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SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Equestrian Center’s 2016 Winter Ball will take place on Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m.
RSVPs are required and must be submitted by Monday. The cost to attend is $100 per person. All proceeds will go to the Big Horn Equestrian Center.
The event is a black tie or elegant western attire affair, and it will feature an auction and raffle, as well as live music and dancing.
For more information and to RSVP, call Kate Hammerich at 970-250-2327 or Jill Morlarty at 673-0454.
The Big Horn Equestrian Center is located at 352 Bird Farm Road.
SHERIDAN — The Eagles Club 186 will host a fundraiser for Toys for Tots at 7 p.m. Saturday for those ages 21 and older.
The event will include a silent auction, karaoke, raffles, a poker game and other prizes.
Domino’s pizza will also be sold by the slice to raise money for Toys for Tots.
A toy donation box is also on site at the Eagles.
For additional information, call 763-9746.
The Eagles Club 186 is located at 850 N. Main St.
SHERIDAN — The Auxiliary of Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host the Christmas Trees of Love open house on Sunday from 4-5 p.m.
The trees will be lit at 5 pm. Refreshments will be served.
The trees provide residents the opportunity to dedicate a light in honor or memory of a friend or family member. White lights memorialize a deceased loved one; green lights honor a relative or friend; and red lights honor a child or a pet.
“Lights can be dedicated to a loved one with a donation of $5 or more any time until Dec. 31. However, donations that are received after the tree lighting may not be acknowledged until after the first of the year,” said Joan Kalasinsky, chairperson for the Trees of Love project.
The $5 donation will include a card sent to the honoree or the family informing them of the dedication from the Auxiliary. The honoree’s name is then inscribed in the Book of Love, which will be on display in the hospital lobby during the holidays.
Application forms are available at the hospital’s reception desk and on the hospital’s website at www.sheridanhospital.org.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.
SHERIDAN — The Bank of the West will gather coats, gloves and hats to benefit the Sheridan Foster Parent Exchange through Dec. 30.
Items may be dropped off at the Bank of the West, located at 2 N. Main St.
Items welcome in the drop-offs include gently used winter wear like coats, hats and gloves.
SHERIDAN — Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership, or CHAPS, will host an ugly Christmas outfit 5K run on Dec. 10 at noon at Thorne-Rider Park.
Proceeds raised will benefit CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy in Sheridan. The run will begin at Thorne-Rider park and take place eon the Sheridan running trail system.
The cost to participate is $30 for those who pre-register and $40 if you sign up the day of the race.
For more information about the event, see www.chapswyo.org or contact Kristen Marcus at email@example.com or 673-6161.
SHERIDAN — Powder River Pizza & Pub will host Pizza for a Purpose on Wednesday to benefit Volunteers of America homeless services in the Sheridan community.
On Wednesday, Powder River Pizza & Pub will donate 110 percent of all profits — that means all profits plus an additional 10 percent of that sum.
“We want to go above and beyond in helping our community,” explained Mike Browne, managing partner for the restaurant.
Volunteers of America staff will be on hand to accept donations and to share information about the programs and volunteer opportunities in the Sheridan community from 4-8:30 p.m..
“Pizza for a Purpose is a day that will be wonderful not only [to] raise money, but raise awareness for those in need in our community,” said Claude Alley, director of Homeless Services for Volunteers of America. “We are so thankful for the support of Powder River Pizza & Pub and the Sheridan community.”
Powder River Pizza & Pub is open from 11 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. at 803 N. Main St. in Sheridan.
SHERIDAN — Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies in collaboration with WYO Coal and Powder River Energy Corporation, will distribute holiday meal boxes Tuesday at Powder River Energy Corporation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for families in need.
Holiday meal boxes will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Fresh fruits and vegetables will be available.
Due to a generous grant from WYO Coal and Powder River Energy Corporation, plans are being made to provide holiday dinners for 300 families in need. The organizations are seeking the help of the Sheridan County community with financial donations to go toward the purchase of hams, turkeys or roasts for these dinners. If you or your business would like to donate funds to help with this endeavor, please contact Ashley Nickolai at WFBR, 307-265-2172 or meat donations can also be dropped off at the Powder River Energy Corporation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday prior to the start of the distribution.
Powder River Energy Corporation is located at 1095 E. Brundage Lane.
SHERIDAN — Four LuLaRoe consultants will have their inventories of dresses, leggings and more at a pop-up boutique that benefits Dressember, a nonprofit that raises money to combat human trafficking and injustice against women worldwide.
The event will take place Dec. 29 from 6-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
Each consultant will generously donate a portion of her sales — plus a match from LuLaRoe itself — to the Dressember Foundation, which is a nonprofit that raises money for the International Justice Mission’s work to end human trafficking and fight for justice for women across the world.
If you can’t make the sale or would like to donate directly to Dressember for this important cause, you can make your secure, tax deductible donation online at https://support.dressemberfoundation.org/thismatters.
First Baptist Church is located at 3179 Big Horn Ave.
SHERIDAN — The Little Big Horn Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its annual banquet and fundraiser Saturday at the Historic Sheridan Inn. The evening will start with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
This year’s event will feature a presentation on the efforts underway to save the Yellowstone Cutthroat in Yellowstone Lake. There will also be a raffle and silent auction for fishing and related items. The fundraiser will help the local TU chapter teach fly tying and fly fishing skills, fishing area cleanup and other activities targeted to improve local fishing.
All TU members and guests are invited to attend.
Banquet tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple payable at the event.
Please RSVP by calling Nick Haderlie at 307-215-9663, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or via Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited’s Facebook page.
The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.
SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host a pint night Jan. 17 from 5-9 p.m. to benefit Habitat for Humanities of the Eastern Bighorns.
During that time, $1 from each pint sold will be donated to the nonprofit.
The event will also include live music, food from WYO Thai, a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle.
The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.
SHERIDAN — The 2017 Sheridan WYO Rodeo royalty would like to invite the public to attend their annual Coronation Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held Friday at the Best Western Sheridan Center.
Tickets cost $20 apiece and can be purchased from any of the 2017 WYO Rodeo Royalty, at High Mountain Mercantile or at the door. The fundraiser will consist of cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The program will follow at 7 p.m. and the live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Live music will begin at 8 p.m.
The program will consist of honoring the 2016 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty — Queen Bailey McLean, Princess Angel Richards and Junior Princess Mariah McFaul. Then, the coronation of the new 2017 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty will take place. They are Queen Karyn Rieger, Senior Princess Libby Jost, Princess Hannah Jost and Junior Princess Lainey Konetzki.
Funds raised will go toward the expenses the 2017 royalty incur during their reign.
The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty serve as ambassadors for Sheridan County and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo giving them opportunities to travel and be a part of local and statewide rodeos, community events and fundraisers. In addition, the Sheridan WYO Rodeo queen will attend multiple clinics to prepare herself for competition at the state level and will compete for Miss Rodeo Wyoming in August 2017 at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas.
The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.
BUFFALO — The Powder Pass Nordic Club will host a chili fest Saturday at 11 a.m.
The event will take place at the Willow Park Nordic Area.
Join the group for chili, camaraderie, skiing and snowshoeing.
For additional information on the event, contact email@example.com.
SHERIDAN — Tickets for the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area Ullr Ball are now on sale.
The event will take place Jan. 27 from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. It will feature live music, auctions and recognize a member of the community.
This year, VIP passes will also be sold and will include complimentary drinks, hotel stay and breakfast in morning.
General admission tickets cost $35 per person or $65 for a couple. VIP tickets cost $150 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.mkt.com/antelopebutte.
For additional information, see antelopebutte.org.
The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.
SHERIDAN — The second annual Ullr Ball is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. The event benefits the Antelope Butte Foundation and will be held at the Holiday Inn — Sheridan Convention Center on Sugarland Drive.
All proceeds of the event will help fund the initiatives of the foundation, including the project to restore and open the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area in the Bighorn Mountains.
“This event is a celebration of mountain recreation and Wyoming winters,” said Executive Director and Ski-EO Andrew Gast. “In 2016, with the help of the community, the Antelope Butte Foundation purchased the facilities at Antelope Butte and now we are looking to complete the restoration.”
The event will feature silent auctions that include more than $25,0000 in travel packages, outdoor gear, art and tickets to sporting and theater events. More than 200 supporters of the Antelope Butte cause attended last year.
Renowned regional musicians The Wench will also perform at the Ullr Ball.
“This is a festive evening with great music and fellowship, and like any mountain celebration it is not a formal event,” Gast said. “We are excited to bring the community together to celebrate in the spirit of Ullr.”
Ullr is a Norse spirit that is hailed at ski areas as the patron deity of snow and skiing. The event encourages attendees to “Party Like a Norse god” and will include a costume contest and photo booth.
Tickets for the Ullr Ball are available at AntelopeButte.org in advance. Tickets cost $35 for individuals or are $60 for couples, and include heavy appetizers and two drinks per person. VIP Packages that include hotel stay, breakfast, and complimentary beverages are also available.
The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.
SHERIDAN — You name it, they play it.
That’s the basic premise behind a night of entertainment with the Dueling Duo, a lively musical act to be featured at Sheridan Rotary’s fundraiser Jan. 27.
Organizers suggest coming to the event with cash — requests accompanied by $5, $10 or $20 bills have a better chance of getting played, and the money is split between the performers and the fundraiser cause.
Event organizer Sasha Johnston said money raised at this year’s fundraiser — the third annual with the Dueling Duo — will support scholarships for local youth to attend Rotary Youth Leadership Awards leadership camps in 2017. Since 2017 is the 100-year anniversary for Rotary, funds will also support a special anniversary project.
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Kalif Shrine, 145 W. Loucks St. Tickets are $50 in advance, on sale now at Barney & Graham, LLC, located at 247 Coffeen Ave., and Sheridan County Title Insurance Agency, located at 23 S. Main St.
The event will include a raffle, appetizers and cocktails. For more information, call Johnston at 672-6478 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association and the Doubleday Sports Complex committee will host a fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Eagles at Fifth and Main streets.
Check-in for the poker tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the planned Doubleday Sports Complex on the north side of the city.
There is a $50 buy-in to participate, with unlimited buy-ins until noon.
Money raised will also be matched by grants and other donations.
The Eagles is located at 850 N. Main St.
SHERIDAN — A dad, daughter dance will take place Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.
The cost is $50 per couple and $20 per additional daughter. Daughters 2 years old and younger get in for free.
Tickets will not be sold at the door, but are available in advance from Immanuel Lutheran Church or by calling 763-7320.
The proceeds from the event will benefit the Martin Luther Grammar School.
The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.
SHERIDAN — A pint night at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will take place Tuesday from 5-8 p.m.
During that time, $1 for each pint sold will be donated to Project Schoolhouse, which hopes to send several local community members to Nicaragua to help at a school. Project Schoolhouse is an international nonprofit that focuses on education, clean water and sanitation in rural Nicaraguan communities. It was founded by Tab Barker, a Sheridan native.
WYO Thai Food will also be on site Tuesday.
Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.
SHERIDAN — Teton Gravity Research will celebrate its 21st birthday with a showing of “Tight Loose” at Luminous Brewhouse on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m.
With more than 21 years of traveling the globe and pushing the boundaries of what is possible, TGR has experienced the full spectrum of adventure. It has been a constant evolution of refining a lifestyle — keeping things as buttoned-up on the front end to seize the moment when they can.
TGR’s latest film “Tight Loose” takes you from India to Alaska, as filmmakers discover unridden spine walls, massive airs and full throttle riding in some of the wildest and most spectacular places on earth. Witness the 21-year athlete roster as they come together for a reunion-style massive group shred of the Palisades at Squaw Valley.
The cost to attend is $10 per person. The event will also include raffles and merchandise will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area.
Luminous Brewhouse is located at 504 Broadway St.
SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Snomads Snowmobile Club will host the Big Horn Mountain Snomads Poker Run on Saturday.
Registration will take place before 10 a.m. Saturday at Bear Lodge or the Wood Chuck Warming Hut.
Participants should return poker hands to Bear Lodge by 3 p.m.
A drawing for door prizes will take place at 4 p.m.
All are welcome to participate.
The cost to participate is $5 per hand.
Bear Lodge is located at 5600 U.S. Highway 14A in the Bighorn Mountains.
SHERIDAN — The seventh annual Sheridan College Rodeo Banquet will take place Saturday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.
The event will include silent and live auctions followed by live entertainment by The Munsick Boys.
The cost to attend is $50 per person and tickets must be purchased in advance. Proceeds will benefit the Sheridan College rodeo program and scholarships.
Tickets are available for purchase through the Sheridan College Foundation or the Sheridan College rodeo team. For more information contact Sheridan College rodeo at 674-6446, ext. 4006 or 4303.
The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan York Rite Bodies will host the fourth annual chili supper on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. at the Kalif Shrine Temple.
The dinner will include different kinds of chili, cinnamon rolls and fellowship.
The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and younger.
The event is a fundraiser for the Sheridan York Rite Bodies and the ladies of the Social Order of Beauceant.
The Kalif Shrine Temple is located at 145 W. Loucks St.
SHERIDAN — The 10th annual Community Fireman’s Ball will take place Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn.
The event will feature live music from Gary Small and the Coyote Bros. beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event will also include a no-host bar and light snacks.
Professional photography will also be available from FFF Photography.
The cost to attend is $20 per person and may be purchased from a local firefighter or at the door.
The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.
SHERIDAN — Sheridan College staff and students will present “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Thorne-Rider Campus Center.
Tickets to the event cost $5 for community members and $1 for students.
All of the money raised from the event will go to women’s charities, with 90 percent going directly to support the Sheridan Advocacy and Resource Center.
Last year, more than 5,800 Valentine’s Day benefits were held around the world raising funds and awareness toward ending violence against women. The events raised more than $5 million through performances of “The Vagina Monologues” and others as part of the V-Day 2016 College and Community Campaigns.
Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.
SHERIDAN — The next round of Dining for a Cause will take place Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m. at Frackelton’s.
The event will benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns.
One hundred percent of sales will be donated to the nonprofit.
Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 675-6055 or at www.frackeltons.com.
Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.
Dad, daughter dance planned for Saturday to benefit local school 6:00 pm
Dad, daughter dance planned for Saturday to benefit local school @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SHERIDAN — A dad, daughter dance will take place Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. The cost is $50 per couple and $20 per additional daughter. Daughters 2 years old and younger[...]
Pint Night to benefit Project Schoolhouse 5:00 pm
Pint Night to benefit Project Schoolhouse @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SHERIDAN — A pint night at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will take place Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. During that time, $1 for each pint sold will be donated to Project Schoolhouse, which hopes to[...]
Luminous to host TGR’s “Tight Loose” 6:00 pm
Luminous to host TGR’s “Tight Loose” @ Luminous Brewhouse
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHERIDAN — Teton Gravity Research will celebrate its 21st birthday with a showing of “Tight Loose” at Luminous Brewhouse on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. With more than 21 years of traveling the globe and[...]
Bighorn Mountain poker run to benefit Snomads 10:00 am
Bighorn Mountain poker run to benefit Snomads @ Bear Lodge
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Snomads Snowmobile Club will host the Big Horn Mountain Snomads Poker Run on Saturday. Registration will take place before 10 a.m. Saturday at Bear Lodge or the Wood Chuck[...]
Saturday banquet to benefit SC rodeo team 5:30 pm
Saturday banquet to benefit SC rodeo team @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
SHERIDAN — The seventh annual Sheridan College Rodeo Banquet will take place Saturday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. The event will include[...]
York Rite Bodies to host chili supper 6:00 pm
York Rite Bodies to host chili supper @ Kalif Shrine Temple
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan York Rite Bodies will host the fourth annual chili supper on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. at the Kalif Shrine Temple. The dinner will include different kinds of chili, cinnamon rolls[...]
10th Fireman’s Ball set for Saturday 7:00 pm
10th Fireman’s Ball set for Saturday @ Historic Sheridan Inn
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The 10th annual Community Fireman’s Ball will take place Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn. The event will feature live music from Gary Small and the Coyote[...]
Performance to benefit Advocacy and Resource Center 7:00 pm
Performance to benefit Advocacy and Resource Center @ Thorne-Rider Campus Center, Sheridan College
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SHERIDAN — Sheridan College staff and students will present “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Thorne-Rider Campus Center. Tickets to the event cost $5 for community members and $1 for students.[...]
Dining for a Cause to benefit Habitat for Humanity 11:00 am
Dining for a Cause to benefit Habitat for Humanity @ Frackelton’s
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The next round of Dining for a Cause will take place Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m. at Frackelton’s. The event will benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern[...]
Special Olympics ‘Jackalope Jump’ set for Sat. 7:08 pm
Special Olympics ‘Jackalope Jump’ set for Sat. @ Goose Valley Fire Department Station
Feb 25 @ 7:08 pm – 8:08 pm
SHERIDAN — The annual Special Olympics Jackalope Jump will take place Saturday at the Goose Valley Fire Department parking lot. Registration for the event will begin at 11 a.m. with the jump starting at noon.[...]