The holiday season is in full swing so we thought we would release a Weekend Rundown Christmas Stroll Edition.
Thursday, December 1st
The Marvelous Wonderettes Musical Opens December 1st at UMW The performances will be held at the University of Montana Western’s Small Auditorium in Main Hall 314. Evening shows will start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with matinee showings at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
To purchase tickets, please visit the BOC Performing Arts Series Box Office webpage: (www.umwestern.edu/bank-of-commerce-performing-arts-series/box-office/). Tickets are available at $15 for general admission, $10 for senior, youth, and military, and free for UMW students who present their Bulldog Cards. Season passes for this year’s BOC series are also available from the same webpage.
For more information on The Marvelous Wonderettes and all shows in the BOC series, visit www.umwestern.edu/bank-of-commerce-performing-arts-series/ or contact Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre, Stephen Seder: firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-683-7038.
Community Dinner ~Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Dessert~ Dinner includes coffee or tea.
$12 person / $6 Veterans / $6 kids under age 10
Community dinner is served from 5:30-7:00 p.m. If you're running late, please call 683-5552 and we'll save it for you. Takeout is also available.
Stay for bingo at 7 p.m. (must be over 18 to play) Lounge is open on Thursday night from 5 p.m. to close!
Friday, December 2nd
Christmas Stroll Come enjoy an evening in Downtown Dillon, Montana for the annual Christmas Stroll. Local businesses will be open for Christmas shopping and fun. Join us! Everyone is invited and welcome!
Christmas Stroll at Emporium406 Lots of awesome Made in Montana gift ideas for Christmas, such as blankets, apparel, jewelry, art, autographed memorabilia, etc. FREE Drawing for a hand-made fleece blanket!
Dillon author O. Alan Weltzien will be signing books at The Bookstore on Friday, December 2nd from 5:00-7:00 during the Christmas Stroll. Weltzien, Professor Emeritus of University of Montana Western retired in May of 2020 after 40 years of full-time teaching. He has published 10 books and four chapbooks. His most recent work, On the Beach- Poems 2016-2021 marks the author as a major Montana Poet.
This collection threads decades of geographies into a collection of heartfelt memories and conjectures. He explores what it means to grow up and grow older, what it means to be a son, a husband and a father.These are poems of work, books, history, friendship and returning home. He will signing copies of On the Beach as well as Through the Basement of Time, Savage West and other titles.
If you have any questions please call The Bookstore at 683-6807
Festival of Trees 2022 The Festival of Trees 2022 is raising money for the Kennel Club and Friends of Jaycee park. Everyone is invited to view the trees on Friday, 12/3, from 5 to 8 pm. Their will be a Kid's Raffle with tickets selling for 50 cents each. Children can put their tickets in the bucket for the basket of wonderful items they hope to win. Santa will be stopping by, too! The gala will start at 5 pm on Saturday, 12/3 with a social hour followed by dinner, live and silent auctions. Tickets, $40 each, can be purchased at The Bookstore or Taylor Realty.
*FREE HOT CHOCOLATE AND TREAT BAR *COLORING CONTEST FOR THE KIDS *FUN AND FESTIVE SHOPPING Awesome Vendors and fun shopping for those special people on your Christmas list!!!
Come out and join us before or after the courthouse lighting! Grab a cup of hot chocolate and head to your spot to watch the light parade
Saturday, December 3rd
Breakfast with Santa Please join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa event! Come down and see Santa, enjoy some breakfast and make a craft!
12 and older $5, 4-11 $3, 3 and under are free
Winter Bazaar Dillon Elks Lodge Winter Bazaar! Please contact the Lodge at 683-5552 to reserve your space.
Old Man Ben @ Beaverhead Brewing Ugly Sweater Party Dig out those holiday sweaters and come on down to Beaverhead Brewing Company in Dillon, MT from 5-8pm for tunes, laughter, and of course BEER!