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The Ravalli County Fair is kicked off each year by the Fair Parade, on Hamilton’s Main Street. The parade starts at 10am. If you are interested in participating in the parade, you will need to stop by the Bitterroot Chamber of Commerce and fill out the paperwork. Registration for the parade begins on August 1st. For more info call
Do you have a bug lover in your family? If so, come to North Valley Public Library in Stevensville on Wednesday, August 1st at Noon to meet some friendly creepy crawlies in person! Visit with the Missoula Insectarium and some popular bug ambassadors. This program is suitable for kids and teens of all ages. All library programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 406-777-5061 or visit northvalleylibrary.org.
Come get out of the heat and enjoy classic movies on a big screen each Saturday at 2 pm at North Valley Public Library in Stevensville. For more information, call 406-777-5061 or visit northvalleylibrary.org. All library programs are free and open to the public.
The Western Montana Fair is looking for volunteers for the Western Montana which runs Tuesday, August 7th thru the 12th. Volunteers are especially needed for weekend shifts. All volunteers will receive one Arena Event Ticket OR one All-Day Ride Pass and a T-Shirt. Visit missoulafairgrounds.com for details.
Missoula College invites prospective students to attend the Application Assistance Event from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 1205 E. Broadway in Missoula.
Get assistance applying and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. Explore Missoula College’s programs. Free refreshments will be served. Bring a high school transcript, GED/HiSET score or college transcript. Missoula College will waive the $30 application fee and admit prospective students on the spot who submit an online application during the event. Visit http://mc.umt.edu/. Or call 406-243-6268
City of Missoula Street Division crews are hard at work with the City’s annual Chip Seal Street Maintenance Program. The project is running thru mid-August. Missoula annually seals the surface of about 100 blocks of its streets using the chip seal method. This year, the City is taking on an ambitious 178 blocks. Questions? Call Brian Hensel, Superintendent at 240-2742
Can you design an aircraft that floats and flies? Join the North Valley Public Library in Stevensville and spectrUM Discovery Area on Tuesday, August 14 at 2 pm to build a glider or airplane out of common household materials and test it on our giant wind box. Learn about the forces of flight and more No registration required. This program is suitable for kids and teens of all ages. Call 406-777-5061 or visit northvalleylibrary.org. All library programs are free and open to the public.
Mark your calendars and visit Great Burn Brewing on August 16th, as 50 cents of each pint will be donated to CASA of Missoula! CASA staff will be there from 5PM-8PM, stop by, say hello, and enjoy good conversation and a brew!
The Bitterroot Celtic Games and Gathering is August 18th and 19th at the Daly Mansion in Hamilton. Highland and traditional dance, pipe bands tastings and more. Free shuttle bus from Hamilton O’High O’School. $10 parking at the mansion. Kids 11 and under free with paid adult admission. Buy online at BCGG.org or call 406-274-8886 for more info
1st ever Missoula Under Construction! Drive a forklift, operate a bulldozer & more at this one-day fun-stravaganza where kids get to drive the big rigs as well as other items in construction related trades! Saturday August 18th near Fort Missoula Regional Park. Tickets cost $5 each at the Missoula Food Bank & Community Center. Tickets also at the doo , day of the event. All proceeds benefit Missoula Food Bank programs. For more info visit www.missoulafoodbank.org | 406.549.0543
The Missoula Downtown Association is looking for individuals to help volunteer during the 13th Annual River City Roots Festival on August 24th and 25th. There are a number of ways to help at Roots Fest including check-in, setup, green team and many more! You will be close to the action in Downtown Missoula, as volunteer opportunities run all day Friday and Saturday. Visit missouladowntown.com for details.
(or sign up here ) https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044da5ae2fa1fd0-20172
Ravalli County Fair & Rockin’ RC Rodeo happens Wednesday August 29th through Sunday September 1st. The theme this year is “Country Roots and Dirty Boots”. Get tickets at the entry booth at the Ravalli County Fairgrounds.
Ewam’s 14th Annual Festival of Peace “Landscapes of Peace: The Power of Good Will” Happens Sunday SEPTEMBER 9th, from 10am to 8pm in Arlee. Guest speakers, food vendors, arts & crafts, plus live music & dancing! 10-11am 8th Annual Walk-A-Mile for Peace, 11-11:30am Opening Ceremony in honor of the Dalai Lama led by Namchak Khen Rinpoche
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 5pm-10pm and Saturday. SEPTEMBER 15th 12pm-10pm, at 301 S 6th St W Missoula. Their Facebook Page is Montana Greek Festival: Athens Under the Big Sky. For more info or to become a sponsor call Chris at 406-478-8722