Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Calendar of Events in Deer Lodge and Powell County
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We advise contacting organizers before traveling to any event. Area code is 406 unless stated otherwise.

2016
Dec 1st “The Magic of Keith Raymond” at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Enjoy an evening of comedy and magic. The Magic of Keith Raymond is the perfect family show! Call (406) 846-7900
Dec 2nd Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights, Deer Lodge (406-846-2094). Event starts at 4:00 pm, Santa at City Hall, Christmas Carolers, Christmas Street Band, Characters from Christmas Past, Crafter’s Market , Food Vendors, Parade at 7 pm, Lighting of the Christmas Tree.
Dec 2nd to 4th
Holiday Craft Bazaar at 505 main (former Helping Hands building) from 3 pm till 8 pm on Friday (Kiddie’s Carnival from 4 pm till 7 pm), 10 am till 6 pm on Saturday and from 12 noon till 4 pm on Sunday. Tables available for $25 for 3 days, to register call or text Lillie on 406-498-9021
Dec 2nd PCMAF Festival of Song starts at 7:30 pm at the Pen Convention Center. Free Dinner, Deer Lodge Community Choir, Flat Screen TV to be given away and the draw for the Raffle Car at 9 pm. (406-846-3111)
Dec 2nd FREE Kids Movie “Ice Age: Collision Course” (PG) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm. Donations for the Food Pantry accepted.
Dec 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th,
11th
“Miracle on 34th Street” at Cutler Bros. Theater, 301 Main Street, Deer Lodge. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets $15
Dec 3rd FREE Kids Movie “Ice Age: Collision Course” (PG) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 2 pm. Donations for the Food Pantry accepted.
Dec 3rd Ovando’s Old West Christmas Fest. Off Highway 200 at 10 am till 3 pm. With Cowboy Claus at 1 pm, wagon rides, Kids activities, Food, Arts & Crafts vendors, Axe throwing and Shoot-em-ups with the Ovando Outlaws. (Kathy on 793-0018)
Dec 3rd
Winter’s Ball at Powell County High School from 9 till 12. Tickets $15 single, $25 couple available at the High School Office from November 28th.
Dec 4th Victorian Holiday Open House, 1 pm – 4 pm at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
Nov 25th – 27th Movie “TBD” () at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm. Tickets – Adults – $5, Children 11 and under – $3. Call (406) 846-7900
Dec 10th The Deer Lodge Elks Lodge #1737 Annual Ladies Night Out. This event is for women only. Featuring dinner by chef Ray Reed. Cocktails at 5:00 Dinner at 6:00. Tickets $20.00. Contact Joy Grady at 490-7811, Debra Benes at 846-2569, Elks Lodge at 846-1737 or pickup tickets at Valley Foods.
Dec 18th Live Nativity at the First Baptist Church, 140 Sam Beck Road, Deer Lodge. From 5 pm till 8 pm
Dec 19th Powell County High School Holiday Concert at 7pm at the Rialto, Deer Lodge. Free Concert
Dec 20th and 21st S.D #1 Christmas Programs at the Rialto, Deer Lodge. Free
2017
January tbd Fur handling workshop sponsored by the Montana Trappers Association. From 9 am to ? at Circle H Growers, 604 Mitchell St., in Deer Lodge.There is no charge for the workshop, and students of all ages are welcome. To register, contact Ed Hebbe III at (406) 846-2304.
January 13th (tbc) Bar J Wranglers in concert at the Rialto, Deer
Lodge. 7 pm Call 406-846-7900 for more info.
January tbd 44th Annual Livestock Seminar at Community Center from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm (846-1703 extn. 4)
February tbd 32nd ‘Race to the Sky’ Sled Dog Race. Seeley Lake, Ovando
February 22nd Saxsational & PCHS band at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Saxsational & PCHS band share the stage as they explore a repertoire of beautifully orchestrated arrangements that showcase the musical talent of the students in our community. Call 406-846-7900 to reserve
TBD The Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 10 am in the Ted Rule Football Field, Deer Lodge
March 25th Missoula Children’s Theater Play “Aladdin” at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 2 pm and 7 pm. Rehearsals on March 23rd and 24th.
March 30th “Everything Fitz” at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Everything Fitz is a family band featuring the high-energy fiddling and percussive step dancing of four of Canada’s finest young musicians. Tickets $20 per show or season tickets are $69 for all 5 events. Tickets can be bought at the door or call 406-846-7900 to reserve
April tbd Junior Ranger Day, 10 am – 2 pm at Grant Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
April 29th “Six Appeal” at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensemble infused with impeccable comedic timing, and the energy and vitality of a rock band. Tickets $20 per show or season tickets are $69 for all 5 events. Tickets can be bought at the door or call 406-846-7900 to reserve
May tbd Spring Tea, fundraiser for the Hotel Deer Lodge. Held at the Elks Lodge, viewing at 1 pm, Tea at 2 pm. $80 per table of four. Contact Mary Ann Frayley on 406-846-3872 or Kathy Bair on 623-680-4525
May 4th Cottonwood Commons Transition Home 4th Annual ‘Dancing With Our Stars’ at the Rialto at 7pm. (406-846-4122)
May tbd Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. Opportunity (d. 10 am) to Deer Lodge (1:30 pm at Old Prison Parking Lot). Parade on
Main Street starts at 2 pm, from south Main to Town Pump
May tbd High School Rodeo at the Tri-County Fairgrounds, Deer Lodge. HS and Jr.H events from 8:30 am till 6 pm
May 15th Peace Officer’s Memorial Day, noon in the Old Montana Prison Yard, Deer Lodge (406-846 3111)
May 19th – 21st Mullen Road Conference, Deer Lodge. Hosted by the Deer Lodge Historic Preservation Commission
June 16th and 17th Territorial Days: Show N Shine, Parade, Poker Run, Brew Fest & Jaywalkers Jamboree, Deer Lodge (406-846-2094)
June 18th Annual Fathers Day Golf Tournament at the Deer Park Golf Course, Deer Lodge – (406-846-1625)
June tbd Annual Weapon’s Collector’s Society Gun Show, Old Montana Prison, Deer Lodge (406-846-3111)
July tbd 22nd Annual Big Sky Draft Horse Expo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds. 8 Mule Hitch, Crazy 8’s, Vendors, 50/50 Drawings, Prize Drawings. Events start at 6 pm on Friday, 8:30 am on Saturday and Sunday (406-490-1305)
July 4th tbc Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display and Pig Roast, Old Prison Yard, Deer Lodge. Gates open at 6:00 pm. FREE (406-846 3111)
July tbd Rock Creek Bull-o-Rama, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds at 7:30 pm (406-560-0020)
July tbd Annual Community Garden Tour. Call Kathy on 623-680-4525
July 22nd 2nd Annual “Cookin’ On The Clark Fork” BBQ Cook-off Festival. 12 noon till 7 pm on Main Street, Deer Lodge. $25 entry fee per team. Cash & Prizes, 3k and 5k runs, youth events, live entertainment and vendor show. Check us out on Facebook
August/Sept tbd Montana Shakespeare in the Parks presents ‘tbd’ in the Old Prison Yard, Deer Lodge at 6 pm. Free
August 16th to 20th Tri-County Fair and Rodeo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds (Danielle on 406-498-8639)
August 18th and 19th Tri-County Rodeo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds. Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 7 pm
August 19th Tri-County Fair Parade, Main Street, Deer Lodge. 11 am (Amanda on 406-846-2303)
August 20th Demolition Derby at the Deer Lodge Fairgrounds at 6 pm, gates open at 5 pm.
August tbd Montana Academy of Living History, Deer Lodge. Living History Workshops and Lectures
Sept 3rd – 4th 53rd Labor Day Rodeo, Helmville. 1 pm start each day. (406-793-5711)
Sept/Oct tbd 9th Annual Rocktoberfest with Live Music. Fundraiser for the Powell County Medical Foundation. 5:30 pm till 9:30 pm at the Pen Convention Center in Deer Lodge. Tickets Call 406-846-7723 for tickets or more info.
Oct 15t (tbc) 3rd Annual Scarecrow Contest, Main Street, Deer Lodge. Win up to $100. For more information, please call Julie on 560-5006 or Amanda on 560-4613
Oct 15th (tbc) Pumpkin Sunday at the Grant-Kohrs Ranch. From 1 pm till 4 pm FREE (846-2070)
Oct 15th (tbc) Harvest Thyme Market from 10 am till 4 pm under the Grandstands at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Deer Lodge. (406-498-4144)
Oct tbd Art Club Bazaar, 8:30 am till 1 pm at the Pen Gallery, 925 Main St., Deer Lodge (846-2647)
Oct tbd Creepshow at Cutler Bros. Theatre, 301 Main Street, Deer Lodge. Visit cutlerbros.com or call (406) 846-4096 for more info
Oct tbd Haunted House at the Old Prison, Deer Lodge. 7 pm till Midnight. Call 406-846-3111
Nov tbd Powell County Chamber Banquet and Awards. No Host Cocktails at 5:30 pm at the Broken Arrow Steakhouse. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Guest Speaker: TBD. Entertainment TBD. Tickets $25. 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes and Auction. (406-846-2094)
Nov tbd Thanksgiving Dinner for the community from 12 noon till 1:30 pm at the Powell County Senior Center, Deer Lodge. Dinner is free, although donations are accepted. Meals can be ordered for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday between 2 pm and 5 pm by calling Shelli at the Senior Center before 10 am on Wednesday 23rd at 846-3939
Nov tbd Annual ‘Black Friday’ Sales Event in Deer Lodge. Many stores will be open from 6 am, with special sales and offers.
Nov tbd Christmas Bazaar at the Pen, 925 Main St., Deer Lodge. 8 am till 4 pm. $20 per table. (529-1068)

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