By June Bonasera, county10.com
(Dubois, Wyo.) – A traditional fall celebration with a twist is planned for Dubois on Saturday October 13, when the Dubois Kiwanis Club hosts Oktoberfest Olé! Live music by the Jeff Troxel Trio will highlight the evening, along with South of the Border cuisine, a cash bar, games,and raffle and silent auction items. Guitarist Jeff Troxel, fiddler Trevor Krieger, and bassist Mark Bryan will perform contemporary fiddle and folk music along with their original songs. This trio of award winning musicians and have been honored with significant musical awards. The event will be held at Headwaters Arts and Conference Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets for dinner and music are $15, with proceeds going back to youth and community projects. Raffle tickets are also available for $5 each or 5 for $20. With something for everyone, purchasers may choose which raffle prize they want and need not be present to win.
Tickets are available in Dubois at Tammy’s Coffee Haus, WaterWheel Gifts, Tegeler and Associates, the Opportunity Shop, CWC Outreach office and Headwaters. Tickets can also be obtained by calling 455-2269 or 455-2243.
In addition, Central Wyoming College/Dubois Outreach is holding two classes on Saturday during the day so why not plan on visiting and staying overnight? There’s something for everyone! For the artist, CWC/Dubois Outreach is holding a workshop titled “Weaving a Wyoming Dye Chart: Navajo Style”. Instructor Doris Florig will teach participants how to dye yarn, weave and make your own Wyoming Dye Chart, influenced by the Navajo tradition of
weaving. A Navajo Dye Chart is a traditional framed work of art displaying a model of a tapestry loom and a woven miniature Native American blanket.
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Comments: Material fee of $15 per student will be paid directly to instructor day of class.
The second class will be ’Survival 101’ where instructor Joe Brandl will teach hands-on survival skills to participants including fire building and starting, water purification, shelter building, and signaling for help. Lunch will be provided. Participants should bring one or two water bottles, a good hunting knife and should dress appropriately for changing weather conditions.
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Day: Sat. Oct. 13
Place: Dubois Town Park (meet at campfire ring)
For more information on classes and to register please call Michele Burdick at 307-455-2625