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

Tickets for Ullr Ball on sale @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area Ullr Ball are now on sale.

The event will take place Jan. 27 from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. It will feature live music, auctions and recognize a member of the community. 

This year, VIP passes will also be sold and will include complimentary drinks, hotel stay and breakfast in morning.

General admission tickets cost $35 per person or $65 for a couple. VIP tickets cost $150 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at

For additional information, see

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Ullr Ball to benefit Antelope Butte @ Holiday Inn
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The second annual Ullr Ball is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. The event benefits the Antelope Butte Foundation and will be held at the Holiday Inn — Sheridan Convention Center on Sugarland Drive. 

All proceeds of the event will help fund the initiatives of the foundation, including the project to restore and open the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area in the Bighorn Mountains.  

“This event is a celebration of mountain recreation and Wyoming winters,” said Executive Director and Ski-EO Andrew Gast. “In 2016, with the help of the community, the Antelope Butte Foundation purchased the facilities at Antelope Butte and now we are looking to complete the restoration.” 

The event will feature silent auctions that include more than $25,0000 in travel packages, outdoor gear, art and tickets to sporting and theater events. More than 200 supporters of the Antelope Butte cause attended last year.

Renowned regional musicians The Wench will also perform at the Ullr Ball.  

“This is a festive evening with great music and fellowship, and like any mountain celebration it is not a formal event,” Gast said. “We are excited to bring the community together to celebrate in the spirit of Ullr.”  

Ullr is a Norse spirit that is hailed at ski areas as the patron deity of snow and skiing. The event encourages attendees to “Party Like a Norse god” and will include a costume contest and photo booth.

Tickets for the Ullr Ball are available at in advance. Tickets cost $35 for individuals or are $60 for couples, and include heavy appetizers and two drinks per person. VIP Packages that include hotel stay, breakfast, and complimentary beverages are also available.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Dueling Pianos featured at Friday fundraiser @ Kalif Shrine
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — You name it, they play it.

That’s the basic premise behind a night of entertainment with the Dueling Duo, a lively musical act to be featured at Sheridan Rotary’s fundraiser Jan. 27.

Organizers suggest coming to the event with cash — requests accompanied by $5, $10 or $20 bills have a better chance of getting played, and the money is split between the performers and the fundraiser cause.

Event organizer Sasha Johnston said money raised at this year’s fundraiser — the third annual with the Dueling Duo — will support scholarships for local youth to attend Rotary Youth Leadership Awards leadership camps in 2017. Since 2017 is the 100-year anniversary for Rotary, funds will also support a special anniversary project.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Kalif Shrine, 145 W. Loucks St. Tickets are $50 in advance, on sale now at Barney & Graham, LLC, located at 247 Coffeen Ave., and Sheridan County Title Insurance Agency, located at 23 S. Main St. 

The event will include a raffle, appetizers and cocktails. For more information, call Johnston at 672-6478 or email

Fundraiser to benefit new sports complex @ Eagles
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association and the Doubleday Sports Complex committee will host a fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Eagles at Fifth and Main streets.

Check-in for the poker tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the planned Doubleday Sports Complex on the north side of the city.

There is a $50 buy-in to participate, with unlimited buy-ins until noon.

Money raised will also be matched by grants and other donations.

The Eagles is located at 850 N. Main St.

SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists Guild Et al will host its seventh annual National Juried Art Show in February and has put out a call for art to be featured in the show.

Heather Plank will serve as the juror for the first show in the guild’s new space downtown.

Plank has a bachelor’s degree in printmaking from the University of Oregon and established the residency program and gallery at the Ucross Foundation, among other accomplishments and training.

The show will open Feb. 2 and a reception and awards event will take place that day from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space at 21 W. Brundage St.

All submissions for art are due Jan. 10. To submit work, see for information.

Dad, daughter dance planned for Saturday to benefit local school @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A dad, daughter dance will take place Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The cost is $50 per couple and $20 per additional daughter. Daughters 2 years old and younger get in for free.

Tickets will not be sold at the door, but are available in advance from Immanuel Lutheran Church or by calling 763-7320.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the Martin Luther Grammar School.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Pint Night to benefit Project Schoolhouse @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A pint night at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will take place Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. 

During that time, $1 for each pint sold will be donated to Project Schoolhouse, which hopes to send several local community members to Nicaragua to help at a school. Project Schoolhouse is an international nonprofit that focuses on education, clean water and sanitation in rural Nicaraguan communities. It was founded by Tab Barker, a Sheridan native.

WYO Thai Food will also be on site Tuesday.

Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Luminous to host TGR’s “Tight Loose” @ Luminous Brewhouse
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Teton Gravity Research will celebrate its 21st birthday with a showing of “Tight Loose” at Luminous Brewhouse on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m.

With more than 21 years of traveling the globe and pushing the boundaries of what is possible, TGR has experienced the full spectrum of adventure. It has been a constant evolution of refining a lifestyle — keeping things as buttoned-up on the front end to seize the moment when they can. 

TGR’s latest film “Tight Loose” takes you from India to Alaska, as filmmakers discover unridden spine walls, massive airs and full throttle riding in some of the wildest and most spectacular places on earth. Witness the 21-year athlete roster as they come together for a reunion-style massive group shred of the Palisades at Squaw Valley. 

The cost to attend is $10 per person. The event will also include raffles and merchandise will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area.

Luminous Brewhouse is located at 504 Broadway St.

Brinton to display student art in February @ Brinton Museum
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will again partner with local elementary schools to present the second annual All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show, featuring original art by fifth-grade students from nine schools throughout Sheridan and Johnson counties. 

The student art show opens in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery on Thursday. A reception for the artists will take place Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public. 

Admission to the student art exhibit through Feb. 17 is free for students and teachers.

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show offers fifth-graders the unique opportunity to showcase their artistic talents in a professional, museum setting and share their classroom art projects with the public. 

“We are happy to again highlight art by young students in a special show at The Brinton Museum,” Museum Director Kenneth Schuster said in a press release. “This event gives students the chance to experience first-hand how a fine art museum functions as a valuable resource to the community, and that museums are a great place to see great art!” 

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show is available to guests through Feb. 17.

More information about upcoming exhibits and educational events is found on the museum’s website at

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

Bighorn Mountain poker run to benefit Snomads @ Bear Lodge
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Snomads Snowmobile Club will host the Big Horn Mountain Snomads Poker Run on Saturday.

Registration will take place before 10 a.m. Saturday at Bear Lodge or the Wood Chuck Warming Hut.

Participants should return poker hands to Bear Lodge by 3 p.m. 

A drawing for door prizes will take place at 4 p.m.

All are welcome to participate. 

The cost to participate is $5 per hand.

Bear Lodge is located at 5600 U.S. Highway 14A in the Bighorn Mountains.

Saturday banquet to benefit SC rodeo team @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The seventh annual Sheridan College Rodeo Banquet will take place Saturday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The event will include silent and live auctions followed by live entertainment by The Munsick Boys.

The cost to attend is $50 per person and tickets must be purchased in advance. Proceeds will benefit the Sheridan College rodeo program and scholarships. 

Tickets are available for purchase through the Sheridan College Foundation or the Sheridan College rodeo team. For more information contact Sheridan College rodeo at 674-6446, ext. 4006 or 4303.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

York Rite Bodies to host chili supper @ Kalif Shrine Temple
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan York Rite Bodies will host the fourth annual chili supper on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. at the Kalif Shrine Temple.

The dinner will include different kinds of chili, cinnamon rolls and fellowship.

The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and younger.

The event is a fundraiser for the Sheridan York Rite Bodies and the ladies of the Social Order of Beauceant.

The Kalif Shrine Temple is located at 145 W. Loucks St.

10th Fireman’s Ball set for Saturday @ Historic Sheridan Inn
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The 10th annual Community Fireman’s Ball will take place Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn.

The event will feature live music from Gary Small and the Coyote Bros. beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event will also include a no-host bar and light snacks.

Professional photography will also be available from FFF Photography. 

The cost to attend is $20 per person and may be purchased from a local firefighter or at the door.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

SC to host father, daughter art exhibit, reception @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Internationally-renowned artist Theodore Waddell, who has gifted the college his entire print collection, printing press and materials to Sheridan College, will give a presentation with his daughter, local artist Arin Waddell, on Feb. 16 from 5-7 p.m.  

Theodore Waddell most often paints freely-rendered range animals roaming the vast plains of eastern Montana. He is known for expressionist animal and landscape painting and sculpture. Waddell was born in Laurel, Montana, and studied at the Brooklyn Museum Art School; Eastern Montana College; and Wayne State University, Detroit (MFA, 1968). He taught at the University of Montana from 1968 to 1976 and has since been a full-time artist and rancher.  He has had more than 90 one-man exhibitions, including a major survey at the Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis. Waddell’s work has been singled out in reviews in the Washington Post and The New York Times, and was the subject of a Newsweek article. 

The Waddells will work with Sheridan area high school students on Feb. 15 and Sheridan College students on Feb. 16. 

On Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m., the Whitney Center for the Arts will host an opening artist reception for Theodore Waddell and Arin Waddell. Both of their works will be on display in their latest exhibition: Waddell + Waddell. This reception is free and open to the public. The public is welcome to attend, view the works and meet the artists. 

Waddell + Waddell is on display through March 10.

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

Performance to benefit Advocacy and Resource Center @ Thorne-Rider Campus Center, Sheridan College
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College staff and students will present “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Thorne-Rider Campus Center.

Tickets to the event cost $5 for community members and $1 for students.

All of the money raised from the event will go to women’s charities, with 90 percent going directly to support the Sheridan Advocacy and Resource Center.

Last year, more than 5,800 Valentine’s Day benefits were held around the world raising funds and awareness toward ending violence against women. The events raised more than $5 million through performances of “The Vagina Monologues” and others as part of the V-Day 2016 College and Community Campaigns.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Dining for a Cause to benefit Habitat for Humanity @ Frackelton’s
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

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

The event will benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns.

One hundred percent of sales will be donated to the nonprofit.

Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 675-6055 or at

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

Special Olympics ‘Jackalope Jump’ set for Sat. @ Goose Valley Fire Department Station
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Special Olympics Jackalope Jump will take place Saturday at the Goose Valley Fire Department parking lot.

Registration for the event will begin at 11 a.m. with the jump starting at noon. The event will help raise funds for local Special Olympics programs.

To register, see or call Carrie Pilcher, Special Olympics area IV director, at 751-0539 with questions. 

The Goose Valley Fire Department Station is located at 2617 Aero Loop.

Ducks Unlimited annual fundraising banquet set for Saturday @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual fundraiser for the Sheridan Ducks Unlimited will take place Saturday beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

The event will include a variety of activities including a silent auction, live auction, dinner, games and raffles.

For additional information or to purchase tickets, see

Tickets cost $50 per person or $90 for couples. Tables are also available for purchase.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a 5K @ Kendrick Park.
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees will help area residents celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with races Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. at Kendrick Park.

The Run ‘Til You’re Green event offers 10K, 5K and 1-mile options for runners of all ages. Chip timing will be provided along with door and costume prizes. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m.

The cost to participate is $25 for early registration or $30 the day of the races. Proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Jaycees.

Sheridan County 4-H Carnival set for Saturday @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County 4-H Carnival will take place Saturday from 3-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The event is open to everyone. The only cost is the price of games and food purchases.

Games will include a cake walk, dunk tank, rubber band target shooting and others.

The event is a fundraiser for the Sheridan County 4-H.

For additional information, call the Extension Office at 674-2980.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Pint Night to benefit Keystone Awards @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host a community pint night to benefit the 2017 Keystone Awards.

The evening, set to begin at 5 p.m., will include music, raffles and beer.

The brewery will donate $1 of each pint sold to the Keystone Awards, which recognizes individuals who have dedicated their lives to service. 

This year’s awardees are Forrest (posthumously) and Jacomien Mars, Jim Wilson and Reta Onstott. The awards ceremony will be held April 20. The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St. 

SAGE to host ‘Modern Masters’ @ SAGE Community Arts
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — SAGE Community Arts will host a show entitled “Modern Masters: Jenna Jordan and Micah Trampe” through April 14.

A reception for the show will take place Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

SAGE Community Arts is located at 21 W. Brundage St. and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, see or call 674-1970.

SCLT to host event at Luminous Brewhouse @ Luminous Brewhouse
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host an event Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Luminous Brewhouse.

The event will include fun, food, drinks, silent auction items and raffles. For additional information, contact the SCLT at 673-4702.

Luminous Brewhouse is located at 504 Broadway St.

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