Story chili cook-off and Fall fest
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

STORY— Story is having their second annual chili cook-off Thursday as part of their Fall Festival at the Story School. Contestants are needed and entry forms are available at the Story school, Story store and the Story library. For more registration information call Stevie Phillips at 752-6140. The Fall Festival is from 5-7 p.m. and features the chili cook-off, family photos, cake walk and tons of activities and games.

Free Legal Advice Clinic @ Founders Hall/Sheridan College
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Bar Association along with the Sheridan College are holding a free legal advice clinic on Thursday, Oct. 23. From 6-9 p.m. at the Founders Hall, lawyers will be present to answer your legal questions for free. To schedule an appointment, call the Wyoming Center for Legal Aid at 307-777-8383.

Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter has scheduled the 14th annual Pet-O-Ween Contest for Saturday at Kendrick Park.

Registration for the two-part event begins at 10 a.m. A pet-owner walk/run will start at 11 a.m. and cost to participate in the race is $5 per person. The first 50 entries will receive a free pet first-aid kit.

The costume contest will begin at noon and entry fees for that competition are also $5 per pet. Categories for the contest include best pet-owner costume, best dog costume, best cat costume and most unique costume.
A bucket raffle will also be featured.

Proceeds for the event will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

The event will also feature lunch by Killy’s Smokehouse Deli and soda will be provided by Coca Cola of Sheridan.

For more information, contact the shelter at 674-7694.

Dining for a Cause @ Frackelton's
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next Dining for a Cause will benefit the Sheridan Senior Center.

On Monday, 100 percent of sales from Frackelton’s will be donated to the center’s Holiday Spirit Campaign.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 4-10 p.m. for dinner.

Reservations for the event are encouraged and may be made by calling 675-6055.

Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.

CHAPS tack sale @ CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy will host a tack sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All proceeds from the sale will benefit the nonprofit equine therapy organization.

Items for sale will include English and Western tack, bits, boots, saddle pads and miscellaneous horse equipment.

For more information, call 673-6161.

CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy is located at 501 U.S. Highway 14 East.

Give With Impact @ Shall We Dance Ballroom
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — One local nonprofit is taking the “gift of giving” mantra one step further this year.

Bought Beautifully will present the “Give With Impact” holiday market from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Shall We Dance Ballroom.

The holiday gift market will feature products made by artisans all over the world, but that come only from vendors that help make a positive impact on the global community.

For more information, contact Emily Betzler at 752-8139.

The Shall We Dance Ballroom is located at 20 S. Tschirgi St.

WYO Theater 25th anniversary celebration @ WYO Theater
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a 25th anniversary celebration for volunteers, patrons and the Sheridan community on Saturday.

WYO Theater staff and board members invite the community to an evening of memories, music and surprises. The event will begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are complimentary, and may be obtained by calling the theater at 672-9084. Organizers ask community members to RSVP by Tuesday.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

K-Life dodgeball event @ Sheridan High School gym
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan K-Life will host a day of dodgeball fun for all ages Saturday at the Sheridan High School gym.

The event will run from 2-9 p.m. It is open to anyone age 8 or older.

The cost is $15 per person, with the chance to purchase extra lives for $5.

Dodgeball teams should consist of six to eight players.

Pre-registered teams should plan to sign in between 2-2:45 p.m. Teams signing up Saturday should register at 2:45 p.m.

The Super K Tournament will begin at 3 p.m., followed by the junior high school tournament at 4 p.m., the high school tournament at 5:30 p.m. and the adult tournament at 7:30 p.m.

The event will benefit K-Life.

For additional information or to register, see or call 655-8110.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Tongue River Child’s Place annual benefit dinner and dance @ Ranchester Town Hall
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm

RANCHESTER — The Tongue River Child’s Place annual benefit dinner and dance will be held Saturday at the Ranchester Town Hall.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

The event will include a beef dinner, silent auction, live music by The Craft Brothers, raffle baskets and kids activities.

Alcohol will also be served at the event.

Tickets to attend are $20 for individuals, $30 per couple and $7 for kids.

For additional information or to purchase tickets in advance, call 655-2226. Tickets will also be available at the door for an increased cost.

Ranchester Town Hall is located at 145 Coffeen St. in Ranchester.

Wild West Wine Fest @ Elks Lodge
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will host the 2015 Wild West Wine Fest on March 6.

The event to be held at the Elks Lodge will include tastings of more than 100 wines, beers and spirits with heavy hors d’oeuvres all evening.

General admission tickets cost $50 and include admission to the event from 6-9 p.m.

Tickets will be available online at

The event raises funds for the Downtown Sheridan Association.

For additional information, contact the DSA at 672-8881.

Free day of yoga @ Top floor of old Taylor School
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Santosha Yoga will host a free day of yoga and meditation Saturday, March 7, on the top floor of the Old Taylor School.

The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. and wrap up at 3:30 p.m. Throughout the day, five yoga and meditation classes will be held.

There will also be two breaks for snacks, drawings and tours and a break for lunch.

Prizes for the drawings will include Chamber Bucks, coffee gift cards, beauty products and free class sessions.

There will also be an opportunity to donate to a local nonprofit to be voted on by attendees.

For additional information, see, call 763-0017 or email

The Old Taylor School is located at 1030 N. Main St.

The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event will be held Saturday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. at Sheridan College.

The fundraiser will benefit children in Sheridan County who would otherwise go hungry over the weekends.

A taco dinner will be provided by Taco John’s and activities for the whole family will be featured.

The free event will be held in the atrium of the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Donations to The Food Group will be accepted at the door.

For additional information, contact The Food Group Director Missy Hubert at 763-0850.

For more information on the nonprofit, see The Food Group’s Facebook page.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Nonprofit Tuesday for Senior Center, Keystone Awards @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next Nonprofit Tuesday at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will support the Sheridan Senior Center and the 2015 Keystone Awards.

On Tuesday, March 10, the brewery will donate $1 from every pint sold.

In addition, the 4-6 p.m. celebration will feature live music from Terry Garrison and the sale of raffle tickets for packages valued at more than $2,000. Winners of the raffle will be announced at the Keystone Awards on April 23.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

SCLT open house @ Sheridan Community Land Trust, ground level
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host its annual community open house Tuesday, March 10, from 6-9 p.m. below the nonprofit’s offices on Main Street.

The open house will showcase the work of the nonprofit.

The public is invited to enjoy food, drinks and a chance to win prizes such as a fly fishing trip or a ranch vacation stay.

For additional information, contact Claire Hobbs at 673-4702 or to learn more about SCLT see

The open house will be held on the ground level of 54 S. Main St.

Salad luncheon @ First United Methodist Church
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host their annual salad luncheon on Thursday, March 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

An all-you-can-eat salad lunch will be served for $7 per person.

All proceeds of the luncheon will benefit the Methodist Women’s Missions locally and around the world.

The luncheon will be held at First United Methodist Church, located at 215 W. Works St.

Organizers ask that attendees use the entrance on Tschirgi Street or the handicap entrance from the parking lot.

‘Filling an Empty Bowl’ fundraiser for VOA @ Sheridan County YMCA
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Volunteers of America “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser will be held Thursday, March 12, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA.

A wide variety of homemade soups will be served by community churches and other organizations.

The event will also include a silent auction, live music by Canary Joe, face painting and games for kids.

Attendees also get to take home their handcrafted bowls.

Organizers said the event is meant to help attendees emulate a meal one might have at a soup kitchen.

Tickets for the event are $25 for families, $10 for adults or $5 for children 6 and older. Kids 5 and younger are free.

For additional information, contact Skye Heeren at 672-0475.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Home and Garden Show @ The Holiday Inn
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Homebuilders Association annual Home and Garden Show will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The show will be open from 5-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The show will include a little something for everyone with more than 60 exhibitors and vendors expected.

The free event will also include special activities and drawings.

For additional information, contact Kathy Sampson at 672-5732 or

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Get Out and Shop event @ Sheridan High School
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Local merchants will showcase their products Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Get Out and Shop event at Sheridan High School.

Home-based, direct sales and retail products will all be available.

Money raised from the event will support educational products at the PEO Sisterhood.

For additional information, see or call Nadine Gale at 752-2134.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Run ‘Til You’re Green Fun Run @ Kendrick Park
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees will host a fun run Saturday in Kendrick Park beginning at 11 a.m.

The “Run ‘Til You’re Green” event will include 1-mile, 5K and 10K runs.

The entry fee to participate is $25 if you register before Saturday. The cost will be $30 on race day. The fee includes a T-shirt, goodie bag and lunch from Qdoba.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan Jaycees for various community development projects.

Prizes will be awarded for best/greenest outfit as well as top times in each race and age group.

Register online at or beginning at 9 a.m. on race day.

4-H carnival and chili supper @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County 4-H carnival and chili supper is set for March 14 from 3-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

The event will include family fun, classic carnival games and a chili dinner. Games will include cake walks, a dunk tank and rubber band target shooting.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from any 4-H member or at the Sheridan County Extension Office in the Watt Agricultural Center at 3401 Coffeen Ave. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Raffle tickets for drawings to be held at the event are $2 per ticket or $18 for a book of 10. Tickets for games will cost 25 cents per ticket.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan County Extension Office at 674-2980.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Behind the scenes, Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The staff of the Sheridan County Museum has invited the public to get a special look behind the scenes at the museum Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attendees will get a peek at upcoming exhibits and programs when they drop by anytime during the four-hour period.

A Tidbit Saturday program will also be held at 10 a.m. for younger visitors.

The events are free and open to the public, but advance reservations are requested for those planning to participate in the Tidbit program.

For additional information, or to make a reservation, call 675-1150.

The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

World Down Syndrome Day meet and greet @ Sheridan County YMCA
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Saturday, March 21, is World Down Syndrome Day and a meet and greet will be held to celebrate the occasion.

The day is held annually to raise awareness and advocate for the rights, inclusion and well-being of individuals with Down Syndrome.

From 1-4 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA, stop by to celebrate people with Down Syndrome.

For additional information, contact Jessica Layher at 751-1199.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Bottoms up Bash @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A “Bottoms Up Bash” will benefit colon cancer awareness Saturday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The event will begin at 8 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to wear blue and dance to the music of Narrow Gauge, a country/rock band from Denver.

The event will also feature silent auction items and a photo booth. A full cash bar will be available.

The cost is $10 and you must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Doors open at 7 p.m.

For additional information, contact Dana Townsend at 461-0550.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Dining for a Cause to benefit Sheridan Health Center @ Frackelton's
Mar 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The next Dining for a Cause, scheduled for Monday, March 23, will benefit the Sheridan Health Center. All sales from lunch and dinner will be donated to the nonprofit organization.

Sheridan Health Center (formerly the Free Clinic of Sheridan) opened in March 2005 to provide medical care to uninsured Sheridan County residents whose household income makes it difficult to obtain health care. The project’s goal is to empower patients to achieve a higher quality of life utilizing chronic disease management and long-term health and wellness planning. Building partnerships to enhance service to patients and engage the community has been its strength.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 4-10 p.m. for dinner. Reservations for the event are encouraged and may be made by calling 675-6055.

Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main Street.

Open house on 2015 hunting seasons @ Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sheridan Regional office
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will present the proposed 2015 hunting seasons through a series of open houses and a final public information gathering meeting in northeast Wyoming.

There will be three open houses and one final public information gathering meeting held in the Sheridan Region March 23-26. During the open houses, WGFD personnel will be available to discuss the proposed 2015 hunting seasons for local hunt areas. This is an opportunity for sportsmen to share information, observations or ideas they think would be valuable in developing 2015 hunting season proposals.

The three open houses will be held at the following locations:

  • 4-7 p.m. March 23, WGFD Regional Office, 700 Valley View Drive, Sheridan
  • 4-7 p.m. March 24, Johnson County Library, 171 N. Adams Ave., Buffalo
  • 4-7 p.m., March 24, Campbell County Public Library, 2101 S. 4-J Road, Gillette

The final public information gathering meeting will be held on March 26 in Sheridan at the WGFD’s office, beginning at 7 p.m.

Written comments may be submitted at the meetings or by mail to Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Attn: Regulations, 3030 Energy Lane, Casper, WY 82604. Written comments must be received by 5 p.m. March 31.

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