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Aug
27
Thu
One Book Wyoming celebration @ the Inner Circle, Sheridan Fulmer Library
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm

The Sheridan County Public Library System will celebrate the One Book Wyoming program with the distribution of free books by Wyoming author Cat Urbigkit and a visit by Urbigkit on Thursday. In its second year, One Book Wyoming is a Wyoming State Library program that encourages residents throughout the state to come together to read and discuss the same book. Urbigkit was chosen as this year’s One Book Wyoming author. Urbigkit is an author and photographer of nonfiction books for children and adults. She lives on a working sheep ranch in western Wyoming with her family and her livestock guardian animals, including guardian dogs and burros. Urbigkit shares the beauty of life in Wyoming through her seven nonfiction books for young readers and three books for adults. Urbigkit’s books for children have received honors from the International Reading Association, Junior Library Guild, National Science Teachers Association, Society of School Librarians International and numerous state reading associations. Urbigkit will give a presentation at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Inner Circle. The program will include an overview of life on the ranch and how the beauty she sees each day is an inspiration for her books. The program will be followed by a question and answer session. The author will be available for book signings and purchases. All members of the community are invited to attend this free event. For more information, call the library at 674-8585. The Fulmer Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Aug
29
Sat
Air Show, Open House and Fly-In @ Sheridan County Airport
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Sheridan County Airport will host an “Air Show, Open House and Fly-In” on Aug. 29. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., all members of the community are invited to attend the event brought to you by the Sheridan Pilots’ Association. The fly-in will attract pilots and aircraft from throughout the region. The open house is a hosting of a wide variety of aircraft, many of which will be accessible to the public. Modern, classic, antique, working and amateur-built aircraft will be on display. An interactive area with flight simulation games and other activities will also be offered. The air show will be held from 12:30-2 p.m. with four professional aerobatic acts expected to perform. The event will also demonstrate how much of an impact aviation and the airport has on our day-to-day lives. Food concessions will be available. Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for children, with free rides offered for children between the ages of 7 and 17. Complimentary Sheridan Trolley shuttle service will be available between the airport, downtown area and several hotels. For more information, contact Fred Barton at 575-0975. The Sheridan County Airport is located at 908 W. Brundage Lane.

OW Ranch tour
Aug 29 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host a tour of the historic OW Ranch in Southern Montana on Saturday. The OW Ranch is owned by music industry legend Jim Guercio, best known for founding the Caribou Ranch — a recording studio where bands including Chicago, Elton John, Michael Jackson and many others created albums in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies. Guercio has restored the OW to its original state as it was when owned by Joh Kendrick, Wyoming’s ninth governor. The tour will take attendees through the ranch buildings and give an inside scoop on the history of the ranch as well as the current owner. Though the event is only open to SCLT members, all members of the community are encouraged to register to become a member and join the free tour. The tour will commence from a central location in Sheridan at 8:30 a.m. before carpooling to the ranch. Attendees are asked to bring their own lunches, beverages will be provided. Registration for the tour is requested by Thursday and can be made by emailing claire@sheridanclt.org. For more information or to become a member, see www.sheridanclt.org.

Jake’s Youth Day @ Rocky Mountain Discount Sports
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan Area Gobblers will present “Jake’s Youth Day” Saturday at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all members of the community are invited to attend this free event. Information will be presented on archery, BB gun and air rifle, Joey’s Fly Fishing, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Furs/Antlers/Tracks program and more. Prizes will be given to children and lunch will be served. The Sheridan Police Department will also be giving away free guns locks. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Vaughn at 751-5349. Rocky Mountain Discount Sports is located at 440 Broadway St.

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