- 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
A&E This Week: June 18-24
Farm to the people
Enjoy everything local at the the first people’s market of the season. Farmers, producers, restaurants, brewers and artisans will display items from clothing to paintings and glasswork.
JH People’s Market, 4 to 7 p.m., base of Snow King. Free. jhpeoplesmarket.org.
BBQ mixer at BOJH
The oldest bank in Jackson Hole is celebrating 30 years with a summertime barbecue to show its appreciation for the community.
Bank of Jackson Hole Chamber Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m., at BOJH Main Branch in Powderhorn Mall. Free. jacksonholechamber.com.
Performers inspire awe with illusions and dance-infused, acrobatic high-jinx in a performance that pushes theatrical boundaries.
Push: Physical Theatre, 7:30 p.m. at Center for the Arts. $25; $12 children. Jhcenterforthearts.org.
Celebrate the solstice by dancing to live bluegrass music and feasting on decadent barbecue. Raffle includes a Grand Targhee season pass.
VARD Summer Solstice Party, 5 to 9 p.m. at Knotty Pine in Victor. Couple $20, adult $12, free if under 12. tetonvalleyadvocates.org.
Eat au natural
Learn how local plants were used by early settlers and to sustainably harvest and prepare wild foods with ethnobotanist Kevin Taylor.
Wild Edible Plants Workshop, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Smith Canyon in Victor. $45. tetonfullcircle.org.
Water is the essence of life. Get down and help ensure water access for South Sudan this weekend at a hip-hop dance party with DJ Tim Hoff.
Water for South Sudan Fundraiser, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Rose. $10 donation, must be 21 or older. rosejh.com.
This black-tie optional event will feature a red carpet and a fabulous dinner. Meet the guests from local animal shelters and bid on auction items that benefit PAWS vital programs.
PAWS Tuxes and Tails, 6 to 10 p.m. at Center for the Arts. $100. pawsofjh.org.
Street fair goes WILD
The Species Parade kicks-off the solstice celebration on the Town Square. Street dancers, artists, musicians and bonfires will keep the celebration going.
WILD Solstice Fair and Parade, 5 to 11 p.m., Town Square. $5. wildjacksonhole.org.
Not just plein art
More than 50 artists will create new works in just four hours. Browse and bid on completed works, interact with artists, enjoy live music by PTO and grab a bite at Rising Sage Cafe.
Plein Air Fest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at National Museum of Wildlife Art. Free. wildlifeart.org.