Post Date: Friday, December 16, 2016
Top Things To Do in January
Start 2017 off right with these top events in and around Jackson, Wyoming.
|Feathered Fridays (website)
Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center (map it)
Fridays throughout January from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
- January 6, 2017
- January 13, 2017
- January 20, 2017
- January 27, 2017
The National Elk Refuge is again partnering with the Teton Raptor Center to present a series of “Feathered Friday” visits this winter at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center. Check out the free informal programs featuring live birds of prey, With the up close (just at arm’s length away) view, learn all about the eating preferences and typical environments these birds inhabit. Don’t forget to bring the camera!
The avian ambassadors can be viewed here!
*Image from Feathered Fridays, Teton Raptor Center
Fat Bike Night Race #2 (website)
*Image from Kevin Cass
Grand Targhee Resort (map it)
Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017
Time: Race starts at 5:30 PM
Entry fee: $30 for 16 mile race $25 for 8 mile race.
Miss the first round, make sure to sign-up early and head over the pass to enjoy this awesome evening. Race Swag for all racers. Helmets and lights are required.
Race Options: 2 lap ( 16 mile) or 1 lap (8 mile) approximately distance.
Course: Hamster loop and Jolly Green Giants plus the lower ski runs at Targhee.
Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass (website)
Center of the Arts (map it)
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Tickets: $35-55 plus $2 Vendini processing fee.
Time: 7:30 PM
Ira Glass is the envisionator, producer, and host of the weekly public radio program, This American Life, will host a intriguing talk with various mediums, including audio clips, music, and. The show will prove to be an unique and interesting evening as Ira Glass shares his life lessons from his career in storytelling.
Saturday, January 26, 2017
Everyone loves Australia, so why stop at celebrating just America’s pride and independence? Every year, Jackson Hole has a plethora of Australian-born residents, let’s all make them feel at home on January 26th by showing our love and celebrating Australia Day in style! Check out last year’s recap. And don’t forget to check back at the resort’s event page for details.
International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race - Eukanuba Stage Stop Race (website)
*Images curtesy of International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
Wyoming Stage Stop Day 1 (map it)
Sunday, January 27, 2017
The Pedigree® Stage Stop, the largest sled dog race in the lower 48 states, The race starts in Jackson, Wyoming and is the only race of its kind with eight stage stops and traveling through four states before finishing in Evanston, Wyoming. Head to Town Square for this family-friendly event and send the teams off at the Opening Ceremony.
Pedigree® Stage Stop Junior Mushers Give Back to their Communities
Have a little one interested in racing, he/she might be one of the lucky two chosen to represent Jackson in an exhibition fun ride. Don’t forget the requirements and contact Assistant Race Director Dianna Lehn (Secretary@wyomingstagestop.org) with any questions. In order to participate in the race, students agree to perform 10 hours of community service work prior to the race. “We encourage all communities to send students to this amazing event”, says Stage Stop Race Director Dan Carter. “It’s a one-in-a-lifetime experience for students to interact with world-class mushers and their teams.’