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Oct
13
Thu
Spicy Challenge set for Thursday @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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 wyothaifood@gmail.com.

Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Oct
17
Mon
First Interstate Bank to host coat drive @ First Interstate Bank
Oct 17 – Oct 28 all-day

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.

Oct
20
Thu
Knights of Columbus organizing spaghetti dinner @ Knights Hall
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

Oct
22
Sat
WYO Gala to feature ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ @ WYO Theater
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Oct
25
Tue
Black Tooth event to benefit cat rescue @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Oct
29
Sat
Antelope Butte ski, gear swap set for Oct. 29 @ Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School.
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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 andrew@antelopebutte.org.

Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School is located at 1053 S. Sheridan Ave.

Nov
5
Sat
Turkey Trot Pub Crawl set for Saturday @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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.

Nov
11
Fri
Worlds of Music events set for Nov. 10-12 @ American Legion Hall
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

Nov
12
Sat
CHAPS Poker Run set for Saturday @ Thorne-Rider Park.
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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, info@chapswyo.org or www.chapswyo.org.

Friends of the Library auction set for Sat. @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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 kristin@cypressmgmt.com.

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St. 

Nov
24
Thu
Tongue River 5K Turkey run/walk set for Thursday @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

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.

Turkey Trot to take place in Kendrick Park @ Kendrick Park.
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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.

Dec
3
Sat
Legion Auxiliary to host bake sale @ American Legion
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

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. 

Pet pictures with Santa on Dec. 3 @ Muddy Paw Prints
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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.

Big Horn Equestrian Ball RSVP due Monday @ Big Horn Equestrian Center
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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.

Toys for Tots fundraiser set for Saturday @ Eagles Club 186
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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.

Dec
4
Sun
SMH to host Christmas Trees of Love open house Sunday @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.

Dec
7
Wed
Bank of the West organizes charity drive @ Bank of the West,
Dec 7 – Dec 30 all-day

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.

Dec
10
Sat
CHAPS to host ‘Ugly Sweater’ 5K run @ Thorne-Rider Park
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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 info@chapswyo.org or 673-6161.

Dec
14
Wed
Powder River Pizza to host ‘Pizza for a purpose’ @ Powder River Pizza & Pub
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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. 

Dec
20
Tue
Food Bank of the Rockies to distribute meals in Sheridan @ Powder River Energy Corporation
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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.

Dec
29
Thu
Dressember event set for Dec. 29 @ First Baptist Church
Dec 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Jan
7
Sat
Trout Unlimited annual banquet, fundraiser set for Saturday @ Historic Sheridan Inn
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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 trout615@gmail.com, or via Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited’s Facebook page.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

 
Jan
17
Tue
Raise a pint to help raise a roof @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Jan
20
Fri
WYO Rodeo Royalty organizing fundraiser @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

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Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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.[...]

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