THIS WEEK: 6.26.13 – 7.2.13

By on June 25, 2013


 Women who wine

This is a fun, casual event to see friends and meet ladies in the Jackson Hole area. Attendees whose birthdays are in July through December should bring a bottle of wine to share. Those with birthdays from January through June should bring a favorite summer snack. Open to the public, and no need to RSVP.

Women who wine, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts. Free. 733-4900;



Your story in six words 

This exhibit is based on Smith Magazine’s idea that everyone has a story to share, and everyone should have somewhere to tell it. Through a compilation of six-word memoirs from members of the Jackson Hole community, which are displayed this week at the Center for the Arts, this idea comes to life.

Six Word Memoir Exhibit, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Center for the Arts. Free. 733-2164.

 Aspiring writers

For 21 years, the Jackson Hole Writers Conference has brought together aspiring writers from across the country to meet and learn from best-selling authors, editors, and agents. This year featured writers include Jill Conner Browne, Karen Joy Fowler, Lisa Lutz, and Jeff Greenwald.

21st Jackson Hole Writer’s Conference, 8 a.m., Center for the Arts.

 Live raptors photo workshop

Wildlife photographer Drew Right collaborates with Teton Raptor Center for a digital photography workshop this Thursday. Come out to Wilson and hone your digital photography skills using live raptors as your models.

Digital Photography Workshop with Live Birds, 3 to 5 p.m., Teton Raptor Center. 203-2551.

 Habitat mission accomplished

For the past several months, volunteers for Habitat for Humanity devoted time and energy to building homes in Teton Village for four families. On Thursday, these homes will be dedicated to their owners.

Habitat Home Dedication, 5 to 7 p.m., Habitat’s Teton Village Jobsite. 



 Best of Wyoming art show

Friday marks the unveiling of an all-media exhibit, showcasing jury-selected artists from across the state. Come see if you agree with what has been voted The Best of Wyoming. Sponsored by the Art Association.

The Best of Wyoming All-Media Exhibition Opening Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Art Association Gallery.



 Annual pottery returns

This Friday and Saturday, Art Association hosts its annual Mudpots sidewalk pottery sale, where artists will sell their uniquely styled pottery. Plates, platters, pitchers, bowls, and mugs will be on sale at very affordable prices. Ceramics for as low as $4. Local jewelry makers will also have pieces for sale.

Mudpot Sidewalk Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, at the Art Association.



 Race to the summit

The Targhee Hill Climb is the first of three events that comprise the Run to the Summit Series. The three-mile course starts at the base of the Dreamcatcher Chairlift and ends at the top of Fred’s Mountain, a gain of 1,840 vertical feet.

Targhee Hill Climb, 10 a.m., Grand Targhee Resort. $20 by June 28, $25 day of event. 208-787-2077;

 Get gnarly at Snow King

The Outerlocal Games are back in full force. Participants this year will compete in running, bouldering, mountain biking, and paragliding events on Saturday afternoon at Snow King. Games are accompanied by DJs, product demos, clinics, and food and libations.The games are followed by two free JacksonHoleLive! Concerts.

Second Annual Outerlocal Summer Games, 8 a.m., Snow King Mountain, $30 per leg or $100 for teams +$5 entry fee.



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