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Cheyenne and Laramie County

LCCC presents “Our Spectacular SPA”

– Oct. 17, 2 p.m. A free musical celebration in honor of the students’ debut in the Surbrugg/Prentice Auditorium (SPA). The performances of the college’s jazz ensemble, collegiate chorale, cantorei, chamber orchestra and wind ensembles will feature Spanish, Haitian and New Zealander folk music as well as pieces by Steve Allen, Johannes Brahms and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Two students, also will have featured solos as part of the performance. Laramie County Community College, 1400 E. College Drive. 307-778-1306

True Troupe’s “Wrights of Wyoming”

– Oct. 17, 2 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

Street Railway Trolley “Frightseeing” Tours

– Oct. 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

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.

CFD Paranormal Tours

– Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m. $20. Haunting Across America is hosting paranormal tours with a scientific approach. The experienced tour guides will explain the haunted history of Cheyenne, give demonstrations of ghost hunting equipment, and conduct paranormal experiments for all to see. Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Ave. 307-778-7290

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

”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

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 Arlen Hlusko 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

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Oct. 26, 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

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

CFD Paranormal Tours

– Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. $20. Haunting Across America is hosting paranormal tours with a scientific approach. The experienced tour guides will explain the haunted history of Cheyenne, give demonstrations of ghost hunting equipment, and conduct paranormal experiments for all to see. Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Ave. 307-778-7290

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

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

Heroes Vs. Villains Halloween Party & Cornhole Tourney

– Oct. 30-31, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Cross your fingers for this summer to continue because Danielmarks Brewery and Tap Room is squeezing in one more cornhole tournament and celebrating Halloween weekend. Food will be supplied by Bernie’s Cafe Food Truck and Danielmark’s Homemade Chili, along with a DJ to spin the best house beats around. Games? Yes, sir! Cornhole Tourney (sign up at the bar) AND a Costume Contest. Sunday is for the kids, with a showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” and a Trick or Treat around the brewery. Danielmark’s Brewing Company, 209 E. 18th St. 307-514-0411

Free!

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.

Free!

Downtown Trick or Treating

– Oct. 30, 3-5 p.m. The Downtown Development Authority is proud to present its annual Downtown Trick or Treat, featuring businesses around the district. Start off at noon with a community costume parade before the kiddos are unleashed upon our downtown for the trick or treating. Downtown Development Authority, 1601 Capitol Ave. 307-433-9730

”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

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Nov. 1, 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

Home Free Concert

– Nov. 2, doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $18.50-$299. The Dive Bar Saints World Tour lives on to showcase Home Free, country music’s self-professed “only real a cappella group.” Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. www.cheyenneevents.org

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Nov. 2, 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

The Black Jacket Symphony Presents Led Zeppelin’s “IV”

– Nov. 3, doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $24-$29. Enjoy this evening of music as The Black Jacket Symphony recreates the iconic album “Led Zeppelin IV” live in its entirety, as well as a full set of Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits. Over the past 10 years, the Black Jacket Symphony has performed more than 40 classic rock albums, bringing an incredible night of entertainment to over a million music lovers across the U.S. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. www.cheyenneevents.org

Knights of the Turntable

– Nov. 4, 6-9 p.m. A vinyl listening party with a different unique theme on the first Thursday of every month. Bring 10-15 minutes of your own vinyl to play for the group. A prize goes to the best presentation. Phoenix Books & Music, 1612 Capitol Ave. 307-632-3476

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Concert

– Nov. 4, doors at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. $29.50-$168.50. With a refreshed lineup and newfound energy, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band remains one of the most accomplished bands in American roots music – and now they’re coming to Cheyenne. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. www.cheyenneevents.org

CFD Old West Museum APA Annual Juried Art Show

– Nov. 5-Dec. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $25. “Jump the Gun” entry for museum members only from 4:40-5:30 p.m. A celebration of “Art of the Plains,” featuring approximately 115 two- and three-dimensional realistic and representational artworks in traditional media that depict the American Great Plains region – its landscape, wildlife, people and way of life in historical or modern times. Artworks in the show will be rendered by nationally recognized award-winning artists from across the U.S. and sometimes from foreign countries. CFD Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Ave. 307--249-1488.

Michael W. Smith Concert

– Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. $25-$75. Grammy Award-winning singer Michael W. Smith has sold more than 15 million albums. His 17-city spring tour stopped short due to the pandemic, but he’s back and making a stop in the capital city. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. www.cheyenneevents.org

Laramie and Greater Wyoming

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. 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. Saturdays; 3 p.m. 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. Fourth 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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