The theme of this weekend is awareness. Listen to stories, walk for community, fair for sustainable living, and drink for philanthropy. Plus, music, of course.

Friday, Sept. 15

Memories of Imprisonment at Heart Mountain
Listen to personal stories of imprisonment at Wyoming’s internment camp for Japanese people during WWII.

When: 11 a.m.- Noon
Where: UW’s Coe Library room #506
Cost: FREE
Additional Information: For the Zoom link visit here

Farmers Market
Three markets left of the season….take a stroll, sip a beverage, and get some peaches.

When: 3-7 p.m.
Where: Jackalope Lot Downtown
Cost: FREE; SNAP accepted

UW Art Museum Fall Exhibits Opening
The new fall exhibits are up; also an opportunity to talk to curators, and have light snacks and beverages.

When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: UW Art Museum
Cost: FREE
Additional Information: Visit the website here for exhibit information. 

The Burroughs Live
Head to the Civic Center for some “sweaty soul music.” The nine-piece act covers a lot of genres with their style.

When: 8 p.m.
Where: Gryphon Theater at Laramie Plains Civic Center
Cost: $15 advance; $20 day of show
Additional Information: Purchase tickets here. 

Saturday, Sept. 16

Higher Ground Fair
An art-music-lifestyle celebration to embrace sustainable living. Hands-on demonstrations, food, and live music. 

When: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Wyoming State Territorial Prison Site
Cost: FREE 12 and under; adults starting at $8
Additional Information: visit their website here to purchase tickets and see the schedule. 

Walk to End Alzheimer's
Join thousands of people nationwide to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s. There are over 10,000 Wyomingites who suffer from the disease, and over 16,000 unpaid caregivers. 

When: 9:30 a.m.- Noon
Where: Optimist Park
Cost: FREE
Additional Information: The walk is free, but online registration here shows your support. 

Laramie Youth Walk
The Laramie Youth Council is hosting a walk at Pilot Hill to raise awareness about mental health and general well-being. Help them build community at the free walk. 

When: 10 a.m.
Where: Pilot Hill
Cost: FREE
Additional Information: Visit the City of Laramie event page here. 

Walk, as slow as you want, for charity–costumes encouraged. Registration fees go to the Downtown Clinic. 

When: 10 a.m.-ish - Noon
Where: Washington Park
Cost: $29-49
Additional Information: Visit the event website here for details.

Fall Book Sale at the Library
The Library is hosting a books-music-movies sale. There is a huge selection of genres, media, and games. The half-price day is Monday.

When: 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Where: Albany County Public Library basement
Cost: FREE; books for purchase
Additional Information: Visit here for more details. 

Japan Festival at Laramie High School
The Japan America Society of Wyoming and the Japan Outreach Initiative Coordinator at UW are hosting this event at LHS. Stop by for lessons in culture, see exhibits, and try some Japanese cuisine.

When: Noon
Where: Laramie High School commons & auditorium
Cost: FREE; food for purchase

A brewfest for charity! No better reason to enjoy craft beers. 

When: 12-5 p.m.
Where: Undine Park
Cost: $40
Additional Information: Purchase tickets here

Mexican Festival Downtown
Celebrate Mexican Independence with music, food, and games.

When: 5 p.m. - midnight
Where: Train Depot
Cost: FREE; food for purchase
Additional Information: Tacos El Gordo-Laramie, WY & Mr Taco Loko are hosting the event. See their Facebook page for details. 

Sunday, Sept. 17

Fall Book Sale at the Library
The sale continues today; half-price day is Monday.

When: 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Where: Albany County Public Library basement
Cost: FREE; books for purchase
Additional Information: Visit here for more details. 

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