We still plan on holding the Grand opening! We look forward to seeing you.
The sheep dog demonstration on Sunday is cancelled-Sorry
Saturday August 15th
11:15 Ribbon Cutting- Join us for the Grand Opening of the new building and exhibit.
11:30 - 1:30 Free BBQ - Hamburgers, hot dogs, lamb, Potato salad or coleslaw, and chips - under the trees.
12:00 Session 1 - David Romtvedt-
4:00 Head home and rest up for tomorrow.
Sunday August 16th
8:30 Pancake breakfast:
David Romtvedt: A writer and musician from Buffalo, Wyoming. Longtime accompanist to the Buffalo Basque dance group Zaharrer Segi, he is currently completing a ten part radio series for EITB, the Basque National Public Radio network. His books related to basque life are: Buffalotarrak: an Anthology of the Basquefs of Buffalo, Wyoming, the novel Zelestina Urza in Outer Space, and Gernikako arbola/The Tree of Gernika, translations of the nineteenth century Basque poet Joxe Mari Iparragirre. His recording of Basque music is Hori da/That’s it with the band Ospa. Romtvedt@uwyo.edu
Cat Urbigkit: Cat Urbigkit is an author and photographer who lives on a working sheep ranch in western Wyoming with her family and her livestock guardian animals, including guardian dogs and burros. Urbigkit shares the beauty of rural life through her nonfiction books for both children and adults. In books for adults, Urbigkit often writes about big predators, and life on western rangelands shared with these species. firstname.lastname@example.org
Yuri Chicovsky: Yuri Chicovsky is a filmmaker and memoir writing teacher based in western Colorado. He has been documenting the sheep ranching way of life on the Villard Ranch (25-miles south of Baggs) for over a decade. His short film, “Jacket”, premiered at the 2020 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. It is his first film.” email@example.com
Lorrae & Lewis Moon with Yampa Valley FiberWorks: Yampa Valley FiberWorks mills natural fibers for their customers from all over the world. They are universally referred to as a wool mill, but they specialize in wool, alpaca, llama, mohair, and angora natural fibers. Yampa Valley FiberWorks is dedicated to regional sheep farming, environmental cohesiveness, and keeping the natural fiber milling industry alive and well in the Yampa Valley. Their 1000 square foot store offers local artisan products, custom milled yarns and natural fiber products. They also offer classes on numerous topics.