The weekend is here, Laramie, bringing with it outlaws, fishing, summer markets, and more! Get your weekend plans here!

Friday, July 14

The post-Jubilee weekend is tamer than the last few weeks have been. Walks around the Farmer’s Market or Eagles Club car show, a ranch tour, and a planetarium experience are mellow offerings, and if you want to get your sweat on, there’s a fundraising bike or run, of course. 

Farmer’s Market

All the local goods, crafts, foods, and produce in one outdoor spot. Farmer’s Market occurs every Friday, all summer long. Grab a local brew and meander the wares. 

  • When: 3-7 p.m.
  • Where: Depot Parking Lot
  • Cost: Free; items for purchase. SNAP accepted. 
  • Additional Information: Visit the Farmer’s Market website for more information. 

Stellar Graveyard at the Planetarium

See the universe up close and personal, in a climate-controlled, comfortable setting. The University of Wyoming presents planetarium shows regularly. They’re fun, educational, and more budget-friendly than the movie theater.  

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: UW Planetarium 10th and East Fremont St.
  • Cost: $5 general public; $3 students, veterans, first responders
  • Additional Information: Visit the planetarium show schedule for more. 

Saturday, July 15

Huck Finn Fishing Derby 

Fun and free fishing at the 53rd annual derby. Four age groups for kids 13 and under, with plenty of prizes awarded for each group. 

  • When: Registration at 7 a.m; fishing 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Where: Huck Finn Pond, LaPrele Park (23rd & Spring creek)
  • Cost: Free
  • Additional Information: For age groups and other information, click here.

Eagle Classic Car and Bike Show

The Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club 3493 is hosting their 4th annual fundraising car and bike show. Peruse cool cars and raise money for a local charity.

  • When: 11 a.m.
  • Where: 126 E. Lyon St. 
  • Cost: Free to attend; $10/car & $5/bike
  • Additional Information: for registration information, email eaglestrustee3493@gmail.com or call 307-742-2473.

Albany County Cattlewomen Ranch Tour

Join the Cattlewomen on their annual ranch tour. There are six ranch stops, and a tour guide to provide the history of each ranch. 

  • When: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Where: meet at Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site
  • Cost: free if driving own car; $35 bus seat and $15 box lunch for purchase
  • Additional Information: for more information about the tour, click here

Link Cycling Hill Climb

Bike or run a hill climb for fundraising efforts for Pilot Hill and the Laramie High School mountain bike club team.

  • When: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Where: begin at Willett Dr. trail area
  • Cost: $35
  • Additional Information: to register, click here

Sunday, July 16

Outlaw Trail Dinner & Show 

Enjoy a gunshow and a chuckwagon dinner at the Wyoming State Territorial Prison State Historic Site. The family-friendly event concludes with some dancing lessons from the Cowboy Country Swing Club. 

  • When: 4:30- 8 p.m.
  • Where: Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site
  • Cost: $40; $30 student, veteran, senior; $25 children (4 & under free)
  • Additional Information: Visit the event posting website for further details. 

Yesteryears of Historic Downtown Laramie Captured in Photos

Take a step into the past and discover the yesteryears of Laramie. Wyoming was one of the last states to join the Fifty Nifty, being number 44 in the Union. Laramie began its township journey in the 1860s, largely influenced by the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad and Fort Sanders.

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