Ongoing throughout June:
• Raptor Encounters at the Teton Raptor Center - Hour-long educational experience with live raptors at 2 p.m. every Wednesday through Saturday at Hardeman Ranch in Wilson; $18 adults/$15 kids ages 4-12; free 3 and under. - tetonraptorcenter.org
• Free Wyoming Stargazing program at Center for the Arts - On Fridays from 9-11 p.m. on the lawn outside the Center, astronomers from Wyoming Stargazing will have a Dobsonian telescope to look at planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies and more! There will also be several iPads with the Star Walk application installed. - wyomingstargazing.org
• Jackson Hole Shootout - The longest running shootout in the country; daily except Sundays in Town Square at 6 p.m.
• Historic Downtown Walking Tours – The Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum holds free, one-hour walking tours around Town Square at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday – jacksonholehistory.org
2: Grand Teton Half Marathon - grandtetonhalfmarathon.com
2: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: "I've Got a Little Twist" -
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players celebrates the legacy of Gilbert & Sullivan in American musical theater, featuring favorites from Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bernstein, Sondheim, Lerner & Loewe, Meredith Willson and Jerry Herman. Center for the Arts; free - jhcenterforthearts.org
6: Jackson Hole People's Market opens - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org
9: Yellowstone Half Marathon and 5K race - yellowstonehalfmarathon.com
9: Bridger-Teton Gondola at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort opens for sightseeing, hiking and dining. - jacksonhole.com
9: Mountain bike and Grand Adventure parks open at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The Grand Adventure Park features a variety of both exciting and challenging activities.
13: Jackson Hole People's Market - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org
15: Grand Targhee Mountain Resort Summer Opening - grandtarghee.com
16: 7th Annual Plein Air Fest at National Museum of Wildlife Art. More than 50 invited artists will gather along the museum’s sculpture trail to sculpt and paint masterpieces en plein air. Collectors are invited to browse and bid on the fresh artworks that will be sold by silent bid in the afternoon. This family-friendly event includes live music and indoor programming.Attendees are encouraged to bike to the event and there will be a bike valet available—the first 50 riders will get a drink token! - wildlifeart.org
17: Teton Raptor Fest at Snow King Ball Park. Join Owly the Great Horned Owl, Gus the Golden Eagle and many other live raptors from 3 to 5:30 p.m., courtesy of Teton Raptor Center. The annual event will feature kids’ activities, learning opportunities and food. Cost is $5 per person or $10 per family. - tetonraptorcenter.org
17: JacksonHoleLive concert series begins at Snow King Mountain - Starts 6 p.m.; $5 18 and over; free 17 and under; jacksonholelive.org
17: 13th Annual Crawfish Boil - Held at the base of Snow King in conjunction with JacksonHoleLive
20: Jackson Hole People's Market - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org
21: "Beers & Banter" at Jackson Hole History Museum - Panel of locals will share history of local recreation at 7 p.m.; free - jacksonholehistory.org
21: Summer Solstice Celebration at Rendezvous Park (R Park) - Event will feature music, art, refreshments. Located off Hwy 390 on the way to Teton Village.
21: Art Walk - Gallery openings, artist demos and more in downtown Jackson; 5-8 p.m. - jacksonholegalleryassociation.com
21-23: Jackson Hole Food & Wine Summer Festival at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and town of Jackson. - Interact and dine with a broad culinary community of local and guest chefs, winemakers, cocktail and beer experts and much more.
21: Music on Main. Start of free summer concert series in Victor, Idaho, featuring live music, food and beer garden. Every Thursday until mid-August. - tetonvalleyfoundation.org
21-22: Teton Mudpot Summer Ceramic Sale - Art Association of Jackson Hole's two-day sale of locally made ceramic ware. - artassociation.org
26: Alive@5 on the Village Commons: Jackson Hole Historical Society -
"The Past Comes Alive:" Storytellers, mountain music and folk artists share the best of the historic West. Free - jacksonholehistory.org
27: Alive@5 on the Village Commons: Teton Raptor Center - Hawks, eagles, owls and falcons take center stage. Enjoy up-close, arm’s length learning experience with live birds of prey. Free - tetonraptorcenter.org
27: Jackson Hole People's Market - Locally-produced food items and crafts; music; held every Wednesday 4-7 p.m. - jhpeoplesmarket.org
27: Mary Chapin Carpenter in concert Center for the Arts - Carpenter performs in celebration of her 30-year recording career; 7:30 p.m. - jhcenterforthearts.org
28: Alive@5 on the Village Commons: Wild Things of Wyoming - An interactive and engaging experience about the animals who make Wyoming their home. Free.
More Things to Do in June
HAVE A "BANG-UP" TIME ON JACKSON TOWN SQUARE
The Jackson Hole Shootout is presented every night at 6 p.m. on the northeast corner of Town Square. The longest-running shootout in the United States features a "gun fight" show by the Jackson Hole Shootout Gang, filled with the lore of the Old West, bringing characters to life in the streets of present-day Jackson.
GET YOUR COWBOY ON
The Jackson Hole Rodeo is held throughout the summer on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. at the rodeo grounds on Snow King Avenue. The rodeo will also be presented on Friday, June 29 and every Friday in July through August. Quintessentially Western, watch cowboys and cowgirls compete in barrel racing, roping, on bucking broncs and more. Visit jhrodeo.com.
The Town Pump is a summertime bouldering series competition at the Teton Boulder Park in Phil Baux Park, located at the base of Snow King Mountain. Held from 6 to 8 p.m., it starts the first Tuesday in June and runs on successive Tuesday evenings throughout the month. Presented by Teton County/Jackson Parks and Rec and sponsored by Teton Mountaineering and Outdoor Research, this weekly event generates money for climbing holds for the Teton Boulder Park. A youth division is available for climbers under 14. Visit jhtownpump.org