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Oct
9
Sun
Bettman and Halpin to perform at WYO Theater @ WYO Theater
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Bettman and Halpin will perform a combination of high-energy and upbeat bluegrass inspired compositions at the WYO Theater on Sunday at 4 p.m.

The concert will consist of beautiful ballads with soaring vocals and heartfelt lyrics. Bettman and Halpin have become as known for their storytelling and playful banter as for their hooky whole-hearted songwriting and instrumental wizardry.

Tickets for the concert are $21 per adult, $18.50 for seniors and military members and $16 for students and are available to purchase at wyotheater.com or at the WYO Theater box office.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
15
Sat
‘More Than Music’ concert celebrates Buffalo jam @ Occidental Hotel
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Occidental Hotel in Buffalo will celebrate 10 years of weekly musical community gathering on Oct. 15 with an anniversary concert.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center (formerly Clear Creek Elementary School). Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in Buffalo at the Occidental Hotel, Chamber of Commerce, the Sports Lure, Gigi’s Upscale Resale and First Northern Bank and in Sheridan at C&B Music or by PayPal online at www.carlatscholar.com. Children 12 and younger get in free. Food and beverages will be available.

The More Than Music celebration concert will feature Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum, Jalan Crossland, Brice Long and Kostas, along with local bands Too Wet to Plow, Fireants, Rick Geisler and the Band of Outlaws, Sage Palser and more.

“It is significant that the Thursday Night Occidental Jam has lasted 10 years and is still going strong,” Lynn Young, an organizer of the event and an original founder of the jam said. “The jam is not just about music, but it’s about a viable community coming together to celebrate weekly fellowship and caring for each other. We have decided to name our celebration “More Than Music” to recognize the jam’s significance to our community.”

The More Than Music celebration is sponsored by the Dan Carlat-Occidental Jam Memorial Scholarship Fund and all proceeds from the concert will go toward the Fund. The jam’s annual fundraising provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Johnson and Sheridan counties.

For more information, see carlatscholar.com or the Dan Carlat Memorial Scholarship Fund Facebook page.

Oct
25
Tue
High school choirs to perform concert Tuesday @ Sheridan High School
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School choir will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school auditorium.

The first choir concert of the year will be composed of mixed choir, Treblemakers, Spectrum and honor choir students taking the stage.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
29
Sat
Black Tooth to host Halloween party Saturday @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm – 2:00 am

SHERIDAN — Halloween at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The event will include a dance with live music from Sheridan’s The Two Tracks band and Bill Heide will open the show.

Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes.

For more information, call Jesse Woods at 675-2337 or 751-7976.

Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Oct
30
Sun
Halloween Party to be held at Wagon Box Inn @ Wagon Box Inn
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A Halloween party will take place in Story on Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at the Wagon Box Inn.

The event is open to all ages and will include games and a costume contest, with cash prizes for best costumes. For more information, call 683-2444. Wagon Box Inn is located at 103 N. Piney Road in Story.

Nov
1
Tue
Classical saxophonist Ashu to perform Nov. 1 @ WYO Theater
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Classical Saxophonist Ashu will perform Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Ashu has established an ability to communicate with audiences around the world through his charismatic and emotive performance style. While his virtuosity continues to thrill listeners, his artistry reaches far beyond this demonstrating a unique personality and musical voice.

Tickets for the performance cost $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and military members or $11 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
2
Wed
‘Met Opera Live’ season continues Wed. @ The WYO Theater
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

The two acts of “Don Giovanni” include the Commendatore, who challenges Giovanni to a duel and is killed. Giovanni and Leporello escape. Anna asks her fiancé, Don Ottavio, to avenge her father’s death. In the morning, Giovanni and Leporello encounter one of Giovanni’s former conquests, Donna Elvira, who is devastated by his betrayal.

Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office. For more information, call the box office at 672-9084. The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
3
Thu
SC to host ‘Kang Ding Love Song’ Thursday @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will host a presentation on “Kang Ding Love Song: An East-West Collaboration for Jazz Orchestra,” on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the arts center concert hall.

Dr. Eric Richards, Sheridan College’s director of bands and jazz studies, will discuss the compositional process behind the piece, which was commissioned for the Shanghai Conservatory of Music Orchestra. The presentation is free to the public, and refreshments will be served following the lecture.

Richards currently serves as music director of the Sheridan Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and leads program initiatives in recruiting, outreach and curriculum development. 

For additional information about this and other upcoming events at the Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College, see www.whitneyarts.org. 

Nov
4
Fri
Verismo Trio to perform Nov. 4 at SC @ Sheridan College
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Verismo Trio will perform on Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College.

The trio was founded in 2010 after active performers and recording artists Nicole Riner, who plays the flute, Scott Turpen on the saxophone and Theresa Bogard, who plays the piano, spent a blissful month learning, performing and recording.

Verismo has toured across the United States and South America introducing new sound concepts and new composers to audiences young and old. In the 2012-2013 season, they served as guest artists at 37° Festival de Musica in Goiania, Brazil, as part of their busy touring schedule.

Verismo Trio is dedicated to championing new works for the instrumentation and enjoys collaborating with composers. They have commissioned a dozen new works written by composers across the United States and in Europe, many of which are featured on their debut album, cloudServer. The group has also participated in Vox Novus’ commissioning project, Fifteen Minutes of Fame, based in New York and they hold their own biannual composition contest.

The trio is active as clinicians, dedicated to training young chamber musicians in school residencies and master classes in conjunction with their performances. In this way, they hope to bring a wealth of contemporary composers to a younger audience and encourage collaborations in future generations.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and military members or $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Nov
6
Sun
Mattea, Cooley to perform at the WYO Theater @ WYO Theater
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Grammy Award winning singer Kathy Mattea and guitarist Bill Cooley will perform Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The duo, welcoming you into The Acoustic Living Room, will share songs and stories near and dear to their hearts such as “18 Wheels,” “A Dozen Roses” and a handful of often requested music and new material, all reinterpreted for the duo format.

Tickets for the performance cost $40 for adults, $37 for seniors and military members or $34.50 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
10
Thu
Worlds of Music events set for Nov. 10-12 @ Buffalo Senior Center
Nov 10 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 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
11
Fri
Sheridan Arts Council to present Daniel Hsu concert Nov. 11 @ First Baptist Church
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Arts Council will present a concert by the phenomenal young pianist Daniel Hsu on Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. 

The recent first-prize winner in the Concert Artists Guild’s Victor Elmaleh Competition and recently, a 2016 Gilmore Young Artist, Hsu will spend a week in residence at the University of Wyoming following his performance in Sheridan.

Hsu is a native of the San Francisco Bay area, and is the Richard A. Doran Fellow at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Gary Graffman and Eleanor Sokoloff.

He began his studies at the age of 6 with Larisa Kagan and studied with Hans Boepple, Erna Gulabyan and Olya Katsman before being accepted into Curtis at the age of 10.

The cost to attend the event is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and free for students, veterans and military. Tickets can be purchased at the WYO Theater, at First Baptist Church or at the door.

First Baptist Church is located at 3179 Big Horn Ave.

Nov
13
Sun
Sheridan College Jazz Ensemble to perform free concert @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert on Sunday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required to attend.

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

Nov
15
Tue
SHS Jazz Band to perform concert Tues. @ Sheridan High School
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School Jazz Band will present its Fall Concert on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Sue Henry Theatre at Sheridan High School.

The band will perform songs from many jazz styles including swing, funk, rock and Latin.

Songs will include Cole Porter’s “You’d be so Nice to Come Home to,”  the theme from “Family Guy” and Gloria Estefan’s “Rhythm is Gonna Get You.”

Delainey Szmyd will be featured on “Twilight Dreams” and the band will end with a jazz arrangement of The Jungle Book’s “The Bare Necessities.”

The concert is free to the public.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive. 

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
19
Sat
Andrew Todd to perform at Whitney Center @ Sheridan College
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Andrew Todd will perform a piano recital at the Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Todd has performed in a wide range of venues in the United States, including Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2001. He was the winner of the Artists International Piano award and the Notes at 9,000: Emerging Artists series.

Todd will be joined by violists Jim Przygocki and Sherry Sinift with members of the Summit Chamber players.

Tickets are $10 or $5 for seniors and students and can be picked up at the WYO Theater box office.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Nov
20
Sun
Sheridan College Wind Ensemble to perform free concert Sunday @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Wind Ensemble will perform a concert on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required to attend.

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

Nov
22
Tue
Jazz at the Mars to perform Tuesday @ Sheridan College
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Jazz at the Mars will perform Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m.

The event will take place in the Mars Theater at Sheridan College. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the door.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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
1
Thu
Senior Center to present ‘Magic of Christmas’ shows @ Senior Center
Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Aires Choir will present “The Magic of Christmas” concert Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Friday at 7 p.m. with special guest AJ Longhurst.

The cost to attend the performances is a suggested contribution of $2 at the door for the Thursday show and a suggested contribution of $6 for the Friday show, where dessert will be served before the performance.

To sign up for the evening show Friday, call the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

SC Whitney Center to present “Christmas Swing” concert @ WYO Theater
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A Christmas Swing Jazz concert at Sheridan College will take place on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

The program will feature band songs from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and many other Christmas songs arranged by Sheridan College Coordinator of Music and Music Technology, Dr. Christian Erickson. The band will feature Rebecca Flanders on vocals, Erik Olson on alto saxophone, Parker Brown on bass and Keller Paulson on drums, as well as Dr. Erickson on piano and Sheridan College Director of Bands Dr. Eric Richards on trombone.

Tickets cost $15 for the public, $10 for veterans and seniors and $5 for students at the WYO Theater box office.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Dec
2
Fri
Trail End State Historic Site holiday open house Dec. 2-4
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Trail End State Historic Site, or the Kendrick Mansion, will host a holiday open house on Dec. 2-4 from 4-7 p.m. The mansion will be fully decorated for the season with the sights, sounds and scents of Christmas in the early 1900s during the three-day event.

The event will feature live performances by local musicians and  figgy pudding.

For more information, call the Kendrick Mansion at 674-4589 or see www.trailend.org.

Trail End State Historic Site is located at 400 Clarendon Ave.

Senior Center to present ‘Magic of Christmas’ shows @ Sheridan Senior Center
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Aires Choir will present “The Magic of Christmas” concert Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Friday at 7 p.m. with special guest AJ Longhurst.

The cost to attend the performances is a suggested contribution of $2 at the door for the Thursday show and a suggested contribution of $6 for the Friday show, where dessert will be served before the performance.

To sign up for the evening show Friday, call the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Dec
3
Sat
Trail End State Historic Site holiday open house Dec. 2-4
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Trail End State Historic Site, or the Kendrick Mansion, will host a holiday open house on Dec. 2-4 from 4-7 p.m. The mansion will be fully decorated for the season with the sights, sounds and scents of Christmas in the early 1900s during the three-day event.

The event will feature live performances by local musicians and  figgy pudding.

For more information, call the Kendrick Mansion at 674-4589 or see www.trailend.org.

Trail End State Historic Site is located at 400 Clarendon Ave.

Dec
4
Sun
Trail End State Historic Site holiday open house Dec. 2-4
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Trail End State Historic Site, or the Kendrick Mansion, will host a holiday open house on Dec. 2-4 from 4-7 p.m. The mansion will be fully decorated for the season with the sights, sounds and scents of Christmas in the early 1900s during the three-day event.

The event will feature live performances by local musicians and  figgy pudding.

For more information, call the Kendrick Mansion at 674-4589 or see www.trailend.org.

Trail End State Historic Site is located at 400 Clarendon Ave.

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