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May
2
Sat
12th annual Beaver Creek Slide @ Dahlin residence
May 2 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — The 12th annual Beaver Creek Slide and third annual Beaver Creek Bike Slog will take place May 2, with part of the proceeds to benefit the Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter operated by Volunteers of America.

The homeless shelter will receive $12.50 of each individual’s entry fee.

Races include a half marathon and 3.5-mile walk/run. The half marathon is a loop course covering primarily dirt and gravel roads along the scenic Bighorn Mountain foothills. The 3.5-mile course loops through the Wild Turkey and Beaver Creek subdivisions.

The courses are well marked and have aid stations.

Last year’s races had competitors from across Wyoming and Montana.

Walkers for the half marathon will start at 8 a.m. May 2, and runners will start at 9 a.m.

The 3.5-milers start at 10 a.m.

Bike racers take the same course as the half marathon and do two loops starting at 8 a.m. Bikers need to yield to runners and stay on the right side of the road while runners stay to the left.

The entry fee is $30, payable to Wyoming Innovation. Entry forms can be picked up at the Sports Stop in Sheridan or via email by contacting bdahlin@wyoming.com.

Each entrant receives a long sleeved T- Shirt. Lunch is provided, and door prizes will be drawn after the race. Awards go to the top three finishers in each race for men and women.

Races will start at the Dahlin residence at 12 S. Sharptailed Road.

May
13
Wed
‘Paint & Pinot for Paws’ to benefit the Dog and Cat Shelter @ The Paint Post
May 13 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Paint Post will offer “Paint & Pinot for Paws” at 6 p.m. May 13.

The evening of step-by-step painting instruction will allow participants to take home a cute rendition of six furry friends — not to mention the memories of a fun evening with friends, music and a little wine.

A portion of the money raised from the event will go to the Dog and Cat Shelter.

The cost is $40 per person.

Seating is limited; contact the Paint Post to register by calling 752-8677.

The Paint Post is located at 117 N. Main St.

May
18
Mon
UNPLUG: Banana Slug String Band and Great Elk Tour @ Mars Black Box Theater at the WYO Theater
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Unplug Week will kick off May 18 with an offering that is new this year, an evening at the WYO Theater aimed at educating children in a fun way.

The Banana Slug String Band — musicians, songwriters and educators who blend music, theater, puppetry and audience participation to create a learning environment for kids — will perform a free concert from 6-8 p.m. May 18 in the Mars Black Box Theater.

Claire Hobbs, communications and development associate with the SCLT, said the group teaches many different science and environmentally focused lessons ranging from water cycles to recycling in a fun and interactive way.

Just prior, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s traveling “Great Elk Tour” conservation education exhibit will be open from 4-6 p.m. displaying world-class taxidermy as a way for children to better understand the habitat of the animals and how conserving them ensures our hunting heritage.

Baroque and Symphony orchestra concert @ Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium
May 18 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Baroque Orchestra and the Sheridan High School Symphony Orchestra will present their spring concert at 7 p.m. May 18 at the SHS Sue Henry Auditorium.

The Baroque Orchestra will perform Symphony No. 25 by Mozart.

The SHS Symphony Orchestra will perform selections from Carmen Suite No. 1 by Georges Bizet. Student Jacob Jahiel will perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto in G and Mackenzie Dougherty will perform Violin Concerto in B-flat by Pergolesi with the chamber orchestra.

Both the Baroque and symphony orchestras will combine to perform “Memory” from the musical “Cats” by Andrew Lloyd Weber and “Pirates of the Caribbean” by Klaus Badelt.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Dr.

May
19
Tue
Annual VA pie and plant sale @ Greenhouse at Sheridan VA Medical Center
May 19 @ 7:30 am

SHERIDAN — The annual Veterans Affairs Volunteer Pie and Plant Sale will be held May 19 at the VA Medical Center.

The plant sale will open at 7:30 a.m. May 19 in the greenhouse. Lots of vegetables, flowers and hanging baskets — all planted and cared for by VA volunteers Tom Aksamit, Ernie Rotellini and Sam Rotellini — will be available for purchase.

Pie sales will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Auditorium. A variety of pies will be offered.

All proceeds from the sales will support programs and services for veterans at the VAMC. Past uses have included sponsoring Super Bowl and Christmas parties and purchasing a TV for the day room.

DSA wine, food and music pairing event @ The Loft above the Cattle and Creek Restaurant
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will host an evening of wine, food and music pairing from 6-9 p.m. May 19 at The Loft, located above the Cattle and Creek Restaurant at 201 Broadway St.

The Instagators will provide live music.

Wine will be donated by Steve Reed of Northwest Vintage, and food will be donated by Killy’s Warehouse Market and Red Velvet Bakery.

Tickets are $40 per person.

Call 672-8881 to reserve a seat.

Big Horn High School band and choir concert @ Big Horn High School auditorium
May 19 @ 7:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School band and choir will present a Spring Concert at 7 p.m. May 19 in the BHHS auditorium.

Choir selections will include “Where Go The Boats,” with poetry by Robert Louis Stevenson and music by Mary Lynn Lightfoot, “Fly Away Medley” arranged by Mark Hayes, “Riversong” by Roger Emerson and “I Got A Name” arranged by Jay Althouse.

The band will present “Plaza de Toros” by Mark Williams, “Final Drive” by Doug Beach and George Shutack, “Caribbean Dance” by Victor Lopez, “Smack Dab In The Middle” arranged by Rick Stitzel and “Rockin’ The Boat” by Brad Ciechomski.

Music teacher Ariel Downing will direct the band and the choir. Wendy Mort will accompany the choir.

The event is free and open to the public.

Big Horn High School is located at 337 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Sheridan High School band ‘pops’ concert @ Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium
May 19 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will hold a “pops” concert featuring light, popular classical tunes at 7 p.m. May 19 at Sue Henry Auditorium at the high school.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

May
20
Wed
VA2K Walk and Roll @ Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on May 20 at the Sheridan VAMC to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans with donated food.

The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to veterans, members of the public and VA employees.

The Sheridan VA2K will be held on the parade grounds between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20.

Pre-registration is not required and those interested in participating can arrive and walk or roll any time during the event. There will be signs for alternate location if weather is poor.

The Sheridan event is just one of many VA2Ks taking place on Wednesday at VA facilities across the country.

In conjunction with the event, VA’s Volunteer Service Office will accept donations to be used for existing VA programs for homeless veterans. There will be a box to receive small household items that will be used to assist homeless veterans moving into their new homes, as well as canned food goods.

There is no requirement for a donation in order to participate.

The event is open to people of all fitness levels and can be done over a lunch break.

May
21
Thu
Sheridan Junior High School choir concert @ Sheridan Junior High School Early Auditorium
May 21 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Junior High School choir will hold its spring concert at 7 p.m. May 21 in the Early Auditorium at Sheridan Junior High School.

The event is free and open to the public.

Sheridan Junior High School is located at 500 Lewis St.

May
22
Fri
Story Elementary School concert @ Story School
May 22 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Students at Story Elementary School will give a spring musical performance at 6:30 p.m. May 22 at Story School.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Story School is located at 103 Fish Hatchery Road in Story.

Jun
4
Thu
Juke Joint Jump concert with SheridanAires @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 4 @ 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present ‘Juke Joint Jump’ on June 4 and 5 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

This choir concert will feature special guests Heidi Parker and Morgan Parker.

On June 4, the concert will begin at 1:30 p.m.

On June 5, the concert will include dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:15 p.m.

Cost for dinner is a suggested $10 donation.

RSVP is requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

Jun
5
Fri
Juke Joint Jump concert with SheridanAires @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present ‘Juke Joint Jump’ on June 5 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

This choir concert will feature special guests Heidi Parker and Morgan Parker.

The concert will include dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:15 p.m.

Cost for dinner is $10.

RSVP is requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

Jul
8
Wed
Native American powwow @ Historic Sheridan Inn
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual First People’s Powwow and Dance will return to the Historic Sheridan Inn Friday at noon, and two smaller powwows will be offered leading up to the event.

On Wednesday and Thursday at 3 p.m. daily a Native American powwow will be held on the lawn of the Inn celebrating Native American traditions with special features.

The festivities Wednesday will be led by Sandy Ironclad and the Little Sun Dancers from Ethete, on the Wind River Reservation.

The festivities Thursday will be led by Benji Headswift and the ghost bull singers and dancers from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

On Friday, immediately following the parade, hundreds of Native Americans will be participating in their traditional ceremony and dance.

At 1 p.m., a buffalo barbecue will be available for purchase for lunch.

All of the powwows are free and open to the public.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

For more information, contact Karyn Franklin at 675-4223.

Jul
10
Fri
Sheridan WYO Rodeo Street Dance @ Downtown Sheridan
Jul 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Street Dance will return Friday and Saturday nights on historic Main Street.

Kick up your own heels after the rodeo with music, dancing and fun.

The dance commences immediately following the rodeo, at approximately 9 p.m., and lasts until 1 a.m. the following morning.

The Dakota Country Band from Rapid City, South Dakota, will be playing at the north end of the event and Harley and the V-Twins from Fort Collins, Colorado, will be playing at the south end.

Admission to the event is $5 per person.

For more information, call Brad Townsend at 752-1881 or Rodeo Central at 672-9715.

Jul
11
Sat
Sheridan WYO Rodeo Street Dance @ Downtown Sheridan
Jul 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Street Dance will return Friday and Saturday nights on historic Main Street.

Kick up your own heels after the rodeo with music, dancing and fun.

The dance commences immediately following the rodeo, at approximately 9 p.m., and lasts until 1 a.m. the following morning.

The Dakota Country Band from Rapid City, South Dakota, will be playing at the north end of the event and Harley and the V-Twins from Fort Collins, Colorado, will be playing at the south end.

Admission to the event is $5 per person.

For more information, call Brad Townsend at 752-1881 or Rodeo Central at 672-9715.

Jul
14
Tue
Concert in the Park — Rick Berthod Band @ Kendrick Park
Jul 14 @ 7:30 pm

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family-friendly outdoor concert in the park!

Every Tuesday evening from June 30 thru Aug. 18. Today’s concert is the Rick Berthod Band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Berthod started playing Blues Guitar seriously in his late teens influenced early by Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, Rory Gallagher, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, BB King and Ted Nugent. After moving to Colorado, Berthod formed his own All-Star Blues Rock band. In 1988, it was off to L.A. to form a band of the best Blues players on the West Coast. Berthod has toured festivals in Europe, Canada and the USA.

See www.rickbethod.com for more information on the band.

The concert is free and open to all. Food concessions will be available.

For more information, call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Jul
17
Fri
Third Friday Pasta Night and Concert @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Sheridan Senior Center will once again host its Third Friday Pasta Night and entertainment on Friday. Each third Friday of the month, from 5-7 p.m. attendees can choose their pasta and toppings, prepared fresh and made to order via a pasta bar and served with salad, garlic bread and beverages for a suggested contribution of $13 per adult and $5 for children. Entertainment will be provided by Celtic Sage from 6-7 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. For more information or to make a reservation, contact the Senior Center at 672-2240. The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Jul
21
Tue
Miss Teen send off @ Powder Horn Clubhouse
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm

Local teenager Olivia Boley, Miss Wyoming Outstanding Teen, will be heading off for the national Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando, Florida, July 27 thru August 1 and a send-off and fundraising event will be held at the Powder Horn Clubhouse Tuesday. Come for cocktails at 5 p.m., followed by a dress rehearsal by Boley at 6 p.m. The show will include a live talent performance of her dance, interview questions from the crowd and an evening gown competition dress rehearsal. A live auction to support Boley’s platform of “Connecting Generations.” Proceeds from the live auction will go to the Sheridan Senior Center, Children’s Miracle Network and the Miss Wyoming board. Any net profit from ticket sales will be used to help pay for Boley’s trip expenses. Tickets are $50 for adults and $30 for children with each ticket including one drink and light appetizers. Get your tickets by calling 752-8213 or at the door. The Powder Horn Clubhouse is located at 23 Country Club Lane.

Bluegrass Old Timey Jam @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

It’s bluegrass time, with local musicians playing some old fiddle tunes and maybe a little bit of country, too. On Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center, a “Bluegrass Old Timey Jam” will be offered. The event is free and open to the public. Burgers will also available for purchase for $2. For more information, call Bill Bradshaw at 751-1852 or the Senior Center at 672-2240. The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Concerts in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm

Concerts in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family-friendly outdoor concert in the park.

This week’s concert will feature local band Canary Joe.

The concert is free and open to all. Food concessions will be available.

For more information on the Concerts in the Park series, call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Jul
22
Wed
The New Vaudevillians @ The WYO Theater
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The seventh season of Vaudeville at the WYO Theater has commenced and another performance of “The New Vaudevillians” will be offered Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Ron Kensey is back as emcee, along with Kathy McNickle and the New Vaudevillians Band.

Vaudeville is a series of “up to 5 minutes” upbeat, high energy acts including singing, dancing, magic, standup comedy, sketch comedy, animal acts, tightrope walking, acrobatics and unusual circumstances.

Each performance this summer will feature different acts and all shows are family-friendly.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater Box Office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

For more information or to ask about participating, call the WYO Theater or Kathy McNickle at 752-5745.

The theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jul
23
Thu
“On the Foundation” @ Future home at 1762 Lookout Point Drive
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“On the Foundation” a fundraiser for the Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns will be held Thursday in the Poplar Grove Subdivision. From 7-10 p.m., an evening of comedy, theater, music, dessert, wine and beer, featuring the music of Micah Wyatt and Josh and Amber Hanson will be offered on the site of a future home at 1762 Lookout Point Drive. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at Sheridan Stationery Books and Gallery, located at 206 N. Main St., and at the door the evening of the event. For more information, call 672-3848.

Jul
28
Tue
Concerts in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm

Concerts in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family friendly outdoor concert in the park.

This week’s concert will feature the Wyoming Jazz Group and the Sheridan Concert Band, directed by Ariel Downing.

The concert is free and open to all. Food concessions will be available.

For more information on the Concerts in the Park series, call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Aug
4
Tue
Concerts in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm

Concerts in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family friendly outdoor concert in the park. This week’s concert will feature the Hanson Family Band from Eugene, Oregon. Fiddles and guitars, beautiful harmonies, outstanding vocal arrangements and audience participation will highlight the performance. The concert is free and open to all. Food concessions will be available. For more information on the Concerts in the Park series, call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

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