Calendar

Mar
25
Fri
Easter events scheduled — click to read full list @ Various locations
Mar 25 – Mar 26 all-day

SHERIDAN — A number of local organizations will host Easter activities next weekend to celebrate the holiday.

The following is a list of those events:

Friday, March 25

• 2:30-3 p.m., Westview Easter egg hunt for ages 1-9, 1990 W. Loucks St.

Saturday, March 26

• 9:30-10 a.m., Tongue River Valley Community Center Easter egg hunt, open to kids ages 1-10, Scott Bicentennial Park

• 10 a.m., Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza, open to ages 0 to 8. The Easter bunny will be available for photos at the end of the hunt. Please enter through the north entrance of Thorne-Rider Park.

• 11 a.m., Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch, bring your pooch to explore and locate eggs filled with dog treats or tennis balls perfect for fetching at Dan Madia Field.

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bethesda’s Easter carnival and egg run, for those younger than 12, will include egg hunt, face painting, games and prizes, inflatable slides and bouncers, food, photos with the Easter bunny, small live animal zoo and steer roping dummies, Bethesda Worship Center, 5135 Coffeen Ave.

• Noon, Grace Anglican Church Easter carnival — Event geared toward kids ages 12 and younger. Will feature carnival games, free lunch, bouncy house, obstacle course and more. Grace Anglican Church, 1992 West Fifth St.

• 1 p.m., Walmart Easter egg hunt, thousands of eggs with special prizes for each age group.Egg hunt will take place on the back side of the Walmart building, located at 1695 Coffeen Ave.

Sunday, March 27

• 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church Easter egg hunt, for children ages 3 through fifth grade. Bring your own basket. 135 Crescent Drive

• 10:15 a.m., Sheridan Manor Easter egg hunt, 2,000 eggs on the front lawn for ages 0-10, 1851 Big Horn Ave.

Apr
5
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available.

This month’s presenters include photographer and printmaker Linda Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; writer Elizabeth (Zebbie) Watson of Athens, Georgia; sculptural installation artist John Kenneth Melvin of Seattle, Washington; artist Caitlin Strom of Mount Kisco, New York; writer and director of interdisciplinary theater Kevin Doyle, of New York City and Antwerp, Belgium; and artist Melissa (Missy) Suzanne Washington of Los Angeles.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center building is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

“We the People” chili supper, showcase @ Sheridan High School
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — On April 5, from 6-8 p.m., the Sheridan High School We the People team will host a chili supper and showcase at the high school.

Attendees to the event can meet the team, enjoy cinnamon rolls and chili and bid on silent auction items. The cost to attend is a suggested donation of $5.

In addition, the team will give a short presentation showcasing their knowledge for its upcoming competition.

The team will travel to the University of Maryland April 22-26 for the national competition. This is the third consecutive year the SHS team has won the state competition and moved on to nationals.

Each year, students raise money to attend the contest. The cost to attend this year is estimated at $53,000.

For additional information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

May
3
Tue
SC to host student art sale Tuesday @ Sheridan College, Whitney Academic Center atrium
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host a student ceramics art sale Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium.

The event will include a display and sale of ceramic items and other artwork created by SC students.

For additional information, call Marcia McChesney at 461-3878.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

May
7
Sat
Ucross hosting new art exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

UCROSS — A new exhibition, (We)st Maria Rose & E.K. Wimmer, opened at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Monday.

The multidisciplinary exhibit features 20 paintings by Maria Rose, along with photographs, collages and video by Wimmer, representing 20 years of relationship between the two artists.

As they state, “(We)st follows the trajectory of two lives intertwined, exploring different perspectives on shared experiences. Measuring the course of our relationship over two decades and four Western states: New Mexico, Colorado, Montana and Wyoming…the art reflects the highs and lows of a shared life: marriage, education, children, loss, growth and change.”

A reception for the artists will take place May 7 from 4-6 p.m. The event, which is open to the public at no charge, will include a gallery talk by Maria Rose and Wimmer at 4:15 p.m. The talk will be followed by music performed by a string trio affiliated with the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra.

The exhibition will be on display through June 10 and is supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts. Award-winning Wyoming writer Nina McConigley, author of Cowboys and East Indians, has written the exhibition essay.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located ½ mile east of the intersection of Highways 14 and 16 East in Ucross.

For additional information, call 737-2291 or email info@ucross.org.

May
8
Sun
WYO Theater to host comedy @ WYO Theater
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host Popovich Pet Comedy Theater on May 8 at 4 p.m.

The show will include comedy and juggling skills and the extraordinary talents of performing pets.

The event is part of the theater’s Children’s Educational and Family Series.

Tickets to attend cost $16 for adults, $12 for seniors and military members and $10 for students.

Ticket may be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

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

May
10
Tue
SC to host exiting student art show in Martinsen Gallery @ Martinsen Gallery, Sheridan College
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Martinsen Gallery will host an exhibit of exiting students’ art through Friday.

The show will feature the work of Micah Cornell, Tori Golab, Christina Harrelson, Brenna Powell and Jandey Shackelford.

The show opens Tuesday at the gallery and is available for public viewing daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free.

An opening reception will take place Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. and will include hors d’oeuvres.

For additional information, contact Linda Oetken at 674-6446, ext. 2830.

The Martinsen Gallery is located in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave.

May
18
Wed
SHS artwork to be displayed at library @ Fulmer Public Library Mezzanine
May 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The 48th annual Wyoming Art Symposium concluded at the Casper Events Center April 23, showcasing 4,518 pieces of artwork from around the state. The students of Sheridan High School submitted 79 pieces of artwork to represent their school.

Sixty-seven other schools in Wyoming also participated this year. The SHS student artwork included ceramics, collages, drawings, graphics, paintings and photographs that were created this year. All the students’ hard work and dedication paid off this year with 49 Blue Ribbons (best of show) and three First Lady of Wyoming Art Awards. The three pieces of artwork were chosen by the First Lady of Wyoming herself, Carol Mead, and will go on to Cheyenne to be displayed in the governor’s mansion for an entire year.

The Sheridan High School students’ artwork will be on display on the Fulmer Public Library Mezzanine through May 24. A public artists reception will take place May 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The following students earned awards at the Wyoming Art Symposium:

Blue Ribbon Winners

• Brooke Aksamit, Kain Bennage, Barak Broad, Kyra Campbell, Megan Culver, Hailey Dillon, Tea’ Fleenor, Alix Hegy, Alabama Ingram, Alyssa Lindberg, Emily Kelly, Molly Man, Gabbie Moore, Kayla Nelson, Katherine Nutt, Samara Ordahl, Sydnee Ordahl, Helen Patten, Gabby Reyes, Kylie Stedtnitz, Colleen Swan, Sara VonKrosigk, Kass Williamson

The First Lady of Wyoming Art Awards

• Kain Bennage, Gabbie Moore, Maddi Raymond

Sheridan College full-tuition scholarship

• Awarded to Colleen Swan

May
19
Thu
Powder Horn to host art show Thursday, Friday @ Powder Horn
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn will host an art show Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The show is open to the public and will be on display in the Cascade Room of the clubhouse.

A cocktail party is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit local artists.

May
20
Fri
Powder Horn to host art show Thursday, Friday @ Powder Horn
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn will host an art show Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The show is open to the public and will be on display in the Cascade Room of the clubhouse.

A cocktail party is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit local artists.

May
22
Sun
UNPLUG event set for Sunday @ Red Grade Trail trailhead
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next UNPLUG event — a nature scavenger hunt — is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Red Grade Trail.

UNPLUG is a partnership between the Sheridan Community Land Trust and Science Kids.

For more information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org or SCLT at 673-4702 or info@sheridanclt.org.

The Red Grade Trail trailhead is located outside of Big Horn on the way up Red Grade Road.

May
27
Fri
Buffalo shop to feature Brooklyn potter’s work @ Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts will feature the work of Brooklyn potter Claire Weissberg this summer. The show will run from May 27 through Aug. 6, with a reception for the artist set for Friday from 5-7 p.m.

Weissberg’s porcelain pottery is all wheel-thrown and fired in an electric kiln at mid-range. The magazine Ceramics Monthly features a pitcher from the show in its May issue.

Weissberg has no employees. She throws, trims, glazes, fires, sells and packs and ships her own work from her studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Weissberg was born in New York City, studied pottery with Clary Illian in Iowa and Chiyoichi Shimizu in Japan. She received her Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and has been a full-time potter in Brooklyn since 1989.

For questions or more information, please call Margo or Carey at 684-9406. Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts is located at 1 N. Main St. in Buffalo.

Jun
1
Wed
SAGE Juried Art Show opens June 1 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Opening day for the sixth annual SAGE National Juried Art Show will be June 1 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The show is an exhibit from artists all over the country, in any medium, on display through June 30. This year’s juror is Boston artist Vincent Crotty, who will also be giving an oil painting workshop June 17-19.

The awards ceremony and reception is June 16 from 5-7 p.m. Cash awards will be presented for best of show; first, second and third places; and honorable mention. Both the exhibit and the awards ceremony are free and open to the public.

For more information, call the art center at 674-1970. The host organization, SAGE, is the Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Jun
4
Sat
Children’s festival set for Saturday @ Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Greenwings outdoor children’s festival will take place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association.

The free event for children and young adults ages 6-17 will include duck calling, gun safety, target shooting, archery, fly casting and first aid activities with prizes available.

Lunch will be provided and parents are welcome. Those planning to attend are asked to register prior to the event.

Check-in is from 8-9 a.m. the day of the event, which is sponsored by Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, Joey’s Fly Fishing, Wild Turkey Federation, Rocky Mountain Ambulance and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

For more information or to register, call Steve at 673-0705.

The Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association is located at 89 Keystone Road.

Jun
5
Sun
Brinton to open new exhibit, ‘Landscape & Beyond’ @ Brinton Museum
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will feature nationally-acclaimed American landscape painter Clyde Aspevig in a one-person exhibit, “Landscape & Beyond,” on display in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery from June 5 through July 31.

A reception to meet the artist is set for June 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for museum members.

Known by museums and world class collectors, Aspevig is highly regarded as an accomplished American painter who uses vibrant color to depict spectacular Western landscapes. Aspevig is the recipient of numerous awards going back to the 1980s, including more recently the 1997 Prix de West Invitational Award, National Cowboy Hall of Fame; the prestigious 2006 Autry National Center John J. Geraghty Award; and the 2013 Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape at the 102nd California Art Gold Medal Show, USC Fisher Museum of Art in Los Angeles, California.

As an artist who grew up on a ranch in Montana, his paintings evoke a sense of passion about the land that tugs at an emotional sensibility in all of us. The exhibit includes 28 paintings representing new work as well as a selection of oils dating back to 2013.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Jun
6
Mon
Submissions for juried photography show due June 15 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center has issued a call for submissions for the second annual juried photography show.

The show is open to all artists residing in the U.S., but works cannot exceed 3-foot-by-3-foot.

The works to be exhibited will be chosen by Adam Jahiel, a world-renowned photographer who lives in Sheridan County.

All entries must be submitted by June 15  to be considered. Details on how to submit photos can be found at artinsheridan.com.

The show will open at the art center July 6 and run through Aug. 23.

For additional information, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Library kicks off June exhibit on mezzanine @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host the artwork of local student artists Rebekah Blommel, Nichole Wrigley and Maria Stacy on the mezzanine during the month of June.

A free public reception for the artists will be held on the mezzanine on Monday from 5-7 p.m.

Blommel grew up in Sheridan and is currently an art major at Sheridan College. She is trying out different mediums to better understand the materials used and to develop a style that speaks to her. She loves nature and enjoys snapping moments in time using of photography.

Nichole Wrigley grew up in Wright and is currently attending Sheridan College as an art major. She plans to move on and become an art educator. She tries to experiment with new techniques and processes in her work while exploring new mediums. She combines illustration and realism in her work.

Maria Stacy said her ultimate goal is to make something that will have a positive effect in someone’s life and art is going to be a part of that goal. She said she makes art not because she loves it, but because of the impact it has had on her life. She currently attends Sheridan College discovering what she wants to do with her love for art in the job field.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St. in Sheridan.

Jun
7
Tue
Jentel Presents set for June 7 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” on June 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community.

Light refreshments will be available at the event.

Presenters will include critical writer Andrew Glasgow, of Asheville, North Carolina; drawer Kathleen Thum, of Liberty, South Carolina; writer/filmmaker Salvatore (Max) Brown of Sheridan, Wyoming; novelist and artist Jonathan Santlofer, of New York City; artist Nathalie Miebach, of Brookline, Massachusetts; and collage/works on paper artist Barbara Kendrick, of Champaign, Illinois.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center building is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Jun
15
Wed
Submissions for juried photography show due June 15 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center has issued a call for submissions for the second annual juried photography show.

The show is open to all artists residing in the U.S., but works cannot exceed 3-foot-by-3-foot.

The works to be exhibited will be chosen by Adam Jahiel, a world-renowned photographer who lives in Sheridan County.

All entries must be submitted by June 15  to be considered. Details on how to submit photos can be found at artinsheridan.com.

The show will open at the art center July 6 and run through Aug. 23.

For additional information, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Jun
21
Tue
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Sheridan County Museum to host Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tidbit Tuesday presentations will continue on June 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan County Museum.

The topic for the event will be dandelions and native flowers in Sheridan County. The two-hour workshop will include a story and a fun hands-on activity that shares history with children. The program is for children 4-10 years old, but older children are welcome.

There is no cost to attend. An adult or responsible teenager must accompany all children.

To reserve a spot or for more information, call the Sheridan County Museum at 675-1150. The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Jun
22
Wed
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Jun
23
Thu
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Jun
24
Fri
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Jun
25
Sat
‘Collage with Neltje’ workshop set for June 25 @ The Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Collage with Neltje” on June 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost to attend is $60 for a member and $70 for a non-member.

Supports and glue will be provided, including pictures from newspapers or

magazines and trinkets or earrings. Supplies will cover an area approximately 20 inches by 15 inches.

Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch or the class will go out to eat during the one-hour lunch break.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

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