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Weekend in Laramie; First weekend of August! (Is it August already?)

Weekend in Laramie;  First weekend of August!  (Is it August already?)

Happy FridayYAY! Hope everyone has had a great first week of August so far! Is it me or has Summer been feeling super fast this year? I can’t believe it’s August already. Although the weather is always kind to us, if you need plans for the weekend, we have them. Check out the list of fun events happening in Laramie this weekend:

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Albany County Fair

Friday offerings include Pancake Breakfast, Jr. Beef Show, and Supreme Beef Show. Craft and food vendors are also on site.

  • When: Opens at 7:00 am for pancake breakfast.
  • Where: The Albany County Fairgrounds (2994 S. 3rd St. Laramie, WY)
  • Cost: A small entrance fee applies.
  • Further information: For the Fair schedule, click here.

Breastival 2022

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with the Laramie Breastfeeding Coalition.

  • When: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Washington Park, Shelter #1 (1915 E Rainbow Ave, Laramie, WY)
  • Cost: FREE.
  • Further information: Click here.

Downtown Laramie Farmer’s Market

Shop at local vendors and listen to live music at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Laramie.

  • When: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Laramie (N. Depot Park on S. 1st St.)
  • Cost: Varied.
  • Further information: Click here.

Laramie Landmarks Bike Tour

Ride around Laramie with your bikes.

  • When: 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Wyoming Women’s History House, 317 S 2nd St, Laramie, WY
  • Cost: FREE.
  • Further information: Click here.

Apollo to Artemis at the Planetarium

Travel to space on the Apollo rocket.

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: University of Wyoming Planetarium
  • Cost: $5 general admission, $3 UW students/staff/veterans/first responders/kids, children under 5 FREE.
  • Further information: Click here.

Natalie Prauser and Marty Bush

Enjoy your Friday night with music from Natalie Prauser and Marty Bush.

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Ruffed Up Duck Saloon, 310 S. 5th Street, Laramie, WY
  • Cost: Probably a little cash cover at the door.
  • Further information: Click here.

Saturday August 6

Car Wash Wyo Elite cheer Fundraiser.

Get a car wash from Wyo Elite Cheerleaders!

  • When: 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: Brown and gold output. 311 S 21st St, Laramie, WY
  • Cost: Varied. Donations are welcome.
  • Further information: Click here.

Ace Hardware 25th Anniversary Charity Event

Join Ace Hardware for their charity event for Children’s Hospital (CMN)!

  • When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: 611 Grand Avenue, Laramie, Wyoming
  • Cost: Varied.
  • Further information: Click here.

Food and Entertainment in the Park – Family Fun Time!

  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: 968 N 9th St., Laramie, WY
  • Cost: Free,
  • Further information: Click here.

Burnouts and Brews car show.

Enjoy a car show by Bond’s Brewing Company in downtown Laramie.

  • When: 12 p.m.
  • Where: Bond’s Brewing Company, 411 S. 2nd St., Laramie, WY
  • Cost: $20 entrance fee.
  • Further information: Click here.

Ali Pate with Herd of Cats and Road Trip Yarns.

Join Ali Pate, professional dyer, on Facebook Live!

  • When: 1 p.m.
  • Where: facebook live.
  • Cost: FREE.
  • Further information: Click here.

Back to the moon for good.

Head to the planetarium for a film that provides insight into past space exploration, the moon, and future space travel.

  • When: 2 p.m.
  • Where: University of Wyoming Planetarium
  • Cost: $5 general admission, $3 UW students/staff/veterans/first responders/kids, children under 5 FREE.
  • Further information: Click here.

Fermentation Festival 2022.

From sourdough to beer to sparkling water kefir, learn about microbes while enjoying local live music, local culinary creations and live art.

  • When: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Laramie Plains Civic Center, 710 E Garfield St, Laramie, WY
  • Cost: Free.
  • Further information: Click here.

Quinlan Valdez at the Bear Bottom Bar and Grill.

Enjoy a concert by Wyoming native Quinlan Valdez.

  • When: 5 p.m.
  • Where: Bear Bottom Bar and Grill,
    2760 highway. 130 Centennial WY 82055
  • Cost: Varied.
  • Further information: Click here.

Liquid sky: women who make rock.

Enjoy the music at the planetarium as it becomes a canvas of color, pattern and movement thanks to our state-of-the-art music visualization software and live VJ talents.

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: University of Wyoming Planetarium
  • Cost: $5 general admission, $3 UW students/staff/veterans/first responders/kids, children under 5 FREE.
  • Further information: Click here.

Music at the Great Untamed.

Enjoy live music from Sick Trick, De Gringos y Grimmies and The Sogs.

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: 209 S 3rd Street, Laramie, WY
  • Cost: Potential for small cash cover.
  • Further information: Click here.

Sunday August 7

Walk with a Doc.

Start your Sunday with a walk in a park.

  • When: 8am
  • Where: Washington Park, Sheridan St.
  • Cost: Free.
  • Further information: Click here.

Sunday Jazz at Bear Bottom Bar and Grill.

It’s time to have fun with Sunday jazz!

  • When: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Bear Bottom Bar and Grill, 2760 Hwy. 130 Centennial WY 82055
  • Cost: Varied.
  • Further information: Click here.

Comedy Punks at Ruffed Up Duck.

Enjoy an evening of laughs with the Comedy Punks at Ruffed Up Duck!

  • When: 5 p.m.
  • Where: Ruffed Up Duck Saloon, 310 S. 5th Street, Laramie, WY
  • Cost: $5 per person.
  • Further information: Click here.

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