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Sep
24
Sat
TRVCC to host ‘doggy dash’ 5K on Saturday in Dayton @ streets of Dayton.
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

DAYTON — The Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a doggy dash in Dayton on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.

The 5K race will take place on the streets of Dayton.

Participants are encouraged to bring their dogs, but are reminded the pets must be on a leash.

The fee to participate is $15 for TRVCC members or $20 for non-members, if registration occurs before Saturday.

Day-of registration will be $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

Registration may be completed online at trvcc.org, at the TRVCC offices or by calling 655-9419.

Sep
25
Sun
Softball Association golf tournament set for Sunday @ Powder Horn Golf Club
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association will host a golf tournament fundraiser on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Powder Horn Golf Club in Sheridan.

There is an entry fee of $100 per person or $400 per team.

The Scramble format will include $5 mulligans that are two per player.

Pin and long drive prizes will also be available at the tournament.

Funds raised will go toward building the Doubleday Sports Complex.

For more information, call 752-9614.

The Powder Horn Golf Club is located at 23 Country Club Lane.

Oct
3
Mon
‘Dining for a Cause’ set for Oct. 3 at Frackelton’s to benefit SHS programs @ Frackelton’s
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Dining for a Cause will take place at Frackelton’s on Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m.

The event will support Sheridan High School’s We the People team and the new Computer Programming Club.

Frackelton’s will donate all sales for the day.

Attendees will get the chance to meet students and advisors from the clubs.

For more information, call Jacee VanDyke at 674-7405.

Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.

Oct
4
Tue
Pink Pint Night at Blacktooth Brewing Tuesday @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

Oct
8
Sat
Chili cook-off, dance planned for Dayton @ Dayton Community Hall
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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.

Oct
13
Thu
United Methodist Women to host fall luncheon Thursday @ United Methodist church
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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.

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
17
Thu
‘Wage and Hour Bootcamp’ set for Thurs. @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Vital Community with support from the Bighorn Mountain Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will present “Wage and Hour Bootcamp” on Nov. 17.

Two four-hour seminars — one from 8 a.m. to noon and another from 1-5 p.m. — will teach attendees what they need to know to keep their organization in compliance with federal and state pay laws.

Seminars topics will include information on the Fair Labor Standards Act and why you should care; nuts and bolts of counting hours worked, calculating overtime and payroll rules; exempt or non-exempt status and how to administer the administrative exemption; and implementing the new salary threshold for the “white collar” exemptions.

The training will be presented by Bradley T. Cave who is a legal expert from Cheyenne.

There is no charge to participate in the sessions, but RSVP is required.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Teresa Detimore at tdetimore@sheridanwyomingchamber.org

The training will take place at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce at 171 N. Main 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.

Nov
30
Wed
Emborg to present Gollings Collection lecture on Nov. 30 @ Sheridan College
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A lecture on the Whitney Gollings Collection at Sheridan will feature Tyson Emborg, who will present Sheridan’s unique connection to one of the West’s greatest artists, E. William Gollings.

The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Whitney Center of Arts at Sheridan College. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Gollings Collection will be on view in the Edward A. Whitney Gallery.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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.

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