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May
4
Thu
Kalif Shriners Carnival set for weekend @ Trails End Concert Park
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shriners’ Carnival will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Trails End Concert Park.

The event will include a full-blown carnival with rides, games, prizes and food.

Dreamland Carnival Company of Bridger, Montana, will bring the even to town to help kick start the summer.

Reduced price pre-sale all-day armbands will be available at the Kalif Temple or Trails End Motel front desk until Wednesday. Pre-sale armbands cost $20 and are good for the entire day for all rides.

Regular priced armbands will be available during the event and will cost $25 apiece.

The carnival will take place from 3 p.m. to at least 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to at least 10 p.m. Saturday and will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, with the closing time to be determined.

The Trails End Concert Park is located at 2125 N. Main St.

SC to host reception for student show @ Sheridan College
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present the 70th annual Sheridan College Student Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition is on display through May 14 in the Edward A. Whitney Gallery. The opening reception will take place May 4 from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition was juried by local artist Joel Ostlind. Twenty-four Sheridan College students submitted work and 18 were selected to show. Those exhibiting are Taryn Bohlman, Shaelyn Moore Hytrek, Rebekah Blommel, Nichole Wolz, Lydia Johnson, Kari Lentz, Jonathan Kibodeaux, Helene Todd, Emily Swanson, Elijah McClendon, Dylan Campbell Peterson, Diana Goodrich, David Danielson, Colleen Swan, Cecilia Riddle, Ashlee Purcella and Trudy Schoonover.

The pieces were installed by Sheridan College students Nichole Wrigley and Jonathan Kibodeaux.

The Edward A. Whitney Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

The reception is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at www.whitneyarts.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

May
5
Fri
Kalif Shriners Carnival set for weekend @ Trails End Concert Park
May 5 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shriners’ Carnival will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Trails End Concert Park.

The event will include a full-blown carnival with rides, games, prizes and food.

Dreamland Carnival Company of Bridger, Montana, will bring the even to town to help kick start the summer.

Reduced price pre-sale all-day armbands will be available at the Kalif Temple or Trails End Motel front desk until Wednesday. Pre-sale armbands cost $20 and are good for the entire day for all rides.

Regular priced armbands will be available during the event and will cost $25 apiece.

The carnival will take place from 3 p.m. to at least 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to at least 10 p.m. Saturday and will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, with the closing time to be determined.

The Trails End Concert Park is located at 2125 N. Main St.

May
6
Sat
Shop local contest starts Saturday @ Sheridan, WY
May 6 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will kick off a shop local contest Saturday.

To compete, shoppers can pick up their aMAYzing Places Passport at participating downtown businesses beginning Saturday. To win, shoppers can fill their passports by visiting all participating businesses for a unique stamp. Once the passport is filled, it can be turned into the DSA or Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office.

Three winners will be chosen from the ones that are turned in. Each participating business will provide an in-store gift card of at least $10 for the prize package.

For additional information or a list of participating businesses, call 672-8881.

The contest will run through May 31.

UMC to host parking lot sale @ United Methodist Church
May 6 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Church will host a men’s parking lot sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Community members can rent one table for $10 or two for $15 to sell personal items.

If the event is rained out, it will take place May 20.

For more information or to reserve a table, call the church office at 672-9779.

United Methodist Church is located at 215 W. Works St.

Kalif Shriners Carnival set for weekend @ Trails End Concert Park
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shriners’ Carnival will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Trails End Concert Park.

The event will include a full-blown carnival with rides, games, prizes and food.

Dreamland Carnival Company of Bridger, Montana, will bring the even to town to help kick start the summer.

Reduced price pre-sale all-day armbands will be available at the Kalif Temple or Trails End Motel front desk until Wednesday. Pre-sale armbands cost $20 and are good for the entire day for all rides.

Regular priced armbands will be available during the event and will cost $25 apiece.

The carnival will take place from 3 p.m. to at least 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to at least 10 p.m. Saturday and will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, with the closing time to be determined.

The Trails End Concert Park is located at 2125 N. Main St.

May
7
Sun
Kalif Shriners Carnival set for weekend @ Trails End Concert Park
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – May 8 @ 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shriners’ Carnival will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Trails End Concert Park.

The event will include a full-blown carnival with rides, games, prizes and food.

Dreamland Carnival Company of Bridger, Montana, will bring the even to town to help kick start the summer.

Reduced price pre-sale all-day armbands will be available at the Kalif Temple or Trails End Motel front desk until Wednesday. Pre-sale armbands cost $20 and are good for the entire day for all rides.

Regular priced armbands will be available during the event and will cost $25 apiece.

The carnival will take place from 3 p.m. to at least 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to at least 10 p.m. Saturday and will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, with the closing time to be determined.

The Trails End Concert Park is located at 2125 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.

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.

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.

Universal Language of Birds @ Ucross Foundation
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

For more information, call 737-2291 or email info@ucross.org. 

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.

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.

Aug
18
Fri
Firefighters breakfast @ Sagewood North Cafe
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — Sagewood North Cafe will host the next Breakfast with Your Firefighters on Friday.

The event, which will take place beginning at 8 a.m., will allow attendees to visit with local firefighters, ask questions and get to know the crews of local fire departments.

Sagewood North Cafe is located at 615 Broadway St.