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POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

DEER LODGE

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

December 2nd to 4th 2011

Click HERE for a printable pdf version

 

 Stroll Buttons are still available from Valley Foods.

New numbers will be drawn each week until Christmas at:

Old Prison Museum Gift Shop, Territorial Antiques and Valley Foods. Numbers may still be posted at the following businesses:

* - New numbers drawn each week at these locations - *

5 Stones Fine Art Peoples Bank
Ace Hardware 506 2nd Street
Ask the Meat Guy 901 Main Street
Broken Arrow Steakhouse 317 Main Street
Browsing Bison Books 515 Main Street
Bum Bridge Auction & Pawn 103 St. Mary's Ave
Deer Lodge Liquor Store 303 Main Street
Greany's Dry Goods 329 Main Street
Internet Connections 507 Main Street
J&J Variety Store 421 Main Street
Keystone Drug & Gifts 407 Main Street
Lickety Print 600 Main Street Ste. C
Montana Bar 412 Main Street
Mountain Man Trading Post 403 Main Street
MRC 520 Main Street
New To You 501 Main Street
* Old Prison Gift Shop 1106 Main Street
Pizza Hut 202 N. Main Street
Quilter's Corner, Etc. 401 Main Street
R&C Home Improvement 100 Milwaukee Ave
river radio ranch  302 Missouri Ave
Serenity Salon 549 Main Street
Silver State Post 312 Missouri Ave
Steele's Furniture & Appliances  417 Main Street
* Territorial Antiques 300 Maryland
Trashed 503 Main Street
* Valley Foods 711 Main Street
Wild Iris 413 Main Street

 

Santa’s Visit: Friday and Saturday, December 2nd and 3rd

A little bit of the North Pole will be arriving in Deer Lodge on Friday 2nd December. Santa will be at the Pen Convention Center on Main Street from 5 pm till 7 pm. On Saturday December 3rd, Santa will be appearing on Main Street throughout the Christmas Stroll.

 

Children’s Movie: Friday and Saturday, December 2nd and 3rd

    A children’s movie (“Cars 2” on Friday, “A Christmas Carol” (Jim Carey) on Saturday) will be shown at the Gunport Theater, inside the Old Montana Prison, at 6 pm on Friday 2nd and 3 pm on Saturday 3rd. Entrance will be via Tower 1 by the Main Entrance to the Museums. FREE of charge.


Christmas Festival: Friday, December 2nd

Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation is once again sponsoring the Holiday Festival Celebration. Starting at 6 pm is the Icebreaker, holiday cheer and snacks with a no-host bar.

At 7 pm there will be silent and live auctions (including decorated trees, table decorations, etc.), live music from Wes Harr and ‘Short Notice’, food and drinks. Santa will make a special appearance at 9 pm, drawing the winning ticket for the 1964 Mustang Raffle Car. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Events will be held at the Pen Convention Center on Main Street. FREE of charge.

 

Stroll Buttons

Stroll Buttons will be on sale at ACE Hardware, J & J Variety, Keystone Drug & Gifts, Greany’s Dry Goods, MRC, Old Prison Museum Gift Shop and Valley Foods. Buttons cost $2 each, are limited to 1000, and provide over 170 opportunities for the wearer to win prizes and Gift Certificates. During the Stroll, button wearers can visit local businesses, and if they find their button number matches the number in the store they receive a prize. Some merchants draw extra button numbers each week in the run up to Christmas, so be sure to visit them often. Don’t forget, button numbers will be called out during the Christmas Stroll on December 3rd, giving you FIVE chances to win Chamber Gift Certificates valued up to $100!

The following businesses in Deer Lodge have winning Stroll Button numbers. Check yours to see if you've won a prize!

 

* - New numbers drawn each week at these locations - *

5 Stones Fine Art Peoples Bank
Ace Hardware 506 2nd Street
Ask the Meat Guy 901 Main Street
Broken Arrow Steakhouse 317 Main Street
Browsing Bison Books 515 Main Street
Bum Bridge Auction & Pawn 103 St. Mary's Ave
Deer Lodge Liquor Store 303 Main Street
Greany's Dry Goods 329 Main Street
Internet Connections 507 Main Street
J&J Variety Store 421 Main Street
Keystone Drug & Gifts 407 Main Street
Lickety Print 600 Main Street Ste. C
Montana Bar 412 Main Street
Mountain Man Trading Post 403 Main Street
MRC 520 Main Street
New To You 501 Main Street
* Old Prison Gift Shop 1106 Main Street
Pizza Hut 202 N. Main Street
Quilter's Corner, Etc. 401 Main Street
R&C Home Improvement 100 Milwaukee Ave
river radio ranch  302 Missouri Ave
Serenity Salon 549 Main Street
Silver State Post 312 Missouri Ave
Steele's Furniture & Appliances  417 Main Street
* Territorial Antiques 300 Maryland
Trashed 503 Main Street
* Valley Foods 711 Main Street
Wild Iris 413 Main Street

Christmas Stroll: Saturday, December 3rd

The Christmas Stroll will take place on Main Street between 2 pm till 7 pm. There will be two drawings for Chamber Gift Certificates, based upon Stroll Buttons purchased by participants. The first drawing will be held in front of Greany’s Dry Goods at 3:30 pm, the second will be held at the Community Christmas Tree in front of the Post Office, directly after the Parade of Lights. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. Three blocks of the central business district (300, 400, 500) will be closed to vehicular traffic. There will be Live Music on the verandah of Territorial Antiques & Uniques (the Old Wardens House on the corner of Main and Maryland) from 3 pm till 5 pm.

Parade of Lights: Saturday, December 3rd

The Parade will start down Main Street at 6 pm. This year’s theme is ‘Home Town Christmas’. The Parade will form on Second Street by NAPA at 5:30 pm and will enter Main Street on Cottonwood Ave. It will proceed south along Main Street ending at Montana Ave where it will disband. There will be NO CANDY THROWING FROM THE FLOATS. However, Elves will hand out candy from baskets whilst walking alongside the Parade. There will be Chamber Gift Certificates awarded to the entrants judged to be the 1st, 2nd and 3rd best in parade, handed out to winners at the Christmas tree.


Christmas Tree Lighting: Saturday, December 3rd

The official Lighting of the Deer Lodge Christmas Tree will take place immediately following on from the Parade of Lights beside the Post Office. This is when the second drawing for Chamber Gift Certificates will take place. YOU MUST HAVE A BUTTON & BE PRESENT TO WIN up to $100!

 

Drawing for Chamber Gift Certificates: Saturday, December 3rd

There will be a $25 and $50 gift certificate drawing in front of Greany’s Dry Goods store at 3:30 pm. The second set of drawings, for $25, $50 and $100 Chamber Gift Certificates, will take place after the Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree at the Post Office, following the Parade of Lights. Remember, you must have a Stroll Button and be present to stand a chance of winning.

 

Grant-Kohrs Ranch Victorian Holiday: Sunday, December 4th

The Victorian Holiday Open House will be from 1 pm till 4 pm. The elegant 1862 Kohrs family ranch house will be decorated in the style of a Victorian Christmas. Activities include house tours, wagon rides, blacksmithing, children’s crafts and activities with assorted refreshments.

The Hamilton ACappella Society will be performing, and Santa will be making an appearance. For more information, please call (406) 846-2070

 

Christmas Cash

Interest free loans of up to $2000 will be available from Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge, Pioneer Federal Savings & Loan and First Security Bank. A $10.00 fee is due at the time of application. Christmas Cash loans will be available from banks starting November 1st.

Customers presenting Christmas Cash for a purchase MUST sign the front of the cash where indicated. Cash may be used at any participating business. Merchants will need to endorse the back of the Cash and deposit with their bank. The Cash is then redeemed with a 3% discount.

Chamber Members can choose to join the Christmas Cash program free of charge. Businesses that are not Chamber Members are invited to participate in the Christmas Cash program for a fee of $25. This fee helps cover the expense of printing the money and the cost of advertising.

Click HERE for a printable pdf version

 

BUSINESSES IN DEER LODGE ACCEPTING CHRISTMAS CASH

COMPANY ADDRESS Telephone
5 Stones Fine Art 210 4th Street 202-0255
Ace Hardware 506 2nd Street 846-2461
Ask the Meat Guy 901 Main Street 846-0008
Broken Arrow Steakhouse 317 Main Street 846-3400
Browsing Bison Books 515 Main Street 846-3288
Bum Bridge Auction & Pawn 103 St. Mary's Ave 415-1003
Deer Lodge Family Dental 712 4th Street 846-1216
Deer Lodge Medical Center 1100 Hollenbeck Ln 846-2212
Deer Lodge Plaza 90 Frontage Rd 846-3411
Deer Lodge Valley Therapy 310 Main Street 846-3448
Greany's Dry Goods 329 Main Street 846-2188
Intermountain Chiropractic 308 Milwaukee Ave 846-9545
Internet Connections 507 Main Street 846-3940
J&J Variety Store 421 Main Street 846-2797
Joan's Unique Hairdesigns 305 Missouri Ave 846-1610
Keystone Drug & Gifts 407 Main Street 846-2120
Lickety Print 600 Main Street Ste. C 846-3455
Montana Bar 412 Main Street 846-2895
Mount Powell Tire Center 217 Main Street 846-2205
Mountain Man Trading Post 403 Main Street 846-2700
MRC 520 Main Street 846-3545
New To You 501 Main Street 846-2176
Old Prison Gift Shop 1106 Main Street 846-3111
Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge 430 Main Street 846-2400
Pizza Hut 202 N. Main Street 846-2777
Quilter's Corner, Etc. 401 Main Street 846-3096
R&C Home Improvement 100 Milwaukee Ave 846-2858
river radio ranch  302 Missouri Ave 846-1100
Ryan Heating & Plumbing  820 Montana Ave 846-2007
Serenity Salon & Nails 549 Main Street 846-1338
Silver State Post 312 Missouri Ave 846-2424
Steele's Furniture & Appliances  417 Main Street 846-3311
Teresa's Mane Attraction 515 Main Street 846-2862
Territorial Antiques 300 Maryland 846-1400
Today's Image 407 Main Street 846-1744
Trashed 503 Main Street 303-710-9742
Treasure State Auto NAPA 201 Cottonwood 846-1300
Valley Foods 711 Main Street 846-2684
Wild Iris 413 Main Street 846-9335

 

CHRISTMAS CASH - BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DEER LODGE BANKS

AND POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Powell County Chamber of Commerce, 1109 Main Street, Deer Lodge MT 59722

www.powellcountymontana.com    ♦    (406) 846-2094    ♦    chamber@powellcountymontana.com