#WhatsHappening: Fremont County Events July 6-8

Gold Panning is just one of the family friendly activities occurring during the annual Gold Rush Days at South Pass City Historic Site. File Photo

The first weekend of July is here and there are several fun things to see and do across County 10.

Friday, July 6:

1838 Rendezvous

July 5, 2018 – July 7, 2018
1838 Rendezvous Site, S Smith Rd, Riverton, WY 82501, USA

Camp on the Original 1838 Rendezvous Site! Primitive Black Powder Shooting Matches, Hawk & Knife throwing, training & competitions. Nightly Council Fire, Pre-1840 Trade Goods for sale. We focus on authenticity, offering seminars in “skills & history related to the mountain man era”.
Beginners Welcome!! Check us out on our webpage and on Facebook!

Wyoming Sr. Babe Ruth State Championship

July 5, 2018 – July 8, 2018
Lander City Park, 405 Fremont St, Lander, WY 82520, USA

Lander Valley Sr. Babe Ruth baseball will host the Wyoming Sr. Babe Ruth State Championships July 4th through 7th at the Lander City Park baseball complex. Four games a day begin each day at 9:00 a.m Wednesday through Friday. The championship bracket begins Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

Registration open for Community Blood Drive-July 10th

June 28, 2018 – July 10, 2018
Riverton Reach Building – 622 N. 8th Street West

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
11:30AM – 5:30PM

Riverton Community “Pie in July” Blood Drive is right around the corner! If you are interested in donating blood, you can sign up for an appointment time now by logging on to: www.bloodhero.com and entering Sponsor Code: “Riverton” OR call Diana Hague at 307-850-2529.

A delicious piece of homemade pie will be waiting for everyone who donates blood on this day, courtesy of your friends at St. John Lutheran Church!

Please consider rolling up your sleeve and donating to this life saving cause!

First Friday at The Middle Fork

July 6, 2018  5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Middle Fork, 351 Main St, Lander, WY 82520, USA

Come out for First Friday at The Middle Fork! Art and live music as usual, with food and drinks available for purchase. Always a super fun night!

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Saturday, July 7:

1838 Rendezvous

July 5, 2018 – July 7, 2018
1838 Rendezvous Site, S Smith Rd, Riverton, WY 82501, USA

Camp on the Original 1838 Rendezvous Site! Primitive Black Powder Shooting Matches, Hawk & Knife throwing, training & competitions. Nightly Council Fire, Pre-1840 Trade Goods for sale. We focus on authenticity, offering seminars in “skills & history related to the mountain man era”.
Beginners Welcome!! Check us out on our webpage and on Facebook!

Wyoming Sr. Babe Ruth State Championship

July 5, 2018 – July 8, 2018
Lander City Park, 405 Fremont St, Lander, WY 82520, USA

Lander Valley Sr. Babe Ruth baseball will host the Wyoming Sr. Babe Ruth State Championships July 4th through 7th at the Lander City Park baseball complex. Four games a day begin each day at 9:00 a.m Wednesday through Friday. The championship bracket begins Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

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South Pass City Gold Rush Days

July 7, 2018 – July 8, 2018
South Pass City, WY 82520, USA

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of South Pass City with Gold Rush Days July 7th and 8th. The event is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Chancey Williams and the Younger Brother’s Band will perform July 7th with a fireworks display to follow.

You’ll have an opportunity to learn the areas history, gold pan, and catch vintage baseball. Pony rides, pack mule demonstrations, faro players, immigrant trail re-enactors, home baked goods, and musical entertainers will play along the street. Plus, don’t miss the ever-popular anvil blasting.

The Carissa Mine will be in full operation both days from noon to 5 p.m., as well as mining demonstrations on the Flood and Hindle Trail.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of South Pass and the [email protected] group of sponsors. For more information call (307) 332-3684.

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Lander Valley Farmer’s Market

July 7, 2018  9:00 am – 11:30 am
City Park, Lander WY

Offering a variety of locally raised, grown, and baked foods and crafted goods: vegetables, eggs, fresh milk, locally raised meats, poultry, baked goods, jams, fermented foods, and handmade fine crafts.

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DAY IN THE PARK FUNDRAISER WITH FIREWORKS TO FOLLOW

July 7, 2018  10:00 am – 4:00 pm
317 Wyoming St, Shoshoni, WY 82649, USA

Come join the Community and Shoshoni Volunteer Fire for a day of fun in Centennial Park. Bounce Houses, Balloon Shaving and Apple Bobbing. Free Bbq’d Burgers and Hot Dogs sponsored by Fremont County Fire Protection District & Side Dishes supplied by Community Carry In!! (While supplies last). Expecting Vendor Tables, Shaved Ice & Community Fundraising Booth. Hoping for a Dunk Tank also!! So come out enjoy some fun in the sun with your kiddos and help support our local annual Firework Show! FIREWORKS to follow at dark near the Shoshoni Rodeo Grounds.

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Saturday Jam Session

July 7, 2018  12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lander Bake Shop

Jam Sessions at the Lander Bake Shop Saturdays 12-2. All acoustic instruments, all kinds of music, all ages, all abilities.

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Sunday, July 8:

South Pass City Gold Rush Days

July 7, 2018 – July 8, 2018
South Pass City, WY 82520, USA

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of South Pass City with Gold Rush Days July 7th and 8th. The event is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Chancey Williams and the Younger Brother’s Band will perform July 7th with a fireworks display to follow.

You’ll have an opportunity to learn the areas history, gold pan, and catch vintage baseball. Pony rides, pack mule demonstrations, faro players, immigrant trail re-enactors, home baked goods, and musical entertainers will play along the street. Plus, don’t miss the ever-popular anvil blasting.

The Carissa Mine will be in full operation both days from noon to 5 p.m., as well as mining demonstrations on the Flood and Hindle Trail.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of South Pass and the [email protected] group of sponsors. For more information call (307) 332-3684.

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