2019 Museum Events

January 26 – Casino Night

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!

Friday, May 24 – GEM’s Opening Day for the Summer Tour Season

We open for regular tour season on Memorial Day Weekend! Yay!




Saturday & Sunday, June 15 – 16:  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!

20160723_135246July 26 – 28 – 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 27 – Living History Day and S.M.M.L Mountain Man Rendezvous


Dawn Baily demonstrates how to weave on a loom

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!


TBD –  Town of Encampment Flea Market, BBQ & Dance with Live Music from Jake Clayton!

Locals can rent a booth at the GEM to sell their “goods”.

The Town of Encampment hosts a BBQ with live entertainment. Open to the public.