Late Summer Events Around Town

Summer isn’t over yet in Jackson Hole.

The Center for the Arts presented the Fundraising Gala Performance and Dinner on August 18th as dancers from the New York City Ballet returned to Jackson Hole. Dancers’ Workshop annual Fundraising Gala included a Stars of American Ballet Performance & Dinner. The evening began by watching the spectacular performance and cocktails at 6PM. Following the performance, the dancers and influential choreographers included Christopher Wheeldon and Justin Peck joined for dinner, dessert and dancing.

The Teton County Library exhibits, “Journey Through Yellowstone with David Quammen and National Geographic” on Thursday, August 25th at 6PM at the Center for the Arts. Join best-selling author David Quammen and celebrate the National Park Service Centennial by taking a journey through spectacular Yellowstone National Park. Breathtaking images will be presented from Quammen’s new National Geographic book, “Yellowstone: A Journey Through America’s Wild Heart.” Following the presentation, there will be opportunities to ask Quammen questions as well as a book signing. This is a free, non-ticketed event and doors will be open at 5:30PM.

Hole Food Rescue organizes the 2nd Annual Community Awareness and Fundraising Event, Half-a-Million Pounds Party on August 30th at 5:30PM in the center theater lobby. This event praises their exertions of keeping 500,000 pounds of food out of the landfill. The evening consists of a community meal made from rescued food that includes a pig roast from Haderlie Farms, raised completely on Hole Food Rescue’s excess food. Following the meal there will be music, games, raffles, silent auctions, and booths to inform the community on the imperativeness of food waste. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door and all community members are invited.

The Center for the Arts presents Colvin & Earle on August 28th at 8PM. Tickets are $69 plus $2 Vendini processing fee. Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle’s album presents a remarkably creative and united partnership. Each singer/songwriter contributes verses, melodies, choruses, and chord progressions.

Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities celebrates 20 years with the annual run on September 10th. This community event has raised over $121 million in it’s lifetime and has touched the lives of thousands.