‘County 10′ by Rob Heller and Russ Koble was last year’s People’s Choice Award winner for the Wild West Winter Carnival Ice Sculpting competition. Ernie Over photo.
UPDATED: Jan. 31
(Fremont County, Wyo.) - This weekend’s events across Fremont County. For more information on these and others, visit County10.com’s events calendar here.
Thursday, Jan. 30
Arts Alive 2014 - Baldwin Creek Elementary is hosting its annual Arts Alive parent night. Students will teach parents different art techniques that they have learned over the past semester. Come join us. Entrance fee is a piece of clean recycled junk that can be used as art supplies.
Friday, Jan. 31
Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Talent of Echo Klaproth, Buffalo Bill Boycott, Jerry Bell, Ron Bailey, and Ron Yager, to name a few will be at Central Wyoming College Little Theatre at 6 p.m. $10 or $5 and a commemorative 2014 Wild West Winter Carnival button, will get you admittance. Donations will be gladly accepted at the door. Limited seating.
Saturday, Feb. 1
Wild West Winter Carnival: Tethered Balloon Rides - There is no fee, the local Hot Air Balloon group provides the fun at Riverton City Park starting at 8:30 a.m.
Wild West Winter Carnival: Ice Sculpting - Artists from around the region compete on Riverton’s Main Street for trophies in the Beginner, Intermediate and Professional class. Competition starts at 9 a.m. The sculptures adorn Main Street until they melt. People of all ages are encouraged to participate in this event.
LVHS Ski Clinic - All ages and abilities are welcome to participate at the Beaver Creek Ski Area. This is great opportunity to learn ways to improve your classic or skate skiing, learn tips on how to ski more efficiently and faster or to try out cross country skis for the first time. There is no set cost for the clinic but donations to help skiers attend the USSA Cross Country Junior Nationals Championships in March would be greatly appreciated.
Wild West Winter Carnival: Hole in One Golf - For a fee, you can try to get a hole-in-one on a 100 yard hole in Riverton City Park. Closest to the pin wins a cash prize.
‘Coriolanus’ National Theatre Live – The viewing will start at 1 p.m. at the Fremont County Library in Lander in the Carnegie Room.
Wild West Winter Carnival: Kids Coin Grab - The current King & Queen hide coins in shredded paper, and allow kids to keep the coins they find in Riverton City Park. In order to promote a fair contest, the children are separated into age groups and given a set time to look.
Riverton Rotary Crab Crack - All You Can Eat crab is cooked by the Riverton Rotary club, and served en masse to the attendants at St. Margaret’s Church. $35 each prior to event, $45 at the door from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Wild West Winter Carnival: Coronation - The previous King & Queen pass on the Belt Buckle, Crown & Sash to the new King & Queen at 5 p.m. at St. Margaret’s. A Junior King & Queen may also be crowned, with associated scholarship prizes awarded.
Sunday, Feb. 2
Saxophobia – Lander Concert Association presents ‘Saxophobia’ brings a rare and unique glimpse at some of the most unusual saxophones ever manufactured. The show explores jazz classics, including “Autumn Leaves,” “All The Things You Are,” and “Yakety Sax.”
Friday, Feb. 7
Quick Draw – from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.