Calendar

Dec
12
Sat
UMC cookie, candy sale @ Kalif Shrine Center
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women’s annual “Gingerbread Cookie House” will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kalif Shrine Center.

The church ladies will do the baking and you’ll have the chance to do the shopping and eating. More than 5,000 homemade cookies and candies will be available, including gluten-free and sugar-free varieties.

The cost of the goodies will be $6 per pound.

For additional information, call the church office at 672-9779 or Zell Derryberry at 674-4686.

The fundraiser will help the church continue its building modernization project.

The Kalif Shrine Center is located at 145 W. Loucks St.

Live from The Met: Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” @ WYO Theater
Dec 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

“The Magic Flute” is the drama of a noble prince who is ordered by the mysterious Queen of the Night to rescue a beautiful princess who has been kidnapped.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office.

For more information, call the box office at 672-9084.

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

Jan
21
Thu
Fat bike keg pull street party @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A street party (on Alger Street outside of Black Tooth Brewing Company) with a Fat bike keg pulling starting at 6 p.m.

The event will also include  live music starting at 8 p.m.

Black Tooth is providing the keys, Sheridan Bicycle Company is providing the bikes and sleds, and you provide the muscle!

No cover charge.

For more information, call Jesse Woods at 675-2337.

Money raised from the event will go to the Bomber Mountain Bike Club.

Jan
22
Fri
Dueling Duo fundraiser for Rotary @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Rotary Club will host an all-request dueling piano duo for a fundraiser set for Jan. 22 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall.

The Dueling Duo will sing and play attendee requests throughout the evening. The event will also include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and door prizes.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door. Tickets are available at Sheridan County Title or by calling Sasha Johnston at 672-6478.

The event is sponsored by the Sheridan Rotary Club, and proceeds will benefit the John W. Patton Memorial Project — a pavilion to be located at Rotary Park.

For additional information, contact Johnston.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Feb
2
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Feb 2 @ 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 acrylic painter Andrew Hladky of Dexter, Michigan;  mixed media artist Hedieh Ilchi of Rockville, Maryland; multi-disciplinary artist J. Myszka Lewis of Madison, Wisconsin; fiction writer Emma Törzs of Minneapolis, Minnesota; short story writer Devin Symons of Washington, D.C.; and artist Karen Mobley of Spokane, Washington.

“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 is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Feb
16
Tue
Relay for Life kickoff event @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A kickoff event for the 2016 Relay for Life event will take place Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company.

This year’s theme is “Toon out cancer.”

The kickoff event will include food, drinks and friends. Plus, $1 from every beer purchased will benefit Sheridan Relay for Life.

Prizes will be given for the Relay for Life team with the most teammates in attendance.

For additional information, contact Karen Steir at 674-7342, Katie Glennemeier at 235-0044 or see relayforlife.org.

Mar
2
Wed
VAMC veterans art exhibit @ Sheridan VAMC auditorium
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s annual Creative Arts Competition Exhibit will be on display Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. in the VAMC’s auditorium.

Throughout the country each year, veteran patients compete in the creative arts competition at the local VA medical centers. Any veteran registered with the hospital is eligible to submit work — art, creative writing, drama, dance, music or other forms.

The Wednesday event is open to the public to enjoy the artistic talents of local veterans.

For additional information, contact Jackie Van Mark at 675-3959.

The Sheridan VAMC is located at 1898 Fort Road.

Mar
14
Mon
Dining for a Cause — Friends of the Library @ Frackelton's
Mar 14 all-day

SHERIDAN — The next “Dining for a Cause” event will take place Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m.

During those times, 100 percent of Frackelton’s sales and gratuities will be donated to the Friends of the Library to help purchase books and materials for the Sheridan County Library System. Reservations are encouraged.

For additional information or to make reservations, call 675-6055. For more information about the library system, see www.sheridanwyolibrary.org.

Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.

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.

Apr
28
Thu
VOA empty bowl fundraiser @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Volunteers of America annual “soup festival” fundraiser is planned for Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the VOA Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter.

A wide variety of homemade soups prepared and served by different community churches and other organizations will be featured at the event. It will also include live music, face painting and games for the kids.

In addition, you get to take home your handcrafted soup bowl, made by community members.

The event is meant to imitate a “simple” dinner one might have at a soup kitchen. The bowls are taken home to serve as a reminder of homelessness.

Tickets for the event are available at the door. They cost $25 for families, $10 for adults and $5 for kids; children 5 and younger get in free.

For more information, call Skye Heeren at 672-0475. The Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall is located at 1753 Victoria St.

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
Beaver Creek Slide to benefit homeless shelter @ Dahlin residence (Start)
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The 13th annual Beaver Creek Slide and fourth annual Beaver Creek Bike Slog will take place May 7. The Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter, operated by Volunteers of America, will receive $12.50 of each individual’s entry fee.

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

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 Big Horn Mountain foothills. The 3.5-mile course loops through Wild Turkey and Beaver Creek subdivisions. The courses are well marked and have aid stations.

Walkers for the half marathon start at 8 a.m. while runners 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 should yield to runners and stay on the right side of the road while runners stay to the left.

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

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.

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
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
14
Sat
Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament set for Saturday @ Thorne-Rider Park / YMCA
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The first annual Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament is set for Saturday, and it’s not too late to register to play.

All donations from the tournament go to the YMCA’s Give Your Heart to a Child campaign under Johnson’s name.

Weather permitting, the tournament will be played on the courts at Thorne-Rider Park. Should poor weather force the event inside, games will be played at the indoor facility at Thorne-Rider Park as well as the YMCA.

You can sign up to play at the YMCA or contact Arlie Johnson at arliet.johnson@yahoo.com or 461-0994.

Methodist Men to host parking lot sale @ Sheridan Methodist
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Methodist Men will hold a semi-annual parking lot sale May 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at 215 W. Works St.

A lot of personal treasures, toys, kitchen wares, furniture and outdoor wares will be available. If you would like to donate items for the sale, contact the church office at 672-9779 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m. If you would like to rent a table to sell your own goods, contact the church. Spaces and tables are available for the cost of $15 for one table or two tables for $20.

The men’s group will also sell cinnamon rolls and coffee in the morning and hamburgers with chips and soda in the afternoon. The sale is a fundraiser for local and state mission projects.

Food, supply drive to benefit Cat Rescue @ Sheridan Motors
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Girl Scout Troop 1266 will earn its bronze award by hosting a pet food and supply drive for the Second Chance Cat Rescue at Sheridan Motors from 9 a.m. to noon May 14.

The nonprofit organization is in need of dry cat food, moist cat food, cat litter, cat brushes, toys and treats, garbage bags, office supplies and cleaning supplies.

For more information on needed items, contact the Second Chance Cat Rescue at 461-9555.

Sheridan Motors is located at 1858 Coffeen Ave.

Holy Name School Mayfest set for May 14 @ Elks Lodge
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic School will host its annual Mayfest benefit fundraiser on May 14 from 6-10 p.m. at the Elks Lodge ballroom.

This year’s theme is “It Was 1980 Something.” Attire from the 1980s is encouraged.

The event will include live music from Side Track, a live auction, appetizers and cash bar.

Tickets to attend are $35 per person, available at the door. Advance reservations not needed.

For more information, call the school at 672-2021.

The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.

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
24
Tue
VFW to celebrate Poppy Drive @ Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The VFW Roy Eaton #1560 members will hold a Buddy Poppy drive Tuesday and Saturday.

On Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon, Buddy Poppies will be available at the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, they will be available at Kmart and Wal-Mart.

The red Buddy Poppy symbolizes the lives lost in war.

Donations will be accepted for the poppies. All proceeds raised will benefit veterans and their families.

Buddy Poppies are assembled in VA hospitals by veterans.

Wal-Mart is located at 1695 Coffeen Ave. Kmart is located at 2571 N. Main St.

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.

May
28
Sat
VFW to celebrate Poppy Drive @ Wal-Mart and Kmart
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The VFW Roy Eaton #1560 members will hold a Buddy Poppy drive Tuesday and Saturday.

On Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon, Buddy Poppies will be available at the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, they will be available at Kmart and Wal-Mart.

The red Buddy Poppy symbolizes the lives lost in war.

Donations will be accepted for the poppies. All proceeds raised will benefit veterans and their families.

Buddy Poppies are assembled in VA hospitals by veterans.

Wal-Mart is located at 1695 Coffeen Ave. Kmart is located at 2571 N. Main St.

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