Calendar

Jul
17
Thu
Sheridan County logo design
Jul 17 @ 10:16 am – Aug 7 @ 9:00 am

From staff reports SHERIDAN— Sheridan County is launching a county-wide contest to design a new logo that represents the county in a unique and identifying way. Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, Aug. 7. The County Commission will select up to 10 semi-finalists to be presented to the public for voting. Finalists will each receive $50 in Chamber Bucks, and the contest winner will receive $250 in Chamber Bucks.

Jul
29
Tue
Blood drive @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN— The Tongue River community blood drive is Tuesday from 2 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Ranchester. There is a critical need for O negative, A negative, B negative, and O positive blood types. Donors must be at least 16-years-old, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health, and have a picture ID. To schedule your appointment, call 800-365-4450.

Weekly event to feature Andy Edmundson and Bill Avery @ Kendrick Park
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The next Concert in the Park will be held Tuesday and will feature the Sheridan Concert Band. From 7:30-9 p.m. in the Kendrick Park Bandshell, band members Andy Edmundson and Bill Avery will play sections from popular musicals. The concert is free and open to all members of the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food concessions will be available. For more information on the concert call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Jul
30
Wed
Learn about forest service policies at ‘Wyoming Wednesday’ @ Wyoming Welcome Center
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will host the next event in a series of events called “Wyoming Wednesdays.” Informative and interpretive programs about Sheridan are being offered at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays throughout July at the Wyoming Welcome Center. At this week’s event, Cheri Jones of the United States Forest Service will talk about forest service policies and will focus on the Big Horn National Forest. The events are free and open to everyone. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic lunches and stay and enjoy the visitor’s center before or after each program. The center is located off of Interstate 90 on the Fifth Street exit. For more information call 673-7120.

Lecture at the Brinton Museum @ Brinton Museum
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

BIG HORN— The Brinton Museum will have a lecture Wednesday at 10 a.m. Hosted by assistant curator Jessie Landau on Bradford Brinton and the Early 20th Century Cult of Masculinity. This event is free and open to the public. The museum is located at 239 Brinton Rd., Big Horn. For more information please call 672-3173.

Penrose Place grand opening @ Penrose Place
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN— Penrose Place, a new 15-unit HUD subsidized apartment complex for seniors, will have its grand opening Wednesday at 10 a.m. Penrose Place is located at 667 East Sixth St. For more information, please call 763-4690.

Wacky Science @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Join Sarah Mentock of Science kids July 30 for “Wacky Science.” Children ages 10-16 are invited to learn cool scientific principles using everyday materials. Following the science activities, participants will have a pizza party. Both events are free. The event will begin at 11 a.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Fitness highlight of Parkfit @ Kendrick Park
Jul 30 @ 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm

SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014. Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks. The next session will be fitness by the YMCA at Kendrick Park. A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org. All members of the community are invited to these free events.

Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation Board meeting @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Downtown Sheridan Association, 121 South Main St. • Call to order • Approval of agenda • Approval of July meeting minutes • Treasurer’s report • Visitors • Old business 1. Update – Big Horn Community Center 2. Robotics discussion • New business 1. Board member terms • Adjournment

Sheridan students perform in musical @ Mars Theater
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 2 @ 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN— Funny Face Productions presents the musical comedy, 13, featuring twenty-three Sheridan-area teens. They will perform in the brand new Mars Theater at the WYO Theater, 42 North Main St. from July 30 until Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the WYO Theater box office or at www.wyotheater.com.

Jul
31
Thu
Crazy Days Sidewalk Sale
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Crazy Days will take place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday July 31 through August 2 all around Sheridan. A three-day sidewalk and in-store sale coordinated by the Historic District Promotions Committee. And the July 31 Farmers’ Market will have a special Crazy Days coloring activity for the kids, with prizes. For more information please call the Downtown Sheridan Association at 672-8881.

Sheridan County Fair Events
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 4 @ 9:00 pm

Thursday

• 9 a.m., Exhibit Hall open
• 10 a.m., Mini Horse events and trail class in Arena 1
• 4 p.m., Krystal Riley equine therapy demonstration in Arena 2
• 5:30 p.m., Swine show in Sale Arena
• 7 p.m., Match bronc riding in Arena 1
• 8:30 p.m., Wild Night Outlaws concert on the Exhibit Hall lawn.

Friday

• 8 a.m., Horse Showmanship and Halter in Arena 1

• 9 a.m., Exhibit Hall open

• 10 a.m., Rabbit show in Eaton Barn

• 10 a.m., CHAPS equine therapy demonstration in Arena 2

• 1 p.m., Horse Programmed Ride in Arena 1

• 2 p.m., Horse English events in Arena 1

• 5:30 p.m., Market Beef show in Beef Show Ring

• 7 p.m., 4-H community dance underneath the grandstands, with music by Justin Beasley

Saturday

• 8 a.m., Market and Dairy Goat, Dairy Cattle show in the Pavillion

• 9 a.m., Exhibit Hall open

• 9 a.m., Tractor pull in Arena 1

• 10 a.m., Heifer Futurity show followed by Breeding Beef show in the Beef Show Ring

• 1 p.m., Alpaca show on the North Pavilion lawn

• 2 p.m., Cat show in the Exhibit Hall

• 4 p.m., Sheep show in the Sale Ring

• 4 p.m., Krystal Riley equine therapy demonstration in Arena 2

Sunday

• 8 a.m., Poultry show in Eaton barn

• 9 a.m. Exhibit Hall open

• 10 a.m., Horse Western events followed by Speed events in Arena 1

• 11 a.m., Krystal Riley equine therapy demonstration in Arena 2

• 7 p.m., Pig Wrestling competition in Arena 1

Monday (closing day)

• 8 a.m., Dog show in the Exhibit Hall

• 9 a.m., Exhibit Hall open for non-animal classes

• 1 p.m., Dog Agility on the Exhibit Hall laaen

• 4 p.m., Buyer’s dinner in the Infield Tent

• 6 p.m., Market Livestock Sale in the Sale Arena

 

See www.sheridanmedia.com/files/2014-sheridan-county-fair-booklet-new.pdf for the full schedule for the Sheridan County Fair. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Fairgrounds at (307) 672-2079 or the 4-H office at (307) 674-2980.

 

Sheridan County Fair @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan County fair will kick off Thursday, July 31 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Open class entries can be submitted 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday at the Exhibit Hall. The deadline to sign up for pig wrestling is also Thursday, to take place Sunday, August 3, and you can pick up an entry form at the fairgrounds. For more information please go to www.sherfair.com

Farmers market featuring Canary Joe @ Grinnell Street Plaza
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market will be held Thurdsay in the Grinnell Plaza. From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.

Flavor of the week will feature yoga @ Kula Space
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — In celebration of their fourth anniversary, the Kula Space will host “Flavor of the Week,” a weekly free class on Thursdays this summer at 5:30 p.m. Some of the free classes will request optional donations to support a local cause and suggestions of local causes to support are welcome. This week’s class will be yoga with Jennifer Heermann. For more information or to nominate a cause to promote contact Michele Fritz or Evelyn Ferrante at thekulaspace@gmail.com. The studio is located in Journeys Center of Wellbeing at 37 S. Main St.

Dayton Candidate Meet and Greet @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm

RANCHESTER— Come meet the Dayton Candidates for Mayor and Town Council Thursday. At 6 p.m., all candidates will be at the Tongue River Valley Community Center to answer questions. The center is located at 411 Dayton St. in Ranchester. For more information please call Gina at 655-2443. This event is free and open to the public.

“Baby with the Bathwater” @ Carriage House Theatre
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 9 @ 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A new local theater group, the Off-Kilter Fellowship, will present six editions of “Baby With the Bathwater,” July 31- August 2 and August 7-9 nightly at 7:30 p.m. The dark comedy about how difficult it is to be a parent and how scary it is to be a baby is directed by Jacob Claytor and features Carol Nowakowski, Jenn Smith, Donna Gifford, Savannah Hennigh and Garrett Key. The show is for mature audiences only due to strong language and sexual content. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and military and will be sold at the door. For more information contact Key at 461-0192.

Aug
1
Fri
Sheridan College presents ‘Hoffman Days’ @ Sheridan College
Aug 1 – Aug 2 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Foundation will host “Hoffman Days”, Friday and Saturday at Sheridan College. Bruce Hoffman has been with the Northern Wyoming Community College District for 50 years, and coached the Generals men’s basketball for 16 years. Friday’s events will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will include a golf scramble and lunch. Saturday’s events will start at 5:30 p.m. and will feature the Bruce Hoffman banquet. Registration deadline is July 25 and both events are $50 per person. The SC Foundation is looking for contact information for any of Hoffman’s former players to invite them to the two-day event, which features a banquet and a roast, recognizing Hoffman’s commitment to NWCCD. For more information, please call Debi Isakson at 674-6446, extension 4302.

Women’s Retreat @ First Presbyterian Church
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN— The First Presbyterian Church will host a women’s retreat from August 8 through August 10. Open to all women in the community, the retreat will be held at Camp Story. Dr. Anita Schamber, Christian life coach, is the guest speaker for the retreat. Those who would like to attend should pick u pa registration form at the church and return it before August 1. Registration costs $95 and covers food, lodging and materials. For more information please call Nancy Elliot at 674-6342.

Hoffman Days
Aug 1 @ 11:30 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Foundation will host “Hoffman Days” Aug. 1-2 at Sheridan College. Bruce Hoffman has been with the Northern Wyoming Community College District for 50 years and coached the Generals men’s basketball for 16 years. All of the players from his coaching days have been invited to join in the recognition. Events will begin Aug. 1 at 11:30 a.m. with a four-person, four-club choice golf scramble over nine holes at Kendrick Golf Course. Registration is $50 per person and includes clubs, a cart and lunch. The deadline to register is Friday. The events of the day will continue with a welcome reception at Sheridan College from 5-7 p.m. Attendees are invited to the new Thorne Rider Campus Center for hors d’oeuvres and spirits for $25 per person. A banquet will be held Aug. 2 featuring a full-service dinner and good-natured roast of Hoffman. The cost to attend is $50 per person. For more information on any of the events or to register for the golf tournament call Debi Isakson at 674-6446 ext. 4302.

Sock Hop in Story @ Story Women's Club
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

STORY— The Story Women’s Club is hosting a sock hop Friday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. You must wear socks, and hopefully dress in 50’s clothing. They will also serve cookies and punch. Free and open to the public, the sock hop will be held at the Story Women’s Club, 28 N. Piney Road in Story. For more information please call Ginny Petersen at 683-3310.

Community Dance @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN— There will be a community dance Friday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Underneath the grandstands, dance to music by Justin Beasley at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria Street.

Aug
2
Sat
3-D Archery Shoot
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan County Sportsmans Association will hold a 3-D archery shoot Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m.  The family friendly event will be at Bear Lodge and costs $10 per shooter. If you want to shoot for competition, the cost is $20. There will be food and drinks available. The lodge is located at 5600 U.S. 14 in Dayton. For more information please call George Rogers at 763-1003.

Never Flinch Summer Slam @ Sheridan YMCA
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN— The Never Flinch annual Summer Slam will be on Saturday, August 2 at 8 a.m. at the Sheridan YMCA. The annual Summer Slam is a 3-on-3, co-ed grass volleyball tournament that will help raise funds for the Weston Johnson Memorial Scholarship. The entry fee is $100 per team, and you can register up until 7:30 a.m. on August 2. For more information, please call Liz Dearcorn at 763-2614.

Grizzly bear ecology tour
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a Grizzly Bear ecology tour in the Shoshone National Forest. On Saturday, Chuck Neal, a retired U.S. Department of the Interior ecologist, will lead the group into grizzly bear country and teach the ecology and biology of the bears. Bring a picnic lunch and spend time discussing the anniversary of wilderness areas. The walk will be approximately 5 miles roundtrip, and is a steep uphill climb. For more information or to register call the WWA at 672-2751 or email carolyn@wildwyo.org.