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Friday, May 2, 2014
Yellowstone's East Entrance (Cody) Opens: The East Entrance (which is the entrance closest to Cody) will open to all motorized vehicles, weather permitting.
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Thursday, May 15, 2014
Dan Miller's Cowboy Music Revue: Dan Miller's Cowboy Music Revue has been featured in USA Today. This award-winning music variety show provides family entertainment offering Americana, bluegrass, songs of the American West and cowboy poetry. Beginning Mid-May through September, nightly shows Monday through Saturday. Admission $15.
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Sunday, June 1, 2014
Cody Nite Rodeo: Since 1938 the Cody Nite Rodeo has provided two hours of real, wild, western, family-friendly action. Come early and meet the cowboys and bull-fighters. Get your picture taken on "Hollywood" the bull. Nightly rodeos June 1 - August 31. Tickets can be purchased at the gate, online, at the Stampede office, or from local vendors. Adults $20, children 7-12 $10, 6 & younger free.
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Sunday, June 1, 2014
Cody Cattle Company: June through September the Cody Cattle Company offers a live western music show featuring award-winning entertainers. Discount package ticket that includes dinner, show and rodeo available or dinner and show ticket, or show only ticket may be purchased. Call or book online.
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Sunday, June 1, 2014
Cody Gunfighters Show: Street theatre performances nightly depicting a gunfight with old west characters in historical costumes. June-September, Monday through Saturday. Free admission.
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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Meeteetse's Annual Labor Day Celebration: Meeteetse has been celebrating the same 3 day event for 102 years. The event started originally by Josh Dean with a steer roasting in a large pit and a time for neighbors who may not have seen each other all summer to get together. Ranch work left (and still does) little time to go visiting so it was reserved for those times when at least most of the chores were done. The end of summer is one of those times; the hay is in and it's not yet branding and sorting time. Over Labor Day weekend, rodeos, street games, food and entertainment liven up this small ranching community just 30 miles south of Cody.
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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Meeteetse Absaroka Challenge: This is an EXTREME run held on a beautiful course and consists of three different competitions, 5K, 10K and 15K. The race takes place during Labor Day weekend beginning at the Timber Creek Ranger Station. Includes a free t-shirt, post-race BBQ and prize drawings.
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Friday, September 5, 2014
Trapper Stampede Rodeo: Northwest College's home rodeo event! The Trapper Stampede Rodeo will be held September 5 & 6 at the Stampede Grounds in Cody. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the gate.
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Friday, September 5, 2014
Homesteader Days/Harvest Festival: Celebrating the founders and area's agricultural heritage. This event features a harvest chuck wagon breakfast, live music, farmer's market, an agricultural equipment display, craft vendors, car and truck show, 2K walk (narrated by the Homesteader Museum), live demonstrations and interactive activities.
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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Yellowstone Quilt Festival: Fabulous quilt show. Judging by view's choice. Vendors mall, block challenge, raffle quilt and silent auction.
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Monday, September 15, 2014
Cody High Style: Part of Rendezvous Royale week. Features an exhibition of current works from today's best contemporary artists, a high-energy runway fashion show, workshops, seminars, round-table discussions and private tours.
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Monday, September 15, 2014
Rendezvous Royale: A western arts celebration devoted to the most prestigious events of the year in Cody, Wyoming. The fourth week of each September, it consists of a nationally-recognized art show, a spirited auction of the best contemporary western art, a cutting-edge western fashion show, a captivating quick draw, an exhibition of works by the best western furniture artisans and craftsmen, educational seminars, studio tours, and an elegant ball as the grand finale. That's just a taste of what this amazing week has to offer.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Boot Scootin' Boogie: Part of Rendezvous Royale week. Thursday night traffic comes to a halt on Main Street as Cody businesses celebrate the arts with a street festival that showcases our thriving local art community, unique boutiques, and outstanding businesses of the region. Join us for an evening of artists, photographers, sculptors, and wood carvers demonstrating their talents while enjoying live music, great food, and a rockin' runway fashion show featuring the styles of the West.
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Friday, September 19, 2014
33rd Annual Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale: The Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale is a fine art sale with a Western theme, offering works relating to the land, people and wildlife of the American West. Artists offer a broad range of stylistic interpretations of the West, in oil painting, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, ceramic and mixed media. All works are original art. The Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale benefits the prestigious Buffalo Bill Center of the West and is held in conjunction with the Center's Patrons Ball and Cody High Style, all part of Cody, Wyoming's annual "Rendezvous Royale Immerse Yourself in the Arts" The art exhibition, housed in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's John Bunker Sands Photography Gallery, is free for public viewing each September. Main events include the Friday evening Auction, where guests view the exhibition a final time, then stroll to the beautiful party tent adjacent to the museum for food, drinks, live music and a spirited auction; and the Saturday morning Quick Draw, where guests enjoy breakfast then observe nearly thirty painters and sculptors at work in the Robbie Powwow Garden, often using live models, to complete a piece in one hour.
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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Patron's Ball: The Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s major annual fundraising event and premier gala of the Rocky Mountain region. Patrons Ball is the culmination of Rendezvous Royale, a week-long celebration of the arts in Cody.
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Saturday, October 4, 2014
Arland Tour: Arland has a unique and violent past. One of the local residents was Belle Drewry. Known as the “Woman in Blue,” Drewry became involved in a love triangle that ended in murder. Other prominent citizens were Bill Gallagher, “Blind Bill” Hoolihan, Broken Nose Jackson, Bill Landon, Rose Williams, and Will Wheaton. Many of these individuals are reported to have died in a “web of lawlessness, romance, intrigue and murder.” Tour participants should dress appropriately for the weather, wear walking or hiking shoes, and bring drinking water. Car-pooling is encouraged. A high clearance vehicle is also recommended. First Saturday in October, includes a trip to the Old Meeteetse Cemetery. Free admission.
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Friday, November 21, 2014
Sample the Seasons: Downtown stores stay open late for sales, shopping and hoers de overs in preparation for the holiday season.
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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Lions Club Turkey Day: Shooting games, turkey-themed kids games. Annual fundraiser for the Cody Lion's Club.
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Friday, November 28, 2014
"An Old Trail Town Christmas": Victorian and old fashioned decorations,homemade cookies and confections and hot toddies in the saloon. Entertainment and wagon rides (weather permitting). Free admission.
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Friday, November 28, 2014
Santa's Workshop: Pictures with Santa, crafts
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Saturday, November 29, 2014
Cody Christmas Parade: Lighted Christmas parade.
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
Powell Country Christmas: Country Christmas Holiday Gift & Craft Showcase in downtown Powell at the Commons, Plaza Diane, old Sunlight Mattress Store. There will be gift booths, craft & food booths, as well as entertainment throughout the day. Santa will visit between 11:00am-1:00pm, photos available. Lighted Parade starts at 5:30. Concludes Sunday with the Tour of Homes Event.
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
Buffalo Bill Center of the West Holiday Open House: A day filled with festive decorations, Santa Claus, and entertainment. The Holiday Open House is free, but families attending are encouraged to share the holiday spirit: Bring a can of food or a new, unwrapped toy that the Center will donate to charitable organizations for distribution throughout the community. Music and dance, visits with Santa and homemade holiday treats.
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Saturday, December 13, 2014
Christmas in Meeteetse: Craft fair, parade, refreshments and Santa.
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