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Cheyenne and Laramie County

Street Railway Trolley “Frightseeing” Tours

– Oct. 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

”The Nightmare on Arapaho Street” Haunted House

– Oct. 24, 5-6 p.m. young children, 6-10 p.m. all ages. Free. A community haunted house with big scares for all ages. 707 Arapaho St. 307-220-7688

American Legion Auxiliary Halloween Party

– Oct. 24, 1 p.m. Age 12 and under. A family halloween event featuring corn hole games, cake walks, a haunted house and a small costume parade around the building. There will be treats, punch and treat bags for the kiddos. American Legion, 2001 E. Lincolnway. RSVP at 307-631-5735

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

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

Jurassic Park Comes to Frontier Mall

– Oct. 28-29, 3-8 p.m. Oct. 30-31, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $59-$95. It’s going to be a roaring good time at Frontier Mall We’re welcoming Jurassic Empire, the largest, most realistic dinosaur drive-thru event ever seen in Wyoming. From the comfort and safety of your own car, drive through this prehistoric journey from the Jurassic all the way through the Ice Age periods, and discover the dinosaurs and mammals that ruled the earth more than 150 million years ago. Frontier Mall, 1400 Dell Range Blvd. 313-384-8844

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

Fall on the Farm

– Oct. 29-30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 31, 12-5 p.m. $10, 2 years old and under free. Enjoy a fall festival, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, family fun zone, hay maze, food trucks, vendors and more! A family fun environment to purchase pumpkins, explore local vendors, participate in activities on Saturdays and experience life on the farm. Fall on the Farm, 3450 Road 222. www.facebook.com/WyFallOnTheFarm/

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. Little America Hotel, 2800 W Lincolnway. 307-775-8400

”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

Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadowcast

– Oct. 29-30, 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Ages 18+ $15. VIP tables $180. Cheyenne Little Theatre Players are backing a “shadowcast” production of the musical Rocky Horror Picture Show. Actors will perform every scene as the movie plays behind them on the Atlas Theatre big screen. Prop bags included with ticket. Historic Atlas Theatre, 211 W Lincolnway. 307-638-6543

”The Nightmare on Arapaho Street” Haunted House

– Oct. 29-31, 5-6 p.m. young children, 6-10 p.m. all ages. Free. A community haunted house with big scares for all ages. 707 Arapaho St. 307-220-7688

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 a Hayride Costume Parade as well as over 50 participating businesses who will be handing out candy and non-candy items throughout Downtown. 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

Halloween at the Museum

– Oct. 31, 12-4 p.m. Free. Come to the museum for a COVID-safe trick-or-treat around the museum grounds, meeting characters from Wyoming’s past and collecting a bag of candy at the end. Halloween at the Museum is a safe and educational event for children of all ages, although children must be accompanied by an adult. The entire event will take place outside, so don’t be afraid to wear a coat over your costume! Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Avenue. 307-777-7022

”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

New Frontier Western Show & Auction

– Nov. 4-7, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. New Frontier Western Collectibles and Firearm Show returns to Cheyenne at the Laramie County Events Center at Archer. This western collectible and firearms show will have a large assortment of new and antique firearms, accessories, knives, and edged weapons, cowboy and Indian artifacts, relics, western memorabilia and antiques, jewelry and much more! Laramie County Events Center, 3801 Archer Pkwy. 307-633-4670

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

Cowgirls of the West Luncheon

– Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m. $25. Guest speaker Mike Kassel, author, instructor at Laramie County Community College Cheyenne and associate director/curator of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Museum will speak on Adventures of Cheyenne. Little America, 2800 W Lincolnway. Call 307-632-2814 for reservations by Nov. 5.

Tuesday Night Comedy

– Nov. 9, 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

Veterans Day “Hall of Honor”

– Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Private U.S. Armed Forces Military Medal Collections on display. Medals dating from 1780 to present. The Medal of Honor Display includes approximately 29 different Medals of Honor. Donations and sponsorship are accepted to improve the display. COVID-19 precautions requested. VFW Post 1881, 2816 E. Seventh St. 307-778-7981 or 307-287-9621

Open Jam Night

– Nov. 11, 7-10 p.m. Free. The Lincoln Theatre is hosting its second Open Jam Night. Musicians are encouraged to bring their guitar, bass, etc. and come jam with other local musicians! Backline provided. A full bar will be available for those who just want to come and watch. The Lincoln Theatre, 1615 Central Ave. 307-369-6028

Golden Harvest Bazaar

– Nov. 12, 4-7 p.m. Nov. 13, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Enjoy a gift shop featuring handmade items of wood, fabric and more along with a vintage room of gently used treasures. A bakery tops off your shopping experience, offering a plethora of homemade treats. Eventgoers can also enter raffles for the chance to win $500 cash, a handmade quilt and more. A ham lunch will be served Saturday from 11 a.m. until it’s gone. Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1808 Hot Springs Ave. 307-514-0794

A Murder is Announced

– Nov. 12-14. $22. An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector Grimly, following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution at some risk to herself in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 E. Pershing Blvd. 307-638-6543

CSO presents “A Time to Discover”

– Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. $10-$50 for in person, $15 per household for livestream. This Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra concert will help you discover music by Fanny Mendelssohn and Chen Yi. Plus, Terence Tam performs the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 and Lorraine Min plays Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. 307-778-8561

The Front Range

Loveland Opera Theatre presents Cinderella

– Oct. 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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