Before trick-or-treat season begins in earnest, Laramie offers a few fall-esque activities before the big weekend of costumes and candy, and some opportunities to get a pumpkin. 

Annual Pumpkin Walk
The annual games, candy, and pick a pumpkin to take home event is next weekend at the Wyoming Territorial Prison. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site
Cost: $5 adults/17 & under free
Additional Information: See the Facebook event here–and volunteer if you’re interested. 

Pumpkin Painting Workshop
The Nest is offering pumpkin painting again. Pick a pumpkin, decorate it, and let the kids have some play time afterward. 

When: Friday & Saturday, Oct. 13 & 14 at 10 a.m. both days
Where: Laramie Plains Civic Center Conference Room
Cost: $20/pumpkin
Additional Information: Last year’s event sold out, so register soon here. 

Interactive Family Fun Fair
A fall carnival with all the fixings: animal bingo, beanbags, and balloon animals, with bonuses like horsehair braiding and wool-ball making. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Black Fox on Welsh; 1000 Welsh Lane
Cost: $10/kids; $15/adults. Includes prize bags & snack bags for kids.
Additional Information: Visit their website here for details. 

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Fall Fest at the Albany County Fairgrounds
Games, activities, crafts, and vendors for all of your fall fun and decor. Proceeds benefit Southeast Wyoming Foster Closets.

When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Albany County Fairgrounds
Cost: Free; purchases available at booths

Hay Days Festival at the Vee Bar
Live music, games, food, and a pumpkin patch to pick the perfect jack-o-lantern. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Vee Bar Ranch, 38 Vee Bar Ranch Road
Cost: Free; purchases available
Additional Information: Visit their event website here for more details. 

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