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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.

Mar
30
Wed
Chamber Coffee in Ranchester @ Ranchester Mercantile
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

RANCHESTER — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will present a Chamber Coffee on Wednesday, March 31 at 8 a.m. at the brand new Ranchester Mercantile in Ranchester.

“Our Chamber Coffees are a great opportunity to provide businesses and residents throughout the county an opportunity to get together and talk about issues that may be affecting their businesses and other things happening in the surrounding communities,” said Dixie Johnson, Chamber CEO.

The coffee is open to the public and will be held in the Ranchester Mercantile, located at 254 U.S. Highway 14, across the street from the Ranchester Information Center.

Everyone is invited to Ranchester to enjoy coffee, goodies, discussion and networking.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485.

Planning meeting for Monarch/Underground Miners Picnic @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you a descendant of someone who lived and/or worked in the mining communities north of Sheridan?

If so, you are invited to a meeting to plan the Monarch/Underground Miners Picnic. The meeting will take place March 30 at 5 p.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The picnic used to be an annual event and plans are being made to reestablish it. The picnic is scheduled to be held on July 31 at Pine Island Campground in the Bighorn Mountains.

For additional information, check the group’s Facebook page “Monarch Picnic aka Underground Coal Miners Picnic.”

Apr
2
Sat
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The 27th annual Sheridan County Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet will take place April 2 from 5-8 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet meal and a number of raffles for firearms, artwork and home furnishings.

Banquet tickets are $35 each, plus RMEF membership by at least one member of the household (adult membership is $35, youth membership is $20). Banquet and advance raffle tickets, as well as membership signup if needed, is available at https://events.rmef.org/!NPZ.

For more information, call Bob Smith at 751-1331 or visit the website.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Apr
5
Tue
“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
7
Sat
Frontier Regulars to meet Saturday @ Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Frontier Regulars, a living history organization, will conduct a public introduction, training and new recruitment program Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site.

Persons interested in learning more about the organization, which participates in Indian and Civil War demonstrations, are encouraged to attend. During the program current members of the Frontier Regulars will practice Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery drills.

There will also be a weapons demonstration on the military methods of firearms and artillery use, and a limited introduction into the Native American equipment and culture of the time.

Throughout the presentations, the public is encouraged to ask questions, meet with the group’s members, learn about the volunteer support activities and discuss the unit’s membership.

For more information, call 684-7136 or email rcwilson@vcn.com.

The Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site is located at 528 Wagon Box Road in Banner.

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
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
24
Tue
Back Country Horsemen to meet, clean up highway @ Buffalo Run Highway
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will meet and participate in a highway cleanup on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Cleanup will take place on Highway 14 about 9 miles east of Sheridan, near the Buffalo Jump area.

A potluck will follow the cleanup. Future trail projects and State Rendezvous at Turpin Meadows will be also discussed.

 For more information see the group’s website, wyobch.org.

Jun
2
Thu
The Brinton to host Rolls-Royce debut @ Brinton Museum
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will light up the Wyoming countryside June 2 with the Mountain West debut of the Dawn supercar. The launch will take place at The Brinton Museum, and offer guests an opportunity to experience the twin-turbo, 6.6-liter, V12 juggernaut in a setting that is quintessentially Rolls-Royce.

The Mountain West debut of the Dawn coincides with a Society of American Travel Writers chapter conference being hosted in Sheridan June 2-5.

While in Sheridan, conference attendees will have an opportunity to explore Sheridan, the Bighorn Mountains, centuries-old guest ranches, our historic downtown, Indian battle sites, and beyond, and also test drive the new Dawn while visiting The Brinton Museum.

Sheridan Travel & Tourism is putting together programs with local businesses that showcase all that Sheridan has to offer, from starry night state park drives, downtown dine arounds, craft culture experiences, powwows and more.

For more information on the Mountain West debut of the Rolls-Royce Dawn, contact Sheridan Travel & Tourism at 673-7120 or see www.sheridanwyoming.org.

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

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
17
Fri
Big Horn Woman’s Club picnic set for Friday @ Kathy Hosford’s home in Big Horn
Jun 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will hold its annual picnic Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Members are encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share. The meeting is open to all women.

For additional information contact Joyce Coates at 389-2804.

The event will take place at Kathy Hosford’s home, located at 69 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

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.

Jul
1
Fri
YMCA Theater Camp attendees to perform “The Artistocats, Jr.” @ WYO Theater
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA’s Theater Camp will preform Walt Disney’s “The Aristocats, Jr.” at the WYO Theater on Friday at 10 a.m.

The performance is free and open to all with general admission seating available.

For more information call the WYO Theater at 672-9084.

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

Jul
9
Sat
Groups to host Kids Fishing Day @ Porcupine Ranger Station
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Trout Unlimited will host Kids Fishing Day on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Porcupine Ranger Station pond.

“This is an opportunity for kids to be involved in an outdoor activity and perhaps create a lifelong passion for fishing,” said Bighorn National Forest wildlife biologist Beth Bischoff.

Youth ages 13 and younger are invited to attend with a parent or guardian. Children age 13 years and younger who are Wyoming residents do not need a fishing license. Non-resident children 13 and younger must have an adult with a valid Wyoming fishing license on site. State regulations and creel limits apply.

This event is free.

Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide assistance or instructions on casting techniques, knot tying, angler ethics and fish conservation and ecology.

Participants should be prepared for fishing and mountain weather and are encouraged to bring their own fishing tackle, rain gear, layered clothing, snacks, coolers with ice for transporting fish, sunblock and insect repellent.

Fishing bait will be provided. Fishing rods will be available for use by children who do not have their own, but participants are asked to bring rods if possible.

Porcupine Ranger Station is located on Forest Service Road 13 off U.S. Highway 14A.

For directions to the fishing pond or other questions, please contact the Medicine Wheel Ranger District in Greybull at 765-4435.

Jul
18
Mon
Broncs hosting mini camp at Scott Field @ Homer Scott Field
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs mini camp is coming up next week at Homer Scott Field.

The 10th annual football camp will run July 18-20 from 5-8 p.m. each day. Young Broncs up to eighth grade will participate in the camp from 5-6 p.m., with high school players taking the field from 6-8 p.m.

The camp will be taught by SHS football staff with an emphasis on drills, fundamentals and technique.

The cost for the camp is $15, which includes a Broncs shirt.

Registrations open at 4:30 p.m. Monday, and each player will need proof of insurance to participate.

Jul
19
Tue
Sheridan County Museum to host Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tidbit Tuesday presentations will continue on July 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan County Museum.

The topic for the event will be the game of polo 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 ages 4-10, 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.

Broncs hosting mini camp at Scott Field @ Homer Scott Field
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs mini camp is coming up next week at Homer Scott Field.

The 10th annual football camp will run July 18-20 from 5-8 p.m. each day. Young Broncs up to eighth grade will participate in the camp from 5-6 p.m., with high school players taking the field from 6-8 p.m.

The camp will be taught by SHS football staff with an emphasis on drills, fundamentals and technique.

The cost for the camp is $15, which includes a Broncs shirt.

Registrations open at 4:30 p.m. Monday, and each player will need proof of insurance to participate.

Jul
20
Wed
Broncs hosting mini camp at Scott Field @ Homer Scott Field
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs mini camp is coming up next week at Homer Scott Field.

The 10th annual football camp will run July 18-20 from 5-8 p.m. each day. Young Broncs up to eighth grade will participate in the camp from 5-6 p.m., with high school players taking the field from 6-8 p.m.

The camp will be taught by SHS football staff with an emphasis on drills, fundamentals and technique.

The cost for the camp is $15, which includes a Broncs shirt.

Registrations open at 4:30 p.m. Monday, and each player will need proof of insurance to participate.

Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Sheridan Meat Market Place
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly social and networking event at Sheridan Meat Market from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information call the Chamber at 672-2485.

Sheridan Meat Market Place is located at 1842 Sugarland Drive.

Jul
22
Fri
Antelope Butte Summer Festival begins July 22 @ Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area
Jul 22 – Jul 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — The third annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival will include morning yoga, trail runs, mountain bike races, live music, vendors and kids activities.

The event will begin July 22 and goes through July 24. On-site camping is available.

Proceeds will go to the Antelope Butte Foundation, whose goal is to reopen and transform the dormant ski area into a four-season sustainable ski and recreation center.

For more information see www.antelopebuttesummerfestival.org or call Andrew Gast at 763-0203.

The Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area is located on U.S. Highway 14 between Burgess Junction and Greybull in the Bighorn Mountains.

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