There are several ways to tell that summer is winding down here in Cody. The main thing is the rhythm. The vehicles pulling into, out of and through town are less dense with not as many rental RVs going past.
There are fewer families as kids are heading back to school. Up the Wapiti Valley those of us lucky enough to spot bears – from a safe distance, of course – see that they are getting a little chunky as they eat as much as possible in preparation for winter hibernation.
The bull elk start bugling and sparring as they try to impress the females for rutting season. That would not do much for me as I prefer cowboy love ballads over violent displays.
The air starts to turn a little cooler. As I pull jeans and sweaters out of the closet, I start thinking about my favorite fall things to do.
Here are just a few:
One of our most prestigious events of the year, Rendezvous Royale is staged the third week of September. The event includes the nationally known Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale with Western-themed art, a quick-draw event, auction, Western Read More