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Cheyenne and Laramie County

Free! Cheyenne Organ Concert featuring Damin Spritzer

– Oct. 10, doors at 1:15 p.m, show begins at 2 p.m. Damin Spritzer, acclaimed organist and music scholar from the University of Oklahoma, is the featured performer for the 29th Organ Concert Series at the Cathedral of St. Mary. Selections will include works by Locklair, Cabanilles, Bach and Balbastre. 2107 Capitol Ave.

LEGO Challenge

– Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. All ages. School’s out, and so are our LEGO bricks! Use them to show off your building talents. Come to the second-floor tables and participate in the challenge build of the hour or spin the wheel for an individual challenge. It will be more fun than a bin full of LEGO bricks! Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Cowgirls of the West Luncheon

– Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m. $25. Guest speaker Rachel Derner, current Miss Rodeo Wyoming, will be talking of her experiences and travels. Rachel will be representing the State of Wyoming in the Miss Rodeo America contest. Little America, 2800 W Lincolnway. Call 307-632-2814 for reservations by Oct. 8.

Tuesday Farmers Market

– Oct. 12, 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

We Drink and We Know Things

– Oct. 12, 6-9 p.m. Free. p.m.In house themed trivia at Freedoms Edge Brewing Co. on the second Tuesday of each month. p.m.Test your knowledge of mostly useless themed trivial information over 3 rounds of questions and thirst quenching. Freedoms Edge Brewing Co. p.m.1509 Pioneer Ave. p.m.307-514-5314 p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m.

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Oct. 12, 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

Murder Mystery Dinner

– Oct. 13, 7 p.m. $65 per person. A professional troupe will guide you through an evening of mystery, dinner and drinks – a perfect way to enjoy the Halloween season! Tickets in advance through www.DillingersWyo.com. Dillinger’s, 1601 Central Ave. 307-212-8402

Historian Dan Lyon at the Wyoming State Museum

– Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Wyoming historian Dan Lyon will present Before Heart Mountain; Union Pacific Railroad’s Controversial Hiring of Japanese Immigrant Labor,” a talk on UP’s hiring of Japanese workers and the challenges they faced. This public talk is part of Lyon’s ongoing research on Japanese communities across Wyoming. Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. 307-777-7022

”Nightmare on 17th Street” Haunted House

– Oct. 15-16, 7-11 p.m. $10. Military discount with military ID. Are you ready to get your scare on? Please, no one under 8 years of age, pregnant ladies, or anyone with heart problems for your safety! Knights of Pythias Lodge, 312½ W. 17th St. 307-214-0322

Street Railway Trolley “Frightseeing” Tours

– Oct. 15-17, 6 and 8 p.m. $15. After-hour trolley tours that cover the haunted history of Cheyenne. Visit sites like the Historic Train depot, Deming Elementary, the Atlas theatre, and the Wyoming State Capitol. Cheyenne Depot, One Depot Square, 121 W. 15th St. 307-778-3133

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– Oct. 15, noon. Join Maestro William Intriligator, guest conductor Avlana Eisenberg, and guest composers Gwyneth Walker and Anne Guzzo for an informal and entertaining discussion, including musical insights about the upcoming concert. Cottonwood Room, Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave or livestreamed on CSO’s Facebook page. 307-778-8561

True Troupe’s “Wrights of Wyoming”

– Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. Traci Maher directs this part virtual, part in-person annual play festival consisting of several local performers reading new works by local playwrights. www.truetroupe.com

Comedy Show Featuring Lisa Lane

– Oct. 15, doors at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. $15. Titled “Beyond Mama Bear: How to survive the balancing act of parenting teenagers,” this show is sure to resonate with parents or anyone who’s been around teens. Tickets are available through www.DillingersWyo.com. Food trucks and drinks available before and during the show. Dillinger’s, 1601 Central Ave. 307-212-8402

Dueling Pianos at The Metropolitan

– Oct. 15, 7:45 p.m, doors at 7:30 p.m. $20 by reservation. Laugh and sing along in an evening of musical entertainment by two dueling pianists directed by your requests! Tickets can be purchased for tables of 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 guests per table. The Metropolitan Downtown, 1701 Carey Ave. 307-432-0022

Local Authors Day

– Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All ages. Meet your favorite local authors or find a new one! Authors from around the region will gather in the library to sell and sign books. Cottonwood Room, Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

CFD Old West Museum Benefit Concert with Sean Curtis

– Oct. 16, VIP event at 6 p.m. Doors open to public at 6:30 p.m. VIP tickets are available for a meet-and-greet with Sean Curtis for $100 with one free beverage included. Floor seats are $50, and balcony seats are $35. The Lincoln Theatre, 615 Central Ave. www.oldwestmuseum.org.

Scotty Austin with Trash the Brand Concert

– Oct. 16, doors at 6 p.m., concert 7-10 p.m. $20. Enjoy this live performance by Parson, Tennessee rocker and former Saving Abel lead singer Scotty Austin, featuring his band, Trash the Brand. Terry Bison Ranch (indoors), 51 I-25 Service Road. scottyaustinofficial.com

True Troupe’s “Wrights of Wyoming”

– Oct. 16-17, 6:30 p.m. Traci Maher directs this part virtual, part in-person annual play festival consisting of several local performers reading new works by local playwrights. www.truetroupe.com

Dueling Pianos at The Metropolitan

– Oct. 16, 7:45 p.m, doors at 7:30 p.m. $20 by reservation. Laugh and sing along in an evening of musical entertainment by two dueling pianists directed by your requests! Tickets can be purchased for tables of 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 guests per table. The Metropolitan Downtown, 1701 Carey Ave. 307-432-0022

CSO presents “A Time to Honor”

– Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. $10-$50 for in person, $15 per household for livestream. Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra and Maestro William Intriligator will open this new CSO season with a concert honoring women in music. Enjoy this evening featuring works by Joan Tower and Caroline Shaw, with guest composers Gwyneth Walker and Anne Guzzo. Plus, guest conductor Avalana Eisenberg conducts Amy Beach’s “Gaelic” Symphony. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. 307-778-8561

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Oct. 19, 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

Wine’d Down Yoga

– Oct. 20, 5:45 p.m. $38 for wine and yoga; $20 for yoga only. Participants can enjoy their wine before, during and after class. Dillinger’s, 1601 Central Ave. 307-212-8402

22nd Annual ArtFest

– Oct. 20-Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. All ages. Enjoy painting, photography, sculpture and more by artists age 50+! Art will be for sale, so if you see a piece you like, call 307-635-2435 to arrange a purchase. Presented by Laramie County Senior Services. Laramie County Library, first and third floors, 2200 Pioneer Ave.

”Nightmare on 17th Street” Haunted House, Blackout Night

– Oct. 22-23, 7-11 p.m. $10. Military discount with military ID. Are you ready to get your scare on? Back by popular demand, Saturday, Oct. 23 will be Blackout Night. Groups will be given glow sticks to navigate their way through the dark. Please, no one under 8 years of age, pregnant ladies, or anyone with heart problems for your safety! Knights of Pythias Lodge, 312½ W. 17th St. 307-214-0322

Street Railway Trolley “Frightseeing” Tours

– Oct. 22-24, 6 and 8 p.m. $15. After-hour trolley tours that cover the haunted history of Cheyenne. Visit sites like the Historic Train depot, Deming Elementary, the Atlas theatre, and the Wyoming State Capitol. Cheyenne Depot, One Depot Square, 121 W. 15th St. 307-778-3133

Boos & Spirits Downtown Pub Crawl

– Oct. 23, 3-10 p.m. $25 by preorder, $30 at the door of Dillingers and Freedoms Edge Brewing Co., $25 if wearing a costume. A Halloween-themed bar crawl coordinated by the Downtown Development Authority. Features eight participating businesses supplying free drinks and drink specials to participants. All proceeds from the event will be used for The Hole restoration project. Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority, 109 W. 17th St. 307-433-9730

CFD Old West Museum Murder Mystery Dinner

– Oct. 23, 6 p.m. $50 for members, $60 for non-members. Tickets increase to $90 on Oct. 15. Get thrown into a night of mystery, intrigue and murder you will never forget. With a killer crowd of people waiting for murder to arrive on the scene, this night will keep everyone guessing who the next victim will be. Just be careful, because you could be next! Dress your best in vintage Western wear and participate in the multiple raffles that will be held during the night’s festivities. Cheyenne Red Lion Hotel, 204 W. Fox Farm Road. amanda.byzewski@oldwestmuseum.org

Tech N9ne Concert

– Oct. 24, doors at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. $33. Aaron Dontez Yates, better known by his stage name, Tech N9ne, is coming to Cheyenne to show why he’s sold more than 2 million albums, and has had music featured in numerous films, TV shows and video games. The Lincoln, 1615 Central Ave. www.thelincolncheyenne.com

Cheyenne Concert Association Presents “Intersection Trio”

– Oct. 25, 7 p.m. $5 for students, $20 for adults and $50 for a whole household (regardless of family size). This internationally acclaimed, New York-based touring trio of violinist Laura Frautschi, cellist Kristina Coope and pianist John Novacek provides a wonderful blend of classical, jazz, Latin, Broadway/film music, vital new commissions, and the group’s own original compositions and arrangements. Soulful expression, instrumental virtuosity, playful banter – these are the hallmarks of an INTERSECTION event, in which the realms of concert and popular music are seamlessly dovetailed. Central High School Auditorium, 5500 Education Drive. 307-635-0833

Book Discussion Group with Guest Author Dean Petersen

– Oct. 26, 6-7:30 p.m. Adults. Join us for a haunting mystery as we read “The Burqa Cave” by local author Dean Petersen. Petersen will be joining the discussion to chat about his writing process and answer any lingering questions about the book. Sunflower Room, Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Dia de Los Muertos at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

– Oct. 26-Nov. 6. Open to public. Starting Oct. 26 at the Botanic Gardens, you can find our large Ofrenda and floral display, and we encourage the community to participate! Bring your mementos, pictures, favorite foods and beverages of departed loved ones, to sit on the altar to honor their memory. This display will also honor some of the local leaders of the Hispanic community, teach you about traditional Ofrendas and the symbolism of flowers during this holiday. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive. 307-637-6458

Cheyenne Garden Gossip with Barb Gorges

– Oct. 28, 6-9 p.m. Adults. The Prairie Garden Club presents Barb Gorges and her new book, “Cheyenne Garden Gossip: Locals Share Secrets for High Plains Gardening Success.” Join us to hear from Barb and pick up a copy of your very own. Barb will be signing copies of her book. Cottonwood Room, Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Booklovers Bash

– Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m. reception and silent auction. 6:30 p.m. dinner, live auction and dessert dash. 8 p.m. Jill Conner Browne, The Sweet Potato Queen. $85-$2,500. Multiple #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Jill Conner Browne, THE Sweet Potato Queen, has created a global phenomenon – over 6,400 chapter groups in 37 countries – based upon her philosophy and worldview as recounted through her rollicking, raucous and riotously funny essays. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-773-7217.

”Nightmare on 17th Street” Haunted House

– Oct. 29-30, 7-11 p.m. $10. Military discount with military ID. Are you ready to get your scare on? Please, no one under 8 years of age, pregnant ladies, or anyone with heart problems for your safety! Knights of Pythias Lodge, 312½ W. 17th St. 307-214-0322

Street Railway Trolley “Frightseeing” Tours

– Oct. 29-31, 6 and 8 p.m. $15. After-hour trolley tours that cover the haunted history of Cheyenne. Visit sites like the Historic Train depot, Deming Elementary, the Atlas theatre, and the Wyoming State Capitol. Cheyenne Depot, One Depot Square, 121 W. 15th St. 307-778-3133

CFD Old West Museum Wild West Trunk or Treat

– Oct. 30, 1-3 p.m. Bring your kids or grandkids out to Trick or Treat with us! To make this possible, we are looking to the community to donate candy or sponsor a trunk. Candy donations can be made anytime between 9 a.m.-5 p.m up until Oct. 29. CFD Old West Museum parking lot, 4610 Carey Ave. 307-778-7202

”The Nightmare Before Christmas”

– Oct. 30, 3 p.m. (for children and families) and 7:30 p.m. (for adults). $5-$8. By popular demand, Jack is back! Cheyenne Presents is kicking off the holiday season with Tim Burton’s cult classic and visually stunning masterpiece on the big screen. Costumes and creativity are strongly encouraged. Reserve your tickets at CheyenneEvents.org. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St.

”Nightmare on 17th Street” Haunted House

– Oct. 31, 7-11 p.m. $10. Military discount with military ID. Are you ready to get your scare on? Please, no one under 8 years of age, pregnant ladies, or anyone with heart problems for your safety! Knights of Pythias Lodge, 312½ W. 17th St. 307-214-0322

Laramie and Greater Wyoming

World Space Week: Women in Space

– Oct. 4-9, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. take a look at the night skies with Leo the Orion SkyQuest XT10 Classic Dobsonian Telescope! Together, we will see what we can find. Throughout the week, you can embark on a women-in-space-themed outdoor scavenger hunt and grab a take-home craft kit to create a cardboard tube planetarium for fun.

Dark Cells: Haunt or Hoax

– Oct. 9, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. $30. Limited to 16 adults. Learn the science behind paranormal ghost hunts and assist in conducting an investigation of the prison. Wyoming Territorial Prison, 975 Snowy Range Rd, Laramie. 307-745-6161

Chancey Williams and Justin Andrews at The Cowboy Saloon and Dance Hall

– Oct. 23, 9 p.m., doors at 8 p.m. Saddle bronc rider turned singer-songwriter Chancey Williams will give a live performance of songs off his current album, “3rd Street,” which debuted at No. 5 on iTunes Country Albums Chart when it was released and features Rocky Mountain CMA Song of the Year “Wyoming Wind” and Rocky Mountain CMA Musician of the Year fiddle player Brooke Latka. The Cowboy Saloon & Dance Hall, 108 S. Second St., Laramie. cowboysaloon@gmail.com

The Front Range

Great Colorado Air Show

– Oct. 16-17, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day. Saturday general admission sold out. Sunday general admission: $55 for 13 and older; $40 for ages 4-12; 3 and under free. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are coming to Colorado to headline the show, along with many other incredible aerial performances you won’t want to miss. Northern Colorado Regional Airport, Loveland, Colorado. GreatColoradoAirShow.com

Loveland Opera Theatre presents Cinderella

– Oct. 22-24, 29-31. 7 p.m. Fridays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, 3 p.m. on Sundays. Making opera fun and more accessible to the public, this delightfully bubbly version of the favorite fairytale, Pauline Viardot’s Cinderella, with a new English translation, receives its Colorado premiere by the Loveland Opera Theatre at the Rialto Theater in Loveland Kids are encouraged to come in costume as their favorite princess or the character of their choice for the Saturday matinees. Rialto Theatre Center, 228 E 4th St, Loveland, Colorado. 970-962-2120

Reformation Dance Company Presents “Dracula”

– Oct. 29-30, 7 p.m. each day. $5. Hypnotic, shocking and chillingly sensual, this is a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses. Costumes encouraged at weekend shows. Lakewood Cultural Center. 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado. 307-214-0198

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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