Pinedale Online!
www.PinedaleOnline.com
www.Pinedale.com

Pinedale on the Web!
Pinedale, Wyoming

Home | Calendar of Events | Photo Gallery | Local Businesses |

Pinedale Online > News > December 2012 > Beautiful wreaths on display at Museumís annual Wreath Auction

Fan Favorite - Lakeside Lodge Wreath. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Fan Favorite - Lakeside Lodge Wreath
The Lakeside Lodge wreath, made of driftwood and pine cones, got the most stars to be the main "Fan Favorite" wreath.

The Museum of the Mountain Man is open daily from May 1st to September 30th. For more information call 307-367-4101.
Beautiful wreaths on display at Museumís annual Wreath Auction
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
December 10, 2012

The Museum of the Mountain Man held their 2012 Wreath & Chocolate Auction on Friday, December 7th at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. A good crowd turned out to see and bid on all the beautiful and unique hand-made creations More than 50 wreaths and holiday decorations were entered this year. The event included a Silent Auction for chocolate delights and gift baskets. New this year was a raffle for several items. The annual Wreath & Chocolate Auction is the main fundraiser for the Museum of the Mountain Man and their programs and projects for the upcoming year. Jay Fear served as auctioneer again this year. The food as generously sponsored by First Bank. The beverages were provided by Wind River Brewing. This was the 19th year for this annual event to support the Museum.

Photos by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!



Related Links
  • MMMuseum.com - Museum of the Mountain Man

  • Gayle Kinnison Memorial Wreath. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Gayle Kinnison Memorial Wreath

    Allen Agency. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Allen Agency

    Back Country Horsemen. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Back Country Horsemen

    Bank of the West. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Bank of the West

    Chelsey & Katheryn Johnson. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Chelsey & Katheryn Johnson

    Sublette Insurance - Ann Fear Appraisals. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sublette Insurance - Ann Fear Appraisals

    Bear Trap wreath detail. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Bear Trap wreath detail

    Nancy Norris Lutje. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Nancy Norris Lutje

    Clean Wash Laundry. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Clean Wash Laundry

    Dennis Trucking. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Dennis Trucking

    Geoff & Jackie Sell. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Geoff & Jackie Sell

    Jackie & Geoff Sell. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Jackie & Geoff Sell

    Jay Fear - Bird Feeder. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Jay Fear - Bird Feeder

    Julie Early. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Julie Early

    Green River Valley Museum. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Green River Valley Museum

    Lakeside Lodge. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lakeside Lodge

    Lakeside stars. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lakeside stars

    Laurie Lamere. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Laurie Lamere

    Learning Center. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Learning Center

    Buttons and Bows. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Buttons and Bows
    By Nancy Norris Lutje

    McKenzie Meningitis Foundation. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    McKenzie Meningitis Foundation

    Annette Pape. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Annette Pape

    Millie Pape. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Millie Pape

    Sheryl Pape & Angie Thomas. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sheryl Pape & Angie Thomas

    Brenda Hosler. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Brenda Hosler

    Obos Market & Deli. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Obos Market & Deli

    Peggy Bryant. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Peggy Bryant

    Detail of Peggy Bryant's wreath. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Detail of Peggy Bryant's wreath

    Lenore Percy. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lenore Percy

    Pinedale Natural Gas. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Pinedale Natural Gas

    Pine Street Floral. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Pine Street Floral

    Rendezvous Pointe. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Rendezvous Pointe

    Ridleys Family Markets. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Ridleys Family Markets

    Rio Verde Engineering. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Rio Verde Engineering

    Sage & Snow Garden Club. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sage & Snow Garden Club
    The Sage & Snow Garden Club created a beautiful living wreath display. It was one of the Fan Favorites.

    Includes a cook book!. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Includes a cook book!
    The Sage & Snow Garden Club display included their new cook book!

    Rocky Mountain Bank. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Rocky Mountain Bank

    Sam Drucker & Kate Johnson. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sam Drucker & Kate Johnson

    Detail of fly wine wreath. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Detail of fly wine wreath
    This wreath by Sam Drucker and Kate Johnson was perfect for the fly fisherman. Every cork had a fly in it!

    Sublette County Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sublette County Chamber of Commerce

    Sublette County Library. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sublette County Library

    Sue Eversull. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sue Eversull

    Detail of Sue's wreath. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Detail of Sue's wreath
    Sue Eversull created a wreath perfect for a cook!

    White Mountain Operating. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    White Mountain Operating

    Getting the Christmas tree. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Getting the Christmas tree
    This is a close-up detail of the metal work inside the White Mountain Operating wreath.

    Wind River Dental. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Wind River Dental

    Wind River Pizza & Pasta. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Wind River Pizza & Pasta

    Wind River Stone Scapes. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Wind River Stone Scapes

    Charlie Brown Tree. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Charlie Brown Tree

    Wyoming Whiskey. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Wyoming Whiskey
    Batch 1 - signed by the Distiller.

    Melitta's truffles. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Melitta's truffles

    Raffle items. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Raffle items

    Silent Auction. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Silent Auction

    Sublette Communications chocolate. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sublette Communications chocolate

    Annette's fudge. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Annette's fudge

    Lake Country Builders chocolate. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lake Country Builders chocolate

    Gift Baskets. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Gift Baskets

    Big crowd. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Big crowd

    Jay Fear - Auctioneer. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Jay Fear - Auctioneer
    Jay Fear served as auctioneer. He is a past President of the Sublette County Historical Society.

    Laurie Hartwig. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Laurie Hartwig
    Laurie Hartwig is the Director of the Museum of the Mountain Man.

    Geoff Sell. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Geoff Sell
    Sublette County Historical Society Board Member Geoff Sell helps with the auction by holding up wreaths for everyone to see them.

    Helpers. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Helpers
    (L to R) Millie Pape, Jamie Wood and Sheryl Boroff help with tracking bid numbers.

    Annette Pape. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Annette Pape
    Annette helps out at the Museum.

    Clint Gilchrist. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Clint Gilchrist
    Clint is the President of the Sublette County Historical Society, parent organization of the Museum of the Mountain Man. Here he helps auction off a 1st run bottle of Wyoming Whiskey.

    Richie Strom. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Richie Strom
    Richie Strom, with Wind River Brewing, served beer from the local brew pub.

    Posters. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Posters
    The Museum had posters showing the projects they have been working on in the past year. Money raised in this Wreath Auction helps with the Museum's general fund to support all these projects and programs.

    Sommers Ranch Homestead. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sommers Ranch Homestead
    This 100-year old homestead is being made into a living history historical site. It opened in September 2012. It is managed cooperatively by the Sublette County Historical Society, Green River Valley Museum, and siblings Jonita and Albert Sommers. It is open during the summer with admission by donation.

    Lander Trail New Fork Park poster. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lander Trail New Fork Park poster
    New 100-acre park where the Lander Trail crosses the New Fork River. The new park is owned and managed by the Sublette County Historical Society and schedled to open in 2013.

    Living History Days poster. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Living History Days poster
    Schools bring children from around western Wyoming each year for three days in May for Living History Days, featuring the American Mountain Men.

    Museum poster. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Museum poster
    Highlight artifacts include Jim Bridger's rifle, Shoshone sheep horn bow, buffalo hide tipi, fur trade historical document collection, and beaver trade-related artifacts.

    Green River Rendezvous. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Green River Rendezvous

    Fur Trade Symposium - 2012. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Fur Trade Symposium - 2012

    Three Worlds Meet July 2013. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Three Worlds Meet July 2013
      
    Pinedale Online > News > December 2012 > Beautiful wreaths on display at Museumís annual Wreath Auction

    Pinedale Online!
    Pinedale Online! PO Box 2250, Pinedale, WY 82941
    Phone: (307) 360-7689 or (307) 276-5699, Fax: (307) 276-5414

    Office Outlet in Pinedale, 43 S. Sublette
    E-mail:support@pinedaleonline.com

    Copyright © 2012 Pinedale Online. All rights reserved.
    Pictures and content cannot be used in whole or part without permission.