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    What's Happening in Laramie?

    May 31, 2016

    While most of the students may be gone, Laramie summers are anything but boring.

    With a plethora of events taking place on a weekly and monthly basis, if you are lucky enough to stick around Laramie you are sure to remain entertained during the college lull. 

    For the full list of events check out VisitLaramie.org for up to date information on the fun filled activities taking place in Laramie this summer. 


     

    1. Summer at UWmissionary_position.jpg

    • Just because classes are no longer in session, doens't mean all of UW is. The summer theatre season will begin on June 14 with The Missionary Position, a political comdey set during a Presidential primary season. A full listing of shows can be downloaded and viewed here while ticket prices and purchase information are found at the Fine Arts Box Office.
    • The Harry C. Vaughan Plantarium will also be active this summer beginning with the May 27th showing of the Pale Blue Dot. Ticket and price information can be located here.

    2. Laramie Farmer's Market

    • The Laramie Farmer's Market is a local favorite for a variety of reasons. The market takes place every Friday from 3pm to 7 pm during July all the way to September. With over 50 registered vendors serving all manner of fresh food, handcrafted drinks, and handmade gifts and goodies, bring your friends, family and, most importantly, your wallet and enjoy the fun! 

    3. Jubilee Days

    • Jubilee Days is a weeklong event celebrating Wyoming's statehood beginning on July 2nd and ending on the 10th. Initially called Wyoming Statehood Celebration in 1940, Laramie Jubilee Days has grown to encompass a variety of fun events for all ages including a carnival, live music, and rodeo events to entertain all in attenence. But, there is much more to Wyoming's Hometown Celebration all of which can be found here.

    4. Laramie Brewfest

    • brewfest.jpgFor you of-age-readers out there, Laramie's annual Brewfest will be taking place on July 9th in Depot Park located on 1st Street. Being Wyoming's one and only professionally judged microbrew competition and with caterers including Double Dubs and members of the Vedauwoo Volunteer Fire Department, attendees can expect good food and even better beer! Just remember to drink responsibly and make use of the available Safe Ride drivers.

     

    5. Downtown Mash Up   

    • The pentultimate event of Laramie summers is the Downtown Mash Up. Meant to celebrate the beginning of the new school semester and an all new sports season, the Mash Up consists of many different events all "mashed" together in one big extravaganza! Food, drink, and live music are just some of the exciting things to experience. Be sure to follow Downtown Mash Up on Facebook to keep up to date on all things happening.  mash_up.jpg