Our annual Pig Roast is a much-loved tradition, bringing together Wyoming Democrats from across the state for an evening of delicious food and lively entertainment. We hope you will join us for the 2018 Pig Roast in Buffalo, Wyoming. Speakers will include Democratic Primary victors and special guest MC Mandy Weaver.
Weekend events include:
Welcome Reception hosted by Johnson County Dems
Pig Roast Dinner
Trainings & Caucus Meetings
State Central Committee Meeting
Canvass Event (Sheridan)
Join the Johnson County Democratic Party for a welcome social on Friday, August 24 from 6-9 p.m.
The social will be located at The Cowboy Carousel, located at 59 N Lobban Ave, Buffalo, WY 82834
The Pig Roast will take place on Saturday, August 25th at the T.A. Guest Ranch, located at 28623 Old Highway 87 Buffalo, Wyoming 82834
Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., with the bar opening at 5:30 p.m. The menu includes:
Johnson County barbecued pig
Corn on the cob
Vegan baked beans
Homemade Ice Cream
Lemonade, Iced tea, water
Tickets are $55/person, or $100/couple.
Draught beer will be available for $6; or purchase a limited edition WDP stainless steel bottle filled with beer for $25 and receive $4 refills all night long!
Trainings and caucus meeting will take place on Saturday, August 25.
Training and meetings will be held at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center, located at 63 N Burritt Ave, Buffalo, WY 82834
7:45-8:45am Labor Caucus Breakfast Burritos in Band Room
9-10am Young Dems Band Room
9-10am Bylaws Committee Room 103
9-9:30am Labor Caucus Room 102
9-9:30am Messaging Committee Room 104
9:45- 10:15am Finance Committee Room 102.
9:45-10:15am Progressive Caucus Room 104
9-10:15am Women's Caucus Room 108
10:30am-12pm - Trainings TBD
12pm-1:30pm Lunch on your own (Tell locals you are democrats!)
1:30-4pm SCC Meeting in Band Room at Bomber Mountain Civic Center
6pm Pig Roast at TA Ranch (Bar opens at 5:30)
The State Central Committee meeting will take place on Saturday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center, located at 63 N Burritt Ave, Buffalo, WY 82834
DRAFT AGENDA (subject to change):
CENTRAL COMMITTEE WILL BE CALLED TO ORDER AT 1:30 PM MST
Pledge of Allegiance and Recognitions
Approval of Agenda
Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Planning
DNC/ASDC Meeting Updates
Consideration of Resolutions and Other Business
6pm Pig Roast at TA Ranch
The canvass will be from 1 PM to 4 pm on Sunday the 26th.
We will start from the Sheridan dem office at 251 N Main, Sheridan.
The Canvass will start at 1 pm but come a little early to check in and get your walk packet.
Bring a small bag with water, sunscreen, and your fully charged cell phone! If you have a portable phone charger/battery bring that too!Make sure you wear comfy walking shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather.
We will try to use MiniVan so download the app from your phone's app store. After you have downloaded the MiniVAN app open it and click "create your ActionID". If you already have an ActionID please log into it before arriving at the canvass. If you have a problem downloading or logging into MiniVAN please come a little early to the canvass so we can help you.
Sign up for the canvass here, or just show up Sunday morning!
There are many small hotels and AirBnBs close to the downtown area of Buffalo, amidst great shops and restaurants.
T.A. Ranch - WyoDems has reserved the entire TA Ranch. They are a small, 10-room inn, so rooms will go quickly. Be sure to tell them you are with WyoDems. Each room is $93.
• Phone 307.684.5833
• Email info@TAranch.com
Big Horn Motel - $75 (1 queen)-$130 (3 queen beds)
• Web: https://www.bighorn-motel.com/en-us
Blue Gables Motel - $79 single- $89 double
• Web: http://www.bluegables.com/
Mountain View Cabins - $75 (sleeps 2) - $110 (sleeps 6)
• Web: http://www.mountainviewbuffalo.com/
Z Bar Cabins - $75-$90
AirBnB - Many of these can be rented as a unit and may be cheaper. Some suggested rooms are:
A local Dem owned hotel has 3 rooms - Make sure you tell Vanessa you are with the WyoDems
The Cowgirl Room- $59 (sleeps 3)
Indian Room -$55 (sleeps 2)
Newspaper Room - $49 (sleeps 1)
The Capitol Hotel Suites
The Coyote Suite- $105 (sleeps 4)
The Buffalo Suite- $114 (sleeps 6)
The Antelope Suite- $107 (sleeps 6)
The Idlewild Flat on Main - $180 (sleeps 6)
Buffalo Inn - Discounted rooms $80 for 2 Queens $90 for 1 King (Farther from downtown)
• Phone: 307-684-7000
If you would prefer to stay with a local host family instead of a hotel contact Bill McIntyre, the Johnson County Chair at 307-267-0775 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A limited number of WDP glass steins are available for purchase; for $25, you'll receive the reusable mug filled with beer or a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice, and discounted refills.