4th of July weekend, the birth of America. On July 2nd 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independance, and two days later delegates from the thirteen colonies adopted
the Declaration of Independence, a document of great historic value drafted by Thomas Jefferson. From 1776 to the present day July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, Happy Birthday America. Know lets see what is happening this weekend.
Friday July 3rd
Free Yoga in the Garden 12 PM to 1 PM Free gentle yoga in the garden, taught by yoga instructor, Joan Hendrickson. Enjoy the beautiful creekside setting, and living things growing all around. Children welcomed.
Fireworks in Butte The show is set to begin at 10:30 p.m. and last about 20 minutes. Look for it up on the M.
Saturday July 4th
4th of July In The Big Hole 10 Am to 1 PM 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 The Crossing Bar & Grill, Main Street, Downtown Wisdom. Our featured speaker will be Kori Lawson, from Wisdom, MT.
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. 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. If you want to participate, meet behind Larry’s Automotive by 9:30 am. (no candy or treats will be given out during the parade this year due to the virus).
Returning this year is the Big Hole Valley Fire Works 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 beer garden will be part of the fun. Bring your own BBQ food items and beverages if you wish. A soft ball game will also be part of the fun. The fireworks are scheduled to begin at dark (around 11:00 PM). For questions you can call the Crossing at 406-689-3260.
We will have hand sanitizer out and recommend that people social distance and wash their hands. If you have symptoms of a dry cough or feel under the weather we recommend that you please stay home.
Welcome to the Big Hole... We would love to have you join us for this community event!
Ennis Annual 4th of July Parade and Rodeo 10 AM to 1 PM The Ennis 4th of July Parade has been Canceled Ennis Rodeo is still scheduled for July 3 & 4th For information call the Rodeo Club at 406-570-6407
Brick Dedication Ceremony 12 PM After the parade. Dedication of new bricks
FIREWORKS SHOW 4th OF JULY BASH AT THE HPSS! 4PM to ? Come join our outdoor festivities.
LIVE MUSIC!!: SNIDER BROTHERS BAND will be kicking off at 4 p.m.
BBQ, ICE COLD BEER and drinks, corn hole tournament, Hay Bale Bucking competition, Kids Lasso Toss, Horse Shoes, AXE THROWING (CASH AND PRIZES FOR WINNERS), music and more
4 pm till the wheels come off
Horse Prairie Stage Stop, in Grant.
Bring your blankets, truck beds, whatever, bug spray and attitude for an epic Montana summer night!!
White Hat Coalition Parade We gather at noon at the high school. Proceed at 12:30 south on Idaho and north on Montana to the theater.
Dillon Jaycee's 4th of July Fireworks start at sundown out by the golf course.
Sunday July 5th
Horsemanship Clinic in Melrose MT 9 AM Horsemanship Clinic July 5 & 6th. A few spots available. Kids and adults welcome. Have tents for camping or Melrose cabins if you aren’t ready to ruff it. Contact me if your interested. $150 both days. Lunch and dinner provided not to mention great company.
No matter what you do this weekend enjoy the holiday, just stay safe dont drink and drive. Be aware of your neighbors when lighting off fireworks and have a great weekend.
Oh and one last thing help support those great businesses that advertise with us, they keep this whole thing rolling.