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SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fiber Arts Guild will hold its annual show at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Oct. 1-31 on the mezzanine.
The show features a variety of fiber art mediums including quilting, felting, embroidery, cross stitch and knitting from local fiber artists.
A public artist reception will be held Oct. 4 from 5-7 p.m.
For more information, call Christina Schmidt at 674-8585, ext 29.
Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.
SHERIDAN — October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Black Tooth Brewing Company will host Pink Pint Night on Tuesday from 5-10 p.m.
For every pint purchased, $1 will be donated to The Link, Partners in Pink.
The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.
DAYTON — The third annual chili cook-off for the Dayton School Benefit Club will take place 5-9:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Dayton Community Hall. Proceeds will support the Dayton School Benefit Club.
The cost for complete dinners is $5. Dinner includes homemade chili, applesauce and homemade cinnamon rolls.
Activities for the evening will include chili tasting from 5-6 p.m. and then live music and a dance with Mick Johnson from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
For more information and $10 entry form, call Barb Ransbottom at 655-9439.
Dayton Community Hall is located at 410 Bridge St.
SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host a Fall Salad Luncheon on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event is open to the public and the cost for lunch is $7. Attendees should use the church parking lot, elevator and handicap entrance on the west side.
Proceeds from the event will go toward United Methodist Women mission projects locally and around the globe.
United Methodist church is located at 215 W. Works St.
SHERIDAN — WYO Thai Food will host the first Spicy Challenge on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company.
The event will include food, beer and chili peppers to the contestants.
The cost to enter the Spicy Challenge is $20 with proceeds going to a charity. The first-place winner will receive a $30 gift card to WYO Thai food.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.
SHERIDAN — First Interstate Bank is participating in a statewide coat drive — “Coats and More” — that will take place Oct. 17-28.
Over the years, First Interstate Bank has collected more than 23,000 coats that have been distributed to community nonprofit partners and schools.
Participants are encouraged to donate coats, boots, hats, mittens, blankets and socks. Drop-off locations can be found downtown. Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will receive the items collected in Sheridan and distribute them to those in need.
SHERIDAN — Knights of Columbus will host a spaghetti dinner on Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
Donations will be accepted and proceeds will benefit Legacy Pregnancy Center.
Knights Hall is located at 301 E. Brundage St.
SHERIDAN — The WYO Gala will present “Lend Me a Tenor the Musical” on Saturday, with gala festivities beginning at 5 p.m.
In the play, it’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the 10-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.
When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Max, Hendry Sanders sheepish assistant, is charged with the daunting task of finding a suitable replacement. Who is cavalier enough to replace him?
With the help of a menacing soprano, a tenor-struck ingénue, a jealous wife and the Cleveland Police Department, mayhem, lunacy and shear panic ensue, but in the end the show must go on.
Doors open and the silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. at the WYO Theater. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails start at 5:30 p.m. at Frackelton’s Fine Food and Spirits. The curtain will raise at 7 p.m. at WYO Theater.
The event is a costume party, so attendees are encouraged to dress accordingly.
Tickets are $103.50 per person or special pricing is available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.
The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.
SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host “Pints for Pussycats” to benefit the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue on Tuesday from 5-9 p.m.
For every pint sold, $1 will go to help care for cats and kittens.
The event will include food, drawings and a costume contest.
The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.
SHERIDAN — A free reception for the opening of the William E. “Bill” Wright Exhibit will take place Tuesday from 5-6:30 p.m.
The exhibit will hang in the Martinsen Gallery in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College through Nov. 28.
The show contains 36 pieces showcasing Wright’s wide range of mediums: conte’ crayon, oil, watercolor, pastel and pen and ink that represent landscapes, portraits, abstracts and still life creations.
The Martinsen Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., free of charge.
It will be closed Nov. 23-25 for Thanksgiving break.
SHERIDAN — The inaugural Sheridan Ski and Gear Swap will take place Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School.
The event is an equipment extravaganza where local vendors and outdoor enthusiasts will sell new and used gear.
Activities will include free recreation seminars. The gear swap is a fundraiser for the restoration of the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area.
For more information, contact Andrew Gast at 529-1250 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School is located at 1053 S. Sheridan Ave.
SHERIDAN — Jentel Foundation will present current artists in residence at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m.
The artists will give presentations about their art.
The event is free and open to the public.
Presenters for November include novelist Allegra Hyde, of Peterborough, New Hampshire; printmaker Jennifer Basile, of Miami, Florida; fiber artist Carolyn Riman, of Santa Fe, New Mexico; painter Carol Griffith, of Orient, Ohio; mixed media artist Jennifer Murray, of Brooklyn, New York; and fiction writer Joseph Langdon, of Las Vegas, Nevada.
For more information, call 737-2311.
The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.
SHERIDAN — If you’re looking for some fun and for a way to help those less fortunate than you, the fourth annual Turkey Trot Pub Crawl is set for Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Bring a minimum of three of the following food items — peanut butter, tuna or granola bars — per person and receive three free drink tokens.
Then, crawl around with the crowd to The Mint Bar, Pony Grill and Bar and back to Black Tooth Brewing Company for free giveaways and music from HahaHalfway!
All donations received will benefit The Food Group.
For additional information, contact the Black Tooth Brewing Company at 675-2337.
SHERIDAN — The Worlds of Music will present Basque music with Ospa from Nov. 10-12 in Buffalo. The performances will showcase new and old Basque music of Wyoming and the Basque Country.
All events will take place in Buffalo and performances will include:
• A music and discussion session at the Buffalo Senior Center on Nov. 10 from 12:45-1:45 p.m. The Buffalo Senior Center is located at 671 W. Fetterman St. The event is free and open to the public.
• A Basque dinner at the American Legion Hall on Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. The American Legion Hall is located at 18 Veterans Ave. The dinner costs $50 per plate and can be purchased by calling Liz Camino at 620-0805. Proceeds go to support the Bighorn Basque Club’s sponsorship of the North American Basque Organization’s National Festival from July 21-23, 2017.
• A workshop at Bomber Mountain Civic Center on Nov. 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bomber Mountain Civic Center is located at 63 N. Burritt St. in Buffalo. Then from 8-10:30 p.m. a dance at Cowboy Carousel Center, located at 59 N. Lobban Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call David Romtvedt at 217-2812.
SHERIDAN — The CHAPS Pony Poker Run will take place Saturday from 12-6 p.m. at Thorne-Rider Park.
The five-mile fun run/walk poker run is timed. Cards will be collected at each mile and participants are encouraged to watch out for the trivia.
The cost to enter is $30 for early registration and $35 to register the day of the run. The proceeds from the run will benefit CHAPS — Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip equine assisted therapy.
For participants who do not like their cards, they will have the chance to get a new one by telling the volunteers what they have learned about CHAPS at the last card station or purchase a card to up the odds.
Prizes will be available for best hand and best time. For more information, contact Kristen Marcus at 307-673-6161, email@example.com or www.chapswyo.org.
SHERIDAN — The annual Friends of the Library auction will take place Saturday from 5:30-8 p.m. at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.
Tickets for the event are $50 per person. The cost includes food, drinks, music and the opportunity to bid on an array of items.
Proceeds from the auction go to support local libraries.
For more information, contact Kristin Fuller at 359-3165 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.
SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a reception for its annual Retrospective Show on Nov. 17 from 5-7 p.m.
The show honors artists with long, productive careers in the Sheridan area.
The artists featured this year will be Nancie Furnish, Claire Leon and Connie Robinson.
Furnish is a second-generation glass artist. She moved to Cheyenne in 1971, where she opened her own studio and gallery. In 1992, she and her family moved to Sheridan. Her work has been mainly private and commercial work by commission.
Leon, a photographer, has lived in Story since 1959. Her serious interest in photography began with classes and Sheridan College in 1995. Leon is passionate about capturing the beauty of the landscape and flora in the Bighorn Mountain region.
Robinson is an oil painter and graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1974. Initially, she produced artwork as a commercial illustrator. A painter of wildlife and the regional landscape, the great outdoors remains a dominating force in Robinson’s work.
The show will be on display through Dec. 30. The reception is open to the public and refreshments will be served.
Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.
SHERIDAN — The Dayton Art Loop and Bazaar will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event will showcase artistic talent in the Tongue River Valley. Activities will include a tour of the studios of local artists and a bazaar.
The map of artist’s studios is available at the Community Center or at The Beauty Bar.
For more information about the table space at the bazaar, call the Community Center at 655-9419, or contact Gina Donnor at 655-2443 about the studio tours. Tongue River Valley Community Center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.
SHERIDAN — The Tongue River 5K Turkey run/walk will take place Thursday from 8-9:30 a.m. in Dayton.
The event is for the whole family. Registration will open at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk will start at 8 a.m.
The cost to participate is two canned goods or non-perishable food items per person.
For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community Center at 655-9419.
The Tongue River Valley Community Center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.
SHERIDAN — The annual Turkey Trot- Thanksgiving Day race will take place on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. in Kendrick Park.
The event is in its 38th year and will include a variety of events, which will include a 2.8 mile run/walk and a one-mile kids “chase the turkey” race for children 12 years old and under.
The cost to participate is $5 per person or $20 per family of four or more people. Registration on the day of the race will be from 9-9:50 a.m. or pre-register at The Sports Stop and Foot of the Big Horns.
The proceeds from the funds raised will benefit the Sheridan Junior High and High School running programs. A t-shirt will be awarded to the top five finishers in both races.
For more information, visit the Facebook page at Sheridan Turkey Trot or call Katie Christopherson at 763-2830.
SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host its annual Holiday Show “Dimensions of Nature” on Nov. 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
The event, featuring paintings by wildlife artist Mark McKenna of Powell and sculptures in bronze and stone by Jeffrey Burnham Rudolph of Cody, will open in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery.
For more information, call the museum at 672-3173.
The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.
SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will host a bake sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Organizers said many treats will be available for purchase at the event.
The sale will take place at the American Legion, located at 137 N. Brooks St.
SHERIDAN — Pets will be able to have their pictures taken with Santa on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Muddy Paw Prints Pet Supplies.
The photos will be done by Shirley McPheeters of FFF Photography.
Pictures with Santa will cost $10 apiece and proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter. Muddy Paw Prints is located at 2240 Coffeen Ave. Suite H.
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.
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.