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.

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.

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, or

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

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

Sagebrush Art Center to host Retrospective show, reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a reception for its annual Retrospective Show on Nov. 17 from 5-7 p.m.

The show honors artists with long, productive careers in the Sheridan area.

The artists featured this year will be Nancie Furnish, Claire Leon and Connie Robinson.

Furnish is a second-generation glass artist. She moved to Cheyenne in 1971, where she opened her own studio and gallery. In 1992, she and her family moved to Sheridan. Her work has been mainly private and commercial work by commission.

Leon, a photographer, has lived in Story since 1959. Her serious interest in photography began with classes and Sheridan College in 1995. Leon is passionate about capturing the beauty of the landscape and flora in the Bighorn Mountain region.

Robinson is an oil painter and graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1974. Initially, she produced artwork as a commercial illustrator. A painter of wildlife and the regional landscape, the great outdoors remains a dominating force in Robinson’s work.

The show will be on display through Dec. 30. The reception is open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Dayton Art Loop and Bazaar set for Saturday @ Tongue River Valley Community Center is located
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Dayton Art Loop and Bazaar will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will showcase artistic talent in the Tongue River Valley. Activities will include a tour of the studios of local artists and a bazaar.

The map of artist’s studios is available at the Community Center or at The Beauty Bar.

For more information about the table space at the bazaar, call the Community Center at 655-9419, or contact Gina Donnor at 655-2443 about the studio tours. Tongue River Valley Community Center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

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.

Holiday Show ‘Dimensions of Nature’ at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host its annual Holiday Show “Dimensions of Nature” on Nov. 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The event, featuring paintings by wildlife artist Mark McKenna of Powell and sculptures in bronze and stone by Jeffrey Burnham Rudolph of Cody, will open in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery.

For more information, call the museum at 672-3173.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

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.

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

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Artists to show off work at ‘Jentel Presents’ @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jentel will present its current artists in residence at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m.

The artists will give presentations about the art on which they are working at Jentel.

The event is free and open to the public.

Presenters for November include mixed media artist Mary Bergs of Minneapolis, Minnesota; found materials artist Lisa Hochstein of Santa Cruz, California; encaustic painter, Mona Monroe of Alta, Wyoming; essayist Catherine Jagoe of Madison, Wisconsin; novelist Lisa Lee of Los Angeles, California; and sculptor Andrew Redington of Berlin, Wisconsin.

For more information, call 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St. 

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.

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 or contact Kristen Marcus at or 673-6161.

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. 

SC to host reception for DeVuono art show Thursday @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host a reception for Lanny DeVuono’s new show on display in the Whitney Center for the Arts. The reception will take place Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition, “Outer Space,” comes to Sheridan from the Denver Contemporary Art Museum.

DeVuono uses landscape imagery as a metaphor to examine both the physical environment in which we live, as well as the social and psychological environments of our expectations.

In this series at Sheridan College, she is interested in the current privatization of space research, historical parallels with past explorations as well as the fast changing environments of the earth.

DeVuono is an associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver and has taught at Eastern Washington University, New York University, William Paterson University, Rangsit University in Thailand and Trivandrum College of Fine Art in India.

She also writes on contemporary art under the name Frances DeVuono.  

DeVuono’s work will be on display through Jan. 22. 

The Whitney Center for the Arts is located on the Sheridan College campus at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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.

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

First Baptist Church is located at 3179 Big Horn Ave.

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, or via Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited’s Facebook page.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

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.

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.

Nordic club to host chili fest @ Willow Park Nordic Area.
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.

For additional information on the event, contact

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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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