THIS WEEK: 3.27 – 4.2

By on March 26, 2013

WEDNESDAY 3.27

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Director Hunter Weeks presents a river journey down the longest undammed river in the United States. The film portrays the history and controversies surrounding one of North America’s greatest gems.

Where the Yellowstone Goes, 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Pink Garter Theatre. $10 to $12. 733-1500; wheretheyellowstonegoes.com.

THURSDAY 3.28

Class on cocktails

Join Vom Fass manager Nate Bennett for a mixology class focused on shaken cocktails. Learn recipes, techniques, and taste all of their cocktail recipes.

Shaken, Not Stirred, Thursday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Vom Fass. $10. vomfassjacksonhole.com.

Bin 22 mixer

Jackson’s newest hip hangout, Bin 22, will host this week’s Chamber Mixer. Mingle with area professionals while enjoying the energy of New York City mixed with the elegance of the Italian countryside.

Chamber Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at Bin 22. Free. 733-3316; jacksonholechamber.com.

The future of Namibia

Keith Sproule lives in Namibia with his family and works for the World Wildlife Fund. Join him for his experience on conservation, community development and tourism in Namibia.

Armchair Adventures, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at Recreation Center Meeting Room. $3. 739-9025; tetonparksandrec.org.

FRIDAY 3.29 TO SUNDAY 3.30

Totally ’80s

It is time to bust out the neon colors and one-piece suits at Grand Targhee Resort. While partygoers enjoy free music on Friday and Saturday, men will be competing to the best mustache while women vie for the best ’80s hairstyle.

Spring Break Away & Totally ’80s weekend, Friday to Sunday, at Grand Targhee. Free. grandtarghee.com.

Back flips and fireworks

There is more to the JH Mountain Festival than music this weekend at the village. All weekend the AIRBAG demo tour will be set up to jump into, fireworks on Saturday night and the 5th annual Coombs Classic on Sunday.

JH Mountain Festival, Friday to Sunday, at Teton Village. Free. jacksonhole.com.

SATURDAY 3.30

Skinny ski Red Creek

Join John Spahr and the Sierra Club for a day of cross-country skiing along Red Creek. The five-mile ski covers moderate to difficult terrain at a medium to fast pace.

Ski along Red Creek, 9 a.m., Saturday, meet at Albertson’s. Free. 734-0441; wyoming.sierraclub.org.

Easter egg hunt

The 45th annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held again this weekend on the Town Square. Bring out kids ages one to six to meet Peter Rabbit, hunt for eggs and watch free movies.

Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Saturday, on the Town Square. Free. 733-3316; jacksonholechamber.com.

Race to the river

Join the Pole Peddle Paddle tradition. Start with an alpine ski down JH Mountain Resort, cross-country ski at the village, bike down to the South Park Bridge and float the Snake River.

Pole Peddle Paddle, 8 a.m., Saturday, starts at JH Mountain Resort. $35 to $60. 733-6433; jhskiclub.org/polepedalpaddle.

SUNDAY 3.31

Celebrate Easter

Celebrate the death, burial and resurrection of Lord Jesus this Sunday by sharing lamb dipped in bitter herbs and unleavened bread along with grape juice. People will also be sharing stories about how Jesus has resurrected their lives.

Resurrection Sunday, 2 p.m., Sunday, at 1st Baptist Church. Free. 733-3165; goodsameritanmission.us.

TUESDAY 4.2

Owl about kids

aSpend an hour at the Teton Raptor Center with your kids and the owls of the center. Best suited for kids eight to 12, participants will also dissect an owl pellet.

All About Owls for Kids, 10 a.m., Tuesday, at the Teton Raptor Center. $10. 203-2551; tetonraptorcenter.org.

Why are we warming?

Has ozone depletion caused the record temperatures and drought we have seen in 2011 and 2012? Join Peter Ward of the Geologists of Jackson Hole for a talk on ozone depletion and the effects it is having on our planet.

Ozone depletion talk, 6 p.m., Tuesday, at the Teton County Library Auditorium. Free. geologistsofjacksonhole.org.


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