Golden Harvest Bazaar
Holy Trinity’s Catholic Church, 1808 Hot Springs Avenue, will be holding their annual Golden Harvest Bazaar on Friday, November 9, from 4:00pm-7:00pm and Saturday, November 10, from 8:00am-3:00pm, with lunch served from 11:00am-1:00pm. They will have handmade items, raffles, seasonal decor, kitchen linens, baby linens, woodcrafts, quilts, table runners, wall hangings, artwork, vintage room and baked goods. For more information, please contact Janelle Wingert at (307)220-2413.
Cheyenne Engineers Club
The Cheyenne Engineers Club will be meeting on Tuesday, November 13, at 5:30pm, at the Red Lion Hotel, 204 West Fox Farm Road. Social time at 5:30pm and dinner at 6:00pm. The special guest speaker is Scott Cowley, P.E., from AVI, who will give a talk on a pipe lining project in Laramie. Confirm your attendance by E-mailing your RSVP to Keith Fulton at email@example.com by Friday, November 9.
Gold Wing Monthly Meeting
Gold Wing Road Riders Association meets on the second Saturday of each month. Breakfast is served at 8:00am and the meeting begins at 9:00am. Call Jim at (307)634-9176 for location and details.
Gifts of the World
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, is holding The Gifts of the World Bazaar on Saturday, November 10, from 9:00am-3:00pm, in the Fellowship Hall at 19th Street and House Avenue. Come have a complimentary cup of fairly-traded coffee or tea, sample Womens’s Bean Project’s soups and dips and shop for unique gifts that are produced by artisans around the world. Jewelry and accessories, chocolate, home decor, Christmas, bath and body products and so much more will be available for purchase. Spread peace and justice in our world with conscientious consumerism. Give a gift that gives twice, each purchase empowers artisans and farmers around the world to break the cycle of poverty. For information, please contact Regina at (307)214-9344.
The Cheyenne Dance Club is hosting ballroom dancing to a live band on Saturday, November 10, from 7:00pm-10:00pm, at Little America, 2800 West Lincolnway. Cost is $35 per couple or $20 per single. For more information, please E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (307)365-7404.
Veterans Day Ceremony and Dance
Francis E. Self American Legion Post 6 and Veterans of Foreign Wars, 2001 East Lincolnway, are issuing an invitation to a Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday, November 11, seating until 10:45am and ceremony begins at 11:00am. The guest speaker will be Major General Fred Stoss, Commander of the 20th Air Force. Allison Draw will finish out the day by entertaining beginning at 1:30pm with music and dancing.
Free Haircuts for Veterans
On November 11-12, Sunday-Monday, the two Cheyenne Great Clips salons, 3610 Dell Range Boulevard and 459 Vandehei Avenue, will give all non-veteran customers who get a service at either location a free haircut card that they can in turn give to a veteran as a thank you. Veterans and active service members get either a free haircut or a card to use at a later date. The cards can be redeemed for a free haircut from Sunday, November 11 through Monday, December 31, at any U.S. Great Clips salon with proof of military service. For information, visit GreatClips.com.
Veterans Day Observance
Sunday, November 11th, is Veterans day and, as always, will be celebrated on the 11th day of the 11th month, starting at 11:00am. The ceremony will be held in The American Legion Post 6 located at 2001 East Lincolnway. Also, on Saturday, November 10th, they will be placing U.S. flags on the graves of all deceased military veterans who served our country. They will start precisely at 9:00am. The flags will then be removed on Saturday, November 17th, at 9:00am. If you are interested in helping with this honorable project please contact the American Legion’s flag chairman, Russell L. Telander at (307)638-2526.
Cheyenne Transit Holiday Closure
In observance of the Veterans Day Holiday, the Cheyenne Transit Program office will be closed and city buses will not run on Monday, November 12.
Eagles Auxiliary #128 members meet at the Eagles Lodge, 1600 Thomes Avenue, 2nd and 4th Mondays, officers at 6:00pm, regular meeting 7:00pm.
Low Vision Activities Group
The Low Vision Activities Group will meet on Monday, November 12, 10:00am-11:30am, at Wyoming Independent Living, 1609 East 19th Street. This is a group for people who are blind or visually impaired to come together and participate in social activities as well as peer support and skill building activities. For more information, please call (307)637-5127.
Friendship Force Meeting
The Friendship Force International, FFI, Chapter of Cheyenne will be meeting on Monday, November 12, at Casey’s Club, 507 West 28th Street, starting at 6:00pm with a pot luck dinner. The entrance is on the west side with parking adjacent to the entrance. The public is invited to bring a covered dish and join the group. There will be a general business meeting, a discussion about future incoming and outgoing journeys. Special guests will include the FFI Open World Delegates from Russia. For more information about the Friendship Force or the meeting, please call (303)794-8371 or visit friendshipforcecheyenne.org.
Veterans Day Lunch
The Cheyenne Family YMCA, 1426 East Lincolnway, is hosting a Veterans Day lunch Monday, November 12, from 11:30am-1:00pm. Lunch is free for all Veterans, active duty military and first responders and a guest. Lunch will be provided by Texas Roadhouse and Olive Garden. Guest speakers will be Anthony and Janet Seahorn, authors of “Tears of a Warrior: A Family’s Story of Combat and Living with PTSD.” For more information, please call (307)634-9622 extension 22.
Street Art Show
Since 1990 the Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless has opened its doors to those in Cheyenne. In 2017, they saw approximately 500 “new” faces of homelessness come through their open door, bringing their total client service list to over 7,000 people. On Thursday, November 15, 6:30pm-9:00pm, they will hold a Street Art Show. Come down to the Asher Upstairs, 500 West 15th Street, to see the fantastic pieces of art the homeless community has created. All proceeds will help keep Cheyenne’s Only homeless day shelter open.
VFW Post 11453
Frontier Post is a non-drinking, non-smoking Veterans organization that meets the 2nd Tuesday each month, 7:00pm, at the Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 South 1st Avenue. Frontier Post invites eligible veterans to apply for membership. (307)509-0839, vfw11453.org.
Wyoming’s Forgotten Women’s Militia
The Cheyenne Genealogical and Historical Society is hosting a free, educational program on Tuesday, November 13, in the Sunflower Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. Local author and historian, Dan Lyon, will reintroduce the once celebrated Wyoming Girl Guard militias in his presentation that highlights the contributions of Company K and their militia sisters in Company H. In the summer of 1890, Wyoming advertised it had the only two fully-trained companies of Girl Guards in the nation. This event is free and open to the public. The meeting begins at 6:15pm with a short business meeting with the program to follow at 7:00pm. For information, please call (307)630-0924.
Sensational Single Moms Event
All local single moms are invited to join a free event to help you prepare for a “Budget Friendly Holiday” season on Wednesday, November 14, from 5:30pm-8:00pm, at 108 East 18th Street. There will be a free dinner, free childcare during the event, free information booths featuring easy holiday makeup tips, holiday safety tips and coping with holiday fashions, also mini seminars on budgeting for the holidays, holiday parenting tips and winter skin care. For more information, please contact Angela Sellers-Swanson at (307)632-1410 ext. 7.
Cheyenne Camera Club
The Cheyenne Camera Club holds meetings on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, at Primrose Retirement Community, 1530 Dorothy Lane, at 6:00pm. The club offers lessons, open discussions and sponsors contests to help photographers enhance their skills. Meetings are open to the public. For more information visit http://cheyennecameraclub.org/ or call Judy at (307)634-0357.
Craft Show Spaces
A Rural Craft Show has spaces available for their craft show on Saturday, November 17, in Burns, Wyoming. For more information, please contact Kim at (307)631-3903 or Toni at (307)630-5557.
X-JWC in partnership with Texas Roadhouse is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit the Cheyenne Animal Shelter and Unaccompanied Student Initiative. The event will take place Thursday, November 15, from 11:00am-1:00pm, at Texas Roadhouse, 1931 Bluegrass Circle. The menu will consist of pulled pork, corn, Caesar salad, rolls and a beverage. The cost of the lunch is $12 of which $6 will be donated to X-JWC. For more information or tickets, please contact Karen at (307)638-0811 or (307)640-5804.
Call for Vendors
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne, 3005 Thomes Avenue, has booths available for the 11th Annual WinterMart on December 14-15, Friday, 4:30pm-6:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am-4:00pm. Booths are $60, shared booths are $100. Deadline for entry form is Friday, November 30, at 2:00pm. Download the entry form from www.UUcheyenne.org or call (307)638-4554, Terry at (307)214-3932 or Kathleen at (307)421-4496.
Adopt a Child for Christmas
Join Lynn Buys Houses for the 4th Annual Adopt a Child for Christmas effort to provide 1000 local kids and 200 local Seniors with Christmas gifts they would not otherwise receive. Sign up is easy, Facebook a personal message to Corey Lynn or E-mail email@example.com. A list of needs and wants will be gathered by local school social workers and distributed by mid November. $75 is the limit. Sign up, shop, wrap and deliver to Kiwanis Community House in Lions Park on December 9.
Cheyenne Audubon Field Trip
The Cheyenne Audubon members invite the public to join them on a free field trip to the Woodhouse Wildlife Management Area west of Cheyenne on Saturday, November 17, to look for wintering birds such as woodpeckers, juncos and hawks. Novice birdwatchers are welcome. Participants will leave at 8:00am from the Lions Park parking lot, 710 South Lions Park Drive, located between the Paul Smith Children’s Village and the new picnic shelter and travel about 20 miles west. They will return to Cheyenne by 12:30pm. Bring water, clothes for changing weather, footwear for walking 1-2 miles, a snack and binoculars if available. Please sign up by calling Grant Frost at (307)343-2024. For more information about this and other Audubon activities, please visit cheyenneaudubon.wordpress.com.
From Our Family to Yours
“From our family to yours” is back this holiday season and is taking donations now through Friday, December 14, of new or gently used girl and boy toys of all ages, including teen items. They are a free organization that provides Christmas boxes of gifts to families whose children wouldn’t have gifts this holiday season. Please call them at (307)365-0307, they will pick up the items. Thank you and happy holidays, from “Our Family to Yours.”
Hall of Fame
The nomination forms for the 2019 Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame Class are now available. Nominate a person or entity that you believe has helped shape Cheyenne Frontier Days into the “Daddy of ‘em All.” All nominations must be post-marked by January 15, 2019. Nominations are open to the public and are limited to past and present Cheyenne Frontier Days contestants, contract personnel, entertainers, livestock, families, organizations and volunteers. Nomination forms are available at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Avenue, online at www.oldwestmuseum.org or send a letter explaining why your candidate is the best choice for the CFD Hall of Fame. For more information, please call (307)778-7290.
Monthly Sewing Circle
Join the Holy Temple Church of God in Christ to learn and practice the art of sewing at 1517 Walnut Drive. This is a sewing outreach ministry that meets on the third Saturday each month at 11:00am. Contact them at (307)251-1261 or (307)630-1725.