Calendar

Sep
21
Wed
Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Kennon Sign Shop
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly social and networking event at Alpine Climate Control from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485. ­­­

Kennon Sign Shop is located at 800 E. Burkitt St.

Sep
28
Wed
Community roundtable discussion at Sheridan College @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A community roundtable discussion will take place at the atrium of the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The event is to gather feedback regarding the future of higher education in Sheridan County.

For more information, call Wendy Smith at 674-6446, ext. 2801. The Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

‘Building Brains’ activity set for Wednesday @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — “Building Brains!” is a fun, hands-on activity to learn about the science of early childhood that take place Wednesday from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center.

The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience that builds understanding of the powerful role of experiences on early brain development.

Topics for the event will include: what promotes brain development, what derails it and with what consequence for society.

The concepts set the stage for understanding the role of a community in helping kids achieve lifelong health.

Attendees will receive a light supper and STARS credits.

To RSVP for the event, see the following website: http://centerile.org/all-events.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Chamber Coffee in Dayton set for Sept. 28 @ Dayton Mercantile
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Chamber’s Business Reception and Expansion Committee will host a community-focused round table discussion over coffee on Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Dayton Mercantile.

The discussion is for those who are interested in current issues and happenings in Dayton, Ranchester and Sheridan County.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Sheridan County Chamber at 672-2485.

The Dayton Mercantile is located at 408 Main St. in Dayton.

Sep
29
Thu
Sagebrush ‘Growlers’ reception set for Sept. 29 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center,
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host an opening reception for “Growlers: On Beyond the Purity of Law” on Sept. 29 form 5-7 p.m.

Curators for this invitational show include Elaine Henry, Rod Dugal, Jason Lanka and Brittney Denham.

The event will include artistic interpretations of growlers (a jug-like vessel for holding and transporting beer) crafted by glass and ceramic artists both local and from across the U.S. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information on this show, or upcoming art classes for the community (leatherwork, woodcarving, Saturday life drawing open sessions, 2-hour and 3-hour painting workshops, etc), please contact the art center at 307-674-1970.

The reception and exhibition will take place at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Oct
4
Tue
Library to host Fiber Arts Guild reception @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fiber Arts Guild will hold its annual show at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Oct. 1-31 on the mezzanine.

The show features a variety of fiber art mediums including quilting, felting, embroidery, cross stitch and knitting from local fiber artists.

A public artist reception will be held Oct. 4 from 5-7 p.m.

For more information, call Christina Schmidt at 674-8585, ext 29.

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

Oct
8
Sat
Food Expo to include Farmers Market Fall Festival @ Sheridan College.
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market Fall Festival will take place Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sheridan College.

The event will include an array of producers, artisans and informational booths. Music will be provided by Crook Mountain. There will be apple pressing, a pumpkin patch, exhibits and a pie baking contest. A discussion panel on Local Food in Sheridan, “Eating, Growing and Selling Sheridan” will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium.

For more information, call Clarke McClung at 751-7846.

Library to host Indie Author Day Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 8 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you interested in self-publishing? Do you want to see works that other writers in the community have completed? Stop by the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate Indie Author Day and speak with authors who have taken the leap into self-publishing.

The event is designed to bring local writing communities together to participate in author panels, presentations and more. The program is free and open to the public and all ages are welcome. Writers of all levels are encouraged to participate.

Indie Author Day activities include:

• 11:30-11:55 a.m. — Brief introduction, light lunch and informal discussion

• Noon to 1 p.m. — A digital broadcasting of the live panel presentation featuring industry leaders Jon Fine, previously from Amazon; Robin Cutler of IngramSpark; Kiera Parrot of Library Journal; Library Journal 2012 Mover and Shaker Jim Blanton of Louisville Free Public Library; and the 2016 Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Ebook Award recipient L. Penelope.

• 1-2 p.m. — Panel discussion and Q&A with five local authors (Abbie Johnson Taylor, Joan Feagins, Susan K. Smith, Christine Valentine and Rose Hill) who will discuss their experiences with self-publishing including any challenges encountered.

• 2-2:30 p.m. – Authors may choose to stay to sign copies of their books.

For more information, contact Cameron Duff or see the Indie Author Day website at www.indieauthorday.com.

Oct
11
Tue
Senior Center to host candidate forum @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a forum for candidates for Sheridan City Council and Sheridan mayor from 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday. All forums will begin with a 30-minute time to mingle. Refreshments will include coffee and pie.

The time to mingle will be followed by an hour of questions for the candidates.

For more information, contact Heather Comstock at 752-9111.

Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Chamber to host candidate forum @ Sheridan High School
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Oct. 11-12 from 7-8 p.m. at Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

Candidates for U.S. Congress, Sheridan City Council, Sheridan mayor, Sheridan County Commission and the Wyoming Legislature will participate Oct. 11. Candidates for school boards will participate Oct. 12. Each candidate will be give an introduction and outline initiatives, concerns or platforms. There will also be a question and answer section.

For more information, contact Karen Myers at 672-2485. Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
12
Wed
Chamber to host candidate forum @ Sheridan High School
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Oct. 11-12 from 7-8 p.m. at Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

Candidates for U.S. Congress, Sheridan City Council, Sheridan mayor, Sheridan County Commission and the Wyoming Legislature will participate Oct. 11. Candidates for school boards will participate Oct. 12. Each candidate will be give an introduction and outline initiatives, concerns or platforms. There will also be a question and answer section.

For more information, contact Karen Myers at 672-2485. Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
17
Mon
Dayton candidate forum Oct. 17 @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a Dayton candidate forum on Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The candidate forum will include members from the school board and town council.

Attendees are encouraged to come, learn and make an informed vote for election day Nov. 8.

For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community 655-9418. The Dayton location for the community center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Oct
24
Mon
American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Oct
25
Tue
Wright exhibit reception set for Tuesday @ Martinsen Gallery in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A free reception for the opening of the William E. “Bill” Wright Exhibit will take place Tuesday from 5-6:30 p.m.

The exhibit will hang in the Martinsen Gallery in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College through Nov. 28.

The show contains 36 pieces showcasing Wright’s wide range of mediums: conte’ crayon, oil, watercolor, pastel and pen and ink that represent landscapes, portraits, abstracts and still life creations.

The Martinsen Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., free of charge.

It will be closed Nov. 23-25 for Thanksgiving break.

American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Oct
26
Wed
Chamber Coffee in Story set for Wednesday @ Wagon Box Inn
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Reception and Expansion Committee will host a community-focused roundtable discussion over coffee on Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Wagon Box Inn.

The discussion is for those who are interested in current issues and happenings in the Story area and Sheridan County.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Sheridan County Chamber at 672-2485.

The Wagon Box Inn is located at 103 North Piney Road in Story.

Free law clinic planned for Wednesday @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Bar Association will host a Law Night on Wednesday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center in honor of the National Celebrate Pro Bono Week.

Law Night is a free legal advice clinic that will provide the public with brief, one-on-one, initial consultations on any civil (non-criminal) issue such as personal injury, landlord/tenant disputes, divorce or child custody, estate planning and more.

Sheridan County Bar Association attorneys will donate their time to meet with clients to help with any legal need that they may have.

Appointments are necessary for the event. To schedule an appointment, attendees should call Equal Justice Wyoming at 777-8383.

“Attorneys, locally and all over Wyoming, commit to pro bono work because many of us believe it is not only an honor, but also one of our professional obligations,” said Christopher Sherwood, local attorney and President of the Sheridan County Bar Association. “It is opportunities like Pro Bono Night that allow local attorneys to come together in a forum that provides some insight and direction to our neighbors in the community on a wide range of legal matters.”

For more information, contact Christopher Sherwood at 674-7451 or Liz Hutchinson at 777-8383.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Oct
27
Thu
American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Nov
1
Tue
Artists to show off work at ‘Jentel Presents’ @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

The artists will give presentations about their art.

The event is free and open to the public.

Presenters for November include novelist Allegra Hyde, of Peterborough, New Hampshire; printmaker Jennifer Basile, of Miami, Florida; fiber artist Carolyn Riman, of Santa Fe, New Mexico; painter Carol Griffith, of Orient, Ohio; mixed media artist Jennifer Murray, of Brooklyn, New York; and fiction writer Joseph Langdon, of Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more information, call 737-2311.

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

Nov
2
Wed
Eagles #186 to host candidate forum @ Eagles #186
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Eagles #186 will host a forum for candidates for city, county and state positions from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Each candidate will have five minutes to address the audience. A question and answer period will follow between the candidates and audience members.

For more information, contact Mona Hansen at 672- 9578 or 751-5626.

Eagles #186 is located at 850 N. Main St.

Nov
15
Tue
‘COPE’ program begins Nov. 15 @ Frackelton’s
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — COPE, “Counseling in Overcoming Painful Emotions,” directed by Judy Olson will begin a nine-week program on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Frackelton’s.

COPE is an aftercare program designed to help participants deal with overcoming the loss of a loved one and gain support from others in the community experiencing the same type of grief. The event is sponsored by Kane Funeral Home.

For more information or reservations, contact Judy Olson at 672-3336.

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

Nov
17
Thu
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.

Nov
19
Sat
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.

Nov
27
Sun
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.

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