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Calendar of Events in Deer Lodge and Powell County

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We advise contacting organizers before travelling to any event. Area code is 406 unless stated otherwise.


February 27th - March 1st Movie 'The Imitation Game' (PG-13) 7:30 pm at The Rialto, Deer Lodge (406-846-7900) Movie tickets: Adults - $5, Children 11 & under - $3
March 6th - 8th Movie 'The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' (PG) 7:30 pm at The Rialto, Deer Lodge (406-846-7900) Movie tickets: Adults - $5, Children 11 & under - $3
March 11th “Jazz N’3” in Concert. Three Outstanding Jazz Musicians on stage at The Rialto, Deer Lodge. 7:30pm Tickets-$20 (406-846-7900)
March 19th - 20th Annual Frances Denton Memorial Art Show and Book Sale, Granville Stuart Library, Deer Lodge (Call Ellen on 846-2702)  
March 21st 25th Annual Bigfoot Hunt at 6:00pm at Lawdog's Saloon, 108 E Front St, Elliston - 492-8596
April tbd The Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 10 am in the Ted Rule Football Field, Deer Lodge  
April 18th Junior Ranger Day, 10 am - 2 pm at Grant Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
April tbd Health Fair at the Deer Lodge Medical Center from 1 pm till 6 pm. FREE Information and Health Screenings. For more info call Ida Miller on 846-7735
April 30th “Spacious Skies” – Reception for the Exhibition of Landscape Oil Paintings by Cindy Betka – From 5 till 7:30 pm at the Pen Art Gallery, 925 Main Street (846-3111)
May tbd High School Rodeo, Tri-County Fairgrounds, Deer Lodge. Starts 10 am on Saturday, 9 am on Sunday
May 7th Dancing With Our Stars, 7 pm at the Rialto, Deer Lodge. Tickets $35 per person from Lynn's Hairstyles, Valley Foods, Joan's Unique Hairdesigns and Peoples Bank  
May 15th Peace Officer's Memorial Day, 12 noon in the Old Montana Prison Yard, Deer Lodge (406-846 3111)
June 12th, 13th, 14th Tina Schowengerdt Memorial 4D Barrel Race - Tri-County Fairgrounds, Deer Lodge. Registration Friday at 2pm, races all day Saturday and Sunday
June 13th Territorial Days: Show N Shine, Parade & Jaywalkers Jamboree, Deer Lodge (406-846-2094)
June 14th Annual Fathers Day Golf Tournament at the Deer Park Golf Course, Deer Lodge - (846-1625)  
June 20th Opening party for group art exhibition “Hope, Terror, Promise, Rage: Contemporary Perspectives on the Past” – 6:30 pm till 10:30 pm at the Old Montana Prison, Deer Lodge (406-846-3111)
June 26th - 28th Annual Weapon's Collector's Society Gun Show, Old Montana Prison, Deer Lodge (406-846-3111)
June 27th Deer Lodge Vintage Days at the Fairgrounds from 10 am till 5 pm  
July 4th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display and Pig Roast, Old Prison Yard, Deer Lodge. Gates open at 5:30 pm. FREE (406-846 3111)
July tbd Bull-A-Rama, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds at 7 pm (406-560-0020)
July 25th Branding Event, 9 am - 1 pm at Grant Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
July 16th and 20th Haying with Horses, 1 pm - 4 pm at Grant Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
August 20th and 26th Haying with Horses, 1 pm - 4 pm at Grant Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
August 12th - 16th Tri-County Fair and Rodeo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds (Danielle on 406-498-8639)
August 16th Demolition Derby at the Deer Lodge Fairgrounds at 6 pm (406-846 2094)
August tbd Ranch Horse Competition, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds (406-866-3434)
August tbd Horse Show and Sale, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds (406-866-3434)
August tbd Montana Shakespeare in the Parks presents 'TBD' in the Old Prison Yard, Deer Lodge at 6 pm. Free
Sept 6th-7th Labor Day Rodeo, Helmville (406-793-5711)  
Sept tbd Montana Academy of Living History, Deer Lodge (406-846-3111)
Sept tbd Big Sky Draft Horse Expo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds (406-490-1305)
Sept tbd Helmville Turkey Shoot. Shoot at 11 am, Dinner at 12 noon
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 tbd Rocktoberfest Fundraiser for the Powell County Medical Foundation. 5:30 pm till 9:30 pm at the Pen Convention Center in Deer Lodge. Live and silent auction with dinner and beer and wine. This years theme is the Nifty Fifties! There is also a best dressed award. Tickets - $35 from Keystone Drug and Joan's Unique Hairdesign or call Chelsea on 406-846-7723
Oct 18th Pumpkin Sunday at the Grant-Kohrs Ranch. From 1 pm till 4 pm FREE (846-2070)
Oct tbd Art Club Bazaar, 8 am till 1 pm at the Pen Gallery, 925 Main St., Deer Lodge (846-2647)  
Oct tbd Cutler Bros. Creepshow at the Old Prison, Deer Lodge. Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets $10
Nov tbd Country Christmas Bazaar, Norb's Store Building, Avon. 10 am till 4 pm (406-492-7091 or 406-492-6743)  
Nov tbd Powell County Chamber Banquet and Awards, Deer Lodge. (406-846-2094)
Nov tbc 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 Shelly at the Senior Center on Wednesday 26th at 846-3939, or call 691-2060 or 560-1470 on Thanksgiving Day before 11 a.m.  
Nov tbc Annual 'Black Friday' Sales Event in Deer Lodge. Many stores will be open from 5 am, with special sales and offers.
Nov 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)  
Nov tbd 6th Annual Gifts Galore sale at The Pen from 9 am to 3 pm. Contact Melissa Gallagher for more information on 498-4144
Dec tbd 'Light Up A Life' at the Deer Lodge Medical Center Conference Room at 7 pm (406-533-0020) [link]
Dec tbd Christmas Festival at the Pen starts at 6 pm. Free food, drink, live music, auctions, door prizes. (Santa from 5 pm till 7 pm) (406-846-3111)
Dec tbd FREE Kids Movie at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm
Dec tbd 8th Annual Christmas Bazaar, 8 am till 4 pm at the Pen Convention Center, 925 Main Street, Deer Lodge. Santa Claus from 10 am till 2 pm (406-846-1994)  
Dec tbd Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights, Deer Lodge from 2 pm till 7 pm (406-846-2094)
Dec tbd FREE Kids Movie at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 2 pm, and "The Santa Claus" (PG) at 7:30 pm
Dec tbd Victorian Holiday Open House, 1 pm - 4 pm at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
Dec tbd Annual Ladies Night Out at the Deer Lodge Elks, Lodge 1737. This event is for women only and is scheduled to start with cocktails at 5:30 pm. Dinner served at 6:30 pm. Tickets in advance are $15. Contact Joy Grady at 406 490-7811 to purchase tickets.


January tbc "Bar J Wranglers" concert at the Rialto at 7 pm. Tickets - Adults $20, 12 and under: $10. All profits go to the Rialto  
January tbd 43rd Annual Livestock Seminar at Community Center from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm (846-1703 extn. 4)  
January tbd Fur handling workshop sponsored by the Montana Trappers Association. From 8:30 am to 4 pm 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.  
February tbd 31st 'Race to the Sky' Sled Dog Race. Seeley Lake, Ovando

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.