Best of Wyoming – Riverton

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Riverton Best of Wyoming Posts

During the month of March, Wyoming Public Media featured Riverton on its ‘Best of Wyoming’ page. You are welcome to glance at the summaries below and follow the links to snapshots of the many innovative organizations in Riverton:

Rendezvous Balloon Festival – Riverton

Fri March 15, 2013

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By Riverton Rendezvous Festival

A burst of color hits the sky at dawn when hot air balloons inflate and loft off !! Spectators at the launch site witness the event as the balloons drift upwards around them. A fantastic event you don't want to miss.

The Hot Air Balloon Rally is the third weekend in July. They try to take off at dawn if the weather permits. For more information visit .

Stewart Collection of Native American Artifacts – Central Wyoming College – Riverton

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Fri March 8, 2013

By Central Wyoming College

The rare and valuable Stewart Collection of clothing, toys, tools, weapons and other artifacts was donated in 1996 to Central Wyoming College by Pat Stewart of Lander and her son, Lynn Stewart, of Dubois.

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Wind River Indian Reservation
Thu March 7, 2013

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By Wyoming's Wind River Country and

Wyoming’s Wind River Country is home to the seventh largest Indian reservation in the country. Encompassing more than 2.2 million acres, the Wind River Indian Reservation is home to the Eastern Shoshone and the Northern Arapaho tribes.

Visitors to the area can go to powwows and museums to learn more about the local culture, or can recreate on thousands of acres of vast, unspoiled reservation lands with special permits. 

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CWC Peck Arts Center – Riverton

Fri March 1, 2013

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By Central Wyoming College

The Robert A. Peck Arts Center was built in 1983 and is one of the finest visual and performing arts facilities in the region. The facility has several performing spaces, including the 942-seat theater, a music rehearsal hall, and a black box theater/dance studio. The theater is fronted by a 6,000 square foot gallery space which leads into the Art Wing.

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