This Weekend in Fremont County: Climber’s Fest, Gold Rush Days, Day in the Park 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.

Wednesday, July 9

21st Annual International Climbers’ Festival – The festival is an annual celebration of the sport of climbing.  This year it will feature slideshows, climbing clinics, a dyno climbing competition, trade fair, trail run, film festival, yoga, music, art walk about town, parties, contests and tons of world-class rock climbing. $45 Adults, $25 children, Fremont St. & 3rd. For complete information, go here.

Blood Drive-Riverton Reach Foundation – From 12 to 5:30 p.m. at the Reach Foundation Clubhouse. Sponsored by Sorptimist of Riverton & Hampton Inn & Suites of Riverton Call 851-4174 to schedule an appointment or go to www.bloodhero.com sponsor code: riverton.

GOP Candidate Forum – This first forum starts at 5 p.m. at the Dennison Lodge in Dubois. Both county and state candidates will be present. For more information: www.fremontcountygop.com.

 

Thursday, July 10

21st Annual International Climbers’ Festival – The festival is an annual celebration of the sport of climbing.  This year it will feature slideshows, climbing clinics, a dyno climbing competition, trade fair, trail run, film festival, yoga, music, art walk about town, parties, contests and tons of world-class rock climbing. $45 Adults, $25 children, Fremont St. & 3rd. For complete information, go here.

The International Climbers’ Festival Art Crawl – Take a walk along Lander’s Main Street to 10 different stops featuring art by climbers, beer and scotch tastings, and more. The entire event is sponsored by Central Bank and Trust in Lander and will take place from 5:30-8:00pm. The event is open to the public and non-climbers are encouraged to come out and enjoy the art! Complete list of stops and attractions here.

Wyoming Catholic College Liberty Lecture Series –  The lecturer will be President of Wyoming Catholic College and American historian, Kevin Roberts, whose lecture is titled, “State’s Rights and the Future of Federal Tyranny.” The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. at Fremont County Library – Lander Carnegie Room.

 

Friday, July 11

21st Annual International Climbers’ Festival – The festival is an annual celebration of the sport of climbing.  This year it will feature slideshows, climbing clinics, a dyno climbing competition, trade fair, trail run, film festival, yoga, music, art walk about town, parties, contests and tons of world-class rock climbing. $45 Adults, $25 children, Fremont St. & 3rd. For complete information, go here.

WY Model Planes Fly-In – Featuring radio controlled model flying machines from all over the region including planes, helicopters, and even jets. Fly-In offers day and night flying at WY Modelers Park located between the Walmart and Honor Farm Rd.

Music on the Riverwalk – Rails to Trails 6th Annual Music on the Riverwalk is from 6-9 p.m. between Main and 1st Streets.

Sinks Canyon Fireside Speaker Series – Learn about black and grizzly bears with Brian DeBolt, of Wyoming Game and Fish, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All programs are held in the Popo Agie Campground at the camp host site at 6:30 p.m. Families are welcome at these events. After the series there will be a small campfire, so kids and adults alike are encouraged to bring marshmallows to roast. Bench seating is available, but attendees may bring camp chairs if desired.

 

Saturday, July 12

21st Annual International Climbers’ Festival – The festival is an annual celebration of the sport of climbing.  This year it will feature slideshows, climbing clinics, a dyno climbing competition, trade fair, trail run, film festival, yoga, music, art walk about town, parties, contests and tons of world-class rock climbing. $45 Adults, $25 children, Fremont St. & 3rd. For complete information, go here.

WY Model Planes Fly-In – Featuring radio controlled model flying machines from all over the region including planes, helicopters, and even jets. Fly-In offers day and night flying at WY Modelers Park located between the Walmart and Honor Farm Rd.

Boysen State Park Youth Fishing Derby – This event is part State Parks’ Wyoming Kids eXtreme program designed to connect children with the outdoors. Open to kids 13 years of age and younger, participants can obtain a registration form from Boysen State Park, 307-876-2796, the Shoshoni Recreation District, 307-876-2663, Boysen Lake Marina, 307-876-2772 or Lip Rippers, 307-876-2345. Pre-registration is required. The Day Use Fee is waived for all entrants. Entrants can get a free fishing pole at Lip Rippers or Boysen Lake Marina the morning of July 12. The event begins at the reservoir at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded at the Boysen Lake Marina at 5 p.m. Free food and drinks will also be provided.

Rendezvous Day in the Park – From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. enjoy a craft fair, food, dancing and more at Riverton City Park. Admission is free.

South Pass City Gold Rush Days – From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy a taste of life at the turn of the century at South Pass City State Historic Site. Gold Rush Days features a vintage baseball tournament, music in the historic saloons, kids games and one of a kind events like anvil blasting, mining demonstrations and panning for real gold.

Riverton Museum Day – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Come step back in time – the museum is open, and it’s free admission. The museum is located at 700 East Park in Riverton.

North Portal Fire Hall Dedication – Fremont County Fire Protection District’s Battalion 11 at North Portal will dedicate its new building at 11 a.m. with a lunch to follow. There will be door prizes and games for the kids. The new fire hall is located at #4 Sand Mesa Road, just east of its intersection with North Portal Road.

 

Sunday, July 13

21st Annual International Climbers’ Festival – The festival is an annual celebration of the sport of climbing.  This year it will feature slideshows, climbing clinics, a dyno climbing competition, trade fair, trail run, film festival, yoga, music, art walk about town, parties, contests and tons of world-class rock climbing. $45 Adults, $25 children, Fremont St. & 3rd. For complete information, go here.

WY Model Planes Fly-In – Featuring radio controlled model flying machines from all over the region including planes, helicopters, and even jets. Fly-In offers day and night flying at WY Modelers Park located between the Walmart and Honor Farm Rd.

South Pass City Gold Rush Days – From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy a taste of life at the turn of the century at South Pass City State Historic Site. Gold Rush Days features a vintage baseball tournament, music in the historic saloons, kids games and one of a kind events like anvil blasting, mining demonstrations and panning for real gold.

Missouri Valley Fire 50-year Anniversary Celebration – The Missouri Valley Fire Battalion will be celebrating its 50th anniversary with an open house, barbecue and ice cream from 1-4 p.m. The fire hall is located on Highway 134 between Davison and Clothesline Roads.

 

1 Comment

  1. Laurie Parazoo

    We go every year it's fun!

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