If you’re looking for some local fun today, just head east on I-80 for a 30 minute drive, to a town, that’s ready to welcome you to the celebration of “Burns Day”  THIS Saturday!

Already a slew of events going on as we speak, including a pancake breakfast, and later in the day, the “Antique Tractor Pull,” craft show, a kids parade followed by the main parade, live entertainment, petting zoo, even bingo games.

This annual celebration honors this quaint little town approximately 26 miles east of Cheyenne, that was originally established by Lutheran German immigrants, who named the town Luther in 1907 as German settlers paid honor to Martin Luther.  The town later changed its name to Burns on February 10th, 1910.

Burns is a small town of approximately 301 people, but this community has much to offer in the way of “small town charm and friendliness,” and you’ll find lots of that in this small town celebration.  Take a look some of the events going on THIS Saturday, June 7th:

Pancake Breakfast (from 7 a.m. through the morning)

Craft Show-9 a.m.

9:15am-Kids Parade on Main street

9:30 a.m. Main Parade following the Kids Parade

10:30 a.m. Antique Tractor Pull on Luther Street (south end)

Monster Truck Rides (on the north side of Main Street)

Community Center Chili Cook Off

Lawn Mower Races

Live Entertainment at the Gazebo on the green

Kids games near Burns Plex on the lawn

Boy Scout Pine Wood Derby near Burns Plex

Bingo games at the Community Center

Petting Zoo

All sorts of afternoon and evening events including a Street Dance by Deuces Wild at the Gazebo.  For more information on THIS Saturday’s events, check out the Burns, Wyoming Facebook Page.