Weekend Rundown

The Weekend is approaching, its getting hot outside and there are plenty of things to do both inside and out. Today June 24th also marks the first day they can sell fireworks. Check out the stand at DRM Motors I hear they are going to be having some great deals on both cars and fireworks.



Thursday, June 24th


Public Forum: Atlantic Street Renovation & Current Project Updates starts at 5:30 P.M. The University of Montana Western will be holding a community forum and Q/A session on Thursday, June 24th at 5:30 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room in Mathews Hall on campus for an update on current and upcoming campus projects including:

-Atlantic Street Renovation Project -Boiler Plant Upgrade -Parking Lot Updates -Bulldog Card Door Swipe Project -Student Union Building Project -MYCA Dining Hall Renovation and New Entrance


UMW Director of Facilities, Michael (Embee) Brown, along with Senior Director of Auxiliary Services, Mike Piazzola, and Bulldog Card Manager, Brittney Ferris, will be present to answer any questions you may have about these projects.

For more information, please email michael.brown@umwestern.edu.


Community Dinner & Bingo PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO DINNER & BINGO No membership is required to attend! 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.

$10 adult / $6 children under 10 Veterans pay half price! ~Chicken Fried Steak~ [photo is a representation] Dinner includes entree, potato, crisp green salad, fresh roll, coffee or tea, and dessert.

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!


Sheridan, MT Cruise-In On Main Starts at 6 P.M. we will be hosting a classic car/motorcycle Cruise-In on main every Thursday throughout the summer. This year we will be changing it up a bit by offering season ending prizes for most attended, furthest travelled and most cars entered. The prizes will be awarded at the KENNY STEINER MEMORIAL on September 11th.

Come show off your classic cars or motorcycles and enjoy an evening in our beautiful town of Sheridan, MT. Even if you are interested in cars or just a passer-by, come hang with us! This is a free event to all. Our local Street Bazaar will be taking place at the same time! Please pass on the good word and we look forward to lining main street with some old time classics!



Friday, June 25th


Tai Chi starts at 9:30 A.M. Free Tai Chi classes continue. Please practice social distancing


Light as a Feather Exhibit Opening Reception June 25th, 6-8pm Join us for a night with the artists!

Art Exhibit June 21 - August 6th


LIVE MUSIC w/ Steve Rose Starts at 5:30 P.M. Delicious Spirits, Great Atmosphere, Good Ol' Country Music.

What more could you ask for?

Join us Friday for music from Steve Rose at our tasting room in Ennis, MT.


Road Agents at Beaverhead Brewing Starts at 6 P.M. these guys are a must see. Just two desperados singing songs and sticking up wagon trains. The Road Agents write lots of songs that praise Beaverhead County, and complain about the rest of them. They use the power of music to transport you back to 1983


2021 BB memorial rope and stroke The schedule as usual will be Calcutta at The Den Friday night June 25th, Golf will be Saturday June 26th, roping will be June 27th.

Look forward to a fun weekend with everyone!


Dalton Lemburg Live at Rocky’s Roadhouse starts at 6 P.M. Swing out to Rocky’s Roadhouse to grab some great food and drink and enjoy some live music with Dalton Lemburg!


Live Music with Amanda Stewart Starts at 6 P.M. Live music with Amanda Stewart. Amanda is a Rock/Americana songwriter currently residing in Bozeman, MT.


Reptiles & Amphibians of Montana 8 P.M. What is the difference between reptiles and amphibians? How many turtle species are native to Montana? Which snake has a pointy snout perfect for digging up toads? In this talk, you will dip your toes into the exciting world of herpetology and learn about the reptile and amphibian species that call Montana home!

This is the fifth presentation in Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park’s annual Friday Summer Speakers Series, which introduces a new speaker each Friday at 8 p.m. throughout the summer.

About the speaker: Corie Rice is the program specialist at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Park’s education center, Montana WILD. Corie studied organismal biology at Montana State University and has been working in outdoor education ever since she graduated in 2016. She will be presenting on Montana’s reptiles and amphibians, some of her favorite types of species to encounter while out fishing, kayaking, or hiking around her home in Helena!


Pilates & Pints Starts at 5:30 P.M. cost is $14 includes pilates class, mat, and a draft beer




Saturday, June 26th


Farmers Market 9 A.M. - 1 P.M. South Washington St by the Splash Pad. Hand made and locally grown items up for sale. tel 406-683-6735 for more info or their website.


Montana Shorthorn Association Annual Meeting starts at 10 A.M. Join us in Dillon, Montana for the Montana Shorthorn Association Annual Meeting! Guest speakers, great cattle and fellow Shorthorn producers!!


Butte Mineral & Gem's Annual Rock Show Are you looking for a fun and family-friendly event this summer in southwest Montana? Come visit our rock show and check out some cool rocks and mineral specimens!

The Butte Mineral and Gem Club's annual rock show is finally back after the COVID pandemic!

Like our shows in the past, we will have 13 mineral and gemstone dealers selling their wares of material from around the world. We will also have mineral displays put together by our club members.

Our show will be on Saturday, June 26, from 10AM to 5PM and on Sunday, June 27, from 10AM to 4PM. Admission is $3 for adults and children under 12 are free.

Set up day will be on Friday, June 25 and will be strictly limited to ONLY dealers and club members. Tear down will be on Sunday after the show ends at 4PM.


Dust to Dazzle Tour & Silent Auction 2021 Butte Citizens for Preservation and Revitalization’s annual tour of historic Butte homes and buildings returns Saturday, June 26, from noon to 5 p.m.

Three “dazzle” properties and three “dust” properties will be featured, and pandemic safety protocols will be followed to ensure a safe event.

Masks will be required along with social distancing, and there will not be a tea this year.

“We’re just really happy to be able to hold this popular event again,” said Butte CPR Board member Noor Parwana. “We were really sorry we had to cancel last year.”

Tour properties will be announced soon. “This year’s roster is shaping up to be a great one,” Parwana said. “It’ll be something to look forward to for sure.”


Greer Gulch Nature Hike Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park is pleased to continue our 2021 events with a guided hike through the Greer Gulch Loop Trail. This area boasts a unique level of diversity that cannot be found elsewhere in the park due to is positioning in an intersection between dry scrubland, riparian forest, and conifer forest.

This hike will focus on the natural aspects of the trail, and taking some time to slow down and notice the little details as we go out experiencing nature.

To sign up either email Zack Story at zack.story@mt.gov or call the caverns at (406)-287-3541. There is a $4 dollars per person fee that will be paid ahead of time, and there will be no refunds available after purchase. From the visitor center the hike will last around 2.5 hours and will cover a 2-mile loop on park trails. Bring sturdy hiking shoes, clothes for a variety of weather conditions, water, and a light snack for the trail. Please contact us if you have any questions.

The hike will take place on Saturday June 26th at 1:00 PM please call the park by Friday June 25th to reserve a spot for this event.



Road Agents at The Bale of Hay Saloon 5 P.M. Two strange cowboys set up in the corner, singing songs about how maybe things used to be worse.


Live Music W/Kailey Marie Starts at 6 P.M. at The Star Resturant


The Hometown Classics 7 P.M. Hometown Classics, this group of local talented musicians and unique performers will be playing classic country, western, gospel and bluegrass tunes.


Dillon Jaycees Demolition Derby starts at 5:30 P.M. Beaverhead County Fairgrounds

Prices:

Adults:

$15 - Advanced

$20 - Day of

Children: (6-12 yrs)

$5 - Advanced $10 - Day of

5& under - Free


Have a safe and fun weekend, as always if you have an event you would like included on our event calendar or the Weekend Rundown please email us atsouthwesternmtnews@gmail.com.











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