Another beautiful September weekend is ahead, and there are many events this weekend that the whole family can enjoy!

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Mexican Archaeoastronomy, September 18, 2 pm, UW Planetarium

The University of Wyoming will be presenting “Mexica Archaeoastronomy: between space and time."This program will illustrate the important role played by astronomical observation in the evolution of pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico. Vibrant colors, shapes, and sounds transport you to one of the most important cultures that, to this day, still lives in the heart and skin of the Mexican people. For more information on tickets, please call (307) 766-6506 or email planetarium@uwyo.edu.

The University of Wyoming vs. Ball State, September 18, 2 pm, War Memorial Stadium

The Cowboys will be facing off against Ball State on their home turf. More information on the game and tickets can be found here. 

Walk to End Alzheimers, September 18, 10 am-12 pm, LaBonte Park

The Walk to End Alzheimer's is an annual event that is open to everyone and aims to show support for anyone who is dealing with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. For more information, please contact Octavio Reyes, or visit the event website.

Wyoming Buddy Walk, September 19, 9 am-12 pm, Washington Park

The 21st Annual Wyoming Buddy Walk® will take place on at the Washington Park band shell. Celebrate the lives of people with Down syndrome and raise awareness about Down syndrome and help raise funding to provide support for individuals with Down syndrome and their families in Wyoming. More information on this event can be found here. 

LOOK: Here are the pets banned in each state

Because the regulation of exotic animals is left to states, some organizations, including The Humane Society of the United States, advocate for federal, standardized legislation that would ban owning large cats, bears, primates, and large poisonous snakes as pets.

Read on to see which pets are banned in your home state, as well as across the nation.