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River Festival and Art on the Green August 18 - 19, 2017

River Festival

The Green River Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 15th Annual River Festival, August 18 & 19, 2017. 

Enjoy a Micro Brew Garden serving up beers from near and far on both Friday and Saturday, indulge in a Cajun Shrimp Boil or tasty spaghetti dinner, watch live music all weekend and make sure not to miss the Fireworks on Friday night.

If you are in the mood to get active and compete, check out the 13th Annual "Run with the Horses Marathon", half marathon or 5k to take place around the Wild Horse Loop Tour, or enter the Dog Fetching Competition and watch canines compete in timed fetching events on both land and water. Plus, this is a Dog Show for your pooch to participate and show your stuff.

The Car Show on Evers Park will once again be hosted by the Sweetwater Rodders—so polish up your favorite ride. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, vintage and new are welcome.  This event has something for everyone so make your way to Sweetwater County and have some fun.

Tenative Schedule of Events

Friday, August 18, 2017 

Micro Brew Gardens: 3 p.m.

Signups, packet pick up and orientation: 4 p.m.

Cajun Shrimp Boil-Serving: 5:00-7 p.m. $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for children/senior

Spaghetti Dinner (by the Knights of Columbus): 5:00 – 7p.m. $10.00 for Adults, children 6 and under $5

Great Duck Race Chamber Fundraiser: 7:30 p.m.

Fireworks At dark

Saturday, August 19th

Marathon: 6:30 a.m.

Green Belt Bike Poker Run: 9 a.m.

River Event (Trout Unlimited): 9 a.m.

Dog fetching competition 11 a.m.

Car and Bike Show – Evers Park: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Band: TBA Noon – 4 p.m.

Micro Brew Gardens: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Dog Show - RS Humane Society: 1 p.m.

Contact the Green River Chamber of Commerce  at 307-875-5711 for more information

Art on the Green

 Also, that same weekend on Expedition Island is the 12th Annual Art on the Green.  Join us for another great event put on by the Green River Art's Council.

Friday the 19th begins the 24 hour competition, Battle on the Green and the 1st Annual Photography competition. That evening also gives art lovers the first view of items available during the silent auction, and provides art-focused children's activities.

Saturday the 20th leads to the conclusion of the 24 hour competition and the silent auction, there is also more time allotted for children's activities. the weekend event concludes with a dinner and awards ceremony. This year will be the 12th Annual Art on the Green for the Green River Arts Council.

Contact the Green River Chamber of Commerce  at 307-875-5711 for more information.


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