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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.


July 29th - 31st Movie "The Secret Life of Pets" (PG) at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7:30 pm. Tickets – Adults - $5, Children 11 and under - $3. Call (406) 846-7900
Fri to Sun from July 29th - August 14th "Jesus Christ Superstar" at the Cutler Bros. Theater, 301 Main Street, Deer Lodge. Friday and Saturday performances start at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets – Fri and Sat - $15, Sunday - $20. Call 406-846-4096
July 30th 1st 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 11th Haying with Horses, 1 pm - 4 pm at Grant Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
August 15th Montana Shakespeare in the Parks presents 'Richard III' in the Old Prison Yard, Deer Lodge at 6 pm. Free
August 16th “Montana Skies” in Concert at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 7 pm. Free Will donation. Call (406) 846-7900
August 17th - 21st Tri-County Fair and Rodeo, Deer Lodge Fairgrounds (Danielle on 406-498-8639)
August 21st Demolition Derby at the Deer Lodge Fairgrounds at 6 pm (406-846 2094) - Rules and Regs now available
August 23rd Chamber After Hours from 5:30 pm at 'Steele's Furniture, TV & Appliances', 417 Main Street. Call 406-846-2094
August 25th - 27th Montana Academy of Living History, Deer Lodge. Living History Workshops and Lectures
August 24th "Best of Bannack" concert at the Rialto at 7 pm.
Sept 4th - 5th Labor Day Rodeo, Helmville (406-793-5711)  
Oct tbd 8th Annual Oktoberfest with a Live Band. 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.
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 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 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 or Maximum Scare for $15
Nov tbd Powell County Chamber Banquet and Awards. 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 tbd Christmas Stroll and Parade of Lights, Deer Lodge from 2 pm till 7 pm (406-846-2094)
Dec tbd 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 tbd 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 tbd FREE Kids Movie "TBD" () at the Rialto, Deer Lodge at 2:00 pm
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 32ndt 'Race to the Sky' Sled Dog Race. Seeley Lake, Ovando
TBD The Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 10 am in the Ted Rule Football Field, Deer Lodge  
April tbd Junior Ranger Day, 10 am - 2 pm at Grant Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge (406-846-2070)
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

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.