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Hey Missoula! Leash your dog when hiking near grazing sheep this summer. About 70 sheep will be grazing on noxious weeds in the North Hills for the next several weeks, until the herd moves to Mount Jumbo later in the summer. Hikers are asked to be especially vigilant about protecting the herd from off-leash dogs. For details call Missoula Parks and Recreation at 552-6253
The 120th Annual Arlee Powwow Celebration begins Monday, July 2nd and ends Sunday, July 8th.
Ronan Farmer’s Market -Thursday, July 5th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. It will be held by Glacier Bank and the Ronan Visitors Center (on Hwy 93). More than 25 vendors and a food truck.
The 3 day benefit party for the old Evaro Schoolhouse happens at the Evaro Bar & Casino. Beginning Friday night, July 6th with Live music by 406, burgers and dogs on the grill, as well as a full kitchen menu. 50/50 drawings & swag, swag, swag. Saturday: show & shine, auctions, music & fireworks. Sun: pool & horseshoe tourney. Call 406-726-3040 for details or visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/208931069744702/
The Darby Rodeo Association present the “Elite Bull Connection” Friday and Saturday July 6th and 7th at the Darby rodeo grounds. Gates open at 4:00 pm -show starts at 7:00 pm. Admission: is $15 a night per person or $25 for a wristband for both nights. A family pass is $40 and good for two adults plus their children. Reserved seating: $20 a night or $30 for a wristband that’s good for both nights. Children 10 and under are free. There will be a live auction and Cowboy Calcutta. Saturday night the Northern Lights will be playing.
The 72nd Missoula Rose Show happens at Southgate Mall on Saturday, July 7th. Come look at the wonderful Roses, and If you have a Rose, you are welcome to bring it to share! If you want to participate entries accepted between 6:00 am and 10:00 am. There is no charge. For info call 5493538
The Sapphire Classics Charity Car Show happens on Saturday, July 7th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Mildenburger Motors in Hamilton. Helping out Emma’s House and Bitterroot Therapeutic riding, the show will have lots of awards and will celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Chevrolet Trucks! Entry fee is $20, plus $5 for additional cars. Register from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, or call 406-642-6483 for details.
The Drummond PRCA Rodeo will be held on Sunday, July 8th at 2:00 pm. Held at Gold Stan Pest 125 Arena, 500 Old Hwy 1. Admission: General: $10.00, Children 12 & under: $5.00, Children 5 & Under: Free! Bareback Bronc Riding, Barrels, Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling and more. For details visit their Facebook page, drummondrodeo or visit: https://rodeosusa.com/rodeos/drummond-prca-rodeo/
The Missoula Marathon is holding its twelfth running on Sunday, July 15th and are seeking volunteers to help with all the events. Sign up online at, missoulamarathon.org or e-mail Danelle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Missoula Garden Club wants you to show them what you got! Looking more for personality rather than perfection, show your love of gardening by entering in the container plantings, flower beds/or shrubs, vegetable garden or landscaped yard categories. Deadline is July 10th. For details call 406-830-3308 or ask at most MSLA garden centers.
Partners In Home Care would like to invite you to join them with others who have lost a loved one on Tuesday, July 10th to explore the healing power of plants. In this interactive workshop they will hear about ways to honor and remember our loved ones in the garden and take home a memorial planter of your own design. Happing at Clark Fork Riverside (outside patio), 301 West Front Street in Missoula. Families and children are welcome. Free and open to the public. Suggested donation of $5.00. For more info visit www.partnersinhomecare.org
The Exhibits Guide for the Western Montana Fair (Aug 7-12) 2018 are now available in the Fair box office and most grocery stores, retailers, and Fair sponsor locations. Grab yours and look it over closely as some departments and deadlines have changed. Download the interactive electronic version at missoulafairgrounds.com/exhibits
A benefit auction for Sherry Baker, who will undergo a lung transplant (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, IPF) in Seattle, happens on Tuesday, July 10th at Paradise Falls in Missoula, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Proceeds to help with costs post-surgery, as she’ll be away from home during early recovery. Please attend, or if you can make a donation for the auction, call Dean for more information at 406-207-2792
Become a History Detective at HMFM’s Summer History Camp! Travel back through time to learn what life was like when the Fort was built in 1877, July 16th – July 20th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. For Ages: 8 to 13 years old. Cost: $150.00, 10% discount for museum members. Deadline for registration: July 10th for details call Kristjana at 406.258.3473 or by email@example.com.
“Fact: 95 percent of people incarcerated in state prisons will be released back into their communities.” Local non-profit Welcome Back is working to ensure this transition is a safe and successful one. Join Welcome Back at a community meeting Thursday, July 19th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at St Paul Lutheran Church to explore ways to increase housing access for folks with a criminal record. This is not just an individual issue – it’s a community one, and your voice matters. For more info find Welcome Back 2 Missoula, on Facebook.
Are you a Harry Potter fan? Do you think you know the books better than your friends? Are you a master at the game of table Quidditch? Come to the North Valley Public Library in Stevensville to test your skills and compete for glory. Join a Harry Potter Teen Event in the Community Room on Friday, July 20th from 1:30 – 3:00 pm. For more info, call 406-777-5061 or visit northvalleylibrary.org. All library programs are free and open to the public.
The 33rd Annual Alberton Railroad Day Festival happens on Saturday, July 21st. It takes place in Alberton, Montana. There will be a pancake breakfast, parade, kid’s games, music, petting zoo, and much more. The day’s fun begins at 8:00 am. For details visit http://www.albertonrailroadday.com
The 6th Annual Windermere SUP Cup happens Sunday, July 22nd. The stand-up paddle board competition on the Clark Fork in Missoula, features two races, the Recreational and Elite divisions. Recreational participants will be competing for various prizes and Elite will battle for the $3,000 cash purse. Following the race, a Montana Luau! Register at http://www.supcupmt.com/register/
Public Feedback Needed for Missoula Fairgrounds Design Guidelines. With the planning process complete, they have developed Design Guidelines to identify the function, intent, and character of specific design elements – with the goal of ensuring consistent, high-quality design and clear expectations as the Fairgrounds are renovated and redeveloped. Find out more at missoulafairgrounds.com
The Bitter Root Humane Association “2nd Time Around Jewelry Sale” happens during Daly Days on Saturday, July 28th at the Elks Lodge, 203 State Street (next to Farmers Market) in Hamilton from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. All forms of jewelry including vintage delights, precious gems, beautiful costume bling along with many jewel related items, jewelry boxes & accessories! For more info call Sue @ 642-9840 or Mary @ 642-3785.
Montana’s Greek Festival will return for its fifth year with free admission! Greek Food Vendors with full menus to entice your palate, a Taverna with wine and beer, an Agora (Greek Market), LIVE Greek music, dance lessons, children’s activities, and much more!! Friday, September 14th from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm and Saturday, September 15th from 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm at 301 S 6th St W Missoula. Please check out our Facebook Page Montana Greek Festival: Athens Under the Big Sky for more information, or to become a sponsor please contact Chris at 406-478-8722.