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Aug
15
Wed
Craft Brothers @ Kendrick Park
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Craft Brothers will perform a concert at Kendrick Park on Wednesday.

All are invited to the free concert set for 6-9 p.m.

The concert will help send off Will Craft as he heads to college.

 

Aug
16
Thu
Third Thursday street festival @ Grinnell Plaza
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next Third Thursday street festival of the 2018 season will take place next week in downtown Sheridan. From 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Main Street will feature vendors, live music and food. Trip’n for Biscuits will perform on the stage near Grinnell Plaza.

For more information, see www.downtownsheridan.org.

Aug
18
Sat
Rosebud tour @ Rosebud Battlefield
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Archaeological Society will sponsor a tour at the Rosebud Battlefield Aug. 18. The tour starts at 8:30 a.m. 

Spencer Morris, the state park ranger, will lead the tour. The hike will be moderate and will explore the buffalo jump, petroglyphs and Crook’s Hill and Packer’s Rock.

The park is located near Busby, Montana, and the non-resident fee is $6 per carload. Bring cash along and plenty of water. It is recommended to bring snacks or lunch.

The drive is about an hour from Sheridan.

To get to the battlefield from Sheridan, head north on WY-338 (Decker Road) toward Decker, Montana. The road turns into MT-314 when it crosses the state line. Pass the town of Decker and continue 19.5 miles. Turn left (west) on Rosebud Road and continue 1.4 miles. Turn right and park in the parking lot with the restroom and interpretive signs. Morris will be there to greet attendees.

For more information, see http://stateparks.mt.gov/rosebud-battlefield/.

Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

BIG HORN — The next round of Birding at The Brinton will take place Saturday from 9-11 a.m.

The bird walk is always free and open to the public.

Those interested in participating should meet in the museum parking lot at 9 a.m.

For more information, contact Barb McNab at The Brinton, (307) 672-3173 or bighornaudubon@gmail.com.

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

Solar Tour
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Those interested in learning more about powering their home or business with solar power are invited to take the Sheridan Solar Tour. Powder River Basin Resource Council will host the self-guided tour Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendees can purchase tickets in advance for $15 or $20 on the day of the tour. This is a self-guided tour to six homes and businesses in Sheridan, so participants may start and stop their tour at the location of their choice. Since the tour ends at 4 p.m., attendees should plan to begin their tour early enough in order to arrive at the last location by 3:30 p.m.

“Sheridan is an excellent location for solar installation because we have so many sunny days per year. It’s exciting to see solar panels going up all over the community,” said Bernie Barlow, a PRBRC member whose home is being featured in the tour.

“I enjoy sharing information about my home solar system because it has worked so well and started saving me money immediately.”

The Sheridan Solar Tour is part of the PRBRC’s RENEWyoming campaign to assist people around the state who are interested in going solar.  

For more information on the Sheridan Solar Tour, contact the PRBRC at (307) 672-5809, see www.powderriverbasin.org or email info@powderriverbasin.org.

Kendrick Day picnic @ Kendrick Park.
Aug 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Democrats will host a picnic Saturday at Kendrick Park. 

The event, set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., celebrates the life of John B. Kendrick.

Democratic candidates for local, state and federal offices will be invited to speak at the event, which will include free food. For more information, contact Hollis Hackman at (307) 672-7585.

Sod Farm Festival @ Green Carpet Sod Farm
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the Sod Farm Festival are now on sale through the WYO Performing Arts and Education Center box office.

The one-day festival features local groups performing 20-minute sets. The event will benefit Project Schoolhouse, founded by Sheridan native Tab Barker. The nonprofit focuses on education, clean water and sanitation in rural Nicaraguan communities.

Tickets cost $25 per person in advance and $30 per person at the door. Children ages 12 and younger and 80 or older are encouraged to “pay what you can” at the gate.

See www.wyotheater.com for additional information or for tickets.

The Sod Farm Festival will take place Aug. 18 from 3-10 p.m. at the Green Carpet Sod Farm located at 80 Owl Creek Road.