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The Total Solar Eclipse Experience at Jay Em, Wyoming

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or “Then came totality.” (edited to add some photos from the Citizen CATE experiment) I left my house at 5.20 AM to drive to Jay Em, Wyoming to witness the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017. I had chosen … Continue reading

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Event: Cheyenne Arts Festival

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The sixth annual Cheyenne Arts Festival is taking place at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza and inside the Historic Cheyenne Depot from Friday, August 18 to Sunday, August 20, 2017. They haven’t set a date for their seventh annual festival in … Continue reading

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Food Truck: Nipa Hut

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Over the last couple of years I have often seen the Nipa Hut food truck at locations around Cheyenne during various events, but never had the opportunity to stop by and try some of their offerings. Today, I went to … Continue reading

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Ten Sleep’s Crafty Cure for the Travel Weary

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I should preface this post by saying that an in-depth description of the travels leading up to this adventure in Ten Sleep will come at a later time. For now, let’s cut to the chase: Ten Sleep Brewing Company really knows … Continue reading

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Previewing Candlelight Dinner Playhouse’s 2017-18 Season

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The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Johnstown, Colorado begins its much-anticipated 10th anniversary season on September 7, 2017. Here’s a preview of the cornucopia of delightful gems that the Candlelight is offering over the course of the next year. The Music … Continue reading

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Wyoming Eclipse Festival in Casper, Wyoming

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Casper, Wyoming; a city just a bit smaller than the capital of the state, Cheyenne, with about 60,000 residents, is hosting the Wyoming Eclipse Festival for the next few days leading up to the Great American Eclipse of August 21, … Continue reading

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Eclipse Info: Where to watch the eclipse in Torrington, WY

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Torrington, Wyoming is in TPOT (the path of totality). (As are the relatively nearby towns of Fort Laramie, WY and Jay Em, WY.) Where is Torrington in relationship to Cheyenne? If you look for driving directions to Torrington on your … Continue reading

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Annual Event(s): Grace for 2 Brothers’ Weekend of Grace

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The second weekend in August is the “Weekend of Grace,” sponsored by the Grace for 2 Brothers Suicide Prevention through Awareness and Education organization. The Weekend of Grace has ended for 2017. In 2018, the dates will be Saturday, August … Continue reading

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PR: Fort Collins Comic Con, Aug 26-27, 2017

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The Fort Collins  Comic Con will take place Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27, 2017, at the Northside Aztlan Community Center at 112 Willow Street. Adults will pay $20 for their badges to enter, kids 12 through will cost … Continue reading

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: An Overview

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During the first full week of August, highways throughout the Rocky Mountain region are chock full of motorcyclists either heading to or returning from Sturgis, South Dakota where the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is held over the course of ten days. … Continue reading

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