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THIS WEEK: 4.17 – 4.23
JACKSON HOLE, WYO –
Off Square Theatre Company is kicking off their Page-to-Stage Series with a theatrical adaptation of Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” The reading will feature guest artists from the Fight or Flight Theater along with local performers.
Moby Dick, 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Black Box Theater in the Center for the Arts. $5. 733-3021; offsquare.org.
Snapshots in time
In 1927, the lake created by the Gros Ventre Slide gave way, flooding the town of Kelly and killing six people. Join local historian Bill Chaney for the first in the Snapshots in Time Series to learn more about this historical event.
Snapshots in Time, 7 p.m., Thursday, at the JH Historical Society & Museum. Free. 733-2414; jacksonholehistory.org.
Sip wine, create art
Alpine Wines Bistro and Local Yocals Art Emporium have teamed up to bring you another amazing evening of art and wine. They provide the supplies and first glass of wine while you create your masterpiece.
Wine and Palettes, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Thursday, at the Alpine Wines Bistro in Driggs. $35. (208) 270-0833; tetonvalleylocalart.com.
Green means go
Wondering how you can save money and help the environment all at once? Join the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition for a discussion on green driving in the Tetons including tips on alternative vehicles and driving techniques.
Sustainability Series, 6 p.m., Thursday, at Home Ranch Building. Free. 810-955-5811; ytcleanenergy.org.
The JH Community School Theatre Program is proud to present its spring production ELECTRA. The Greek production will be performed in an adaptation by Adrienne Kennedy with music elements created by the students.
ELECTRA, 7 p.m., Thursday; 2 p.m., Saturday, at the Old Wilson Schoolhouse. $5 Adults, $2 Students. 733-5427; jhcommunityschool.org.
Ice cream for the robots
The JHHS robotics team is headed to St. Louis for the international robotics competition. Swing into Haagen Dazs on Friday to socialize with the team, enjoy a little ice cream, and help the team on the road to St. Louis.
Robobroncs Fundraiser, 4 p.m., Friday, at Haagen Dazs. Free. jhhsrobobroncs.net.
Eat local at Locavore’s
Join Slow Food in the Tetons for the 8th annual Locavore’s night out. The produce trade show features the region’s diverse community of producers with the chance to win raffle prizes while enjoying a locally sourced dinner.
Locavore’s Night Out, 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, at the Wildroom in Victor. $5, $10 suggested donation. tetonslowfood.org
Whether competing or just going to watch the carnage, the Cardboard Box Derby is one of the most exciting events of the end of winter celebrations. Competitors use cardboard, glue, tape and string to create fast and fun racing vessels.
Cardboard Box Derby, Saturday, at Grand Targhee Resort. Free. grandtarghee.com.
TCL youth chess tourney
It is time to find out which kid in Teton County has the biggest head. The second annual Teton County Chess Tournament is inviting all kids in grades 1 through 12 to test their chess skills and win prizes.
Youth Chess Tournament, 9 a.m., Saturday, at the Teton County Library. Free. 733-2164; tclib.org.
One day in Jackson Hole
December 12, 2012 was just one day in Jackson Hole. But to the filmmaking community it was a very special day. Part of the Earth Day Celebration, enjoy a film collaborated by filmmakers documenting this one day in our little corner of the world.
One Day in Jackson Hole, 4 p.m., Sunday, at the Center for the Arts. Free. onedayinjacksonhole.weebly.com.
Melodies of spring
Get the spring season started off right with a performance by the Cathedral Voices Choir, Treble Voices and the String Lake Quartet. Contemporary works by some of North America’s most prolific choral composers will be performed along with works from Haydn and Schubert.
Melodies of Spring, 4 p.m., Sunday; 7 p.m., Tuesday, at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Free. cathedralvoices.org.
Discovering our backyard
Join naturalist Kurt Johnson for a slideshow and discussion on how he produced his field guide, which includes discovering facts, gathering photos and writing the text for his guide book to Yellowstone and Grand Teton parks.
Revealing Connections of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, 6 p.m., Tuesday, at the Teton County Library. Free. 739-2164.