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When most people think of Wyoming, or "The West", they think of rodeos, cowboys, horses, and other similar events that invoke images we've all seen on TV. Yes, there are rodeos in Wyoming, from the "Granddaddy of Them All"© Cheyenne Frontier Days, to more hometown events, like the Summer Rodeos in Pine Bluffs. But there are also art shows, ice fishing derbies, and music festivals, which celebrate both the region's past and present. The Tracks Across Wyoming corridor is home to many entrepreneurs and artisans, and their work is showcased with many festivals and shows, such as the Centennial Valley Art Show, held at the Nici Self Historical Museum. Many events celebrate the history of the area and reenact episodes from area history - and also offer great food and entertainment. Most events occur during the summer because of the harsh Wyoming winters, but some, like Green River's Ice Crystal Classic, even celebrate that season. Take in one of the small town events, and you'll discover everyone in town is there and has helped put on the event in some way. Take time to meet these people, and you'll discover why they're "Wyoming Proud."

The Lincoln Highway Centennial

The Lincoln Highway will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2013. The event will be centered on two organized caravans of antique (as well as modern) automobiles. The first will travel west from Times Square in New York City and the second will travel east from Lincoln Park in San Francisco. The two caravans will meet in Kearney, Nebraska on the July 4th weekend at the Archway Monument, the mid-point on the 3,200-mile Lincoln Highway system. Kearney will also be hosting the annual national conference of the modern Lincoln Highway Association. Anyone interested in joining one of the convoys, or in coordinating local Lincoln Highway Centennial celebrations with the convoy schedules, should access the Lincoln Highway Association's web site to locate contacts and details.

Start Date End Date County Community Event Name
24-Jun-10 26-Jun-10 Sweetwater  Green River  Flaming Gorge Days
10-Jul-10 10-Jul-10 Sweetwater  Rock Springs  International Day
23-Jul-10 25-Jul-10 Carbon Encampment  Sierra Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous and Black Powder Shoot
date coming soon date coming soon Sweetwater  Green River  River Festival
12-Feb-11 14-Feb-11 Sweetwater  Green River  Ice Crystal Classic
date coming soon date coming soon Laramie Cheyenne  Cheyenne Depot Days
date coming soon 29-Jul-11 Laramie Pine Bluffs Double Bar G Rodeo Series
11-Jun-11 11-Jun-11 Laramie Cheyenne  Kids Cowboy Festival
17-Jun-11 18-Jun-11 Laramie Cheyenne  Wyoming Brewers Festival
18-Jun-11 19-Jun-11 Carbon Encampment  Woodchoppers Jamboree and Rodeo
25-Jun-11 29-Jun-11 Laramie Cheyenne  Celtic Festival
01-Jul-11 04-Jul-11 Albany Centennial Centennial Valley Art Show & Sale
02-Jul-11 12-Jul-11 Albany Laramie Jubilee Days
04-Jul-11 04-Jul-11 Albany Laramie Freedom Has A Birthday
04-Jul-11 04-Jul-11 Carbon Saratoga Independence Day Celebration
15-Jul-11 17-Jul-11 Carbon Encampment  Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering & Living History Days
22-Jul-11 23-Jul-11 Carbon Saratoga Platte River Rodeo Association Rodeo
22-Jul-11 31-Jul-11 Laramie Cheyenne  Cheyenne Frontier Days
28-Jul-11 30-Jul-11 Sweetwater  Rock Springs  Red Desert Roundup Rodeo
28-Jul-11 date coming soon Sweetwater  Rock Springs  Wyoming's Big Show
29-Jul-11 31-Jul-11 Lincoln Kemmerer  Oyster Ridge Music Festival
date coming soon date coming soon Laramie Pine Bluffs Trail Days
date coming soon date coming soon Uinta Evanston  Roundhouse Festival
date coming soon date coming soon Laramie Cheyenne  Cheyenne Augtoberfest
date coming soon date coming soon Carbon Saratoga Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival and Saratoga Bullfest
02-Sep-11 05-Sep-11 Uinta Fort Bridger Fort Bridger Mountain Man Rendezvous
10-Sep-11 11-Sep-11 Carbon Encampment  Copper Days Festival
16-Sep-11 17-Sep-11 Laramie Cheyenne  Greek Festival
date coming soon date coming soon Laramie Cheyenne  Cheyenne Christmas Parade
02-Dec-11 02-Dec-11 Carbon Saratoga Festival of Trees Gala and Auction
03-Dec-11 03-Dec-11 Carbon Saratoga Lighted Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland
10-Dec-11 10-Dec-11 Albany Centennial Christmas In Centennial
21-Jan-12 22-Jan-12 Carbon Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby
04-Feb-12 05-Feb-12 Carbon Encampment  Sierra Madre Winter Carnival
17-Feb-12 19-Feb-12 Carbon Saratoga Donald E. Erickson Memorial Chariot Races


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