 12th, Opening Reception March 17 The Sagebrush Community Arts Center is pleased to present the “Invitational Print Exhibition,” an exhibition comprised of nine local and out of state printmaking artists curated by Brittney Denham Whisonant. The exhibit will be open from March 15th to April 12th at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, located at 201 E. 5th Street, in Sheridan, Wyoming. There will be an opening reception Thursday, March 17th, 5-7 PM. The exhibit is comprised of 30 works by Meagan Moore, Saegan Moran, Marty Azevedo, Keith Garubba, Alison Denyar, Jason Clark, Nancy Steele Makasci, Joel Oslind, and Steve Heil that display an array…
WY FOODIE: Laramie’s Chalk ‘n Cheese Begins Platter & Wine Flight Nights & Much More!
LARAMIE’S CHALK ‘N CHEESE BEGINS EXCITING NEW EVENTS IN MARCH! We are so excited for Laramie’s Chalk ‘n Cheese, located in Historic Downtown Laramie at 209-211 S. 2nd St. (Yes, you read that right – walk through the lovely brick archway between the two buildings for lots of gourmet yumminess + antiques!) Cyndi & Misty, the two energetic & fun-loving owners of Chalk ‘n Cheese, were the recipients of the latest retail liquor license awarded in Laramie, and they are putting it to fabulous use! Starting in March 2016, enjoy Meat & Cheese Platter Nights, PLUS W ine Flights, where these two lovely foodies will assemble a scrumptious tasting…
WYOMING ARTS: A Noble History Comes Home to Lander
A Noble History Comes Home: Chief Washakie paintings that hung in the Noble Hotel return to Lander for the first time in 50 years. Twenty three epic paintings about the life of Chief Washakie by famed western artist J.K. Ralston will be on display at the Lander Pioneer Museum. The paintings used to hang in the Noble Hotel, but haven’t been seen in Lander since the hotel closed nearly fifty years ago. The paintings and extensive history about Washakie and the Shoshone people will be on display in the main gallery of the museum for the coming year. There is also a display about the Noble Hotel featuring original furniture…
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Washakie Museum of Worland – Annie Get Your Gun & Mammoth Quick Draw Coming Up!
2015 Mammoth Quick Draw & Annie Get Your Gun October 24-25 — in Worland by Jenn Simmons, Washakie Museum images by David Huber Photography The life-size bronze Columbian Mammoth stands guard outside the Washakie Museum and Cultural Center, enticing passers-by with its magnitude. Casper sculptor Chris Navarro created the mammoth that makes such a powerful first impression for travelers, but what is inside the museum keeps visitors there for hours. The Washakie Museum and Cultural Center in Worland, Wyoming, serves the Big Horn Basin as a history museum and an art and cultural center, as well as the local Visitor Center. The present 25,000 square foot facility opened in 2010…
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SOLD!!! Wyoming Real Estate: 111 Grand Ave Laramie, WY; Mountain Valley Properties
113 E. Grand Ave. Laramie WY 82070 307.742.3000 www.mvprealestate.com firstname.lastname@example.org THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD Everything old is new again in this exceptional dual use historic downtown Laramie building. Exceptional location, exceptional renovation, and now an exceptional price! The top level offers top shelf living quarters with 12 foot ceilings, gourmet kitchen, fantastic bed/bath combo, and more than just a touch of whimsy. The main level is currently operated as a restaurant/wine bar (OK, it’s a Speakeasy), with a converted commercial kitchen area, but can just as easily be used as retail or office space. And, even the basement is finished, and features a sauna, steam room, office,…
Downtown Rock Springs – Blues & Brews and Art Work!
Create art to color the pedestrian underpass in Downtown Rock Springs Rock Springs, WY – The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency is pleased to announce the Art Underground Gallery, an exciting new project designed to bring life, color and art to the pedestrian underpass in Downtown Rock Springs. The gallery is also meant encourage the community to get involved in adding color and creativity to our public spaces. Residents of all ages are invited to create an individual mural that will be displayed in the underpass, semi-permanently. A limited number of primed canvases (2’ by 4’ plywood) are available for the community to pick up, free of charge. They…
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WYOMING MADE: Lazy KT Designs, Gillette
TO CONTACT: 785.200.0487 email@example.com www.lazyktdesigns.com We were excited to profile Lazy KT Designs and owner Kaitlyn’s friend The Rusty Bucket (also of Gillette) in our Sprinter 2015 issue of WLM. These two ladies excel in producing fun & unique products right here in Wyoming! Lazy KT Designs just released a really cool series of antique ceiling tile artwork, and we asked for a chance to share it with our readers … See below for Lazy KT Designs’ contact info, and be sure to visit the Wyoming First Program’s cabin at the Wyoming State Fair through August 15 for a chance to check out LOTS of Wyoming-made products! (And October 2&3,…
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From the Parks: Two Temp Exhibits Celebrate Wyoming at Natl Elk Refuge
CLICK HERE & READ OUR NEW ISSUE ONLINE! Two temporary exhibits will be on display next month at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, located at 532 N. Cache Street in Jackson. The public is invited to view the colorful exhibits, which celebrate Wyoming successes. From the National Elk Refuge … The first exhibit commemorates the 125th anniversary of Wyoming statehood. Wyoming became the 44th state admitted to the Union on July 10, 1890. An interactive display will give visitors an opportunity to learn more about the state’s history and fun facts. Both a Wyoming and National Elk Refuge time line will be featured, along with coloring sheets, state logos,…
ON THE CALENDAR: Elevation 8076′ Celebration & Rock Springs Kicks Off Farmers Markets in July!
The Elevation 8076′ Celebration is a music, food, and arts fair inCentennial, Wyoming on July 3rd! All profits benefit the Albany County Search & Rescue and the Centennial Valley Volunteer Fire Department. Music Featuring: Kelsey Waldon Luke Bell Kelley Mickwee Brandy Zdan – https://www.facebook.com/brandyzdanmusic?fref=ts Harland Allen Danno from WyoFestival Seating Only BRING A CHAIR!!!!! The arts part of the celebration starts at 11. Music starts at 1. Tickets are $20 at the gate, but we will be announcing on this page where you can get your tickets for FREE so stay tuned!