Sheridan County Historical Society & Museum’s Upcoming December Programs

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Currently, the Sheridan County Historical Society & Museum’s hours are from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. daily, but the Museum will be closed from Monday, December 19 through Sunday, January 1 with its Administrative Office reopening on Monday the 2.

Helen Laumann will host another Casual Conversations In History program on Wednesday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. in which she will explore and discuss various parts of Sheridan county’s past in a relaxed environment. This event will be open to the public at the Sheridan Senior Center’s Community Room. December’s program will be "Where Did That Saying Come From?"

The Museum will be celebrating the end of its 2016 Exhibit Season with a two-day open house on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday the 18. It will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days with free admission for all visitors. This is the last opportunity for guests to view three of the Museum’s temporary exhibits: "Digging for White Gold: Sugar Beets in Sheridan," "Ranger, Painter, Printer: Han’s Kleiber’s Artistic World," and "A Little Piece of the West: Dude Ranches and Mountain Resorts of the Bighorn Mountains."

Longmire Mystery author Craig Johnson will also be sharing a Longmire Christmas story on Saturday, December 17, at 10:00 a.m. Also on the 17 Curator of Education Shawna Michelena will be leading Tidbit Saturday, the Museum’s monthly program for youth ages four to ten. This month’s theme will be "Holiday Traditions In Sheridan County" and it will be free for all children but the Museum encourages participants to call ahead and reserve a spot in advance.