The Dubois Museum is hosting a McDonald's Children's Exploration program that will help children learn to about fossils from the wonderful staff of the Tate Geological Center at Casper College.Kids will get to make their own fossil molds from real fossils!This program is free and open to children of all ages.
Here's your chance to learn traditional Square Dancing in the Frontier Room of the Rustic Pine Tavern. This family-friendly fun for all has been going on since 1948! Take part in this great 70-year old tradition. Grab your cowboy boots for some real old fashion boot-scootin' fun. Adults $4, Children 12 & Under $2. Held each Tuesday evening from 8-9:30 pm June 12 through Aug. 21 at 119 East Ramshorn.
Every Friday night at 8:00 p.m. from mid-June to mid-August there is a real western rodeo at the Clarence Allison Memorial Arena (5649 Hwy. 287/26) east of town behind the Medical Clinic. The events include fun for all ages: stick horse races, ribbon on the calf's tail, mutton bustin' and more.
A real Smorgasbord! A tradition that is alive and well in the western town of Dubois with a long history with Sweden. Everyone will be celebrating 70 years of this annual Swedish Smorgasbord style dinner. Come feast on these mouth-watering original recipes! Held at the Headwaters Center. 20 Stalnaker St. Two servings are planned: 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Call to reserve your place at the table for a feast you'll never forget! Tickets at the door and in advance.
This is a Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek hosted by the Dubois Museum guided by Sig Schultz. This trek will leave the Dubois Museum at 9 am and return at 4 pm.Discover another of the fascinating areas associated with the tie hack era in the Wind Rivers. $6.00 per person Advanced Registration is required, with no exceptions.
Jay Slagowski, Zone Fire Management officer with the Shoshone District National Forest Service will show us the how and the why of fire behavior. The trek will be driving and hiking and will start with a trip through the Lava Mountain fire of 2016 and will end with a hike to the Warm Springs Lookout Tower.This program is part of the Wind River Visitor's Council Adventure Trek program series.$6.00 per person: Advanced registration is required. Details for the trek can be provided upon registration.
Dubois 4th of July celebrates the old and new west with a western parade at 2 pm, duck race at 2:45 pm, ice cream social 3-5pm, topped off with fireworks at 9:30 pm! The whole town turns out for this fun day. Events sun up to sun down. Enjoy our Western parade that starts it all off with horses, cowboys, cowgirls, motorbikes, mountain bikes and more. Free admission. Come enjoy western fun and games like in the old days!
Learn about past volcanic eruptions as you hike into the Absaroka Mountains. This program is part of our Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek Series.Advance registration is required. Fee is $6.00 per person. Details can be provided by calling 307-455-2284.
This is a Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program by John Hebberger Jr. on July 19 at 7 pm at the Dennison Lodge.Created and presented after the in-town landslide at Jackson, Wyoming, but also just after the "Oso Landslide" in 2014 in WA State, as well as others locally, nationally and globally - to both explain their origin and make clear that they are not uncommon, locally and globally.This program is free and open to the public.
68th National Art Show & Sale!Hosted by the Wind River Valley Artist's Guild (WRVAG) in Dubois, WY. Enjoy a professional art show by some of the nations top-notch artists. Genres include wildlife, still lifes, figurative, and abstract in all art mediums. The show is held at 20 Stalnaker St. from 9 am - 6 pm.
Anna Moscicki, local birding enthusiast, will lead the birding trip for the day. Anna will help us learn tips on how to spot and identify birds and other interesting facts as part of the McDonald's Children's Exploration Series on July 24 from 9-noon.Transportation is provided for kids if they are part of the Boys and Girls Club and come with the club, otherwise, contact the Dubois Museum for more details. Things to bring include plenty of water, hiking boots, binoculars if you have them.Everyone is welcome with any level of birding experience there is a fee for adults of $6.00 per person. Be sure to register in advance at the Dubois Museum, 909 West Ramshorn St., 307-455-2284 or by email to email@example.com.
Meet & mingle with real cowboys! Start your fun Friday night where you can see a real Ranch Rodeo of working cowboys at the Clarence Allison Memorial Arena. Saturday you can watch a cowboy parade at 10 am, savor western recipes, and shop in charming western shops and at the street fair.
Hosted by the Friends of the Dubois Museum and the Dubois Museum. Enjoy stepping back in time to savor an old-fashioned bake sale, tasty pioneer stew and fry bread, blacksmithing, steam engines and music. Great fun for everyone and every age. 11am-2pm.
This is a Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program by the Dubois Museum staff on August 2nd at 7 pm.This talk will focus on what life was like in Dubois during WWII. It will be a discussion format so everyone is encouraged to bring you memories or share stories passed down through generations.This program is free and open to the public.
Enjoy a beautiful but strenuous Wind River Adventure Trek to view wildflowers in the Winds with local expert Lynn Stewart.Advanced registration is required for this very strenuous trek and participants should bring hiking poles, rain gear, 2 liters of water minimum, lunch, snacks, T. P., personal first aid kit, sunscreen, insect spray and bear spray.Transportation is provided to the trailhead and the cost is $6.00 per person.
The Annual Never Sweat Needler's Quilt Guild Show & Sale! Enjoy the skilled artwork of some professional needle crafters at this quality quilt show. See artwork and intricate patterns of handed-down and contemporary designed quilts. Many made by professional top needle crafters. The show is at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center at 20 Stalnaker St.
The Dubois Museum will take participants on a Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek to view the site of the crash of a B24 bomber from the 29th Bombardment Group H Gowen Field Boise, ID. The flight left Pocatello, ID on a training and photographic mission on August 14, 1943, and crashed in an isolated area of the Wind River Mountains, southeast of Torrey Valley.Advanced registration is required for this very strenuous trek and participants should bring hiking poles, rain gear, 2 liters of water minimum, lunch, snacks, T. P., personal first aid kit, sunscreen, insect spray and bear spray.Transportation is provided to the trailhead and the cost is $25.00 per person.
The Dubois Museum in conjunction with the National Bighorn Sheep Center will present another great Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek on August 21st to explore one of several Sheep Traps in the Upper Wind River Range.Sheep Traps were developed by the Sheep Eater Indians to hunt the elusive Bighorn Sheep.Transportation will be provided and reservations are required. $6.00 per person.
The Susan K. Black Foundation (SKB) Art Show and Workshops!Dubios will host the week-long Annual Susan K. Black Foundation (SKB) Art Show and Workshops. Each fall over 175 artists, enthusiasts, and collectors along with over 20 top-notch art instructors meet up for a week of fine art in the high country. Here colorful ideas flow freely between students and teachers. Classes are held inside and outside on location. Highlights include an artist quick draw and silent auction. See their art at the Headwaters Arts Center Miniature Show during that week, too. The whole town fills up fast so make your plans early.
This Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program will be hosted by the Dubois Museum at the Dennison Lodge (located right next door to the museum) on September 20th at 7 pm.This should be a fun and wildly diverse romp through Dubois “History”. Bring your very own stories or just come to enjoy the stories of others.This program is free and open to the public.