LJD Carnival

Mesa Wiedman, 3, left, and Tatum Wiedman, 6, ride the plane ride Wednesday afternoon at the Laramie Jubilee Days Carnival in downtown Laramie. 

SHANNON BRODERICK/Boomerang photographer

Jubilee Days hits its stride today, with events continuing in full swing through the weekend.

If you don’t want to miss out on a minute of fun, check out the list below to see what’s coming up around town and in the rodeo arena.

Today

— Jeff Thompson Pancake Breakfast: 6-9 a.m., Depot Park, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Hosted by Laramie Kiwanis Club and Downtown Laramie Business Association, the free event is a long-standing Jubilee Days tradition.

— Live music: 11 a.m.-midnight, downtown Laramie, www.laramiejubileedays.net. The line-up features Hank Cramer, Jake Haffey, Michael Martin Murphey and Sean Curtis and the Divide playing at the corner of Second Street and Grand Avenue.

— Laramie Jubilee Days Carnival: Noon-midnight, Depot Park, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Armbands for unlimited rides are $30.

— “Laramie” screenings and Robert Fuller discussion: 1:30-5:30 p.m., Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site, 745-4195. Catch two episodes of “Laramie” the television show, followed by a discussion with star Robert Fuller, who will then sign autographs.

— Downtown Laramie Farmer’s Market: 3-7 p.m., downtown Laramie, www.laramiefarmersmarket.com. Vendors will have produce, prepared foods, arts and more for sale.

— Mural Walking Tour: 5:30 p.m. First Street Plaza, www.laramiepublicart.org. Learn about downtown Laramie’s murals and mural artists during this free event.

— PRCA First Performance: 7 p.m., Albany County Fairgrounds, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Rodeo tickets are $5 for children younger than 12 and $15 for adults. Wear red to show support during military appreciation night.

Saturday

— Hospice of Laramie Toodeloo 5k/10k: 7:30 a.m., First Street Plaza, www.hospiceoflaramie.com. Get up early to get your workout in before the parade starts. Race-day registration is $25 for the 5k and $30 for the 10k.

— Laramie Jubilee Days Parade: 9:30 a.m., downtown Laramie, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Actor Robert Fuller is this year’s grand marshal, with the theme “Laramie Old West, New West!”

— ACPE Ice Cream Social: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Martindale’s Western Store, 217 Grand Ave., www.acpefcu.com. ACPE Federal Credit Union is serving free ice cream before and after the parade.

— Live music: 11 a.m.-midnight, downtown Laramie, www.laramiejubileedays.net. The line-up features Davis and Maverick, Fat Stallion, Brand 307 and Sean Curtis and the Divide playing at the corner of Second Street and Grand Avenue.

— Bucket of Blood Shootout: 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Second Street and Grand Avenue, 745-4195. Television start Robert Fuller reprises his role as Jess Harper on “Laramie” while taking on the Wyoming Widowmakers gunfighters.

— Albany County CattleWomen Barbecue: Noon, Martindale’s Western Store, 217 Grand Ave., www.wyaccw.com. For $6, enjoy a barbecue beef sandwich and sides, courtesy of the CattleWomen.

— Laramie Jubilee Days Carnival: Noon-midnight, Depot Park, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Armbands for unlimited rides are $30.

— Betty Kiser Memorial Chili Cook-off: 1 p.m., downtown Laramie, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Cooking starts at 8 a.m., with judging at 1 p.m. Contestants will serve their creations until about 4:30 p.m., with proceeds to benefit Laramie Soup Kitchen.

— Robert Fuller appearance: 1 p.m. at the corner of Second Street and Grand Avenue, 745-4195. Television start Robert Fuller will appear to sign autographs and take pictures.

— Downtown Laramie BrewFest: 1-6 p.m., Depot Park, www.laramiebrewfest.com. Tickets are $35 in advance or $45 at the door until they’re sold out. Basmati and The Symbols will provide the soundtrack.

— PRCA second performance: 7 p.m. Albany County Fairgrounds, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Wear pink to show support for the fight against breast cancer.

Sunday

— Art Fest on the Ivinson Lawn: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Laramie Plains Museum, 603 Ivinson Ave., www.laramiemuseum.org. Enjoy $2 walk-through museum tours as well as arts and crafts, food, music and historians on the Ivinson mansion grounds.

— PRCA final performance: 1:30 p.m., Albany County Fairgrounds, www.laramiejubileedays.net. Wear purple to show support for domestic violence awareness.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.