Happening this week, July 9-15

By on July 9, 2014

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Your guide to this week’s events.



A Grand rescue

Learn the story of how seven rescuers risked their lives to save a severely injured climber and his companion on the north face of the Grand Teton back in 1967.

The Grand Rescue, 7:30 p.m. at Center for the Arts.$18. jhcenterforthearts.org.


Pints for nonprofits

Nine beers on tap and one great night at the pub. Enjoy BBQ bliss for a small donation, games and family fun while supporting your favorite nonprofit.

Pint Night, 5 to 8 p.m. at Grand Teton Brewing. Free. tetonvalleyadvocates.org.


Alley mixer

Enjoy a sizzlin’ summer block party with the businesses of Gaslight Alley featuring live entertainment, delectable edibles and refreshing beverages.

Gaslight Alley Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m. in Gaslight Alley. Free. jacksonholechamber.com

FRI, 7.11 to SUN, 7.13


Affair of the art

Enjoy art by more than 170 national artists, food and entertainment.

Art Fair Jackson Hole, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday at Miller Park. $5, free for members. artassociation.org. 

FRIDAY, 7.11


Caffeine and creativity

Immerse yourself in a world of rural landscapes through the expressive brushstrokes of Sheila Tinterra, Cowboy Coffee’s featured artist of the month.

Tintera Artist Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. at Cowboy Coffee. Free. cowboycoffee.com



Landscape perspectives

This exhibition of new abstract landscape paintings by Mitch Guthrie and Virginia Moore challenge the definition of Western art through abstract sensibility.

As Above, So Below, 5 to 8 p.m. at Intencions. Free. intencions.com.


Self defense savvy

 Topics covered include situational awareness, mental stamina and hands-on instruction and practice with Officer Greg Adams and others.

Women’s Self Defense Class, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jackson Police Department. Sign up at 732-8482. ci.jackson.wy.us.


Rise of the Fenix

This art installation will be the Cirque Du Soleil of visual art. Expect mystery, intrigue, awe, beauty and delight as Ringholz Productions throws the art party of the year.

Rise of the Fenix, 7 to 11 p.m. at NMWA. $75-200. ringholzstudios.com.

SATURDAY, 7.12 to SUNDAY, 7.13


Shakespeare adapts

Mistaken identity, mismatched lovers, and the sweet fun of revenge create a riotous romantic comedy. Pre-show entertainment includes the Laff Staff at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Thin Air Shakespeare, 8 p.m. on Center lawn. Free. Jhcenterforthearts.org.

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