Northern Wyoming News - Serving the Big Horn Basin for over 100 years

By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Meeteetse saddles up for 105th Labor Day event


August 31, 2017

Karla Pomeroy

The Ab Meier Memorial Team Roping event, held annually on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend, is just one of the many events in Meeteetse during the Labor Day weekend. Other events include quilt show, rodeo, parade, horseshoe and corn hole tournaments and an archaeological fair.

MEETEETSE – Back in 1912, the town of Meeteetse decided to celebrate Labor Day with a free cookout and rodeo for local families. Now, 105 years later, the celebration is still going strong, with events planned for all four days of the holiday weekend.

Starting on Friday, Meeteetse will kick off the festivities with a high school football game at the school, and Chicken Drop Bingo at 6 p.m. behind the famous Cowboy Bar.

On Saturday morning, the day kicks off with a quilt show at the museum and a horseshoe contest downtown, followed by the Ab Meier Memorial Team Roping event at the Meeteets...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019