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Celtic rock comes to Cheyenne

The Young Dubliners, a Celtic rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1988 that has since released nine albums, will headline a Sept. 10 show at The Lincoln in downtown Cheyenne. Denver-based punk/alternative country group Reno Divorce will also perform. Courtesy

Cheyenne and Laramie County

Free! Storytime and Craft

– Sept. 3, 11 a.m. For pre-school aged children. Stories and projects are based on a weekly theme. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Hell On Wheels Chuck Wagon Dinner And Rodeo

– Sept. 3, dinner at 5:30 p.m., rodeo at 7 p.m. $25-$50. Nothing gets you closer to Western heritage than a real cowboy dinner and a home-grown rodeo. Award-winning 3LazyR Chuck Wagon will be fixin’ up some home cooking, made the old fashioned way: brisket slow-cooked over a fire all afternoon with a side of beans, garlic-roasted baby potatoes and warm cobbler. After filling up, cheer on our hometown cowboy and cowgirls competing in events including bareback riding, saddle bronc, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, barrels, bull riding and more. Archer Rodeo Arena, 3801 Archer Parkway. 307-778-3133

Lanco Concert

– Sept. 3, 7-11:30 p.m. $25. Enjoy a live performance by this Nashville-based country music band consisting of Brandon Lancaster, Chandler Baldwin, Jared Hampton, Tripp Howell and Eric Steedly. (The band’s name is short for Lancaster and Company.) The Outlaw Saloon, 312 S. Greeley Highway. 307-635-7552

Cheyenne Farmers Market

– Sept. 4, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Local and regional vendors sell their produce, honey, jams, meat, bakery and specialty items, and much more. Proceeds benefit Community Action of Laramie County and its programs. B Parking Lot, Frontier Park, 4610 Carey Ave. 307-635-9291 or www.calc.net/farmers-market

Free! Family Day: Amazing Archaeology

– Sept. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Does your family DIG archaeology? Then gather your excavation crew, grab your trowel, and come down to the museum. Join museum staff as they celebrate Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month with an entire day full of archaeological adventure. Learn about the rich human history of this region and the world by participating in fun games and activities, getting creative with arts and crafts and meeting real-life archaeologists. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. 307-630-2573

Free! Storytime at Wyoming State Museum’s Family Day

– Sept. 4, 10:15 a.m. Laramie County Library staff are taking storytime to the museum! Head on over to the Wyoming State Museum for its Family Day event to participate in an early literacy storytime and other fun activities. This month’s Family Day theme is archeology. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. 307-634-3561

Free! Bridges

– Sept. 4, 1 p.m. For children of all ages. Build, test and learn about bridges. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Cars and Coffee

– Sept. 5, 10 a.m.-noon. Free admission. Car fans can come chat and show off their vehicles over a cup of Rail Yard coffee. There won’t be designated spots, so participants should park where they can. Rail Yard – Coffee Haus & Eatery, 1620 E. Pershing Blvd. 307-514-5055

Free! “The Other America, Revisited”

– Sept. 5, 10 a.m. Fredrick Douglas Dixon, director of the University of Wyoming’s Center for Black Studies, will speak at Highlands Presbyterian Church, 2390 Pattison Ave. Attend in person, if vaccinated, or watch on Zoom. Email the Rev. Rodger McDaniel at rmc81448@gmail.com for theZoom link or other information. highlandsofcheyenne.com

Tuesday Farmers Market

– Sept. 7, 3-6 p.m. Free admission. Browse locally grown/made eggs, cheese, kimchi, salsa and so much more. Frontier Mall parking lot, 1400 Dell Range Blvd. info@tuesdaymarket.org

Free! Gardening and Grub: Edible Flowers

– Sept. 7, 4 p.m. For children of all ages. Learn about and sample the edible flowers in our garden. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Cheyenne Heritage Quilters

– Sept. 7, 7 p.m. The Cheyenne Heritage Quilters will host local quilter Penny Olive. She will show the group how to combine machine embroidery and machine quilting, as well as discuss how to pick the correct thread for your project. First United Methodist Church, 108 W. 18th St.

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Sept. 7, doors at 7:30 p.m., open mic at 8 p.m., featured acts at 9:15 p.m. and headliner at 10 p.m. $10. Come join in the fun every Tuesday to see the best stand-up comedians from Denver, Greeley, Fort Collins and Cheyenne. If you want to give it a shot before the professionals hit the stage, make sure to sign up for the open mic hour. Dillinger’s, 1601 Central Ave. 307-212-8402

Free! Noon Meditation Series

– Sept. 8, noon-12:30 p.m. Start your journey toward inner peace as a student of meditation and/or yoga at this weekly session (with rotating instructors). Those seeking inner silence and awareness through soft music and commentary should grab a blanket, towel, cushion, etc., and head to the gardens’ first-floor gathering rooms for 30 minutes of meditation technique lessons. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6458

Free! Gardening and Grub: Herbs and Bees

– Sept. 8, 4 p.m. For children of all ages. Observe the bees buzzing around our herb garden and sample some local honey. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Free! Gardening and Grub: Tomatoes

– Sept. 9, 4 p.m. For children of all ages. Harvest tomatoes from our garden and sample different ways to eat them. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Free! Cheyenne Artwalk

– Sept. 9, 5-8 p.m. Come enjoy original artwork at Cheyenne Artwalk. During this monthly event, downtown art galleries, businesses and restaurants play host to a local or regional visual artist or musician, accompanied by light food and beverages. Various locations, including Freedom’s Edge Brewing, Clay Paper Scissors Gallery and Studio, Cheyenne Artists Guild, Blue Door Arts and Art @the Hynds. www.cheyenneartwalk.com

Free! Brown Bag Book Club

– Sept. 9, 6-7 p.m. Brown Bag Book Club will meet twice during the month of September. The group will review the first half of the book on Sept. 9 and the second half on Sept. 23. Participants can bring a “brown bag” meal, and desserts and drinks will be provided. This month’s book is “Because of Winn-Dixie.” RSVP at lclsonline.org/calendar to reserve your spot. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Free! Storytime and Craft

– Sept. 10, 11 a.m. For pre-school aged children. Stories and projects are based on a weekly theme. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Comedy Night at The Met

– Sept. 10, doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $20. Come laugh along with a group at this special comedy night. There will be a limited menu available for food orders during the show, and bars will be open for the duration of the performance. This is a 21-and-older event. The Gallery at The Met, 1701 Carey Ave. 307-432-0022

Young Dubliners With Reno Divorce Concert

– Sept. 10, 8 p.m. $20. Enjoy this live performance by The Young Dubliners, a Celtic rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1988 that has since released nine albums. Denver-based punk/alternative country group Reno Divorce will also perform. The Lincoln, 1615 Central Ave. www.thelincolncheyenne.com

Cheyenne Farmers Market

– Sept. 11, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Local and regional vendors sell their produce, honey, jams, meat, bakery and specialty items, and much more. Proceeds benefit Community Action of Laramie County and its programs. B Parking Lot, Frontier Park, 4610 Carey Ave. 307-635-9291 or www.calc.net/farmers-market

Free! Structure Pruning Classes

– Sept. 11, 9-11 a.m., The Pointe gazebo park, and 12:30-2:30 p.m., Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. The Laramie County Conservation District will offer free structure pruning classes, but class size will be limited. RSVP to info@lccdnet.org or 307-772-2600.

Free! Wild West Air Show

– Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Come celebrate 101 years of aviation in Cheyenne with a day of aerial demonstrations, static aircraft displays, food, drinks and more. Parking will be at the JAX parking lot with free transportation over to the Wyoming Air National Guard base. Wyoming Air National Guard, 217 Dell Range Blvd.

Historic Ranch Tour Series: Davissa Ranch

– Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $50 (and include a picnic lunch on the ranch property). The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is continuing its work to create programs that focus on Western culture and ranch life. This ranch tour will feature a presentation on the history of Laramie County ranches, ranch life and the ranch’s connection with Cheyenne Frontier Days. These tours include a picnic lunch on the property. Davissa Ranch, but meet at the CFD Old West Museum (for a trolley ride to the ranch), 4610 Carey Ave. jean.krause@oldwestmuseum.org

Free! Heirlooms and Blooms Harvest Market

– Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. Don’t wait for the chill of the holiday season to start your gift shopping. Head to this expanded indoor/outdoor market at the most bountiful time of year at the Gardens. This two-day event will have a variety of regionally made gifts from artists and craftsmen selling everything from home decor and woodworking to dog treats and baked goods. Make it an outing for the whole family and enjoy a bite to eat from food vendors, along with several kids activities. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6458

Free! Cheyenne Bonsai Society Meeting/Program

– Sept. 11, 10 a.m. The Cheyenne Bonsai Society meets every second Saturday in the classroom of the Paul Smith Children’s Village. Meetings are open to anyone with an interest in bonsai, regardless of experience. September’s topic will be preparing trees for a show. For more information, contact Jessica Friis at jfriis@cheyennecity.org Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Cars, Cigars and Guitars Car Show

– Sept. 11, 3-8 p.m. $100 per person, includes grounds access, car show, entertainment, cigars, live music, and food and beverage. Raising funds for Girls on the Run, COMEA, Skills USA, K9’s For Mobility and Unaccompanied Students Initiative, the event is a volunteer effort by Cheyenne AHEPA Cowboy Chapter 211. carscigarsguitars.com

Free! Wild West Air Show

– Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Come celebrate 101 years of aviation in Cheyenne with a day of aerial demonstrations, static aircraft displays, food, drinks and more. Parking will be at the JAX parking lot with free transportation over to the Wyoming Air National Guard base. Wyoming Air National Guard, 217 Dell Range Blvd.

Free! Young Readers Book Party

– Sept. 12, 1:15–2 p.m. You’re invited to a party! Join library staff for a celebration of reading with young readers that’s a little bit early literacy class, and a little bit more. The group will read and talk about books, sing, play and learn. This month’s theme is pirates. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Cowgirls of the West Luncheon/Program

– Sept. 13, 11:30 a.m. $25 with a reservation, $30 at the door. Cheryl Tuck-Smith will provide attendees with the history of her Uncle Harry’s ranch. Mr. Harry Farthing was the first Farthing ranch in Laramie County. Cheryl and her sister, Teema, still retain a portion of the ranch. Little America Hotel and Resort, 2800 W. Lincolnway. Reservations to Jeanne at 307-632-6589

Tuesday Farmers Market

– Sept. 14, 3-6 p.m. Free admission. Browse locally grown/made eggs, cheese, kimchi, salsa and so much more. Frontier Mall parking lot, 1400 Dell Range Blvd. info@tuesdaymarket.org

Free! Flight

– Sept. 14, 4 p.m. For school-aged children, build and test several flying objects. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Free! Graphic Novel Club

– Sept. 14, 6-7 p.m. Graphic Novel Club will meet twice during the month of September. The group will review the first half of the graphic novel on Sept. 14 and the second half on Sept. 28. Participants can pick up their graphic novel to check out on the second floor of the library or via the library’s curbside pick-up service. This month’s novel is “New Kid” by Jerry Craft. RSVP at lclsonline.org/calendar to reserve your spot. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Sept. 14, doors at 7:30 p.m., open mic at 8 p.m., featured acts at 9:15 p.m. and headliner at 10 p.m. $10. Come join in the fun every Tuesday to see the best stand-up comedians from Denver, Greeley, Fort Collins and Cheyenne. If you want to give it a shot before the professionals hit the stage, make sure to sign up for the open mic hour. Dillinger’s, 1601 Central Ave. 307-212-8402

Free! Flight

– Sept. 15, 4 p.m. For school-aged children, build and test several flying objects. Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6349

Laramie and Greater Wyoming

Relative Theatrics Presents “Riding Bicycles in the Rain”

– Sept. 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 12 and 19, 2:30 p.m. $16 general admission, $14 students and seniors. (Viewer discretion advised.) Atlanta-based playwright Erin Considine captures a snapshot of remote living: Just outside of Nowhere sits a small farmhouse. Just inside that farmhouse sits an old marine with a lousy attitude and a heart bypass. Brady returns to both the farmhouse and the father she thought she’d left behind just long enough to get him back on his feet. While Brady is stagnating in suburbia, she meets James, and together they ponder God, armadillos and the possibility of falling in love. Gryphon Theatre, Laramie Plains Civic Center, 710 E. Garfield St., Laramie

The Front Range

Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

– Sept. 10-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The 45th annual event features Scottish Highland athletic competitions, hurling and jousting demonstrations, Irish and Highland dance performances, dog exhibitions, folk and rock musical performances, Scottish and Irish food, drinks and crafts. Festival parade, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11; Estes Park International Tattoo (one of the largest and longest established military music displays in the U.S.), 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 11. 1209 Manford Ave., Estes Park, Colorado www.ScotFest.com

Free! 32nd Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow

– Sept. 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. As one of the Denver Art Museum’s longest-running events, the Friendship Powwow is an opportunity for all families and generations to come together and celebrate the diverse Indigenous communities across Denver and the Front Range. Featuring American Indian Dance competitions, hands-on activities for the whole family, as well as artists and vendor booths. Denver Indian Center, Inc., 4407 Morrison Road, and livestreamed free of charge on the museum’s official Facebook page and YouTube account. www.denverartmuseum.org

To submit an item to the events calendar, email ToDo@wyomingnews.com or call WTE features editor Niki Kottmann at 307-633-3135.

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