The University of Wyoming Foundation will be hosting a Holiday Open House this December!

President Ed Seidel and his partner, Dr. Gabrielle Allen, will be hosting the Holiday Open House Monday, December 5, at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center for all UW employees and students, their families, and members of the Laramie community.

The event is free and open to the public, with free parking available in the lot north of the Gateway Center.

You can also take photos with Santa Clause by the fireplace. Pistol Pete will also make an appearance and be available for photos from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

There also will be a holiday cookie bar, where guests can build their own cookies and enjoy them with a cup of hot chocolate from the hot chocolate bar, as well as many other holiday treats and activities such as face painting. And several UW music ensembles will perform as well.

UW’s Shetland pony mascot, Cowboy Joe, will be outside the Gateway Center to greet visitors.

The Event

  • Date: Monday, December 5
  • Time: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Where: Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center
  • Cost: FREE
  • For more information, visit the UWYO Foundation Facebook page below.


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