Summer begins in Laramie with a variety of things to do.  School is out, and the fun begins.  Start the weekend with cops and donuts, go to prison, and perhaps be an imbibing history scholar or mini-golf participant, just to start.  Run a marathon if golf isn’t your thing, get your miles in at a car show, or play Bingo to feed fellow Laramites.  There are a number of fun activities for families or the 21 and over crowd this weekend.

Friday, June 2

Cops and Donuts

To celebrate National Donut Day, indulge your sweet tooth with fellow donut lovers: the police! Bring a coupon for yourself or one for your entire group and head to the Laramie Police Department. Coupons available on Facebook, the Laramie Recreation Center, Animal Shelter, or at the Police Department. 

Wyoming Territorial Prison Summer Kickoff 

The Territorial Prison has a host of events to celebrate its summer kickoff.  New exhibits, Interpretive Rangers activity, and Albany County Cattlewomen serving delicious food are just some of the events scheduled for the day.

  • When: 4:30-7 p.m.
  • Where: Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historical Site
  • Cost: free
  • Additional Info: click here for more information 

Historic Bar Crawl

Drunk History downtown! Sip discounted drinks and learn the history of downtown bars and buildings.

  • When: 4 p.m. 
  • Where: get wristbands at the Cowboy Saloon 108 South 2nd
  • Cost: $10 a wristband 
  • Additional Info: click here for more information 

Coppelia: A Comic Ballet 

Watch Cooper Center dancers with disabilities perform a comic ballet. This Cooper Center fundraiser is to enable more programs for artists with disabilities to showcase their talents.

  • When: Friday & Saturday; doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Cooper Center for Creative Arts 1174 North 4th St. 
  • Cost: $7 online; $10 at the door
  • Additional Info: click here to purchase tickets and other information

Saturday, June 3

Coppelia: A Comic Ballet

Watch Cooper Center dancers with disabilities perform a comic ballet. This Cooper Center fundraiser is to enable more programs for artists with disabilities to showcase their talents.

  • When: Friday & Saturday; doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Cooper Center for Creative Arts 1174 North 4th St. 
  • Cost: $7 online; $10 at the door
  • Additional Info: click here to purchase tickets and other information

Summer Kick-Off at the Wyoming Territorial Prison Historic Site

Visit the WTP for free this weekend and learn about the villains and criminals of the Wild West! Plus, free hot dogs and chips.

  • When: 4:30 to 7 p.m.
  • Where:  975 Snowy Range Rd.
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional Info: Click here.

Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

Show up early to get in line for the biggest plant sale of the year.  The Garden Club’s popular annual event raises money for community gardening efforts and other projects. 

  • When: 8 a.m.
  • Where: Albany County Fairgrounds Rabbit Barn
  • Cost: free/plant purchases available
  • Additional Info: click here for more information 

Pilot Hill 25K Classic Footrace

Run or watch others run from your lawn chair. Race proceeds support Pilot Hill, Inc., to keep building the recreation and wildlife area on the east side of town for walkers, hikers, mountain bikers, or any other outdoor enthusiast. 

  • When: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. (registration 6:30- 7:45 a.m.)
  • Where: Pilot Hill 3500 East Willet Dr. 
  • Cost: general $45; club member $35; race-day $50 (cash or check)
  • Additional Info: click here for more information

WyoTech Annual Car Show

Cars, trucks, food, and even a Kid Zone are included in this year’s car show at the WyoTech campus. Show off your vehicle, or cruise campus admiring the others.  

  • When: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Where: WyoTech campus 1889 Venture Dr. 
  • Cost: free
  • Additional Info: click here for more information 

Putt Putt Pub Crawl

Adult beverages and golf go hand in hand, so tee up to raise funds for Laramie Connections Center. Get your card and start at any location: Bonds Brewing, Buckhorn Bar, Accomplice Brewing Company, Laramie Lanes, Mulligans and Buds Bar. Prizes for the best team and individual costumes. 

  • When: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. 
  • Where: participating bars
  • Cost: $25/person
  • Additional Info: click here to register

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet

An annual good time hosted by RMEF.  Dinner, raffles, and fun for wildlife conservation efforts. 

  • When: 5 p.m. 
  • Where: Laramie Ice & Events Center, 3510 East Garfield St. 
  • Cost: $40-$115 ($40 current member meal; $75 single meal and new membership; $115 couple meal & new membership
  • Additional Info: to purchase tickets, call Glen at 307-399-2657.

Sunday, June 4

Bingo for the Soup Kitchen 

The weekly Bingo game at the Alibi supports the Soup Kitchen this Sunday.  Purchase a card and help feed our community while you have fun. 

  • When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Where: Alibi 404 South 4th 
  • Cost: $2 for 1 card or $5 for 3 cards
  • Additional Info: click here for more information 

Monday, June 5

Laramie PrideFest Public Planning Meeting

If you’re interested in helping plan events for Laramie’s PrideFest this month, email for the location or the Zoom link.

Laramie Animal Welfare Society Rummage Sale Donations Begin

LAWS will have three rummage sales this summer and are asking for donations to support over 170 animals in their care. 

  • When: Mondays 4-6 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Storage shed at 1050 North 3rd St.
  • Cost: free/donations wanted
  • Additional Info: click here for additional info and if you have donations.

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