#WhatsHappening this Weekend, June 14- June 16
Hey County 17 friends! Do you know how many times we hear the Gillette past-time, “there’s nothing to do around here?” Well, here’s a neat little list bursting at the seams with fun and exciting activities for you. The best part? They’re all perfect for the entire family! Keep scrolling to find out #WhatsHappening near you this weekend!
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Friday June 14
The 411: The Gillette Elk’s Lodge will be celebrating Flag Day on June 14. The presentation will begin at 6pm at the Lasting Legacy amphitheater. Free hot dogs and chips will be served before and after the presentation.
Did you know that there have been eight flags representing the USA? Come hear about each of them!
When: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Lasting Legacy Park – 800 S. Douglas HWY
Steak Feed and Car Show
The 411: The event starts at 4 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. Cost is $15 per person for the event. For $25, join in a chance to win a 2000 Buell Blast Motorcycle. Tickets for both the event and the motorcycle are available at the Campbell County Senior Center. For more information call 307.686.0804.
When: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Campbell County Senior Center – 701 Stocktrail Avenue
The 411: Join in the Free Sew Fun on Fridays! Just bring your machine, a project of your choice, a lunch and beverages in a spillproof container. Stay and sew all day for a 10% storewide discount. Plus get help and inspiration. A great time is had by all! Call ahead to make your FREE reservation as space is limited. 307 257 3912
When: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: The Barn & Blanket Lady Quilt Shop – 8506 N US HWY 14-16
The 411: Campbell County Public Library is pleased to welcome musician Sean Gaskell to CCPL on Friday, June 14 at 6pm for a performance and educational demonstration on the kora, a 21 string harp. This event is free and open to the public.
When: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Campbell County Public Library – 2101 S. 4-J Road
The 411: Legends is celebrating all things Whiskey! Join them for FREE whiskey tasting all day long. They will be tasting a number of different whiskeys. Your first sip is free and shots/bottles of the sampled whiskeys will be available to purchase that day.
Where: Legends Sports Bar – 10800 S. Douglas HWY
IMCA Hobby Stock
Wissota Street Stock
Wissota Mod 4
When: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Gillette Thunder Speedway Gts – 5801, 7999 WY-51
Friday June 14 – Saturday June 15
When: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: CCHS – 1000 Camel Drive
Friday June 14 – Sunday June 16
Where: Cam-Plex Morningside Park
Saturday June 15
The 411: Musical Theatre Camp for ages 10+
When: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Just Gotta Dance Academy of Performing Arts – 718 N. US HWY 14-16, Unit A3
The 411: This highly rated, fun, informative 37+ state concealed carry class and gun law seminar qualifies you to obtain CCW permits from Wyoming, Utah and Arizona. This CCW permit class is held in conjunction with our partner store Sportsman’s Warehouse, Gillette, WY.
When: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Sportsman’s Warehouse – 91 Town Center Drive
The 411: This month’s soap combines our moisturizing blend of olive, coconut, and sunflower oils with brightening lemon essential oil and rose petals for their exfoliation and anti-aging properties.
In this workshop, you’ll learn everything you need to know to start making your own soap at home or as part of our soap club! For more information on AVA Member Soap club visit our member page!
All materials are included.
When: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: AVA Community Art Center – 509 W. 2nd Street
The 411: Affiliates MC to Host: Ride For the Wounded Run June 15, 2019 Registration at 9:00 AM Start and Final at Jake’s!! Proceeds go to Veterans Home of Wyoming and Sheridan VA Medical Center. Tickets: 1 for $20 or 6 for $100!
When: 9:00 a.m.
Where: Jake’s Tavern – 5201 S. Douglas HWY
Cost: 1 for $20 or 6 for $100!
The 411: Winter farmers market. Come see local growers, jams, pickles, micro greens, fresh organic herbs, kettle corn, salsa, soaps, crafts and many many other local variety.
Where: Gillette College Technical Education Center – 3251 S. 4-J Rd.
The 411: Live crawfish, fresh shrimp, oysters, red snapper, sausages + much more.
When: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: The Office Saloon – 1400 N US Highway 14-16, Gillette, Wyoming 82716
The 411: Do you love local craft beer? Do you love dogs? Kick off summer with both! Big Lost Meadery and Brewery is hosting a fundraiser for Fur Kids Foundation dubbed the Pup Crawl. Proceeds from this event allow Fur Kids Foundation to help Campbell County, Wyoming families afford emergency veterinary care.
When: Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Big Lost Meadery – 106 S. Gillette Avenue
Cost: $20 donation. Your donation gets you:
• Entrance for one (1) person
• Two (2) drink tickets for the Beer Garden
• Entrance into any/all contests (first come, first served)
• One very warm and fuzzy feeling for helping Campbell County, Wyoming pet owners afford emergency veterinary care!
Get your tickets now: https://www.furkidsfoundation.org/pupcrawl.html
The 411: Practice/Registration is 5:00-6:00 with racing starting ASAP. This is a free race for everyone and a great chance to invite friends and family out to give it a try. Must have long sleeves and pants with closed toe shoes to ride. Limited loaner bikes and helmets available.
When: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Razor City BMX – 701 Warlow Drive
The 411: Northern Psychedelic Jams from your local Unknowns
When: 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m
Where: Montgomery Bar – 100 s. Gillette Ave.
Saturday June 15 – Sunday June 16
The 411: The First Annual American Legion Fathers Day Shoot Out. Open to everyone and anyone, you DO NOT need to be a member of the American Legion to enter this shoot. 25% of the entry fee’s go back to the winners, the rest go to Veteran funds.
When 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Rusty Buffalo Gun Range – 86 Coyote Trail Road, Gillette, WY 82716
Cost: Early Registration $50, Day of Shoot Registration $60
Sunday June 16
The 411: Wyoming snake avoidance hosted by the Versatile Hunting Dogs of Wyoming. This is our 2nd year hosting this training and we will again be partnered with Red Hills Veterinary Hospital. Red Hills Veterinary will be providing rattlesnake vaccine during the training.
When: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cam-Plex Park
The 411: Join First Presbyterian Church Father’s Day after services as they celebrate Dad with a potluck downstairs in fellowship hall. Please bring a dish to share.
When: 11:00 a.m.. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: First Presbyterian Church – 511 Carey Ave.
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