More Events, Sept. 4

Andy Melendez skates along the rim of the bowl during the Wild West Skateboard Contest Series in 2017. The series set to return this weekend, with the contest running from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Jackson Hole Skatepark.

Unleash your inner Tony

Set to take place from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Jackson Hole Skatepark, the Wild West Skateboard Contest Series, which has showcased some of Jackson’s grittiest athletes since 2013, will feature competitive classes for all ages.

Those 9 and under can compete in the “Cowpokes” class, 10- to 12-year-olds can skate in “Buckaroos,” 13- to 19-year-olds in “Young Guns” and anyone older than 19 can compete in an open male or female circuit (“Cowgirls” and “Outlaws,” respectively).

Registration costs $25. Winners in the open classes will take home $200 first-place prizes. Winners in all other classes will take home $75.

For more information, visit and search “Wild West Skateboard.”

Dance for love

Deidre Norman will lead a 60-minute vinyasa flow class this Sunday, complete with tunes spun by DJ and Jackson resident Lauren Chase.

The class is set to run from 10 to 11 a.m. on the Teton Village Commons. The $20 suggested donation will benefit the Spread the Love Commission, which gathers and distributes supplies in impact the lives of homeless populations nationwide.

For information visit and search “Dance It Out and Spread the Love.”

Rev your engine

Looking for an excuse to ride your bike for a good cause?

Chester’s Harley-Davidson is set to host “Ride for the Warriors,” a group ride that will benefit Honor Our Veterans, a nonprofit that seeks to improve the lives of veterans wounded in combat.

With a suggested donation of $20 per rider and $10 per passenger (100% of the proceeds go to Honor Our Veterans), the ride is set to kick off at 5 p.m. (meet at 4:15) Tuesday at Chester’s. The first 20 motorcyclists who drop by will receive a complimentary gift bag.

For more information, visit and search “Ride for the Warriors.”

Happy Birthday, Stillwest

If you love Stillwest Brewery and Grill (how ’bout its Hefeweizen? Yum.), drop by from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday to celebrate the brewery’s first birthday.

Aaron Davis, who frequently plays Stillwest’s Southern Brunch Sundays, will perform and buy-one-get-one-free drink deals will be available through the evening.

For more information, visit and search “StillWest 1-Year.”

— Billy Arnold


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