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Weekend Rundown

The weekend is approaching fast and with the dog days of summer kicking in there are plenty of things to do around Southwestern Montana. Lucky for you we have them all in one handy place, the Weekend Rundown.

Thursday, July 20

Classic Car and Motorcycle Cruise-In The Sheridan Cruise-In is back!

CLASSIC CARS AND MOTORCYCLE - MUSIC - FOOD - FARMERS MARKET 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 update...(406)842-5977


Take a break in the work day and drop by the

FRONT PORCH of the Beaverhead Chamber of Commerce building for a


Thursday, July 20th

12 noon-1:00pm

On the Front Porch of the

Beaverhead Chamber Building at the south end of Montana Street & Reeder Street

A hot dog on a bun, chips and bottled water will be provided, and

visit with your fellow business professionals!

No RSVP required, limited supply, so git 'em while they're HOT!

Strong People Exercise Class Mondays & Thursdays 10 am to 11 am

Low impact core strengthening workout for young and old.

Mondays and Thursdays - 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (nominal fee)

Come in and change your life!

Dinner In The Park Dalton Lemburg singer dinner will be by The Lions Club at Jaycee Park.

Music on Main Music on Main is back for another season on the original block between Park and Broadway!! Check out the 2023 schedule! We will be doing $5 in food coupons for the first 60 kids ages 12 and under, sponsored by TDS Telecom. Bring a towel for the kids and bring a lawn chair for yourself! PLEASE, NO pets, NO coolers, and NO backpacks.

Bingo! Cash Prizes! (must be over age 18) Everyone over age 18 is invited to play Bingo every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

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 6 p.m. on Thursdays for the summer.

Friday, July 21

Tai Chi - free classes 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.

Teddy Bear Picnic & Kids Pie Eating Contest Brought to you by The Bookstore, Dillon Montana Community Foundation, Dillon Girl Scouts and The Beaverhead Chamber. Bring your Teddy Bears! Please join us for stories, treats, a pie eating contest and whole a lot of fun! Call 683-6807 if you have any questions.

Pasture Golf Pasture Golf! Join the fun Friday, July 21st... Registration starts at 5:00PM at the Madison County Fairgrounds Office. 10$ per player. Tee Time is at 6:00PM! Lots of prizes and cash awards!

Dillon History Days 2:00 p.m. Beaverhead County Museum – “Ride the Rails” Train Display

Teddy Bear Picnic - Jaycee Park

6:00 p.m. Dillon History Presentation – Old Depot Theater

7:00 p.m. Phillip Page Cowboy Songs and History – Old Depot Theater

Saturday, July 22

Floating Flotilla River Parade Get your parade floats ready for the Floating Flotilla River Parade Saturday, July 22nd! Float line up is at 11:30AM, parade starts at 12:00PM!!

Best Float Awards:

Adults: $200.00

Youth (17 and under): $100.00

Duck Race to follow!

Cribbage Tournament at the Dillon Elks Lodge Cribbage for Dillon History days. For more information, contact Golda at 406-925-9734 or Ray at 406-925-9945. $8 buy in, play five games. Doors open at 11am. Tournament starts at noon.

Hosted by the Dillon Community Foundation.

Dress up in 70s fashion and join in in the fun!

Dillon Farmers Market Join us every Saturday from June 24 through September 16 on Washington Street by Jaycee Park!

Art in the Park Saturday, July 22 Noon to 2 p.m. — Pickles & Company 4 to 7 p.m. — Ian and The Band Drifters 6 to 9 p.m. — Madeline Hawthorne

The annual Art in the Park will be Friday-Sunday, July 21-23, at Anaconda’s Washoe Park.

The event, which is a fundraiser for the Copper Village Art Museum & Arts Center, includes more than 70 juried art and craft booths, a variety of foods and live music.

Friday’s hours are noon to 10 p.m., and Saturday is 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, the event is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Washoe Park offers plenty of shade from cottonwood trees, the cool breeze coming off of Warm Springs Creek and a playground for kids. Set up your lawn chairs for a day of sunshine and entertainment. No dogs or coolers are allowed in the park.

For the three days, admission is $20 or $15 if you are a senior citizen. For one day, the cost for adults 18 and older is $8 or two for $15. Those between the ages of 11 and 17 pay $5 and children 10 and under get in free. A weekend pass for a family of four is $50.

Drafts in Dillon Come down to the Depot Park and join us during Dillon History Days for craft beer, axe throwing, BBQ and a great time!

Hike Fourth of July Trail in the East Pioneers NEAREST TOWN: Wise River MEETING TIME: 9 a.m. DIFFICULTY: Moderate ROUND-TRIP MILEAGE: 4 miles LEADERS: Mike Sullivan

→ Free to attend, but registration required

Explore this seldom-used loop in the East Pioneers. The route climbs up the ridge dividing the Fourth of July and Boulder Creek drainages, traveling through several different habitats along the way. We'll descend Boulder Creek and enjoy abundant wildflowers and great views into the West Pioneers Wilderness Study Area and Torrey Mountain recommended Wilderness.

*If waitlisted, we'll reach out to let you know if other registrants drop out. This happens quite frequently, so don't hesitate to sign up for a waitlist!

► This outing is hosted by our Southwestern Wildlands Chapter. View more hikes in southwest Montana here → About Wilderness Walks

Since our first Wilderness Walk in 1960, thousands have joined our volunteer leaders on free outings in every corner of the state. Learn more about our Wilderness Walks here →

Live Music! Paul Lee Kupfer Paul makes his summer return to Dillon! Join us after the Drafts in Dillon brew festival!

Sunday, July 23

  • 10:00 a.m. Community Worship Service, Community Picnic

  • 11:00 a.m. Judging for Carma Tyler Memorial Blowin’ Smoke BBQ Cook Off (Closed to the Public)

  • 1:30 p.m. BBQ Cook Off Awards and sell remaining BBQ

  • 2:00 p.m. Duck Race

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