Calendar

May
14
Sat
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
17
Tue
SHS Pops Concert set for May 17 @ Sheridan High School
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School choir will perform its “Pops” concert at 7 p.m. May 17 in the high school auditorium.

The last choir concert of the year will be composed of mixed choir, treblemakers, spectrum and honor choir students taking the stage, with a spotlight on the graduating seniors.

The choirs will perform contemporary songs attendees are sure to recognize.

The concert is free and open to the public.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

May
18
Wed
WYO Theater to host free concert on May 18 @ WYO Theater
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A free concert will take place at the WYO Theater on May 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the The Piatigorsky Foundation’s musical tour around the country.

The event will include professional violist Marcus Thompson and professional pianist Doris Stevenson. Thompson is a violist who has been heralded for “major mastery of his instrument” and called “the complete interpreter.” Stevenson has also earned praise from critics and the public alike.

The Piatigorsky Foundation has presented more than 3,775 performances, introducing the joy of live classical music in communities throughout the country.

For more information on The Piatigorsky Foundation, see http://piatigorskyfoundation.org.

For more information on the concert, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9083.

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

May
19
Thu
Okee Dokee Brothers to perform for UNPLUG kickoff @ WYO Theater
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host the Grammy Award winning Okee Dokee Brothers on May 19 at 6:30 p.m. as the kickoff for the Sheridan Community Land Trust’s UNPLUG season.

The brothers will share their passion for the outdoors with their Americana folk music. The Okee Dokee Brothers  — actually, friends Joe Maiander and Justin Lansing — record and perform family music with a goal to inspire children and their parents to get outside and get creative. They believe this can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities and themselves.

The event will also include special guest performer, Sarah Sample.

Tickets to attend cost $10 per person or $5 for children age 12 and younger.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.

For more information about other upcoming UNPLUG events, call the Sheridan Community Land Trust at 673-4702

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

May
21
Sat
WYO Theater to host J Shogren Shanghai’d @ WYO Theater
May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will play host to J Shogren Shanghai’d on May 21 at 8 p.m. in the Mars Theater.

The duo of J Shogren from Centennial and Jascha Herdt from Dutch Creek will perform a mix of old style blues and folk music filtered through a contemporary dissonant transmitter. They call their sound catawampus American music.

The cost to attend is $12 per person for general admission seating.

For more information and to purchase tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com.

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

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
25
Wed
SHS symphony concert set for Wednesday @ Sheridan High School
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School symphony and baroque orchestras will perform in concert Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the high school’s auditorium.

The concert is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact the SHS activities office at 672-2495, ext. 1.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

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.

Jun
2
Thu
SheridanAires to perform at Senior Center @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will perform at the Sheridan Senior Center on June 2 at 1:30 p.m. and June 3 at 7:15 p.m.

A suggested donation of $2 per person is the cost for the June 2 show.

The June 3 event will have a dinner at 6 p.m. prior to the show. The suggested donation for dinner is $10. RSVPs are requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The center is located at 211 Smith St.

Jun
3
Fri
SheridanAires to perform at Senior Center @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will perform at the Sheridan Senior Center on June 2 at 1:30 p.m. and June 3 at 7:15 p.m.

A suggested donation of $2 per person is the cost for the June 2 show.

The June 3 event will have a dinner at 6 p.m. prior to the show. The suggested donation for dinner is $10. RSVPs are requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The center is located at 211 Smith St.

Fashion with Impact to benefit Bought Beautifully @ Barn in Big Horn
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Bought Beautifully is organizing a fashion show fundraising event for Friday from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn.

Fashion with Impact will provide attendees a way to use their purchasing power to positively impact the world.

The event will include fresh, trendy and high fashion looks, using pieces from both local and global vendors. Food, drinks and shopping will also be available.

Tickets to attend are $60 apiece or $100 for two.

Tickets may be purchased online at boughtbeautifully.org.

For more information, contact nonprofit director Emily Betzler at 752-8139.

The Barn in Big Horn is located at 228 Johnson St. in Big Horn.

Jun
5
Sun
Story Woman’s Club to serve breakfast, lunch during yard sales @ Story Woman’s Club
Jun 5 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

STORY — The public is invited to stop by the Story Woman’s Club for breakfast and lunch during the annual Story Yard Sale Day on June 5.

At breakfast, from 7-11 a.m. (or until it’s gone), the group will be serve biscuits and gravy for $7 and cinnamon rolls for $2.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until it’s gone) and will include pulled pork sandwiches for $7.

Proceeds from the meals will benefit the Story Woman’s Club building maintenance fund.

The Story Woman’s Club is located at 28 N. Piney Road in Story.

Jun
9
Thu
‘More than Music’ to be highlighted in Buffalo this summer @ Occidental Hotel
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

BUFFALO — The famous Occidental Hotel Thursday night jam is celebrating 10 years of weekly musical community gatherings. A summer of musical events, commemorative items and celebrations is being planned, culminating in a huge anniversary concert.

“It is significant the Occidental Jam has lasted 10 years and is still going strong,” said Lynn Young, an organizer of the event and an original founder of the jam.

“It’s not just about music, but it’s about a viable community coming together to celebrate weekly fellowship and caring for each other,” he continued. “We have decided to name our celebration ‘More Than Music’ to recognize the jam’s significance to our community.”

A Summer of Music concert series at the Occidental is being planned to help celebrate the “More Than Music” anniversary. Shows will include Michael Martin Murphy on June 11 and bluegrass legend David Parmley and Cardinal Tradition on July 31. Several free appearances by Occidental jammers will take place throughout the summer.

The final celebration will end with a special 10th anniversary jam on Oct. 13 at the Occidental, and an Oct. 15 “More Than Music” concert at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center featuring award winning artists Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum, local favorite Jalan Crossland, Nashville songwriters Brice Long and Kostas, along with local bands Prairie Wildfire, Too Wet to Plow, Band of Outlaws and more.

The More Than Music celebration is being sponsored by the Dan Carlat-Occidental Jam Memorial Scholarship Fund and all proceeds from the sale of commemorative items and concerts will go to the fund.

More information can be found on the Occidental Hotel website, www.occidentalwyoming.com and the Dan Carlat – Occidental Jam Memorial Scholarship Fund Facebook page.

The Occidental is located at 10 N. Main St. in Buffalo.

Jun
10
Fri
Ohio Northern University choir to perform in Sheridan on Friday @ First United Methodist Church
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The First United Methodist Church will present a concert featuring the Ohio Northern University National Tour Choir in the church sanctuary on Friday at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. A freewill love offering for the touring group will be taken.

The Ohio Northern National Tour Choir is on a 38-day concert tour to 26 states during May and June. The choir consists of members of the ONU University Singers, the top choral ensemble at ONU, which tours annually.

The concert will be in three sections and will open with a sacred segment.

The First United Methodist Church is located at 215 W. Works St.

Jun
11
Sat
Walk for Life set for Saturday @ Pregnancy Center and Washington Park
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN— The Legacy Pregnancy Center will host its sixth annual family-friendly Walk for Life.

   On June 11, the walk will take place between the Pregnancy Center located at 846 Coffeen Ave. and Washington Park.

   Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. Walkers may pre-register at www.legacypregancy.org. There is no cost to participate but donations and pledges for the 2-mile walk are accepted.

   Funds raised will help support the Legacy Center, which embraces, encourages and empowers those facing unplanned pregnancy.

   Refreshments and an inflatable slide will be offered. For more information call the center at 673-4757.

Jun
18
Sat
Shelter to host ‘Kitten Shower’ Saturday @ The Dog and Cat Shelter
Jun 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter will host its first “Kitten Shower” at the shelter on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The party is being held to raise awareness of the kittens coming to the shelter and to gather donations of supplies needed to care for the kittens.

Suggested donations include milk replacement, turkey or chicken Stage 1 baby food, gift cards that can be used for supplies, baby bottles, cans of Iams, Nutro or Sheba brand kitten Pate food and clay cat litter. In addition, shelter officials said they need small #357/303 batteries for the electronic “Snuggle Kitten” heart. These small devices replicate the sound of a mother cat’s heartbeat, which provide comfort to orphaned kittens that are being bottle-fed.

Attendees of the Saturday event will be able to visit with shelter staff members, meet shelter kittens and other resident animals and learn about fostering opportunities.

All ages are welcome. For more information call the shelter at 674-7694.

The Dog and Cat Shelter is located at 84 E. Ridge Road.

Jun
24
Fri
Sarah Sample concert set for Friday @ Trail End’s Carriage House Theater
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Carriage House Theater will host singer-songwriter Sarah Sample on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

According to organizers of the event, it is part of the new Small State Concert Series. The Carriage House, an 88-seat venue at the Trail End State Historic Site, will host the series, which will feature intimate evenings of entertainment from a variety of performers on a semi-regular basis throughout the year.

Tickets are $15 at the door or you can reserve tickets at 674-4589 or at www.trailend.org.

The Trail End’s Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Jun
25
Sat
Story Community Fund races set for June 25 @ Story Community
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Story Community Fund will host a community run, walk and bike event celebrating the 150-year anniversary of Fort Phil Kearny.

The event will take place June 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with check-in at 8 a.m.

Events will include a 1-mile fun walk, 5K run/walk, 8K run and a half marathon. Bike events will start at 11 a.m. with a 5-, 7-, 10- and 18-mile ride.

The entry fee is $45 and includes lunch at the Wagon Box and a race souvenir. Proceeds will go to the Story Community Fund’s Story Trails System project.

To register go online to www.wyorace.com or stop by The Sport Stop, Foot of the Bighorns, Sheridan Bicycle Company or the YMCA.

For more information, contact Patrick Morgan at 763-2440.

Event to raise money to fight cancer @ Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex.

Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and watch.

In addition to the contest, there will be items for raffle to raise money to fight cancer.

Last year, the event raised $1,800 for the Welch Cancer Center.

For additional information, call Barbara Hodgson at 672-9787.

Monarch Miners Picnic fundraiser set for June 25 @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the Monarch /Underground Coal Miners picnic will host a fundraiser to help with expenses of having the group’s annual picnic. The fundraiser will take place June 25 at the Big Horn Mountain Eagles from 5-7 p.m.

The fundraising event will include a potluck, dance, raffle and optional box social.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a covered dish or a decorated box for the box social.

For more information, contact Nancy Herdt at 737-2388.

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Jun
26
Sun
Event to raise money to fight cancer @ Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex.

Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and watch.

In addition to the contest, there will be items for raffle to raise money to fight cancer.

Last year, the event raised $1,800 for the Welch Cancer Center.

For additional information, call Barbara Hodgson at 672-9787.

Jun
28
Tue
‘Paint for a Cause’ set for Tuesday @ The Paint Post
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Paint Post will host “Paint for a Cause” to benefit Joey’s Foundation, whose programs uses fly-fishing to mentor children.

The cost to participate will be $40 per person and the event will take place on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.

For more information and to reserve a spot call Laura McColley at 752-8677.

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

Antelope Butte Pint Night set for Tuesday @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A “Pint Night” on Tuesday from 6-10 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit efforts to reopen the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area.

For each pint sold, $1 will be donated to the project. The event will include live music by The Instagators, food from Pie in the Sky, merchandise for sale and a raffle.

For more information, call Andrew Gast at 763-0203. The brewery is located at 312 Broadway St.

Concerts in the Park return Tuesday
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 SHERIDAN — The Concerts in the Park series will return to Sheridan every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. from June 28 to Aug. 16 in Kendrick Park.

This event is sponsored by the John and Dorthy Duncan Trust, First Interstate Bank, Sheridan Recreation District and contributions through the Sheridan Arts Council.

Performances for the season will include:

• June 28 — Chris Jones and the Southern Outlaws from Nashville Tennessee

• July 5 — Joey Leone Chop Shop Band from Vermont

• July 12 — Marshall Star Band

• July 19 — Community Concert Band Directed by Diane Knutson

• Jul 26 — Country Road 5 Band

• August 2 — The Hanson Family Band from Oregon

• August 9 — Community Concert Band directed by Diane Knutson

• August 16 — Community Concert Band directed by Pat Malone

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