Wanted: Gamblers ages 21-101
7:00 pm at the Opera House
$20 entry fee. Includes 100K in chips!
Join us for a fun night of gambling! This is the GEM’s annual fundraiser so there will be a silent auction, as well as prizes for almost everyone! But bring your cash, checks, and cc’s!
Sunday, May 13 – Mother’s Day Tea
Bring Mom, Auntie, Grandma, daughters, and friends to a lovely afternoon of tea, sweets, and a vintage fashion show. This year we are featuring “The Story of Aprons”.
We encourage you to wear your favorite apron.
Presentation is at the Grand Encampment Opera House at 2:00 PM
Admission is $10
Proceeds go towards the GEM Textile Preservation Project
Call 307.327.5308 with questions.
Saturday & Sunday, June 16 – 17: Woodchoppers Jamboree, Parade & Rodeo
Watch the chips fly as guys and gals sling hatchets, axes, and chainsaws! This is an exciting and unique event – don’t miss it!
Thursday, July 12th – Presentation and Book Signing with local author, Donna Coulson
Local author Donna Coulson has published her third and award winning book titled “The Archer’s Perspective”! Her books of historical fiction provide insight into the copper mining boom days of the area around Battle. We sell her books at the GEM store and will have copies on hand for folks to purchase and for Donna to sign for you.
Encampment Opera House at 6pm
July 20-22 – Sierra Madre Muzzleloader Mountain Man Rendezvous
Experience the Mountain Man life! This annual rendezvous coincides with Living History Day at the GEM. Visitors can experience how mountain men and women lived in a fur trade economy in the 1830’s.
For more information visit: http://www.wyomingcarboncounty.com
July 21 – Living History Day and S.M.M.L Mountain Man Rendezvous
Experience local history at its finest! Smell the biscuits baking in a dutch oven, hear the ping of a blacksmith’s forge, try your hand at weaving….so much to see, hear, smell, and experience.
Hot Dog lunch served at 11am
Ice cream social!
Free Family oriented event!