Expect great entertainment, and lots of it during the "Wanted In Wyoming" convention. Not only will we have four nights of terrific music, but we will keep you humming throughout the day with toe-tapping music to start your day at coffee hour and mid-day acts that are sure to keep a bounce in your step and a smile on your face. The entire lineup will be listed here as acts are added. See for yourself!
FMCA “Supersized” Book Club
Looking for a book to read this summer? Join the FMCA Supersized Book Club in Gillette! In the spirit of RVing along the open road and to celebrate the convention’s Western theme, FMCA is encouraging attendees to read The Highwayman by Craig Johnson.
Johnson is a New York Times best-selling author of more than a dozen novels in the Walt Longmire mystery series — whose character is also the inspiration for the popular “Longmire” crime drama on Netflix.
Join the first FMCA Supersized Book Club on Saturday, July 21. Johnson will be on-site to lead a discussion about The Highwayman. He’ll also answer audience questions and sign copies of his books . . . perhaps along with the airing of a “Longmire” episode.
If you’d like to join in,
- Pick up a copy of The Highwayman to bring with you.
- Click HERE to RSVP
Cowboy Coloring Contest
Giddy up and git colorin’! FMCA is hosting a coloring contest for all ages at the Gillette RV Expo. Rootin’-tootin’ prizes will be awarded in two categories: 10 & Under and 11+. Adults may participate.
- One entry per person.
- Submit your entry by Thursday, July 19 at 5 p.m. at the FMCA Information Center in the Wyoming Center. Entries will be judged Friday, July 20 and placed on display.
- You may use any medium (crayons, markers, etc.) Be creative and have fun!
- Click here to download the PDF
Fun For The Kids In Gillette
If you’ll be traveling to Gillette with your kids or grandkids, you’ll want to treat your little explorers to one or more of the great off-site outings arranged by FMCA’s Youth Committee.
Wednesday, July 18
The fun begins with a trip to Durham Ranch, where more than 3,000 bison roam, along with a stop at Wright Centennial Museum where they’ll discover more about the cowboys and other colorful characters who roamed the Wyoming plains. Youth $53, Adults $60
Thursday, July 19
Participants will visit Gillette’s Rockpile Museum where they’ll learn how energy, railroading, and other developments shaped Wyoming. Kids also will participate in a scavenger hunt presented by museum staff.
Youth $15, Adults $18
Friday, July 20
Friday promises to be a can’t-miss opportunity for kids to visit one of the area’s iconic sites, Devils Tower National Monument. After getting plenty of pictures to send back home to friends and family, the group will travel to Vore Buffalo Jump, an important archaeological site.
Youth $53, Adults $60
Saturday, July 21
The final outing will feature a trip to Eagle Butte Coal Mine, one of the largest open-pit coal mines in the world. Participants will discover how this important energy source is taken from the ground and used to provide electric used around the country.
Youth $15, Adults $18
Each child who participates in a tour will receive a colorful T-shirt. It’s easy to pre-register:
- Contact FMCA’s Events Department by calling (800) 543-3622.
For many attendees, the primary reason they come to FMCA conventions is for the learning opportunities available through the seminar program. Where else can you find so much information available in one place? Throughout the four-day event, industry experts, manufacturer representatives, and service providers convey the latest information about RVs and the traveling lifestyle. Below you’ll find the full schedule of events; the seminar schedule; and the seminar descriptions. Check back for digital version of the “Wanted In Wyoming” event program, which should be available soon.
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