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TERRITORIAL DAYS 2016 - June 17th & 18th
Show N Shine, Poker Run and Jaywalkers Jamboree
DEMOLITION DERBY 2016 - Sunday August 21st CHRISTMAS STROLL 2016 - Date TBD

Calendar of Events in Deer Lodge and Powell County

Click on the links to go to the event website for more information.
We advise contacting organizers before travelling to any event. Area code is 406 unless stated otherwise.


Sept 27th The Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Monica Lindeen is hosting a “Meal and a Movie” in Deer Lodge  from 12 pm to 1:30 pm at the Powell County Senior Center. This is a FREE event where we’ll show the documentary 'Gold Diggers: Investment Fraud in the Treasure State' which tells the shocking stories of two of Montana’s most infamous investment schemes. Dinner will be provided. You can learn more here. RSVPs are requested so that we can get a head count. You can RSVP here.
Sept 30th 8th Annual Rocktoberfest with Live Music from 'The Cherry Creek Band'. Fundraiser for the Powell County Medical Foundation. 5:30 pm till 9:30 pm at the Pen Convention Center in Deer Lodge. Tickets $35 include Surf's Up Dinner and 2 drink tickets. Awesome auction items. call 406-846-7723 for tickets or more info.
Sept 30th - Oct 2nd Movie "Sully" (PG-13) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm. Tickets – Adults - $5, Children 11 and under - $3. Call (406) 846-7900
Oct 5th Deer Lodge Branding Workshop from 6 pm till 8 pm City Hall, 300 Main Street. As part of the City of Deer Lodge Economic Growth Policy, Lonie Stimac from the MTOTBD will guide in choosing a brand concept that best fits our area. Everyone is welcome to attend this free workshop.  
Oct 13th 2nd Adult Talent Show. 7 pm at the Rialto Theater, Deer Lodge. Fundraiser for the Powell County Senior Center. Enter by calling or texting Shelli on 406-491-3419  
Oct tbd Annual Harvest Dinner at the Avon Community Center. 12 noon till 4 pm. Adults - $6, Children 6 to 12 - $4, Preschool - FREE  
Oct 16th Scarecrow making contest, Main Street, Deer Lodge. Win up to $100. For more information, please call Julie on 560-5006 or Amanda on 560-4613
Oct 16th Pumpkin Sunday at the Grant-Kohrs Ranch. From 1 pm till 4 pm FREE (846-2070)
Oct 16th Harvest Thyme Market from 10 am till 4 pm under the Grandstands at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Deer Lodge. (406-498-4144)  
Oct 21st Chamber After Hours at the Broken Arrow from 5 pm. Co-hosted by Keystone Drug, Gifts & Floral and Broken Arrow Steakhouse & Casino. Call 406-846-2094
Oct tbd Art Club Bazaar, 8 am till 1 pm at the Pen Gallery, 925 Main St., Deer Lodge (846-2647)  
Oct 21st, 22nd, 28th till 31st Haunted House at the Old Prison, Deer Lodge. 7 pm till Midnight. Tickets $10 per person (No one under 12). Call 406-846-3111
Oct 25th "The Beverly Belles" at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Inspired by the music, look and feel of The Andrews Sisters and other 1940s, 50s and 60s Vintage Girls' Group. Call (406) 846-7900
Nov 15th Powell County Chamber Banquet and Awards. Location and Guest Speaker - TBD. (406-846-2094)
Nov tbc Deer Lodge Elks Lodge #1737 Veterans Dinner.  
Nov tbc Country Christmas Bazaar at the Avon Club House, Norb's Store Building. 10 am till 4 pm. Lunch available (406-492-7091 or 406-492-6743)  
Nov tbd Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner for the community from 1 to 3 p.m. in St. Mary's Center, Deer Lodge. Dinner is free, although donations are accepted. Volunteers will deliver dinners to folks who are housebound. For a home-delivered meal call Shelli at the Senior Center on Wednesday 25th 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.  
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 (tbc) Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights, Deer Lodge (406-846-2094)
Dec 2nd PCMAF Christmas Festival at the Pen starts at 7 pm. Free Hot and cold drinks, live music, dancing, raffle, door prizes, and the draw for the Raffle Car at 9 pm. (406-846-3111)
Dec 2nd (tbc) FREE Kids Movie "TBD" () at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm
Dec tbd Ovando's Old West Christmas Fest. Off Highway 200 at 10 am till 4 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 4th Victorian Holiday Open House, 1 pm - 4 pm at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
Dec tbd Deer Lodge Preservation Group's Holiday Home Tour from 3 pm till 7 pm. Start at the Woman's Club at 802 Missouri Ave. Tickets are $8.00, children under 12 are free. 
Dec tbd Annual Ladies Night Out at the Deer Lodge Elks, Lodge 1737. This event is for women only and starts with a social hour from 6 pm to 7 pm. Dinner served at 7:00 pm. Tickets in advance are $15. Contact Joy Grady at 406 490-7811 to purchase tickets.  


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 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
TBD The Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 10 am in the Ted Rule Football Field, Deer Lodge  
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. Call (406) 846-7900
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. Call (406) 846-7900
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 tbd Cottonwood Commons Transition Home 4th Annual 'Dancing With Our Stars' at the Rialto at 7pm. Tickets $20 (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)
June tbd Territorial Days: Show N Shine, Parade, Rod Run & Jaywalkers Jamboree, Deer Lodge (406-846-2094)
June tbd 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 tbd 2nd Annual PIGGLEE WIGGLEE 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 tbd Montana Shakespeare in the Parks presents 'tbd' in the Old Prison Yard, Deer Lodge at 6 pm. Free
August tbd Tri-County Fair and Rodeo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds (Danielle on 406-498-8639)
August tbd Tri-County Rodeo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds. Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 7 pm
August tbd Tri-County Fair Parade, Main Street, Deer Lodge. 11 am (Amanda on 406-846-2303)
August tbd 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)  

Please if you have an event you wish to add to this list (Powell County events only please), or to notify us of any errors.