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May
10
Wed
Sheridan County Youth Chorale to perform Wednesday @ WYO Theater
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Children’s and Youth Chorale will perform with the Sagebrush Folk Dancers on Wednesday at the WYO Theater.

The show, entitled “Turn the World Around,” will feature songs celebrating the sights and sounds from around the world. The dancers will offer traditional dances from around the world.

Tickets for the event are $5 for adults, seniors and students. Children age 12 and under get in for $3 apiece.

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

May
13
Sat
Gala with governors to benefit museum @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will host its annual gala fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” on Saturday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freudenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive.

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and are on sale through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.

Museum to host gala with former governors @ Sheridan Holiday Inn.
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum has started selling tickets for its annual gala fundraiser. 

The fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” will take place May 13 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. 

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freduenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive. 

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and will go on sale March 1 through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.

 
May
17
Wed
SHS to perform Big Band Bash @ The Kalif Shrine
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Spectrum and Jazz bands will perform in a Big Band Bash fundraiser on Wednesday at the Kalif Shrine auditorium.

The bands are under the direction of Ashley Lecholat and Diane Knutson and will be accompanied by Lisa Robertson.

The show will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The performance is a fundraiser for the bands and the cost to attend is $10 per person.

The Kalif Shrine is located at 145 W. Loucks St.

May
20
Sat
Trout Unlimited plans inaugural Spring Runoff, Mayfly Festival @ Kendrick Park.
May 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — On Saturday, Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited will host its first-ever Spring Runoff Half Marathon and 5k race alongside the Mayfly Festival in Kendrick Park.

“Everyone is invited to this family-friendly event,” LBHTU President Nick Haderlie said in a press release. “There will be activities for kids, runners, live music from the Craft Brothers and more.”

The Spring Runoff half marathon and 5k will be fully supported and timed running events, beginning and ending at the Kendrick Park bandshell. Same-day registration starts at 8 a.m. The half marathon will begin at 9 a.m. and the 5k run/walk will begin at 10 a.m. The event will also include a family-friendly walk/run around the loops in Kendrick Park beginning immediately after the 5k at 10 a.m.

In addition to the Spring Runoff races, the local Trout Unlimited chapter has planned a free Mayfly Festival in the park. The Mayfly Festival will include music, food, local brews, bouncy house and games for kids.

Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited will teach fly tying and casting, and several other local organizations will have booths, tables or tents with various activities. Smokey Bear and his friends from the U.S. Forest Service are expected to make an appearance, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be on hand with educational activities for kids.

Proceeds from this event will be used to support the city of Sheridan’s proposed North Park Pond reservoir project. For questions or more information, contact Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited at 307-215-9663, trout615@gmail.com or on Facebook.

Race registration is available at mayfly.itsyourrace.com.

American Legion Auxiliary to conduct Buddy Poppy drive @ Kmart and Walmart
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Members of the American Legion Auxiliary will conduct a Buddy Poppy drive Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The members will be at Kmart and Walmart during those times.

Proceeds from the drive support veterans.

Buddy Poppies are made by veterans, used as therapy and a fundraiser with the motto “Honor the dead by helping the living,” in mind.

Our Camp organizing bowl-a-thon @ Cloud Peak Lanes
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Our Camp, Inc., a summer camp for individuals with disabilities will hold its inaugural bowl-a-thon Saturday. Two bowling times are available: 11 a.m. to noon or noon to 1 p.m.

The event will be held at Cloud Peak Lanes in Sheridan. Participants can participate as individuals or teams of 2-5 bowlers and are being asked to secure donations for their participation.

All proceeds benefit Our Camp, Inc., a volunteer-run nonprofit summer camp serving individuals of all ages with disabilities. Founded in 1992 by the “Baker Sisters” of Sheridan, Our Camp has provided thousands of campers and volunteers the opportunity to build friendships and make memories through the camping experience. Camps occur each year in Story and Glendo, and serve campers from around the region.

Bowl-a-thon proceeds will fund scholarships for campers who may not otherwise be able to attend due to financial limitations.

For more information about the event, to sign up a team, request participant information and forms, or to make a donation, contact Sydnee Cardinal at 267-0843 or Evelyn Legerski at 751-3666. You can also find information at www.ourcampwy.org.

For information about attending or volunteering at Our Camp, contact Jessica Baxter at 247-6298.

Cloud Peak Lanes is located at 1520 Coffeen Ave.

May
23
Tue
SHS band concert @ Sheridan High School
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform a pops concert Tuesday a 7 p.m.

The concert will be the last for the band of the 2016-2017 school year.

It will take place in the auditorium at Sheridan High School, located at 1056 Long Drive.

May
24
Wed
‘Allegiance’ to show at the WYO @ WYO Theater
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a showing of “Allegiance” on May 24 at 6:30 p.m.

The film is a version of a Broadway musical about a family living through the Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II.

Tickets are $11.75 apiece and are available at the WYO Theater box office or website, wyotheater.com. A daytime showing is also planned for junior high and high school students.

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

Jun
3
Sat
Wyoming Baroque concert @ Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts will celebrate art and music Friday with a concert by Wyoming Baroque.
Wyoming Baroque brings together nationally-known artists specializing in historically informed performances of 17th and 18th century repertoire as well contemporary compositions featuring instruments built to the same specifications. While the performers are based throughout the country, the ensemble is in residence at Sheridan College.
The concert will feature a brand new work, “The Temple,” by Sheridan’s own Mark Elliot Bergman. The Temple is based upon a H.P. Lovecraft’s short story first published in Pulp magazine in 1925. The story tells of a German U-boat officer named Altberg-Ehrenstein during World War I. After sinking a British freighter, the German U-boat crew finds an ancient, carved, ivory pendant on the body of a dead British sailor. One of the officers decides to keep the carving and soon after, members of the crew begin to go mad.
Concert tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students; they are available through the WYO Theater box office. More information can be found at WhitneyArts.org.

Jun
4
Sun
Liquor Dealers Association golf tournament @ Kendrick Municipal Golf Course
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The annual Sheridan County Liquor Dealers Association golf tournament will begin at 10 a.m. June 4 at Kendrick Municipal Golf Course.

Those planning to participate should choose their own four-person team. 

The cost is $85 per golfer and includes beverages and lunch.

The annual tournament is a fundraiser, with all proceeds going toward the SCLDA scholarship fund and Safe Ride.

Sign-ups are available at Kendrick Golf Course, OK Corral, Beaver Creek Saloon and Star Liquor.

For more information, call 674-7419.

Jun
7
Wed
Knights of Columbus blood drive @ Knights of Columbus
Jun 7 @ 1:15 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Knights of Columbus has organized a blood drive for Wednesday from 1:15-6 p.m.
The event will take place at the Knights of Columbus building located at 301 E. Brundage St.
To register for a time to give blood, see bloodhero.com and use sponsor code “knightsofcolumbus” to sign up.

Jun
9
Fri
Co-ed softball tournament
Jun 9 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association will host the second annual co-ed softball tournament June 9-11 at Sheridan College.

The event will raise money for the new softball fields planned for the Doubleday Sports Complex.

Games will begin Friday and go through Sunday morning, if needed.

The event will include a beer garden, home run derby, prizes and food.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Cowboys in Concert @ WYO Theater
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Andy Nelson and Brenn Hill — Cowboys in Concert — will perform at the WYO Theater at 7 p.m. Friday.

Hill is a singer/songwriter, while Nelson is an energetic and high-spirited cowboy poet. Together they bring the Western way of life to the stage.

Tickets for the event are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students.

Tickets may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or by phone at 672-9084.

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

Jun
10
Sat
Co-ed softball tournament
Jun 10 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association will host the second annual co-ed softball tournament June 9-11 at Sheridan College.

The event will raise money for the new softball fields planned for the Doubleday Sports Complex.

Games will begin Friday and go through Sunday morning, if needed.

The event will include a beer garden, home run derby, prizes and food.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Hay Daze @ Buckshot Saloon
Jun 10 all-day

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.

Walk for Life @ Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center will host its annual Walk for Life on Saturday.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m.

The 2-mile walk along Sheridan’s pathways will start and end at the center next to Washington Park.

There is no entry fee, but many participants are sponsoring themselves or asking others to sponsor them to raise funds for the center.

Light refreshments will be served and a inflatable obstacle course will be available for kids.

All funds raised will support the center, a faith-based organization that serves families facing unexpected pregnancy.

For more information, call 673-4757.

The center is located at 847 Coffeen Ave.

Family FunFest @ Sheridan County YMCA soccer fields
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A Family FunFest will benefit The Food Group in Sheridan Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. at the YMCA soccer fields on Jefferson Street.

The event will include bouncy houses, a climbing wall, burgers and hot dogs.

Donations will be accepted at the gates.

The Food Group works to keep the children of Sheridan County from being hungry.

For more information, contact Missi Hubert at thefoodgroupwy@gmail.com or see thefoodgroupwy.org.

Jun
11
Sun
Co-ed softball tournament
Jun 11 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association will host the second annual co-ed softball tournament June 9-11 at Sheridan College.

The event will raise money for the new softball fields planned for the Doubleday Sports Complex.

Games will begin Friday and go through Sunday morning, if needed.

The event will include a beer garden, home run derby, prizes and food.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Jun
17
Sat
Spirits of America @ Spur Ranch
Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

SHERIDAN — Spirits of America, a tasting experience, will benefit Joey’s Foundation, which introduces children to fly fishing while fostering a lifelong passion and appreciation for the outdoors.

Spirits of America, set to begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Spur Ranch, will feature spirits from distilleries located across the country.

Tickets are $60 in advance or $75 at the door and are available at Tom Balding Bits and Spurs, Star Liquor, T and C Liquors and Joey’s Foundation.

For more information, contact Sheila Blackburn at 763-0897.

The Spur Ranch is located at 86 Peno Road.

American Legion jam session @ American Legion
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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.

Jun
18
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Polka Club
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.

Jun
20
Tue
Pint Night for Antelope Butte @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host a pint night to benefit the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area on June 20 from 5-10 p.m.

During that time, $1 from each pint will be donated to the nonprofit effort to reopen the ski area.

ABF board members and staff will be on hand to answer questions and tickets will be available for the nonprofit’s summer events.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Jun
28
Wed
Brewery Bingo @ Black Tooth Brewing
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Brewery Bingo set for Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit the Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest.

The cost to play is $3 per card with a three-card maximum. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce to support the brewfest.

Tickets for the brewfest and raffle items will be available.

The Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest is scheduled for Aug. 26 from 2-7 p.m. at Whitney Commons.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Jul
2
Sun
Band at Kendrick Park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm

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.