4th Of July Rundown

Want to know what is going on in Southwestern Montana for the 4th of July, we just happen to have the events right here in one convenient place. It's the 4th of July Rundown.



Thursday June 30


Sheridan Cruise-In On Main The Cruise-In is back at RVB!


CLASSIC CARS AND MOTORCYCLES - MUSIC - FOOD- AND LOTS OF FAMILY FUN! Come show off your classic cars or motorcycles every Thursday and enjoy an evening in our beautiful town of Sheridan, MT. Whether you are interested in cars or just a passer-by, come hang with us! This is a free event to all. Please pass on the good word and we look forward to lining main street with some old time classics!

In case of inclement weather, we will post any changes on FaceBook. Or you can call in at the brewery for updates...(406)842-5977.


Music on main Music on Main is back for another season on the original block between Park and Broadway!! Check out the 2022 schedule! We will be doing $5 in food coupons for the first 50 kids ages 12 and under, sponsored by CCCS. Bring a towel for the kids and bring a lawn chair for yourself! PLEASE, NO pets, NO coolers, and NO backpacks.



Bingo! (for everyone over age 18) Everyone over age 18 is invited to play Bingo every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. (Note the earlier start time for the summer.)

We play the following games:* • $10 for 10 games (3 cards each game) • $1 Midway Blackout (2 cards per sheet) • $2 Midway Blackout (4 cards per sheet) • $2 Blackout (6 cards per sheet) *Buy more game cards if you like!

Please bring your own dauber if you have one. There will be some available to borrow or purchase. Come see our new electronic bingo machine!

The bar and lounge are also open at 5 p.m. on Thursdays for the summer.


Montana Exit Live @ the Bale of Hay Summer's here (really!) and Montana Exit is returning to the Bale of Hay Saloon in Virginia City, MT for live country, rock and blues. We're super excited to have Jarad Moore joining the band on bass and vocals. Music starts at 6pm. Come on down and check out the new Montana Exit!


Friday July 1


Tai Chi Tai Chi (tie chee) meets on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. It is a gentle form of ancient Chinese exercise that was originally developed for self-defense (with rapid moves), but has evolved into what some call "meditation in motion." If you want to reduce stress and anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance, come join this class. No charge.


Wildlife Neighbor Series Ruby Valley Conservation District hosts this free public events about Minks & Stoats at Jackson's Garden!

Presented by the Montana Trapper Association and MFWP, attendees will learn about the different marten species and a large ongoing conservation translocation project that the MTA and MFWP are working on together.

Dinner and drinks will be provided- Pizza & Salad from the Shack

Seating provided, but feel free to bring your own lawn chairs or picnic blankets for the fam!



Igor & Red Elvises FREE Block Party!! Collective Elevation Butte presents:

The Block Party!! Featuring: Igor & the Red Elvises July 1st, 2022 Music begins at 6:30 pm 34 E. Galena Street Uptown Butte

Free admission! Bounce House! Vendors!


Red White & Blue Party Dillon Tap House Time to celebrate the countries colors and have some fun!!


Saturday July 2


Twin Bridges Farmer's Market Come and get some fresh fruits, veggies. & more from the Midway Colony Hutterites, support local vendors, and grab some yummy treats from The Old Hotel and others!

Vendors may vary. Weather permitting


Gather & Grow: A Mini Harvest Class Free Mini Care & Harvest class for gardeners! This week: Herbs! Come join us at the garden Saturday mornings at 9:30AM for a mini class, then join us in the garden for a work morning 10-12PM if you'd like! All welcome! We hope to have these frequently throughout the summer about various topics.


Come on over to Bannack State Park on July 2nd to see Old Hat perform in the Church! Tammie Jones and Doug Melton will be playing original and traditional country music from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.



Sunday July 3


Montana's Best Fireworks Show & Photo Contest presented by Town Pump Join us for the July 3rd Butte America Fireworks Show presented by Town Pump and then submit your best photo of the fireworks for a chance to win great prizes.

We will also be streaming the fireworks show live here on Facebook. Fireworks start at 10:30 pm!

To learn more, visit www.townpump.com/fireworks


Monday July 4


Big Hole Valley, 4th of July Celebration Fourth of July is a special time of year for all the United States, but not anywhere more so than here in the Big Hole Valley.

The morning is started off early with a flag raising ceremony at 6:15 AM, then a free pancake breakfast follows at Fetty’s on the Main Street, down town Wisdom. This year our Patriotic Speaker is Greg Fellows. Greg and his wife Chris are newcomers to Wisdom but both grew up in Montana Greg was a pilot flying all types of missions all over the world.

After breakfast, the locals get their horses, and tractors, and their buggies, and their kids, and all go out to enjoy the annual Wisdom Fourth of July Parade. During the parade much candy and other goodies are tossed to the crowds of children watching by the parade participants. A lot of people dress in red/white/and blue to honor old glory. The parade will start at 10:00 AM. Entry in the parade is free, so if you want to be in the parade meet behind Larry’s Automotive by 9:30 am.

After the parade we have a fund raiser Bar-b-que to benefit our local Volunteer Fire Departments and EMT/Ambulance crews. Hamburger's and hot dogs hot off the grill, along with many other side dishes served "potluck" style is sure to fill you up. The Bar-b-que will be held at the Masonic Temple, located just behind the Pintler Gas station. Cost is a donation to the Wisdom Volunteer Fire Department.

Returning this year is the Big Hole Valley Fireworks Celebration. The festivities will start at 8:00 PM at the Wisdom Airport, about a mile out of town on Hwy 278. Country music, a bon fire and a softball game will be part of the fun. Bring your own BBQ food items and beverages if you wish. The fireworks are scheduled to begin at dark (around 10:30 PM). For questions you can call Fetty’s at 406-689-3260. Please no personal fireworks at the event due to liability issues.

Welcome to the Big Hole... We would love to have you join us for this community event!


WE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY JULY 4TH

4th of July Pancake Breakfast The Grasshopper Valley Volunteer Fire Department will be serving up pancakes at the annual 4th of July breakfast at the Fire Hall in Polaris from 8-11am. Donations will be welcomed to support the GVVFD. Once again, we will have the Grasshopper Valley Ladies Club bake sale. A new addition this year will be a Silent Auction. Come visit your neighbors and enjoy the beautiful green valley.

Questions can be directed to any GVVFD Fire or EMS personnel or call 406-834-3408.


Wisdom Volunteer Fire and Ambulance, 4th of July Parade and BBQ Come join us for the 13th annual 4th of July Parade and BBQ. Bring your favorite mode of transportation and join in the parade. BBQ directly following parade at the Masonic Temple. Donations appreciated. Homemade dishes are always welcome.



Peggy Birkenbuel Memorial Firecracker 5K Peggy Birkenbuel Memorial Firecracker 5K is a FUN RUN that will start and finish at Beaverhead Brewing Company. The route will be the Run The Brew Route that follows E. Reeder St. to 10 Mile Road. We will turn around just past Smith Stables on the Beaverhead River.

This is a Fun Run to remember Peggy Birkenbuel. Join in on the fun and then have a couple beverages at the brewery.

NO ENTRY FEE! Come run for fun and celebrate Peggy!



Red, White & Brews! Join us for 4th of July family-friendly festivities! The day gets started with the 2nd Annual Peggy Birkenbuel Memorial Firecracker 5k. This is a Free Fun Run sponsored by Montana Running Company that starts at noon. At 6pm Bill Dwyer will start playing tunes outside (weather permitting)!



ENNIS NRA RODEO https://ennisrodeo.square.site/

Tickets can be purchased here, at the gate, Ennis Pharmacy or by calling 406 599 4705


Dillon 4th of July Fireworks!

July 4th - 10pm set off from the ballfields, the public is welcome to watch from Ray Lynch Park, NO chairs on the new turf on the ball fields, please!


That's all we could find for the 4th of July Weekend if you have an event we may have missed you can email us at southwesternmtnews@gmail.com. Have a safe and fun 4th of July. We will also livestream the Jaycee Fireworks Display.





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