Enterprise Newsletter • Celebrate Independence Day in the Jackalope City
4th of July festivities planned for Fort Fetterman
Fetterman Day, held each Independence Day at historic Fort Fetterman, has become an annual tradition. A pancake feed, a flag raising, historic re-enactments and good old fashion fun are just part of the offering.
Families looking for good, old-fashioned fun this Independence Day are encouraged to take in Fetterman Day at historic Fort Fetterman.

A 5k is planned for the morning of the Fourth beginning at 7 a.m. Event and registration details can be found HERE . Price is $25 for one or $40 for a couple. The kids' 1k is $5. Early registration is being encouraged and prices increase June 25.

The larger event will include a free pancake
breakfast, free ice cream, craft and food vendors, living history demonstrations, historic children's
games, and a watermelon eating contest! There is no admission fee to the Fort for this event. Some of the activities like the 5k, however, do cost a registration fee.

The Fort was established as a military post on July 19, 1867, because of conditions that existed on the Northern Plains at the close of the Civil War.
Firefighters to host annual fireworks show
Fireworks donations appreciated
Local firefighters plan to light up Douglas' night sky again this Independence Day.

Beginning at sunset on July 4, the show will be headquartered in the high school parking lot. Spectators can best enjoy the festivities in the surrounding area.

According to the local fire department, the show is made possible by individual and business donations. Those who would like to support the fireworks can donate at the show. Or, donations can be mailed to 230 N. Second, Douglas, WY 82633.

This year's show is expected to last between 25 and 30 minutes.

Thank you to the local firefighters for their efforts on Independence Day
and throughout the year!
Movies on a Train to be held in July
Movies on a Train will be held Mondays in July beginning at 9 p.m. at the new Railroad Museum and Visitor Center at 121 Brownfield Road in Douglas.

The series kicks of on the night of July 2 with the "Apple Dumpling Gang." Other movies to be shown include:

July 9 • Quigley Down Under
July 16 • Silverado
July 23 • The Magnificent Seven
July 30 • The Cowboys
Movie goers are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. FREE popcorn will be available.

A special thank you goes out to Reliant Federal Credit Union, Bank of the West, Whistle Stop Mercantile, Hotel LaBonte and Memorial Hospital of Converse County for their movie sponsorships. Thank you to season-long sponsors KKTY, Converse County School District #1, Arby's, Eastern Wyoming College and Converse County Bank.

See you at the movies!
Thank you to our Corporate Members!
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— Thomas Jefferson
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