Weekend Rundown (Christmas Stroll Edition)

Christmas time is approaching fast, all though the weather would have you thinking it's a different season. This weekend we have the always popular downtown Dillon Christmas Stroll. Many stores will have special deals as well as a featured artist so come on down and shop local.



Thursday 12/02/2021


Bingo! Cash Prizes *NO ELKS MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED* The public is invited to play Bingo every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. ~Must be over age 18 to play.~

We play the following games:* • $10 for 10 games (3 cards each game) • $1 Midway Blackout (2 cards per sheet) • $2 Blackout (6 cards per sheet)

*Buy more game cards if you like! We will practice social distancing. Please bring your own dauber if you have one. There will be some available to borrow. Come see our new electronic bingo machine!

The bar and lounge are also open at 6 p.m. on Thursdays.


Community 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. Food is also available for pickup.

$10 adult / $6 children under 10 Veterans pay half price! ~Burger Bar & Salad~ [photo is a representation] Dinner includes entree, crisp green salad, 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.



Strong People 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!

For more info, please call 660-2777


Irish Christmas in America @ Mother Lode Theatre, Butte MT The hugely popular holiday show Irish Christmas in America brings a fascinating performance of music, song, dance and stories of seasonal Irish traditions.

Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists from Ireland, bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season of 2021.


Friday 12/03/2021


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.


Christmas Stroll Annual Christmas Stroll featuring authors Chuck Johnson and Dave Carty. Chuck is the author of Training the Versatile Hunting Dog and is the owner of Wilderness Adventure Press in Belgrade, Montana. Dave is the author of Leaves on Frozen Ground. The will be signing copies of their books from 5:00-7:00 during the Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights.


Christmas Stroll 2021 at Emporium406 Stop in at Emporium406 during the Christmas Stroll and browse our large inventory of holiday gifts! The Winter Art Walk and Festival of Trees events are happening also during the Christmas Stroll



Parade of Lights | Christmas Stroll At 6pm, Santa lights the Christmas Tree in front of the Beaverhead County Courthouse and Starts the Parade on Pacific Street onto Bannack Street! Parade Theme: A Very Merry Blue & Gold Christmas (Go Beavers!) After the parade, visit many of our shops downtown for some Christmas Shopping, The Festival of Trees, or the YMCA for their Movie Night in the Pool! For parade entries, email info@beaverheadchamber.org or call 406-683-5511!


Sheridan Christmas Stroll Join us on Friday, December 3rd for the Sheridan Christmas Stroll! We will have drinks, appetizers and a giveaway! We look forward to seeing you!


Christmas at the Mother Lode Theatre Uptown Butte Christmas Stroll is Friday December 3. The Mother Lode Theatre will host a free concert for the family beginning at 7 pm with the Montana Tech Band and Highland Brass. As you enjoy the Uptown festivities come by the the theatre for holiday music to get you in the spirit of the holidays. For more information contact the box office at 406.723.3602.



Christmas Stroll at the Museum Join us at the museum during the Christmas Stroll Friday December 3, 2021 from 3 pm - 8 pm. Our gift store will be offering discounts on Made in Montana products, books, jewelry, cards and much much more. The museum exhibits will be open free to the public. Plans are in the works to make this years Christmas at the Museum special...more information to follow


Badger Archery Christmas Stroll Guess what!? Small business Saturday deals just extended through this Saturday December 4th. 25 percent off calls, scents, targets and cases. 10% off broadheads, lighted nocks and bowfishing accessories!!! Also up to $150 off select 2021 bows. Biggest sale of the year!!



Saturday 12/04/2021


Breakfast With Santa Come down Saturday December 4th from 8am - 11am and have some breakfast, make a craft and see Santa!

Ages 12 and older $5

Ages 3-11 $3

Ages 2 and under are Free


Alpaca Christmas Affair Come to the farm and meet the alpacas, horses, miniature horses and donkeys. Get your photo taken with an alpaca. Visit Santa, Go on a wagon ride, Then get a jump on your holiday shopping at our alpaca product store with additional vendors. On your way out pick out a fresh cut Christmas Tree! We cant wait to see you!



Winter Craft Bazaar Craft fair at the Dillon Elks Lodge. Rent your 4'x8' space now for $25.

Come see the wonderful crafts made by our our local talent!

$5 for turkey dumpling soup, roll and water.


Winter Holiday Bazaar Holiday Bazaar. Come visit local crafter's and Vendors. at The Butte Vigilante Rodeo & Saddle Club


"Butte"iful Christmas Craft Show Join us for the Butteiful Christmas Craft Show, filled with handmade crafts, music, food, face painting and of course Santa!!!


LIVE MUSIC w/ Fan Mountain Frog Dogs Join us Friday for music from Fan Mountain Frog Dogs at our tasting room in Ennis, MT.



Festival of Trees Join us to support the Grasshopper Valley Volunteer Fire Department and the Beaverhead Little League.

On Friday Dec 3 5 to 9 pm, families are welcome to come see the trees- no entry fee. Shine Dancers will perform. Visit with Santa from 7 to 9 pm. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes for your kids.

Saturday night, join us for baron of beef dinner, silent auction, and live auction. Doors open at 5 pm. Tickets are $35 each or $280 for a table of 8. Tickets on sale at The Bookstore and Taylor Realty.



Sunday 12/05/2021


Community Christmas dinner Community Dinner and Ugly Sweater Contest. at the VC Elks Lodge. Dec. 5, @ 1 PM -No charge for meal, turkey and ham donated by the Virginia City Opera House. Please bring a baked goods or desserts. Donation proceeds to be divided between Ennis Schools and Sheridan Schools "Secret Santa for kids"

Tap on picture to see all of the poster

Questions contact Tanya at 406-660-1559



The Great Clear Twilight and Other Tales: A Winter Concert The Mining City Choral Union and Montana Tech Copper Hill Choir present:

The Great Clear Twilight and Other Tales: A Winter Concert

Sunday, December 5th, 3:00pm at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

1621 Thornton Ave, Butte, MT 59701

Masks required to attend in-person.

To watch from home, visit the Mining City Choral Union on YouTube (https://youtu.be/qmrsj52CTNE).

Adults: $10 Students: $5 Children 5 and under: Free Watch from home (via YouTube): Free (donations welcome)

Donations can be made to the Mining City Choral Union via our website (https://MiningCityCU.org/donate) or by texting MCCU to 44321.


DONT FORGET OUR CHRISTMAS LIGHT DECORATING CONTEST IS GOING ON SEND YOUR ADDRESS TO SOUTHWESTERNMTNEWS@GMAIL.COM TO BE ENTERED

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