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Mar
6
Fri
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 downtownsheridan.org.

The event raises funds for the Downtown Sheridan Association.

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

Mar
7
Sat
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.

Mar
10
Tue
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.

Mar
12
Thu
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.

Mar
14
Sat
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 getoutandshopwy.com 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 itsyourrace.com 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.

Mar
21
Sat
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.

Mar
23
Mon
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.

Mar
27
Fri
Fundraiser for Keystone Awards @ The Cozy Corner
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cozy Corner will host a fundraising party for the Senior Center’s Keystone Awards on March 27 from 3-7 p.m.

The event will include music, drinks and a chance to give back.

Admission is free, but tickets for the raffle packages to be awarded at the April 23 Keystone Awards will be available for sale.

For additional information, call Vanessa Larson or Brittany Hoblit at 672-2240.

The Cozy Corner is located at 112 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
28
Sat
Wyoming Women’s Business Networking expo @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Women’s Business Networking group will host an expo March 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

The event will feature exhibitors, nonprofits and presentations throughout the day alongside various booths featuring food and goods.

Presentations will include information on local nonprofits, essential oils, Zumba, reflecting your youth, touching lives in a way that can be counted and information on the upcoming FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference set for April 17.

The event will benefit the Advocacy and Resource Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the local suicide prevention coalition.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall is located at 1753 Victoria St.

Jackalope Jump @ Sheridan Junior High School
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — While the event was rescheduled after ice conditions at Lake DeSmet didn’t cooperate, the annual Jackalope Jump to support Special Olympics will be held at noon March 28 at Sheridan Junior High School.

The family friendly polar bear plunge will be done in a pool outside at the school.

Spectators are encouraged to attend and cheer on the polar bear plungers.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Special Olympics Wyoming programs.

For additional information, call Carrie Pilcher at 672-7841.

To register for the jump, see firstgiving.com/sowy.

Registration will also be available at the event beginning at noon. The jump will begin at 1 p.m.

Sheridan Junior High School is located at 500 Lewis St.

Comedy Night with John DeBoer @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Comedy Night featuring John DeBoer will begin at 6 p.m. March 28 at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

The evening of good, clean fun will benefit the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue.

Hors d’oeuvres and appetizers will be served at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 p.m., followed by raffle drawings.

Tickets for the event are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling 461-9555, at the Best Western Sheridan Center or Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue or online at sheridancatrescue.org.

For additional information about the event, call 461-9555.

For additional information about DeBoer, see goodcomedian.com.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

Apr
1
Wed
Juried photography show entries due @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a juried photography show May 4-28 and is currently seeking submissions for the show.

The cost to submit photographs is $30 for up to three entries that are due by April 1.

The Best of Show photographer will be awarded $500, while first- and second-place photographers will be given $200 apiece. Third place and People’s Choice winners will receive $100 each.

For more information about the show, see artinsheridan.com or contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

Apr
7
Tue
Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition opens @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 7 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition April 7-29.

The show will feature works of art by Sheridan College students that were chosen to be in the show.

An artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 9. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

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

SHERIDAN — Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public.

“Jentel Presents” will take place April 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of Fifth and Broadway streets.

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

Tuesday’s presenters will include painter and curator Melody Saraniti from Chicago, Illinois; photographer and frequent traveler Laurie Lambrecht from Bridgehampton, New York; Kiki Farish, a painter who is passionate about relationships from Raleigh, North Carolina; Justin Go, a novelist from Austin, Texas, who has been living out of his suitcase for five years; painter and New York Yankees fan Sean McDonough from Howard Beach, New York; and Peter Mattair, a poet from Santa Fe, New Mexico who was born in Niagra Falls.

“Jentel Presents” is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

For more information, please visit www.jentelarts.org or call 737-2311.

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

Apr
9
Thu
Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition art reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition April 7-29.

The show will feature works of art by Sheridan College students that were chosen to be in the show.

An artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 9. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

Lecture with ceramic artist Kim Dickey @ The Brinton Museum reception gallery
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum, in partnership with Sheridan College, will host ceramic artist Kim Dickey for an evening lecture and workshop demonstration on Thursday and Friday.

Dickey is an art professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is known for her large-scale, sculptural pieces.

Dickey received her master of fine arts in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and in group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Dickey was also represented in The Brinton Museum’s 2014 summer show “Flora and Fauna.”

The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Gallery.

A one-day workshop will be held on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fine arts ceramics studio at the Sheridan College Art Department.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Dickey’s lecture and workshop are funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.

For more information, call The Brinton Museum at 672-3173 or visit thebrintonmuseum.org.

Apr
10
Fri
Final day for Harry Jackson exhibit at Ucross @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will close its exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson today.

The show is the first of its kind since 1953.

Harry Jackson was born in Chicago in 1924 and first spent time in Wyoming in 1938, when he worked as a cowboy on the Pitchfork Ranch near Meeteetse. He enlisted in the Marines at age 18 and was wounded in combat in the Central Pacific battles of Tarawa in 1943 and Saipan in 1944.

At 20, he became an official Marine Corps Combat Artist, the youngest ever, while stationed in Los Angeles. Jackson also spent much time in Europe where he studied the Old Masters and had a studio in Italy.

“Well-Aimed Lightning: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson,” which will also include a video about Jackson’s life, is on view through April 10.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

For additional information, call Ucross Foundation at 737-2291.

Submission deadline for mini works of art @ Davis Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is soliciting donations from artists for its ninth annual Miniature Art and Music Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth, to be exhibited and juried April 13-24 at Davis Gallery.

The WWA is asking local and regional artists and musicians to contribute miniature works of art (no larger than 6-by-8 inches) and “mini-concerts” (up to 90 minutes) in support of protecting some of the most special places in Wyoming.

Artists are asked to deliver finished and framed miniature art pieces to the Davis Gallery on or before April 10.

Prizes from local businesses will be awarded for work in the following categories: best earth landscape, best use of natural materials, best use of recycled materials and best of show.

All musicians will be recognized as well.

Details and donation forms are available at www.wildwyo.org.

A free Grand Finale Gala at Davis Gallery will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 24. The public is welcome to submit final bids and enjoy free music, food and beverages.

Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the WAA.

For additional information, contact Kate Seymour at 672-2751 and visit www.wildwyo.org.

Davis Gallery is located at 645 Broadway St.

Workshop with ceramic artist Kim Dickey @ Sheridan College Art Department
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum, in partnership with Sheridan College, will host ceramic artist Kim Dickey for an evening lecture and workshop demonstration on Thursday and Friday.

Dickey is an art professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is known for her large-scale, sculptural pieces.

Dickey received her master of fine arts in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and in group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Dickey was also represented in The Brinton Museum’s 2014 summer show “Flora and Fauna.”

The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Galley.

A one-day workshop will be held on Friday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fine arts ceramics studio at the Sheridan College Art Department.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Dickey’s lecture and workshop are funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.

For more information, call The Brinton Museum at 672-3173 or visit thebrintonmuseum.org.

Apr
12
Sun
“The Art of David Shannon!” artist reception @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum presents its 10th Illustrator Show featuring celebrated Caldecott Honor Book recipient and children’s storybook author and illustrator David Shannon.

“The Art of David Shannon!” opens in the Museum’s Reception Gallery on Thursday with an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m.

A gallery talk and book signing are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 16.

Admission to the reception and gallery talk is free and open to the public.

David Shannon is perhaps best known for his popular children’s picture book, “No, David!” published by The Blue Sky Press and inspired by whimsical drawings made when he was a little boy.

A resident of Los Angeles, David grew up in Spokane, Washington, and has written and illustrated numerous books for children including the enchanting “Jangles: A Big Fish Story,” a tale about a boy and a fish, and “A Bad Case of Stripes!,” a story about a charming little girl who develops a bad case of stripes.

More than 60 of Shannon’s original children’s book illustrations are represented in The Brinton Museum’s 10th Illustrator Show. The exhibit is funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

“The Art of David Shannon!” will show through May 31.

To schedule a children’s or school tour — offered with free admission — or for more information, contact Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 or email bmcnab@TheBrintonMuseum.org.

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

Apr
16
Thu
“The Art of David Shannon!” gallery talk and book signing @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum presents its 10th Illustrator Show featuring celebrated Caldecott Honor Book recipient and children’s storybook author and illustrator David Shannon.

“The Art of David Shannon!” opens in the Museum’s Reception Gallery on Thursday with an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m.

A gallery talk and book signing are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 16.

Admission to the reception and gallery talk is free and open to the public.

David Shannon is perhaps best known for his popular children’s picture book, “No, David!” published by The Blue Sky Press and inspired by whimsical drawings made when he was a little boy.

A resident of Los Angeles, David grew up in Spokane, Washington, and has written and illustrated numerous books for children including the enchanting “Jangles: A Big Fish Story,” a tale about a boy and a fish, and “A Bad Case of Stripes!,” a story about a charming little girl who develops a bad case of stripes.

More than 60 of Shannon’s original children’s book illustrations are represented in The Brinton Museum’s 10th Illustrator Show. The exhibit is funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

“The Art of David Shannon!” will show through May 31.

To schedule a children’s or school tour — offered with free admission — or for more information, contact Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 or email bmcnab@TheBrintonMuseum.org.

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

Apr
18
Sat
Auction for one-night stay at Historic Sheridan Inn @ The Historic Sheridan Inn
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets are currently on sale for the unveiling of the Historic Sheridan Inn’s newly renovated rooms.

On April 18, the rooms at the Inn will be raffled or auctioned for a one-night stay on May 15, giving individuals the opportunity to be the first guests since 1965 to have the ability or option to stay the night.

The event on April 18 will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour including cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres. The evening will also include games, raffles and a silent auction. At 7 p.m., a live auction will begin during which phone bids will be accepted.

Seating at the event is limited.

Tickets are $500 for reserved sponsor tables (seats eight), $100 per couple or $50 for an individual.

For additional information or to purchase a ticket, contact Renee Obermueller at 751-2246 or email friendsofthesheridaninn@gmail.com.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 N. Broadway St.

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