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Local Briefs Oct. 17, 2013

ABC Sale set for Friday and Saturday

 

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will hold their annual fall ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale Friday and Saturday at First Presbyterian Church.

Items for sale will include clothing, shoes, toys, household items, jewelry, books and seasonal decorations.

The sale will be Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday 9 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The $1 per sack sale will be Saturday and does not include books.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

 

‘Full Moon Fort’ tours set for Fri. at Fort Phil Kearny

 

BANNER — Fort Phil Kearny will host “Full Moon Fort” lantern tours Friday from 6-8 p.m.

These guided lantern tours on the night of the October full moon will be part of the fort’s special event about the “Bloody Bozeman” Trail.

Visitors will hear fun facts and “grisly” details related to the daily lives of the natives and soldiers near the “hated fort on Buffalo Creek.”

The Fort Phil Kearny Interpretive Center and gift shop will be open during the event.

Visitors are encouraged to dress warmly for the 30-minute tours.

In case of dangerous cold or wet conditions, the event will be canceled.

Site fees apply for visitors over the age of 17. Wyoming residents are $2 and non-residents are $4.

Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

It is located at 528 Wagon Box Road in Banner, off Interstate 90 exit 44.

For more information call 684-7629 or email misty.stoll@wyo.gov.

 

WYO Theater holding

annual gala Saturday

 

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will hold its annual gala fundraising event Saturday with a presentation of “Cabaret.”

The Tony Award-winning musical is set in 1930s Berlin. An English nightclub singer, an American writer, a German landlady and a Jewish shopkeeper find their destinies linked and their futures uncertain as the rise of the Nazi party casts a shadow over Germany during the waning days of the Weimar Republic.

“Cabaret” features thrilling songs, evocative dance numbers and a chilling storyline.

Presiding over the action is the emcee who acts as master of ceremonies. He bids you to “leave your troubles outside” and step into the deliciously decadent world of “Cabaret.”

Doors open at 6 p.m. for a reception preceeding the performance.

Tickets for the gala are $100 per person and can be purchased by calling 672-9084, at the WYO Theater at 42 N. Main St. or online at www.wyotheater.com.

Profits from this event support theater operations for the upcoming season. Additional performances of Cabaret will be Oct. 24-27.

 

Canterbury book signing Saturday

 

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery is hosting a book signing Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at 206 N. Main St.

Jacqueline Canterbury will be available to sign copies of “Birds and Birding in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains Region.”

This is an updated version of the late local author Helen Downing’s book by the same title which was first published in 1990.

Canterbury is an instructor at Sheridan College.

 


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