Can you believe 2024 is here? For Pete's sake, I'm still trying to get caught up from November 2023! But time waits for no one...and the first weekend of January 2024 is here. Find out what's happening in the capitol city this weekend:

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Conservatory of Lights @ Botanic Gardens

Enjoy the last night of spectacular holiday lights at the Botanic Gardens. You won't get another chance to see the gardens lit up for the holidays until December 2024!

  • When: 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Where: Botanic Gardens (710 S Lions Park Dr.)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Date Night Paint & Sip @ Botanic Gardens

Enjoy an evening of painting and adult beverages as you create a gorgeous piece of art for your space. Tickets include four malt beverages, painting supplies, and lessons.

  • When: 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Botanic Gardens (710 S Lions Park Dr.)
  • Cost: $70/couple
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Hanging Planter Workshop @ Silver Sage Ceramics

Create your own hanging planter with the help of Sunshine Plant Co. and Silver Sage Ceramics. Make your planter at Silver Sage Ceramics on January 5, then pick up a plant for it on January 19.

  • When: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Silver Sage Ceramics (3110 Old Faithful Rd.)
  • Cost: $71.50 w/ tax
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Ned LeDoux @ the Lincoln Theatre

Jam out to Wyoming-native and Grand Ole Opry-approved Ned LeDoux at the Lincoln.

  • When: 7:30 to 11 p.m.
  • Where: The Lincoln (1615 Central Ave.)
  • Cost: $30
  • Additional Info: Click here.

First Friday's Art Walk in Downtown Cheyenne

  • When: 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Numerous locations Downtown. Click here for the list.
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Saturday, January 6

Ice Age Family Day @ the State Museum

It's Ice Age Day at the State Museum, and the whole family is invited. Learn about wooly mammoths, enjoy glacial games and crafts, and grab a snack at the museum.

  • When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: Wyoming State Museum (2301 Central Ave.)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Saturday STEAM @ the Laramie County Library

Bring the kids to explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) at the library through fun games and activities. (Grades 3-6)

  • When: 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Laramie County Library (2200 Pioneer Ave.)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Winter Farmer's Market @ the Cheyenne Train Depot

Shop locally-made artisanal goods, homemade jams, canned items, honey, and more at the Winter Farmer's Market.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: Cheyenne Train Depot lobby (121 W. 15th St.)
  • Cost: Varies.
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Sunday, January 7

Knitting Class @ Catz n Coffee Connections Cafe

Spend some time learning to knit while enjoying the company of friendly cat companions.

  • When: 2:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Catz n Coffee Connections Cafe (615 W. 20th St.)
  • Cost: $20
  • Additional InfoClick here.

Painting @ Beach Please

Spend an afternoon with a painting lesson from Flydragon Design Art Studio and enjoy smoothies from Beach Please.

  • When: 3 p.m.
  • Where: Beach Please
  • Cost: $39
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Romantic Date Nights Ideas in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Need some ideas for a romantic night out in Cheyenne? We've got you covered.

Gallery Credit: Phylicia Peterson, Townsquare Media Laramie/Cheyenne