This Weekend in Fremont County: United Tribes Club Powwow, two dancing competitions and more

(Fremont County, Wyo.) –  There is a lot going this weekend in Fremont County. Get out and have some fun. For more information on these and others, visit County10.com’s events calendar here.

Thursday, May 1

StoryTelling in the Round – From 6 – 9 p.m. in Buffalo Hide tipi(St. Stephens Indian School) inside of the Intertribal Education and Community Center. Public welcome, Come and Share Your Stories.

LEDA Public Meeting – LEDA will be holding a public meeting at the Middle Fork restaurant from 6:30 – 9:00. On the agenda for the evening is introduction of the Board Members, information on mission and vision of the organization, updates on current projects, and open Q&A with attendees.

 

Friday, May 2

POWR Mother’s Day Show and Sale – The Potters of the Wind River group is hosting its annual Mother’s Day Show and Sale at Coalter Loft May 2nd and 3rd. Friday night is the opening and starts at 5 p.m. and goes to 9 p.m. Saturday Sale starts at 11 a.m. and goes until 7 p.m.

Fort Washakie Student Art Show reception – Fort Washakie school has teamed up with the Wind River Development Fund to host the 1st Annual Fort Washakie Student Art Show to be held at the Frank B. Wise Center in Fort Washakie. The show will run from Friday May 2nd-Friday May 16th with a reception to be held Friday May 2nd from 5-7pm. The show will feature art from students in grades 3-12.

United Tribes Club Spring Social PowwowColorful regalia, artisans, Native American drummers and dancers and a powerful social gathering are all part of the Central Wyoming College United Tribes Club annual spring powwow. 6 p.m. Gourd Dancing, 7 p.m. Grand Entry – Central Wyoming College gymnasium. The powwow lasts until 10 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 3

POWR Mother’s Day Show and Sale – The Potters of the Wind River group is hosting its annual Mother’s Day Show and Sale at Coalter Loft May 2nd and 3rd. Friday night is the opening and starts at 5 p.m. and goes to 9 p.m. Saturday Sale starts at 11 a.m. and goes until 7 p.m.

Native American Dance Competition – Native American Day – Dance Competition, $10,000 in cash prizes, Spectators Welcome. 307-856-3964, 866-657-1604, Wind River Hotel & Casino

Ultimate Miniature Bullriding – The bullriding starts around 2 p.m. at the Shoshoni rodeo grounds.

Dancing with the Stars Lander – SOLD OUT – Join us for an unforgettable night of dancing, laughter, and raising funds for Community Entry Services. On May 3, 2014 nIne teams of local stars and dancers will take to the stage in hopes of winning over your votes and the votes of the judges. For details on how to see a live stream of the event, go here.

Carmina Burana concert – The Central Wyoming College Collegiate Chorale and special guest musicians present Carl Orff’s choral masterwork Carmina Burana on Saturday, May 3 in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre. The 7:30 p.m. concert features guest singers, soloists and instrumentalists. There is no cost for admission and the public is encouraged to attend.

 

Sunday, May 4

Norm Moore Benefit – Meal and silent auction starts at noon at Shoshoni City Park, with a live auction at 1:30 p.m. Music provided by The Lost Springs Band. An account has been set up for individuals who wish to make monetary donations at all 3 Atlantic City Federal Credit Unions. Items for the auction can be donated at Shoshoni City Hall any time or at the event. Donations accepted for the meal as well.