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Sam Weaver, Co-editor

Posted at 12:50 p.m., March 12, 2015

Fill your staycation with
fun events

Some sun and sand are no doubt on everyone’s mind this spring break. Sadly, Cheyenne isn’t exactly the first destination in mind for these. So, if you have to stick around town for a staycation this break, it might not be filled with the beach, but some fun activities are scheduled around town to fill your time instead.

Now to June 30, Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave.
The Wyoming Arts Council Folk Arts Program and UW American Studies Program present “Art of the Hunt: Wyoming Traditions.” The gallery will feature more than 70 hunting and fishing gear and art pieces from 50 renowned artisans.

Now to April 19, Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Ave.
Enjoy the spirit of the Old West through the 34th annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale. The museum will feature more than 100 artists from across the nation, all sharing a love of the Old West.
Admission is $10 for adults and free for children and museum members.

March 13-15, 19-22 and 27-29, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Historic Atlas Theatre, 213 W. 16th St.
“Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” is being produced by the Cheyenne Little Theatre. In this fast-paced theatrical adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, Holmes and Watson are on another epic journey with plenty of danger, intrigue and humor.

March 13-14, 7-10 p.m.
Bunkhouse Bar and Grill, 1064 Happy Jack Rd.
Stop by every weekend for some live music, dancing and dinner.

March 13, 7-10 p.m.
Sanford’s Grub & Pub, 115 E. 17th St.
Live performances are slated every Friday night at Sanford’s featuring local musicians. Have some good food with some good tunes, or order free water.

March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Kiwanis Community House, Lions Park
Enjoy good wine, cheese bites and music by the Cheyenne Chamber Singers. There will also be a meet and greet after the performance. Tickets are on sale through March 9, which are $25 adults and $20 seniors.

March 13, 9 p.m.
Redwood Lounge, 2105 E. Lincolnway
Stop by the Redwood Bar every Friday night to try your hand at some karaoke or dare a friend to go on stage for a few laughs.

March 13 and 20, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Hynds Building, 1602 Capitol Ave.
The Hynds features great local and regional musicians. On March 13, Bobby Phillips will play, followed by Harriman Exit on March 20. It’s $5 or free for those under 15. Stop by to enjoy these great local artists.

March 14, 7 p.m.
Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20 St.
Don’t miss the award-winning All-City Children’s Chorus perform “Wanderings,” directed by Marilyn Collins and Mary Ann Fritz. The talented group of fourth- to eighth-graders is always a fan favorite.

March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Central High School, 5500 Education Drive
The Cheyenne Concert Association will present Cornet Chop Suey. This exciting seven-member jazz band is sure to captivate all audiences. Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for adults.

March 18, noon-1 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church, 3005 Thomes Ave.
Come down for lunch and watch various segments of the inspiring “Ted Talks,” followed by a stimulating free discussion. It’ll be a thought-provoking way to spend your lunch.

March 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Van Tassell Carriage House, 1701 Morrie Ave.
The Cheyenne Artists Guild will host a “Mike Beeman Workshop: Painting with Pastels.” Come sharpen your art skills or learn a new trade. It’s $130 for members or $150 for non-members. Register by calling 307-632-2263.


Spring Break Staycation