August Flyin’ By

August Flyin’ By

This Week in Lander

There are A TON of things going on in Lander, let alone Fremont County.  From businesses to schools, and art centers to bars, there is more happening than any one person can hope to keep track of!  That’s why this page exists, so that you can make informed decisions about how You want to spend Your time.

Links to school calendars:

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Lander Monthly Screenings

Thursday 8/16
7-10am
Hosted by WHF

At
Wyoming Game & Fish Conference Room Building
260 Buena Vista Dr.
Lander, WY

Wyoming Health Fairs will be offering self-pay, walk-in wellness screenings for the community of Lander, Wyoming! Get a 33 level blood chemistry profile for only $35, and many more tests. See the discussion in this event for more details.

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Cycle Greater Yellowstone

Friday 8/17 – Saturday 8/18

Riders get into town and begin celebrating a LONG journey!

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Adult Rock Mandala Class – ‘Simply Done’

Friday 8/17
6-830pm
Hosted by SweetWater Wellness – Therapeutic Float & Holistic Center

ADULTS ONLY CLASS

Mandala ‘Simply Done’ Art Class – Prior class experience is not necessary. We will be painting and dotting on rocks and/or black canvas with a single color.

Minimum age: 16 yrs old

Fee: $25 If we have your card on file, just give us the words and we’ll hold your spot AND charge your card or pay at the time of class …simply come a bit early 😉 Thank you!

Limited to the first 17 people

Pay at the time of class or we can send you a PayPal invoice if you’d like to pre-pay.

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Survive the Wild West!

Friday 8/17
3-6pm
At Mr. D’s Food Center

Impaired driving go kart, driving simulators and much more.
Free head phones, cell phone chargers, back packs and more!

This August in Wyoming law enforcement will be out for one reason: impaired driving enforcement.

For questions or to volunteer, contact Karla Borders, safety outreach coordinator
www.iprwyoming.org

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Book sale at the Book Nook

Friday 8/17

Friends of the Library host the Book Sale at the Book Nook every Friday, 4-7 pm, through August, Bank of the West upstairs, corner of South Third and Main streets.

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Good Samaritan Free Community Meal

Every Friday Night
530-7pm
At the Lander United Methodist Church

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The Lost Springs Band @ The Lander Valley Farmer’s Market

Saturday 8/18
9-1130am

Enjoy live music while shopping your favorite local vendors at the Lander Valley Farmers Market. Sage Valley Farms will be offering great specials on Palisade peaches, local sweet corn, and a variety of our other produce. Live music sponsored by Sage Valley Farms.

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Buffalo Barbecue!

Saturday 8/18
5-7pm

Everyone is invited to attend the annual BUFFALO BARBECUE at the Museum of the American West, 1445 W. Main St., Lander. There will also be entertainment and the popular cookie jar auction.
Tickets are $15 adults, $7.50 children under 5. Tickets available at the Lander Chamber of Commerce, 100 N. 1st St.
Proceeds go to Fremont County Pioneer Association.

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Catch the Night Shift: Lantern Tour & Beer Tasting the English Tunnel

Saturday 8/18
630pm

Follow in the footsteps of a long lost miner and have a once in a lifetime experience!…and beer to go with it!!

All proceeds go to Friends of South Pass City for restoration at SPC!

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Support for the Highly Sensitive Person

Saturday 8/18
10am
Hosted by SweetWater Wellness – Therapeutic Float & Holistic Center

FREE EACH MONTH!

If you are a Highly Sensitive person and feel completely or partially overwhelmed than this class/gathering is for you.

This is part of SweetWater Wellness’ – Wellness Series. We are planning on making this a monthly gathering. (Please see dates for the complete year) Here at the Center, we hope you will find this to be a comfortable space to gather and find your tribe. Discover techniques to help support you in life. Help to nourish yourself as you move forward feeling balanced and not drained.

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Kids Pioneer Cooking

Saturday 8/18
1-2pm
Hosted by Pioneer Museum Lander Wyoming

kids can enjoy simple cooking (like home made ice cream!), pioneer games and more

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Evening Guided Trail Hikes at South Pass City

Saturday 8/18
530-7pm

Each is unique & guided by South Pass City State Historic Site Staff members. There will be working demonstrations of mining & milling equipment on the Flood and Hindle Trail at South Pass City Wyoming State Historic Site.  The tour will include the operation of the Arrastra Water Wheel and the Stamp Mill.  The trail is 1.2 miles long on uneven terrain, so wear good comfortable shoes.

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Antiques & Treasures Liquidation Auction

Saturday 8/18
10am-3pm
Hosted by Westlake Auctioneers

At the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo grounds

Charlie has closed his Antique Store and has moved to Dubois. We will be selling the entire contents of Antiques & Treasures. All Items are of high quality and very clean. Motorcycle and guns are from Mike Hossack estate (the drummer for the Doobie Brothers Band). What a great time to think of Christmas gifts for that hard to buy for person! This is an absolute auction: all items will be owned by the final bidder. A once in a lifetime sale! Many items not listed can be seen in the pictures online. Don’t miss it!

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Lander Lodge Softball Tourney

Saturday 8/18
10am-5pm
Hosted by Lander Elks Lodge

Members All, We hope to start a yearly inter-state softball tournament among our Lodges. This first one will be at the softball fields in Lander behind our high school. 8/18/18 @ 10am start. Double elimination. $10/player or a team donation for food. Some drink provided, and BYOB. Family friendly fun! Bring your team!!

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Saturday Jam Sessions

Every Saturday
12-2pm
At The Bake Shop

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Lander Valley Farmers Market

Every Saturday
9am
At Lander City Park

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Native American Experience Song and Dance

Every Tuesday
6-8pm
At the Wind River Casino Spring Mountain Room

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Shoshone Eagle Spirit Dancers

Every Wednesday
7pm
At the Museum of the American West

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Future Events

August 23 through 26 – Jurassic Classic Mountain Bike Festival

Lander Live

August 23 –Futurebirds, but first Bob Lefevre and the Already Gone!!

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