Big Horn High School students to perform ‘Godspell’ @ Big Horn High School
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

BIG HORN — Big Horn High School choir students will tell the stories of John the Baptist, Jesus and Judas when they present a production of “Godspell JR.” on March 28 at the school’s auditorium under the direction of music/drama director Dustin G. Olsen.

Conceived and originally directed by John Michael Tebelak, with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, “Godspell” is one of the biggest off-Broadway and Broadway successes of all time. The musical uses major episodes in the Bible — including the baptism of Jesus, the Last Supper, his arrest and crucifixion — to explore important ideas like compassion, love, forgiveness and sacrifice for the greater good.  

“There is a wonderful symmetry in this production,” Olsen said. “These students are working together as a team to present a musical, which at its core reminds us how our individual actions ‘day by day’ help us to build a beautiful community and world.

“We have chosen to bring the timeless musical ‘Godspell’ to today’s world,” he continued. “This production is set inside a present day classroom with Jesus being the teacher. As with the original ‘Godspell’ production, the audience is part of the cast in our production as well. Together we will celebrate the teachings and life of Jesus.”

The Big Horn High School choir will present the production March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Big Horn auditorium. Tickets are free, but donations will be accepted.

Big Horn High School is located at 333 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Pizza for a Purpose to benefit Sheridan cat rescue @ Powder River Pizza and Pub
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Powder River Pizza and Pub will host its next Pizza for a Purpose on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The restaurant will donate 110 percent of its proceeds from that day to the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue.

In addition, attendees can sign up to win gift certificates donated by local businesses every hour starting at noon.

The cat rescue will also accept donations of cat toys.

Powder River Pizza and Pub is located at 803 N. Main St.

Ucross new exhibit reception @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.”

The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place April 22 from 4-6 p.m.

All 16 artists participating in the show are from Oregon and were artists in residence at Ucross between 2013-2016.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

Tickets for HNCS fundraiser now available @ Sheridan Holiday Inn Convention Center
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets for Holy Name Catholic School’s Denim & Diamonds annual Mayfest fundraiser are currently on sale.

The event is set for April 22 from 5:30-11 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn Convention Center. The fundraiser will feature dinner, drinks, dancing and dice. Participants can play for the chance to win prizes — all for the students’ benefit.

“The idea of Mayfest/Denim and Diamonds is to bring the community together as a whole to support the foundation of our community’s future leaders and professionals,” said Jessica Wood, PTO president for HNCS. “Mayfest also brings together teachers, administration, parents and other alumni to really spotlight the family made by HNCS students.”

Dinner will feature an Italian buffet and a full bar, a wine pull and unique and exciting silent auction items, including baskets and works of art put together by HNCS students and teachers. The night will also feature a live auction with Roger St. Clair as auctioneer, and live music by the Boot Hill Band.

HNCS Athletics Director Shawn Lewallen said Mayfest is a time for the people throughout the community to get together, have fun and support the school.

“These events give everyone — parents and teachers — a chance to let loose a little,” Lewallen said.

Tickets are $50 per person or $80 per couple. 

The event is for patrons 21 and older, and is open to the public. Participants can play professional casino-style games for the chance to win prizes. 

Tickets are available in the school office or at Denim & Diamonds,

WWA raffle off cabin getaway @ Luminous Brewhouse
Apr 25 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is raffling off a weekend getaway at a cabin in the Bighorn Mountains.

The Muddy Guard cabin will be available to the winner of the raffle Aug. 3-5. It sleeps up to six people.

Raffle tickets are $10 apiece or three for $25. 

The winner of the raffle will be announced at the Banff Mountain Film Festival after-party at Luminous Brewhouse on April 25.

For more information or to purchase raffle tickets,

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.


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