RANCHESTER — The Buckshot Saloon in Ranchester will host Hay Daze on Saturday.
The inaugural event will begin with a parade through Ranchester at 10 a.m.
The event will also include Kona Ice, booths for children, food and drink specials.
The InstaGators and Tris Munsick and the Innocents will perform, with music starting at 5:30 p.m.
The Buckshot Saloon is located at 719 Dayton St. in Ranchester.
UCROSS — For bird lovers and art lovers alike, Saturday will provide an opportunity to experience a combination of the two, through a series of events at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery.
To celebrate the opening of the exhibition “The Universal Language of Birds” by Christina Baal, a day of festivities will take place, building connections between people, art, science, birds and all of the natural world.
Events will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include a morning talk on birding and nature journaling, and guided bird walks on the Ucross Ranch, culminating with an artist’s talk and gallery reception starting at noon.
Dr. Jackie Canterbury, President of Bighorn Audubon, will join Christina Baal to lead the day’s activities.
Inspired by Baal’s dedication to public engagement, the exhibition will also include bird-related art submitted by the local community, such as a painting by Worland artist Victoria Bales, and from the national Ucross community, such as poems by Pittsburgh poet and Ucross fellow J.C. Todd.
The community art will also be catalogued online at www.drawingtenthousandbirds.com, a website created by Baal intended to develop a community of “citizen artists.”
The following is the schedule of events:
• 9 a.m. — doors open at the Ucross Art Gallery
• 9:30-10 a.m., presentation by Baal and Canterbury, with tips on birding and nature journaling
• 10 a.m. to noon — Guided bird walks led by Baal and Canterbury, starting from Big Red
• Noon — gallery reception begins
• 1 p.m. — Artist talk by Baal
• 3 p.m. — reception concludes
Morning participants will receive nature journals and a copies of “Recognizing 10 Common Birds of Ucross and Wyoming,” created by Baal for the event. Participants should wear weather appropriate attire and binoculars are recommended (a few will be on hand for guest use).
The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located one-half mile east of the intersection of Highways 14 and 16 East in Ucross.
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SHERIDAN — The American Legion will have a jam session Saturday at the post home from 7-11 p.m.
Mountain Rose will perform at the facility located at 137 N. Brooks St.
SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet Sunday from 1-5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge.
Just Us Two of Billings, Montana, will provide the music.
The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.
SHERIDAN — The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band from Colorado Springs, Colorado, will perform a free concert in Kendrick Park on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is free and is part of the group’s Independence Day Celebration Tour through South Dakota and Wyoming. The concert is open to the public.
The afternoon will feature a diverse repertoire that celebrates the patriotic spirit of the American people and the Air Force’s 70th birthday, and will pay special tribute to veterans.
The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band represents the Air Force Academy, the leading institution for educating, training and inspiring men and women to become officers of character. The Concert Band is composed of 55 active duty Air Force professionals and is one of nine Academy Band ensembles.
SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will host a performance by Step Afrika on Sept. 6 at 9 p.m.
Step Afrika is a dance company dedicated to the African American tradition of “stepping.”
Tickets for the event cost $21 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students (balcony seating only). Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office, at wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084.
The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.
SHERIDAN — Lancifer will perform at the WYO Theater on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Lancifer has performed in Wyoming, Tennessee, Germany and Thailand, among other places.
He’ll return to Sheridan with special guest Luka Sol.
Tickets for the show cost $20.50 per adults, $17 per senior and $12.50 per students. Tickets are available online at wyotheater.com, at the theater box office and by phone at 672-9084.
The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.
SHERIDAN — The Christmas in Color holiday concert with Tony Sutherland will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater.
The concert is free, but organizers suggest a $10 donation to benefit the Volunteers of American homeless outreach program.
For additional information, contact VOA Northern Rockies at 307-672-0475.
The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.
SHERIDAN — Cris Williamson will perform in a “Home for the Holidays” concert Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the WYO Performing Arts and Education Center. Decades before indie labels were the norm, and years before women had any real access to the industry, Williamson was busy changing the face of popular music. She’s a former Sheridan resident and LGBT activist.
Tickets for the show cost $32 for adults, $28 for seniors and military and $20 for students. The WYO is located at 42 N. Main St.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Inn will host a series of winter concerts and dances each Friday night from now through March.
The first event will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and will feature live music from the Band of Outlaws. There is a $5 per person cover charge at the door.
Each evening will include giveaways for items including a free night’s stay at the inn, gift cards to the Open Range, T-shirts, free drink tickets and tickets to the next show.
The following is the schedule for the series:
• Jan. 12 — Band of Outlaws
• Jan. 19 — Fret Knot
• Jan. 26 — Band of Outlaws
• Feb. 2 — Band of Outlaws
• Feb. 9 — Dave Munsick
• Feb. 16 — Band of Outlaws
• Feb. 24 — Dave Munsick
• March 2 — Dave Munsick
• March 9 — Band of Outlaws
• March 16 — Dave Munsick
• March 23 — Band of Outlaws
The inn will also offer special room packages for the night of each show.
The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.