Wyoming Arts Council

Cheyenne Depot Museum hosts visual arts series and Oktoberfest

The Cheyenne Depot Museum’s Visual Arts Series art is provided by The Link Gallery. Each week, Monday through Friday, a different artist and subject in a variety of mediums including painting, photography, pyrography, and sculpture will be on display in the Depot lobby. Each Tuesday, a reception to “Meet the Artist” whose work is on display that week will take place at 6:30 p.m. Hours for viewing are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Following is the remaining schedule:

September 29-October 3 — subject is “Indians” Reception is Tuesday, September 30.
October 6-October 10 — subject is “Impressionists” Reception is Tues., Oct., 7.
October 13-October 17 — subject is “Wit/Humor” Reception is Tues., Oct., 14.
October 20-October 24 — subject is “Wildlife” Reception is Tues., Oct., 21.

Cheyenne Depot Museum’s Oktoberfest is Friday and Saturday, Oct., 17-18. Authentic German foods and beverages will be offered, along with German entertainment. The Willkommen Reception, a taster’s party for authentic German beers and foor, will take place on Oct., 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Depot lobby. There will be live entertainment. Tickets for the reception will be $35 per person, or $60 for a couple. Advance tickets are required and are available through October 14. Call the Depot Museum at (307) 632-3905 to purchase.

On Saturday, the Oktoberfest will be held in a large heated tent on the Cheyenne Depot Plaza beginning at 9 a.m. Craft and specialty vendors will be open all day. Authentic German entertainerment begins at 9:30 a.m. Throughout the day, German foods, beers and deserts will be available until the festival concludes at 8:00 p.m. The Oktoberfest is entertainment for the whole family.

Story Time at the Depot — Saturday, Oct., 11, and Saturday, Nov., 8. This is a free reading program to encourage reading and literary development in children. Storytime is held the second Saturday of each month, September through May, in the Cheyenne Depot lobby. Each child receives a free educational packet and a free book.

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