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Posts made in July, 2012

Tarantallegra Tuesday’s Daily Dose

Tarantallegra Tuesday’s Daily Dose

on Jul 31, 2012 in At Home, Cooking/Recipes, FREE Events, Music, Recreation, Uncategorized, University of Wyoming | 0 comments

“I was convinced that the only thing I wanted to do ever – was write novels.” – J. K. Rowling Happy Birthday to the woman who introduced us to the wizarding world of Harry Potter and taught us that, “Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” J.K. Rowling also offers today’s Daily Dose theme by pairing some of her beloved movies with food, drink and activity that are sure to keep your friends and family busy throughout the night. Here is your Daily Dose brought to you by the Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce and inspired by J.K. Rowling. 1. Tarantallegra. Pronounced Ta-ran-ta-leauge-a, this is a spell forcing an opponent to dance. Since we will not actually be battling anyone today we offer the chance to put your dancing shoes on and head to the Buckhorn Bar where you can select your favorite tune and tap your toes to the beat. You can also stop by the Chamber to pick you your ticket to the Snowy Range Music Festival. There will be plenty of space to dance during the 3 day festival taking place over Labor Day weekend. 2. Butter Beer. Tonight stop at Safeway and pick up the following: 1 cup light or dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons water 6 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar 3/4 cup heavy cream, divided 1/2 teaspoon rum extract Four 12-ounce bottles cream soda Then click, here to get the directions on creating your own Butter Beer. It will be a great drink to accompany your themed evening. 3. Quidditch Player’s Pie. For dinner you can make this great twist on Shepard’s Pie. All you need is ground beef, onion soup, peas, carrots, potatoes and cheese.  Sounds like this can all be picked up at Safeway as well. Click, here for the recipe. REMINDERS:  There are still spots available in the 8th Annual Chamber Golf Classic happening this Friday, August 3rd. Call the LACC today to secure your teams spot. The UW Grab Bag Student Welcome program is now accepting participants. Click on the link below to learn more about how you can become a part of the promotion or call the Chamber office for more information, 307-745-7339. UW Grab...

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Maddening Monday’s Daily Dose

Maddening Monday’s Daily Dose

on Jul 30, 2012 in FREE Events, Restaurants, Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are having a hard time waking up this morning it probably means that this past weekend was a good one. If that is the case, take today to work for the evening and have your dinner planned before you even get off work. Since you are already planning ahead make sure you secure your tickets for the Snowy Range Music Festival. Here is your Daily Dose brought to you by the Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce. 1. Library Sports Grille & Brewery. Tonight is Margarita Monday at The Library and what better way to relax after a maddening Monday then $2 margaritas. While you are there you can grab a hamburger and watch some 2012 Olympic coverage. 2. Free Money Management Class. If you are wanting to learn more about how to better manage the hard earned money you make, tonight from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the First United Methodist Church- 1215 E. Gibbon St. is a chance to learn all the tips and tricks. For more information call, (307)...

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Saturday’s Daily Dose

on Jul 28, 2012 in Art, FREE Events, Recreation, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Make sure you purchase your Snowy Range Music Festival tickets. Call the Chamber office Monday or click on their logo to the right and purchase them online. Here is your Daily Dose brought to you by the Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce. 1. Works of Wyoming New Store Grand Opening Open House from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Works of Wyoming Artist Center is moving downtown!  The Grand Opening Open House is July 28th from 10am to 4pm.  There will be a drawing for donated art work periodically throughout the day. Come on down!  211 S. First Street 2. 2012 Laramie Enduro. Starting at 7:00 AM Wyoming’s premier endurance mountain bike race. The race start is at 7am for Open and Single Speeds. 7:10am start for everyone else!!! You will need to sign in prior to the start so that we know you are on the course. Race Starting Information The staging / start / finish and post-race activities will be at the Hidden Valley Picnic Area (follow the signs), 0.3 miles down Road 705 from the Road 705F Parking Area. All racers must check in the day of the race before 6:50am (check in will be at / near the staging area start line). Racers should be at the race starting area no later than 6:45am. Helmets All racers MUST wear helmets at ALL times BEFORE the race, THROUGHOUT the race and AFTER the race if you are on a bike. If you don’t want to wear your helmet, walk your bike! This is a USAC requirement. Environmentally-Friendly We will be once again trying to reduce waste, if you can please bring your own beer mug and camp plate/utensils. There will be an area at the start/finish for you to leave a bag if you wish. Similar to what is on website with the addition of the place to leave a bag We’re striving to go cup-free this year. To help please consider the following: 1. Bring your own water bottles / camelbaks to fill at aid stations. 2. Bring your own favorite beer mug (and appetite) for the post-race party – it’s a hoot! 3. Bring your own plates and utensils if possible (please no plastic or paper to help us reduce trash). We will...

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Friday’s Daily Dose

on Jul 27, 2012 in Museums, Recreation, Shopping, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Make sure you have a great day followed by a wonderful weekend. Keep us updated on the fun things you and your friends/families do. Here is your Daily Dose brought to you by the Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce. 1. Sierra Madre Muzzle loaders Mountain Man Rendezvous & Black Powder Shoot.  From 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM located on the Grand Encampment Museum grounds, local black powder enthusiasts recreate the days of the Mountain Men with primitive camping, authentic costuming, traders row, and black powder shoots and tomahawk throws. The museum will be presenting Living History reenactments and demonstrations. Please call Josh Saier 307-326-5503 or Joe Morrison 307-329-7944 for more information. 2. Works of Wyoming Ribbon Cutting. Join us at 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  at Works of Wyoming Ribbon Cutting. Check out their new location in historic downtown Laramie! Works of Wyoming will be providing refreshments and tours of the building. 3. Farmer’s Market. It runs from July through the end of September every Friday and has had up to 30+ vendors. The market is a great place to find fresh vegetables, homemade bread, kettle corn, roasted peppers, homemade salsa, and locally handcrafted pottery and crafts. 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM  ...

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Thursday’s Daily Dose

Thursday’s Daily Dose

on Jul 26, 2012 in FREE Events, Museums, Uncategorized | 0 comments

With the cool weather that the rain keeps bring into Laramie get out side tonight and enjoy the weather. Also, start planning ahead for your fun. The Snowy Range Music Festival is still selling tickets for all of the shows over Labor Day Weekend as well the 3 day passes. Make sure you get your tickets know and start planning for a weekend of fun. Now, here is your Daily Dose brought to you by the Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce. 1. Time Traveler Day. Today at the Albany County Public Library from 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM Time Traveler Day is a day set aside for teens to dress up in costume and tell us about something that interests them. The twist here is that if you would like to be from the year 2058 when the U.S. has been taken over by ninja frogs, you may tell us what that is going to be like. To participate, you must dress in costume and be prepared to talk for at least five minutes about the past, present, or future. See the teen website for event details. Contact Bailey Murray at (307) 721-5459 or 2. Ivinson Memorial Hospital Foundation Guest House Business After Hours. Join Chamber Staff and friends from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM for the Ivinson Memorial Hospital Foundation Guest House Business After Hours. Enjoy drinks, snacks, prizes, and more! Network, network, network! Don’t forget your business cards....

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