- MUSIC BOX: Freedom of sound
- KEEPIN IT CLASSICAL: Sounds of rapture
- GUEST OPINION: Let the animals roam
- THE FOODIE FILES: Kitchen scrap mojo
- CREATIVE PEAKS: Inanimate actors
- Craft beer cowboys
- COSMIC CAFE: Outlook = prosperity
- THE BUZZ: Dem there were three
- START Bus director hired
- Death at Van Vleck believed to be suicide
THIS WEEK: 7.24.13 – 7.30.13
Fair kicks off
The Teton County Fair returns tonight with fun for all ages. Some of this year’s highlights include pig wrestling, figure 8 races and a concert featuring Banda Los Lagos.
Teton County Fair, July 24 to 28, at Teton County Fairgrounds. Ticket costs vary. 733-5289. www.tetoncountyfair.com.
Shifting our perspective
Environmental justice leader and National Geographic Emerging Explorer Juan Martinez is the first speaker in a series that will shape dialogue for the October SHIFT festival.
SHIFT Speaks, 7 p.m., Wednesday, at St. John’s Chapel. Free. 699-7933.
High Country mixer
Head over to all-season retailer JD High Country Outfitters this Thursday night to network with other members of the local business community.
Chamber Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at JD High Country Outfitters. Free. 201-2309.
Paint it forward
ITP Space is throwing an opening reception in honor of “BBQ Dave” Sheinkopf, whose first solo exhibit, “Paint it Forward” tells stories through light, motion, and sound.
“Paint it forward” opening reception, 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, at ITP Space. 310-428-4860.
Rendezvous ‘n ride
The JH Bike Park invites you to ride the Village this Friday night and enjoy special bike deals, extended hours, a live DJ and drink specials.
Friday Night Bikes, 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, at the JHMR Bike Park. $10 tickets; 2-for-1 bike rentals. jacksonhole.com/mountainbiking.
FRIDAY 7.26 to MONDAY 7.29
Stop in Mountain Trails Gallery this week to meet artist-in-residence and wildlife sculptor Ken Rowe as he works on his latest bronze.
Artist in Residence: Ken Rowe, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday to Monday, at Mountain Trails Gallery. Free. 734-8150.
Ringholz goes square
Wildlife painter Amy Ringholz debuts her latest exhibit, “Squaring Off,” featuring paintings on square canvases.
Amy Ringholz: Squaring Off, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, at Altamira Fine Art. Free. altamiraart.com.
Damn the doldrums
Bad case of the Mondays? Get your pick-me-up at Cafe Boheme and check out this collaborative group of singer-songwriters playing this Monday morning.
Damn Union, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, at Cafe Boheme. Free. 733-5282.
Treasure Hunt Tuesday
Interested in learning how to use a GPS? Come to Treasure Hunt Tuesday for family fun and the opportunity to do just that.
Treasure Hunt Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Teton Science Schools. $15, ages 6 and up. 733-1313; tetonscience.org.