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‘Holidays Around the World’ to be celebrated at Burns library

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A celebration of holiday traditions from around the world will greet visitors to the Burns brach of the Laramie County Library on Friday.

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Fireworks, story reading mark Ucross Christmas Celebration

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Ucross Fireworks

A Christmas celebration featuring fireworks and the reading of a holiday story by a nationally acclaimed author will be on tap this weekend for visitors to an artist’s colony near Sheridan.

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Ice sculpture and parades featured at Gillette’s Holiday Ice Festival

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Gillette Parade
A float passes by in a past “Parade of Lights” parade held in Gillette. The annual event, to be held on Saturday, features 30 to 40 floats and draws from 3,000 to 4,000 people.

The art of ice sculpting will be on display in Gillette this weekend as the city launches its celebration of the holidays.

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Rock Springs hosts interesting take on ‘Black Friday’ — ‘Plaid Friday’

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Plaid Bags

An interesting twist on “Black Friday” that puts the emphasis on shopping local is taking place Friday in Rock Springs.

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Powell celebration raises money for arts center

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Those wishing for an early start to both the holidays and the weekend should head to Powell this week for the city’s annual “Festival of Trees.”

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‘Dia De Los Muertos’ comes to Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

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Sugar Skull

A giant replica of a sugar skull will greet visitors to the Cheyenne Botanic Garden on Friday and Saturday as the facility takes part in the traditional Mexican holiday of Dia De Los Muertos or “Day of the Dead.”

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Beer tasting on tap in Saratoga on Saturday

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Attendees and pourers in appropriate “Oktoberfest” garb take part in last year’s Snowy Mountain Brewery Beerfest at the Saratoga Hot Springs Resort. This year’s beerfest will open at 10 a.m. Saturday with a golf tournament, with beer tasting to begin at noon in the resort’s courtyard. (Photo courtesy of the Saratoga Hot Springs Resort)

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Everything autumn celebrated at Sundance’s Pumpkin Patch Festival

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Sundance Wyoming Pumpkin Patch Festival

A plethora of pumpkins and a collection of scarecrows can be seen on the streets of Sundance this weekend as the city hosts its annual Pumpkin Patch Festival.

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It’s all about tractors at Encampment’s Copper Days Festival

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Tractors Saratoga
Tractors on display at last year’s Copper Days Festival in Encampment. The annual festival, to be held this weekend features tractor parades, tractor pulling contests, antique tractors and even toy tractor displays. (Photo courtesy of the Saratoga-Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce)

Antique tractors, toy tractors, feats of tractor strength, a tractor parade — if it has to do with tractors, it’s in the spotlight this weekend at Encampment’s annual Copper Days Festival.

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Fun in a bun: Wyoming’s Hot Dog Eating Championship to be held in Mills on Monday

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Hot dogs

For those with a soft spot in their hearts for the epicurean delight that is the hot dog, Mills is the place to be this long holiday weekend.

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A salute to aviation at Wyoming’s only Spaceport

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Wyoming Spaceport celebration
Three boys check out the interior of one of the planes that flew to the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport during the 2018 Spaceport Days festival. (Photo courtesy of the City of Green River)

A celebration of air travel at a Wyoming airport named with an eye to the future is in the cards this weekend.

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It’s all about art at Lander’s Riverfest

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Lander Arts Center RiverFest
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A plethora of art forms, from music to poetry and theater, will be on display in Lander this weekend when the Lander Art Center hosts its annual Riverfest Art and Music Festival.

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Dubois celebrates ‘National Day of the Cowboy’ this weekend

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National Day of the Cowboy Celebration Dubois, Wyoming

Every year, the day of commemoration first recognized 2005 is held on the fourth Saturday of July. In Dubois, that celebration takes the form of a rodeo, parade and special events that may not be seen at just any community event — like the “cowhide race.”

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Riverton Rendezvous: 39th Annual Balloon Rally This Weekend

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The catch phrase for this weekend will be “Up, Up and Away” as balloonists from across the region take advantage of the Wind River Valley’s calm weather for the annual Riverton Rendezvous and Balloon Rally.

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Hundreds of Lusk residents take part in ‘Legend of Rawhide’

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Legend of Rawhide pageant

Several hundred people will lend their talents this weekend to the annual staging of one of Wyoming’s oldest pageants celebrating life on the plains for settlers making their way west.

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Visit Riverton for Mountain Man Rendezvous at real rendezvous site

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1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous
Re-enactors from the 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous walk through Riverton in the event’s annual parade. The event’s opening ceremonies will be held Wednesday and will run through Saturday. (Photo courtesy of the 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous)

The beaver fur trade may be long gone, but there’s still a way to get a glimpse of how things looked when the fur trappers and mountain men of the mid-1800s got together.

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Casper to host first ‘Comic Con’ at Events Center

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Casper Comic Con

Those who like to dress up as fantasy or science fiction characters will feel right at home in Casper this weekend as the Casper Events Center hosts the city’s first Comic Con.

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Glenrock’s Deer Creek Days offers wide variety of fun

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Deer Creek Days Volleyball in Glenrock

If variety is the spice of life, then Glenrock is the place to be this weekend for the community’s annual “Deer Creek Days” festival.

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Chips will fly in Encampment during Woodchoppers Jamboree

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The chips will fly in Encampment this weekend as competitors from around the region gather for the town’s annual Woodchoppers Jamboree and Rodeo.

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