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Sep
21
Fri
Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Sep 21 all-day

SHERIDAN — Edward A. Whitney dedicated his life and legacy to supporting higher education in Sheridan County. Sheridan College will host the second annual Whitney Days from Sept. 19-26, featuring more than 25 events.

According to Dr. Leah Barrett, vice president of student affairs, the mission of Whitney Days is to educate Sheridan College students, staff and the residents of Sheridan County about Whitney’s legacy and celebrate his positive impact on higher education.

“It is important that we learn about the man whose incredible generosity and vision has made so much possible here at Sheridan College and take the time to celebrate,” Barrett said in a press release. “We’ll host a combination of informative, educational and fun events that incorporate service learning and civic engagement, which were central to Whitney’s life.”

Whitney Benefits, the foundation built from Whitney’s estate, has been instrumental in the success of Sheridan College. Over the last decade alone, Whitney Benefits has contributed $72.5 million in support of Sheridan College.

Whitney Days events open to the public include:

Thursday, Sept. 20

• 4-9 p.m. — Sheridan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Thursday Street Festival, downtown Sheridan

• 7 p.m. — Fei-Fei Performance, Whitney Center for the Arts 

Friday, Sept. 21

• 7 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Western Wyoming Community College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark

Saturday, Sept. 22

• 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Block Party, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome parking lot, barbecue (hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, salads, chips), $7 per person, music, inflatables, unveiling of the Sheridan College ice cream flavor and name)

• 2 p.m. — SC Generals men’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 3 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Central Wyoming College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 4 p.m. — SC Generals women’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

Sunday, Sept. 23

• 10 a.m. — Pat Hamilton Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

• 3 p.m. — U.S. Air Force Band Falconaires, Whitney Center for the Arts, free, featuring the debut of a piece written by Dr. Eric Richards in memory of Tom Kinnison

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• 5-7 p.m. — Open house, Whitney Academic Center atrium

• 7 p.m. — Step Afrika, Whitney Center for the Arts, tickets are $5 for community members

For information about student events and a full schedule, see www.sheridan.edu/whitneydays.

 

Sep
22
Sat
Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Sep 22 all-day

SHERIDAN — Edward A. Whitney dedicated his life and legacy to supporting higher education in Sheridan County. Sheridan College will host the second annual Whitney Days from Sept. 19-26, featuring more than 25 events.

According to Dr. Leah Barrett, vice president of student affairs, the mission of Whitney Days is to educate Sheridan College students, staff and the residents of Sheridan County about Whitney’s legacy and celebrate his positive impact on higher education.

“It is important that we learn about the man whose incredible generosity and vision has made so much possible here at Sheridan College and take the time to celebrate,” Barrett said in a press release. “We’ll host a combination of informative, educational and fun events that incorporate service learning and civic engagement, which were central to Whitney’s life.”

Whitney Benefits, the foundation built from Whitney’s estate, has been instrumental in the success of Sheridan College. Over the last decade alone, Whitney Benefits has contributed $72.5 million in support of Sheridan College.

Whitney Days events open to the public include:

Thursday, Sept. 20

• 4-9 p.m. — Sheridan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Thursday Street Festival, downtown Sheridan

• 7 p.m. — Fei-Fei Performance, Whitney Center for the Arts 

Friday, Sept. 21

• 7 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Western Wyoming Community College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark

Saturday, Sept. 22

• 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Block Party, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome parking lot, barbecue (hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, salads, chips), $7 per person, music, inflatables, unveiling of the Sheridan College ice cream flavor and name)

• 2 p.m. — SC Generals men’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 3 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Central Wyoming College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 4 p.m. — SC Generals women’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

Sunday, Sept. 23

• 10 a.m. — Pat Hamilton Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

• 3 p.m. — U.S. Air Force Band Falconaires, Whitney Center for the Arts, free, featuring the debut of a piece written by Dr. Eric Richards in memory of Tom Kinnison

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• 5-7 p.m. — Open house, Whitney Academic Center atrium

• 7 p.m. — Step Afrika, Whitney Center for the Arts, tickets are $5 for community members

For information about student events and a full schedule, see www.sheridan.edu/whitneydays.

 

The Brinton joins 14th annual Museum Day @ The Brinton Museum
Sep 22 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based museums.

Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to access, equity and inclusion. More than 250,000 people downloaded tickets for last year’s event, and Museum Day 2018 is expected to attract more museum goers than ever before. The theme of this year’s Museum Day is Women Making History, honoring women in society who are trailblazers in the arts, sciences, innovation and culture, and emboldening others to be pioneers as well.

Museum Day tickets are available for download at smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present a Museum Day ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues on Sept. 22. One ticket is permitted per email address. A list of participating museums, which will be continually updated as more museums continue to register, can be found at smithsonian.com/museumday/search.

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

Wag ‘n Walk 5K @ Dayton
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am

DAYTON — The Tongue River Valley Community Center will host the Wag ‘n Walk 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Bring your four-legged friends along for the fourth annual event that makes its way through the streets of Dayton.

If you register by Friday, the cost is $15. Day-of registration is $20 per person. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

For more information, contact the TRVCC, located at 1100 Main St. in Dayton.

Hospital birthday party @ SMH
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s 5-Year-Old Birthday Party will take place Saturday from 10-11 a.m.

The party will be held in conference rooms A and B, just off the cafeteria of the hospital.

All 5-year-olds are invited to attend the event for fun, games and refreshments. Parents and caregivers are asked to accompany their children.

For more information, see sheridanhospital.org or call (307) 675-2620.

The hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Cornhole Shootout @ Black Tooth Brewing Co
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The inaugural Cornhole Shootout will take place Saturday at the Black Tooth Brewing Co.

A manager meeting will start at 11:30 a.m., with games beginning at noon.

The adult doubles tournament is limited to 64 teams and registration costs $35 per team. Sign-ups are available through sheridanrecreation.com through Wednesday. Or, call program supervisor Zach Stewart at (307) 674-6421.

Black Tooth Brewing Co. is located at 312 Broadway St.

Farm-to-table fundraiser @ Lazy JA Ranch
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s second annual Hoedown and Farm-to-Table fundraiser will be held Saturday from 12-4 p.m. to benefit Rooted in Wyoming, a nonprofit dedicated to school and community garden efforts.

Hosted by the Lazy JA Ranch, the Hoedown and Farm-to-Table fundraiser will feature a locally sourced dinner, live music by local musicians, raffles, games, a dessert baking contest and much more.

Since January 2016, Rooted in Wyoming’s team has conceived of and implemented six gardens throughout Sheridan County communities and schools; they are currently working on two major build-outs for spring 2019. The nonprofit also continues to provide planting supplies, tools, grow towers and educational opportunities to various classrooms and community groups.

Funds raised during the Hoedown and Farm-to-Table event will be directly allocated to Rooted in Wyoming’s efforts in Sheridan County.

Tickets are now available online at rootedinwyoming.org. For adults, tickets include a free drink coupon and cost $25 each. For kids ages 12 and younger, tickets cost $10 (kids younger than age 3 enter the event free).

 

Hoedown and Farm-to-Table Fundraiser @ Lazy JA Ranch
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sheridan’s second annual Hoedown and Farm-to-Table fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 12-4 p.m. to benefit Rooted in Wyoming, a nonprofit dedicated to school and community garden efforts.

Hosted by the Lazy JA Ranch, the Hoedown and Farm-to-Table fundraiser will feature a locally sourced dinner, live music by local musicians, raffles, games, a dessert baking contest and much more. 

Since January 2016, Rooted in Wyoming’s team has conceived of and implemented six gardens throughout Sheridan County communities and schools; they are currently working on two major build-outs for spring 2019. The nonprofit also continues to provide planting supplies, tools, grow towers and educational opportunities to various classrooms and community groups.

Funds raised during the Hoedown and Farm-to-Table event will be directly allocated to Rooted in Wyoming’s efforts in Sheridan County. 

Tickets are available here!

Sep
23
Sun
Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Sep 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — Edward A. Whitney dedicated his life and legacy to supporting higher education in Sheridan County. Sheridan College will host the second annual Whitney Days from Sept. 19-26, featuring more than 25 events.

According to Dr. Leah Barrett, vice president of student affairs, the mission of Whitney Days is to educate Sheridan College students, staff and the residents of Sheridan County about Whitney’s legacy and celebrate his positive impact on higher education.

“It is important that we learn about the man whose incredible generosity and vision has made so much possible here at Sheridan College and take the time to celebrate,” Barrett said in a press release. “We’ll host a combination of informative, educational and fun events that incorporate service learning and civic engagement, which were central to Whitney’s life.”

Whitney Benefits, the foundation built from Whitney’s estate, has been instrumental in the success of Sheridan College. Over the last decade alone, Whitney Benefits has contributed $72.5 million in support of Sheridan College.

Whitney Days events open to the public include:

Thursday, Sept. 20

• 4-9 p.m. — Sheridan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Thursday Street Festival, downtown Sheridan

• 7 p.m. — Fei-Fei Performance, Whitney Center for the Arts 

Friday, Sept. 21

• 7 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Western Wyoming Community College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark

Saturday, Sept. 22

• 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Block Party, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome parking lot, barbecue (hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, salads, chips), $7 per person, music, inflatables, unveiling of the Sheridan College ice cream flavor and name)

• 2 p.m. — SC Generals men’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 3 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Central Wyoming College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 4 p.m. — SC Generals women’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

Sunday, Sept. 23

• 10 a.m. — Pat Hamilton Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

• 3 p.m. — U.S. Air Force Band Falconaires, Whitney Center for the Arts, free, featuring the debut of a piece written by Dr. Eric Richards in memory of Tom Kinnison

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• 5-7 p.m. — Open house, Whitney Academic Center atrium

• 7 p.m. — Step Afrika, Whitney Center for the Arts, tickets are $5 for community members

For information about student events and a full schedule, see www.sheridan.edu/whitneydays.

 

USAF Falconaires @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The U.S. Air Force Academy Band — the Falconaires — will perform at the Whitney Center for the Arts at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The professional Airmen-musicians in the Falconaires follow a long blue line of talented Air Force Academy bandsmen, dedicated to serving our nation. The Air Force Academy Band’s Falconaires play a major role in cultivating national heritage through America’s only indigenous musical genre — jazz.

The show is free and open to the public. The Whitney Center for the Arts is on the Sheridan College campus, located at 1 Whitney Way.