Weekend Happenings – Sept. 18-20
Friday, September 18
Greek Festival: 5-10 p.m. – Cheyenne Frontier Days Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Authentic Greek food, flea market, Greek music and dancing. Lamb or chicken dinner. Free admission and parking. 307-635-5929 or cheyennegreekfestival.org.
Edgefest: 5:30 p.m. – The Asher Building, 500 W. 15th St. Celebrate Cheyenne’s West Edge with live music from Midas Whale, Grace Askew and Luna Rae; food trucks; and beer. Free entertainment; food/drink for purchase. For more information, visit cheyennewestedge.com.
Saturday, September 19
Cheyenne Farmer’s Market: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Ave. and Lincolnway. Great-tasting and healthy farm-fresh foods, fresh-baked breads, roasted peppers, locally produced honey, plants, flowers and more available for purchase. Debit and credit cards accepted. For more information, visit the website.
Greek Festival: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. – Cheyenne Frontier Days Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Authentic Greek food, flea market, Greek music and dancing. Lamb or chicken lunch/dinner. Free admission and parking. 307-635-5929 or cheyennegreekfestival.org.
Women’s Ranch Rodeo: Noon – Riata Ranch Arena, 822 Arena Lane. Free admission. WRRA-sanctioned event, must be a WRRA member to compete. Open stray gathering at 10 a.m. ($100 for a four-person team), team meeting at 11:30 a.m. 308-458-9849
Zombie Fest: 1 p.m.-midnight – Cheyenne Depot Plaza, Capitol Ave. and Lincolnway. Celebrate of all things horror and pop culture, especially the living dead. Moving screenings, panel discussions, live music and costume contests. Starts with a zombie crawl to the Capitol at 1 p.m. Most events are free.
Zombie Fest Night Show: 8 p.m. – midnight. Historic Atlas Theater, 211 W. Lincolnway. Come rock out after hours with some amazing local talent: Demise of Sanity, Threshold of Pain and, from Fort Collins, 13 Nails. Free. For more information, call 307-638-6543.
Stampede Hockey: 7:30 p.m. – Ice and Events Center, 1530 West Lincolnway. Cheyenne Stampede vs. University of Northern Colorado junior hockey game. Amateur league of 16-to-20-year-olds who live with host families in Cheyenne. $7-10. For more information, visit cheyennestampede.com
Sunday, September 20
Herb ID and Uses: – 1 p.m.- Paul Smith Children’s Village, Lions Park. Scent-sational exploration into garden herbs and their social and culinary applications. $1 per child. For more information, call 307-637-6349 or visit the website.