Best of Wyoming
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Thu July 26, 2012

Best of Wyoming - Cody

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Cody Best of Wyoming Posts
During the month of June, Wyoming Public Media featured Cody 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 Cody:

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Cody Concerts in the Park
Thu June 21, 2012

By City of Cody
The Cody Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for another great summer of FREE live music in Cody’s downtown City Park. The Concerts in the Park expose residents and visitors to a diverse array of musical talent in an amazing outdoor venue—made even better last year with the addition of a new sound system!

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Celebrating the Plains Indian Museum Powwow
Fri June 15, 2012

By Rebecca West
Periodically, the Plains Indian Museum staff fields the question “What makes your powwow unique and special compared to other powwows?” Typically, the question is asked by those who have never attended this powwow. However, once they do, the answer unfolds before them. The Plains Indian Museum Powwow has been celebrated for 31 years each summer in Cody, Wyoming, and now attracts 300 dancers from all over the United States, nearly 5,000 visitors, and is the largest, longest running public program at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.

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Cody Country Art League
Wed
June 13, 2012

By Cody Country Art League
Established in 1964, the Cody Country Art League is located in the original Buffalo Bill Museum.  The fine art gallery offers unique, original, and one-of-a-kind collectibles created by local artists. Paintings, jewelry, and bronzes are displayed within walking distance of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.

WINTER HOURS
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

SUMMER HOURS
beginning June 2, 2012
Monday – Saturday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free admission

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Yellowstone Jazz Festival
Thu June 7, 2012

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By Yellowstone Jazz Festival
The Yellowstone Jazz Festival will be celebrating 25 years of presenting live jazz to audiences this July. The Alex Nauman Jazz Trio will start the event with a free performance from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Cody City Park. The “Jazz on the Lawn” outdoor jazz event will be held the next day at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center outdoor stage in Cody with a different set of music featured every 45 minutes from 5:00 to 10:00 PM. Audience members will be able to hear everything from big band jazz to contemporary smooth jazz or to hear a great jazz vocalist.

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Buffalo Bill Historical Center
Fri June 1, 2012

By Buffalo Bill Historical Center
CODY, Wyo. – After six months and millions of dollars in major renovations, the Buffalo Bill Museum—one of five museums within the Buffalo Bill Historical Center located in Cody, Wyoming—will officially re-open just in time for the 2012 summer vacation season. And even as the final pieces are put into place, the venue is already receiving buzz as one of the country’s hottest new tourist attractions. The Center is a short drive from the east gate of Yellowstone National Park.

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