Laramie Events Calendar

Dec
14
Fri
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- STAR OF THE MAGI @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- STAR OF THE MAGI @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming

7:00PM STAR OF THE MAGI DURATION: 60 MINUTES
The book of Matthew describes a “star that rose in the East” as leading “magi” to the birthplace of Jesus. Could this star, depicted in artwork for nearly two thousand years, have been an astronomical event? A supernova? A comet? A planetary conjunction with great significance? Come speculate and learn about the heavens and wonder as astronomer Chip Kobulnicky presents celestial possibilities that may underlie this storied event.

Dec
15
Sat
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- STAR OF THE MAGI @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- STAR OF THE MAGI @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming

STAR OF THE MAGI DURATION: 60 MINUTES
The book of Matthew describes a “star that rose in the East” as leading “magi” to the birthplace of Jesus. Could this star, depicted in artwork for nearly two thousand years, have been an astronomical event? A supernova? A comet? A planetary conjunction with great significance? Come speculate and learn about the heavens and wonder as astronomer Chip Kobulnicky presents celestial possibilities that may underlie this storied event.

Dec
20
Thu
UW Cowgirl Basketball vs South Dakota State University @ Arena-Auditorium,University of Wyoming Campus
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm
Dec
21
Fri
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- MIND-BLOWING ASTRONOMY @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- MIND-BLOWING ASTRONOMY @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming

7:00PM MIND-BLOWING ASTRONOMY DURATION: 50 MINUTES
Stars the size of our solar system, time warping black holes, giant voids of nothing — these are just a few of the mind-boggling topics we will explore in this show. Get ready to have your socks knocked off with your new perspective of the Universe around you!

8:00-9:30PM FREE TOUR OF OUR STAR OBSERVATORY
Join us any time tonight between 8:00 and 9:30pm on the roof of the Physical Sciences Building to tour our STAR Observatory. Weather permitting, we will set up the telescopes to peer closer into the evening sky. Please be sure to dress warm as evenings are chilly!

Dec
22
Sat
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- THE CENTER OF OUR GALAXY: STARS AND BLACK HOLES @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am
University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium Show- THE CENTER OF OUR GALAXY: STARS AND BLACK HOLES @ Physical Science building,University of Wyoming

11:00AM THE CENTER OF OUR GALAXY: STARS AND BLACK HOLES DURATION: 40 MINUTES
Stars and Black holes are two of the most fascinating objects we see in space — both to casual observers and scientists. This show will explore how stars and black holes work, and how they affect the Milky Way galaxy.

After show activity: Chromatography Ornaments

Dec
29
Sat
Cowboy Men’s Basketball vs Dixie State University @ Arena-Auditorium,University of Wyoming
Dec 29 @ 4:00 pm
Jan
1
Tue
Wyoming State Parks & Historic Sites First Day Hike – Curt Gowdy State Park @ Curt Gowy State Park
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wyoming State Parks & Historic Sites First Day Hike - Curt Gowdy State Park @ Curt Gowy State Park

Participants are urged to wear adequate clothing; most sites will offer coffee, hot chocolate, refreshments, prizes and campfires at the end of the hike. Kid and family friendly event; leashed dogs welcome. Free entry to parks. All events subject to change. WYOutside, a partner in promoting healthy lifestyles and year-round recreation for children and families, is a co-sponsor of First Day Hikes. RSVP to Paul.Gritten@wyo.gov. For more information, call 307-777-6323 or go online to wyoparks.org and find your favorite park or historic site to hike! More information can be found under the front page slider on the individual park/historic sites.
Curt Gowdy State Park
Meet at the Curt Gowdy Visitor Center at 11:00 a.m., then go for a 2 mile hike on Kate’s trail which is easy to moderate. 307-632-7946

Jan
2
Wed
Cowboy Men’s Basketball vs Boise State University @ Arena-Auditorium,University of Wyoming
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
4
Fri
Cowboy Turf Wars @ UW Indoor Practice Field
Jan 4 all-day
Cowboy Turf Wars @ UW Indoor Practice Field

5v5 soccer tourney for 8U-19U teams. Registration opens for returning teams around October 1. www.cowboyturfwars.com for more info.

Jan
5
Sat
Cowboy Turf Wars @ UW Indoor Practice Field
Jan 5 all-day
Cowboy Turf Wars @ UW Indoor Practice Field

5v5 soccer tourney for 8U-19U teams. Registration opens for returning teams around October 1. www.cowboyturfwars.com for more info.