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Greenway race, Shriners car show events and more take place Saturday

Downtown Cheyenne Sign (Lisa Hushbeck/Cap City News)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — This Saturday, fun and educational events for the whole family will be available across Cheyenne.

Here are four exciting events that are available for the public to enjoy this Saturday, June 15.

Fifth Annual Spring into Green 2024

(City of Cheyenne)

Spring into Green 2024 is a charity event to help fund the Cheyenne Greenways. The Cheyenne Greenway Foundation, the event’s host, wants to expand the trail system across Cheyenne with the purpose of fitness, relaxation and community events.

The event is taking place at 8 a.m., with same-day registration starting at 6:30 a.m. The cost of the event will be $30 for adults and $20 for anyone 18 and under. Children 6 and under can attend the event for free.

Registration is currently available online here. Rewards will be given to racers based on final race placements.

Outdoor Adventure & Trail Ready! Forestry Walk and Introduction to Dendrology at the Cheyenne High Plains Arboretum

The High Plains Arboretum is located at 8301 Hildreth Road in Cheyenne. (Photo by Stephanie Lam / Cap City News)

Take a relaxing walk with former forestry professor Scott Sink around Cheyenne’s magnificent High Plains Arboretum, 8301 Hildreth Road. This event will take place from 11 a.m. to noon.

Outdoor Adventure & Trail Ready is a free event that gives participants the opportunity to learn about the local and transplanted tree species in the High Plains Arboretum.

Participants are encouraged to wear outdoor-appropriate attire. Pets are not allowed.

Craig Johnson Book Signing

Craig Johnson (courtesy of Facebook, Wyoming COVID Response)

Famous best-selling Wyoming author Craig Johnson, creator of the Longmire series, is coming to the Laramie County Library to read an excerpt from his latest book, “First Frost.” Afterward, he will answer the audience’s questions and finish with a book signing.

The event will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Books will be available to purchase at the event; however, attending the event is completely free. 

Cheyenne Shrine Club: Car & Vendor Show

Cars sit on 15th Street as part of the Capital City Car Club’s show during the Cheyenne Hispanic Festival on Saturday in downtown Cheyenne. (Briar Napier / Cap City News)

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cheyenne Ice & Events Center, the Cheyenne Shrine Club will be hosting a car and vendor show available to the public. The event will feature over 90 vendors, with a car show being held outside. The event will have live music played by Rusty Chaps, a popular Cheyenne country band.

The Cheyenne Ice & Events Center is located at 1530 W. Lincolnway. 

Individuals are able to register their cars for the show for $25 before the event or $30 on the day of the event. Cars will be able to win prizes.

Proceeds from the event go to the Masonic Temple Building Preservation Fund & Shrine Events.

Click here for details and registration.