#WhatsHappening this Weekend, July 5 – July 7
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 July 5
The 411: Tours are Tuesdays and Fridays. There is one tour a day that begins at 10 a.m., and lasts approximately two hours. Reservations are required. Please contact the Gillette Visitors Center, (307) 686-0040, to RSVP. The cost is $25 per person, $55 for a family of 4, $10 for children ages 5 – 15.
Participants must provide their own transportation to the Durham Ranch:
7835 Highway 59
Gillette, WY, 82718
The 411: A Casual Group for artists of all skill levels, to inspire each other and draw together. Activities include still life, figure drawing, portraiture drawing with the possibility of plein air field trip opportunities. This is an uninstructed group. Participants will need to bring their own drawing supplies. Free to Current AVA Members or $5 per session for non-members.
When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: AVA Community Art Center – 509 W. 2nd Street
Saturday July 6 – Sunday July 7
The 411: Learn fundamental rifle marksmanship techniques in a fun, family-friendly environment. Whether you’re an experienced shooter or new to the world of shooting sports, Project Appleseed has something for everyone. In addition to marksmanship training, you’ll hear amazing stories about the earliest days of the American Revolution during breaks from the range
When: Sat 8:30am-5:00pm, Sun 8:30am-5:00pm (as conditions permit)
Where: Gillette Gun Club
Saturday July 6
The 411: Come paint “Old Blue” with Hands On Pottery! Preregister online & don’t forget a $10 class fee. Bring any beverage of your choice.
When: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Hands on Pottery – 122 S. Gillette Ave.
When: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Dungeons and Dugouts – 107 E 3rd St Unit B, Gillette, Wyoming 82716
The 411: This is a PUPPY playtime event hosted by PAWS Academy! Puppies must have shots and also must show proof of shots received. Puppies also must be between the ages of 12 wks.-12 months old.
When: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: PAWS Academy – 610 Butler Spaeth
When: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Gillette Thunder Speedway Gts
Sunday July 7
The 411: Barrel and pole bending jackpot.
When: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Cam-Plex Morningside Park
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