Calendar

Feb
24
Wed
Ping Pong Club @ Sheridan County YMCA
Feb 24 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm

SHERIDAN — A new Ping Pong Club will launch Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Following Wednesday’s gathering, weekly competitions will continue each Wednesday evening.

Those interested in participating will be assigned a rating that indicates skill level, then will be grouped with others with similar skill sets to compete in a Round Robin format. New ratings will be generated for each week of play.

All ages and skill levels are welcome, but at least some ping pong knowledge is needed. Participants should bring their own paddle.

For additional information, call Brad Balmer at 763-2422 or see sheridanpingpong.com.

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

Mar
25
Fri
“The Producers” @ WYO Theater
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host performances of “The Producers” March 24-26 and March 31 through April 2.

The play is a co-production of the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild and the WYO Theater. Justin Stroup will direct it.

The play is about two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show turns out to be a success.

Tickets to attend the play are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, students and military members. Tickets can be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at wyotheater.com.

Each show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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

Mar
26
Sat
“The Producers” @ WYO Theater
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host performances of “The Producers” March 24-26 and March 31 through April 2.

The play is a co-production of the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild and the WYO Theater. Justin Stroup will direct it.

The play is about two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show turns out to be a success.

Tickets to attend the play are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, students and military members. Tickets can be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at wyotheater.com.

Each show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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

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.”

Mar
31
Thu
“The Producers” @ WYO Theater
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host performances of “The Producers” March 24-26 and March 31 through April 2.

The play is a co-production of the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild and the WYO Theater. Justin Stroup will direct it.

The play is about two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show turns out to be a success.

Tickets to attend the play are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, students and military members. Tickets can be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at wyotheater.com.

Each show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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

Apr
1
Fri
“The Producers” @ WYO Theater
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host performances of “The Producers” March 24-26 and March 31 through April 2.

The play is a co-production of the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild and the WYO Theater. Justin Stroup will direct it.

The play is about two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show turns out to be a success.

Tickets to attend the play are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, students and military members. Tickets can be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at wyotheater.com.

Each show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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

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.

“The Producers” @ WYO Theater
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host performances of “The Producers” March 24-26 and March 31 through April 2.

The play is a co-production of the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild and the WYO Theater. Justin Stroup will direct it.

The play is about two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show turns out to be a success.

Tickets to attend the play are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, students and military members. Tickets can be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at wyotheater.com.

Each show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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

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
5
Thu
Senior Center to host ‘Man Behind the Cheap Mask’ @ Sheridan Senior Center
May 5 @ 1:30 pm – May 7 @ 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Young at Heart Players at the Sheridan Senior Center will produce the melodrama entitled “The Paper Bag Bandit Rides Again” or “The Man Behind the Cheap Mask” by Robert Swift.

The play will be performed May 5, 6 and 7 at 1:30 p.m.

What seems to be the question on everyone’s lips in the desert town of Goose Creek? Is it, “Who is that Masked Man?” Well…uh…no. It’s “Who in the world is in that paper bag?”

The play features a cast of 17 loony characters and a daffy plot guaranteed to keep a laugh on your lips.

Director Pat Tomsovic is excited to showcase a very talented group of thespians, both old and new to the stage. The melodrama is sponsored by Tandem Productions.

The cost to attend is a $2 suggested donation.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

May
6
Fri
Civic Theatre Guild to produce ‘Yankee Tavern @ Carriage House Theater
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will open Yankee Tavern, a play by Steven Dietz, at the Carriage House Theater on May 6 at 7:30 p.m.

“Yankee Tavern” is set in a run-down Manhattan bar, five years after the attacks of 9/11, while the memory of the event is still a fresh wound. The most frequent patron of the bar extols his vast array of conspiracy theories at the slightest prodding, and on this day, a stranger visits the bar, who seems to verify some of these theories specifically regarding 9/11.

This suspenseful mind-bender will have you laughing one minute and on the edge of your seat the next.

“This play really explores a lot of ground worth covering,” director Aaron Odom said. “Hopefully, the ideas put forth in this play will stick with the audiences for a long time after they’ve left the theater.”

The cast features John Goodell, Jennifer Reed, Spencer Walters and Josh Hanson. The show will run April 29-30 and May 1, 6-8, and 12-14 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and active military and can be purchased in advance at the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or 30 minutes prior to the show’s commencement at the Carriage House Theater box office.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

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.

Civic Theatre Guild to produce ‘Yankee Tavern @ Carriage House Theater
May 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will open Yankee Tavern, a play by Steven Dietz, at the Carriage House Theater on May 6 at 7:30 p.m.

“Yankee Tavern” is set in a run-down Manhattan bar, five years after the attacks of 9/11, while the memory of the event is still a fresh wound. The most frequent patron of the bar extols his vast array of conspiracy theories at the slightest prodding, and on this day, a stranger visits the bar, who seems to verify some of these theories specifically regarding 9/11.

This suspenseful mind-bender will have you laughing one minute and on the edge of your seat the next.

“This play really explores a lot of ground worth covering,” director Aaron Odom said. “Hopefully, the ideas put forth in this play will stick with the audiences for a long time after they’ve left the theater.”

The cast features John Goodell, Jennifer Reed, Spencer Walters and Josh Hanson. The show will run April 29-30 and May 1, 6-8, and 12-14 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and active military and can be purchased in advance at the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or 30 minutes prior to the show’s commencement at the Carriage House Theater box office.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

May
8
Sun
Civic Theatre Guild to produce ‘Yankee Tavern @ Carriage House Theater
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will open Yankee Tavern, a play by Steven Dietz, at the Carriage House Theater on May 6 at 7:30 p.m.

“Yankee Tavern” is set in a run-down Manhattan bar, five years after the attacks of 9/11, while the memory of the event is still a fresh wound. The most frequent patron of the bar extols his vast array of conspiracy theories at the slightest prodding, and on this day, a stranger visits the bar, who seems to verify some of these theories specifically regarding 9/11.

This suspenseful mind-bender will have you laughing one minute and on the edge of your seat the next.

“This play really explores a lot of ground worth covering,” director Aaron Odom said. “Hopefully, the ideas put forth in this play will stick with the audiences for a long time after they’ve left the theater.”

The cast features John Goodell, Jennifer Reed, Spencer Walters and Josh Hanson. The show will run April 29-30 and May 1, 6-8, and 12-14 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and active military and can be purchased in advance at the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or 30 minutes prior to the show’s commencement at the Carriage House Theater box office.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

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
15
Wed
‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

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

Jun
16
Thu
‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

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

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.

‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

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

Jun
18
Sat
‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

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

Jul
10
Sun
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks set for Sunday @ Kendrick Park Band Shell
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will celebrate its 44th season with the presentation of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in the Kendrick Park band shell.

The performance is free and open to the public.

For more information call Meghan Missett at 406-994-3906 or see www.shakespeareintheparks.org.

Jul
20
Wed
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.

The New Vaudevillians performances begin Wednesday @ WYO Theater
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Heading into its eighth season, the New Vaudevillians variety show will begin Wednesday from 7:30-9 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The family friendly show’s line-up includes comedy, magic, singing and dancing.

Tickets will be available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com.

For more information call Kathy McNickle at 752-5745.

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