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.

2017
January 13th – 15th Movie “Moana” (PG) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm. Plus a Sensory Movie Showing at 11 am on Saturday. Tickets – Adults – $5, Children 11 and under – $3. Call (406) 846-7900
January 14th
Christmas Tree collection from 8 am till 11 am at Deer Lodge Fire Hall. Call 498-1400 to arrange pick up.
January 14th 45th Annual Livestock Seminar at Community Center from 12:30 pm to 5 pm (846-1703 extn. 4)
January 18th Dinner and a Movie at the Elks Lodge, Deer Lodge at 5 pm. Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Rialto Theater. Price is $30.00 per person – price includes Dinner at the Elks & the Movie “Florence Foster Jenkins” (PG-13) at the Rialto. Plus a medium popcorn and a medium pop. SEATING IS LIMITED TO 150. Tickets available from Keystone Drug, Valley Foods and the Rialto Theater. For more info contact 406-846-7900 or message us via Facebook or contact one of the following Rialto Board members – Steve Owens, John Snell or Melissa Gallagher.
January 20th – 22nd
Movie “Passengers” (PG-13) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm. Tickets – Adults – $5, Children 11 and under – $3. Call (406) 846-7900
January 21st Family Fun Day at the CPC from 10 am till 3 pm. Organized by the Deer Lodge Youth Board. Kids play for $5 (Parents play for free) Children must be accompanied by an adult.
January 24th
Chamber After Hours at Pizza Hut, Deer Lodge. 5:30 pm till 7:00 pm. Hosted by Pizza Hut, 202 N. Main Street, Deer Lodge. Networking, Hors d’oeuvres, No Host Bar, 50/50 ticket draw, Door Prizes. Chamber After Hours is a monthly event for all business owners and their employees in Powell County. This is a great opportunity to share information and ideas about your business and make new connections. Join the Powell County Chamber of Commerce on the 4th Tuesday of each month as Deer Lodge works together in moving forward.
February 9th Talent Show at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Powell County Senior Center Fundraiser. Tickets $12 Adults, $10 Seniors, $8 for kids 10 and under. Call Shelli Boggess on 406-846-3939 or 406-491-3419 for more info.
February 10th to 14th
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 4th (tentative) 57th Annual Rotary Talent Show at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm.
April 11th PCHS Choral “Festival” Concert at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Free
April 22nd Rialto Fundraising Dinnerat St. Mary’s Center, Deer Lodge.
April 27th Velocity Dance & Tumbling Spring Recital at the Rialto, Deer Lodge (time tba).
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
May 23rd PCHS Pops Concert and Music Awards Program at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Free
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)
Dec tbd 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 tbd 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 tbd 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 tbd FREE Kids Movie “TBD” (PG) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm. Donations for the Food Pantry accepted.
Dec tbd FREE Kids Movie “TBD” (PG) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 2 pm. Donations for the Food Pantry accepted.
Dec tbd 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 tbd
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 tbd Victorian Holiday Open House, 1 pm – 4 pm at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
Dec tbd 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 31st (TBC)
New Years Eve 50’s Black & White Masquerade. An evening of music, dancing and celebration at the Elks Lodge in Deer Lodge at 8:00 pm. Tickets $30 per person or $50 per couple which includes dinner and a champagne toast. Guests are asked to dress up in a costume of their choice with their faces covered until the unmasking at midnight. All proceeds to benefit Cottonwood Commons Transition Home. Tickets may be purchased from CCTH Board Members.
2018
January tba Bar J Wranglers in concert at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Tickets $20 available from Keystone Drug, Valley Foods, Peoples Bank and the Rialto. All profits will be donated to the Rialto Theater. Call 406-846-1703 ext.4 or 406-846-2337 for more info.

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